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National Daily Weather Summary


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:01EST, 13/10/2013.

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 21.9 -2.6 13.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 50/17
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 -3.4 9.7 -0.5 8.6 1.8 4.0 9.8 472 (19.7) 43/10
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 15.2 -3.6 7.2 -1.9 -- 6.6 -- -- 393 (16.4) 46/09
BUNBURY 18.4 -2.5 8.6 -0.7 -- 1.8 -- -- 421 (17.5) 31/08
MANDURAH 18.7 -3.0 11.9 -1.4 -- 3.4 -- -- 453 (18.9) 37/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.6 24.1 -0.8 24.3 0.2 9.6 10.3 370 (15.4) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +0.4 17.9 +3.1 18.3 0.0 9.2 0.0 296 (12.3) 39/15
WHYALLA AERO 30.6 +6.8 7.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 52/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +5.1 8.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 43/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 +5.0 7.9 +0.8 6.4 0.0 4.4 11.5 482 (20.1) 52/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.5 +5.9 17.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 31/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +0.9 17.0 -3.6 12.2 0.0 9.8 11.1 330 (13.8) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.5 18.4 -2.3 14.1 0.0 13.6 11.4 338 (14.1) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 30.8 +3.3 17.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 280 (11.7) 26/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +1.4 15.9 -1.1 13.5 0.0 8.6 -- 237 ( 9.9) 43/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +1.8 16.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 503 (21.0) 44/12
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +1.2 20.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 31/18
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 +1.7 21.2 +5.6 20.2 0.0 7.6 8.6 453 (18.9) 50/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.2 +2.9 15.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 703 (29.3) 54/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.3 +8.2 9.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 130 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 +1.7 17.9 +4.1 12.0 0.0 2.5 -- 354 (14.8) 59/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.4 +3.5 14.9 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 52/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.8 +5.2 9.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 34/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 +4.9 3.5 -3.1 -3.0 0.0 4.0 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.8 +6.1 3.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 31/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.8 +4.3 14.4 +1.2 9.7 0.0 5.8 11.2 379 (15.8) 41/14
RICHMOND RAAF 34.0 +9.2 7.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 46/13
BELLAMBI AWS 26.4 +5.0 13.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.5 +3.1 2.7 -5.0 0.9 0.0 7.0 12.0 316 (13.2) 22/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +1.6 5.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.3 +5.4 7.2 -2.6 3.0 0.0 8.0 11.8 221 ( 9.2) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 +4.1 4.1 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 48/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.1 +4.7 3.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 41/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.5 +5.8 11.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.1 +4.5 4.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 52/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 -1.0 12.0 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 50/12
HOBART AIRPORT 20.4 +3.1 11.7 +4.2 10.5 0.0 5.6 8.3 662 (27.6) 81/10
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

42.0 LAKE JULIUS AWS Gulf Country QLD
41.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
41.6 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 39.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.3 : 38.8 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+9.2 : 34.0 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+9.1 : 38.9 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+9.0 : 38.5 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+9.0 : 38.0 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

28.4 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
28.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.8 : 28.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 26.2 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+6.8 : 21.4 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.5 : 20.2 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.4 : 17.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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

6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.1 : 16.0 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 15.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.6 : 19.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-6.5 : 19.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-6.3 : 23.7 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

-1.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 5.3 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-7.0 : 4.5 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.9 : 2.4 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-6.8 : 0.7 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.7 : 5.1 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest 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.
96.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
49.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
37.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
35.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
33.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
33.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK
W Coast
96.6 MOUNT READ
49.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
37.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)
35.0 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET)

12.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

7.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1792 (74.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1604 (66.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1394 (58.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1348 (56.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1329 (55.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1168 (48.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1132 (47.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1060 (44.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1038 (43.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1023 (42.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1020 (42.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1001 (41.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
983 (41.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
974 (40.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
965 (40.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
936 (39.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
913 (38.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
887 (37.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
818 (34.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
807 (33.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
802 (33.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
801 (33.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
786 (32.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
786 (32.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
771 (32.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
756 (31.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
740 (30.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
721 (30.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
721 (30.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
720 (30.0) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
712 (29.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
703 (29.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
693 (28.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
689 (28.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
688 (28.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
681 (28.4) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
673 (28.0) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
662 (27.6) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
659 (27.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
659 (27.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
648 (27.0) WARRA W Coast TAS
642 (26.8) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
634 (26.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
632 (26.3) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
630 (26.3) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
625 (26.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
606 (25.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
602 (25.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
601 (25.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
120/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
115/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
113/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/13 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
98/12 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
98/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/12 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/11 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(280/ 48 ) at 11:25
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 96(310/ 58 ) at 13:35
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(320/100 ) at 14:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 121(280/ 82 ) at 18:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 96(310/ 58 ) at 14:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(280/ 69 ) at 05:50
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 95(300/ 61 ) at 13:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 100(310/ 72 ) at 14:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 113(290/ 93 ) at 15:56
THE RAZORBACK : 95(***/ 39 ) at 16:00