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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
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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 1403 EST on 26/10/2018. 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

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

20.2

14.6

14/10/2018

23

1 N C Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

28.6

26.9

23/10/2015

29

1 N C

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

41.5

41.3

18/10/2002

25

1 N C

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE

44.0

43.4

29/10/2005

20

1 N C


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:02EST, 26/10/2018.

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 26.7 +4.1 13.3 +3.1 10.4 0.0 4.6 12.3 464 (19.3) 46/15
BUNBURY 26.9 +6.0 12.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 37/12
MANDURAH 24.3 +2.6 14.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 43/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +1.7 26.2 +1.3 26.0 0.0 6.4 9.3 330 (13.8) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.8 +10.9 20.0 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 59/17
WHYALLA AERO 23.1 -0.7 7.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 54/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 +3.1 10.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 30/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +1.1 3.4 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.8 +5.2 20.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 33.3 +3.8 21.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 48/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.7 21.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 29.1 +1.6 19.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 30/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +3.0 20.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +2.8 18.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 31/11
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +2.0 18.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 39/19
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +1.1 19.9 +4.3 17.8 0.0 6.2 9.4 311 (13.0) 41/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.5 +2.2 16.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 48/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.6 +8.5 15.6 +3.4 -- 0.0 7.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.5 16.7 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 26/23
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 -1.5 15.7 +3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 438 (18.3) 28/12
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +5.4 9.5 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 39/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +5.6 8.5 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 37/15
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.1 +5.4 14.1 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 37/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +0.7 15.1 +1.9 15.0 0.0 5.8 9.7 650 (27.1) 39/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.5 +0.7 14.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 28/12
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 -1.7 14.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 544 (22.7) 30/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.2 -- 8.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 37/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.6 +6.2 12.0 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 48/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +5.2 7.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 31/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.0 +6.1 5.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 7.6 11.8 258 (10.8) 37/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 +2.0 3.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 28/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.0 +3.6 1.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 37/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.3 +3.1 4.8 -3.6 2.3 0.0 4.6 12.1 424 (17.7) 43/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.5 +2.9 0.5 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 37/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 -0.9 3.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 37/17
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 -0.4 5.4 -2.1 2.9 0.0 4.4 5.1 318 (13.3) 41/19
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

44.0 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD
43.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
43.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
42.8 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
42.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.0 WINDORAH AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+10.9 : 41.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.9 : 40.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+10.4 : 42.8 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
+10.3 : 41.4 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+10.1 : 44.0 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD
+10.1 : 39.7 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

29.6 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
28.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
28.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
27.8 HALLS CREEK METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE E Kimberley WA

+13.1 : 28.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.0 : 26.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.7 : 25.5 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+8.4 : 25.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.1 : 23.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.1 : 26.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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

6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
8.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.5 : 29.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.4 : 29.9 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-4.7 : 30.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-4.7 : 30.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.2 : 30.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

-2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-1.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-1.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-6.9 : 1.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.6 : -0.4 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-6.4 : 0.9 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-6.4 : 2.4 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-6.3 : 0.9 SHEOAKS W Central 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.
34.0 WERRIS CREEK (YANDILLA) NW Slopes S NSW
25.8 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
20.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
20.0 ELBOW VALLEY ALERT Darling Downs E QLD
19.2 ELIZABETH VALLEY N Rivers NT

Reports not yet available

1027 (42.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
955 (39.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
898 (37.4) FORREST Eucla WA
897 (37.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
807 (33.6) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
801 (33.4) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
782 (32.6) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
730 (30.4) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
711 (29.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
709 (29.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
697 (29.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
686 (28.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
666 (27.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
664 (27.7) TELFER AERO Interior WA
660 (27.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
655 (27.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
653 (27.2) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
650 (27.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
649 (27.0) MARDIE W Pilbara WA
634 (26.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
633 (26.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
617 (25.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
610 (25.4) MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
609 (25.4) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
608 (25.3) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
600 (25.0) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
83/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/13 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
76/08 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
74/08 FORREST Eucla WA
72/18 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
72/22 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
MOUNT MAGNET AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART
13.2mm in 30 min to 00:30 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
5.6mm in 6 min to 19:24 56.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
12.0mm in 30 min to 21:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.4mm/h
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
BRISBANE WEST WELLCAMP AIRPORT
7.4mm in 12 min to 18:30 37.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
TUNNACK FIRE STATION
15.4mm in 30 min to 19:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS

GREENBANK (DEFENCE)
16.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 16.8mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO : 121(180/ 98 ) at 18:28
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(310/ 65 ) at 21:20