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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
 
20.7 17 26

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
20.3 19 26

Possible thunderstorm

Brisbane
 
22.3 20 27

Possible shower

Perth
 
5.8 5 22

Sunny

Adelaide
 
15.6 15 20

Showers

Canberra
 
14.0 11 25

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.8 12 26

Late shower

Darwin
 
26.2 25 34

Mostly 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
Thu 18/04 Fri 19/04 Sat 20/04

28.7°C

Browse Is, WA
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:

1.3°C

Collie East, WA
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-3.9°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas
Avg: Rec:
 

-7.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

ESE 51km/h

Bedout Island, WA
Windiest

92km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA

98km/h

Mount William, Vic
-

1.2mm last hr

Innisfail Aerodrome, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

52.8mm

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:

100.8mm

Bingil Bay, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -
 

169.0mm

Mt Sophia, 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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