Several cold fronts tracked across southeastern Australia, generating moderate falls, while broad low pressure troughs generated showers and storms in the coastal northern tropics.
Tropical cyclone Iris generated moderate falls along Queensland’s east coast. A surface trough across northern Australia produced thunderstorms with moderate falls about the Kimberley, the Top End and the Cape York Peninsula.
The remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Nora, embedded on a surface trough, produced moderate falls in the northern tropics. Tropical cyclone Iris formed in the Coral Sea, and is generating moderate to locally heavy falls about the north tropical and central Queensland coasts.
Broad areas of low pressure across eastern Australia produced showers and storms with moderate to heavy falls in eastern Queensland and New South Wales.
Tropical cyclone Kelvin made landfall between Broome and Port Hedland in Western Australia on 18 February, and brought very heavy rainfall to the western Kimberley. Broad areas of low pressure across western, northern and eastern Australia produced showers and storms.
Broad areas of low pressure across northern Australia produced storms and showers. A deepening surface trough and low pressure system inland of the west coast of Western Australia produced moderate falls.
A monsoon trough brought continued heavy rain over the Cape York Peninsula. Moderate falls recorded from showers associated with surface and upper level troughs over the north, eastern Queensland, and parts of central and southern Australia.
An active monsoon trough and associated tropical low produced moderate to heavy rainfall in northern Australia during the week. Surface troughs produced showers and moderate falls in parts of the west and east. The highest weekly total was 716 mm at Humpty Doo in the Darwin–Daly District of the Northern Territory.
An active monsoon trough produced moderate to heavy rainfall in far northern Australia during the week. Surface and upper level troughs brought moderate falls to the western half of Western Australia.
Thunderstorms and showers produced moderate falls in southeastern Australia.