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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 29/08/2014. 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

N Tablelands E

057095

TABULAM (MUIRNE)

46.0

43.4

20/08/2007

44

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058032

KYOGLE POST OFFICE

107.0

92.7

27/08/1957

102

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058079

PILLAR VALLEY

133.6

129.4

21/08/2007

12

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058162

NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)

120.0

91.0

21/08/2007

15

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058180

NIMBIN (GOOLMANGAR CREEK)

70.0

45.0

20/08/2007

13

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058194

DAIRY FLAT

49.4

48.8

22/08/2002

21

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058195

WIANGAREE POST OFFICE

71.0

57.0

30/08/1987

27

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058199

ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK)

120.5

47.4

20/08/2007

13

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058201

TUNCESTER (LEYCESTER CREEK)

145.0

40.0

20/08/2007

13

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058202

BENTLEY (BACK CREEK)

133.0

46.0

30/08/2006

13

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058206

EWING BRIDGE CORNDALE (COOPERS CK)

116.0

60.0

30/08/2006

13

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

103.2

41.0

23/08/2014

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058214

LISMORE AIRPORT AWS

138.6

49.0

30/08/2006

12

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

74

68.0

21/08/2007

15

N


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 15:03EST, 29/08/2014.

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 25.3 +6.8 10.5 +2.5 8.5 0.0 4.2 5.9 294 (12.3) 43/14
BUNBURY 21.7 +4.2 10.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 41/11
MANDURAH 20.5 +2.6 14.3 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 37/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +1.3 15.4 -5.0 14.0 0.0 7.6 11.3 341 (14.2) 50/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.8 +1.2 2.6 -3.4 -0.4 0.0 7.2 11.2 292 (12.2) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 24.0 +5.5 3.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 24/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.5 +6.9 7.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 2.4 10.5 82 ( 3.4) 21/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.9 +5.8 3.2 -2.3 0.4 0.0 1.8 9.9 167 ( 7.0) 24/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.6 +0.3 6.8 -3.4 3.7 0.0 7.6 -- 373 (15.5) 44/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +0.9 10.5 -6.9 6.5 0.0 6.0 11.3 228 ( 9.5) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.4 11.5 -3.2 6.4 0.0 6.2 11.3 250 (10.4) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 21.8 -0.7 11.3 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- 11.0 294 (12.3) 50/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +1.9 10.5 -0.2 7.0 0.0 7.0 -- 276 (11.5) 39/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.5 +2.2 9.9 -1.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 328 (13.7) 43/11
COOLANGATTA 21.8 +0.4 13.5 +3.1 -- 27.6 -- -- 518 (21.6) 74/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 +1.2 11.3 +1.7 9.4 4.8 4.4 7.6 474 (19.8) 48/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.9 +0.4 7.6 +0.1 -- 3.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 39/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.9 +0.9 10.4 +4.6 -- 0.2 1.8 -- 242 (10.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.6 -0.2 12.5 +4.2 11.5 76.4 22.0 -- 691 (28.8) 67/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -0.2 13.1 +6.4 -- 33.2 -- -- 468 (19.5) 55/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 +1.7 12.1 +5.3 10.9 12.4 4.0 -- 578 (24.1) 63/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.7 +2.7 2.0 -0.1 -4.0 0.2 2.2 9.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.0 +2.5 2.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 35/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.7 +0.4 12.6 +4.5 11.8 13.0 6.6 8.8 777 (32.4) 50/03
RICHMOND RAAF 19.1 -0.6 11.2 +6.8 -- 10.6 -- -- 396 (16.5) 44/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.8 -1.2 11.7 +1.2 -- 3.4 -- -- 628 (26.2) 44/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +4.1 1.5 -2.0 -0.8 0.0 2.8 10.6 161 ( 6.7) 15/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +3.7 2.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.7 +6.4 5.1 -0.2 1.7 0.0 3.0 10.7 231 ( 9.6) 30/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.8 +5.1 1.8 -2.1 3.8 0.0 2.3 -- 213 ( 8.9) 18/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.3 +6.1 1.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 18/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 +5.2 8.1 +1.4 5.4 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.1 +6.7 2.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 39/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +3.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 24/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +2.3 6.1 +1.4 3.2 0.4 2.0 7.7 260 (10.8) 22/08
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

34.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+14.2 : 33.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.9 : 33.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+12.5 : 31.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+11.8 : 31.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+11.7 : 29.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.4 : 7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+8.0 : 8.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.6 : 10.2 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+7.6 : 12.7 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
+7.6 : 11.6 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+7.6 : 15.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.9 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
8.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.0 : 13.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-2.6 : 17.7 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-2.1 : 29.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-1.9 : 20.4 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-1.9 : 19.7 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
-1.9 : 11.5 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

-7.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-3.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.8 : 5.1 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-7.3 : 5.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-7.3 : 1.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 4.5 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-6.9 : 10.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

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.
167.8 LISMORE (RICHMOND HILL) North Coast NSW
145.0 TUNCESTER (LEYCESTER CREEK) North Coast NSW
138.6 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
133.6 PILLAR VALLEY North Coast NSW
133.0 BENTLEY (BACK CREEK) North Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands E
58.8 BARYULGIL (CLARENCE RIVER)
54.4 MALLANGANEE (SANDILANDS ST)
50.5 BONALBO POST OFFICE
North Coast
167.8 LISMORE (RICHMOND HILL)
145.0 TUNCESTER (LEYCESTER CREEK)
138.6 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
133.6 PILLAR VALLEY
133.0 BENTLEY (BACK CREEK)
128.0 WOOLI (SANDSTONE HILL)
122.0 MINNIE WATER PUMP SHED
120.5 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK)
120.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
116.0 EWING BRIDGE CORNDALE (COOPERS CK)
107.0 KYOGLE POST OFFICE
103.2 CASINO AIRPORT AWS
97.2 GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS
89.6 WOODBURN (CEDAR ST)
88.0 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)
82.4 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
81.6 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL
78.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
75.2 NEW ITALY (VINEYARD HAVEN)
71.0 GRAFTON SOUTH (SOUTH GRAFTON (CLARENCE
71.0 WIANGAREE POST OFFICE
70.4 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
70.0 NIMBIN (GOOLMANGAR CREEK)
68.0 WHIPORIE POST OFFICE
66.8 NIMBIN POST OFFICE
66.4 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
59.8 GREEN PIGEON (MORNING VIEW)
58.2 YAMBA PILOT STATION
MidNorth Coast N
106.7 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
104.0 LOWANNA (LOWANNA ROAD)
97.0 NANA GLEN (COWLING CLOSE)
90.0 MELDRUM (COOLAWARRAH)
86.8 GLENREAGH (ERTS)
76.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO
64.0 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISON
56.0 BOWRA SUGARLOAF
56.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE)
55.0 BELLWOOD (NAMBUCCA HEADS (NAMBUCCA RESOR
52.6 KALANG (SPICKETTS CK (NOONANNIE))
50.5 KALANG (KOOROOWI (SHARABEL))
MidNorth Coast S
50.0 COMBOYNE PUBLIC SCHOOL
Hunter Valley
75.0 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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5.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1192 (49.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
1100 (45.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
1042 (43.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
872 (36.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
853 (35.5) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
815 (34.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
795 (33.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
777 (32.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
774 (32.3) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
733 (30.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
726 (30.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
710 (29.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
710 (29.6) BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
691 (28.8) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
689 (28.7) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
667 (27.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
628 (26.2) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
626 (26.1) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
625 (26.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
624 (26.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
606 (25.3) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
98/13 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
98/13 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
94/04 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
93/07 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
91/12 CAPE LEEUWIN 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BUSSELTON AERO
17.6mm in 12 min to 13:49 88.0mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.8mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 20.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
STYLES TOWER
4.3mm in 11 min to 14:38 23.5mm/h
3.9mm in 11 min to 21:32 21.3mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
14.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 29.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.4mm/h
15.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 30.0mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 29.8mm/h
VASSE AG STATION
12.2mm in 30 min to 13:30 24.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
5.0mm in 12 min to 01:00 25.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.0mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 01:30 23.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 21.8mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 20.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.6mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 14.0mm/h
63.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.5mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK AWS (ARCHERY CENTRE)
4.2mm in 11 min to 04:00 22.9mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 87(300/ 80 ) at 18:37
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(180/ 72 ) at 13:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 95(160/ 74 ) at 13:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION : 80(130/ 69 ) at 00:32
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 93(200/ 72 ) at 07:07
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 91(150/ 65 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 95(200/ 50 ) at 12:30
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 95( 90/ 50 ) at 04:13