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Sat 15:52 EST
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National Summary

A trough over northern NSW and eastern QLD is triggering rain. Onshore winds are producing showers in northeast QLD. A low pressure trough is causing rain in the west, mainly coastal parts. A high pressure system in the south is bringing settled conditions.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
17.3 13 22

Late shower

Melbourne
 
13.8 12 16

Showers

Brisbane
 
16.4 15 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
29.4 16 27

Thunderstorms clearing

Adelaide
 
16.6 10 19

Mostly cloudy

Canberra
 
18.2 5 20

Late shower

Hobart
 
15.6 11 18

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
32.7 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

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Weather News

Sunken fishing trawler off Queensland coast to be examined by police divers

16:52 EDT

A recovery operation has begun this morning for a trawler that sank off the central Queensland coast earlier this week with seven men on board.

Storms closing in on Perth, scattering across WA

14:06 EDT

Thunderstorms are nearing Perth and will scatter across much of inland Western Australia this weekend, bringing useful rain but also threatening the region with damaging winds.

Another Soaking for Brisbane

09:37 EDT

After receiving October's monthly rainfall total in the past seven days Brisbane is set to see a further 10-20mm today.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 18/10 Thu 19/10 Fri 20/10

43.3°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

43.3°C

Kununurra Ap, WA

45.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

45.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

45.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

1.1°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Coldest

0.6°C

Collie East, WA

-0.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-5.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NW 72km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

109km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

98km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

2.4mm last hr

Beerburrum, Qld
Wettest

269.0mm

Babinda, Qld

84.6mm

Mingela, Qld

42.0mm

Lake Macquarie, NSW/ACT

72.0mm

Mt Seaview, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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