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National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Frances is causing gusty showers in northern Kimberley. Onshore southwesterly winds are causing light coastal showers in the southeast. A high over the south is generating mostly clear skies over much of southern and central AUS.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.5 11 23

Sunny

Melbourne
 
16.5 14 18

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
26.1 14 26

Sunny

Perth
 
25.7 9 27

Sunny

Adelaide
 
17.0 13 20

Cloudy

Canberra
 
17.0 2 19

Sunny

Hobart
 
17.0 11 17

Mostly cloudy

Darwin
 
30.6 24 32

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Fog and low cloud glooming southern Australia

14:41 EST

Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.

Dry taste for tropics

11:51 EST

The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.

BOM predicts a less destructive South Australian coastal storm season this year

18:26 EST

As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 26/04 Thu 27/04 Fri 28/04

33.9°C

Mardie, WA
Hottest

38.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

36.3°C

Derby Ap, WA

36.0°C

Bedourie, Qld

40.2°C

Carnarvon Ap, WA

4.9°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Coldest

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-5.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-3.0°C

Cooma Ap, NSW/ACT

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

WSW 48km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

103km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

111km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

50.5mm

Nhulunbuy, NT

191.6mm

Pirlangimpi, NT

29.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

29.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
Australia's Records for April
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Marble Bar, WA in 1928
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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