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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 13/09/2013. 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

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)

3.4

3.9

12/09/1986

22

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094155

TASMAN ISLAND

0.6

0.8

17/09/2010

12

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094166

BULL BAY (LAURISTON)

0.4

0.8

05/09/1995

21

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094195

TUNNACK FIRE STATION

-4.9

-4.4

08/09/2003

17

1 N

TAS

Central Plateau

096003

BUTLERS GORGE

-6.0

-6.0

04/09/1993

40

1 N Equal to record.

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

-5.1

-5.0

01/09/2012

17

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

34.4

33.2

26/09/1997

19

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039066

GAYNDAH AIRPORT

36.1

35.6

27/09/2003

11

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

35.7

35.4

27/09/1997

22

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

33.6

32.8

11/09/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

ISL

Islands

200001

MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

27.4

27.0

28/09/2010

12

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

TAS

E Coast

092120

ST HELENS AERODROME

11.0

11.3

17/09/2012

13

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 13:54EST, 13/09/2013.

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 20.8 -1.3 14.7 +5.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 465 (19.4) 39/10
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 -0.6 13.2 +4.3 12.0 12.2 1.4 6.6 570 (23.8) 55/08
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.6 -0.7 10.2 +2.2 -- 10.8 -- -- 502 (20.9) 54/12
BUNBURY 18.1 -0.3 12.7 +4.3 -- 14.4 -- -- 663 (27.6) 54/02
MANDURAH 18.4 -0.5 13.5 +1.8 -- 14.4 -- -- 779 (32.5) 52/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 -0.1 23.6 +0.6 23.3 0.0 7.8 10.9 343 (14.3) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.7 +8.5 20.4 +10.1 21.8 0.0 10.8 9.5 428 (17.8) 52/10
WHYALLA AERO 21.1 -0.4 7.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 48/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 +0.6 10.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 3.0 3.4 181 ( 7.5) 44/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 -1.0 7.1 +0.8 3.5 0.0 2.6 6.0 388 (16.2) 35/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.0 +6.8 13.8 -0.4 11.1 0.0 8.4 -- 201 ( 8.4) --
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +0.7 17.8 -0.9 17.8 0.0 5.8 11.3 212 ( 8.8) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +4.6 18.9 +1.5 9.5 0.2 7.2 10.0 236 ( 9.8) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 31.0 +5.8 19.1 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 348 (14.5) 44/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.1 +8.8 14.4 +0.7 11.0 0.0 8.0 -- 231 ( 9.6) 44/13
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +6.5 14.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 48/15
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +5.3 11.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 +4.2 15.0 +2.3 13.2 0.0 4.8 10.6 308 (12.8) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.0 +5.8 15.7 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 39/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.4 +4.0 7.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 60 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +0.3 10.8 -0.2 5.2 0.0 4.6 -- 286 (11.9) 34/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 -0.1 6.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.9 +1.6 5.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 54/21
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.7 -0.4 2.9 -1.3 -5.6 0.0 3.8 10.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.3 1.7 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 31/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 +4.2 11.4 +1.0 5.7 0.0 6.4 10.2 531 (22.1) 80/19
RICHMOND RAAF 24.6 +1.9 4.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 50/20
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 +0.6 11.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 76/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.5 -1.1 1.4 -3.7 -0.2 0.0 2.8 9.3 223 ( 9.3) 35/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.4 -2.6 2.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 46/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.4 +1.0 4.9 -2.4 1.6 0.0 4.4 6.4 254 (10.6) 28/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.5 -2.9 0.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 241 (10.0) 39/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -2.7 0.6 -3.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 41/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 -1.2 8.5 +0.5 6.5 2.4 3.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.8 -3.1 3.1 -1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 318 (13.3) 41/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.6 -2.9 0.5 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 41/10
HOBART AIRPORT 10.6 -4.7 1.7 -4.3 -1.5 2.6 2.6 8.1 425 (17.7) 41/11
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

40.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
39.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+10.0 : 34.4 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
+9.9 : 36.6 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.4 : 36.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.8 : 36.1 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.7 : 32.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA

25.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+10.8 : 22.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+10.5 : 22.5 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+10.3 : 21.1 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+10.1 : 20.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.3 : 20.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

-1.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.9 : 8.1 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-8.4 : 7.9 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-7.6 : 8.2 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.5 : 10.7 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-7.3 : 6.7 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

-7.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-6.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-5.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.2 : -4.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-7.4 : -3.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.0 : -2.6 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-7.0 : -6.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-6.8 : -0.5 STRAHAN AERODROME W 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.
39.2 NORTHCLIFFE Lower West WA
36.8 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
33.6 KARNET Lower West WA
33.4 PICKERING BROOK Lower West WA
33.0 MOUNT WILLIAM

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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4.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1378 (57.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1173 (48.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1091 (45.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1081 (45.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
994 (41.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
929 (38.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
913 (38.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
878 (36.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
849 (35.4) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
823 (34.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
818 (34.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
795 (33.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
786 (32.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
779 (32.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
767 (32.0) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
765 (31.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
728 (30.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
685 (28.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
682 (28.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
681 (28.4) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
676 (28.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
672 (28.0) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
671 (28.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
668 (27.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
663 (27.6) BUNBURY Lower West WA
652 (27.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
651 (27.1) BICKLEY Lower West WA
648 (27.0) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
647 (27.0) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
644 (26.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
644 (26.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
628 (26.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
626 (26.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
620 (25.8) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
619 (25.8) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
619 (25.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
616 (25.7) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
615 (25.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
613 (25.5) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
606 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
602 (25.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
87/01 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
81/19 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
81/15 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
81/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
80/19 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CUMMINS AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
13.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
9.8mm in 22 min to 22:00 26.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(260/ 63 ) at 03:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 74(290/ 67 ) at 22:23
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
PORT BOTANY (MOLINEUX POINT AWS) : 91(180/ 72 ) at 20:02
SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) : 78(190/ 63 ) at 20:30
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(180/ 67 ) at 15:30
GREEN CAPE AWS : 74(210/ 63 ) at 16:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 82(240/ 65 ) at 00:30