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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
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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 24/02/2014. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

19.9

20.5

28/02/1989

28

1 N


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10am EST Minimum 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, 24/02/2014.

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 34.0 +1.4 17.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 54/16
PERTH AIRPORT 35.5 +3.6 20.1 +2.6 17.0 0.0 10.0 12.2 392 (16.3) 44/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 30.9 +6.0 13.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 34/14
BUNBURY 31.5 +1.5 13.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 31/14
MANDURAH 32.3 +2.5 21.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 34/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +1.0 25.6 +0.9 24.1 0.0 5.6 9.4 342 (14.3) 44/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.5 -4.6 12.1 -8.6 10.2 0.0 13.6 5.4 445 (18.5) 48/12
WHYALLA AERO 27.0 -2.6 16.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 46/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.7 -2.7 13.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- 12.4 289 (12.0) 34/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.0 +0.8 9.6 -2.1 6.6 0.0 4.2 11.8 436 (18.2) 35/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 -0.2 21.5 -1.8 -- 4.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 39/11
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 -1.0 23.4 -0.4 22.5 24.0 4.8 4.5 411 (17.1) 46/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 -0.3 24.1 0.0 21.5 0.0 7.8 7.1 451 (18.8) 52/19
MACKAY M.O 29.4 -0.2 24.6 +1.2 -- 0.4 -- 4.4 432 (18.0) 48/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 -1.2 23.3 +1.2 22.0 1.4 7.8 -- 434 (18.1) 43/00
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 -0.2 21.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 57/12
COOLANGATTA 29.2 +0.9 21.0 +0.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 401 (16.7) 55/08
BRISBANE AERO 29.2 +0.3 21.9 +0.8 20.9 0.2 8.0 10.0 408 (17.0) 50/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.6 -0.5 16.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 711 (29.6) 54/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.3 -0.7 16.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 7.8 -- 257 (10.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 -0.1 19.0 -0.5 16.1 3.4 3.6 -- 479 (20.0) 43/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.0 -1.5 18.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 35/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.9 -2.7 18.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 39/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 -3.1 11.5 -1.7 6.0 0.0 5.0 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.1 -2.6 16.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 55/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.4 -2.0 19.3 +0.3 18.3 0.0 8.0 10.7 526 (21.9) 43/03
RICHMOND RAAF 26.8 -2.1 18.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 34/12
BELLAMBI AWS 23.6 -1.2 18.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 35/05
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.3 -0.5 16.7 +0.3 14.6 0.0 7.8 12.3 283 (11.8) 31/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.4 +0.3 13.1 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 21/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.6 -1.0 12.6 -3.9 6.6 0.0 6.2 12.3 372 (15.5) 26/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.4 +0.9 11.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 35/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.2 +1.9 12.2 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 31/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.8 -2.0 14.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.3 +3.3 10.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 634 (26.4) 52/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.0 +1.5 7.1 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 39/17
HOBART AIRPORT 25.8 +3.5 7.9 -4.1 3.4 0.0 4.8 12.1 452 (18.8) 35/15
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 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.4 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
40.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 35.4 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.3 : 33.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+7.1 : 34.5 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+7.0 : 36.9 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+5.8 : 25.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+4.9 : 22.5 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+4.7 : 23.4 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+4.2 : 22.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
+4.2 : 19.9 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

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

14.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
17.0 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
17.4 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.5 : 25.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-8.3 : 26.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-7.0 : 29.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-6.2 : 26.3 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-6.0 : 17.6 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW

-1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.2 : 11.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-8.6 : 12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.3 : 7.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.6 : 3.0 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.6 : 14.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral 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.
113.0 WYSEBY Central Highlands QLD
108.4 GILIGULGUL TM Central Highlands QLD
99.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE N Coast--Barron QLD
75.0 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST N Coast--Barron QLD
67.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
54.2 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION
Gulf Country
67.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
57.6 KAMILAROI STATION
N Coast--Barron
99.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
75.0 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST
57.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
55.0 MT SOPHIA
51.0 WHITE CLIFF POINT
Central Highlands
113.0 WYSEBY
108.4 GILIGULGUL TM

12.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
12.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

.....

4.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
3.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
2.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
2.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1293 (53.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1207 (50.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1060 (44.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
958 (39.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
955 (39.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
947 (39.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
943 (39.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
932 (38.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
899 (37.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
863 (36.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
859 (35.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
856 (35.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
846 (35.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
815 (34.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
787 (32.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
778 (32.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
772 (32.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
760 (31.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
746 (31.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
744 (31.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
740 (30.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
728 (30.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
722 (30.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
716 (29.8) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
711 (29.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
666 (27.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
656 (27.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
651 (27.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
649 (27.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
648 (27.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
645 (26.9) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
634 (26.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
616 (25.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
615 (25.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
615 (25.6) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
610 (25.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
605 (25.2) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
603 (25.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
102/20 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/10 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/08 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
22.6mm in 30 min to 20:00 45.2mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 30.8mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 25.2mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
11.2mm in 30 min to 07:30 22.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 19.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.0mm/h
4.0mm in 3 min to 11:24 80.0mm/h
6.0mm in 6 min to 11:30 60.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.8mm/h
11.0mm in 27 min to 12:00 24.4mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 25.0mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 12:30 24.8mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 24.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.3mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 19.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
5.0mm in 13 min to 19:27 23.1mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
8.8mm in 17 min to 14:17 31.1mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 13.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
BORROLOOLA
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
4.2mm in 6 min to 10:08 42.0mm/h
12.8mm in 9 min to 10:17 85.3mm/h
12.8mm in 13 min to 10:30 59.1mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 30.2mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 32.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
10.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 21.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
15.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
21.8mm in 30 min to 18:00 43.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
14.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 85(150/ 63 ) at 06:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 80(140/ 65 ) at 18:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(320/ 80 ) at 21:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(270/ 63 ) at 21:00