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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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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 24/09/2013. 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

009842

JARRAHWOOD

45.0

40.0

17/09/2013

39

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

45.4

36.4

06/09/2005

11

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

38.0

37.2

20/09/2013

32

37.7

22/10/2008

34

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Lower West

009215

SWANBOURNE

96

96.0

10/09/2009

11

N Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

96

91.0

10/09/2009

11

N

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

87

83

22/09/2013

11

85.0

14/08/2009

12

N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

32.9

32.8

01/09/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

29.0

28.3

07/09/2005

11

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 13:59EST, 24/09/2013.

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 15.5 +6.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 701 (29.2) 68/01
PERTH AIRPORT 20.6 +0.5 13.3 +4.4 12.6 12.2 3.6 4.4 762 (31.8) 80/01
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.8 +1.5 11.1 +3.1 -- 6.6 -- -- 531 (22.1) 67/00
BUNBURY 18.7 +0.3 13.2 +4.8 -- 13.2 -- -- 769 (32.0) 81/00
MANDURAH 18.8 -0.1 13.9 +2.2 -- 7.8 -- -- 1008 (42.0) 98/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +2.5 24.2 +1.2 23.8 0.0 6.4 10.4 286 (11.9) 31/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.3 +10.1 23.2 +12.9 19.4 0.0 14.8 10.9 487 (20.3) 54/13
WHYALLA AERO 32.8 +11.3 11.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 61/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.1 +9.1 14.9 +5.2 -- 0.0 9.8 7.6 200 ( 8.3) 52/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.1 +8.3 8.5 +2.2 5.9 0.2 2.6 4.3 318 (13.3) 52/18
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.7 +5.5 7.5 -6.7 6.5 0.0 41.8 11.4 240 (10.0) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.0 18.5 -0.2 15.0 0.0 7.0 10.6 265 (11.0) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +2.3 21.5 +4.1 17.8 0.4 7.4 10.6 319 (13.3) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 29.2 +4.0 18.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 9.4 277 (11.5) 22/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +3.3 15.8 +2.1 14.0 0.0 6.0 -- 205 ( 8.5) 39/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.4 +3.0 12.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/14
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +2.9 14.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 35/06
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 +1.0 13.0 +0.3 8.2 0.0 6.0 11.0 381 (15.9) 35/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.1 +2.9 9.4 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 319 (13.3) 28/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.8 +8.4 10.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 48 ( 2.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.8 +5.8 11.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 3.6 11.2 328 (13.7) 46/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.1 +5.6 8.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 35/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.0 +9.7 9.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 292 (12.2) 55/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.5 +7.4 10.2 +6.0 1.0 0.0 2.2 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.4 +7.1 6.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 39/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.3 +4.8 13.5 +3.1 9.2 0.0 5.4 10.9 339 (14.1) 30/16
RICHMOND RAAF 30.6 +7.9 7.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 34/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 +1.1 12.0 -0.4 -- 4.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 17/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.0 +7.4 8.3 +3.2 4.6 0.2 3.0 9.7 326 (13.6) 57/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +5.9 6.1 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 31/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.8 +11.4 11.1 +3.8 6.3 0.0 5.0 5.1 327 (13.6) 65/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.8 +5.4 5.7 +0.3 -- 0.2 7.0 -- 276 (11.5) 46/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.1 +8.3 5.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 65/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.0 +6.8 9.9 +1.9 4.4 0.0 6.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.0 +7.1 6.4 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 65/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.7 +3.2 8.4 +3.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 34/10
HOBART AIRPORT 19.1 +3.8 6.6 +0.6 4.0 0.2 0.8 9.4 313 (13.0) 57/14
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

40.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
39.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+12.2 : 34.2 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+12.1 : 35.0 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+11.7 : 32.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+11.7 : 31.1 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+11.5 : 33.3 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW

27.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+12.9 : 23.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+12.8 : 24.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+11.6 : 20.9 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+11.4 : 21.2 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+11.4 : 20.3 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW

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

9.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-4.4 : 29.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.3 : 30.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-3.5 : 28.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-3.3 : 29.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-2.5 : 19.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA

-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.7 : 7.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-6.0 : 4.2 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-5.9 : 1.4 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-5.4 : 9.5 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.0 : 11.6 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-5.0 : 12.5 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

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.
45.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
45.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
39.4 MOUNT SOLUS Lower West WA
38.8 MOUNT WILLIAM
38.2 KARNET Lower West WA

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

5.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
4.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
3.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1570 (65.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1274 (53.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1241 (51.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1035 (43.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
1009 (42.0) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
1008 (42.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
954 (39.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
929 (38.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
833 (34.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
833 (34.7) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
807 (33.6) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
803 (33.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
789 (32.9) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
771 (32.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
769 (32.0) BUNBURY Lower West WA
767 (32.0) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
762 (31.8) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
759 (31.6) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
758 (31.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
747 (31.1) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
746 (31.1) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
740 (30.8) BICKLEY Lower West WA
736 (30.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
734 (30.6) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
733 (30.5) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
730 (30.4) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
728 (30.3) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
727 (30.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
723 (30.1) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
722 (30.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
705 (29.4) FORREST Eucla WA
704 (29.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
701 (29.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
695 (29.0) LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
687 (28.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
682 (28.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
652 (27.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
649 (27.0) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
637 (26.5) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
636 (26.5) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
627 (26.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
620 (25.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
615 (25.6) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
613 (25.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
613 (25.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
611 (25.5) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
610 (25.4) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
111/00 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
109/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
102/00 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
98/00 MANDURAH Lower West WA
96/02 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
96/03 BICKLEY Lower West WA
96/02 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
94/02 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
94/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
94/23 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/21 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
91/10 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
91/18 TASMAN ISLAND 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
COLLIE EAST
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 02:00 21.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 15.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 102(310/ 72 ) at 00:30
OCEAN REEF : 93(310/ 72 ) at 00:00
SWANBOURNE : 96(300/ 61 ) at 03:00
BICKLEY : 96(290/ 41 ) at 03:23
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 93(310/ 69 ) at 00:00
CAPE LEEUWIN : 115(280/ 91 ) at 01:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 117(290/ 89 ) at 00:00
MANJIMUP : 95(310/ 46 ) at 00:08
BUSSELTON JETTY : 111(270/ 85 ) at 00:30
HOPETOUN NORTH : 96(330/ 50 ) at 03:00
MANDURAH : 91(310/ 70 ) at 00:00
Cent Wheatbelt
RAVENSTHORPE AG STATION : ***(320/ 65 ) at 03:03
Goldfields
MOUNT BURAMINYA : ***(290/ 63 ) at 10:11
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
MARREE AERO : 91(340/ 69 ) at 10:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 85(320/ 67 ) at 05:44
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(290/ 70 ) at 22:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 95(360/ 61 ) at 23:15
MOUNT HOTHAM : 106(340/ 72 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 89( 10/ 69 ) at 19:01
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 76( 30/ 63 ) at 14:00
MOUNT READ : 85( 30/ 69 ) at 19:30