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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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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 1347 EST on 17/07/2013. 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

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

-9.0

-4.5

22/07/2011

17

-6.1

15/06/2006

18

1 P

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

South Coast

069132

BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS

8.0

8.0

06/07/1996

21

1 P Equal to record.

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070339

TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS

10.0

9.2

13/07/1999

18

1 P

NSW

SW Slopes S

072161

CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS

5.0

4.0

15/07/2013

17

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

SW Slopes S

072162

KHANCOBAN AWS

10.0

9.0

27/07/1997

17

1 P

NSW

SW Slopes N

073141

GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST)

11.0

10.5

23/07/2003

19

1 P

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

12.0

12.0

15/07/2013

17

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Lower NE

082139

HUNTERS HILL

7.0

7.0

15/07/2013

19

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

ISL

Islands

200790

CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

25.0

24.9

15/07/1998

39

1 P


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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, 17/07/2013.

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 21.0 +1.5 12.0 +2.6 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
PERTH AIRPORT -- -- -- -- -- 10.0 -- -- -- --
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.0 +0.2 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
BUNBURY 19.0 +1.8 10.0 +3.0 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 19.0 +1.6 15.0 +4.4 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +2.5 20.0 +0.7 18.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.0 +4.3 7.0 +3.0 5.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
WHYALLA AERO 19.0 +2.1 5.0 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 +1.7 12.0 +4.5 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO -- -- -- -- -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 +3.3 14.0 +5.4 10.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.3 19.0 +1.9 17.0 0.4 -- -- -- --
TOWNSVILLE AERO -- -- -- -- -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 17.0 +4.1 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 +0.9 -- -- -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +2.0 12.0 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.0 +0.5 12.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 +0.2 13.0 +4.0 11.0 0.6 -- -- -- --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.0 +1.5 11.0 +4.6 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 12.0 +7.3 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 +3.3 14.0 +6.4 12.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +2.4 11.0 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.0 +3.0 11.0 +4.6 9.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.0 +7.5 5.0 12.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +3.7 11.0 +8.0 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +5.0 -- -- -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 +5.6 11.0 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BELLAMBI AWS 19.0 +2.2 15.0 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.0 +3.3 -- -- -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.0 +1.9 10.0 +6.9 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.0 +2.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.0 +1.0 7.0 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.0 +1.5 10.0 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 +3.5 -- -- -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 +2.9 5.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 +2.4 9.0 +6.7 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 +3.5 -- -- -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
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

35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
35.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.9 : 27.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.0 : 25.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.6 : 28.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+6.5 : 25.0 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.4 : 27.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.2 : 10.0 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.0 : 12.0 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+9.9 : 10.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+9.8 : 7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+9.8 : 12.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

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

3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
6.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.8 : 18.0 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-2.4 : 15.0 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-2.2 : 14.0 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-2.1 : 21.0 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.1 : 15.0 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-2.1 : 12.0 KERANG Lower North VIC

-1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
1.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.8 : 4.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-3.2 : 3.0 KARNET Lower West WA
-2.2 : 2.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-2.2 : 4.0 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-1.8 : 4.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-1.8 : 4.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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.
31.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
26.0 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
22.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
20.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
19.0 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

Reports not yet available

Reports not yet available Reports not yet available

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
MOUNT HOWICK AG STATION
4.4mm in 13 min to 17:13 20.3mm/h
GOSNELLS CHMP
2.8mm in 2 min to 11:56 84.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
INNER DOLPHIN PYLON : 91(210/ 59 ) at 21:57
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 109(210/ 72 ) at 20:22
GOOSEBERRY HILL : 95(250/ 74 ) at 18:01
OCEAN REEF : 104(250/ 78 ) at 18:18
SWANBOURNE : 95(260/ 58 ) at 17:43
BICKLEY : 96(280/ 54 ) at 12:10
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 98(220/ 76 ) at 20:50
HILLARYS BOAT HARBOUR NTC AWS : 96(250/ 59 ) at 18:30
CAPE LEEUWIN : 100(200/ 70 ) at 20:30
CAPE NATURALISTE : 111(210/ 76 ) at 18:38
BUSSELTON JETTY : 87(270/ 70 ) at 14:00
NORTH WALPOLE : 93(180/ 32 ) at 21:52
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION : ***(250/ 65 ) at 15:47
GOSNELLS CHMP : 80(240/ 63 ) at 18:10