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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
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Provisional records set or equalled today

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The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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 14:06EST, 22/09/2018.

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 25.2 +5.1 6.4 -2.5 4.8 0.0 4.0 10.7 238 ( 9.9) 34/15
BUNBURY 19.4 +1.0 5.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 22/13
MANDURAH 21.3 +2.4 12.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 28/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +2.3 24.1 +1.1 23.0 0.0 7.6 10.8 317 (13.2) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.9 -9.3 11.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 28/11
WHYALLA AERO 22.7 +1.2 5.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 +1.2 11.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +1.5 8.7 +2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 369 (15.4) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.5 -0.7 18.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 44/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +2.2 14.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 59/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO -- -- 17.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) --
MACKAY M.O 24.2 -1.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 54/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -0.3 15.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 41/08
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 +0.6 13.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 55/13
COOLANGATTA 23.1 -0.1 13.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 52/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 -1.3 11.1 -1.6 9.4 0.0 5.8 10.9 361 (15.0) 43/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.7 -1.5 6.2 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.5 +1.1 6.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 5.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -1.4 8.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 31/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.1 -1.2 5.7 -3.3 -- 17.2 -- -- 343 (14.3) 28/13
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 18.4 +1.5 -1.5 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 26/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 15.1 +0.3 -1.8 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 26/15
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +1.4 0.6 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 28/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.6 +0.1 8.0 -2.4 6.2 0.4 2.2 11.0 348 (14.5) 35/16
RICHMOND RAAF 23.5 +0.8 1.2 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.4 -1.7 7.8 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 21/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.4 -- -2.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 35/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.2 +3.6 -0.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +2.2 1.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 26/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.5 +2.1 4.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 6.2 9.7 211 ( 8.8) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.4 +2.0 0.3 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.3 +1.5 1.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 28/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.8 +2.2 5.9 -1.1 2.9 0.0 3.4 7.6 316 (13.2) 26/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 +2.1 4.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 31/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.2 +1.7 4.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.5 +5.2 9.5 +3.5 5.0 0.2 2.4 9.9 469 (19.5) 54/23
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

38.3 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
38.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
37.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
37.7 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+9.2 : 29.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 29.7 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9 : 28.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.6 : 28.1 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 29.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.4 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.9 : 23.8 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
+5.4 : 9.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+5.1 : 13.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+4.3 : 8.7 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+4.2 : 11.4 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA

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

5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-10.6 : 23.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-9.5 : 16.7 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-9.3 : 17.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 20.7 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.0 : 19.7 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

-6.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-5.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-8.6 : 0.8 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-8.4 : -5.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.9 : 2.3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-7.6 : -2.3 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-7.4 : -4.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

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.
34.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
31.6 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
21.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
20.4 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
19.0 GREEN PIGEON (MORNING VIEW) North Coast NSW

Reports not yet available

1417 (59.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1099 (45.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
998 (41.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
953 (39.7) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
911 (38.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
903 (37.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
887 (37.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
805 (33.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
804 (33.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
800 (33.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
786 (32.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
764 (31.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
729 (30.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
706 (29.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
702 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
684 (28.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
670 (27.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
652 (27.2) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
639 (26.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
637 (26.5) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
633 (26.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
628 (26.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
621 (25.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
620 (25.8) CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
616 (25.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
615 (25.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
608 (25.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
607 (25.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
606 (25.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
605 (25.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
600 (25.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
87/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/02 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/04 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/11 ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
83/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 80(170/ 65 ) at 04:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(***/ 69 ) at 15:33