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National Summary

A low and associated troughs over the NT and QLD are generating widespread showers and thunderstorms, heaviest along the QLD coast. A weak trough in the south is leading to showers over VIC and TAS. Heat is building in the interior under clear skies.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.0 22 33

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
30.4 25 29

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
23.6 23 27

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
26.0 15 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
24.7 19 26

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
24.0 16 32

Late shower

Hobart
 
18.0 18 21

Rain clearing

Darwin
 
27.2 26 32

Possible thunderstorm

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Weather News

Queensland weather: Six rescues on Sunshine, Fraser Coasts as torrential rain floods state's south-east

18:40 EDT

Six people have been rescued after being caught in flash flooding on the Sunshine and Fraser Coasts as much of the state continues to be hammered by heavy rain.

Queensland weather: Man rescued from floodwaters, heavy rain tipped across state

16:49 EDT

A man has been rescued from floodwater on the Sunshine Coast at Maleny as heavy rain continues to fall along much of Queensland's coastline.

Wet week in eastern Queensland

12:12 EDT

Rivers are swollen in eastern Queensland following the heaviest rain since Cyclone Debbie in some areas.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 20/02 Wed 21/02 Thu 22/02

38.2°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld
Hottest

45.2°C

Boulia Ap, Qld

44.0°C

Urandangi, Qld

43.0°C

Century Mine, Qld

46.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

12.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

0.4°C

Liawenee, Tas

-0.5°C

Liawenee, Tas

6.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-3.2°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NNE 50km/h

Gabo Island, Vic
Windiest

103km/h

Moranbah Ap, Qld

83km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld

114km/h

Tarcoola Ap, SA
-

1.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

159.8mm

Injune, Qld

227.0mm

Kununurra, WA

91.0mm

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld

93.4mm

Nambour, 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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