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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 1406 EST on 22/10/2018. 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 rainfall

NSW

NW Slopes N

054038

NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS

32.4

23.0

12/10/2001

17

1 N C

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Darling Downs E

041529

TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT

109

93.0

24/10/2005

20

N C


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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 14:06EST, 22/10/2018.

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 21.1 -1.5 14.3 +4.1 12.1 0.0 3.0 7.5 435 (18.1) 50/11
BUNBURY 19.4 -1.5 14.1 +4.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 535 (22.3) 48/06
MANDURAH 20.2 -1.5 15.1 +1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 632 (26.3) 54/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +1.4 26.8 +1.9 26.4 1.2 7.0 10.5 329 (13.7) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.1 +1.2 10.1 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 34/08
WHYALLA AERO 27.3 +3.5 6.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 50/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.3 +2.4 7.6 -3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.6 +0.7 6.5 -0.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 399 (16.6) 30/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.3 +1.7 21.7 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 34/02
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +1.0 21.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +0.8 23.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 30.9 +3.4 20.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 28/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +3.4 18.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 31/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +2.1 17.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 35/11
COOLANGATTA 26.6 +2.2 19.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +1.9 18.6 +3.0 17.9 0.0 4.8 5.6 370 (15.4) 70/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.5 -2.8 15.1 +2.4 -- 2.6 -- -- 409 (17.0) 109/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 +0.1 16.5 +4.3 -- 6.6 4.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 -1.2 17.4 +5.5 -- 16.4 -- -- 366 (15.3) 48/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.4 -4.2 17.2 +5.3 -- 15.6 -- -- 314 (13.1) 48/11
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +1.5 8.0 +1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 316 (13.2) 28/00
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +0.1 5.5 0.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 481 (20.0) 31/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +0.4 11.5 +2.2 -- 6.6 -- -- 405 (16.9) 34/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.9 -3.6 15.2 +2.0 15.7 21.0 7.0 4.6 564 (23.5) 72/13
RICHMOND RAAF 20.7 -4.1 15.7 +4.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 30/05
BELLAMBI AWS 17.6 -3.8 13.9 0.0 -- 11.2 -- -- 512 (21.3) 54/05
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.9 -- 4.7 -- -- 9.4 -- -- 255 (10.6) 35/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +2.8 4.5 -3.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 430 (17.9) 35/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.1 4.7 -3.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 314 (13.1) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.9 +1.0 7.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 12.0 9.8 366 (15.3) 21/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.6 -1.3 6.1 -1.4 -- 2.8 -- -- 373 (15.5) 34/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.5 +0.1 3.4 -3.0 -- 3.6 -- -- 327 (13.6) 46/09
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.8 -0.4 6.4 -2.0 4.6 14.0 5.4 8.6 297 (12.4) 30/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.8 +0.2 2.9 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 44/17
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 +1.8 7.9 +1.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +1.6 7.1 -0.4 4.1 0.0 4.0 12.0 336 (14.0) 30/11
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

43.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
42.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.0 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+12.3 : 35.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.7 : 32.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.1 : 33.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.3 : 35.4 FORREST Eucla WA

28.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
28.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
28.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
27.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 16.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.9 : 17.5 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+7.7 : 16.4 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+7.6 : 17.2 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.6 : 12.7 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

7.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.7 : 18.3 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-6.3 : 21.9 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-5.1 : 17.0 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.1 : 17.3 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.0 : 20.0 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.0 : 19.4 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW

-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.2 : 6.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.0 : 2.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-5.9 : 7.2 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-5.8 : 3.0 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-5.7 : 1.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S 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 HORSE CREEK AL Darling Downs W QLD
44.0 NARRABRI (MT KAPUTAR NATIONAL PARK) NW Slopes N NSW
38.2 BARRABA (MOUNT LINDSAY) NW Slopes N NSW
36.8 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
36.8 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs W
45.0 HORSE CREEK AL

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
44.0 NARRABRI (MT KAPUTAR NATIONAL PARK)
38.2 BARRABA (MOUNT LINDSAY)

Reports not yet available

1292 (53.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1079 (45.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
989 (41.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
885 (36.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
860 (35.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
854 (35.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
814 (33.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
786 (32.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
785 (32.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
778 (32.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
727 (30.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
715 (29.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
698 (29.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
677 (28.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
669 (27.9) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
668 (27.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
637 (26.5) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
634 (26.4) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
632 (26.3) MANDURAH Lower West WA
628 (26.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
601 (25.0) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
109/13 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
96/14 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/16 ROLLESTON AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
76/19 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
74/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
74/13 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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
Central Highlands
ROLLESTON AIRPORT
7.8mm in 4 min to 16:34 117.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
9.0mm in 16 min to 16:16 33.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.0mm/h
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
3.2mm in 2 min to 14:02 96.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 17.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 17.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
12.0mm in 11 min to 15:30 65.5mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.8mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 21.2mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 23.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
COOLANGATTA
13.0mm in 20 min to 16:00 39.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.6mm/h
11.0mm in 4 min to 16:04 165.0mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 16:06 84.0mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 16:08 84.0mm/h
7.6mm in 13 min to 16:21 35.1mm/h
39.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 39.6mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 26.6mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.7mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
7.4mm in 9 min to 16:20 49.3mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.4mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
23.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 46.4mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 26.0mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 23.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
REDCLIFFE
9.6mm in 16 min to 15:16 36.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
10.2mm in 11 min to 16:00 55.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
4.8mm in 14 min to 13:22 20.6mm/h
DALBY AIRPORT
13.6mm in 30 min to 00:00 27.2mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 19.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 16.2mm/h
5.6mm in 16 min to 13:30 21.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
4.4mm in 2 min to 13:19 132.0mm/h
2.4mm in 1 min to 13:20 144.0mm/h
2.4mm in 1 min to 13:21 144.0mm/h
9.6mm in 3 min to 13:24 192.0mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 24.6mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 26.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
BRISBANE WEST WELLCAMP AIRPORT
4.0mm in 3 min to 13:06 80.0mm/h
12.4mm in 4 min to 13:10 186.0mm/h
3.8mm in 2 min to 13:12 114.0mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
8.2mm in 21 min to 04:30 23.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 12 min to 17:13 95.0mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 34.4mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 29.2mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
South Coast
BELOWRA NPWS
22.4mm in 10 min to 09:10 134.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.4mm/h
ISLANDS

REDLAND (ALEXANDRA HILLS)
10.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 20.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
CANUNGRA (DEFENCE)
12.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 25.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 18.4mm/h
GREENBANK (DEFENCE)
18.0mm in 21 min to 14:51 51.4mm/h
9.4mm in 9 min to 15:00 62.7mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 27.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 20.4mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 37.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
21.4mm in 17 min to 17:47 75.5mm/h
7.8mm in 3 min to 17:50 156.0mm/h
34.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 34.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 34.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON : 89(270/ 70 ) at 14:02
INNER RECIPROCAL MARKER : 80(280/ 69 ) at 15:29
Darling Downs E
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT : 106(250/ 45 ) at 13:20
BRISBANE WEST WELLCAMP AIRPORT : 91(220/ 80 ) at 13:10