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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough is directing hot northerly winds over SA, VIC and into parts of NSW. Moist onshore winds along the QLD coast is triggering showers. A broad region of low pressure and embedded lows is triggering showers and storms.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
30.3 22 31

Sunny

Melbourne
 
32.2 21 35

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
30.8 23 32

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
22.2 15 31

Sunny

Adelaide
 
37.9 22 39

Sunny

Canberra
 
35.1 15 37

Sunny

Hobart
 
21.4 14 26

Late shower

Darwin
 
30.7 28 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

11:37 EDT

The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.

Heat fuelling southern fire danger today

11:12 EDT

Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.

Plastic hives save hot bees in central Queensland

10:36 EDT

A Queensland beekeeper says special hives are helping to keep his bees cool as temperatures soar across the state.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 14/01 Sun 15/01 Mon 16/01

42.5°C

Ivanhoe Ap, NSW/ACT
Hottest

44.1°C

Mungindi, NSW/ACT

43.0°C

Morawa Ap, WA

43.3°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

46.9°C

Wanaaring, NSW/ACT

11.0°C

Mt Hartz, Tas
Coldest

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

2.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

3.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NW 61km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

125km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

98km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Lucinda Point, Qld
Wettest

141.0mm

Jochmus, Qld

132.2mm

Nutwood Downs, NT

44.0mm

Katherine, NT

99.0mm

Laverton Ap, WA
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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