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National Summary

A trough in the west in generating a few showers over northern and western parts of the WA coast, extending into the NT. A cold front is bringing the odd shower to southern WA. Onshore winds in the east are bringing a few light showers along the NSW and QLD coasts.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.8 14 25

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
15.5 12 20

Late shower

Brisbane
 
19.9 15 26

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.5 10 25

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
15.7 13 20

Showers

Canberra
 
9.6 4 19

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
12.0 10 20

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
28.4 23 32

Mostly sunny

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Weather News

Colder showery change moving through southern states

16:08 EST

A front is bringing a colder showery change to southern Australia, dropping temperatures by five-to-10 degrees.

North Queensland chills

09:54 EST

Some inland areas of Northern Queensland have had their coldest April morning in at least 60 years.

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.

Extremes and Records

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

31.9°C

Bradshaw, NT
Hottest

36.3°C

Derby Ap, WA

36.0°C

Bedourie, Qld

35.4°C

Kowanyama Ap, Qld

40.2°C

Carnarvon Ap, WA

1.6°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-5.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-3.4°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-4.6°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

NW 59km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

111km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

83km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

0.8mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

191.6mm

Pirlangimpi, NT

28.6mm

Mt Read, Tas

16.4mm

Mackay, Qld

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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