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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1411 EST on 26/08/2013. 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 wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

63

63.0

22/08/2003

11

N Equal to record.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum 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 14:09EST, 26/08/2013.

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 19.8 -0.3 12.5 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 50/09
PERTH AIRPORT 20.4 +1.9 10.4 +2.4 7.9 0.0 3.2 0.9 234 ( 9.8) 43/17
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.2 +0.1 11.7 +4.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 37/13
BUNBURY 15.8 -1.7 13.7 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 26/05
MANDURAH 20.1 +2.2 14.8 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 44/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.6 17.1 -3.3 15.4 0.0 8.0 11.5 312 (13.0) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.6 +2.0 3.7 -2.3 1.5 0.0 5.4 11.4 248 (10.3) 34/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.7 +4.2 3.0 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 31/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.5 -0.1 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- 2.2 160 ( 6.7) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +2.7 10.8 +5.3 10.1 1.8 0.8 5.8 377 (15.7) 37/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.6 +2.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 16.6 -0.8 15.0 0.0 6.4 11.0 471 (19.6) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 +1.1 11.1 -3.6 10.0 0.0 7.6 10.7 286 (11.9) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 23.6 +1.1 12.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 301 (12.5) 30/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 +0.7 8.2 -2.5 5.7 0.0 5.4 -- 164 ( 6.8) 35/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.3 +2.0 8.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 41/14
COOLANGATTA 22.9 +1.5 9.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 24/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 +1.1 10.4 +0.8 7.8 0.0 4.8 10.0 306 (12.8) 26/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.1 +1.6 9.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 31/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 +4.9 4.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 62 ( 2.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.1 +2.3 8.1 -0.2 4.7 0.0 3.4 -- 250 (10.4) 37/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.6 7.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 35/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.8 +6.2 4.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 37/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.7 +3.7 0.0 -2.1 -5.6 0.0 1.4 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +2.1 -0.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 28/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.0 +4.7 9.9 +1.8 6.6 0.0 4.2 10.7 319 (13.3) 30/21
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +5.3 3.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) --
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 +3.4 11.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 34/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 +2.1 9.5 +6.0 7.8 0.0 0.2 7.3 129 ( 5.4) 30/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.2 +1.2 8.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 +3.7 1.9 -3.4 -0.5 0.0 2.6 9.2 143 ( 6.0) 26/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +0.1 7.9 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.2 0.0 4.7 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 34/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +2.4 11.5 +4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 +2.0 5.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 +3.2 10.2 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 46/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.8 +4.3 9.1 +4.4 6.8 0.0 3.0 6.4 504 (21.0) 59/10
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
34.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.5 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+10.3 : 29.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.1 : 31.7 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 28.1 EUCLA Eucla WA

25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.9 : 15.4 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 9.2 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.5 : 9.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+7.4 : 13.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.2 : 9.4 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.2 : 8.1 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW

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

0.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.6 : 14.1 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-2.1 : 26.5 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-2.1 : 27.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-2.1 : 20.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
-2.0 : 29.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

-4.2 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.6 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.6 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW

-6.6 : 7.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-6.4 : 9.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-5.4 : 11.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
-5.2 : 9.8 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-5.1 : 7.8 DALY WATERS AWS 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.
21.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
10.2 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
8.8 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
7.4 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

11.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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1.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1810 (75.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1421 (59.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1283 (53.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1136 (47.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1033 (43.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1015 (42.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
963 (40.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
952 (39.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
891 (37.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
889 (37.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
872 (36.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
860 (35.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
860 (35.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
853 (35.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
850 (35.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
827 (34.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
754 (31.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
753 (31.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
703 (29.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
701 (29.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
686 (28.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
673 (28.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
668 (27.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
664 (27.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
645 (26.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
644 (26.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
622 (25.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
618 (25.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
120/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/06 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
94/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/13 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/09 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/12 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/06 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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
Central West
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.8mm/h
GERALDTON AIRPORT
6.4mm in 9 min to 10:00 42.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
BINNU AG STATION
8.0mm in 31 min to 12:00 15.5mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.6mm/h
5.2mm in 11 min to 14:54 28.4mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(290/ 52 ) at 11:07
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(270/ 54 ) at 07:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(320/ 87 ) at 04:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(270/ 91 ) at 01:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(260/ 43 ) at 12:35
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(290/ 63 ) at 07:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 78(320/ 65 ) at 05:42
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 102(300/ 78 ) at 09:00
MOUNT READ : 93(290/ 45 ) at 13:40
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(280/ 72 ) at 12:21