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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 1440 EST on 24/08/2015. 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
Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040922

KINGAROY AIRPORT

15.4

15.2

24/08/2012

13

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

34.8

34.7

22/08/2015

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

Upper Darling

048245

BOURKE AIRPORT AWS

89

76.0

24/08/2009

12

N


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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 14:39EST, 24/08/2015.

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 19.0 +0.5 6.6 -1.4 4.0 0.0 2.4 9.2 285 (11.9) 35/13
BUNBURY 17.6 +0.1 5.1 -2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 272 (11.3) 22/10
MANDURAH 18.9 +1.0 8.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 26/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -1.1 20.7 +0.3 20.4 0.0 4.6 10.1 299 (12.5) 30/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.7 +8.1 18.9 +12.9 15.4 0.0 13.4 11.1 538 (22.4) 44/13
WHYALLA AERO 15.4 -3.1 8.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 48/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.4 +0.8 6.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 44/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -0.1 4.2 -1.3 1.1 0.2 1.4 9.1 278 (11.6) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 +7.8 11.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 46/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 0.0 21.2 +3.8 20.4 2.0 7.6 2.9 429 (17.9) 31/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +2.6 21.8 +7.1 19.8 0.0 13.0 5.3 464 (19.3) 37/09
MACKAY M.O 24.1 +1.6 18.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 274 (11.4) 24/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 +3.4 19.4 +8.7 18.5 3.2 3.2 -- 251 (10.5) 31/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +2.9 14.9 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +3.3 17.6 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 41/10
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 +2.3 15.2 +5.6 12.8 0.0 1.2 7.4 190 ( 7.9) 43/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 +4.7 13.9 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 34/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 +7.2 12.4 +6.6 -- 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +6.4 12.5 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 48/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +3.2 9.9 +3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 41/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.9 -2.7 14.1 +7.3 -- 3.6 -- -- 250 (10.4) 35/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -0.9 10.6 +7.2 -- 11.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 34/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.7 +1.4 15.2 +7.1 13.8 2.8 6.4 0.2 372 (15.5) 28/06
RICHMOND RAAF 17.5 -2.2 14.1 +9.7 -- 4.4 -- -- 299 (12.5) 28/11
BELLAMBI AWS 18.1 +0.1 15.1 +4.6 -- 2.2 -- -- 440 (18.3) 30/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 +1.2 11.3 +7.8 9.6 0.0 3.2 0.6 274 (11.4) 17/02
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.7 +2.7 8.9 +5.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 15/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 +1.7 8.1 +2.8 3.0 0.0 2.2 3.9 191 ( 8.0) 26/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.8 +3.1 2.8 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 24/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.2 +4.0 2.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 37/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 +1.6 1.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 39/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 +0.4 6.1 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 35/21
HOBART AIRPORT 10.9 -2.6 7.1 +2.4 6.9 2.2 2.2 2.1 348 (14.5) 37/15
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

36.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
36.1 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
36.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
36.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+12.2 : 34.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+12.1 : 36.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+11.2 : 34.7 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
+10.7 : 33.6 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+9.9 : 35.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

+13.6 : 22.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+12.9 : 18.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+12.6 : 17.6 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+11.3 : 15.4 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+11.0 : 20.0 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

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

-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.4 : 15.8 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-5.9 : 13.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.8 : 12.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 12.2 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 11.8 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

-1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
0.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.3 : 0.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.1 : 9.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-4.6 : 2.4 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-4.5 : 3.5 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-4.5 : 0.6 JARRAHWOOD Lower West 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.
73.0 HAWKINS CREEK N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.2 OLD KOREELAH (MCPHERSON) N Tablelands W NSW
34.2 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
28.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
24.0 GAIRDNER Cent Wheatbelt WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
24.0 GAIRDNER
Eucla
28.8 EUCLA

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
73.0 HAWKINS CREEK
Brisbane/SE Coast
34.2 KINGAROY AIRPORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
38.2 OLD KOREELAH (MCPHERSON)

11.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

0.8 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.2 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1174 (48.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
959 (40.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
859 (35.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
845 (35.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
721 (30.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
701 (29.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
685 (28.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
672 (28.0) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
669 (27.9) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
665 (27.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
662 (27.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
661 (27.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
649 (27.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
639 (26.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
639 (26.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
635 (26.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
625 (26.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
106/06 FORREST Eucla WA
89/20 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
80/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
70/15 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
70/00 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns 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
Eucla
EUCLA
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 14.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
1.4mm in 1 min to 16:00 84.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 106(240/106 ) at 06:33
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS : 89(240/ 65 ) at 20:04