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Data is as received at 23:57EST, 02/08/2020.

Observations and extremes for Saturday 01 AUG 2020
2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 22.2 -- 7.5 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 378 (15.8) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 +0.8 5.0 -3.1 3.2 0.0 2.2 8.9 293 (12.2) 31/09
PERTH METRO 19.2 +0.2 7.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 22/09
BUSSELTON AERO 18.1 +0.8 4.0 -3.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 21/16
BUNBURY 18.2 +0.6 5.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 18/11
MANDURAH 17.8 -0.2 9.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 22/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 -- 9.1 -- -- 2.6 -- -- 324 (13.5) 30/14
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.7 -1.0 7.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 31/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.9 17.3 -3.0 15.6 0.0 6.8 10.8 334 (13.9) 43/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.4 +0.7 0.2 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 28/10
WHYALLA AERO 22.9 +4.3 4.2 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 356 (14.8) 41/14
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 21.1 +4.8 8.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 41/12
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 20.1 +4.1 9.8 +2.2 4.8 0.0 2.6 9.5 406 (16.9) 48/13
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 19.8 +3.4 4.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 1.4 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 +5.2 7.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 48/13
CAIRNS AERO 23.5 -3.2 19.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 584 (24.3) 50/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.4 12.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 46/10
MACKAY AERO 23.3 -0.5 14.5 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.7 -0.2 11.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 37/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.5 -1.0 12.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 46/11
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 23.2 -0.9 15.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 41/10
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 20.6 -2.2 13.7 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 44/12
COOLANGATTA 21.9 +0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 37/11
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -0.8 11.0 +1.3 9.5 0.0 -- 8.8 367 (15.3) 31/13
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 19.5 -2.8 14.2 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 587 (24.5) 44/12
BRISBANE 22.7 -0.6 11.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 22/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.4 -0.3 4.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 28/10
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -0.3 0.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 21/02
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT -- -- 12.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -0.6 10.4 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 24/07
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.0 -0.7 4.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 22/13
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 18.3 -1.2 2.2 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 24/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 11.7 +0.5 -2.9 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 21/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +1.7 6.7 -1.5 4.6 0.0 2.8 9.8 265 (11.0) 28/10
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.4 +2.5 7.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL COMPARISON) -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 18.9 -0.3 1.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 13/14
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) 20.4 +1.6 2.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 21/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.2 -- -1.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 26/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.8 -0.7 -0.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.4 -0.5 1.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 15/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.8 +3.5 3.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 4.1 8.5 172 ( 7.2) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.7 +0.5 1.2 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 26/15
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 14.4 -0.5 1.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 21/11
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 17.8 +3.0 1.3 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 24/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 15.6 +1.2 6.6 +0.7 5.5 0.0 3.2 6.9 570 (23.8) 59/10
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 16.4 -- 5.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 43/11
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 19.4 -- 5.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 48/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 +1.6 3.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 43/11
WYNYARD AIRPORT 14.8 +1.6 4.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 39/23
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 14.1 +1.0 8.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 37/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +0.6 1.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 34/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +4.6 7.8 +3.1 4.9 0.0 2.0 -- 365 (15.2) 54/23
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.4 +5.3 8.9 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 74/20
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 for Saturday 01 AUG 2020
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

34.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
33.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+7.2 : 25.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 25.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.4 : 20.9 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+6.4 : 28.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+6.3 : 23.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
23.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.0 : 14.2 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+4.9 : 10.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.8 : 10.8 BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.4 : 13.8 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+4.4 : 6.8 WARRA W Coast TAS

Coldest for Saturday 01 AUG 2020
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.1 : 21.2 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.0 : 11.3 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
-3.2 : 23.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.1 : 23.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.1 : 15.1 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW

-4.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.8 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.1 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

-7.9 : -3.1 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 7.3 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.1 : 7.5 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 9.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.8 : 0.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.8 : 2.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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.
24.0 MOUNT GEORGE (MANNING RIVER) MidNorth Coast S NSW
8.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
4.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
9.9 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
9.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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6.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
5.5 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
5.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1188 (49.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1085 (45.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
989 (41.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
972 (40.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
970 (40.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
956 (39.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
908 (37.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
895 (37.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
835 (34.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
835 (34.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
832 (34.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
807 (33.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
798 (33.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
796 (33.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
777 (32.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
767 (32.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
766 (31.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
765 (31.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
736 (30.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
715 (29.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
676 (28.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
660 (27.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
640 (26.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
636 (26.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
635 (26.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
632 (26.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
618 (25.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
616 (25.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
122/20 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
117/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/20 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
87/20 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
87/20 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

High realtime reports for Saturday 01 AUG 2020
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

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(320/ 98 ) at 21:52
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 122(300/ 91 ) at 21:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(290/ 50 ) at 20:54
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 76(320/ 65 ) at 20:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(310/ 85 ) at 22:00