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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 1353 EST on 29/08/2013. 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

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

24.6

23.6

22/08/2003

17

1 N

WA

Central West

008298

TIBRADDEN

36.6

32.6

11/08/2003

11

1 N

WA

Central West

008307

COOLANGATTA ALERT

29.4

28.4

11/08/2003

12

1 N

WA

Central West

008310

SOUTH HOLMWOOD ALERT

22.4

22.0

11/08/2003

11

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

0.2

0.2

04/08/2010

15

1 P Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

33.8

33.6

24/08/1995

19

1 N

NSW

Far Northwest

046012

WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS

32.1

31.0

30/08/2007

14

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

74

70.0

13/08/2010

11

N


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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 13:52EST, 29/08/2013.

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 20.0 -0.1 13.5 +4.6 -- 16.4 -- -- 486 (20.3) 52/00
PERTH AIRPORT 18.7 +0.2 8.3 +0.3 6.5 23.4 2.6 8.4 -- 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.8 +0.7 5.1 -2.4 -- 7.2 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 41/15
BUNBURY 18.2 +0.7 9.9 +2.5 -- 17.6 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 35/10
MANDURAH 18.0 +0.1 10.6 -0.2 -- 21.6 -- -- 290 (12.1) 34/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +1.0 20.7 +0.3 20.6 0.0 8.4 11.2 362 (15.1) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 +9.8 7.0 +1.0 4.8 0.0 6.8 11.3 196 ( 8.2) 46/11
WHYALLA AERO 25.3 +6.8 5.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 44/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.6 +5.0 10.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 1.6 9.9 162 ( 6.8) 54/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +4.9 9.3 +3.8 7.7 0.2 2.6 5.2 315 (13.1) 30/02
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.5 +5.2 8.8 -1.4 7.1 0.0 6.2 11.0 146 ( 6.1) 26/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +2.4 17.8 +0.4 16.4 0.0 7.4 6.8 478 (19.9) 44/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +1.7 15.5 +0.8 12.1 0.0 7.0 11.3 396 (16.5) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 23.6 +1.1 13.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 21/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +4.0 11.4 +0.7 9.3 0.0 5.4 -- 151 ( 6.3) 30/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 +4.1 10.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +3.8 12.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 24/08
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 +3.2 10.9 +1.3 6.2 0.0 3.6 10.6 297 (12.4) 24/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.3 +5.8 9.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 41/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.4 +6.4 8.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 80 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 +5.2 7.9 -0.4 3.9 0.0 2.8 10.2 183 ( 7.6) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.6 8.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 35/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.4 +3.8 6.4 -0.4 2.6 0.0 3.8 -- 223 ( 9.3) 37/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.9 +5.9 3.0 +0.9 -2.4 0.2 2.4 8.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +7.3 4.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 34/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 +2.5 11.7 +3.6 9.2 0.0 3.0 10.8 333 (13.9) 39/13
RICHMOND RAAF -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 +2.2 12.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 31/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.0 +6.5 6.6 +3.1 4.1 0.0 2.2 8.5 195 ( 8.1) 39/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.8 +5.8 5.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 21/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.5 +9.2 9.5 +4.2 4.7 0.0 5.4 9.3 270 (11.3) 37/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.2 +5.5 9.0 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 43/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.1 +5.9 9.6 +7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 41/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.5 +7.5 11.3 +4.6 8.8 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.6 +8.2 7.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 46/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 +1.1 6.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 34/09
HOBART AIRPORT 11.4 -2.1 5.7 +1.0 1.2 1.4 1.8 8.5 478 (19.9) 48/00
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

37.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
36.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+12.8 : 33.8 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+12.4 : 34.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+12.2 : 31.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+12.0 : 32.1 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+11.4 : 31.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+11.4 : 32.3 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.0 : 17.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.8 : 14.2 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+7.5 : 15.2 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+7.5 : 14.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.3 : 13.8 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

4.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-2.6 : 15.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-2.4 : 10.7 DOVER Southeast TAS
-2.4 : 11.6 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-2.2 : 10.9 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
-2.1 : 11.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

-4.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-3.5 : 0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-3.1 : 0.9 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-3.1 : 7.9 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-2.9 : 9.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-2.8 : 14.4 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-2.8 : -4.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.8 : 3.0 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

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.
49.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
40.4 ARMADALE Lower West WA
36.6 TIBRADDEN Central West WA
36.4 ERADU Central West WA
34.6 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA

11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

5.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
5.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
5.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1028 (42.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
873 (36.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
831 (34.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
823 (34.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
780 (32.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
710 (29.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
695 (29.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
684 (28.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
677 (28.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
654 (27.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
645 (26.9) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
637 (26.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
631 (26.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
629 (26.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
623 (26.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
622 (25.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
621 (25.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
611 (25.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
607 (25.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
604 (25.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
100/22 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
93/14 FORREST Eucla WA
81/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
80/20 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
76/13 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) 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

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 91(260/ 72 ) at 15:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 100( 10/ 65 ) at 22:26