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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 0923 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 minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018195

MINNIPA DPI

15.3

15.1

23/08/2006

12

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022046

EDITHBURGH

26.5

25.4

20/08/1995

15

1 Y

SA

Kangaroo Is

022803

CAPE WILLOUGHBY

21.7

21.3

28/08/2004

40

1 Y

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE

26.8

26.0

29/08/2005

11

1 Y

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

24.4

24.3

29/08/2005

12

1 Y

SA

Lower Murray

024580

STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE

25.9

25.3

25/08/2004

12

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

27.1

26.7

11/08/2002

12

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

066195

SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A

27.9

27.0

11/08/2002

12

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

26.0

26.0

17/08/1997

11

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070339

TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS

22.5

21.4

27/08/2004

12

1 Y

NSW

Riverina E

074258

DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS

27.3

26.4

26/08/2007

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Riverina W

075175

HAY CSIRO AWS

28.0

28.0

16/08/2001

11

Y Equal to record.

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

27.3

27.0

26/08/2007

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

23.9

22.8

31/08/1999

12

1 Y

VIC

Upper North

081123

BENDIGO AIRPORT

24.2

23.1

26/08/2007

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Central

086038

ESSENDON AIRPORT

24.4

24.3

25/08/1940

38

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086104

SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

24.3

24.2

29/08/1982

41

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086127

WONTHAGGI

24.0

24.0

25/08/1995

39

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

E Central

086361

CERBERUS

25.1

23.8

31/08/1999

15

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086372

DUNNS HILL

20.4

19.2

25/08/1995

14

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

25.5

23.8

25/08/1995

17

1 Y

VIC

W Central

087031

LAVERTON RAAF

26.8

26.4

29/08/1982

64

1 Y

VIC

W Central

087113

AVALON AIRPORT

25.9

25.4

31/08/1999

13

1 Y

VIC

W Central

087163

GEELONG AIRPORT

25.8

24.4

31/08/1999

17

1 Y

VIC

W Central

087166

POINT WILSON

24.0

23.9

31/08/1999

12

1 P

VIC

W Central

087168

SHEOAKS

23.2

22.1

20/08/1995

15

1 Y

VIC

N Central

088164

EILDON FIRE TOWER

19.3

18.7

31/08/2006

12

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090173

HAMILTON AIRPORT

22.6

22.6

20/08/1995

25

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090180

AIREYS INLET

25.4

24.8

31/08/1999

15

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

25.2

23.5

29/08/2005

12

1 Y

TAS

King Island

098017

KING ISLAND AIRPORT

21.4

21.1

31/08/1999

12

1 Y


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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 01:09EST, 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 19.7 -0.3 14.1 +5.2 9.9 3.4 4.4 -- 524 (21.8) 32/02
PERTH AIRPORT 17.3 -1.1 11.4 +3.4 8.7 4.4 2.0 2.3 553 (23.0) 43/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 +0.1 8.9 +1.4 5.9 8.0 5.4 6.0 638 (26.6) 43/12
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.5 12.0 +4.4 -- 6.2 -- -- 692 (28.8) 46/22
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 13.5 -- -- 3.2 -- -- 806 (33.6) 50/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +1.3 18.7 -1.7 18.0 0.0 6.0 11.1 271 (11.3) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.3 +5.7 6.7 +0.7 3.0 0.0 7.2 11.4 316 (13.2) 28/10
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 +10.9 12.2 +6.3 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 469 (19.5) 76/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +10.1 14.3 +6.1 7.6 0.0 12.0 10.4 279 (11.6) 65/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.6 +9.5 8.2 +2.7 3.9 0.0 2.6 10.2 376 (15.7) 59/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.7 +2.4 9.6 -0.7 8.0 0.0 6.2 11.2 211 ( 8.8) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +1.3 18.5 +1.1 16.7 0.0 8.0 8.6 480 (20.0) 50/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 +1.3 18.8 +4.1 15.9 0.0 6.2 10.7 400 (16.7) 52/13
MACKAY M.O 22.8 +0.3 15.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- 9.6 335 (14.0) 39/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.4 +0.6 15.9 +5.3 13.9 0.0 4.4 -- 270 (11.3) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.3 +1.0 13.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 377 (15.7) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 22.9 +0.4 10.7 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 28/12
COOLANGATTA 22.5 +1.2 11.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 +0.3 11.3 +1.7 9.1 0.0 3.2 10.8 291 (12.1) 30/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.5 8.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 30/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.8 +4.9 7.2 +1.4 2.1 0.0 3.6 -- 90 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.2 +2.4 8.4 +0.2 6.0 0.0 3.0 11.0 173 ( 7.2) 22/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +4.7 9.2 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.9 +7.3 7.9 +1.1 3.8 0.0 2.4 11.0 244 (10.2) 35/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.1 +8.1 6.0 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 35 ( 1.5) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.5 +7.5 4.1 +2.0 -0.1 0.0 2.4 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.7 +6.2 2.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.4 +9.1 11.1 +3.0 6.9 0.0 3.4 10.9 282 (11.8) 39/12
RICHMOND RAAF 27.2 +7.4 5.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 31/13
BELLAMBI AWS 26.0 +8.0 14.7 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 48/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.4 +8.4 2.1 +1.1 -1.0 0.0 3.4 10.5 187 ( 7.8) 39/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.5 +8.0 3.8 +0.2 0.4 0.0 2.4 10.4 161 ( 6.7) 17/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +6.9 3.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 +10.4 8.9 +3.7 4.0 0.0 6.8 10.8 317 (13.2) 65/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.0 +8.3 1.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 185 ( 7.7) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.2 +9.9 1.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 44/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.7 +10.7 9.6 +2.9 6.6 0.0 3.2 -- 135 ( 5.6) 26/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.8 +10.8 5.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 48/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.9 +9.5 2.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 55/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.7 +3.0 8.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 35/11
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 +7.2 6.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 2.0 7.7 357 (14.9) 35/22
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 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
35.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.1 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+11.9 : 26.8 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+11.7 : 28.3 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 28.0 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
+11.5 : 27.6 KERANG Lower North VIC
+11.4 : 28.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+9.7 : 15.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.4 : 7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+9.1 : 14.8 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+8.8 : 15.6 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.5 : 17.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.5 : 15.3 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

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

6.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-2.1 : 28.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-1.8 : 14.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-1.4 : 16.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-1.4 : 16.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-1.4 : 17.4 PERTH METRO Lower West WA

-7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.1 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-3.2 : 11.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-3.1 : 5.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-3.1 : 10.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.1 : 12.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers 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.
27.6 QUAMBY BLUFF (WILDLIFE NURSERY) N Coast TAS
27.4 WALTERS FARM Lower West WA
25.0 ROELANDS VILLAGE Lower West WA
20.0 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
19.0 SHANNON Lower West WA

11.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

6.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
6.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1461 (60.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1212 (50.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1171 (48.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1160 (48.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1081 (45.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
999 (41.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
882 (36.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
855 (35.6) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
840 (35.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
806 (33.6) MANDURAH Lower West WA
795 (33.1) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
791 (33.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
780 (32.5) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
775 (32.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
769 (32.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
761 (31.7) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
759 (31.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
692 (28.8) BUNBURY Lower West WA
688 (28.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
682 (28.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
680 (28.3) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
669 (27.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
658 (27.4) SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
657 (27.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
643 (26.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
641 (26.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
640 (26.7) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
638 (26.6) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
631 (26.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
630 (26.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
629 (26.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
629 (26.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
624 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
618 (25.8) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
615 (25.6) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
614 (25.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
609 (25.4) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
607 (25.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
605 (25.2) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
102/23 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
100/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
97/22 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/11 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
94/12 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns 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.
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
12.0mm in 30 min to 08:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(320/ 67 ) at 11:47
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 91(320/ 67 ) at 12:00
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 93(350/ 74 ) at 13:03
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(320/ 72 ) at 23:45
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(340/ 67 ) at 23:00
MT HOTHAM : 96(330/ 67 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(330/ 65 ) at 05:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(260/ 70 ) at 03:30