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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
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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 1402 EST on 21/08/2017. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

-0.8

-0.4

27/08/2012

14

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

-4.9

-4.7

09/08/1995

19

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes N

073014

GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD)

-3.5

-3.3

09/08/1994

47

1 N

NSW

Riverina E

074037

YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE

-2.0

-1.0

11/08/2005

15

1 N

NSW

Riverina W

075041

GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS

-4.5

-3.0

17/08/2000

40

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001019

KALUMBURU

37.9

37.5

26/08/2012

15

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 14:01EST, 21/08/2017.

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 16.9 -1.6 9.2 +1.2 7.7 1.6 3.6 8.7 405 (16.9) 44/11
BUNBURY 17.0 -0.5 10.0 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 243 (10.1) 24/16
MANDURAH 16.8 -1.1 11.4 +0.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 312 (13.0) 30/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +2.4 20.8 +0.4 20.0 0.0 6.2 11.1 199 ( 8.3) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 +9.0 9.9 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 44/15
WHYALLA AERO 13.9 -4.6 0.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 35/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.0 -1.6 6.5 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 44/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.6 -2.5 0.1 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 30/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.4 +2.1 7.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 18.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 43/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 -0.3 10.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 19.8 -2.7 12.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 48/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.6 -3.2 9.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 35/08
BUNDABERG AERO 22.4 -0.9 7.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 35/10
COOLANGATTA 20.1 -1.3 8.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 43/08
BRISBANE AERO 20.1 -1.7 7.0 -2.6 1.9 0.0 9.8 10.8 605 (25.2) 46/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.5 -1.0 2.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 585 (24.4) 39/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.3 -1.7 0.6 -5.2 -4.6 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.8 -3.4 9.4 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 668 (27.8) 52/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.2 -3.4 5.5 -1.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 620 (25.8) 50/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -1.0 -4.9 -8.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 28/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.0 -3.3 5.7 -2.4 3.2 0.4 5.4 9.1 808 (33.7) 48/10
RICHMOND RAAF 16.9 -2.8 0.5 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 34/10
BELLAMBI AWS 14.4 -3.6 8.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 716 (29.8) 46/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.2 -- -3.0 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 377 (15.7) 24/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.8 -1.7 -2.7 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 15/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.4 -2.6 -2.6 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.4 -1.9 -1.6 -6.9 -- 0.0 2.2 7.3 191 ( 8.0) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.1 -2.6 -1.7 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.3 -2.9 -2.0 -4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 17/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 12.9 -1.5 1.5 -4.4 -1.9 1.6 2.0 8.9 305 (12.7) 22/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.9 -1.5 -3.4 -7.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 46/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -0.8 -2.0 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 24/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.9 +0.4 1.7 -3.0 -4.6 0.0 1.4 7.9 366 (15.3) 30/10
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

38.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
37.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+9.0 : 31.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.0 : 32.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 30.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.6 : 28.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+7.3 : 31.0 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.9 : 18.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.7 : 15.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.1 : 14.1 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.8 : 13.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.8 : 20.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
+7.8 : 20.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.7 : 14.3 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 16.2 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
-5.3 : 13.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.2 : 15.7 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-5.2 : 15.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

-9.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.8 : -7.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4 : -2.6 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-8.3 : -4.9 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-8.3 : -4.5 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-8.1 : -3.9 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-8.1 : -5.6 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

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.
32.0 TAMAR Lower West WA
30.2 PORONGURUPS
29.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
27.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
25.8 PORONGURUP SOUTH

Reports not yet available

1071 (44.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1069 (44.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1054 (43.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
965 (40.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
944 (39.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
921 (38.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
910 (37.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
904 (37.7) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
852 (35.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
848 (35.3) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
836 (34.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
832 (34.7) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
815 (34.0) FORREST Eucla WA
808 (33.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
803 (33.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
800 (33.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
787 (32.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
777 (32.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
773 (32.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
771 (32.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
770 (32.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
762 (31.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
746 (31.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
739 (30.8) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
733 (30.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
730 (30.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
726 (30.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
718 (29.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
716 (29.8) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
713 (29.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
704 (29.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
693 (28.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
692 (28.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
683 (28.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
668 (27.8) PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
666 (27.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
666 (27.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
663 (27.6) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
652 (27.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
645 (26.9) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
644 (26.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
626 (26.1) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
623 (26.0) EUCLA Eucla WA
623 (26.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
620 (25.8) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
615 (25.6) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
609 (25.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
607 (25.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
605 (25.2) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
605 (25.2) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
602 (25.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
89/12 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
83/16 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
76/09 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
74/12 FORREST Eucla WA
72/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/03 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.
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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN
12.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
16.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
ALBANY AIRPORT
21.0mm in 21 min to 09:21 60.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.0mm/h
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION
17.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.4mm/h
MANYPEAKS AG STATION
20.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.4mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.4mm/h
WELLSTEAD AG STATION
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h
STIRLINGS SOUTH AG STATION
16.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83( 30/ 63 ) at 17:08
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 78(170/ 63 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(320/ 65 ) at 01:06