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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1354 EST on 08/09/2013. 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

Cent Wheatbelt

010019

BURRACOPPIN

32.6

25.4

25/09/1970

100

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010230

WAEEL

19.6

13.0

09/09/1932

15

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012101

SEVEN OAKS

31.0

23.4

18/09/1932

77

1 N

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031200

RAVENSHOE ALERT

17.0

14.0

01/09/2010

13

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

27.0

27.1

05/09/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 13:54EST, 08/09/2013.

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 21.6 -0.5 10.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 46/10
PERTH AIRPORT 18.1 -2.0 11.1 +2.2 8.7 39.4 7.0 1.6 344 (14.3) 37/02
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.7 -0.6 6.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 43/11
BUNBURY 16.9 -1.5 9.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 34/03
MANDURAH 18.0 -0.9 12.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 31/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.3 21.1 -1.9 19.5 0.0 9.4 11.2 485 (20.2) 52/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.5 +3.3 8.6 -1.7 5.9 0.0 10.2 11.3 258 (10.8) 37/09
WHYALLA AERO 19.7 -1.8 9.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 37/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.9 +0.9 7.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 -0.7 8.1 +1.8 7.2 0.2 0.8 4.0 374 (15.6) 30/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.3 -0.9 10.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 43/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.7 18.8 +0.1 16.8 3.0 6.6 9.7 609 (25.4) 52/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 -0.3 17.6 +0.2 14.5 0.0 9.4 9.5 571 (23.8) 54/10
MACKAY M.O 24.6 -0.6 18.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 43/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 -1.1 14.3 +0.6 11.6 0.0 6.6 -- 358 (14.9) 34/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +0.4 11.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 30/12
COOLANGATTA 24.4 +1.2 15.0 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 -0.9 11.0 -1.7 6.7 0.0 4.2 10.6 267 (11.1) 37/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.1 +2.9 9.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 24/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +8.3 10.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 54 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +2.5 11.7 +0.7 7.1 0.0 3.2 -- 343 (14.3) 35/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.2 +3.7 8.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 28/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.6 +9.3 12.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 48/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +7.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.1 +8.8 8.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 35/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 32.4 +11.9 15.8 +5.4 12.8 0.0 3.2 9.1 296 (12.3) 50/21
RICHMOND RAAF 31.9 +9.2 11.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 44/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 +0.5 16.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 46/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 +3.1 10.8 +5.7 9.6 0.0 2.4 6.7 116 ( 4.8) 31/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +1.8 10.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 34/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.0 +2.6 7.7 +0.4 4.5 0.0 5.8 8.5 309 (12.9) 28/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.4 +1.0 7.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 +0.7 4.6 +0.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.1 +2.9 8.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 +1.5 1.7 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.4 +0.9 10.3 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 44/12
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 -1.6 9.7 +3.7 7.0 1.0 5.0 6.1 704 (29.3) 55/03
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

37.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
36.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
36.3 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
36.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+13.7 : 37.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+11.9 : 32.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+11.1 : 31.1 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+10.6 : 25.1 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+10.3 : 31.2 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
23.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.2 : 20.4 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.1 : 14.2 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 14.4 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.9 : 11.9 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+8.8 : 14.0 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

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

1.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-6.2 : 18.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-5.7 : 16.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.5 : 16.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-5.5 : 14.8 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 13.9 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
0.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.2 : 13.5 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 8.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-5.5 : 13.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
-5.5 : 9.4 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-5.4 : 5.4 ARLTUNGA N Plateau 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.
45.8 MAIDA VALE Lower West WA
40.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
39.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
37.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
34.0 CENTRAL MILL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD

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

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4.7 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
4.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
3.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1642 (68.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1483 (61.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1238 (51.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1178 (49.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1124 (46.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1087 (45.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
994 (41.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
990 (41.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
932 (38.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
918 (38.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
915 (38.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
891 (37.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
888 (37.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
871 (36.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
865 (36.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
858 (35.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
857 (35.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
794 (33.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
776 (32.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
762 (31.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
740 (30.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
737 (30.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
728 (30.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
721 (30.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
704 (29.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
691 (28.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
690 (28.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
674 (28.1) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
665 (27.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
659 (27.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
647 (27.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
638 (26.6) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
634 (26.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
632 (26.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
629 (26.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
628 (26.2) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
612 (25.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
607 (25.3) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
606 (25.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
606 (25.3) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
603 (25.1) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
603 (25.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
124/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
104/02 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
98/02 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
94/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
94/11 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/18 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
6.4mm in 7 min to 06:20 54.9mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 15.4mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 21.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
Goldfields
MUNGLINUP WEST
17.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(250/ 69 ) at 17:48
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 83(270/ 65 ) at 07:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(320/ 70 ) at 21:48
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 124(280/ 74 ) at 00:41
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(290/ 52 ) at 02:51
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 98(310/ 76 ) at 02:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(310/ 70 ) at 01:58
MOUNT READ : 85(300/ 65 ) at 04:51
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(280/ 74 ) at 11:13