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Data is as received at 13:38EST, 28/08/2021.

Observations and extremes for Thursday 26 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 -- 11.1 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 338 (14.1) 41/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 +0.7 12.2 +4.1 10.2 1.6 3.4 4.4 323 (13.5) 55/11
PERTH METRO 19.5 +0.5 12.5 +4.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 46/12
BUSSELTON AERO 16.7 -0.6 9.8 +2.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 272 (11.3) 54/10
BUNBURY 17.6 0.0 10.3 +2.6 -- 2.4 -- -- 246 (10.3) 72/12
MANDURAH 18.1 +0.1 13.8 +2.8 -- 2.2 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 52/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.5 -- 8.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 67/12
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.6 +4.9 10.6 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 50/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +2.2 21.1 +0.8 18.6 0.2 7.0 11.4 239 (10.0) 34/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.0 -0.7 0.0 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 26/13
WHYALLA AERO 14.8 -3.8 2.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 34/15
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 14.2 -2.1 2.6 -4.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 30/10
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 14.3 -1.7 5.6 -2.0 2.0 1.4 1.4 7.7 266 (11.1) 35/09
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 13.7 -2.7 9.0 +2.3 -- 0.8 2.2 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.8 -2.4 7.3 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 359 (15.0) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +1.9 19.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 28/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.4 19.0 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 35/13
MACKAY AERO 23.4 -0.4 9.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 31/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +1.1 3.5 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 23.7 +0.2 6.8 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 35/12
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 22.6 -1.5 8.3 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 54/18
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 21.3 -1.5 7.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 28/12
COOLANGATTA 19.8 -1.8 4.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 +0.1 7.5 -2.2 1.6 0.2 -- 10.3 424 (17.7) 37/14
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 19.5 -2.8 5.5 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 28/13
BRISBANE 22.0 -1.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.4 -3.3 2.2 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 39/14
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -2.8 -0.3 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 21/14
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 19.0 -- 3.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 26/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS (COMPARISON) 19.5 -0.8 5.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 -1.5 7.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 512 (21.3) 34/07
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -0.2 3.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 26/03
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 10.2 -1.0 -2.2 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 389 (16.2) 21/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.7 -1.7 8.7 +0.5 5.6 0.0 3.2 9.7 625 (26.0) 39/00
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.8 -- 9.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 19.5 +0.3 3.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 30/09
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 17.3 -1.5 9.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 37/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.4 -- -1.9 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 280 (11.7) 37/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.9 +1.4 0.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.2 +1.3 0.7 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.7 -2.6 1.8 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 326 (13.6) 30/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.5 -0.7 0.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 41/11
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 15.2 +0.3 4.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 28/01
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 10.6 -4.2 5.4 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 50/21
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 12.3 -2.1 3.3 -2.6 -0.5 0.4 2.4 1.0 415 (17.3) 34/12
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 12.9 -- 5.5 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/12
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 12.2 -- 3.9 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 284 (11.8) 22/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.8 -1.7 1.6 -2.1 -- 1.4 -- -- 523 (21.8) 35/16
WYNYARD AIRPORT 12.0 -1.2 0.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 18/11
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 13.0 -0.1 1.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 46/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.3 -1.5 6.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 46/10
HOBART AIRPORT 10.9 -2.6 6.8 +2.1 3.9 0.0 1.0 -- 397 (16.5) 34/15
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.1 -3.0 6.4 +1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 419 (17.5) 37/11
Max
° C
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° C
Min
° C
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° 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 Thursday 26 AUG 2021
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.1 OENPELLI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
36.3 JABIRU AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
36.3 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT
36.3 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT
36.1 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP Northern Rivers NT

+7.9 : 32.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.3 : 26.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.9 : 27.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.8 : 26.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+5.1 : 24.6 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA

25.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
24.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.3 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL

+6.9 : 11.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 9.8 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+6.3 : 13.9 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+6.1 : 13.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+5.6 : 13.0 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA

Coldest for Thursday 26 AUG 2021
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-0.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8 : 7.5 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : 7.3 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-6.0 : 10.0 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-5.8 : 9.9 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-5.7 : 7.1 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

-5.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.4 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-4.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.9 : 3.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-8.2 : -2.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-7.2 : 3.5 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.1 : -1.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-7.1 : -5.4 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W 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.
41.2 WEERAGUA (CANN RIVER (EAST BRANCH) AT CH E Gippsland VIC
39.6 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
37.8 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
36.2 BUCHAN (SNOWY RIVER AT D/S BASIN CREEK) E Gippsland VIC
32.2 HUNTER SPRINGS (WONDECLA) Hunter Valley NSW

11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
10.3 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
9.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
7.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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2.4 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
1.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1508 (62.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1480 (61.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1436 (59.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1396 (58.2) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
1214 (50.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
971 (40.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
959 (40.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
855 (35.6) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
853 (35.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
835 (34.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
828 (34.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
806 (33.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
797 (33.2) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
793 (33.0) HIGH RANGE AWS (WANGANDERRY) Illawarra NSW
764 (31.8) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
757 (31.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
751 (31.3) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
750 (31.3) MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
744 (31.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
734 (30.6) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
734 (30.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
729 (30.4) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
718 (29.9) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
708 (29.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
688 (28.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
681 (28.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
675 (28.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
671 (28.0) KURNELL AWS Sydney--east NSW
664 (27.7) MARION REEF Islands ISL
659 (27.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
659 (27.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
643 (26.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
635 (26.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
633 (26.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
633 (26.4) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
632 (26.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
631 (26.3) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
625 (26.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
625 (26.0) JERVIS BAY NSW (JERVIS BAY AIRFIELD AWS) Illawarra NSW
615 (25.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
611 (25.5) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
610 (25.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
609 (25.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
601 (25.0) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
89/17 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
81/01 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
80/11 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
80/00 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
78/11 BUSSELTON JETTY Lower West & Perth WA
78/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW

High realtime reports for Thursday 26 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.
None reported None reported