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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A low pressure trough is generating patchy rain across western and southern WA. A front is causing wind to strengthen in SA, TAS and VIC. A high is sending onshore winds and showers onto the QLD coast and is helping keep almost all of the rest of Australia dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
9.8 8 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.2 7 12

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
12.5 9 22

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
15.9 12 21

Late thunder

Adelaide
 
10.4 8 16

Late shower

Canberra
 
4.6 -1 12

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
10.8 7 15

Late shower

Darwin
 
21.7 20 33

Sunny

Weather News

Hunter graziers upbeat amidst better conditions

06:32 EST

Hunter graziers, buoyed by high cattle prices, are beginning to address a backlog of farm work that has built up during tough times.

Grantham floods inquiry: Former quarry owner Denis Wagner gives evidence

19:01 EST

The owner of a quarry which allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 Grantham flood says a safety bund appeared to be man made and may have been built without his knowledge.

Interior set to turn up the winter warmth this weekend

15:35 EST

Chilly weather will quickly turn to very warm and windy conditions this weekend over many parts of Australia's interior this weekend.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 27/07 Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07

26.4°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Hottest

36.3°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

35.0°C

Bidyadanga, WA

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-4.3°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-7.4°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-7.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
 

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

S 105km/h

Forrest, WA
Windiest

107km/h

Forrest, WA

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

107km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.2mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

51.4mm

Mt Read, Tas

39.0mm

Topaz, Qld
 

1150.8mm

Pine Hills, Qld
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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