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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low and associated troughs over the NT and QLD are generating widespread showers and thunderstorms. A weak trough in the south is leading to showers and a few thunderstorms over VIC and TAS. Onshore winds are bringing a few light showers to the NSW coast.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.5 22 33

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
28.1 25 29

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
22.2 23 27

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
17.7 15 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
19.8 19 26

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
16.8 16 32

Late shower

Hobart
 
17.9 18 21

Rain

Darwin
 
25.8 26 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Queensland weather: Eight rescues as torrential rain floods state's south-east

22:10 EDT

Eight 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
Wed 21/02 Thu 22/02 Fri 23/02

31.9°C

Jervois, NT
Hottest

44.0°C

Urandangi, Qld

43.0°C

Century Mine, Qld

42.0°C

Tennant Creek Ap, NT

46.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

11.5°C

Rocky Gully, WA
Coldest

-0.5°C

Liawenee, Tas

6.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-3.2°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

NW 75km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

83km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld

114km/h

Tarcoola Ap, SA

103km/h

Renmark Ap, SA
-

2.2mm last hr

Grove, Tas
Wettest

227.0mm

Kununurra, WA

91.0mm

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
 

370.6mm

Broome Ap, WA
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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