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National Summary

A low and trough is triggering areas of very heavy rain and thunderstorms over southwestern parts of WA. Another trough is moving ahead of this system is causing patchy rain in SA. A large high is keeping the east dry. Warmer air is moving ahead of this trough.

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
15.4 11 23

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
10.2 8 12

Rain clearing

Brisbane
 
12.7 9 24

Sunny

Perth
 
16.0 9 18

Mostly sunny

Adelaide
 
13.2 9 14

Rain

Canberra
 
5.7 5 12

Rain developing

Hobart
 
8.8 4 10

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
24.7 20 32

Sunny

Weather News

July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07

27.1°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Hottest

37.0°C

West Roebuck, WA

34.4°C

Mardie, WA

35.1°C

Middle Point, NT

37.0°C

Bradshaw, NT

-3.8°C

Mt Hotham, Vic
Coldest

-7.8°C

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT

-4.8°C

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

-6.2°C

Mt Buller, Vic

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village, NSW/ACT

WNW 92km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT
Windiest

79km/h

Mt Hartz, Tas

107km/h

Forrest, WA

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-

3.0mm last hr

Red Rocks Point, WA
Wettest

39.0mm

Topaz, Qld

40.0mm

Coppin Rock, WA

118.0mm

Capel North, WA

1150.8mm

Pine Hills, 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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