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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 1426 EST on 12/10/2013. 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015131

ELLIOTT

30.0

28.8

10/10/2013

13

29.8

23/11/2008

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

N Tablelands W

056037

ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY)

14.6

14.6

30/10/2005

17

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059140

DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)

18.0

17.0

26/10/2002

17

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003032

DERBY AERO

43.7

43.7

23/10/1979

29

1 N Equal to record.

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

NSW

Far Northwest

046012

WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS

32.3

30.0

14/10/2009

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 14:25EST, 12/10/2013.

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 22.3 -2.2 9.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 21.3 -1.3 8.5 -1.7 9.1 0.0 4.0 6.5 276 (11.5) 50/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.4 -0.4 11.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 55/15
BUNBURY 19.3 -1.6 15.3 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 44/15
MANDURAH 19.8 -1.9 16.4 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 48/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.2 24.1 -0.8 23.7 0.0 10.2 10.8 420 (17.5) 39/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.3 -3.6 16.7 +1.9 16.9 0.0 18.4 6.8 591 (24.6) 43/01
WHYALLA AERO 20.8 -3.0 5.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 30/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 -1.5 10.8 -0.7 -- 2.0 1.4 -- 241 (10.0) 31/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.9 0.0 7.0 -0.1 4.5 0.0 2.8 7.6 462 (19.3) 50/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.4 +4.8 19.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 39/04
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.1 21.3 +0.7 17.6 0.0 9.2 11.1 452 (18.8) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.6 18.1 -2.6 14.1 0.0 12.4 11.7 446 (18.6) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +3.1 16.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 278 (11.6) 31/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +2.9 14.1 -2.9 11.6 0.0 8.4 -- 257 (10.7) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.6 14.2 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 59/14
COOLANGATTA 29.0 +4.6 19.0 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 543 (22.6) 48/09
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 +3.3 18.1 +2.5 16.2 0.0 7.8 11.6 664 (27.7) 50/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.3 +7.0 15.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 54/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.1 +5.0 16.8 +4.6 -- 0.0 9.4 -- 349 (14.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 +1.4 16.2 +2.4 10.0 0.0 7.6 -- 501 (20.9) 54/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +1.2 13.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 68/03
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -1.1 16.5 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 542 (22.6) 67/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.5 -0.1 6.5 -0.1 1.4 0.0 7.0 9.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.7 0.0 11.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 521 (21.7) 57/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.2 -0.3 16.9 +3.7 15.5 0.0 13.2 10.0 710 (29.6) 70/23
RICHMOND RAAF 26.9 +2.1 13.8 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 44/23
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 -0.9 16.1 +2.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 538 (22.4) 54/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 -1.3 6.2 -1.5 3.6 0.0 7.6 12.1 501 (20.9) 52/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.5 -3.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.3 -0.6 7.0 -2.8 5.0 0.4 6.6 8.9 382 (15.9) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.7 -1.2 5.4 -2.1 -- 1.4 4.0 -- 314 (13.1) 31/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.3 -1.1 2.2 -4.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 41/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 +1.6 10.0 +0.5 6.5 4.0 1.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -0.1 5.0 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 287 (12.0) 43/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.9 +0.9 6.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 54/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +0.8 8.9 +1.4 6.8 0.0 6.0 8.3 819 (34.1) 67/01
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

44.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
43.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.8 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
41.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+9.8 : 34.0 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.2 : 36.7 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.2 : 34.6 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.1 : 36.0 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.0 : 37.1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

28.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
28.9 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
28.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

+10.5 : 28.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+8.9 : 18.5 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.9 : 14.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.8 : 22.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.6 : 16.8 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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

5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.2 : 10.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-3.9 : 20.6 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-3.8 : 7.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-3.8 : 19.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-3.6 : 27.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

-3.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.2 : 1.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-7.7 : 2.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-7.4 : 5.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 4.8 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 5.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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.
30.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
26.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
23.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
23.6 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
20.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

12.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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5.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
5.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1877 (78.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1409 (58.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1205 (50.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1204 (50.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1122 (46.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1089 (45.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1058 (44.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1056 (44.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1037 (43.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1003 (41.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
938 (39.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
920 (38.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
919 (38.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
902 (37.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
897 (37.4) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
895 (37.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
883 (36.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
874 (36.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
870 (36.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
864 (36.0) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
860 (35.8) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
839 (35.0) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
836 (34.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
819 (34.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
816 (34.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
808 (33.7) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
802 (33.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
787 (32.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
787 (32.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
785 (32.7) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
776 (32.3) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
775 (32.3) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
774 (32.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
762 (31.8) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
759 (31.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
748 (31.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
735 (30.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
733 (30.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
722 (30.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
710 (29.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
705 (29.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
703 (29.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
698 (29.1) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
685 (28.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
682 (28.4) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
678 (28.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
677 (28.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
669 (27.9) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
664 (27.7) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
656 (27.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
655 (27.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
653 (27.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
653 (27.2) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
648 (27.0) THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
648 (27.0) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
642 (26.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
634 (26.4) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
632 (26.3) COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
631 (26.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
623 (26.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
621 (25.9) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
620 (25.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
611 (25.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
610 (25.4) COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
610 (25.4) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
610 (25.4) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
605 (25.2) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
604 (25.2) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
603 (25.1) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
602 (25.1) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
602 (25.1) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
118/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
106/14 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/05 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
98/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
98/21 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/09 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
94/13 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
94/17 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/10 MOUNT READ 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
PERISHER VALLEY AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON
392.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 130.7mm/h
404.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 67.3mm/h
200.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 66.7mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 13.3mm/h
W Coast
MOUNT READ
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(300/ 63 ) at 05:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 89(170/ 65 ) at 00:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(270/ 59 ) at 15:38
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 98(260/ 85 ) at 01:00
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 87(290/ 67 ) at 11:00
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 89(270/ 67 ) at 12:12
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(320/ 98 ) at 07:24
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(250/ 91 ) at 00:57
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 98(280/ 45 ) at 22:58
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(280/ 65 ) at 22:22
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 96(300/ 72 ) at 11:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 106(310/ 72 ) at 07:00
MOUNT READ : 93(290/ 72 ) at 11:44
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(280/ 76 ) at 18:21