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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 1436 EST on 11/10/2013. 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

Lower West

009114

LANCELIN

52.0

45.8

18/10/1995

49

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015131

ELLIOTT

28.8

28.3

09/10/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

30.6

30.4

19/10/1998

19

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

28.6

28.3

08/10/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

37.7

37.7

22/10/2008

31

37.7

22/10/2008

34

1 N Equal to record.

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

42.6

41.7

24/10/2012

72

1 N

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

43.3

42.3

30/10/2008

19

1 N

NSW

Far Northwest

046012

WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS

42.0

40.2

30/10/2008

14

1 N

NSW

Far Northwest

046043

WILCANNIA (REID ST)

41.7

40.7

04/10/1988

57

1 N

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

41.4

41.0

30/10/1997

17

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

38.3

37.8

30/10/1997

19

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048245

BOURKE AIRPORT AWS

40.2

39.1

31/10/2008

15

1 N

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

39.5

38.3

30/10/2008

14

1 N

NSW

CW Plains S

050137

CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS

36.9

36.8

19/10/2012

19

1 N

NSW

Sydney--east

066196

SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST)

35.8

35.0

18/10/1998

12

1 N

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

36.0

36.0

19/10/2008

18

1 N Equal to record.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

21.3

21.3

27/10/2007

11

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

W Gippsland

085296

MOUNT MOORNAPA

22.0

21.1

28/10/2004

11

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 14:35EST, 11/10/2013.

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 24.2 -0.3 9.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 37/17
PERTH AIRPORT 21.1 -1.5 7.2 -3.0 5.6 0.4 3.6 11.5 354 (14.8) 35/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.7 +2.9 7.2 -1.9 -- 7.8 -- -- 299 (12.5) 43/09
BUNBURY 19.2 -1.7 7.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 30/23
MANDURAH 20.3 -1.4 11.5 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 268 (11.2) 26/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.6 +3.4 25.6 +0.7 24.8 0.0 7.6 9.4 354 (14.8) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 42.6 +11.7 24.3 +9.5 19.0 0.0 15.8 10.5 404 (16.8) 57/17
WHYALLA AERO 18.7 -5.1 16.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 812 (33.8) 61/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 -4.9 15.6 +4.1 -- 0.0 5.6 1.0 264 (11.0) 52/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 -1.3 11.1 +4.0 10.0 0.0 2.4 5.2 420 (17.5) 48/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.8 +5.2 10.3 -8.2 8.3 0.0 10.6 -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.5 23.3 +2.7 21.6 0.0 8.2 10.1 449 (18.7) 44/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +0.8 22.6 +1.9 21.0 0.0 12.0 11.1 633 (26.4) 41/00
MACKAY M.O 27.6 +0.1 21.9 +2.2 -- 0.2 -- 11.0 411 (17.1) 30/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 -0.3 17.5 +0.5 15.3 0.0 7.8 -- 290 (12.1) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +0.4 12.2 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 37/12
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +2.1 16.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 50/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +0.8 12.9 -2.7 8.9 0.0 6.8 11.5 292 (12.2) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.0 +5.7 10.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.5 +7.4 12.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 112 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 33.1 +9.5 12.0 -1.8 7.0 0.0 4.6 -- 424 (17.7) 55/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 31.6 +7.7 8.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 35/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 35.1 +11.5 9.5 -2.4 5.5 0.0 7.0 -- 294 (12.3) 68/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.0 +7.4 11.2 +4.6 0.5 0.0 7.0 11.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +9.3 7.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 59/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 37.8 +15.3 17.1 +3.9 15.1 0.0 10.0 10.0 401 (16.7) 80/21
RICHMOND RAAF 36.6 +11.8 12.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 52/12
BELLAMBI AWS 36.3 +14.9 19.1 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 85/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.3 +9.9 9.4 +1.7 7.4 0.0 5.4 2.6 214 ( 8.9) 55/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +4.5 11.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.4 +5.5 21.8 +12.0 17.5 0.0 17.0 5.6 560 (23.3) 50/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.0 +7.1 13.5 +6.0 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 373 (15.5) 50/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.7 +4.3 10.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 44/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.6 -3.1 16.4 +6.9 13.0 0.0 8.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 -3.4 10.5 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 570 (23.8) 39/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.6 +0.6 10.8 +3.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 256 (10.7) 43/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.8 +0.5 10.0 +2.5 7.2 5.4 5.0 9.1 558 (23.3) 65/16
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

43.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
42.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

+15.6 : 35.0 NAROOMA (MARINE RESCUE) South Coast NSW
+15.3 : 37.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+15.2 : 37.3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+15.0 : 35.8 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
+14.9 : 36.3 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW

30.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
30.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
29.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+13.7 : 25.1 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+12.7 : 21.8 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+12.2 : 21.0 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+12.0 : 21.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+11.3 : 23.9 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

4.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-10.3 : 13.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-7.4 : 14.9 NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
-7.4 : 16.0 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.7 : 14.7 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-6.6 : 17.3 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-6.6 : 16.8 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

-0.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
1.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.3 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.2 : 10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.9 : 6.1 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 10.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.8 : 6.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.7 : -0.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 : 5.3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
-5.7 : 8.6 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.7 : 9.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-5.7 : 2.3 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.
52.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
30.0 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
28.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
25.0 PLEASANT VALLEY Lower West WA
24.4 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
52.0 LANCELIN
25.0 PLEASANT VALLEY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
24.4 PIRLANGIMPI

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
30.0 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
28.4 BUTLERS GORGE

11.8 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.5 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

.....

1.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1464 (61.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1436 (59.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1326 (55.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1277 (53.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1218 (50.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
987 (41.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
953 (39.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
953 (39.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
941 (39.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
911 (38.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
876 (36.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
863 (36.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
853 (35.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
848 (35.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
835 (34.8) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
823 (34.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
820 (34.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
812 (33.8) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
805 (33.5) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
803 (33.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
796 (33.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
794 (33.1) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
753 (31.4) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
744 (31.0) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
741 (30.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
732 (30.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
731 (30.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
728 (30.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
728 (30.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
726 (30.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
703 (29.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
699 (29.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
680 (28.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
678 (28.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
677 (28.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
670 (27.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
669 (27.9) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
664 (27.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
658 (27.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
658 (27.4) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
657 (27.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
652 (27.2) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
644 (26.8) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
640 (26.7) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
635 (26.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
633 (26.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
633 (26.4) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
633 (26.4) RHYLL E Central VIC
631 (26.3) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
619 (25.8) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
618 (25.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
615 (25.6) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
614 (25.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
613 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
612 (25.5) TELFER AERO Interior WA
610 (25.4) FORREST Eucla WA
606 (25.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
605 (25.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
604 (25.2) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
603 (25.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
115/02 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
113/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
109/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
100/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
93/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/00 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 82(330/ 65 ) at 14:30
Sydney--east
KURNELL AWS : 87(210/ 63 ) at 22:48
PORT BOTANY (MOLINEUX POINT AWS) : 100(190/ 80 ) at 22:54
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 85(190/ 69 ) at 22:04
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 80(190/ 63 ) at 22:00
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(300/ 67 ) at 12:26
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 87(300/ 65 ) at 10:30
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(290/ 78 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 115(340/ 67 ) at 03:30
MOUNT HOTHAM : 108(330/ 83 ) at 00:00
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(230/ 65 ) at 17:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(270/ 63 ) at 23:30
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 70(319/ 63 ) at 01:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 83(260/ 63 ) at 21:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(320/ 95 ) at 16:34
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 104(260/ 72 ) at 17:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(260/ 67 ) at 19:33