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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1403 EST on 29/09/2013. 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

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039104

MONTO TOWNSHIP

18.5

18.0

22/09/2010

38

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Highlands

035070

TAROOM POST OFFICE

21.0

20.5

22/09/2009

57

1 N

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

22.2

21.9

08/09/1992

22

1 N

QLD

Central West

036007

BARCALDINE POST OFFICE

24.8

23.4

25/09/2003

52

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

20.3

19.6

30/09/1996

22

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

22.1

22.1

29/09/2010

19

1 N Equal to record.


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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 14:00EST, 29/09/2013.

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 23.9 +1.8 7.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 48/10
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 +0.4 8.2 -0.7 6.6 0.0 4.2 9.0 311 (13.0) 43/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.3 +4.0 10.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 54/16
BUNBURY 19.4 +1.0 15.2 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 41/12
MANDURAH 19.0 +0.1 15.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 35/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.5 23.5 +0.5 23.5 0.0 8.6 8.2 378 (15.8) 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 +4.4 12.3 +2.0 10.6 0.6 7.4 -- -- --
WHYALLA AERO 22.4 +0.9 7.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 30/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +0.4 12.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 43/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 -0.4 7.2 +0.9 5.9 8.6 4.6 -- 643 (26.8) 78/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 +4.5 19.3 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 41/19
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +1.5 17.5 -1.2 12.9 0.0 6.0 10.3 167 ( 7.0) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +2.9 21.5 +4.1 17.9 0.0 5.6 10.8 294 (12.3) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 30.9 +5.7 21.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 383 (16.0) 37/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 +3.9 21.9 +8.2 21.0 0.0 7.4 -- 304 (12.7) 30/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.2 +4.8 18.9 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 34/14
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +3.8 15.3 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 34/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +2.4 18.1 +5.4 16.1 0.0 8.8 2.1 386 (16.1) 41/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.5 +3.3 13.8 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.3 +8.9 9.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 83 ( 3.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +5.0 15.6 +4.6 11.1 0.0 3.1 -- 389 (16.2) 41/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +5.7 11.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 26/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.2 +9.9 8.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 70/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +2.9 7.4 +3.2 -4.0 0.0 4.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +3.8 3.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 52/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.4 +9.9 11.5 +1.1 8.1 0.0 8.0 11.5 408 (17.0) 70/12
RICHMOND RAAF 29.5 +6.8 4.0 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 78/12
BELLAMBI AWS 27.8 +7.7 13.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 72/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.0 4.8 -0.3 2.6 0.0 2.8 10.8 247 (10.3) 54/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -1.1 7.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 59/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.4 +3.0 7.5 +0.2 3.0 0.0 8.4 10.7 400 (16.7) 44/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.2 -0.2 4.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 50/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.2 +0.4 4.2 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 349 (14.5) 55/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 -0.8 8.8 +0.8 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -0.9 0.9 -3.9 -- 1.6 -- -- 566 (23.6) 67/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 -1.3 6.9 +1.7 -- 11.6 -- -- 278 (11.6) 52/08
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 -1.3 5.4 -0.6 1.2 0.6 3.4 5.4 414 (17.3) 34/06
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

41.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
41.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.4 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+10.5 : 35.6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+10.5 : 31.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.0 : 30.2 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.9 : 31.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+9.9 : 30.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

26.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
26.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
26.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+13.5 : 22.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+13.0 : 20.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+12.2 : 22.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+12.1 : 24.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+11.5 : 24.8 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

1.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.2 : 6.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-5.0 : 6.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-4.9 : 25.3 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-3.9 : 23.7 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.2 : 13.0 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC

-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-8.9 : -1.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.3 : 5.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-4.3 : 4.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-4.1 : 2.8 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.1 : 5.9 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

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.
31.2 BURNIE (PARK GROVE) N Coast TAS
26.2 BURNIE (ROUND HILL) N Coast TAS
26.2 SPRENT N Coast TAS
25.0 NARACOOPA King Island TAS
24.8 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
10.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

4.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

1101 (45.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1027 (42.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1008 (42.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1007 (42.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
960 (40.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
932 (38.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
874 (36.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
864 (36.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
856 (35.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
847 (35.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
830 (34.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
825 (34.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
800 (33.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
799 (33.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
797 (33.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
790 (32.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
759 (31.6) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
750 (31.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
741 (30.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
738 (30.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
723 (30.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
717 (29.9) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
709 (29.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
708 (29.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
706 (29.4) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
702 (29.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
688 (28.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
679 (28.3) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
670 (27.9) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
669 (27.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
666 (27.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
665 (27.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
664 (27.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
656 (27.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
655 (27.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
652 (27.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
643 (26.8) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
633 (26.4) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
627 (26.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
624 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
600 (25.0) PARNDANA CFS AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
157/11 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
122/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
109/07 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
109/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
107/14 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106/15 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
100/14 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
100/04 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
98/06 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
96/13 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
96/07 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
94/14 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
93/10 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
93/15 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/19 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
91/12 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
91/14 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
91/11 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
91/11 YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland 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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 06:25 84.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 74(310/ 63 ) at 17:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) : 87(270/ 63 ) at 02:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 74(320/ 65 ) at 12:37
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 98(270/ 56 ) at 13:00
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF : 78(270/ 63 ) at 12:48
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 95(280/ 52 ) at 14:09
MOSS VALE AWS : 93(280/ 63 ) at 12:30
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 91(300/ 63 ) at 12:30
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(270/ 74 ) at 13:00
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 74(280/ 63 ) at 12:17
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS : 85(280/ 65 ) at 14:30
MOUNT GININI AWS : 91(260/ 48 ) at 14:36
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 108(280/ 54 ) at 14:17
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 98(250/ 45 ) at 06:31
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100(340/ 65 ) at 00:00
MOUNT HOTHAM : 91(300/ 61 ) at 10:00
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(210/ 72 ) at 11:22
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 85(270/ 67 ) at 11:57
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 122(280/ 67 ) at 10:44
YARRAM AIRPORT : 91(280/ 59 ) at 12:00
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 108(264/ 76 ) at 14:20
YANAKIE : 93(270/ 65 ) at 13:00
E Central
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 74(260/ 65 ) at 14:39
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 91(290/ 72 ) at 09:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 82(250/ 63 ) at 10:01
W Central
AVALON AIRPORT : 78(290/ 63 ) at 08:44
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 109(280/ 72 ) at 08:00
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 96(260/ 65 ) at 10:30
PORT FAIRY AWS : 83(260/ 63 ) at 09:18
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(270/ 54 ) at 05:06
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 106(250/ 85 ) at 13:00
LOW HEAD : 72(260/ 63 ) at 21:30
CAPE GRIM : 89(340/ 69 ) at 04:58
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 93(230/ 72 ) at 16:00
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(260/ 74 ) at 20:01
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 158(280/124 ) at 11:26