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Sat 04:10 EDT
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A series of low pressure systems and troughs are triggering thunderstorms over tropical QLD, the upper NT and northern WA. A trough over eastern NSW is generating heavy showers and thunderstorms. Moist, unstable air in the wake of a cold front is bringing showers to TAS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.1 20 24

Possible thunderstorm

Melbourne
 
14.6 14 21

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
20.6 20 31

Late shower

Perth
 
20.3 22 40

Sunny

Adelaide
 
15.6 13 26

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
15.9 12 24

Late shower

Hobart
 
10.7 10 20

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.6 27 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.

Hot and dry autumn ahead for Australia

17:43 EDT

The seasonal outlook for autumn is hot and dry, but what is causing it? Both maximum and minimum temperatures look to be above average, especially for central Australia, extending down through inland NSW and western VIC.

Wet end to summer for eastern NSW

13:41 EDT

Wrapping up a hot and humid summer many will be happy to forget, rain is on its way for most of NSW east of the divide.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/02 Thu 23/02 Fri 24/02

32.6°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Hottest

40.7°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

43.0°C

Ballera Gas Field, Qld

43.0°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

0.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

4.9°C

Maydena, Tas

1.8°C

Liawenee, Tas
 

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

S 55km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
Windiest

98km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

103km/h

Mardie, WA

75km/h

Solomon Ap, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

210.0mm

Blue Rock Reservoir, Vic

134.1mm

Blue Rock Reservoir, Vic
 

290.0mm

Shoal Bay, NT
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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