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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 1435 EST on 30/10/2018. 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 maximum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029058

JULIA CREEK AIRPORT

43.7

43.6

27/10/2005

17

1 N C

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

43.6

42.7

28/10/2018

21

1 N C Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 14:34EST, 30/10/2018.

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 25.8 +3.2 12.4 +2.2 10.5 0.0 6.6 11.7 400 (16.7) 48/12
BUNBURY 22.6 +1.7 10.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 39/15
MANDURAH 22.4 +0.7 14.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 46/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.5 +2.3 25.8 +0.9 25.2 0.0 7.2 11.7 268 (11.2) 30/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.4 -2.5 18.7 +3.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 299 (12.5) 52/03
WHYALLA AERO 23.4 -0.4 9.7 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 322 (13.4) 31/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 +2.3 9.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 24/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.4 +2.5 3.2 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 34/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.4 +6.8 25.2 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 41/23
CAIRNS AERO 32.2 +2.7 21.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +1.6 24.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 41/10
MACKAY M.O 32.6 +5.1 23.4 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 41/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +2.9 23.3 +6.3 -- 2.2 -- -- 313 (13.0) 39/19
BUNDABERG AERO 25.2 -1.7 20.4 +3.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 418 (17.4) 39/20
COOLANGATTA 23.1 -1.3 17.7 +1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 470 (19.6) 26/00
BRISBANE AERO 22.8 -2.6 18.6 +3.0 18.2 0.6 6.2 0.0 373 (15.5) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.7 -6.6 14.1 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 573 (23.9) 46/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.3 +4.2 15.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -1.7 13.7 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 274 (11.4) 26/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.5 -2.1 11.8 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 265 (11.0) 39/14
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +4.3 7.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 30/11
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +5.7 4.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 28/11
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.5 +3.8 13.1 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 37/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 -0.6 16.3 +3.1 15.0 0.2 7.2 2.9 428 (17.8) 28/13
RICHMOND RAAF 22.1 -2.7 15.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.5 -1.9 14.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 28/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.6 -- 6.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 50/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 +7.2 5.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +6.8 6.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.8 +3.9 8.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 4.0 13.4 241 (10.0) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.8 +3.9 7.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 35/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.6 +5.2 4.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 30/23
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.2 -1.0 8.8 +0.4 5.6 0.0 6.2 10.3 445 (18.5) 37/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.7 +3.1 4.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 581 (24.2) 50/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 +1.5 4.2 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 -0.9 7.1 -0.4 3.5 0.0 3.4 11.9 309 (12.9) 34/15
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 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.7 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
43.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
43.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

+10.3 : 35.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.9 : 33.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.8 : 37.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+9.6 : 37.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+9.6 : 37.1 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

28.1 HALLS CREEK METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE E Kimberley WA
28.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
28.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
28.0 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
27.9 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+9.1 : 26.0 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+8.9 : 27.1 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+8.1 : 22.4 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.0 : 25.5 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+7.7 : 21.1 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

9.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
12.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
12.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
13.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
13.1 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-7.4 : 19.7 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-7.3 : 16.5 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-6.9 : 20.3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-6.6 : 20.7 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.6 : 17.7 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

-3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-1.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-1.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-1.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.3 : -1.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.2 : 2.9 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.2 : 1.4 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-6.0 : 0.5 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-6.0 : 0.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-6.0 : 2.2 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA

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.
31.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
20.2 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
15.0 HOME PARK TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
14.1 OWEN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

Reports not yet available

1188 (49.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
971 (40.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
852 (35.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
847 (35.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
847 (35.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
801 (33.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
794 (33.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
784 (32.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
764 (31.8) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
763 (31.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
756 (31.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
746 (31.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
722 (30.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
722 (30.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
710 (29.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
709 (29.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
703 (29.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
654 (27.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
644 (26.8) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
643 (26.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
639 (26.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
636 (26.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
610 (25.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
609 (25.4) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
600 (25.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
117/16 ROLLESTON AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
80/01 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
76/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
63/22 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA

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
15.4mm in 30 min to 00:00 30.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 26.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
ROLLESTON AIRPORT : 117(210/ 72 ) at 16:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 65 ) at 00:30
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 80(230/ 67 ) at 02:30