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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 has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1443 EST on 29/10/2013. 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014013

GERIATRIC PARK

127.2

93.2

22/10/1998

17

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003003

BROOME AIRPORT

28.6

28.6

27/10/2013

75

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

WA

W Kimberley

003096

WEST ROEBUCK

27.0

27.0

27/10/2013

15

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


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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 14:43EST, 29/10/2013.

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 32.2 +7.7 13.8 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 52/17
PERTH AIRPORT 29.3 +6.7 14.3 +4.1 12.7 0.0 7.0 12.6 495 (20.6) 55/03
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.9 +1.1 8.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 41/14
BUNBURY 24.3 +3.4 12.5 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 34/16
MANDURAH 25.4 +3.7 15.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 34/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +0.9 23.9 -1.0 24.0 0.2 5.2 9.6 301 (12.5) 50/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.8 +7.9 14.7 -0.1 12.7 0.0 11.6 12.6 220 ( 9.2) 46/20
WHYALLA AERO 20.9 -2.9 13.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 505 (21.0) 57/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.6 -1.3 12.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 13.6 7.4 286 (11.9) 46/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -2.9 9.9 +2.8 9.4 8.8 1.2 0.6 296 (12.3) 52/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.8 +5.2 16.6 -1.9 15.1 0.0 12.0 11.0 282 (11.8) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +1.7 22.1 +1.5 19.8 0.0 9.2 11.2 423 (17.6) 44/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +1.0 24.5 +3.8 22.9 0.0 11.2 11.7 512 (21.3) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 30.2 +2.7 23.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 286 (11.9) 28/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +2.5 19.6 +2.6 17.6 0.0 8.0 -- 241 (10.0) 37/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +2.0 17.4 +0.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 298 (12.4) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +1.9 15.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 +1.0 18.2 +2.6 14.9 0.0 9.6 10.3 374 (15.6) 48/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.8 +3.5 13.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 43/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.9 +5.8 11.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 100 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +3.5 15.6 +1.8 8.0 0.0 6.0 7.8 351 (14.6) 61/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +3.3 11.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 41/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.0 +5.4 12.1 +0.2 9.8 0.0 4.8 8.3 325 (13.5) 43/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.8 +4.2 6.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0 6.0 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.9 +7.2 10.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 55/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 +0.8 16.1 +2.9 14.9 1.2 3.2 5.7 455 (19.0) 50/09
RICHMOND RAAF 27.0 +2.2 15.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 +0.3 15.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 31/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 +5.6 10.8 +3.1 8.0 2.4 5.8 9.2 262 (10.9) 35/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +3.1 10.6 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 30/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.5 +1.6 15.2 +5.4 13.4 0.2 5.2 11.0 405 (16.9) 57/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.2 +4.3 11.2 +3.7 -- 1.4 13.4 -- 189 ( 7.9) 46/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.5 +2.1 10.5 +4.1 -- 1.4 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 50/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 -1.5 11.3 +1.8 8.1 0.0 6.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 +1.0 8.3 +2.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 44/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 -1.0 6.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 +3.3 4.5 -3.0 1.6 0.0 3.0 10.3 343 (14.3) 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

44.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
42.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.4 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

+10.4 : 36.9 ENEABBA Central West WA
+10.3 : 36.4 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+10.0 : 37.2 MULLEWA Central West WA
+9.7 : 37.1 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+9.6 : 36.2 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.6 : 26.6 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.6 : 19.8 MULLEWA Central West WA
+8.1 : 26.3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+8.1 : 19.5 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+7.8 : 26.0 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

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

8.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.2 : 12.9 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
-4.8 : 19.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.6 : 14.8 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-4.0 : 19.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
-4.0 : 13.8 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC

-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.9 : 2.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.6 : 12.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.8 : 0.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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.
127.2 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT
47.4 MONA VALE GOLF CLUB Sydney--east NSW
41.2 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.0 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD) Sydney--east NSW
38.6 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
127.2 GERIATRIC PARK

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
41.2 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
47.4 MONA VALE GOLF CLUB
41.0 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
38.6 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB)

12.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
12.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
12.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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4.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
4.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

927 (38.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
916 (38.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
862 (35.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
811 (33.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
784 (32.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
774 (32.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
703 (29.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
675 (28.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
645 (26.9) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
629 (26.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
621 (25.9) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
603 (25.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
602 (25.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
83/23 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
83/22 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
76/12 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
76/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

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
Central West
MOORA AG STATION
300.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 600.4mm/h
300.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 300.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
18.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 36.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 18.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 20.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
13.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.4mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 05:30 29.2mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 21.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 14.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
27.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 27.0mm/h
13.0mm in 32 min to 23:32 24.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(150/ 67 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 69(320/ 63 ) at 21:00