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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough with a front in SA, VIC, TAS and southern NSW is triggering showers and storms. Unstable onshore flow from a high are producing showers and the odd storm along the eastern seaboard. Troughs in the northern tropics are causing showers. Mostly dry elsewhere under a high.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.3 18 26

Possible thunderstorm

Melbourne
 
19.6 15 21

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
21.0 19 29

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
18.7 13 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
18.4 15 21

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
15.6 14 23

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
15.5 13 19

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
29.9 25 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Wetter autumn ahead for western and southern Australia

12:53 EDT

Active northwest cloud bands may bring above average rainfall over the next few months across large areas of western and southern Australia.

Windy and wet in Victoria as thunderstorms develop

12:43 EDT

A trough and front currently moving across southern parts of the country should trigger showers and thunderstorms, with some storms in parts of Victoria likely to be severe.

Is summer over in Perth yet?

14:24 EDT

After unseasonably hot days in Perth this week, cooler temperatures bring relief with more autumn-like weather over the weekend.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 26/03 Fri 27/03 Sat 28/03

38.3°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

44.1°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.1°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.5°C

Onslow Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

45.1°C

Onslow Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

8.3°C

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

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.2°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

1.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

-15.4°C

Frederick Rf, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

NW 48km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

105km/h

Manjimup, WA

100km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

96km/h

Mount William, Vic
-

1.6mm last hr

Mullion, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

169.4mm

Cowley Beach, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

56.0mm

Cape Moreton, Qld
Avg: Rec:

75.0mm

Wootton, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

63.2mm

Port Macquarie Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
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 35.0°C at
Pardoo, WA in 2016
Lowest -7.2°C at
Kiandra Chalet, NSW/ACT in 1964
Highest 572.4mm at
Yeppoon, Qld in 1990
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