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National Summary

A low pressure trough is generating patchy rain and thunder across western and southern WA. A front is causing wind to strengthen in SA, TAS and VIC. A high is sending onshore winds and showers onto the QLD coast and is helping keep almost all of the rest of Australia dry.

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
19.0 8 20

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
12.2 7 12

Windy with showers

Brisbane
 
21.8 9 22

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
20.0 12 19

Possible thunderstorm

Adelaide
 
13.3 8 16

Late shower

Canberra
 
10.2 -1 12

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
13.7 7 15

Late shower

Darwin
 
31.7 20 33

Sunny

Weather News

Grantham flood inquiry: Former quarry owner says western embankment natural, not manmade

12:49 EST

The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.

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

12:45 EST

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

Drought to be high on agenda of bush councils during talks in St George

11:28 EST

The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 27/07 Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07

34.3°C

Noonamah, NT
Hottest

36.3°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

37.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

34.1°C

Derby Ap, WA

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-3.2°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Coldest

-7.4°C

Woolbrook, NSW/ACT

-7.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

NNW 87km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

107km/h

Forrest, WA

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

107km/h

Forrest, WA
-

0.2mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Wettest

51.4mm

Mt Read, Tas

39.0mm

Topaz, Qld

31.0mm

Northam, WA

61.8mm

Albany Airport, WA
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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