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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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 1505 EST on 30/08/2014. 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

009534

DONNYBROOK

94.8

73.4

01/08/1913

107

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009603

BUSSELTON AERO

45.2

42.2

12/08/2010

16

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009871

WINDY HARBOUR

62.1

44.6

03/08/1991

29

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009987

PAYNEDALE ALERT

40.0

36.0

11/08/2003

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009989

THOMSON BROOK

76.0

58.2

22/08/2011

11

61.4

01/04/2005

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009990

BOYANUP NORTH

45.0

41.2

16/08/2005

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009991

DONNYBROOK EAST

81.6

46.8

22/08/2011

11

79.6

25/06/2003

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009992

CAPEL NORTH

48.6

44.8

26/08/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009193

ROTTNEST ISLAND

17.8

17.6

30/08/2006

22

1 N

WA

Lower West

009194

MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE

17.3

16.3

12/08/1987

31

1 N

WA

Lower West

009256

GARDEN ISLAND HSF

17.0

16.3

31/08/2006

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

14.3

14.0

21/08/2011

16

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009977

MANDURAH

16.7

16.3

07/08/2006

12

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

33.3

33.1

27/08/1994

53

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 15:04EST, 30/08/2014.

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 22.3 +3.8 13.5 +5.5 11.1 0.0 4.0 4.2 396 (16.5) 57/11
BUNBURY 19.3 +1.8 15.0 +7.6 -- 20.0 -- -- 503 (21.0) 46/03
MANDURAH 18.4 +0.5 16.7 +5.9 -- 6.2 -- -- 611 (25.5) 67/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.9 16.3 -4.1 15.5 0.0 7.2 11.3 306 (12.8) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.4 +1.8 4.1 -1.9 2.4 0.0 6.6 11.3 291 (12.1) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 25.0 +6.5 4.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 30/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.7 +8.1 7.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 80 ( 3.3) 21/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.5 +7.4 2.6 -2.9 -0.1 0.0 2.4 9.9 195 ( 8.1) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.1 +0.8 7.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 11.8 -5.6 7.8 0.0 8.4 11.0 441 (18.4) 52/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +0.8 11.2 -3.5 8.0 0.0 6.4 10.2 272 (11.3) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 22.4 -0.1 12.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 279 (11.6) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.3 +0.5 12.9 +2.2 10.4 0.0 5.8 -- -- 31/09
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 +0.6 11.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 31/08
COOLANGATTA 22.0 +0.6 13.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 592 (24.7) 44/15
BRISBANE AERO 21.3 -0.5 9.8 +0.2 7.9 0.0 6.0 10.9 398 (16.6) 30/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.4 -0.1 5.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 48/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.7 -0.3 8.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 290 (12.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 +0.2 13.3 +5.0 9.6 0.6 4.4 -- 632 (26.3) 55/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.5 -1.7 12.0 +5.3 -- 8.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 50/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.5 -0.1 8.8 +2.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 523 (21.8) 57/19
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 0.5 -1.6 -6.0 0.2 1.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +2.3 3.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 31/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.0 -2.3 9.6 +1.5 7.8 1.8 3.8 5.4 594 (24.8) 65/19
RICHMOND RAAF 18.3 -1.4 6.2 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 256 (10.7) 41/13
BELLAMBI AWS 16.3 -1.7 11.3 +0.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 511 (21.3) 63/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.8 +3.3 0.0 -3.5 -1.6 0.0 1.8 10.2 148 ( 6.2) 18/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.3 +4.3 2.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.0 +7.7 4.9 -0.4 4.5 0.0 4.2 7.6 166 ( 6.9) 24/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 +4.5 1.7 -2.2 4.1 0.0 -- -- -- 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.5 +5.3 2.2 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 26/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 +0.3 8.0 +1.3 7.8 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.9 +3.5 1.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 35/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.1 +4.3 4.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 18/12
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +2.8 6.6 +1.9 2.8 0.0 1.4 8.1 263 (11.0) 28/12
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

35.0 EYRE Eucla WA
34.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.1 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+15.7 : 35.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.1 : 33.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.4 : 32.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+11.2 : 32.1 FORREST Eucla WA
+10.9 : 29.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.3 : 14.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+9.2 : 17.3 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+9.1 : 14.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+8.7 : 14.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+8.6 : 13.0 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+8.6 : 16.1 EUCLA Eucla WA

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

5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-2.8 : 18.5 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-2.7 : 17.1 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-2.6 : 18.0 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.5 : 17.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-2.4 : 16.4 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-2.4 : 16.5 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW

-4.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 OMEO Upper NE VIC

-7.7 : 5.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.6 : 9.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-6.3 : 6.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 9.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

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.
94.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
81.6 DONNYBROOK EAST Lower West WA
76.0 THOMSON BROOK Lower West WA
62.1 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
59.3 BOYANUP Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
94.8 DONNYBROOK
81.6 DONNYBROOK EAST
76.0 THOMSON BROOK
62.1 WINDY HARBOUR
59.3 BOYANUP
57.6 WARNER GLEN
57.0 WALPOLE
50.6 JARRAHWOOD
50.6 ACTON PARK

11.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

5.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
4.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.8 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1282 (53.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1213 (50.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1066 (44.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
1036 (43.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1006 (41.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
905 (37.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
857 (35.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
845 (35.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
730 (30.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
713 (29.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
694 (28.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
688 (28.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
687 (28.6) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
672 (28.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
667 (27.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
645 (26.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
641 (26.7) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
632 (26.3) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
631 (26.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
611 (25.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
81/09 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
72/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
72/18 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
68/08 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
68/12 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
68/14 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
68/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/18 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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
PERTH AIRPORT
3.0mm in 2 min to 12:30 90.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
7.2mm in 18 min to 16:00 24.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
8.4mm in 14 min to 12:00 36.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 20.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 22.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
PERTH METRO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
BICKLEY
13.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 26.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 16.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
8.0mm in 20 min to 07:00 24.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
DWELLINGUP
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
SHANNON
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.6mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
13.8mm in 30 min to 00:00 27.6mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 28.8mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 19.0mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 02:30 28.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 16.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 17.6mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 04:00 26.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 15.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 15.2mm/h
FLOREAT PARK AG STATION
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.0mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 23.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.0mm/h
HARVEY
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.8mm/h
MYALUP AG STATION
11.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.6mm/h
SOUTH PERTH AG STATION
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.2mm/h
WAROONA
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION
10.6mm in 30 min to 20:00 21.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
JACUP
11.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
WANDERING
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.6mm/h
JERRAMUNGUP AG STATION
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
NEWDEGATE AG STATION
12.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 24.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 17.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
15.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION : 17(350/ 74 ) at 04:13
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 91(170/ 72 ) at 18:58