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National Summary

A trough in the west combined with easterly winds continues to bring heatwave conditions. Onshore winds are bringing the odd light shower to the eastern seaboard. A trough shifting north is causing showers and storms to the tropics. A high pressure ridge is keeping the south dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.1 19 28

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
19.6 16 24

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
24.1 21 31

Possible shower

Perth
 
32.1 22 40

Sunny

Adelaide
 
25.8 17 34

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
19.3 13 33

Sunny

Hobart
 
17.7 15 25

Possible shower

Darwin
 
27.7 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Isisford's dream for a medical museum a step closer with drought funding

19:41 EDT

The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.

Roma cattle prices driven to record levels by restocker demand

18:16 EDT

Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.

Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record

14:34 EDT

The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.

Extremes and Records

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

41.1°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

9.4°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

4.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

5.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

2.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

ESE 64km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
Windiest

74km/h

Moomba Ap, SA

72km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

90km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
-

3.8mm last hr

Mackay Ap, Qld
Wettest

86.0mm

Clare, Qld

82.6mm

Middle Is, Qld

94.0mm

Menavale, Qld

64.8mm

Palmerville, 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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