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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough is generating thunderstorms over central QLD. This trough is also producing showers over southeast QLD. Another trough over coastal WA is producing showers along much of the coast whilst drawing heat into the southwest.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.1 20 27

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
19.4 18 29

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
21.4 22 29

Possible shower

Perth
 
21.9 21 40

Sunny

Adelaide
 
18.4 17 32

Sunny

Canberra
 
10.5 11 31

Increasing sunshine

Hobart
 
16.5 17 24

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.5 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Man's body found in floodwaters in Queensland's north Burnett

14:04 EDT

A man's body has been found in floodwaters near Monto in Queensland's north Burnett this morning.

WA heatwave leading to bushfire weather

13:36 EDT

Fire danger is set to rise as Perth and many western parts of Western Australia are experiencing what could be a record breaking summer heat wave.

Heavy rain hammers QLD's Central Coast

10:02 EDT

A deep low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to central parts of the Queensland coast.

Extremes and Records

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

29.6°C

Holmes Rf, Qld
Hottest

41.5°C

Bedourie, Qld

42.0°C

Nyang, WA

41.0°C

Marble Bar, WA

43.3°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

5.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

1.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

3.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 57km/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
 

311.5mm

Pindari Dam, 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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