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National Summary

A front and trough over SA and moving into NSW and VIC are causing a few showers and storms. A high in the southeast is bringing settled conditions. Onshore winds on the northern NSW and QLD coasts are causing showers. High pressure is bringing settled conditions elsewhere

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.5 17 26

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
21.0 19 26

Possible thunderstorm

Brisbane
 
23.0 20 27

Possible shower

Perth
 
6.0 5 22

Sunny

Adelaide
 
14.9 15 20

Showers

Canberra
 
15.5 11 25

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
14.1 12 26

Late shower

Darwin
 
27.0 25 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Easter Monday rain for drought-weary NW NSW and SW QLD

08:36 EST

Some much needed rainfall is on the way for far northwestern parts of New South Wales and southwest Queensland.

Temperatures soar in Adelaide for second day ahead of imminent cold front

14:47 EST

As large parts of South Australia swelter through yet another day of above 30-degree heat, it is hard to believe that temperatures are expected to plummet into Easter Sunday by as much as 15 degrees.

Brisbane's wet long weekend

12:33 EST

Over the next week, Brisbane is expected to receive periods of rain each day with unstable onshore winds.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 18/04 Fri 19/04 Sat 20/04

30.0°C

Coconut Island, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

39.9°C

Pardoo, WA
Avg: Rec:

39.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.3°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

0.8°C

Collie East, WA
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-3.9°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

3.0°C

Maydena, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-7.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

SE 51km/h

Bedout Island, WA
Windiest

92km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

98km/h

Mount William, Vic
-

1.8mm last hr

Kuitpo, SA
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

52.8mm

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

100.8mm

Bingil Bay, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.0mm

Lake Victoria, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

0.2mm

Smoky Cape, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
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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