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Observations and extremes for Friday 20 AUG 2021
Cities with 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 20.3 -- 12.2 -- -- 10.4 -- -- 314 (13.1) 30/04
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 +0.3 10.0 +1.9 8.7 8.4 0.0 7.4 221 ( 9.2) 37/14
PERTH METRO -- -- 11.4 +3.1 -- 11.8 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) --
BUSSELTON AERO 17.7 +0.4 6.2 -1.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 244 (10.2) 37/12
BUNBURY 17.6 0.0 12.4 +4.7 -- 7.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 41/07
MANDURAH 18.0 0.0 13.1 +2.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 239 (10.0) 43/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.0 -- 8.6 -- -- 5.8 -- -- 367 (15.3) 48/11
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.7 +2.0 7.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 34/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.5 22.1 +1.8 21.8 0.0 7.6 7.8 263 (11.0) 30/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.3 +6.6 5.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 22.1 +3.5 14.3 +8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 569 (23.7) 46/01
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 18.5 +2.2 12.9 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 34/00
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 18.0 +2.0 14.0 +6.4 12.0 0.0 4.0 7.0 569 (23.7) 44/12
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 19.0 +2.6 8.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 3.2 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 +2.9 9.3 +3.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 52/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +1.8 18.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 +2.4 15.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 44/14
MACKAY AERO 25.2 +1.4 16.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 482 (20.1) 41/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 +1.3 17.0 +6.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 334 (13.9) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 +1.7 13.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 37/12
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 24.8 +0.7 17.8 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 35/10
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 24.8 +2.0 12.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 22/12
COOLANGATTA 23.1 +1.5 10.7 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 +1.6 11.4 +1.7 6.6 0.0 -- 10.6 265 (11.0) 30/15
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 23.1 +0.8 11.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 24/13
BRISBANE 24.8 +1.5 11.7 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 17/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.9 +2.2 9.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 31/00
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +4.6 1.6 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 37/14
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 24.9 -- 12.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 35/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS (COMPARISON) 24.1 +3.8 6.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 +5.7 6.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 43/14
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +4.4 2.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 41/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 14.9 +3.7 -0.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 44/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +4.8 9.8 +1.6 7.6 0.0 3.8 10.3 329 (13.7) 35/16
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.0 -- 9.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 23.8 +4.6 3.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 41/14
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 22.5 +3.7 4.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 37/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.1 -- -1.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 44/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +3.7 4.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 0.0 2.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 34/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.3 +3.0 8.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 37/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.5 +1.3 2.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 35/14
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 13.4 -1.5 2.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 28/11
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 17.2 +2.4 1.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 31/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.9 +2.5 8.3 +2.4 4.3 0.0 3.6 3.2 562 (23.4) 68/12
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 17.3 -- 8.7 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 287 (12.0) 50/14
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 19.3 -- 8.3 -- -- 0.4 -- -- -- 50/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 +1.7 5.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 642 (26.8) 55/11
WYNYARD AIRPORT 13.1 -0.1 5.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 46/16
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 12.7 -0.4 6.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 54/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 +0.8 6.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 50/18
HOBART AIRPORT 15.7 +2.2 2.4 -2.3 -0.3 0.0 1.8 -- 207 ( 8.6) 55/14
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.1 +3.0 5.8 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 59/16
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 Friday 20 AUG 2021
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
35.8 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP Northern Rivers NT

+11.2 : 32.3 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+9.4 : 31.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 29.5 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 31.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.7 : 30.9 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
24.7 WARRUWI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
24.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 BLACK POINT Northern Rivers NT

+9.6 : 17.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.4 : 14.3 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.1 : 15.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.0 : 12.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+7.8 : 13.3 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

Coldest for Friday 20 AUG 2021
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-1.7 : 14.0 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-1.5 : 13.8 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
-1.5 : 13.4 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-1.4 : 5.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.2 : 13.7 KYABRAM Lower North VIC
-1.2 : 9.9 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS

-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-2.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-5.8 : 0.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.0 : 11.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.9 : 9.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.7 : -2.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.5 : -0.6 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW

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.
26.0 COWARAMUP Lower West & Perth WA
26.0 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
25.4 WANNEROO Lower West & Perth WA
23.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West & Perth WA
20.6 JARRAHDALE Lower West & Perth WA

10.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
9.3 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
8.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
7.8 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT

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4.1 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1042 (43.4) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
925 (38.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
913 (38.0) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
877 (36.5) MARION REEF Islands ISL
869 (36.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
869 (36.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
868 (36.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
853 (35.5) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
847 (35.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
817 (34.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
805 (33.5) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
804 (33.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
804 (33.5) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
802 (33.4) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
797 (33.2) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
758 (31.6) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
752 (31.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
728 (30.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
718 (29.9) SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND E Central VIC
709 (29.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
698 (29.1) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
686 (28.6) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
674 (28.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
673 (28.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
659 (27.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
658 (27.4) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
655 (27.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
653 (27.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
642 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
642 (26.8) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
642 (26.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
638 (26.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
632 (26.3) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
626 (26.1) CULTANA (DEFENCE) W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
618 (25.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) PORT PIRIE AERODROME AWS Lower North SA
609 (25.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
106/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
106/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/13 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
93/00 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/05 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
93/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/15 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
93/18 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

High realtime reports for Friday 20 AUG 2021
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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
5.0mm in 13 min to 01:30 23.1mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 93(350/ 65 ) at 00:02
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(310/ 78 ) at 19:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(320/ 67 ) at 22:42
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 91(350/ 70 ) at 15:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 93(330/ 72 ) at 13:41
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(350/ 67 ) at 14:30
MOUNT READ : 95( 10/ 69 ) at 13:30