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National Summary

Onshore winds are triggering a few showers along southern coastal parts of SA and VIC. A large high pressure ridge is leading to stable conditions over most of the country. A cold front is causing strong winds, heavy rain and snow to 100m in TAS.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
9.0 5 17

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.3 7 11

Showers

Brisbane
 
14.9 7 20

Sunny

Perth
 
13.1 8 19

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
10.2 9 13

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
2.4 -2 9

Possible shower

Hobart
 
5.5 2 8

Showers

Darwin
 
23.9 17 31

Sunny

Weather News

Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears

19:04 EST

Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.

Ten people stranded in heavy snow rescued by helicopter from Tasmania's Mount Field national park

18:53 EST

Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.

Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator

16:30 EST

A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08

28.3°C

Broome Ntc, WA
Hottest

34.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.5°C

Middle Point, NT

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-8.1°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

WNW 88km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

148km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

146km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
-

1.0mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Wettest

55.2mm

Cabramurra, NSW/ACT

37.0mm

Kulin, WA

46.0mm

Gingin, WA

41.2mm

Warra, Tas
Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don, NT in 2014
Lowest -6.7°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2005
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti, NT in 1973
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1968
Highest 529.2mm at
Rainbow Beach, Qld in 2007
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