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Mon 01:48 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and lows are triggering showers and thunderstorms over WA and SA, some severe, with hot winds ahead of it. A broad trough over the NT and QLD is also generating thunderstorms, severe over QLD. A deepening monsoon trough is sparking storms over the tropics.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.0 20 31

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.3 18 35

Late shower

Brisbane
 
20.5 21 30

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
17.6 14 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
27.6 23 33

Thunderstorms

Canberra
 
15.8 14 35

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
17.0 15 26

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
27.1 24 29

Thunderstorms

Videos

Weather News

Heating up across the southeastern capitals

11:19 EDT

A couple of scorchers are on the way for Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney over the next few days.

Darwin not quite that wet (yet)

11:13 EDT

Following a good start to January 2017 rainfall, when 125mm fell during the first 48 hours of the year, conditions have been relatively dry for the Northern Territory capital.

Steamy night in Brisbane

14:29 EDT

In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 20/01 Sat 21/01 Sun 22/01

32.5°C

Moomba Ap, SA
Hottest

42.1°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

42.0°C

Murchison, WA

42.0°C

Leonora Ap, WA

46.9°C

Wanaaring, NSW/ACT

5.9°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Coldest

1.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

0.7°C

Liawenee, Tas
 

-2.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

WNW 46km/h

McCluer Is, NT
Windiest

118km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

81km/h

Kalgoorlie, WA
-

3.8mm last hr

Point Stuart, NT
Wettest

75.8mm

Channel Point, NT

85.0mm

Rosentreters Bridge, Qld
 

351.0mm

Tung Oil, 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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