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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1513 EST on 10/08/2014. 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

32.1

31.0

08/08/2014

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008251

KALBARRI

32.2

31.5

28/08/2006

39

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 15:12EST, 10/08/2014.

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 20.8 +2.3 8.2 +0.2 5.9 0.0 2.2 9.8 260 (10.8) 37/11
BUNBURY 20.5 +3.0 3.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 22/15
MANDURAH 21.6 +3.7 11.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 26/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 18.7 -1.7 17.5 0.0 8.0 10.8 372 (15.5) 48/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.8 +0.2 2.8 -3.2 0.9 0.0 7.2 10.9 297 (12.4) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.7 +3.2 4.6 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 +1.7 7.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 30/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 +1.5 4.5 -1.0 1.9 0.2 2.2 0.8 351 (14.6) 39/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.7 -0.6 12.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 41/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -0.4 18.5 +1.1 17.5 2.6 4.6 10.2 575 (24.0) 48/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.8 -1.2 14.5 -0.2 8.8 0.0 8.0 5.0 480 (20.0) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 22.6 +0.1 16.4 +2.4 -- 0.8 -- 9.7 546 (22.8) 48/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 +0.2 11.1 +0.4 7.5 0.0 3.8 -- 299 (12.5) 39/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 +1.6 12.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 37/12
COOLANGATTA 22.1 +0.7 12.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 -0.2 10.8 +1.2 9.8 0.0 4.0 3.0 307 (12.8) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.1 +0.6 7.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.6 +3.6 3.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 53 ( 2.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 +0.5 9.4 +1.1 7.1 2.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 31/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 +0.3 5.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 +2.8 3.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 37/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.8 +1.8 0.4 -1.7 -7.0 0.0 2.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +1.2 0.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 31/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.2 +2.9 8.4 +0.3 6.2 0.2 1.8 6.8 283 (11.8) 28/21
RICHMOND RAAF 22.9 +3.2 3.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 22/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 +2.5 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 0.0 -0.1 -3.6 -2.0 0.0 0.2 7.2 112 ( 4.7) 17/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -0.8 1.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 17/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.5 +4.2 4.1 -1.2 -1.0 0.0 3.4 6.2 242 (10.1) 31/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.6 +0.9 1.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 28/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.4 +0.2 1.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 26/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 +0.1 8.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 +0.2 2.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 +0.4 4.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 35/20
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 +2.9 7.2 +2.5 6.0 0.0 2.6 2.5 339 (14.1) 44/15
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

36.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
35.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.1 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 32.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.6 : 31.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.6 : 28.8 MULLEWA Central West WA
+8.1 : 32.1 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 29.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.6 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 14.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.8 : 13.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 11.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 13.3 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.7 : 12.8 EYRE Eucla WA

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

1.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.9 : 10.2 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
-3.3 : 15.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-2.3 : 24.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.3 : 23.8 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-2.3 : 20.4 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

-6.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.0 : -1.4 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-6.2 : -3.0 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-6.1 : -1.2 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-6.1 : -1.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-6.0 : -1.8 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

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.
30.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
26.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
18.6 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
16.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
14.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

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1.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1210 (50.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1115 (46.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1070 (44.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1057 (44.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
987 (41.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
961 (40.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
906 (37.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
887 (37.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
829 (34.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
824 (34.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
820 (34.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
804 (33.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
775 (32.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
767 (32.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
762 (31.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
731 (30.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
731 (30.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
723 (30.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
716 (29.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
685 (28.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
682 (28.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
676 (28.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
672 (28.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
649 (27.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
644 (26.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
640 (26.7) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
626 (26.1) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
613 (25.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
104/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/16 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
94/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/18 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 8.3mm/h
68.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 22.7mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 16.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.6mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.8mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(290/ 46 ) at 23:27
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(280/ 69 ) at 18:49
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(290/ 80 ) at 23:39
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(320/ 67 ) at 17:30
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 98(340/ 58 ) at 16:14
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(320/ 82 ) at 17:32
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(300/ 69 ) at 22:23