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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 1403 EST on 13/08/2017. 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 wind gust (km/h)

TAS

E Coast

092123

SWAN ISLAND

120

117.0

25/08/2003

11

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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 14:03EST, 14/08/2017.

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 19.9 +1.4 13.2 +5.2 11.0 19.8 -- 5.1 583 (24.3) 59/12
BUNBURY 18.8 +1.3 12.1 +4.7 -- 35.8 -- -- 487 (20.3) 65/19
MANDURAH 18.1 +0.2 13.1 +2.3 -- 7.2 -- -- 839 (35.0) 72/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +2.2 21.2 +0.8 20.0 0.0 4.6 10.9 259 (10.8) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +6.4 3.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 28/15
WHYALLA AERO 21.7 +3.2 2.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 39/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 +1.4 8.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 +1.8 9.9 +4.4 -- 6.8 -- -- 631 (26.3) 43/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.0 +4.7 9.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +2.2 18.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 35/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 +1.3 15.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 23.9 +1.4 14.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 22/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +3.5 9.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 22/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +4.2 10.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 31/14
COOLANGATTA 24.2 +2.8 8.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 +3.5 10.7 +1.1 5.9 0.0 3.8 8.6 295 (12.3) 26/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 +6.2 12.1 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 35/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.2 +1.2 5.1 -0.7 -1.1 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.6 9.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 21/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +2.6 9.1 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 50/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +1.7 -1.7 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 35/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 +3.6 10.0 +1.9 6.4 0.0 6.2 6.9 475 (19.8) 44/19
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 +3.0 3.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 31/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 +2.6 12.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 81/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.1 -- 5.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 590 (24.6) 55/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.8 +0.3 1.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 37/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.2 -1.8 4.3 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 24/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 +1.7 5.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 4.2 8.5 286 (11.9) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.7 0.0 7.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 35/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 +1.0 8.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 35/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.9 +3.5 9.1 +3.2 7.4 0.4 4.0 5.3 576 (24.0) 52/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 +1.5 7.4 +3.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 598 (24.9) 46/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -1.1 7.0 +3.3 -- 18.8 -- -- 545 (22.7) 57/13
HOBART AIRPORT 10.7 -2.8 6.9 +2.2 3.0 1.6 3.8 3.0 669 (27.9) 65/09
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

36.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
36.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 28.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.5 : 29.9 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.5 : 26.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.4 : 29.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+7.3 : 29.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.3 : 11.0 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.1 : 11.3 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.0 : 10.8 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 5.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.7 : 13.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

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

-1.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.2 : 6.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.2 : 5.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-4.9 : 1.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.7 : 2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.6 : 8.3 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS

-5.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.3 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-2.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-11.1 : -5.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.9 : -1.4 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.1 : -0.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-6.0 : -0.5 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : -1.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.9 : 1.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.
48.4 WARRA W Coast TAS
46.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
44.6 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA
43.6 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
41.4 MOUNT SOLUS Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1887 (78.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1840 (76.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1717 (71.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1515 (63.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1409 (58.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1356 (56.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1259 (52.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1252 (52.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1222 (50.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1221 (50.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1191 (49.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1180 (49.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1158 (48.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
1150 (47.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1126 (46.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1101 (45.9) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1081 (45.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1081 (45.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1074 (44.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1043 (43.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1028 (42.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1007 (42.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
983 (41.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
977 (40.7) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
977 (40.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
973 (40.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
960 (40.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
949 (39.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
928 (38.7) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
918 (38.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
909 (37.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
895 (37.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
878 (36.6) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
863 (36.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
859 (35.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
844 (35.2) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
840 (35.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
839 (35.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
808 (33.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
797 (33.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
796 (33.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
789 (32.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
782 (32.6) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
780 (32.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
777 (32.4) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
772 (32.2) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
771 (32.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
758 (31.6) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
758 (31.6) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
742 (30.9) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
741 (30.9) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
725 (30.2) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
720 (30.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
713 (29.7) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
707 (29.5) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
702 (29.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
702 (29.3) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
699 (29.1) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
684 (28.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
682 (28.4) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
678 (28.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
669 (27.9) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
666 (27.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
655 (27.3) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
653 (27.2) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
653 (27.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
652 (27.2) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
650 (27.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
648 (27.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
645 (26.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
645 (26.9) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
632 (26.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
632 (26.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
631 (26.3) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
631 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
628 (26.2) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
622 (25.9) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
622 (25.9) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
622 (25.9) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
621 (25.9) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
615 (25.6) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
612 (25.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
611 (25.5) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
610 (25.4) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
610 (25.4) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
607 (25.3) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
600 (25.0) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
148/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
131/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
122/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
120/00 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
120/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
113/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
107/00 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
102/03 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/08 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
100/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/02 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
96/02 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
96/00 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
94/16 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/00 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
94/10 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
93/00 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
91/00 YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
91/11 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
91/10 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/08 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

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.
None reported None reported