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National Summary

The monsoon trough across northern Australia is triggering areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms. Troughs over NSW and eastern VIC as well as WA are generating showers and thunderstorms. High pressure ridges are keeping southern QLD and southern parts of SA mostly dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.4 22 29

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
19.2 15 25

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
26.3 22 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.6 20 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
21.3 15 32

Sunny

Canberra
 
21.5 19 34

Possible shower

Hobart
 
18.4 13 27

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.9 24 30

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15:58 EDT

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15:55 EDT

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01 Tue 23/01

36.2°C

Tibooburra Ap, NSW/ACT
Hottest

46.7°C

Roxby Downs Ap, SA

47.0°C

Marree Ap, SA

46.0°C

Moomba Ap, SA

50.0°C

Warracknabeal, Vic

9.4°C

Mt Hartz, Tas
Coldest

9.3°C

Windy Harbour, WA

3.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

3.0°C

Lake St Clair, Tas

-1.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

NNW 66km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic
Windiest

85km/h

Cape Wessel, NT

100km/h

Broome Ntc, WA

105km/h

Norseman Ap, WA
-

2.2mm last hr

Mt Jack, NSW/ACT
Wettest

148.6mm

Ngayawili, NT

137.0mm

Centre Island, NT

0.6mm

Katoomba, NSW/ACT

0.6mm

Katoomba, NSW/ACT
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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