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National Summary

A trough and cold front moving over the southeast is triggering showers and storms over WA, SA, VIC and parts of southern NSW. A low and associated trough near the northern NSW coast is bringing rain. Generally dry and settled elsewhere under high pressure.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.7 15 24

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
18.7 15 21

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
24.6 17 27

Sunny

Perth
 
23.8 10 24

Sunny

Adelaide
 
21.1 13 22

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
23.9 6 26

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
18.5 12 20

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
33.0 23 35

Sunny

Videos

Weather News

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.

Hanging your laundry out to dry

09:55 EST

There are several things to consider when deciding whether to hang your clothes outside to dry.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/04 Mon 23/04 Tue 24/04

40.0°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Hottest

40.8°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap, WA

41.5°C

Pardoo, WA

46.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

46.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

7.1°C

Mt Read, Tas
Coldest

-2.6°C

Liawenee, Tas

0.1°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-1.6°C

Marrangaroo, NSW/ACT

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

NNW 40km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

88km/h

Forrest, WA

79km/h

Strathalbyn, SA

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

10.0mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

51.0mm

Ormiston, Qld

35.2mm

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT

55.4mm

Port Macquarie Ap, NSW/ACT

55.4mm

Port Macquarie Ap, 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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