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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1648 EST on 06/08/2014. 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

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

-5.5

-5.1

11/08/2008

22

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016085

MARLA POLICE STATION

-4.2

-4.2

08/08/1989

27

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016085

MARLA POLICE STATION

-3.5

-2.3

12/08/2012

27

1 N

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

-5.5

-5.0

04/08/2014

46

-5.0

04/08/2014

49

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

-6.3

-6.0

03/08/2014

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

-2.7

-2.5

03/08/2014

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Southwest Plains

049002

BALRANALD (RSL)

-2.7

-2.4

03/08/1992

48

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069139

BEGA AWS

-4.1

-4.1

04/08/2014

19

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

VIC

Mallee N

076031

MILDURA AIRPORT

-3.1

-2.3

04/08/2014

68

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Mallee N

076047

OUYEN (POST OFFICE)

-2.4

-1.8

03/08/2014

57

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Upper North

081049

TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG

-4.0

-3.7

03/08/2014

49

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014948

PORT KEATS AIRPORT

18.9

18.2

23/08/2008

11

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

21.9

20.2

04/08/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039123

GLADSTONE RADAR

24.3

23.5

28/08/2005

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
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 24.2 +5.7 8.9 +0.9 5.3 0.0 4.0 9.7 380 (15.8) 43/06
BUNBURY 20.4 +2.9 1.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 31/14
MANDURAH 20.8 +2.9 10.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 21/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -0.9 19.4 -1.0 18.5 0.0 12.4 11.0 519 (21.6) 46/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.8 -2.8 -0.7 -6.7 -4.0 0.0 7.0 10.4 405 (16.9) 48/16
WHYALLA AERO 15.2 -3.3 -1.3 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 +0.3 3.0 -5.2 -- 0.0 1.2 9.9 74 ( 3.1) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -0.1 7.3 +1.8 7.0 1.6 2.2 2.1 432 (18.0) 31/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.6 -1.7 1.2 -9.0 -0.7 0.0 8.0 9.6 486 (20.3) 34/00
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +1.1 20.3 +2.9 18.4 0.4 3.0 8.7 471 (19.6) 52/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 +1.6 17.0 +2.3 15.0 0.0 7.6 9.2 533 (22.2) 48/22
MACKAY M.O 22.2 -0.3 18.3 +4.3 -- 0.6 -- 8.1 476 (19.8) 50/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 -0.2 14.4 +3.7 12.4 1.0 5.6 -- 412 (17.2) 44/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.4 -0.9 11.0 +0.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 349 (14.5) 50/13
COOLANGATTA 21.6 +0.2 10.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 20.8 -1.0 10.0 +0.4 9.0 0.0 3.4 9.6 345 (14.4) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 -1.2 6.6 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 590 (24.6) 39/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.1 +2.1 8.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 58 ( 2.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -0.8 6.6 -1.7 4.7 0.6 3.4 9.9 255 (10.6) 21/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +1.5 6.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +2.5 4.4 -2.4 2.1 0.0 1.6 9.6 203 ( 8.5) 31/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 +0.5 0.4 -1.7 -3.9 0.4 1.4 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +1.7 2.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 28/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.3 0.0 7.7 -0.4 5.4 0.0 1.6 10.2 308 (12.8) 37/13
RICHMOND RAAF 20.0 +0.3 0.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 16.6 -1.4 8.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 39/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.3 -1.2 -3.0 -6.5 -4.8 0.0 0.6 9.2 203 ( 8.5) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.5 -1.5 -2.8 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 24/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.3 -1.0 -3.1 -8.4 -6.6 0.0 2.4 9.1 155 ( 6.5) 21/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.0 -0.7 -4.0 -7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 35 ( 1.5) 18/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 +0.4 -2.9 -5.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 +1.8 4.4 -2.3 -0.7 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 +0.1 -0.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 28/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.4 +1.6 7.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 41/00
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 +0.5 9.8 +5.1 6.5 0.0 1.8 1.9 572 (23.8) 57/23
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

32.8 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
32.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.7 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
31.6 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 30.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.5 : 30.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.1 : 29.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 22.4 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+6.7 : 26.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
23.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.6 : 20.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
+7.5 : 16.6 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+7.4 : 13.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.3 : 9.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.0 : 17.3 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.0 : 19.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

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

1.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.3 : 23.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-8.0 : 24.3 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-7.9 : 21.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-7.5 : 24.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
-7.4 : 22.6 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

-10.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.6 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.3 : -6.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-9.9 : -5.4 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-9.8 : -3.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-9.8 : -5.5 HAWKER Upper North SA
-9.7 : -5.4 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast 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.
55.8 WHITFIELD (KING RIVER AT CHESHUNT) Lower NE VIC
42.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
22.2 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
22.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
21.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
22.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL

VICTORIA
Lower NE
55.8 WHITFIELD (KING RIVER AT CHESHUNT)

TASMANIA
W Coast
42.0 MOUNT READ
22.2 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)
21.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

1.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1914 (79.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1474 (61.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1250 (52.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1204 (50.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1201 (50.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1142 (47.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1119 (46.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1086 (45.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1046 (43.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1043 (43.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
970 (40.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
968 (40.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
966 (40.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
942 (39.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
941 (39.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
929 (38.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
915 (38.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
873 (36.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
867 (36.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
865 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
833 (34.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
823 (34.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
822 (34.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
815 (34.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
812 (33.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
805 (33.5) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
788 (32.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
783 (32.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
771 (32.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
763 (31.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
763 (31.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
760 (31.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
753 (31.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
737 (30.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
711 (29.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
687 (28.6) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
673 (28.0) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
672 (28.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
630 (26.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
630 (26.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
627 (26.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
613 (25.5) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
612 (25.5) DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
612 (25.5) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
602 (25.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
118/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/00 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

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
BEDOUT ISLAND : 80( 90/ 65 ) at 07:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 89(260/ 63 ) at 01:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(320/ 98 ) at 02:14
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(290/ 82 ) at 23:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 78(300/ 65 ) at 21:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(280/ 69 ) at 19:00