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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Hot, dry easterly winds are elevating fire danger in WA. A trough is generating rain and storms in QLD, leading to flooding in the central east. Weaker troughs are causing a few showers and storms in the northern tropics and northern NSW. A high is keeping the remainder dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.1 19 27

Sunny

Melbourne
 
23.8 18 24

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
25.3 21 30

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
36.3 25 42

Sunny

Adelaide
 
29.2 16 32

Sunny

Canberra
 
26.0 13 32

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
19.5 17 25

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.0 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Perth hits 40C as expected five-day heatwave begins

18:12 EDT

Perth has hit a scorching 40 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.

Southeastern Australia drying out after wet start to year

15:49 EDT

After a wet start to the year, southeastern Australia is drying out, beginning its driest spell in about two months.

Cars sink through ice in Wisconsin as temporary parking area fails to hold up

14:46 EDT

Around 20 cars became partially submerged after falling through a temporary car park established on Wisconsin's frozen Lake Geneva on Saturday local time.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 04/02 Fri 05/02 Sat 06/02

41.2°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

41.5°C

Bedourie, Qld

42.0°C

Nyang, WA

44.0°C

Nyang, WA

44.0°C

Nyang, WA

12.1°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

1.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

3.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

4.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

SSE 50km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
Windiest

94km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT

98km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

74km/h

Moomba Ap, SA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

152.6mm

Careys Peak, NSW/ACT

252.0mm

Mount Jukes, Qld

86.0mm

Clare, Qld

80.2mm

Middle Is, Qld
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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