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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 1411 EST on 31/10/2018. 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 minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

29.0

29.0

18/10/2018

53

1 N C Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Gulf Country

029127

MOUNT ISA AERO

28.2

27.6

31/10/1988

52

1 N C

QLD

Central Coast E

033045

MACKAY AERO

25.4

24.9

29/10/2003

33

1 N C

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

24.1

24.0

27/10/2005

24

1 N C

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029058

JULIA CREEK AIRPORT

43.8

43.7

29/10/2018

17

1 N C Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

43.6

43.6

29/10/2018

21

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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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 14:10EST, 31/10/2018.

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 26.4 +3.8 12.6 +2.4 11.0 0.0 7.0 11.8 509 (21.2) 41/17
BUNBURY 23.1 +2.2 10.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 35/17
MANDURAH 23.1 +1.4 14.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 37/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +1.9 25.9 +1.0 25.6 0.0 8.0 11.5 242 (10.1) 28/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.4 +5.5 17.6 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 29.1 +5.3 8.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 30/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.4 +7.5 8.3 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 28/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 +4.7 2.5 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 37/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.7 +7.1 28.2 +9.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 33.0 +3.5 25.4 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 37/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +2.1 25.9 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 32.5 +5.0 24.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 34/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.9 -2.7 22.2 +5.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 369 (15.4) 35/08
BUNDABERG AERO 26.9 0.0 19.7 +3.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 456 (19.0) 39/08
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +0.6 15.8 -0.2 -- 4.8 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 26/19
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 -0.8 14.4 -1.2 12.7 1.6 1.8 12.2 267 (11.1) 30/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 -1.6 13.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 740 (30.8) 43/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.7 +5.6 15.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 6.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +0.5 12.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 43/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.8 +5.2 10.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 35/17
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +7.1 6.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 39/12
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +7.8 5.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 41/13
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.2 +6.5 13.4 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 46/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.7 +4.2 15.4 +2.2 13.5 0.0 4.0 11.8 321 (13.4) 54/16
RICHMOND RAAF 31.9 +7.1 11.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 -0.1 15.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 52/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.1 -- 8.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 50/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.7 +9.3 6.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 44/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +8.5 6.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 37/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.5 +8.6 8.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 8.0 13.1 156 ( 6.5) 26/01
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.8 +7.9 3.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 37/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.5 +9.1 4.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 35/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.9 +7.7 5.9 -2.5 3.5 0.0 4.0 12.4 345 (14.4) 34/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.9 +8.3 2.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 35/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.0 +1.0 8.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 44/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.3 +5.0 8.2 +0.7 4.8 0.0 5.6 8.5 315 (13.1) 46/12
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

43.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
43.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
43.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
43.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD

+10.1 : 32.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+10.0 : 33.1 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+10.0 : 39.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+9.8 : 36.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+9.8 : 35.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

29.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
29.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
28.4 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
28.1 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
28.1 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+9.9 : 28.1 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+9.7 : 28.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+9.1 : 21.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.7 : 22.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.5 : 13.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

6.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
12.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
12.9 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS

-5.7 : 17.4 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-5.5 : 16.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3 : 16.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1 : 17.3 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-4.0 : 31.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

-0.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
0.2 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
0.4 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
0.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
0.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.6 : 1.7 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-6.2 : 2.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.9 : 2.9 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.8 : 0.4 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-5.5 : 3.2 CERBERUS E 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.
33.0 ELBOW VALLEY ALERT Darling Downs E QLD
30.8 YAAMBA Central Coast E QLD
28.0 MELROSE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
27.0 EMU VALE ALERT Darling Downs E QLD
23.0 CONNOLLY DAM ALERT Darling Downs E QLD

Reports not yet available

970 (40.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
910 (37.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
842 (35.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
829 (34.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
787 (32.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
740 (30.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
729 (30.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
724 (30.2) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
719 (30.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
683 (28.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
675 (28.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
651 (27.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
650 (27.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
648 (27.0) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
642 (26.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
631 (26.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
628 (26.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
621 (25.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
620 (25.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
617 (25.7) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
617 (25.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
614 (25.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
600 (25.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
106/20 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
100/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/18 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
83/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
80/18 LOCHINGTON Central Highlands 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
7.8mm in 8 min to 21:08 58.5mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast W
MORANBAH AIRPORT
18.2mm in 8 min to 20:17 136.5mm/h
4.4mm in 2 min to 20:19 132.0mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 30.0mm/h
32.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 32.6mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
Central Highlands
LOCHINGTON
15.6mm in 9 min to 18:16 104.0mm/h
8.2mm in 3 min to 18:19 164.0mm/h
24.6mm in 11 min to 18:30 134.2mm/h
52.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 52.4mm/h
16.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 32.4mm/h
68.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 68.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.4mm/h
70.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 23.3mm/h
70.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT : 106(340/ 69 ) at 20:11
40KM EAST OF JUNA DOWNS : 95( 10/ 32 ) at 11:53
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(320/ 69 ) at 04:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(310/ 83 ) at 18:30