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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 26.5 -2.9 12.8 -3.5 11.7 0.0 7.6 -- 434 (18.1) 50/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.5 -4.3 10.5 -4.3 9.8 0.4 6.8 12.9 441 (18.4) 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.8 -1.4 10.3 -2.2 8.4 0.4 8.4 13.2 486 (20.3) 37/14
BUNBURY 21.3 -- 9.1 -- -- 1.6 -- -- 352 (14.7) 28/13
MANDURAH 22.0 -- 15.9 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 415 (17.3) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +2.2 25.9 +0.6 25.5 2.2 4.0 10.5 236 ( 9.8) 28/22
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.6 +3.3 13.0 -7.1 9.1 0.0 10.2 12.7 376 (15.7) 41/16
WHYALLA AERO 28.6 +0.7 11.7 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 41/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.7 +2.0 9.8 -5.6 7.2 0.0 7.6 11.1 306 (12.8) 32/06
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.8 +1.1 5.0 -4.8 1.2 0.0 3.8 10.0 283 (11.8) 30/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.5 +2.5 25.5 +2.5 23.2 0.0 17.0 12.4 487 (20.3) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 -1.2 20.6 -2.7 17.2 0.0 6.0 11.8 232 ( 9.7) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +0.7 24.7 +0.7 23.5 0.0 8.6 12.4 385 (16.0) 45/14
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +0.7 22.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- 11.8 345 (14.4) 37/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.5 +4.4 22.3 +1.2 19.4 0.0 11.2 -- 269 (11.2) 39/16
BUNDABERG AERO 31.3 +2.1 21.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 8.4 -- 309 (12.9) 46/19
NAMBOUR DPI 28.4 -0.7 18.5 +0.4 -- 1.2 6.4 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.4 -2.4 21.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 63/09
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 -- 19.4 -- 17.5 0.4 7.6 10.1 376 (15.7) 50/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.6 -- 17.2 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 525 (21.9) 68/21
GUNNEDAH SCS 30.1 -0.9 15.9 -1.5 11.3 0.0 9.2 -- 312 (13.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.4 -3.9 16.1 -2.0 16.1 15.6 0.4 8.9 530 (22.1) 50/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.6 -- 15.4 -- -- 24.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -4.1 17.2 +0.7 15.7 1.4 2.8 6.6 355 (14.8) 39/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.8 -5.1 15.4 +0.3 17.5 1.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 24/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 -1.8 8.9 -2.2 5.0 0.0 5.4 11.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.6 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 -3.9 16.3 -1.0 14.0 2.4 5.4 2.7 487 (20.3) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 -- 14.8 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 309 (12.9) 37/17
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 -- 15.2 -- -- 8.6 -- -- 308 (12.8) 41/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 -1.1 10.2 -1.0 6.6 0.0 7.8 10.9 291 (12.1) 48/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.5 -1.8 6.3 -7.4 3.9 0.0 7.0 13.0 285 (11.9) 52/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.7 -- 8.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.9 -3.1 9.6 -5.1 7.6 0.0 9.0 12.5 289 (12.0) 34/06
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.2 -2.1 8.7 -3.4 7.9 0.0 5.8 -- 416 (17.3) 34/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.8 -2.9 6.7 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 37/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 -2.4 11.3 -1.5 8.8 0.0 3.6 -- 125 ( 5.2) 21/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.7 -- 6.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 37/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.3 -2.2 3.9 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 37/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.0 -0.3 6.8 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 43/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 -3.5 8.6 -2.0 6.2 0.2 4.0 8.8 332 (13.8) 37/10
  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

43.2 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+7.1   31.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+6.5   33.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.5   42.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+5.1   35.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.0   33.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

29.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.9 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.8 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
28.6 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
28.6 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
28.6 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+5.4   28.1 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+5.1   27.4 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.8   27.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+4.7   27.5 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.4   26.3 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

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

8.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
12.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
12.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.0   18.6 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-8.7   18.3 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-7.7   19.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.1   21.5 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-6.9   21.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.1   0.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-8.7   2.8 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.9   2.8 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-7.7   7.4 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-7.5   14.9 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

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.
73.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS MidNorth Coast N NSW
64.4 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
58.0 COMETSIDE Central Highlands QLD
47.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
47.0 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA) MidNorth Coast N NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
47.0 MANGO FARM

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
58.0 COMETSIDE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
73.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
47.0 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA)

ISLANDS
    Islands
64.4 POINT FAWCETT

13.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

6.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
4.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
2.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

949 (39.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
851 (35.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
831 (34.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
803 (33.5) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
776 (32.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
765 (31.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
764 (31.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
747 (31.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
725 (30.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
721 (30.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
719 (30.0) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
716 (29.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
697 (29.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
697 (29.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
687 (28.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
682 (28.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
681 (28.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
661 (27.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
658 (27.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
648 (27.0) CHEADANUP Goldfields WA
646 (26.9) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
630 (26.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
628 (26.2) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
628 (26.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
627 (26.1) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
621 (25.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
617 (25.7) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
611 (25.5) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
610 (25.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
607 (25.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
111/16 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
96/23 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
80/17 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/07 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
72/17 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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
WYNDHAM AERO
7.2mm in 10 min to 10:06 43.2mm/h
28.2mm in 20 min to 10:26 84.6mm/h
7.0mm in 34 min to 11:00 12.4mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.0mm/h
TRUSCOTT
6.6mm in 39 min to 10:00 10.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO : 111(250/ 83 ) at 17:00
THEVENARD WIND : 95(210/ 56 ) at 17:01
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(160/ 63 ) at 17:00