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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that is unchecked and are likely to pick up errors as well as true records. They are limited to data received as at 1353 EST on 03/09/2013. 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 wind gust (km/h)

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

67

65.0

01/09/2007

11

N


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 13:53EST, 03/09/2013.

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.2 +2.1 11.7 +2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 323 (13.5) 28/07
PERTH AIRPORT 22.7 +2.6 16.0 +7.1 14.7 0.0 2.0 2.4 333 (13.9) 24/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.6 +5.3 12.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 34/13
BUNBURY 21.3 +2.9 12.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 31/11
MANDURAH 20.4 +1.5 16.2 +4.5 -- 3.4 -- -- 327 (13.6) 24/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.6 19.3 -3.7 18.2 0.0 7.4 11.3 351 (14.6) 54/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.7 +6.5 19.1 +8.8 18.4 0.0 8.0 7.5 246 (10.3) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 26.5 +5.0 8.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 21/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.0 +9.0 11.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 7.2 10.7 157 ( 6.5) 22/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.1 +4.3 5.4 -0.9 4.0 0.0 2.2 -- 332 (13.8) 15/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 +2.8 13.7 -0.5 11.6 0.0 9.2 10.9 381 (15.9) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.0 20.9 +2.2 19.0 0.0 10.2 9.6 675 (28.1) 57/23
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 +0.3 14.8 -2.6 12.3 0.0 9.0 9.9 379 (15.8) 50/12
MACKAY M.O 25.4 +0.2 16.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- 9.5 277 (11.5) 39/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 -0.2 17.1 +3.4 15.6 0.0 5.6 -- 242 (10.1) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.1 15.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 48/16
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +1.4 16.7 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 44/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 -0.3 12.5 -0.2 11.1 0.0 6.6 6.7 390 (16.3) 37/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.8 -1.4 11.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 616 (25.7) 57/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.3 +3.9 9.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 137 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 0.0 14.4 +3.4 10.5 0.0 4.4 8.2 409 (17.0) 26/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +0.6 9.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 24/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 +1.4 5.4 -3.6 3.0 0.0 3.0 10.3 181 ( 7.5) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.9 +6.8 3.3 -0.9 -1.2 0.0 3.4 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +3.9 6.5 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.4 +3.9 12.2 +1.8 9.3 0.0 4.0 11.0 349 (14.5) 30/13
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +2.3 4.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 17/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 +1.9 14.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 31/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +6.6 7.5 +2.4 4.5 0.0 2.6 10.7 224 ( 9.3) 18/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +5.8 7.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 15/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.6 +10.2 9.6 +2.3 5.2 0.0 4.4 10.6 261 (10.9) 26/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.2 +5.8 6.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 275 (11.5) 24/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.3 +6.5 8.7 +4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 21/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 +4.0 14.8 +6.8 8.3 0.0 11.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.5 +7.6 5.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 483 (20.1) 22/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 +5.4 7.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.1 +4.8 9.0 +3.0 4.0 0.0 1.8 10.3 453 (18.9) 34/10
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

41.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
38.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+13.0 : 34.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.9 : 34.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+12.3 : 32.5 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+11.2 : 32.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.8 : 30.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.5 : 22.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.1 : 21.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.3 : 22.4 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 19.6 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 19.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

9.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-2.3 : 21.0 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.2 : 31.4 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-2.2 : 23.7 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.1 : 29.6 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
-1.9 : 26.5 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD

-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
0.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW

-4.9 : 14.8 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-4.6 : 11.9 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-4.4 : 0.6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.3 : 12.7 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-4.1 : -0.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro 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.
32.4 BINDOON ARMY GATE Lower West WA
12.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
11.2 MIDLAND Lower West WA
9.2 CATAMARAN Southeast TAS
9.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

6.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
6.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
3.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
2.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1285 (53.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1142 (47.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1009 (42.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1008 (42.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
991 (41.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
946 (39.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
928 (38.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
909 (37.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
841 (35.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
818 (34.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
805 (33.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
772 (32.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
763 (31.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
762 (31.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
759 (31.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
756 (31.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
737 (30.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
730 (30.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
717 (29.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
696 (29.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
687 (28.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
685 (28.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
683 (28.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
675 (28.1) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
649 (27.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
645 (26.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
644 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
639 (26.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
631 (26.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
624 (26.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
618 (25.8) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
616 (25.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
601 (25.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
600 (25.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
96/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/02 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
72/06 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
70/08 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
JIMBLEBAR MINE
4.8mm in 11 min to 19:37 26.2mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 65 ) at 04:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(270/ 74 ) at 00:46
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(280/ 63 ) at 02:30