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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 0039 EST on 12/08/2014. 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 minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008095

MULLEWA

17.1

15.8

12/08/2010

45

1 N

WA

Central West

008251

KALBARRI

19.3

19.0

09/08/1980

38

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012239

BULGA DOWNS

15.1

15.0

13/08/2005

11

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006105

SHARK BAY AIRPORT

33.7

32.1

09/08/2014

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008251

KALBARRI

32.9

32.2

09/08/2014

39

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

26.1

26.1

29/08/2006

13

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009131

JURIEN BAY

28.2

26.9

06/08/1970

44

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009603

BUSSELTON AERO

21.9

21.7

29/08/2011

16

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009977

MANDURAH

24.0

23.6

29/08/2011

12

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 00:38EST, 12/08/2014.

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 23.5 +5.0 12.0 +4.0 10.6 0.0 3.2 5.4 462 (19.3) 54/23
BUNBURY 23.2 +5.7 8.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 28/12
MANDURAH 24.0 +6.1 11.7 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 26/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.8 18.9 -1.5 18.2 0.0 7.4 10.8 342 (14.3) 43/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.9 +0.3 2.1 -3.9 0.0 0.0 5.6 10.9 249 (10.4) 35/14
WHYALLA AERO 16.1 -2.4 11.2 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 43/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -1.4 6.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 5.5 122 ( 5.1) 34/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.6 -2.5 6.9 +1.4 4.6 4.2 1.8 7.7 400 (16.7) 57/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.3 0.0 10.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 37/17
CAIRNS AERO 24.6 -2.0 18.9 +1.5 17.8 1.0 6.4 1.7 628 (26.2) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.5 14.7 0.0 12.6 0.0 6.6 10.1 436 (18.2) 57/10
MACKAY M.O 22.7 +0.2 16.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- 6.6 492 (20.5) 39/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +1.2 14.0 +3.3 11.0 0.0 5.4 -- 313 (13.0) 31/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 +1.6 14.8 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 31/12
COOLANGATTA 22.9 +1.5 8.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 34/10
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 +1.2 11.0 +1.4 8.9 0.0 2.8 9.8 293 (12.2) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.9 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 30/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.9 +2.9 3.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 81 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 +2.8 18.3 +10.0 6.5 0.2 2.8 -- 336 (14.0) 28/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.6 5.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 30/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.3 +2.7 3.1 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 46/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.5 +1.5 1.6 -0.5 -8.0 0.0 1.4 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.1 +1.6 -0.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 39/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 +4.6 10.1 +2.0 6.3 0.0 3.0 3.5 330 (13.8) 43/21
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 +2.9 4.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 44/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.6 +3.6 12.8 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 52/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.0 +0.5 4.5 +1.0 2.6 0.0 2.8 8.4 164 ( 6.8) 48/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.6 -0.4 5.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 39/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 -0.6 7.3 +2.0 4.4 0.0 3.4 9.2 265 (11.0) 41/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.3 -1.4 6.8 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 271 (11.3) 41/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.3 -1.9 6.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 52/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.0 -1.0 9.4 +2.7 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -2.4 5.4 +1.7 -- 2.2 -- -- 448 (18.7) 50/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.0 -1.8 4.3 +0.6 -- 6.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 9.3 -4.2 4.2 -0.5 0.4 0.0 1.6 5.8 469 (19.5) 59/18
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

34.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
34.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.7 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
33.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+11.3 : 31.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
+10.5 : 32.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+10.0 : 32.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+9.9 : 30.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+9.7 : 33.7 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 18.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+10.0 : 17.1 MULLEWA Central West WA
+9.6 : 15.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+9.6 : 13.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+9.5 : 19.3 KALBARRI Central West WA

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

-3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.1 : -0.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-6.7 : 0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-6.7 : 1.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.4 : 6.2 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-6.4 : 5.6 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-5.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-5.4 : -4.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-4.9 : -5.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.7 : -2.1 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-4.7 : 8.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-4.7 : 0.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral 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.
67.5 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
50.6 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
41.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
29.0 MARCO STREET ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
50.6 TREE HOUSE CREEK
41.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
67.5 TULLY SUGAR MILL
29.0 MARCO STREET ALERT

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

4.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
4.2 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
3.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1443 (60.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1224 (51.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1176 (49.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1145 (47.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1100 (45.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1077 (44.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1020 (42.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
989 (41.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
985 (41.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
969 (40.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
956 (39.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
897 (37.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
888 (37.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
843 (35.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
829 (34.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
824 (34.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
817 (34.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
799 (33.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
796 (33.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
788 (32.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
786 (32.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
767 (32.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
766 (31.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
763 (31.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
749 (31.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
736 (30.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
714 (29.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
713 (29.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
707 (29.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
691 (28.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
683 (28.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
674 (28.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
664 (27.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
663 (27.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
653 (27.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
634 (26.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
621 (25.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
617 (25.7) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
120/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
113/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
107/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
104/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
98/16 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
98/16 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
94/14 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
93/13 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
91/12 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
78.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 26.0mm/h
147.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 49.0mm/h
104.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 34.7mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 10:00 29.2mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 23.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 17.2mm/h
24.0mm in 30 min to 11:30 48.0mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 32.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(250/ 65 ) at 02:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(220/ 76 ) at 14:35
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 121(250/ 76 ) at 18:34
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 98(236/ 63 ) at 15:20
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 83(210/ 69 ) at 21:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 113(260/ 87 ) at 01:25
CAPE GRIM : 93(230/ 74 ) at 13:08
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(310/ 82 ) at 01:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(250/ 67 ) at 13:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 102(220/ 56 ) at 17:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(250/ 80 ) at 16:25
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 98(210/ 87 ) at 16:11
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(270/ 65 ) at 00:45
MOUNT READ : 72(260/ 63 ) at 00:19
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 108(250/ 91 ) at 17:29