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Observations and extremes for Tuesday 18 AUG 2020
2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 19.4 -- 9.5 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 372 (15.5) 35/10
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -1.4 12.1 +4.0 11.2 1.2 3.2 3.0 545 (22.7) 55/00
PERTH METRO 16.7 -2.3 12.5 +4.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 412 (17.2) 41/03
BUSSELTON AERO 15.8 -1.5 10.5 +3.2 -- 2.8 -- -- 476 (19.8) 43/13
BUNBURY 16.5 -1.1 10.0 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 433 (18.0) 39/11
MANDURAH 17.2 -0.8 12.9 +1.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 509 (21.2) 50/00
ALBANY AIRPORT -- -- 8.4 -- -- 10.4 -- -- 711 (29.6) --
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.2 -1.5 9.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 619 (25.8) 52/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.4 21.7 +1.4 21.5 0.0 5.8 10.7 239 (10.0) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.6 +5.9 13.5 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 474 (19.8) 37/16
WHYALLA AERO 20.4 +1.8 6.3 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 505 (21.0) 81/22
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 16.8 +0.5 7.2 +0.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 360 (15.0) 52/17
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 16.0 0.0 8.9 +1.3 7.1 0.6 1.4 2.7 491 (20.5) 59/21
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 15.6 -0.8 7.0 +0.3 -- 1.4 0.8 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -1.4 7.3 +1.8 -- 10.2 -- -- 453 (18.9) 48/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +0.4 13.5 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.3 10.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 31/10
MACKAY AERO -- -- 9.6 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 +3.6 7.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 +1.4 8.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 43/16
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 25.4 +1.3 10.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 35/15
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 22.9 +0.1 6.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 35/23
COOLANGATTA 23.0 +1.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/16
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 +0.6 6.9 -2.8 2.2 0.0 -- 8.8 405 (16.9) 30/15
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 23.4 +1.1 5.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 41/16
BRISBANE 24.6 +1.3 8.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 18/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 +0.8 6.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 31/12
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -0.3 4.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 28/11
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 21.6 -- 6.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 35/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -0.5 4.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 28/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 +0.9 10.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 602 (25.1) 46/08
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 19.9 +0.4 10.4 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 41/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 11.4 +0.2 1.5 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 419 (17.5) 37/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 +4.4 11.1 +2.9 6.7 0.0 5.4 8.9 495 (20.6) 46/11
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.9 +4.0 10.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL COMPARISON) -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 19.8 +0.6 6.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 43/10
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) 20.8 +2.0 11.3 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 43/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.3 -- 5.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 522 (21.8) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.3 +2.8 5.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.9 +2.0 7.7 +4.0 -- 2.2 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 34/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 +1.7 7.3 +2.1 -- 0.4 4.6 8.5 342 (14.3) 44/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 +1.1 3.2 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 43/15
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 16.6 +1.7 5.8 +2.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 37/14
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 17.3 +2.5 4.0 -0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 46/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.4 +2.0 8.5 +2.6 6.2 0.4 2.6 7.7 502 (20.9) 44/02
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 17.2 -- 10.0 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 41/14
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 16.8 -- 8.1 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 239 (10.0) 50/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 +1.7 5.7 +2.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 523 (21.8) 61/15
WYNYARD AIRPORT 15.2 +2.0 6.7 +2.8 -- 5.2 -- -- 310 (12.9) 48/10
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 13.6 +0.5 5.4 +0.4 -- 3.2 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 44/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +0.7 6.9 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 +0.5 5.5 +0.8 2.0 0.6 0.6 -- 182 ( 7.6) 22/23
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.6 +1.5 6.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 26/12
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 for Tuesday 18 AUG 2020
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

38.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
37.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
37.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+9.4 : 31.4 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.5 : 35.8 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+8.4 : 30.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.2 : 35.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+8.2 : 34.3 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
23.8 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+10.2 : 17.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.2 : 17.1 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+7.5 : 13.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.8 : 21.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+6.6 : 7.8 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+6.6 : 15.6 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD

Coldest for Tuesday 18 AUG 2020
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.5 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.1 : 22.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.5 : 13.5 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-4.0 : 14.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.9 : 18.1 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-3.8 : 11.6 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.1 : 4.7 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.6 : 3.8 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-5.4 : 15.8 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.3 : 13.0 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.0 : 5.9 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne 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.
14.3 COULTA W Agricultural SA
13.8 MILLICENT Lower SE SA
13.6 DENMARK Lower West WA
12.6 PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
12.4 MYRHEE (HANDCOCKS) Lower NE VIC

10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
9.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
8.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
8.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
8.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

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3.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.6 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1240 (51.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1180 (49.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1015 (42.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
945 (39.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
939 (39.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
909 (37.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
892 (37.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
850 (35.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
804 (33.5) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
799 (33.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
798 (33.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
776 (32.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
731 (30.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
729 (30.4) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
725 (30.2) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
722 (30.1) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
711 (29.6) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
711 (29.6) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
696 (29.0) FORREST Eucla WA
683 (28.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
677 (28.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
672 (28.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
672 (28.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
665 (27.7) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
665 (27.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
656 (27.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
653 (27.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
651 (27.1) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
650 (27.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
647 (27.0) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
631 (26.3) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
630 (26.3) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
623 (26.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
619 (25.8) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
617 (25.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
608 (25.3) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
607 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
607 (25.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
606 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
604 (25.2) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
602 (25.1) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
600 (25.0) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
100/20 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
94/19 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
89/04 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
85/16 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
83/23 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
83/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
83/20 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

High realtime reports for Tuesday 18 AUG 2020
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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CUMMINS AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.2mm/h
Lower SE
ROBE AIRFIELD
13.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO : 85(300/ 65 ) at 16:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) : 82(300/ 63 ) at 23:25
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(330/ 76 ) at 17:47
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 95(350/ 69 ) at 19:41
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 83(280/ 67 ) at 08:27
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 72(330/ 63 ) at 17:34