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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available, with some not available until the next day. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

For weather news as it breaks that is tagged and organised, use the links on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page.


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 30/08/2017. 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

Central West

008237

TENINDEWA

27.2

26.2

11/08/2003

12

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

-4.6

-4.2

28/08/2017

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Riverina W

075032

HILLSTON AIRPORT

-3.4

-3.3

07/08/1963

56

1 N

VIC

E Gippsland

084084

MALLACOOTA

0.6

0.7

08/08/2006

19

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009842

JARRAHWOOD

24.0

24.0

26/08/1998

37

1 N Equal to record.

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

24/08/2017

15

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


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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 14:02EST, 30/08/2017.

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 18.6 +0.1 11.0 +3.0 9.1 0.0 3.4 1.2 312 (13.0) 28/05
BUNBURY 23.2 +5.7 11.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 24/13
MANDURAH 20.1 +2.2 12.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 22/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +2.7 15.4 -5.0 13.3 0.0 7.8 11.2 269 (11.2) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.9 +0.3 2.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 14.9 -3.6 0.5 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 325 (13.5) 30/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -2.0 3.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -0.3 1.3 -4.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 39/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.1 -1.2 11.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 34/08
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +2.4 17.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 41/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.5 15.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 35/12
MACKAY M.O 24.5 +2.0 14.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 26/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +1.9 11.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 26/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.4 +1.1 9.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 35/10
COOLANGATTA 21.4 0.0 8.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 31/08
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 -0.8 7.6 -2.0 3.5 0.0 8.0 10.8 363 (15.1) 28/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.2 +0.7 3.0 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 35/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.8 +0.8 2.0 -3.8 -3.8 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -1.1 7.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 34/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.6 -2.0 6.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 506 (21.1) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -2.1 -4.2 -7.8 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.3 +0.8 -1.1 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 35/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.0 -1.3 7.3 -0.8 5.6 0.0 4.0 7.0 651 (27.1) 35/10
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 -1.6 1.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 26/17
BELLAMBI AWS 15.9 -2.1 8.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 576 (24.0) 26/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.0 -- -2.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 37/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.3 -1.2 -3.4 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -1.3 -2.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 22/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.4 -1.9 5.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 2.8 5.1 211 ( 8.8) 30/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.0 -2.7 -1.6 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 22/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.6 -2.6 0.3 -2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 28/09
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.0 -1.4 2.7 -3.2 -1.0 0.4 0.8 3.7 254 (10.6) 26/21
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.2 -2.2 1.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 28/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.9 -0.9 -1.2 -4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 14.8 +1.3 4.1 -0.6 1.6 0.2 2.4 8.4 366 (15.3) 34/15
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

36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.1 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.0 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 29.6 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 31.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.2 : 34.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+7.2 : 24.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+7.1 : 33.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+9.7 : 16.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+9.4 : 16.3 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+9.3 : 17.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.8 : 14.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+8.5 : 11.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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

-1.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.1 : 15.0 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-4.8 : 16.1 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-4.7 : 17.9 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-4.6 : 16.7 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-4.5 : 16.9 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

-10.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.0 : -5.5 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
-8.8 : -4.6 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-8.5 : -5.3 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-8.3 : -4.5 NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
-8.3 : -3.4 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-8.3 : -4.5 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W 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.
40.6 YUNA Central West WA
40.3 MULLEWA Central West WA
29.0 WUNDI Central West WA
27.2 TENINDEWA Central West WA
25.0 HOWATHARRA Central West WA

Reports not yet available

1080 (45.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
790 (32.9) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
755 (31.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
753 (31.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
752 (31.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
730 (30.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
716 (29.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
683 (28.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
681 (28.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
651 (27.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
639 (26.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
629 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
628 (26.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
624 (26.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
613 (25.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
609 (25.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
96/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/22 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
81/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
78/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/20 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
76/23 CAPE SORELL W 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
Central West
NORTH ISLAND
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
MORAWA AIRPORT
12.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
GERALDTON AIRPORT
12.8mm in 23 min to 09:23 33.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
BINNU AG STATION
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
CHAPMAN VALLEY AG STATION
10.8mm in 30 min to 01:00 21.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.6mm/h
32.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 64.8mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 32.4mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.0mm/h
MINGENEW
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.6mm/h
MORAWA AG STATION
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
MULLEWA AG STATION
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.0mm/h
41.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 82.8mm/h
41.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 41.4mm/h
41.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 41.8mm/h
ALLANOOKA AG STATION
16.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.4mm/h
CANNA EAST AG STATION
10.4mm in 9 min to 04:09 69.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.8mm/h
33.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 67.6mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.8mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 34.4mm/h
GUTHA WEST AG STATION
16.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.8mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.2mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(330/ 70 ) at 19:00