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National Summary

A complex low and frontal progression is generating rain and thunderstorms across western and southern WA. A high pressure system is keeping the east generally sunny, except for the odd light shower along the QLD coast tropical coast. Moist westerlies are bringing showers to TAS.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
20.6 10 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
13.3 5 14

Sunny

Brisbane
 
23.3 10 24

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
19.8 13 20

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
15.5 4 15

Rain developing

Canberra
 
14.5 1 13

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
10.6 3 12

Possible shower

Darwin
 
31.2 20 32

Sunny

Weather News

Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

13:45 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.

Farmers rejoice as deluge fills rain gauges in Perth, Wheatbelt

13:15 EST

A low pressure system which has drenched Perth, the South West and parts of the Wheatbelt has farmers rejoicing.

Western Australia caught in heavy rain and thunderstorms

12:44 EST

Powerful thunderstorms have been drenching southwestern Australia, with some locations recording their wettest day in over a decade.

Extremes and Records

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

33.2°C

Middle Point, NT
Hottest

37.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

34.4°C

Mardie, WA

35.0°C

Middle Point, NT

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-1.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-7.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-4.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.0°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

NW 53km/h

Low Rocky Point, Tas
Windiest

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

107km/h

Forrest, WA

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

1.4mm last hr

Shannon, WA
Wettest

39.0mm

Topaz, Qld

40.0mm

Woolgorong, WA

86.0mm

Bridgetown, 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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