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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 1419 EST on 05/08/2017. 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

NSW

Hunter Valley

061372

BLANDFORD (PAGES RIVER)

192.0

41.6

24/08/2003

12

103.2

11/12/2002

14

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061373

PARKVILLE (KINGDON PONDS)

146.0

27.2

24/08/2003

12

93.8

29/01/2013

14

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003032

DERBY AERO

7.4

7.7

03/08/2003

29

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

5.2

6.1

10/08/2007

13

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

5.9

6.8

01/08/2012

13

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

-3.1

-2.7

08/08/2005

17

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023887

KUITPO FOREST RESERVE

98

87.0

24/08/2009

11

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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:11EST, 05/08/2017.

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 15.5 -3.0 7.9 -0.1 6.6 1.8 2.0 1.0 345 (14.4) 30/16
BUNBURY 15.0 -2.5 2.0 -5.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 39/23
MANDURAH 15.8 -2.1 10.1 -0.7 -- 1.8 -- -- 319 (13.3) 31/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.6 20.1 -0.3 18.2 0.0 7.8 11.0 288 (12.0) 35/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.5 -1.1 0.8 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 31/13
WHYALLA AERO 17.7 -0.8 5.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 72/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.1 -3.5 8.0 -0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 54/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -0.3 2.1 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 46/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.4 -1.9 10.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 28/08
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +1.3 21.3 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 +1.2 17.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 27.1 +4.6 15.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.0 +4.2 13.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 31/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.9 +3.6 12.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 35/15
COOLANGATTA 23.4 +2.0 15.4 +5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 321 (13.4) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 +1.1 14.1 +4.5 9.6 0.0 3.4 10.5 291 (12.1) 48/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.4 -2.1 7.4 -0.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 422 (17.6) 44/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.0 -2.0 8.1 +2.3 5.6 16.6 2.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 +1.2 6.4 -0.3 -- 4.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 35/21
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 -1.5 9.1 +2.3 -- 6.6 -- -- 383 (16.0) 78/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 3.5 +1.4 2.5 32.0 3.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.4 -4.1 6.4 +3.0 -- 14.8 -- -- 380 (15.8) 54/00
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.5 +0.2 10.4 +2.3 7.7 12.2 1.8 10.2 370 (15.4) 57/15
RICHMOND RAAF 17.3 -2.4 6.0 +1.6 -- 9.6 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 46/11
BELLAMBI AWS 16.8 -1.2 10.8 +0.3 -- 16.2 -- -- 301 (12.5) 61/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.5 -- 4.6 -- -- 17.8 -- -- 436 (18.2) 50/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.7 -4.8 7.8 +4.3 -- 11.8 -- -- 471 (19.6) 35/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 9.1 -5.9 6.4 +2.7 -- 15.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 28/07
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.9 -1.4 6.3 +1.0 -- 8.0 7.7 7.0 283 (11.8) 48/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.8 -4.9 6.7 +2.8 -- 19.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 44/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.8 -4.4 4.4 +1.8 -- 10.6 -- -- 282 (11.8) 46/22
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 11.8 -2.6 3.4 -2.5 1.0 6.6 0.0 1.3 189 ( 7.9) 57/21
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.1 -2.3 3.9 +0.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 259 (10.8) 67/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.3 -0.5 2.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 30/18
HOBART AIRPORT 10.0 -3.5 2.1 -2.6 -3.5 0.2 1.4 0.4 237 ( 9.9) 21/00
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

33.9 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
33.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.7 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.5 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+5.6 : 26.2 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.6 : 27.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
+4.2 : 29.0 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.0 : 28.1 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+3.9 : 29.5 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

24.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.3 : 7.5 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+6.5 : 5.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.4 : 20.9 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+6.3 : 6.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+6.2 : 9.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+6.2 : 5.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+6.2 : 8.7 MURRURUNDI (HAYDON STREET) Hunter Valley NSW

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

-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.5 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.5 : 4.7 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-6.2 : 10.2 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
-6.0 : 10.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 : 10.5 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-6.0 : 4.3 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW

-3.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-3.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-3.4 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-3.2 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS

-9.8 : -1.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.2 : -3.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-9.0 : 0.5 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-8.9 : 4.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-8.6 : 7.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley 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.
192.0 BLANDFORD (PAGES RIVER) Hunter Valley NSW
146.0 PARKVILLE (KINGDON PONDS) Hunter Valley NSW
37.0 CENTRAL TILBA (BRAESIDE) South Coast NSW
32.6 NIANGALA (MOUNT SANDON) NW Slopes S NSW
32.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
32.6 NIANGALA (MOUNT SANDON)
Hunter Valley
192.0 BLANDFORD (PAGES RIVER)
146.0 PARKVILLE (KINGDON PONDS)
C Tablelands S
32.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE
South Coast
37.0 CENTRAL TILBA (BRAESIDE)

Reports not yet available

1022 (42.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
995 (41.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
980 (40.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
973 (40.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
834 (34.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
793 (33.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
749 (31.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
688 (28.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
678 (28.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
665 (27.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
653 (27.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
653 (27.2) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
648 (27.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
640 (26.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
634 (26.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
632 (26.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
109/14 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
107/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/14 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
89/14 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
87/13 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
87/17 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
87/18 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

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
ALBANY AIRPORT
5.8mm in 12 min to 09:12 29.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
POINT AVOID
4.2mm in 11 min to 09:11 22.9mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 22 min to 02:28 27.3mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.4mm/h
6.4mm in 19 min to 03:00 20.2mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 21.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
MALLACOOTA
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
5.8mm in 13 min to 09:13 26.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 109(260/ 89 ) at 14:47
POINT AVOID : 76(270/ 65 ) at 11:28
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(340/ 65 ) at 13:00
Adelaide/Lofty
ROSEWORTHY AWS : 87(300/ 65 ) at 18:05
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE : 98(320/ 32 ) at 15:07
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 76(310/ 65 ) at 15:21
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) : 85(270/ 65 ) at 20:26
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 108(330/ 85 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 74(360/ 63 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(300/ 67 ) at 21:00