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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 1401 EST on 28/07/2013. 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

Cent Wheatbelt

010064

BOLGART BIN

26.2

24.0

19/07/2008

11

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

6.4

6.7

07/07/2012

27

6.7

07/07/2012

28

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

32.6

30.3

31/07/2008

19

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010524

BROOKTON

8.6

9.9

23/07/1990

46

9.9

23/07/1990

47

1 N


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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 14:00EST, 28/07/2013.

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 19.1 -0.4 14.3 +4.9 -- 6.0 -- -- 709 (29.5) 63/05
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +0.9 7.9 -0.1 6.6 19.6 2.8 6.4 526 (21.9) 70/07
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 15.6 -0.2 6.9 -0.6 -- 4.2 -- -- 331 (13.8) 54/15
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.6 8.8 +1.8 -- 39.2 -- -- 426 (17.8) 52/07
MANDURAH 18.1 +0.7 10.0 -0.6 -- 14.2 -- -- 719 (30.0) 70/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 +0.5 17.6 -1.7 16.0 0.0 7.4 10.4 317 (13.2) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.0 +7.3 5.9 +1.9 2.3 0.0 4.0 10.6 299 (12.5) 44/10
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +4.7 3.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 55/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 +4.0 9.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 43/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 +1.1 7.2 +2.0 4.0 0.2 1.4 0.1 340 (14.2) 44/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.5 +3.8 6.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.7 0.0 18.2 +1.1 17.3 4.8 5.0 5.3 529 (22.0) 54/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 +1.2 14.7 +1.1 10.5 0.0 7.6 8.3 496 (20.7) 52/13
MACKAY M.O 21.7 +0.4 16.5 +3.6 -- 1.4 -- 8.8 512 (21.3) 46/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 +1.2 13.3 +3.8 9.5 0.0 5.6 -- 354 (14.8) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +2.6 11.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 44/12
COOLANGATTA 22.1 +1.6 10.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 +0.8 11.0 +2.0 9.3 0.2 2.6 9.5 252 (10.5) 28/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.9 +1.4 6.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 35/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.8 +2.7 2.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 38 ( 1.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 +0.8 7.3 -0.3 4.6 0.0 2.4 -- 297 (12.4) 30/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +1.0 5.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 24/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.9 +1.9 3.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 28/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.8 +5.4 -2.6 -4.1 -8.2 0.0 2.0 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +3.5 -0.5 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 26/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 +2.8 6.9 -0.3 4.3 0.0 1.8 9.9 320 (13.3) 30/14
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 +1.4 -0.2 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 22/14
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 +0.9 8.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.2 +1.5 0.6 -2.1 -2.1 0.2 1.2 9.3 139 ( 5.8) 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.9 +0.8 0.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.1 +3.7 4.8 +0.5 5.0 0.0 3.8 5.7 255 (10.6) 39/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -0.1 4.2 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.5 0.0 2.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 41/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 +0.6 9.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 -0.1 4.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 59/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.6 +1.0 2.8 +0.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 30/13
HOBART AIRPORT 13.8 +1.3 4.1 0.0 1.2 0.0 2.0 0.0 297 (12.4) 30/06
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

33.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
33.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+13.1 : 32.6 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.3 : 25.2 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+7.3 : 27.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 26.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.1 : 23.6 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.1 : 26.1 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA

24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.1 : 13.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.1 : 13.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 15.9 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+6.4 : 13.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 15.9 KALBARRI Central West WA

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

2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.5 : 8.6 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.4 : 12.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-3.8 : 27.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-3.0 : 26.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-2.9 : 21.9 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.6 : 6.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.4 : 0.7 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-7.1 : 5.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-7.0 : 7.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.6 : 5.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO 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.
52.2 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
51.6 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
51.0 MOUNT WILLIAM
42.2 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
42.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
51.6 DWELLINGUP

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
52.2 DARADGEE
42.2 INNISFAIL
42.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT

ISLANDS

51.0 MOUNT WILLIAM

10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

1258 (52.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1075 (44.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1073 (44.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1005 (41.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
984 (41.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
971 (40.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
931 (38.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
921 (38.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
921 (38.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
902 (37.6) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
890 (37.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
874 (36.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
871 (36.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
867 (36.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
846 (35.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
830 (34.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
799 (33.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
783 (32.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
772 (32.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
758 (31.6) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
743 (31.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
720 (30.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
719 (30.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
711 (29.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
709 (29.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
692 (28.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
690 (28.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
675 (28.1) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
666 (27.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
664 (27.7) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
663 (27.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
662 (27.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
660 (27.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
659 (27.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
654 (27.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
642 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
641 (26.7) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
641 (26.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
636 (26.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
618 (25.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
614 (25.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
607 (25.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
93/05 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
91/00 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
87/07 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
87/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
85/00 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA

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
GINGIN AERO
6.2mm in 17 min to 17:17 21.9mm/h
7.6mm in 43 min to 18:00 10.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
14.2mm in 44 min to 06:44 19.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 91(250/ 72 ) at 08:00
OCEAN REEF : 102(250/ 58 ) at 07:30
SWANBOURNE : 85(250/ 63 ) at 00:28
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(270/ 69 ) at 05:00
Eucla
FORREST : 72(250/ 63 ) at 20:02
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 74(350/ 63 ) at 06:30