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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 25.2 -4.2 10.3 -6.0 7.9 0.0 8.0 -- 475 (19.8) 45/14
PERTH AIRPORT 27.0 -1.8 8.3 -6.5 7.4 0.0 8.2 12.9 316 (13.2) 43/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 31.4 +8.2 8.5 -4.0 6.3 0.0 7.0 10.1 335 (14.0) 46/13
BUNBURY 21.8 -- 6.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 50/22
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 13.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 50/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.6 26.8 +1.5 26.5 0.0 9.8 11.2 299 (12.5) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.5 +4.2 20.4 +0.3 16.1 0.0 15.0 11.7 312 (13.0) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 26.5 -1.4 18.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 57/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.9 +2.2 19.4 +4.0 16.7 0.0 7.0 11.2 202 ( 8.4) 39/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.5 +4.8 12.3 +2.5 11.5 0.0 5.4 4.7 242 (10.1) 34/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.9 +4.9 23.2 +0.2 19.4 0.0 13.8 12.6 329 (13.7) 41/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.4 22.4 -0.9 19.5 0.0 7.6 10.4 326 (13.6) 37/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 -0.6 24.8 +0.8 23.5 0.0 9.8 9.0 454 (18.9) 37/17
MACKAY M.O 28.6 -1.3 23.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- 2.1 214 ( 8.9) 45/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 -0.7 23.6 +2.5 21.7 0.0 10.8 -- 407 (17.0) 50/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 -0.2 21.2 +0.8 -- 2.2 6.2 -- 487 (20.3) 48/12
NAMBOUR DPI 25.5 -3.6 19.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.5 -3.3 18.9 -0.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 473 (19.7) 32/21
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 -- 19.4 -- 18.7 0.8 8.8 2.1 477 (19.9) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.5 -- 14.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 894 (37.3) 63/03
GUNNEDAH SCS 29.3 -1.7 15.8 -1.6 9.0 0.0 8.4 -- 272 (11.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -2.7 14.9 -3.2 12.7 0.0 4.8 5.3 343 (14.3) 26/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 -- 13.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.7 -3.5 12.4 -4.1 7.8 0.0 5.2 10.4 347 (14.5) 48/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 -3.4 14.2 -0.9 16.2 4.4 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 30/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.7 -2.6 9.7 -1.4 6.5 0.0 6.8 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.7 -- 15.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.6 -1.0 17.3 0.0 14.5 0.4 4.6 7.6 496 (20.7) 54/18
RICHMOND RAAF 25.7 -- 15.7 -- -- 4.2 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 -- 16.0 -- -- 4.4 -- -- 417 (17.4) 48/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.8 -1.3 11.3 +0.1 8.0 0.0 7.2 5.5 359 (15.0) 28/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.1 -1.2 14.7 +1.0 12.5 0.0 8.0 5.4 488 (20.3) 55/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.1 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.5 +2.5 16.3 +1.6 13.9 0.0 7.2 10.6 224 ( 9.3) 32/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.7 -1.6 11.1 -1.0 11.7 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 30/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.8 -0.9 11.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 26/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.8 +3.7 13.0 +0.2 10.4 0.0 4.6 -- 121 ( 5.0) 50/23
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.8 -- 9.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.4 +1.9 8.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 35/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.9 -0.4 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 34/12
HOBART AIRPORT 25.5 +5.1 10.9 +0.3 7.6 0.4 6.2 9.0 421 (17.5) 45/12
  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

44.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
44.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
43.7 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
43.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
43.4 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+9.3   33.7 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+8.2   31.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+7.7   35.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.0   31.3 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+6.7   33.8 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.5 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
29.2 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
29.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+5.3   19.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.1   26.7 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+4.7   27.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.5   16.5 LAMEROO Mallee/Upper SE SA
+4.4   14.8 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+4.4   16.1 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA

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

10.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
13.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.7   17.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4   18.6 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-8.4   22.7 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-7.8   18.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
-7.7   18.1 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW

1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-8.8   5.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.9   6.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.7   11.2 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.5   9.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
-7.5   7.9 NORTHAM 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.
58.0 NARRABRI (ROSEWOOD FARM) NW Plains E NSW
48.5 NANDOWRIE Central Highlands QLD
47.5 CLOYNE Central Highlands QLD
47.0 MERLUNA N Peninsula QLD
46.0 CALDERVALE STATION Central Highlands QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
47.0 MERLUNA
    Central Highlands
48.5 NANDOWRIE
47.5 CLOYNE
46.0 CALDERVALE STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
58.0 NARRABRI (ROSEWOOD FARM)

13.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
13.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

3.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
2.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

894 (37.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
880 (36.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
858 (35.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
743 (31.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
722 (30.1) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
710 (29.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
678 (28.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
675 (28.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
668 (27.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
659 (27.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
654 (27.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
651 (27.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
614 (25.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
610 (25.4) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
94/15 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
84/21 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
80/20 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
74/05 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
72/13 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
72/12 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt 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
    W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
10.6mm in 41 min to 22:00 15.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
5.2mm in 11 min to 21:12 28.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
6.6mm in 12 min to 21:03 33.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT : 95(240/ 59 ) at 16:01