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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that is unchecked and are likely to pick up errors as well as true records. They are limited to data received as at 1343 EST on 04/07/2013. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031108

WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION

-9.0

-3.0

25/07/1994

46

-3.7

24/06/1982

46

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

W Coast

097000

CAPE SORELL

15.9

15.6

24/07/1961

17

1 N


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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 13:43EST, 04/07/2013.

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.8 +2.3 9.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 17.4 -0.5 9.4 +1.4 6.6 3.0 3.0 3.8 218 ( 9.1) 39/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 13.8 -2.0 9.2 +1.7 -- 5.6 -- -- 262 (10.9) 39/13
BUNBURY 16.4 -0.8 8.4 +1.4 -- 3.6 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 39/13
MANDURAH 15.7 -1.7 12.5 +1.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 313 (13.0) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.3 -1.2 18.0 -1.3 16.8 0.0 7.6 9.8 433 (18.0) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.2 +1.5 0.4 -3.6 -2.4 0.0 5.4 10.4 277 (11.5) 24/10
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 +2.3 2.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 57/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 +2.3 7.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.1 190 ( 7.9) 44/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 +3.4 7.8 +2.6 6.4 0.2 1.0 9.3 455 (19.0) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.5 +1.8 3.1 -5.5 0.9 0.0 5.4 10.2 323 (13.5) 31/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.9 +1.2 10.7 -6.4 7.3 0.0 5.0 9.5 274 (11.4) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +1.6 10.2 -3.4 6.9 0.0 6.6 10.3 226 ( 9.4) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 22.1 +0.8 12.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 9.9 307 (12.8) 35/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 +1.7 10.3 +0.8 7.1 0.0 4.4 -- 236 ( 9.8) 34/20
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +2.0 14.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 43/10
COOLANGATTA 22.1 +1.6 16.5 +6.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 468 (19.5) 37/00
BRISBANE AERO 22.5 +1.7 14.7 +5.7 13.4 0.0 2.0 8.5 470 (19.6) 34/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.8 +2.3 8.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 39/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.4 +3.3 2.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 97 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.1 +1.4 14.5 +6.9 11.9 0.0 0.8 9.3 536 (22.3) 30/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +2.1 10.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 21/01
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.1 +1.1 7.0 +0.6 5.2 0.0 2.6 8.7 201 ( 8.4) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +5.1 2.4 +0.9 -1.5 0.2 0.8 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.7 +2.4 0.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 21/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.7 +2.7 8.1 +0.9 5.3 0.0 2.2 9.5 308 (12.8) 26/09
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 +1.6 2.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 16 ( 0.7) 17/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.6 +1.8 8.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 30/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.3 +1.6 0.1 -2.6 -0.7 0.2 1.4 5.5 131 ( 5.5) 21/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.8 +1.7 3.1 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 15/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 +3.6 0.9 -3.4 -1.1 0.0 1.8 8.4 207 ( 8.6) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.8 +2.8 1.5 -1.4 -- 0.6 1.0 -- 202 ( 8.4) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.1 +2.6 2.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 35/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 +2.5 9.9 +3.9 7.4 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 +3.0 4.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 52/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) -- -- 9.8 +7.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 287 (12.0) --
HOBART AIRPORT 15.6 +3.1 3.0 -1.1 -2.2 2.4 1.4 3.2 388 (16.2) 61/22
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

31.4 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
30.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
30.3 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
30.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
30.1 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+7.0 : 17.4 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
+6.6 : 15.9 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+6.3 : 24.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 11.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.0 : 18.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.0 : 14.9 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+8.1 : 14.6 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+7.7 : 13.1 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.6 : 10.6 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+7.5 : 9.8 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS

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

-0.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.0 : 13.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-3.8 : 27.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-3.5 : 8.8 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.3 : 13.0 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-3.3 : 13.3 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

-6.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.4 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7 : 4.4 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-7.5 : 10.2 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.4 : 7.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-7.0 : 6.7 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.0 : 8.0 BRADSHAW 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.
108.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
99.4 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
90.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (STEELS POINT) Islands ISL
47.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
39.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
W Coast
47.6 MOUNT READ
39.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)

ISLANDS
Islands
108.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
99.4 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)
90.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (STEELS POINT)

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

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3.2 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
2.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1402 (58.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1352 (56.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1148 (47.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1053 (43.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1024 (42.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
934 (38.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
895 (37.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
892 (37.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
890 (37.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
887 (37.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
879 (36.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
869 (36.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
864 (36.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
844 (35.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
828 (34.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
819 (34.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
798 (33.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
795 (33.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
790 (32.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
768 (32.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
767 (32.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
766 (31.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
753 (31.4) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
751 (31.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
724 (30.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
717 (29.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
716 (29.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
713 (29.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
702 (29.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
688 (28.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
687 (28.6) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
682 (28.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
668 (27.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
664 (27.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
650 (27.1) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
650 (27.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
647 (27.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
621 (25.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
619 (25.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
607 (25.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
124/22 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
115/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/19 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
94/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
94/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/20 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS

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.
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.0mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 05:30 25.2mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 19.0mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 22.0mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 23.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
9.2mm in 48 min to 19:00 11.5mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(290/ 69 ) at 23:30
VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 72(330/ 63 ) at 13:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM : 87(340/ 65 ) at 23:00
E Coast
SPRING BAY NTC AWS : 98(310/ 61 ) at 23:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(330/ 82 ) at 19:38
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(330/ 87 ) at 20:52
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(300/ 50 ) at 23:04
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 93(360/ 67 ) at 20:30
LOW ROCKY POINT : 102(310/ 72 ) at 20:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 124(320/ 56 ) at 23:04
MT MUELLER : 95(308/ 43 ) at 22:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(290/ 63 ) at 03:00
BAYU UNDAN : 100( 90/ 52 ) at 08:09