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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 1358 EST on 21/10/2013. 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

SW & S Coast

009865

WARRA JARRA

36.4

27.8

26/10/1980

35

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009967

NARRIKUP WEST

36.0

22.8

29/10/2008

18

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009987

PAYNEDALE ALERT

18.2

15.8

06/10/2005

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009990

BOYANUP NORTH

14.8

14.6

25/10/2008

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009991

DONNYBROOK EAST

18.2

18.2

06/10/2005

11

1 N Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)

15.1

14.3

12/10/2006

21

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018083

WUDINNA AERO

40.9

40.8

09/10/2013

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Central

086371

FRANKSTON AWS

30.4

30.4

26/10/1997

18

1 N Equal to record.


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 13:58EST, 21/10/2013.

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 22.0 -2.5 13.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 52/14
PERTH AIRPORT 19.8 -2.8 9.8 -0.4 8.6 14.8 2.2 9.7 417 (17.4) 41/12
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 15.3 -3.5 9.7 +0.6 -- 33.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 48/11
BUNBURY 19.2 -1.7 10.1 +0.8 -- 11.6 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 43/08
MANDURAH 19.5 -2.2 10.7 -2.6 -- 11.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 41/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +0.8 25.2 +0.3 24.8 0.0 7.6 10.4 339 (14.1) 44/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.5 +9.6 16.1 +1.3 12.5 0.0 13.0 12.4 299 (12.5) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 41.2 +17.4 19.9 +9.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 61/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.0 +11.1 18.9 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- 9.2 290 (12.1) 34/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.5 +7.6 11.5 +4.4 7.2 0.0 8.8 5.8 455 (19.0) 52/05
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +4.4 19.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 46/11
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.5 22.5 +1.9 20.6 0.2 9.6 10.7 550 (22.9) 55/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.2 22.6 +1.9 21.1 0.0 11.6 11.4 561 (23.4) 48/08
MACKAY M.O 28.9 +1.4 23.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 406 (16.9) 34/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.8 +0.2 18.3 +1.3 16.1 0.0 8.6 -- 374 (15.6) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 +2.3 16.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 39/14
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +0.6 16.3 +0.3 -- 3.4 -- -- 359 (15.0) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 +1.3 15.2 -0.4 13.4 0.0 7.6 10.0 366 (15.3) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.8 +0.5 13.3 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 603 (25.1) 46/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.1 +6.0 14.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 94 ( 3.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 +1.7 15.1 +1.3 9.9 2.4 4.6 -- 319 (13.3) 52/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.7 +0.8 12.5 +0.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 44/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.4 +5.8 11.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 39/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.2 +5.6 6.0 -0.6 0.7 0.0 6.4 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.8 +6.1 11.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 37/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.3 +5.8 15.4 +2.2 12.4 0.0 7.2 10.9 449 (18.7) 48/16
RICHMOND RAAF 31.2 +6.4 8.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.4 +2.0 16.4 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 37/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.6 +10.2 8.0 +0.3 5.7 0.0 6.2 11.9 295 (12.3) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +8.2 7.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 34/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.8 +13.9 14.9 +5.1 9.2 0.0 14.8 11.6 376 (15.7) 44/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.1 +12.2 11.6 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 41/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.3 +12.9 7.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 52/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.6 +11.9 17.3 +7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.2 +9.6 10.9 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 604 (25.2) 50/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.0 +5.0 6.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 48/12
HOBART AIRPORT 22.1 +4.8 10.8 +3.3 6.3 0.0 8.4 6.0 563 (23.5) 55/14
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

42.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
42.3 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
42.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
42.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
42.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

+17.4 : 41.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+16.0 : 39.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+15.5 : 40.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+15.4 : 40.6 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+15.0 : 41.6 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
+15.0 : 36.8 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

29.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
28.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.9 : 22.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+10.9 : 20.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+10.6 : 18.9 MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.1 : 19.9 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+9.8 : 20.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

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

12.5 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
12.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
12.8 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
13.2 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
13.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.6 : 14.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.5 : 14.5 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.4 : 15.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-10.3 : 12.8 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.9 : 12.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.9 : 13.2 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.5 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
1.7 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.1 : 2.6 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
-4.4 : 0.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 : 2.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-4.0 : 12.7 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-3.9 : 10.7 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

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.
48.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
37.8 TAMAR Lower West WA
36.4 WARRA JARRA Lower West WA
36.0 WINDRUSH Lower West WA
36.0 NARRIKUP WEST Lower West WA

12.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

6.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
5.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
5.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
5.2 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
4.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

1416 (59.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1293 (53.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1161 (48.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1018 (42.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
940 (39.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
923 (38.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
895 (37.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
884 (36.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
883 (36.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
883 (36.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
881 (36.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
878 (36.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
872 (36.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
845 (35.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
831 (34.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
810 (33.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
808 (33.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
787 (32.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
782 (32.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
759 (31.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
752 (31.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
748 (31.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
744 (31.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
743 (31.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
741 (30.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
706 (29.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
692 (28.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
692 (28.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
691 (28.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
681 (28.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
679 (28.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
675 (28.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
660 (27.5) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
653 (27.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
641 (26.7) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
634 (26.4) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
634 (26.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
623 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
618 (25.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
617 (25.7) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
611 (25.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
605 (25.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
604 (25.2) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
603 (25.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
603 (25.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
602 (25.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
600 (25.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
600 (25.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
94/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/05 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
89/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
89/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
81/11 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
81/17 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
22.6mm in 53 min to 16:00 25.6mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 24.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.2mm/h

VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 93(330/ 58 ) at 06:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(330/ 72 ) at 03:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(310/ 65 ) at 18:00