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National Summary

Strong winds between cold fronts are delivering showers to western TAS, coastal VIC and southern SA. The northern jetstream is producing some high cloud in central Australia and QLD, whilst a belt of high pressure keeps skies generally clear elsewhere.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.5 9 18

Sunny

Melbourne
 
8.7 5 12

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
16.8 11 22

Mostly cloudy

Perth
 
7.8 5 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
11.1 8 14

Windy with showers

Canberra
 
7.9 1 10

Windy with showers

Hobart
 
7.3 5 10

Showers easing

Darwin
 
28.0 21 32

Sunny

Weather News

Adelaide weather: Sealink ferry closes as another cold front approaches South Australia

08:27 EST

The Sealink ferry between Kangaroo Island and Cape Jervis has been cancelled as rough weather continues to batter South Australia.

Adelaide weather: Houses damaged by wild winds, Seaford train services cancelled

06:53 EST

High winds described by the State Emergency Service as a "storm cell" have ripped through Somerton Park in Adelaide, damaging roofs and bringing down trees.

Melbourne cold front brings rain, high winds, Bureau of Meteorology says

19:56 EST

A "fairly active" cold front has caused problems on the road during Melbourne's evening peak hour, as high winds and rain hit the city.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 23/07 Sun 24/07 Mon 25/07

30.7°C

Coconut Island, Qld
Hottest

36.9°C

Kalumburu, WA

38.3°C

Kalumburu, WA

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

38.3°C

Kalumburu, WA

-5.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-7.4°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.9°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.0°C

Mt Ginini, NSW/ACT

-8.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

WNW 90km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

146km/h

Cape Grim, Tas

103km/h

Neptune Island, SA

151km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-

0.4mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Wettest

22.0mm

Lake Tyers, Vic

44.0mm

Verdun, SA

30.0mm

Wilsons Promontory, Vic

30.0mm

Wilsons Promontory, 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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