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National Summary

A low pressure trough is generating areas of rain and thundery showers over northern parts of QLD and eastern NT. A weak front moving over TAS is bringing the odd shower. Another trough in the west is sending hot winds to western WA, bringing a hot day

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.0 19 28

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
19.5 16 24

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
26.8 21 30

Possible shower

Perth
 
24.7 22 40

Sunny

Adelaide
 
24.9 17 34

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
20.4 13 33

Sunny

Hobart
 
19.5 15 25

Possible shower

Darwin
 
30.4 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Perth swelters in heatwave, breaking 50-year-old weather record

09:17 EDT

Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.

Isisford's dream for a medical museum a step closer with drought funding

19:41 EDT

The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.

Roma cattle prices driven to record levels by restocker demand

18:16 EDT

Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 07/02 Mon 08/02 Tue 09/02

33.6°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Hottest

44.0°C

Nyang, WA

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

45.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

8.2°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

5.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

2.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

6.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 51km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
Windiest

72km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

90km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

87km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

82.6mm

Middle Is, Qld

94.0mm

Menavale, Qld

7.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT

7.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie, WA in 1998
Lowest -2.7°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 35.0°C at
Moomba Ap, SA in 2004
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
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