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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 1346 EST on 25/07/2013. 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009642

WOKALUP

63.6

52.3

26/07/1960

62

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

66.2

44.4

24/07/2008

13

64.6

25/06/2011

14

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009982

HENTY BROOK

57.4

37.6

16/07/2008

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009989

THOMSON BROOK

44.4

38.6

12/07/2010

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009990

BOYANUP NORTH

46.4

36.8

21/07/2006

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009991

DONNYBROOK EAST

46.2

34.2

12/07/2010

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

39.4

38.6

16/07/2008

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009997

RAVENSCLIFFE ALERT

39.0

35.4

19/07/2009

11

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029077

BURKETOWN AIRPORT

65

65.0

08/07/2008

11

N Equal to record.

QLD

Gulf Country

029139

SWEERS ISLAND

68

65.0

19/07/2004

12

N

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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014932

TINDAL RAAF

20.1

19.9

01/07/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Gulf Country

029077

BURKETOWN AIRPORT

27.5

27.5

16/07/2012

11

1 N Equal to record.


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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 13:45EST, 25/07/2013.

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 20.2 +0.7 12.5 +3.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 414 (17.3) 24/12
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 +1.3 11.7 +3.7 10.3 15.0 2.8 8.8 507 (21.1) 41/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.4 +1.6 10.1 +2.6 -- 6.8 -- -- 408 (17.0) 44/12
BUNBURY 18.5 +1.3 12.9 +5.9 -- 34.2 -- -- 471 (19.6) 46/00
MANDURAH 17.3 -0.1 13.6 +3.0 -- 40.4 -- -- 688 (28.7) 52/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.8 -0.7 19.4 +0.1 17.9 0.0 11.4 11.2 551 (23.0) 48/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.5 -2.2 -0.9 -4.9 -3.2 0.0 4.0 10.6 295 (12.3) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 13.7 -3.2 2.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 24/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 0.0 6.2 -1.3 -- 0.2 0.8 9.1 104 ( 4.3) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.1 -1.1 8.1 +2.9 7.0 0.0 1.4 0.1 297 (12.4) 28/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.0 -2.7 10.8 +2.2 6.5 0.0 7.0 10.5 537 (22.4) 50/09
CAIRNS AERO 23.8 -1.9 19.6 +2.5 18.4 0.0 7.8 6.3 582 (24.3) 55/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.7 -0.4 15.6 +2.0 15.6 0.2 7.4 9.9 582 (24.3) 44/09
MACKAY M.O 18.7 -2.6 10.9 -2.0 -- 1.2 -- 10.5 497 (20.7) 57/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 20.6 -2.5 5.8 -3.7 2.0 0.0 3.0 -- 255 (10.6) 34/08
BUNDABERG AERO 20.1 -1.9 5.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 34/09
COOLANGATTA 19.4 -1.1 6.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 44/10
BRISBANE AERO 19.8 -1.0 6.0 -3.0 3.7 0.0 4.8 9.8 430 (17.9) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.3 -0.2 2.1 -4.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 463 (19.3) 30/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.1 0.0 2.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 117 ( 4.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.1 +0.4 6.2 -1.4 3.7 0.0 2.4 9.8 358 (14.9) 63/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -1.2 5.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 55/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.6 -0.4 8.0 +1.6 6.1 0.0 3.8 0.8 518 (21.6) 57/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 +1.6 1.4 -0.1 -3.5 1.0 0.6 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +0.6 -0.7 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 26/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.1 -0.9 10.4 +3.2 7.2 0.0 4.0 4.8 652 (27.2) 59/03
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 +0.2 4.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 43/08
BELLAMBI AWS 15.8 -1.0 11.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 55/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.6 -0.1 0.9 -1.8 -0.6 0.2 1.4 4.6 240 (10.0) 15/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.7 +1.6 1.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.0 -0.4 4.6 +0.3 0.3 0.0 2.0 6.9 264 (11.0) 34/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.0 +1.0 4.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 354 (14.8) 31/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.2 +1.7 1.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 30/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.4 +0.9 10.6 +4.6 9.2 0.0 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.1 +1.0 6.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 +2.4 -1.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 13/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.7 +2.2 1.0 -3.1 -1.2 0.0 1.2 6.2 252 (10.5) 30/23
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

31.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
31.0 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
31.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
30.9 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
30.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+4.5 : 23.8 WILUNA Interior WA
+4.4 : 11.7 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
+4.4 : 29.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+4.0 : 5.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
+4.0 : 28.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.7 : 18.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.3 : 11.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.6 : 10.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+7.6 : 13.1 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 13.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 12.8 WILUNA Interior WA

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

2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.8 : 8.5 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
-4.5 : 18.6 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.5 : 25.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-4.3 : 18.8 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-4.2 : 27.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-4.2 : 25.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.3 : 3.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-5.3 : 6.5 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.2 : 1.0 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.1 : 3.2 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-5.0 : 2.0 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-5.0 : 4.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.0 : 1.3 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD

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.
66.2 HARVEY Lower West WA
63.6 WOKALUP Lower West WA
59.4 MOUNT WILLIAM
57.4 HENTY BROOK Lower West WA
54.4 BRUNSWICK JUNCTION Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
66.2 HARVEY
63.6 WOKALUP
57.4 HENTY BROOK
54.4 BRUNSWICK JUNCTION
51.8 DONNYBROOK

ISLANDS

59.4 MOUNT WILLIAM

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1290 (53.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1180 (49.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1111 (46.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1104 (46.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1101 (45.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1071 (44.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1041 (43.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1033 (43.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1027 (42.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
987 (41.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
974 (40.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
916 (38.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
916 (38.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
910 (37.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
901 (37.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
899 (37.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
887 (37.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
882 (36.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
868 (36.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
863 (36.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
862 (35.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
860 (35.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
857 (35.7) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
827 (34.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
790 (32.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
764 (31.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
735 (30.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
727 (30.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
718 (29.9) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
706 (29.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
694 (28.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
688 (28.7) MANDURAH Lower West WA
687 (28.6) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
671 (28.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
669 (27.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
664 (27.7) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
661 (27.5) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
658 (27.4) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
652 (27.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
652 (27.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
652 (27.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
646 (26.9) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
641 (26.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
635 (26.5) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
622 (25.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
622 (25.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
605 (25.2) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
601 (25.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
91/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
87/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
87/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/06 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
80/07 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
80/16 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW

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
JANDAKOT AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
7.6mm in 11 min to 10:30 41.5mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 11.0mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 11:00 29.2mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 24.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 8.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(270/ 61 ) at 09:00
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(150/ 63 ) at 09:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(230/ 63 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(240/ 70 ) at 08:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(250/ 69 ) at 04:33