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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 2223 EST on 16/08/2014. 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

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032109

UPPER MURRAY TM

39.0

26.0

20/08/2002

12

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

20.6

19.4

24/08/2003

15

1 N

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

23.8

16.0

30/08/2004

16

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

5.0

5.6

05/08/2004

20

1 N

WA

Interior

013007

BALGO HILLS

5.7

6.3

02/08/1994

27

1 N

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

QLD

Central Coast E

033247

PROSERPINE AIRPORT

30.0

25.3

18/08/2005

11

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

23.2

21.9

05/08/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039123

GLADSTONE RADAR

25.7

24.7

14/08/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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10am EST Minimum 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 22:22EST, 16/08/2014.

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 8.1 +0.1 5.7 0.0 2.8 9.9 268 (11.2) 34/10
BUNBURY 20.7 +3.2 10.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 31/10
MANDURAH 20.4 +2.5 12.3 +1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 22/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -0.6 19.0 -1.4 17.7 0.0 7.8 11.2 435 (18.1) 55/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.7 -5.9 0.3 -5.7 -1.9 0.0 4.6 -- 347 (14.5) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 14.5 -4.0 10.0 +4.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 527 (22.0) 35/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.3 +3.7 8.5 +0.3 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 158 ( 6.6) 48/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.7 +0.6 1.2 -4.3 -1.5 0.0 0.2 9.4 178 ( 7.4) 24/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.5 -4.8 10.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 35/04
CAIRNS AERO 24.7 -1.9 19.1 +1.7 18.7 13.4 1.0 0.3 397 (16.5) 34/00
TOWNSVILLE AERO 21.8 -4.2 18.7 +4.0 18.2 12.6 8.4 0.2 598 (24.9) 39/00
MACKAY M.O 20.0 -2.5 18.4 +4.4 -- 2.6 -- 0.1 486 (20.3) 44/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.8 -3.0 15.6 +4.9 14.3 0.0 6.2 -- 460 (19.2) 39/12
BUNDABERG AERO 20.6 -2.7 11.8 +0.9 -- 2.6 -- -- 411 (17.1) 39/14
COOLANGATTA 21.4 0.0 11.8 +1.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 377 (15.7) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 19.9 -1.9 11.1 +1.5 9.6 1.0 4.0 0.6 315 (13.1) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.4 -2.1 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 626 (26.1) 52/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.8 +2.8 7.4 +1.6 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 190 ( 7.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.5 -1.3 7.5 -0.8 3.5 0.0 13.4 -- 386 (16.1) 30/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -0.5 6.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 26/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.5 -0.1 6.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 31/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.9 +1.9 0.8 -1.3 -5.7 0.2 2.0 8.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +2.0 4.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 35/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.6 -0.7 7.5 -0.6 5.4 0.0 3.4 9.3 387 (16.1) 31/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.7 0.0 2.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 28/16
BELLAMBI AWS 16.5 -1.5 10.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 24/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.5 +2.0 2.5 -1.0 -0.3 0.0 1.8 10.5 280 (11.7) 30/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.0 +2.0 0.3 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 18/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +1.3 5.0 -0.3 2.0 0.0 1.0 4.1 313 (13.0) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.5 +1.8 -0.9 -4.8 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 126 ( 5.3) 50/02
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.2 +2.0 -0.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 24/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.5 +2.5 4.0 -2.7 1.6 0.0 1.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 +2.7 -1.9 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 30/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.9 -0.9 4.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 26/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.9 +2.4 2.3 -2.4 0.0 0.2 2.2 9.8 265 (11.0) 28/13
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
32.4 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT

+6.7 : 24.8 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+6.5 : 26.7 MULLEWA Central West WA
+6.3 : 25.4 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.1 : 26.2 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.0 : 23.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.2 : 14.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+7.8 : 12.9 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+7.7 : 16.8 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+6.8 : 18.5 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+6.6 : 15.1 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+6.6 : 10.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.6 : 13.7 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

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

3.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-10.3 : 18.7 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-9.6 : 18.9 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.8 : 16.1 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-8.8 : 16.4 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
-8.7 : 18.9 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

-7.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-11.7 : -3.4 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-10.4 : 4.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-9.1 : -3.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.8 : -0.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-8.5 : 5.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-8.5 : 5.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

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.
46.4 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
42.0 MARCO STREET ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
42.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
42.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
42.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

1.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1039 (43.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1001 (41.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
973 (40.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
946 (39.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
911 (38.0) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
892 (37.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
857 (35.7) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
856 (35.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
776 (32.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
755 (31.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
742 (30.9) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
721 (30.0) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
720 (30.0) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
692 (28.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
674 (28.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
662 (27.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
650 (27.1) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
628 (26.2) BLACKWATER AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
626 (26.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
617 (25.7) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
612 (25.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
606 (25.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
78/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/15 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
67/06 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
65/06 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
65/03 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
65/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
MACKAY M.O
11.8mm in 30 min to 20:30 23.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ALVA BEACH
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.4mm/h
Central Coast W
MORANBAH AIRPORT
4.8mm in 12 min to 13:30 24.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 69 ) at 18:58