Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Kimi is causing wind & rain to intensify in north QLD. A monsoon trough & low are bringing heavy rain & storms to the NT Arnhem. Troughs are triggering storms in northern & western WA & inland QLD, some intense. A trough is causing powerful winds & showers in TAS

State Weather

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National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.0 18 29

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
15.0 13 23

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
25.8 23 30

Showers

Perth
 
28.7 24 34

Mostly cloudy

Adelaide
 
14.9 13 26

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
12.9 9 31

Sunny

Hobart
 
16.0 14 20

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
25.4 25 34

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Cyclone Kimi forms off Queensland

20:14 EDT

A tropical cyclone named Kimi has formed about 135 kilometres north-east of Cooktown.

Bushfire warning downgraded for fire in Perth's south

16:14 EDT

A bushfire in Perth's southern suburbs that destroyed at least one home on Saturday has been downgraded to a watch and act warning, with firefighters describing conditions on the fire ground as "very trying".

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 15/01 Sat 16/01 Sun 17/01

34.5°C

Telfer, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

46.7°C

Onslow Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

46.0°C

Nyang, WA
Avg: Rec:

42.4°C

Port Hedland Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

47.1°C

Roebourne Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

3.8°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-0.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

-2.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

WNW 74km/h

Maatsuyker Island, Tas
Windiest

105km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

112km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

118km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

100.0mm

Coconut Island, Qld
Avg: Rec:

90.6mm

Gove Airport, NT
Avg: Rec:
 

303.2mm

Ingham, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Oodnadatta, SA in 1960
Lowest 0.6°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2012
Highest 36.9°C at
Warragul Vcah, Vic in 1964
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1975
Highest 627.4mm at
Mackay, Qld in 1918
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