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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
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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 1638 EST on 15/08/2014. 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039123

GLADSTONE RADAR

24.7

24.3

05/08/2014

11

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

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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 16:35EST, 15/08/2014.

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 22.3 +3.8 14.9 +6.9 12.8 0.0 4.6 3.7 501 (20.9) 41/05
BUNBURY 17.9 +0.4 13.7 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 30/10
MANDURAH 17.8 -0.1 15.7 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 34/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -0.5 18.0 -2.4 16.4 0.0 11.4 11.1 482 (20.1) 39/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 14.5 -8.1 -1.8 -7.8 -4.2 0.0 5.2 10.9 393 (16.4) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 15.6 -2.9 8.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 524 (21.8) 44/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 -1.1 9.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 2.2 9.3 225 ( 9.4) 31/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -1.7 8.0 +2.5 7.4 0.8 0.4 0.0 254 (10.6) 21/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.0 -4.3 8.8 -1.4 6.9 0.0 8.6 -- 575 (24.0) 41/01
CAIRNS AERO 22.6 -4.0 19.7 +2.3 18.6 2.6 5.6 0.0 509 (21.2) 39/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +0.7 19.3 +4.6 17.7 0.0 8.0 9.9 605 (25.2) 59/14
MACKAY M.O 23.5 +1.0 19.4 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- 8.0 449 (18.7) 41/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 0.0 13.8 +3.1 11.8 0.0 6.6 -- 421 (17.5) 46/12
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 +0.5 11.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 54/11
COOLANGATTA 21.0 -0.4 12.2 +1.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 435 (18.1) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -1.4 9.3 -0.3 7.9 0.0 3.4 5.5 400 (16.7) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.0 -1.5 7.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 654 (27.3) 57/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.9 +0.9 4.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 256 (10.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 -0.3 10.6 +2.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 37/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -1.8 7.4 +0.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 273 (11.4) 31/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.0 -0.6 3.4 -3.4 -- 4.2 -- -- 314 (13.1) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.5 +1.5 -0.5 -2.6 -6.0 0.2 2.6 9.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.5 +1.0 3.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 35/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.5 -1.8 6.3 -1.8 3.4 0.0 2.8 10.3 444 (18.5) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 -0.9 0.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 21/17
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -2.0 9.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 28/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.9 +1.4 -1.4 -4.9 -4.8 0.0 1.8 9.8 160 ( 6.7) 21/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.2 +1.2 -0.7 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 13/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.5 +1.2 1.3 -4.0 -2.0 0.0 8.0 10.0 375 (15.6) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.0 +1.3 2.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 306 (12.8) 17/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 +1.0 2.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 24/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 +0.1 10.0 +3.3 9.3 0.4 1.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 +1.7 6.1 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 475 (19.8) 35/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.8 +1.0 0.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 15/16
HOBART AIRPORT 13.0 -0.5 1.0 -3.7 -0.2 0.0 1.6 9.7 286 (11.9) 26/05
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

33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
32.1 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+7.3 : 30.3 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 14.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+6.7 : 29.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.5 : 25.6 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.3 : 27.0 ENEABBA Central West WA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.9 : 14.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+8.5 : 12.9 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+8.0 : 15.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+7.8 : 13.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.6 : 19.3 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+7.6 : 16.7 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+7.6 : 12.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

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

5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
7.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.9 : 19.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 16.9 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-9.3 : 13.6 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-9.3 : 22.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-9.2 : 15.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

-8.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-9.4 : -3.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.9 : -8.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.1 : -0.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-8.0 : 0.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.9 : -5.1 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra 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.
50.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
47.0 MARCO STREET ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
29.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
26.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
24.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
50.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
47.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
29.0 EURAMO TM
26.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
24.0 NERADA ALERT

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

.....

0.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1058 (44.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1048 (43.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1023 (42.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1020 (42.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
986 (41.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
937 (39.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
926 (38.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
905 (37.7) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
895 (37.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
874 (36.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
871 (36.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
861 (35.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
824 (34.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
812 (33.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
811 (33.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
800 (33.3) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
792 (33.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
790 (32.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
780 (32.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
769 (32.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
766 (31.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
761 (31.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
741 (30.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
736 (30.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
734 (30.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
733 (30.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
724 (30.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
704 (29.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
684 (28.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
680 (28.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
675 (28.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
672 (28.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
671 (28.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
670 (27.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
669 (27.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
655 (27.3) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
654 (27.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
642 (26.8) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
641 (26.7) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
636 (26.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
625 (26.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
622 (25.9) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
609 (25.4) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
608 (25.3) CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
606 (25.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
605 (25.2) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
604 (25.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
76/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/05 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
67/21 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
67/10 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/01 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
None reported