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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A front is bringing strong, cold, showery winds to TAS, southern SA, VIC and far southern NSW. Showers are falling as snow to 400 metres in TAS, 700 metres in VIC and 900 metres in NSW. A trough is generating patchy light rain in western WA. A high is keeping the rest mainly dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
16.0 6 17

Windy

Melbourne
 
11.1 9 13

Clearing shower

Brisbane
 
18.8 11 21

Sunny

Perth
 
17.3 12 21

Rain

Adelaide
 
15.7 8 15

Clearing shower

Canberra
 
9.0 -3 9

Possible shower

Hobart
 
7.8 4 9

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
30.8 21 32

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Australian Ski resorts going under cover

13:02 EST

Australia's ski resorts are finally becoming covered by fresh, natural snow, a result of the first decent cold blast in a few weeks.

Young and in drought: why farmers and young entrepreneurs stay on in regional and remote Australia

11:51 EST

There's rarely a time when the world's driest continent is not faced with a drought.

Insurers may be 'named and shamed' over delays in storm payouts

11:36 EST

Hunter Valley residents say there is a growing divide between those who have received insurance payouts, and those still fighting for money, 10 weeks after the deadly April super storm hit the region.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 29/06 Tue 30/06 Wed 01/07

32.1°C

Middle Point, NT
Hottest

33.1°C

Pirlangimpi, NT

33.9°C

Middle Point, NT

34.0°C

Middle Point, NT

34.0°C

Middle Point, NT

-4.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-6.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-6.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

SW 85km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

103km/h

Forrest, WA

103km/h

Forrest, WA

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

0.6mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Wettest

151.0mm

Topaz, Qld

32.4mm

Lockhart River Ap, Qld

28.0mm

Warra, Tas

28.0mm

Warra, Tas
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 26.9°C at
Cocos Island Ap, WA in 1984
Lowest -19.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2010
Highest 384.3mm at
Nambour, Qld in 1973
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