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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

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available, with some not available until the next day. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

For weather news as it breaks that is tagged and organised, use the links on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page.


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 1404 EST on 01/11/2017. 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 grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031108

WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION

21.1

20.7

23/10/1975

46

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200001

MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

23.3

23.0

30/10/2017

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

ISL

Islands

200839

LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

21.7

20.9

27/10/1998

25

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--west

067019

PROSPECT RESERVOIR

0.0

4.5

08/10/1998

47

1 N

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

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

21.4

21.2

09/10/2006

11

1 N


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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 14:03EST, 01/11/2017.

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 29.3 +6.7 8.7 -1.5 7.1 0.0 10.4 12.2 364 (15.2) 39/14
BUNBURY 24.2 +3.3 10.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 31/23
MANDURAH 25.0 +3.3 14.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 -1.0 26.8 +1.9 26.6 0.2 7.4 6.6 233 ( 9.7) 52/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.0 -2.9 12.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 48/09
WHYALLA AERO 20.3 -3.5 9.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 536 (22.3) 30/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 -1.8 7.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 -1.7 4.4 -2.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 401 (16.7) 37/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.6 -1.0 20.0 +1.5 -- 6.8 -- -- 489 (20.4) 44/03
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 24.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +1.6 25.3 +4.6 -- 1.8 -- -- -- 35/11
MACKAY M.O 33.1 +5.6 24.7 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 54/18
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.4 +0.8 18.9 +1.9 -- 27.2 -- -- 301 (12.5) 31/09
BUNDABERG AERO 30.7 +3.8 18.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 480 (20.0) 35/10
COOLANGATTA 25.5 +1.1 20.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) 46/08
BRISBANE AERO 28.1 +2.7 21.2 +5.6 17.6 0.0 7.8 11.2 569 (23.7) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 -1.4 12.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 48/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 -2.2 8.9 -3.3 3.4 0.0 10.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.5 14.0 +2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 483 (20.1) 61/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 -3.3 13.1 +1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 588 (24.5) 57/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.8 -2.8 3.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 6.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.7 -3.0 5.2 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 48/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.8 -3.7 12.4 -0.8 10.0 0.0 12.0 10.1 835 (34.8) 61/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.3 -1.5 11.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) 41/16
BELLAMBI AWS 17.8 -3.6 11.0 -2.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 752 (31.3) 61/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.7 -- 3.6 -- -- 12.8 -- -- 496 (20.7) 34/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.0 -1.4 4.5 -3.2 -- 3.4 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -2.5 3.6 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 37/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.2 -1.7 5.4 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- 12.3 390 (16.3) 31/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.8 -3.1 2.8 -4.7 -- 5.2 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 34/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 -2.3 2.4 -4.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 268 (11.2) 39/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.9 -2.3 5.2 -3.2 2.6 3.6 3.0 6.9 427 (17.8) 35/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 -4.0 1.5 -4.7 -- 2.2 -- -- 309 (12.9) 35/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.4 +2.4 2.8 -4.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 31/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +1.6 6.4 -1.1 3.0 0.2 4.6 11.7 454 (18.9) 34/12
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 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
43.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
43.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
42.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
42.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.8 : 38.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+10.2 : 35.3 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+9.9 : 37.9 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+9.6 : 34.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 32.7 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.5 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT

+7.1 : 27.4 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
+7.0 : 19.7 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+6.4 : 23.7 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+6.4 : 27.5 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
+6.4 : 27.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

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

1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.3 : 10.9 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-6.3 : 22.9 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-6.2 : 8.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-6.1 : 23.2 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.1 : 10.1 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

-5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.7 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-12.1 : 0.0 PROSPECT RESERVOIR Sydney--west NSW
-6.6 : 0.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.5 : 2.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.4 : -1.4 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-6.4 : 5.3 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-6.4 : -0.2 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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.
45.0 ATHERTON SOLAR CRESCENT N Coast--Barron QLD
34.0 CRYSTAL BROOK Central Coast E QLD
33.6 MERLIN MINE N Rivers NT
32.2 WESTWOOD TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
32.2 WARATAH (MOUNT ROAD) W Coast TAS

Reports not yet available

1292 (53.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1044 (43.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1028 (42.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
923 (38.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
921 (38.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
901 (37.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
859 (35.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
851 (35.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
849 (35.4) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
835 (34.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
776 (32.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
755 (31.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
752 (31.3) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
728 (30.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
726 (30.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
711 (29.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
711 (29.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
706 (29.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
704 (29.3) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
702 (29.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
696 (29.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
681 (28.4) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
681 (28.4) COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
676 (28.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
676 (28.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
674 (28.1) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
662 (27.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
661 (27.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
659 (27.5) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
657 (27.4) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
655 (27.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
655 (27.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
651 (27.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
649 (27.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
645 (26.9) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
644 (26.8) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
643 (26.8) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
642 (26.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
639 (26.6) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
637 (26.5) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
635 (26.5) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
635 (26.5) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
628 (26.2) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
625 (26.0) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
621 (25.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
618 (25.8) MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
617 (25.7) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
616 (25.7) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
614 (25.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
602 (25.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
85/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
78/12 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
74/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/23 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
72/11 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
72/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
7.4mm in 21 min to 18:56 21.1mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
6.2mm in 11 min to 16:30 33.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
9.4mm in 7 min to 00:00 80.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.2mm/h
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
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
LAKE JULIUS AWS
22.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 45.6mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.8mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.8mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
22.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 45.6mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.8mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 19:09 84.0mm/h
10.8mm in 8 min to 19:17 81.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 21.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
5.4mm in 4 min to 18:11 81.0mm/h
4.2mm in 3 min to 18:14 84.0mm/h
24.8mm in 16 min to 18:30 93.0mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 35.4mm/h
37.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 37.8mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
8.0mm in 20 min to 15:00 24.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.8mm/h
Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
11.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
27.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 54.4mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.2mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.2mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
20.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.0mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
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
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
9.0mm in 12 min to 15:42 45.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.8mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 18:30 32.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 78(180/ 65 ) at 10:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(240/ 72 ) at 00:14
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 72(250/ 65 ) at 00:25
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(310/ 65 ) at 00:30