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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
Weather, Climate and Site News

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For weather news as it breaks, the sites on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page are recommended.


Provisional records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has not been validated, but obvious errors have been corrected. The records are based on data received as at 1405 EST on 23/09/2018. 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 minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010622

ONGERUP

16.6

14.9

11/09/2006

51

1 S C Suspect - about 5° above other minima in the area - likely observer error. Await BoM validation.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

37.0

36.6

26/09/2001

24

1 N C

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

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

19.5

18.7

13/09/2006

11

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039123

GLADSTONE RADAR

28.2

27.5

06/09/2007

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 14:04EST, 23/09/2018.

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 28.2 +8.1 7.8 -1.1 4.9 0.0 3.4 10.8 315 (13.1) 35/16
BUNBURY 24.4 +6.0 7.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 21/08
MANDURAH 24.2 +5.3 11.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 39/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.2 21.8 -1.2 20.8 0.0 7.4 11.0 243 (10.1) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.4 -0.8 4.9 -5.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 48/15
WHYALLA AERO 28.4 +6.9 6.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 43/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.4 +3.4 7.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 +0.3 6.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.3 +2.1 15.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 34/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.3 21.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 653 (27.2) 57/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 52/12
MACKAY M.O 25.6 +0.4 20.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 46/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 -0.8 14.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 43/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 +0.6 11.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 516 (21.5) 48/10
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.6 12.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 41/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -1.1 11.6 -1.1 9.9 0.0 7.8 10.2 411 (17.1) 31/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.1 -0.1 10.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 569 (23.7) 41/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.5 +3.1 9.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 5.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.5 -1.0 5.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 +2.3 5.8 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 28/16
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +2.9 -0.2 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 35/14
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 16.7 +1.9 0.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 39/12
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.7 +3.4 3.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 37/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 +3.3 9.7 -0.7 8.0 0.0 5.2 7.9 304 (12.7) 39/16
RICHMOND RAAF 27.0 +4.3 4.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 26/11
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -0.2 10.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 46/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.5 +4.9 1.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 41/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +3.8 3.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 35/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.7 +7.3 6.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 3.6 11.0 139 ( 5.8) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.6 +5.2 1.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.1 +5.3 1.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 35/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 20.2 +3.6 4.8 -2.2 2.8 0.0 2.6 10.8 271 (11.3) 37/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 +1.5 0.0 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.7 5.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +3.2 8.8 +2.8 2.6 0.0 7.2 3.2 567 (23.6) 48/13
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

39.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
39.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.9 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT

+12.7 : 33.9 EYRE Eucla WA
+10.8 : 31.1 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.5 : 31.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.4 : 29.5 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.4 : 30.8 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.1 : 16.6 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 14.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.8 : 10.7 DOVER Southeast TAS
+5.6 : 17.7 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+5.5 : 20.1 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD

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

4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.0 : 17.3 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-2.7 : 16.4 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
-2.7 : 11.6 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-2.4 : 9.7 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-2.3 : 6.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-2.3 : 29.3 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT

-3.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-2.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-2.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.1 : -1.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-5.9 : 4.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.7 : 0.0 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-5.6 : -2.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 : 2.8 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-5.5 : 0.6 BEGA AWS South Coast 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.
26.0 HOWARD ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
7.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 MARRARA N Rivers NT
4.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
3.4 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS

Reports not yet available

1415 (59.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1195 (49.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1144 (47.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1142 (47.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1100 (45.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
995 (41.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
960 (40.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
925 (38.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
923 (38.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
914 (38.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
884 (36.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
876 (36.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
868 (36.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
857 (35.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
830 (34.6) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
828 (34.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
821 (34.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
786 (32.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
783 (32.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
757 (31.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
751 (31.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
706 (29.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
681 (28.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
677 (28.2) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
676 (28.2) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
674 (28.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
672 (28.0) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
653 (27.2) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
651 (27.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
649 (27.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
648 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
645 (26.9) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
637 (26.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
632 (26.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
625 (26.0) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
622 (25.9) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
617 (25.7) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
102/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/08 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
87/12 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
81/12 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/11 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast 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.
None reported

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(***/ 78 ) at 12:48
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 89(270/ 65 ) at 10:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 87(310/ 67 ) at 12:30