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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough extending from the tropics to the southeast interior is triggering showers and a few storms, mainly in the Top End and southwest NSW. Onshore winds are pushing showers over the NSW and QLD coasts. High pressure and dry air is keeping much of the south and west clear.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
21.2 17 21

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
17.2 9 22

Sunny

Brisbane
 
25.5 19 27

Mostly cloudy

Perth
 
24.9 17 33

Sunny

Adelaide
 
19.3 11 23

Sunny

Canberra
 
16.5 9 19

Possible shower

Hobart
 
15.8 6 20

Sunny

Darwin
 
26.6 25 31

Possible thunderstorm

Weather News

Perth Easter weekend weather forecast to be among hottest on record as police caution beachgoers

19:12 EST

Beachgoers have been urged to stick to social distancing rules this Easter long weekend with Perth and parts of the South West set to experience potentially record-breaking heat.

Vanuatu faces 12-month recovery as Cyclone Harold heads for Fiji

15:09 EST

Disaster officials in the small Pacific nation of Vanuatu are working around the clock to assess the damage that a category five cyclone has caused to remote islands, as Cyclone Harold heads for Fiji.

More rain on the way as parts of NSW recover from drought

10:22 EST

More than 15 percent of NSW has come out of drought since the end of last year, with more useful rain on the way in the coming days.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 06/04 Tue 07/04 Wed 08/04

31.5°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

40.4°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

38.0°C

West Roebuck, WA
Avg: Rec:

37.0°C

Bradshaw-Angallari, NT
Avg: Rec:
- -

41.5°C

Warmun, WA
Avg: Rec:

4.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.5°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-2.0°C

Lake Leake, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-3.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

E 40km/h

Cabramurra, NSW/ACT
Windiest

77km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

68km/h

Troughton Island, WA

77km/h

Derby Ap, WA
-

1.4mm last hr

Jervis Bay, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

59.2mm

Low Isles, Qld
Avg: Rec:

62.0mm

Drysdale River, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

89.0mm

Central Arnhem, NT
Avg: Rec:

89.4mm

Central Arnhem, NT
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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