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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Ex-TC Kelvin is producing rain and strong winds over southeastern WA. A broad low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms over the NT and QLD. A trough over SA is staying mostly dry. Brisk winds along the NSW coast are bringing the odd shower.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.4 19 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
24.8 15 30

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
24.2 22 27

Windy with showers

Perth
 
22.4 16 29

Sunny

Adelaide
 
29.0 23 29

Showers

Canberra
 
21.4 8 27

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
19.7 10 20

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
30.3 25 31

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Storms, heavy wind and hail damages properties and causes widespread blackouts in north

12:24 EDT

Wild storms have ripped through Queensland's central highlands and areas further north overnight, blacking out tens of thousands of homes, with more wild weather forecast for today.

Dry outlook as La Nina decays

11:37 EDT

The weak La Nina that briefly popped up in the last two months is already breaking down and its decline is being reflected in the rainfall outlook for autumn.

Cyclone Kelvin may have been fuelled by 'brown oceans' as it moved over inland WA

11:12 EDT

Inland oceans created by weeks of record rain across Western Australia's Kimberley may have helped maintain or even intensify , the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has said.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 18/02 Mon 19/02 Tue 20/02

39.7°C

Jervois, NT
Hottest

45.6°C

Urandangi, Qld

46.1°C

Birdsville Ap, Qld

45.2°C

Boulia Ap, Qld

46.5°C

Winton Ap, Qld

13.5°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

0.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-44.0°C

Bulman, NT

0.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-44.0°C

Bulman, NT

ESE 57km/h

Double Is Pt, Qld
Windiest

88km/h

Southern Cross Ap, WA

101km/h

Julia Creek Ap, Qld

103km/h

Moranbah Ap, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

131.0mm

Dampier Downs Airstrip, WA

72.0mm

Dalby Ap, Qld

122.0mm

Town of 1770, Qld

122.0mm

Town of 1770, 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 35.1°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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