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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1402 EST on 07/10/2017. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035070

TAROOM POST OFFICE

21.0

21.0

21/10/1980

56

1 N Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

North Coast

058077

GRAFTON RESEARCH STN

104

81.0

28/10/2007

11

91.0

12/11/2011

12

N


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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:01EST, 07/10/2017.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 -0.6 5.6 -4.6 3.5 0.0 5.8 10.0 320 (13.3) 52/22
BUNBURY 19.1 -1.8 3.8 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 44/19
MANDURAH 19.1 -2.6 10.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 39/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +1.5 25.3 +0.4 24.8 0.0 6.4 10.9 287 (12.0) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.0 -2.9 14.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 31/03
WHYALLA AERO 19.7 -4.1 10.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 724 (30.2) 50/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 -2.3 8.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 28/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 -0.6 9.1 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 597 (24.9) 34/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +0.1 20.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 52/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +1.7 23.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.6 23.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 482 (20.1) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 31.4 +3.9 23.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +2.5 20.4 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 35/17
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +3.0 20.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 39/12
COOLANGATTA -- -- 20.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) --
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 +2.4 18.8 +3.2 16.8 0.0 6.0 8.6 336 (14.0) 44/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.3 +6.0 16.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 44/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.2 +4.1 18.7 +6.5 14.2 0.0 7.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +3.4 16.5 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 287 (12.0) 52/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.5 +0.9 16.0 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 54/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.4 +2.8 3.0 0.0 5.8 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.8 -1.9 14.6 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 34/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 -1.4 17.6 +4.4 15.7 0.0 6.6 4.7 515 (21.5) 52/19
RICHMOND RAAF 23.8 -1.0 15.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -2.0 16.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 46/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.5 -- 11.1 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 375 (15.6) 48/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +0.6 7.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 55/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.8 -0.7 7.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 34/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.5 -1.4 5.4 -4.4 -- 0.0 5.0 5.0 425 (17.7) 37/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.4 -3.5 6.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 46/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.7 -1.7 7.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 43/03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.2 -3.0 8.5 +0.1 7.7 0.0 5.8 6.1 678 (28.3) 48/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 -0.6 5.6 -0.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 559 (23.3) 46/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 +1.5 8.8 +1.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 295 (12.3) 37/07
HOBART AIRPORT 15.0 -2.3 8.6 +1.1 7.4 2.8 1.2 7.5 518 (21.6) 55/23
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

42.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
40.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.8 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
40.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 36.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+8.6 : 35.6 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+8.4 : 35.5 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+8.1 : 35.3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+7.7 : 34.0 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW

27.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
27.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.0 PORT KEATS AIRPORT N Rivers NT
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.2 : 26.1 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+9.1 : 23.5 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.8 : 17.5 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+8.3 : 15.5 COONABARABRAN (SHOWGROUNDS) CW Slopes N NSW
+8.2 : 24.9 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

3.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.0 : 21.3 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-10.7 : 17.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-10.2 : 17.7 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-10.1 : 14.3 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-9.1 : 18.9 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

-1.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.8 : 6.2 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-7.0 : 2.0 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.0 : 0.2 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9 : 4.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.8 : 0.5 COLLIE EAST Lower West 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.
51.0 MARLBOROUGH HELIPAD TM Central Coast E QLD
40.6 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD N Rivers NT
39.0 LABELLE DOWNS N Rivers NT
37.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
27.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
40.6 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD
39.0 LABELLE DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
51.0 MARLBOROUGH HELIPAD TM

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
37.4 MOUNT BAW BAW

TASMANIA
Southeast
27.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)

Reports not yet available

1314 (54.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1101 (45.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1071 (44.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1058 (44.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1020 (42.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
965 (40.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
955 (39.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
947 (39.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
947 (39.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
864 (36.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
860 (35.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
842 (35.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
828 (34.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
823 (34.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
817 (34.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
807 (33.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
799 (33.3) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
778 (32.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
777 (32.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
772 (32.2) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
767 (32.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
765 (31.9) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
759 (31.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
758 (31.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
744 (31.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
743 (31.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
738 (30.8) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
735 (30.6) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
734 (30.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
720 (30.0) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
720 (30.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
712 (29.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
707 (29.5) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
703 (29.3) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
701 (29.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
701 (29.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
687 (28.6) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
686 (28.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
683 (28.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
682 (28.4) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
679 (28.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
678 (28.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
664 (27.7) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
663 (27.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
663 (27.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
662 (27.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
662 (27.6) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
661 (27.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
658 (27.4) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
656 (27.3) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
648 (27.0) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
648 (27.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
647 (27.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
646 (26.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
644 (26.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
638 (26.6) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
634 (26.4) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
619 (25.8) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
611 (25.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
610 (25.4) GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
609 (25.4) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
607 (25.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
607 (25.3) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
607 (25.3) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
606 (25.3) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
605 (25.2) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
603 (25.1) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
106/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
104/16 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
96/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
89/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
87/01 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
EUCLA
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
20.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
YULARA AIRPORT
12.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
7.8mm in 18 min to 09:18 26.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
3.2mm in 2 min to 16:27 96.0mm/h
BRISBANE
10.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 21.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.6mm/h
Darling Downs E
APPLETHORPE
6.0mm in 7 min to 16:00 51.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
2.8mm in 2 min to 16:18 84.0mm/h
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
10.4mm in 22 min to 18:30 28.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
11.2mm in 6 min to 17:37 112.0mm/h
11.6mm in 23 min to 18:00 30.3mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.4mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
8.2mm in 23 min to 21:00 21.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.2mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
4.2mm in 3 min to 16:30 84.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
12.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT : 72(260/ 63 ) at 19:22
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN : 87(230/ 65 ) at 17:31
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 76(210/ 63 ) at 14:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(210/ 63 ) at 14:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(240/ 91 ) at 02:00
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 85(271/ 69 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 95(200/ 83 ) at 00:00
Southeast
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 83(210/ 70 ) at 01:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(250/ 65 ) at 02:00