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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 25/08/2017. 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 Pilbara

005026

WITTENOOM

24.2

22.0

29/08/1982

56

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061288

LOSTOCK DAM

0.0

0.1

31/08/1970

43

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004019

MANDORA

39.6

38.3

30/08/2007

51

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

35.5

35.4

27/08/1998

19

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

37.1

36.9

23/08/2017

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

W Pilbara

005017

ONSLOW AIRPORT

36.2

35.2

18/08/2012

49

1 N

WA

E Gascoyne

007185

PARABURDOO AERO

35.3

34.9

29/08/2007

18

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

18/08/2017

15

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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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, 25/08/2017.

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 22.0 +3.5 9.3 +1.3 6.4 0.0 3.8 10.6 374 (15.6) 48/08
BUNBURY 19.4 +1.9 6.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 30/15
MANDURAH 21.4 +3.5 10.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 28/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.9 +4.5 20.3 -0.1 19.4 0.0 13.4 11.0 308 (12.8) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.2 +0.6 6.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -3.0 2.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 31/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.4 -1.2 6.5 -1.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 34/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -0.5 3.5 -2.0 -- 14.2 -- -- 329 (13.7) 37/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 +0.2 17.0 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 46/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 16.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 15.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 30/14
MACKAY M.O 27.9 +5.4 14.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +4.0 12.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.7 +3.4 12.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 35/10
COOLANGATTA 24.5 +3.1 14.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 52/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 +1.3 15.4 +5.8 12.4 0.0 3.6 4.1 364 (15.2) 52/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 +4.4 11.8 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 54/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.3 +2.3 3.2 -2.6 -3.3 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +0.8 7.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 48/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.3 +0.7 8.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 50/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -0.3 1.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 44/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.1 -1.2 10.2 +2.1 6.1 0.0 4.0 7.8 374 (15.6) 57/13
RICHMOND RAAF 19.5 -0.2 2.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -2.0 11.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 54/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.0 -- -2.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 30/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.8 +0.3 7.0 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 39/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.6 +0.6 5.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 26/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 -0.6 1.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 317 (13.2) 35/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.9 -0.8 2.6 -1.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 34/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.5 -0.9 4.2 -1.7 1.5 5.8 3.8 7.3 465 (19.4) 39/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 -0.2 -0.7 -4.4 -- 7.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 41/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -0.8 -0.7 -4.4 -- 3.4 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) --
HOBART AIRPORT 13.9 +0.4 1.6 -3.1 -1.7 5.2 0.8 9.4 266 (11.1) 34/10
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

39.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
37.6 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT

+9.0 : 36.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+8.8 : 39.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+7.8 : 35.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 34.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+7.4 : 33.7 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+11.8 : 16.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+11.0 : 24.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+9.0 : 15.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.4 : 15.3 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.4 : 14.3 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

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

-2.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.9 : 18.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-3.8 : 16.2 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-3.5 : -0.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.4 : -2.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.2 : 13.8 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW

-5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.5 : -1.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.9 : 0.0 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-6.8 : -2.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.3 : -3.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-6.1 : -1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West 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.
26.4 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS
22.8 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC
21.6 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
19.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
19.2 FERNY CREEK E Central VIC

Reports not yet available

946 (39.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
936 (39.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
817 (34.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
779 (32.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
768 (32.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
741 (30.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
711 (29.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
658 (27.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
658 (27.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
635 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
631 (26.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
628 (26.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
622 (25.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
613 (25.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
607 (25.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
68/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
67/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
65/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET
7.6mm in 11 min to 15:41 41.5mm/h
6.6mm in 19 min to 16:00 20.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
4.0mm in 3 min to 07:41 80.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 74(170/ 63 ) at 22:30