Australian Weather

NT
Thu 07:37 CST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther is generating intense rain, storms & wind in the NT. Troughs are causing showers & storms in parts of WA, QLD and NSW, some intense. Brisk winds aheady of a front is bringing showers to southern VIC & TAS. Tropical Cyclone Ferdinand is well offshore.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.0 19 25

Mostly cloudy

Melbourne
 
13.1 10 21

Cloud increasing

Brisbane
 
27.4 23 30

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
22.8 22 30

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
15.9 12 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
14.7 12 27

Increasing sunshine

Hobart
 
13.9 10 19

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
24.7 27 31

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Canberra's urban forest threatened by extreme heat, drought — and drivers parking on nature strips

08:52 EDT

If you park your car on the nature strip, beware — you're killing Canberra's street trees and the ACT Government will track you down.

St George flooding expected to affect nearly 20 homes when Balonne River peaks

08:43 EDT

Nearly 20 homes in low-lying areas of St George in Queensland's southern inland are at risk of flooding when the Balonne River reaches its expected peak later today.

WA storm prompts big clean-up as Perth dashcam video shows large tree crushing car

20:25 EDT

Dramatic footage has emerged of a lucky escape on Perth's roads during a destructive storm authorities have described as the most severe to hit the city in almost a decade.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 24/02 Tue 25/02 Wed 26/02

30.7°C

Windorah, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

43.0°C

Telfer Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.1°C

Telfer Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.0°C

Telfer Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

46.8°C

Richmond, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.4°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

7.0°C

Maydena, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-4.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NW 92km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

101km/h

Centre Island, NT

105km/h

Cape Otway, Vic

138km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

22.4mm last hr

Charles Point, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

168.4mm

McArthur River, NT
Avg: Rec:

165.0mm

Caloundra Airport, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

8.0mm

Maydena, Tas
Avg: Rec:

34.8mm

Moree Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
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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