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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 1358 EST on 07/09/2013. 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 daily rainfall

SA

W Agricultural

018201

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

120.0

31.0

04/09/2010

13

74.4

05/02/2011

13

1 N

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031209

COOKTOWN AIRPORT

7.6

7.4

18/09/2010

14

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009194

MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE

-1.5

-1.5

16/09/1999

22

1 N Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014948

PORT KEATS AERO

54

54.0

04/09/2007

11

N Equal to record.

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

65

61.0

07/09/2012

11

N


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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 13:58EST, 07/09/2013.

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 26.2 +4.1 7.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 37/16
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 +2.3 4.3 -4.6 2.8 0.0 3.2 10.3 220 ( 9.2) 31/09
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.5 +0.2 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 26/16
BUNBURY 20.1 +1.7 6.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 21/23
MANDURAH 20.8 +1.9 10.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 28/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 -0.7 22.1 -0.9 22.0 0.0 9.2 11.1 532 (22.2) 50/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.2 +5.0 9.8 -0.5 8.1 0.0 9.6 10.9 307 (12.8) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 18.0 -3.5 13.2 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 39/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 -3.5 12.7 +3.0 -- 1.8 0.6 -- 93 ( 3.9) 21/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +0.7 8.3 +2.0 7.0 0.2 -- 0.9 348 (14.5) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.6 -1.6 14.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 -0.8 18.0 -0.7 16.4 6.6 5.4 6.5 690 (28.8) 57/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.6 19.2 +1.8 17.1 0.0 11.0 8.0 625 (26.0) 59/12
MACKAY M.O 24.1 -1.1 17.2 +0.6 -- 3.8 -- -- 586 (24.4) 54/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.6 -1.7 15.3 +1.6 12.8 0.0 8.0 -- 411 (17.1) 37/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 -0.5 11.7 -2.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 337 (14.0) 39/12
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +0.1 9.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 31/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -1.0 10.6 -2.1 8.1 0.0 4.6 10.7 289 (12.0) 26/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 +0.7 8.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 22/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.4 +6.0 9.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 56 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 +1.8 10.9 -0.1 6.0 0.2 4.6 -- 387 (16.1) 39/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.9 +3.4 8.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 22/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.0 +4.7 11.9 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 31/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.5 +5.3 2.8 0.0 3.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +4.4 6.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 24/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.6 +2.1 16.6 +6.2 13.0 0.0 5.0 8.5 324 (13.5) 37/06
RICHMOND RAAF 28.7 +6.0 9.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.3 +0.2 16.1 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 31/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.9 +4.3 8.8 +3.7 6.9 0.0 2.2 5.1 205 ( 8.5) 17/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +2.9 13.6 +7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 22/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.5 +3.1 10.9 +3.6 8.5 0.0 4.6 6.1 283 (11.8) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.9 -0.5 13.2 +7.8 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 143 ( 6.0) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.4 -3.4 11.8 +7.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 21/06
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 -1.9 11.8 +3.8 9.7 3.0 1.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.3 -2.6 6.1 +1.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 24/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +1.9 10.2 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.2 +2.9 11.3 +5.3 5.2 0.0 5.6 7.9 541 (22.5) 61/11
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

37.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
35.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
35.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+9.7 : 33.2 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+9.1 : 23.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.3 : 34.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 32.7 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+8.0 : 30.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+8.0 : 31.6 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.0 : 8.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.7 : 13.8 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
+8.7 : 13.3 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+8.5 : 10.7 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.4 : 19.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.4 : 9.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

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

3.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.0 : 15.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-8.9 : 16.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-8.2 : 18.1 WILUNA Interior WA
-6.2 : 11.8 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-6.1 : 12.4 NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC

-1.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-1.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-0.7 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-0.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.4 EYRE Eucla WA

-8.1 : -0.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.3 : -1.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 1.9 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.1 : 0.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.5 : 3.5 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.5 : 1.8 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-5.5 : -0.7 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
120.0 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
35.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
26.4 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
22.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
21.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
120.0 PORT AUGUSTA AERO

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
35.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
26.4 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
22.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
21.0 MENAVALE ALERT

11.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1762 (73.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1365 (56.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1271 (53.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1145 (47.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1144 (47.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1122 (46.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1094 (45.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1049 (43.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1009 (42.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
966 (40.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
900 (37.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
877 (36.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
872 (36.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
855 (35.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
825 (34.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
823 (34.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
809 (33.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
798 (33.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
793 (33.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
766 (31.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
763 (31.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
737 (30.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
735 (30.6) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
728 (30.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
724 (30.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
691 (28.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
690 (28.8) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
651 (27.1) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
647 (27.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
645 (26.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
643 (26.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
633 (26.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
630 (26.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
629 (26.2) WARRUWI N Rivers NT
625 (26.0) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
614 (25.6) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
611 (25.5) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
131/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
107/07 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/08 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
104/09 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
87/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS

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
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.6mm/h

TASMANIA
E Coast
SPRING BAY NTC AWS : 85(270/ 65 ) at 11:11
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 132(320/ 87 ) at 20:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(280/ 69 ) at 09:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(280/ 54 ) at 09:30
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 82(320/ 65 ) at 17:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 98(310/ 65 ) at 08:48
MOUNT READ : 80(300/ 65 ) at 19:47
ISLANDS
Islands
ARLINGTON REEF : 72(130/ 63 ) at 03:57