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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 1502 EST on 21/08/2014. 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

North Coast

058130

GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL

204.0

111.3

21/08/2007

47

1 N


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 15:02EST, 21/08/2014.

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 19.6 +1.1 11.8 +3.8 9.5 1.8 1.6 4.8 256 (10.7) 41/15
BUNBURY 19.8 +2.3 9.2 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 30/16
MANDURAH 18.6 +0.7 14.1 +3.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 43/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 -0.7 16.2 -4.2 13.9 0.0 6.0 11.1 328 (13.7) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.5 -2.1 0.7 -5.3 -1.1 0.0 4.6 11.1 226 ( 9.4) 34/14
WHYALLA AERO 16.0 -2.5 0.7 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 31/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -1.5 6.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 1.4 6.2 158 ( 6.6) 30/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -0.7 5.3 -0.2 3.4 0.0 0.8 1.9 204 ( 8.5) 28/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.9 -3.4 11.7 +1.5 7.8 0.0 7.2 10.9 396 (16.5) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -0.4 13.3 -4.1 10.7 0.0 6.0 9.9 252 (10.5) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.6 -1.4 11.2 -3.5 7.8 0.0 6.4 10.7 203 ( 8.5) 31/16
MACKAY M.O 22.0 -0.5 9.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 276 (11.5) 30/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.3 +0.5 7.4 -3.3 5.0 0.0 10.8 -- 196 ( 8.2) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 23.5 +0.2 8.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 35/16
COOLANGATTA 22.4 +1.0 8.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 43/10
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 +0.3 9.3 -0.3 7.2 0.0 6.4 9.9 468 (19.5) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.3 +0.8 6.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 41/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.6 -0.4 6.3 +0.5 -- 0.6 0.8 -- 139 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 +0.5 13.9 +5.6 10.6 0.0 2.8 -- 605 (25.2) 57/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -0.5 12.3 +5.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 46/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.0 -0.6 10.5 +3.7 8.4 22.0 4.4 5.2 574 (23.9) 44/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.5 +0.5 -0.3 -2.4 -6.5 0.3 1.9 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -0.3 3.8 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 381 (15.9) 28/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.3 -3.0 10.0 +1.9 7.2 9.6 4.6 5.0 824 (34.3) 52/10
RICHMOND RAAF 17.9 -1.8 10.0 +5.6 -- 2.2 -- -- 439 (18.3) 31/10
BELLAMBI AWS 15.1 -2.9 10.0 -0.5 -- 7.0 -- -- 716 (29.8) 43/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.4 +1.9 1.4 -2.1 -0.4 0.0 1.6 10.7 215 ( 9.0) 17/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.3 +1.3 2.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 15/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 -0.6 5.3 0.0 3.9 0.0 2.2 7.0 301 (12.5) 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.4 +0.7 3.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 368 (15.3) 22/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 +0.4 3.5 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 363 (15.1) 34/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 -1.4 10.2 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.8 -1.6 5.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 34/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.1 +2.3 2.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 17/11
HOBART AIRPORT 13.5 0.0 3.5 -1.2 1.3 0.0 0.6 9.4 308 (12.8) 26/09
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

33.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.1 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
33.1 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+5.7 : 25.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.0 : 24.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+4.9 : 25.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+4.6 : 23.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+4.3 : 7.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
22.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+7.3 : 13.1 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+7.1 : 10.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 12.1 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
+6.6 : 10.6 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+6.5 : 9.8 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

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

2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.7 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.5 : 25.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 24.7 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-4.4 : 21.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-4.3 : 22.6 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-4.2 : 13.1 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW

-7.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-7.9 : 5.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.7 : -2.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-7.0 : -1.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.8 : -0.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.8 : 9.0 MANGO FARM 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.
204.0 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
40.0 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE) Illawarra NSW
34.8 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
25.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
24.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
204.0 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL
MidNorth Coast S
25.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD)
24.0 BUNGWAHL
Hunter Valley
34.8 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)
Illawarra
40.0 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE)

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

5.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
4.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1104 (46.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
909 (37.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
880 (36.7) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
868 (36.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
824 (34.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
775 (32.3) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
751 (31.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
742 (30.9) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
716 (29.8) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
705 (29.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
701 (29.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
693 (28.9) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
674 (28.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
662 (27.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
655 (27.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
633 (26.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
629 (26.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
625 (26.0) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
605 (25.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
76/03 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
70/22 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
67/19 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/23 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
65/23 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

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