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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 1525 EST on 28/10/2013. 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

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

6.0

3.0

15/10/1975

39

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003003

BROOME AIRPORT

28.6

27.9

28/10/1991

75

1 N

WA

W Kimberley

003096

WEST ROEBUCK

27.0

26.8

28/10/2004

15

1 P


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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 15:24EST, 28/10/2013.

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 27.9 +3.4 12.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 35/16
PERTH AIRPORT 28.8 +6.2 15.0 +4.8 12.5 0.0 6.2 12.4 375 (15.6) 39/16
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.4 +0.6 13.0 +3.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 299 (12.5) 48/19
BUNBURY 23.7 +2.8 11.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 28/14
MANDURAH 24.3 +2.6 14.8 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 34/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.2 25.2 +0.3 25.1 5.8 7.0 8.5 261 (10.9) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.8 +3.9 9.1 -5.7 6.1 0.0 12.0 12.7 265 (11.0) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 32.1 +8.3 12.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 61/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.2 +3.3 14.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- 3.8 186 ( 7.8) 46/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -1.9 6.6 -0.5 4.1 0.0 3.4 2.8 236 ( 9.8) 26/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.8 +5.2 25.0 +6.5 21.7 0.0 46.2 12.0 506 (21.1) 41/03
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.5 22.0 +1.4 20.4 0.0 9.8 11.6 433 (18.0) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +1.3 22.4 +1.7 20.3 0.0 9.8 11.3 389 (16.2) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 29.6 +2.1 20.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.5 241 (10.0) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +3.0 19.6 +2.6 18.0 0.0 7.4 -- 187 ( 7.8) 35/17
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 +2.3 18.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 39/14
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +1.9 16.5 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 368 (15.3) 41/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +0.8 18.2 +2.6 17.1 0.0 7.8 11.5 457 (19.0) 35/03
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 +0.4 11.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 50/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.2 +3.1 8.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 +0.2 12.0 -1.8 5.1 0.0 5.6 -- 314 (13.1) 35/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +0.1 10.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 34/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 -0.6 8.5 -3.4 3.4 0.0 25.6 -- 309 (12.9) 39/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.2 +0.6 2.4 -4.2 -6.5 0.0 4.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +2.3 3.1 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 46/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 +0.6 14.5 +1.3 10.7 0.0 6.0 9.1 432 (18.0) 41/15
RICHMOND RAAF 26.7 +1.9 9.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 50/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 +0.1 14.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +2.3 1.6 -6.1 0.4 0.0 6.0 11.3 287 (12.0) 30/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.3 -0.2 5.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.0 +3.1 10.1 +0.3 5.0 0.0 8.0 6.1 257 (10.7) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.7 -0.2 4.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 24/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.3 -0.1 3.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 24/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 -1.5 9.9 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -0.1 4.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 26/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 +1.8 3.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 26/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 8.0 +0.5 5.3 0.0 5.2 10.7 542 (22.6) 44/11
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

43.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
41.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
41.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
41.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+9.6 : 36.8 MULLEWA Central West WA
+9.6 : 33.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.8 : 31.5 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+8.6 : 34.7 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.6 : 30.8 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

28.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.5 : 19.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.4 : 21.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.6 : 25.6 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.7 : 25.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.6 : 23.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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

6.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 31.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-6.2 : 15.2 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-5.9 : 14.5 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-5.6 : 13.1 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA

-3.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

-8.5 : 5.3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-7.4 : 0.1 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-7.1 : 7.5 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-6.8 : -1.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.7 : 11.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.7 : 2.8 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
-6.7 : -1.5 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-6.7 : -0.5 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S 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.
63.4 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
36.8 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
36.6 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
31.0 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE) North Coast NSW
29.8 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
63.4 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
36.8 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
36.6 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
31.0 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)

ISLANDS
Islands
29.8 NORTH EAST ISLAND

12.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

3.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

1384 (57.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1280 (53.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1247 (52.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1131 (47.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1068 (44.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
995 (41.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
964 (40.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
954 (39.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
877 (36.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
876 (36.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
875 (36.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
861 (35.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
825 (34.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
753 (31.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
743 (31.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
742 (30.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
704 (29.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
699 (29.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
673 (28.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
660 (27.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
632 (26.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) FORREST Eucla WA
606 (25.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
93/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/22 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
76/16 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
76/14 CLEVE AERODROME 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
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
3.2mm in 2 min to 17:30 96.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
E Pilbara
ROEBOURNE AERO
8.2mm in 22 min to 04:00 22.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.2mm in 30 min to 01:30 20.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.3mm/h
11.2mm in 9 min to 18:00 74.7mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.8mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
5.8mm in 4 min to 16:22 87.0mm/h
1.6mm in 1 min to 16:23 96.0mm/h
8.6mm in 7 min to 16:30 73.7mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
21.4mm in 30 min to 15:30 42.8mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
13.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 27.2mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 20.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 20.4mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 07:30 23.2mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 18.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
28.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 57.6mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 28.8mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.6mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.7mm/h
MARYBOROUGH
1.6mm in 1 min to 13:52 96.0mm/h
9.6mm in 8 min to 14:00 72.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
29.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 29.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(240/ 67 ) at 00:16
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(300/ 65 ) at 02:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(240/ 65 ) at 03:30