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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 1635 EST on 08/08/2014. 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

28.8

28.2

20/08/2008

13

1 N

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

26.3

24.7

06/08/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

47.9

46.6

09/08/2006

11

1 N


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10pm EST Solar Radiation

Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 16:34EST, 08/08/2014.

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 19.3 +0.8 12.7 +4.7 9.3 3.4 3.6 0.5 255 (10.6) 26/11
BUNBURY 20.2 +2.7 15.1 +7.7 -- 9.6 -- -- 300 (12.5) 35/00
MANDURAH 17.2 -0.7 16.1 +5.3 -- 4.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 34/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.6 18.2 -2.2 16.9 0.0 9.0 10.5 334 (13.9) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.8 +1.2 9.9 +3.9 7.6 0.0 6.2 8.4 403 (16.8) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 16.7 -1.8 -0.1 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 44/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.2 +0.6 9.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 1.8 7.2 76 ( 3.2) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 +1.4 8.1 +2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.2 407 (17.0) 28/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 +0.7 17.6 +7.4 13.5 0.4 7.0 -- 446 (18.6) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.8 -0.8 19.7 +2.3 18.4 0.2 5.4 5.2 704 (29.3) 59/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.0 17.3 +2.6 13.2 0.0 8.0 8.6 506 (21.1) 55/11
MACKAY M.O 21.9 -0.6 16.2 +2.2 -- 0.4 -- 10.0 548 (22.8) 44/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 -0.2 13.2 +2.5 9.5 0.0 5.2 -- 355 (14.8) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 +0.6 8.8 -2.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 321 (13.4) 31/09
COOLANGATTA 21.8 +0.4 6.3 -4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/11
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 +0.5 8.1 -1.5 6.1 0.0 4.0 10.0 318 (13.3) 26/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.3 +0.8 5.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 35/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.3 +0.3 2.3 -3.5 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 79 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.9 +0.1 4.8 -3.5 1.3 0.0 3.2 -- 267 (11.1) 37/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -0.3 0.8 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 35/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.3 -0.3 5.1 -1.7 0.4 0.2 3.6 -- 349 (14.5) 35/01
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.5 -2.5 1.5 -0.6 -5.5 0.2 2.2 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.2 -1.3 -2.2 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 28/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.8 -0.5 10.8 +2.7 6.9 0.0 4.6 6.8 494 (20.6) 44/06
RICHMOND RAAF 19.2 -0.5 -0.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 30/11
BELLAMBI AWS 17.6 -0.4 9.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 31/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.1 -0.4 2.1 -1.4 4.7 0.0 1.4 5.9 174 ( 7.3) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.6 -0.4 3.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 26/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +0.4 -1.4 -6.7 -4.4 0.0 3.0 8.6 154 ( 6.4) 22/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.9 +0.2 7.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 222 ( 9.3) 24/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.2 0.0 4.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 26/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.0 -1.0 10.7 +4.0 7.1 0.8 1.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.3 -1.1 3.0 -0.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 317 (13.2) 26/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.1 -1.7 0.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 35/00
HOBART AIRPORT 11.9 -1.6 3.4 -1.3 0.8 0.0 3.4 6.0 715 (29.8) 46/00
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

35.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
35.2 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+8.1 : 27.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.7 : 27.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+7.2 : 26.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.2 : 25.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.5 : 21.5 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.1 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.7 : 15.1 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+7.4 : 17.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+7.1 : 13.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+7.0 : 20.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
+6.8 : 13.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

-0.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.5 : 8.9 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-4.2 : 27.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
-4.0 : 12.1 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-3.6 : 12.1 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-3.4 : 7.9 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-7.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.3 : -4.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-7.1 : -2.8 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.9 : -1.2 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.7 : -1.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-6.6 : -3.7 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-6.6 : -2.3 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.
36.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
21.0 GINNINDERRA (CHARNWOOD (ACTEW)) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
19.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
18.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
16.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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0.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1512 (63.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1472 (61.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1431 (59.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1269 (52.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1259 (52.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1174 (48.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1167 (48.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1167 (48.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1149 (47.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1043 (43.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
1031 (43.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1006 (41.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
989 (41.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
986 (41.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
985 (41.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
973 (40.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
917 (38.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
909 (37.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
905 (37.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
884 (36.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
870 (36.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
843 (35.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
820 (34.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
817 (34.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
813 (33.9) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
789 (32.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
786 (32.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
780 (32.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
771 (32.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
770 (32.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
769 (32.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
732 (30.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
718 (29.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
718 (29.9) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
718 (29.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
716 (29.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
715 (29.8) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
704 (29.3) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
704 (29.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
702 (29.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
692 (28.8) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
687 (28.6) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
686 (28.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
682 (28.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
676 (28.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
669 (27.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
668 (27.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
640 (26.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
630 (26.3) RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
626 (26.1) WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
624 (26.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
606 (25.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
605 (25.2) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
91/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
89/02 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
85/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/04 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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.
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
4.0mm in 12 min to 23:55 20.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(240/ 65 ) at 01:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 69(320/ 63 ) at 14:18
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(270/ 72 ) at 00:38