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National Summary

A low pressure trough and deep cold front is triggering showers and a few thunderstorms over VIC, NSW and TAS. Onshore winds along the northern QLD coast are delivering the odd shower. Skies are generally clear in the west and north under a high pressure system.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
18.2 11 19

Windy

Melbourne
 
11.9 6 12

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
22.6 12 23

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
15.5 6 21

Late shower

Adelaide
 
11.4 7 13

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
8.8 1 11

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
9.6 5 11

Possible shower

Darwin
 
30.6 22 33

Mostly sunny

Videos

Weather News

Wet weekend ahead for Perth, South West as trio of cold fronts loom

19:07 EST

Gusty showers, storms and a huge swell will hit Perth and the south-west of the state over the weekend as three cold fronts approach Western Australia in rapid succession.

Another frosty weekend ahead

13:48 EST

There have been some remarkably low temperatures recorded across Australia during the last week and more frosty starts are just around the corner.

Great Barrier Reef coral recovery slows significantly over 18-year period

12:31 EST

Over the last three decades the Great Barrier Reef has been hit by a series of intense cyclones, bleaching, crown of thorn starfish outbreaks and flood events that have caused well-documented, but reparable damage.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 17/07 Wed 18/07 Thu 19/07

32.8°C

Kalumburu, WA
Hottest

35.0°C

Oenpelli Airport, NT

35.1°C

Kalumburu, WA

42.0°C

Ngukurr, NT

42.0°C

Ngukurr, NT

-4.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-5.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-7.2°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT

-5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-12.0°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

WNW 74km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

144km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas

122km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

120km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.0mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

49.5mm

Zeehan, Tas

77.4mm

Mt Read, Tas

25.0mm

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

25.4mm

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Australia's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.5°C at
Tindal, NT in 1995
Lowest -6.9°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1978
Highest 27.1°C at
Cocos Island Ap, WA in 2016
Lowest -19.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2010
Highest 384.3mm at
Nambour, Qld in 1973
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