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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 1845 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 minimum temperature

TAS

Derwent Valley

095063

MAYDENA POST OFFICE

9.2

9.1

05/07/1999

21

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014901

DOUGLAS RIVER

39.0

36.6

08/07/1998

22

1 P

NSW

C Tablelands S

063291

BATHURST AIRPORT AWS

18.0

18.0

17/07/2013

21

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Gippsland

084084

MALLACOOTA

22.0

21.2

26/07/2007

19

1 P


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 23:43EST, 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 20.0 +0.5 9.8 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) --
PERTH AIRPORT 18.0 +0.1 6.5 -1.5 4.6 0.0 2.4 -- 261 (10.9) --
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.0 +2.2 9.6 +2.1 -- 10.4 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) --
BUNBURY 17.0 -0.2 9.7 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) --
MANDURAH 16.0 -1.4 12.0 +1.4 -- 3.4 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +1.5 17.6 -1.7 16.4 0.0 4.4 -- 237 ( 9.9) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 +3.3 5.3 +1.3 3.0 0.0 5.0 -- 229 ( 9.5) --
WHYALLA AERO 19.0 +2.1 8.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 +1.7 10.2 +2.7 -- 1.0 7.4 -- 265 (11.0) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 +0.8 8.2 +3.0 7.8 7.0 1.6 -- 463 (19.3) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.0 +5.3 7.5 -1.1 6.1 0.0 21.0 -- 180 ( 7.5) --
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.3 19.4 +2.3 19.4 0.4 6.2 -- 566 (23.6) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.9 18.2 +4.6 15.4 0.0 5.0 -- 537 (22.4) --
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 17.1 +4.2 -- 2.8 -- -- 499 (20.8) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.0 -1.1 14.2 +4.7 11.9 0.0 6.0 -- 408 (17.0) --
BUNDABERG AERO 23.0 +1.0 12.7 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 316 (13.2) --
COOLANGATTA 21.0 +0.5 13.1 +3.1 -- 5.6 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) --
BRISBANE AERO 22.0 +1.2 12.5 +3.5 10.6 1.0 2.8 -- 280 (11.7) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.0 +0.5 9.6 +3.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 392 (16.3) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 8.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 57 ( 2.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.0 +2.3 11.9 +4.3 8.9 2.2 0.6 -- 156 ( 6.5) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +2.4 8.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 +5.0 4.2 -2.2 0.0 0.0 7.6 -- 162 ( 6.8) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 6.0 +4.5 -3.1 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +5.7 4.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.0 +6.0 10.2 +3.0 5.8 0.0 2.6 -- 357 (14.9) --
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 +5.6 3.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) --
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 +3.2 12.1 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.0 +2.3 8.3 +5.6 7.6 1.4 2.6 -- 444 (18.5) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.0 +4.9 6.2 +3.1 -- 5.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.0 +4.6 5.1 +0.8 1.0 0.2 4.4 -- 389 (16.2) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.0 +5.0 9.6 +6.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 467 (19.5) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +4.5 3.3 +0.8 -- 5.6 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.0 +5.5 12.2 +6.2 6.0 5.0 6.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.0 +3.9 5.7 +2.5 -- 10.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 +2.4 7.7 +5.4 -- 20.2 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) --
HOBART AIRPORT 18.0 +5.5 10.3 +6.2 7.2 0.0 2.0 -- 433 (18.0) --
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

39.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
34.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
34.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
34.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+8.2 : 26.0 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.1 : 26.0 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+7.9 : 25.0 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+7.7 : 24.0 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.6 : 26.0 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 16.3 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.3 : 12.0 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+8.2 : 11.4 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+8.1 : 11.0 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+8.1 : 10.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.2 : 15.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-2.2 : 24.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-2.1 : 21.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-2.0 : 23.0 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-1.8 : 23.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD

-2.0 YASS (RURAL FIRE SERVICE) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-1.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.7 MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
-0.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.2 : 8.6 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-4.8 : 10.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.0 : 0.4 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-3.9 : 0.8 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.8 : 1.6 WILUNA Interior 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.
36.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
35.0 ULVERSTONE (KNIGHTS ROAD) N Coast TAS
32.0 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD) N Coast TAS
31.8 LORINNA N Coast TAS
30.8 MARRADONG Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1874 (78.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1472 (61.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1258 (52.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1247 (52.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1143 (47.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1044 (43.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1040 (43.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
959 (40.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
956 (39.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
919 (38.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
821 (34.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
820 (34.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
817 (34.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
812 (33.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
811 (33.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
806 (33.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
800 (33.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
781 (32.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
769 (32.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
745 (31.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
734 (30.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
719 (30.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
719 (30.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
713 (29.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
705 (29.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
700 (29.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
695 (29.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
694 (28.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
678 (28.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
665 (27.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
648 (27.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
646 (26.9) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
636 (26.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
635 (26.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
627 (26.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
612 (25.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
603 (25.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
601 (25.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
601 (25.0) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
Reports not yet available

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.
VICTORIA
Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 124(290/ 98 ) at 02:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 111(340/ 65 ) at 02:00
FALLS CREEK : 106(350/ 58 ) at 01:49
MOUNT HOTHAM : 117(***/ 76 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 83 ) at 20:46
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(330/ 65 ) at 00:57
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 76(320/ 63 ) at 14:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(300/ 74 ) at 01:06