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National Summary

Dry, easterly winds are elevating fire danger and bringing a hot day to western WA. Onshore winds are bringing the odd, light shower to the eastern seaboard. A trough shifting north is causing rain and the odd storm in northern QLD. A high pressure ridge is keeping the south dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
26.6 21 27

Increasing sunshine

Melbourne
 
21.3 17 26

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
29.4 21 29

Possible shower

Perth
 
35.1 25 42

Sunny

Adelaide
 
31.4 17 35

Sunny

Canberra
 
25.4 14 30

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
25.2 15 28

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
31.7 26 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Townsville drenched by intense rain event as thunderstorms hit Queensland city

10:58 EDT

A once-in-100-year rain event has pummelled Townsville in north Queensland, causing flash flooding that caught some motorists off-guard.

Dance 4 Drought raises more than $5,000 for Aussie Helpers

10:46 EDT

A youth committee from the mid-north coast of New South Wales has raised more than $5,000 for drought-affected farmers.

Drought-stricken north Queensland grazier starts up lawn mower for first time in four years

10:05 EDT

Tess Pemble has not mowed her lawn in four years ?? she has not had a lawn to mow.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 06/02 Sun 07/02 Mon 08/02

41.7°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Hottest

44.0°C

Nyang, WA

44.0°C

Nyang, WA

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap, WA

14.7°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

4.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

5.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

2.0°C

Liawenee, Tas

-0.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 57km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
Windiest

74km/h

Moomba Ap, SA

72km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

90km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
-

0.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

86.0mm

Clare, Qld

82.6mm

Middle Is, Qld

49.0mm

Townsville Ap, Qld

49.4mm

Townsville Ap, 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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