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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 24/08/2014. 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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040924

WOODFORD STANMORE

50.8

35.2

17/08/2014

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

41.0

39.0

30/08/1999

19

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

7.5

8.1

08/08/2006

16

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

13.0

13.1

13/08/2012

73

1 N


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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, 24/08/2014.

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 22.0 +3.5 7.5 -0.5 5.5 0.2 1.0 10.5 230 ( 9.6) 30/12
BUNBURY 19.7 +2.2 5.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 37/12
MANDURAH 19.0 +1.1 11.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 22/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 -0.7 13.0 -7.4 11.6 0.0 6.0 11.1 296 (12.3) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.0 +2.4 3.6 -2.4 1.8 0.0 5.4 11.2 242 (10.1) 41/17
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 +1.5 12.7 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 43/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.9 +1.3 15.0 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 41/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 +3.0 8.9 +3.4 6.2 0.0 2.4 1.8 411 (17.1) 65/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.1 +1.8 12.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 48/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +1.1 20.4 +3.0 19.2 0.0 6.0 10.7 465 (19.4) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.9 -1.1 14.9 +0.2 11.5 0.0 6.0 10.9 350 (14.6) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 21.2 -1.3 14.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 362 (15.1) 37/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.7 +0.9 11.8 +1.1 8.9 0.0 4.6 -- 238 ( 9.9) 39/12
BUNDABERG AERO 21.6 -1.7 14.2 +3.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 405 (16.9) 46/16
COOLANGATTA 17.8 -3.6 14.1 +3.7 -- 48.8 -- -- 402 (16.8) 44/10
BRISBANE AERO 16.9 -4.9 13.7 +4.1 13.2 30.4 4.0 0.0 387 (16.1) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.5 -4.0 9.8 +2.3 -- 8.0 -- -- 550 (22.9) 43/03
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.9 +1.9 10.2 +4.4 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 241 (10.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.4 -3.4 13.2 +4.9 11.7 19.6 1.0 -- 436 (18.2) 41/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -3.2 11.8 +5.1 -- 20.2 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 24/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.8 -0.8 8.9 +2.1 -- 3.2 -- -- 278 (11.6) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.2 +3.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 8.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +2.0 7.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 31/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.2 -1.1 10.0 +1.9 8.4 6.6 3.2 2.9 358 (14.9) 39/11
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 -0.9 9.7 +5.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 31/13
BELLAMBI AWS 16.7 -1.3 10.7 +0.2 -- 5.6 -- -- 358 (14.9) 30/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +3.9 3.0 -0.5 0.6 0.0 1.8 10.2 308 (12.8) 28/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +4.8 2.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.5 +6.2 6.7 +1.4 1.0 0.0 3.0 10.0 258 (10.8) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 +4.1 2.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 31/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.9 +4.7 2.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.5 +5.5 7.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.6 +5.2 5.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 55/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 +3.7 4.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 35/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.1 +3.6 4.6 -0.1 2.8 0.0 2.8 8.8 290 (12.1) 31/16
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

34.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
33.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
33.1 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 18.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+7.9 : 29.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.7 : 29.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.4 : 29.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 28.1 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.4 : 7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.8 : 10.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+7.7 : 11.8 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.6 : 10.9 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+7.6 : 6.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

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

3.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.7 : 16.8 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.4 : 13.8 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.4 : 13.4 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.1 : 17.0 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.1 : 13.8 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

-4.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-3.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 OMEO Upper NE VIC

-8.5 : 5.8 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-8.3 : 7.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-8.1 : 6.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
-8.0 : 7.0 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-7.7 : 5.2 DALY WATERS AWS 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.
83.4 NOOSAVILLE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
73.8 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70.0 BRIBIE ISLAND ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68.8 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65.2 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
83.4 NOOSAVILLE
73.8 MALENY TAMARIND ST
70.0 BRIBIE ISLAND ALERT
68.8 TEWANTIN RSL PARK
65.2 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
56.8 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
56.4 SOUTHPORT RIDGEWAY AVE
55.4 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
50.8 WOODFORD STANMORE
50.4 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
63.6 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)
54.0 BOAT HARBOUR (ROUS RIVER)
52.2 GREEN PIGEON (MORNING VIEW)
51.0 WOODBURN (CEDAR ST)

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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4.5 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.2 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1369 (57.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1180 (49.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
984 (41.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
920 (38.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
859 (35.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
828 (34.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
783 (32.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
745 (31.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
738 (30.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
727 (30.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
725 (30.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
725 (30.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
720 (30.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
705 (29.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
703 (29.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
703 (29.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
701 (29.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
672 (28.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
668 (27.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
661 (27.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
639 (26.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
627 (26.1) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
609 (25.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
609 (25.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/07 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/11 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/12 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
81/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
76/12 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

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
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
5.6mm in 13 min to 16:43 25.8mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
4.4mm in 11 min to 13:55 24.0mm/h
7.2mm in 5 min to 14:00 86.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.6mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 21.2mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 23.2mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
COOLANGATTA
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.4mm in 30 min to 12:30 20.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI - HILLSIDE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
1.4mm in 1 min to 02:32 84.0mm/h
4.8mm in 12 min to 03:12 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.2mm/h
6.4mm in 17 min to 21:00 22.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.0mm/h
Illawarra
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS
5.0mm in 13 min to 14:00 23.1mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(120/ 72 ) at 07:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 91(130/ 72 ) at 12:24