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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 1424 EST on 14/08/2018. 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 minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059007

KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS

-3.2

-2.2

12/08/2005

18

1 N C

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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014627

BULMAN

12.1

11.8

23/08/2008

11

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014948

PORT KEATS AIRPORT

22.1

18.2

23/08/2008

11

21.3

12/01/2011

12

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 14:23EST, 14/08/2018.

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 23.3 +4.8 6.3 -1.7 2.4 0.0 2.2 10.0 341 (14.2) 54/15
BUNBURY 19.0 +1.5 8.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 52/14
MANDURAH 18.4 +0.5 12.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 61/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -0.5 21.4 +1.0 20.0 0.0 9.6 11.1 388 (16.2) 44/08
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.0 -3.6 -0.1 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 50/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.2 -3.3 4.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -1.4 9.8 +1.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 252 (10.5) 24/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.7 +0.6 8.2 +2.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 532 (22.2) 48/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.1 -5.2 9.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 44/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +1.7 13.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 46/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO -- -- 15.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) --
MACKAY M.O 20.5 -2.0 14.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 52/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.5 -1.3 11.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 44/05
BUNDABERG AERO 23.4 +0.1 7.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 31/09
COOLANGATTA 20.3 -1.1 11.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 30/00
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 -1.3 5.6 -4.0 1.6 0.0 9.8 10.5 526 (21.9) 34/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 -1.2 1.1 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 31/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.4 -0.6 1.9 -3.9 -- 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -0.6 3.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 +1.0 6.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 50/08
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 9.5 -3.5 -0.7 -2.0 -5.2 0.0 1.4 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.2 -2.8 0.9 -1.2 -7.8 0.4 1.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -1.4 -1.5 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 41/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.0 +2.7 8.1 0.0 4.2 0.0 4.8 10.6 622 (25.9) 48/09
RICHMOND RAAF 21.3 +1.6 -0.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 +1.7 9.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) 61/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 526 (21.9) 52/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.7 -0.8 2.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.6 -1.4 6.0 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 290 (12.1) 35/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.9 -0.4 5.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 2.4 4.0 312 (13.0) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.5 -0.2 4.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 30/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 +1.0 3.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 34/09
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 15.5 +1.1 8.2 +2.3 6.9 0.0 3.6 2.5 534 (22.3) 50/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.6 -0.8 4.3 +0.6 -- 2.2 -- -- 552 (23.0) 50/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 +0.8 2.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 41/11
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 +1.4 6.4 +1.7 2.3 3.0 2.4 3.2 498 (20.8) 63/15
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

33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
32.4 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
32.3 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD

+7.1 : 25.0 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+6.9 : 24.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+6.8 : 24.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.8 : 23.1 ALBANY Lower West WA
+6.4 : 25.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+6.4 : 28.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+5.1 : 8.4 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+5.0 : 15.1 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+4.6 : 9.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+4.5 : 18.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+4.2 : 23.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
+4.2 : 8.2 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW

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

0.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.6 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-7.1 : 25.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.6 : 24.7 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-6.2 : 23.8 HALLS CREEK METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE E Kimberley WA
-6.1 : 25.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 23.7 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 23.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

-9.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.9 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.5 : -3.3 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.5 : -6.2 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-8.7 : -3.9 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-8.4 : -6.4 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-8.4 : -6.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W 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.
53.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
32.6 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT) Derwent Valley TAS
31.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
31.2 WARRA W Coast TAS
28.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

TASMANIA
Derwent Valley
32.6 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT)
Central Plateau
28.0 BUTLERS GORGE
W Coast
53.8 MOUNT READ
31.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)
31.2 WARRA

Reports not yet available

1594 (66.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1468 (61.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1448 (60.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1272 (53.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1154 (48.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1121 (46.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1103 (46.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1045 (43.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1039 (43.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1013 (42.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
983 (41.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
965 (40.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
935 (39.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
934 (38.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
918 (38.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
913 (38.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
904 (37.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
899 (37.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
881 (36.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
877 (36.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
875 (36.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
873 (36.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
859 (35.8) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
856 (35.7) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
844 (35.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
824 (34.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
798 (33.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
765 (31.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
737 (30.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
736 (30.7) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
734 (30.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
728 (30.3) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
724 (30.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
718 (29.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
706 (29.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
689 (28.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
685 (28.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
684 (28.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
676 (28.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
675 (28.1) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
672 (28.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
664 (27.7) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
658 (27.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
658 (27.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
658 (27.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
655 (27.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
648 (27.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
643 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
641 (26.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
639 (26.6) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
638 (26.6) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
632 (26.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
623 (26.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
623 (26.0) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
622 (25.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
622 (25.9) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
619 (25.8) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
617 (25.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
607 (25.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
601 (25.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
600 (25.0) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
120/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/15 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
106/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
100/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
98/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
91/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/23 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
6.2mm in 14 min to 20:14 26.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(340/ 63 ) at 11:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(270/ 72 ) at 18:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 98(260/ 74 ) at 21:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(***/ 98 ) at 17:34
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 117(270/ 85 ) at 15:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(290/ 61 ) at 11:11
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 85(300/ 65 ) at 20:33
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(310/ 82 ) at 13:54
MOUNT READ : 91(280/ 56 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(270/ 85 ) at 16:36