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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 08/08/2013. 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

44.6

44.4

03/08/2003

16

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009988

HAPPY VALLEY

38.4

31.2

22/08/2006

11

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009053

PEARCE RAAF

16.3

16.2

23/08/1966

53

1 N

WA

Lower West

009111

KARNET

14.0

13.8

07/08/1982

42

1 N

WA

Lower West

009172

JANDAKOT AERO

16.5

16.5

07/08/2006

22

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009204

GOOSEBERRY HILL

15.0

15.0

21/08/2011

13

1 P Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

17.3

17.3

07/08/2006

19

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009225

PERTH METRO

17.1

17.0

07/08/2006

20

1 N

WA

Lower West

009256

GARDEN ISLAND HSF

16.3

16.3

31/08/2006

12

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Gt Southern

010524

BROOKTON

13.8

13.4

25/08/1970

46

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Riverina E

074221

NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB

0.0

8.3

18/08/1996

44

6.0

03/07/1984

44

1 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 13:54EST, 08/08/2013.

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 24.8 +4.7 11.2 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 370 (15.4) 48/13
PERTH AIRPORT 22.1 +3.6 16.6 +8.6 15.2 2.6 1.6 3.0 444 (18.5) 61/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.6 +4.5 13.3 +5.8 -- 6.6 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 54/13
BUNBURY 19.2 +1.7 13.9 +6.5 -- 38.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 55/12
MANDURAH 20.3 +2.4 15.2 +4.4 -- 5.4 -- -- 583 (24.3) 85/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.9 16.2 -4.2 15.6 0.0 5.8 11.2 289 (12.0) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.0 +3.4 4.9 -1.1 2.9 0.0 5.6 10.8 223 ( 9.3) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 17.0 -1.5 10.5 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 46/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -1.5 10.6 +2.4 -- 4.4 1.0 9.0 174 ( 7.3) 48/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -2.2 6.4 +0.9 5.0 8.6 1.6 4.5 370 (15.4) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 +0.7 2.3 -7.9 1.0 0.0 5.2 10.8 145 ( 6.0) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 12.2 -5.2 6.8 0.0 7.8 10.8 299 (12.5) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.9 -0.1 11.0 -3.7 9.8 0.0 4.8 10.7 152 ( 6.3) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 26.0 +3.5 12.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 254 (10.6) 28/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 +1.8 8.7 -2.0 5.8 0.0 4.6 -- 142 ( 5.9) 34/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.8 +1.5 9.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 43/15
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +3.8 6.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 +1.7 8.4 -1.2 5.3 0.0 3.4 10.0 255 (10.6) 30/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.7 +2.2 9.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.4 +4.4 10.0 +4.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 272 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.1 +5.3 6.6 -1.7 3.0 0.0 -- 8.8 268 (11.2) 34/07
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +4.2 7.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 55/05
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 0.0 9.5 +2.7 6.9 0.0 3.4 8.6 364 (15.2) 31/21
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.5 -0.5 3.2 +1.1 -1.6 4.2 2.0 3.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -0.3 4.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 46/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.3 -1.0 10.6 +2.5 6.9 0.4 4.8 8.3 546 (22.8) 41/08
RICHMOND RAAF 18.6 -1.1 8.6 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 28/00
BELLAMBI AWS 16.7 -1.3 9.9 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 353 (14.7) 34/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.1 -2.4 5.9 +2.4 3.2 7.6 15.0 1.4 233 ( 9.7) 39/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.5 -3.5 3.4 -0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 28/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.2 -0.1 7.9 +2.6 5.2 0.6 2.0 6.6 208 ( 8.7) 59/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.9 -3.8 1.2 -2.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 252 (10.5) 72/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.3 -2.9 0.7 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 44/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.7 -1.3 6.9 +0.2 3.9 0.8 1.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.1 -2.3 0.0 -3.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 297 (12.4) 35/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.8 -1.0 -0.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 15/14
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -2.2 2.6 -2.1 0.2 1.2 2.4 5.0 436 (18.2) 30/00
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
33.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.8 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 27.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.8 : 26.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 26.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 27.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 28.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 24.9 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+7.6 : 26.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.6 : 27.8 MULLEWA Central West WA

25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+10.5 : 14.3 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.7 : 16.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+9.5 : 16.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+9.4 : 13.6 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.4 : 14.4 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-16.0 : 0.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-5.3 : 11.2 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 : 11.1 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-5.0 : 8.9 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-4.8 : 9.2 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

-6.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.3 : 7.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-8.1 : 7.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.9 : 2.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.7 : 5.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-7.5 : 2.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH 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.
49.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
46.0 YOONGARILLUP TBRG Lower West WA
44.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
44.0 ACTON PARK Lower West WA
43.4 MARGARET RIVER Lower West WA

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

3.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
3.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
1.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
1.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1450 (60.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1408 (58.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1297 (54.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1138 (47.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1132 (47.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1054 (43.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
976 (40.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
971 (40.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
941 (39.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
864 (36.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
825 (34.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
822 (34.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
808 (33.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
796 (33.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
786 (32.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
768 (32.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
717 (29.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
715 (29.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
711 (29.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
697 (29.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
681 (28.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
679 (28.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
676 (28.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
657 (27.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
636 (26.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
618 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
611 (25.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
604 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
600 (25.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
87/16 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
85/15 MANDURAH Lower West WA
85/20 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
83/10 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
78/15 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
78/02 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
78/06 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

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
GINGIN AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
PERTH METRO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.2mm/h
BICKLEY
7.4mm in 43 min to 16:54 10.3mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 20:12 20.7mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 17:05 84.0mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.8mm/h
BUNBURY
32.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.7mm/h
COLLIE EAST
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
ROBE AIRFIELD
6.8mm in 17 min to 06:47 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper North
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
BENDIGO AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Lower NE
WANGARATTA AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.6mm/h
N Central
MANGALORE AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
MANDURAH : 83(340/ 63 ) at 15:18
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 78(250/ 65 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 70 ) at 00:00