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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 1503 EST on 23/08/2014. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014626

DALY WATERS AWS

2.3

3.0

17/08/2002

44

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, 23/08/2014.

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 19.0 +0.5 9.9 +1.9 8.1 4.8 3.8 -- 385 (16.0) --
BUNBURY 18.0 +0.5 11.2 +3.8 -- 4.4 -- -- 428 (17.8) --
MANDURAH 19.0 +1.1 13.2 +2.4 -- 5.2 -- -- 515 (21.5) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.4 15.6 -4.8 14.1 0.0 10.6 -- 369 (15.4) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 +0.4 1.1 -4.9 -0.3 0.0 4.0 -- 231 ( 9.6) --
WHYALLA AERO 24.0 +5.5 2.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.0 +4.4 12.3 +4.1 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 234 ( 9.8) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +4.9 2.2 -3.3 -0.7 0.2 1.2 -- 225 ( 9.4) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.0 +0.7 13.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) --
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 17.5 +0.1 15.4 0.0 6.6 -- 363 (15.1) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.0 0.0 16.3 +1.6 13.7 0.0 4.6 -- 362 (15.1) --
MACKAY M.O 22.0 -0.5 15.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 +0.2 14.5 +3.8 12.9 1.8 2.4 -- 360 (15.0) --
BUNDABERG AERO 19.0 -4.3 14.5 +3.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) --
COOLANGATTA 17.0 -4.4 13.8 +3.4 -- 15.0 -- -- 500 (20.8) --
BRISBANE AERO 17.0 -4.8 14.0 +4.4 13.1 3.0 4.2 -- 407 (17.0) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.0 -5.5 9.9 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 662 (27.6) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 9.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 271 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -0.8 11.7 +3.4 8.9 0.0 4.2 -- 428 (17.8) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -0.2 9.9 +3.2 -- 2.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.0 +0.4 10.7 +3.9 -- 8.6 -- -- 254 (10.6) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 5.0 +2.9 0.7 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +1.5 6.4 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.0 -1.3 11.3 +3.2 9.7 3.4 2.4 -- 473 (19.7) --
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -0.7 11.1 +6.7 -- 2.8 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) --
BELLAMBI AWS 16.0 -2.0 11.5 +1.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 447 (18.6) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.0 +2.5 2.7 -0.8 0.7 0.0 3.4 -- 245 (10.2) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.0 +3.0 2.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 +3.7 3.5 -1.8 0.0 0.0 4.0 -- 240 (10.0) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.0 +3.3 0.5 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +2.8 1.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.0 +6.0 7.2 +0.5 4.8 0.0 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 +4.6 3.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 +3.2 4.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) --
HOBART AIRPORT 17.0 +3.5 0.8 -3.9 -0.9 0.0 1.4 -- 203 ( 8.5) --
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 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
33.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
33.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
33.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
32.0 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
32.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.0 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
32.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
32.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
32.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
32.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
32.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
32.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
32.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+10.4 : 30.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.8 : 25.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+7.3 : 26.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 34.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.8 : 26.0 EUCLA Eucla WA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.5 : 13.3 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+9.2 : 14.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.8 : 11.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+7.4 : 6.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.3 : 14.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.5 : 16.0 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.4 : 14.0 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.1 : 16.0 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.6 : 16.0 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-6.3 : 17.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.3 : 16.0 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

-5.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-10.6 : 2.3 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-7.2 : 7.7 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.8 : 12.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-6.7 : -1.7 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 4.5 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-6.5 : 9.4 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE 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.
39.2 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
38.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT) Hunter Valley NSW
37.8 WOODBURN (CEDAR ST) North Coast NSW
35.2 GOSFORD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
35.0 AVALON BEACH (AVALON (PALMGROVE RD)) Sydney--east NSW

Reports not yet available

1370 (57.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1349 (56.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1164 (48.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1002 (41.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
898 (37.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
862 (35.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
852 (35.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
851 (35.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
846 (35.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
782 (32.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
775 (32.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
766 (31.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
736 (30.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
728 (30.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
727 (30.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
725 (30.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
716 (29.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
700 (29.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
677 (28.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
677 (28.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
666 (27.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
662 (27.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
651 (27.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
651 (27.1) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
636 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
634 (26.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
629 (26.2) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
616 (25.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
Reports not yet available

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
Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
12.2mm in 30 min to 14:30 24.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 19.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
10.4mm in 30 min to 12:30 20.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
15.8mm in 22 min to 11:00 43.1mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 19.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 18.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
COOLANGATTA
7.0mm in 19 min to 09:00 22.1mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.2mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.0mm in 30 min to 10:30 22.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
15.0mm in 30 min to 07:30 30.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 17.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 80(120/ 69 ) at 06:30