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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1712 EST on 31/08/2017. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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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 17:11EST, 31/08/2017.

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 19.8 +1.3 12.0 +4.0 9.6 0.0 3.8 7.6 226 ( 9.4) 35/11
BUNBURY 18.9 +1.4 13.2 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 34/13
MANDURAH 19.3 +1.4 14.2 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 30/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +2.0 18.3 -2.1 17.4 0.2 7.6 11.2 237 ( 9.9) 43/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 +0.1 2.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 17.2 -1.3 1.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.7 +0.1 4.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 28/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 +1.5 4.7 -0.8 -- 1.6 -- -- 334 (13.9) 30/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.8 +0.5 10.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 34/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +2.5 17.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 46/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 15.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +2.8 14.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 21/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 +2.7 12.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 28/17
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 +2.7 11.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 50/07
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +3.8 9.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 +3.9 10.9 +1.3 8.7 0.0 4.2 10.7 283 (11.8) 39/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.1 +1.6 4.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 46/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.1 +1.1 5.4 -0.4 -0.9 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 +0.4 7.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 37/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.9 -0.7 5.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 46/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -0.7 -2.8 -9.6 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -0.5 -1.7 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 43/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.7 -1.6 7.9 -0.2 5.3 0.0 3.8 10.6 333 (13.9) 57/21
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 -0.3 1.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 34/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.1 -1.9 9.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 57/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.0 -- -5.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.4 +0.9 -2.4 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 41/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.0 +1.0 -1.7 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 39/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 +0.1 3.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 3.8 9.8 205 ( 8.5) 28/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +0.1 2.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 37/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.6 +1.4 0.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 34/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 12.4 -2.0 4.0 -1.9 0.9 0.0 1.4 4.7 282 (11.8) 37/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 +0.1 2.0 -1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 39/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.9 +0.1 3.9 +0.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/11
HOBART AIRPORT 11.0 -2.5 4.3 -0.4 1.7 4.2 2.4 6.3 414 (17.3) 67/05
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

36.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
35.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
35.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+8.8 : 31.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.2 : 34.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.8 : 32.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.5 : 34.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.1 : 35.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.2 : 16.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+9.0 : 16.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.6 : 12.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+8.1 : 15.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.7 : 13.1 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-1.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.7 : 2.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.1 : -1.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-3.9 : 0.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-3.8 : 9.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-3.6 : 7.5 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-3.6 : 7.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-3.6 : 3.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-7.8 : -3.6 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-7.0 : -4.5 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 : -6.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-7.0 : -3.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-6.9 : -5.4 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N 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.
28.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
26.5 KIRKALOCKA E Gascoyne WA
24.6 GIBB ROCK Cent Wheatbelt WA
22.8 MINSTON PARK Lower West WA
21.0 BODALLIN SOUTH Goldfields WA

Reports not yet available

1210 (50.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1149 (47.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1091 (45.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
923 (38.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
919 (38.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
908 (37.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
857 (35.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
856 (35.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
833 (34.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
804 (33.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
797 (33.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
755 (31.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
754 (31.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
720 (30.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
718 (29.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
716 (29.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
708 (29.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
698 (29.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
692 (28.8) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
658 (27.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
658 (27.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
657 (27.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
651 (27.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
619 (25.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
608 (25.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
607 (25.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
94/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/05 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
94/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
91/00 CAPE SORELL 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
Central West
MORAWA AIRPORT
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
MORAWA AG STATION
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
CANNA EAST AG STATION
18.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.4mm/h
PERENJORI AG STATION
10.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
Lower West
SOUTH PERTH AG STATION
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h
Goldfields
WESTONIA AG STATION
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.0mm/h
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

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 76(170/ 63 ) at 21:30
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 87(200/ 67 ) at 14:35
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(210/ 67 ) at 13:38
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(230/ 74 ) at 06:53
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 74(213/ 63 ) at 09:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(230/ 72 ) at 01:29
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(190/ 69 ) at 03:10
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 91(220/ 80 ) at 00:14
MOUNT READ : 93(210/ 70 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(230/ 54 ) at 05:19