Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A monsoon trough and intensifying low are causing rain, storms and wind to increase about the Gulf of Carpentaria. Other troughs are generating rain and storms in other parts of QLD, the NT and WA. The trough in the east is also causing a few showers in NSW, VIC and TAS.

State Weather

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Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.2 19 28

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
22.0 16 27

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
23.4 21 27

Showers

Perth
 
29.6 21 32

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
25.4 21 33

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
20.2 15 29

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
16.5 14 24

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.8 28 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Cyclone Esther expected to form in Gulf overnight near NT-Queensland border

17:54 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says Tropical Cyclone Esther is expected to form overnight and pass close to the tiny Northern Territory community of Robinson River on Monday.

Flooding rain spreads west across southern and central Queensland inland

16:47 EDT

More heavy rain is possible across Queensland's southern and central inland areas today in the wake of severe storms leading to flash flooding overnight.

Twin tropical cyclones odds on for northern Australia

15:17 EDT

Two active tropical cyclones are a high chance over northern Australian waters on Monday.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 20/02 Fri 21/02 Sat 22/02

37.6°C

Warburton, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.1°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

41.3°C

Rabbit Flat, NT
Avg: Rec:

41.0°C

Rabbit Flat, NT
Avg: Rec:

46.8°C

Richmond, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

8.4°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-0.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-1.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

0.8°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-4.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

SE 50km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Windiest

85km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

66km/h

Yeppoon, Qld

90km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
-

2.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

82.6mm

Upper Adelaide River, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

191.4mm

Yantumara, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

210.0mm

Barradeen Al, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

137.0mm

Mitchell, Qld
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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