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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1846 EST on 14/08/2006. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest minimum temperature

SA

Upper SE

025507

KEITH

15.4

14.4

26/08/1977

44

SA

Lower SE

026021

MOUNT GAMBIER AERO

14.2

13.9

15/08/1983

64

SA

Lower SE

026091

COONAWARRA

14.1

13.0

16/08/2001

20

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)

13.5

13.5

16/08/2001

12

Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090171

PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)

13.8

12.6

23/08/1986

24

VIC

W Coast

090175

PORT FAIRY AWS

14.0

13.2

26/08/2004

12

TAS

N Coast

091223

MARRAWAH

12.5

12.5

03/08/2005

35

Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

Southeast

094069

GROVE (COMPARISON)

15.0

14.2

15/08/1983

46

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

5.3

5.3

11/08/1963

24

Equal to record.

TAS

Derwent Valley

095018

TARRALEAH VILLAGE

9.9

9.5

16/08/1983

24

TAS

Central Plateau

096071

LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK

8.2

7.8

11/08/2002

16

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

Southeast

094020

DOVER

22.6

22.4

26/08/2004

16

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

12.0

11.6

28/08/1998

24

TAS

Southeast

094137

GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD)

23.7

22.5

26/08/2004

19

TAS

Derwent Valley

095003

BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES)

23.3

22.5

26/08/1977

44

TAS

Derwent Valley

095063

MAYDENA POST OFFICE

22.1

21.2

26/08/2004

13


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 21:18EST, 14/05/2012.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT 18.1 -1.9 12.1 +3.2 8.8 2.0 3.4 -- 326 (13.6) 41/13
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -0.1 8.9 +0.9 7.2 3.6 2.2 8.2 348 (14.5) 68/21
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.2 -0.9 8.4 +0.9 6.8 0.8 3.4 6.8 419 (17.5) 76/12
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.5 9.2 +1.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 70/14
MANDURAH 17.4 -- 13.7 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 429 (17.9) 68/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.4 22.6 +2.2 21.8 0.0 9.0 11.2 393 (16.4) 55/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.0 +8.4 13.5 +7.5 10.9 0.0 6.4 10.9 168 ( 7.0) 50/15
WHYALLA AERO 29.7 +11.2 12.7 +6.8 -- 0.0 11.2 -- 424 (17.7) 68/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.5 +9.8 17.1 +8.9 13.6 0.0 3.6 2.8 353 (14.7) 50/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +4.9 14.2 +8.7 12.2 0.0 5.2 2.7 543 (22.6) 58/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.1 +1.8 9.7 -0.6 7.8 0.0 8.0 11.2 302 (12.6) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 25.0 -1.6 18.5 +1.1 17.7 5.4 5.8 6.1 552 (23.0) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 +0.3 15.9 +1.2 12.4 0.0 8.2 10.9 504 (21.0) 52/12
MACKAY M.O 21.9 -0.6 16.4 +2.4 -- 5.8 -- 8.4 569 (23.7) 45/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.8 -1.0 14.5 +3.9 12.9 0.4 6.4 -- 380 (15.8) 48/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.7 -0.6 13.1 +2.2 -- 4.0 1.8 -- 507 (21.1) 50/14
NAMBOUR DPI 22.5 0.0 9.9 +1.9 -- 7.8 13.0 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.3 +1.0 12.2 +1.8 -- 6.8 -- -- 368 (15.3) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 +0.6 10.9 +1.3 8.5 2.8 4.4 9.2 399 (16.6) 32/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 +1.0 9.3 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 590 (24.6) 45/11
GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 21.6 +3.7 7.9 +2.1 1.7 0.0 3.8 -- 114 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.9 +0.1 12.4 +4.2 9.0 3.2 1.6 3.6 240 (10.0) 22/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +0.7 7.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 +4.5 3.6 -3.2 1.8 0.0 3.2 9.3 242 (10.1) 32/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.0 +4.0 4.1 -1.2 0.1 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +3.5 3.0 +0.9 -2.0 0.0 2.2 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.5 +4.0 6.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 +3.4 9.3 +1.2 6.4 0.0 4.8 10.1 391 (16.3) 54/17
RICHMOND RAAF 24.1 +4.3 2.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 44/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 +1.9 12.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 50/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 +4.4 0.2 -0.8 -2.8 0.0 2.0 9.6 115 ( 4.8) 46/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.0 +5.5 5.8 +2.2 2.8 0.0 2.4 9.3 206 ( 8.6) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.3 +4.3 3.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.9 +10.7 12.7 +7.5 9.5 0.0 6.8 10.5 495 (20.6) 58/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.5 +5.8 7.3 +3.4 7.8 0.0 7.0 -- 384 (16.0) 50/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.7 +7.4 9.2 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 52/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 +6.7 14.9 +8.2 12.5 0.0 4.2 -- 230 ( 9.6) 41/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.6 +8.6 13.3 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 510 (21.3) 76/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.3 +7.9 8.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 819 (34.1) 85/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +5.5 6.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 48/13
HOBART AIRPORT 20.8 +7.3 11.3 +6.6 10.2 0.0 4.0 4.8 534 (22.3) 58/15
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

36.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
35.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+11.9 : 30.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+11.2 : 29.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.1 : 28.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+10.8 : 28.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.7 : 27.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+10.7 : 27.0 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+10.7 : 23.7 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+12.8 : 17.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+12.3 : 15.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
+10.5 : 14.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+10.1 : 18.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+10.0 : 16.2 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

3.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.4 : 21.3 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.1 : 19.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.0 : 19.3 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.8 : 17.1 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-2.6 : 23.4 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD

-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 0.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-3.8 : 10.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-3.2 : 3.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
38.5 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.0 MULGRAVE MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
29.0 KAREEYA N Coast--Barron QLD
29.0 GLEN ALLYN N Coast--Barron QLD
28.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

2.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.6 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
2.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1348 (56.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1127 (47.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1106 (46.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1049 (43.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1049 (43.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1048 (43.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1034 (43.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
985 (41.0) KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
980 (40.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
968 (40.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
955 (39.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
948 (39.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
940 (39.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
934 (38.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
922 (38.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
921 (38.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
893 (37.2) DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
875 (36.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
847 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
843 (35.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
819 (34.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
815 (34.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
792 (33.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
769 (32.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
766 (31.9) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
760 (31.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
741 (30.9) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
734 (30.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
733 (30.5) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
730 (30.4) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
719 (30.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
704 (29.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
700 (29.2) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
694 (28.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
663 (27.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
659 (27.5) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
651 (27.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
643 (26.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
636 (26.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
627 (26.1) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
626 (26.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
620 (25.8) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
617 (25.7) RHYLL E Central VIC
616 (25.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
615 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
614 (25.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
606 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
122/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
117/23 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
106/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/21 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
102/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
95/18 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/20 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
No reports

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(270/ 63 ) at 13:01
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(340/ 76 ) at 10:54
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 119(320/102 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100( 10/ 74 ) at 23:30
FALLS CREEK : 89(350/ 63 ) at 23:00
MT HOTHAM : 111(360/ 80 ) at 22:30
    E Central
DUNNS HILL : 96( 10/ 54 ) at 19:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 82(360/ 63 ) at 16:23
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 76(360/ 63 ) at 11:00
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 87( 10/ 67 ) at 22:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 87(360/ 72 ) at 11:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83( 10/ 63 ) at 10:22
    E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 85(340/ 67 ) at 13:07
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(320/ 65 ) at 16:10
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(330/ 85 ) at 17:07
TASMAN ISLAND : 83(360/ 65 ) at 19:03
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(330/ 74 ) at 14:57