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Sat 18:28 CST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Gusty westerly winds in the wake of a cold front are driving alpine snow and showers, some thundery, over VIC and TAS. A low pressure trough over inland WA is generating showers and thunderstorms. Another trough over QLD is causing showers and storms over the southeast, some inte

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.5 11 21

Sunny

Melbourne
 
12.8 9 17

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
22.2 17 29

Sunny

Perth
 
30.7 15 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
12.8 9 19

Increasing sunshine

Canberra
 
10.8 1 21

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
8.9 8 17

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
30.9 25 37

Sunny

Weather News

Storms rumble across QLD

17:14 EDT

Southeast Queensland residents wishing for a peaceful sleep-in this morning were disappointed, as storms began firing up around sunrise.

Cold start to the weekend for NSW

12:25 EDT

Large swathes of NSW awoke to a frigid morning on Saturday with temperatures dropping three-to-six degrees below average.

Irrigators slam Murray-Darling Basin Authority for releasing satellite images

11:44 EDT

Irrigators have slammed the Murray-Darling Basin Authority for releasing images of farm dams filled with water in drought-affected parts of the state, likening the move to the controversial "Aussie Farms" activist website.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 16/10 Thu 17/10 Fri 18/10

40.9°C

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.2°C

Urandangi, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

43.7°C

Bradshaw-Angallari, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

43.5°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-3.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-3.9°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-3.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-12.1°C

Lismore, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NW 83km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

100km/h

Gunnedah, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Green Cape, NSW/ACT

125km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

43.0mm

Mount George, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

22.0mm

Waterford, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

25.2mm

South Queenstown, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

38.6mm

Tin Can Bay, 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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