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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs over parts of WA, NT and western QLD are triggering showers and a few storms, as well as directing heat towards the south and east. A front crossing the southwest is producing showers. Onshore winds along the QLD coast is causingshowers and maintaining humid conditions.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.2 17 27

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
14.7 15 34

Sunny

Brisbane
 
17.5 15 28

Sunny

Perth
 
14.6 12 21

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
15.7 19 37

Windy

Canberra
 
9.9 7 31

Sunny

Hobart
 
11.5 10 27

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
25.5 25 35

Mostly sunny

Weather News

#buyfromthebush calls on city consumers to keep small-town shops open during drought

06:26 EDT

When Grace Brennan called on people in the city to support regional businesses, she never expected the campaign to take off the way it has.

Tasmanian cattle farmers fear 'catastrophic' floods as farms inundated by too much water

06:20 EDT

Farmers in Tasmania's far north-west are being forced to halve their stock numbers at least once every year due to flood issues that are plaguing their properties.

Major stimulus package for drought-affected regions set to be approved by Federal Government

22:00 EDT

Drought-stricken towns will be the target of federal stimulus potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars under a program designed to support regional communities enduring hardship.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 21/10 Tue 22/10 Wed 23/10

30.4°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.3°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.0°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.4°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

2.2°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-4.1°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.1°C

Yarram Ap, Vic
Avg: Rec:
 

-7.8°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

SSW 48km/h

Barrow Island, WA
Windiest

88km/h

Marble Bar, WA

127km/h

Montague Is, NSW/ACT

79km/h

Canberra Ap, NSW/ACT
-

0.8mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

83.0mm

Menavale, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

42.0mm

Mulgrave Mill, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
 

136.0mm

Rainbow Beach, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap, WA in 2002
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1972
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek, WA in 1900
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2006
Highest 551.2mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1914
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