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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough and associated front over the east is causing showers and a few storms to develop. Cool winds in the wake of a front is bringing brisk winds to VIC and southeastern SA and cool showers to TAS. A broad region of low pressure over the north is generating thundery showers.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
25.0 22 29

Drizzle clearing

Melbourne
 
20.7 14 24

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
28.6 21 33

Sunny

Perth
 
31.4 17 34

Sunny

Adelaide
 
21.9 15 24

Possible shower

Canberra
 
29.7 14 29

Drizzle clearing

Hobart
 
17.8 12 21

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
32.6 27 35

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Another bout of heat for Perth

16:16 EDT

Another bout of heat for Perth Perth has finally cooled down to about average summer levels over the last few days, and is on track to heat up to a balmy 32 degrees today.

Heat and powerful surf on the way for coastal southeast QLD

12:55 EDT

After a slight dip in temperatures yesterday, warmer days are on the way from the Coolangatta area to the Sunshine Coast region.

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 11/02 Fri 12/02 Sat 13/02

43.8°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Hottest

47.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

47.8°C

Mardie, WA

47.8°C

Nyang, WA

47.8°C

Mardie, WA

4.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

4.4°C

Lake St Clair, Tas

6.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

3.8°C

Liawenee, Tas

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 59km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

75km/h

Kalgoorlie, WA

81km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

79.0mm

Horn Island, Qld

181.4mm

Coconut Island, Qld

171.4mm

Coconut Island, Qld

171.4mm

Coconut Island, Qld
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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