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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 1404 EST on 22/07/2013. 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

094219

CYGNET (SYNOTTS ROAD)

33.4

22.4

14/07/2007

13

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009114

LANCELIN

1.5

1.5

25/07/1979

46

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014404

MILINGIMBI AWS

35.9

33.3

29/07/2010

11

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:02EST, 22/07/2013.

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 17.8 -1.7 3.3 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 37/00
PERTH AIRPORT 16.0 -1.9 0.9 -7.1 -0.9 0.0 2.6 7.2 308 (12.8) 34/12
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 14.1 -1.7 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 22/11
BUNBURY 15.0 -2.2 1.4 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 26/11
MANDURAH 14.8 -2.6 6.0 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 28/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +1.0 19.9 +0.6 19.5 0.0 5.0 7.6 293 (12.2) 41/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.8 -2.9 0.9 -3.1 -0.9 0.0 4.0 10.5 306 (12.8) 30/11
WHYALLA AERO 14.2 -2.7 3.8 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 358 (14.9) 46/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.7 -2.6 5.9 -1.6 -- 7.4 -- -- 261 (10.9) 44/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.5 -1.7 3.3 -1.9 4.6 26.8 1.0 3.6 386 (16.1) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.8 -2.9 12.0 +3.4 9.6 0.0 17.0 8.0 492 (20.5) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.9 17.8 +0.7 14.5 0.2 5.2 10.7 299 (12.5) 34/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +2.4 16.0 +2.4 13.2 0.2 5.0 9.5 218 ( 9.1) 30/14
MACKAY M.O 22.8 +1.5 16.9 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- 9.5 199 ( 8.3) 21/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.5 +1.4 15.9 +6.4 14.0 0.2 2.2 -- 139 ( 5.8) 21/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +2.6 16.5 +6.3 -- 3.4 -- -- 270 (11.3) 24/08
COOLANGATTA 19.8 -0.7 10.4 +0.4 -- 4.8 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 24/10
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 +0.6 12.3 +3.3 10.0 0.6 2.4 9.2 280 (11.7) 26/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.0 -0.5 6.7 +0.3 -- 13.6 -- -- 333 (13.9) 30/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.8 -1.3 4.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 176 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.8 -0.9 4.6 -3.0 2.3 0.6 1.0 8.7 231 ( 9.6) 24/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.9 -0.7 4.4 -2.1 -- 1.4 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 22/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.7 -0.3 4.3 -2.1 1.2 0.4 7.0 -- 439 (18.3) 52/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.9 -2.5 -1.0 -2.5 -6.4 3.2 1.4 4.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.5 -1.8 0.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 37/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.1 +0.1 8.5 +1.3 5.0 0.2 6.4 10.1 571 (23.8) 54/13
RICHMOND RAAF 16.5 -0.9 1.6 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 344 (14.3) 52/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.3 -1.5 8.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 76/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.2 -2.5 3.4 +0.7 3.0 1.8 2.0 8.2 526 (21.9) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.2 -1.9 4.5 +1.4 -- 7.2 -- -- 361 (15.0) 35/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.9 -1.5 2.4 -1.9 -0.3 0.0 2.4 7.4 447 (18.6) 35/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.4 -3.6 0.9 -2.0 -- 8.6 -- -- 375 (15.6) 28/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 8.3 -4.2 2.7 +0.2 -- 5.8 -- -- 271 (11.3) 26/04
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 11.1 -2.4 5.7 -0.3 -- 8.4 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 5.6 -4.5 0.6 -2.6 -- 5.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 44/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 8.9 -3.7 3.1 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 9/04
HOBART AIRPORT 11.8 -0.7 7.1 +3.0 5.4 6.0 1.8 0.0 366 (15.3) 59/11
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

35.9 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
33.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
32.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+5.5 : 35.9 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT

25.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.7 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 13.4 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.8 : 13.3 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.5 : 16.1 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.0 : 13.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.9 : 16.8 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.9 : 13.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+6.9 : 15.9 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

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

-5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.7 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : 5.0 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-6.3 : -2.5 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.3 : 0.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-6.0 : 12.2 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.9 : 1.4 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC

-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.9 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.3 : -0.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-8.4 : 1.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-7.3 : -1.2 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.2 : -0.6 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.1 : 0.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.1 : 0.9 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-7.1 : 0.3 HARVEY Lower 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.
54.5 CHELTENHAM KINGSTON CENTRE E Central VIC
37.2 HARRIETVILLE Upper NE VIC
35.4 OVENS RIVER @ EUROBIN Lower NE VIC
33.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
33.4 CYGNET (SYNOTTS ROAD) Southeast TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
33.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS

VICTORIA
Lower NE
35.4 OVENS RIVER @ EUROBIN
Upper NE
37.2 HARRIETVILLE
E Central
54.5 CHELTENHAM KINGSTON CENTRE

TASMANIA
Southeast
33.4 CYGNET (SYNOTTS ROAD)

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

0.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1156 (48.2) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1058 (44.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1009 (42.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
844 (35.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
835 (34.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
816 (34.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
768 (32.0) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
755 (31.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
743 (31.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
738 (30.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
716 (29.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
707 (29.5) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
706 (29.4) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
695 (29.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
677 (28.2) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
672 (28.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
670 (27.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
666 (27.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
633 (26.4) TELFER AERO Interior WA
628 (26.2) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
622 (25.9) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
617 (25.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
611 (25.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
606 (25.3) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
107/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
107/11 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/21 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/17 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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.
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
GROVE (RESEARCH STATION)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
DENNES POINT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 74(210/ 65 ) at 01:42
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 96(290/ 69 ) at 17:04
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 108(290/ 48 ) at 23:22
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 78(279/ 69 ) at 12:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(150/ 70 ) at 18:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(180/ 74 ) at 11:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(150/ 67 ) at 09:33
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 104(300/ 89 ) at 23:30