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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
significant newsworthy major

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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 31/08/2014. 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

Lower West

009181

SWAN VIEW

58.2

46.0

11/08/2003

40

1 N

WA

Lower West

009252

NOBLE FALLS

52.6

43.0

22/08/2011

14

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010310

WERRIBEE

43.2

35.8

22/08/2011

12

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010508

BADGEBUP

33.2

31.1

15/08/1976

96

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010614

NARROGIN

45.0

42.4

15/08/1976

107

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

30.0

26.0

29/08/1998

20

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

25.2

22.0

15/08/2001

17

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010912

YEALERING EAST

21.2

18.6

18/08/2003

11

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

35.2

31.0

24/08/2004

15

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010917

WANDERING

50.0

29.6

22/08/2011

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

W Coast

097000

CAPE SORELL

18.3

18.3

17/08/1961

17

1 N Equal to record.


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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, 31/08/2014.

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 18.7 +0.2 14.4 +6.4 14.1 43.4 2.2 1.3 397 (16.5) 34/08
BUNBURY 18.4 +0.9 12.9 +5.5 -- 27.2 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 24/05
MANDURAH 17.5 -0.4 14.8 +4.0 -- 26.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 35/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.6 16.8 -3.6 15.4 0.0 8.0 11.2 307 (12.8) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 +2.7 4.0 -2.0 1.8 0.0 4.6 11.3 248 (10.3) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 26.7 +8.2 5.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 48/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 +8.4 8.5 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 37/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 +6.9 5.7 +0.2 1.8 0.0 2.2 9.6 50 ( 2.1) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 +1.6 14.6 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -0.1 17.6 +0.2 15.9 0.0 8.0 5.2 -- 46/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +0.2 14.0 -0.7 11.0 0.0 9.6 10.4 397 (16.5) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 23.0 +0.5 12.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 345 (14.4) 31/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 +2.2 10.6 -0.1 8.2 0.0 4.0 -- 172 ( 7.2) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +1.9 8.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +1.9 6.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 34/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.5 +0.7 8.6 -1.0 6.3 0.0 4.0 10.5 236 ( 9.8) 26/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.1 +1.6 4.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 30/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 7.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 174 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 +2.2 11.8 +3.5 7.5 0.0 6.4 -- 580 (24.2) 46/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -0.5 13.5 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 622 (25.9) 54/02
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.5 -1.1 11.6 +4.8 -- 1.4 -- -- 659 (27.5) 52/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +2.0 1.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 26/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.3 -2.0 12.1 +4.0 12.0 2.6 3.8 2.7 914 (38.1) 61/03
RICHMOND RAAF 18.4 -1.3 10.7 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 39/08
BELLAMBI AWS 16.5 -1.5 12.4 +1.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 781 (32.5) 61/02
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.0 +4.5 0.4 -3.1 -0.2 0.0 1.8 10.4 162 ( 6.8) 17/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +3.8 2.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 21/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.5 +8.2 4.3 -1.0 1.0 0.0 4.6 10.2 188 ( 7.8) 18/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.6 +4.9 0.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.4 +5.2 2.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 28/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 +6.4 11.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.4 +5.0 0.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +3.6 3.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 26/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.9 +4.4 4.3 -0.4 1.1 0.0 1.8 10.0 243 (10.1) 39/14
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 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.8 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+12.9 : 32.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.8 : 32.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.6 : 24.8 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.6 : 31.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.6 : 28.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.6 : 26.0 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA

26.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+9.7 : 13.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 15.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 12.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.1 : 15.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+8.8 : 16.1 CARNAMAH Central West WA

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

5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
8.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.3 : 14.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.4 : 13.9 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-2.8 : 16.3 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
-2.7 : 14.2 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-2.7 : 16.2 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-2.7 : 10.8 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW

-5.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-6.8 : 9.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-6.5 : 6.4 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.1 : 8.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-5.9 : 10.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E 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.
70.8 MUNDARING Lower West WA
65.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
63.8 ROLEYSTONE Lower West WA
58.8 PICKERING BROOK Lower West WA
58.2 SWAN VIEW Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
70.8 MUNDARING
65.0 BICKLEY
63.8 ROLEYSTONE
58.8 PICKERING BROOK
58.2 SWAN VIEW
57.8 MAIDA VALE
56.0 ARMADALE
55.8 JANDAKOT AERO
52.6 NOBLE FALLS
51.2 PERTH METRO
51.0 SWANBOURNE
Cent Wheatbelt
50.0 WANDERING

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

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7.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
5.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

923 (38.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
917 (38.2) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
917 (38.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
914 (38.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
856 (35.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
819 (34.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
787 (32.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
784 (32.7) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
781 (32.5) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
755 (31.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
705 (29.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
689 (28.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
689 (28.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
687 (28.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
686 (28.6) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
683 (28.5) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
679 (28.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
659 (27.5) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
652 (27.2) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
647 (27.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
622 (25.9) PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
613 (25.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
80/13 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
72/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
70/06 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
67/03 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
63/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
63/04 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S 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
ESPERANCE AERO
1.6mm in 1 min to 13:18 96.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 89(190/ 76 ) at 03:00