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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

None known


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 23.5 -5.9 10.8 -5.5 8.4 0.0 7.8 -- 483 (20.1) 45/08
PERTH AIRPORT 23.1 -5.7 9.1 -5.7 8.5 0.0 8.2 11.5 287 (12.0) 55/20
ALBANY AIRPORT 30.2 +7.0 10.4 -2.1 8.5 0.0 7.8 12.3 419 (17.5) 78/14
BUNBURY 21.7 -- 7.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 55/17
MANDURAH 21.2 -- 15.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 46/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.1 23.5 -1.8 25.6 7.0 9.2 8.6 329 (13.7) 30/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.6 -4.7 11.5 -8.6 8.1 2.4 4.4 12.9 393 (16.4) 45/10
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 -5.9 11.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 538 (22.4) 37/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.5 -5.2 9.7 -5.7 5.3 0.0 4.8 12.7 288 (12.0) 39/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.5 -3.2 8.7 -1.1 6.8 1.2 5.0 6.7 430 (17.9) 46/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.5 +0.5 22.3 -0.7 22.8 0.0 16.0 12.0 499 (20.8) 58/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 -1.6 19.7 -3.6 17.0 0.0 6.6 12.2 219 ( 9.1) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +0.3 23.7 -0.3 22.1 0.0 9.2 11.6 392 (16.3) 45/15
MACKAY M.O 31.2 +1.3 22.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 362 (15.1) 39/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.3 +3.2 18.8 -2.3 16.0 0.0 8.0 -- 281 (11.7) 35/18
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +2.7 20.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 435 (18.1) 35/16
NAMBOUR DPI 30.2 +1.1 19.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 31.4 +4.6 21.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 509 (21.2) 48/14
BRISBANE AERO 29.5 -- 20.7 -- 18.7 0.0 9.8 10.5 595 (24.8) 41/03
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.2 -- 18.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 52/02
GUNNEDAH SCS 32.0 +1.0 20.4 +3.0 16.5 0.0 14.8 -- 448 (18.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.1 -1.2 20.5 +2.4 17.2 0.0 10.2 3.1 504 (21.0) 74/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 -- 17.2 -- -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.5 -6.7 17.5 +1.0 -- 10.8 16.0 0.2 579 (24.1) 39/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.6 -6.3 17.2 +2.1 19.1 9.4 -- -- 246 (10.3) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.5 -2.8 7.5 -3.6 5.0 1.0 9.2 12.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.0 -- 13.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.4 -4.2 17.9 +0.6 15.5 1.6 10.4 3.3 591 (24.6) 39/06
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 -- 16.6 -- -- 1.4 -- -- 456 (19.0) 43/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -- 16.3 -- -- 7.4 -- -- 437 (18.2) 41/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.4 -2.7 5.8 -5.4 3.4 1.8 8.8 11.7 473 (19.7) 50/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.5 -4.8 8.3 -5.4 4.7 2.8 4.6 13.7 358 (14.9) 45/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.7 -- 9.3 -- -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.8 -6.2 8.2 -6.5 6.1 0.0 5.0 13.5 413 (17.2) 37/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.7 -6.6 7.0 -5.1 9.8 0.0 5.4 -- 351 (14.6) 35/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.8 -6.9 7.4 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 35/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.9 -5.2 11.0 -1.8 7.5 2.2 2.6 -- 177 ( 7.4) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.3 -- 7.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 37/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 -7.0 5.6 -3.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 422 (17.6) 39/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 -2.5 8.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.8 -3.6 6.8 -3.8 2.9 3.0 3.6 6.5 449 (18.7) 46/08
  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

42.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
42.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+10.9   35.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+8.2   35.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.0   35.1 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.0   33.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.2   36.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

29.9 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
29.2 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
28.8 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
28.5 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
28.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.7   24.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.5   29.9 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
+4.7   19.4 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+4.2   22.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+4.1   24.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+4.1   20.9 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

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

4.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.4   20.0 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
-9.2   22.2 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.9   19.8 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-8.7   20.3 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-8.4   20.4 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW

-2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-10.9   9.6 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-9.3   2.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-9.2   4.2 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
-8.9   4.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-8.8   5.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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.
44.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
44.0 LARRAKEYAH N Rivers NT
42.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
39.6 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
39.5 HOME VALLEY N Kimberley WA

13.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

3.1 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1205 (50.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1043 (43.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
866 (36.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
859 (35.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
850 (35.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
847 (35.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
844 (35.2) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
817 (34.0) COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
815 (34.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
807 (33.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
761 (31.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
745 (31.0) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
739 (30.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
732 (30.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
724 (30.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
717 (29.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
717 (29.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
714 (29.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
674 (28.1) THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
656 (27.3) COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
644 (26.8) WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
641 (26.7) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
633 (26.4) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
616 (25.7) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
610 (25.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
605 (25.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
604 (25.2) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
602 (25.1) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
600 (25.0) BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
600 (25.0) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
111/10 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
97/17 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
96/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/19 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
91/14 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
37.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 37.4mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 14.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
15.6mm in 1 hr 9 min to 07:00 13.6mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
6.2mm in 33 min to 16:41 11.3mm/h
6.4mm in 15 min to 19:00 25.6mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
8.4mm in 49 min to 10:19 10.3mm/h
15.0mm in 11 min to 10:30 81.8mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 23.4mm/h
36.6mm in 58 min to 11:30 37.9mm/h
37.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 37.8mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 20.3mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO : 91(340/ 63 ) at 17:10
ESPERANCE : 87(350/ 69 ) at 17:08
HOPETOUN NORTH : 80(340/ 67 ) at 15:34
    Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO : 91(280/ 39 ) at 19:28
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 91(350/ 43 ) at 14:03
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 111(250/ 37 ) at 11:17
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(240/ 76 ) at 06:31
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(250/ 69 ) at 07:28
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(250/ 72 ) at 00:00