Fairfax Media Network

Australian Weather

WA
Sat 10:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A cold front is triggering a few showers over southern VIC and TAS. A trough over WA is generating showers. A moist onshore flow around a high is causing isolated showers over eastern parts of the Top End and eastern QLD. The high is keeping elsewhere mostly dry.

State Weather

Click for state forecasts

Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales/ACT Victoria Tasmania

National Video Update

National Synoptic

synoptic

Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
15.2 5 16

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.1 6 13

Possible shower

Brisbane
 
20.8 9 21

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.1 12 21

Late shower

Adelaide
 
16.4 7 15

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
8.9 -6 11

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.1 7 12

Possible shower

Darwin
 
30.3 19 29

Sunny

Weather News

Federal Government unveils long-awaited plan for Australian agriculture

14:12 EST

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

Chilly morning for central Australia

13:47 EST

It was a chilly morning over central parts of Australia under a cloudless night sky.

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

12:45 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.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 01/07 Thu 02/07 Fri 03/07

31.7°C

Noonamah, NT
Hottest

34.0°C

Middle Point, NT

34.1°C

Middle Point, NT

33.0°C

Kalumburu, WA

34.1°C

Middle Point, NT

-0.5°C

Falls Creek, Vic
Coldest

-6.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-7.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

WNW 61km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
Windiest

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

111km/h

Montague Is, NSW/ACT

109km/h

Windy Point, NSW/ACT
-

0.4mm last hr

Coldstream, Vic
Wettest

55.9mm

Walhalla, Vic

82.0mm

Powerline, Qld

58.0mm

Mt Read, Tas

58.0mm

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
Display Your Local Weather