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National Summary

A complex low and frontal progression is generating rain and thunderstorms across western and southern WA. Unstable westerlies behind a cold front are producing a few showers in TAS and southern VIC. A moist southeasterly flow is producing light showers on QLD's tropical coast.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
12.3 10 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
5.4 5 14

Sunny

Brisbane
 
10.6 10 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
16.4 13 20

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
3.7 4 15

Rain developing

Canberra
 
4.2 1 13

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
6.3 3 12

Possible shower

Darwin
 
19.2 20 32

Sunny

Weather News

Storm warning for parts of southern WA extended to Perth metropolitan area

23:34 EST

An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.

Winter winds bring a chill to Melbourne

16:43 EST

While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.

Grantham flood inquiry: Former quarry owner says western embankment natural, not manmade

16:15 EST

The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07

26.4°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Hottest

37.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

34.4°C

Mardie, WA

35.0°C

Middle Point, NT

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-4.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-7.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-4.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
 

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

NW 72km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

107km/h

Forrest, WA

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.6mm last hr

Rocky Gully, WA
Wettest

39.0mm

Topaz, Qld

40.0mm

Woolgorong, WA
 

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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