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National Summary

A trough and cold front moving over the southeast is triggering showers and storms over SA, VIC and parts of TAS. A low and associated trough over the northern NSW coast is bringing rain. Another front is approaching the southwest, causing a few showers to develop.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.5 15 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
19.8 15 21

Drizzle clearing

Brisbane
 
21.5 17 27

Possible shower

Perth
 
19.7 10 24

Sunny

Adelaide
 
18.7 13 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
15.2 6 26

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
19.7 12 20

Cloudy

Darwin
 
30.3 23 35

Sunny

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Weather News

ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

What will the weather be like for dawn services and ANZAC Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

Australian researchers have found corals build "cloud umbrellas" to protect themselves from the scorching sun, and say coral loss through bleaching events could have wider ramifications for weather and agricultural production along the Queensland coast.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/04 Sun 22/04 Mon 23/04

38.8°C

Marble Bar, WA
Hottest

40.5°C

Pardoo, WA

40.8°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

41.5°C

Pardoo, WA

46.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

7.4°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

-0.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

-2.6°C

Liawenee, Tas

0.1°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 70km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

77km/h

Cape Byron, NSW/ACT

88km/h

Forrest, WA

79km/h

Strathalbyn, SA
-

3.8mm last hr

Ballina Ap, NSW/ACT
Wettest

46.8mm

Ballina Ap, NSW/ACT

51.0mm

Ormiston, Qld

35.2mm

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT

34.6mm

Evans Head, 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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