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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 1637 EST on 03/08/2014. 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

TAS

W Coast

097054

ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM)

85.0

66.5

03/08/1969

45

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061250

PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)

-4.0

-4.0

04/08/1996

42

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

-5.0

-2.8

07/08/2005

46

-4.7

20/07/1976

49

1 N

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

-5.0

-5.0

25/08/2002

16

1 N Equal to record.

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

-2.5

-2.4

15/08/2004

19

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023887

KUITPO FOREST RESERVE

1.3

1.7

16/08/2003

15

1 N

NSW

Riverina E

074034

COROWA AIRPORT

-5.0

-5.0

02/08/2012

40

-5.0

02/08/2012

43

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

Mallee N

076031

MILDURA AIRPORT

-2.3

-2.3

01/08/1997

68

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

Mallee N

076064

WALPEUP RESEARCH

-1.2

-1.0

15/08/2004

47

1 N

VIC

Wimmera S

079028

LONGERENONG

-3.7

-3.3

11/08/2006

49

1 N

VIC

Lower NE

082139

HUNTERS HILL

-3.1

-3.1

24/08/1997

19

1 N Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 16:37EST, 03/08/2014.

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 19.6 +1.1 4.1 -3.9 2.2 0.0 2.4 9.0 329 (13.7) 31/12
BUNBURY 18.6 +1.1 4.7 -2.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 26/12
MANDURAH 18.2 +0.3 9.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 31/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +2.0 21.3 +0.9 20.9 0.0 5.8 10.5 311 (13.0) 50/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.2 -5.4 1.2 -4.8 -0.1 0.0 4.8 10.7 341 (14.2) 43/13
WHYALLA AERO 13.9 -4.6 -0.2 -6.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 415 (17.3) 28/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.1 -2.5 2.3 -5.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 28/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -0.9 0.4 -5.1 2.9 2.4 0.8 8.0 412 (17.2) 26/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.5 -4.8 11.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 585 (24.4) 52/00
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +1.6 16.4 -1.0 12.4 0.0 3.8 10.6 182 ( 7.6) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +2.4 15.1 +0.4 12.5 0.0 5.0 10.2 184 ( 7.7) 37/23
MACKAY M.O 21.7 -0.8 15.5 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- 9.4 202 ( 8.4) 37/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +0.1 15.0 +4.3 11.7 0.0 5.0 -- 262 (10.9) 39/02
BUNDABERG AERO 23.7 +0.4 13.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 19.9 -1.5 9.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 44/15
BRISBANE AERO 20.1 -1.7 10.6 +1.0 6.2 0.0 7.6 10.1 473 (19.7) 44/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.1 -3.4 3.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 37/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 13.5 -4.5 2.2 -3.6 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 168 ( 7.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.4 -2.4 6.4 -1.9 1.4 0.0 5.8 -- 487 (20.3) 43/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -3.3 1.4 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 43/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.4 -3.2 6.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 655 (27.3) 46/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.8 -4.2 -1.9 -4.0 -4.2 2.6 1.8 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.0 -4.5 -1.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 31/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.8 -4.5 7.2 -0.9 3.8 0.0 6.4 10.0 713 (29.7) 52/13
RICHMOND RAAF 16.1 -3.6 -0.4 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 35/11
BELLAMBI AWS 14.6 -3.4 8.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 672 (28.0) 54/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.0 -3.5 1.5 -2.0 -0.4 1.6 3.2 9.6 416 (17.3) 34/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.5 -3.5 -1.1 -4.8 -- 2.2 -- -- 364 (15.2) 24/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.5 -3.8 -2.3 -7.6 -6.0 1.2 5.2 8.2 351 (14.6) 21/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.3 -3.4 -0.7 -4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 444 (18.5) 46/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.4 -2.8 -0.2 -2.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 352 (14.7) 30/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 -1.4 4.7 -2.0 -- 14.4 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.2 -2.2 -3.5 -7.2 -- 9.6 -- -- 325 (13.5) 22/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -0.8 -1.3 -5.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 22/12
HOBART AIRPORT 10.4 -3.1 2.6 -2.1 -1.0 8.8 0.2 5.8 466 (19.4) 39/02
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

36.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+3.2 : 30.7 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
+3.1 : 29.4 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+3.0 : 32.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+2.9 : 32.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+2.8 : 32.5 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT

25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.2 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+8.1 : 21.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+6.9 : 19.8 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
+6.3 : 23.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
+6.0 : 14.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+5.9 : 20.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

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

-5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.0 : 18.9 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.9 : 16.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-6.8 : 1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-6.6 : 16.9 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
-6.5 : 16.4 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-6.5 : 10.0 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.5 : 18.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

-8.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-7.6 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.3 : -5.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-9.0 : -5.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-8.7 : -5.0 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-8.4 : -2.9 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-8.2 : -2.7 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural 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.
85.0 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
29.6 PREMAYDENA HATCHERY Southeast TAS
26.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
25.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
23.8 PORT ARTHUR (STEWARTS BAY) Southeast TAS

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
26.6 MOUNT BAW BAW

TASMANIA
Southeast
29.6 PREMAYDENA HATCHERY
23.8 PORT ARTHUR (STEWARTS BAY)
W Coast
85.0 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM)
25.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.3 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

.....

5.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
4.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.5 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1327 (55.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1267 (52.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1087 (45.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1046 (43.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1016 (42.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
958 (39.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
934 (38.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
933 (38.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
907 (37.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
895 (37.3) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
884 (36.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
858 (35.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
844 (35.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
818 (34.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
771 (32.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
770 (32.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
759 (31.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
746 (31.1) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
741 (30.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
738 (30.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
734 (30.6) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
733 (30.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
732 (30.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
730 (30.4) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
727 (30.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
715 (29.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
713 (29.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
713 (29.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
704 (29.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
687 (28.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
686 (28.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
681 (28.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
679 (28.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
672 (28.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
668 (27.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
659 (27.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
655 (27.3) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
652 (27.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
651 (27.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
645 (26.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
633 (26.4) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
626 (26.1) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
624 (26.0) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
623 (26.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
615 (25.6) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
612 (25.5) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
608 (25.3) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
607 (25.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
601 (25.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
600 (25.0) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
93/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
87/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/03 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
83/02 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast 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
W Coast
WARRA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 02:23 84.0mm/h
6.4mm in 9 min to 02:48 42.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 91(250/ 69 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(220/ 65 ) at 02:23
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(220/ 72 ) at 00:30
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 100(195/ 35 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(280/ 65 ) at 06:08
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 78(220/ 63 ) at 07:00