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National Summary

A series of low pressure systems and troughs are triggering thunderstorms over tropical QLD and the upper NT, with heavy showers over northern WA. Onshore winds are bringing coastal showers to QLD. Onshore winds are delivering drizzle to VIC, TAS and coastal NSW.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.8 20 24

Windy with showers

Melbourne
 
18.6 14 21

Drizzle clearing

Brisbane
 
29.0 20 31

Late shower

Perth
 
35.8 22 40

Sunny

Adelaide
 
22.2 13 26

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
32.9 12 24

Possible shower

Hobart
 
17.6 10 20

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.0 26 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02 Thu 23/02

41.9°C

Port Hedland Ap, WA
Hottest

40.1°C

Marble Bar, WA

40.7°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

43.0°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

5.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-0.6°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

4.9°C

Maydena, Tas

1.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

WSW 53km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

77km/h

Forrest, WA

98km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

103km/h

Mardie, WA
-

0.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

128.0mm

Mt Sophia, Qld

210.0mm

Blue Rock Reservoir, Vic

134.1mm

Blue Rock Reservoir, Vic

134.0mm

Blue Rock Reservoir, Vic
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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