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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough is triggering showers and storms over NSW and southern QLD while a vigorous front brings frosty gales and showers to SA, VIC, and TAS. A high pressure ridge is keeping most of WA clear and cool. A low near the NT Top End is bringing strong winds and rain.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.9 16 22

Windy with showers

Melbourne
 
12.6 10 14

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
22.3 17 26

Possible thunderstorm

Perth
 
8.4 10 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
11.2 10 17

Possible shower

Canberra
 
12.1 9 13

Showers

Hobart
 
8.7 8 13

Showers easing

Darwin
 
25.6 24 33

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Freezing nights to come for Canberra

15:06 EST

Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.

Warm oceans fuelling late end to big wet season

14:26 EST

Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.

Great Barrier Reef: Making clouds brighter could help to curb coral bleaching, scientists say

14:21 EST

Marine scientists have upped the ante in their fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the devastating effects of coral bleaching.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 23/04 Mon 24/04 Tue 25/04

29.8°C

Troughton Island, WA
Hottest

38.4°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

39.8°C

Georgetown Ap, Qld

38.0°C

Century Mine, Qld

40.2°C

Carnarvon Ap, WA

-1.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

1.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

1.5°C

Jarrahwood, WA

19.0°C

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT

-4.6°C

Liawenee, Tas

SSW 74km/h

Cape Grim, Tas
Windiest

103km/h

Newman Ap, WA

105km/h

Mt Hotham, Vic

101km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

0.4mm last hr

Coldstream Comparison, Vic
Wettest

82.8mm

Manna Vale, WA

84.4mm

Horn Island, Qld

0.0mm

Rainbow Beach, Qld

1.0mm

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT
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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