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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1438 EST on 09/10/2013. 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
Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

28.3

28.0

30/10/2005

17

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--west

067019

PROSPECT RESERVOIR

0.0

4.5

08/10/1998

47

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

42.9

42.9

24/10/2008

52

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

40.6

40.3

24/10/2008

20

1 N


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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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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 14:37EST, 09/10/2013.

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 24.3 -0.2 11.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 35/13
PERTH AIRPORT 23.5 +0.9 11.1 +0.9 8.5 0.0 4.6 7.3 364 (15.2) 44/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.1 +0.3 12.0 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 43/14
BUNBURY 18.7 -2.2 16.1 +6.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 405 (16.9) 37/06
MANDURAH 20.2 -1.5 17.9 +4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 502 (20.9) 41/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +0.9 25.9 +1.0 25.1 0.0 6.6 8.4 387 (16.1) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.4 +7.5 13.5 -1.3 10.7 0.0 11.6 11.9 313 (13.0) 57/14
WHYALLA AERO 33.3 +9.5 8.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 26/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.5 +5.6 8.3 -3.2 -- 0.0 17.2 12.8 182 ( 7.6) 31/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.5 +2.6 7.9 +0.8 6.2 0.2 2.2 10.8 392 (16.3) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.7 +5.1 17.8 -0.7 15.1 0.0 13.6 11.4 320 (13.3) 59/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.5 16.0 -4.6 11.1 0.0 7.2 10.2 221 ( 9.2) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.0 +3.6 17.2 -3.5 14.0 0.0 7.2 11.2 248 (10.3) 31/12
MACKAY M.O 31.6 +4.1 17.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 337 (14.0) 28/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.2 +6.6 17.2 +0.2 15.0 0.0 8.8 -- 255 (10.6) 37/14
BUNDABERG AERO 32.1 +5.2 18.8 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 25.3 +0.9 15.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 43/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +1.1 18.0 +2.4 16.2 0.0 7.4 10.5 395 (16.5) 37/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.4 +1.1 12.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 57/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.1 0.0 9.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 138 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 -0.4 15.2 +1.4 9.9 0.0 7.0 8.2 502 (20.9) 50/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -2.1 11.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 50/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.8 -1.8 10.3 -1.6 7.3 0.0 7.0 9.7 439 (18.3) 37/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.9 -0.7 5.4 -1.2 -3.5 0.0 5.0 11.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -1.3 3.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 46/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 -2.5 14.5 +1.3 10.7 1.0 5.8 11.2 522 (21.8) 55/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.1 -1.7 8.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 50/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -2.1 12.7 -1.2 -- 2.4 -- -- 369 (15.4) 54/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 0.0 5.0 -2.7 1.0 0.0 4.0 12.0 238 ( 9.9) 30/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -0.9 5.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 31/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.8 +0.9 7.6 -2.2 3.6 0.0 4.4 11.8 253 (10.5) 24/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 -0.5 4.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 226 ( 9.4) 28/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.0 +0.6 6.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 37/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.8 +2.1 11.0 +1.5 9.4 1.0 3.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 +1.0 6.4 +0.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 28/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 -0.5 7.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.8 +1.5 5.4 -2.1 3.0 0.0 2.4 12.0 286 (11.9) 35/12
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

42.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
42.4 EYRE Eucla WA
42.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.3 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
42.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

+19.8 : 42.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+19.4 : 42.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+16.0 : 40.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+15.0 : 42.1 FORREST Eucla WA
+15.0 : 40.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

29.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.3 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
27.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
27.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT
27.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+7.8 : 14.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+7.0 : 22.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.8 : 16.1 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+6.7 : 14.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+6.7 : 18.0 EUCLA Eucla WA

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

7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.6 : 14.4 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-3.9 : 15.3 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-3.9 : 30.0 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
-3.9 : 31.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.7 : 19.1 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
-3.7 : 32.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

-3.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-12.1 : 0.0 PROSPECT RESERVOIR Sydney--west NSW
-8.7 : 0.9 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-7.0 : -1.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-6.9 : 0.6 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S 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.
13.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
8.2 WARNER GLEN Lower West WA
8.2 TAMMIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
7.8 MOUNT DELEGATE E Gippsland VIC
7.2 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW

12.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

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7.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
6.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
5.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

991 (41.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
757 (31.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
736 (30.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
678 (28.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
672 (28.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
656 (27.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
641 (26.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
639 (26.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
616 (25.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
603 (25.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
76/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/15 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
72/18 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
70/13 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
68/14 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
8.2mm in 23 min to 14:30 21.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
1.8mm in 1 min to 21:33 108.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
5.0mm in 7 min to 14:37 42.9mm/h
None reported