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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 0928 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 maximum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005026

WITTENOOM

34.5

34.4

26/08/1977

55

1 Y

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

34.1

33.0

21/08/2006

11

1 Y

WA

E Gascoyne

007185

PARABURDOO AERO

34.9

33.7

30/08/2006

12

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

31.8

31.3

31/08/2006

14

1 Y

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

32.3

31.8

27/08/1994

14

1 Y

WA

Interior

013015

CARNEGIE

33.2

33.0

21/08/2006

19

1 Y

NSW

C Tablelands S

063303

ORANGE AIRPORT AWS

19.1

18.4

27/08/2004

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 01:10EST, 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 22.6 +2.6 10.0 +1.1 9.2 0.0 3.4 -- 309 (12.9) 58/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.5 +3.1 13.2 +5.2 11.9 2.0 1.6 3.9 415 (17.3) 78/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.8 -0.3 13.1 +5.6 11.1 1.8 5.2 0.9 566 (23.6) 50/17
BUNBURY 15.0 -2.3 13.3 +5.7 -- 13.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 57/05
MANDURAH 18.2 -- 15.4 -- -- 3.6 -- -- 705 (29.4) 74/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.7 21.7 +1.3 19.3 0.0 6.6 11.1 348 (14.5) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.9 +6.3 7.8 +1.8 4.4 0.0 7.6 11.4 230 ( 9.6) 44/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 +5.0 4.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 196 ( 8.2) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.5 +4.8 6.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 2.2 10.6 117 ( 4.9) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +3.4 7.3 +1.8 4.4 0.0 1.8 8.9 383 (16.0) 30/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.4 +1.1 14.8 +4.5 10.7 0.0 6.8 11.1 309 (12.9) 46/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.4 -0.2 18.8 +1.4 16.6 2.2 5.4 3.2 491 (20.5) 55/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 +1.3 16.1 +1.4 13.4 0.0 9.0 7.2 475 (19.8) 54/12
MACKAY M.O 23.1 +0.6 19.6 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- 5.4 479 (20.0) 43/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 +0.4 14.7 +4.1 13.1 0.0 3.4 -- 297 (12.4) 32/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 +1.3 14.3 +3.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 317 (13.2) 28/09
NAMBOUR DPI 24.1 +1.6 7.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 30 ( 1.3) 21/15
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +1.9 7.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 28/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 +1.4 9.9 +0.3 6.7 0.0 2.8 10.8 239 (10.0) 24/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.1 +2.4 7.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 30/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.7 +4.8 9.2 +3.4 4.8 0.0 3.4 -- 130 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +4.8 8.9 +0.7 6.9 0.0 2.0 10.6 176 ( 7.3) 21/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.2 +6.0 9.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +2.6 6.9 +0.1 3.6 0.0 5.2 10.8 337 (14.0) 32/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.2 +2.2 8.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 24/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 +7.0 8.5 +6.4 2.0 0.0 3.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +7.3 5.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.7 +2.4 14.3 +6.2 8.3 0.0 6.2 8.5 457 (19.0) --
RICHMOND RAAF 22.8 +3.0 6.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 21/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 +0.9 13.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 41/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.9 +7.9 3.9 +2.9 -0.2 0.0 6.0 10.6 366 (15.3) 34/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 +6.2 4.1 +0.5 1.1 0.0 3.2 10.5 151 ( 6.3) 21/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.0 +5.0 4.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.5 +4.3 4.7 -0.5 1.1 0.0 4.0 10.5 259 (10.8) 18/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.0 +4.3 1.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 3.7 -- 246 (10.3) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 +3.8 1.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 21/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 +4.2 10.7 +4.0 6.7 0.0 2.8 -- 135 ( 5.6) 43/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.6 +1.6 4.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 35/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 +4.0 1.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 21/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.6 +1.9 5.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 41/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.8 +5.3 10.7 +6.0 13.3 0.0 4.0 8.6 526 (21.9) 52/13
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

37.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+12.9 : 32.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.1 : 31.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.6 : 32.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+11.4 : 31.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.3 : 29.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+11.3 : 31.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 18.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+9.6 : 14.5 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+8.6 : 11.8 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.5 : 10.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+8.3 : 12.1 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-3.2 : 13.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-2.9 : 13.6 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-2.9 : 21.8 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.8 : 13.4 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-2.7 : 14.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

-2.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-1.3 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-1.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC

-6.9 : -0.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.4 : -1.4 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-4.4 : 3.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 1.4 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-4.3 : -0.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-4.3 : 3.1 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
33.0 PERIVALE ORCHARD Lower West WA
32.8 PAYNEDALE Lower West WA
27.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
24.0 BALINGUP Lower West WA
24.0 HAPPY VALLEY Lower West WA

11.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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3.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
1.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1665 (69.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1456 (60.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1245 (51.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1051 (43.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1049 (43.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
951 (39.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
934 (38.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
930 (38.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
920 (38.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
913 (38.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
887 (37.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
879 (36.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
839 (35.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
837 (34.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
811 (33.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
803 (33.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
800 (33.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
792 (33.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
770 (32.1) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
768 (32.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
751 (31.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
705 (29.4) MANDURAH Lower West WA
690 (28.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
683 (28.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
675 (28.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
669 (27.9) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
650 (27.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
632 (26.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
626 (26.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
618 (25.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
618 (25.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
607 (25.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
606 (25.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
107/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/15 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/21 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA

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
DWELLINGUP
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
COLLIE EAST
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
KATANNING
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 95(220/ 54 ) at 21:31
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 74(220/ 65 ) at 22:45
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(250/ 63 ) at 14:00
MANDURAH : 72(310/ 65 ) at 11:44
Goldfields
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 82(290/ 65 ) at 18:47
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(330/ 83 ) at 13:10
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(270/ 72 ) at 15:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(290/ 46 ) at 15:31
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 87(290/ 70 ) at 12:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(300/ 70 ) at 14:00