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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 1355 EST on 12/09/2013. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

W Coast

094191

HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)

-3.4

-3.2

12/09/2004

17

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039123

GLADSTONE RADAR

33.8

33.8

20/09/1989

54

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

32.8

32.7

23/09/2009

19

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040854

LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT PLANT

34.2

33.4

27/09/2003

21

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

TAS

Southeast

094212

CAMPANIA (KINCORA)

9.6

10.0

15/09/2004

14

1 N


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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, 12/09/2013.

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 20.7 -1.4 15.1 +5.9 -- 6.4 -- -- 611 (25.5) 67/11
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -2.4 12.6 +3.7 11.0 17.2 2.8 5.2 419 (17.5) 72/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.3 +1.0 10.2 +2.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 302 (12.6) 61/12
BUNBURY 18.2 -0.2 12.6 +4.2 -- 14.6 -- -- 460 (19.2) 70/17
MANDURAH 17.8 -1.1 14.0 +2.3 -- 13.0 -- -- 691 (28.8) 100/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 -0.7 22.2 -0.8 21.8 0.0 8.4 10.3 314 (13.1) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.2 +7.0 10.9 +0.6 9.9 0.0 8.4 8.2 226 ( 9.4) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 -1.5 4.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 30/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.7 -0.3 10.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 2.4 9.5 241 (10.0) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 -0.6 7.3 +1.0 5.3 10.0 2.2 9.6 477 (19.9) 48/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.8 +5.6 11.2 -3.0 9.6 0.0 9.2 11.1 182 ( 7.6) 34/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +1.1 16.8 -1.9 13.8 0.0 5.2 10.7 174 ( 7.3) 31/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.4 18.9 +1.5 14.5 0.0 7.4 10.5 269 (11.2) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 30.3 +5.1 17.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 31/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.9 +6.6 15.8 +2.1 12.6 0.0 6.0 -- 219 ( 9.1) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 30.9 +5.5 13.0 -0.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 263 (11.0) 31/16
COOLANGATTA 32.7 +9.5 16.4 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 +3.5 12.7 0.0 8.5 0.0 3.6 10.7 444 (18.5) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.5 +6.3 14.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 48/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.7 +4.3 11.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 256 (10.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +2.1 16.0 +5.0 10.5 0.0 4.8 10.6 421 (17.5) 31/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +2.9 10.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 28/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.5 +5.2 8.3 -0.7 2.8 0.0 11.4 -- 479 (20.0) 44/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.2 -0.9 5.2 +1.0 -3.8 0.0 4.0 10.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +0.6 3.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 34/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.8 +5.3 12.8 +2.4 8.8 0.0 11.6 6.8 739 (30.8) 55/10
RICHMOND RAAF 25.4 +2.7 6.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 50/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.1 +3.0 13.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 57/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 -1.9 4.9 -0.2 1.0 0.0 2.8 8.1 297 (12.4) 39/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -2.0 6.2 +0.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 290 (12.1) 35/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.7 +0.3 5.9 -1.4 2.5 0.0 5.2 10.7 327 (13.6) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.5 -1.9 3.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 376 (15.7) 35/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.0 -0.8 3.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +0.7 11.2 +3.2 8.8 0.0 2.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 -0.4 6.2 +1.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 486 (20.3) 48/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.6 -2.9 6.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 46/14
HOBART AIRPORT 9.8 -5.5 4.9 -1.1 1.8 0.4 4.4 8.2 704 (29.3) 61/13
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

39.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
38.8 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
38.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
38.2 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
38.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+10.2 : 31.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.5 : 32.7 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.3 : 36.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.2 : 33.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.1 : 34.2 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT PLANT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

25.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.6 : 19.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.2 : 16.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 15.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 11.5 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 11.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.9 : 2.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.8 : 0.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-7.7 : -3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-7.7 : 2.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-7.7 : 5.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-5.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.1 : 0.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-5.8 : 3.5 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-5.7 : 1.0 BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS) N Coast TAS
-5.4 : 10.0 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.4 : 2.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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.
36.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
32.6 WARRA W Coast TAS
32.2 MOUNT WILLIAM
30.4 ROELANDS Lower West WA
29.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
10.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

.....

6.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
6.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
5.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
5.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1715 (71.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1714 (71.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1489 (62.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1433 (59.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1249 (52.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1217 (50.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1170 (48.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1153 (48.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1132 (47.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1087 (45.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1074 (44.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1068 (44.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1018 (42.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
994 (41.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
993 (41.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
967 (40.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
921 (38.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
920 (38.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
846 (35.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
845 (35.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
833 (34.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
828 (34.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
812 (33.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
799 (33.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
782 (32.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
773 (32.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
769 (32.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
758 (31.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
746 (31.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
746 (31.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
745 (31.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
744 (31.0) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
739 (30.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
733 (30.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
715 (29.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
710 (29.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
710 (29.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
704 (29.3) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
704 (29.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
696 (29.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
695 (29.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
691 (28.8) MANDURAH Lower West WA
686 (28.6) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
679 (28.3) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
670 (27.9) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
669 (27.9) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
659 (27.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
653 (27.2) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
644 (26.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
636 (26.5) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
635 (26.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
633 (26.4) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
633 (26.4) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
629 (26.2) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
622 (25.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
622 (25.9) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
617 (25.7) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
613 (25.5) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
611 (25.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
120/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
107/04 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
107/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/12 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
102/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/01 MANDURAH Lower West WA
100/04 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
100/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/16 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
98/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/01 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
93/01 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St 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.
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
7.8mm in 12 min to 09:12 39.0mm/h
9.8mm in 18 min to 11:30 32.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 93(280/ 65 ) at 01:51
CAPE LEEUWIN : 106(290/ 74 ) at 12:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(280/ 59 ) at 14:30
BUSSELTON JETTY : 93(330/ 56 ) at 00:35
MANDURAH : 100(340/ 45 ) at 01:53
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(270/ 67 ) at 03:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(250/ 83 ) at 10:14
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 108(240/ 87 ) at 04:30
CAPE GRIM : 100(240/ 59 ) at 04:26
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(300/ 89 ) at 01:06
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(250/ 63 ) at 02:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(270/ 63 ) at 00:47
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 85(250/ 65 ) at 03:31
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(270/ 65 ) at 02:34
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(270/ 50 ) at 01:43
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 121(270/ 82 ) at 03:23