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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs are generating showers and storms over eastern QLD, the tropics, the desert and Nullarbor and patchy light rain in SA and VIC. The troughs are also maintaining heat over central Australia. Weak highs are keeping much of western WA, TAS, eastern VIC and NSW dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.2 19 26

Mostly cloudy

Melbourne
 
24.5 20 27

Showers

Brisbane
 
23.7 21 26

Showers increasing

Perth
 
17.7 18 30

Sunny

Adelaide
 
25.2 22 32

Possible shower

Canberra
 
19.6 11 28

Mostly cloudy

Hobart
 
18.1 11 24

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.1 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Cape Town's Day Zero pushed back, but authorities say drought threat still real

21:19 EDT

Theewaterskloof dam looks more like a desert.

Cyclone season takes toll on northern WA as yet another tropical low looms

19:12 EDT

The reopening of the flooded highway network in WA's north has offered temporary relief for truckies and travellers, but weary residents are being warned the abnormally hectic cyclone season may be set to continue, with a chance of more severe weather and flooding next week.

Storms, wind and hail damages properties and causes widespread blackouts in north Queensland

15:42 EDT

Fence posts were sent hurtling through walls as wild storms ripped through Queensland's central highlands, leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 19/02 Tue 20/02 Wed 21/02

33.7°C

Urandangi, Qld
Hottest

46.1°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

45.2°C

Boulia Ap, Qld

43.0°C

Jervois, NT

46.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

6.1°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Coldest

-44.0°C

Bulman, NT

0.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

0.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-44.0°C

Bulman, NT

E 44km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
Windiest

101km/h

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

103km/h

Moranbah Ap, Qld

83km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
-

0.2mm last hr

Red Rocks Point, WA
Wettest

75.0mm

Marnhull, Qld

160.0mm

Injune, Qld

5.0mm

Portland, Vic

137.4mm

Maryborough, 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 35.1°C at
Wittenoom, WA in 2015
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1994
Highest 907.0mm at
Crohamhurst, Qld in 1893
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