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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 1502 EST on 27/08/2014. 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009992

CAPEL NORTH

44.8

35.4

22/08/2006

11

1 N

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070309

DELEGATE RIVER AT QUIDONG

20.8

19.0

14/08/2003

13

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Pilbara

004019

MANDORA

67

63.0

22/08/1989

16

N


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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, 27/08/2014.

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 20.6 +2.1 12.1 +4.1 10.1 0.4 3.0 8.9 350 (14.6) 39/09
BUNBURY 18.4 +0.9 12.3 +4.9 -- 17.8 -- -- 482 (20.1) 54/00
MANDURAH 19.2 +1.3 14.8 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 525 (21.9) 50/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +1.3 18.9 -1.5 16.2 0.0 7.6 11.4 351 (14.6) 57/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.1 +1.5 3.8 -2.2 1.6 0.0 7.6 11.2 316 (13.2) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.3 +0.8 2.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 21/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.2 +2.6 4.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 1.0 10.3 94 ( 3.9) 26/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.9 +2.8 4.5 -1.0 0.8 0.2 1.4 10.0 298 (12.4) 35/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.9 +0.6 13.9 +3.7 9.1 0.0 9.8 10.9 488 (20.3) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.4 15.3 -2.1 12.3 0.0 7.8 11.4 506 (21.1) 46/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 +0.6 13.3 -1.4 9.6 0.0 5.8 10.7 248 (10.3) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 22.4 -0.1 12.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 +2.7 10.5 -0.2 7.7 0.0 5.4 -- 168 ( 7.0) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +2.8 12.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 30/11
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +1.9 15.0 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 44/08
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 +0.5 10.5 +0.9 9.1 0.0 4.0 9.1 366 (15.3) 37/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 +1.0 7.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 34/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.4 +2.4 7.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 130 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 +0.7 12.7 +4.4 10.0 6.2 1.4 -- 399 (16.6) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 +0.3 11.1 +4.4 -- 19.4 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 46/23
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 0.0 8.7 +1.9 7.4 7.0 2.4 0.0 197 ( 8.2) 50/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.9 +2.9 3.1 +1.0 -2.0 0.0 2.4 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +3.2 4.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 50/17
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.4 -1.9 12.2 +4.1 11.0 18.0 4.6 0.0 338 (14.1) 55/21
RICHMOND RAAF 15.0 -4.7 7.9 +3.5 -- 2.8 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.5 -1.5 13.3 +2.8 -- 23.6 -- -- 469 (19.5) 52/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.9 +3.4 4.2 +0.7 1.7 0.2 2.0 1.5 195 ( 8.1) 30/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +5.2 4.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 30/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.5 +3.2 4.2 -1.1 2.6 0.0 3.6 10.3 314 (13.1) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.6 +5.9 4.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 256 (10.7) 22/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.7 +5.5 6.2 +3.6 -- 2.8 -- -- 372 (15.5) 31/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.4 +4.4 7.8 +1.1 5.6 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 +4.9 7.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 593 (24.7) 44/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.4 +4.6 3.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 21/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 +3.2 5.3 +0.6 2.9 0.4 0.2 10.2 213 ( 8.9) 26/23
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
34.4 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+13.5 : 32.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+10.3 : 29.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.6 : 30.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.5 : 30.4 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.3 : 16.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.4 : 15.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.7 : 16.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 10.8 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+7.5 : 11.6 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+7.5 : 7.4 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.5 : 11.9 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA

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

1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.7 : 15.0 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
-4.7 : 15.1 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-4.5 : 14.7 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
-4.3 : 14.7 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS Sydney--west NSW
-3.9 : 15.2 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
-3.9 : 14.8 PROSPECT RESERVOIR Sydney--west NSW

-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 MOUNT IVE NW Pastoral SA
-0.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.2 : -0.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.0 : 6.3 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-5.8 : 0.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : -0.1 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-4.9 : 1.6 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.9 : 2.3 MENINGIE Murray Valley 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.
112.0 BARRENGARRY (THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE) Illawarra NSW
111.4 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP) Illawarra NSW
92.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET) Illawarra NSW
84.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS) Illawarra NSW
71.0 BETTOWYND (CONDRY) South Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
112.0 BARRENGARRY (THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE)
111.4 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)
92.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET)
84.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS)
65.4 MITTAGONG (ALFRED STREET)
64.0 HAMPDEN BRIDGE (KANGAROO RIVER)
56.2 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)
55.0 BOWRAL (ORCHARD ST)
53.4 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE)
51.6 MOSS VALE (HOSKINS STREET)
South Coast
71.0 BETTOWYND (CONDRY)
68.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)
64.0 MORUYA (PLUMWOOD)
61.0 BETTOWYND (NOBBYS HILL)
53.6 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD)
51.0 MORUYA (BURRA CREEK)
Goulburn/Monaro
57.0 PARKERS GAP
54.2 NIMMITABEL (COTTESLOE)

11.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
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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1.5 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.4 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1136 (47.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1124 (46.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
916 (38.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
916 (38.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
854 (35.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
851 (35.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
831 (34.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
830 (34.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
805 (33.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
757 (31.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
745 (31.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
742 (30.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
715 (29.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
710 (29.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
704 (29.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
670 (27.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
657 (27.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
636 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
83/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/12 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
80/07 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
70/23 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
70/18 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BUNBURY
13.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.4mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
11.0mm in 30 min to 00:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 32.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 17.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 18.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
8.8mm in 21 min to 22:30 25.1mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.8mm/h
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
MOSS VALE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
6.2mm in 17 min to 18:30 21.9mm/h
CAMPBELLTOWN (MOUNT ANNAN)
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.2mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 72(160/ 65 ) at 19:52
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 80(100/ 63 ) at 23:30