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National Summary

A weak cold front is triggering a few showers over southern parts of VIC and western TAS. A trough over WA is generating a few isolated light showers. A moist southeasterly breeze steered by a ridge is producing isolated showers over the QLD coast and Arnhem Land.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
8.4 5 18

Sunny

Melbourne
 
10.4 8 14

Mostly sunny

Brisbane
 
10.8 10 22

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
14.2 11 20

Possible shower

Adelaide
 
6.9 7 17

Sunny

Canberra
 
-1.3 -5 12

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
9.0 5 11

Rain developing

Darwin
 
22.2 19 30

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration

15:45 EST

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.

Federal Government unveils long-awaited plan for Australian agriculture

15:44 EST

The Federal Government has released the long awaited , which it had promised to deliver within 12 months of the 2013 election.

Farmers welcome Agriculture White Paper's vision for the future

15:42 EST

Farm groups have welcomed the Federal Government's plan for Australia's agricultural future, particularly tax reforms and changes to Farm Management Deposits (FMD).

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 02/07 Fri 03/07 Sat 04/07

26.6°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Hottest

34.1°C

Middle Point, NT

33.5°C

Middle Point, NT

33.0°C

Middle Point, NT

34.1°C

Middle Point, NT

-3.7°C

Orange Ap, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-7.3°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT
 

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

WSW 57km/h

Mt Wellington, Tas
Windiest

111km/h

Montague Is, NSW/ACT

109km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT

105km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.2mm last hr

Coldstream, Vic
Wettest

82.0mm

Powerline, Qld

57.6mm

Mt Read, Tas
 

82.0mm

Powerline, 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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