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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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.
Data is as received at 15:02EST, 18/08/2014.

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 23.7 +5.2 8.3 +0.3 4.0 0.0 3.0 10.0 324 (13.5) 26/00
BUNBURY 19.6 +2.1 4.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 17/12
MANDURAH 19.8 +1.9 10.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 13/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -1.1 17.7 -2.7 15.9 0.0 9.4 11.2 428 (17.8) 52/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.0 -4.6 2.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 14.6 -3.9 8.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 43/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.0 -2.6 10.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 46/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 +0.5 0.9 -4.6 -1.1 0.2 1.8 6.5 119 ( 5.0) 31/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.9 -5.4 2.2 -8.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.8 -0.8 18.4 +1.0 16.6 0.4 2.0 10.7 157 ( 6.5) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 +0.6 19.0 +4.3 17.8 34.2 2.0 7.1 167 ( 7.0) 30/09
MACKAY M.O 21.9 -0.6 17.9 +3.9 -- 47.0 -- 2.5 376 (15.7) 34/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 20.7 -4.1 15.6 +4.9 15.2 17.6 3.2 -- 373 (15.5) 30/00
BUNDABERG AERO 21.1 -2.2 14.5 +3.6 -- 11.8 -- -- 390 (16.3) 43/12
COOLANGATTA 18.7 -2.7 12.7 +2.3 -- 6.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 57/18
BRISBANE AERO 17.7 -4.1 13.3 +3.7 12.1 9.8 2.2 0.0 277 (11.5) 41/22
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 12.6 -5.9 9.7 +2.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 635 (26.5) 59/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.1 -1.9 10.8 +5.0 -- 0.2 3.2 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -2.8 10.4 +2.1 7.5 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 37/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -3.6 8.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/22
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.3 -0.3 4.8 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 28/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 +0.5 3.2 +1.1 -1.2 0.0 2.0 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.4 -2.1 9.9 +6.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 441 (18.4) 43/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.8 -1.5 7.9 -0.2 5.9 0.0 1.2 0.3 271 (11.3) 31/18
RICHMOND RAAF 17.2 -2.5 3.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 28/16
BELLAMBI AWS 15.7 -2.3 8.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 35/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.8 +1.3 3.2 -0.3 0.3 0.0 2.4 2.3 274 (11.4) 26/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.3 +0.3 0.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 15/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.5 -5.8 9.0 +3.7 8.5 9.2 3.0 0.0 360 (15.0) 35/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.0 +0.3 1.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 22/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.1 +0.9 1.9 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 31/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.4 -1.6 5.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.6 -0.8 2.3 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 323 (13.5) 41/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +0.7 0.3 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 17/12
HOBART AIRPORT 11.9 -1.6 3.2 -1.5 0.9 0.0 2.2 3.0 286 (11.9) 26/13
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

32.8 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
32.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
32.2 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
31.8 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
31.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+7.4 : 30.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 27.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.2 : 26.3 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+7.0 : 29.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 24.7 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA

24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.8 : 9.0 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.1 : 12.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.9 : 9.9 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+7.8 : 10.4 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+7.8 : 11.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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

2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.6 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-8.8 : 10.2 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-8.6 : 9.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-8.5 : 10.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-8.1 : 10.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-7.6 : 11.9 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW

-7.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-10.3 : -2.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.7 : 3.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-9.5 : 3.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-9.4 : 7.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
-9.1 : 3.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley 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.
76.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
71.0 MYENDETTA AL Warrego QLD
66.6 BAKERS BEND AL Warrego QLD
64.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
59.8 WALLEN Warrego QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
76.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
64.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL
59.0 MT JUKES
53.8 HAMILTON ISLAND
51.0 MIRANI WEIR TM
51.0 SARICH'S ALERT
50.0 MIRANI MARY STREET
50.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT
50.0 GARGETT ALERT
50.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
Central Coast W
56.0 CARFAX
Central Highlands
54.2 GLENCOE
51.4 MANTUAN DOWNS
Warrego
71.0 MYENDETTA AL
66.6 BAKERS BEND AL
59.8 WALLEN
58.2 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE
58.0 BINNOWEE AL
52.0 CHARLEVILLE AERO

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

1026 (42.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
868 (36.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
847 (35.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
827 (34.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
768 (32.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
765 (31.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
747 (31.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
725 (30.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
722 (30.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
705 (29.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
699 (29.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
698 (29.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
655 (27.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
635 (26.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
624 (26.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
608 (25.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
607 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
80/22 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
72/22 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
67/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
65/22 CAPE MORETON 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.
None reported None reported