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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 24.5 -4.9 17.5 +1.2 15.0 0.0 8.2 -- 476 (19.8) 50/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.5 -6.3 16.2 +1.4 14.3 1.0 9.2 6.0 518 (21.6) 46/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 -2.8 10.2 -2.3 8.8 2.6 8.4 11.4 385 (16.0) 46/09
BUNBURY 20.7 -- 14.3 -- -- 2.2 -- -- 470 (19.6) 52/04
MANDURAH 20.8 -- 16.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 556 (23.2) 48/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.5 25.1 -0.2 25.0 0.0 8.6 10.8 309 (12.9) 39/22
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.9 +3.6 21.1 +1.0 15.9 0.0 15.4 13.2 344 (14.3) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 26.4 -1.5 16.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 34/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.7 +2.0 14.6 -0.8 10.4 0.0 4.0 7.2 242 (10.1) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.4 +6.7 12.2 +2.4 8.2 0.0 4.0 9.9 326 (13.6) 35/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.5 +3.5 23.0 0.0 18.8 0.0 15.2 11.9 361 (15.0) 39/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 -0.9 22.8 -0.5 20.6 0.0 8.0 10.4 354 (14.8) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -0.9 24.6 +0.6 24.7 0.0 9.6 6.2 432 (18.0) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 28.9 -1.0 20.4 -2.5 -- 54.2 -- 10.5 439 (18.3) 39/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 -2.2 19.2 -1.9 18.4 5.2 10.4 -- 463 (19.3) 35/00
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 -4.0 20.7 +0.3 -- 0.8 10.4 -- 472 (19.7) 31/17
NAMBOUR DPI 23.6 -5.5 17.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.2 -4.6 15.9 -3.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 294 (12.3) 34/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 -- 20.2 -- 18.0 0.6 7.8 2.3 423 (17.6) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.4 -- 14.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 736 (30.7) 48/04
GUNNEDAH SCS 24.0 -7.0 15.7 -1.7 15.5 12.6 6.6 -- 199 ( 8.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -2.7 17.2 -0.9 12.5 0.0 4.4 4.2 304 (12.7) 46/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.7 -- 17.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.5 -1.7 15.2 -1.3 11.8 0.0 7.2 3.3 455 (19.0) 28/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.0 -0.9 14.9 -0.2 16.6 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 22/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.2 -2.1 11.9 +0.8 10.1 1.6 6.0 5.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.2 -- 14.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.8 +0.2 17.5 +0.2 12.5 0.0 9.2 10.2 613 (25.5) 41/01
RICHMOND RAAF 28.1 -- 15.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 50/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 -- 17.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 28/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.1 0.0 12.1 +0.9 8.4 2.8 4.8 6.5 239 (10.0) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.2 -0.1 16.3 +2.6 14.2 0.0 8.0 10.2 347 (14.5) 39/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.9 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.2 +4.2 16.4 +1.7 12.3 0.0 10.0 10.7 267 (11.1) 30/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.5 +2.2 9.5 -2.6 10.1 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 32/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.7 +3.0 12.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.3 +3.2 13.3 +0.5 11.6 0.0 5.0 -- 104 ( 4.3) 17/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.7 -- 10.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 31/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.5 +4.0 8.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 39/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.5 +3.2 11.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 41/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.1 -1.3 9.5 -1.1 6.8 0.0 3.0 10.4 341 (14.2) 41/16
  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

45.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
44.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
44.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
44.1 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
44.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA

+11.2   35.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.1   32.4 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+7.2   34.7 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+7.0   32.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.8   31.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC

29.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.7 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
28.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

+6.4   28.0 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+4.8   24.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+4.6   23.5 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+4.5   19.1 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+3.9   25.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+3.9   21.6 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA

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

12.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
15.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
15.0 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS

-9.7   23.3 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-9.2   17.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.6   19.6 KARNET Lower West WA
-8.4   22.7 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-8.3   18.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.3   18.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-6.2   8.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.7   11.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.6   15.9 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-4.6   6.9 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-4.2   15.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego 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.
136.0 BALLON Darling Downs W QLD
92.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
85.0 REWAN STATION Central Highlands QLD
85.0 SOMERBY Central Highlands QLD
79.4 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
67.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
58.0 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
56.8 BELGAMBA
54.2 MACKAY M.O
52.4 MYSTERY PARK
51.0 CERBERUS
    Central Highlands
85.0 REWAN STATION
85.0 SOMERBY
79.4 ROLLESTON METEOR ST
74.6 BOOROONDARRA
63.0 WEALWANDANGIE
62.0 ALBINIA DOWNS
61.5 SPRINGWOOD STATION
58.0 FREITAG
55.0 CURRAJONG
52.0 HUMBOLDT
51.6 THE SANDSTONE
51.2 WILLOWS GEMFIELDS
51.0 AUSTRAL PARK
    Darling Downs W
136.0 BALLON
    Maranoa
61.2 WALLUMBILLA POST OFFICE
51.0 FAIRFIELD
50.6 SPRINGDALE TM
    Warrego
92.6 BOLLON MARY ST
68.0 DULBYDILLA
67.0 HEATHER STATION
59.5 WETLANDS
57.0 LOCHINVAR
55.4 MUNGALLALA
52.2 DERBYSHIRE DOWNS
52.0 MARANGO
50.0 WARIDA

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
71.4 COLLARENEBRI (BUNDABARINA)
52.5 WALGETT (DUNGALEAR)
50.0 CUMBORAH (KARINGLE)
    CW Plains N
50.0 GULARGAMBONE (THE MAZE)
    NW Slopes S
52.0 WERRIS CREEK (MANEROO)

13.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
12.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
12.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

2.3 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.2 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
1.2 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.3 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

935 (39.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
845 (35.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
815 (34.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
744 (31.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
741 (30.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
736 (30.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
727 (30.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
701 (29.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
678 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
670 (27.9) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
659 (27.5) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
649 (27.0) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
647 (27.0) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
646 (26.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
644 (26.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
619 (25.8) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
616 (25.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
614 (25.6) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
613 (25.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
608 (25.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
607 (25.3) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
606 (25.3) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
606 (25.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
602 (25.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
600 (25.0) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
85/16 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
83/16 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
80/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
76/16 FORREST Eucla WA
72/09 ESPERANCE Lower West 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
WYNDHAM AERO
7.8mm in 5 min to 16:01 93.6mm/h
9.4mm in 6 min to 16:07 94.0mm/h
9.2mm in 9 min to 16:16 61.3mm/h
8.4mm in 14 min to 16:30 36.0mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
WYNDHAM
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
KALUMBURU
9.6mm in 17 min to 15:20 33.9mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
35.4mm in 39 min to 23:30 54.5mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 35.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
55.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 9.2mm/h
MACKAY MO
37.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 37.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.3mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.4mm/h
ST LAWRENCE
10.8mm in 8 min to 01:04 81.0mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
16.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 16.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
    Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
15.6mm in 30 min to 21:00 31.2mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 24.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 20.2mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
    Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 5.7mm/h
    NW Slopes S
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 18 min to 14:00 44.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
    North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
13.0mm in 11 min to 19:00 70.9mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
    Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
9.6mm in 35 min to 17:30 16.5mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI
10.8mm in 30 min to 16:30 21.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
16.2mm in 12 min to 16:09 81.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO : 76(130/ 67 ) at 16:01
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 78(260/ 67 ) at 04:00