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National Summary

A deep trough stretching from the west to the southeast is triggering heavy showers and thunderstorms over WA, the NT, SA and NSW, with showers in VIC and TAS. Hot winds ahead of the trough for NSW and QLD. A deepening monsoon trough is generating storms over the tropics.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
31.6 24 38

Thunderstorms

Melbourne
 
19.7 19 22

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
24.3 20 32

Sunny

Perth
 
15.9 15 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
18.4 18 26

Increasing sunshine

Canberra
 
23.7 23 35

Thunderstorms clearing

Hobart
 
16.6 16 20

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
23.2 24 29

Thunderstorms

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Weather News

Swarm of grasshoppers take over Central Australia, but expert says no threat to southern crops

08:03 EDT

Swarms of insects have descended upon the Central Australian outback after recent rainfall.

NSW heatwave: Records tumble in Moree, while Sydney set to swelter with top of 40C

06:31 EDT

As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.

NT weather: Bureau predicts week of wet weather across state

20:15 EDT

Territorians should brace themselves for a very wet week, with rainfalls of up to 300 millimetres expected in some areas.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/01 Sun 22/01 Mon 23/01

36.0°C

Albion Park, NSW/ACT
Hottest

42.0°C

Murchison, WA

42.8°C

Bedourie, Qld

43.0°C

Wilcannia Ap, NSW/ACT

46.9°C

Wanaaring, NSW/ACT

4.6°C

Salmon Gums, WA
Coldest

0.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

4.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

22.3°C

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT

-2.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

WSW 85km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

81km/h

Kalgoorlie, WA

150km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.0mm last hr

Point Stuart, NT
Wettest

85.0mm

Rosentreters Bridge, Qld

169.4mm

Ngayawili, NT

0.0mm

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT

0.0mm

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Mildura, Vic in 1906
Lowest 0.6°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2012
Highest 36.9°C at
Warragul Vcah, Vic in 1964
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1975
Highest 627.4mm at
Mackay, Qld in 1918
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