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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 1404 EST on 27/08/2017. 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

SW & S Coast

009851

MANYPEAKS

40.0

36.0

27/08/2002

13

1 N

WA

Interior

013040

TJUKAYIRLA

13.8

11.7

12/08/2003

14

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA PIRSA

-4.0

-4.0

19/08/2017

18

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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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 14:03EST, 27/08/2017.

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 21.2 +2.7 10.2 +2.2 8.8 0.0 5.0 8.1 334 (13.9) 37/12
BUNBURY 20.4 +2.9 10.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 34/10
MANDURAH 21.6 +3.7 12.4 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.6 19.6 -0.8 18.4 0.0 7.2 11.3 273 (11.4) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.1 +1.5 2.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.7 -1.8 2.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 44/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 -1.3 3.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 24/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +0.9 6.8 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 398 (16.6) 52/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.6 +0.3 9.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +2.4 16.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 48/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +0.7 16.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 43/14
MACKAY M.O 23.2 +0.7 11.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 34/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 +1.0 8.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 37/10
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 +0.8 9.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 22.4 +1.0 14.3 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 562 (23.4) 46/04
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 0.0 10.6 +1.0 7.9 0.0 4.8 10.5 377 (15.7) 34/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.6 +1.1 6.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 30/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.3 +1.3 3.2 -2.6 -2.8 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -0.4 8.1 +1.4 -- 4.6 -- -- 403 (16.8) 31/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.3 +0.7 6.7 -0.1 -- 6.8 -- -- 430 (17.9) 26/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +2.3 0.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 28/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 +2.2 7.2 -0.9 5.2 0.0 3.8 10.3 536 (22.3) 31/14
RICHMOND RAAF 20.3 +0.6 1.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 21/12
BELLAMBI AWS 17.1 -0.9 10.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 30/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.7 -- -3.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 0.0 -3.0 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -0.1 -0.2 -3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 30/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.9 -0.4 -0.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 4.6 6.1 150 ( 6.3) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.5 -2.2 -1.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 22/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 -0.3 -0.1 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 31/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.8 +0.4 8.5 +2.6 7.5 0.0 2.4 2.9 241 (10.0) 31/20
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 +0.1 5.4 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 37/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.1 +0.3 3.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 46/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.6 +4.1 9.9 +5.2 8.5 0.0 2.2 3.9 443 (18.5) 63/14
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

36.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.9 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
35.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+11.5 : 30.0 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
+8.0 : 29.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 33.7 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+7.1 : 35.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+6.9 : 34.1 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.1 : 14.8 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 20.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+6.2 : 9.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+6.1 : 11.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 13.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.1 : 13.3 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
-2.9 : 13.9 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
-2.6 : 12.4 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-2.5 : 13.1 NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
-2.4 : 12.5 KYABRAM Lower North VIC

-8.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : -1.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : -3.3 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-6.5 : -3.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-6.4 : -2.2 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.2 : -3.4 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.2 : -2.4 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-6.2 : -2.2 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

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.
48.0 TAMAR Lower West WA
40.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
40.0 MANYPEAKS Lower West WA
24.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
22.8 CHEYNE BEACH Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1358 (56.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1091 (45.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1059 (44.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1015 (42.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
996 (41.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
901 (37.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
891 (37.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
865 (36.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
823 (34.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
806 (33.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
751 (31.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
744 (31.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
743 (31.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
735 (30.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
727 (30.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
712 (29.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
711 (29.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
708 (29.5) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
691 (28.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
687 (28.6) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
673 (28.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
658 (27.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
658 (27.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
651 (27.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
648 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
629 (26.2) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
619 (25.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
612 (25.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
609 (25.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
609 (25.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
608 (25.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
117/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/19 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
94/16 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/15 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
91/22 TASMAN ISLAND 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
ALBANY AIRPORT
5.2mm in 14 min to 09:14 22.3mm/h
MANYPEAKS AG STATION
16.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.6mm/h
Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO
11.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
MOUNT READ
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.6mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 11:41 20.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.4mm/h

VICTORIA
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(190/ 63 ) at 22:52
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 106(280/ 87 ) at 19:24
CAPE GRIM : 83(220/ 63 ) at 20:03
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 74(200/ 65 ) at 20:37
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(300/ 78 ) at 16:14
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(230/ 35 ) at 22:30
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 80(220/ 70 ) at 23:22
LOW ROCKY POINT : 93(320/ 70 ) at 15:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 74(320/ 67 ) at 16:28
MOUNT READ : 95(310/ 50 ) at 17:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(300/ 76 ) at 23:30