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Data is as received at 13:41EST, 22/08/2021.

Observations and extremes for Saturday 21 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 19.6 -- 7.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 30/16
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +0.2 9.2 +1.1 7.6 0.2 2.6 2.4 277 (11.5) 48/21
PERTH METRO 19.0 0.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 34/17
BUSSELTON AERO 16.9 -0.4 11.4 +4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 350 (14.6) 50/13
BUNBURY 17.6 0.0 13.9 +6.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 357 (14.9) 46/22
MANDURAH 18.1 +0.1 13.3 +2.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 44/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 -- 10.1 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 493 (20.5) 57/16
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 21.6 +2.9 4.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 41/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +2.9 21.6 +1.3 20.6 0.0 4.2 10.9 227 ( 9.5) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.5 +7.8 7.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 31/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.9 +6.3 5.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 39/14
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 18.4 +2.1 4.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 30/14
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 17.2 +1.2 7.7 +0.1 4.5 0.0 4.0 7.6 334 (13.9) 26/11
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 18.3 +1.9 11.1 +4.4 -- 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +3.1 9.8 +4.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 426 (17.8) 50/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +2.5 21.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 44/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +2.1 21.1 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 558 (23.3) 57/13
MACKAY AERO 25.6 +1.8 18.6 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 30/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 +2.7 15.6 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.8 +3.3 11.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 28/10
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 25.1 +1.0 13.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 24/13
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 25.9 +3.1 9.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 22/16
COOLANGATTA 24.2 +2.6 12.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 +2.1 11.5 +1.8 6.0 0.0 -- 10.7 229 ( 9.5) 28/16
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 24.1 +1.8 10.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 30/15
BRISBANE 26.4 +3.1 12.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 17/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.0 +4.3 10.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 31/11
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 23.2 +4.7 3.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 30/12
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 24.5 -- 9.9 -- -- 1.4 -- -- 342 (14.3) 35/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS (COMPARISON) 20.9 +0.6 9.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.8 +2.1 7.4 +0.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 267 (11.1) 34/07
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 20.8 +1.3 5.3 +0.8 -- 1.6 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 30/16
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 16.3 +5.1 3.7 +2.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 355 (14.8) 50/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.9 +5.5 13.6 +5.4 10.8 0.0 3.8 5.5 278 (11.6) 26/12
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 23.9 +4.7 8.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 24/13
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 24.5 +5.7 10.6 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 52/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.6 -- 5.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 48/06
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.9 +5.4 8.6 +5.1 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +4.0 5.3 +1.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 28/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 +5.4 5.3 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 288 (12.0) 24/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.9 +3.7 1.1 -1.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 31/12
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 18.1 +3.2 2.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 30/13
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 19.4 +4.6 5.9 +1.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 44/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.8 +5.4 8.6 +2.7 6.2 0.0 3.6 10.2 794 (33.1) 46/11
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 20.0 -- 10.6 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 34/11
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 19.1 -- 8.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 44/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.8 +3.3 4.3 +0.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 589 (24.5) 44/12
WYNYARD AIRPORT 15.9 +2.7 9.1 +5.2 -- 11.2 -- -- 398 (16.6) 55/13
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 14.2 +1.1 10.4 +5.4 -- 8.2 -- -- 639 (26.6) 57/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 +1.2 8.9 +5.3 -- 8.6 -- -- 333 (13.9) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 +3.4 4.8 +0.1 1.2 0.0 2.4 -- 458 (19.1) 65/12
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.8 +3.7 7.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 63/08
Max
° C
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° 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 Saturday 21 AUG 2021
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA

+8.4 : 28.5 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+8.3 : 29.2 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+8.2 : 29.3 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+8.1 : 29.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+7.9 : 30.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.9 : 32.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA

25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
24.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+10.3 : 16.0 FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
+10.0 : 14.9 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+9.4 : 15.5 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 14.4 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+8.8 : 16.1 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

Coldest for Saturday 21 AUG 2021
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

1.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-1.7 : 16.6 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West & Perth WA
-1.6 : 21.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-1.2 : 16.7 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-1.1 : 24.1 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
-1.0 : 25.7 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-1.0 : 15.4 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-1.0 : 14.5 SHANNON Lower West & Perth WA
-1.0 : 21.5 KALBARRI Central West WA

-1.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 WOOLBROOK (WOOLBROOK ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-6.7 : -0.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.0 : 12.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-2.8 : 7.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-2.6 : 1.9 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-2.5 : 3.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
39.2 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD) N Coast TAS
38.4 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY) N Coast TAS
29.6 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN) N Coast TAS
28.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
27.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
10.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
9.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
8.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

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6.7 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
6.5 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
5.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1406 (58.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1227 (51.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1142 (47.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1125 (46.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1063 (44.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
1041 (43.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
977 (40.7) MARION REEF Islands ISL
969 (40.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
951 (39.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
945 (39.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
939 (39.1) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
917 (38.2) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
916 (38.2) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
903 (37.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
902 (37.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
891 (37.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
879 (36.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
878 (36.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
853 (35.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
848 (35.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
836 (34.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
830 (34.6) SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND E Central VIC
801 (33.4) FAWKNER BEACON E Central VIC
798 (33.3) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
794 (33.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
794 (33.1) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
793 (33.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
785 (32.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
776 (32.3) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
759 (31.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
729 (30.4) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
727 (30.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
725 (30.2) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
720 (30.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
715 (29.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
706 (29.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
701 (29.2) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
699 (29.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
698 (29.1) BUSSELTON JETTY Lower West & Perth WA
695 (29.0) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
691 (28.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
676 (28.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
675 (28.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
674 (28.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
674 (28.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
668 (27.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
641 (26.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
641 (26.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
639 (26.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
616 (25.7) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
610 (25.4) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
602 (25.1) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
128/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/11 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/16 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
93/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/06 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

High realtime reports for Saturday 21 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME
6.6mm in 9 min to 14:30 44.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(300/ 63 ) at 12:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(270/ 50 ) at 12:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(280/ 69 ) at 16:39
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(310/109 ) at 10:40
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 100(270/ 63 ) at 16:30
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 91(320/ 70 ) at 06:32
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(300/ 69 ) at 11:10