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National Daily Weather Summary


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 13:56EST, 03/08/2013.

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 22.5 +2.4 9.3 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 30/15
PERTH AIRPORT 20.6 +2.1 7.4 -0.6 6.0 0.0 3.0 8.6 223 ( 9.3) 26/17
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.3 +1.2 6.7 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 35/14
BUNBURY 17.3 -0.2 6.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 22/13
MANDURAH 18.8 +0.9 11.2 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 21/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.6 16.5 -3.9 15.6 0.0 7.6 11.1 299 (12.5) 43/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.6 0.0 2.7 -3.3 1.1 0.0 16.4 10.7 210 ( 8.8) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 +0.7 7.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 50/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.4 -2.2 9.3 +1.1 -- 4.0 2.0 -- 287 (12.0) 46/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 -1.0 8.4 +2.9 7.7 8.6 3.0 5.5 515 (21.5) 65/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.1 -0.2 6.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 +0.1 13.5 -3.9 9.4 0.0 6.0 10.2 442 (18.4) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +0.2 13.8 -0.9 10.4 0.0 5.4 3.7 244 (10.2) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 22.2 -0.3 13.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 303 (12.6) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 +0.7 13.7 +3.0 10.8 0.0 3.2 -- 184 ( 7.7) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 +1.4 9.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 26/14
COOLANGATTA 22.4 +1.0 11.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 +0.6 10.5 +0.9 7.6 0.0 2.6 9.1 254 (10.6) 34/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 +1.0 7.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 31/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.2 +2.2 7.4 +1.6 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 61 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 +1.5 7.4 -0.9 4.6 0.2 2.9 -- 237 ( 9.9) 28/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +0.8 7.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 21/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.8 +2.2 4.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 52/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 +1.0 2.6 +0.5 -4.9 0.0 2.0 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +1.4 5.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 41/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 +3.0 8.6 +0.5 6.0 0.0 2.2 6.8 255 (10.6) 37/14
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 +1.1 3.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 18 ( 0.8) 31/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.0 +1.0 10.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 54/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 +0.7 8.3 +4.8 7.3 0.0 1.6 6.9 176 ( 7.3) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +0.9 7.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 52/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +1.3 4.2 -1.1 0.7 0.0 2.4 5.7 193 ( 8.0) 54/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.1 -1.6 1.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 94 ( 3.9) 48/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.0 -2.2 1.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 41/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.9 -1.1 7.7 +1.0 4.5 0.0 2.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.6 -1.8 3.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 54/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -1.1 6.1 +2.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 57/12
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 +0.2 5.4 +0.7 1.1 0.0 2.4 0.7 367 (15.3) 52/14
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

34.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.8 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 24.2 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.0 : 28.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.0 : 27.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+3.9 : 25.0 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+3.8 : 26.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+4.8 : 8.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+4.1 : 17.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+3.9 : 11.1 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+3.8 : 5.3 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+3.8 : 11.2 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+3.8 : 11.2 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+3.8 : 6.5 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
+3.8 : 9.4 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-1.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 10.5 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
-3.6 : 8.8 MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-2.7 : 11.5 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-2.6 : 10.9 REDESDALE N Central VIC
-2.6 : 14.8 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

-5.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.3 : 0.3 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-5.3 : 10.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-5.0 : 7.9 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-5.0 : 13.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-4.9 : 8.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

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.
16.4 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
16.2 BELAIR (STATE FLORA NURSERY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.0 ASHTON Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.8 FLINDERS CHASE (ROCKY RIVER) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
11.0 URAIDLA (SUTTON CREEK) Adelaide/Lofty SA

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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1.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1062 (44.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1046 (43.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
982 (40.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
978 (40.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
884 (36.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
875 (36.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
799 (33.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
798 (33.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
774 (32.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
772 (32.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
769 (32.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
764 (31.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
752 (31.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
751 (31.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
747 (31.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
729 (30.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
705 (29.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
697 (29.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
686 (28.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
651 (27.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
643 (26.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
639 (26.6) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
634 (26.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
631 (26.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
630 (26.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
626 (26.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
622 (25.9) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
619 (25.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
602 (25.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
126/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
124/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
117/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
111/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
100/21 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
100/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/15 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
96/06 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
96/16 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
94/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/19 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
91/22 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/23 LOW ROCKY POINT 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)
5.0mm in 14 min to 05:00 21.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 96(230/ 74 ) at 06:14
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 111(280/ 76 ) at 22:00
PERISHER VALLEY AWS : 91(280/ 46 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 96(350/ 54 ) at 16:05
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 124(280/ 93 ) at 18:21
E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 70(300/ 65 ) at 11:58
W Central
POINT WILSON : 74(270/ 63 ) at 15:41
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(270/ 52 ) at 19:17
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 80(280/ 63 ) at 13:17
HAMILTON AIRPORT : 80(270/ 65 ) at 13:18
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 98(270/ 43 ) at 15:44
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 96(260/ 72 ) at 17:00
CAPE GRIM : 100(230/ 69 ) at 21:12
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 87(330/ 63 ) at 17:51
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 82 ) at 23:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(260/ 78 ) at 19:00
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 80(250/ 69 ) at 22:42
LOW ROCKY POINT : 91(290/ 72 ) at 23:22
MOUNT READ : 85( 10/ 67 ) at 08:00
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 76(350/ 63 ) at 11:10
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 76(260/ 63 ) at 22:48
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 126(290/102 ) at 18:06