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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
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Weather, Climate and Site News

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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 12/08/2018. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061250

PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)

-4.0

-4.0

10/08/2018

41

1 N C Equal to record set 04 Aug 1996. Record also equalled earlier this month (but see note for that reading). Suspect. Await BoM validation.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

68

65.0

18/08/2008

15

N C

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

WA

W Pilbara

005017

ONSLOW AIRPORT

30.6

30.1

02/08/2018

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

33.7

30.0

10/08/2010

11

1 N

SA

NE Pastoral

017043

OODNADATTA AIRPORT

32.2

32.1

03/08/2018

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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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 14:08EST, 12/08/2018.

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 17.5 -1.0 3.2 -4.8 1.8 0.0 2.2 9.8 274 (11.4) 22/14
BUNBURY 16.0 -1.5 4.7 -2.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 18/11
MANDURAH 16.1 -1.8 6.3 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 17/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.8 19.6 -0.8 18.6 0.0 6.2 10.8 235 ( 9.8) 24/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.4 -6.2 5.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 474 (19.8) 46/13
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -3.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 52/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.4 -4.2 7.1 -1.1 -- 7.6 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 43/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 9.3 -4.8 5.0 -0.5 -- 21.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 50/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.5 -0.8 7.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 50/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +0.4 14.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 34/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.4 15.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 24.9 +2.4 14.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +3.2 10.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 31/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +1.9 11.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 30/11
COOLANGATTA 22.6 +1.2 10.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 39/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 +1.6 10.2 +0.6 5.8 0.0 4.0 8.2 238 ( 9.9) 39/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 +3.1 6.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 37/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.0 +5.0 8.6 +2.8 -- 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +2.8 4.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 35/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.2 +6.6 4.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 39/14
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 19.0 +6.0 6.5 +5.2 -1.5 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +5.5 4.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 59/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.6 +8.3 12.0 +3.9 10.7 0.0 6.2 10.2 597 (24.9) 72/21
RICHMOND RAAF 26.6 +6.9 1.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 65/10
BELLAMBI AWS 25.0 +7.0 13.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 600 (25.0) 76/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 59/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.9 -0.6 8.4 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 44/03
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.7 -3.3 6.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 63/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.1 -2.2 8.2 +2.9 -- 0.2 4.6 5.4 563 (23.5) 63/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.6 -2.1 8.0 +4.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 500 (20.8) 54/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.4 -1.8 7.0 +4.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 526 (21.9) 44/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.8 -0.6 7.5 +1.6 7.0 3.6 7.8 2.9 795 (33.1) 59/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.9 -1.5 4.5 +0.8 -- 3.6 -- -- 648 (27.0) 57/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.9 -2.9 7.5 +3.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 363 (15.1) 24/15
HOBART AIRPORT 11.1 -2.4 6.4 +1.7 5.8 1.6 3.2 1.4 543 (22.6) 24/23
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

35.0 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
35.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.7 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
34.7 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 23.1 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+8.3 : 26.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.0 : 26.9 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+7.8 : 25.6 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.8 : 23.6 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC

25.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
23.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+9.1 : 9.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.8 : 8.7 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+7.5 : 13.8 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+6.7 : 12.5 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+6.7 : 7.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

-2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.0 : 18.5 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.9 : 20.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-7.4 : 22.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-7.0 : 26.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.9 : 16.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

-6.3 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.5 : -1.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-7.8 : -0.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.2 : 2.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
-6.8 : 9.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-6.7 : 0.0 KULGERA 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.
31.6 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
31.0 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
29.6 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
28.6 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
27.8 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS

Reports not yet available

1978 (82.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1430 (59.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1154 (48.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1078 (44.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
1024 (42.7) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1018 (42.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
965 (40.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
964 (40.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
944 (39.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
916 (38.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
840 (35.0) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
822 (34.3) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
809 (33.7) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
795 (33.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
793 (33.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
793 (33.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
778 (32.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
770 (32.1) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
767 (32.0) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
756 (31.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
753 (31.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
750 (31.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
738 (30.8) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
734 (30.6) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
734 (30.6) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
732 (30.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
724 (30.2) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
717 (29.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
715 (29.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
707 (29.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
702 (29.3) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
701 (29.2) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
693 (28.9) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
689 (28.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
689 (28.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
684 (28.5) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
684 (28.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
683 (28.5) NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
677 (28.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
674 (28.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
668 (27.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) OMEO Upper NE VIC
659 (27.5) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
658 (27.4) FORREST Eucla WA
652 (27.2) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
648 (27.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
647 (27.0) TELFER AERO Interior WA
646 (26.9) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
639 (26.6) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
638 (26.6) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
633 (26.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) RHYLL E Central VIC
630 (26.3) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
629 (26.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
623 (26.0) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
620 (25.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
612 (25.5) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
609 (25.4) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
606 (25.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
604 (25.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
600 (25.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
104/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
102/09 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/09 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
87/04 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

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.
VICTORIA
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
BEDOUT ISLAND : 83(***/ 65 ) at 07:07
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 102(250/ 83 ) at 09:15
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 78(220/ 65 ) at 13:14
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 109(310/ 91 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 111( 20/ 80 ) at 00:00
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(220/ 65 ) at 15:30
E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 76(260/ 65 ) at 16:07
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(300/ 82 ) at 09:03