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National Summary

Cool air in the wake of a cold front is birnging low level snow and scattered showers to VIC and TAS. Onshore winds are triggering a few shower along southern coastal parts of WA and SA. A warm airmass lingers over the north and northwest.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
13.4 7 15

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
7.0 4 12

Late shower

Brisbane
 
18.1 11 21

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
15.4 6 19

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
9.6 7 13

Late shower

Canberra
 
6.1 -6 9

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
4.4 1 12

Late shower

Darwin
 
26.2 19 32

Sunny

Weather News

Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

18:20 EST

A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped with their car in Mount Field national park after heavy snowfall in the state.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08

33.3°C

Kununurra Ap, WA
Hottest

34.2°C

Douglas River, NT

34.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

35.9°C

Wyndham Ap, WA

-6.8°C

Falls Creek, Vic
Coldest

-5.0°C

Mt Hotham, Vic

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas

WSW 61km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

148km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
-
no rain last hr Wettest

59.4mm

Amrista Park, WA

55.2mm

Cabramurra, NSW/ACT

37.0mm

Kulin, WA

33.0mm

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don, NT in 2014
Lowest -6.7°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 2005
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti, NT in 1973
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 1968
Highest 529.2mm at
Rainbow Beach, Qld in 2007
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