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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
Weather, Climate and Site News

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For weather news as it breaks, the sites on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page are recommended.


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 1404 EST on 23/08/2018. 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
Highest daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009772

ERINAIR

35.0

35.0

05/08/1994

46

1 N C Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039066

GAYNDAH AIRPORT

-1.7

-1.7

21/08/2018

16

-1.7

21/08/2018

12

1 N C Equal to both August and all-month records. Previous record set yesterday.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

0.5

0.6

15/08/2008

31

1 N C

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

4.6

4.7

21/08/2018

23

1 N C Previous record set yesterday.

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

-3.8

-3.7

21/08/2018

21

1 N C Previous record equalled yesterday, broken today.


The day in charts
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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, 23/08/2018.

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 16.8 -1.7 6.2 -1.8 4.9 9.6 3.2 10.1 307 (12.8) 41/10
BUNBURY 15.3 -2.2 2.9 -4.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 30/11
MANDURAH 15.7 -2.2 9.4 -1.4 -- 5.6 -- -- 303 (12.6) 31/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.0 -1.4 18.7 -1.7 17.2 0.0 6.8 11.0 230 ( 9.6) 26/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 +4.9 4.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 44/10
WHYALLA AERO 24.5 +6.0 3.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 46/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.4 +4.8 4.9 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 31/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 +1.5 1.6 -3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 308 (12.8) 31/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.4 +2.1 1.2 -9.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 37/14
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 +0.1 11.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.4 -0.6 10.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 25.7 +3.2 9.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 30/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 +1.8 3.5 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 31/14
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +1.9 3.0 -7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 39/15
COOLANGATTA 21.3 -0.1 0.5 -9.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 28/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 +2.6 7.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 6.6 10.9 322 (13.4) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.5 0.0 3.8 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 46/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.9 -0.1 1.9 -3.9 -- 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 -0.8 -1.1 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 43/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.9 -0.7 8.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 588 (24.5) 41/07
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 10.7 -2.8 4.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 31/10
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 7.2 -4.1 2.3 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 528 (22.0) 39/00
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.5 -1.0 -2.8 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.2 -2.1 9.4 +1.3 5.0 0.0 5.2 8.3 701 (29.2) 41/06
RICHMOND RAAF 19.6 -0.1 0.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 35/11
BELLAMBI AWS 15.3 -2.7 11.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 579 (24.1) 57/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.0 -- 1.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 30/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.4 -1.1 6.1 +2.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 264 (11.0) 24/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -0.9 4.7 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 18/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.6 +2.3 0.0 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 -- 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.3 -0.4 1.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.7 +0.5 0.6 -2.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 46/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.0 -0.4 5.5 -0.4 2.2 0.2 1.2 1.6 350 (14.6) 22/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.8 +0.4 1.9 -1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 246 (10.3) 24/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 +0.2 -0.9 -4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 24/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.0 -0.5 5.1 +0.4 1.0 3.2 1.0 7.7 425 (17.7) 30/00
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

35.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.2 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.8 : 28.8 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+7.7 : 24.9 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 29.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.3 : 25.9 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.9 : 28.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+6.9 : 29.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT

24.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
23.0 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
23.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+6.5 : 12.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+5.9 : 9.8 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+5.9 : 13.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+5.9 : 14.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+5.2 : 12.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA

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

-4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.2 : 11.7 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 13.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.1 : -4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 : 14.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.0 : 14.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

-6.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.1 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-5.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.9 : 0.5 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.8 : 0.7 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.3 : -1.7 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-9.1 : 0.1 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.1 : -3.8 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

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.
39.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
35.0 ERINAIR Lower West WA
29.4 BREMER BAY Lower West WA
26.2 ESPERANCE DOWNS RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
25.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

Reports not yet available

1076 (44.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1073 (44.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1021 (42.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
982 (40.9) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
952 (39.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
947 (39.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
946 (39.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
927 (38.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
875 (36.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
868 (36.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
834 (34.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
800 (33.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
800 (33.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
781 (32.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
777 (32.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
769 (32.0) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
766 (31.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
751 (31.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
744 (31.0) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
732 (30.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
722 (30.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
713 (29.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
704 (29.3) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
701 (29.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
698 (29.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
689 (28.7) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
679 (28.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
662 (27.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
658 (27.4) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
648 (27.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
642 (26.8) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
615 (25.6) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
615 (25.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
614 (25.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
610 (25.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
83/05 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
80/14 FORREST Eucla WA
76/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
74/23 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
72/20 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA

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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 78(260/ 69 ) at 12:12