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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 1502 EST on 20/08/2014. 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

NW Slopes S

055257

DURI (DUNGOWAN RD)

503.2

42.8

24/08/2003

13

121.2

29/11/2008

14

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061381

WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)

63.0

47.0

05/08/2006

13

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061384

WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK))

54.0

35.0

23/08/2002

13

1 N

NSW

Sydney--west

067109

BAULKHAM HILLS EUCALYPTUS CT

51.0

36.5

18/08/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--west

067110

SEVEN HILLS (RADIO FM 103.2)

35.0

33.5

18/08/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--west

067112

NORTH ROCKS (MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB)

58.0

39.5

18/08/2014

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Illawarra

068072

NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS

77.6

71.6

18/08/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

40.8

38.6

12/08/2012

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.
Data is as received at 15:02EST, 20/08/2014.

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 20.2 +1.7 12.3 +4.3 10.2 29.4 4.8 5.5 370 (15.4) 31/14
BUNBURY 20.8 +3.3 7.4 0.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 287 (12.0) 22/16
MANDURAH 19.9 +2.0 13.7 +2.9 -- 6.2 -- -- 383 (16.0) 30/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -0.9 15.0 -5.4 13.3 0.0 7.6 11.2 365 (15.2) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.0 -2.6 0.4 -5.6 -1.6 0.0 3.8 11.1 225 ( 9.4) 30/14
WHYALLA AERO 14.8 -3.7 1.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 30/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -1.7 5.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 1.6 3.6 115 ( 4.8) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -0.9 4.4 -1.1 1.4 0.0 0.8 1.8 268 (11.2) 28/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.7 -3.6 10.8 +0.6 6.9 0.2 5.8 10.9 320 (13.3) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -0.4 13.1 -4.3 9.4 0.0 6.6 10.5 244 (10.2) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.5 -0.5 11.3 -3.4 7.5 0.0 5.8 11.0 263 (11.0) 34/10
MACKAY M.O 21.3 -1.2 11.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 278 (11.6) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 -0.2 8.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 39/14
BUNDABERG AERO 23.0 -0.3 8.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 37/10
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +2.5 7.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 34/17
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 +1.8 13.4 +3.8 9.7 0.0 9.0 10.6 706 (29.4) 50/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.0 -2.5 6.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 778 (32.4) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.9 -2.1 8.8 +3.0 -- 1.4 1.4 -- 208 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 +2.2 9.4 +1.1 6.3 0.0 2.4 -- 324 (13.5) 50/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.7 -2.5 11.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 54/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 +0.2 11.8 +5.0 10.0 22.0 3.6 3.8 647 (27.0) 65/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 0.0 1.3 -0.8 3.6 1.4 2.6 5.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +0.6 9.4 +6.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 476 (19.8) 35/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.0 -2.3 12.8 +4.7 12.4 35.0 4.4 3.0 1151 (48.0) 72/05
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -0.7 12.0 +7.6 -- 12.6 -- -- 566 (23.6) 61/11
BELLAMBI AWS 16.2 -1.8 12.7 +2.2 -- 65.0 -- -- 1087 (45.3) 78/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.3 +3.8 4.3 +0.8 1.6 0.0 2.6 6.2 308 (12.8) 31/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +3.7 4.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 52/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 5.1 -0.2 3.0 0.0 4.0 7.5 384 (16.0) 31/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 +1.6 8.4 +4.5 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 530 (22.1) 34/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.5 +1.3 8.8 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 579 (24.1) 39/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.9 -1.1 10.7 +4.0 9.7 1.2 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.3 -2.1 5.9 +2.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 633 (26.4) 44/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +0.7 -0.1 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 15/11
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 +0.5 3.5 -1.2 0.5 0.0 2.0 6.4 267 (11.1) 30/07
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

35.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT
33.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
32.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.8 : 19.2 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+4.7 : 24.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.1 : 20.2 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+4.1 : 23.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+4.1 : 20.1 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW

25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.5 : 14.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
+8.4 : 9.2 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.3 : 6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.1 : 10.8 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
+7.9 : 11.9 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW

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

0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
3.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.8 : 25.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-5.3 : 17.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-5.2 : 20.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-5.2 : 8.5 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-5.0 : 14.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA

-5.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-4.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-4.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-3.8 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-9.4 : 3.5 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-8.8 : 4.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.6 : 3.4 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-7.6 : 5.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 5.0 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

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.
503.2 DURI (DUNGOWAN RD) NW Slopes S NSW
126.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET) Illawarra NSW
117.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON W Gippsland VIC
108.4 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS) Illawarra NSW
106.4 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP) Illawarra NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
50.4 MUNDARING

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
503.2 DURI (DUNGOWAN RD)
Hunter Valley
63.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
58.0 WYEE (WYEE FARMS RD)
54.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK))
50.4 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
50.2 GOSFORD AWS
Sydney--east
92.0 TURRAMURRA (KISSING POINT ROAD)
78.2 WAHROONGA (ADA AVENUE)
76.0 STRATHFIELD GOLF CLUB
73.4 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK AWS (ARCHERY CENTRE)
66.6 CONCORD GOLF CLUB
63.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)
62.4 CONCORD (BRAYS RD)
61.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
60.8 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
60.4 ST IVES (RICHMOND AVENUE)
60.0 PEAKHURST GOLF CLUB
57.6 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY
56.0 TERREY HILLS AWS
56.0 CHATSWOOD BOWLING CLUB
55.0 NORTH RYDE GOLF CLUB
52.2 LUCAS HEIGHTS (ANSTO)
Sydney--west
87.4 CHERRYBROOK (CASUARINA DRIVE)
77.2 HORNSBY (SWIMMING POOL)
70.0 GLENORIE (OLD NORTHERN RD)
58.0 NORTH ROCKS (MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB)
51.0 BAULKHAM HILLS EUCALYPTUS CT
Illawarra
126.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET)
108.4 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)
106.4 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)
90.4 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE)
80.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS)
77.6 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
65.0 BELLAMBI AWS
64.0 HAMPDEN BRIDGE (KANGAROO RIVER)
60.4 MOSS VALE (HOSKINS STREET)
53.0 NOWRA BOAT SHED (SHOALHAVEN RIVER)
South Coast
65.0 DALMENY (BINALONG ST)
56.4 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
55.4 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
68.2 BULLUMWAAL
W Gippsland
117.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON

ISLANDS
Islands
63.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (STEELS POINT)
58.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
56.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

1.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1235 (51.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1151 (48.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1100 (45.8) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
1100 (45.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1087 (45.3) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
994 (41.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
991 (41.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
978 (40.8) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
974 (40.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
943 (39.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
896 (37.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
853 (35.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
838 (34.9) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
781 (32.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
778 (32.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
753 (31.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
741 (30.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
741 (30.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
736 (30.7) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
734 (30.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
724 (30.2) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
713 (29.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
712 (29.7) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
706 (29.4) ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
706 (29.4) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
700 (29.2) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
699 (29.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
695 (29.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
690 (28.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
657 (27.4) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
657 (27.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
653 (27.2) REDESDALE N Central VIC
647 (27.0) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
644 (26.8) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
644 (26.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
633 (26.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
626 (26.1) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
621 (25.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
619 (25.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
618 (25.8) LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
612 (25.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
611 (25.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
606 (25.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
605 (25.2) BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
601 (25.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
81/10 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
81/10 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
78/05 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
78/04 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
78/02 KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW

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
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.4mm/h
GOSFORD AWS
13.0mm in 30 min to 01:30 26.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
Sydney--east
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK AWS (ARCHERY CENTRE)
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
8.8mm in 22 min to 00:30 24.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 18.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
South Coast
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.6mm in 29 min to 04:30 21.9mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.8mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 22.0mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 21.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) : 78(180/ 63 ) at 05:30
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 100(170/ 87 ) at 04:06
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 78(190/ 65 ) at 04:49
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(190/ 63 ) at 10:30