Friday 15 AUG 2008
 

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2019
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Monthly summaries:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
BoM Drought Summaries
BoM routine monthly and other summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

 

2008

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29    

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2024 EST on 02/08/2009. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

-7.2

-6.1

14/08/2008

19

-7.0

14/06/2006

23

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

-2.1

-1.9

11/08/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

-5.5

-5.1

07/08/2002

22

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

0.6

1.0

12/08/2008

20

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058158

MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK)

-1.4

-1.0

10/08/2008

33

-1.0

10/08/2008

36

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

60.5

47.7

28/08/1967

19

1 Y


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6am EST Available about 4am EST Available about 2pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about noon EST Available about 10am EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6pm EST Available about 4pm EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about midnight EST Available about 10pm EST Available about 2am EST next day

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 02:58EST, 15/05/2012.

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 24.3 +4.3 6.9 -2.0 2.0 0.0 4.0 -- 339 (14.1) 35/09
PERTH AIRPORT 22.5 +4.1 7.7 -0.3 3.8 0.0 4.4 10.2 407 (17.0) 34/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.3 +3.2 1.9 -5.6 -0.7 0.0 1.2 9.8 219 ( 9.1) 30/12
BUNBURY 19.9 +2.6 1.7 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 21/09
MANDURAH 19.7 -- 8.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 26/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +2.5 19.8 -0.6 17.2 0.0 9.4 8.6 -- 41/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.7 -6.9 0.4 -5.6 -2.3 0.0 6.2 11.1 370 (15.4) 44/10
WHYALLA AERO 14.5 -4.0 6.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 249 (10.4) 39/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.2 -3.5 8.8 +0.6 8.0 1.6 1.4 5.5 285 (11.9) 43/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.7 -1.4 7.6 +2.1 6.0 1.0 0.8 1.4 498 (20.8) 41/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.1 -4.2 11.5 +1.2 9.1 0.0 9.0 10.8 487 (20.3) 39/16
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -0.1 17.2 -0.2 15.9 0.0 6.8 9.3 495 (20.6) 41/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.2 -1.8 12.8 -1.9 10.2 0.0 4.6 10.5 276 (11.5) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 19.6 -2.9 10.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- 9.5 370 (15.4) 30/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.5 -2.3 7.0 -3.6 3.4 0.0 4.4 -- 185 ( 7.7) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 21.6 -1.7 8.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 337 (14.0) 41/09
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 9.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +1.9 0.6 -9.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 31/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 0.0 4.2 -5.4 -2.2 0.0 4.0 10.8 362 (15.1) 48/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.6 -4.1 1.0 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 551 (23.0) 50/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.6 -2.3 3.4 -2.4 -2.7 0.0 2.6 -- 196 ( 8.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 -0.9 0.3 -7.9 -4.8 0.0 2.8 10.7 227 ( 9.5) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -0.5 2.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.9 +0.3 7.7 +0.9 5.3 0.0 4.6 10.5 723 (30.1) 54/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.7 +0.7 1.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 31/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.1 -5.9 2.2 +0.1 1.0 0.4 3.4 0.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.6 -5.9 2.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.7 +1.4 9.1 +1.0 3.0 0.0 4.6 10.7 685 (28.5) 59/15
RICHMOND RAAF 19.1 -0.7 -1.6 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.8 +0.8 10.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 633 (26.4) 61/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.7 +1.7 4.6 +3.6 1.1 0.0 4.4 8.4 614 (25.6) 52/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.9 -2.6 4.9 +1.3 4.7 0.0 1.4 0.7 449 (18.7) 41/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -1.0 6.6 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 414 (17.3) 41/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.0 -2.2 7.7 +2.5 6.3 0.0 2.0 7.1 368 (15.3) 41/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.1 -0.6 6.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 1.5 -- 515 (21.5) 39/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.6 -1.7 6.1 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 432 (18.0) 41/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.2 -0.8 9.9 +3.2 7.7 0.2 1.2 -- 235 ( 9.8) 26/05
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.0 0.0 8.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 46/04
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 -0.5 5.5 +1.8 -- 2.2 -- -- 569 (23.7) 39/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.4 -0.3 3.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 31/12
HOBART AIRPORT 9.4 -4.1 6.1 +1.4 4.2 2.8 2.0 6.6 507 (21.1) 50/13
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

35.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.7 : 28.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.5 : 26.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
+5.2 : 28.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.1 : 27.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+4.7 : 23.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+7.8 : 11.1 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+6.8 : 11.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+6.0 : 5.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.3 : 7.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+5.2 : 6.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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

-2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.8 : 16.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-7.8 : 17.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-7.4 : 17.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.3 : 18.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 4.1 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-7.1 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.6 : -5.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-10.2 : -1.4 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-9.8 : 0.6 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.0 : -3.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 : -1.2 KULGERA 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.
35.8 POWELLTOWN DNRE E Central VIC
35.6 PORT ARTHUR (STEWARTS BAY) Southeast TAS
35.0 SAVAGE RIVER MINE W Coast TAS
31.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

0.6 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.4 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

1820 (75.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1591 (66.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1577 (65.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1535 (64.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1452 (60.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1330 (55.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1287 (53.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1229 (51.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1174 (48.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1133 (47.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1068 (44.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1058 (44.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1024 (42.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1002 (41.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
968 (40.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
950 (39.6) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
881 (36.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
866 (36.1) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
841 (35.0) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
808 (33.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
807 (33.6) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
806 (33.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
805 (33.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
798 (33.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
790 (32.9) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
772 (32.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
759 (31.6) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
759 (31.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
758 (31.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
757 (31.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
733 (30.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
727 (30.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
725 (30.2) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
723 (30.1) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
719 (30.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
688 (28.7) ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
685 (28.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
684 (28.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
673 (28.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
665 (27.7) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
662 (27.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
658 (27.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
652 (27.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
648 (27.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
647 (27.0) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
643 (26.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
633 (26.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
633 (26.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
630 (26.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
629 (26.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
622 (25.9) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
618 (25.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
615 (25.6) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
614 (25.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
614 (25.6) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
614 (25.6) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
610 (25.4) MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
608 (25.3) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
602 (25.1) MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
106/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
89/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
89/04 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

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

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 85(250/ 69 ) at 02:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(220/ 67 ) at 10:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(250/ 87 ) at 05:31
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80(220/ 67 ) at 03:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 76(200/ 63 ) at 13:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(200/ 69 ) at 21:39
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(220/ 48 ) at 19:08
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 93(210/ 72 ) at 03:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(250/ 78 ) at 01:30