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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1635 EST on 07/08/2014. 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 minimum temperature

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

-6.6

-6.3

05/08/2014

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

South Coast

069148

MORUYA AIRPORT AWS

-2.1

-2.0

17/08/2008

14

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

30.2

30.0

16/08/1989

26

1 N

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

26.2

26.2

26/08/1998

19

1 N Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009518

CAPE LEEUWIN

24.7

24.0

18/08/1982

107

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

24.2

24.2

21/08/2011

11

1 N Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

57

57.0

25/08/2008

11

N Equal to record.

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

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

24.7

23.3

24/08/2003

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 16:35EST, 07/08/2014.

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 25.8 +7.3 10.0 +2.0 7.1 0.0 4.0 9.7 399 (16.6) --
BUNBURY 22.0 +4.5 2.2 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 34/13
MANDURAH 20.9 +3.0 11.7 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 30/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 0.0 17.8 -2.6 16.5 0.0 11.6 11.1 462 (19.3) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.8 -0.8 7.1 +1.1 6.5 0.0 5.8 9.1 433 (18.0) 46/12
WHYALLA AERO 16.1 -2.4 1.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 31/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.1 -0.5 3.3 -4.9 -- 0.0 1.6 9.5 69 ( 2.9) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 +0.2 8.4 +2.9 6.9 1.0 0.4 -- 366 (15.3) 48/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 +0.7 11.1 +0.9 12.3 0.0 3.8 3.8 293 (12.2) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -1.0 19.1 +1.7 19.0 7.4 4.8 5.7 666 (27.8) 63/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +0.7 17.3 +2.6 13.1 0.0 8.6 9.4 571 (23.8) 52/10
MACKAY M.O 21.5 -1.0 16.3 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- 9.5 571 (23.8) 48/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 -0.8 13.6 +2.9 11.4 0.0 4.2 -- 409 (17.0) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 +0.5 11.2 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 342 (14.3) 46/13
COOLANGATTA 21.3 -0.1 7.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 30/10
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 -0.8 9.0 -0.6 7.5 0.0 4.2 8.9 355 (14.8) 31/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.2 -1.3 5.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 37/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.8 +1.8 4.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 75 ( 3.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 -0.3 5.8 -2.5 3.2 0.0 1.2 9.9 198 ( 8.3) 24/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -0.3 5.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 24/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 +1.7 4.3 -2.5 0.4 0.0 2.6 9.8 297 (12.4) 28/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.0 +2.0 -2.0 -4.1 -8.5 0.4 1.8 9.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.1 -0.4 -1.1 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 21/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.8 +3.5 6.7 -1.4 4.2 0.2 2.6 10.1 375 (15.6) 35/21
RICHMOND RAAF 22.4 +2.7 -0.4 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 +1.9 8.1 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 301 (12.5) 43/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.2 -0.3 -2.6 -6.1 -4.4 0.0 1.4 5.9 145 ( 6.0) 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.5 -4.5 0.1 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 11/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.3 +1.0 -0.6 -5.9 -4.3 0.0 2.6 9.8 115 ( 4.8) 26/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.7 -2.0 2.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 0.6 -- 78 ( 3.3) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.5 -1.7 3.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 43/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 +1.5 10.6 +3.9 10.3 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.4 0.0 5.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 37/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 +0.8 8.8 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 52/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 +2.5 10.0 +5.3 9.7 0.0 2.4 3.6 534 (22.3) 81/19
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 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.2 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
32.8 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

+8.6 : 24.1 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+8.4 : 27.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.3 : 29.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
+8.3 : 24.7 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+8.1 : 25.1 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA

24.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.0 : 17.3 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.8 : 16.3 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+6.8 : 9.8 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.7 : 8.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.4 : 15.5 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD

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

0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.4 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
3.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.8 : 7.9 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.1 : 27.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-4.6 : 28.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.5 : 10.5 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-4.5 : 28.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

-8.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

-10.6 : -6.6 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-8.3 : -3.8 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.9 : -3.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-7.8 : -7.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-7.8 : -3.5 HAWKER Upper North 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.
40.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
36.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
34.5 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
27.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
26.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

2.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1789 (74.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1449 (60.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1266 (52.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1126 (46.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1121 (46.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1096 (45.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1073 (44.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1060 (44.2) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1055 (44.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1033 (43.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1022 (42.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1021 (42.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
963 (40.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
961 (40.0) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
953 (39.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
917 (38.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
906 (37.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
900 (37.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
877 (36.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
864 (36.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
842 (35.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
841 (35.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
830 (34.6) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
817 (34.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
814 (33.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
814 (33.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
794 (33.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
774 (32.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
769 (32.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
750 (31.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
737 (30.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
721 (30.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
691 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
671 (28.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
666 (27.8) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
657 (27.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
650 (27.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
648 (27.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
628 (26.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
623 (26.0) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
619 (25.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
159/15 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
133/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
130/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
128/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
118/16 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
115/11 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
113/15 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
109/18 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
106/18 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
106/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/14 WARRA W Coast TAS
98/12 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
96/13 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/20 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
91/13 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast 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.
QUEENSLAND
Northwest
CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP
6.6mm in 18 min to 19:30 22.0mm/h
URANDANGI AERODROME
7.2mm in 11 min to 17:00 39.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
BEDOUT ISLAND : 72( 90/ 63 ) at 04:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(280/ 61 ) at 17:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 98(270/ 78 ) at 18:00
LOW HEAD : 80(290/ 63 ) at 20:00
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 115(280/ 69 ) at 11:07
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 95(230/ 72 ) at 20:30
SPRING BAY NTC AWS : 91(270/ 52 ) at 16:20
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 91(290/ 59 ) at 16:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 132(330/109 ) at 11:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 156(270/102 ) at 14:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(220/ 72 ) at 21:19
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 128(290/ 65 ) at 13:30
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 93(290/ 69 ) at 15:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 106(260/ 76 ) at 18:30
DENNES POINT : 95(270/ 69 ) at 16:00
W Coast
WARRA : 102(290/ 41 ) at 14:14
LOW ROCKY POINT : 119(280/ 85 ) at 16:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 130(300/ 85 ) at 15:20
MOUNT READ : 96(300/ 80 ) at 13:04
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(280/ 80 ) at 17:42