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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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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 2049 EST on 20/10/2013. 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

QLD

Gulf Country

029012

CROYDON TOWNSHIP

29.5

28.5

27/10/1972

49

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009603

BUSSELTON AERO

14.3

15.0

21/10/2001

17

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

13.4

13.4

27/10/2007

11

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

12.1

13.0

27/10/2007

15

1 N

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

TAS

Derwent Valley

095003

BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES)

37.6

35.2

25/10/1998

16

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 20:48EST, 20/10/2013.

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 23.4 -1.1 13.8 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 48/19
PERTH AIRPORT 19.8 -2.8 17.4 +7.2 17.0 0.0 6.0 0.4 431 (18.0) 43/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 13.5 -5.3 10.2 +1.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 292 (12.2) 39/04
BUNBURY 14.6 -6.3 12.4 +3.1 -- 7.2 -- -- 361 (15.0) 34/06
MANDURAH 18.4 -3.3 16.3 +3.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 534 (22.3) 43/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +1.5 25.2 +0.3 24.7 0.0 7.2 10.7 282 (11.8) 44/19
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +6.7 10.0 -4.8 6.9 0.0 37.2 12.2 281 (11.7) 31/17
WHYALLA AERO 33.4 +9.6 8.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 54/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.1 +9.2 13.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 46/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.8 +8.9 9.0 +1.9 4.9 0.0 7.2 12.3 541 (22.5) 54/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.9 +5.3 20.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 31/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +2.1 22.9 +2.3 21.0 0.0 7.0 11.0 373 (15.5) 48/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +1.3 23.3 +2.6 21.7 0.0 10.8 11.6 501 (20.9) 52/23
MACKAY M.O 28.8 +1.3 21.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 353 (14.7) 37/18
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +0.4 20.4 +3.4 18.5 0.0 7.6 -- 308 (12.8) 37/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 +1.7 18.4 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 57/14
COOLANGATTA 26.2 +1.8 16.3 +0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 46/15
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 +0.3 14.2 -1.4 12.9 3.8 4.4 11.9 379 (15.8) 41/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 -1.1 11.0 -1.7 -- 24.0 -- -- 667 (27.8) 43/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.6 +1.5 12.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 268 (11.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 -0.9 15.0 +1.2 9.3 28.4 1.8 -- 424 (17.7) 39/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 -0.4 9.6 -2.3 -- 32.8 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 -0.9 5.3 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +4.4 5.0 -1.6 -1.0 0.0 4.0 11.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +3.3 8.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 31/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 +1.3 12.6 -0.6 8.5 0.0 6.8 12.1 404 (16.8) 44/18
RICHMOND RAAF 26.8 +2.0 5.6 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 +0.3 14.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.5 +5.1 2.7 -5.0 0.0 0.2 5.2 12.2 240 (10.0) 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.7 +3.2 3.6 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 28/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.3 +7.4 8.2 -1.6 2.7 0.0 12.0 12.5 255 (10.6) 44/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.0 +6.1 2.3 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 43/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.5 +6.1 4.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 41/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.5 +6.8 12.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.5 +5.9 6.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 587 (24.5) 55/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 +2.8 10.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 538 (22.4) 46/14
HOBART AIRPORT 26.3 +9.0 12.1 +4.6 11.3 0.2 8.0 10.9 774 (32.3) 70/09
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

42.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+14.3 : 37.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.4 : 35.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+13.3 : 33.9 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+13.1 : 36.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.7 : 28.8 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

29.5 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
28.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
27.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+10.6 : 21.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.0 : 25.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.1 : 19.6 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.7 : 13.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.4 : 17.2 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

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

11.2 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
11.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
12.1 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
12.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

-9.6 : 12.1 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.6 : 13.1 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.3 : 12.8 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.1 : 13.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-7.8 : 11.2 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-4.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.3 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

-9.2 : 5.6 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-7.9 : -4.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.5 : -1.3 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-7.0 : -1.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-6.7 : -2.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro 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.
58.0 BELLWOOD (NAMBUCCA HEADS (NAMBUCCA RESOR MidNorth Coast N NSW
54.0 ROSENTRETERS BRIDGE TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
44.8 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
41.0 CROWS NEST JOHN ST
40.6 DARWIN RIVER RIDGE N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
40.6 DARWIN RIVER RIDGE

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
54.0 ROSENTRETERS BRIDGE TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
58.0 BELLWOOD (NAMBUCCA HEADS (NAMBUCCA RESOR
44.8 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

ISLANDS

41.0 CROWS NEST JOHN ST

13.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
12.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

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10.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
8.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
7.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1980 (82.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1538 (64.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1523 (63.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1431 (59.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1180 (49.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1030 (42.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
957 (39.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
926 (38.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
906 (37.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
903 (37.6) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
890 (37.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
887 (37.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
885 (36.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
875 (36.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
875 (36.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
875 (36.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
862 (35.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
841 (35.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
821 (34.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
803 (33.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
801 (33.4) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
798 (33.3) WARRA W Coast TAS
792 (33.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
791 (33.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
788 (32.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
774 (32.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
773 (32.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
754 (31.4) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
748 (31.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
746 (31.1) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
728 (30.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
721 (30.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
718 (29.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
710 (29.6) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
699 (29.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
686 (28.6) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
652 (27.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
643 (26.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
642 (26.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
633 (26.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
621 (25.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
612 (25.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
607 (25.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
607 (25.3) ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
600 (25.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
133/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/04 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/02 WARRA W Coast TAS
94/12 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
7.6mm in 10 min to 17:00 45.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.2mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
7.4mm in 13 min to 14:30 34.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO : 95(360/ 33 ) at 13:14
NULLARBOR : 78(330/ 63 ) at 15:53
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(330/ 87 ) at 10:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 126(290/ 91 ) at 09:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(290/ 59 ) at 13:48
W Coast
WARRA : 96(340/ 50 ) at 03:30
LOW ROCKY POINT : 87(330/ 65 ) at 00:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(330/ 65 ) at 02:33