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National Summary

A monsoon trough and tropical cyclone Alfred are generating gusty storms and heavy showers over the Gulf of Carpentaria. A trough in the west is causing showers and storms over WA. A trough and embedded low is bringing cooler air and showers to VIC and TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
27.6 15 27

Sunny

Melbourne
 
19.8 11 20

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
31.4 23 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
25.4 18 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
21.9 13 23

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
20.0 5 23

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.6 10 18

Showers

Darwin
 
32.9 27 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.

Alice Springs the calm centre of Australia's wild weekend weather

13:15 EDT

With wild weather having erupted across the margins of the continent over the weekend, the interior of Australia was pleasantly devoid of significant weather.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 17/02 Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02

38.0°C

Mandora, WA
Hottest

43.6°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

42.8°C

Walgett Ap, NSW/ACT

40.7°C

Mandora, WA

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

0.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-0.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

-1.5°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-3.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-3.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SSW 64km/h

Centre Island, NT
Windiest

109km/h

Cessnock Ap, NSW/ACT

100km/h

Murrurundi Gap, NSW/ACT

112km/h

Centre Island, NT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

216.0mm

Sweers Island, Qld

183.2mm

Borroloola, NT

211.4mm

Centre Island, NT

211.4mm

Centre Island, NT
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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