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2004

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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
Western Australia:
013007 BALGO HILLS 45.0 (44.5, 18)


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 33.6 +4.2 11.2 -5.1 9.4 0.0 8.8 -- 542 (22.6) 52/20
PERTH AIRPORT 30.3 +1.5 12.0 -2.8 10.7 0.0 5.4 13.2 465 (19.4) 39/17
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.3 -1.9 14.4 +1.9 9.1 0.4 6.2 7.5 341 (14.2) 37/15
BUNBURY 24.5 -- 9.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 48/01
MANDURAH 24.7 -- 14.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 43/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.6 25.5 +0.2 25.3 1.4 6.4 11.6 368 (15.3) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 42.4 +7.1 20.6 +0.5 16.5 0.0 12.8 8.9 241 (10.0) 55/14
WHYALLA AERO 28.6 +0.7 17.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 70/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.5 -1.2 17.6 +2.2 16.5 2.0 4.8 3.4 214 ( 8.9) 61/06
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.5 +7.8 15.7 +5.9 12.0 0.0 6.6 1.5 325 (13.5) 45/18
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.4 +5.4 18.7 -4.3 16.3 0.0 12.0 12.6 253 (10.5) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 -1.4 23.4 +0.1 20.9 0.0 6.2 5.5 253 (10.5) 26/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 -0.7 24.2 +0.2 22.7 0.0 8.0 12.4 467 (19.5) 39/16
MACKAY M.O 28.9 -1.0 23.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 316 (13.2) 30/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 -0.8 20.3 -0.8 18.6 0.2 5.2 -- 254 (10.6) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 -1.0 18.1 -2.3 -- 5.2 2.0 -- 288 (12.0) 35/15
NAMBOUR DPI 26.2 -2.9 17.3 -0.8 -- 15.6 12.8 -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.1 -3.7 16.8 -2.9 -- 42.8 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 43/19
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 -- 18.1 -- 17.5 28.0 5.0 5.1 311 (13.0) 48/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.8 -- 14.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 580 (24.2) 50/17
GUNNEDAH SCS 28.2 -2.8 15.6 -1.8 14.1 1.6 2.6 -- 116 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.4 -1.9 16.7 -1.4 13.8 0.0 4.0 5.9 379 (15.8) 48/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -- 12.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.1 -0.1 13.0 -3.5 9.8 0.0 3.8 12.0 251 (10.5) 48/17
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.2 +0.3 13.7 -1.4 15.1 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 30/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.7 -0.6 11.1 0.0 8.5 1.2 4.4 6.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.1 -- 16.3 -- -- 16.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.2 +0.6 16.9 -0.4 11.2 0.0 7.8 9.2 343 (14.3) 50/21
RICHMOND RAAF 28.0 -- 13.6 -- -- 12.4 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 -- 15.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 39/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.7 +0.6 9.5 -1.7 6.7 0.2 5.6 7.6 246 (10.3) 61/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.0 -0.3 17.1 +3.4 14.4 0.0 9.4 3.1 384 (16.0) 59/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.6 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.1 +2.1 22.1 +7.4 19.6 0.0 12.0 0.3 294 (12.3) 85/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.7 +3.4 16.1 +4.0 13.9 0.0 17.2 -- 277 (11.5) 55/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.8 +3.1 14.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 50/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.1 +8.0 14.9 +2.1 13.5 0.0 6.6 -- 107 ( 4.5) 35/19
GEELONG AIRPORT 29.1 -- 9.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 41/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.1 +5.6 13.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 57/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.3 +3.0 10.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 +1.6 10.5 -0.1 7.7 0.0 7.8 10.1 375 (15.6) 35/14
  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

46.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
45.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
45.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
45.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
45.2 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+8.4   44.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+8.1   32.1 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+8.0   32.1 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+7.9   45.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+7.8   30.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

31.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
31.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
31.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
30.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
29.8 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+9.7   21.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
+8.9   22.4 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+8.7   22.1 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+8.6   18.6 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+8.0   20.0 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC

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

14.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
16.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
16.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.1   28.1 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-5.0   22.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.9   22.3 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
-4.7   26.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-4.7   22.6 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
-4.7   22.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.8   11.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.3   7.0 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.1   11.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.3   11.8 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-4.3   10.4 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-4.3   18.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf 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.
76.8 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
62.0 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE) North Coast NSW
60.0 KINNOUL Central Highlands QLD
57.6 ARTHURVILLE (CRAMOND) CW Slopes S NSW
55.0 BULLENGAROOK SOUTH W Central VIC

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
60.0 KINNOUL
    Brisbane/SE Coast
76.8 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
52.0 MANLY RAILWAY STATION
51.0 CANNON HILLS BOWLS CLUB

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
50.0 WERRIS CREEK POST OFFICE
    North Coast
62.0 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE)
    CW Slopes S
57.6 ARTHURVILLE (CRAMOND)

VICTORIA
    W Central
55.0 BULLENGAROOK SOUTH

13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
12.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

3.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
2.7 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
2.5 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

843 (35.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
798 (33.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
740 (30.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
736 (30.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
694 (28.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
675 (28.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
665 (27.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
635 (26.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
625 (26.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
102/18 KILMORE GAP N Central VIC
95/14 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
85/17 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
84/17 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
83/15 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling 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
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
19.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 38.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 19.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
29.4mm in 30 min to 00:30 58.8mm/h
48.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 48.6mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
GYMPIE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
4.0mm in 11 min to 23:00 21.8mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
5.0mm in 6 min to 22:06 50.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 17.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.2mm/h
BRISBANE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.2mm/h
REDCLIFFE
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.4mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
8.8mm in 20 min to 13:31 26.4mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
7.2mm in 43 min to 15:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
NYNGAN AIRPORT
37.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 6.2mm/h
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
9.4mm in 20 min to 19:58 28.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 19.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
13.0mm in 1 hr 2 min to 23:00 12.6mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
GELANTIPY
6.4mm in 6 min to 18:14 64.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.4mm/h
    E Central
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
11.4mm in 30 min to 21:00 22.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.6mm/h
MELBOURNE AIRPORT
5.8mm in 12 min to 20:12 29.0mm/h
    N Central
REDESDALE
8.0mm in 32 min to 18:30 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR : 95(160/ 67 ) at 14:30
VICTORIA
    N Central
MANGALORE AIRPORT : 83( 20/ 65 ) at 18:07
KILMORE GAP : 89(360/ 69 ) at 19:30