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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1410 EST on 03/10/2018. 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)

NT

Roper-McArthur

014627

BULMAN

12.0

11.8

01/10/2018

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031213

CAPE FLATTERY

39.4

38.3

15/10/2007

11

1 N


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10am EST Minimum 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 14:09EST, 03/10/2018.

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 23.1 +0.5 12.9 +2.7 9.9 0.0 3.0 10.7 386 (16.1) 54/21
BUNBURY 21.8 +0.9 9.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 37/17
MANDURAH 22.5 +0.8 12.1 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 46/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 0.0 23.2 -1.7 22.5 0.0 8.0 11.2 379 (15.8) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.0 +5.1 18.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) --
WHYALLA AERO 34.0 +10.2 9.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.5 +8.6 15.8 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 34/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.5 +9.6 10.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 54/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.6 0.0 17.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 48/08
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 -0.5 20.3 -0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 656 (27.3) 59/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 -1.1 20.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 617 (25.7) 50/10
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.9 21.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 43/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -2.6 15.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 39/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 -0.8 13.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 458 (19.1) 54/14
COOLANGATTA 23.8 -0.6 14.5 -1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 431 (18.0) 39/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -2.3 13.1 -2.5 11.6 0.0 7.4 11.4 412 (17.2) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 -1.9 10.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 48/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.5 +1.4 11.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 -1.8 6.2 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 39/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 +0.6 6.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 41/15
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +4.2 2.4 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 22/10
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +4.1 2.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 22/09
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +3.9 8.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 30/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.4 +0.9 12.5 -0.7 8.9 0.0 7.2 10.9 410 (17.1) 52/16
RICHMOND RAAF 28.6 +3.8 6.4 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 -0.9 12.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 48/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.1 +6.7 7.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +4.1 5.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 18/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.7 +8.8 15.5 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 43/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 +4.1 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 31/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.4 +4.0 10.1 +3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 265 (11.0) 39/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.9 +6.7 10.3 +1.9 7.2 0.0 5.2 4.0 290 (12.1) 54/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.1 +5.5 10.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 59/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +1.2 9.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 22/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.7 +0.4 9.8 +2.3 7.3 0.0 3.6 5.8 328 (13.7) 31/12
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

40.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
38.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
38.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
38.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
38.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
38.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
38.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
38.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+11.7 : 28.8 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+10.2 : 34.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.2 : 32.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.0 : 32.7 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
+9.8 : 31.9 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA

26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.3 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
25.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.0 POINT STUART N Rivers NT
25.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+8.2 : 20.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 14.6 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
+7.6 : 15.2 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
+7.2 : 13.8 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+6.9 : 18.0 ADELAIDE (WEST TERRACE / NGAYIRDAPIRA) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.9 : 15.2 MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

8.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
11.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.7 : 13.0 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.7 : 16.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-8.5 : 17.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-8.4 : 14.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.9 : 17.1 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.4 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.4 : 15.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.9 : 14.2 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-6.9 : 5.8 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-6.7 : 6.7 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North 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.
23.5 FORT LYTTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
20.4 BINGERA SUGAR MILL Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
17.8 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
14.4 NYABING Cent Wheatbelt WA
13.8 BADGEBUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

Reports not yet available

1144 (47.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1048 (43.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
961 (40.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
946 (39.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
932 (38.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
879 (36.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
878 (36.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
808 (33.7) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
771 (32.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
743 (31.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
743 (31.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
728 (30.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
724 (30.2) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
701 (29.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
697 (29.0) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
692 (28.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
691 (28.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
670 (27.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
669 (27.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
662 (27.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
659 (27.5) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
656 (27.3) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
634 (26.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
617 (25.7) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
608 (25.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
608 (25.3) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
602 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
89/10 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
89/17 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
72/22 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
70/23 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
70/23 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
70/19 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
70/18 KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN)
4.4mm in 11 min to 20:30 24.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Central
COLDSTREAM COMPARISON
29.6mm in 30 min to 11:00 59.2mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 29.6mm/h
34.2mm in 30 min to 11:30 68.4mm/h
63.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 63.8mm/h
28.2mm in 30 min to 12:00 56.4mm/h
62.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 62.4mm/h
92.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 30.7mm/h
36.0mm in 30 min to 12:30 72.0mm/h
64.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 64.2mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 36.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
128.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 21.3mm/h

VICTORIA
E Central
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 22( 30/159 ) at 23:30