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WA
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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front and troughs in WA and western SA are cuasing storms, areas of heavy rain and gusty winds while bring hot gusty winds to SA. A clearing high in the southeast is bringing dry and settled conditions. Onshore winds on the northern NSW and QLD coasts are causing showers.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.9 17 25

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
10.4 11 30

Sunny

Brisbane
 
19.6 20 26

Showers

Perth
 
7.2 9 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
22.5 22 34

Windy

Canberra
 
12.0 11 26

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
7.7 9 23

Sunny

Darwin
 
25.3 24 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Good Friday cold blast in Albany brings April snow to WA for first time in 49 years

01:38 EST

Western Australia's south west has received an unexpected surprise this Good Friday, with snowfall on Bluff Knoll in the Stirling Range.

Perth homes damaged, power cut as severe cold front tears across south-west WA

17:23 EST

A severe cold front has brought damaging winds, heavy rainfall and plummeting temperatures to Perth and southern WA, with thousands of properties blacked out and the roof of one house ripped off.

Wintery front blasts Western Australia

14:56 EST

In what is shaping up to be the coldest April day in more than four decades for some parts of Western Australia, the Easter weekend will likely remain cold for much of the southwest of the state.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/04 Thu 18/04 Fri 19/04

29.2°C

Broome Ntc, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

40.7°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

41.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

39.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.3°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

-0.7°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-3.9°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

-7.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

S 48km/h

Barrow Island, WA
Windiest

112km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

92km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
-

0.4mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

128.0mm

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

52.8mm

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
 

169.0mm

Mt Sophia, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
Australia's Records for April
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.1°C at
Minnipa, SA in 2016
Lowest -5.6°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1978
Highest 32.0°C at
Pannawonica, WA in 1981
Lowest -17.4°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 1991
Highest 800.9mm at
Port Douglas, Qld in 1911
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