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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 1504 EST on 01/09/2014. 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 minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018116

CLEVE AERODROME

15.9

15.4

15/08/2009

18

1 N

SA

Kangaroo Is

022823

CAPE BORDA

14.0

13.9

01/08/2011

11

1 N

ANT

Antarctica

300004

MACQUARIE ISLAND

6.4

6.3

09/08/2012

65

1 N


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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 15:03EST, 01/09/2014.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 -0.3 9.6 +1.6 8.1 0.6 1.6 4.2 260 (10.8) 28/16
BUNBURY 17.5 0.0 6.5 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 26/16
MANDURAH 17.9 0.0 11.6 +0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 26/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 -0.1 17.9 -2.5 16.3 0.0 8.2 10.8 278 (11.6) 30/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.7 +5.1 4.1 -1.9 1.9 0.0 6.2 11.3 240 (10.0) 28/13
WHYALLA AERO 28.2 +9.7 8.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 55/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.4 +6.8 12.3 +4.1 -- 0.0 6.0 2.3 188 ( 7.8) 43/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.0 +5.9 9.2 +3.7 6.1 0.0 3.6 0.5 0 --
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.9 +2.6 8.7 -1.5 6.9 0.0 24.0 11.0 274 (11.4) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +0.9 16.5 -0.9 14.9 0.0 7.4 11.1 498 (20.8) 43/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +0.2 13.9 -0.8 10.7 0.0 8.0 10.4 350 (14.6) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 22.6 +0.1 12.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 322 (13.4) 26/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +3.3 8.2 -2.5 5.4 0.0 5.6 -- 161 ( 6.7) 28/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +2.4 8.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 24.5 +3.1 9.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 +1.6 12.4 +2.8 10.4 0.0 4.0 10.9 221 ( 9.2) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.7 +3.2 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 43/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.3 +2.3 5.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +1.7 13.7 +5.4 9.7 0.0 3.0 -- 448 (18.7) 41/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +1.7 14.4 +7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 542 (22.6) 37/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 +1.6 10.8 +4.0 7.4 0.4 12.0 -- 506 (21.1) 30/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +3.5 4.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 22/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.3 +1.0 11.9 +3.8 10.2 1.0 1.0 9.5 672 (28.0) 39/06
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 +1.8 8.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 24/18
BELLAMBI AWS 18.1 +0.1 12.1 +1.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 497 (20.7) 21/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.6 +5.1 2.0 -1.5 -0.4 0.0 3.4 10.9 175 ( 7.3) 15/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +4.6 2.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.3 +9.0 7.1 +1.8 4.0 0.0 4.8 8.7 168 ( 7.0) 43/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 +5.7 3.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.0 +5.8 4.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.6 +6.6 10.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.7 +5.3 7.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 50/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +2.5 3.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 22/23
HOBART AIRPORT 19.0 +5.5 6.8 +2.1 3.9 0.0 3.4 4.4 400 (16.7) 44/20
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

36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
35.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+11.9 : 33.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+10.2 : 31.2 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+9.7 : 28.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.6 : 26.0 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+9.5 : 31.7 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.5 : 15.9 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+8.1 : 12.1 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+8.0 : 15.4 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.8 : 13.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+7.7 : 14.4 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

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

4.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.3 : 14.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-2.4 : 16.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-2.0 : 13.6 SHANNON Lower West WA
-2.0 : 15.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA

-4.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-1.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-6.7 : 6.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.5 : 9.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-5.4 : 7.3 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-5.3 : 6.4 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-5.3 : 10.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

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.
57.0 WYONG (KULNURA (JEAVONS)) Hunter Valley NSW
37.8 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
33.7 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
16.0 MERIVALE FARM Lower West WA
16.0 PLEASANT VALLEY Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
16.0 MERIVALE FARM
16.0 PLEASANT VALLEY

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
57.0 WYONG (KULNURA (JEAVONS))
37.8 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)
33.7 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

4.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

917 (38.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
855 (35.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
832 (34.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
789 (32.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
784 (32.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
741 (30.9) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
735 (30.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
730 (30.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
704 (29.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
701 (29.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
701 (29.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
691 (28.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
687 (28.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
686 (28.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
685 (28.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
672 (28.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
669 (27.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
645 (26.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
631 (26.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
611 (25.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
74/23 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
72/12 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
72/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
70/07 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
70/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
70/23 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
None reported None reported