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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1355 EST on 09/09/2013. 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009752

DENBARKER

46.0

41.0

30/09/2003

42

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

31.2

30.0

15/09/2002

18

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012044

MUNGLINUP WEST

24.2

24.0

26/09/2008

12

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

74

65

06/09/2013

11

N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

23.8

23.7

05/09/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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 13:55EST, 09/09/2013.

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 21.7 -0.4 9.9 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 353 (14.7) 31/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.7 +0.6 6.6 -2.3 5.5 2.0 1.6 10.0 218 ( 9.1) 31/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.0 -0.3 9.8 +1.8 -- 20.4 -- -- 313 (13.0) 34/12
BUNBURY 18.7 +0.3 5.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 24/12
MANDURAH 19.8 +0.9 11.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 28/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.6 23.2 +0.2 22.3 0.0 9.0 11.1 571 (23.8) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.8 +4.6 10.7 +0.4 8.5 0.0 8.0 11.3 267 (11.1) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 32.1 +10.6 9.1 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 55/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 +6.0 13.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- 4.7 161 ( 6.7) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +1.0 4.5 -1.8 2.4 0.6 1.0 2.8 186 ( 7.8) 37/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.6 -0.6 12.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 31/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 -0.4 19.2 +0.5 18.3 1.0 8.0 7.9 601 (25.0) 48/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 -0.5 15.0 -2.4 12.4 0.0 10.4 2.7 559 (23.3) 43/14
MACKAY M.O 24.5 -0.7 17.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 35/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 -0.7 12.6 -1.1 10.6 0.0 6.4 -- 260 (10.8) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +0.8 9.6 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +1.4 16.4 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 41/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 0.0 11.8 -0.9 7.7 0.0 5.8 10.1 390 (16.3) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 +2.8 10.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 28/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.0 +8.6 10.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 92 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 +1.9 10.3 -0.7 5.6 0.0 3.2 -- 264 (11.0) 28/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +2.7 8.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 35/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 +1.5 15.2 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.2 +5.1 6.5 +2.3 2.5 0.0 8.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +6.3 7.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 31/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 +1.4 16.9 +6.5 16.4 0.0 4.6 1.7 610 (25.4) 48/00
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 -0.1 15.6 +7.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 +0.1 15.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 43/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.3 +1.7 2.6 -2.5 0.4 0.0 3.2 10.1 204 ( 8.5) 22/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +0.8 4.8 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.2 +5.8 8.7 +1.4 5.1 0.0 3.4 9.6 246 (10.3) 46/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.1 +0.7 3.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 17/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.4 +1.6 2.7 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 21/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.3 +1.1 8.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.1 +1.2 2.0 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 43/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -0.4 1.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 30/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -0.4 7.2 +1.2 3.5 0.4 3.2 10.6 493 (20.5) 50/12
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

37.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

+12.2 : 33.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+10.6 : 32.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 34.1 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.2 : 32.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.0 : 29.4 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 19.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 16.7 COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
+7.8 : 18.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.7 : 16.4 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
+7.6 : 15.6 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW

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

3.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.3 : 22.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-4.2 : 22.5 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
-4.2 : 20.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-4.2 : 21.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.0 : 8.1 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-3.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-2.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-6.5 : -3.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.9 : 8.3 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.2 : 6.5 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
-4.9 : 15.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-4.8 : 0.3 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-4.8 : -0.8 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

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.
52.0 WINDRUSH Lower West WA
50.0 CHEYNE BEACH Lower West WA
46.0 DENBARKER Lower West WA
38.5 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.2 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
52.0 WINDRUSH
50.0 CHEYNE BEACH
46.0 DENBARKER
38.2 NORTH WALPOLE

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
38.5 TULLY SUGAR MILL

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

4.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
1.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1660 (69.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1314 (54.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1105 (46.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1038 (43.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1036 (43.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
992 (41.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
963 (40.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
934 (38.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
928 (38.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
883 (36.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
828 (34.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
822 (34.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
813 (33.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
811 (33.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
809 (33.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
764 (31.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
746 (31.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
742 (30.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
727 (30.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
717 (29.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
704 (29.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
698 (29.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
692 (28.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
676 (28.2) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
654 (27.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
648 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
647 (27.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
611 (25.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
610 (25.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
609 (25.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
605 (25.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
601 (25.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
96/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/09 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/13 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
74/11 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GOVE AIRPORT
4.2mm in 12 min to 07:16 21.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
MOUNT HOWICK AG STATION : ***(240/ 63 ) at 14:09
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(310/ 78 ) at 05:01
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(260/ 74 ) at 04:01