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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available, with some not available until the next day. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

For weather news as it breaks that is tagged and organised, use the links on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page.


Records set or equalled today

None known


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 14:01EST, 23/08/2017.

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 19.2 +0.7 9.9 +1.9 8.0 0.8 2.8 8.3 230 ( 9.6) 30/14
BUNBURY 17.7 +0.2 6.4 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 34/13
MANDURAH 18.6 +0.7 11.2 +0.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 28/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +2.0 20.9 +0.5 20.3 0.0 6.4 -- 223 ( 9.3) 41/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.2 +2.6 5.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.4 -2.1 9.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 +0.5 8.8 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 24/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 +1.7 4.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 39/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.0 +2.7 16.4 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 28/08
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +1.3 14.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.0 13.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 31/16
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +4.5 14.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 24/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +4.0 11.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +2.6 11.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 35/15
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +3.3 15.3 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 46/10
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 +1.7 11.8 +2.2 9.0 0.6 3.6 10.3 237 ( 9.9) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.8 +4.3 10.1 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 354 (14.8) 39/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.2 +4.2 4.8 -1.0 -0.2 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +1.6 6.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 34/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.0 +0.4 6.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 30/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +5.5 5.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 28/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.7 +0.4 8.6 +0.5 5.1 0.0 1.4 10.6 269 (11.2) 26/13
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 +0.4 3.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 21/17
BELLAMBI AWS 17.1 -0.9 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 22/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.5 -- -2.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 26/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.6 +3.1 2.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 18/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.2 +2.2 0.8 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 21/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 +0.1 3.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 3.0 6.3 272 (11.3) 26/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.8 +1.1 -0.6 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 17/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT -- -- 0.6 -2.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.0 +2.6 4.3 -1.6 1.4 0.8 1.6 9.2 478 (19.9) 34/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 +1.6 0.1 -3.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 31/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -1.1 1.7 -2.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 30/16
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 +2.6 2.8 -1.9 -1.6 0.0 1.6 5.8 294 (12.3) 50/16
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

38.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
38.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+7.0 : 24.0 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+6.7 : 24.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+6.5 : 33.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.5 : 32.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.9 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 12.4 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+7.2 : 14.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.7 : 10.8 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6 : 8.6 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+6.3 : 15.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

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

0.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-3.4 : 15.6 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-3.3 : 16.7 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-2.8 : 15.8 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-2.4 : 12.6 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-2.2 : 12.2 YONGALA Upper North SA

-5.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.7 : -2.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-5.6 : -1.4 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.5 : -4.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.3 : -0.9 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains 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.
27.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
13.2 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
12.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.6 MARGARET RIVER Lower West WA
9.4 MOUNT COMPASS Adelaide/Lofty SA

Reports not yet available

774 (32.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
767 (32.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
766 (31.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
732 (30.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
672 (28.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
659 (27.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
656 (27.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
644 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
643 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
635 (26.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
631 (26.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
609 (25.4) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
605 (25.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
600 (25.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
78/09 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/19 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
72/08 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
70/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
70/17 MOUNT READ 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN
13.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
16.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.2mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 10:30 20.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
None reported