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Thu 22:20 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low and trough in the west is producing rain, showers and isolated storms. An onshore flow is generating a few light showers to for coastal QLD, mainly near Cairns. A broad high is bringing calm and clear conditions over inland parts, leading to a chilly night.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.8 9 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
10.2 7 15

Late shower

Brisbane
 
12.9 11 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
13.9 11 17

Showers easing

Adelaide
 
6.5 6 18

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
-1.0 -2 13

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
7.8 6 14

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
21.7 21 32

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Rain drenches Perth but fails to bring many desperate WA farmers relief

16:51 EST

A cold front over the southern half of Western Australia has dumped more than 60 millimetres of rain on Perth, and has given some struggling farmers a boost, but has failed to reach all agricultural areas desperate for a drenching.

Remembering the great Hawkesbury flood tragedy of 1867

11:21 EST

It is a strange experience for Carol Pohahau as she steps on to the land where her ancestors once lived.

Western soaking targets Perth

11:15 EST

Perth has just received its heaviest June rain in more than 30 years amid a wet end to the week in Western Australia.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 20/06 Wed 21/06 Thu 22/06

27.1°C

Browse Is, WA
Hottest

34.1°C

Middle Point, NT

34.0°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT

34.0°C

Kalumburu, WA

34.4°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT

-4.6°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-7.5°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-7.5°C

Liawenee, Tas
 

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

SSE 64km/h

Rottnest Island, WA
Windiest

135km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

81km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

94km/h

Rottnest Island, WA
-

4.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

27.6mm

Mt Read, Tas

61.2mm

Perth, WA
 

133.6mm

Evans Head, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for June
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
Batchelor Ap, NT in 2013
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 2009
Highest 28.8°C at
Troughton Island, WA in 2016
Lowest -23.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1994
Highest 478.4mm at
Rocky Gully, WA in 2009
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