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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 1439 EST on 17/08/2015. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

8.5

9.5

15/08/2015

20

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009573

MANJIMUP

24.6

24.4

25/08/1994

55

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009592

PEMBERTON

25.4

24.9

25/08/1994

55

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009746

WITCHCLIFFE

22.7

22.1

29/08/2006

15

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

24.6

23.4

29/08/2006

18

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009968

SHANNON

24.8

24.0

29/08/2006

17

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

24.4

24.0

29/08/2006

15

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014041

MIDDLE POINT

65

57.0

23/08/2011

11

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 14:38EST, 17/08/2015.

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 23.4 +4.9 11.6 +3.6 9.2 0.0 4.4 7.3 336 (14.0) 31/06
BUNBURY 21.3 +3.8 8.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 28/11
MANDURAH 20.4 +2.5 14.9 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 41/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +1.4 17.4 -3.0 16.2 0.0 9.2 11.0 334 (13.9) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.3 -1.3 1.0 -5.0 -1.3 0.0 5.4 11.0 284 (11.8) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 16.4 -2.1 6.5 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 22/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 -0.9 6.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 +1.3 6.3 +0.8 3.0 0.2 2.0 4.7 272 (11.3) 54/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.6 -0.7 12.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -0.4 18.5 +1.1 16.9 0.6 7.4 8.4 480 (20.0) 52/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.9 -0.1 13.5 -1.2 9.8 0.0 8.0 10.6 334 (13.9) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 22.2 -0.3 11.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 383 (16.0) 41/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 +0.3 8.7 -2.0 6.0 0.0 5.2 -- 221 ( 9.2) 31/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 +0.8 11.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 37/16
COOLANGATTA 19.8 -1.6 13.7 +3.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 401 (16.7) 34/09
BRISBANE AERO 21.1 -0.7 9.3 -0.3 5.2 0.0 3.8 4.3 309 (12.9) 34/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.7 +0.2 4.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 31/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.9 +2.9 5.8 0.0 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 0.0 12.9 +4.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 422 (17.6) 26/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -0.3 10.0 +3.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 246 (10.3) 24/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 +1.6 10.6 +3.8 -0.4 2.0 11.2 10.5 271 (11.3) 28/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.5 +2.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.4 +0.9 4.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 26/05
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 +2.5 10.8 +2.7 8.2 0.0 3.0 9.2 368 (15.3) 34/15
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +1.2 5.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 39/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 +2.7 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 46/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.0 +0.5 3.9 +0.4 2.3 0.2 1.4 8.8 105 ( 4.4) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +0.9 1.7 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.2 +1.9 7.7 +2.4 4.0 0.0 1.4 7.8 144 ( 6.0) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.4 +0.7 0.5 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 +0.7 0.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 35/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 +1.5 -1.2 -4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 41/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.2 -0.6 4.3 +0.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 57/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +3.1 4.8 +0.1 2.9 0.0 3.6 5.8 384 (16.0) 80/15
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

35.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.2 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
33.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+10.3 : 26.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.3 : 27.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.0 : 26.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.9 : 25.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+9.9 : 25.4 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.5 : 10.5 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+6.1 : 11.5 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW
+5.9 : 12.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.9 : 11.0 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
+5.7 : 20.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

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

-0.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.2 : 17.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.0 : 18.6 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.5 : 18.9 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-3.0 : 19.3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-2.9 : 18.2 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW

-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.2 : 4.7 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-5.5 : -3.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-5.3 : 0.2 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
-5.2 : -0.8 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

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.
17.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
10.2 MOUNT ARTHUR SUMMIT N Coast TAS
10.0 NEWCASTLE (BLACKSMITHS) Hunter Valley NSW

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

.....

4.3 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
3.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1100 (45.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1030 (42.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
974 (40.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
900 (37.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
866 (36.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
789 (32.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
786 (32.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
770 (32.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
723 (30.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
703 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
702 (29.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
695 (29.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
695 (29.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
691 (28.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
687 (28.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
660 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
646 (26.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
638 (26.6) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
625 (26.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
622 (25.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
135/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
128/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
128/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
109/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
109/18 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
106/12 FORREST Eucla WA
102/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/18 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
94/22 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/12 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
93/23 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
93/23 HOGAN ISLAND 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME
5.6mm in 15 min to 17:30 22.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 104(230/ 26 ) at 15:03
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(270/ 33 ) at 18:38
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 102(270/ 74 ) at 19:00
CAPE GRIM : 93(230/ 65 ) at 23:36
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 93(310/ 65 ) at 18:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 135(330/ 91 ) at 15:33
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 128(270/ 80 ) at 18:46
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(300/ 76 ) at 16:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 87(250/ 69 ) at 22:32
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 83(240/ 65 ) at 22:03
LOW ROCKY POINT : 95(330/ 69 ) at 13:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 128(310/ 93 ) at 17:06
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(300/ 70 ) at 23:30