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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1403 EST on 14/10/2017. 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

WA

W Kimberley

003026

YEEDA

42.0

38.1

10/10/1954

108

1 N

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

26.8

20.0

12/10/2010

20

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

29.4

28.0

30/10/2005

17

29.0

05/12/2006

18

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070328

BOMBALA AWS

-13.0

-4.9

22/10/2006

21

-8.0

13/07/1990

23

1 P


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 14/10/2017.

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 31.4 +8.8 13.9 +3.7 10.2 0.0 6.4 9.6 524 (21.8) 61/17
BUNBURY 28.8 +7.9 11.3 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 31/09
MANDURAH 31.1 +9.4 14.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 39/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.1 27.1 +2.2 26.0 0.0 7.4 7.9 288 (12.0) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.9 -1.0 15.9 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 440 (18.3) 37/15
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 -3.8 7.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 -2.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 -0.4 9.4 +2.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 520 (21.7) 34/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.1 +2.5 23.7 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 535 (22.3) 44/01
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +2.3 22.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 35/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.9 23.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +2.9 20.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 26/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 +1.7 22.1 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 31/21
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +1.3 22.1 +5.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 318 (13.3) 48/17
COOLANGATTA 30.0 +5.6 17.6 +1.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 346 (14.4) 41/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +3.2 19.9 +4.3 17.7 0.8 1.4 8.4 366 (15.3) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.5 +3.2 16.0 +3.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 41/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.9 +3.8 11.9 -0.3 7.6 0.0 5.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 0.0 15.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.0 +1.4 13.2 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 318 (13.3) 46/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 3.6 -3.0 -4.0 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.1 +1.4 6.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 39/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.5 +3.0 14.4 +1.2 9.6 0.2 7.2 10.5 393 (16.4) 50/16
RICHMOND RAAF 28.9 +4.1 12.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 46/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 +0.1 13.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 44/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.3 -- 2.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 480 (20.0) 37/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 -0.3 4.8 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 34/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.8 11.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 31/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.8 -2.1 8.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 6.4 8.9 270 (11.3) 34/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 -2.1 7.0 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 357 (14.9) 26/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.7 -2.7 8.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 34/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.6 -1.6 8.2 -0.2 5.0 0.0 4.2 0.6 467 (19.5) 43/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 -2.0 5.4 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 464 (19.3) 34/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 -0.3 9.0 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 464 (19.3) 37/00
HOBART AIRPORT 17.4 +0.1 10.1 +2.6 6.9 0.0 8.0 9.2 723 (30.1) 65/01
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

41.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
40.4 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 31.1 MANDURAH Lower West WA
+8.9 : 31.2 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+8.9 : 34.0 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+8.8 : 31.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+8.7 : 31.9 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.4 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
28.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
28.1 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
28.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 26.1 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+7.6 : 21.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.5 : 20.7 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.3 : 28.1 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 18.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

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

3.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.2 : 4.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.1 : 3.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.6 : 7.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-4.6 : 12.7 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-4.5 : 13.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-13.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-17.9 : -13.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.1 : 2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.6 : 8.3 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
-5.5 : 6.4 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-4.9 : 5.8 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
42.0 YEEDA W Kimberley WA
40.6 SPRINGSURE CREEK JUNCTION AL Central Highlands QLD
37.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
28.8 GUYRA (GOWAN BRAE) N Tablelands W NSW
28.0 WOORARRA Central Highlands QLD

Reports not yet available

1923 (80.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1546 (64.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1404 (58.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1346 (56.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1237 (51.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1229 (51.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1208 (50.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1168 (48.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1099 (45.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1071 (44.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1015 (42.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
988 (41.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
982 (40.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
979 (40.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
964 (40.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
882 (36.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
881 (36.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
879 (36.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
875 (36.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
849 (35.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
846 (35.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
803 (33.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
790 (32.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
771 (32.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
764 (31.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
740 (30.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
723 (30.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
700 (29.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
697 (29.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
694 (28.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
686 (28.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
686 (28.6) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
681 (28.4) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
670 (27.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
657 (27.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
656 (27.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
655 (27.3) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
650 (27.1) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
647 (27.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
641 (26.7) WARRA W Coast TAS
636 (26.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
633 (26.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
632 (26.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
628 (26.2) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
625 (26.0) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
609 (25.4) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
605 (25.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
601 (25.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
600 (25.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
600 (25.0) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
120/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
120/01 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
102/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
102/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
13.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.8mm/h
TRUSCOTT
6.4mm in 7 min to 18:00 54.9mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
26.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 53.6mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 26.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 26.8mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
KALANNIE AG STATION
11.0mm in 30 min to 21:30 22.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.8mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
N Plateau
RABBIT FLAT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.0mm/h
19.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
CLERMONT AIRPORT
13.0mm in 20 min to 19:00 39.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.8mm/h
EMERALD AIRPORT
13.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h
12.0mm in 14 min to 19:14 51.4mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 25.2mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 29.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
12.8mm in 27 min to 18:00 28.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.8mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
BUNDABERG AERO
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.4mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
22.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 45.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 24.6mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 23.6mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 34.4mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 14.3mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.4mm/h
MARYBOROUGH
13.2mm in 20 min to 16:20 39.6mm/h
8.2mm in 10 min to 16:30 49.2mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 23.6mm/h
9.0mm in 26 min to 16:56 20.8mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 30.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
4.6mm in 13 min to 11:30 21.2mm/h
7.8mm in 14 min to 17:30 33.4mm/h
8.2mm in 9 min to 17:47 54.7mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 27.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 20.4mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
10.4mm in 6 min to 15:08 104.0mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 24.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.4mm/h
NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
12.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.8mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(270/ 56 ) at 04:07
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(240/ 65 ) at 06:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(320/ 95 ) at 00:30
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 113(270/ 76 ) at 00:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(260/ 58 ) at 02:28
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(260/ 65 ) at 19:01
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 100(300/ 67 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(280/ 74 ) at 05:00