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National Summary

A trough over WA, southwestern NT and western SA is triggering the odd shower and thunderstorm. Onshore winds in the wake of a front is bringing a few showers to southeast SA, southern VIC and TAS. High pressure will bring a clear and sunny day to the southeast.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.9 13 23

Sunny

Melbourne
 
13.3 10 18

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
24.5 16 25

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.3 14 23

Increasing sunshine

Adelaide
 
22.1 9 25

Sunny

Canberra
 
20.7 4 25

Sunny

Hobart
 
17.9 8 20

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
34.8 24 35

Sunny

Weather News

Don't forget water! City residents urged to get emergency kits ready

09:06 EDT

Emergency authorities say complacent city dwellers need to learn from their regional cousins and have an emergency kit ready for when a natural disaster strikes, including three days' worth of water.

These drought-hit young people feel forgotten, but they're speaking up with their ideas on dealing with the dry

06:09 EDT

Olivia Twyford is determined the voices of young Australians will be heard when it comes to the impact of the drought.

Centenarian celebrates 100 years with a long view of declining dairy, drought, and strong Biggenden community

15:21 EDT

With a strong dairy industry, no mobile phones, and more horses than cars, life was a lot simpler in 1919 when Ivy Seymore was born in Biggenden.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 18/10 Sat 19/10 Sun 20/10

37.5°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
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Hottest

43.5°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
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43.1°C

McArthur River, NT
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44.1°C

Douglas River, NT
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44.1°C

Douglas River, NT
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9.4°C

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
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Coldest

-3.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
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-4.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
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-1.0°C

Marrangaroo, NSW/ACT
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- -

-7.8°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

NW 68km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

125km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

112km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

107km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

25.2mm

South Queenstown, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

50.0mm

Mungar Gayndah St, Qld
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- -

27.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
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27.4mm

Mt Read, Tas
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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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