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National Summary

Tropical Cyclone Frances is causing gusty showers in northern Kimberley. Brisk southwesterly winds are causing light coastal showers in the southeast. A high in the south is allowing mostly clear skies and a cool morning to much of southern and central AUS.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
13.0 11 23

Sunny

Melbourne
 
15.2 14 18

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
18.4 14 26

Sunny

Perth
 
12.9 9 27

Sunny

Adelaide
 
13.7 13 20

Drizzle

Canberra
 
2.1 2 19

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
13.8 11 17

Cloudy

Darwin
 
22.6 24 32

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

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.

Arid April in Perth

15:37 EST

Perth has not recorded any rainfall so far this month.

Flood assistance 'slow' as coordination issues dog federal-state response to WA disasters

14:08 EST

A Western Australian Government official says "our eyes widened" when the new administration faced federal-state cooperative issues tackling the state's storm recovery after months of damaging weather.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 26/04 Thu 27/04 Fri 28/04

29.0°C

Rowley Shoals, WA
Hottest

38.6°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

36.3°C

Derby Ap, WA

35.0°C

Mandora, WA

40.2°C

Carnarvon Ap, WA

-1.6°C

Goulburn Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-5.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-6.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

WSW 64km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

103km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

100km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

111km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

50.5mm

Nhulunbuy, NT

191.6mm

Pirlangimpi, NT
 

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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