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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1402 EST on 05/10/2017. 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

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

65.2

57.0

21/10/2004

14

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

541.2

233.0

12/10/2012

20

233.0

12/10/2012

21

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

12.5

13.0

27/10/2007

15

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012239

BULGA DOWNS

15.5

17.1

03/10/2011

11

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

W Gascoyne

006105

SHARK BAY AIRPORT

31.8

31.5

31/10/2003

11

1 N

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

27.2

24.9

22/10/2007

11

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, 05/10/2017.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 20.0 -2.6 7.3 -2.9 4.4 0.0 6.0 9.4 592 (24.7) 55/08
BUNBURY 17.2 -3.7 5.2 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 41/22
MANDURAH 18.8 -2.9 9.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 43/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.2 25.0 +0.1 24.8 0.0 6.8 9.2 294 (12.3) 30/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +2.9 10.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 33.7 +9.9 12.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 59/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.0 +8.1 16.8 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 43/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 +4.7 6.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 57/18
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.9 +2.3 18.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.2 21.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.4 23.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +2.9 22.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +2.5 20.8 +3.8 -- 12.6 -- -- 269 (11.2) 39/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +1.3 20.2 +3.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 279 (11.6) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +1.7 17.7 +1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 245 (10.2) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 +0.3 18.3 +2.7 17.6 8.0 2.0 8.4 271 (11.3) 31/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.0 +1.7 14.6 +1.9 -- 5.4 -- -- 351 (14.6) 43/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.9 +3.8 12.2 0.0 7.5 0.0 3.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +0.9 13.7 +1.8 -- 4.4 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 24/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.3 -0.3 11.7 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 260 (10.8) 34/12
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.1 +4.4 8.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 26/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 -0.6 15.0 +1.8 11.0 0.0 3.6 8.7 412 (17.2) 44/05
RICHMOND RAAF 27.3 +2.5 10.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 -1.4 14.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 35/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 35/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 +5.6 4.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +3.7 5.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.9 +7.0 8.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 6.9 8.8 190 ( 7.9) 35/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.4 +5.5 6.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.2 +5.8 8.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 28/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.3 +7.1 5.3 -3.1 2.8 0.0 4.2 10.1 315 (13.1) 39/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.8 +6.2 5.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 35/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.4 +2.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 28/17
HOBART AIRPORT 11.1 -6.2 9.3 +1.8 7.3 0.8 4.8 0.0 492 (20.5) 41/23
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

40.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
40.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.6 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 30.1 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.9 : 33.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.6 : 31.4 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.6 : 29.7 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.5 : 28.9 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA

27.3 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+9.5 : 19.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.3 : 18.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 16.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.3 : 17.3 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+7.3 : 17.4 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

4.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
5.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.6 WARRA W Coast TAS
8.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
9.4 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-14.5 : 15.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-12.6 : 15.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-12.3 : 14.8 FORREST Eucla WA
-9.7 : 12.7 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.6 : 13.5 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.6 : 13.5 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA

-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 OMEO Upper NE VIC
0.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
0.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8 : 0.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.7 : 5.2 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-5.9 : 1.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-5.8 : 0.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-5.6 : 3.1 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
541.2 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
78.8 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
68.0 LANDSBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
62.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
65.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO
Wide Bay/Burnett
78.8 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
68.0 LANDSBOROUGH
62.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM
54.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE
53.0 LINDFIELD

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
541.2 ULLADULLA AWS

Reports not yet available

1151 (48.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
882 (36.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
867 (36.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
864 (36.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
841 (35.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
834 (34.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
762 (31.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
756 (31.5) FORREST Eucla WA
750 (31.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
748 (31.2) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
723 (30.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
717 (29.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
715 (29.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
712 (29.7) DALWALLINU Central West WA
704 (29.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
701 (29.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
691 (28.8) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
684 (28.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
676 (28.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
653 (27.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
652 (27.2) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
649 (27.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
635 (26.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
632 (26.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
626 (26.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
619 (25.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
618 (25.8) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
612 (25.5) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
607 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
602 (25.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
80/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/08 BICKLEY Lower West WA
76/21 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
70/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
68/10 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
68/22 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.0mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
22.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.0mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
65.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 130.4mm/h
65.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 65.2mm/h
65.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 65.2mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
78.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 157.6mm/h
78.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 78.8mm/h
78.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 78.8mm/h
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
12.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.6mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 21.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 14.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.8mm/h
45.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 90.4mm/h
45.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 45.2mm/h
45.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 45.2mm/h
MARYBOROUGH
8.8mm in 24 min to 09:24 22.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
16.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
14.6mm in 8 min to 09:08 109.5mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
18.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 37.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.6mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.6mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
37.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 74.8mm/h
37.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 37.4mm/h
37.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 37.4mm/h
REDCLIFFE
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
28.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 57.6mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 28.8mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
BRISBANE WEST WELLCAMP AIRPORT
18.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 37.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.6mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.6mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 76(190/ 65 ) at 22:42
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(330/ 63 ) at 00:30