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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 1403 EST on 27/10/2013. 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 minimum temperature

VIC

W Gippsland

085283

WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR)

0.8

1.5

28/10/1998

20

1 N


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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 14:01EST, 27/10/2013.

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 25.4 +0.9 14.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 43/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +3.0 11.9 +1.7 9.5 0.0 6.8 8.8 277 (11.5) 35/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.5 -1.3 14.1 +5.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 450 (18.8) 35/07
BUNBURY 25.0 +4.1 11.8 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 26/14
MANDURAH 23.4 +1.7 16.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 31/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.2 20.5 -4.4 21.2 17.4 9.2 9.3 264 (11.0) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 +1.5 8.0 -6.8 4.3 0.0 11.6 12.7 290 (12.1) 43/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.1 -0.7 6.3 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 28/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 +0.9 7.0 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -3.3 9.2 +2.1 8.4 0.6 2.0 1.6 435 (18.1) 31/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.3 +3.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 43/21
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +2.5 21.9 +1.3 20.4 0.0 8.2 11.6 406 (16.9) 41/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +1.5 23.0 +2.3 20.6 0.0 10.2 11.7 415 (17.3) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 29.9 +2.4 21.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 298 (12.4) 28/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.2 +2.6 21.3 +4.3 20.6 0.0 7.2 -- 360 (15.0) 31/07
BUNDABERG AERO 30.3 +3.4 18.2 +1.7 -- 4.8 -- -- 381 (15.9) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 26.6 +2.2 15.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 41/23
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +1.9 15.3 -0.3 14.1 0.0 7.6 11.9 359 (15.0) 41/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.4 +2.1 13.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 39/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 +1.6 9.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 0.0 14.5 +0.7 6.9 0.0 6.1 -- 389 (16.2) 28/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -0.1 10.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 46/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.9 -0.7 9.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 50/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 -0.6 4.4 -2.2 -3.2 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -0.5 5.3 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 46/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.1 -0.4 12.8 -0.4 8.9 0.0 8.8 11.6 492 (20.5) 43/10
RICHMOND RAAF 26.1 +1.3 6.2 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.3 -1.1 13.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 34/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.1 +0.7 1.0 -6.7 -1.2 0.0 5.4 12.2 260 (10.8) 43/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.8 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 37/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.4 +0.5 5.5 -4.3 1.0 0.0 7.0 -- 260 (10.8) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.5 -1.4 6.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 41/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.5 -1.9 1.8 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 39/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 -2.5 10.2 +0.7 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 -3.5 5.5 -0.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 373 (15.5) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.0 0.0 8.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 39/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.4 -1.9 8.5 +1.0 3.9 0.0 7.2 11.9 751 (31.3) 67/23
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

42.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
41.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
41.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+15.0 : 38.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.0 : 37.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.5 : 35.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.7 : 36.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.8 : 31.6 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.4 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.1 : 21.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 23.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.1 : 25.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.9 : 18.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.6 : 18.1 FORREST Eucla WA

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

1.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.4 : 15.0 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
-8.0 : 27.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-6.8 : 1.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-6.8 : 4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.8 : 6.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.1 : -4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.6 : 2.0 HARVEY Lower West WA
-7.4 : 0.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.3 : 7.1 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.2 : 2.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-7.2 : -1.2 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N 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.
55.0 SHOAL BAY N Rivers NT
52.2 WARRA W Coast TAS
47.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
46.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
42.4 CATAMARAN Southeast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
55.0 SHOAL BAY

TASMANIA
Southeast
42.4 CATAMARAN
W Coast
52.2 WARRA
47.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
46.4 MOUNT READ

12.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
12.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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3.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1989 (82.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1715 (71.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1627 (67.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1473 (61.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1318 (54.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1242 (51.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1234 (51.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1232 (51.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1224 (51.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1186 (49.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1184 (49.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1107 (46.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1006 (41.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
979 (40.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
939 (39.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
935 (39.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
883 (36.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
857 (35.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
848 (35.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
825 (34.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
812 (33.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
808 (33.7) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
785 (32.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
779 (32.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
761 (31.7) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
755 (31.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
754 (31.4) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
731 (30.5) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
719 (30.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
717 (29.9) GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
716 (29.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
713 (29.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
712 (29.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
694 (28.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
693 (28.9) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
692 (28.8) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
688 (28.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
685 (28.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
682 (28.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
664 (27.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
645 (26.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
627 (26.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
625 (26.0) OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
615 (25.6) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
603 (25.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
602 (25.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
601 (25.0) WARRA W Coast TAS
118/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
115/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/02 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
93/23 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.4mm in 6 min to 03:10 64.0mm/h
7.4mm in 5 min to 03:15 88.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 17.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 17.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.7mm/h
1.6mm in 1 min to 23:48 96.0mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
6.0mm in 14 min to 20:14 25.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
9.6mm in 19 min to 22:25 30.3mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.0mm/h
8.6mm in 5 min to 22:35 103.2mm/h
2.0mm in 1 min to 22:36 120.0mm/h
8.2mm in 3 min to 22:39 164.0mm/h
36.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 36.2mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 23.2mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
5.8mm in 13 min to 22:30 26.8mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
7.8mm in 5 min to 23:17 93.6mm/h
8.4mm in 7 min to 23:24 72.0mm/h
8.2mm in 6 min to 23:30 82.0mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 32.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
10.6mm in 7 min to 10:30 90.9mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.2mm/h
7.8mm in 22 min to 10:52 21.3mm/h
7.4mm in 8 min to 11:00 55.5mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 28.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 16.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 10.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(250/ 65 ) at 09:35
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 85(250/ 69 ) at 00:00
CAPE GRIM : 72(230/ 63 ) at 05:50
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(290/ 83 ) at 01:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(250/ 76 ) at 00:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 95(270/ 78 ) at 03:31
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 80(250/ 69 ) at 00:43
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 87(250/ 65 ) at 05:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(290/ 72 ) at 01:21
MOUNT READ : 74(240/ 63 ) at 01:11
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 111(270/100 ) at 04:31