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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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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 1402 EST on 28/08/2017. 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

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

-5.0

-5.0

11/08/2005

17

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005007

LEARMONTH AIRPORT

35.3

34.5

29/08/1995

39

1 N

WA

W Pilbara

005017

ONSLOW AIRPORT

37.7

36.7

25/08/2017

49

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

W Pilbara

005026

WITTENOOM

35.3

35.0

23/08/2017

61

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Lower West

009256

GARDEN ISLAND HSF

24.4

24.1

21/08/2011

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009519

CAPE NATURALISTE

23.6

23.3

31/08/1970

57

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009603

BUSSELTON AERO

23.8

21.7

29/08/2011

16

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009965

BUNBURY

24.6

24.0

26/08/1998

18

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009977

MANDURAH

25.7

23.6

29/08/2011

12

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

Upper NE

083024

MOUNT BULLER

-5.1

-3.5

25/08/2010

25

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

55

54.0

10/08/2012

11

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, 28/08/2017.

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 23.8 +5.3 12.2 +4.2 9.4 0.0 4.8 9.7 397 (16.5) 54/07
BUNBURY 24.6 +7.1 11.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 30/14
MANDURAH 25.7 +7.8 13.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 31/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +3.5 17.5 -2.9 16.2 0.0 7.2 11.2 246 (10.3) 43/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.5 -1.1 3.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 50/12
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -3.0 2.8 -3.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 336 (14.0) 43/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.0 -2.6 7.8 -0.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 31/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -1.7 4.1 -1.4 -- 5.6 -- -- 524 (21.8) 54/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.7 -0.6 13.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 46/17
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +1.6 19.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.4 13.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 23.6 +1.1 13.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 24/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.7 -1.1 12.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.8 +1.5 9.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +1.9 8.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 37/09
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 +0.8 9.0 -0.6 5.7 0.0 3.8 9.6 294 (12.3) 35/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.2 +0.7 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 44/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.9 +1.9 4.8 -1.0 1.9 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.6 6.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 28/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.6 +2.0 6.1 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 295 (12.3) 52/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.2 +2.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -1.0 1.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 50/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 +1.5 7.2 -0.9 4.8 0.0 4.0 8.4 323 (13.5) 70/16
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -0.7 1.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 46/17
BELLAMBI AWS 18.1 +0.1 10.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 67/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.7 -- -2.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 48/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.9 -1.6 5.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 46/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -2.2 4.3 +0.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 41/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.6 -2.7 5.3 0.0 -- 0.0 3.2 8.7 235 ( 9.8) 41/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.9 -3.8 6.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 57/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.7 -3.5 4.8 +2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 324 (13.5) 50/03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 9.5 -4.9 4.3 -1.6 2.7 5.8 4.4 5.2 443 (18.5) 70/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.5 -2.9 2.0 -1.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 474 (19.8) 48/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.5 -2.3 3.8 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 443 (18.5) 37/12
HOBART AIRPORT 10.2 -3.3 3.7 -1.0 0.0 2.4 3.4 8.2 598 (24.9) 52/01
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

37.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
37.7 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+10.5 : 37.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+9.0 : 35.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+8.5 : 35.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+8.4 : 29.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+8.0 : 27.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL

+9.3 : 17.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+9.1 : 14.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+8.4 : 11.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.2 : 15.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.3 : 12.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

-5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.8 : 0.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-7.7 : 4.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.7 : 5.1 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.2 : 3.9 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-7.1 : -5.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.5 : -0.9 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.5 : 9.5 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-5.1 : -5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-5.1 : 8.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-5.0 : -1.0 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-5.0 : 0.1 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS

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.
45.2 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
34.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
31.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
30.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
29.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

Reports not yet available

1385 (57.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1298 (54.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1254 (52.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1106 (46.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1047 (43.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
958 (39.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
913 (38.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
891 (37.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
880 (36.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
876 (36.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
866 (36.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
862 (35.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
836 (34.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
833 (34.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
816 (34.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
815 (34.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
813 (33.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
812 (33.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
802 (33.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
793 (33.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
788 (32.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
787 (32.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
784 (32.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
774 (32.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
737 (30.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
729 (30.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
729 (30.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
720 (30.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
720 (30.0) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
700 (29.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
692 (28.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
688 (28.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
682 (28.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
678 (28.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
670 (27.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
666 (27.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
659 (27.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
651 (27.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
649 (27.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
647 (27.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
636 (26.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
632 (26.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
625 (26.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
620 (25.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
619 (25.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
618 (25.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
612 (25.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
612 (25.5) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
602 (25.1) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
102/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/03 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
96/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
89/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/02 CAPE GRIM N Coast 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
MANYPEAKS AG STATION
15.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.6mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
PORT BOTANY (MOLINEUX POINT AWS) : 80(180/ 65 ) at 16:23
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 91(170/ 70 ) at 16:02
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(210/ 63 ) at 20:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(230/ 91 ) at 01:34
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 80(225/ 67 ) at 05:30
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 80(210/ 69 ) at 02:32
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 96(190/ 76 ) at 03:04
CAPE GRIM : 87(230/ 65 ) at 02:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(180/ 72 ) at 09:37
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 83(210/ 67 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(250/ 61 ) at 00:05