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Tue 04:33 CST
Current Warnings
 

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.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
26.0 24 38

Thunderstorms

Melbourne
 
20.9 19 22

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
20.4 20 32

Sunny

Perth
 
13.7 15 32

Sunny

Adelaide
 
17.7 18 26

Increasing sunshine

Canberra
 
22.3 23 35

Thunderstorms clearing

Hobart
 
19.6 16 20

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
23.7 24 29

Thunderstorms

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Weather News

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.

Stormy start to the week

16:25 EDT

Severe thunderstorms are affecting three states this afternoon.

Trans-Tasman temperature contrast

15:28 EDT

New Zealand is experiencing an unseasonably cool summer, whilst parts of eastern Australia endure their hottest start to the year on record.

Extremes and Records

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

32.8°C

Bega, 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

5.8°C

Salmon Gums, WA
Coldest

0.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

4.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
 

-2.7°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 90km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

81km/h

Kalgoorlie, WA

150km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
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0.4mm last hr

Point Stuart, NT
Wettest

85.0mm

Rosentreters Bridge, Qld

169.4mm

Ngayawili, NT
 

351.0mm

Tung Oil, Qld
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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