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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 1359 EST on 22/10/2013. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015131

ELLIOTT

0.0

0.0

29/10/1999

13

0.0

20/03/2006

16

1 N Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Riverina E

074037

YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE

22.2

21.0

21/10/2007

15

1 N

NSW

Riverina W

075031

HAY (MILLER STREET)

23.0

22.5

13/10/2006

56

1 N

NSW

Riverina W

075041

GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS

24.8

23.0

13/10/2006

35

1 N

VIC

Upper North

081123

BENDIGO AIRPORT

17.4

16.9

13/10/2004

22

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

43.5

43.3

10/10/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Far Northwest

046012

WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS

42.5

42.0

10/10/2013

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Far Northwest

046043

WILCANNIA (REID ST)

42.4

41.7

10/10/2013

57

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Far Northwest

046126

TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT

42.1

41.4

10/10/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Lower Darling

047007

BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET)

40.0

39.7

20/10/1988

98

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048079

WANAARING POST OFFICE

41.8

40.9

20/10/2012

23

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

39.2

38.3

10/10/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Upper Darling

048245

BOURKE AIRPORT AWS

40.2

40.2

10/10/2013

15

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

41.2

39.5

10/10/2013

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Plains S

050137

CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS

37.6

36.9

10/10/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

C Tablelands S

063292

MOUNT BOYCE AWS

29.3

28.3

30/10/1990

21

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068239

MOSS VALE AWS

31.7

31.7

13/10/2004

13

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070080

TARALGA POST OFFICE

30.5

30.0

13/10/2006

53

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes N

073032

QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE

35.7

35.7

14/10/2006

44

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

36.0

36.0

10/10/2013

18

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Riverina W

075041

GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS

38.5

38.3

30/10/1990

38

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

107

93.0

28/10/2003

11

93.0

28/10/2003

11

N

NSW

CW Plains S

050137

CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS

104

83.0

03/10/2008

11

102.0

27/04/2008

11

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.
Data is as received at 13:58EST, 22/10/2013.

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 25.6 +1.1 7.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 515 (21.5) 54/17
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 -1.4 9.1 -1.1 7.0 0.2 5.0 11.9 480 (20.0) 37/04
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 15.2 -3.6 9.1 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 30/11
BUNBURY 19.6 -1.3 3.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 28/08
MANDURAH 19.1 -2.6 8.7 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.4 25.8 +0.9 25.7 0.0 7.8 9.7 329 (13.7) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.1 +10.2 20.9 +6.1 16.9 0.0 14.8 12.3 309 (12.9) 52/22
WHYALLA AERO 31.8 +8.0 17.5 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 582 (24.3) 48/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.3 +3.4 20.0 +8.5 -- 0.0 21.0 0.4 216 ( 9.0) 59/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.4 -3.5 12.7 +5.6 12.3 0.0 3.2 0.0 447 (18.6) 44/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.5 +3.9 21.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 47.2 11.0 315 (13.1) 41/07
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.5 22.2 +1.6 20.9 0.2 10.2 10.4 550 (22.9) 48/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +0.1 19.3 -1.4 17.6 0.0 11.0 9.0 492 (20.5) 52/11
MACKAY M.O 28.2 +0.7 23.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 39/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +0.4 18.9 +1.9 17.5 0.0 8.0 -- 376 (15.7) 37/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 +2.2 16.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 39/11
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +1.9 17.2 +1.2 -- 5.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 +1.6 17.5 +1.9 15.3 0.0 6.0 11.7 324 (13.5) 35/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.1 +1.8 14.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 587 (24.5) 41/03
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.2 +8.1 16.8 +4.6 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 71 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.1 +4.5 17.5 +3.7 11.3 0.0 5.8 -- 536 (22.3) 61/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +4.3 15.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 37/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 35.4 +11.8 13.8 +1.9 2.6 0.0 40.0 -- 309 (12.9) 37/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.2 +9.6 10.6 +4.0 3.3 0.0 4.0 12.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +9.3 12.3 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 43/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 32.5 +10.0 16.8 +3.6 12.8 0.0 6.2 10.3 383 (16.0) 50/17
RICHMOND RAAF 36.3 +11.5 11.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 26.9 +5.5 15.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 35/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.5 +13.1 12.0 +4.3 10.7 0.0 7.2 5.1 298 (12.4) 37/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +6.1 10.8 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 34/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +7.6 22.1 +12.3 19.1 0.0 12.6 4.4 400 (16.7) 46/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.2 +4.3 12.8 +5.3 -- 0.0 23.6 -- 313 (13.0) 31/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.2 +3.8 17.4 +11.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 31/03
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 -2.1 14.8 +5.3 11.4 0.0 21.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.6 +3.0 12.6 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 39/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 -0.6 11.2 +4.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 311 (13.0) 24/02
HOBART AIRPORT 15.7 -1.6 8.4 +0.9 7.1 2.0 5.0 4.7 400 (16.7) 31/15
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

43.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
43.3 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
42.5 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
42.4 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
42.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.1 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
42.1 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW

+15.0 : 42.4 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+15.0 : 40.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+14.7 : 42.5 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+14.6 : 41.2 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
+14.6 : 38.5 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

29.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.9 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
27.8 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+15.7 : 24.8 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+14.4 : 26.1 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+13.5 : 23.0 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+13.0 : 21.3 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+12.8 : 24.5 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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

6.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
11.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
12.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.4 : 17.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.7 : 15.4 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-7.6 : 18.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 14.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.1 : 18.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-7.1 : 22.4 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 YASS (RURAL FIRE SERVICE) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
0.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.1 : 0.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.0 : 1.3 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-5.9 : 1.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 2.3 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.7 : 3.6 BUNBURY Lower West 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.
27.4 PLEASANT VALLEY Lower West WA
24.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
24.0 DESERT FRINGE Cent Wheatbelt WA
23.0 AKOONAH Cent Wheatbelt WA
22.0 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA

12.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
12.1 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

.....

0.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1245 (51.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1076 (44.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
902 (37.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
900 (37.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
873 (36.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
785 (32.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
785 (32.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
752 (31.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
749 (31.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
722 (30.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
717 (29.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
713 (29.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
711 (29.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
687 (28.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
675 (28.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
668 (27.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
642 (26.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
641 (26.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
639 (26.6) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
633 (26.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
625 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) FORREST Eucla WA
611 (25.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
604 (25.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
604 (25.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
600 (25.0) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
107/18 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
104/18 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
93/08 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
83/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
83/01 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
5.0mm in 13 min to 17:00 23.1mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.6mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 31.6mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 28.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 9.3mm/h
NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS
4.8mm in 11 min to 18:11 26.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT)
6.0mm in 3 min to 19:19 120.0mm/h
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA
4.6mm in 11 min to 19:30 25.1mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
PERISHER VALLEY AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.6mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
THEVENARD WIND : 87( 20/ 63 ) at 06:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
COBAR AIRPORT AWS : 108( 10/ 50 ) at 19:11
CW Plains S
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS : 104(290/ 61 ) at 19:14
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(290/ 69 ) at 09:29
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 78(340/ 63 ) at 03:00