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National Summary

A cold front is crossing the southeast, causing showers and brisk winds over western TAS and parts of VIC. A trough in the west is maintaining warm conditions in the northwest and a few storms inland. A high in the south is bringing mostly settled conditions.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.7 17 24

Windy

Melbourne
 
14.7 12 18

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
22.2 16 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
11.1 11 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
13.9 13 21

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
12.0 8 24

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
12.9 10 16

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
27.2 23 34

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Myer Hobart store beats flood and fire, but market conditions may be toughest foe

17:03 EST

It has risen again from the ashes and has emerged from a devastating flood — but the challenge for the latest incarnation of Myer's Hobart store is simply to get people to shop there.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

14:41 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Dry autumn for Murray-Darling

13:47 EST

With just over a month left until the end of autumn, it's shaping up to be a very dry season for most of the Murray-Darling Basin.

Extremes and Records

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

30.0°C

Browse Is, WA
Hottest

41.5°C

Pardoo, WA

46.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

46.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

0.9°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

0.1°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-1.6°C

Marrangaroo, NSW/ACT

9.0°C

Quirindi, NSW/ACT

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 92km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Strathalbyn, SA

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

109km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.0mm last hr

Omeo, Vic
Wettest

35.2mm

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT

55.4mm

Port Macquarie Ap, NSW/ACT

0.0mm

Quirindi, NSW/ACT

0.0mm

Quirindi, NSW/ACT
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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