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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 1521 EST on 22/08/2018. 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

NT

Alice Springs

015594

ARLTUNGA

-6.5

-5.3

02/08/2012

16

 

 

 

1 N C Consistent with reported screen minimum of -5.0, however, both were well below other reports in area although stations are far apart here.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061250

PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)

-6.0

-4.5

18/08/2018

42

-5.8

15/07/1970

45

1 N C Wrong. Previous record set earlier this month. Screen minimum of +3.2 makes this reading highly improbable continuing a run of suspect grass minima from this station. See 18 August and await BoM validation.

Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015594

ARLTUNGA

-5.0

-4.7

02/08/2012

16

1 N C Well below other reports in area although stations are far apart here.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039066

GAYNDAH AIRPORT

-1.7

-0.9

03/08/2012

16

-1.7

15/07/2018

16

1 N C Equal to all-month record.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT

1.3

1.4

01/08/1994

24

1 N C

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

4.7

4.8

27/08/1997

23

1 N C

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

-3.7

-3.7

03/08/2014

21

1 N C Equal to record.

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

4.4

4.9

09/08/2008

21

1 N C

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059007

KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS

-4.2

-3.2

13/08/2018

18

-3.6

19/07/2007

18

1 N C Previous August record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

-2.4

-1.2

12/08/2005

23

1 N C


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 15:20EST, 22/08/2018.

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 17.7 -0.8 11.2 +3.2 9.3 1.4 3.0 2.7 355 (14.8) 55/14
BUNBURY 17.4 -0.1 9.2 +1.8 -- 2.8 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 52/15
MANDURAH 17.2 -0.7 15.0 +4.2 -- 5.8 -- -- 360 (15.0) 57/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 0.0 19.4 -1.0 17.0 0.0 9.8 11.1 378 (15.8) 34/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.6 +1.0 -1.8 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 26/13
WHYALLA AERO 20.6 +2.1 0.5 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 35/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 -0.9 8.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 24/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.9 -1.2 6.7 +1.2 -- 3.4 -- -- 420 (17.5) 34/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.1 -1.2 2.0 -8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.3 -0.3 13.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 534 (22.3) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.5 -1.5 7.3 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 20.7 -1.8 7.4 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 39/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 -0.5 3.9 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 22.9 -0.4 5.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 34/15
COOLANGATTA 21.1 -0.3 3.0 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 35/17
BRISBANE AERO 22.8 +1.0 3.3 -6.3 -- 0.0 5.2 10.9 306 (12.8) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.7 -0.8 1.2 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 41/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.4 +0.4 2.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -0.5 -2.4 -9.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 31/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.0 +0.4 4.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 480 (20.0) 54/09
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION -- -- 0.6 -0.7 -6.0 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.9 -1.6 -2.3 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 55/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -0.2 7.6 -0.5 3.7 0.0 3.6 10.6 480 (20.0) 72/15
RICHMOND RAAF 18.7 -1.0 3.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 50/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 -0.3 8.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 507 (21.1) 63/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.8 -- 2.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 52/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.8 -3.7 5.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 31/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.0 -4.0 5.1 +1.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 294 (12.3) 34/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.2 -1.1 3.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 268 (11.2) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -1.8 4.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 34/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.5 -1.7 4.4 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 359 (15.0) 30/02
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 11.8 -2.6 5.1 -0.8 2.3 0.8 2.0 1.3 470 (19.6) 41/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.8 -2.6 3.9 +0.2 -- 4.6 -- -- 434 (18.1) 37/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 +1.1 1.6 -2.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 48/15
HOBART AIRPORT 10.1 -3.4 4.2 -0.5 -0.8 0.2 1.0 2.3 397 (16.5) 61/13
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 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.6 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT

+8.6 : 27.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.2 : 27.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 26.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.9 : 26.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.6 : 27.5 FORREST Eucla WA

24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+7.8 : 12.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.8 : 12.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 10.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 16.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.4 : 11.8 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

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

-2.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.0 : 6.2 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-5.6 : 5.6 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-5.4 : 9.5 GUNDAGAI (NANGUS RD) SW Slopes N NSW
-5.2 : -0.3 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 : 10.8 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

-8.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.4 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-6.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-10.8 : 0.9 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-10.0 : -5.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-9.7 : -0.5 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.6 : -3.4 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.6 : -6.0 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs 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.
32.8 WARRA W Coast TAS
23.4 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
23.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
21.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
20.0 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT) Derwent Valley TAS

Reports not yet available

1481 (61.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1439 (60.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1376 (57.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1089 (45.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1076 (44.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1059 (44.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1016 (42.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
990 (41.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
978 (40.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
964 (40.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
949 (39.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
935 (39.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
884 (36.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
871 (36.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
868 (36.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
859 (35.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
845 (35.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
827 (34.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
821 (34.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
820 (34.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
782 (32.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
778 (32.4) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
769 (32.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
759 (31.6) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
742 (30.9) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
719 (30.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
700 (29.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
696 (29.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
691 (28.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
688 (28.7) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
670 (27.9) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
657 (27.4) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
653 (27.2) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
641 (26.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
637 (26.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
634 (26.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
631 (26.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
625 (26.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
619 (25.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
619 (25.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
616 (25.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
613 (25.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
601 (25.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
107/14 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
100/12 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/04 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
91/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/10 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(300/ 65 ) at 03:30
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(250/ 63 ) at 21:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(250/ 72 ) at 01:24
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 89(240/ 65 ) at 08:00
CAPE GRIM : 74(230/ 65 ) at 08:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(***/ 76 ) at 03:06
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(220/ 58 ) at 09:35
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(240/ 48 ) at 11:26
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(220/ 72 ) at 11:40
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 100(210/ 72 ) at 13:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(270/ 72 ) at 12:00