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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1501 EST on 24/09/2014. 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

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

41.0

29.5

26/09/1911

63

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033158

HECATE

53.0

48.2

20/09/2010

54

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033263

BOUNDARY CREEK ALERT

37.0

22.0

02/09/2001

12

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033287

MILLAROO ALERT

24.0

23.0

30/09/2010

13

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033291

DALBEG ALERT

14.0

12.0

20/09/2010

13

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033302

MIRANI WEIR ALERT

40.0

38.0

06/09/2007

13

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033310

SOUTH YAAMBA TM

73.8

70.6

06/09/2007

13

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033312

HEDLOW AIRFIELD TM

71.6

48.0

06/09/2007

13

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039083

ROCKHAMPTON AERO

55.6

55.4

28/09/1966

75

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

039242

BROADMEADOWS

77.4

45.0

15/09/1970

58

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

VIC

Upper NE

083084

FALLS CREEK

14.5

14.1

30/09/2001

21

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091259

LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)

32.9

24.5

01/09/2012

19

1 N

TAS

Derwent Valley

095048

OUSE FIRE STATION

25.0

25.0

15/09/2002

16

1 N Equal to record.

TAS

Central Plateau

096033

LIAWENEE

18.5

18.5

22/09/2014

13

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

26.3

19.8

17/09/2005

11

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

24.3

24.1

06/09/2007

11

1 N

QLD

Central West

036031

LONGREACH AERO

31.2

27.4

04/09/2010

18

1 N

QLD

Central West

036034

BLACKALL AIRPORT

25.0

23.4

23/09/2009

11

1 N

QLD

Northwest

037039

WINTON AIRPORT

28.7

25.4

23/09/2009

11

1 N


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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 15:00EST, 24/09/2014.

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 17.0 -3.1 4.7 -4.2 3.8 0.0 4.0 0.0 375 (15.6) 26/14
BUNBURY 17.0 -1.4 5.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 18/13
MANDURAH 17.0 -1.9 9.7 -2.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 274 (11.4) 15/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.3 22.4 -0.6 21.8 0.0 6.4 10.7 341 (14.2) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.3 +5.1 9.0 -1.3 6.4 0.0 10.2 11.4 353 (14.7) 55/14
WHYALLA AERO 28.0 +6.5 14.2 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 44/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +7.8 16.7 +7.0 -- 0.0 5.4 9.8 267 (11.1) 44/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.4 +9.6 8.9 +2.6 5.6 0.0 5.4 9.9 339 (14.1) 43/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.6 +2.4 8.6 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 39/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +1.5 22.0 +3.3 20.7 0.0 8.0 8.4 376 (15.7) 43/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +0.9 19.2 +1.8 17.8 0.0 7.4 8.1 466 (19.4) 48/20
MACKAY M.O 24.7 -0.5 17.0 +0.4 -- 15.2 -- 8.9 442 (18.4) 43/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.2 -3.1 15.6 +1.9 14.9 55.6 6.0 -- 375 (15.6) 55/14
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 -0.5 15.2 +1.5 -- 5.8 -- -- 617 (25.7) 50/10
COOLANGATTA 22.8 -0.4 15.2 +1.9 -- 1.6 -- -- 406 (16.9) 31/09
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -1.1 15.2 +2.5 13.4 0.8 4.8 9.7 351 (14.6) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.4 -1.8 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 605 (25.2) 54/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.9 +3.5 12.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 163 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 -1.1 9.6 -1.4 7.1 1.0 1.0 3.0 259 (10.8) 28/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -0.7 7.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.6 +0.3 3.9 -5.1 1.1 0.0 3.8 -- 190 ( 7.9) 41/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +3.8 6.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 31/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 +2.3 10.7 +0.3 7.6 0.0 4.0 10.9 341 (14.2) 43/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.7 +1.0 4.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -0.2 12.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 46/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 +5.8 4.0 -1.1 1.1 0.0 4.6 11.3 215 ( 9.0) 22/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.9 +7.5 9.7 +2.4 4.8 0.0 6.6 9.9 261 (10.9) 48/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.2 +6.8 4.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 28/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.5 +7.7 5.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 35/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.8 +8.6 10.2 +2.2 6.3 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.1 +7.2 4.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 35/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 +5.3 4.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 31/12
HOBART AIRPORT 24.8 +9.5 7.6 +1.6 4.3 0.0 4.2 10.6 342 (14.3) 37/14
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 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
38.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
38.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+20.6 : 32.9 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
+11.9 : 27.7 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+11.3 : 15.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+11.2 : 25.8 DOVER Southeast TAS
+10.9 : 23.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.9 : 6.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+7.1 : 17.3 NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.0 : 16.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.9 : 15.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 16.1 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+6.8 : 13.1 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.8 : 14.1 MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

12.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
13.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
13.2 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-7.8 : 20.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.6 : 20.9 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-7.6 : 27.0 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-6.9 : 17.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.6 : 15.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

-2.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.8 : 10.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.6 : 10.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
-5.6 : 8.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-5.5 : 5.3 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-5.5 : 10.6 WOLLOGORANG 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.
80.6 YAAMBA Central Coast E QLD
77.4 BROADMEADOWS Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
73.8 SOUTH YAAMBA TM Central Coast E QLD
72.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.6 HEDLOW AIRFIELD TM Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
72.0 HALIFAX ALERT
68.0 HAWKINS CREEK
67.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP
62.0 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST
53.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
Central Coast E
80.6 YAAMBA
73.8 SOUTH YAAMBA TM
71.6 HEDLOW AIRFIELD TM
69.0 CARMILA BEACH ROAD
64.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
56.0 THE GAP TM
53.0 HECATE
Central Highlands
60.6 BLACKDOWN TABLELAND AL
Wide Bay/Burnett
77.4 BROADMEADOWS
55.6 ROCKHAMPTON AERO
52.0 MELROSE

11.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

7.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
6.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1118 (46.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1082 (45.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1078 (44.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1073 (44.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
961 (40.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
906 (37.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
857 (35.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
851 (35.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
801 (33.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
791 (33.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
776 (32.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
758 (31.6) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
758 (31.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
748 (31.2) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
744 (31.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
737 (30.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
725 (30.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
715 (29.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
714 (29.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
708 (29.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
691 (28.8) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
689 (28.7) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
671 (28.0) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
667 (27.8) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
665 (27.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
663 (27.6) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
657 (27.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
656 (27.3) TELFER AERO Interior WA
655 (27.3) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
646 (26.9) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
644 (26.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
643 (26.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
641 (26.7) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
640 (26.7) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
635 (26.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
630 (26.3) HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
629 (26.2) FORREST Eucla WA
621 (25.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
620 (25.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
617 (25.7) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
613 (25.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
611 (25.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
610 (25.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
605 (25.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
600 (25.0) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
600 (25.0) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
600 (25.0) BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
81/16 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
81/15 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
81/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/15 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
67/05 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
67/13 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
67/22 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
67/06 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
BATCHELOR AERO
344.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 344.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
MARREE AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
17.6mm in 19 min to 08:19 55.6mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 23.4mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 23.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
MARREE AERO : 78( 10/ 63 ) at 15:20