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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A trough is triggering heavy rain and clearing thunderstorms over WA and southern parts of SA. A cold front is producing showers and strong/gale force winds over VIC, with snow down to 400m for TAS. Relatively warm winds are filtering over the east ahead of this system.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
10.3 11 23

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
11.5 8 12

Rain clearing

Brisbane
 
9.4 9 24

Sunny

Perth
 
12.8 9 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
12.0 9 14

Rain

Canberra
 
6.9 5 12

Rain developing

Hobart
 
8.0 4 10

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
21.5 20 32

Sunny

Weather News

July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07

26.6°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Hottest

34.4°C

Mardie, WA

35.1°C

Middle Point, NT

34.0°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-1.9°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-4.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.2°C

Mt Buller, Vic
 

NW 83km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

107km/h

Forrest, WA

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

116km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
-

1.4mm last hr

Cape Grim, Tas
Wettest

40.0mm

Coppin Rock, WA

118.0mm

Capel North, WA
 
Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don, NT in 2014
Lowest -6.7°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2005
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti, NT in 1973
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1968
Highest 529.2mm at
Rainbow Beach, Qld in 2007
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