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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1431 EST on 09/08/2014. 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 maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006105

SHARK BAY AIRPORT

31.0

31.0

22/08/2001

14

1 P Equal to record.

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

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

30.2

28.8

07/08/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

See actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

See actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 14:31EST, 09/08/2014.

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 21.0 +2.5 11.4 +3.4 9.9 1.4 0.4 -- 209 ( 8.7) --
BUNBURY 19.0 +1.5 8.1 +0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) --
MANDURAH 20.0 +2.1 13.0 +2.2 -- 10.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.6 20.7 +0.3 19.6 0.0 5.8 -- 348 (14.5) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 +0.4 4.4 -1.6 2.3 0.0 5.6 -- 308 (12.8) --
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 +3.5 0.2 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 +1.4 3.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 108 ( 4.5) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +0.9 8.6 +3.1 6.2 0.0 2.2 -- 320 (13.3) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.0 -0.3 15.0 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) --
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -0.6 17.5 +0.1 16.2 1.0 4.4 -- 571 (23.8) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.0 12.9 -1.8 7.8 0.0 7.6 -- 488 (20.3) --
MACKAY M.O 22.0 -0.5 14.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 +0.2 13.4 +2.7 8.2 0.0 6.2 -- 318 (13.3) --
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +0.7 9.2 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 344 (14.3) --
COOLANGATTA 21.0 -0.4 7.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) --
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 -0.8 8.7 -0.9 5.9 0.0 3.8 -- 300 (12.5) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.0 -0.5 6.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 3.0 -2.8 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 71 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 +0.2 8.4 +0.1 4.8 0.0 4.0 -- 329 (13.7) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -0.2 7.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.0 -0.6 5.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 0.5 -1.6 -6.5 0.4 2.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.0 +0.5 1.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.0 -2.3 9.8 +1.7 6.1 1.4 2.6 -- 305 (12.7) --
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -0.7 0.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) --
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -2.0 9.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.0 -1.5 0.3 -3.2 -1.4 0.0 2.6 -- 196 ( 8.2) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -1.0 2.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.0 +2.7 1.0 -4.3 -3.5 0.0 0.7 -- 190 ( 7.9) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.0 +0.3 8.1 +4.2 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 120 ( 5.0) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.0 -1.2 7.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 +1.0 10.7 +4.0 9.7 3.6 0.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 -0.4 6.6 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 +0.2 0.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) --
HOBART AIRPORT 15.0 +1.5 4.7 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.8 -- 304 (12.7) --
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

35.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+7.8 : 27.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.0 : 31.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.6 : 29.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.4 : 26.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.3 : 25.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.3 : 27.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

24.7 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.4 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.0 : 15.1 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.9 : 11.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 12.8 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.5 : 15.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.4 : 13.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 17.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.4 : 13.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

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

-1.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-4.1 : 21.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
-4.0 : 15.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.1 : 23.0 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.1 : 22.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.1 : 23.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD

-5.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-5.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.4 : -4.1 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.2 : -2.7 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.1 : -1.5 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-7.0 : -2.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.0 : -1.5 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural 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.
18.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD
15.0 SCONE (STONEY CREEK) Hunter Valley NSW
14.6 HUNTLY Lower West WA
12.8 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA
12.6 PINJARRA SOUTH Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1074 (44.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
937 (39.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
926 (38.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
910 (37.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
897 (37.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
798 (33.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
773 (32.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
733 (30.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
727 (30.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
726 (30.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
723 (30.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
664 (27.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
645 (26.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
634 (26.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
628 (26.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
SALMON GUMS RES.STN.
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
SALMON GUMS AG STATION
15.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.4mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(330/ 63 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(270/ 67 ) at 11:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 82(280/ 63 ) at 11:30