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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 1420 EST on 19/09/2013. 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

VIC

E Gippsland

084097

BULLUMWAAL

28.4

26.6

23/09/2008

13

1 N

VIC

E Gippsland

084144

MOUNT NOWA NOWA

39.6

36.0

26/09/2000

18

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092064

CORNWALL

88.4

63.6

01/09/2001

15

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

-3.3

-3.4

22/09/1989

25

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 14:20EST, 19/09/2013.

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 19.9 -2.2 8.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 37/16
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 -0.4 10.8 +1.9 9.7 0.8 2.6 0.0 405 (16.9) 61/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.6 +0.3 7.3 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 415 (17.3) 65/09
BUNBURY 18.6 +0.2 12.1 +3.7 -- 3.4 -- -- 463 (19.3) 61/10
MANDURAH 18.3 -0.6 12.3 +0.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 552 (23.0) 68/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 -0.1 25.0 +2.0 24.9 0.0 7.4 8.2 422 (17.6) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.4 -0.8 12.4 +2.1 8.8 0.0 10.0 11.2 378 (15.8) 35/03
WHYALLA AERO 19.5 -2.0 9.9 +1.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 411 (17.1) 50/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.9 -2.1 11.5 +1.8 -- 5.2 2.2 10.3 319 (13.3) 55/04
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -2.0 8.8 +2.5 7.3 0.2 1.4 1.6 339 (14.1) 72/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.4 +6.2 10.4 -3.8 8.4 0.0 8.8 11.2 208 ( 8.7) 43/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.0 22.8 +4.1 19.7 0.0 5.8 8.5 236 ( 9.8) 28/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +3.0 20.3 +2.9 16.6 0.0 6.4 10.4 276 (11.5) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 31.0 +5.8 19.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 35/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.3 +7.0 20.8 +7.1 19.6 0.0 9.0 -- 412 (17.2) 31/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.6 +5.2 16.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 598 (24.9) 43/15
COOLANGATTA 28.2 +5.0 10.3 -3.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 267 (11.1) 43/11
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 +4.5 12.3 -0.4 10.0 0.0 5.0 11.3 378 (15.8) 44/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.9 +1.7 10.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 41/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.6 +3.2 12.3 +3.7 -- 2.2 2.4 -- 234 ( 9.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +2.5 11.9 +0.9 8.6 0.0 2.8 9.7 388 (16.2) 35/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +4.8 8.6 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 39/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.6 +4.3 14.9 +5.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 542 (22.6) 72/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.4 +1.3 8.0 +3.8 5.5 8.4 0.4 6.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +2.2 7.9 +1.7 -- 10.2 -- -- 258 (10.8) 44/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.1 +5.6 15.6 +5.2 13.4 0.4 6.8 10.7 590 (24.6) 52/10
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 +2.9 13.0 +5.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 356 (14.8) 59/09
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 +3.6 15.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 52/05
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.8 +2.2 10.4 +5.3 9.2 1.6 2.0 7.0 400 (16.7) 52/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +0.7 11.2 +5.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 245 (10.2) 70/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.3 -0.1 9.1 +1.8 4.7 0.0 3.4 9.9 333 (13.9) 54/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.0 +0.6 8.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 1.9 -- 299 (12.5) 65/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.0 -0.8 7.9 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 59/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.1 +2.9 13.1 +5.1 11.0 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.7 -0.2 8.1 +3.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 65/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.6 +1.1 10.5 +5.3 -- 15.6 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 28/05
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 +0.2 10.4 +4.4 7.8 1.0 1.4 0.0 265 (11.0) 26/11
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

40.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
40.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
39.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+7.0 : 34.3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.7 : 29.3 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.4 : 34.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+6.2 : 37.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+5.9 : 31.6 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+5.9 : 34.3 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

27.2 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.3 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
26.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 21.5 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+8.1 : 11.4 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+8.0 : 14.9 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+7.5 : 13.6 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+7.3 : 9.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.3 : 8.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.3 : 11.1 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.3 : 9.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.1 : 11.5 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-4.9 : 16.8 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-4.5 : 17.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.5 : 17.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 12.9 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-4.4 : 16.0 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA

1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
1.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
1.3 EYRE Eucla WA
1.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.1 : 5.3 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
-6.8 : 9.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-6.6 : 4.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-6.4 : 1.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.4 : 4.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

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.
114.0 GRAY (DALMAYNE RD) E Coast TAS
88.4 CORNWALL E Coast TAS
62.6 PYENGANA (FOREST LODGE ROAD) E Coast TAS
57.2 ST MARYS (CULLENSWOOD) E Coast TAS
56.4 NIMMITABEL (COTTESLOE) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
56.4 NIMMITABEL (COTTESLOE)

TASMANIA
E Coast
114.0 GRAY (DALMAYNE RD)
88.4 CORNWALL
62.6 PYENGANA (FOREST LODGE ROAD)
57.2 ST MARYS (CULLENSWOOD)

11.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1151 (48.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
968 (40.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
963 (40.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
928 (38.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
915 (38.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
906 (37.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
894 (37.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
816 (34.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
816 (34.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
806 (33.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
799 (33.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
777 (32.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
762 (31.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
753 (31.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
751 (31.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
727 (30.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
716 (29.8) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
713 (29.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
712 (29.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
705 (29.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
690 (28.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
689 (28.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
680 (28.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
676 (28.2) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
674 (28.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
674 (28.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
672 (28.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
670 (27.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
670 (27.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
665 (27.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
663 (27.6) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
654 (27.3) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
653 (27.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
651 (27.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
647 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
640 (26.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
633 (26.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
617 (25.7) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
617 (25.7) FORREST Eucla WA
615 (25.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
614 (25.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
607 (25.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
606 (25.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
104/18 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/16 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/11 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
93/20 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/21 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
91/13 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
BATCHELOR AERO
4.0mm in 6 min to 15:30 40.0mm/h
18.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 37.2mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 22.6mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 23.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
VICTORIA
N Central
MANGALORE AIRPORT
3.6mm in 2 min to 13:32 108.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 27.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
21.6mm in 30 min to 05:00 43.2mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 22.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 21.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 95(300/ 67 ) at 11:37
BUSSELTON JETTY : 76(290/ 65 ) at 08:33
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 87(240/ 63 ) at 02:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Goulburn/Monaro
CANBERRA AIRPORT : 78(280/ 65 ) at 21:08
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(270/ 72 ) at 21:30
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 82(270/ 63 ) at 19:06
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 98(330/ 65 ) at 16:30
E Central
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 78(320/ 63 ) at 15:22
FAWKNER BEACON : 80(310/ 65 ) at 15:30
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(260/ 63 ) at 18:21