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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs are triggering thunderstorms over central and eastern NSW and southern QLD, some severe. Another trough is generating the odd storm over central and southern SA. A trough in the southwest is bringing the odd light shower. A high is bringing settled conditions elsewhere.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.4 17 25

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
13.8 12 21

Increasing sunshine

Brisbane
 
20.1 18 27

Possible shower

Perth
 
18.0 12 24

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
20.3 19 31

Possible shower

Canberra
 
14.0 7 26

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
11.5 6 18

Sunny

Darwin
 
25.8 25 35

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Potential rain and storms for east coast next week

14:23 EST

Heavy rain and thunderstorms may affect parts of Australia's east coast next week.

Storms strike NSW

13:12 EST

Thunderstorms have developed over central and northern NSW and are likely to affect parts of Sydney this afternoon.

Drought in eastern Victoria forcing farmers to sell off half their herds as dams run dry

06:31 EST

It is so dry in eastern Victoria that farmer Chris Nixon is considering selling an entire herd of cattle.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/04 Tue 17/04 Wed 18/04

33.9°C

Learmonth, WA
Hottest

40.0°C

Pardoo, WA

41.5°C

Pardoo, WA

40.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

43.7°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

0.2°C

Liawenee, Tas
Coldest

-2.8°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

-1.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 37km/h

Bougainville Reef, Qld
Windiest

124km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

81km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

70km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld
-

0.6mm last hr

Keveline, NSW/ACT
Wettest

241.0mm

Euramo, Qld

89.0mm

Nashua, NSW/ACT

63.4mm

Ngukurr, NT

70.0mm

Walgett, NSW/ACT
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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