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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 09/08/2013. 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

Lower West

009018

GINGIN

52.8

52.3

11/08/1944

107

1 N

WA

Lower West

009112

BINDOON

55.0

43.4

06/08/1973

27

1 N

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

49.8

39.8

22/08/2003

18

1 N

WA

Lower West

009248

MOONDAH BROOK

48.4

38.8

22/08/2003

13

1 N

WA

Lower West

009252

NOBLE FALLS

43.0

43.0

22/08/2011

14

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010307

QUADNEY

28.6

26.8

22/08/2003

13

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010310

WERRIBEE

44.8

35.8

22/08/2011

12

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009111

KARNET

14.4

14.0

07/08/2013

42

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Lower West

009194

MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE

16.6

16.3

12/08/1987

31

1 N

WA

Lower West

009204

GOOSEBERRY HILL

15.0

15.0

07/08/2013

13

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Lower West

009256

GARDEN ISLAND HSF

17.2

16.3

07/08/2013

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

SW & S Coast

009538

DWELLINGUP

14.3

14.1

03/08/1983

54

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009977

MANDURAH

17.3

16.3

07/08/2006

12

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010111

NORTHAM

14.7

14.5

17/08/1999

45

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

14.6

13.9

31/08/2006

14

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014901

DOUGLAS RIVER

39.9

38.7

25/08/1998

25

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040082

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON

65

65.0

10/08/2012

11

N Equal to record.


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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, 09/08/2013.

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 19.9 -0.2 14.4 +5.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 458 (19.1) 57/12
PERTH AIRPORT 17.8 -0.7 15.7 +7.7 15.4 32.0 1.8 1.5 540 (22.5) 48/12
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.1 +1.0 10.9 +3.4 -- 6.2 -- -- 362 (15.1) 43/13
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.3 14.2 +6.8 -- 3.8 -- -- 411 (17.1) 52/11
MANDURAH 18.5 +0.6 17.3 +6.5 -- 6.4 -- -- 712 (29.7) 46/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +0.4 15.8 -4.6 14.8 0.0 6.6 11.4 303 (12.6) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.0 +3.4 5.8 -0.2 3.7 0.0 5.6 10.8 204 ( 8.5) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.5 +2.0 1.8 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 41/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 +0.3 4.2 -4.0 -- 0.0 2.4 5.4 236 ( 9.8) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.2 -1.9 2.5 -3.0 0.1 5.8 1.0 -- 330 (13.8) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.4 +1.1 5.8 -4.4 3.7 0.0 6.4 -- 269 (11.2) 35/16
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 0.0 11.9 -5.5 5.8 0.0 4.8 10.8 214 ( 8.9) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 +1.1 10.7 -4.0 7.5 0.0 3.2 10.4 174 ( 7.3) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 26.9 +4.4 12.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 258 (10.8) 35/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 +3.9 8.8 -1.9 6.1 0.0 4.2 -- 160 ( 6.7) 37/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +4.8 8.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 44/14
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +2.5 9.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 54/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 +1.9 8.4 -1.2 3.8 0.0 3.6 10.3 228 ( 9.5) 57/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.4 -3.1 8.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 61/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 13.1 -4.9 5.8 0.0 -- 0.4 3.2 -- 180 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 +1.3 10.2 +1.9 5.6 0.0 2.8 -- 303 (12.6) 57/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.3 -2.9 5.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 59/23
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.9 -3.7 7.7 +0.9 5.6 4.0 4.4 -- 325 (13.5) 55/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.9 -5.1 0.5 -1.6 -0.5 24.2 2.0 2.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.1 -6.4 6.0 +2.6 -- 4.8 -- -- 268 (11.2) 44/00
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.3 -5.0 9.7 +1.6 8.5 10.4 3.8 1.3 360 (15.0) 65/16
RICHMOND RAAF 15.8 -3.9 7.7 +3.3 -- 7.2 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 48/14
BELLAMBI AWS 14.1 -3.9 10.1 -0.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 59/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.2 -0.3 5.3 +1.8 4.2 5.4 1.6 8.9 361 (15.0) 54/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +0.9 5.9 +2.2 -- 8.2 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 37/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.1 -1.2 2.0 -3.3 -0.6 0.2 3.4 8.0 422 (17.6) 24/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.5 -1.2 4.5 +0.6 -- 26.8 -- -- 421 (17.5) 37/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -0.1 4.8 +2.2 -- 16.8 -- -- 305 (12.7) 34/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 +0.4 7.0 +0.3 4.4 15.0 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 -0.5 3.6 -0.1 -- 11.6 -- -- 308 (12.8) 35/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 0.0 1.3 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 18/10
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -2.2 1.5 -3.2 -1.2 1.4 1.6 9.2 285 (11.9) 28/09
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

39.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+12.3 : 31.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.9 : 31.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.8 : 29.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.1 : 28.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.1 : 26.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
22.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+10.6 : 14.4 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.5 : 14.2 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.5 : 14.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+10.2 : 13.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+10.1 : 14.3 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.4 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : 8.4 COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
-7.1 : 10.0 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-6.8 : 1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-6.7 : 7.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.4 : 11.1 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.6 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-4.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.4 : 7.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.0 : 7.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.8 : 8.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-7.7 : 1.8 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-7.6 : 11.5 GOVE AIRPORT 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.
80.2 BICKLEY Lower West WA
63.0 KARNET Lower West WA
60.0 ROLEYSTONE Lower West WA
59.8 PICKERING BROOK Lower West WA
58.0 BUNGENDORE Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
80.2 BICKLEY
63.0 KARNET
60.0 ROLEYSTONE
59.8 PICKERING BROOK
58.0 BUNGENDORE
55.0 BINDOON
52.8 GINGIN
51.4 MOUNT SOLUS
51.0 JANDAKOT AERO
51.0 MAIDA VALE

11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

3.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
2.6 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
1.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

1012 (42.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
956 (39.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
859 (35.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
775 (32.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
712 (29.7) MANDURAH Lower West WA
710 (29.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
694 (28.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
675 (28.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
663 (27.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
653 (27.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
630 (26.3) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
630 (26.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
621 (25.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
620 (25.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
611 (25.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
80/02 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
76/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
76/10 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
70/11 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
70/19 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
70/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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
JANDAKOT AERO
16.2mm in 20 min to 05:30 48.6mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 22.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 25.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
SWANBOURNE
6.4mm in 16 min to 06:46 24.0mm/h
BICKLEY
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
SOUTH PERTH AG STATION
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.6mm/h
GOSNELLS CHMP
17.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 17.4mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
RAVENSTHORPE AG STATION
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
12.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Lower NE
WANGARATTA AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
E Gippsland
ORBOST
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
16.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.0mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.0mm/h
None reported