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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 has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1403 EST on 24/08/2017. 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 maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003030

BIDYADANGA

38.2

38.0

31/08/2007

54

1 N

WA

W Kimberley

003096

WEST ROEBUCK

39.0

38.4

31/08/2007

14

1 P

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

36.5

35.9

21/08/2012

13

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

36.9

36.5

28/08/2012

13

1 N

WA

W Pilbara

005026

WITTENOOM

35.0

34.5

29/08/2007

61

1 N


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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 14:02EST, 24/08/2017.

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 19.7 +1.2 10.3 +2.3 7.7 0.0 3.6 9.1 325 (13.5) 35/16
BUNBURY 18.2 +0.7 3.6 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 24/11
MANDURAH 19.2 +1.3 10.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 26/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +0.2 22.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 315 (13.1) 41/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.8 +5.2 6.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 28/09
WHYALLA AERO 21.5 +3.0 3.2 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 290 (12.1) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 -1.3 10.3 +2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.5 -0.6 8.7 +3.2 -- 3.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 43/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.3 +4.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +2.2 18.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 +1.2 17.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 27.8 +5.3 16.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 21/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +4.6 14.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 31/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +3.2 12.5 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 22.7 +1.3 15.4 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 26/19
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +4.5 12.4 +2.8 8.7 0.2 3.4 8.5 316 (13.2) 39/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.8 +5.3 9.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 35/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.5 +5.5 6.7 +0.9 -0.1 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +1.7 6.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 34/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 +3.5 4.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.2 +5.7 3.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 30/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.6 +3.3 8.0 -0.1 5.3 0.0 3.8 10.6 299 (12.5) 31/14
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 +2.9 1.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 17/17
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 +1.8 11.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 35/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.3 -- -3.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 35/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 +2.2 1.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.7 +1.7 1.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.9 +1.6 3.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 1.8 7.5 213 ( 8.9) 44/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.3 +0.6 3.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 41/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.5 +3.1 7.3 +1.4 2.6 0.0 3.4 5.1 394 (16.4) 61/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 +1.8 3.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 55/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.5 -1.3 5.3 +1.6 -- 2.8 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 28/01
HOBART AIRPORT 11.0 -2.5 7.8 +3.1 6.5 1.0 2.8 2.0 390 (16.3) 34/18
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

39.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
37.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.2 : 35.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+7.2 : 37.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+7.2 : 38.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+7.1 : 33.6 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.0 : 24.3 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+7.0 : 24.1 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+8.7 : 15.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.7 : 14.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.4 : 14.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.1 : 12.8 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.0 : 22.3 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD

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

-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.9 : 15.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.5 : 8.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
-3.5 : 10.8 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-3.4 : 9.7 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
-3.4 : 19.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-3.4 : 10.6 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-3.4 : 9.7 DOVER Southeast TAS

-47.0 BORRONA DOWNS Far Northwest NSW
-4.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.4 : -4.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.3 : -4.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.3 : 0.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-5.0 : -1.5 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
-4.9 : -0.9 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-4.9 : 1.4 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling 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.
52.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
30.4 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
29.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
21.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
19.8 CATAMARAN Southeast TAS

TASMANIA
Southeast
29.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
19.8 CATAMARAN
W Coast
52.6 MOUNT READ
30.4 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM)
21.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)

Reports not yet available

820 (34.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
787 (32.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
785 (32.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
781 (32.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
760 (31.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
757 (31.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
746 (31.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
731 (30.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
730 (30.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
721 (30.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
711 (29.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
674 (28.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
668 (27.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
663 (27.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
658 (27.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
650 (27.1) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
646 (26.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
631 (26.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
626 (26.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
619 (25.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
615 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
606 (25.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
83/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
80/18 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/16 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
74/15 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
70/11 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
70/14 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
8.0mm in 7 min to 10:43 68.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
ALVA BEACH
13.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.4mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
HORSHAM AERODROME
4.4mm in 11 min to 14:00 24.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.6mm/h
E Central
FERNY CREEK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
W Central
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE)
4.0mm in 11 min to 14:41 21.8mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
None reported