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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1407 EST on 04/10/2018. 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 daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

34.1

33.1

20/10/2007

11

33.2

09/09/2010

12

1 N


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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 14:06EST, 04/10/2018.

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 20.4 -2.2 13.5 +3.3 11.5 0.0 5.4 10.7 621 (25.9) 74/23
BUNBURY 21.0 +0.1 10.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 50/14
MANDURAH 22.3 +0.6 12.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 46/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.0 23.9 -1.0 23.5 0.0 9.2 11.0 379 (15.8) 39/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.3 +3.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 52/14
WHYALLA AERO 19.1 -4.7 14.6 +4.0 -- 4.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 55/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.7 -2.2 14.4 +2.9 -- 4.6 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 -0.6 9.9 +2.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 43/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 +0.5 18.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 37/08
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 -1.7 19.3 -1.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 644 (26.8) 44/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 -1.3 16.6 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 44/11
MACKAY M.O 25.8 -1.7 21.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 35/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -2.6 13.8 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 37/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 -1.2 14.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 35/09
COOLANGATTA 23.3 -1.1 10.9 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 30/19
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 -1.6 11.6 -4.0 10.2 0.0 7.0 11.4 351 (14.6) 34/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.9 +0.6 9.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 526 (21.9) 41/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.4 +1.3 13.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.5 7.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 34/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.9 +5.3 9.0 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 39/12
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -1.2 8.7 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 26/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 16.2 -1.6 8.4 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 34/07
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.3 -0.4 12.8 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 37/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.2 +4.7 13.9 +0.7 11.4 0.0 7.0 4.2 518 (21.6) 30/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.2 +3.4 8.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 28/13
BELLAMBI AWS 26.0 +4.6 13.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 52/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.6 -- 6.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 46/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.3 -1.1 12.0 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 52/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.2 -0.3 10.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 43/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.4 +2.5 16.9 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- 6.3 370 (15.4) 43/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.2 +1.3 13.6 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 43/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.0 +0.6 10.3 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 44/23
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.1 -0.1 15.2 +6.8 10.8 0.0 8.8 1.5 540 (22.5) 55/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 -0.6 9.8 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 41/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.5 +3.5 8.6 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 37/17
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 -1.8 11.0 +3.5 8.8 0.4 3.6 5.9 301 (12.5) 59/12
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

40.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
39.8 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
39.5 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
39.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+7.6 : 26.5 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
+6.4 : 22.8 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
+6.1 : 24.3 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+5.9 : 39.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.6 : 25.0 NAROOMA (MARINE RESCUE) South Coast NSW
+5.6 : 21.4 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS

26.5 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.6 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.5 : 18.8 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+10.2 : 19.5 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+10.2 : 19.7 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+9.9 : 16.5 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
+9.8 : 16.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.4 : 22.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 15.8 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-6.7 : 18.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.6 : 18.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-6.3 : 15.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
-6.3 : 14.0 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC

1.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
1.9 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
2.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-7.1 : 15.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-7.0 : 6.4 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-6.9 : 6.4 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.7 : 6.0 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North 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.
128.0 COLDSTREAM COMPARISON E Central VIC
26.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
14.6 BROKEN HILL (LANGWELL) Lower Darling NSW
13.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.4 KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
12.4 KADINA AWS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
14.6 BROKEN HILL (LANGWELL)

VICTORIA
E Central
128.0 COLDSTREAM COMPARISON

TASMANIA
W Coast
13.4 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS
Islands
26.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1069 (44.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1033 (43.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1016 (42.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
949 (39.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
901 (37.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
891 (37.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
879 (36.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
834 (34.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
818 (34.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
815 (34.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
802 (33.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
779 (32.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
768 (32.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
767 (32.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
754 (31.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
751 (31.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
748 (31.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
715 (29.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
711 (29.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
709 (29.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
690 (28.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
683 (28.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
679 (28.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
677 (28.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
653 (27.2) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
650 (27.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
644 (26.8) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
639 (26.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
628 (26.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
625 (26.0) BICKLEY Lower West WA
623 (26.0) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
622 (25.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
621 (25.9) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
621 (25.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
605 (25.2) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
604 (25.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
109/18 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
94/15 WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
85/11 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
83/05 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
81/02 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
81/07 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.
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
39.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
5.0mm in 15 min to 23:00 20.0mm/h
WHITE CLIFFS AWS
1.8mm in 1 min to 15:12 108.0mm/h
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
3.0mm in 1 min to 18:57 180.0mm/h
7.4mm in 3 min to 19:00 148.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.0mm/h
16.2mm in 5 min to 19:05 194.4mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 31.8mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 10.7mm/h
INKERMAN
21.8mm in 30 min to 20:30 43.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 21.8mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 27.0mm/h
TANDOU
12.6mm in 30 min to 21:30 25.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.4mm/h
SW Slopes S
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS
7.8mm in 16 min to 13:52 29.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.0mm/h
Riverina E
KAPOOKA (DEFENCE)
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
GOOSEBERRY HILL : 95( 90/ 58 ) at 09:48
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WHITE CLIFFS AWS : 95(340/ 74 ) at 15:11
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS : 109(250/ 78 ) at 19:00
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(310/ 67 ) at 12:08
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(250/ 67 ) at 16:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(200/ 72 ) at 07:00