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National Summary

A low pressure system and as associated trough over WA and the Top End is generating showers and storms. Another trough over northern QLD is causing areas of rain and a few storms. A high is driving a few showers over TAS whilst keeping elsewhere mostly dry..

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.5 13 22

Late shower

Melbourne
 
13.8 12 16

Showers

Brisbane
 
20.0 15 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.8 17 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
15.0 10 19

Mostly cloudy

Canberra
 
14.3 5 20

Late shower

Hobart
 
17.2 11 18

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
29.5 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Police divers find two bodies in sunken Queensland fishing trawler recovery mission

00:01 EDT

Two bodies have been found in a recovery mission 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
Thu 19/10 Fri 20/10 Sat 21/10

33.0°C

Kununurra Ap, WA
Hottest

45.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

45.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

44.0°C

Marble Bar, WA

45.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

0.4°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-0.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-5.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-2.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SW 50km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
Windiest

98km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.2mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

84.6mm

Mingela, Qld

42.0mm

Lake Macquarie, NSW/ACT

26.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

44.4mm

Palmerville, Qld
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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