Australian Weather

WA
Mon 04:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough over eastern SA, VIC, western NSW and TAS is generating showers, heaviest about coastal areas with isolated thunderstorms. A cold front crossing southwest WA is triggering a few showers. Southerly winds are bringing the odd shower to southeast QLD and northeast NSW.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
13.0 12 23

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
14.9 15 23

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
14.8 14 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
14.5 11 21

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
13.9 12 20

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
7.8 3 23

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
8.1 7 23

Late shower

Darwin
 
22.1 23 34

Sunny

Weather News

Warning of 'dire consequences' for some Murray-Darling irrigators if water trade restricted

06:20 EDT

There are fears government intervention in the water market could have "dire consequences" for some Murray-Darling Basin irrigators but horticulture groups that lobbied the federal Water Minister for action on soaring water prices say it can't come soon enough.

Prime Minister and NSW Premier announce $1b funding for Wyangala, Dungowan dam projects

23:38 EDT

A billion-dollar package to upgrade or build new dams in drought-afflicted NSW regions is expected to put "bulldozers in the ground" next year, the Liberal-National coalition has said.

Array of weather for South Australia today

16:23 EDT

A large inland trough combined with a low-pressure system currently residing over the Great Australia Bight is resulting in a large array of weather today in South Australia.  An inland trough which has been moving east across the country over the past few days and is now situated just above Oodnadatta, stretching down to the coast around Adelaide.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 11/10 Sat 12/10 Sun 13/10

27.3°C

Darwin Ntc, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

43.2°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

42.8°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

42.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.5°C

Pardoo, WA
Avg: Rec:

-0.1°C

Fingal, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-3.9°C

Lake St Clair, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-4.1°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

-7.8°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

N 53km/h

Mt Read, Tas
Windiest

74km/h

Coondewanna, WA

92km/h

Cato Is, Qld

79km/h

Port Lincoln Ap, SA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

81.0mm

Gladstone, Qld
Avg: Rec:

48.2mm

Wooli Beach, NSW/ACT
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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