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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 1354 EST on 31/07/2013. 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 wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029141

CLONCURRY AIRPORT

74

63.0

06/07/2002

13

N


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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 13:54EST, 31/07/2013.

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 21.3 +1.8 9.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 21/16
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +2.3 8.2 +0.2 6.1 0.8 2.0 5.0 263 (11.0) 34/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.1 +3.3 9.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 46/12
BUNBURY 19.2 +2.0 11.9 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 39/19
MANDURAH 18.9 +1.5 12.8 +2.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 345 (14.4) 39/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +2.5 18.5 -0.8 16.5 0.0 4.4 10.9 310 (12.9) 50/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 +0.2 3.8 -0.2 1.7 0.0 5.4 10.7 249 (10.4) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 14.9 -2.0 6.9 +1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 22/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.2 -1.1 10.9 +3.4 -- 1.8 1.0 1.0 188 ( 7.8) 24/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 +0.2 2.9 -2.3 0.9 4.2 1.4 4.0 315 (13.1) 26/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.7 +2.0 12.0 +3.4 9.4 0.0 6.2 10.8 340 (14.2) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +1.4 19.0 +1.9 16.6 0.0 6.0 7.0 -- 37/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 +2.1 13.4 -0.2 10.6 0.0 6.0 10.2 299 (12.5) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 21.2 -0.1 16.4 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- 3.1 466 (19.4) 46/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -0.9 15.8 +6.3 15.7 3.6 2.4 -- 229 ( 9.5) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 +1.9 14.2 +4.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 296 (12.3) 34/11
COOLANGATTA 22.1 +1.6 11.6 +1.6 -- 3.2 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.1 +0.3 12.1 +3.1 10.9 0.0 3.0 5.3 276 (11.5) 26/02
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.0 +0.5 10.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 506 (21.1) 41/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.1 +4.0 6.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 37 ( 1.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 +2.4 12.0 +4.4 9.5 0.0 1.2 -- 219 ( 9.1) 26/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 +1.3 9.8 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 24/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 +5.1 6.3 -0.1 3.9 0.0 2.4 6.1 233 ( 9.7) 31/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.3 +3.9 5.9 +4.4 -0.9 1.0 1.6 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +3.6 8.8 +5.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 30/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 +3.1 10.8 +3.6 7.0 0.0 3.4 3.4 342 (14.3) 57/20
RICHMOND RAAF 20.4 +3.0 4.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 22/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.5 +2.7 13.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 67/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 +3.5 5.8 +3.1 4.0 1.2 2.0 5.2 165 ( 6.9) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.2 +0.1 5.7 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.8 +1.4 3.0 -1.3 -0.7 0.0 2.2 7.8 236 ( 9.8) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.4 +1.4 7.0 +4.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 46/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 +1.6 4.5 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 28/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 +2.7 10.3 +4.3 9.3 2.2 2.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 +1.4 3.4 +0.2 -- 2.8 -- -- 276 (11.5) 30/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 +1.7 5.1 +2.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 26/00
HOBART AIRPORT 13.3 +0.8 7.1 +3.0 3.5 0.0 3.4 7.9 399 (16.6) 37/10
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

35.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.8 : 25.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+6.0 : 15.3 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+5.9 : 17.5 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+5.2 : 21.9 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.2 : 21.5 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+5.2 : 24.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.8 : 14.3 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.2 : 10.7 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+7.8 : 7.6 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.7 : 10.8 GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+7.6 : 14.6 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+7.6 : 12.0 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW

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

-0.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.4 : 3.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-2.3 : -0.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.3 : 13.2 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-2.0 : 14.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-1.8 : 13.1 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-1.8 : 15.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-1.8 : 13.5 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

-1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.3 : 0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.0 : 9.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.0 : 13.3 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
-3.9 : 1.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-3.6 : 1.8 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA

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.
28.4 KAREEYA N Coast--Barron QLD
27.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
27.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
21.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
20.4 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

1225 (51.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1182 (49.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1031 (43.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
993 (41.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
878 (36.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
814 (33.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
793 (33.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
780 (32.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
777 (32.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
772 (32.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
758 (31.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
756 (31.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
747 (31.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
746 (31.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
722 (30.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
698 (29.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
692 (28.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
691 (28.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
689 (28.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
677 (28.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
666 (27.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
658 (27.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
650 (27.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
649 (27.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
643 (26.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
634 (26.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
619 (25.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
618 (25.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
602 (25.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
601 (25.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/05 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
76/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
74/13 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
72/19 CAPE LEEUWIN 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PORT KEATS AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
13.4mm in 32 min to 17:30 25.1mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.8mm/h
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
6.4mm in 13 min to 18:48 29.5mm/h
5.8mm in 7 min to 18:55 49.7mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.4mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 26.0mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 27.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.8mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(300/ 70 ) at 05:29