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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 06/08/2013. 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 minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

15.5

15.5

21/08/2011

13

1 N Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009965

BUNBURY

15.4

15.4

21/08/2011

18

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003032

DERBY AERO

7.0

7.7

03/08/2003

29

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands S

063254

ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE

-4.4

-4.2

10/08/1992

38

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

VIC

W Coast

090186

WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB

98

94.0

25/08/2009

11

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 13:53EST, 06/08/2013.

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 22.9 +2.8 12.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 39/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 +3.7 13.2 +5.2 11.8 4.6 3.4 6.8 375 (15.6) 54/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.6 +0.5 13.2 +5.7 -- 9.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 35/03
BUNBURY 20.4 +2.9 15.4 +8.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 43/13
MANDURAH 20.1 +2.2 15.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 623 (26.0) 59/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.2 17.3 -3.1 15.4 0.0 9.0 11.1 397 (16.5) 52/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.8 +1.2 3.0 -3.0 0.7 0.0 4.6 10.7 239 (10.0) 21/10
WHYALLA AERO 24.3 +5.8 8.4 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 54/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.6 +4.0 10.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 2.6 6.7 244 (10.2) 61/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 +1.3 8.0 +2.5 6.3 6.8 1.0 0.4 430 (17.9) 72/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.0 -1.3 2.7 -7.5 1.0 0.0 6.0 10.8 313 (13.0) 30/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +0.9 13.6 -3.8 9.2 0.0 6.2 11.1 322 (13.4) 39/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 +0.3 12.0 -2.7 8.5 0.0 5.8 11.2 151 ( 6.3) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 25.4 +2.9 12.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 252 (10.5) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +1.3 8.6 -2.1 6.4 0.0 3.8 -- 126 ( 5.3) 24/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 +1.8 6.3 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +0.1 5.6 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 +0.8 7.5 -2.1 3.4 0.0 4.6 10.1 291 (12.1) 28/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.4 -0.1 5.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 31/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.0 0.0 4.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 121 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.2 +0.4 4.7 -3.6 2.1 0.0 2.2 10.0 216 ( 9.0) 30/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 -0.8 2.6 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 21/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.5 +0.9 5.2 -1.6 1.0 0.0 4.8 10.2 515 (21.5) 54/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.5 -1.5 -4.4 -6.5 -4.4 0.0 2.8 5.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.4 -1.1 -1.5 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 30/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.5 +3.2 8.9 +0.8 3.3 0.0 3.8 10.0 486 (20.3) 52/19
RICHMOND RAAF 20.4 +0.7 6.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 +1.3 10.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 65/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.2 -1.3 3.5 0.0 1.3 0.4 1.4 0.4 201 ( 8.4) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.3 -1.7 7.4 +3.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 26/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.4 +4.1 7.1 +1.8 2.7 0.2 1.8 8.1 269 (11.2) 50/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.2 -0.5 7.3 +3.4 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 326 (13.6) 41/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.4 -0.8 6.2 +3.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 41/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.1 +1.1 9.4 +2.7 4.6 1.4 29.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 +0.7 5.3 +1.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 452 (18.8) 61/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 0.0 0.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 65/22
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 +0.7 0.3 -4.4 -2.5 0.0 2.0 7.4 371 (15.5) 39/17
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

34.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.7 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+8.2 : 27.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.6 : 26.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.5 : 26.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 25.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 22.8 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.0 : 15.4 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+8.0 : 15.5 HARVEY Lower West WA
+7.9 : 15.9 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+7.4 : 13.5 KARNET Lower West WA
+7.2 : 12.6 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

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

0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 9.8 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-3.6 : 9.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-3.1 : 11.0 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.7 : 9.5 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW

-6.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-4.4 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
-4.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.0 : 7.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.7 : 1.8 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-7.6 : 8.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.5 : 2.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.4 : 5.3 WAVE HILL 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.
42.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
39.8 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
36.8 JAMIESON LICOLA RD Upper NE VIC
32.8 LORNE (MOUNT COWLEY) W Coast VIC
30.2 HAINES JUNCTION (MOUNT SABINE) W Coast VIC

11.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

.....

1.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1558 (64.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1096 (45.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
984 (41.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
888 (37.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
881 (36.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
828 (34.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
828 (34.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
779 (32.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
743 (31.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
728 (30.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
723 (30.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
720 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
714 (29.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
711 (29.6) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
696 (29.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
694 (28.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
681 (28.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
681 (28.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
668 (27.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
666 (27.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
666 (27.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
662 (27.6) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
651 (27.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
645 (26.9) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
639 (26.6) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
628 (26.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
623 (26.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
613 (25.5) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
111/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
106/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
106/22 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
98/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/22 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
98/23 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
98/22 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
98/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/21 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
DONNYBROOK
38.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.6mm/h
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
7.0mm in 9 min to 22:43 46.7mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.2mm/h
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB
1.4mm in 1 min to 23:44 84.0mm/h
DARTMOOR
12.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.4mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
5.6mm in 11 min to 23:30 30.5mm/h
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)
5.2mm in 15 min to 21:56 20.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.4mm/h
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
SMITHTON AERODROME
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.2mm/h
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
W Coast
MOUNT READ
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(290/ 72 ) at 23:43
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 102(280/ 70 ) at 23:30
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 106(340/ 67 ) at 23:00
MOUNT HOTHAM : 108(***/ 63 ) at 22:34
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(290/ 52 ) at 03:51
E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 83(350/ 63 ) at 21:36
W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) : 98(330/ 58 ) at 22:28
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB : 98(290/ 41 ) at 23:48
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(320/ 74 ) at 22:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(330/ 72 ) at 23:05
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 80(290/ 69 ) at 20:40
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(300/ 67 ) at 22:24
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 98(260/ 37 ) at 22:41
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 98(300/ 78 ) at 03:09