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National Daily Weather Summary


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Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 25/09/2013. 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008225

ENEABBA

16.2

16.1

17/09/1974

37

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

13.9

13.9

18/09/2012

17

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

16.9

16.0

27/09/2001

14

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012044

MUNGLINUP WEST

15.9

15.2

10/09/2012

12

1 N

TAS

W Coast

097000

CAPE SORELL

13.4

13.0

22/09/2011

17

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Barkly

015135

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

39.0

38.9

27/09/1997

45

1 N

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

38.4

38.2

27/09/2012

21

1 N

QLD

Central West

036034

BLACKALL AIRPORT

38.7

38.0

25/09/2002

13

1 N

QLD

Channel Country

038024

WINDORAH POST OFFICE

40.7

40.2

29/09/2000

47

1 N

QLD

Maranoa

043015

INJUNE POST OFFICE

37.2

36.7

21/09/2009

47

1 N

QLD

Maranoa

043035

SURAT

37.6

37.4

25/09/2002

49

1 N

QLD

Maranoa

043091

ROMA AIRPORT

38.2

37.3

25/09/2002

22

1 N

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

WA

Lower West

009053

PEARCE RAAF

34.1

33.8

26/09/2009

19

1 N

WA

Lower West

009172

JANDAKOT AERO

35.4

34.9

11/09/2009

11

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

36.3

32.9

23/09/2013

11

36.0

29/11/2012

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

35.6

34.9

11/09/2009

11

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094155

TASMAN ISLAND

54.9

51.1

09/09/2010

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 14:01EST, 25/09/2013.

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 23.2 +1.1 18.1 +8.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 654 (27.3) 48/08
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +0.1 15.4 +6.5 14.3 2.2 4.0 5.8 757 (31.5) 61/10
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.6 -0.7 12.3 +4.3 -- 2.2 -- -- 652 (27.2) 70/00
BUNBURY 18.2 -0.2 13.4 +5.0 -- 3.6 -- -- 683 (28.5) 70/04
MANDURAH 19.1 +0.2 16.2 +4.5 -- 3.6 -- -- 921 (38.4) 74/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +2.3 23.4 +0.4 22.8 0.0 8.8 10.7 307 (12.8) 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.5 +10.3 17.1 +6.8 12.0 0.0 15.8 11.4 473 (19.7) 44/13
WHYALLA AERO 31.6 +10.1 10.8 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 59/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.1 +7.1 13.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 3.8 9.2 243 (10.1) 46/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.2 +4.4 10.0 +3.7 8.9 0.0 4.0 8.5 506 (21.1) 57/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.3 +8.1 11.8 -2.4 10.4 0.0 9.4 11.1 212 ( 8.8) 43/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.2 18.4 -0.3 13.7 0.0 6.2 10.8 230 ( 9.6) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +1.8 21.6 +4.2 17.1 0.0 7.4 9.6 347 (14.5) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 29.1 +3.9 18.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.3 230 ( 9.6) 37/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +5.4 16.1 +2.4 13.5 0.0 6.8 -- 236 ( 9.8) 35/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +3.1 13.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 46/14
COOLANGATTA 29.5 +6.3 17.1 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 48/08
BRISBANE AERO 29.3 +5.1 13.4 +0.7 9.1 0.0 4.8 10.4 334 (13.9) 54/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.6 +7.4 14.8 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 52/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.3 +9.9 15.2 +6.6 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.9 +5.9 17.3 +6.3 12.7 0.0 5.0 4.9 455 (19.0) 37/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 +3.8 12.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 31/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.7 +10.4 11.6 +2.6 9.1 0.0 6.6 3.4 219 ( 9.1) 50/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 +5.4 13.5 +9.3 3.0 0.0 6.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +4.5 16.1 +9.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 41/04
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.4 +9.9 17.0 +6.6 13.1 0.0 7.4 5.3 273 (11.4) 46/19
RICHMOND RAAF 31.6 +8.9 11.9 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 57/14
BELLAMBI AWS 29.5 +9.4 16.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 52/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.1 +4.5 14.0 +8.9 11.7 0.0 5.0 10.7 355 (14.8) 44/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.3 +4.3 14.2 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 39/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.4 +10.0 10.0 +2.7 6.0 0.0 9.4 10.9 435 (18.1) 46/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.5 +4.1 10.7 +5.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 384 (16.0) 31/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 +5.1 6.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 41/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.6 +7.4 14.9 +6.9 10.4 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.0 +5.1 5.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 529 (22.0) 57/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.5 +3.0 12.6 +7.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 279 (11.6) 46/06
HOBART AIRPORT 21.9 +6.6 12.3 +6.3 9.2 0.0 4.0 8.8 399 (16.6) 52/11
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 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
40.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
40.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

+12.8 : 39.8 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+12.3 : 40.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+12.2 : 37.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+12.0 : 37.6 SURAT Maranoa QLD

27.5 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
26.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+11.3 : 19.3 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+11.1 : 17.1 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+11.0 : 14.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+10.7 : 16.1 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+10.7 : 16.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

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

8.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.6 : 22.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-2.6 : 29.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-2.3 : 18.3 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-1.6 : 30.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-1.4 : 16.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-1.4 : 15.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-1.4 : 15.3 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

1.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
2.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
3.3 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.3 : 10.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.9 : 12.2 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-3.5 : 14.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
-3.3 : 13.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-2.6 : 17.8 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula 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.
22.4 MOUNT WILLIAM
18.2 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
13.6 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
12.2 NORTHCLIFFE Lower West WA
12.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

5.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
4.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
3.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1325 (55.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1317 (54.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1242 (51.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1214 (50.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1190 (49.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1174 (48.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1107 (46.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1081 (45.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
1061 (44.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1004 (41.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1001 (41.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
928 (38.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
921 (38.4) MANDURAH Lower West WA
916 (38.2) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
913 (38.0) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
883 (36.8) BICKLEY Lower West WA
872 (36.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
872 (36.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
870 (36.3) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
866 (36.1) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
860 (35.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
858 (35.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
854 (35.6) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
850 (35.4) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
843 (35.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
843 (35.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
832 (34.7) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
818 (34.1) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
807 (33.6) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
804 (33.5) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
801 (33.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
789 (32.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
775 (32.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
772 (32.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
770 (32.1) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
764 (31.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
764 (31.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
757 (31.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
755 (31.5) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
754 (31.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
747 (31.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
747 (31.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
743 (31.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
743 (31.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
733 (30.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
731 (30.5) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
725 (30.2) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
721 (30.0) SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
702 (29.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
701 (29.2) FORREST Eucla WA
698 (29.1) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
693 (28.9) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
692 (28.8) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
692 (28.8) LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
684 (28.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
683 (28.5) BUNBURY Lower West WA
680 (28.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
654 (27.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
653 (27.2) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
652 (27.2) ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON Lower West WA
651 (27.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
650 (27.1) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
647 (27.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
644 (26.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
633 (26.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
618 (25.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
613 (25.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
611 (25.5) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
609 (25.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
111/00 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
106/05 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
104/03 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
100/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/04 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 98(300/ 80 ) at 22:30
CAPE NATURALISTE : 98(270/ 80 ) at 04:11
ESPERANCE AERO : 80(270/ 63 ) at 11:30
BUSSELTON JETTY : 95(290/ 69 ) at 04:30
MOUNT HOWICK AG STATION : ***(260/ 63 ) at 12:00
Cent Wheatbelt
RAVENSTHORPE AG STATION : ***(270/ 67 ) at 09:36
Goldfields
MOUNT BURAMINYA : ***(280/ 63 ) at 09:55
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(290/ 76 ) at 05:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 98(340/ 70 ) at 02:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(350/ 69 ) at 03:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 85( 10/ 65 ) at 01:10
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 80(330/ 69 ) at 05:46
MOUNT READ : 109( 30/ 56 ) at 00:01
ISLANDS
Islands
TIMOR SEA 133KM NNW DAMPIER : ***(217/313 ) at 03:00