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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 15:00EST, 19/09/2014.

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 25.0 +4.9 8.3 -0.6 5.4 0.0 5.0 10.8 372 (15.5) 41/16
BUNBURY 22.2 +3.8 9.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 34/15
MANDURAH 22.6 +3.7 14.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 35/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.9 20.6 -2.4 19.8 0.0 7.2 10.6 288 (12.0) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 +5.8 11.5 +1.2 10.0 0.0 10.8 9.8 352 (14.7) 44/22
WHYALLA AERO 17.4 -4.1 8.1 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 35/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -4.1 5.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 3.4 1.9 179 ( 7.5) 30/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -2.0 7.0 +0.7 4.1 0.2 3.2 4.0 460 (19.2) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.6 +1.4 17.5 +3.3 12.4 0.0 11.4 -- 385 (16.0) 41/08
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.2 12.2 -6.5 6.7 0.0 8.8 11.3 220 ( 9.2) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.5 +4.8 13.2 -4.2 9.6 0.0 7.0 11.5 180 ( 7.5) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 25.8 +0.6 15.5 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- 10.5 272 (11.3) 41/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +2.8 12.1 -1.6 8.3 0.0 7.6 -- 272 (11.3) 30/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +3.1 12.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 37/09
COOLANGATTA 25.8 +2.6 9.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 39/09
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 +2.5 12.6 -0.1 7.0 0.2 9.0 11.3 354 (14.8) 43/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.0 -1.2 8.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 50/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.3 -0.1 6.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 111 ( 4.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -0.9 7.9 -3.1 5.0 0.0 3.6 -- 238 ( 9.9) 35/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -0.7 7.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 35/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 -1.5 8.4 -0.6 3.9 0.0 6.8 -- 464 (19.3) 46/12
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -3.5 2.3 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 41/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.0 -2.5 10.9 +0.5 5.8 0.0 7.0 10.8 612 (25.5) 48/08
RICHMOND RAAF 19.9 -2.8 4.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 -3.2 11.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 48/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.6 -2.0 1.9 -3.2 -0.9 0.2 4.0 10.3 460 (19.2) 37/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.0 -3.0 3.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 35/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 -3.3 2.7 -4.6 -1.4 0.0 4.8 9.3 337 (14.0) 30/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.2 -2.2 3.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 31/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 -2.2 4.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 41/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.0 -3.2 7.7 -0.3 5.3 0.4 2.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 -1.6 4.1 -0.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 44/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.7 2.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.8 -1.5 6.0 0.0 2.5 2.2 2.0 5.5 540 (22.5) 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

39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
38.4 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+9.2 : 29.7 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.1 : 29.5 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.0 : 28.8 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 28.8 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.7 : 27.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

25.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
23.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+9.3 : 14.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.8 : 15.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.1 : 19.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.5 : 18.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+7.4 : 23.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.1 : 15.9 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-5.8 : 9.0 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-5.7 : 9.7 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 : -0.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-5.5 : -0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.5 : 8.5 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-5.5 : 10.3 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

-5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.1 : -0.3 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.9 : 2.5 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.7 : 8.5 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-6.6 : 0.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.6 : 0.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty 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.
27.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
26.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
19.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
18.0 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
17.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

11.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.3 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

3.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1635 (68.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1499 (62.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1480 (61.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1216 (50.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1183 (49.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1125 (46.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1021 (42.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1016 (42.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1004 (41.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
976 (40.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
968 (40.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
962 (40.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
872 (36.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
855 (35.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
838 (34.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
837 (34.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
835 (34.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
803 (33.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
789 (32.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
787 (32.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
782 (32.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
777 (32.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
763 (31.8) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
749 (31.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
747 (31.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
727 (30.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
724 (30.2) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
716 (29.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
701 (29.2) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
696 (29.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
694 (28.9) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
690 (28.8) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
683 (28.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
681 (28.4) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
679 (28.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
679 (28.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
673 (28.0) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
667 (27.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
666 (27.8) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
664 (27.7) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
661 (27.5) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
648 (27.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
637 (26.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
623 (26.0) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
620 (25.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
619 (25.8) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
618 (25.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
612 (25.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
612 (25.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
609 (25.4) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
605 (25.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
604 (25.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
601 (25.0) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
94/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
80/16 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
80/14 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
80/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
80/19 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

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(230/ 80 ) at 02:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(210/ 63 ) at 00:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 65 ) at 21:39
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(210/ 50 ) at 17:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(250/ 76 ) at 00:00