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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
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The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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10am EST Minimum 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.
Data is as received at 13:56EST, 14/08/2013.

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 25.7 +5.6 8.9 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 244 (10.2) 31/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 +2.9 7.8 -0.2 6.8 0.0 3.2 9.7 226 ( 9.4) 22/07
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.0 +2.9 13.2 +5.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 268 (11.2) 26/13
BUNBURY 19.0 +1.5 10.9 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 15/14
MANDURAH 19.6 +1.7 13.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 17/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.6 17.0 -3.4 15.7 0.0 10.2 11.0 334 (13.9) 48/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.1 -1.5 2.4 -3.6 0.1 0.0 5.6 10.7 257 (10.7) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 19.3 +0.8 7.2 +1.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 308 (12.8) 44/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.0 -2.6 8.8 +0.6 -- 2.4 -- 0.2 261 (10.9) 50/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 +0.1 5.9 +0.4 4.0 4.2 1.4 4.8 498 (20.8) 76/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.8 -0.5 14.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 37/16
CAIRNS AERO 26.4 -0.2 16.8 -0.6 12.6 0.0 4.8 5.3 303 (12.6) 46/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 18.0 +3.3 16.0 0.2 3.4 6.9 321 (13.4) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 22.7 +0.2 15.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.4 270 (11.3) 26/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.3 +1.5 12.4 +1.7 10.4 0.2 4.6 -- 147 ( 6.1) 26/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.3 +2.0 10.6 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 28/10
COOLANGATTA 21.7 +0.3 9.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 22/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 +1.4 9.6 0.0 6.5 0.0 3.0 10.3 244 (10.2) 37/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.1 -1.4 7.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 41/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.7 +0.7 4.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 90 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 +1.1 6.9 -1.4 3.3 0.0 1.8 -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 0.0 7.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 28/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.3 +0.7 7.0 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 404 (16.8) 54/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.2 -2.8 4.1 +2.0 -1.4 0.0 1.8 6.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.8 -1.7 3.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 41/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.5 +1.2 11.3 +3.2 7.2 0.0 3.6 10.0 391 (16.3) 46/11
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 -0.3 4.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 37/20
BELLAMBI AWS 17.6 -0.4 10.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 43/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.8 -3.7 4.0 +0.5 1.8 1.0 2.4 2.8 370 (15.4) 26/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.4 -4.6 4.7 +1.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 306 (12.8) 43/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +0.4 5.0 -0.3 0.7 0.0 2.4 6.0 382 (15.9) 48/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.6 -2.1 1.6 -2.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 41/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.4 -2.8 -0.4 -3.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 48/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.9 -2.1 7.2 +0.5 4.6 3.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -2.4 1.9 -1.8 -- 4.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 54/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.2 -2.6 1.2 -2.5 -- 7.2 -- -- 348 (14.5) 59/15
HOBART AIRPORT 12.4 -1.1 4.9 +0.2 2.1 1.6 1.4 3.8 560 (23.3) 48/22
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

33.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
32.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.6 : 31.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 30.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.4 : 28.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.8 : 29.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.7 : 25.9 MULLEWA Central West WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+6.0 : 14.9 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+5.8 : 11.6 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.7 : 13.2 ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.6 : 13.9 ALBANY Lower West WA
+5.5 : 13.5 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA

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

-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.5 : 7.8 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-5.0 : 8.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-4.8 : 4.1 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-4.6 : 9.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
-4.6 : 10.4 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-18.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-15.6 : -18.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 : -0.6 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-5.1 : 7.6 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-5.0 : 8.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-4.7 : 7.4 DOONGAN N 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.
47.8 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
39.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
34.4 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
24.6 CAPE LIPTRAP (WALKERVILLE (360 DEGREES)) W Gippsland VIC
24.2 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN) N Coast TAS

11.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

1.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1486 (61.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1389 (57.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1373 (57.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1354 (56.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1249 (52.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1083 (45.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1072 (44.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1052 (43.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
984 (41.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
941 (39.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
938 (39.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
938 (39.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
928 (38.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
902 (37.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
900 (37.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
875 (36.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
869 (36.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
833 (34.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
814 (33.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
793 (33.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
783 (32.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
778 (32.4) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
771 (32.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
769 (32.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
758 (31.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
745 (31.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
742 (30.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
737 (30.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
733 (30.5) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
715 (29.8) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
704 (29.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
693 (28.9) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
673 (28.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
672 (28.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
650 (27.1) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
647 (27.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
647 (27.0) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
643 (26.8) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
643 (26.8) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
642 (26.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
637 (26.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
636 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
631 (26.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
629 (26.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
624 (26.0) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
621 (25.9) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
615 (25.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
117/20 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
115/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/16 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
100/14 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
100/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/22 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
98/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/10 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
94/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/15 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
91/14 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
91/17 SWAN ISLAND E 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 None reported