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National Summary

A trough in the east is causing the odd shower and storm, mainly offshore. Another trough is triggering showers over southern and northwestern SA and western VIC. An approaching front in the southwest is bringing the odd shower and storm to western parts of WA.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
22.2 18 24

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
15.3 11 23

Fog then sunny

Brisbane
 
24.6 18 26

Possible shower

Perth
 
16.0 13 26

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
27.4 19 28

Thunderstorms clearing

Canberra
 
18.0 8 24

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
14.4 9 21

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
30.3 25 36

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

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East coast rain and storm update

16:45 EST

Heavy rain, thunderstorms and damaging winds are all possible in parts of eastern Australia next week.

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

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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.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 18/04 Thu 19/04 Fri 20/04

33.2°C

Century Mine, Qld
Hottest

40.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

40.3°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

43.7°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

7.9°C

Fingal, Tas
Coldest

-1.3°C

Liawenee, Tas

-3.9°C

Liawenee, Tas

-1.0°C

Butlers Gorge, Tas

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

SE 35km/h

Cape Flattery, Qld
Windiest

70km/h

Cape Moreton, Qld

88km/h

Wiluna Airport, WA

79km/h

Neptune Island, SA
-

0.2mm last hr

Omeo, Vic
Wettest

63.4mm

Ngukurr, NT

70.0mm

Walgett, NSW/ACT

28.0mm

Cape Moreton, Qld

32.0mm

Newcastle, 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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