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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 1358 EST on 26/07/2013. 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

15.5

13.9

22/07/2007

21

1 N

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

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031213

CAPE FLATTERY

41.7

40.9

21/07/2005

11

1 N


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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 13:58EST, 26/07/2013.

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 22.2 +2.7 7.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 31/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 +3.3 9.8 +1.8 7.8 2.2 3.6 8.8 326 (13.6) 39/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.8 +1.0 6.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 37/11
BUNBURY 17.5 +0.3 10.4 +3.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 275 (11.5) 41/14
MANDURAH 17.4 0.0 11.9 +1.3 -- 5.6 -- -- 305 (12.7) 67/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -0.2 17.0 -2.3 15.3 0.0 9.0 11.2 472 (19.7) 50/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -0.6 -1.1 -5.1 -3.1 0.0 4.8 10.6 297 (12.4) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.5 +0.6 3.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 41/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.6 +0.3 7.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 1.6 4.1 122 ( 5.1) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.3 -1.9 2.9 -2.3 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.9 207 ( 8.6) 35/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.8 -1.9 10.1 +1.5 5.9 0.0 7.0 -- 452 (18.8) 39/02
CAIRNS AERO 25.0 -0.7 16.8 -0.3 16.8 0.0 8.8 8.8 590 (24.6) 54/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.9 -0.2 11.0 -2.6 4.0 0.0 6.6 10.3 402 (16.8) 41/12
MACKAY M.O 20.3 -1.0 9.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 522 (21.8) 48/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.5 +0.4 6.4 -3.1 3.1 0.2 3.6 -- 152 ( 6.3) 39/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.1 +1.1 7.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 44/14
COOLANGATTA 19.7 -0.8 14.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 52/04
BRISBANE AERO 20.7 -0.1 11.5 +2.5 9.3 0.0 3.4 6.2 332 (13.8) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.0 +0.5 5.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 37/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.4 +1.3 2.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 132 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 +0.8 12.7 +5.1 10.6 0.0 4.0 -- 676 (28.2) 39/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 +0.8 11.7 +5.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 473 (19.7) 31/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 +1.4 6.5 +0.1 3.5 0.4 2.8 -- 475 (19.8) 26/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.4 +2.0 -0.5 -2.0 -7.0 0.0 1.0 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.9 +1.6 0.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 18/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.3 +2.3 7.1 -0.1 4.7 0.0 3.0 8.6 544 (22.7) 26/04
RICHMOND RAAF 18.9 +1.5 -0.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 24/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.9 +1.1 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 30/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.1 -0.6 -0.4 -3.1 1.8 0.0 0.6 5.3 121 ( 5.0) 17/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.3 -1.8 0.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 46 ( 1.9) 13/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.5 -0.9 0.7 -3.6 -2.9 0.0 1.8 -- 155 ( 6.5) 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.2 -2.8 -1.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 227 ( 9.5) 22/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.9 -2.6 -1.8 -4.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 24/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.4 -1.1 4.1 -1.9 2.2 0.0 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.6 -1.5 -3.0 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 48/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.9 -0.7 -1.4 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 26/12
HOBART AIRPORT 13.6 +1.1 4.5 +0.4 1.0 0.0 0.6 4.7 268 (11.2) 34/18
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

31.2 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
31.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.0 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
30.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

+7.5 : 26.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 25.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 26.6 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.7 : 25.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.7 : 25.1 LEONORA Goldfields WA

24.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.6 : 18.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 16.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+6.6 : 18.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.4 : 16.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.3 : 12.0 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW

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

0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.5 : 26.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-3.3 : 22.2 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.2 : 5.8 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
-3.1 : 20.0 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.1 : 25.3 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.1 : 3.8 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-7.3 : 4.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.2 : 6.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-7.2 : -6.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.7 : 7.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley 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.
15.1 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
13.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.8 WALPOLE Lower West WA
8.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN MidNorth Coast S NSW

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

.....

3.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.8 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
1.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1232 (51.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1141 (47.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1099 (45.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1075 (44.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1045 (43.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1001 (41.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
958 (39.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
957 (39.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
887 (37.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
870 (36.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
808 (33.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
799 (33.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
793 (33.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
783 (32.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
773 (32.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
757 (31.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
754 (31.4) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
752 (31.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
732 (30.5) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
720 (30.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
715 (29.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
702 (29.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
676 (28.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
663 (27.6) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
657 (27.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
648 (27.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
638 (26.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
89/23 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
78/11 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/23 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
72/21 LOW ROCKY POINT 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
MANDURAH
6.8mm in 9 min to 21:39 45.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
13.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 89(320/ 70 ) at 23:14
STYLES TOWER : ***(320/ 69 ) at 10:58