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National Daily Weather Summary


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State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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 1517 EST on 22/09/2014. 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 daily rainfall

QLD

Maranoa

043105

TABERS TM

569.0

46.0

05/09/2008

13

131.0

02/03/2010

15

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009111

KARNET

16.2

15.5

30/09/2010

42

1 N

WA

Lower West

009204

GOOSEBERRY HILL

17.0

17.0

30/09/2010

13

1 P Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009573

MANJIMUP

15.0

15.0

24/09/1963

55

1 N Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

15.6

14.8

10/09/2006

16

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

13.6

13.3

10/09/2006

18

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009968

SHANNON

14.6

14.0

10/09/2006

17

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

15.3

14.9

10/09/2006

11

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

VIC

W Coast

090186

WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB

-1.0

-0.6

11/09/2006

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

34.9

31.1

29/09/2006

20

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009789

ESPERANCE

34.9

34.4

30/09/1983

45

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

36.0

35.0

22/09/2000

14

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012044

MUNGLINUP WEST

34.9

32.4

29/09/2006

12

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012071

SALMON GUMS RES.STN.

35.5

35.1

28/09/1980

43

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Murchison

007045

MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT

87

84.0

17/09/2001

57

N

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

89

80.0

20/09/2005

11

N

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

93

87.0

21/09/2003

11

N


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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 15:16EST, 22/09/2014.

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 22.2 +2.1 16.4 +7.5 12.6 0.0 6.8 2.0 575 (24.0) 63/09
BUNBURY 15.4 -3.0 14.2 +5.8 -- 5.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 54/07
MANDURAH 19.5 +0.6 17.7 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 659 (27.5) 72/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.1 23.3 +0.3 21.3 0.0 9.2 11.0 354 (14.8) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.7 -2.5 9.6 -0.7 7.7 0.0 11.6 11.5 503 (21.0) 43/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.2 +2.7 5.7 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 24/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 +5.2 9.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 219 ( 9.1) 34/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.2 +1.4 -1.7 -8.0 -3.7 0.0 2.6 10.1 180 ( 7.5) 24/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.8 -1.4 18.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 48/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.2 17.5 -1.2 15.1 0.0 7.0 9.0 344 (14.3) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 +0.3 21.0 +3.6 19.0 0.0 7.7 9.2 418 (17.4) 44/21
MACKAY M.O 25.2 0.0 20.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 337 (14.0) 37/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 -3.0 18.0 +4.3 16.5 0.0 7.0 -- 270 (11.3) 41/09
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 -0.3 16.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 50/13
COOLANGATTA 23.0 -0.2 12.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -1.5 12.2 -0.5 10.9 0.0 5.6 10.1 383 (16.0) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.2 -4.0 10.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 606 (25.3) 54/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.1 +0.7 9.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 230 ( 9.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 -1.6 12.3 +1.3 5.0 0.0 5.2 -- 403 (16.8) 50/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -1.9 8.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 37/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 -1.5 8.5 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 329 (13.7) 34/11
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +1.6 5.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 35/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 -1.4 11.3 +0.9 9.2 0.0 3.6 8.0 513 (21.4) 41/06
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 -1.8 8.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 50/16
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 -2.6 11.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 34/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.4 +2.8 1.8 -3.3 -0.4 0.0 3.4 11.1 202 ( 8.4) 26/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +1.0 3.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.2 +2.8 3.5 -3.8 0.0 0.0 4.4 11.2 251 (10.5) 30/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 +1.8 4.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 22/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.1 +2.3 3.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 30/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.5 +0.3 11.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 +1.7 3.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 37/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.4 +4.9 2.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 18/17
HOBART AIRPORT 20.8 +5.5 5.8 -0.2 2.3 0.0 3.6 9.1 338 (14.1) 35/03
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

40.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
39.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+16.0 : 34.9 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+15.5 : 34.9 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+15.1 : 34.9 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+15.1 : 35.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+14.8 : 36.0 EYRE Eucla WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.2 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
25.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+10.0 : 16.4 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+10.0 : 15.3 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+9.7 : 15.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+9.5 : 20.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+9.4 : 15.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.9 : 16.7 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD
-9.2 : 17.3 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.3 : 18.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-7.2 : 18.4 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-6.7 : 20.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-6.7 : 19.8 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

-4.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.0 : -1.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
-7.8 : -1.3 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-7.7 : -1.0 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-7.1 : 6.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-6.8 : 0.6 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-6.8 : -1.0 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

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.
569.0 TABERS TM Maranoa QLD
29.8 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.4 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
29.8 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
22.4 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
Maranoa
569.0 TABERS TM

ISLANDS
Islands
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

7.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
6.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
5.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
2.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1349 (56.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1226 (51.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1210 (50.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1068 (44.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1004 (41.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
961 (40.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
920 (38.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
864 (36.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
858 (35.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
851 (35.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
812 (33.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
799 (33.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
776 (32.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
738 (30.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
729 (30.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
725 (30.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
714 (29.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
695 (29.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
672 (28.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
663 (27.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
660 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
659 (27.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
654 (27.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
634 (26.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
631 (26.3) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
625 (26.0) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
611 (25.5) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
611 (25.5) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
611 (25.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
608 (25.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
606 (25.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
605 (25.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
603 (25.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
93/12 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
91/18 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
89/13 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
89/10 DALWALLINU Central West WA
89/13 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
89/13 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
PERTH METRO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.6mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.8mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
4.4mm in 13 min to 07:30 20.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.4mm/h
MYALUP AG STATION
11.4mm in 30 min to 16:30 22.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.4mm/h
VASSE AG STATION
10.2mm in 30 min to 08:30 20.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.2mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
EAST BEVERLEY AG STATION
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
Central Coast W
MORANBAH AIRPORT
12.4mm in 22 min to 16:30 33.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
Central Highlands
SPRINGSURE COMET ST
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
ROLLESTON AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
LOCHINGTON
11.4mm in 30 min to 08:00 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
23.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 46.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
MOUNT MAGNET AERO : 83(330/ 63 ) at 12:30
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 82(170/ 63 ) at 21:01
ESPERANCE AERO : 91(250/ 61 ) at 18:12
BUSSELTON JETTY : 85(330/ 70 ) at 08:02
HOPETOUN NORTH : 80(350/ 63 ) at 15:30
VASSE AG STATION : 93(200/ 11 ) at 15:00
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION : 89(350/ 63 ) at 13:30
LAKE GRACE : 83(360/ 65 ) at 11:48
LAKE KING AG STATION : 96(270/ 11 ) at 20:00
RAVENSTHORPE AG STATION : 65(330/ 63 ) at 14:30
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 70(360/ 63 ) at 14:27
MUNGLINUP WEST : 87(350/ 67 ) at 13:14
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 93(350/ 61 ) at 12:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(320/ 67 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(240/ 65 ) at 04:51
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 80(260/ 65 ) at 00:30