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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 1405 EST on 08/10/2017. 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 daily rainfall

QLD

Maranoa

043108

BENDOBA TM

38.2

34.0

08/10/2010

12

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

15.8

16.1

27/10/2007

19

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009977

MANDURAH

15.7

15.8

06/10/2002

13

1 N


The day in charts
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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 14:04EST, 08/10/2017.

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 16.1 -6.5 9.3 -0.9 8.2 1.4 4.0 4.8 441 (18.4) 41/11
BUNBURY 16.4 -4.5 5.5 -3.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 39/14
MANDURAH 15.7 -6.0 9.6 -3.7 -- 2.8 -- -- 378 (15.8) 37/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.1 26.0 +1.1 25.7 1.4 7.2 9.4 299 (12.5) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.3 -1.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WHYALLA AERO 30.8 +7.0 11.2 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 299 (12.5) 57/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.2 +6.3 11.9 +0.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 248 (10.3) 41/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.0 +2.1 6.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.2 +1.6 22.1 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 70/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.5 21.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.6 23.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 30.0 +2.5 20.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.8 +2.2 20.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 31/17
BUNDABERG AERO 29.4 +2.5 19.9 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 37/16
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 46/01
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -2.2 19.8 +4.2 19.1 6.8 7.0 0.0 444 (18.5) 35/04
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.8 -5.5 16.4 +3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 540 (22.5) 48/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.1 +3.0 14.2 +2.0 11.3 0.0 8.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 -2.0 15.1 +3.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 367 (15.3) 31/07
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 -2.6 15.3 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 527 (22.0) 44/03
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.3 11.6 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 50/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 -3.5 13.5 +0.3 12.2 0.0 6.2 8.7 659 (27.5) 52/00
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -2.3 12.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -3.1 12.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 555 (23.1) 48/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.1 -- 1.3 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 387 (16.1) 37/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.4 +3.0 8.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 41/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +1.9 8.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 28/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.1 +5.2 10.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 5.4 6.9 343 (14.3) 31/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.7 +2.8 5.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 34/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.7 +2.3 7.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 37/10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 23.5 +4.3 4.7 -3.7 0.3 0.0 4.0 6.4 427 (17.8) 48/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.5 +1.9 5.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 510 (21.3) 48/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.0 +1.0 4.3 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 30/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +1.2 9.1 +1.6 7.6 0.0 2.6 11.3 378 (15.8) 34/13
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

41.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
40.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+7.8 : 40.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.6 : 36.4 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+7.3 : 27.4 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+7.2 : 21.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+7.2 : 28.9 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.2 : 28.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.2 : 29.3 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA

27.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
27.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 26.4 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.1 : 25.0 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+8.0 : 26.7 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.9 : 26.1 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+7.8 : 21.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

8.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
10.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-10.0 : 16.1 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-9.6 : 27.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-9.3 : 15.8 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-8.8 : 14.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-8.8 : 12.3 BICKLEY Lower West WA

-5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-2.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.9 : 4.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
-7.3 : 6.5 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.9 : -1.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 : 7.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 1.3 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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.
38.2 BENDOBA TM Maranoa QLD
31.0 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
28.8 BIDDENHAM TM Warrego QLD
28.0 DALMALLY Maranoa QLD
26.6 HAVELOCK Maranoa QLD

Reports not yet available

1070 (44.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1002 (41.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
976 (40.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
976 (40.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
921 (38.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
906 (37.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
901 (37.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
842 (35.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
823 (34.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
795 (33.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
789 (32.9) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
789 (32.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
761 (31.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
744 (31.0) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
738 (30.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
736 (30.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
735 (30.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
710 (29.6) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
707 (29.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
704 (29.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
699 (29.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
695 (29.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
691 (28.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
686 (28.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
669 (27.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
659 (27.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
659 (27.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
655 (27.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
638 (26.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
637 (26.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
618 (25.8) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
617 (25.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
616 (25.7) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
608 (25.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
607 (25.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
606 (25.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
100/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/19 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
76/18 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
76/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
76/22 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
76/22 TASMAN ISLAND 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
Lower West
NORTH WALPOLE
15.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.2mm/h
ALBANY AIRPORT
9.2mm in 20 min to 09:20 27.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.4mm in 15 min to 15:30 21.6mm/h
N Plateau
WALUNGURRU AIRPORT
7.4mm in 20 min to 19:50 22.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)
9.0mm in 15 min to 09:15 36.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO
10.2mm in 15 min to 13:30 40.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
4.8mm in 13 min to 17:18 22.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
11.6mm in 30 min to 18:00 23.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
BRISBANE
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
13.8mm in 1 min to 09:01 828.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.8mm/h
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.2mm/h
DALBY AIRPORT
11.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
17.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.2mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.2mm/h
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 96(280/ 59 ) at 21:30
QUEENSLAND
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT : 76(300/ 65 ) at 19:24
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 70( 30/ 63 ) at 23:34
W Gippsland
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 80( 66/ 70 ) at 23:20
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 100( 30/ 67 ) at 23:30