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National Summary

A low and trough in WA are generating rain and storms over the west, leading to flooding in the Pilbara and inland Gascoyne. A monsoon trough is causing showers and storms in the tropics. Troughs in the east are bringing potentially severe storms to parts of QLD and NSW.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.8 19 23

Rain clearing

Melbourne
 
21.2 14 26

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
26.5 22 30

Possible shower

Perth
 
22.2 15 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
26.2 18 32

Mostly cloudy

Canberra
 
15.6 11 23

Mostly cloudy

Hobart
 
14.9 11 19

Mostly cloudy

Darwin
 
28.2 25 31

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Tropical cyclone off Queensland coast highly possible, expected to make landfall, BOM forecasts

17:59 EDT

A tropical low off north Queensland has a high chance of developing into a cyclone and making landfall by early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Queensland cyclone threat

15:39 EDT

Queensland may see its first tropical cyclone in two years in coming days, although the situation is still hard to call.

BOM weather: Six questions you've always wanted to ask a meteorologist

14:27 EDT

It runs one of the most-viewed websites in Australia and broadcasts its weather forecasts and warnings around the country each day.

Extremes and Records

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

39.7°C

Urandangi, Qld
Hottest

40.8°C

Rabbit Flat, NT

41.7°C

Urandangi, Qld

42.8°C

Urandangi, Qld

44.6°C

Mandora, WA

6.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

6.3°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

4.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

3.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-2.1°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 46km/h

Port Hedland Ap, WA
Windiest

116km/h

Longreach Ap, Qld

81km/h

Hopetoun Ap, Vic

92km/h

Norah Head, NSW/ACT
-
no rain last hr Wettest

136.4mm

Samuel Hill Ap, Qld

224.4mm

Yeppoon, Qld

133.0mm

Mount Jukes, Qld

105.2mm

Port Hedland Ap, WA
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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