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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 1412 EST on 01/11/2018. 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

QLD

Central Highlands

035053

PEAKVALE STATION

103.0

60.0

14/10/2005

83

1 N C

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

28.4

28.4

24/10/2018

19

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

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

30.0

29.0

30/10/2018

53

1 N C Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

26.7

26.2

27/10/1998

26

1 N C


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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 14:12EST, 01/11/2018.

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 26.5 +3.9 13.6 +3.4 12.4 0.0 7.4 8.4 435 (18.1) 43/16
BUNBURY 22.6 +1.7 9.8 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 41/19
MANDURAH 23.1 +1.4 13.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 44/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.2 +3.0 26.0 +1.1 25.9 0.0 8.0 11.3 248 (10.3) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.7 +4.8 25.0 +10.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 324 (13.5) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 38.8 +15.0 13.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 37/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.6 +13.7 13.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 28/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 +4.1 9.3 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 30/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.7 +7.1 23.0 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 32.9 +3.4 23.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +1.4 25.8 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 583 (24.3) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 31.1 +3.6 21.4 +1.7 -- 9.2 -- -- 255 (10.6) 30/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.9 -2.7 21.4 +4.4 -- 2.8 -- -- 400 (16.7) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 -0.5 17.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 30/16
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +1.9 16.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 41/10
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 +0.5 15.5 -0.1 13.0 0.0 6.8 9.9 288 (12.0) 39/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.9 +1.6 12.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 35/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.9 +7.8 17.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 7.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +5.8 13.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 26/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.2 +1.6 17.9 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 34/14
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 29.9 +9.7 8.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 61/18
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 28.1 +10.3 8.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 41/10
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.8 +9.1 13.7 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 41/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.1 +2.6 16.7 +3.5 13.8 0.0 8.0 10.7 550 (22.9) 35/23
RICHMOND RAAF 32.5 +7.7 12.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.4 +1.0 13.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 28/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.1 -- 6.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 41/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.0 +12.6 8.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 35/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.1 +11.6 8.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.4 +11.5 14.5 +4.7 -- 0.0 10.4 10.0 228 ( 9.5) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.9 +10.0 10.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 34/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.3 +10.9 10.6 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 31/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.0 +1.8 12.4 +4.0 8.4 0.0 7.6 4.1 278 (11.6) 31/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.8 +6.2 8.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 31/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.4 +3.4 6.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 30/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.0 -0.3 4.7 -2.8 -0.1 0.0 4.0 11.3 476 (19.8) 39/23
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

43.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
43.0 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
42.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.6 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
42.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+15.2 : 39.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+15.1 : 30.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+15.0 : 38.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+14.7 : 37.5 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+14.5 : 39.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

30.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
29.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
29.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

+13.0 : 24.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+11.5 : 26.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.5 : 24.5 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+10.3 : 22.7 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+10.2 : 25.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

8.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
8.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
12.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.5 WARRA W Coast TAS

-6.0 : 17.1 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-5.9 : 16.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.8 : 25.2 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.4 : 17.0 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-4.1 : 17.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-4.1 : 17.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

-2.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
0.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.2 : 11.5 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-4.1 : 3.1 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-3.9 : 4.2 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-3.2 : -2.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.1 : 4.6 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N 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.
103.0 PEAKVALE STATION Central Highlands QLD
73.8 LOCHINGTON Central Highlands QLD
73.0 KULUMUR RANGE ALERT Central Highlands QLD
57.6 DUCABROOK AL Central Highlands QLD
54.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
103.0 PEAKVALE STATION
73.8 LOCHINGTON
73.0 KULUMUR RANGE ALERT
57.6 DUCABROOK AL
54.8 JUANITA
52.0 CRAIGMORE AL
50.8 CARDBEIGN
50.0 VALERIA ALERT
Maranoa
54.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE

Reports not yet available

1202 (50.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
946 (39.4) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
876 (36.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
813 (33.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
795 (33.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
782 (32.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
780 (32.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
767 (32.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
738 (30.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
727 (30.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
724 (30.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
699 (29.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
689 (28.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
670 (27.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
669 (27.9) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
652 (27.2) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
650 (27.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
648 (27.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
645 (26.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
636 (26.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
630 (26.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
615 (25.6) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
610 (25.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
605 (25.2) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
91/21 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
89/20 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
83/23 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
72/19 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
70/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
70/20 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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 Coast E
WILLIAMSON
15.8mm in 30 min to 00:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 20.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
7.4mm in 4 min to 10:34 111.0mm/h
17.6mm in 12 min to 10:46 88.0mm/h
5.4mm in 14 min to 11:00 23.1mm/h
34.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 34.2mm/h
38.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 38.2mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
24.0mm in 30 min to 08:30 48.0mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 24.4mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:00 29.2mm/h
38.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 38.6mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 13.3mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
OORALEA RACECOURSE (MACKAY TURF CLUB)
18.4mm in 30 min to 05:30 36.8mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 20.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 19.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
Central Highlands
CLERMONT AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.8mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
6.2mm in 11 min to 16:00 33.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO : 91( 20/ 65 ) at 23:00