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Data is as received at 18:39EST, 21/10/2020.

Observations and extremes for Tuesday 20 OCT 2020
2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 25.0 -- 17.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 39/17
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 +3.2 12.6 +2.3 10.5 0.0 7.0 11.5 362 (15.1) 46/16
PERTH METRO 25.4 +2.0 15.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 43/16
BUSSELTON AERO 24.0 +2.7 9.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 39/18
BUNBURY 24.5 +3.4 12.9 +3.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 345 (14.4) 35/09
MANDURAH 23.5 +1.6 16.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 37/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 31/09
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.4 +7.5 13.9 +2.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 303 (12.6) 39/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 -0.2 26.0 +1.1 25.6 0.0 6.6 11.3 285 (11.9) 37/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +4.4 16.6 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 403 (16.8) 61/18
WHYALLA AERO 26.3 +2.1 9.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 44/02
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 25.9 +3.9 6.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 30/13
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 21.7 +0.5 7.6 -3.1 4.3 0.0 6.8 10.8 312 (13.0) 26/12
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 18.4 -2.2 3.6 -5.4 -- 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 -0.6 1.7 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 26/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.3 19.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 24/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +1.6 22.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 34/08
MACKAY AERO 31.2 +2.8 17.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 39/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +2.3 17.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 31/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.6 19.5 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 41/15
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 28.5 +0.9 19.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 39/17
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 27.5 +1.0 18.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 41/12
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +1.3 17.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 52/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 +1.0 17.3 +1.5 15.5 0.0 -- 10.6 337 (14.0) 44/16
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 25.4 -0.2 18.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 43/01
BRISBANE 27.5 +0.5 18.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.8 +1.3 13.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 523 (21.8) 54/20
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +1.9 10.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 41/22
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 22.7 -- 14.9 -- -- 18.6 -- -- 538 (22.4) 31/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -1.8 13.0 +0.9 -- 12.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 -1.3 13.2 +1.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 39/15
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -2.3 10.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 30/14
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +1.2 5.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 28/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 -1.0 15.7 +2.4 16.0 0.2 7.2 4.7 464 (19.3) 35/17
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.0 -0.1 16.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 23.2 -1.7 14.5 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 31/16
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) 21.0 -2.0 14.6 +3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 30/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.0 -0.6 9.7 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 30/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.5 +1.8 6.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 26/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +1.5 7.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.0 +0.9 7.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 5.4 11.1 231 ( 9.6) 22/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.3 +0.4 6.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 26/00
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 21.7 -0.5 5.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 21/00
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 16.8 -2.8 9.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 18/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.4 -2.1 6.2 -2.3 3.1 0.0 1.8 8.5 238 ( 9.9) 28/17
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 16.6 -- 7.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 28/18
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 15.6 -- 4.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 22/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -0.2 4.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 28/09
WYNYARD AIRPORT 16.3 0.0 4.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 48/16
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 15.4 -0.5 7.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 31/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.6 -0.6 8.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 34/17
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 -0.7 6.6 -1.0 4.3 0.0 2.6 -- 279 (11.6) 31/17
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.5 +0.5 6.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 30/16
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 for Tuesday 20 OCT 2020
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

41.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.4 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
41.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+7.5 : 33.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 32.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.2 : 30.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.8 : 29.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.8 : 35.1 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA

28.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.3 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 CHARLES POINT N Rivers NT
28.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+6.7 : 25.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 13.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 26.5 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.7 : 15.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+5.6 : 13.2 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+5.6 : 13.1 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.6 : 16.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA

Coldest for Tuesday 20 OCT 2020
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

8.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
10.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.5 : 17.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 14.8 YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-4.7 : 15.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-4.4 : 17.6 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.0 : 31.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

-0.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.1 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
0.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.3 : 2.3 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-6.5 : 6.9 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
-6.1 : -0.1 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.1 : 2.5 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-5.6 : 2.6 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.
33.0 COMBOYNE (PUBLIC SCHOOL) MidNorth Coast S NSW
31.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
31.0 MOORAL CREEK (THE DEN) MidNorth Coast S NSW
29.2 WINGHAM (LANARK CLOSE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
27.4 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

11.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
10.9 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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9.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
8.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
7.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
4.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

902 (37.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
770 (32.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
765 (31.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
746 (31.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
730 (30.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
727 (30.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
724 (30.2) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
717 (29.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
704 (29.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
697 (29.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
691 (28.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
655 (27.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
654 (27.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
633 (26.4) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
633 (26.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
623 (26.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
68/05 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/13 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
65/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
61/14 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
61/18 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
61/16 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

High realtime reports for Tuesday 20 OCT 2020
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
Lower West
BUNBURY
12.8mm in 30 min to 16:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
31.8mm in 22 min to 16:30 86.7mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 35.2mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 35.6mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
36.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 72.4mm/h
108.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 108.0mm/h
504.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 168.0mm/h
74.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 149.2mm/h
110.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 110.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
None reported