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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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Provisional records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has not been validated, but obvious errors have been corrected. The records are based on data received as at 1415 EST on 09/08/2018. 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

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

13.4

8.0

11/08/2003

19

1 N C

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029077

BURKETOWN AIRPORT

67

67.0

18/08/2011

15

N Equal to record.


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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 14:14EST, 09/08/2018.

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 17.6 -0.9 11.3 +3.3 9.8 2.0 2.4 2.9 331 (13.8) 55/15
BUNBURY 18.4 +0.9 12.9 +5.5 -- 3.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 57/22
MANDURAH 17.6 -0.3 13.9 +3.1 -- 1.8 -- -- 377 (15.7) 78/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +2.1 20.4 0.0 18.8 0.0 7.4 11.1 306 (12.8) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.0 -0.6 1.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 26/13
WHYALLA AERO 19.4 +0.9 8.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 35/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 -0.7 9.1 +0.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 334 (13.9) 34/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.3 -0.8 9.3 +3.8 -- 18.8 -- -- 555 (23.1) 52/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.6 -3.7 4.7 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 +0.8 20.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 39/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +0.2 15.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 22.0 -0.5 9.4 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 35/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 -0.5 4.7 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 31/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.6 +0.3 3.5 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 31/10
COOLANGATTA 20.5 -0.9 4.3 -6.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 28/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.7 -1.1 5.4 -4.2 0.6 0.0 7.0 10.3 388 (16.2) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT -- -- 5.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.1 +0.1 2.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +0.7 -0.1 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 26/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.0 +1.4 1.0 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 57/11
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 12.3 -0.7 -2.5 -3.8 -5.5 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.7 -1.3 0.8 -1.3 -10.7 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -0.1 -2.4 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 46/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 +2.2 8.0 -0.1 5.1 0.0 6.2 7.3 609 (25.4) 50/15
RICHMOND RAAF 20.5 +0.8 0.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 43/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.0 +1.0 8.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 54/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 607 (25.3) 70/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.3 -2.2 1.7 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 31/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.2 -4.8 6.3 +2.6 -- 2.6 -- -- 247 (10.3) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.7 +1.4 8.5 +3.2 -- 0.0 5.2 9.4 385 (16.0) 46/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.7 0.0 5.0 +1.1 -- 14.2 -- -- 405 (16.9) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 +0.2 4.9 +2.3 -- 20.2 -- -- 425 (17.7) 41/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.4 +2.0 8.7 +2.8 7.7 0.8 4.6 3.6 780 (32.5) 61/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 +0.2 4.1 +0.4 -- 6.4 -- -- 697 (29.0) 48/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.4 +1.6 7.2 +3.5 -- 6.4 -- -- 457 (19.0) 76/02
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 +2.5 7.6 +2.9 3.0 0.4 2.4 6.6 543 (22.6) 61/09
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

34.6 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
34.6 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
34.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.2 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
34.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+4.5 : 25.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+3.8 : 23.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+3.7 : 24.8 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+3.6 : 33.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
+3.5 : 19.8 ALBANY Lower West WA

24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+6.3 : 13.3 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
+6.2 : 10.4 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 20.5 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+6.0 : 11.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+5.5 : 12.9 BUNBURY Lower West WA

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

-0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.6 : 8.1 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.4 : 8.0 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-5.1 : 7.1 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-4.8 : 10.2 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-4.8 : 3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-6.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-10.1 : 3.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-9.9 : 0.4 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-9.2 : 3.1 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-8.7 : 4.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-8.5 : -3.5 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

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.
60.0 WARBURTON (O'SHANNASSY RESERVOIR (QUARTE E Central VIC
49.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
40.8 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
40.0 JAMIESON LICOLA RD Upper NE VIC
33.2 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN) N Coast TAS

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
40.8 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
Upper NE
40.0 JAMIESON LICOLA RD
E Central
60.0 WARBURTON (O'SHANNASSY RESERVOIR (QUARTE

TASMANIA
N Coast
33.2 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN)
W Coast
49.4 MOUNT READ

Reports not yet available

1628 (67.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1529 (63.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1383 (57.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1312 (54.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1287 (53.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1223 (51.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1222 (50.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1136 (47.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1132 (47.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1082 (45.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1045 (43.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1034 (43.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1010 (42.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1000 (41.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
992 (41.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
912 (38.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
909 (37.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
894 (37.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
889 (37.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
887 (37.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
880 (36.7) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
861 (35.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
854 (35.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
854 (35.6) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
852 (35.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
822 (34.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
819 (34.1) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
817 (34.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
802 (33.4) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
799 (33.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
798 (33.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
788 (32.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
785 (32.7) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
782 (32.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
780 (32.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
778 (32.4) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
763 (31.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
757 (31.5) NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
754 (31.4) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
753 (31.4) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
744 (31.0) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
742 (30.9) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
740 (30.8) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
724 (30.2) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
720 (30.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
715 (29.8) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
711 (29.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
707 (29.5) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
704 (29.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
704 (29.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
698 (29.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
697 (29.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
693 (28.9) STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
691 (28.8) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
689 (28.7) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
689 (28.7) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
682 (28.4) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
681 (28.4) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
679 (28.3) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) RHYLL E Central VIC
678 (28.3) KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
677 (28.2) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
677 (28.2) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
675 (28.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
671 (28.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
671 (28.0) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
665 (27.7) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
664 (27.7) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
661 (27.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
651 (27.1) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
649 (27.0) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
648 (27.0) LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
647 (27.0) PARNDANA CFS AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
646 (26.9) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
643 (26.8) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
641 (26.7) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
629 (26.2) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
629 (26.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
628 (26.2) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
625 (26.0) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
621 (25.9) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
620 (25.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
620 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
619 (25.8) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
619 (25.8) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
616 (25.7) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
614 (25.6) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
614 (25.6) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
607 (25.3) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
607 (25.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
605 (25.2) HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
604 (25.2) COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
602 (25.1) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
130/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
122/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
120/04 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
109/01 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
107/11 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
107/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
106/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
106/02 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
100/04 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/09 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/00 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
91/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/00 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. 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
8.4mm in 19 min to 22:30 26.5mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.6mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND
1.4mm in 1 min to 05:53 84.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 83(310/ 65 ) at 21:46
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(270/ 65 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(350/ 59 ) at 00:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(290/ 56 ) at 12:00
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 80(330/ 63 ) at 00:00
AIREYS INLET : 91(320/ 59 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 89(300/ 63 ) at 03:04
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 130(280/ 83 ) at 01:43
CAPE GRIM : 106(310/ 69 ) at 00:47
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 80(320/ 65 ) at 06:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(***/106 ) at 08:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 104(250/ 85 ) at 13:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(300/ 67 ) at 05:45
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(290/ 61 ) at 04:41
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 93(350/ 69 ) at 01:00
LOW ROCKY POINT : 106(320/ 95 ) at 02:27
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 111(310/ 85 ) at 04:30
MOUNT READ : 108(300/ 54 ) at 05:30
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(330/ 63 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(300/ 78 ) at 04:30