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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1402 EST on 04/08/2017. 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 daily rainfall

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022031

MINLATON AERO

14.6

13.6

29/08/2004

13

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003096

WEST ROEBUCK

4.0

5.1

08/08/2007

14

1 P

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

12.2

13.4

31/08/2004

15

1 N

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

3.4

3.5

04/08/1953

67

1 N

WA

E Gascoyne

007185

PARABURDOO AERO

2.0

2.9

12/08/2000

18

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012239

BULGA DOWNS

-2.8

-0.4

10/08/2010

11

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

-0.4

-0.1

04/08/2000

20

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094212

CAMPANIA (KINCORA)

-3.1

-3.0

02/08/2004

14

-3.0

02/08/2004

15

1 N

TAS

Central Plateau

096033

LIAWENEE

-9.4

-9.1

16/08/2004

13

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Upper SE

025507

KEITH

30.0

29.2

30/08/2007

52

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

21.8

22.4

11/08/1997

19

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

23.7

23.9

10/08/2010

13

1 N

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

9.5

10.0

10/08/2003

15

1 N

SA

Murray Mallee

025006

KAROONDA

9.8

10.5

10/08/2003

12

1 N

SA

Upper SE

025557

KEITH (MUNKORA)

10.1

10.8

04/08/2010

13

1 N

NSW

Lower Darling

047029

POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY

11.1

11.2

10/08/2003

12

1 N

NSW

Southwest Plains

049002

BALRANALD (RSL)

9.1

10.0

22/08/1996

48

1 N

NSW

Riverina E

074258

DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS

9.4

10.0

25/08/1997

17

1 N

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

8.7

11.0

15/08/2003

17

1 N

VIC

Wimmera N

078015

NHILL AERODROME

8.4

8.8

04/08/2010

11

8.8

04/08/2010

12

1 N

VIC

Wimmera N

078077

WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM

8.3

8.6

06/08/1974

42

1 N

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

8.2

8.8

04/08/2010

16

1 N

VIC

Lower North

080023

KERANG

8.7

9.0

06/08/1974

50

1 N

VIC

Lower North

080091

KYABRAM

8.0

8.3

08/08/1981

48

1 N

VIC

E Central

086068

VIEWBANK

8.1

8.8

14/08/2004

14

8.8

14/08/2004

16

1 N

VIC

E Central

086351

BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY)

8.5

8.8

03/08/1995

31

1 N

VIC

W Central

087113

AVALON AIRPORT

8.3

9.2

10/08/2005

19

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090171

PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)

9.0

9.1

23/08/1997

32

1 N


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 04/08/2017.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 -0.6 3.6 -4.4 1.9 0.0 1.8 2.1 235 ( 9.8) 54/14
BUNBURY 16.4 -1.1 8.7 +1.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 260 (10.8) 50/11
MANDURAH 16.5 -1.4 8.3 -2.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 50/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.6 20.5 +0.1 19.1 0.0 5.0 11.0 248 (10.3) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.4 -4.2 4.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 13.8 -4.7 7.5 +1.6 -- 3.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 43/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.2 -4.4 8.8 +0.6 -- 10.8 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 37/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.2 -2.9 1.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 18/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.8 -1.5 13.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 43/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +1.9 19.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +0.8 17.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 25.6 +3.1 17.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 18/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +2.0 14.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 23.7 +0.4 9.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 21.7 +0.3 8.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 24/15
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 -0.2 9.9 +0.3 8.0 0.0 4.0 7.4 279 (11.6) 30/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.8 +0.3 9.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 31/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.4 +3.4 7.1 +1.3 1.9 0.0 2.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.7 -1.5 5.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 30/20
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.9 -0.7 5.8 -1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 329 (13.7) 31/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -1.5 7.1 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 494 (20.6) 50/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -0.2 10.0 +1.9 8.2 4.8 2.8 5.5 415 (17.3) 28/15
RICHMOND RAAF 16.8 -2.9 2.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 30/21
BELLAMBI AWS 15.7 -2.3 11.3 +0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 447 (18.6) 39/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.4 -- -1.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 41/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.0 -1.5 5.9 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 362 (15.1) 55/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.4 -4.6 2.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 28/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 9.4 -7.9 8.4 +3.1 -- 6.4 2.6 0.0 346 (14.4) 30/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 8.1 -6.6 2.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 8.3 -5.9 3.9 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 284 (11.8) 26/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 8.3 -6.1 1.0 -4.9 -1.3 0.0 1.6 0.0 232 ( 9.7) 21/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.3 -3.1 2.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 31/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.2 -1.6 -1.5 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 21/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.9 -1.6 -0.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 1.0 9.2 230 ( 9.6) 24/17
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

33.4 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
33.3 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
33.2 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 POINT STUART N Rivers NT
33.0 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+13.9 : 30.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+5.3 : 31.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+5.1 : 26.2 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+5.0 : 26.7 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+4.7 : 29.9 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+10.4 : 15.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.2 : 15.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.3 : 15.9 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
+7.5 : 13.7 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+7.0 : 14.6 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD

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

-0.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.5 : 9.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-8.4 : 11.1 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW
-8.4 : 9.1 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
-8.1 : 8.7 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
-8.1 : 8.9 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC

-9.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 YASS (RURAL FIRE SERVICE) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-9.6 : 3.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-9.0 : 4.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-8.9 : 2.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.8 : -0.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.7 : -2.8 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

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.
37.4 MURESK INSTITUTE Cent Wheatbelt WA
26.2 WHARMINDA W Agricultural SA
25.2 WAROOKA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
25.2 RHYNIE Lower North SA
23.6 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

Reports not yet available

1086 (45.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
964 (40.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
871 (36.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
818 (34.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
780 (32.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
725 (30.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
715 (29.8) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
704 (29.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
697 (29.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
676 (28.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
672 (28.0) FORREST Eucla WA
672 (28.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
667 (27.8) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
648 (27.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
647 (27.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
643 (26.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
637 (26.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
624 (26.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
614 (25.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
89/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
78/19 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
72/05 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
72/17 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
72/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
NORTH WALPOLE
4.2mm in 6 min to 09:06 42.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO
13.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.6mm/h
CLEVE AERODROME
22.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 45.6mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.8mm/h
MINNIPA PIRSA
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
CUMMINS AERO
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
Lower North
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
12.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.4mm/h
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
EDITHBURGH
16.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.8mm/h
STENHOUSE BAY
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
ADELAIDE (BRIGHTON)
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.0mm/h
PARAFIELD AIRPORT
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
ADELAIDE AIRPORT
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
EDINBURGH RAAF
14.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.4mm/h
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN)
10.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.8mm/h
MOUNT LOFTY
20.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.4mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.2mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.8mm/h
NOARLUNGA
18.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.0mm/h
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
Murray Valley
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE
14.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.8mm/h
MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME)
15.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
SCONE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
CW Slopes S
COWRA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.0mm/h
SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(250/ 67 ) at 10:49