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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 1516 EST on 13/08/2014. 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

18.9

17.1

10/08/2014

45

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

17.2

15.1

07/08/2006

17

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

-0.9

0.2

04/08/2014

18

-0.3

27/07/2000

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Kangaroo Is

022823

CAPE BORDA

3.4

4.0

19/08/2003

11

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069134

BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)

-1.7

-1.7

04/08/2014

22

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Lower NE

082039

RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH

-5.6

-5.5

24/08/2002

49

1 N

VIC

Upper NE

083085

MOUNT HOTHAM

-9.3

-9.3

20/08/2003

21

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

33.6

31.6

11/08/1988

67

1 N

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

30.4

30.2

06/08/2014

26

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

27.2

26.1

10/08/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

N Kimberley

001006

WYNDHAM AERO

63

63.0

01/08/2005

11

N Equal to record.


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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 15:15EST, 13/08/2014.

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 18.7 +0.2 13.1 +5.1 12.1 0.0 5.6 0.2 -- 68/03
BUNBURY 20.9 +3.4 11.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 46/14
MANDURAH 20.4 +2.5 13.6 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 43/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.8 18.4 -2.0 17.6 0.0 7.0 10.9 327 (13.6) 50/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.5 -5.1 4.5 -1.5 1.9 0.0 4.2 10.9 339 (14.1) 46/11
WHYALLA AERO 13.9 -4.6 3.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 44/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.5 -3.1 4.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 0.8 9.9 114 ( 4.8) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.0 -2.1 1.4 -4.1 -0.6 1.4 1.4 3.5 191 ( 8.0) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.4 -2.9 14.2 +4.0 12.0 0.0 9.0 10.8 483 (20.1) 44/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +0.4 16.9 -0.5 15.7 0.0 4.8 11.1 516 (21.5) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 -0.3 13.0 -1.7 8.8 0.0 5.8 10.0 283 (11.8) 31/14
MACKAY M.O 22.9 +0.4 12.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 290 (12.1) 34/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 +1.4 10.8 +0.1 9.0 0.0 5.0 -- 160 ( 6.7) 30/17
BUNDABERG AERO 24.5 +1.2 12.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 20.8 -0.6 12.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 50/15
BRISBANE AERO 20.6 -1.2 10.2 +0.6 9.0 0.0 4.0 9.3 287 (12.0) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.4 -0.1 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 43/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 +0.2 5.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 164 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.3 -1.5 11.5 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 523 (21.8) 37/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -2.2 5.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 39/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.1 -2.5 4.1 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 436 (18.2) 39/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.5 -1.5 -2.3 -4.4 -8.5 0.0 2.6 9.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -1.4 -1.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 43/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.2 -5.1 6.5 -1.6 6.2 29.0 5.6 3.9 565 (23.5) 52/15
RICHMOND RAAF 15.5 -4.2 5.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 12.2 -5.8 8.2 -2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 591 (24.6) 39/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.6 -0.9 -0.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 3.2 10.6 318 (13.3) 31/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -0.9 -1.7 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 22/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.9 -3.4 0.9 -4.4 -2.3 0.0 3.0 -- 266 (11.1) 37/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.1 -1.6 -0.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.3 -1.9 0.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 43/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.0 -2.0 6.4 -0.3 5.2 0.6 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.1 -2.3 1.3 -2.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 326 (13.6) 39/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.6 -0.2 -2.4 -6.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 15/17
HOBART AIRPORT 13.1 -0.4 2.7 -2.0 -0.9 0.0 0.4 8.0 386 (16.1) 30/15
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

34.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.6 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
33.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
33.2 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
33.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+10.6 : 33.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.6 : 32.6 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.2 : 30.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.0 : 30.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 27.5 ENEABBA Central West WA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+11.8 : 18.9 MULLEWA Central West WA
+11.0 : 17.2 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.2 : 15.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.1 : 15.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.0 : 15.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

-0.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.3 : 10.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-7.0 : 16.5 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
-6.9 : 19.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.8 : 15.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-6.7 : 17.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-6.7 : 15.4 KULGERA N Plateau NT

-11.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-9.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.0 : -9.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.1 : -3.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.9 : -0.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-8.7 : -4.5 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-8.5 : -6.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

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.
29.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
28.8 RANDWICK (RANDWICK ST) Sydney--east NSW
25.2 DOVER HEIGHTS (PORTLAND ST) Sydney--east NSW
25.0 CENTENNIAL PARK Sydney--east NSW
23.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

4.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
3.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1033 (43.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
980 (40.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
900 (37.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
873 (36.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
848 (35.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
828 (34.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
813 (33.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
810 (33.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
797 (33.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
755 (31.5) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
755 (31.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
717 (29.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
690 (28.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
677 (28.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
664 (27.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
660 (27.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
658 (27.4) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
654 (27.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
639 (26.6) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
630 (26.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
630 (26.3) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
620 (25.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
619 (25.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
616 (25.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
606 (25.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
603 (25.1) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
603 (25.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
600 (25.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
85/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/22 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
70/03 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
68/03 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
6.4mm in 13 min to 19:30 29.5mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
7.0mm in 20 min to 01:30 21.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 15.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 5.0mm/h
23.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 47.6mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.8mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.8mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(320/ 63 ) at 18:30