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30/07/14
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Latest weather extremes prepared 1658 EST, Wednesday, 30 July 2014
State-by-state daily extremes Severe and noteworthy observations today
Hottest Coldest Wettest     Full list Windiest (km/h)     Full list
NSW: 24.9 at 1600 TAREE AIRPORT AWS
VIC: 20.0 at 1630 MILDURA AIRPORT
TAS: 14.7 at 1600 FRIENDLY BEACHES
SA: 25.4 at 1600 OODNADATTA AIRPORT
WA: 34.0 at 1400 WYNDHAM AERO
NT: 34.0 at 1530 MIDDLE POINT AWS
QLD: 31.4 at 1600 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
NSW: 1.4 at 1600 THREDBO AWS
VIC: 1.7 at 1600 MOUNT HOTHAM
TAS: 2.7 at 1600 MOUNT WELLINGTON
SA: 9.6 at 1600 MOUNT LOFTY
WA: 13.4 at 1400 SHANNON
NT: 23.1 at 1530 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
QLD: 16.9 at 1630 APPLETHORPE
Highest short duration falls:
MOUNT READ TAS
1.0 in 6min to 1636
THE RAZORBACK TAS
7.6 in 60min to 1600
Highest since 9am
THE RAZORBACK TAS
31.2 to 1600
MOUNT READ TAS
26.8 to 1636
SCOTTS PEAK DAM TAS
87 gusting 122/WNW at 1600
MOUNT READ TAS
81 gusting 122/WNW at 1603

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Site news
and items of interest
  • 27 July 2014 - New meteogram links page introduced. A new page that provides links to, and explanations of, some of the most useful meteogram pages for Australian locations on the web has been introduced. Meteograms are either graphs or tables, and sometimes both, that show the forecast weather for one place using a horizontal timeline with various weather elements placed vertically. They are useful for seeing changes in weather through the day (e.g. how much rain is happening at different times) as well as seeing how the different weather elements change in sympathy with one another (e.g. a cold change brings a temperature drop, rain and strong winds). Use the Meteograms link in the links box on the main forecasts page, or use this direct link.
  • 24 July 2014 - Global climate for June. NOAA's monthly analysis of climate and extremes for June is available. June had the highest average global temperature (land and ocean included) since its record database began in 1880, following a record high in May. April was also a record high but equalled that set in April 2010, and this followed fourth warmest months in January and March. The year to date (January to June) figures show that a large part of eastern Australia recorded its warmest first half of the year on record. The average ocean temperature for June 2014 was the highest on record for any month of the year since records began. While this NOAA National Climatic Data Center website is primarily USA focussed, it has several useful global sections available in the pull-down menus though some have ceased to be updated.
  • 19 July 2014 - Global climate for May. NOAA's monthly analysis of climate and extremes across the world for May.
  • 19 July 2014 - Glacial melt. The Big Melt Accelerates, from The New York Times science section.
  • 19 July 2014 - Global warming. The New Warmal: Global Temps Break Another Record, from Bloomberg.
  • 18 July 2014 - Radar and lightning upgrade. The page for radar and lightning links has been updated with a number of links to new sites added.

 

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