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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1405 EST on 10/08/2018. 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

WA

Lower West

009025

MIDLAND

60.4

53.6

14/08/1945

94

1 N C

WA

SW & S Coast

009619

WILGARRUP

51.4

50.5

26/08/1962

107

1 N C

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

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

27.3

27.2

03/08/2003

11

1 N


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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 14:04EST, 10/08/2018.

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 16.0 -2.5 11.6 +3.6 10.9 18.4 2.2 5.2 620 (25.8) 80/14
BUNBURY 14.2 -3.3 9.5 +2.1 -- 16.4 -- -- 627 (26.1) 67/01
MANDURAH 14.4 -3.5 12.3 +1.5 -- 8.0 -- -- 862 (35.9) 76/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +1.4 19.9 -0.5 17.4 0.0 8.2 11.2 316 (13.2) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.2 +3.6 1.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 22.1 +3.6 4.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 63/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.8 +3.2 10.0 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 44/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 +2.0 7.8 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 420 (17.5) 59/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.2 -1.1 7.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +1.3 18.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 44/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 -0.3 11.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 22.1 -0.4 10.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 30/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 +1.0 5.3 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 41/12
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 +0.6 4.1 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 30/10
COOLANGATTA 22.4 +1.0 2.9 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 37/14
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 -0.8 5.8 -3.8 2.0 0.0 4.8 10.2 267 (11.1) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.6 +0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 30/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.9 +0.9 2.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 3.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -0.3 3.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 34/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 +0.2 4.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 31/11
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 14.0 +1.0 1.2 -0.1 -2.9 0.4 2.4 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.9 +1.9 3.2 +1.1 -7.5 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +1.4 1.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 21/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.3 0.0 8.2 +0.1 3.6 0.0 4.0 10.2 406 (16.9) 28/09
RICHMOND RAAF 20.5 +0.8 0.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 24/17
BELLAMBI AWS 17.3 -0.7 11.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 35/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 537 (22.4) 30/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 -1.8 2.8 -0.7 -- 6.6 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 17/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.9 -2.1 4.1 +0.4 -- 12.6 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.2 +1.9 2.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 3.0 9.1 299 (12.5) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.2 -1.5 0.1 -3.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 28/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.4 -1.8 0.0 -2.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 30/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.4 -1.0 2.9 -3.0 0.7 0.6 1.8 3.6 486 (20.3) 68/20
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.1 -1.3 1.5 -2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 375 (15.6) 65/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.9 +0.1 3.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 41/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 +3.4 5.4 +0.7 2.0 1.2 2.8 5.9 479 (20.0) 70/12
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

34.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.6 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
34.6 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
34.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+9.6 : 28.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.3 : 27.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.6 : 26.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.4 : 28.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+5.8 : 24.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL

+7.2 : 13.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.3 : 10.1 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.9 : 10.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.7 : 9.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+5.6 : 9.8 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.2 : 8.4 SHANNON Lower West WA
-5.9 : 12.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-5.5 : 10.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-5.2 : 11.9 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-5.0 : 10.9 BICKLEY Lower West WA

-6.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-10.0 : 2.9 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-9.0 : 7.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.6 : 7.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-8.2 : 5.1 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-8.0 : 5.8 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-8.0 : 1.5 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley 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.
61.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
60.4 MIDLAND Lower West WA
51.4 WILGARRUP Lower West WA
44.2 BICKLEY Lower West WA
41.6 ROLEYSTONE Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
61.4 JARRAHWOOD
60.4 MIDLAND
51.4 WILGARRUP
44.2 BICKLEY
41.6 ROLEYSTONE

Reports not yet available

1551 (64.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1463 (61.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1416 (59.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1263 (52.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1167 (48.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1126 (46.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1124 (46.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1110 (46.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1091 (45.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
909 (37.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
879 (36.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
865 (36.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
862 (35.9) MANDURAH Lower West WA
860 (35.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
856 (35.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
851 (35.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
848 (35.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
838 (34.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
815 (34.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
814 (33.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
797 (33.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
796 (33.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
787 (32.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
770 (32.1) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
770 (32.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
767 (32.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
763 (31.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
752 (31.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
750 (31.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
738 (30.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
726 (30.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
721 (30.0) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
719 (30.0) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
704 (29.3) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
691 (28.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
681 (28.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
680 (28.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
669 (27.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
666 (27.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
665 (27.7) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
661 (27.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
657 (27.4) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
656 (27.3) LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
656 (27.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
656 (27.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
654 (27.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
641 (26.7) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
637 (26.5) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
632 (26.3) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
627 (26.1) BUNBURY Lower West WA
620 (25.8) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
608 (25.3) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
608 (25.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
607 (25.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
604 (25.2) BICKLEY Lower West WA
109/23 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
104/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/07 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
102/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
94/02 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
91/01 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
91/16 LOW ROCKY POINT 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BICKLEY
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.2mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
9.2mm in 24 min to 00:30 23.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
DARDANUP
4.4mm in 11 min to 00:43 24.0mm/h
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION
9.0mm in 17 min to 04:00 31.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.8mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
1.4mm in 1 min to 05:15 84.0mm/h
DRAGON ROCKS AG STATION
4.4mm in 12 min to 06:00 22.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 91(320/ 59 ) at 01:30
OCEAN REEF : 91(250/ 76 ) at 12:09
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 76(190/ 67 ) at 20:46
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(240/ 80 ) at 11:04
CAPE NATURALISTE : 102(240/ 50 ) at 07:13
BUSSELTON JETTY : 87(230/ 63 ) at 12:56
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 104(350/ 82 ) at 23:15
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(320/ 70 ) at 23:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 102(360/ 63 ) at 23:25
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(***/ 70 ) at 13:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 95(270/ 69 ) at 03:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 91(330/ 65 ) at 16:37