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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 19/10/2018. 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

Upper Carpentaria

030137

HILLGROVE STATION

70.2

68.6

04/10/1930

119

1 N C

QLD

Central Coast E

033270

UPPER DON ALERT

29.0

22.0

21/10/2005

18

1 N C

QLD

Central Coast E

033290

MT PLEASANT ALERT

64.0

52.0

20/10/2004

18

1 N C

QLD

Central Coast E

033306

EMU CREEK ALERT

53.0

36.0

20/10/2004

18

1 N C

QLD

Maranoa

043054

INJUNE TM

50.8

38.2

20/10/2005

18

1 N C

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

75.2

55.2

21/10/2004

23

1 N C

VIC

W Coast

090181

CAMPERDOWN

27.5

25.0

01/10/2012

16

1 S C Likely to have fallen over two days.

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

29.0

29.0

23/10/1987

53

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 14:04EST, 19/10/2018.

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 18.3 -4.3 13.2 +3.0 12.8 2.8 7.8 5.4 496 (20.7) 67/13
BUNBURY 17.1 -3.8 12.8 +3.5 -- 4.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 54/05
MANDURAH 17.8 -3.9 14.1 +0.8 -- 1.6 -- -- 546 (22.8) 63/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.6 25.4 +0.5 24.9 0.0 6.8 7.8 266 (11.1) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.9 +4.0 12.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 24.6 +0.8 9.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.6 +1.7 11.2 -0.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 21/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 -1.3 11.7 +4.6 -- 5.4 -- -- 421 (17.5) 35/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 +1.1 20.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 35/06
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.1 21.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 28/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.4 21.6 +0.9 -- 8.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 28.1 +0.6 20.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 31/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.2 +0.6 20.0 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 +1.7 18.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 35/16
COOLANGATTA 24.8 +0.4 19.9 +3.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 427 (17.8) 37/01
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 -0.8 18.4 +2.8 17.6 1.0 3.0 3.9 261 (10.9) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.1 -0.2 15.6 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 642 (26.8) 46/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.0 +2.9 16.2 +4.0 -- 9.6 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 -1.0 19.0 +7.1 -- 12.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 43/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.1 +3.5 18.7 +6.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 41/16
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +1.6 8.0 +1.9 -- 7.6 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 31/14
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +2.9 6.1 +0.6 -- 3.6 -- -- 247 (10.3) 31/12
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +2.0 13.0 +3.7 -- 7.2 -- -- 362 (15.1) 28/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.5 +3.0 17.4 +4.2 17.4 8.6 3.2 3.0 475 (19.8) 54/18
RICHMOND RAAF 27.6 +2.8 15.8 +4.8 -- 6.8 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 37/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 -0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.9 -- 11.4 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 261 (10.9) 48/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.6 +4.2 9.4 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 37/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +2.1 9.6 +1.6 -- 4.8 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 34/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.9 +2.0 10.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 4.1 12.0 331 (13.8) 30/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.2 -0.7 13.3 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 -2.9 12.0 +5.6 -- 3.2 -- -- 304 (12.7) 31/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.3 +2.1 13.6 +5.2 12.7 2.2 6.2 3.4 488 (20.3) 44/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 -0.3 10.6 +4.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 41/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.5 +0.5 12.4 +5.5 -- 7.6 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 21.6 +4.3 12.0 +4.5 9.9 21.0 2.4 7.3 167 ( 7.0) 37/16
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

40.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
38.8 EYRE Eucla WA
38.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

+15.8 : 38.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.3 : 37.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.7 : 36.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.0 : 38.1 FORREST Eucla WA

29.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
28.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 POINT STUART N Rivers NT
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+9.9 : 17.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.8 : 17.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.3 : 13.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+8.3 : 29.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
+8.1 : 14.7 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

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

5.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.7 : 19.3 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-8.0 : 17.2 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7 : 16.8 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.5 : 18.3 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.3 : 17.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

2.7 YONGALA Upper North SA
3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.7 : 3.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-5.2 : 9.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-5.1 : 9.5 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 4.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.5 : 7.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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.
75.2 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
73.8 BEDFORD DOWNS AIRSTRIP E Kimberley WA
70.2 HILLGROVE STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
64.0 MT PLEASANT ALERT Central Coast E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
73.8 BEDFORD DOWNS AIRSTRIP

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
70.2 HILLGROVE STATION
Central Coast E
64.0 MT PLEASANT ALERT
53.0 EMU CREEK ALERT
Central Highlands
55.0 EMERALD RADAR AL
Maranoa
50.8 INJUNE TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
52.0 MOORAL CREEK (THE DEN)
Sydney--west
75.2 PENRITH LAKES AWS

Reports not yet available

1156 (48.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
978 (40.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
806 (33.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
791 (33.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
782 (32.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
737 (30.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
728 (30.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
693 (28.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
680 (28.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
661 (27.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
644 (26.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
642 (26.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
640 (26.7) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
640 (26.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
630 (26.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
629 (26.2) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
621 (25.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
619 (25.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
618 (25.8) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
618 (25.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
606 (25.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
100/06 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
87/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
85/18 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
74/13 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
72/13 BICKLEY Lower West WA
72/15 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
NORTH WALPOLE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
37.2mm in 21 min to 16:00 106.3mm/h
40.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 40.2mm/h
6.4mm in 4 min to 16:04 96.0mm/h
11.0mm in 26 min to 16:30 25.4mm/h
57.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 57.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.4mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 19.3mm/h
BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE)
12.0mm in 10 min to 13:30 72.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 20.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
LAJAMANU AIRPORT
25.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 25.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.7mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE)
10.4mm in 30 min to 21:00 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.4mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE)
15.6mm in 17 min to 20:29 55.1mm/h
2.6mm in 1 min to 20:30 156.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 18.4mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 23.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
7.8mm in 12 min to 19:30 39.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS
5.2mm in 14 min to 02:30 22.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
Hunter Valley
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
12.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.2mm/h
GOSFORD AWS
15.6mm in 30 min to 15:00 31.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 18.2mm/h
16.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
SINGLETON (DEFENCE)
13.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.2mm/h
Sydney--east
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.2mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
12.4mm in 30 min to 16:00 24.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.4mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK AWS (ARCHERY CENTRE)
11.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 22.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.2mm/h
Sydney--west
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
6.0mm in 15 min to 15:30 24.0mm/h
Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
14.0mm in 25 min to 17:00 33.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
18.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 36.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.6mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 20.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
HOLSWORTHY (DEFENCE)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 87(270/ 76 ) at 05:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(320/ 76 ) at 07:30