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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 1406 EST on 01/09/2018. 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 wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Maranoa

043109

ST GEORGE AIRPORT

72

70.0

23/08/2012

21

N C

NSW

CW Plains N

051161

COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS

70

70

03/08/2018

15

N C Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

NW Slopes S

055202

GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS

87

80.0

23/08/2012

15

N C

NSW

N Tablelands W

056238

ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS

85

85.0

14/08/2004

15

N C Equal to record.

NSW

CW Slopes S

065103

FORBES AIRPORT AWS

85

81.0

05/08/2003

15

N C

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

81

76.0

31/08/2005

15

N C


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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 14:06EST, 01/09/2018.

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 17.3 -1.2 5.6 -2.4 3.9 0.0 1.2 5.7 382 (15.9) 30/14
BUNBURY 16.0 -1.5 9.2 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 24/12
MANDURAH 16.0 -1.9 10.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 21/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +0.4 20.6 +0.2 19.0 0.0 6.4 10.6 262 (10.9) 30/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.1 +1.5 10.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 731 (30.5) 44/00
WHYALLA AERO 18.8 +0.3 8.5 +2.6 -- 3.0 -- -- 516 (21.5) 61/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.5 -0.1 10.3 +2.1 -- 6.8 -- -- 305 (12.7) 35/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 +1.5 8.6 +3.1 -- 8.6 -- -- 604 (25.2) 44/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 +5.4 15.6 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 37/00
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +1.7 14.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 +1.6 18.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 28.3 +5.8 13.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 31/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 +4.7 11.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +1.9 9.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 55/15
COOLANGATTA 23.4 +2.0 10.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 61/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 +1.8 9.3 -0.3 4.8 0.0 4.2 9.9 158 ( 6.6) 54/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.5 +6.0 9.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 55/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.7 +6.7 8.9 +3.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.2 +3.0 4.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 44/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 +2.4 6.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 43/23
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 13.5 0.0 2.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 59/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 12.7 +1.4 5.3 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 70/10
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 +2.6 7.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 87/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.0 -0.3 9.0 +0.9 5.6 0.0 3.8 2.5 280 (11.7) 54/18
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 -0.3 4.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 54/18
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 -1.0 11.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 80/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 44/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 +2.1 5.8 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 80/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.2 -1.8 6.0 +2.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 39/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 +0.3 10.3 +5.0 -- 3.8 6.0 -- 486 (20.3) 52/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 -0.9 4.8 +0.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 46/04
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.4 -0.8 6.0 +3.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 414 (17.3) 39/00
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.1 +1.7 7.1 +1.2 5.0 0.4 3.2 1.2 734 (30.6) 74/03
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 +1.2 5.4 +1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 767 (32.0) 74/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.3 -0.5 2.5 -1.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 43/08
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 -0.3 5.1 +0.4 5.4 1.0 2.0 0.0 321 (13.4) 35/16
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

37.0 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.9 BULMAN N Rivers NT
35.7 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.5 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
35.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+8.7 : 31.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+8.6 : 30.3 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.5 : 27.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+7.5 : 32.4 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+7.5 : 29.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+12.1 : 19.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+11.6 : 20.5 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+11.3 : 16.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.9 : 20.4 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+10.7 : 18.7 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+10.7 : 20.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

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

-0.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.6 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.7 : 15.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-4.3 : 13.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.3 : 15.9 MULLEWA Central West WA
-4.1 : 14.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-4.0 : 14.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-4.0 : 9.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

-3.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-1.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.2 : 7.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.2 : -2.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.2 : 0.4 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1 : 5.1 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
-4.1 : -1.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

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.
29.0 BLINMAN NE Pastoral SA
28.0 FLINDERS CHASE (ROCKY RIVER) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
20.0 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
19.8 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
19.6 LAKE GEORGE (MAHARISHI VEDIC COLLEGE) Lower SE SA

Reports not yet available

1102 (45.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
1089 (45.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1049 (43.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
1046 (43.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1009 (42.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
952 (39.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
944 (39.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
919 (38.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
898 (37.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
880 (36.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
822 (34.3) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
812 (33.8) FORREST Eucla WA
806 (33.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
767 (32.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
748 (31.2) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
746 (31.1) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
734 (30.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
731 (30.5) ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
727 (30.3) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
722 (30.1) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
716 (29.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
712 (29.7) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
711 (29.6) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
711 (29.6) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
702 (29.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
691 (28.8) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
684 (28.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
682 (28.4) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
682 (28.4) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
676 (28.2) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
674 (28.1) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
673 (28.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
666 (27.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
665 (27.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
652 (27.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
650 (27.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
644 (26.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
642 (26.8) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
641 (26.7) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
630 (26.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
622 (25.9) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
619 (25.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
616 (25.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
610 (25.4) COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
610 (25.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
603 (25.1) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
601 (25.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
113/05 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
111/10 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106/02 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
104/02 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
100/14 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
100/00 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO VILLAGE
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
STAWELL AERODROME
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 80(250/ 63 ) at 15:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 100(310/ 65 ) at 14:17
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS : 87(360/ 69 ) at 11:10
FORBES AIRPORT AWS : 85(340/ 65 ) at 10:42
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 111(350/ 65 ) at 10:14
SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO : 80(250/ 65 ) at 14:10
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 95( 10/ 61 ) at 00:00
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 96( 20/ 69 ) at 06:30
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87( 20/ 67 ) at 11:00
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) : 106(360/ 74 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(360/ 65 ) at 08:51
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 113( 20/ 72 ) at 05:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(270/ 65 ) at 22:30