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National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Frances is rain and gales, mainly off the Kimberley coast. An approaching cold front is causing showers to develop in the southwest. A large high in the south is bringing settled conditions over a majority of the country, leading to foggy and cool mornings inland

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.6 15 22

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
13.9 11 19

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
14.8 14 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
9.5 11 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
14.7 12 20

Cloudy

Canberra
 
4.6 4 19

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
6.7 7 19

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
21.8 22 32

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Fog and low cloud glooming southern Australia

14:41 EST

Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.

Dry taste for tropics

11:51 EST

The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.

BOM predicts a less destructive South Australian coastal storm season this year

18:26 EST

As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 27/04 Fri 28/04 Sat 29/04

28.9°C

Rowley Shoals, WA
Hottest

36.3°C

Derby Ap, WA

36.0°C

Bedourie, Qld

35.0°C

Kowanyama Ap, Qld

40.2°C

Carnarvon Ap, WA

-4.5°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-5.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-3.4°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

SE 44km/h

Hamilton Island Ap, Qld
Windiest

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

111km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

83km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

1.8mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

191.6mm

Pirlangimpi, NT

28.6mm

Mt Read, Tas
 

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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