Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A broad trough is generating rain over TAS, eastern NSW & southern QLD as well as a few storms over inland NSW. A front in the southwest is causing showers over southern WA. A low and trough in the north is triggering the odd shower and storm over northern WA and parts of the NT.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.2 19 25

Rain

Melbourne
 
16.9 15 21

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
27.6 19 29

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
23.0 16 24

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
25.1 13 23

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
19.4 15 18

Possible thunderstorm

Hobart
 
15.2 15 19

Rain clearing

Darwin
 
32.4 26 33

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Weather forecasts are not immune to COVID-19

13:19 EDT

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) is concerned about the impact COVID-19 is having on international weather forecasts and climate monitoring.

Australian agriculture bounces back to life as BOM heralds wet start to 2020

12:30 EDT

Parts of eastern Australia have seen the wettest start to a year in nearly a decade, sending agricultural production bursting back to life.

Another wet month for parched Murray-Darling Basin

15:54 EDT

For the first time since 2017, the Murray-Darling Basin has just had back-to-back months with above average rain.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 30/03 Tue 31/03 Wed 01/04

40.3°C

Roebourne Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.8°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

42.8°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

41.3°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

41.3°C

Marble Bar, WA
Avg: Rec:

7.1°C

Mt Buller, Vic
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.6°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Avg: Rec:

1.4°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

3.0°C

Meningie, SA
Avg: Rec:

1.4°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

NW 62km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

85km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

98km/h

Manjimup, WA

105km/h

Manjimup, WA
-

3.0mm last hr

Fingal, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

47.0mm

Topaz, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

40.4mm

Coconut Island, Qld
Avg: Rec:

67.6mm

Lima East, Vic
Avg: Rec:
- -

65.8mm

Fingal, Tas
Avg: Rec:
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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