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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front and trough over WA and SA are causing a few showers and storms and drawing heat into southeast SA. A trough in the southwest is triggering showers. A high in the southeast is bringing settled conditions. Onshore winds on the northern NSW and QLD coasts are causing showers

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.8 17 25

Sunny

Melbourne
 
29.1 11 30

Sunny

Brisbane
 
21.9 20 26

Showers

Perth
 
17.1 9 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
30.2 22 34

Windy

Canberra
 
24.7 11 26

Sunny

Hobart
 
21.7 9 23

Sunny

Darwin
 
31.9 24 34

Sunny

Weather News

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.

Snow falls in WA in April for first time in 49 years as Good Friday cold blast turns Bluff Knoll white

11:47 EST

Western Australia's south-west received an unexpected surprise on Good Friday, with snowfall on Bluff Knoll in the Stirling Ranges.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/04 Thu 18/04 Fri 19/04

37.3°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

40.7°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

41.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

39.9°C

Pardoo, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.3°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

10.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-3.9°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-7.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

N 50km/h

Tasman Island, Tas
Windiest

112km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

92km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
-
no rain last hr Wettest

128.0mm

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

52.8mm

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

100.8mm

Bingil Bay, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

52.0mm

Beerburrum, Qld
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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