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National Summary

A trough over the nation's south is generating showers across southeast SA, VIC and southern NSW, with snow on the alpine peaks. Moist onshore winds are pushing the odd light shower over tropical QLD and southwest WA. A high is keeping elsewhere generally dry and sunny.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
10.0 7 16

Late shower

Melbourne
 
9.2 8 14

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
14.7 10 22

Sunny

Perth
 
15.6 11 19

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
11.9 9 16

Possible shower

Canberra
 
2.9 -3 12

Late shower

Hobart
 
4.5 3 10

Clearing shower

Darwin
 
24.6 20 30

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Drought worries grow in Victoria, South Australia with some areas having lowest rainfall on record

17:22 EST

Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters are warning.

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce 'takes on board' concern that farmers are struggling to access drought loans

15:53 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has indicated he might be prepared to consider changes to improve the Federal Government's concessional loans scheme for drought-hit farmers.

Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration

14:44 EST

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 03/07 Sat 04/07 Sun 05/07

27.4°C

Jabiru Ap, NT
Hottest

33.5°C

Middle Point, NT

32.6°C

Middle Point, NT

33.3°C

Gascoyne Junction, WA

34.1°C

Middle Point, NT

-4.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-7.3°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

-8.0°C

Maitland, NSW/ACT

-7.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

WNW 44km/h

Cape Leeuwin, WA
Windiest

109km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Forrest, WA

105km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.4mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

57.6mm

Mt Read, Tas

29.0mm

Melbourne Bay, Tas

56.2mm

Swan Island, Tas

56.2mm

Swan Island, 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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