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National Summary

A trough in the west and north is generating heat and storms in northern WA and the Top End. A low is bringing blustery winds and intense showers and storms to SA, inland VIC and western NSW. A trough in the east is moving away, causing showers and storms in eastern NSW to ease.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.3 13 22

Late shower

Melbourne
 
15.3 13 20

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
20.9 16 31

Sunny

Perth
 
26.3 20 37

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
14.0 12 20

Possible shower

Canberra
 
12.8 7 21

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
12.9 9 18

Late shower

Darwin
 
29.4 25 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

NSW Mid North Coast deluge records 297mm rain at Pacific Palms, but it's not considered an official record

18:28 EDT

Almost 300 millimetres of rain fell in one spot on the New South Wales Mid North Coast earlier this week — the most ever recorded at the location.

Queensland storms forecast again, but now there's a risk of fires

16:45 EDT

South-East Queensland could see a third consecutive day of storms, after a number of "intense cells" battered parts of the region again yesterday.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 26/10 Tue 27/10 Wed 28/10

35.0°C

Telfer, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

42.0°C

Warmun, WA
Avg: Rec:

41.4°C

Fitzroy Crossing, WA
Avg: Rec:

41.6°C

Paraburdoo, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.6°C

Roebourne Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

3.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-0.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-49.4°C

Bulman, NT
Avg: Rec:

-49.4°C

Bulman, NT
Avg: Rec:

S 59km/h

Cape Willoughby, SA
Windiest

94km/h

Cabramurra, NSW/ACT

83km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

81km/h

Forrest, WA
-

3.8mm last hr

Camden, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

209.8mm

Smiths Lake, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

72.0mm

Brisbane, Qld
Avg: Rec:

85.0mm

Zachariah, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

64.4mm

Kempsey Ap, NSW/ACT
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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