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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. Obvious errors will be corrected when detected. The records are based on data received as at 1403 EST on 24/08/2018. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:02EST, 24/08/2018.

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 18.6 +0.1 2.9 -5.1 1.3 0.0 3.2 10.5 311 (13.0) 26/11
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.7 3.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 21/16
MANDURAH 16.4 -1.5 7.4 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 24/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -1.1 19.4 -1.0 18.2 0.0 5.2 11.1 201 ( 8.4) 28/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.3 -1.3 10.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 43/09
WHYALLA AERO 18.9 +0.4 12.8 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 46/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.0 +4.4 13.7 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 39/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.8 +4.7 5.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 34/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 +3.7 5.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +0.5 13.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.4 13.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 27.2 +4.7 11.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 +2.9 6.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 35/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +2.6 3.9 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 21.6 +0.2 6.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 28/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 -0.2 7.4 -2.2 3.4 0.0 5.8 10.7 365 (15.2) 30/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.7 5.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 41/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.0 +2.0 3.0 -2.8 -- 0.0 3.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -0.6 7.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 28/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 -0.4 5.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 35/12
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 14.0 +0.5 -0.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 44/12
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 12.0 +0.7 -1.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 34/11
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.3 +0.8 1.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 34/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.6 -0.7 6.9 -1.2 4.6 0.0 3.0 7.4 416 (17.3) 34/19
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 -0.9 6.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 16.5 -1.5 9.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 28/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.0 -- -1.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 30/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.0 -0.5 0.3 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 18/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.3 -1.7 1.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 18/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.4 +4.1 6.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 4.0 7.5 -- 37/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.8 +1.1 -0.6 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 +1.2 1.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 24/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.4 +2.0 3.9 -2.0 1.4 0.0 2.2 7.8 335 (14.0) 30/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 +2.0 1.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 30/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 +0.2 -0.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 22/16
HOBART AIRPORT 13.6 +0.1 3.5 -1.2 -0.1 0.0 1.2 9.0 222 ( 9.3) 26/23
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

35.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 28.0 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.3 : 16.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.0 : 27.7 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.3 : 18.9 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA

24.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+7.2 : 11.2 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+6.9 : 12.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+6.3 : 12.4 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.3 : 11.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+6.1 : 12.2 EYRE Eucla WA

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

-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.1 : 11.7 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-6.1 : 14.8 FORREST Eucla WA
-5.4 : 13.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.3 : 21.2 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.3 : 18.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA

-9.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.3 : 5.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-9.0 : -2.5 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-8.3 : -0.7 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-8.2 : -1.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.6 : -2.3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W 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.
18.6 MT SUNDAY Upper NE VIC
16.4 EYRE Eucla WA
14.2 WHARMINDA W Agricultural SA
14.0 LOCK W Agricultural SA
12.2 BALD HILL Upper NE VIC

Reports not yet available

897 (37.4) FORREST Eucla WA
792 (33.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
784 (32.7) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
751 (31.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
737 (30.7) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
723 (30.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
675 (28.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
657 (27.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
650 (27.1) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
640 (26.7) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
639 (26.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
632 (26.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
629 (26.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
612 (25.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
611 (25.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
602 (25.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
76/10 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
72/03 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
72/01 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
68/12 FORREST Eucla WA
68/00 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
68/00 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

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 None reported