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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 2201 EST on 04/08/2014. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

-3.1

-2.2

10/08/2003

15

-2.9

05/09/2007

16

1 N

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

-6.0

-4.0

16/08/2004

15

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

-1.6

-0.6

02/08/2012

16

-1.0

03/07/2012

17

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018120

WHYALLA AERO

-2.0

-1.7

03/08/1999

31

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018201

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

-4.5

-3.2

01/08/2014

13

-4.1

01/07/2002

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

-5.1

-5.1

25/08/2002

15

1 N Equal to record.

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

-6.0

-5.0

02/08/2014

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

-2.5

-2.5

02/08/2014

19

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023894

HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS

2.5

2.8

14/08/2007

11

1 N

SA

Upper Murray

024048

RENMARK AERO

-5.2

-4.9

02/08/1997

19

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

-3.7

-3.2

12/08/2008

17

1 N

NSW

Far Northwest

046012

WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS

-4.2

-2.3

02/08/2012

14

-3.0

12/07/2011

15

1 N

NSW

Lower Darling

047016

LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE

-2.5

-1.4

16/08/1967

49

1 N

NSW

Lower Darling

047019

MENINDEE POST OFFICE

-2.0

-2.0

12/08/1995

50

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Lower Darling

047029

POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY

-2.2

-2.0

16/08/2004

12

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

-4.7

-4.1

14/08/2008

19

1 N

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

-2.5

-0.4

27/08/2012

14

-2.2

15/07/2011

15

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068239

MOSS VALE AWS

-5.4

-5.0

24/08/2001

13

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069139

BEGA AWS

-4.1

-3.6

08/08/2006

19

1 N

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070328

BOMBALA AWS

-6.4

-6.1

24/08/2001

21

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes N

073014

GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD)

-3.4

-3.3

09/08/1994

47

1 N

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

-4.7

-4.6

06/08/1974

18

1 N

NSW

Riverina W

075031

HAY (MILLER STREET)

-3.8

-2.5

02/08/1997

57

-3.6

07/07/2012

58

1 N

NSW

Riverina W

075032

HILLSTON AIRPORT

-4.6

-3.3

07/08/1963

56

-4.4

11/07/1958

57

1 N

NSW

Riverina W

075041

GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS

-3.3

-3.0

17/08/2000

40

1 N

VIC

Mallee N

076031

MILDURA AIRPORT

-2.3

-2.3

02/08/2014

68

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Mallee N

076047

OUYEN (POST OFFICE)

-1.8

-1.7

18/08/1969

57

1 N

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

-3.7

-3.0

03/08/1997

17

1 N

VIC

Wimmera N

078077

WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM

-3.0

-2.2

04/08/1997

42

1 N

VIC

Upper North

081049

TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG

-3.7

-3.5

05/08/1982

49

1 N

VIC

Upper NE

083055

DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT)

-9.0

-8.0

24/08/2002

13

-8.7

22/06/2007

15

1 P

VIC

W Gippsland

085291

MOUNT BAW BAW

-8.5

-6.6

23/08/2008

16

-7.0

17/06/1998

18

1 N

VIC

N Central

088043

MARYBOROUGH

-2.8

-2.8

08/08/2009

49

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

N Central

088051

REDESDALE

-3.5

-3.5

07/08/2006

19

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

N Central

088164

EILDON FIRE TOWER

-1.4

-1.3

24/08/1997

18

-1.3

24/08/1997

19

1 N


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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 22:00EST, 04/08/2014.

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 20.0 +1.5 4.0 -4.0 1.3 0.0 2.2 -- 221 ( 9.2) --
BUNBURY 19.0 +1.5 2.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) --
MANDURAH 20.0 +2.1 7.3 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.6 21.1 +0.7 20.2 0.0 7.4 -- 446 (18.6) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.0 -6.6 0.1 -5.9 -1.1 0.0 4.2 -- 296 (12.3) --
WHYALLA AERO 15.0 -3.5 -2.0 -7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.0 -1.6 3.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.0 -1.1 1.0 -4.5 -1.3 0.0 1.6 -- 268 (11.2) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.0 -3.3 12.2 +2.0 10.3 0.0 23.4 -- 395 (16.5) --
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -0.6 21.0 +3.6 19.3 0.0 6.6 -- 358 (14.9) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.0 0.0 19.1 +4.4 17.2 0.0 6.8 -- 384 (16.0) --
MACKAY M.O 21.0 -1.5 13.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 +0.2 11.9 +1.2 7.4 0.0 7.2 -- 303 (12.6) --
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +0.7 9.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) --
COOLANGATTA 18.0 -3.4 11.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) --
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 -0.8 8.5 -1.1 6.5 0.0 7.0 -- 397 (16.5) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.0 -2.5 4.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 4.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 142 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -2.8 10.9 +2.6 6.6 0.0 4.6 -- 535 (22.3) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -4.2 8.1 +1.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 379 (15.8) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.0 -3.6 6.0 -0.8 -- 1.8 16.0 -- 456 (19.0) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -2.0 -4.1 -4.5 0.2 0.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -1.5 -0.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.0 -3.3 4.9 -3.2 2.6 0.0 3.8 -- 571 (23.8) --
RICHMOND RAAF 17.0 -2.7 -1.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) --
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -3.0 8.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.0 -0.5 -1.6 -5.1 -4.1 0.0 1.0 -- 208 ( 8.7) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.0 -2.0 -1.7 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.0 -2.3 -2.3 -7.6 -6.1 0.0 0.4 -- 185 ( 7.7) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.0 -2.7 -3.7 -7.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.0 -2.2 -4.0 -6.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 0.0 1.4 -5.3 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 -1.4 -4.6 -8.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -0.8 -1.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) --
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 +0.5 1.7 -3.0 -- 0.6 1.0 -- 327 (13.6) --
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

34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+5.0 : 28.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.6 : 27.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+3.7 : 23.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+3.6 : 26.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+3.0 : 34.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+3.0 : 27.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+6.6 : 22.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
+6.6 : 20.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
+6.1 : 21.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
+6.0 : 20.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+5.8 : 20.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

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

-3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.6 : 14.0 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-7.9 : 15.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-7.3 : 15.0 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-7.0 : 18.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-6.9 : 19.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

-13.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-11.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-10.0 : -4.5 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-10.0 : -6.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-9.7 : -11.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.7 : -5.2 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-9.5 : -4.6 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

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.
88.4 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT) Derwent Valley TAS
21.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
17.8 WARRA W Coast TAS
16.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
16.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (STEELS POINT) Islands ISL

TASMANIA
Southeast
21.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)
Derwent Valley
88.4 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT)
W Coast
17.8 WARRA

ISLANDS
Islands
16.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)
16.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (STEELS POINT)

Reports not yet available

1150 (47.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1053 (43.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
887 (37.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
853 (35.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
844 (35.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
841 (35.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
805 (33.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
796 (33.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
763 (31.8) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
763 (31.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
762 (31.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
747 (31.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
739 (30.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
724 (30.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
718 (29.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
703 (29.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
702 (29.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
698 (29.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
690 (28.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
667 (27.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
662 (27.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
641 (26.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
624 (26.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
618 (25.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
609 (25.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
603 (25.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
603 (25.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
600 (25.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
Reports not yet available

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
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
14.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(330/ 76 ) at 23:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(270/ 69 ) at 23:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(280/ 61 ) at 23:30