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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 14:47EST, 25/08/2013.

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 21.7 +1.6 7.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 55/16
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.1 11.7 +3.7 9.2 1.0 1.6 2.6 376 (15.7) 81/19
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.0 -0.1 11.2 +3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 492 (20.5) 61/09
BUNBURY 17.5 0.0 11.9 +4.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 526 (21.9) 65/07
MANDURAH 18.2 +0.3 13.6 +2.8 -- 6.8 -- -- 638 (26.6) 80/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.4 20.4 0.0 19.9 0.0 5.8 10.9 266 (11.1) 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.6 +4.0 7.8 +1.8 5.0 0.0 7.6 10.7 293 (12.2) 54/11
WHYALLA AERO 19.4 +0.9 1.2 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 48/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 +1.0 6.6 -1.6 -- 1.0 2.2 10.2 284 (11.8) 41/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +2.2 6.4 +0.9 4.8 2.6 2.2 6.0 534 (22.3) 46/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.3 +7.0 8.9 -1.3 7.3 0.0 8.0 -- 144 ( 6.0) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.0 14.4 -3.0 9.3 0.0 5.6 11.0 275 (11.5) 30/05
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +1.8 15.0 +0.3 11.8 0.0 6.2 10.4 167 ( 7.0) 26/12
MACKAY M.O 23.9 +1.4 15.3 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 24/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +5.1 13.2 +2.5 10.4 0.0 5.6 -- 209 ( 8.7) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +4.7 14.3 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 468 (19.5) 35/11
COOLANGATTA 25.3 +3.9 13.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 57/16
BRISBANE AERO 25.5 +3.7 17.3 +7.7 14.1 0.0 3.0 10.6 381 (15.9) 48/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.4 -0.1 10.7 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 50/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.5 -0.5 7.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 122 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 +0.5 7.3 -1.0 4.0 0.0 1.2 -- 285 (11.9) 52/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -2.0 2.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 46/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.4 -1.2 5.3 -1.5 2.1 0.0 5.0 -- 372 (15.5) 52/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.7 -1.3 1.0 -1.1 -2.1 4.6 4.6 9.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.4 -1.1 3.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 44/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -1.7 10.2 +2.1 6.0 0.0 8.0 10.7 652 (27.2) 55/00
RICHMOND RAAF 19.3 -0.4 6.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 55/00
BELLAMBI AWS 16.6 -1.4 10.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 59/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.9 -0.6 1.6 -1.9 -0.5 6.0 3.4 9.2 -- 26/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -0.9 1.8 -1.9 -- 6.6 -- -- 336 (14.0) 21/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 -0.2 1.8 -3.5 -2.4 1.8 2.2 9.7 359 (15.0) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.6 -0.1 0.8 -3.1 -- 1.6 0.6 -- 362 (15.1) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 +0.7 -1.1 -3.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 28/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +2.9 7.4 +0.7 3.3 1.0 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 +2.0 2.1 -1.6 -- 4.0 -- -- 416 (17.3) 48/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 +1.5 1.3 -2.4 -- 2.2 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 34/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.8 +1.3 3.7 -1.0 1.2 16.2 2.6 6.7 317 (13.2) 46/12
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

37.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
37.0 NGUKURR AWS N Rivers NT
37.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
37.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
37.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+7.2 : 26.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.1 : 27.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 34.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+6.8 : 35.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+6.7 : 35.6 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.0 : 17.3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.9 : 17.4 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+7.7 : 17.3 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.4 : 14.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.3 : 17.8 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.5 : 12.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-3.3 : 16.1 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
-3.1 : 15.7 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.1 : 8.2 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-3.1 : 11.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

-5.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.9 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-7.9 : -2.4 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.5 : -2.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.0 : -2.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-5.9 : -0.9 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-5.8 : 0.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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.
43.6 NUGENT (TWILIGHT VALLEY) E Coast TAS
43.4 NUGENT (TWILIGHT VALLEY TBRG) E Coast TAS
34.2 COPPING (YAXLEY ESTATE) E Coast TAS
31.8 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
27.4 RENISON BELL W Coast TAS

11.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

5.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1720 (71.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1355 (56.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1307 (54.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1123 (46.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1094 (45.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1082 (45.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1068 (44.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1041 (43.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
977 (40.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
916 (38.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
904 (37.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
901 (37.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
894 (37.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
848 (35.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
845 (35.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
845 (35.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
831 (34.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
817 (34.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
802 (33.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
797 (33.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
795 (33.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
787 (32.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
784 (32.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
769 (32.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
742 (30.9) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
740 (30.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
739 (30.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
739 (30.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
738 (30.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
736 (30.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
729 (30.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
724 (30.2) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
724 (30.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
724 (30.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
714 (29.8) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
687 (28.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
684 (28.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
683 (28.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
672 (28.0) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
666 (27.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
659 (27.5) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
646 (26.9) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
643 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
638 (26.6) MANDURAH Lower West WA
624 (26.0) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
621 (25.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
621 (25.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
620 (25.8) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
615 (25.6) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
612 (25.5) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
609 (25.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
115/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
111/17 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
98/15 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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.
None reported None reported