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National Daily Weather Summary

Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology.
More satpix (time EST): 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Note: not all may be available

10am EST surface chart and IR satellite image.
(GMS-5 backup with GOES-9 operated by the joint effort of JMA and US NOAA NESDIS over the Western Pacific)
Morel surface charts (time EST): 4am 4pm 10pm

Rainfall for 24 hours to 9am
Week to 9am      SE AUS detail
Minimum temperature departure from normal      Actual temperatures
Maximum temperature departure from normal      Actual temperatures

Weather events

Descriptions of significant weather events replace this text when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information fill gradually as they become available, to the following approximate schedule:

  • Downpours and gales and gusts: every 30 minutes through the day.
  • Three-hourly observations for major cities, alpine centres and noteworthy reports: every 15 minutes through the day.
  • Surface charts for each 6 hours: about 2 hours after valid time.
  • Satellite images for each hour: about 30 minutes after valid time (if available).
  • Rainfall charts: 2pm EST.
  • Temperature charts: 2pm EST next day.
  • Minimum temperatures (warmest, coldest and major centres):
    To the nearest degree: soon after 9am local time.
    Detailed readings (to 1/10th ° C): 12.45pm EST.
  • 24-hour rainfall totals (wettest and major centres):
    Initial synoptic reports: soon after 9am local time.
    Daily-reporting rainfall stations: 3.45pm EST.
    Monthly postal reporting rainfall stations: about the end of next month
  • Wind run (windiest and major centres): 12.45pm EST
  • Evaporation (major centres): 12.45pm EST
  • Maximum temperatures (warmest, coldest and major centres):
    To the nearest degree: soon after 3pm local time.
    Detailed readings (to 1/10th ° C): 12.45pm EST next day.
  • Sunshine and maximum wind gusts for today (midnight to midnight): 12.45pm EST next day.

ExtPrsNotWarRdrCht

Records set today

Records set this day (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for December
New South Wales:
059017 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) 41.0 (40.6, 32)
061054 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) 38.3 (35.0, 8)
061242 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) 43.0 (41.7, 28) The November maximum temperature record for this station was broken yesterday.
061260 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 42.5 (40.8, 13) The November maximum temperature record for this station was broken yesterday.


Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 16:06EST, 01/10/2005.

 

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 29.6 +0.2 9.9 -6.4 8.1 0.0 9.2 -- 671 (28.0) 46/16
PERTH AIRPORT 28.4 -0.4 8.6 -6.2 7.1 0.0 8.0 13.1 -- --
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.8 +3.6 4.2 -8.3 2.9 0.0 4.2 12.7 300 (12.5) 43/13
BUNBURY 21.8 -- 4.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 35/15
MANDURAH 23.9 -- 12.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 35/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.0 25.1 -0.2 24.7 1.4 4.6 11.4 279 (11.6) 58/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 -8.2 23.3 +3.2 22.6 0.0 19.2 1.6 524 (21.8) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.2 -6.7 13.5 -2.4 -- 5.6 -- -- 469 (19.5) 52/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 -6.6 14.0 -1.4 12.5 10.4 4.6 9.7 350 (14.6) 48/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 -5.3 11.3 +1.5 9.9 5.6 8.8 10.6 373 (15.5) 55/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.3 +3.3 21.2 -1.8 18.8 0.0 11.0 10.8 235 ( 9.8) 71/22
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 -1.4 20.1 -3.2 17.3 0.0 8.0 10.1 274 (11.4) 32/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +0.2 23.5 -0.5 22.4 0.0 10.4 11.9 448 (18.7) 39/16
MACKAY M.O 30.0 +0.1 18.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 325 (13.5) 30/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.5 +1.4 17.6 -3.5 14.5 0.0 9.6 -- 244 (10.2) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.6 +0.4 17.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 308 (12.8) 43/11
NAMBOUR DPI 33.7 +4.6 19.1 +1.0 -- 10.4 10.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.6 +0.8 22.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 606 (25.3) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 -- 18.3 -- 14.5 0.0 7.4 13.1 589 (24.5) 50/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 34.3 -- 19.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 30/14
GUNNEDAH SCS 40.1 +9.1 28.5 +11.1 21.8 0.0 16.4 -- 518 (21.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 41.1 +14.8 21.0 +2.9 17.7 0.0 7.8 12.6 429 (17.9) 80/22
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 42.4 -- 19.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 41.8 +14.6 24.1 +7.6 20.4 0.0 11.0 10.5 419 (17.5) 76/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 42.1 +15.2 18.9 +3.8 18.0 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 52/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.5 +5.2 18.0 +6.9 11.0 0.0 10.2 9.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 38.7 -- 25.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 41.8 +16.2 20.3 +3.0 14.2 0.0 10.6 10.0 389 (16.2) 91/16
RICHMOND RAAF 41.0 -- 18.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 76/11
BELLAMBI AWS 38.3 -- 19.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 91/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.9 +2.8 21.8 +10.6 16.3 0.0 17.4 7.2 544 (22.7) 67/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.4 -2.9 19.1 +5.4 15.7 0.0 13.4 2.4 458 (19.1) 52/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.9 -- 17.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.5 -6.5 13.9 -0.8 13.5 4.0 12.0 6.5 521 (21.7) 46/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.7 -5.6 14.5 +2.4 15.3 4.4 6.8 -- 354 (14.8) 46/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.4 -5.3 12.8 +1.6 -- 3.6 -- -- 384 (16.0) 46/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.7 -4.4 15.0 +2.2 14.0 3.8 1.8 -- 105 ( 4.4) 28/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.7 -- 13.2 -- -- 2.8 -- -- 282 (11.8) 61/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.7 -6.8 10.4 +1.0 -- 4.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 46/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 -2.3 11.5 +1.0 -- 12.8 -- -- 357 (14.9) 54/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 -1.9 12.0 +1.4 10.3 0.8 3.6 5.7 376 (15.7) 58/17
  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

44.8 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
43.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
43.4 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
43.0 FORSTER BEACH CARAVAN PARK MidNorth Coast S NSW
43.0 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW

+16.2   41.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+15.2   42.1 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+15.1   40.0 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+15.1   40.7 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+14.9   40.0 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW

31.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
31.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
31.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
30.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
30.1 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+12.0   27.8 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+12.0   26.9 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+11.5   22.9 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+11.1   28.5 GUNNEDAH SCS NW Slopes S NSW
+11.0   25.4 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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

4.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-11.4   24.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-10.9   24.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-10.7   25.3 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
-10.6   22.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-10.4   26.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-10.4   18.8 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

1.2 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
2.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
2.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
2.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.8   2.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-8.8   2.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-8.6   5.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-8.3   4.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-8.0   2.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON 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.
28.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.6 LEANYER N Rivers NT
28.4 JINDIVICK (POST OFFICE) W Gippsland VIC
26.8 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
26.4 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC

13.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
12.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
12.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

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2.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
2.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
1.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

984 (41.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
958 (39.9) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
929 (38.7) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
908 (37.8) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
874 (36.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
868 (36.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
852 (35.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
840 (35.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
790 (32.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
783 (32.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
777 (32.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
768 (32.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
756 (31.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
729 (30.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
705 (29.4) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
695 (29.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
694 (28.9) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
694 (28.9) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
693 (28.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
675 (28.1) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
671 (28.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
663 (27.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
660 (27.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
654 (27.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
654 (27.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
649 (27.0) MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
635 (26.5) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
633 (26.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
631 (26.3) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
630 (26.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
630 (26.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
625 (26.0) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
620 (25.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
606 (25.3) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
109/12 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
109/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/09 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106/23 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
102/12 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
102/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/16 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/19 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/12 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/16 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/16 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
91/14 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
48.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 16.0mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 07:30 16.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 11.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.6mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
44.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
MT HOTHAM
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
    W Gippsland
MT MOORNAPA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS : 76(180/ 65 ) at 21:57
    MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS : 80(180/ 63 ) at 20:12
    Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 80(170/ 70 ) at 18:00
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 98(320/ 70 ) at 13:00
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 91(170/ 63 ) at 16:38
    Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 91(180/ 72 ) at 16:00
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 89(180/ 65 ) at 15:24
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(110/ 69 ) at 13:24
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(300/ 52 ) at 10:54
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 109(270/ 61 ) at 13:48
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 95(300/ 50 ) at 01:30
MT HOTHAM : 106(320/ 80 ) at 00:11
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(260/ 67 ) at 13:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 72(234/ 63 ) at 07:50
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 87(250/ 78 ) at 23:12
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(310/ 87 ) at 15:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(240/ 63 ) at 17:41
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(280/ 43 ) at 16:46
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 100(250/ 65 ) at 17:31
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 87(300/ 69 ) at 16:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(250/ 65 ) at 23:37