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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Easterly winds are causing very hot and dry conditions in WA. Onshore winds are bringing isolated showers to the eastern seaboard. A trough across the tropics is generating thunderstorms across northern QLD and the NT coasts. A high in the south is keeping VIC and SA mostly dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.5 21 27

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
18.9 17 26

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
23.0 21 29

Possible shower

Perth
 
33.1 25 42

Sunny

Adelaide
 
20.3 17 35

Sunny

Canberra
 
18.0 14 30

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
18.7 15 28

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
26.7 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Perth heatwave putting city's water supplies under pressure

23:43 EDT

As Perth sweats through a severe heatwave, pressure is mounting on the city's dwindling water supplies.

BoM given one day's notice about CSIRO restructure

20:14 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) and the Australian Antarctic Division say they were given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects.

Farmers say they are let down by weather bureau staff cuts

17:25 EDT

Farmers in western New South Wales say they feel let down by the government, after changes to the Bureau of Meteorology regional offices.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 06/02 Sun 07/02 Mon 08/02

35.7°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

44.0°C

Nyang, WA

44.0°C

Nyang, WA

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

6.9°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

4.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

5.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
 

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 57km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
Windiest

74km/h

Moomba Ap, SA

72km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

79km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

6.6mm last hr

Lucinda Point, Qld
Wettest

86.0mm

Clare, Qld

82.6mm

Middle Is, Qld
 

311.5mm

Pindari Dam, NSW/ACT
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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