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National Daily Weather Summary


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 16:48EST, 06/08/2014.

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 21.4 +2.9 6.2 -1.8 3.2 0.0 2.8 9.7 394 (16.4) 37/06
BUNBURY 20.3 +2.8 2.3 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 17/12
MANDURAH 21.3 +3.4 9.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 22/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +1.2 20.8 +0.4 19.4 0.0 7.8 11.2 442 (18.4) 54/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.6 -7.0 -1.7 -7.7 -3.5 0.0 4.4 10.8 274 (11.4) 50/11
WHYALLA AERO 15.0 -3.5 -1.9 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 22/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -2.0 0.9 -7.3 -- 0.0 4.4 10.1 104 ( 4.3) 24/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 +0.5 2.6 -2.9 0.0 0.0 1.4 7.2 401 (16.7) 37/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.2 -5.1 1.9 -8.3 -0.9 0.0 8.0 10.9 427 (17.8) 41/21
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -1.0 19.6 +2.2 19.0 1.4 3.0 2.3 408 (17.0) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.1 +0.1 19.2 +4.5 16.2 0.0 7.8 9.3 536 (22.3) 50/12
MACKAY M.O 22.5 0.0 16.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 8.6 482 (20.1) 35/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.8 -1.0 13.7 +3.0 9.6 0.0 5.6 -- 367 (15.3) 44/14
BUNDABERG AERO 23.5 +0.2 13.3 +2.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 361 (15.0) 57/13
COOLANGATTA 20.5 -0.9 12.9 +2.5 -- 2.2 -- -- 332 (13.8) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 20.6 -1.2 11.3 +1.7 10.5 1.0 4.0 3.2 365 (15.2) 37/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.9 -2.6 8.7 +1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 530 (22.1) 54/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.6 +0.6 7.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 190 ( 7.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 -0.9 15.5 +7.2 9.8 0.0 0.8 -- 462 (19.3) 34/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -1.1 9.2 +2.5 -- 3.4 -- -- 256 (10.7) 22/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 0.0 3.7 -3.1 1.1 0.0 2.0 9.8 200 ( 8.3) 30/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.0 +1.0 0.0 -2.1 -8.5 0.0 3.2 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.8 +0.3 4.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 31/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.8 +0.5 6.2 -1.9 3.6 0.0 2.6 10.1 308 (12.8) 31/14
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 +0.1 1.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 16.6 -1.4 8.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.6 +0.1 -1.5 -5.0 -3.6 0.0 2.2 9.7 241 (10.0) 17/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -1.0 -1.8 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 13/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.0 -2.3 -2.3 -7.6 -6.0 0.0 1.8 9.2 190 ( 7.9) 21/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.9 -1.8 -2.5 -6.4 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 65 ( 2.7) 15/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.0 -2.2 -3.9 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 28 ( 1.2) 21/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 +0.3 1.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.7 -0.7 -4.5 -8.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 24/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.8 +1.0 -0.4 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 41/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +3.1 6.5 +1.8 6.4 0.0 2.8 1.8 507 (21.1) 52/00
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

34.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.6 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
33.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+6.7 : 29.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.8 : 28.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.6 : 28.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+4.7 : 20.2 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+4.6 : 19.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+8.4 : 21.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+8.1 : 23.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+7.6 : 20.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+7.2 : 15.5 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+7.1 : 23.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

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

-0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.9 : 14.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-8.4 : 16.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-8.4 : 22.9 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-8.3 : 21.3 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-8.1 : 17.1 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

-11.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.1 : -5.6 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-9.8 : -5.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-9.8 : -5.8 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-9.3 : -5.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-9.1 : -3.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) 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.
49.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
45.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
43.6 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE) North Coast NSW
39.2 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
38.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER) North Coast NSW

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

1.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.8 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.3 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1640 (68.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1388 (57.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1219 (50.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1171 (48.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1094 (45.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1087 (45.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1009 (42.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
979 (40.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
928 (38.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
912 (38.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
884 (36.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
845 (35.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
832 (34.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
821 (34.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
818 (34.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
813 (33.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
801 (33.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
787 (32.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
759 (31.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
731 (30.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
728 (30.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
728 (30.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
716 (29.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
715 (29.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
684 (28.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
677 (28.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
673 (28.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
646 (26.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
641 (26.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
638 (26.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
631 (26.3) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
622 (25.9) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
613 (25.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
606 (25.3) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
605 (25.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
603 (25.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
118/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
87/23 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
None reported None reported