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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
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1631 EST on 23/02/2014. 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 grass minimum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039104

MONTO TOWNSHIP

24.1

24.0

17/02/2010

40

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014404

MILINGIMBI AWS

21.9

22.1

16/02/2011

11

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

20.0

20.1

10/02/2007

14

1 P

SA

NE Pastoral

017031

MARREE COMPARISON

4.8

10.6

03/02/1952

75

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes N

073142

COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT

0.0

1.6

21/02/2014

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 16:31EST, 23/02/2014.

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 COMPARISON 38.4 +5.8 23.8 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 436 (18.2) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 35.0 +3.1 24.1 +6.6 21.5 0.0 12.0 10.8 576 (24.0) 44/06
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 29.5 +4.6 15.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 610 (25.4) 44/14
BUNBURY 33.1 +3.1 20.1 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 35/02
MANDURAH 34.4 +4.6 23.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 34/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.3 26.2 +1.5 24.9 0.0 6.0 8.7 367 (15.3) 46/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.8 -5.3 12.7 -8.0 10.9 0.0 16.0 12.4 492 (20.5) 50/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.0 -6.6 14.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 46/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 -6.4 13.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 39/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.6 -3.6 12.7 +1.0 11.1 0.0 4.8 6.7 453 (18.9) 41/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.7 -4.6 24.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 566 (23.6) 44/18
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 -0.1 25.3 +1.5 24.3 35.8 7.6 2.8 371 (15.5) 35/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +0.1 24.5 +0.4 22.2 3.6 5.0 8.2 384 (16.0) 44/12
MACKAY M.O 29.9 +0.3 25.1 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- 6.2 304 (12.7) 35/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +0.9 24.4 +2.3 23.5 0.0 5.8 -- 251 (10.5) 39/23
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +0.6 23.6 +2.2 -- 12.4 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 52/15
COOLANGATTA 26.9 -1.4 22.5 +1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 435 (18.1) 46/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 -1.8 23.7 +2.6 22.7 0.0 8.2 0.0 418 (17.4) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 -4.2 17.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 48/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.6 +0.6 17.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 201 ( 8.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.9 -0.9 19.1 -0.4 17.2 0.2 2.7 -- 454 (18.9) 41/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -1.7 18.2 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.7 -1.9 18.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 37/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.0 -0.6 10.0 -3.2 4.5 0.0 8.0 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.4 -1.3 15.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 43/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.3 -2.1 18.9 -0.1 16.4 0.0 5.8 9.2 536 (22.3) 37/08
RICHMOND RAAF 27.7 -1.2 17.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.4 -2.4 17.6 -1.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 416 (17.3) 30/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.7 -1.1 10.8 -5.6 8.8 0.0 7.8 12.7 278 (11.6) 30/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.8 -1.3 10.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 -4.0 11.3 -5.2 6.0 0.0 8.0 12.3 369 (15.4) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.1 -4.4 11.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 48/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.9 -4.4 11.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 46/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 -5.6 14.2 -0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.7 -3.3 9.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 48/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.9 +0.4 6.4 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 21.2 -1.1 12.9 +0.9 10.4 0.0 6.8 11.4 572 (23.8) 54/12
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

41.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
41.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
41.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+6.9 : 38.8 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 41.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.6 : 36.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+6.3 : 29.6 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+6.3 : 31.3 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA

28.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.1 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
28.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+7.1 : 24.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+6.6 : 24.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+6.3 : 23.3 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+6.0 : 24.7 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+5.7 : 26.3 KALBARRI Central West WA

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

10.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
13.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-12.5 : 24.2 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-12.3 : 22.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-11.3 : 24.3 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-10.7 : 26.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-10.6 : 20.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA

-0.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
1.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-16.3 : 4.8 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
-15.7 : 0.0 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-9.0 : 9.4 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
-8.8 : 8.6 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-8.4 : 9.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW

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.
85.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
78.0 IRONHURST STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
73.0 MALBOONA Northwest QLD
71.0 UPPER MURRAY TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.0 REEF PARK N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
78.0 IRONHURST STATION
N Coast--Barron
85.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
71.0 REEF PARK
64.2 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST
62.0 MAREEBA TM
57.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
57.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
55.4 GREENHAVEN
55.0 MAREEBA AIRPORT
53.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
53.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
71.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
Northwest
73.0 MALBOONA

12.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

.....

2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.6 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1429 (59.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1340 (55.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1316 (54.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1233 (51.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1129 (47.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1043 (43.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1006 (41.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
996 (41.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
964 (40.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
898 (37.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
857 (35.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
837 (34.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
831 (34.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
801 (33.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
761 (31.7) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
748 (31.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
745 (31.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
731 (30.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
726 (30.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
726 (30.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
690 (28.8) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
686 (28.6) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
683 (28.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
678 (28.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
673 (28.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
653 (27.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
647 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
643 (26.8) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
643 (26.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
639 (26.6) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
634 (26.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
631 (26.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
625 (26.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
619 (25.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
614 (25.6) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
612 (25.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
610 (25.4) ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON Lower West WA
98/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
93/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/03 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
81/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
81/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

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
Gulf Country
CLONCURRY AIRPORT
12.6mm in 30 min to 06:00 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.4mm/h
CENTURY MINE
14.8mm in 10 min to 19:29 88.8mm/h
2.2mm in 1 min to 19:30 132.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 23.0mm/h
20.0mm in 30 min to 20:00 40.0mm/h
40.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 40.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 21.8mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.7mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.0mm in 30 min to 06:30 20.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 14.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.8mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
13.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.2mm/h
19.4mm in 30 min to 05:00 38.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 26.8mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 24.6mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 14.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
15.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 15.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
11.8mm in 30 min to 05:30 23.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 16.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
Northwest
MAY DOWNS
5.6mm in 4 min to 19:00 84.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
13.6mm in 13 min to 02:30 62.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.2mm/h
7.4mm in 8 min to 02:38 55.5mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 25.8mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 17.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 13.0mm/h
40.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 81.6mm/h
40.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 40.8mm/h
40.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 40.8mm/h
7.0mm in 20 min to 14:00 21.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 70(150/ 65 ) at 07:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(240/ 69 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(310/ 78 ) at 05:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(250/ 69 ) at 05:37
TASMAN ISLAND : 96(220/ 50 ) at 13:45
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(280/ 52 ) at 00:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 82(260/ 63 ) at 09:21
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(250/ 63 ) at 15:00