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Data is as received at 16:08EST, 03/08/2020.

Observations and extremes for Sunday 02 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 21.0 -- 6.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 41/16
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 +0.3 4.4 -3.7 2.6 0.0 2.4 3.8 175 ( 7.3) 39/22
PERTH METRO 19.2 +0.2 5.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 41/22
BUSSELTON AERO 16.5 -0.8 8.3 +1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 41/15
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.2 8.3 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 34/13
MANDURAH 17.2 -0.8 10.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 37/20
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.5 -- 8.0 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 298 (12.4) 41/13
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.4 +0.7 7.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 34/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 -0.7 17.7 -2.6 16.5 0.0 7.8 10.8 268 (11.2) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.0 +3.3 0.7 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 26/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.4 +0.8 3.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 28/18
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 20.7 +4.4 2.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 24/09
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 18.2 +2.2 5.7 -1.9 0.5 0.0 2.6 9.2 369 (15.4) 24/10
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 16.8 +0.4 4.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 +2.0 6.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 26/11
CAIRNS AERO 25.0 -1.7 18.3 +0.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 473 (19.7) 37/06
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.1 -1.0 14.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 41/11
MACKAY AERO 23.0 -0.8 13.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 565 (23.5) 43/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.9 -1.0 13.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.5 -1.0 14.7 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 39/14
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 24.0 -0.1 15.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 41/14
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 22.4 -0.4 14.2 +3.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 35/12
COOLANGATTA 22.0 +0.4 8.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 26/14
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 -0.1 8.9 -0.8 6.4 0.0 -- 10.1 290 (12.1) 28/09
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 20.9 -1.4 12.9 +3.0 -- 3.6 -- -- 340 (14.2) 30/14
BRISBANE 24.1 +0.8 10.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 15/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.9 +0.2 6.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 30/21
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 19.3 +0.8 0.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 17/04
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 19.2 -- 6.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 18/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 -0.1 6.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 22/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.1 +1.4 5.6 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 34/11
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 20.4 +0.9 0.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 18/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 14.4 +3.2 -4.2 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 22/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.8 +0.4 7.1 -1.1 4.5 0.0 2.6 8.9 299 (12.5) 30/10
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.0 +2.1 7.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL COMPARISON) -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 19.1 -0.1 1.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 15/14
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) 18.5 -0.3 1.8 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 24/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.8 -- -1.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 17/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 +1.2 -0.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.3 +0.4 1.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 17/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.1 +3.8 5.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 4.0 9.0 243 (10.1) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.7 +0.5 3.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 21/13
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 16.4 +1.5 1.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 26/09
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 18.7 +3.9 0.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 31/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.2 +2.8 8.4 +2.5 5.9 0.0 2.8 9.7 887 (37.0) 65/02
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 18.2 -- 9.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 35/10
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 17.3 -- 7.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 22/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 +2.0 4.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 588 (24.5) 37/09
WYNYARD AIRPORT 14.8 +1.6 4.1 +0.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 254 (10.6) 43/14
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 13.2 +0.1 7.4 +2.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 354 (14.8) 41/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +0.6 8.1 +4.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 300 (12.5) 39/11
HOBART AIRPORT 14.5 +1.0 7.3 +2.6 1.0 0.0 2.6 -- 406 (16.9) 52/14
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.7 +1.6 8.9 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 602 (25.1) 61/01
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 Sunday 02 AUG 2020
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

34.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
33.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
33.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+7.0 : 7.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.9 : 27.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+5.8 : 20.1 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.8 : 23.1 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA
+5.6 : 22.0 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+5.6 : 16.9 KATOOMBA (FARNELLS RD) C Tablelands S NSW

26.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.9 : 11.0 ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
+5.8 : 12.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.5 : 11.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+5.2 : 7.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+5.1 : 12.7 EUCLA Eucla WA

Coldest for Sunday 02 AUG 2020
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

2.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.7 : 20.6 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.4 : 19.5 WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.2 : 20.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
-4.4 : 18.8 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.0 : 28.4 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD

-5.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.1 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.2 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-8.1 : -3.3 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-7.0 : 1.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.8 : -1.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.2 : -1.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 8.3 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers 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.
27.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
26.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
25.4 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
25.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
23.6 INNISFAIL AERODROME N Coast--Herbert QLD

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
9.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
9.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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8.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
6.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
6.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
6.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1417 (59.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1382 (57.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1116 (46.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1099 (45.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1069 (44.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1059 (44.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
964 (40.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
897 (37.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
887 (37.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
878 (36.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
849 (35.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
783 (32.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
780 (32.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
779 (32.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
772 (32.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
771 (32.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
757 (31.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
755 (31.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
746 (31.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
746 (31.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
742 (30.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
732 (30.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
727 (30.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
705 (29.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
668 (27.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
666 (27.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
654 (27.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
652 (27.2) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
647 (27.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
647 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
646 (26.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
643 (26.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
630 (26.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
607 (25.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
602 (25.1) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
118/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/00 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
85/16 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
83/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
78/14 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

High realtime reports for Sunday 02 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
5.8mm in 15 min to 20:00 23.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(310/ 95 ) at 13:49
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 96(270/ 70 ) at 01:30
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 85(290/ 65 ) at 16:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(310/ 63 ) at 15:37