Australian Weather

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Tue 22:37 EST
Current Warnings
 

National Summary

A pair of cold fronts crossing the southeast are generating strong winds, rain and thunderstorms, and blizzards over alpine areas. A trough over western WA is causing a few showers. Onshore winds are bringing isolated showers to northeast QLD. Mostly clear elsewhere.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
15.7 10 19

Mostly sunny

Melbourne
 
9.4 6 15

Mostly cloudy

Brisbane
 
14.2 11 26

Sunny

Perth
 
10.9 6 20

Late shower

Adelaide
 
11.6 10 16

Possible shower

Canberra
 
9.3 4 13

Mostly sunny

Hobart
 
6.7 4 13

Late shower

Darwin
 
19.6 17 32

Sunny

Weather News

The week ahead for NSW

15:11 EST

A cold front is passing over southern parts of New South Wales, with cold air in its wake and unusually warm air ahead of the system over central and northern areas.

Dry winds elevate the risk of fire in the Top End

13:07 EST

With strong winds and temperatures on the rise, there has been severe fire danger declared for the Darwin and Adelaide River and Northern Fire Protection Area fire forecast areas.

Country towns close to reaching 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought

12:19 EST

Across New South Wales and Queensland's southern downs, country towns are approaching their own 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/07 Sun 21/07 Mon 22/07

26.0°C

Cocos Island Ap, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

36.0°C

Bradshaw, NT
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35.0°C

Bradshaw, NT
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35.5°C

Warmun, WA
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36.0°C

Bradshaw, NT
Avg: Rec:

-2.6°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-6.2°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-5.4°C

Cooma, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

-4.4°C

Marrangaroo, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -

-12.3°C

Glen Innes Ap, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:

W 79km/h

Hogan Island, Vic
Windiest

112km/h

Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT

116km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

112km/h

Cape Sorell, Tas
-

5.6mm last hr

Perisher Valley, NSW/ACT
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

14.4mm

Mount William, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

22.2mm

Dandaragan West, WA
Avg: Rec:
- -

32.2mm

Quamby Bluff, Tas
Avg: Rec:
- -

20.4mm

Wynyard Ap, Tas
Avg: Rec:
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 27.1°C at
Cocos Island Ap, WA in 2016
Lowest -19.6°C at
Charlotte Pass, NSW/ACT in 2010
Highest 384.3mm at
Nambour, Qld in 1973
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