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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1355 EST on 10/08/2013. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
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Highest daily rainfall

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

17.2

16.8

26/08/2005

14

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 13:55EST, 10/08/2013.

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 10.4 +1.5 -- 5.2 -- -- 258 (10.8) 18/09
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 +0.9 9.7 +1.7 8.2 11.6 1.2 5.0 304 (12.7) 31/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.3 +1.2 10.8 +3.3 -- 2.2 -- -- 341 (14.2) 34/12
BUNBURY 18.0 +0.5 13.2 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 48/00
MANDURAH 18.8 +0.9 15.2 +4.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 473 (19.7) 50/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.2 16.3 -4.1 14.6 0.0 7.2 11.2 316 (13.2) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.1 +6.5 7.1 +1.1 5.1 0.0 5.4 10.9 193 ( 8.0) 26/13
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 -0.6 9.6 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 61/06
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 +0.4 9.9 +1.7 -- 0.8 1.8 -- 249 (10.4) 31/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.9 +2.8 7.9 +2.4 -- 3.0 -- 4.1 543 (22.6) 52/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.2 +1.9 6.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 26/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 11.0 -6.4 4.2 0.0 4.4 10.9 181 ( 7.5) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 +1.2 8.7 -6.0 5.4 0.0 4.4 11.0 191 ( 8.0) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 21.2 -1.3 13.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 399 (16.6) 50/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 +0.2 7.9 -2.8 3.6 0.0 6.8 -- 275 (11.5) 39/00
BUNDABERG AERO 24.2 +0.9 9.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 34/02
COOLANGATTA 22.0 +0.6 9.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 44/09
BRISBANE AERO 22.2 +0.4 7.3 -2.3 2.1 0.0 9.2 10.2 545 (22.7) 41/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.7 -0.8 2.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 623 (26.0) 31/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.6 -0.4 2.5 -3.3 -- 0.2 2.0 -- 153 ( 6.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.0 +1.2 12.2 +3.9 9.6 0.0 5.6 -- 636 (26.5) 48/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 0.0 11.5 +4.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 550 (22.9) 44/00
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.7 +1.1 6.9 +0.1 -- 3.2 -- -- 560 (23.3) 48/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 0.0 0.5 -1.6 -5.0 0.4 0.2 3.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.8 -2.7 -1.3 -4.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 254 (10.6) 21/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 +0.7 7.7 -0.4 4.4 5.0 0.6 6.7 618 (25.8) 31/00
RICHMOND RAAF 19.7 0.0 2.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 24/16
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 -0.3 9.2 -1.3 -- 2.8 -- -- 465 (19.4) 39/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.9 -2.6 1.3 -2.2 0.2 0.0 1.0 1.5 219 ( 9.1) 22/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.2 -3.8 2.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -2.1 6.4 +1.1 2.3 0.2 3.0 4.8 283 (11.8) 39/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.1 -4.6 3.2 -0.7 -- 1.0 1.4 -- 200 ( 8.3) 30/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.6 -4.6 4.5 +1.9 -- 3.8 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 31/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 11.7 -3.3 8.3 +1.6 6.5 6.4 2.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 7.7 -3.7 4.5 +0.8 -- 4.6 -- -- 437 (18.2) 65/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.8 -2.0 4.1 +0.4 -- 3.4 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 46/16
HOBART AIRPORT 12.8 -0.7 3.1 -1.6 0.3 1.6 0.8 0.3 252 (10.5) 55/12
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

37.2 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
34.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+9.4 : 30.4 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+9.2 : 28.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 31.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.7 : 28.5 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+7.6 : 28.2 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
22.7 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.6 : 14.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+8.5 : 13.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.1 : 14.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.0 : 13.9 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 13.9 EYRE Eucla WA

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

-0.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.3 : 8.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
-5.1 : 9.4 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-5.0 : 10.0 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-4.9 : 8.6 REDESDALE N Central VIC
-4.9 : 9.3 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC

-8.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7 : 10.5 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.3 : 13.7 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.1 : -2.2 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.1 : 5.8 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.9 : 9.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E 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.
39.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
38.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
28.8 LILYDALE E Central VIC
27.2 BICKLEY Lower West WA
21.8 ENEABBA Central West WA

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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0.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1107 (46.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1069 (44.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
857 (35.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
831 (34.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
814 (33.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
789 (32.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
772 (32.2) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
739 (30.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
736 (30.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
728 (30.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
727 (30.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
689 (28.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
688 (28.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
668 (27.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
646 (26.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
636 (26.5) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
634 (26.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
632 (26.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
626 (26.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
626 (26.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
625 (26.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
623 (26.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
623 (26.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
618 (25.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
612 (25.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
611 (25.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
609 (25.4) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
608 (25.3) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
600 (25.0) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
118/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
107/23 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
106/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
106/00 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
94/10 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/20 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/14 CAPE GRIM 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.
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT)
16.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 16.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
15.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 30.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.6mm/h
14.8mm in 30 min to 21:00 29.6mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.4mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 14.7mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 27.6mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 28.6mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
W Coast
CAPE SORELL
5.8mm in 7 min to 13:28 49.7mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.0mm/h
MOUNT READ
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
5.6mm in 7 min to 07:00 48.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.6mm/h
7.0mm in 4 min to 17:08 105.0mm/h
12.8mm in 16 min to 17:24 48.0mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(290/ 74 ) at 22:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 109(290/ 65 ) at 23:30
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 83(360/ 63 ) at 11:30
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 78(360/ 67 ) at 10:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 83(350/ 67 ) at 13:30
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 82(330/ 67 ) at 16:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM : 91(300/ 56 ) at 14:05
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 76(330/ 63 ) at 16:30
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(330/ 67 ) at 15:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 93( 10/ 58 ) at 12:00
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 76( 20/ 65 ) at 11:30
LOW ROCKY POINT : 91(320/ 69 ) at 23:46
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(300/ 80 ) at 18:00