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National Summary

A front running along the NSW coast is bringing a burst of brisk winds and showers. A high is clearing light showers and cloud from southern NSW, VIC, TAS and SA, allowing it to cool down fairly quickly heading into the evening. Another front is bringing showers to southwest WA.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
11.6 9 17

Possible shower

Melbourne
 
11.5 5 15

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
17.4 9 20

Possible shower

Perth
 
17.9 5 15

Clearing shower

Adelaide
 
13.3 6 16

Fog then sunny

Canberra
 
8.5 -3 12

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
6.7 1 12

Frost then sunny

Darwin
 
28.8 21 30

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Hughenden students find their green thumbs in kitchen garden despite the drought

15:30 EST

There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.

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

15:29 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers 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.

Extremes and Records

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

32.7°C

Wyndham Ap, WA
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

-3.0°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Coldest

-8.0°C

Maitland, NSW/ACT

-7.7°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-5.8°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

SSW 46km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
Windiest

105km/h

Forrest, WA

105km/h

Forrest, WA

105km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.8mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap, WA
Wettest

29.0mm

Melbourne Bay, Tas

56.2mm

Swan Island, Tas

27.8mm

Crafers West, SA

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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