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National Summary

A low and frontal system near WA is bringing rain areas, showers and a few thunderstorms. A large high is producing clear skies and light winds across much of the nation. The high is also directing moist southwesterlies into VIC and TAS with a few showers.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
14.1 8 18

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
11.5 7 14

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
16.5 10 22

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
15.0 12 21

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
11.5 4 15

Mostly cloudy

Canberra
 
10.5 -4 13

Fog then sunny

Hobart
 
13.3 6 14

Mostly cloudy

Darwin
 
31.5 21 32

Sunny

Weather News

Grantham flood inquiry: Concerns raised about quarry wall years before 2011 flood, commission hears

15:22 EST

A neighbour alerted council to a large embankment wall being built at a quarry years before it was blamed by some locals for contributing to the deadly 2011 Grantham flood, an inquiry has been told.

Melbourne on target for coldest July in 17 years

14:23 EST

Melbourne is struggling through a July more typical of the mid 1900's.

Loddon, Central Goldfields shires question revised Draft Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy

09:39 EST

Two central Victorian councils have raised concerns about a revised floodplain management strategy for the state.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/07 Sun 26/07 Mon 27/07

35.3°C

West Roebuck, WA
Hottest

35.7°C

Bulman, NT

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

36.3°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-4.3°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-7.6°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-7.4°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

NW 55km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

155km/h

Hogan Island, Vic

107km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.4mm last hr

Mt Buller, Vic
Wettest

30.4mm

Mount Victoria, Tas

36.4mm

Loongana, Tas

51.4mm

Mt Read, Tas

51.0mm

Mt Read, Tas
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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