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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 1706 EST on 21/08/2018. 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 minimum temperature

WA

Murchison

007139

PAYNES FIND

17.4

16.8

09/08/2002

39

1 N C

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009538

DWELLINGUP

24.9

24.7

26/08/1998

58

1 N C

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

24.9

24.7

15/08/2015

16

1 N C

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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014627

BULMAN

12.9

12.1

13/08/2018

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

24.2

23.6

07/08/2018

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040842

BRISBANE AERO

31.6

31.0

13/08/2010

14

1 N

NSW

CW Plains N

051049

TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS

26.0

25.2

12/08/2010

11

1 N

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070217

COOMA AIRPORT AWS

32.8

32.0

17/08/2009

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 17:05EST, 21/08/2018.

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 25.3 +6.8 15.3 +7.3 13.3 0.0 4.8 6.2 442 (18.4) 46/10
BUNBURY 22.3 +4.8 9.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 34/21
MANDURAH 21.6 +3.7 13.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 34/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.7 22.4 +2.0 20.1 0.0 8.6 10.8 338 (14.1) 54/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.6 -2.0 -0.9 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -3.0 0.0 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 30/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.2 -2.4 5.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.5 -1.6 5.8 +0.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 398 (16.6) 50/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.2 -3.1 11.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +0.5 11.6 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 55/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.4 -0.6 18.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 52/05
MACKAY M.O 19.9 -2.6 13.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 52/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.6 -2.2 9.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 43/08
BUNDABERG AERO 21.1 -2.2 9.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 50/08
COOLANGATTA 19.8 -1.6 6.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 46/02
BRISBANE AERO 21.3 -0.5 9.4 -0.2 6.2 0.0 13.4 10.8 759 (31.6) 50/04
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.7 -3.8 2.4 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 696 (29.0) 52/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.0 -2.0 2.3 -3.5 -- 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -3.2 9.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 545 (22.7) 57/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.2 -3.4 6.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 669 (27.9) 48/09
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 9.8 -3.2 -1.6 -2.9 -7.0 0.0 1.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.1 -2.4 0.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 606 (25.3) 43/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.1 -4.2 7.5 -0.6 5.1 0.0 5.8 10.2 901 (37.5) 52/01
RICHMOND RAAF 17.0 -2.7 4.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 44/12
BELLAMBI AWS 13.9 -4.1 7.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 647 (27.0) 55/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.5 -- -5.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 44/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.6 -2.9 0.1 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 43/03
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.1 -2.9 -1.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 35/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.6 -2.7 -0.4 -5.7 -- 0.0 4.0 9.7 333 (13.9) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.7 -4.0 0.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 50/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.9 -3.3 -0.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 34/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 11.4 -3.0 3.8 -2.1 1.2 1.2 1.8 0.5 581 (24.2) 44/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -2.4 2.3 -1.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 416 (17.3) 44/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.9 -2.9 -1.4 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 9.3 -4.2 2.1 -2.6 -2.0 1.0 1.8 1.6 587 (24.5) 48/16
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 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 24.9 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+9.1 : 25.8 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.0 : 29.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+8.8 : 26.3 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.7 : 29.8 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+11.6 : 17.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+8.8 : 15.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+7.5 : 15.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+7.3 : 15.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+7.2 : 14.2 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

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

-3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-7.6 : 3.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.5 : 25.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.5 : 6.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.4 : 16.3 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-5.4 : 7.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.1 : -4.1 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-8.0 : -3.2 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
-8.0 : -1.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.3 : 3.6 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest 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.
37.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
34.0 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
30.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
28.4 ERICA (PARKERS CORNER) W Gippsland VIC
25.0 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

Reports not yet available

1339 (55.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1328 (55.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1289 (53.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1271 (53.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1193 (49.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1169 (48.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1047 (43.6) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
1021 (42.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
931 (38.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
919 (38.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
905 (37.7) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
901 (37.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
897 (37.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
873 (36.4) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
834 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
816 (34.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
806 (33.6) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
804 (33.5) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
798 (33.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
795 (33.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
793 (33.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
792 (33.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
789 (32.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
786 (32.8) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
786 (32.8) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
785 (32.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
778 (32.4) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
766 (31.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
759 (31.6) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
759 (31.6) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
752 (31.3) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
747 (31.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
735 (30.6) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
734 (30.6) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
732 (30.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
723 (30.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
714 (29.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
706 (29.4) WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
696 (29.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
693 (28.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
693 (28.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
690 (28.8) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
688 (28.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
685 (28.5) COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
680 (28.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
679 (28.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
678 (28.3) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
675 (28.1) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
669 (27.9) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
669 (27.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
668 (27.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
666 (27.8) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
661 (27.5) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
660 (27.5) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
660 (27.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
649 (27.0) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
649 (27.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
647 (27.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
634 (26.4) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
633 (26.4) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
632 (26.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
630 (26.3) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
624 (26.0) TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
624 (26.0) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
622 (25.9) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
622 (25.9) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
621 (25.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
619 (25.8) CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
610 (25.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
610 (25.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
608 (25.3) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
606 (25.3) DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
605 (25.2) ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
604 (25.2) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
601 (25.0) UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
601 (25.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
113/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/19 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/00 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
94/13 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
94/14 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.
None reported

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 74(140/ 65 ) at 03:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(240/ 74 ) at 00:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(270/ 70 ) at 19:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 95(260/ 65 ) at 14:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(***/ 87 ) at 14:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 74(280/ 69 ) at 18:08
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 69(250/ 63 ) at 20:19
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(280/ 65 ) at 13:42
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 89(300/ 70 ) at 14:32
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 89(260/ 70 ) at 03:45
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(270/ 67 ) at 19:18
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 85(250/ 65 ) at 03:49