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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1403 EST on 03/08/2017. 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

Eucla

011019

EYRE

27.8

21.8

04/08/1989

62

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009194

MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE

-1.5

-1.5

02/08/2001

22

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

22.5

22.9

10/08/2010

13

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018083

WUDINNA AERO

9.5

12.0

10/08/2003

15

9.8

13/07/2006

16

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018195

MINNIPA PIRSA

9.6

10.1

10/08/2003

18

1 N

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

WA

W Pilbara

005017

ONSLOW AIRPORT

28.0

24.7

16/08/2004

11

1 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 14:02EST, 03/08/2017.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 14.9 -3.6 1.0 -7.0 -0.2 0.0 0.6 9.7 269 (11.2) 26/10
BUNBURY 15.6 -1.9 3.5 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 17/14
MANDURAH 16.0 -1.9 5.7 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 21/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -0.6 20.0 -0.4 19.6 0.0 6.2 10.5 227 ( 9.5) 31/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.2 -3.4 11.2 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 48/03
WHYALLA AERO 12.5 -6.0 8.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 37/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 -1.1 7.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 34/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 +1.9 3.1 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 28/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.7 +3.4 7.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +1.9 20.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 35/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 +0.6 14.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 24.7 +2.2 13.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.3 +0.5 14.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 +0.8 10.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 31/10
COOLANGATTA 21.5 +0.1 8.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 31/10
BRISBANE AERO 20.8 -1.0 8.6 -1.0 5.9 0.0 5.8 10.0 364 (15.2) 30/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.6 -0.9 7.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 37/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.5 +0.5 1.6 -4.2 -2.5 0.0 2.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -0.5 3.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 30/02
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.3 -0.3 5.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 35/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +0.6 1.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 41/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.4 -1.9 6.5 -1.6 3.5 0.2 3.2 8.8 521 (21.7) 43/16
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -2.1 0.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 21/16
BELLAMBI AWS 16.2 -1.8 9.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 43/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 -- -2.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 28/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 +0.7 0.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.8 +0.8 0.3 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 17/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.1 +0.8 4.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 2.6 3.2 208 ( 8.7) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +0.1 -1.3 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 26/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.3 +0.1 2.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 30/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 12.5 -1.9 0.9 -5.0 -2.0 0.0 1.6 5.2 201 ( 8.4) 17/06
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 +1.5 0.9 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 282 (11.8) 30/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +0.6 -1.8 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 18/11
HOBART AIRPORT 11.7 -1.8 3.6 -1.1 -1.1 0.6 2.0 8.8 244 (10.2) 24/09
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 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.2 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 30.7 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
+5.6 : 31.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+5.5 : 27.4 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+4.9 : 26.6 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+4.4 : 26.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+10.8 : 15.9 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.5 : 15.1 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
+6.8 : 11.8 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+6.1 : 16.4 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.1 : 12.0 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.1 : 13.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-9.2 : 9.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-8.6 : 14.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-8.5 : 10.1 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-8.4 : 24.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.2 : 9.6 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA

-10.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-6.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.4 : 4.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.3 : -0.6 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-7.0 : -0.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.0 : 1.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

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.
27.8 EYRE Eucla WA
24.0 YEELANA (BROOKER) W Agricultural SA
19.2 YORKETOWN Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
17.0 BINDOON ARMY GATE Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

930 (38.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
873 (36.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
868 (36.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
867 (36.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
845 (35.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
780 (32.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
764 (31.8) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
755 (31.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
748 (31.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
719 (30.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
717 (29.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
709 (29.5) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
708 (29.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
693 (28.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
690 (28.8) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
674 (28.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
672 (28.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
671 (28.0) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
665 (27.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
664 (27.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
662 (27.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
657 (27.4) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
640 (26.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
638 (26.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
637 (26.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
627 (26.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
627 (26.1) FORREST Eucla WA
625 (26.0) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
620 (25.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
605 (25.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
80/08 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
78/08 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
76/01 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
72/10 FORREST Eucla WA
67/00 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
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
W Kimberley
BROOME NTC AWS : 72(170/ 63 ) at 03:00
E Pilbara
BEDOUT ISLAND : 72(110/ 63 ) at 11:00