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National Daily Weather Summary


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Provisional records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has not been validated, but obvious errors have been corrected. The records are based on data received as at 1409 EST on 07/08/2018. 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 daily rainfall

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022046

EDITHBURGH

18.8

18.4

03/08/2018

24

1 N C Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023108

LONGWOOD ALERT

45.6

39.0

17/08/2011

16

1 N C

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023866

VERDUN

47.6

43.8

17/08/2012

17

1 N C

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015511

CURTIN SPRINGS

-4.7

-3.9

04/08/2018

25

1 N C Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014627

BULMAN

23.7

23.2

01/08/2010

17

1 N C

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

21.8

20.0

23/08/2003

20

1 N C

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

-1.5

-1.0

09/08/2000

27

1 N C

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

-0.4

-0.4

03/08/2017

24

1 N C Equal to record.

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

-3.4

-3.0

04/08/2000

29

1 N C

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

CW Plains S

050137

CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS

81

78.0

31/08/2005

15

N C

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

31.9

30.8

31/08/2005

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:08EST, 07/08/2018.

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 15.8 -2.7 5.5 -2.5 3.8 0.0 2.0 1.4 293 (12.2) 35/21
BUNBURY 16.1 -1.4 6.3 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 39/22
MANDURAH 15.8 -2.1 9.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 39/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +2.4 21.4 +1.0 20.6 0.0 5.4 9.3 222 ( 9.3) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.9 -5.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -1.6 6.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 657 (27.4) 55/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.2 -3.4 7.7 -0.5 -- 15.8 -- -- 363 (15.1) 43/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.1 -3.0 5.2 -0.3 -- 9.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 76/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.9 -4.4 16.2 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 57/05
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +1.8 17.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 +1.6 16.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 28/11
MACKAY M.O 27.6 +5.1 16.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 30/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.6 +4.8 16.1 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 35/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.5 +2.2 12.1 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 250 (10.4) 50/13
COOLANGATTA 24.5 +3.1 14.6 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 +3.4 11.6 +2.0 6.8 0.0 3.6 9.1 294 (12.3) 50/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 +6.2 13.6 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 55/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 13.2 -4.8 9.3 +3.5 -- 1.4 3.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +5.5 5.8 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 44/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.7 -1.9 4.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 57/06
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 12.1 -0.9 3.0 +1.7 -1.5 10.2 1.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.1 -1.9 0.8 -1.3 -10.6 26.0 3 8.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -0.5 8.0 +4.6 -- 7.2 -- -- 351 (14.6) 55/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.7 +1.4 11.9 +3.8 10.1 0.0 4.0 4.0 408 (17.0) 68/15
RICHMOND RAAF 20.2 +0.5 3.7 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 54/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.7 +0.7 12.9 +2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 557 (23.2) 72/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 61/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.6 +0.1 9.3 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 61/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.5 -2.5 6.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 65/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -2.1 7.8 +2.5 -- 0.0 8.0 8.0 521 (21.7) 55/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.8 -3.9 7.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 57/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.7 -3.5 6.2 +3.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 513 (21.4) 57/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.7 -0.7 7.5 +1.6 4.9 0.0 7.6 5.1 800 (33.3) 59/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.6 -2.8 4.1 +0.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 833 (34.7) 54/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.3 -0.5 8.4 +4.7 -- 5.2 -- -- 241 (10.0) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 +0.5 2.6 -2.1 -1.1 0.2 2.0 3.4 331 (13.8) 30/15
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

35.3 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
35.0 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
35.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
35.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+8.5 : 29.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+7.0 : 27.3 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+6.6 : 29.0 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.2 : 24.7 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+6.2 : 27.8 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW

24.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+12.9 : 18.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+12.0 : 21.8 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+11.3 : 16.2 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+11.3 : 21.3 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+11.0 : 18.6 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD

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

-2.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.6 : 20.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-6.9 : 19.6 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.9 : 14.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 23.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-6.9 : 16.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

-3.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-3.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.3 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

-10.5 : -3.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-9.9 : 2.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-9.8 : -1.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-8.6 : -1.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-8.0 : -2.3 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

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.
65.2 LENSWOOD Adelaide/Lofty SA
63.0 BRIDGEWATER Adelaide/Lofty SA
54.2 ALDGATE Adelaide/Lofty SA
51.6 LOBETHAL (GRAEBER) Adelaide/Lofty SA
51.0 LONGWOOD Adelaide/Lofty SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
65.2 LENSWOOD
63.0 BRIDGEWATER
54.2 ALDGATE
51.6 LOBETHAL (GRAEBER)
51.0 LONGWOOD

Reports not yet available

1324 (55.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1178 (49.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1155 (48.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1106 (46.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1049 (43.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1031 (43.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
990 (41.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
982 (40.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
974 (40.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
971 (40.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
959 (40.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
956 (39.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
906 (37.8) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
902 (37.6) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
879 (36.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
871 (36.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
844 (35.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
835 (34.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
835 (34.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
833 (34.7) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
833 (34.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
825 (34.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
817 (34.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
800 (33.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
787 (32.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
775 (32.3) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
766 (31.9) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
765 (31.9) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
765 (31.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
763 (31.8) NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
763 (31.8) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
752 (31.3) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
750 (31.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
748 (31.2) FORREST Eucla WA
747 (31.1) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
746 (31.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
745 (31.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
744 (31.0) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
742 (30.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
739 (30.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
738 (30.8) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
727 (30.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
726 (30.3) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
724 (30.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
724 (30.2) LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
724 (30.2) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
717 (29.9) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
712 (29.7) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
710 (29.6) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
710 (29.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
702 (29.3) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
699 (29.1) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
688 (28.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
688 (28.7) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
686 (28.6) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
685 (28.5) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
679 (28.3) STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
678 (28.3) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
677 (28.2) RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
676 (28.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
675 (28.1) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
675 (28.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
674 (28.1) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
666 (27.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
658 (27.4) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
657 (27.4) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
653 (27.2) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
652 (27.2) HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
644 (26.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
644 (26.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
640 (26.7) MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
640 (26.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
639 (26.6) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
639 (26.6) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
635 (26.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
629 (26.2) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
628 (26.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
624 (26.0) RHYLL E Central VIC
623 (26.0) MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA
620 (25.8) PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
619 (25.8) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
618 (25.8) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
615 (25.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
614 (25.6) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
607 (25.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
607 (25.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
605 (25.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
605 (25.2) KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
604 (25.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
604 (25.2) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
604 (25.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
602 (25.1) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
602 (25.1) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
602 (25.1) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
601 (25.0) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
122/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
117/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
111/00 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
100/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
96/07 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
94/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
93/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
TASMANIA
N Coast
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
11.2mm in 30 min to 07:00 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 96(240/ 61 ) at 07:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains S
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS : 82(350/ 63 ) at 01:26
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 83(330/ 63 ) at 11:46
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100( 10/ 69 ) at 01:00
FALLS CREEK : 111(360/ 72 ) at 00:41
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 117(270/ 61 ) at 21:07
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(350/ 72 ) at 01:13
CAPE GRIM : 82(350/ 63 ) at 01:27
Southeast
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 87(350/ 67 ) at 01:23
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 93( 10/ 69 ) at 02:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 122(280/104 ) at 23:17