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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low and associated trough are generating storms and showers over parts of WA. A monsoon trough continues to cause showers and storms over the tropics. Troughs in the east are bringing showers and the odd storm to NSW and QLD.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.4 20 24

Late shower

Melbourne
 
21.9 15 24

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
27.7 22 28

Possible shower

Perth
 
19.1 17 24

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
22.2 17 29

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
18.9 13 21

Showers

Hobart
 
14.7 12 17

Drizzle clearing

Darwin
 
25.3 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Asperitas: How a Tasmanian geologist helped classify a new type of cloud

11:20 EDT

Gary McArthur's head has always been in the clouds.

Skies light up after storms

08:28 EDT

It was a golden end to a stormy afternoon in many parts of Australia yesterday as the setting sun painted the sky orange.

Sydney weather: Thousands without power after severe storm cuts power to homes

02:04 EDT

Thousands of homes and businesses in Sydney's west will remain without power overnight, following a severe thunderstorm which brought heavy rainfall and damaging winds.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/03 Tue 21/03 Wed 22/03

35.4°C

Windorah, Qld
Hottest

40.8°C

Rabbit Flat, NT

41.7°C

Urandangi, Qld

43.0°C

Urandangi, Qld

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

6.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

6.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

4.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

4.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

S 46km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
Windiest

116km/h

Longreach Ap, Qld

81km/h

Hopetoun Ap, Vic

92km/h

Norah Head, NSW/ACT
-

0.2mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

136.4mm

Samuel Hill Ap, Qld

224.4mm

Yeppoon, Qld

77.0mm

Proserpine Ap, Qld

77.0mm

Proserpine Ap, Qld
Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.8°C at
Roebourne, WA in 1998
Lowest -0.9°C at
Mt Wellington, Tas in 1995
Highest 34.0°C at
Mardie, WA in 1973
Lowest -7.2°C at
Kiandra Chalet, NSW/ACT in 1964
Highest 572.4mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1990
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