Friday 03 AUG 2007
 

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Monthly summaries:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
BoM Drought Summaries
BoM routine monthly and other summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

 

2007

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28        

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

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

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0821 EST on 21/08/2008. 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

NT

Alice Springs

015637

ERLDUNDA ROADHOUSE

6.5

6.4

29/08/1992

14

1 y

Highest maximum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

2.4

1.4

03/08/2006

19

1 N


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6am EST Available about 4am EST Available about 2pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about noon EST Available about 10am EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6pm EST Available about 4pm EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about midnight EST Available about 10pm EST Available about 2am EST next day

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 01:02EST, 15/05/2012.

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 18.4 -1.6 8.0 -0.9 4.1 0.0 2.6 -- 312 (13.0) 34/09
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 +0.5 6.1 -1.9 5.5 0.0 2.2 8.2 237 ( 9.9) 30/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 +0.2 8.5 +1.0 5.6 1.0 1.0 5.0 271 (11.3) 32/10
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.5 6.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 18/13
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 10.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 18/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.8 -2.5 19.4 -1.0 18.5 0.0 4.4 9.6 269 (11.2) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 14.9 -7.7 10.6 +4.6 10.6 3.0 7.4 0.4 472 (19.7) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 14.9 -3.6 2.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 206 ( 8.6) 31/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.2 -2.5 6.3 -1.9 3.8 3.0 1.2 7.7 221 ( 9.2) 37/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.7 -2.4 4.1 -1.4 1.4 3.8 1.6 7.5 463 (19.3) 55/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.5 -0.8 9.6 -0.7 7.6 0.0 5.0 9.7 200 ( 8.3) 41/17
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 18.8 +1.4 15.8 0.0 5.6 6.8 418 (17.4) 30/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +0.2 16.8 +2.1 13.3 0.0 6.0 6.6 286 (11.9) 32/15
MACKAY M.O 24.3 +1.8 15.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- 4.2 266 (11.1) 22/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 +2.2 10.2 -0.4 9.4 0.0 3.0 -- 163 ( 6.8) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.9 +3.6 11.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 266 (11.1) 46/11
NAMBOUR DPI 26.6 +4.1 12.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 103 ( 4.3) 31/11
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +4.8 10.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +5.5 8.0 -1.6 4.6 0.0 3.0 10.0 380 (15.8) 43/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.3 +4.6 11.6 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 54/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.8 +0.9 11.2 +5.4 6.5 0.0 3.6 -- 205 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +7.9 10.6 +2.4 6.9 0.0 2.0 8.6 293 (12.2) 54/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +1.6 7.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.5 -1.1 11.9 +5.1 8.7 0.0 6.6 0.5 490 (20.4) 46/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 13.9 -5.1 11.4 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 21/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.7 -0.3 5.1 +3.0 3.8 4.8 1.2 1.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.3 -6.2 8.7 +5.3 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.3 -3.0 13.6 +5.5 10.2 1.4 3.2 0.1 336 (14.0) 39/15
RICHMOND RAAF 14.4 -5.4 13.4 +9.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 34/06
BELLAMBI AWS 14.9 -3.1 14.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 59/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.1 -2.9 6.7 +5.7 5.4 0.6 3.4 2.3 434 (18.1) 48/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.7 -1.8 7.4 +3.8 6.6 0.6 1.6 4.0 117 ( 4.9) 48/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.2 -2.8 5.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 39/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -2.0 4.9 -0.3 2.8 0.0 2.8 9.2 305 (12.7) 46/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.3 -2.4 5.3 +1.4 -- 1.8 1.4 -- 368 (15.3) 41/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.4 -2.9 0.9 -1.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 321 (13.4) 41/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 -1.4 7.9 +1.2 3.5 0.0 1.6 -- 197 ( 8.2) 32/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 11.3 -3.7 4.7 -1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 595 (24.8) 59/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.9 -2.5 1.5 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 439 (18.3) 57/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.5 -2.2 4.7 +1.1 -- 18.9 -- -- 288 (12.0) 41/13
HOBART AIRPORT 11.6 -1.9 6.5 +1.8 4.8 0.4 1.4 6.5 511 (21.3) 50/09
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

33.9 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
33.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 28.6 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+7.9 : 29.1 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+7.9 : 27.7 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+7.2 : 28.8 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+7.0 : 23.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.1 : 13.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.0 : 13.4 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+8.7 : 13.6 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
+8.2 : 13.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.1 : 9.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW

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

-3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.2 : 17.1 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-8.0 : 13.5 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-8.0 : 8.5 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-7.9 : 16.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.8 : 17.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.1 : -0.4 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-5.9 : -0.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.6 : 1.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 1.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-5.3 : 4.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.3 : 1.5 WILUNA Interior 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.
46.0 PIPERS RIVER (YARROW BANKS) N Coast TAS
43.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
37.6 RENISON BELL W Coast TAS
37.4 SPRINGFIELD N Coast TAS
37.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

.....

0.3 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1388 (57.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1352 (56.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1217 (50.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1183 (49.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1068 (44.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
994 (41.4) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
982 (40.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
976 (40.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
933 (38.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
915 (38.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
886 (36.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
871 (36.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
846 (35.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
839 (35.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
827 (34.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
816 (34.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
793 (33.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
785 (32.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
743 (31.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
735 (30.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
733 (30.5) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
727 (30.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
724 (30.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
710 (29.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
710 (29.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
696 (29.0) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
667 (27.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
663 (27.6) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
649 (27.0) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
632 (26.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
626 (26.1) CAPE BORDA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
624 (26.0) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
607 (25.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
604 (25.2) DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
602 (25.1) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
104/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
100/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
81/02 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
81/11 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/23 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
81/01 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

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

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(230/ 96 ) at 22:22
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 74(268/ 65 ) at 15:40
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(230/ 76 ) at 18:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(330/ 82 ) at 00:32
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(260/ 91 ) at 16:05