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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 1357 EST on 05/10/2013. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

-0.9

-0.7

17/10/2009

19

1 N

NSW

N Tablelands W

056037

ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY)

-8.5

-8.3

17/10/2009

16

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041525

WARWICK

0.9

1.4

11/10/2003

18

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands N

062013

GULGONG POST OFFICE

-0.5

0.8

11/10/2003

38

1 N


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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 13:57EST, 05/10/2013.

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 23.1 -1.4 17.3 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 416 (17.3) 39/12
PERTH AIRPORT 21.8 -0.8 16.1 +5.9 15.4 0.0 6.2 5.7 414 (17.3) 35/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.0 +0.2 11.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 48/12
BUNBURY 20.0 -0.9 12.7 +3.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 280 (11.7) 31/14
MANDURAH 20.1 -1.6 15.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 31/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.0 21.5 -3.4 22.1 18.4 7.2 11.3 352 (14.7) 41/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.0 -2.9 6.0 -8.8 3.8 0.0 10.8 11.9 355 (14.8) 39/08
WHYALLA AERO 29.1 +5.3 4.5 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 61/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.6 +2.7 6.1 -5.4 -- 0.2 3.0 -- 166 ( 6.9) 41/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.8 +0.9 3.5 -3.6 1.6 0.0 3.0 8.1 376 (15.7) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 10 ( 0.4) --
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +1.2 20.3 -0.3 17.0 0.0 4.6 10.4 221 ( 9.2) 37/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.7 21.1 +0.4 17.4 0.0 7.2 10.1 294 (12.3) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 26.1 -1.4 18.9 -0.8 -- 6.2 -- 8.2 365 (15.2) 50/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 -1.2 16.9 -0.1 13.6 26.0 12.6 -- 293 (12.2) 34/07
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 -0.8 12.4 -4.1 -- 12.8 -- -- 350 (14.6) 37/17
COOLANGATTA 23.1 -1.3 10.6 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 50/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -2.3 12.2 -3.4 10.1 0.0 15.0 11.3 577 (24.0) 37/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.5 -2.8 7.0 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 568 (23.7) 30/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.0 -3.1 4.6 -7.6 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 165 ( 6.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 -2.0 11.6 -2.2 7.1 0.0 7.6 -- 581 (24.2) 50/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -2.9 10.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 48/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.2 -4.4 7.0 -4.9 -- 5.8 -- -- 411 (17.1) 41/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.1 -1.5 0.4 -6.2 -6.0 1.4 1.8 10.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.9 -2.8 0.3 -9.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 22/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.8 -3.7 9.8 -3.4 7.6 1.0 3.8 10.6 642 (26.8) 52/02
RICHMOND RAAF 21.9 -2.9 4.1 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.3 -1.1 10.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 41/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.0 -2.4 0.5 -7.2 -1.2 0.0 4.8 11.2 374 (15.6) 18/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.9 -2.6 3.2 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 21/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.8 +0.9 4.0 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.1 -1.8 0.4 -7.1 -- 0.2 1.6 -- 227 ( 9.5) 22/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.4 -1.0 0.1 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 31/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.5 +1.8 5.8 -3.7 3.4 0.4 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.2 -0.4 -1.2 -7.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.8 -1.2 7.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 44/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.7 +2.4 8.8 +1.3 6.9 0.4 2.8 2.4 463 (19.3) 48/16
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

41.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+14.6 : 37.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.6 : 36.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.7 : 36.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.1 : 33.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 31.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

27.3 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.3 : 17.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+6.1 : 12.3 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 17.2 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+5.9 : 16.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+5.8 : 13.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.7 : 16.4 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.3 : 19.2 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.3 : 23.5 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-4.9 : 24.6 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-4.8 : 19.3 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.8 : 16.3 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.8 : 20.5 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.8 : 17.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW

-5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.8 : 1.8 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-9.7 : -0.5 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-9.6 : 1.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-9.6 : 0.9 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-9.5 : -1.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

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.
36.8 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS N Rivers NT
36.2 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.2 DARWIN BOWLS CLUB N Rivers NT
34.2 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT

11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

5.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
4.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

1464 (61.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1075 (44.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1064 (44.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1038 (43.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1024 (42.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
998 (41.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
920 (38.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
874 (36.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
853 (35.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
845 (35.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
799 (33.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
726 (30.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
717 (29.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
716 (29.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
716 (29.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
704 (29.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
681 (28.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
675 (28.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
659 (27.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
647 (27.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
642 (26.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
640 (26.7) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
640 (26.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
636 (26.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
634 (26.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
627 (26.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
618 (25.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
612 (25.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
608 (25.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
608 (25.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
106/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
102/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/12 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
76/19 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(320/ 91 ) at 00:46
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(260/ 72 ) at 03:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(280/ 70 ) at 01:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 76(340/ 63 ) at 19:25