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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1505 EST on 14/08/2014. 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 rainfall

NSW

Sydney--east

066053

AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE)

68.0

66.0

20/08/2007

12

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008225

ENEABBA

16.4

16.4

31/08/2006

39

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Central West

008251

KALBARRI

20.1

19.3

10/08/2014

38

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

20.8

19.9

31/08/2006

13

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

Lower NE

082039

RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH

-5.6

-5.6

12/08/2014

49

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

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

31.5

30.4

12/08/2014

26

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

27.2

27.2

12/08/2014

13

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

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

QLD

Northwest

037010

CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP

26.8

25.3

02/08/2010

11

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 15:05EST, 14/08/2014.

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 14.0 +6.0 10.9 0.0 4.8 4.2 746 (31.1) 52/08
BUNBURY 20.8 +3.3 13.5 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 34/14
MANDURAH 19.8 +1.9 14.8 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 46/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 0.0 18.7 -1.7 16.6 0.0 10.4 11.2 386 (16.1) 48/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 14.2 -8.4 0.1 -5.9 -2.9 0.0 6.4 11.0 394 (16.4) 44/11
WHYALLA AERO 13.6 -4.9 8.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 46/05
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.6 -3.0 7.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 2.0 9.4 247 (10.3) 50/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -0.1 5.9 +0.4 3.7 1.8 0.4 3.5 253 (10.5) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.0 -5.3 9.5 -0.7 7.7 0.0 11.4 10.8 619 (25.8) 48/00
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -0.4 17.8 +0.4 15.8 0.0 7.6 4.8 519 (21.6) 46/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +0.2 13.5 -1.2 10.1 0.0 5.4 9.2 277 (11.5) 48/11
MACKAY M.O 23.1 +0.6 14.3 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- 9.5 337 (14.0) 39/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +0.1 14.6 +3.9 12.0 0.0 4.4 -- 295 (12.3) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.7 +0.4 12.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 50/11
COOLANGATTA 21.0 -0.4 12.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 41/12
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 -0.9 10.5 +0.9 9.6 0.0 5.6 9.2 383 (16.0) 39/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.6 -0.9 8.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 613 (25.5) 50/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.6 +0.6 7.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 237 ( 9.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.4 -1.4 9.6 +1.3 -- 1.6 -- -- 447 (18.6) 43/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -1.8 4.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 35/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 -1.4 8.8 +2.0 -- 5.2 -- -- 336 (14.0) 41/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.2 +1.2 1.4 -0.7 -4.2 0.0 2.0 7.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.5 0.0 3.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 44/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.4 -3.9 8.3 +0.2 7.8 18.6 3.6 10.1 598 (24.9) 48/10
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -2.1 6.9 +2.5 -- 2.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 31/09
BELLAMBI AWS 14.3 -3.7 8.8 -1.7 -- 8.8 -- -- 434 (18.1) 35/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.3 -0.2 -1.9 -5.4 -3.6 0.0 2.6 10.6 254 (10.6) 24/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.6 -0.4 -1.5 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.4 -0.9 2.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- 8.0 332 (13.8) 37/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.1 -0.6 2.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 242 (10.1) 34/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 -0.3 -1.5 -4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 344 (14.3) 37/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 +0.7 8.1 +1.4 7.4 0.0 0.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 -0.9 3.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 482 (20.1) 41/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 +1.7 -0.7 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 13/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 +2.9 1.1 -3.6 -1.0 0.0 2.0 9.5 282 (11.8) 31/12
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

33.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
33.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.9 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
32.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+10.1 : 33.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+9.2 : 31.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+9.1 : 31.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 27.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+7.4 : 31.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.3 : 20.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
+9.3 : 16.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.8 : 15.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.9 : 15.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.7 : 12.1 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA

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

0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : 13.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 15.9 PAPUNYA N Plateau NT
-9.1 : 16.1 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-9.1 : 15.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-8.9 : 17.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-8.9 : 15.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

-12.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.1 : -3.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.4 : -5.6 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-8.4 : -2.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-8.0 : 0.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-7.2 : -0.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St 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.
68.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE) Sydney--east NSW
46.6 AVALON BEACH (AVALON (PALMGROVE RD)) Sydney--east NSW
29.0 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD) Sydney--east NSW
27.2 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
27.0 TERREY HILLS AWS Sydney--east NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
27.2 NORAH HEAD AWS
Sydney--east
68.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE)
46.6 AVALON BEACH (AVALON (PALMGROVE RD))
29.0 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
27.0 TERREY HILLS AWS

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

.....

4.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
4.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.6 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
3.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1099 (45.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1043 (43.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1010 (42.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
994 (41.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
968 (40.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
945 (39.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
928 (38.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
899 (37.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
890 (37.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
833 (34.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
825 (34.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
818 (34.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
808 (33.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
794 (33.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
786 (32.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
784 (32.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
753 (31.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
748 (31.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
746 (31.1) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
737 (30.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
735 (30.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
729 (30.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
729 (30.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
719 (30.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
698 (29.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
688 (28.7) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
686 (28.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
683 (28.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
678 (28.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
661 (27.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
646 (26.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
645 (26.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
644 (26.8) CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
642 (26.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
641 (26.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
638 (26.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
625 (26.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
623 (26.0) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
623 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
613 (25.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
608 (25.3) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
600 (25.0) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
78/18 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
68/13 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
68/00 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

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
Sydney--east
TERREY HILLS AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BICKLEY : 91( 50/ 24 ) at 13:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(230/ 63 ) at 00:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 78(240/ 63 ) at 20:00
ISLANDS
Islands
FREDERICK REEF : 72(130/ 63 ) at 23:00