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National Summary

Warm northerly winds ahead of a trough are affecting TAS, VIC and NSW. The trough and front are bringing a gusty, mainly dry cooler change to SA, TAS and VIC. A weak low and troughs in the north is still bringing rain and storms to north QLD, eastern NT and northern WA.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.3 21 31

Sunny

Melbourne
 
23.6 17 25

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
23.5 21 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.1 14 31

Sunny

Adelaide
 
20.8 16 26

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
17.8 13 36

Sunny

Hobart
 
21.0 17 26

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
28.9 25 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02

34.2°C

Onslow Ap, WA
Hottest

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction, WA

42.5°C

Eneabba, WA

40.1°C

Marble Bar, WA

48.7°C

Yeelirrie, WA

11.6°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Coldest

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-0.6°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-22.6°C

Rowley Shoals, WA

NNE 61km/h

Mt Read, Tas
Windiest

112km/h

Centre Island, NT

112km/h

Centre Island, NT

77km/h

Forrest, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

211.4mm

Centre Island, NT

214.0mm

Sweers Island, Qld

128.0mm

Mt Sophia, Qld

108.0mm

Burketown 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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