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National Daily Weather Summary


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 13:57EST, 11/08/2013.

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 20.6 +0.5 8.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 26/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 +0.9 10.6 +2.6 9.2 2.8 1.6 8.5 258 (10.8) 63/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.4 +3.3 10.0 +2.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 52/11
BUNBURY 18.8 +1.3 14.3 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 43/13
MANDURAH 19.1 +1.2 14.7 +3.9 -- 2.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 48/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.2 16.1 -4.3 15.0 0.0 6.0 10.1 314 (13.1) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +7.4 8.6 +2.6 6.6 0.0 5.2 10.8 121 ( 5.0) 26/09
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -0.9 3.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 21/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.9 +1.3 8.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 +2.0 5.3 -0.2 4.5 3.2 0.8 8.1 430 (17.9) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.7 +3.4 4.4 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 26/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 12.8 -4.6 6.6 0.0 6.4 11.0 268 (11.2) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.1 -0.9 11.5 -3.2 6.8 0.0 6.4 10.9 276 (11.5) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 22.1 -0.4 10.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 352 (14.7) 22/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +2.0 6.2 -4.5 2.9 0.0 4.2 -- 134 ( 5.6) 24/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +2.4 6.3 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 22.1 +0.7 7.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 21/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 +2.8 7.0 -2.6 2.7 0.0 4.0 10.1 257 (10.7) 28/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 +3.1 6.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 34/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.9 +2.9 5.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 55 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 +3.2 6.4 -1.9 3.8 0.0 4.0 -- 250 (10.4) 30/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +4.2 5.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 30/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.4 +4.8 11.9 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 610 (25.4) 55/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +3.5 5.0 +2.9 0.0 0.0 1.8 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +3.4 3.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 26/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 +5.5 10.7 +2.6 7.3 0.0 4.0 10.6 333 (13.9) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.9 +4.2 3.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 31/09
BELLAMBI AWS 22.1 +4.1 12.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 39/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 +2.2 3.5 0.0 1.3 0.4 0.8 10.1 201 ( 8.4) 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 +1.6 5.7 +2.0 -- 2.8 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 +2.2 4.0 -1.3 -0.5 0.2 -- 8.1 299 (12.5) 24/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.1 +0.4 2.8 -1.1 -- 4.4 -- -- 285 (11.9) 28/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 +0.4 2.8 +0.2 -- 6.2 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.3 +3.3 8.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 +1.8 1.9 -1.8 -- 3.8 -- -- 537 (22.4) 39/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 +1.7 7.4 +3.7 -- 20.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 41/12
HOBART AIRPORT 11.7 -1.8 5.8 +1.1 1.5 1.2 0.4 4.7 531 (22.1) 67/02
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

35.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.8 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
34.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+10.6 : 33.2 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.2 : 31.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.9 : 30.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.6 : 28.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+7.5 : 28.9 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA

25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.3 : 16.5 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
+7.0 : 12.5 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 14.3 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+6.7 : 11.4 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+6.6 : 12.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.3 : 8.7 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-2.6 : 14.2 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.4 : 8.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-2.3 : 11.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS
-2.3 : 12.0 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS

-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.7 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.0 : 6.4 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-7.9 : 2.4 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.2 : 4.5 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-6.8 : 8.2 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-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.
55.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
45.8 QUAMBY BLUFF N Coast TAS
39.6 RINGAROOMA (CHARLES STREET) N Coast TAS
38.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
36.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

TASMANIA
N Coast
45.8 QUAMBY BLUFF
39.6 RINGAROOMA (CHARLES STREET)
38.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
W Coast
55.0 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS
Islands
36.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

4.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
4.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
3.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1416 (59.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1410 (58.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1403 (58.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1327 (55.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1174 (48.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1168 (48.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1094 (45.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1077 (44.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1045 (43.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1028 (42.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
976 (40.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
953 (39.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
942 (39.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
899 (37.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
896 (37.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
878 (36.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
876 (36.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
867 (36.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
846 (35.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
838 (34.9) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
828 (34.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
827 (34.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
802 (33.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
800 (33.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
787 (32.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
766 (31.9) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
766 (31.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
762 (31.8) RHYLL E Central VIC
759 (31.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
735 (30.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
665 (27.7) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
661 (27.5) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
658 (27.4) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
653 (27.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
649 (27.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
643 (26.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
635 (26.5) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
634 (26.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
623 (26.0) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
620 (25.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
610 (25.4) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
602 (25.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
144/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
126/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
117/06 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
115/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
111/03 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
109/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/04 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
104/14 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/03 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
96/08 CAPE SORELL W 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)
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 78(280/ 63 ) at 14:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(270/ 63 ) at 15:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 111(270/ 78 ) at 12:00
LOW HEAD : 89(300/ 78 ) at 01:27
CAPE GRIM : 83(280/ 63 ) at 00:00
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 83(280/ 67 ) at 08:10
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 145(310/124 ) at 08:36
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 122(290/ 93 ) at 02:58
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(300/ 50 ) at 04:47
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 89(270/ 72 ) at 14:16
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 96(260/ 76 ) at 08:43
STRAHAN AERODROME : 98(290/ 52 ) at 03:58
LOW ROCKY POINT : 106(310/ 89 ) at 01:10
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(320/ 59 ) at 00:50
MOUNT READ : 108(270/ 85 ) at 04:51
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 85(280/ 67 ) at 03:14
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(290/100 ) at 03:37