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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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Weather, Climate and Site News

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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 1403 EST on 28/10/2018. 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 maximum temperature

NT

Barkly

015135

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

41.9

41.6

22/10/1987

49

1 N C

QLD

Central West

036026

ISISFORD POST OFFICE

43.6

43.5

20/10/2002

59

1 N C

QLD

Central West

036031

LONGREACH AERO

43.9

43.8

20/10/2002

52

1 N C

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

38.4

38.3

29/10/2014

26

1 N C


The day in charts
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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 14:02EST, 28/10/2018.

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 27.3 +4.7 13.1 +2.9 10.2 0.0 7.6 12.0 380 (15.8) 35/15
BUNBURY 26.1 +5.2 10.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 35/07
MANDURAH 24.8 +3.1 13.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +0.9 26.0 +1.1 25.4 0.0 5.4 11.0 266 (11.1) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.8 -4.1 19.2 +4.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 438 (18.3) 55/00
WHYALLA AERO 19.9 -3.9 12.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 39/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.9 +5.0 10.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 28/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 +0.2 6.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 39/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.1 +7.5 21.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.1 19.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 31/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +3.0 18.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 32.3 +4.8 20.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 44/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +4.2 19.9 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 34/12
BUNDABERG AERO 30.9 +4.0 20.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 34/07
COOLANGATTA 27.7 +3.3 19.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 39/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.7 18.9 +3.3 17.8 0.0 7.2 12.3 371 (15.5) 31/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +3.8 15.9 +3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 620 (25.8) 43/06
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.6 +7.5 12.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 8.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -0.1 13.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.0 +1.4 15.3 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 37/15
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +5.4 5.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 41/12
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +4.7 2.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 43/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.7 +4.0 9.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 57/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.4 +2.9 15.3 +2.1 13.4 0.0 5.6 10.9 498 (20.8) 46/14
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 +4.8 14.9 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 39/20
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -0.5 14.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 41/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.9 -- 6.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 52/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.4 +6.0 5.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 54/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.1 +4.6 6.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 48/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.5 +3.6 10.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 10.0 9.6 312 (13.0) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.1 +1.2 8.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 48/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 +1.5 5.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 50/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.2 +2.0 7.1 -1.3 4.2 0.0 3.4 6.7 336 (14.0) 50/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 +0.6 5.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 50/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.6 +2.6 8.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 63/16
HOBART AIRPORT 15.7 -1.6 11.0 +3.5 9.2 0.0 4.6 5.2 436 (18.2) 72/14
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

44.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
43.9 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
43.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
43.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+10.5 : 43.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+10.0 : 43.9 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+10.0 : 30.6 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+9.5 : 43.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+9.3 : 41.5 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

30.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
28.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
28.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
28.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
28.0 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD

+13.1 : 30.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+10.9 : 28.0 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD
+10.7 : 22.4 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+10.2 : 25.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.1 : 28.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

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

4.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
8.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-11.0 : 22.0 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-10.6 : 21.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-8.8 : 23.5 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.8 : 24.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.7 : 27.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT

-0.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.0 : 1.5 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-4.6 : 3.6 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.4 : 13.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.2 : 3.4 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-4.1 : 16.8 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
-4.1 : 3.2 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-4.1 : 18.5 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron 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.
21.0 COOK W Agricultural SA
20.8 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
13.2 TJUKAYIRLA Interior WA
12.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

Reports not yet available

1470 (61.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1071 (44.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
952 (39.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
914 (38.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
891 (37.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
879 (36.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
858 (35.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
854 (35.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
838 (34.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
832 (34.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
820 (34.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
797 (33.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
752 (31.3) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
740 (30.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
740 (30.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
724 (30.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
712 (29.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
705 (29.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
702 (29.3) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
700 (29.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
700 (29.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
697 (29.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
671 (28.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
667 (27.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
663 (27.6) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
663 (27.6) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
654 (27.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
648 (27.0) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
648 (27.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
635 (26.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
629 (26.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
623 (26.0) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
620 (25.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
615 (25.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
610 (25.4) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
610 (25.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
102/14 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
91/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
11.2mm in 25 min to 15:00 26.9mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.6mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(230/ 63 ) at 23:06
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(250/ 70 ) at 18:00
TASMANIA
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 87(180/ 70 ) at 19:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 89(200/ 70 ) at 14:55
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95( 20/ 80 ) at 05:47
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 87(220/ 67 ) at 14:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 102(210/ 54 ) at 15:35
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 76(200/ 69 ) at 17:23
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 87(310/ 67 ) at 07:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(260/ 76 ) at 16:00