Australian Weather

Qld
Thu 19:02 EST
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National Summary

Troughs are triggering showers and thunderstorms over parts of QLD, eastern NSW, NT, SA, and northern and southeast WA, some intense. Troughs are also maintaining heat across northern Australia, mainly in the northwest. A dry trough over WA is pushing heat to the coast.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.6 16 26

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
15.6 12 23

Rain developing

Brisbane
 
21.2 19 27

Possible shower

Perth
 
19.9 12 26

Sunny

Adelaide
 
22.2 16 24

Showers

Canberra
 
16.2 11 25

Possible shower

Hobart
 
11.8 9 18

Late shower

Darwin
 
30.8 26 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Thunderstorm asthma strikes early in Riverina, emergency department on alert

18:57 EDT

Emergency departments in southern New South Wales are preparing for an increase in people needing treatment for thunderstorm asthma, with dangerous conditions expected over the weekend.

Days of rain and storms in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra

12:51 EDT

A multi-state thunderstorm outbreak will impact Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra later this week, with severe storms possible.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 19/10 Tue 20/10 Wed 21/10

39.7°C

Fitzroy Crossing, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.8°C

Julia Creek, Qld
Avg: Rec:

41.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing, WA
Avg: Rec:

42.4°C

Ngukurr, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

43.6°C

Roebourne Airport, WA
Avg: Rec:

3.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-0.6°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.8°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-0.2°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

-5.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

NNW 46km/h

Oodnadatta, SA
Windiest

66km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

72km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

94km/h

Rockhampton Ap, Qld
-

10.4mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

31.6mm

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

39.8mm

Melrose, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

63.0mm

Mount Kroombit, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

52.0mm

Williamson, 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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