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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 1356 EST on 14/09/2013. 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

Lower North

021130

RHYNIE

41.8

32.4

04/09/2010

13

1 N

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022015

PRICE

37.0

29.4

02/09/1997

70

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023846

BELAIR

33.2

28.6

04/09/2010

15

1 N

SA

Murray Mallee

025000

ALAWOONA

33.0

31.0

02/09/1997

93

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

-3.0

-2.9

05/09/2007

15

-2.9

05/09/2007

15

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

E Gippsland

084142

GELANTIPY

-2.3

-2.2

09/09/2008

19

1 N

VIC

E Gippsland

084145

ORBOST

0.4

0.6

23/09/2007

13

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)

3.2

3.4

12/09/2013

22

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

E Coast

092019

LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER)

-6.9

-6.3

04/09/2008

24

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092114

FRIENDLY BEACHES

-1.0

0.8

02/09/2012

17

1 N

TAS

Midlands

093053

ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS)

-6.2

-5.2

08/09/2003

20

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094137

GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD)

-4.6

-3.6

09/09/1992

27

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094195

TUNNACK FIRE STATION

-6.5

-4.9

12/09/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

Southeast

094201

MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN)

-4.2

-3.6

20/09/1999

17

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094212

CAMPANIA (KINCORA)

-3.5

-2.0

12/09/2004

14

-3.0

02/08/2004

14

1 N

TAS

Derwent Valley

095003

BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES)

-3.7

-3.7

04/09/2008

51

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

32.2

32.2

15/09/2010

13

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

9.6

9.8

11/09/2004

18

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 13:56EST, 14/09/2013.

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 22.2 +0.1 12.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 57/19
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 0.0 11.9 +3.0 10.2 0.4 3.2 2.3 377 (15.7) 34/18
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.5 +3.2 8.7 +0.7 -- 1.8 -- -- 348 (14.5) 31/09
BUNBURY 19.6 +1.2 13.9 +5.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 259 (10.8) 34/11
MANDURAH 19.2 +0.3 14.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 54/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.7 22.7 -0.3 21.7 0.0 8.0 10.8 266 (11.1) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.1 +4.9 13.6 +3.3 10.6 0.0 13.6 11.3 419 (17.5) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 21.7 +0.2 9.6 +1.5 -- 3.6 -- -- 249 (10.4) 44/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.1 +0.1 12.1 +2.4 -- 20.6 1.4 -- 228 ( 9.5) 34/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.2 -3.6 6.5 +0.2 5.8 3.0 3.6 0.3 482 (20.1) 48/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +6.5 14.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 39/12
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 -0.5 15.4 -3.3 9.9 0.0 4.0 10.7 145 ( 6.0) 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +2.0 15.8 -1.6 13.7 0.0 7.0 10.7 174 ( 7.3) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 29.6 +4.4 18.5 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 397 (16.5) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.8 +7.5 15.1 +1.4 12.1 0.0 11.0 -- 338 (14.1) 31/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.1 +5.7 14.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 37/12
COOLANGATTA 24.4 +1.2 15.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 50/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 +0.3 15.4 +2.7 12.4 0.0 5.6 8.0 248 (10.3) 39/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.1 +2.9 13.5 +3.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 393 (16.4) 55/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.6 +3.2 12.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 130 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.4 -0.6 12.8 +1.8 7.9 0.0 5.0 -- 336 (14.0) 41/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -1.1 9.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 39/23
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.6 -2.7 11.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 52/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.6 +0.5 1.6 -2.6 -4.5 0.0 3.2 9.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.3 9.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 54/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.9 -1.6 9.4 -1.0 7.4 0.0 5.6 6.1 703 (29.3) 41/00
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 -3.3 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.2 -3.9 9.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 39/06
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 -1.0 4.6 -0.5 2.2 0.0 3.4 4.9 397 (16.5) 52/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.7 -3.3 2.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 26/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.1 -2.3 9.8 +2.5 9.2 11.8 5.2 6.0 297 (12.4) 34/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.6 -5.8 2.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 293 (12.2) 34/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.9 -4.9 2.2 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 30/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 -1.2 3.9 -4.1 1.5 2.0 2.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.2 -3.7 1.1 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 393 (16.4) 50/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -0.4 -0.3 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 18/17
HOBART AIRPORT 10.8 -4.5 0.0 -6.0 -2.3 0.0 2.6 11.1 332 (13.8) 30/04
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

39.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.5 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
39.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.0 NGUKURR AWS N Rivers NT
39.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
39.0 LAKE JULIUS AWS Gulf Country QLD

+9.6 : 36.3 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.3 : 34.9 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+9.3 : 35.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.9 : 34.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.5 : 35.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+8.5 : 34.5 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

26.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
25.1 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD

+10.9 : 18.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+10.9 : 23.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+10.0 : 22.1 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+9.6 : 22.0 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
+9.5 : 18.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

1.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.1 : 11.1 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
-7.9 : 13.0 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
-7.6 : 10.9 NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
-7.6 : 10.4 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-7.4 : 12.5 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
-7.4 : 10.7 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC

-11.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-8.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-9.9 : -6.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-9.8 : -6.5 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-9.1 : -4.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-8.9 : -5.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-8.9 : -6.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E 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.
41.8 RHYNIE Lower North SA
37.2 MANOORA Adelaide/Lofty SA
37.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
36.2 MOONTA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
34.8 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

.....

4.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
2.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

861 (35.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
834 (34.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
823 (34.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
816 (34.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
814 (33.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
768 (32.0) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
761 (31.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
742 (30.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
728 (30.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
679 (28.3) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
659 (27.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
658 (27.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
643 (26.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
638 (26.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
633 (26.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
631 (26.3) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
624 (26.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
611 (25.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
80/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
74/06 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
74/07 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
70/16 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
68/23 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
GINGIN AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH
13.2mm in 30 min to 13:00 26.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
Murray Valley
LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE
1.8mm in 1 min to 15:00 108.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.2mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76( 50/ 65 ) at 05:30