Wednesday 24 OCT 2007
 

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Monthly summaries:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
BoM Drought Summaries
BoM routine monthly and other summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

 

2007

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28        

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2220 EST on 12/11/2008. 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

SA

NE Pastoral

017106

BROUGHAMS GATE HOUSE (NEW QUINYAMBIE)

42.0

42.0

23/10/1975

32

1 y Equal to record.

SA

Upper North

019057

ORROROO (YALPARA)

46.6

45.7

23/10/1938

100

1 y

SA

Northeast

020021

YUNTA (PARATOO)

58.6

40.6

24/10/1938

117

1 y

SA

Northeast

020022

STURT VALE

74.0

52.1

22/10/1938

44

62.7

25/02/1939

47

1 y

SA

Northeast

020043

BRAEMAR

95.6

66.4

22/10/1995

44

93.5

11/11/1970

44

1 y

SA

Lower North

021050

TEROWIE

57.0

54.9

09/10/1949

124

1 y


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6am EST Available about 4am EST Available about 2pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about noon EST Available about 10am EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6pm EST Available about 4pm EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about midnight EST Available about 10pm EST Available about 2am EST next day

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 01:27EST, 15/05/2012.

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 29.7 +5.3 20.2 +9.3 16.8 0.0 14.2 -- 560 (23.3) 52/10
PERTH AIRPORT 30.0 +7.5 10.1 -0.1 6.8 0.0 7.2 12.3 549 (22.9) 50/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.5 +5.8 7.4 -1.7 5.3 0.0 4.2 12.5 416 (17.3) 34/15
BUNBURY 25.8 +5.1 11.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 30/03
MANDURAH 27.5 -- 13.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 37/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +0.8 25.4 +0.4 25.1 0.0 8.0 11.5 342 (14.3) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 -3.9 12.5 -2.3 10.0 0.0 8.6 12.6 396 (16.5) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO -- -- 12.0 +1.5 -- 3.2 6.4 -- 643 (26.8) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.8 -1.0 10.6 -0.8 11.3 0.0 4.0 10.8 340 (14.2) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 -0.1 8.0 +0.9 6.1 0.0 5.0 8.7 408 (17.0) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.5 -2.1 22.8 +4.2 21.8 0.2 10.2 10.3 428 (17.8) 45/04
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +0.9 19.5 -1.1 16.2 0.0 8.0 11.7 293 (12.2) 41/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -0.1 21.0 +0.3 19.2 0.2 10.6 11.8 433 (18.0) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -0.1 18.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.4 260 (10.8) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +1.0 15.7 -1.3 13.3 0.0 6.6 -- 188 ( 7.8) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +1.2 16.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 241 (10.0) 32/11
NAMBOUR DPI 28.9 +2.2 13.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 87 ( 3.6) 24/13
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +1.7 18.7 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 41/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 +2.0 16.4 +0.7 13.0 0.0 7.4 11.3 536 (22.3) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +3.4 13.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 37/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.0 +6.9 19.2 +7.1 12.6 0.0 8.0 -- 125 ( 5.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 +2.4 14.2 +0.4 11.0 0.0 4.6 6.7 167 ( 7.0) 48/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +1.2 14.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.4 -1.2 17.4 +5.4 16.2 0.0 4.2 0.7 321 (13.4) 34/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.5 -2.2 14.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +6.5 12.8 +6.2 8.9 0.0 5.4 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +1.7 18.2 +8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.7 -2.8 16.3 +3.2 11.1 0.0 3.8 0.0 405 (16.9) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 -4.9 15.3 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 24/16
BELLAMBI AWS 18.1 -3.5 15.5 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 39/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.9 +2.5 14.2 +8.1 11.0 0.0 4.2 6.2 208 ( 8.7) 41/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.2 +7.8 13.0 +5.3 11.6 0.0 5.2 5.3 178 ( 7.4) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +6.0 11.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.2 -1.6 10.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 3.0 7.1 -- 37/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.7 +3.8 7.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 459 (19.1) 43/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.4 +3.1 6.4 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 404 (16.8) 43/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 -1.2 11.6 +2.1 9.9 0.0 4.0 -- 167 ( 7.0) 22/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.0 -2.8 8.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 41/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.1 +1.5 6.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 50/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 +3.6 5.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 37/13
HOBART AIRPORT 22.4 +5.1 8.9 +1.4 3.8 0.0 6.4 12.9 561 (23.4) 50/00
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

41.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
40.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
40.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.7 : 31.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+8.6 : 30.5 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+8.6 : 27.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
+7.8 : 29.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+7.8 : 30.7 PERTH METRO Lower West WA
+7.8 : 28.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

27.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
27.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+10.4 : 23.8 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+9.8 : 24.2 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+9.8 : 22.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+9.7 : 21.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+9.6 : 18.2 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

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

10.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
12.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
12.8 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

-8.6 : 16.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-8.0 : 22.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-7.7 : 18.9 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-7.1 : 21.3 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
-7.0 : 23.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

-1.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.2 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
0.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
0.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-6.8 : 10.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.1 : 0.9 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.0 : 0.7 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.0 : 1.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.9 : 1.2 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S 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.
95.6 BRAEMAR Northeast SA
74.7 GEORGETOWN Lower North SA
74.0 STURT VALE Northeast SA
73.6 TARCOWIE (OAKLANDS) Upper North SA
64.2 LAURA Lower North SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Upper North
73.6 TARCOWIE (OAKLANDS)
56.6 MELROSE (PARA GUMS)
Northeast
95.6 BRAEMAR
74.0 STURT VALE
58.6 YUNTA (PARATOO)
Lower North
74.7 GEORGETOWN
64.2 LAURA
57.0 TEROWIE

12.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

.....

1.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.8 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1552 (64.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1074 (44.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1061 (44.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
944 (39.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
938 (39.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
890 (37.1) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
874 (36.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
854 (35.6) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
838 (34.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
797 (33.2) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
790 (32.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
778 (32.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
767 (32.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
749 (31.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
743 (31.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
742 (30.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
735 (30.6) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
709 (29.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
685 (28.5) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
670 (27.9) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
661 (27.5) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
660 (27.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
643 (26.8) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
642 (26.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
635 (26.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
623 (26.0) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
609 (25.4) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
602 (25.1) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
94/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
85/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
71/16 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
68/16 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West 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
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
22.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 15.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
SCONE AIRPORT AWS
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.4mm/h
C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
7.0mm in 42 min to 14:00 10.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(320/ 69 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(230/ 70 ) at 00:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(270/ 46 ) at 00:30