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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 2102 EST on 27/02/2014. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 21:02EST, 27/02/2014.

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 COMPARISON 36.0 +3.4 18.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 581 (24.2) 52/14
PERTH AIRPORT 30.5 -1.4 15.9 -1.6 14.0 0.0 10.8 12.2 564 (23.5) 55/00
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
BUNBURY 29.2 -0.8 13.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 43/08
MANDURAH 32.0 +2.2 16.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 39/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +0.2 26.2 +1.5 25.3 0.6 8.0 7.1 508 (21.2) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.0 -10.1 18.7 -2.0 18.7 2.4 2.2 1.1 336 (14.0) 37/16
WHYALLA AERO 24.2 -5.4 17.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 526 (21.9) 52/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 -5.6 15.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 5.4 7.6 222 ( 9.3) 41/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.5 -4.7 10.9 -0.8 8.7 1.2 3.6 8.6 371 (15.5) 44/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.3 -4.0 22.5 -0.8 22.6 24.0 5.4 3.8 271 (11.3) 31/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 +0.2 22.5 -1.3 20.8 1.0 5.8 10.3 419 (17.5) 37/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 -1.0 22.7 -1.4 20.1 0.0 4.8 12.0 379 (15.8) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 29.8 +0.2 24.8 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- 6.3 408 (17.0) 31/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 -0.3 21.5 -0.6 20.4 0.0 9.2 -- 354 (14.8) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +0.6 19.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 27.5 -0.8 18.4 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 247 (10.3) 28/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 -0.5 18.1 -3.0 16.8 0.2 8.4 10.7 321 (13.4) 31/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.7 +0.6 15.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 566 (23.6) 43/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.2 +0.2 19.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 52 ( 2.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.8 +2.0 18.6 -0.9 16.2 0.0 5.0 10.1 301 (12.5) 52/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +2.1 17.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 37/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.6 +7.0 16.5 -1.6 14.3 0.0 7.4 -- 370 (15.4) 39/21
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.5 -0.1 16.5 +3.3 7.4 0.4 6.6 4.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.4 +0.7 18.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 57/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 34.9 +8.5 20.6 +1.6 18.1 0.0 9.8 6.2 621 (25.9) 54/15
RICHMOND RAAF 34.6 +5.7 16.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 70/18
BELLAMBI AWS 25.9 +1.1 20.1 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 494 (20.6) 37/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.2 -0.6 20.1 +3.7 18.6 0.2 9.4 5.1 342 (14.3) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.4 +0.3 17.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 41/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.5 -3.1 15.3 -1.2 10.5 0.0 11.6 12.1 373 (15.5) 39/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.0 -3.5 15.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 358 (14.9) 41/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.0 -2.3 11.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 41/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 -3.2 15.1 +0.5 11.8 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.3 -3.7 11.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 44/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.8 -1.7 11.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 37/18
HOBART AIRPORT 20.9 -1.4 12.2 +0.2 8.2 0.0 4.0 8.7 391 (16.3) 57/17
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

42.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
40.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+8.5 : 34.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+7.1 : 33.5 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+7.0 : 34.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+6.7 : 32.4 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+6.2 : 35.3 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.2 : 33.5 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS Sydney--east NSW

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.4 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+5.6 : 17.6 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+5.4 : 25.2 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+5.4 : 15.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.9 : 13.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
+4.6 : 19.3 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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

7.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-13.8 : 23.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-12.4 : 23.8 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-11.7 : 22.6 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-11.3 : 25.3 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-10.9 : 24.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-7.6 : 8.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 19.8 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-6.1 : 16.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-6.1 : 10.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 10.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
120.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
81.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
77.6 WATERLOO N Rivers NT
63.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
63.0 KAMILAROI STATION Gulf Country QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
63.4 WYNDHAM AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
77.6 WATERLOO
53.0 LARRIMAH
N Plateau
120.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
63.0 KAMILAROI STATION
Northwest
81.0 URANDANGI AERODROME

12.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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3.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
3.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
1.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

996 (41.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
995 (41.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
933 (38.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
912 (38.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
910 (37.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
885 (36.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
871 (36.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
821 (34.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
811 (33.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
801 (33.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
793 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
765 (31.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
759 (31.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
743 (31.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
738 (30.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
737 (30.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
727 (30.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
723 (30.1) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
709 (29.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
701 (29.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
683 (28.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
661 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
661 (27.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
660 (27.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
652 (27.2) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
651 (27.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
644 (26.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
642 (26.8) DALWALLINU Central West WA
640 (26.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
633 (26.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
629 (26.2) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
628 (26.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
621 (25.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
618 (25.8) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
616 (25.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
615 (25.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
613 (25.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
609 (25.4) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
603 (25.1) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
602 (25.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
113/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/21 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
10.2mm in 7 min to 19:56 87.4mm/h
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
6.0mm in 8 min to 16:08 45.0mm/h
10.6mm in 17 min to 16:30 37.4mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 24.6mm/h
6.0mm in 11 min to 16:41 32.7mm/h
7.8mm in 7 min to 16:48 66.9mm/h
9.4mm in 12 min to 17:00 47.0mm/h
43.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 43.2mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 24.0mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NGUKURR AWS
25.4mm in 30 min to 15:30 50.8mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 25.4mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 25.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.7mm/h
NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS
7.0mm in 10 min to 12:00 42.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 13.8mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
38.8mm in 30 min to 12:00 77.6mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 39.0mm/h
20.0mm in 30 min to 12:30 40.0mm/h
58.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 58.8mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 13.7mm/h
20.4mm in 30 min to 13:00 40.8mm/h
40.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 40.4mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 22.8mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 14.3mm/h
84.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 14.0mm/h
N Plateau
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.0mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 06:00 25.6mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 20.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 15.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
14.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 28.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.4mm/h
26.8mm in 30 min to 14:30 53.6mm/h
40.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 40.8mm/h
34.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 34.2mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 17.3mm/h
CLONCURRY AIRPORT
15.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 30.4mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
LAKE JULIUS AWS
9.4mm in 7 min to 15:30 80.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.8mm/h
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
19.4mm in 30 min to 03:00 38.8mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 21.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 22.0mm/h
URANDANGI AERODROME
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 17.0mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT
4.0mm in 3 min to 20:11 80.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
Hunter Valley
COORANBONG (LAKE MACQUARIE AWS)
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.6mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK AWS (ARCHERY CENTRE)
4.2mm in 11 min to 20:30 22.9mm/h
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
6.4mm in 15 min to 19:30 25.6mm/h
Illawarra
CAMPBELLTOWN (MOUNT ANNAN)
12.6mm in 22 min to 16:00 34.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.0mm/h
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
11.8mm in 19 min to 16:57 37.3mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 21.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
7.0mm in 7 min to 16:42 60.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BUSSELTON JETTY : 180( 90/ 33 ) at 09:20
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(240/ 65 ) at 16:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(330/ 85 ) at 18:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(270/ 72 ) at 20:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(250/ 54 ) at 20:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 70(290/ 63 ) at 15:28
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(310/ 72 ) at 18:11