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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 1413 EST on 15/08/2018. 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

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

9.8

9.8

16/08/2014

24

1 N C

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

5.9

5.9

14/08/2017

18

1 N C Equal to record.

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

TAS

Southeast

094087

KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE)

71.8

69.5

22/08/2009

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 14:12EST, 15/08/2018.

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 18.8 +0.3 13.3 +5.3 10.3 15.0 3.6 6.7 455 (19.0) 39/10
BUNBURY 17.5 0.0 14.1 +6.7 -- 10.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 43/01
MANDURAH 17.4 -0.5 14.3 +3.5 -- 5.4 -- -- 667 (27.8) 43/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.7 19.3 -1.1 17.5 0.2 9.0 11.2 367 (15.3) 52/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.1 +0.5 -1.2 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 22.6 +4.1 1.5 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 61/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.7 +2.1 7.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 39/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 +2.0 8.4 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 480 (20.0) 67/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.2 -1.1 5.1 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.4 -0.2 18.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 512 (21.3) 44/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.5 -0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 39/16
MACKAY M.O 21.7 -0.8 9.6 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 48/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.7 -0.1 6.6 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.2 +0.9 7.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 21.1 -0.3 5.4 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 34/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.3 -0.5 5.6 -4.0 1.7 0.0 4.6 10.5 259 (10.8) 30/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 +3.3 3.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 21/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.0 +3.0 2.4 -3.4 -- 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 0.0 0.0 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 22/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +2.6 8.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 511 (21.3) 48/08
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 16.0 +3.0 -0.3 -1.6 -5.0 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 3.1 +1.0 -5.9 0.0 0.9 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +1.2 -0.8 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 24/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 +4.6 9.6 +1.5 5.0 0.0 4.0 10.3 550 (22.9) 37/04
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 +3.9 -0.9 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 21/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 +1.3 11.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 48/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.4 -- 2.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 547 (22.8) 44/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.8 +0.3 -0.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 24/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.0 0.0 3.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.5 +3.2 4.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 3.6 7.2 256 (10.7) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.1 +1.4 5.2 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 315 (13.1) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.8 +1.6 0.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 41/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.5 +2.1 6.4 +0.5 4.4 0.0 1.4 10.2 528 (22.0) 74/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 +2.2 4.0 +0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 447 (18.6) 61/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 +1.3 5.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 54/23
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 +3.8 10.8 +6.1 9.0 0.0 2.2 6.7 747 (31.1) 81/06
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

33.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
33.2 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
33.1 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 28.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.8 : 28.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.0 : 27.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.0 : 19.2 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+7.1 : 28.0 FORREST Eucla WA

23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
23.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+7.8 : 10.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.2 : 11.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT COMPARISON W Gippsland VIC
+7.2 : 10.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.7 : 14.1 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+6.6 : 11.3 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-0.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.8 : 25.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-4.6 : 15.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.5 : 26.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-4.4 : 27.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
-4.4 : 18.0 KALBARRI Central West WA

-6.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.8 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-4.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.6 : 5.3 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-9.5 : 3.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-9.2 : 3.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-8.8 : 7.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-8.5 : 3.2 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

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.
65.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
41.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
35.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
35.2 WARRA W Coast TAS
30.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
30.6 BUTLERS GORGE
W Coast
65.4 MOUNT READ
41.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
35.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)
35.2 WARRA

Reports not yet available

2159 (90.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1770 (73.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1724 (71.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1420 (59.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1400 (58.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1383 (57.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1378 (57.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1345 (56.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1182 (49.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1135 (47.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1086 (45.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1051 (43.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1033 (43.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1028 (42.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
987 (41.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
972 (40.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
969 (40.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
964 (40.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
956 (39.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
937 (39.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
934 (38.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
916 (38.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
909 (37.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
894 (37.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
882 (36.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
851 (35.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
849 (35.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
846 (35.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
829 (34.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
815 (34.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
802 (33.4) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
794 (33.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
793 (33.0) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
763 (31.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
758 (31.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
757 (31.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
755 (31.5) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
751 (31.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
748 (31.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
747 (31.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
745 (31.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
742 (30.9) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
741 (30.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
722 (30.1) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
715 (29.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
708 (29.5) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
707 (29.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
685 (28.5) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
682 (28.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
682 (28.4) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
678 (28.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
672 (28.0) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
667 (27.8) MANDURAH Lower West WA
663 (27.6) WARRA W Coast TAS
658 (27.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
651 (27.1) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
649 (27.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
645 (26.9) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
641 (26.7) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
640 (26.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
639 (26.6) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
631 (26.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
631 (26.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
629 (26.2) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
623 (26.0) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
623 (26.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
614 (25.6) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
613 (25.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
609 (25.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
603 (25.1) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
601 (25.0) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
131/22 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
128/20 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
126/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
113/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/22 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
102/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
102/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/04 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
100/22 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
100/07 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
98/19 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/23 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
98/23 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
98/22 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
96/22 PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
94/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
94/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
94/23 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
93/21 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
93/22 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
91/21 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
PERTH METRO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
BICKLEY
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
DWELLINGUP
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 83(270/ 74 ) at 09:05
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 78(340/ 65 ) at 05:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(300/ 80 ) at 21:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 91(280/ 58 ) at 22:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(270/ 59 ) at 02:48
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 80(360/ 69 ) at 21:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 80(360/ 65 ) at 18:00
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) : 78(360/ 63 ) at 23:30
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 78(330/ 67 ) at 15:30
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(330/ 50 ) at 21:39
PORTLAND NTC AWS : 96(340/ 61 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(260/ 72 ) at 00:47
CAPE GRIM : 95(330/ 72 ) at 23:30
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 95(310/ 69 ) at 22:00
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 83(310/ 67 ) at 23:28
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 93(280/ 56 ) at 21:05
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 126(***/ 95 ) at 13:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 132(310/100 ) at 22:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(300/ 48 ) at 19:47
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 100(280/ 67 ) at 08:00
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 96(350/ 76 ) at 23:00
STRAHAN AERODROME : 93(350/ 54 ) at 22:29
LOW ROCKY POINT : 102(330/ 74 ) at 23:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 128(330/ 80 ) at 20:16
MOUNT READ : 95(350/ 76 ) at 23:43
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 98(330/ 65 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(280/ 83 ) at 02:32