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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1404 EST on 15/08/2017. 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 minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

19.5

19.5

07/08/1976

67

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Goldfields

012239

BULGA DOWNS

15.7

15.0

13/08/2005

11

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016065

ANDAMOOKA

34.3

33.6

24/08/1995

44

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

34.3

33.6

24/08/1995

19

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016096

ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)

34.6

33.0

23/08/2006

16

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

80

80.0

14/08/2009

11

N Equal to record.


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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 14:03EST, 15/08/2017.

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 18.0 -0.5 14.6 +6.6 13.2 10.2 2.6 5.0 615 (25.6) 78/09
BUNBURY 16.4 -1.1 12.7 +5.3 -- 10.0 -- -- 637 (26.5) 70/00
MANDURAH 17.1 -0.8 14.2 +3.4 -- 10.8 -- -- 914 (38.1) 74/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +2.7 19.3 -1.1 18.5 0.0 7.4 10.2 301 (12.5) 46/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.8 +9.2 7.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 30/13
WHYALLA AERO 23.1 +4.6 13.4 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 26/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.3 +5.7 12.5 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.2 +5.1 7.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 30/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.5 +4.2 7.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +2.0 19.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 524 (21.8) 41/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 +1.6 13.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +1.9 14.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 24/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 +4.7 11.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +2.8 11.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +2.4 12.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 30/09
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 +2.4 11.5 +1.9 8.0 0.0 4.0 10.4 239 (10.0) 28/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.8 +4.3 8.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 35/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.0 +3.0 2.9 -2.9 -1.9 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 +1.2 5.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 21/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 +3.3 4.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 35/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -0.5 -2.6 -6.1 0.0 7.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +4.6 0.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 24/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.3 +6.0 8.4 +0.3 5.8 0.0 3.8 10.0 342 (14.3) 30/11
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 +3.3 0.5 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 18/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 +2.2 11.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 28/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.2 -- -0.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 37/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.8 +5.3 3.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +4.5 3.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.2 +6.9 9.6 +4.3 -- 0.0 5.9 4.5 291 (12.1) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.9 +3.2 7.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 31/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.3 +3.1 4.9 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 24/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.8 +5.4 10.2 +4.3 9.0 0.0 7.6 7.7 932 (38.8) 76/04
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.8 +4.4 7.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 619 (25.8) 44/04
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +3.6 2.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 37/13
HOBART AIRPORT 17.1 +3.6 4.0 -0.7 2.5 0.0 1.8 7.3 331 (13.8) 70/15
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

36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+13.8 : 34.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+13.7 : 34.3 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+13.3 : 34.3 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+12.8 : 34.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+12.8 : 31.8 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

26.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+11.8 : 16.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+11.1 : 16.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+10.7 : 16.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+10.7 : 17.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+9.9 : 7.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

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

3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.5 : 15.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-2.5 : 14.6 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-2.4 : 20.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-2.4 : 12.6 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-2.2 : 13.7 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-2.2 : 13.4 SHANNON Lower West WA

-5.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.4 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW

-6.1 : 2.8 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-5.8 : -1.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.2 : -1.2 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-5.0 : -2.4 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 : -5.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W 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.
38.0 THOMSON BROOK Lower West WA
36.2 MUMBALLUP ORGANICS
34.0 KARNET Lower West WA
32.8 PRESTON VALE VINEYARD
31.2 YOURDAMUNG LAKE Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1374 (57.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1141 (47.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1140 (47.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1055 (44.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
932 (38.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
914 (38.1) MANDURAH Lower West WA
891 (37.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
876 (36.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
817 (34.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
812 (33.8) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
808 (33.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
807 (33.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
791 (33.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
748 (31.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
748 (31.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
746 (31.1) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
737 (30.7) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
734 (30.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
727 (30.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
724 (30.2) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
703 (29.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
689 (28.7) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
689 (28.7) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
660 (27.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
659 (27.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
637 (26.5) BUNBURY Lower West WA
622 (25.9) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
619 (25.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
616 (25.7) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
615 (25.6) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
606 (25.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
603 (25.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
602 (25.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
602 (25.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
115/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/02 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
98/16 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
98/11 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
93/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/08 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
GINGIN AERO
15.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.8mm/h
BICKLEY
24.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 49.6mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.8mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.8mm/h
MILLENDON (SWAN VALLEY)
15.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.2mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
5.2mm in 12 min to 09:12 26.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
22.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.8mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.4mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 26.0mm/h
MANJIMUP
9.6mm in 41 min to 09:41 14.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
17.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.8mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
13.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.4mm/h
ROCKY GULLY
12.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.4mm/h
MANDURAH
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
COLLIE EAST
15.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.4mm/h
HARVEY
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
MANJIMUP AG STATION
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h
MEDINA AG STATION
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
GINGIN WEST AG STATION
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
PEMBERTON AG STATION
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
VASSE AG STATION
5.6mm in 4 min to 09:04 84.0mm/h
WAROONA
16.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.2mm/h
WILYABRUP AG STATION
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
QUALEUP AG STATION
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
TUNNEY AG STATION
10.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 83(310/ 69 ) at 04:34
OCEAN REEF : 78(320/ 65 ) at 10:49
CAPE LEEUWIN : 109(290/ 67 ) at 04:58
CAPE NATURALISTE : 106(290/ 65 ) at 01:17
BUSSELTON AERO : 93(320/ 52 ) at 01:39
BUSSELTON JETTY : 96(280/ 83 ) at 11:15
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(320/ 74 ) at 23:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 87(270/ 70 ) at 12:57
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(320/ 89 ) at 15:01
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 98(270/ 65 ) at 12:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 70(280/ 63 ) at 13:26
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 82(300/ 63 ) at 11:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(270/ 67 ) at 13:30