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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 1448 EST on 25/08/2013. 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 maximum temperature

WA

Lower West

009204

GOOSEBERRY HILL

26.0

25.6

26/08/1998

13

1 P


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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 14:44EST, 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 29.8 +9.7 7.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 37/11
PERTH AIRPORT 26.1 +7.6 6.5 -1.5 4.4 0.0 3.2 10.0 247 (10.3) 31/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.6 +6.5 6.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 31/09
BUNBURY 21.0 +3.5 5.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 18/21
MANDURAH 20.4 +2.5 11.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 18/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.8 18.5 -1.9 17.5 0.0 4.8 11.3 307 (12.8) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.9 +0.3 3.3 -2.7 0.9 0.0 5.0 11.2 274 (11.4) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.4 -3.1 10.1 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 24/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 -0.9 11.0 +2.8 -- 3.6 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 22/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 +0.5 10.1 +4.6 9.1 3.4 0.8 3.2 440 (18.3) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +1.3 19.0 +1.6 17.3 1.0 5.0 10.5 411 (17.1) 52/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +0.7 12.5 -2.2 10.2 0.0 9.0 10.8 258 (10.8) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 24.0 +1.5 13.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 277 (11.5) 30/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 +2.9 9.0 -1.7 5.6 0.0 5.0 -- 152 ( 6.3) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +2.9 8.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 41/10
COOLANGATTA 24.0 +2.6 5.4 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 +2.0 8.1 -1.5 3.0 0.0 7.4 11.0 354 (14.8) 35/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.7 6.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 516 (21.5) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.3 +2.3 9.2 +3.4 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 162 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.7 +1.9 5.2 -3.1 1.6 0.0 2.2 -- 206 ( 8.6) 37/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 +2.0 5.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 41/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +2.5 12.1 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 797 (33.2) 48/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.4 +0.4 4.9 +2.8 3.2 5.4 1.4 2.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +0.6 3.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 34/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.2 +1.9 13.2 +5.1 9.4 0.0 4.0 10.8 635 (26.5) 46/00
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 +3.3 3.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 24/02
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 +1.9 14.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 609 (25.4) 59/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.0 -2.5 9.2 +5.7 7.9 0.2 1.0 0.0 484 (20.2) 30/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.0 0.0 6.0 +2.3 -- 4.2 -- -- 315 (13.1) 22/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 -0.6 7.7 +2.4 -0.5 0.0 3.4 1.8 389 (16.2) 28/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.9 -0.8 6.1 +2.2 -- 2.4 -- -- 366 (15.3) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 +1.2 10.0 +7.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 323 (13.5) 35/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 +1.8 10.3 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 +2.3 7.5 +3.8 -- 7.4 -- -- 443 (18.5) 35/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 +3.3 3.5 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +2.3 4.9 +0.2 2.8 2.0 2.0 9.2 374 (15.6) 57/12
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

34.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+9.7 : 29.8 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+9.1 : 28.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.8 : 26.1 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.8 : 29.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+8.8 : 26.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.8 : 9.7 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+8.5 : 9.4 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+8.1 : 12.4 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+7.7 : 9.4 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+7.5 : 6.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

2.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.0 : 14.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-3.9 : 12.2 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-3.4 : 15.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-3.2 : 13.7 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-3.1 : 15.4 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

-3.3 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7 : 7.6 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
-6.9 : 6.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 4.0 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.8 : 8.0 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-5.6 : 4.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
115.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
74.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE N Coast--Barron QLD
42.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
36.0 MOE SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
34.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
115.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
74.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
42.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
36.0 MOE SOUTH

TASMANIA
W Coast
34.4 MOUNT READ

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

2.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

1596 (66.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1363 (56.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1253 (52.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1238 (51.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1151 (48.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1063 (44.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1057 (44.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1050 (43.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1028 (42.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
938 (39.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
905 (37.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
873 (36.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
856 (35.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
830 (34.6) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
822 (34.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
818 (34.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
813 (33.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
806 (33.6) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
805 (33.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
797 (33.2) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
792 (33.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
784 (32.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
783 (32.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
777 (32.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
771 (32.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
769 (32.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
768 (32.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
753 (31.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
746 (31.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
739 (30.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
732 (30.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
724 (30.2) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
720 (30.0) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
705 (29.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
695 (29.0) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
694 (28.9) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
693 (28.9) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
684 (28.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
682 (28.4) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
661 (27.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
659 (27.5) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
655 (27.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
650 (27.1) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
620 (25.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
614 (25.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
610 (25.4) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
609 (25.4) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
601 (25.0) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
106/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/03 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
85/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/07 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
83/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(310/ 83 ) at 05:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(270/ 69 ) at 22:30
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 115(290/ 67 ) at 04:07
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 69 ) at 12:00
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 96(270/ 63 ) at 03:30