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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 2028 EST on 06/10/2014. 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

SW & S Coast

009990

BOYANUP NORTH

21.8

14.6

25/10/2008

11

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

68

67.0

10/10/2009

11

N

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

89

76.0

27/10/2007

11

N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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 20:27EST, 06/10/2014.

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 19.5 -3.1 10.8 +0.6 9.1 5.6 5.2 6.1 261 (10.9) 72/15
BUNBURY 20.2 -0.7 11.3 +2.0 -- 17.8 -- -- 281 (11.7) 57/18
MANDURAH 18.8 -2.9 14.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 65/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 -0.2 22.2 -2.7 21.7 0.0 6.8 10.9 316 (13.2) 39/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.7 +5.8 13.8 -1.0 11.9 0.0 10.6 11.8 252 (10.5) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 29.2 +5.4 15.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 34/04
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.7 +6.8 13.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 24/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 -0.1 8.7 +1.6 6.5 0.0 6.0 8.9 78 ( 3.3) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.4 +2.8 11.1 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 31/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +1.0 19.8 -0.8 18.4 0.0 7.2 11.0 428 (17.8) 39/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 -1.0 20.4 -0.3 18.6 0.2 9.6 11.0 422 (17.6) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 26.0 -1.5 21.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 365 (15.2) 31/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 -2.5 16.4 -0.6 14.4 0.0 7.0 -- 328 (13.7) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +0.6 13.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 35/13
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +1.0 17.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 37/08
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 0.0 14.7 -0.9 11.2 0.0 7.0 10.8 383 (16.0) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.0 +1.7 12.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 26/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.1 +6.0 13.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 138 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.5 +2.9 14.6 +0.8 10.5 0.0 4.6 -- 490 (20.4) 48/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +3.8 11.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.9 +9.3 12.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 44/12
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.5 +6.8 5.3 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 35/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 34.4 +11.9 14.6 +1.4 11.7 0.0 4.4 10.6 458 (19.1) 72/19
RICHMOND RAAF 33.7 +8.9 7.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 43/20
BELLAMBI AWS 30.6 +9.2 16.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 67/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.3 +9.9 7.7 0.0 5.8 0.0 4.0 10.3 245 (10.2) 37/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +6.8 8.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 31/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +7.6 14.1 +4.3 10.7 0.0 6.8 10.0 299 (12.5) 28/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.3 +3.4 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.1 +4.7 8.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 28/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 -0.2 13.9 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 +0.6 9.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 35/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.4 +3.4 10.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 39/02
HOBART AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 10.9 +3.4 9.3 0.0 5.2 10.1 616 (25.7) 78/01
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

41.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
40.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.7 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
39.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+14.0 : 37.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.2 : 32.9 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
+11.9 : 34.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+11.7 : 33.8 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+11.1 : 34.8 PROSPECT RESERVOIR Sydney--west NSW

27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
26.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

+8.9 : 24.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.7 : 25.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.2 : 17.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+8.0 : 22.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+8.0 : 19.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
9.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.0 : 15.1 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-5.8 : 17.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-5.4 : 19.7 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-5.4 : 19.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3 : 15.5 KARNET Lower West WA
-5.3 : 18.9 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.9 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
0.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.2 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
2.0 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-7.4 : 11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-5.5 : 2.0 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-5.4 : 11.6 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.4 : 4.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-4.9 : 19.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

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.
25.8 BENDOBA TM Maranoa QLD
24.8 ROSEHILL Warrego QLD
21.8 BOYANUP NORTH Lower West WA
19.8 MUNNAWEENA Maranoa QLD
18.0 MITCHELL TM Maranoa QLD

13.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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7.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
6.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.5 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1423 (59.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1386 (57.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1227 (51.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1146 (47.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1025 (42.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1002 (41.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
968 (40.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
942 (39.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
913 (38.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
900 (37.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
886 (36.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
857 (35.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
825 (34.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
801 (33.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
801 (33.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
801 (33.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
800 (33.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
793 (33.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
785 (32.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
771 (32.1) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
767 (32.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
764 (31.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
756 (31.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
738 (30.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
731 (30.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
719 (30.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
718 (29.9) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
700 (29.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
693 (28.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
689 (28.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
684 (28.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
683 (28.5) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
682 (28.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
678 (28.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
662 (27.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
661 (27.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
658 (27.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
657 (27.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
651 (27.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
647 (27.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
645 (26.9) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
643 (26.8) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
634 (26.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
632 (26.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
627 (26.1) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
620 (25.8) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
616 (25.7) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
614 (25.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
614 (25.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
614 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
609 (25.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
608 (25.3) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
605 (25.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
131/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
122/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
117/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
111/ SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
104/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/02 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
93/01 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
GINGIN AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 15:31 84.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
9.0mm in 24 min to 09:54 22.5mm/h
BUNBURY
10.8mm in 30 min to 08:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
GINGIN AERO : 89(250/ 67 ) at 15:32
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 78(230/ 67 ) at 16:05
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(270/ 70 ) at 11:30
BUSSELTON JETTY : 74(290/ 67 ) at 11:47
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 82(260/ 67 ) at 17:23
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
THEVENARD WIND : 78( 40/ 65 ) at 21:39
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 78(190/ 65 ) at 19:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 82(250/ 63 ) at 04:51
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 98(270/ 70 ) at 01:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(320/ 95 ) at 03:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 122(270/ 87 ) at 04:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(290/ 63 ) at 00:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 113(280/ 82 ) at 00:07
GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) : 93(260/ 45 ) at 01:06
DENNES POINT : 89(270/ 65 ) at 03:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 78(290/ 63 ) at 03:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(300/ 82 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(260/ 70 ) at 06:21