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National Summary

A broad low pressure trough is producing the odd shower and storm over NSW. A trough spread across the tropics is producing isolated showers and storms. A heat trough over WA is causing heatwave conditions to continue as a high in the Bight brings clear skies to the south.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
27.1 20 29

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.6 16 25

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
30.2 21 30

Possible shower

Perth
 
30.1 18 36

Sunny

Adelaide
 
23.9 16 33

Sunny

Canberra
 
25.8 15 31

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
20.7 15 22

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.5 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Tiny Palmers Island community rallies around residents left homeless after storm

12:32 EDT

The tiny community of Palmers Island in northern New South Wales has rallied around two residents left homeless after a super cell storm.

Perth to receive recycled hot air

11:13 EDT

Australia's western capital equaled its record of four consecutive days over 40 yesterday, with more heat to return.

Drought scheme helping western Qld contractors secure work raises $90,000

10:50 EDT

A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 08/02 Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02

43.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Hottest

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

45.6°C

Nyang, WA

46.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

46.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

9.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

2.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

5.6°C

Mt Read, Tas

4.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

ESE 59km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
Windiest

90km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

87km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

70km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
-

69.6mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

94.0mm

Menavale, Qld

84.6mm

Palmerville, Qld

896.0mm

Sheoaks, Vic

90.2mm

Normanton, Qld
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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