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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1353 EST on 21/07/2013. 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

SA

Upper SE

025557

KEITH (MUNKORA)

19.6

19.4

11/07/2009

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041494

ELBOW VALLEY TM

32.0

31.0

25/07/2006

12

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041514

LEYBURN TM

47.0

29.0

27/07/2001

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041532

CONNOLLY DAM ALERT

48.0

22.0

29/07/2010

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041535

ELBOW VALLEY ALERT

30.0

27.0

19/07/2012

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041536

MURRAYS BRIDGE ALERT

21.0

19.0

25/07/2006

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041550

GRAYS GATE EXCHANGE TM

29.6

28.8

29/07/2010

12

1 N

QLD

Warrego

044013

BOOTHULLA

60.0

47.0

01/07/1920

50

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

31.4

29.0

21/07/2000

18

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022823

CAPE BORDA

3.9

4.0

20/07/2003

11

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

Murray Mallee

025006

KAROONDA

8.0

9.0

12/07/2005

12

9.0

12/07/2005

12

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

63

61.0

13/07/2009

11

N

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

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

22.1

21.1

24/07/2003

11

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 13:52EST, 21/07/2013.

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 17.3 -2.2 2.8 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 41/15
PERTH AIRPORT 16.4 -1.5 1.6 -6.4 -0.1 0.0 2.4 9.0 329 (13.7) 41/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 14.2 -1.6 7.8 +0.3 -- 6.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 28/14
BUNBURY 15.6 -1.6 5.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 28/15
MANDURAH 17.6 +0.2 6.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 26/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 +0.8 19.8 +0.5 18.4 0.0 5.8 11.1 318 (13.3) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.0 -3.7 3.0 -1.0 0.4 0.0 3.4 10.4 283 (11.8) 35/11
WHYALLA AERO 13.4 -3.5 5.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 46/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.9 -3.4 5.7 -1.8 -- 12.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 65/06
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 9.2 -4.0 3.6 -1.6 5.0 14.2 0.4 0.5 359 (15.0) 41/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.7 -4.0 14.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 52/03
CAIRNS AERO 26.8 +1.1 19.4 +2.3 17.8 2.0 2.2 10.4 339 (14.1) 30/01
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.9 17.4 +3.8 17.4 0.0 4.0 9.8 291 (12.1) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 23.8 +2.5 18.1 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 251 (10.5) 21/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.4 +3.3 15.2 +5.7 12.9 0.2 2.4 -- 155 ( 6.5) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +4.1 13.4 +3.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 41/11
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +2.7 17.5 +7.5 -- 14.8 -- -- 271 (11.3) 39/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 +1.8 16.2 +7.2 15.0 20.8 1.4 3.5 254 (10.6) 46/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.5 -1.0 13.6 +7.2 -- 0.4 2 -- -- -- 37/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.6 +2.5 12.3 +7.6 -- 20.8 2.2 -- 223 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 +1.8 15.7 +8.1 14.5 3.8 -- -- 433 (18.0) 31/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +0.1 12.7 +6.2 -- 3.8 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 24/01
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.7 +1.7 11.5 +5.1 -- 1.8 -- -- 251 (10.5) 48/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.9 -0.5 5.9 +4.4 3.5 6.4 0.6 1.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +0.6 9.5 +6.5 -- 2.8 -- -- 422 (17.6) 48/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +5.0 12.9 +5.7 10.4 1.0 2.4 8.9 545 (22.7) 65/12
RICHMOND RAAF 20.7 +3.3 7.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 57/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 +2.4 11.3 +1.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 54/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.6 -0.1 8.5 +5.8 6.8 0.8 2.0 4.3 389 (16.2) 63/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.9 -1.2 8.3 +5.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 312 (13.0) 52/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.9 -3.5 6.7 +2.4 4.7 0.0 2.6 7.4 500 (20.8) 57/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.0 -4.0 7.4 +4.5 -- 4.6 -- -- 418 (17.4) 48/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 8.9 -3.6 6.0 +3.5 -- 10.8 -- -- 326 (13.6) 52/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 9.7 -3.8 7.9 +1.9 -- 11.2 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 6.8 -3.3 2.9 -0.3 -- 15.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 37/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.4 -0.2 5.8 +3.5 -- 9.8 -- -- 359 (15.0) 13/00
HOBART AIRPORT 11.9 -0.6 6.9 +2.8 4.2 0.0 3.2 3.1 503 (21.0) 30/18
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 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+5.0 : 22.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+4.9 : 24.4 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.7 : 25.7 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.5 : 24.8 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+12.0 : 14.8 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+11.0 : 14.4 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.9 : 14.0 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+10.6 : 13.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+10.6 : 9.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

-3.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.6 : 8.0 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.9 : 21.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-5.7 : 23.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.7 : 17.3 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.6 : 9.3 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA

-3.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : 0.8 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-6.7 : 2.6 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-6.6 : 2.8 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
-6.4 : 1.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.4 : 3.3 KALBARRI Central West 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.
61.0 MOUNT PALMER Hunter Valley NSW
60.0 BOOTHULLA Warrego QLD
53.2 WOODS POINT Upper NE VIC
48.0 CONNOLLY DAM ALERT Darling Downs E QLD
47.0 LEYBURN TM Darling Downs E QLD

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
48.0 CONNOLLY DAM ALERT
47.0 LEYBURN TM
Warrego
60.0 BOOTHULLA

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
61.0 MOUNT PALMER

VICTORIA
Upper NE
53.2 WOODS POINT

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

0.8 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1417 (59.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1358 (56.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1302 (54.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1121 (46.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1106 (46.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1103 (46.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1072 (44.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1013 (42.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1006 (41.9) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
952 (39.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
949 (39.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
940 (39.2) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
920 (38.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
844 (35.2) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
843 (35.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
804 (33.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
784 (32.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
773 (32.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
770 (32.1) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
758 (31.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
743 (31.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
731 (30.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
730 (30.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
729 (30.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
728 (30.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
716 (29.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
709 (29.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
707 (29.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
679 (28.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
674 (28.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
672 (28.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
671 (28.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
668 (27.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
658 (27.4) TELFER AERO Interior WA
656 (27.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
654 (27.3) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
650 (27.1) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
648 (27.0) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
648 (27.0) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
644 (26.8) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
642 (26.8) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
626 (26.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
624 (26.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
617 (25.7) LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
617 (25.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
611 (25.5) PARNDANA CFS AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
610 (25.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
609 (25.4) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
606 (25.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
98/02 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
98/02 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
96/03 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
87/05 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/03 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/01 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
14.8mm in 30 min to 05:00 29.6mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 18.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
8.6mm in 24 min to 03:00 21.5mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
1.6mm in 1 min to 13:25 96.0mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
6.2mm in 8 min to 04:30 46.5mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 15.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
BEDOUT ISLAND : 83(110/ 65 ) at 06:56
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 98(210/ 69 ) at 02:27
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 82(240/ 63 ) at 00:09
EDITHBURGH : 83(210/ 63 ) at 05:42
STENHOUSE BAY : 83(190/ 69 ) at 06:06
MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) : 78(210/ 65 ) at 03:30
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 95(220/ 74 ) at 02:12
CAPE BORDA : 83(220/ 65 ) at 04:21
Adelaide/Lofty
OUTER HARBOUR (BLACK POLE) : 85(250/ 65 ) at 01:56
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 96(250/ 45 ) at 03:49
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(290/ 70 ) at 00:00