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Data is as received at 16:35EST, 03/09/2020.

Observations and extremes for Wednesday 02 SEP 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 20.2 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 501 (20.9) 44/11
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 -1.3 11.0 +2.1 10.1 4.2 3.6 8.9 540 (22.5) 55/12
PERTH METRO 19.5 -0.8 11.1 +1.6 -- 5.8 -- -- 388 (16.2) 52/11
BUSSELTON AERO 17.4 -0.9 9.6 +1.9 -- 11.0 -- -- 516 (21.5) 55/07
BUNBURY 17.3 -1.2 10.8 +2.4 -- 11.0 -- -- 655 (27.3) 61/04
MANDURAH 17.3 -1.7 12.3 +0.6 -- 5.2 -- -- 662 (27.6) 63/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.5 -- 8.6 -- -- 9.8 -- -- 688 (28.7) 72/12
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.9 -2.4 8.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 54/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.4 +2.8 24.1 +1.1 23.2 0.0 8.2 11.3 355 (14.8) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.5 +6.2 13.6 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 52/10
WHYALLA AERO 25.7 +4.1 14.1 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 680 (28.3) 59/00
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 20.2 +1.1 13.2 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 535 (22.3) 44/14
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 19.4 +1.2 13.5 +4.5 12.0 0.0 7.2 9.6 618 (25.8) 41/13
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 18.6 +0.2 10.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 +1.9 8.8 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 653 (27.2) 54/04
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +1.1 20.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 572 (23.8) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 -0.1 15.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 43/11
MACKAY AERO 25.9 -0.1 13.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 34/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.4 -1.1 15.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 37/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 0.0 14.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 30/09
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 25.2 -1.0 15.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 35/13
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 25.3 +0.4 13.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 28/11
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +0.5 15.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 31/10
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 +0.1 13.5 +0.7 10.2 0.0 -- 10.4 303 (12.6) 31/11
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 24.3 -0.1 14.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 31/00
BRISBANE 24.1 -1.5 14.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 24/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 +0.4 12.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 550 (22.9) 43/01
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 24.2 +2.1 2.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 41/10
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 23.6 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 54/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +1.7 6.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 37/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.1 +2.7 3.9 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 30/14
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +2.0 2.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 43/11
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 15.5 +0.7 1.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 52/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.2 +4.5 9.7 -0.9 6.8 0.0 4.6 7.3 349 (14.5) 39/14
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.0 +3.9 9.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 24.3 +1.7 4.1 -3.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 41/14
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) 23.7 +2.4 5.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 52/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 55/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.0 +2.3 6.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +2.1 3.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 35/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.3 +8.7 9.6 +2.3 -- 0.0 6.8 7.5 458 (19.1) 43/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.1 +3.1 6.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 41/13
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 19.4 +1.2 6.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 52/13
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 22.7 +5.7 1.1 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 35/17
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.4 +2.7 9.2 +2.1 6.5 0.0 5.0 6.4 838 (34.9) 91/13
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 22.0 -- 8.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 63/13
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 21.2 -- 8.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 50/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 +2.0 6.1 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 846 (35.3) 74/12
WYNYARD AIRPORT 13.3 -1.1 5.8 +0.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 334 (13.9) 43/10
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 15.2 +0.9 6.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 39/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 +2.1 3.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 +2.9 2.0 -4.1 -2.4 0.0 2.0 -- 293 (12.2) 50/16
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.1 +2.0 3.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 54/15
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 Wednesday 02 SEP 2020
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

39.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
38.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.0 BRADSHAW-KOOLENDONG VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
38.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
38.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
38.0 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA

+8.7 : 29.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+8.6 : 31.5 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+8.5 : 29.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+7.3 : 34.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 30.6 FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW

26.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
25.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.5 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.3 : 17.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
+8.0 : 10.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.4 : 17.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+6.4 : 12.4 KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.1 : 14.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

Coldest for Wednesday 02 SEP 2020
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
7.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.7 : 21.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-4.5 : 20.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-4.5 : 21.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.5 : 20.8 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-4.3 : 24.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA

-3.1 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-1.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.4 : 1.4 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.2 : 3.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-5.2 : 0.0 MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.2 : -1.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-5.2 : 5.0 ARLTUNGA 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.
26.2 WORSLEY DOWNS Lower West WA
25.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
20.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
20.6 MUMBALLUP ORGANICS
19.8 JINDONG Lower West WA

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
9.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
9.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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6.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
4.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.8 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.6 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1478 (61.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1446 (60.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1165 (48.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1134 (47.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1129 (47.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1076 (44.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
1006 (41.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
979 (40.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
952 (39.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
933 (38.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
918 (38.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
898 (37.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
864 (36.0) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
846 (35.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
841 (35.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
838 (34.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
837 (34.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
829 (34.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
828 (34.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
827 (34.5) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
824 (34.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
807 (33.6) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
806 (33.6) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
776 (32.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
775 (32.3) FORREST Eucla WA
769 (32.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
767 (32.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
764 (31.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
763 (31.8) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
753 (31.4) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
752 (31.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
749 (31.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
745 (31.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
742 (30.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
741 (30.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
738 (30.8) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
736 (30.7) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
734 (30.6) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
730 (30.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
725 (30.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
710 (29.6) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
709 (29.5) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
695 (29.0) BICKLEY Lower West WA
695 (29.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
693 (28.9) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
692 (28.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
688 (28.7) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
682 (28.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
682 (28.4) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
682 (28.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
680 (28.3) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
677 (28.2) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
669 (27.9) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
669 (27.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
668 (27.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
664 (27.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
662 (27.6) MANDURAH Lower West WA
657 (27.4) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
656 (27.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
655 (27.3) BUNBURY Lower West WA
653 (27.2) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
651 (27.1) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
651 (27.1) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
649 (27.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
648 (27.0) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
648 (27.0) MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
646 (26.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
642 (26.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
641 (26.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
640 (26.7) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
633 (26.4) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
632 (26.3) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
631 (26.3) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
631 (26.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
628 (26.2) COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
627 (26.1) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
626 (26.1) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
625 (26.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
623 (26.0) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
618 (25.8) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
617 (25.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
616 (25.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
612 (25.5) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
606 (25.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
126/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
107/16 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
100/03 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
98/10 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/15 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
96/00 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/05 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/13 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

High realtime reports for Wednesday 02 SEP 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
43.4mm in 30 min to 15:00 86.8mm/h
43.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 43.4mm/h
44.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 44.0mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 14.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(270/ 74 ) at 05:30
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 100(350/ 76 ) at 00:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 121(310/ 96 ) at 22:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 95(350/ 61 ) at 03:30
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 108(350/ 67 ) at 17:00
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 91( 20/ 69 ) at 13:30
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 83(360/ 70 ) at 07:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 89(360/ 69 ) at 13:00
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) : 83(360/ 63 ) at 04:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(320/ 65 ) at 15:08
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 89(320/ 70 ) at 14:17
MOUNT READ : 98( 10/ 65 ) at 10:23