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National Summary

Coastal troughs and onshore winds over southeastern QLD and northeastern NSW are triggering showers and thunderstorms. A cold front crossing VIC and TAS is bringing gusty showers. A low and trough over western WA is generating showers and the odd thunderstorm.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.6 17 20

Late shower

Melbourne
 
15.0 11 18

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
22.2 17 27

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.6 14 26

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
14.3 11 24

Sunny

Canberra
 
11.7 8 19

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
11.7 10 18

Cloudy

Darwin
 
25.6 22 34

Mostly sunny

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Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 23/04 Tue 24/04 Wed 25/04

31.8°C

Paraburdoo Ap, WA
Hottest

41.5°C

Pardoo, WA

46.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

40.5°C

Roebourne Ap, WA

46.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-0.5°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Coldest

0.1°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-1.6°C

Marrangaroo, NSW/ACT

0.5°C

Eyre, WA

-5.2°C

Liawenee, Tas

NW 70km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Strathalbyn, SA

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

109km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.2mm last hr

Strahan Ap, Tas
Wettest

35.2mm

Lord Howe Is Ap, NSW/ACT

55.4mm

Port Macquarie Ap, NSW/ACT

69.8mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA

70.0mm

Christmas Island Ap, WA
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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