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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 1408 EST on 25/08/2018. 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 grass minimum temperature

SA

Upper Murray

024024

LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE

21.5

15.1

26/08/2004

29

1 N W Wrong. Screen minimum was 9.0. Grass (ground) minima at this station have been running consistently 1 to 2 degrees above the screen minimum. I suspect a misreading by 10.0 degrees which would make the grass minimum 11.5 and not a record. Await BoM validation.

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022823

CAPE BORDA

21.0

20.1

30/08/2007

11

1 N C


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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 14:07EST, 25/08/2018.

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 20.2 +1.7 4.0 -4.0 3.4 0.0 3.0 10.6 237 ( 9.9) 30/12
BUNBURY 18.1 +0.6 3.5 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 17/13
MANDURAH 18.6 +0.7 8.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 22/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -0.5 18.9 -1.5 17.3 0.0 6.2 10.6 232 ( 9.7) 30/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.8 -1.8 4.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 39/15
WHYALLA AERO 20.8 +2.3 3.7 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 39/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.6 +4.0 14.1 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 37/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.0 +3.9 1.0 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 26/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.6 +2.3 11.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 34/21
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +1.6 15.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +0.7 16.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +2.8 12.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 24/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 +1.4 11.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +1.9 10.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 35/14
COOLANGATTA 22.0 +0.6 8.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 35/17
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 +0.9 10.8 +1.2 8.4 0.0 4.4 10.5 268 (11.2) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.8 +2.3 9.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 507 (21.1) 52/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 +4.9 6.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 0.0 3.3 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 34/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +2.5 4.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 39/15
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 16.3 +2.8 -0.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 43/21
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 14.5 +3.2 -1.6 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 26/10
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +4.3 4.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 35/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.7 -0.6 10.3 +2.2 7.8 0.6 3.0 5.4 324 (13.5) 34/17
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 +0.4 10.1 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 15.7 -2.3 10.1 -0.4 -- 4.2 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 30/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.9 -- 4.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 37/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.5 +3.0 1.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 28/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 +1.6 0.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.7 +3.4 9.0 +3.7 -- 0.0 6.0 10.2 378 (15.8) 34/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.1 +1.4 -0.7 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 24/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.9 +2.7 0.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 34/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.4 +2.0 2.2 -3.7 -1.4 0.0 1.5 10.5 310 (12.9) 30/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 +3.6 0.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 31/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 +1.5 3.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 24/16
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 +3.0 2.9 -1.8 -1.4 0.2 1.6 9.6 263 (11.0) 24/12
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

35.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.0 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.7 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
34.6 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 26.6 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 30.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.5 : 28.4 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.3 : 21.0 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.3 : 27.7 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL

+7.3 : 14.0 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.2 : 13.7 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.0 : 15.0 ADELAIDE (WEST TERRACE / NGAYIRDAPIRA) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.7 : 11.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+6.6 : 20.6 BULMAN N Rivers NT

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

-0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.1 : 12.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 23.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-4.2 : 26.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-4.1 : 14.8 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-4.0 : 17.0 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

-8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 6.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-6.4 : 2.9 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-6.3 : -2.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-6.2 : 0.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.2 : 1.0 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA

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.
15.0 NUNDROO W Agricultural SA
12.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
11.0 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.0 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
9.4 HOLSWORTHY (DEFENCE) Illawarra NSW

Reports not yet available

860 (35.8) FORREST Eucla WA
821 (34.2) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
815 (34.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
783 (32.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
762 (31.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
730 (30.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
648 (27.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
632 (26.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
630 (26.3) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
630 (26.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
616 (25.7) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
81/20 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
80/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
65/08 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
59/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
55/09 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
55/23 KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW

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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.2mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT
10.2mm in 23 min to 20:30 26.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
15.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 30.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 19.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 22.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.2mm/h
None reported