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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 15:03EST, 01/09/2014.

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 21.5 +3.0 13.5 +5.5 11.5 5.4 2.2 5.5 421 (17.5) 44/14
BUNBURY 20.1 +2.6 15.1 +7.7 -- 25.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 52/11
MANDURAH 19.3 +1.4 15.4 +4.6 -- 11.4 -- -- 602 (25.1) 61/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.7 18.2 -2.2 17.0 0.0 5.8 11.2 356 (14.8) 50/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.9 -0.7 1.3 -4.7 -0.7 0.0 7.2 11.1 212 ( 8.8) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.0 +0.5 2.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 26/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 +2.7 6.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 2.2 9.3 179 ( 7.5) 30/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -0.2 3.2 -2.3 -0.2 0.0 0.8 2.9 144 ( 6.0) 22/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.8 -2.5 11.5 +1.3 8.3 0.0 7.6 -- 376 (15.7) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -0.1 16.6 -0.8 13.5 0.0 5.4 7.1 270 (11.3) 31/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.0 -1.0 17.1 +2.4 14.5 0.0 7.0 10.0 365 (15.2) 31/14
MACKAY M.O 21.7 -0.8 11.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 327 (13.6) 28/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.7 -3.1 12.0 +1.3 10.0 0.0 4.0 -- 160 ( 6.7) 43/21
BUNDABERG AERO 22.9 -0.4 13.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 21.7 +0.3 13.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 550 (22.9) 59/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 +0.3 10.7 +1.1 9.3 0.0 6.6 10.2 366 (15.3) 46/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.7 +0.2 8.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 924 (38.5) 50/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.4 +1.4 8.9 +3.1 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 287 (12.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.5 -0.3 13.3 +5.0 10.4 0.0 6.0 -- 659 (27.5) 41/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -1.1 9.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 31/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 -0.8 8.5 +1.7 6.5 0.8 3.4 -- 423 (17.6) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.9 +0.9 0.5 -1.6 -5.0 0.0 0.6 9.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +1.5 3.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 43/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.5 -0.8 10.0 +1.9 8.8 12.8 2.0 7.1 538 (22.4) 48/13
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 -0.9 5.8 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 37/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.9 -2.1 10.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 513 (21.4) 41/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.2 +2.7 1.4 -2.1 -0.2 0.2 2.2 9.9 183 ( 7.6) 24/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.5 +2.5 2.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 52/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 +3.1 3.1 -2.2 0.8 0.0 2.6 9.7 244 (10.2) 34/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.9 +2.2 4.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 235 ( 9.8) 39/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.9 +1.7 5.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 +3.1 8.4 +1.7 6.1 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 +2.2 -1.1 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 31/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 +2.7 0.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 13/10
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 +1.6 3.1 -1.6 1.5 0.0 1.8 10.0 307 (12.8) 24/09
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

34.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.5 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
33.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT

+8.7 : 28.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.3 : 27.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+8.0 : 27.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.3 : 28.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.5 : 25.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+7.7 : 15.1 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+7.6 : 10.4 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+7.6 : 12.0 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+7.4 : 14.4 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+7.3 : 13.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.8 : 26.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-4.7 : 24.9 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-4.4 : 18.5 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.9 : 28.1 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-3.8 : 18.8 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.8 : 15.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.8 : 16.0 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW

-7.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-7.5 : 5.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-6.9 : 6.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.7 : 0.0 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.6 : 6.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-6.5 : -0.6 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA

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.
41.0 COWARAMUP Lower West WA
33.4 HAPPY VALLEY Lower West WA
29.2 MARGARET RIVER Lower West WA
25.8 LUDLOW Lower West WA
25.4 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA

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

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5.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1079 (45.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1075 (44.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
980 (40.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
924 (38.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
899 (37.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
858 (35.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
835 (34.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
806 (33.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
769 (32.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
710 (29.6) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
709 (29.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
683 (28.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
659 (27.5) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
643 (26.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
643 (26.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
617 (25.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
602 (25.1) MANDURAH Lower West WA
602 (25.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
91/05 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
91/22 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
89/22 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
87/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/14 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.
None reported None reported