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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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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 1401 EST on 16/09/2013. 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

009746

WITCHCLIFFE

44.4

44.2

04/09/2012

15

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

36.4

31.2

08/09/2013

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012223

LORT RIVER

32.0

26.8

23/09/1985

45

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

14.6

14.3

15/09/1996

17

1 N

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

WA

Lower West

009193

ROTTNEST ISLAND

58.5

54.8

11/09/2009

11

1 N

WA

Lower West

009256

GARDEN ISLAND HSF

48.2

44.0

11/09/2009

11

1 N


The day in charts
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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:00EST, 16/09/2013.

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 19.6 -2.5 12.5 +3.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 633 (26.4) 52/09
PERTH AIRPORT 17.8 -2.3 11.0 +2.1 9.5 4.0 2.4 10.2 711 (29.6) 52/08
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 13.7 -3.6 10.5 +2.5 -- 31.2 -- -- 408 (17.0) 59/00
BUNBURY 17.6 -0.8 7.6 -0.8 -- 4.6 -- -- 437 (18.2) 35/01
MANDURAH 16.9 -2.0 12.3 +0.6 -- 7.6 -- -- 636 (26.5) 50/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 -0.1 23.9 +0.9 23.6 0.0 6.6 10.8 325 (13.5) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.1 +7.9 22.2 +11.9 18.9 0.0 12.8 10.9 449 (18.7) 70/14
WHYALLA AERO 33.1 +11.6 12.7 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 242 (10.1) 72/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.1 +7.1 10.2 +0.5 -- 1.0 -- 8.8 190 ( 7.9) 63/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 +3.5 6.3 0.0 5.5 2.8 2.0 3.8 241 (10.0) 39/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.6 +7.4 16.6 +2.4 14.7 0.0 32.2 10.0 244 (10.2) 52/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +0.8 17.8 -0.9 14.0 0.0 6.0 10.7 291 (12.1) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.7 16.9 -0.5 13.7 0.0 6.8 11.1 238 ( 9.9) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 28.9 +3.7 18.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 34/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.3 +7.0 17.9 +4.2 15.3 0.0 8.0 -- 252 (10.5) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.8 +5.4 16.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 486 (20.3) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 25.8 +2.6 11.4 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 +1.2 14.1 +1.4 12.0 0.0 5.0 10.7 410 (17.1) 34/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.6 +4.4 12.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 50/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.3 +2.9 8.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 175 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 +1.4 15.9 +4.9 8.6 0.0 4.0 9.4 541 (22.5) 39/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +0.5 12.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 39/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.9 -1.4 10.9 +1.9 1.8 0.0 22.0 -- 451 (18.8) 35/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +2.9 3.5 -0.7 -4.0 0.0 1.4 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +2.0 3.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 31/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -0.7 12.5 +2.1 10.4 0.8 4.0 6.2 533 (22.2) 30/09
RICHMOND RAAF 22.4 -0.3 8.2 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 31/12
BELLAMBI AWS 18.9 -1.2 13.2 +0.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 452 (18.8) 30/06
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.8 +2.2 3.8 -1.3 1.5 0.2 2.6 9.7 222 ( 9.3) 22/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +2.3 3.7 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 50/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.2 +3.8 9.5 +2.2 5.0 0.0 -- 5.7 208 ( 8.7) 54/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.3 +2.9 4.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 34/06
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.0 +3.2 5.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 37/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.8 +4.6 10.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.8 +3.9 8.0 +3.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 44/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.1 -2.4 4.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 13/04
HOBART AIRPORT 15.7 +0.4 1.3 -4.7 -2.0 0.0 1.4 10.2 262 (10.9) 24/04
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

40.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
39.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.5 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.5 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
39.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+11.6 : 33.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 38.9 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.7 : 34.5 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.5 : 37.2 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.2 : 32.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

25.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
25.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

+12.2 : 23.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+11.9 : 22.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+11.5 : 22.3 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+11.0 : 24.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+9.9 : 24.1 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD

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

5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.0 : 23.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.5 : 24.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-6.5 : 15.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.3 : 19.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

-3.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-3.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-3.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-2.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-2.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-7.3 : -2.0 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-7.0 : -3.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.5 : -2.1 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-6.5 : -2.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-6.4 : -2.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-6.4 : -1.9 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-6.4 : -2.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley 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.
74.0 NORTHCLIFFE Lower West WA
53.0 WARNER GLEN Lower West WA
47.8 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
47.4 TAMAR Lower West WA
46.2 WINDRUSH Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
74.0 NORTHCLIFFE
53.0 WARNER GLEN
47.4 TAMAR
46.2 WINDRUSH

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
47.8 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

3.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1405 (58.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1156 (48.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
1120 (46.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1103 (46.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
904 (37.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
894 (37.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
880 (36.7) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
871 (36.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
864 (36.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
825 (34.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
798 (33.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
775 (32.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
753 (31.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
711 (29.6) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
708 (29.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
677 (28.2) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
666 (27.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
656 (27.3) LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
650 (27.1) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
648 (27.0) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
636 (26.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
633 (26.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
631 (26.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
621 (25.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
614 (25.6) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
609 (25.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
606 (25.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
83/01 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
83/13 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
83/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
81/17 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
80/10 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

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
HOPETOUN NORTH
12.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.8mm/h
MOUNT HOWICK AG STATION
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 82(190/ 65 ) at 00:00