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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1502 EST on 17/09/2014. 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

WA

W Kimberley

003030

BIDYADANGA

26.8

25.0

23/09/1960

54

1 N


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 15:02EST, 17/09/2014.

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 24.6 +4.5 11.8 +2.9 9.6 0.0 6.2 10.9 502 (20.9) 55/06
BUNBURY 22.1 +3.7 7.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 31/08
MANDURAH 25.1 +6.2 11.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 31/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.8 21.9 -1.1 21.3 0.0 6.8 10.5 268 (11.2) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +1.8 9.0 -1.3 7.4 0.0 7.2 11.1 228 ( 9.5) 44/09
WHYALLA AERO 18.6 -2.9 6.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 35/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.9 -1.1 11.3 +1.6 -- 0.2 2.2 5.7 308 (12.8) 35/18
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.4 +0.6 7.3 +1.0 4.0 0.0 2.2 8.6 530 (22.1) 44/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 +2.8 10.7 -3.5 9.0 0.0 8.0 10.8 185 ( 7.7) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 +1.6 18.5 -0.2 16.4 0.0 9.2 10.9 498 (20.8) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +0.2 17.2 -0.2 14.9 0.0 8.0 10.6 424 (17.7) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +0.1 14.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 321 (13.4) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +3.5 11.6 -2.1 9.8 0.0 6.2 -- 158 ( 6.6) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 +1.7 11.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 34/10
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +1.4 14.5 +1.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 48/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 +0.1 13.2 +0.5 9.8 0.0 5.4 9.7 421 (17.5) 57/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.4 +4.2 14.0 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 50/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 +3.8 12.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 72 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 +3.4 12.6 +1.6 9.8 0.0 4.0 7.3 223 ( 9.3) 41/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +1.8 10.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 34/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.1 +4.8 14.0 +5.0 10.9 0.0 2.8 7.5 306 (12.8) 54/15
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.7 -0.6 9.2 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 50/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +2.7 14.8 +4.4 13.0 0.2 4.8 5.1 391 (16.3) 59/09
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 +2.0 10.9 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 48/17
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 +1.2 15.5 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 369 (15.4) 68/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 -0.9 9.4 +4.3 7.2 0.0 5.0 2.7 364 (15.2) 44/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +1.0 7.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 37/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.5 +1.1 10.8 +3.5 8.3 0.0 7.2 10.1 512 (21.3) 50/04
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.6 +1.2 4.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 39/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.3 +0.5 8.1 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 54/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 -2.2 11.2 +3.2 8.8 0.0 0.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 -1.4 8.1 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 44/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.5 -2.0 7.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 15/11
HOBART AIRPORT 14.8 -0.5 2.5 -3.5 0.1 0.0 4.0 6.6 268 (11.2) 30/23
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

38.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 NGUKURR AWS N Rivers NT
37.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT
37.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
37.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

+8.9 : 35.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.7 : 32.1 MULLEWA Central West WA
+8.2 : 31.1 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.7 : 33.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 30.1 ENEABBA Central West WA

26.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.5 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.2 : 26.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+8.7 : 16.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 14.5 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+8.5 : 17.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.9 : 19.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

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

5.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.9 : 8.2 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
-4.5 : 17.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-4.0 : 16.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-4.0 : 11.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-4.0 : 11.9 ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS

-2.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-1.4 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.3 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

-8.2 : -0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.1 : 11.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.1 : 8.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.0 : 14.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-5.9 : 13.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

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.
19.0 CITY OF MELBOURNE BAY King Island TAS
14.6 WHIPORIE POST OFFICE North Coast NSW
14.0 MT TAMBORINE FERN ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
13.4 CANUNGRA FINCH ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
12.6 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS

11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

867 (36.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
845 (35.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
789 (32.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
767 (32.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
761 (31.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
760 (31.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
760 (31.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
741 (30.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
734 (30.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
731 (30.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
713 (29.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
710 (29.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
701 (29.2) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
701 (29.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
686 (28.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
683 (28.5) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
674 (28.1) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
669 (27.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
664 (27.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
661 (27.5) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
649 (27.0) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
648 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
642 (26.8) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
623 (26.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
618 (25.8) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
616 (25.7) RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
616 (25.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
615 (25.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
612 (25.5) MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA
606 (25.3) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
603 (25.1) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
602 (25.1) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
91/12 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
83/03 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
78/14 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
74/23 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
68/20 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
CAMPBELLTOWN (MOUNT ANNAN)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.6mm/h
South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 30 min to 17:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
19.8mm in 30 min to 18:00 39.6mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 30.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 20.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
DARDANUP : ***( 90/ 76 ) at 03:09
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 82(330/ 63 ) at 13:00