Australian Weather

 

National Summary

A trough & TC Niran are generating showers, gusty winds & storms over north QLD, extending to eastern Top End. A low & trough are causing showers & storms over parts of southern WA, some intense. A strong cold front crossing TAS & southern VIC is bringing gusty winds & showers.

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
 
20.1 18 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
16.7 14 18

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
19.2 19 31

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
21.4 20 26

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
14.3 13 26

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
16.6 10 27

Sunny

Hobart
 
11.7 10 16

Possible shower

Darwin
 
23.0 27 33

Mostly sunny

Weather News

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13:28 EDT

Moree Farmer Oscar Pearse is relentlessly chirpy and upbeat in conversation, and with good reason.

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.

Extremes and Records

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

36.0°C

Kintore, NT
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:

0.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
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:
- -

-20.0°C

MCMURDO, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

WSW 85km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

116km/h

Arlington Reef, Qld

103km/h

Bougainville Reef, Qld

118km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-

14.6mm last hr

Noonamah, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

216.0mm

Cowley Beach, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

138.0mm

Archer River, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

149.4mm

Weipa, Qld
Avg: Rec:

129.0mm

McCluer Is, NT
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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