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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 1503 EST on 20/09/2014. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

N Tablelands W

056037

ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY)

-11.1

-11.1

03/09/2012

16

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018191

COULTA (COLES POINT)

1.8

1.9

28/09/2006

20

1 N

SA

Lower SE

026100

PADTHAWAY SOUTH

-0.6

-0.6

25/09/2011

14

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

Wimmera S

079028

LONGERENONG

-3.5

-3.0

10/09/2002

49

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014041

MIDDLE POINT AWS

39.5

39.4

19/09/2008

13

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

38.3

37.2

26/09/2010

32

37.7

22/10/2008

35

1 N


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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 15:02EST, 20/09/2014.

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 25.2 +5.1 9.0 +0.1 6.2 0.0 5.6 10.8 348 (14.5) 26/15
BUNBURY 22.6 +4.2 10.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 18/12
MANDURAH 22.3 +3.4 13.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 22/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 37.4 +4.8 21.9 -1.1 21.0 0.0 8.8 10.9 291 (12.1) 48/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.3 +7.1 12.6 +2.3 10.0 0.0 10.8 9.8 386 (16.1) 39/01
WHYALLA AERO 20.5 -1.0 4.0 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 34/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +0.4 8.7 -1.0 -- 2.0 0.6 -- 168 ( 7.0) 34/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.3 -0.5 0.6 -5.7 -1.7 0.4 1.8 7.2 217 ( 9.0) 26/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.2 +2.0 13.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 31/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +2.6 13.1 -5.6 9.2 0.0 6.8 10.1 220 ( 9.2) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 0.0 15.3 -2.1 13.5 0.0 7.2 10.7 262 (10.9) 31/13
MACKAY M.O 24.5 -0.7 14.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 335 (14.0) 24/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 +1.4 11.4 -2.3 8.7 0.0 7.4 -- 190 ( 7.9) 34/17
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 +1.0 10.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 37/16
COOLANGATTA 23.1 -0.1 8.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 31/19
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 -0.3 10.2 -2.5 7.1 0.0 7.6 11.0 335 (14.0) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.7 -0.5 6.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 34/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.6 -1.8 5.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 101 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.2 -1.8 6.6 -4.4 6.0 0.0 4.0 -- 244 (10.2) 26/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -3.2 6.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 28/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 -2.5 6.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 30/08
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.3 -3.0 2.4 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 30/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 +0.4 9.0 -1.4 5.0 0.0 5.4 9.7 419 (17.5) 31/11
RICHMOND RAAF 20.4 -2.3 2.8 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 21/18
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 -3.2 8.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 24/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.2 -0.4 -1.5 -6.6 -3.4 0.0 4.0 10.5 264 (11.0) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -1.4 1.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 28/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 -0.9 2.7 -4.6 -1.5 0.0 2.8 11.2 222 ( 9.3) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.0 -0.4 -0.4 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 37/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.4 -0.4 -2.3 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 -1.5 8.6 +0.6 6.1 1.4 1.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 -0.4 0.2 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 31/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.6 +1.1 5.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/10
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +1.3 8.2 +2.2 3.8 0.6 2.6 9.1 460 (19.2) 57/13
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

40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
39.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
38.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.8 NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS N Rivers NT
38.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 30.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.7 : 24.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+7.6 : 35.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.5 : 34.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.1 : 34.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.8 : 16.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 23.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+7.2 : 15.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.2 : 16.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+6.2 : 11.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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

0.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.4 : 17.8 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.2 : 0.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.6 : 18.4 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-4.6 : 18.0 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
-4.5 : 17.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

-6.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-8.8 : -2.3 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-8.7 : -3.6 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-8.6 : -3.5 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-8.3 : -1.1 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-8.3 : -5.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 : -6.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.3 : -5.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands 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.
52.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
23.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
23.6 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT) Derwent Valley TAS
23.0 CATAMARAN Southeast TAS
21.6 PORT ARTHUR (STEWARTS BAY) Southeast TAS

TASMANIA
Southeast
23.0 CATAMARAN
21.6 PORT ARTHUR (STEWARTS BAY)
Derwent Valley
23.6 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT)
W Coast
52.0 MOUNT READ
23.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM

11.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

4.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
4.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1342 (55.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1283 (53.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1144 (47.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1140 (47.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1131 (47.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1110 (46.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1108 (46.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1006 (41.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
995 (41.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
994 (41.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
969 (40.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
960 (40.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
918 (38.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
841 (35.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
820 (34.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
801 (33.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
783 (32.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
710 (29.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
662 (27.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
660 (27.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
658 (27.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
642 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
638 (26.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
635 (26.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
621 (25.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
615 (25.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
613 (25.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
613 (25.5) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
603 (25.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
104/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
89/02 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
83/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/12 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/03 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
8.0mm in 15 min to 21:45 32.0mm/h
7.2mm in 15 min to 22:00 28.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.6mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(250/ 69 ) at 06:44
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 70(230/ 63 ) at 13:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(300/ 65 ) at 00:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 104(240/ 76 ) at 03:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(220/ 59 ) at 07:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 82(250/ 63 ) at 03:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 74(230/ 63 ) at 00:43
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(260/ 65 ) at 14:30