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National Summary

A low pressure trough crossing the southeast is triggering showers, heaviest in eastern VIC. Cool southerly winds behind this trough are producing showers, mainly about coastal NSW. A high is keeping inland parts of WA the NT, SA and QLD dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
12.0 7 16

Showers

Melbourne
 
12.8 8 14

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
22.3 10 22

Sunny

Perth
 
17.1 11 19

Showers increasing

Adelaide
 
14.5 9 16

Possible shower

Canberra
 
10.7 -3 12

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
6.9 3 8

Mostly sunny

Darwin
 
30.7 20 30

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan

14:02 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.

Farmers want more Federal Government enticements to insure crops against natural disasters

12:17 EST

Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.

Townsville Hospital emergency department sets record for patient numbers amid Cyclone Yasi

12:10 EST

Health experts say new research has found the Townsville Hospital in north Queensland set an Australian record in the number of patients treated in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 04/07 Sun 05/07 Mon 06/07

32.6°C

Middle Point, NT
Hottest

32.6°C

Middle Point, NT

33.3°C

Gascoyne Junction, WA

33.3°C

Douglas River, NT

34.1°C

Middle Point, NT

-2.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-8.0°C

Maitland, NSW/ACT

-7.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-6.0°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

S 40km/h

Wattamolla, NSW/ACT
Windiest

105km/h

Forrest, WA

105km/h

Forrest, WA

105km/h

Forrest, WA
-

1.2mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

29.0mm

Melbourne Bay, Tas

56.2mm

Swan Island, Tas

26.0mm

Mallacoota, Vic

26.0mm

Mallacoota, 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 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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