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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1412 EST on 01/08/2013. 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014948

PORT KEATS AERO

13.4

4.2

06/07/2010

13

1 N


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:11EST, 01/08/2013.

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 21.1 +1.6 8.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 31/06
PERTH AIRPORT 19.9 +2.0 11.5 +3.5 9.1 5.8 2.6 4.9 317 (13.2) 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.6 +1.8 12.5 +5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 435 (18.1) 39/03
BUNBURY 19.2 +2.0 13.8 +6.8 -- 13.6 -- -- 346 (14.4) 34/02
MANDURAH 18.8 +1.4 14.3 +3.7 -- 4.2 -- -- 408 (17.0) 52/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +1.1 18.5 -0.8 16.6 0.0 8.0 9.4 355 (14.8) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.8 +1.1 2.1 -1.9 0.4 0.0 4.4 10.7 288 (12.0) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 15.7 -1.2 2.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -0.5 10.5 +3.0 -- 0.0 2.0 3.7 93 ( 3.9) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +1.8 4.5 -0.7 1.8 0.0 0.8 7.3 242 (10.1) 31/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.0 +2.3 13.7 +5.1 10.5 0.0 8.4 10.8 455 (19.0) 34/16
CAIRNS AERO 26.9 +1.2 15.6 -1.5 9.3 0.0 5.2 9.9 367 (15.3) 46/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +1.1 11.8 -1.8 8.4 0.0 4.6 10.7 187 ( 7.8) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 22.1 +0.8 14.0 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- 10.7 434 (18.1) 31/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 +2.1 9.7 +0.2 7.2 0.0 1.6 -- 107 ( 4.5) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 +1.8 10.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 21.2 +0.7 12.6 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 270 (11.3) 46/10
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 +1.3 10.7 +1.7 9.2 1.6 2.2 9.0 277 (11.5) 35/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.6 +2.1 8.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 24/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.1 +2.0 6.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 80 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.8 +2.1 12.9 +5.3 10.4 0.0 2.6 -- 364 (15.2) 52/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +1.2 9.1 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 44/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.2 +2.2 10.6 +4.2 8.5 12.8 3.6 6.6 365 (15.2) 50/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.3 +3.9 2.3 +0.8 -5.0 1.0 1.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +3.7 4.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 26/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.0 -1.0 12.6 +5.4 11.5 10.8 2.6 8.1 488 (20.3) 52/15
RICHMOND RAAF 16.8 -0.6 10.4 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 24/09
BELLAMBI AWS 15.8 -1.0 11.7 +1.7 -- 20.2 -- -- 331 (13.8) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.3 +3.6 0.6 -2.1 0.6 0.0 1.0 9.7 173 ( 7.2) 18/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.5 +1.4 5.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 17/04
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -0.2 -0.4 -4.7 -3.8 0.0 2.4 7.0 186 ( 7.8) 21/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.4 +1.4 -0.7 -3.6 -- 0.6 1.4 -- 222 ( 9.3) 50/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 +1.6 -0.8 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 57/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 +2.2 3.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 +1.1 4.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 21/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.6 0.0 -0.8 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 18/13
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 +0.7 2.8 -1.3 0.0 0.0 2.2 9.2 398 (16.6) 26/09
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

35.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+5.5 : 5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.2 : 31.5 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
+5.1 : 24.0 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+4.9 : 16.5 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+4.8 : 26.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+4.8 : 16.4 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.7 : 11.3 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+7.5 : 11.8 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+6.8 : 10.4 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+6.8 : 13.8 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+6.5 : 12.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW

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

0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-2.2 : 12.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-1.8 : 13.2 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-1.7 : 12.2 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-1.6 : 14.1 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW

-7.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-3.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-5.7 : 0.1 VIEWBANK E Central VIC
-5.6 : -7.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.5 : 0.2 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-5.3 : 0.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-5.3 : -3.9 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-5.3 : 0.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural 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.
61.8 KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
33.2 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW
29.8 BERRY MASONIC VILLAGE Illawarra NSW
29.0 NOWRA TREATMENT WORKS Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
33.2 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB
Illawarra
61.8 KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
29.8 BERRY MASONIC VILLAGE
29.0 NOWRA TREATMENT WORKS

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

2.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
2.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

1098 (45.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
916 (38.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
844 (35.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
831 (34.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
775 (32.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
743 (31.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
741 (30.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
715 (29.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
705 (29.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
654 (27.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
644 (26.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
634 (26.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
608 (25.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
600 (25.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
74/20 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/22 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/10 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
67/08 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/16 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
65/15 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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 None reported