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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1354 EST on 05/08/2013. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300000

DAVIS

-41.3

-40.2

03/08/2013

53

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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 13:54EST, 05/08/2013.

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 23.8 +3.7 9.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 37/13
PERTH AIRPORT 22.7 +4.2 7.0 -1.0 4.9 0.0 2.2 9.7 172 ( 7.2) 41/16
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.5 +4.4 9.2 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 50/10
BUNBURY 21.8 +4.3 6.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 48/16
MANDURAH 20.6 +2.7 11.9 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 43/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.7 17.8 -2.6 14.4 0.0 8.4 11.2 393 (16.4) 57/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.2 -0.4 3.4 -2.6 0.8 0.0 4.6 10.7 278 (11.6) 31/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.4 -0.1 5.8 -0.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 340 (14.2) 31/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.1 -0.5 6.4 -1.8 -- 6.4 -- 4.1 212 ( 8.8) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 +0.1 7.2 +1.7 5.0 11.6 1.8 2.5 561 (23.4) 48/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.1 -2.2 12.8 +2.6 9.6 0.0 21.8 10.8 424 (17.7) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.2 15.4 -2.0 12.1 0.0 4.6 10.6 346 (14.4) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 13.5 -1.2 10.6 0.0 3.6 9.8 193 ( 8.0) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 24.1 +1.6 13.2 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- 9.8 229 ( 9.5) 21/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.7 +0.9 8.5 -2.2 5.9 0.0 3.2 -- 107 ( 4.5) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 +1.4 5.7 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 30/12
COOLANGATTA 23.0 +1.6 5.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 24/17
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 +1.4 6.2 -3.4 1.3 0.0 6.6 10.3 292 (12.2) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.6 -0.9 5.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 43/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.6 +0.6 3.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 95 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.1 +0.3 4.9 -3.4 3.0 0.2 3.8 10.1 259 (10.8) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +1.5 2.3 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 28/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 +1.2 8.2 +1.4 2.2 0.0 11.4 -- 624 (26.0) 59/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.6 -2.4 3.2 +1.1 -1.2 1.8 1.0 8.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -1.2 0.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 37/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 +1.5 11.0 +2.9 7.8 0.0 4.2 8.5 400 (16.7) 63/15
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 +0.1 8.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 43/10
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 -0.5 10.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 72/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.8 -1.7 6.1 +2.6 6.8 0.4 1.0 5.1 321 (13.4) 37/02
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.1 -1.9 6.3 +2.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 48/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.6 -0.7 5.3 0.0 2.7 1.2 3.0 9.4 422 (17.6) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -1.8 4.9 +1.0 -- 7.8 -- -- 416 (17.3) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.7 -2.5 4.2 +1.6 -- 10.8 -- -- 310 (12.9) 30/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 -0.9 8.3 +1.6 -- 12.6 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.7 -0.7 3.7 0.0 -- 6.8 -- -- 534 (22.3) 41/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.9 -0.9 4.9 +1.2 -- 17.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 34/12
HOBART AIRPORT 13.3 -0.2 6.8 +2.1 4.7 0.4 2.2 7.8 534 (22.3) 41/11
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

33.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT
32.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+7.7 : 25.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.7 : 27.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 26.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.4 : 24.7 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+7.4 : 26.7 EYRE Eucla WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+5.9 : 6.7 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.6 : 11.9 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+5.2 : 12.7 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+5.1 : 11.6 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
+4.9 : 5.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.9 : 6.4 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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

-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.7 : 7.3 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.7 : 2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 : 2.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.1 : 0.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.5 : 2.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-7.4 : 9.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
-7.0 : 8.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-6.9 : 0.7 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
-6.8 : -1.9 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-6.8 : 9.0 MANGO FARM 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.
48.6 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
43.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
40.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
40.4 WARATAH (MOUNT ROAD) W Coast TAS
40.2 JAMIESON LICOLA RD Upper NE VIC

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.6 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
3.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1612 (67.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1407 (58.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1318 (54.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1211 (50.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1177 (49.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1097 (45.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1094 (45.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1079 (45.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1043 (43.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
997 (41.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
997 (41.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
995 (41.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
989 (41.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
984 (41.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
976 (40.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
922 (38.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
903 (37.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
817 (34.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
815 (34.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
813 (33.9) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
793 (33.0) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
789 (32.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
786 (32.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
768 (32.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
761 (31.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
749 (31.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
746 (31.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
726 (30.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
714 (29.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
709 (29.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
708 (29.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
696 (29.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
693 (28.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
692 (28.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
686 (28.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
682 (28.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
671 (28.0) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
664 (27.7) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
661 (27.5) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
654 (27.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
646 (26.9) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
639 (26.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
637 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
635 (26.5) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
628 (26.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
624 (26.0) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
620 (25.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
616 (25.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
616 (25.7) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
610 (25.4) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
608 (25.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
111/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
107/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/23 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
98/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/01 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(290/ 63 ) at 02:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 102(350/ 45 ) at 23:16
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(280/ 45 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 102(260/ 78 ) at 02:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(290/ 65 ) at 12:15
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 74(250/ 63 ) at 03:30
LOW ROCKY POINT : 76(270/ 63 ) at 04:26
MOUNT READ : 83(250/ 67 ) at 03:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 104(300/ 85 ) at 02:17