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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 1421 EST on 10/10/2013. 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 daily rainfall

WA

Central West

008237

TENINDEWA

10.2

8.4

26/10/2011

12

1 N

WA

Lower West

009131

JURIEN BAY

25.6

25.2

29/10/2008

45

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015131

ELLIOTT

28.3

27.5

02/10/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

13.9

15.0

03/10/2004

12

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014938

MANGO FARM

41.5

41.5

04/10/2003

33

41.5

04/10/2003

34

1 N Equal to record.

SA

W Agricultural

018083

WUDINNA AERO

40.8

40.1

12/10/2004

15

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018195

MINNIPA PIRSA

39.8

39.0

12/10/2004

18

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

18.8

19.4

03/10/2011

19

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

15.0

15.9

09/10/1999

18

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 14:19EST, 10/10/2013.

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 21.4 -3.1 12.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 50/02
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 -2.5 12.6 +2.4 12.4 9.8 4.0 6.6 385 (16.0) 48/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.5 -2.3 11.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 41/09
BUNBURY 18.8 -2.1 14.3 +5.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 294 (12.3) 41/13
MANDURAH 20.5 -1.2 13.7 +0.4 -- 9.2 -- -- 252 (10.5) 43/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.3 25.0 +0.1 24.2 2.2 8.0 9.8 382 (15.9) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.9 +9.0 16.4 +1.6 13.7 0.0 13.6 12.0 359 (15.0) 65/14
WHYALLA AERO 37.9 +14.1 17.9 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 83/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.7 +9.8 15.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 4.4 4.6 166 ( 6.9) 50/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.3 +7.4 10.4 +3.3 7.7 0.2 5.8 2.3 416 (17.3) 52/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +4.6 15.0 -3.5 11.8 0.0 14.4 11.4 375 (15.6) 31/01
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +2.5 15.5 -5.1 11.8 0.0 6.4 11.2 170 ( 7.1) 41/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +1.1 17.2 -3.5 15.2 0.0 8.4 10.5 290 (12.1) 52/14
MACKAY M.O 28.3 +0.8 18.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 277 (11.5) 35/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -1.7 19.5 +2.5 17.8 0.0 9.0 -- 313 (13.0) 44/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 +0.5 16.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 24.2 -0.2 12.9 -3.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 281 (11.7) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 -1.1 13.9 -1.7 11.9 0.6 8.2 11.9 373 (15.5) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.6 -0.7 11.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 618 (25.8) 43/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.4 +3.3 9.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 174 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 +0.7 9.7 -4.1 5.2 7.2 5.0 11.3 349 (14.5) 39/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +0.6 10.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 37/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.2 +6.6 7.0 -4.9 2.4 0.0 4.8 11.4 296 (12.3) 35/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 +3.4 4.5 -2.1 -2.0 0.0 4.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +3.3 5.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 30/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.5 +7.0 11.5 -1.7 8.6 0.0 5.0 11.9 395 (16.5) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 31.7 +6.9 4.9 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 25.4 +4.0 12.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 41/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.8 +6.4 3.5 -4.2 1.0 0.0 4.4 11.6 225 ( 9.4) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +2.8 5.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.9 +11.0 10.8 +1.0 6.2 0.0 6.6 10.3 236 ( 9.8) 55/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.6 +7.7 5.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 177 ( 7.4) 39/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.9 +8.5 4.6 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 44/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.7 +7.0 13.6 +4.1 10.7 0.2 3.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.3 +6.7 6.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 59/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.9 -1.1 9.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 37/12
HOBART AIRPORT 21.9 +4.6 9.9 +2.4 7.2 0.0 4.4 6.4 367 (15.3) 74/12
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

42.8 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
42.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.6 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
42.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
42.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+18.2 : 42.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+15.7 : 36.3 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+15.4 : 40.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+15.0 : 39.8 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+14.8 : 34.9 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

28.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.8 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
27.6 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

+12.7 : 22.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 21.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.1 : 19.6 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.1 : 18.3 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+10.1 : 27.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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

8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.3 : 15.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-10.6 : 16.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-10.4 : 18.8 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-9.6 : 21.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-8.9 : 14.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-1.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
0.0 TEMORA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
0.1 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

-7.7 : 5.8 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.0 : 13.9 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
-6.7 : 2.9 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
-6.6 : 0.6 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-6.5 : 4.1 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra 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.
25.6 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
24.2 WANNEROO Lower West WA
23.0 NORTHAMPTON Central West WA
22.4 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA
21.0 LYNTON Central West WA

12.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

.....

3.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1187 (49.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
957 (39.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
869 (36.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
856 (35.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
811 (33.8) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
779 (32.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
772 (32.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
771 (32.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
760 (31.7) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
728 (30.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
726 (30.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
696 (29.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
686 (28.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
659 (27.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
659 (27.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
656 (27.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
646 (26.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
636 (26.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
633 (26.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
618 (25.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
617 (25.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
614 (25.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
606 (25.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
606 (25.3) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
601 (25.0) COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
130/06 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
120/22 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
115/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/22 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
102/09 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/15 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/09 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/11 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
93/14 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
91/08 CAPE SORELL 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
7.6mm in 12 min to 15:30 38.0mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 31.6mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 24.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
TASMANIA
Central Plateau
BUTLERS GORGE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CLEVE AERODROME : 91(350/ 59 ) at 13:00
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 85(350/ 69 ) at 09:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 96(290/ 70 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 98(350/ 63 ) at 23:30
MOUNT HOTHAM : 111(340/ 83 ) at 23:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(340/ 39 ) at 16:32
E Central
MOORABBIN AIRPORT : 93(360/ 58 ) at 15:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 82(350/ 63 ) at 09:36
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) : 76(360/ 63 ) at 11:30
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 82(350/ 63 ) at 15:11
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(330/ 80 ) at 10:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 130(300/ 95 ) at 08:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(300/ 58 ) at 11:30
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 91(360/ 61 ) at 10:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 102(330/ 76 ) at 10:30
MOUNT READ : 98(340/ 48 ) at 10:49
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(310/ 67 ) at 16:30