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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 1540 EST on 28/09/2013. 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 minimum temperature

SA

Murray Mallee

025006

KAROONDA

14.9

14.9

19/09/2006

12

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039314

SEVENTEEN SEVENTY

22.1

22.0

26/09/2013

26

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--east

067117

HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE

-47.0

-5.1

22/09/2013

16

-42.0

28/10/2012

16

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002012

HALLS CREEK AIRPORT

40.2

39.9

30/09/1998

66

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039083

ROCKHAMPTON AERO

37.2

37.2

26/09/2013

75

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

38.7

38.1

26/09/2013

22

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 15:40EST, 28/09/2013.

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 22.6 +0.5 10.1 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 255 (10.6) 37/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 -0.4 7.6 -1.3 8.0 4.0 3.4 9.5 419 (17.5) 34/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.6 +1.3 6.6 -1.4 -- 2.6 -- -- 444 (18.5) 46/11
BUNBURY 17.2 -1.2 13.0 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 419 (17.5) 31/23
MANDURAH 19.5 +0.6 14.0 +2.3 -- 2.8 -- -- 413 (17.2) 30/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.5 23.0 0.0 22.6 0.0 9.8 11.2 375 (15.6) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.9 +5.7 12.7 +2.4 11.5 0.0 10.8 9.4 367 (15.3) --
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 +7.9 4.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 57/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.5 +5.5 9.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 244 (10.2) 55/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.7 +4.9 6.2 -0.1 3.6 0.0 4.0 7.3 556 (23.2) 59/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.8 +7.6 19.9 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 41/17
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +1.1 16.3 -2.4 12.0 0.0 6.4 10.3 202 ( 8.4) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +2.0 19.2 +1.8 14.7 0.0 6.2 10.3 271 (11.3) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 30.1 +4.9 19.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- 7.8 421 (17.5) 41/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 37.2 +9.9 18.9 +5.2 16.5 0.0 10.0 -- 341 (14.2) 39/21
BUNDABERG AERO 30.2 +4.8 15.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 52/15
COOLANGATTA 25.7 +2.5 16.9 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 487 (20.3) 52/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +1.9 19.5 +6.8 16.9 0.0 5.6 11.0 431 (18.0) 46/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.7 +4.5 15.3 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 61/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.2 +5.8 9.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 8.4 -- 212 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 +1.2 16.7 +5.7 11.0 0.0 8.0 -- 466 (19.4) 41/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +0.4 6.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 28/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 +1.3 9.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 534 (22.3) 35/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.5 +4.4 1.6 -2.6 -4.0 0.0 6.8 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.2 +1.9 2.3 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 28/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 +1.2 14.0 +3.6 10.1 0.0 12.2 11.4 789 (32.9) 41/03
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +2.3 3.7 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.2 +2.1 11.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 521 (21.7) 55/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.3 +1.7 0.1 -5.0 -1.0 0.0 6.2 10.9 477 (19.9) 21/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.5 +0.5 2.6 -3.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 349 (14.5) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.5 +6.1 5.5 -1.8 0.5 0.0 5.6 11.0 337 (14.0) 48/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.6 +2.2 0.6 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 50/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.6 +2.8 0.8 -3.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 311 (13.0) 70/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 +3.0 7.2 -0.8 4.5 1.4 3.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 +2.6 0.9 -3.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 484 (20.2) 59/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.8 -0.7 3.0 -2.2 -- 11.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 63/21
HOBART AIRPORT 18.7 +3.4 5.0 -1.0 1.2 4.6 1.0 9.9 401 (16.7) 39/12
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

41.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
41.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
40.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 38.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.7 : 38.7 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+10.6 : 36.6 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+10.4 : 36.5 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+10.0 : 36.5 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

26.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+11.7 : 24.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+11.7 : 23.8 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+9.2 : 23.1 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+9.1 : 21.1 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+8.5 : 22.7 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+8.5 : 14.9 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

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

4.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-2.5 : 19.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-1.6 : 16.6 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-1.4 : 30.3 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
-1.2 : 32.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-1.2 : 17.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-1.2 : 17.2 BUNBURY Lower West WA

-47.0 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-4.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-55.4 : -47.0 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-6.8 : 0.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.1 : -4.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.8 : -3.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 : 2.7 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-5.7 : -2.4 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-5.7 : 2.8 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural 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.
32.8 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN) N Coast TAS
32.5 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
28.4 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS
24.6 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
23.2 TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS) N Coast TAS

11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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7.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
7.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
7.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

1878 (78.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1411 (58.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1289 (53.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1284 (53.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1191 (49.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1177 (49.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1081 (45.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1016 (42.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
984 (41.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
953 (39.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
902 (37.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
897 (37.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
896 (37.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
896 (37.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
894 (37.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
869 (36.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
832 (34.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
816 (34.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
805 (33.5) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
804 (33.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
795 (33.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
789 (32.9) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
775 (32.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
767 (32.0) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
758 (31.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
755 (31.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
752 (31.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
752 (31.3) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
746 (31.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
741 (30.9) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
739 (30.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
726 (30.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
722 (30.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
721 (30.0) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
712 (29.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
710 (29.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
709 (29.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
709 (29.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
708 (29.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
704 (29.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
701 (29.2) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
696 (29.0) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
695 (29.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
694 (28.9) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
689 (28.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
688 (28.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
688 (28.7) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
688 (28.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
688 (28.7) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
680 (28.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
675 (28.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
671 (28.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
657 (27.4) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
655 (27.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
651 (27.1) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
650 (27.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
646 (26.9) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
642 (26.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
636 (26.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
634 (26.4) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
634 (26.4) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
617 (25.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
613 (25.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
605 (25.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
100/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
98/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
89/19 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
87/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 76(150/ 65 ) at 13:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(260/ 58 ) at 21:46
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 100(220/ 63 ) at 20:30
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 82(230/ 63 ) at 19:26
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(330/ 67 ) at 20:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 89(300/ 70 ) at 19:29
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(260/ 74 ) at 00:30