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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 17:50EST, 17/07/2014.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 17.1 -0.8 8.9 +0.9 6.4 1.6 1.4 5.6 309 (12.9) 30/15
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.6 8.7 +1.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 285 (11.9) 28/00
MANDURAH 16.7 -0.7 11.8 +1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 349 (14.5) 28/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +1.2 20.1 +0.8 19.5 0.0 5.0 9.5 296 (12.3) 31/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.9 -0.8 4.6 +0.6 3.0 0.0 3.0 10.5 264 (11.0) 22/10
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 +2.3 5.3 +0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 429 (17.9) 59/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.6 +1.3 8.4 +0.9 -- 2.8 0.4 -- 235 ( 9.8) 57/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 +1.3 6.4 +1.2 5.2 1.0 1.0 3.7 499 (20.8) 74/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.2 +2.5 11.5 +2.9 9.8 0.0 4.8 10.3 225 ( 9.4) 28/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +1.8 20.1 +3.0 18.6 0.0 5.2 10.5 453 (18.9) 34/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 +0.6 14.7 +1.1 11.1 0.0 4.4 10.0 346 (14.4) 26/16
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 14.6 +1.7 -- 2.0 -- 9.8 316 (13.2) 21/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +3.4 10.2 +0.7 8.0 0.0 3.6 -- 217 ( 9.0) 24/16
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 +1.9 9.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 26/15
COOLANGATTA 21.3 +0.8 9.7 -0.3 -- 5.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -0.4 9.6 +0.6 7.6 0.0 2.4 3.2 210 ( 8.8) 26/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.9 +1.4 9.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 43/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.8 +1.7 11.1 +6.4 -- 4.8 1.0 -- 90 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 +2.5 12.5 +4.9 10.2 0.0 0.6 5.9 253 (10.5) 41/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +3.5 10.3 +3.8 -- 2.6 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 34/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 +1.2 10.5 +4.1 9.7 0.8 0.6 4.7 147 ( 6.1) 55/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.0 -1.4 5.5 +4.0 3.5 24.4 4.4 0.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.8 -0.5 8.4 +5.4 -- 43.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 34/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.4 +2.4 11.2 +4.0 9.2 1.6 1.2 3.9 243 (10.1) 39/13
RICHMOND RAAF 19.3 +1.9 8.9 +5.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 54/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.9 +1.1 13.0 +3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 296 (12.3) 46/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.8 +2.1 9.3 +6.6 8.4 10.0 0.6 6.2 228 ( 9.5) 30/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 +1.1 6.0 +2.9 -- 7.8 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.0 +1.6 4.3 0.0 1.0 1.6 0.4 8.3 286 (11.9) 39/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.1 -0.9 7.3 +4.4 -- 10.2 0.4 -- 324 (13.5) 28/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.0 -1.5 6.2 +3.7 -- 10.8 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 39/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 +1.2 9.7 +3.7 8.4 2.2 1.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 +0.4 5.6 +2.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 647 (27.0) 52/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.9 +0.3 4.8 +2.5 -- 5.2 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 41/23
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 +2.4 4.8 +0.7 6.5 0.0 0.2 3.2 257 (10.7) 41/11
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

34.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.9 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
33.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+5.1 : 26.1 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.1 : 11.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+4.8 : 25.5 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.5 : 27.1 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+4.3 : 24.1 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW

24.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+10.4 : 14.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.6 : 13.8 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+9.0 : 12.6 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+8.9 : 13.1 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.6 : 8.3 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

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

-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.7 : 13.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-4.3 : 18.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-3.6 : 17.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-3.4 : 21.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-3.1 : 18.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA

-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.8 : -1.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-5.6 : 0.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.1 : -0.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.9 : -0.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral 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.
51.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
46.8 WHITFIELD (KING RIVER AT CHESHUNT) Lower NE VIC
45.8 WHITLANDS (BURDER'S LANE) Upper NE VIC
43.0 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
40.4 MYRHEE (HANDCOCKS) Lower NE VIC

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes S
43.0 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

VICTORIA
Lower NE
46.8 WHITFIELD (KING RIVER AT CHESHUNT)
40.4 MYRHEE (HANDCOCKS)
Upper NE
45.8 WHITLANDS (BURDER'S LANE)

ISLANDS
Islands
51.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

0.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1286 (53.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1121 (46.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1086 (45.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1027 (42.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1019 (42.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
983 (41.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
957 (39.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
935 (39.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
933 (38.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
924 (38.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
896 (37.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
846 (35.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
824 (34.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
814 (33.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
807 (33.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
805 (33.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
796 (33.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
742 (30.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
731 (30.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
714 (29.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
709 (29.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
703 (29.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
699 (29.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
677 (28.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
675 (28.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
660 (27.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
652 (27.2) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
647 (27.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
637 (26.5) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
618 (25.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
616 (25.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
605 (25.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
96/19 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
96/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
89/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
87/23 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/12 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
9.2mm in 27 min to 04:27 20.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
13.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.2mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 05:00 90.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 7.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.2mm/h
48.2mm in 21 min to 09:21 137.7mm/h
49.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 49.8mm/h
6.4mm in 17 min to 13:00 22.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 7.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 96(250/ 83 ) at 20:39
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA : 87(270/ 65 ) at 23:16
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) : 78(280/ 65 ) at 21:07
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 96(270/ 74 ) at 22:00