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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 11/09/2013. 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

ANT

Antarctica

300000

DAVIS

13.4

8.4

09/09/1997

42

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

19.7

18.9

20/09/2006

17

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069132

BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS

14.1

14.0

28/09/2008

22

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

78

61.0

11/09/2006

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 13:54EST, 11/09/2013.

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 23.4 +1.3 9.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 55/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.5 +1.4 9.8 +0.9 7.8 0.0 3.4 3.2 286 (11.9) 37/10
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.5 +3.2 9.3 +1.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 39/09
BUNBURY 20.1 +1.7 12.1 +3.7 -- 7.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 43/23
MANDURAH 20.0 +1.1 15.3 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 342 (14.3) 52/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 -0.2 23.2 +0.2 22.8 0.2 7.6 10.4 419 (17.5) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.0 +3.8 13.9 +3.6 11.6 0.0 8.6 11.3 319 (13.3) 31/08
WHYALLA AERO 17.2 -4.3 7.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 35/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 -3.3 11.5 +1.8 -- 1.0 3.2 1.9 377 (15.7) 39/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.2 8.3 +2.0 5.8 4.4 2.2 8.6 583 (24.3) 50/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.4 +4.2 10.2 -4.0 8.4 0.0 8.0 9.2 218 ( 9.1) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.2 19.8 +1.1 17.5 0.0 5.2 10.1 369 (15.4) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.0 19.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 7.0 10.3 404 (16.8) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 28.4 +3.2 15.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 278 (11.6) 30/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +2.7 13.0 -0.7 10.3 0.0 5.8 -- 184 ( 7.7) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 -0.2 12.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 37/12
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +3.2 16.3 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 -0.6 14.9 +2.2 10.7 0.0 6.0 7.1 288 (12.0) 46/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 +0.2 12.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 34/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.9 +6.5 17.6 +9.0 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 305 (12.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.0 +7.0 14.0 +3.0 8.2 0.0 4.0 10.1 533 (22.2) 48/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 31.6 +9.1 13.4 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 252 (10.5) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.8 +9.5 12.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 22.6 -- 252 (10.5) 72/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.3 +5.2 12.0 +7.8 4.0 0.0 4.0 5.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.5 +8.2 15.4 +9.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 59/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 33.6 +13.1 20.0 +9.6 18.1 0.0 7.4 9.7 588 (24.5) 76/15
RICHMOND RAAF 32.2 +9.5 15.2 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 78/13
BELLAMBI AWS 31.4 +11.3 19.7 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 74/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.0 -0.6 10.5 +5.4 7.5 0.0 4.6 8.0 386 (16.1) 43/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.5 -0.5 12.5 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 50/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.9 +0.5 12.5 +5.2 8.4 0.0 12.0 9.4 587 (24.5) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 -1.1 11.1 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 46/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 -1.5 10.3 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 43/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 0.0 11.9 +3.9 10.3 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 -0.8 6.6 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 0.0 7.9 +2.7 -- 13.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 48/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 +0.2 8.2 +2.2 6.5 1.0 1.2 9.6 442 (18.4) 68/10
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

38.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
37.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
37.8 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+13.1 : 33.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+11.6 : 31.6 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+11.5 : 31.0 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
+11.3 : 31.4 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
+10.7 : 32.3 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW

27.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+10.9 : 16.6 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+10.9 : 14.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.8 : 14.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
+10.0 : 20.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+9.9 : 19.2 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW

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

1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.6 : 26.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-4.3 : 17.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.2 : 4.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.1 : 12.1 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.0 : 11.2 MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

-1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-0.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.2 : -0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.7 : 5.2 WILUNA Interior WA
-4.3 : 4.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
-4.0 : 10.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-3.8 : 11.1 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria 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.
71.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
57.2 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
51.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
49.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
41.2 DERWENT BRIDGE Central Plateau TAS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
51.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK
41.2 DERWENT BRIDGE
W Coast
71.0 MOUNT READ
57.2 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM)
49.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

5.8 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
5.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

1539 (64.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1368 (57.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1300 (54.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1165 (48.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1111 (46.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1107 (46.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1044 (43.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1043 (43.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1006 (41.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
975 (40.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
972 (40.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
925 (38.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
892 (37.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
889 (37.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
861 (35.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
831 (34.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
820 (34.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
810 (33.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
795 (33.1) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
794 (33.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
791 (33.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
781 (32.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
778 (32.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
777 (32.4) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
770 (32.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
769 (32.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
762 (31.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
743 (31.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
736 (30.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
734 (30.6) HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
730 (30.4) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
722 (30.1) NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
721 (30.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
698 (29.1) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
696 (29.0) LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
690 (28.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
689 (28.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
686 (28.6) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
685 (28.5) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
683 (28.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
678 (28.3) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
673 (28.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
668 (27.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
668 (27.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
667 (27.8) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
666 (27.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
651 (27.1) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
650 (27.1) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
635 (26.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
631 (26.3) STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
631 (26.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
631 (26.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
625 (26.0) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
624 (26.0) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
621 (25.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
619 (25.8) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
619 (25.8) RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
619 (25.8) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
610 (25.4) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
610 (25.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
606 (25.3) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
606 (25.3) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
606 (25.3) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
602 (25.1) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
130/21 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
122/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
120/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
120/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/23 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
98/16 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/14 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/09 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 78(290/ 67 ) at 23:39
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(300/ 67 ) at 13:00
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 76(280/ 63 ) at 19:21
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(270/ 63 ) at 22:30
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 87(290/ 65 ) at 00:15
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 113(260/ 82 ) at 16:00
CAPE GRIM : 100(280/ 56 ) at 23:16
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 78(290/ 65 ) at 18:26
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(310/ 87 ) at 10:09
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 122(270/ 85 ) at 00:36
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(280/ 58 ) at 09:49
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 82(250/ 70 ) at 22:38
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(290/ 65 ) at 20:54
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(290/ 70 ) at 21:30
MOUNT READ : 87(270/ 67 ) at 16:36
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(250/ 65 ) at 06:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 130(280/113 ) at 21:36