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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 1406 EST on 13/10/2018. 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 rainfall

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039340

MINGO CREEK ALERT

85.0

72.2

11/10/2007

19

1 N C

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040284

BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION

18.7

19.0

27/10/2002

20

1 N C

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040922

KINGAROY AIRPORT

16.4

16.4

10/10/2008

18

1 N C Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:05EST, 13/10/2018.

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 19.9 -2.7 15.3 +5.1 13.3 0.2 4.4 0.0 361 (15.0) 35/11
BUNBURY 18.8 -2.1 15.6 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 28/09
MANDURAH 19.6 -2.1 16.6 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 30/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +1.6 23.6 -1.3 23.8 0.0 8.0 11.3 239 (10.0) 31/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.0 +0.1 16.4 +1.6 -- 11.8 -- -- 331 (13.8) 54/22
WHYALLA AERO 26.2 +2.4 9.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 48/04
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.1 +4.2 14.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 31/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.1 +5.2 4.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 31/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 -0.6 16.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 31/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +1.2 19.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.9 23.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 54/20
MACKAY M.O 30.9 +3.4 22.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 34/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 -2.8 22.4 +5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 383 (16.0) 41/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 -2.3 18.5 +2.0 -- 35.6 -- -- 426 (17.8) 59/23
COOLANGATTA 20.2 -4.2 15.9 -0.1 -- 10.4 -- -- 470 (19.6) 48/20
BRISBANE AERO 20.6 -4.8 16.6 +1.0 15.9 11.2 5.2 0.0 397 (16.5) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.1 -8.2 11.4 -1.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 896 (37.3) 70/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.8 -2.3 10.5 -1.7 -- 0.2 4.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -5.7 12.9 +1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 311 (13.0) 31/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 -4.0 12.4 +0.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 348 (14.5) 43/12
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -4.1 8.7 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 43/16
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -2.9 6.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 656 (27.3) 54/16
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.5 -2.2 11.0 +1.7 -- 6.6 -- -- 733 (30.5) 55/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 -3.4 12.7 -0.5 12.1 6.2 2.6 1.8 555 (23.1) 41/02
RICHMOND RAAF 17.4 -7.4 11.6 +0.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 302 (12.6) 41/12
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 -4.5 12.2 -1.7 -- 3.6 -- -- 696 (29.0) 50/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 -- 6.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.2 +0.8 6.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 557 (23.2) 52/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +1.6 4.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 31/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.7 +1.8 11.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 8.0 9.8 331 (13.8) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.0 +2.1 4.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 +2.6 6.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 44/03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.6 +3.4 5.4 -3.0 2.4 0.2 5.8 12.1 312 (13.0) 41/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.7 +4.1 3.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 43/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 -0.1 4.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 24/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +0.8 6.9 -0.6 5.1 0.0 3.4 6.9 282 (11.8) 30/16
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

41.4 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
40.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
40.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+6.9 : 30.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 31.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 25.2 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
+6.6 : 27.2 WAROOKA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.5 : 24.1 ROBE Lower SE SA

26.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
25.6 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.7 : 15.0 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+6.7 : 14.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+6.6 : 16.3 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+6.3 : 15.6 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+6.3 : 14.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

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

6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.9 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
8.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
8.7 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.0 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
9.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.9 : 16.4 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-10.9 : 18.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-10.3 : 19.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-10.2 : 13.6 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-9.6 : 18.6 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.6 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.3 : 0.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-6.0 : 3.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.7 : 15.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-5.2 : 1.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-5.1 : 1.3 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE 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.
85.0 MINGO CREEK ALERT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
78.0 CURRAJONG Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
70.2 MUNGAR GAYNDAH ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70.0 NEARUM RD ALERT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
66.2 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
85.0 MINGO CREEK ALERT
78.0 CURRAJONG
70.0 NEARUM RD ALERT
50.0 BUNDABERG ALERT
Brisbane/SE Coast
70.2 MUNGAR GAYNDAH ST
66.2 RAINBOW BEACH
66.2 TEWANTIN RSL PARK
61.8 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD
58.2 MARYBOROUGH
52.0 GYMPIE ALERT
50.8 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
62.0 YAMBA PILOT STATION

ISLANDS

64.4 TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)

Reports not yet available

1253 (52.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1232 (51.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
973 (40.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
944 (39.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
931 (38.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
923 (38.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
905 (37.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
897 (37.4) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
896 (37.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
848 (35.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
821 (34.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
804 (33.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
802 (33.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
768 (32.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
744 (31.0) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
733 (30.5) DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
703 (29.3) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
696 (29.0) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
696 (29.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
688 (28.7) NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
686 (28.6) MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
682 (28.4) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
681 (28.4) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
670 (27.9) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
656 (27.3) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
628 (26.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
627 (26.1) RHYLL E Central VIC
626 (26.1) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
625 (26.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
621 (25.9) TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
618 (25.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
612 (25.5) TEMORA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
609 (25.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
83/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/23 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
74/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
70/19 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

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
14.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.6mm/h
4.2mm in 12 min to 23:15 21.0mm/h
Central Coast E
WOOLSHED
31.0mm in 30 min to 20:30 62.0mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 31.4mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 34.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
TOWNSVILLE-FANNING RIVER (DEFENCE)
9.6mm in 6 min to 18:48 96.0mm/h
9.2mm in 12 min to 19:00 46.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 21.2mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 21.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
Central Coast W
MORANBAH AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 11:47 84.0mm/h
Central Highlands
ROLLESTON AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
BLACKWATER AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
16.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 33.6mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 20.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.8mm/h
BUNDABERG AERO
10.8mm in 25 min to 21:25 25.9mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.8mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 23:30 84.0mm/h
5.2mm in 3 min to 23:33 104.0mm/h
12.2mm in 15 min to 23:48 48.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
GYMPIE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h
MARYBOROUGH
14.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.0mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS

TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
13.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 26.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 17.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:00 21.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.6mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:30 21.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 21.6mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 15:00 23.2mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 22.4mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 14.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 21.0mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 16:00 20.8mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 19.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.0mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.7mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
64.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(140/ 65 ) at 00:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(120/ 67 ) at 19:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74( 70/ 63 ) at 01:30