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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 1404 EST on 29/08/2018. 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 daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009990

BOYANUP NORTH

61.8

41.2

16/08/2005

16

1 N C

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

E Central

086068

VIEWBANK

-1.6

-1.3

20/08/2003

19

 

 

 

1 N C

TAS

W Coast

097072

STRAHAN AERODROME

-2.3

-1.8

24/08/2015

27

1 N C

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

-5.3

-5.0

11/08/2005

21

-5.2

21/06/2007

21

1 N C

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014404

MILINGIMBI AIRPORT

34.6

34.6

31/08/2011

15

1 N C Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Illawarra

068151

JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)

11.9

11.9

11/08/2014

17

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 14:03EST, 29/08/2018.

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 17.8 -0.7 12.2 +4.2 10.5 10.0 3.0 3.0 424 (17.7) 59/15
BUNBURY 17.6 +0.1 12.3 +4.9 -- 37.2 -- -- 308 (12.8) 59/14
MANDURAH 17.4 -0.5 13.9 +3.1 -- 14.6 -- -- 476 (19.8) 70/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +1.2 21.4 +1.0 20.0 0.0 7.4 10.9 262 (10.9) 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.5 +5.9 3.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) --
WHYALLA AERO 25.9 +7.4 5.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 41/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.9 +3.3 9.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 31/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -0.5 -0.6 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 28/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.8 +1.5 8.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 31/16
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 +2.1 15.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 35/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.1 +0.1 12.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 22.9 +0.4 11.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 28/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 +3.0 11.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +1.3 10.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 20.8 -0.6 13.4 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 31/01
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 -0.9 10.0 +0.4 7.4 0.0 5.0 10.7 313 (13.0) 30/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.6 +1.1 6.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 31/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.9 +1.9 4.2 -1.6 -- 0.4 3.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -2.1 5.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 30/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.4 -3.2 7.4 +0.6 -- 4.6 -- -- 508 (21.2) 35/11
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -0.7 2.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 28/16
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 10.7 -0.6 -1.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 34/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.2 -1.3 3.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 28/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.9 -4.4 8.2 +0.1 5.9 0.2 5.0 9.0 771 (32.1) 39/12
RICHMOND RAAF 16.3 -3.4 7.3 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 270 (11.3) 26/16
BELLAMBI AWS 12.9 -5.1 7.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 604 (25.2) 34/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.0 -- -3.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 39/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.2 -1.3 -2.4 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 22/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.8 -1.2 -1.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 30/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.8 -0.5 1.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 3.6 10.8 269 (11.2) 22/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.3 -2.4 0.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 24/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.4 -1.8 -1.8 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 34/10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 11.7 -2.7 -0.4 -6.3 -2.2 0.0 3.0 9.5 343 (14.3) 28/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.9 -1.5 -1.1 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 333 (13.9) 28/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.0 -2.8 -0.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 34/13
HOBART AIRPORT 10.3 -3.2 3.2 -1.5 1.9 6.8 2.4 5.4 394 (16.4) 43/14
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

36.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
35.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+11.2 : 30.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.6 : 30.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.4 : 29.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.0 : 28.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.0 : 26.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+6.0 : 11.4 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+5.9 : 9.9 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+5.8 : 11.3 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
+5.4 : 14.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+5.2 : 12.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

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

-5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.6 : 6.2 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-5.9 : 7.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.8 : -5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.5 : 5.6 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-5.3 : 10.9 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW

-13.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.5 : -5.7 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-8.4 : -13.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.1 : -2.3 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-7.9 : -4.2 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
-7.9 : -1.6 VIEWBANK E Central VIC

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.
61.8 BOYANUP NORTH Lower West WA
38.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
37.2 BUNBURY Lower West WA
33.8 DONNYBROOK EAST Lower West WA
29.4 LUDLOW Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
61.8 BOYANUP NORTH
38.0 DONNYBROOK
37.2 BUNBURY
33.8 DONNYBROOK EAST
29.4 LUDLOW

Reports not yet available

973 (40.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
959 (40.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
927 (38.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
874 (36.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
830 (34.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
828 (34.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
811 (33.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
781 (32.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
771 (32.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
756 (31.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
750 (31.3) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
738 (30.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
732 (30.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
727 (30.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
705 (29.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
700 (29.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
696 (29.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
681 (28.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
679 (28.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
673 (28.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
662 (27.6) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
653 (27.2) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
652 (27.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
652 (27.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
647 (27.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
626 (26.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
604 (25.2) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
602 (25.1) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
87/03 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
80/22 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
80/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/13 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
76/18 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
MOORA AG STATION
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.6mm/h
Lower West
BRIDGETOWN
10.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
BUNBURY
11.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.4mm/h
17.0mm in 30 min to 03:00 34.0mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 24.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 17.0mm/h
MANDURAH
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
DARDANUP
5.2mm in 13 min to 10:43 24.0mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
12.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.8mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 03:00 32.8mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 22.6mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 20.2mm/h
GINGIN WEST AG STATION
16.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
WANNEROO AG STATION
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.0mm/h
NEW NORCIA AG STATION
11.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.2mm/h
JURIEN BAY AG STATION
10.2mm in 30 min to 05:30 20.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 87(330/ 74 ) at 03:07
OCEAN REEF : 91(300/ 76 ) at 23:59
CAPE NATURALISTE : 80(290/ 65 ) at 13:37
BUSSELTON JETTY : 87(280/ 65 ) at 15:49