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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A deepening low pressure in the north is producing rain and some storms, heavy over far north QLD. Moist onshore winds are directing showers over parts of the QLD and NSW coast. A trough in the west is causing showers and storms, some severe with wind, heavy rain and hail.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.0 15 25

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
17.9 14 22

Showers increasing

Brisbane
 
21.8 16 26

Possible shower

Perth
 
27.0 14 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
22.5 16 21

Rain

Canberra
 
17.7 8 22

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
13.5 12 20

Possible shower

Darwin
 
30.5 24 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Far north QLD gets a drenching

09:31 EST

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More rain headed for South Australia

11:21 EST

While thundery clouds and showers are clearing over South Australia over the weekend, more rainfall is headed to the southern and southeastern parts of the country early next week.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 20/04 Fri 21/04 Sat 22/04

37.4°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Hottest

37.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

38.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

40.2°C

Carnarvon Ap, WA

6.5°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

0.7°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

2.3°C

Eyre, WA

0.2°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-4.6°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 48km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Windiest

88km/h

Mount William, Vic

90km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

64km/h

Cato Is, Qld
-
no rain last hr Wettest

103.2mm

Woomelang, Vic

72.0mm

Echuca, Vic

155.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

155.2mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA
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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