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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 1401 EST on 24/08/2013. 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

N Kimberley

001019

KALUMBURU

2.0

0.8

02/08/2004

15

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014013

GERIATRIC PARK

18.8

8.0

28/08/2010

13

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014022

DARWIN RIVER RIDGE

17.6

14.6

01/08/2010

12

1 N

VIC

Upper NE

083024

MOUNT BULLER

69.4

67.0

15/08/2004

31

1 N

VIC

W Gippsland

085096

WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE

75.8

64.0

13/08/1990

141

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

3.6

2.4

01/08/2010

18

1 N

TAS

Flinders Is/Bass St

200838

HOGAN ISLAND

24.0

21.2

04/08/2004

11

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001019

KALUMBURU

23.9

23.0

26/08/1999

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

30.2

30.0

03/08/2013

26

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

26.4

26.1

29/08/2006

13

1 N


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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 14:00EST, 24/08/2013.

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 28.6 +8.5 8.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 39/12
PERTH AIRPORT 24.5 +6.0 7.1 -0.9 4.0 0.0 3.2 10.5 216 ( 9.0) 30/08
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.9 +2.8 11.4 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 28/11
BUNBURY 20.4 +2.9 7.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 22/11
MANDURAH 21.1 +3.2 10.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 21/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 +0.1 21.1 +0.7 20.1 2.4 5.2 2.1 304 (12.7) 37/04
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.4 -0.2 2.7 -3.3 1.0 0.0 6.2 11.2 294 (12.3) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -1.6 9.6 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 34/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -1.5 11.3 +3.1 -- 8.8 0.0 -- 306 (12.8) 37/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.5 -0.6 10.1 +4.6 8.9 6.8 0.4 2.1 622 (25.9) 54/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.0 -2.3 4.1 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) --
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.0 19.5 +2.1 17.6 0.0 3.6 6.0 335 (14.0) 44/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.5 14.8 +0.1 10.9 0.0 5.4 11.2 383 (16.0) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 24.8 +2.3 12.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 295 (12.3) 26/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +1.7 6.8 -3.9 3.4 0.0 5.2 -- 169 ( 7.0) 24/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +2.5 3.6 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 37/14
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +2.4 2.7 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 41/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 +1.8 4.4 -5.2 -0.4 0.0 2.8 11.0 227 ( 9.5) 50/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.7 +0.2 5.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 54/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.1 +2.1 6.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 197 ( 8.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.7 +0.9 6.5 -1.8 1.1 0.0 2.2 -- 331 (13.8) 28/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +2.3 0.4 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 46/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.5 +2.9 6.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) 68/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.3 -2.7 1.8 -0.3 1.0 2.8 0.8 4.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.8 +0.3 2.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 48/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 +1.6 10.8 +2.7 8.3 0.0 4.0 2.5 509 (21.2) 55/13
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -0.7 8.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 57/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 -0.6 12.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 87/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.2 -2.3 7.3 +3.8 6.5 4.6 1.4 0.1 448 (18.7) 48/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.3 -2.7 8.6 +4.9 -- 8.8 -- -- 424 (17.7) 44/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +1.3 9.9 +4.6 7.5 0.0 -- 3.0 479 (20.0) 43/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.0 +1.3 8.6 +4.7 -- 1.0 0.4 -- 515 (21.5) 48/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.2 +2.0 8.5 +5.9 -- 8.4 -- -- 373 (15.5) 48/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 +0.1 11.1 +4.4 9.3 3.0 1.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 -0.2 6.5 +2.8 -- 4.8 -- -- 577 (24.0) 52/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 +2.1 6.3 +2.6 -- 3.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 31/13
HOBART AIRPORT 13.6 +0.1 6.2 +1.5 5.0 0.6 1.8 4.4 372 (15.5) 41/13
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

35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.5 : 28.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+8.4 : 31.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.8 : 30.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 26.4 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+7.0 : 29.4 KALBARRI Central West WA

25.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+9.5 : 23.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+9.5 : 21.6 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
+8.3 : 24.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
+6.7 : 22.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
+6.6 : 21.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

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

0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.5 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.7 : 7.5 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-3.2 : 7.1 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.1 : 26.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-3.1 : 11.2 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-3.1 : 10.2 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC

-5.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-4.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.1 : 2.4 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.7 : 2.6 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.7 : 2.7 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.5 : -1.9 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.5 : -1.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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.
75.8 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
69.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
60.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
46.2 CAPE LIPTRAP (WALKERVILLE (360 DEGREES)) W Gippsland VIC
42.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS

VICTORIA
Upper NE
69.4 MOUNT BULLER
W Gippsland
75.8 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
46.2 CAPE LIPTRAP (WALKERVILLE (360 DEGREES))

TASMANIA
W Coast
60.8 MOUNT READ
42.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)

11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

0.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1548 (64.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1388 (57.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1354 (56.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1110 (46.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1099 (45.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1071 (44.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1045 (43.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1033 (43.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
965 (40.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
926 (38.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
909 (37.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
904 (37.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
893 (37.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
887 (37.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
871 (36.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
862 (35.9) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
858 (35.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
855 (35.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
848 (35.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
841 (35.0) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
830 (34.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
826 (34.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
817 (34.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
803 (33.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
793 (33.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
787 (32.8) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
784 (32.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
771 (32.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
770 (32.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
765 (31.9) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
761 (31.7) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
696 (29.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
691 (28.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
688 (28.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
675 (28.1) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
674 (28.1) NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
674 (28.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
671 (28.0) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
664 (27.7) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
662 (27.6) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
659 (27.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
653 (27.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
651 (27.1) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
644 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
639 (26.6) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
639 (26.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
634 (26.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
624 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
622 (25.9) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
620 (25.8) LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
614 (25.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
613 (25.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
612 (25.5) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
608 (25.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
122/14 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
107/05 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
107/09 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
94/12 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
93/01 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/13 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(290/ 72 ) at 02:01
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 91(270/ 52 ) at 13:42
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 122(260/ 65 ) at 14:13
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 80(257/ 65 ) at 12:10
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 108(260/ 78 ) at 05:30
CAPE GRIM : 85(240/ 63 ) at 06:32
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(260/ 87 ) at 10:22