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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs in the east and west are triggering areas of rain, showers and thunderstorms. A slow-moving high pressure ridge over VIC, TAS and eastern parts of SA is bringing warm, clear and settled conditions. Onshore winds along the QLD coast is producing a few showers.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.8 20 26

Showers

Melbourne
 
23.9 18 34

Sunny

Brisbane
 
21.9 21 28

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
21.9 17 34

Sunny

Adelaide
 
28.0 23 37

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
13.8 11 28

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
18.0 14 27

Sunny

Darwin
 
27.5 24 33

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Brown Hill Creek flood mitigation plan to protect '98 per cent' of Adelaide properties

21:58 EDT

Some $140 million will be spent on flood mitigation in Adelaide's inner-south and south-west over the next 20 years after an agreement between the State Government and five local councils.

Perth leaves cool, wet summer behind

17:05 EDT

Perth is enjoying a warm and dry end to what has otherwise wet and relatively cool summer.

Eastern seaboard's soaking start to autumn

12:46 EDT

Parts of Australia's eastern seaboard could receive more than a month's worth of rain in the next week, raising the risk of flooding during the opening days of autumn.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 24/02 Sat 25/02 Sun 26/02

35.2°C

Mount Magnet, WA
Hottest

42.8°C

Port Hedland Ap, WA

42.2°C

Port Hedland Ap, WA

42.5°C

Eneabba, WA

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

5.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-0.6°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

0.5°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-0.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

ESE 62km/h

Barrow Island, WA
Windiest

75km/h

Solomon Ap, WA

77km/h

Maningrida Ap, NT

105km/h

Ben Nevis, Vic
-

10.8mm last hr

Point Stuart, NT
Wettest

170.2mm

Innisfail, Qld

105.4mm

Shellharbour, NSW/ACT

108.0mm

Evans Head, NSW/ACT

108.0mm

Evans Head, 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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