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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Provisional records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has not been validated, but obvious errors have been corrected. The records are based on data received as at 1405 EST on 19/09/2018. 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

39.3

37.0

05/09/2006

22

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

27.3

24.1

06/09/2007

11

1 N


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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 14:05EST, 19/09/2018.

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 19.8 -0.3 3.3 -5.6 1.5 0.0 3.4 10.5 400 (16.7) 37/10
BUNBURY 17.9 -0.5 5.5 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 30/17
MANDURAH 17.9 -1.0 8.3 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 265 (11.0) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.5 +2.9 22.5 -0.5 22.0 0.0 7.2 10.7 241 (10.0) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.6 +7.4 14.9 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 55/13
WHYALLA AERO 17.5 -4.0 10.7 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 629 (26.2) 43/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 -1.9 11.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 43/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 -0.6 8.2 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 54/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.1 +2.9 5.5 -8.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 31/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +2.0 21.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.2 20.0 +2.6 -- 12.8 -- -- 495 (20.6) 37/06
MACKAY M.O 26.2 +1.0 21.7 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 35/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 -0.6 17.4 +3.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 419 (17.5) 34/00
BUNDABERG AERO 25.5 +0.1 12.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 37/14
COOLANGATTA 23.0 -0.2 9.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 26/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -1.1 11.1 -1.6 8.7 0.0 6.8 8.9 366 (15.3) 31/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 +0.5 9.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 623 (26.0) 48/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.8 +4.4 8.6 0.0 -- 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +0.2 3.5 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 44/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.8 +3.5 5.2 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 37/16
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +4.1 -0.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 46/12
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +3.1 0.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 50/09
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +4.5 3.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 55/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.1 +3.6 9.6 -0.8 5.6 0.0 3.4 11.1 400 (16.7) 57/18
RICHMOND RAAF 28.0 +5.3 3.1 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 43/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -0.9 11.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 52/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.4 -- -2.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 54/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.8 +5.2 1.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 41/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +4.0 1.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 55/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.5 +2.1 9.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 6.0 5.5 423 (17.6) 44/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.5 +4.1 5.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 52/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.5 +1.7 0.2 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 46/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.4 +4.8 8.4 +1.4 6.5 0.0 10.4 6.3 840 (35.0) 74/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 -0.3 5.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 731 (30.5) 52/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.1 +0.6 9.9 +4.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 401 (16.7) 54/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.5 +5.2 9.8 +3.8 4.3 0.0 3.4 7.4 520 (21.7) 67/14
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

39.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
39.0 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
38.8 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
38.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
38.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 34.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.9 : 20.1 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+6.8 : 25.9 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
+6.6 : 20.9 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
+6.6 : 25.3 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW

25.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.2 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.9 : 19.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.3 : 21.9 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+6.4 : 18.5 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+5.1 : 21.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
+4.9 : 11.3 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+4.9 : 21.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

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

3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.6 : 22.9 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.2 : 17.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.9 : 16.8 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-4.8 : 20.7 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 23.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

-4.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-3.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW

-8.7 : 5.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.4 : 6.2 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-8.0 : 8.6 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-8.0 : 1.1 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-7.9 : 5.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel 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.
18.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS
12.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.5 ALLINGHAM FORREST DRIVE N Coast--Herbert QLD
9.2 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN) N Coast TAS

Reports not yet available

1429 (59.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1410 (58.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1155 (48.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1100 (45.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1069 (44.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
981 (40.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
959 (40.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
949 (39.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
944 (39.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
943 (39.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
936 (39.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
926 (38.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
922 (38.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
892 (37.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
884 (36.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
872 (36.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
870 (36.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
857 (35.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
853 (35.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
853 (35.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
840 (35.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
825 (34.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
823 (34.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
817 (34.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
781 (32.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
775 (32.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
772 (32.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
771 (32.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
764 (31.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
758 (31.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
731 (30.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
725 (30.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
723 (30.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
714 (29.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
709 (29.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
707 (29.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
706 (29.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
703 (29.3) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
698 (29.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
689 (28.7) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
682 (28.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
682 (28.4) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
672 (28.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
671 (28.0) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
670 (27.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
669 (27.9) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
667 (27.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
660 (27.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
656 (27.3) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
653 (27.2) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
649 (27.0) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
647 (27.0) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
646 (26.9) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
641 (26.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
631 (26.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
630 (26.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
630 (26.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
630 (26.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
630 (26.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
628 (26.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
626 (26.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
623 (26.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
621 (25.9) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
621 (25.9) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
611 (25.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
607 (25.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
605 (25.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
600 (25.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
106/00 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
98/21 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
96/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/17 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
89/09 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
4.0mm in 11 min to 06:30 21.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 80(250/ 69 ) at 15:47
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 109(290/ 91 ) at 08:39
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 98(350/ 65 ) at 21:30
W Gippsland
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 83(283/ 67 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(280/ 65 ) at 11:40
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 76(350/ 63 ) at 11:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(***/ 74 ) at 11:43
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 106(310/ 82 ) at 00:36
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(280/ 67 ) at 13:39
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 80(340/ 65 ) at 09:13
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(330/ 65 ) at 09:04
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(300/ 76 ) at 18:00