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National Summary

A deepening monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of rain and storms, heaviest in the NT. Another trough in the west is bringing showers and storms to northern and southern WA. A trough in the east is causing a few showers over SA, VIC and NSW.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.7 19 30

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.8 20 29

Thunderstorms

Brisbane
 
21.2 21 30

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
21.9 21 33

Sunny

Adelaide
 
25.8 20 36

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
13.8 16 38

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
16.5 16 24

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.0 24 31

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Videos

Weather News

Heating up in Sydney

16:59 EDT

Temperatures have been steadily climbing across the Sydney basin today, the second day of a prolonged period of heat for the region.

Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

12:55 EDT

Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01 Sat 20/01

32.2°C

Wiluna Airport, WA
Hottest

46.0°C

Eucla, WA

47.4°C

Wudinna Ap, SA

46.0°C

Marree Ap, SA

47.4°C

Wudinna Ap, SA

8.1°C

Warra, Tas
Coldest

4.8°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

5.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT
 

-1.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

ENE 50km/h

Sth Channel Island, Vic
Windiest

96km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

92km/h

Bedout Island, WA

107km/h

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
-

0.8mm last hr

Kalgoorlie, WA
Wettest

320.0mm

Hazelmere, Qld

131.0mm

Mount Bundey South, NT
 

320.0mm

Hazelmere, Qld
Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Mildura, Vic in 1906
Lowest 0.6°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2012
Highest 36.9°C at
Warragul Vcah, Vic in 1964
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1975
Highest 627.4mm at
Mackay, Qld in 1918
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