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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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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 26/08/2018. 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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040914

MT TARAMPA

59.4

44.0

20/08/2007

18

1 N C

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

98

76.0

22/08/2012

15

N C

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

21.1

20.9

03/08/2018

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 14:03EST, 26/08/2018.

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 20.8 +2.3 4.7 -3.3 3.5 0.0 2.2 10.4 219 ( 9.1) 26/18
BUNBURY 18.1 +0.6 4.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 21/16
MANDURAH 18.1 +0.2 8.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 18.4 -2.0 16.2 0.0 4.8 11.0 260 (10.8) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.9 -1.7 3.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 30/13
WHYALLA AERO 19.1 +0.6 3.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 31/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 +3.0 7.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +2.2 2.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 26/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.6 +1.3 13.8 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +1.8 19.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 31/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 +1.3 17.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 24.5 +2.0 14.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 24/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.6 +0.8 13.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 37/17
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +0.7 11.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 48/00
COOLANGATTA 21.9 +0.5 11.3 +0.9 -- 32.2 -- -- 308 (12.8) 31/02
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 +0.1 12.5 +2.9 9.4 0.0 4.4 5.1 274 (11.4) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.3 +0.8 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 46/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.1 +0.1 10.8 +5.0 -- 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 -0.8 9.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 35/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 +4.4 10.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 35/08
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 11.9 -1.6 3.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 34/02
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 11.5 +0.2 3.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 35/12
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +0.7 10.2 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 46/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 +1.7 10.7 +2.6 7.8 0.2 3.0 2.2 319 (13.3) 46/11
RICHMOND RAAF 16.5 -3.2 5.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 26/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 -0.6 11.1 +0.6 -- 7.6 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 37/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.1 -- 4.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 43/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.7 +4.2 2.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 30/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.8 +2.8 1.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 17/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +3.3 2.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 11.0 306 (12.8) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.1 +2.4 -0.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.6 +3.4 -0.1 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 17/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.0 +2.6 2.1 -3.8 -1.6 0.0 3.0 10.5 293 (12.2) 26/05
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 +3.6 -1.1 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 22/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.2 +1.4 6.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.6 +4.1 5.9 +1.2 1.5 0.0 1.8 10.3 325 (13.5) 37/11
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

37.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
36.0 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
35.9 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
35.6 BATCHELOR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.1 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
35.1 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT

+6.5 : 13.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+6.1 : 23.4 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+5.8 : 21.9 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+5.3 : 15.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.2 : 18.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

24.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+10.5 : 17.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.1 : 14.0 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+9.1 : 14.4 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+9.0 : 9.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.7 : 13.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

-0.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.9 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.3 : 14.8 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.2 : 11.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.1 : 10.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
-5.8 : 15.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-5.3 : 15.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.6 : 0.6 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-6.3 : 0.4 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-6.3 : 9.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-6.1 : 0.5 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.0 : 7.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

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.
72.2 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
59.4 MT TARAMPA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
56.2 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
54.0 NANA GLEN (COWLING CLOSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
49.8 SURREY TM Darling Downs W QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
59.4 MT TARAMPA
Darling Downs W
49.8 SURREY TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
72.2 YAMBA PILOT STATION
MidNorth Coast N
56.2 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT
54.0 NANA GLEN (COWLING CLOSE)

Reports not yet available

997 (41.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
996 (41.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
725 (30.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
674 (28.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
662 (27.6) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
660 (27.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
658 (27.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
657 (27.4) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
634 (26.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
633 (26.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
98/06 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
80/01 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
80/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/09 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
65/14 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
16.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 33.6mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 22.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
8.4mm in 16 min to 02:00 31.5mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.0mm/h
6.8mm in 12 min to 02:12 34.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 21.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 18.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
14.4mm in 30 min to 00:00 28.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 21.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 03:30 21.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 16.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 14.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD AWS
13.4mm in 30 min to 14:30 26.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
15.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT : 98( 80/ 61 ) at 06:26
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO : 78( 30/ 67 ) at 00:14
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(***/ 65 ) at 13:30