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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 13:54EST, 12/08/2013.

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 20.9 +0.8 12.5 +3.6 -- 4.4 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 39/13
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.1 9.9 +1.9 8.4 3.8 1.6 8.6 297 (12.4) 41/10
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 14.5 -1.6 8.7 +1.2 -- 10.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 43/09
BUNBURY 17.1 -0.4 9.4 +2.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 345 (14.4) 44/15
MANDURAH 17.9 0.0 14.8 +4.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 444 (18.5) 48/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.0 -1.4 16.9 -3.5 16.0 0.0 6.2 9.0 317 (13.2) 31/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.8 +8.2 9.0 +3.0 7.5 0.0 6.2 10.9 163 ( 6.8) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 22.2 +3.7 3.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 28/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.3 +3.7 7.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 8.0 91 ( 3.8) 39/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +3.2 8.2 +2.7 6.3 0.0 2.0 8.3 385 (16.0) 48/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.3 +5.0 4.0 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 31/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 17.0 -0.4 13.8 0.0 8.0 7.4 403 (16.8) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 -0.4 11.0 -3.7 8.2 0.0 4.6 9.7 224 ( 9.3) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 22.7 +0.2 11.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 255 (10.6) 22/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +2.6 8.4 -2.3 5.6 0.0 4.0 -- 101 ( 4.2) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 26.9 +3.6 7.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 30/15
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +1.9 9.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 +1.7 9.3 -0.3 5.8 0.0 3.0 10.0 204 ( 8.5) 31/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 +4.9 11.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 28/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.6 +4.6 5.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 53 ( 2.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 +2.9 6.1 -2.2 3.4 0.0 3.0 -- 210 ( 8.8) 21/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +2.2 6.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 24/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.5 +4.9 5.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 34/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.8 +2.8 -0.5 -2.6 -6.0 0.0 2.0 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.2 +3.7 3.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 26/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 +4.0 8.8 +0.7 5.0 0.0 3.8 10.4 358 (14.9) 34/08
RICHMOND RAAF 22.9 +3.2 -0.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 43/18
BELLAMBI AWS 18.7 +0.7 10.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 39/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 +2.1 0.4 -3.1 -0.8 0.0 2.0 8.0 151 ( 6.3) 18/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.6 +0.6 2.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 21/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 +5.4 4.9 -0.4 0.4 0.0 2.8 8.7 186 ( 7.8) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 +1.6 1.6 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.8 +1.6 1.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 31/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 +1.5 8.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 +1.8 2.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 46/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 +0.5 3.7 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 249 (10.4) 48/18
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 +3.0 3.3 -1.4 -0.4 2.8 2.0 6.9 392 (16.3) 41/15
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

35.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+11.4 : 33.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.7 : 30.7 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+9.2 : 29.6 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.1 : 28.1 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.1 : 31.7 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+7.3 : 14.5 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+6.6 : 10.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 19.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+6.4 : 11.9 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+6.4 : 11.0 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW

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

1.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.6 : 14.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-2.9 : 15.0 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-2.6 : 16.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-2.5 : 14.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-2.5 : 12.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-6.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.4 : 9.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 9.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-6.2 : 4.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-5.9 : 11.2 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
-5.9 : -5.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
42.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
20.4 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA
19.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
19.6 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
17.8 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA

10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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6.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
3.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1600 (66.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1414 (58.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1387 (57.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1199 (50.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1132 (47.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1093 (45.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
965 (40.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
953 (39.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
928 (38.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
921 (38.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
897 (37.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
896 (37.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
892 (37.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
855 (35.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
813 (33.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
806 (33.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
771 (32.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
754 (31.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
721 (30.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
697 (29.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
681 (28.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
672 (28.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
671 (28.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
655 (27.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
634 (26.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
104/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/20 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/20 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/13 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
89/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast 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
ESPERANCE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(260/ 67 ) at 04:17
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 72(250/ 63 ) at 23:49
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80(290/ 67 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(270/ 65 ) at 03:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(330/ 83 ) at 17:36
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(250/ 65 ) at 01:19
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 89(330/ 67 ) at 16:52
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(330/ 76 ) at 19:59
MOUNT READ : 91(340/ 46 ) at 20:38