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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 1433 EST on 29/07/2013. 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

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

12.2

12.0

13/07/2013

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

QLD

Northwest

037039

WINTON AIRPORT

26.3

26.2

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 14:31EST, 29/07/2013.

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 19.5 0.0 10.8 +1.4 -- 4.6 -- -- 347 (14.5) 26/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 +1.4 8.1 +0.1 6.4 2.4 2.4 6.2 391 (16.3) 43/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.7 +1.9 8.4 +0.9 -- 3.6 -- -- 321 (13.4) 39/12
BUNBURY 18.1 +0.9 7.8 +0.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 43/15
MANDURAH 18.3 +0.9 11.5 +0.9 -- 3.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 31/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 0.0 18.9 -0.4 17.5 0.0 5.8 7.8 292 (12.2) 24/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.2 +6.5 6.7 +2.7 3.1 0.0 5.2 10.6 328 (13.7) 28/13
WHYALLA AERO 22.6 +5.7 13.3 +8.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 581 (24.2) 50/04
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.8 +5.5 14.3 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- 7.3 326 (13.6) 55/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 +2.4 10.3 +5.1 9.3 2.2 1.8 3.2 645 (26.9) 61/05
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.5 +3.8 7.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.9 19.3 +2.2 17.3 1.0 4.6 9.4 558 (23.3) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.9 +1.8 16.7 +3.1 13.4 0.0 10.0 10.1 505 (21.0) 48/09
MACKAY M.O 22.5 +1.2 17.4 +4.5 -- 0.4 -- 7.6 526 (21.9) 41/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.7 +0.6 14.7 +5.2 12.6 0.0 5.2 -- 396 (16.5) 43/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.0 +1.0 13.9 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 50/12
COOLANGATTA 22.3 +1.8 10.7 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 37/16
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 +0.1 10.4 +1.4 8.2 0.0 3.2 5.6 277 (11.5) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.4 +0.9 9.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 39/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.7 +4.6 6.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 48 ( 2.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 +0.2 8.5 +0.9 5.9 0.0 2.2 -- 195 ( 8.1) 17/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +2.1 6.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 28/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 +1.8 3.4 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 21/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.0 +3.6 3.0 +1.5 -5.0 0.0 1.8 9.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 +4.6 5.0 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 239 (10.0) 41/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +3.1 7.9 +0.7 5.2 0.0 3.6 6.8 309 (12.9) 35/19
RICHMOND RAAF 19.3 +1.9 1.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.9 +1.1 11.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 41/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.6 +4.9 4.1 +1.4 1.9 0.0 1.8 1.2 311 (13.0) 44/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.1 +3.0 3.0 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 35/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.4 +8.0 8.5 +4.2 11.0 0.0 3.0 5.2 515 (21.5) 55/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +1.8 6.6 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 46/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 +1.4 6.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 72/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 +4.7 10.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.1 +1.0 5.7 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 722 (30.1) 57/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.9 +1.3 5.2 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 34/21
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 +3.5 8.4 +4.3 7.0 0.0 0.4 0.2 277 (11.5) 46/21
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

34.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+10.7 : 30.2 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.8 : 24.9 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+9.7 : 25.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+9.5 : 24.7 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+9.4 : 25.6 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA

24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 17.6 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+8.3 : 12.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
+8.1 : 13.3 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 12.1 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+7.7 : 12.5 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+7.7 : 12.0 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC

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

1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.4 : 12.8 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-2.0 : 14.4 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-2.0 : 17.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-1.8 : 19.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
-1.8 : 17.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-4.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-3.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.9 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.7 : 6.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.5 : 9.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.3 : 10.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.9 : -4.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.7 : 10.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E 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.
48.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
28.0 CRYSTAL BROOK Central Coast E QLD
26.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
18.0 MALANDA ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
16.0 MOONDAH BROOK Lower West WA

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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1.3 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
1.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
1.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

1183 (49.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1121 (46.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
1074 (44.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1066 (44.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1038 (43.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1030 (42.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1026 (42.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
983 (41.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
968 (40.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
920 (38.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
913 (38.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
849 (35.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
848 (35.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
829 (34.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
829 (34.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
788 (32.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
785 (32.7) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
780 (32.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
765 (31.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
762 (31.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
760 (31.7) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
756 (31.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
741 (30.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
734 (30.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
731 (30.5) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
727 (30.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
725 (30.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
724 (30.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
722 (30.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
717 (29.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
717 (29.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
710 (29.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
708 (29.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
703 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
698 (29.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
697 (29.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
676 (28.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
672 (28.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
667 (27.8) FORREST Eucla WA
666 (27.8) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
654 (27.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
645 (26.9) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
637 (26.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
633 (26.4) KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
632 (26.3) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
632 (26.3) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
631 (26.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
630 (26.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
627 (26.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
624 (26.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
622 (25.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
619 (25.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
617 (25.7) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
617 (25.7) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
608 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
603 (25.1) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
109/22 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
109/21 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
107/07 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
102/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/22 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
93/19 MOUNT READ 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(300/ 80 ) at 23:32
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 98(360/ 59 ) at 04:30
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 102( 10/ 54 ) at 14:15
FALLS CREEK : 91(350/ 61 ) at 22:30
MOUNT HOTHAM : 108(***/ 78 ) at 21:30
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) : 83(360/ 65 ) at 12:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(340/ 70 ) at 23:30
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 76( 30/ 63 ) at 17:30
MOUNT READ : 89( 10/ 69 ) at 19:32