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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 1359 EST on 21/09/2013. 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 maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

37.2

37.2

26/09/2010

32

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

33.4

32.2

13/09/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

ISL

Islands

200001

MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

29.0

27.4

12/09/2013

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 13:58EST, 21/09/2013.

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 22.5 +0.4 8.9 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 255 (10.6) 43/13
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 +1.2 11.6 +2.7 9.8 1.0 2.4 5.5 410 (17.1) 61/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.6 +0.3 11.8 +3.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 48/07
BUNBURY 18.9 +0.5 14.5 +6.1 -- 7.8 -- -- 431 (18.0) 67/09
MANDURAH 19.3 +0.4 15.0 +3.3 -- 4.4 -- -- 630 (26.3) 54/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 23.5 +0.5 22.8 0.0 6.6 10.7 332 (13.8) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.9 +4.7 8.1 -2.2 5.9 0.0 7.6 11.5 218 ( 9.1) 37/16
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 +0.5 6.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 28/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.9 +0.9 11.4 +1.7 -- 4.0 2.6 -- 385 (16.0) 34/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 +0.8 7.7 +1.4 6.5 6.6 3.0 9.4 511 (21.3) 52/03
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.6 +1.4 18.4 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 39/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.2 17.2 -1.5 12.9 0.0 4.0 10.7 230 ( 9.6) 26/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +4.5 18.1 +0.7 16.5 0.0 6.6 9.8 294 (12.3) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 31.2 +6.0 19.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 416 (17.3) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.0 +6.7 19.4 +5.7 16.9 0.0 10.0 -- 375 (15.6) 31/12
BUNDABERG AERO 32.0 +6.6 18.8 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 602 (25.1) 35/12
COOLANGATTA 25.8 +2.6 13.3 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 34/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 +3.5 13.2 +0.5 9.2 0.0 5.8 11.4 441 (18.4) 52/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.0 -0.2 10.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 50/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.0 +1.6 6.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 142 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 +2.8 10.1 -0.9 6.2 0.0 5.0 -- 340 (14.2) 39/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +2.4 6.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 41/19
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.9 +3.6 10.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 613 (25.5) 76/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.9 -3.2 2.4 -1.8 -4.0 0.0 4.0 10.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.7 -2.6 2.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 54/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.6 +2.1 12.2 +1.8 7.6 0.0 6.2 10.3 468 (19.5) 72/14
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 -1.2 7.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 67/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 -0.3 13.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 72/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 -2.4 4.1 -1.0 2.7 0.4 2.4 8.0 322 (13.4) 48/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -3.1 7.3 +1.6 -- 2.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 43/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 0.0 9.0 +1.7 6.0 1.2 -- 10.9 377 (15.7) 43/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.4 -1.0 6.2 +0.8 -- 2.4 3.2 -- 348 (14.5) 65/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 -1.4 6.2 +1.9 -- 4.8 -- -- 241 (10.0) 48/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 +1.2 10.3 +2.3 8.9 1.6 2.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 -1.5 5.2 +0.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 447 (18.6) 50/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 +4.0 4.8 -0.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 28/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.6 +2.3 10.5 +4.5 8.9 3.6 0.4 6.6 346 (14.4) 44/10
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

41.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
40.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 NGUKURR AWS N Rivers NT
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+9.7 : 30.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.6 : 30.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.8 : 36.2 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+7.4 : 33.4 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+7.1 : 32.7 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD

26.0 NGUKURR AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
25.1 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 18.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.1 : 20.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+7.9 : 25.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+7.6 : 21.8 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.2 : 12.5 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA

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

0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.9 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-5.8 : 2.9 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.6 : 11.5 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 : 9.8 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.8 : 13.5 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW
-4.7 : 9.0 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.7 : 12.0 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW

-3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.0 : 3.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-6.7 : 4.1 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.2 : 6.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 10.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
-4.9 : 5.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral 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.
39.0 WOODBRIDGE Southeast TAS
32.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
29.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS
28.6 SALTWATER RIVER (CONVICT BEACH HOUSE) Southeast TAS
28.4 KOONYA HEIGHTS Southeast TAS

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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5.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
3.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1551 (64.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1330 (55.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1122 (46.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1113 (46.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1081 (45.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1029 (42.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
984 (41.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
978 (40.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
874 (36.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
870 (36.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
829 (34.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
822 (34.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
786 (32.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
786 (32.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
781 (32.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
770 (32.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
756 (31.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
747 (31.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
740 (30.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
735 (30.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
721 (30.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
706 (29.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
706 (29.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
703 (29.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
702 (29.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
699 (29.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
697 (29.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
684 (28.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
678 (28.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
667 (27.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
665 (27.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
660 (27.5) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
656 (27.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
650 (27.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
645 (26.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
631 (26.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
630 (26.3) MANDURAH Lower West WA
613 (25.5) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
604 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
602 (25.1) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
96/01 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/13 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
93/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
5.8mm in 2 min to 07:17 174.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 82(270/ 65 ) at 06:44
BUSSELTON JETTY : 100(270/ 76 ) at 08:17
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 93(320/ 72 ) at 13:30
Sydney--east
KURNELL AWS : 83(270/ 65 ) at 14:57
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(270/ 74 ) at 02:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(260/ 48 ) at 18:12
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(240/ 72 ) at 08:06
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(250/ 65 ) at 04:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 93(330/ 69 ) at 06:45
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(250/ 70 ) at 20:12