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National Summary

A front and trough are bringing rain and storms to SA, and showers to TAS and western VIC. Another trough is causing a few storms over Far North QLD. Areas of high pressure is bringing a dry and settled evening to NSW and southern parts of WA, with gentle winds.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.6 17 25

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
13.6 14 18

Showers easing

Brisbane
 
19.8 15 29

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
16.6 11 23

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
20.0 14 24

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
15.4 9 25

Showers

Hobart
 
12.1 8 18

Cloudy

Darwin
 
29.1 26 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

La Nina watch declared by Bureau of Meteorology but widespread rainfall not on the outlook

19:10 EDT

The chance of a La Nina weather pattern forming later this year is now at 50 per cent, around double the normal likelihood.

Tornadoes in Queensland: Does the Wide Bay region rival the US for the frequency of twisters?

18:00 EDT

Lexly Black still remembers the night in 1992 when her house near Bundaberg in southern Queensland was ripped apart by one of Australia's strongest tornadoes.

Japan recovering after Typhoon Lan

14:56 EDT

A storm brewing in the western Pacific Ocean threatens to hamper recovery efforts in typhoon-weary Japan.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/10 Sun 22/10 Mon 23/10

36.2°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

44.4°C

Marble Bar, WA

42.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

42.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

45.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

2.2°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-2.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-3.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

2.0°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SW 42km/h

Hay Ap, NSW/ACT
Windiest

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

81km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

79km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.8mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

102.0mm

Archer River, Qld

79.9mm

Swansea, NSW/ACT

51.0mm

Cape Fourcroy, NT

51.2mm

Cape Fourcroy, NT
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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