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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1348 EST on 07/07/2013. 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
Highest daily rainfall

TAS

Southeast

094182

BELOW CRAIGBOURNE DAM (COAL RIVER)

19.6

17.8

24/07/2000

16

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094201

MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN)

21.2

17.0

24/07/2003

17

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010614

NARROGIN

-2.5

-2.2

02/07/1982

46

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

TAS

Southeast

094041

MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

105.7

103.5

21/07/2009

15

1 N

TAS

W Coast

097072

STRAHAN AERODROME

45.2

45.0

02/07/2008

15

1 N

TAS

W Coast

097083

SCOTTS PEAK DAM

61.8

59.7

26/07/2005

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 13:47EST, 07/07/2013.

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 21.3 +1.8 6.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 43/23
PERTH AIRPORT 17.0 -0.9 4.8 -3.2 2.1 0.0 2.2 7.4 212 ( 8.8) 39/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 12.6 -3.2 7.3 -0.2 -- 6.2 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 26/10
BUNBURY 15.9 -1.3 2.6 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 28/12
MANDURAH 16.2 -1.2 6.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 34/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +2.1 20.0 +0.7 18.8 0.0 4.0 9.8 316 (13.2) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.9 +2.2 0.5 -3.5 -1.2 0.0 4.2 10.4 233 ( 9.7) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.8 +0.9 5.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 34/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 0.0 8.9 +1.4 -- 2.8 -- -- 252 (10.5) 39/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.7 +0.5 5.4 +0.2 3.4 3.0 1.4 6.3 457 (19.0) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.8 +3.1 14.1 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +2.0 20.8 +3.7 19.1 0.0 5.0 2.2 425 (17.7) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +2.7 14.9 +1.3 11.9 0.0 4.0 9.5 211 ( 8.8) 30/21
MACKAY M.O 23.3 +2.0 16.6 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- 7.5 253 (10.5) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +2.9 14.7 +5.2 13.0 0.0 2.8 -- 115 ( 4.8) 24/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +3.2 15.2 +5.0 -- 7.4 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 18/15
COOLANGATTA 23.6 +3.1 10.2 +0.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 18/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 +2.5 11.8 +2.8 9.5 0.0 2.0 9.7 245 (10.2) 18/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.0 +4.5 11.8 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 28/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.1 0.0 2.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 134 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 +1.7 6.2 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 268 (11.2) 24/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +0.3 2.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 22/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -0.1 4.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 550 (22.9) 50/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.9 -1.5 0.4 -1.1 -7.0 0.0 2.0 6.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -1.6 -2.9 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 31/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.5 +1.5 7.4 +0.2 3.9 0.0 4.2 9.8 523 (21.8) 37/11
RICHMOND RAAF 17.8 +0.4 3.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 34/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.8 0.0 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 48/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.4 +0.7 4.9 +2.2 3.2 0.0 1.4 6.5 306 (12.8) 37/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.3 +0.2 4.8 +1.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.0 +1.6 4.3 0.0 2.0 0.0 -- 7.7 330 (13.8) 41/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.3 +0.3 4.2 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.5 +1.0 5.0 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 383 (16.0) 31/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 +2.7 9.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 +0.9 4.3 +1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 552 (23.0) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.4 -1.2 5.6 +3.3 -- 3.4 -- -- 419 (17.5) 44/03
HOBART AIRPORT 8.7 -3.8 4.8 +0.7 3.1 15.2 4.6 4.7 748 (31.2) 70/10
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

34.3 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.9 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
33.6 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.5 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+7.0 : 28.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.8 : 31.5 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.5 : 25.5 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+5.4 : 25.4 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.4 : 28.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.5 : 16.7 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+8.0 : 15.0 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+7.6 : 14.6 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.2 : 15.5 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+6.9 : 12.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

-3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.0 : 0.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.5 : 12.6 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.3 : -3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.3 : 4.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-5.3 : 6.0 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-5.3 : 7.8 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-5.3 : 0.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.6 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-4.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.6 : -4.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.3 : -2.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.0 : -3.1 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.9 : -2.5 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.4 : -2.9 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
45.6 DEAL ISLAND Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
34.4 WARRA W Coast TAS
34.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
32.6 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
30.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

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

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2.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.4 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
1.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

2537 ( 106) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
2040 (85.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1830 (76.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1757 (73.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1507 (62.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1482 (61.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1401 (58.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1324 (55.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1323 (55.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1200 (50.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1154 (48.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1151 (48.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1116 (46.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1084 (45.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
989 (41.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
987 (41.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
966 (40.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
965 (40.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
959 (40.0) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
925 (38.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
905 (37.7) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
883 (36.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
872 (36.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
870 (36.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
867 (36.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
855 (35.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
846 (35.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
843 (35.1) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
839 (35.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
831 (34.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
825 (34.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
822 (34.3) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
812 (33.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
800 (33.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
764 (31.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
762 (31.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
748 (31.2) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
726 (30.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
724 (30.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
723 (30.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
716 (29.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
714 (29.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
711 (29.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
707 (29.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
703 (29.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
681 (28.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
675 (28.1) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
670 (27.9) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
659 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
651 (27.1) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
637 (26.5) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
630 (26.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) WARRA W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
628 (26.2) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
626 (26.1) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
623 (26.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
622 (25.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
619 (25.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
617 (25.7) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
616 (25.7) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
615 (25.6) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
604 (25.2) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
156/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
126/02 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
122/05 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
117/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
113/06 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/01 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
106/02 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
102/06 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
102/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
100/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
100/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/00 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
96/03 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
96/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/03 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
91/00 WARRA 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
TUNNACK FIRE STATION
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
30.6mm in 25 min to 09:25 73.4mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 30.6mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 30.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(290/ 82 ) at 00:27
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(270/ 72 ) at 11:32
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 109(270/ 59 ) at 06:30
CAPE GRIM : 102(260/ 50 ) at 06:18
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 96(290/ 46 ) at 03:51
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 82(260/ 67 ) at 10:30
SPRING BAY NTC AWS : 85(230/ 67 ) at 12:53
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 156(310/135 ) at 01:56
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 113(270/ 70 ) at 07:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(310/ 45 ) at 07:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(280/ 46 ) at 02:18
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 100(280/ 76 ) at 00:30
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 106(260/ 80 ) at 02:41
WARRA : 91(330/ 39 ) at 01:00
STRAHAN AERODROME : 83(270/ 69 ) at 02:49
LOW ROCKY POINT : 106(280/ 80 ) at 06:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 122(300/ 69 ) at 05:22
THE RAZORBACK : 91( 0/ 41 ) at 03:00
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(280/ 65 ) at 05:10
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 98(280/ 65 ) at 00:08
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(300/ 95 ) at 00:00
BAYU UNDAN : 104(100/ 28 ) at 08:35