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National Summary

TC Frances is generating heavy rain, storms and strong winds in the northwest Top End. Brisk southwesterly winds in southeastern Australia are causing a few showers, mainly coastal. A high in the south is bringing light winds, resulting in a cool start to the day.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.0 11 21

Sunny

Melbourne
 
12.2 11 19

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
13.4 10 25

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
11.4 11 27

Sunny

Adelaide
 
12.9 11 20

Possible shower

Canberra
 
-0.4 1 18

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
12.7 9 18

Mostly cloudy

Darwin
 
24.6 24 30

Possible thunderstorm

Videos

Weather News

Late-season cyclone potential

16:30 EST

A tropical cyclone may form in Australian waters during the next 24 hours, although the system will have little impact on our mainland.

Wintry chill grips six states and territories

14:58 EST

Parts of eastern and southeast Australia experienced their coldest temperatures in at least six months this morning.

Hobart heritage buildings not built to withstand Tasmania's toughest wind speeds

11:20 EST

Tasmania's heritage buildings are taking a battering from gusty winds they were not designed to withstand.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 25/04 Wed 26/04 Thu 27/04

29.5°C

Rowley Shoals, WA
Hottest

37.8°C

Century Mine, Qld

38.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

36.0°C

Derby Ap, WA

40.2°C

Carnarvon Ap, WA

-2.9°C

Goulburn Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-1.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SSE 61km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
Windiest

103km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

103km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-

0.6mm last hr

Nuriootpa, SA
Wettest

65.0mm

Ngayawili, NT

50.5mm

Nhulunbuy, NT
 

222.4mm

Warruwi, NT
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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