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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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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 1407 EST on 18/08/2018. 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 maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

34.0

34.0

10/08/2010

21

1 N C Equal to record.


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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 14:06EST, 18/08/2018.

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 18.1 -0.4 9.2 +1.2 7.0 1.2 1.8 9.4 260 (10.8) 31/15
BUNBURY 16.5 -1.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 22/10
MANDURAH 16.7 -1.2 11.4 +0.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 28/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -0.6 20.9 +0.5 19.4 0.0 6.4 11.2 246 (10.3) 30/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.7 +6.1 3.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 30/15
WHYALLA AERO 21.2 +2.7 3.9 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 275 (11.5) 46/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.7 +0.1 7.1 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 41/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 0.0 5.7 +0.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 404 (16.8) 59/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.9 +2.6 5.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 30/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +2.6 19.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO -- -- 14.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) --
MACKAY M.O 27.6 +5.1 14.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 21/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +5.1 10.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 30/19
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +6.2 10.2 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 380 (15.8) 35/16
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +3.2 4.9 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 30/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 +5.2 7.4 -2.2 1.8 0.0 4.8 10.7 257 (10.7) 31/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.6 +5.1 9.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 48/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.9 +1.9 4.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 4.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -0.6 7.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 28/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.1 +0.5 5.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 41/12
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 12.0 -1.0 -3.5 -4.8 -8.0 0.0 1.4 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -0.8 -2.9 -11.3 0.2 3.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.3 +0.8 -0.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 37/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.3 -1.0 7.2 -0.9 2.6 0.0 4.6 10.4 453 (18.9) 31/19
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 +0.1 0.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 48/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.6 +0.6 7.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 31/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.4 -- -5.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 41/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 0.0 3.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 18/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.8 -0.2 1.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 26/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +1.3 3.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 2.0 10.0 237 ( 9.9) 31/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.3 -0.4 4.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.8 -0.4 3.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 37/23
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 15.2 +0.8 5.0 -0.9 2.0 0.0 3.4 7.9 464 (19.3) 67/21
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 +1.0 1.8 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 354 (14.8) 54/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -1.1 3.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 54/20
HOBART AIRPORT 16.2 +2.7 5.6 +0.9 3.3 0.0 1.8 5.8 400 (16.7) 44/12
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

34.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
34.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+7.0 : 29.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.0 : 27.6 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.8 : 29.3 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.7 : 28.8 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6 : 29.6 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
23.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+11.7 : 20.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+5.2 : 13.2 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+4.2 : 15.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+4.1 : 9.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+3.7 : 16.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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

-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.5 : 13.4 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-4.2 : 14.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-4.0 : 0.9 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-3.5 : -1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.4 : 11.9 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-8.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.4 : 6.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.6 : 4.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.7 : -1.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2 : -8.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 : 8.8 DERBY AERO W 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.
15.6 BARRETT MEADOWS Lower West WA
14.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
13.2 KING RIVER Lower West WA
13.0 MANYPEAKS Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1260 (52.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1218 (50.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1106 (46.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
998 (41.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
919 (38.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
855 (35.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
836 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
830 (34.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
829 (34.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
828 (34.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
775 (32.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
772 (32.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
734 (30.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
712 (29.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
705 (29.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
681 (28.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
680 (28.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
678 (28.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
654 (27.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
109/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
104/20 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
98/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/22 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
93/20 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
93/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA
1.8mm in 1 min to 16:00 108.0mm/h
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.6mm/h
ROBE AIRFIELD
5.6mm in 7 min to 17:30 48.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.4mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
CAPE SORELL
6.0mm in 12 min to 19:12 30.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 89(270/ 76 ) at 16:14
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(250/ 63 ) at 17:37
PARNDANA CFS AWS : 82(270/ 65 ) at 16:38
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(310/ 83 ) at 23:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 93(280/ 56 ) at 22:20
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 104(310/ 45 ) at 21:00
CAPE GRIM : 93(320/ 70 ) at 21:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 83(350/ 63 ) at 23:55
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(***/ 80 ) at 17:47
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 80(320/ 65 ) at 17:05
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 93(340/ 69 ) at 17:55
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(280/ 65 ) at 00:30