Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough & TC Niran are generating rain, gusty winds & storms over north QLD. A low & trough are causing showers & storms over parts of southwest WA, some intense. A trough over northeast NSW & southeast QLD is producing a few showers. Cool winds are bringing showers to west TAS.

State Weather

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Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales/ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
23.1 16 27

Sunny

Melbourne
 
16.2 12 21

Cloudy

Brisbane
 
22.6 21 27

Clearing shower

Perth
 
23.0 20 25

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
18.9 11 26

Sunny

Canberra
 
18.7 9 27

Sunny

Hobart
 
19.7 13 21

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
30.1 27 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Cyclone Niran turns 'severe'

10:23 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Niran has strengthened into a category 3 severe tropical cyclone over the Coral Sea, with wind gusts hitting 165km/h near its core.

Severe storms hitting WA

15:51 EDT

A mass of tropical air is plunging over Western Australia today, causing heavy rain and severe thunderstorms across the state's western and southwestern inland.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 01/03 Tue 02/03 Wed 03/03

34.6°C

Century Mine, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

42.9°C

Birdsville, Qld
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Oodnadatta, SA
Avg: Rec:

42.6°C

Kintore, NT
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Oodnadatta, SA
Avg: Rec:

5.6°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.2°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-5.5°C

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

-1.7°C

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

-5.5°C

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

WSW 88km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

116km/h

Arlington Reef, Qld

103km/h

Bougainville Reef, Qld

118km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-

7.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

216.0mm

Cowley Beach, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

138.0mm

Archer River, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

87.0mm

Weipa, Qld
Avg: Rec:

87.0mm

Weipa, Qld
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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