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National Summary

A low and trough in WA are generating flooding rain and storms over the western interior. A low is deepening off the northern QLD coast, causing wind and rain to increase. A high in the southeast is bringing clear and stable conditions to most of TAS and VIC.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.9 18 25

Late shower

Melbourne
 
19.0 18 26

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
22.2 22 29

Possible shower

Perth
 
18.9 15 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
23.0 21 30

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
13.7 11 22

Possible shower

Hobart
 
13.5 12 20

Possible shower

Darwin
 
25.3 25 32

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

01:43 EDT

A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Cyclone brewing in north Queensland prompting new residents to prepare early

16:26 EDT

Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.

Sydney's sodden March

14:34 EDT

Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03

32.8°C

Windorah, Qld
Hottest

42.8°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.5°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.0°C

Urandangi, Qld

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

6.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

3.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

0.1°C

Liawenee, Tas
 

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

E 57km/h

Marion Rf, Qld
Windiest

92km/h

Norah Head, NSW/ACT

94km/h

Port Hedland Ap, WA

85km/h

Lihou Reef, Qld
-

2.2mm last hr

Beerburrum, Qld
Wettest

133.0mm

Mount Jukes, Qld

175.0mm

Mackay North, Qld
 

384.0mm

Cape Fourcroy, NT
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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