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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 14:59EST, 09/10/2014.

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 21.7 -0.9 6.3 -3.9 5.0 0.0 5.0 11.1 265 (11.0) 35/13
BUNBURY 21.0 +0.1 5.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 31/12
MANDURAH 21.5 -0.2 10.6 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 30/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +0.9 23.2 -1.7 22.9 0.0 7.2 11.2 300 (12.5) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.5 -0.4 11.1 -3.7 9.0 0.0 11.8 11.6 368 (15.3) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.3 -2.5 4.9 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 -1.4 9.2 -2.3 -- 0.0 3.6 8.5 199 ( 8.3) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.0 +0.1 7.2 +0.1 5.5 0.8 3.0 10.3 0 --
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.0 +3.4 22.9 +4.4 19.8 0.0 15.0 11.2 451 (18.8) 39/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.2 17.9 -2.7 16.1 0.0 9.4 11.5 383 (16.0) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.4 21.0 +0.3 18.0 0.0 8.6 11.3 336 (14.0) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 27.8 +0.3 18.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 9.9 299 (12.5) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.9 +3.3 16.4 -0.6 14.1 0.0 4.0 -- 163 ( 6.8) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.6 +2.7 14.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +2.6 19.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 547 (22.8) 50/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +1.9 15.2 -0.4 13.6 0.0 6.0 8.8 448 (18.7) 48/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.5 +7.2 15.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 41/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.8 +1.7 10.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 247 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 -0.3 18.3 +4.5 14.0 0.0 4.0 5.8 476 (19.8) 46/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 -0.6 17.2 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 48/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.1 -4.5 14.6 +2.7 12.7 0.2 5.6 2.1 393 (16.4) 46/07
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.7 6.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 44/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 -2.5 15.0 +1.8 14.3 4.4 4.6 3.7 535 (22.3) 43/05
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 -3.3 13.9 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 334 (13.9) 34/12
BELLAMBI AWS 18.6 -2.8 14.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 43/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.5 -0.9 3.8 -3.9 1.3 0.2 5.0 11.2 306 (12.8) 41/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.6 -2.9 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 43/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.4 -0.5 5.0 -4.8 1.3 0.0 6.4 11.7 330 (13.8) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.9 -2.0 2.6 -4.9 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 258 (10.8) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.0 -1.4 2.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 31/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 -0.9 8.8 -0.7 5.2 0.8 3.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 -0.3 5.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 35/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 -0.9 8.0 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 290 (12.1) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.8 +2.5 9.2 +1.7 5.9 0.0 3.8 6.2 553 (23.0) 48/14
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

43.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
42.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
42.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.1 : 34.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.3 : 31.7 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+10.2 : 33.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 30.1 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+8.9 : 37.0 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.9 : 34.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

27.2 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
26.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+6.2 : 17.9 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
+6.2 : 18.0 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+5.8 : 16.8 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
+5.3 : 17.2 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.7 : 16.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.7 : 21.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

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

3.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 18.5 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-6.4 : 18.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.8 : 16.6 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.4 : 19.0 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
-5.3 : 20.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW

-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.1 : 0.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.8 : 3.8 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-6.7 : 4.4 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-6.7 : -0.6 YONGALA Upper North SA
-6.6 : 2.2 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley 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.
26.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
20.0 WAYATINAH (SALTAS) Derwent Valley TAS
16.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
15.8 MONA VALE GOLF CLUB Sydney--east NSW
15.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

12.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

3.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1758 (73.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1381 (57.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1194 (49.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1098 (45.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1087 (45.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1068 (44.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1039 (43.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1000 (41.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
981 (40.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
935 (39.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
927 (38.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
896 (37.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
859 (35.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
854 (35.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
775 (32.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
773 (32.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
764 (31.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
762 (31.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
742 (30.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
738 (30.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
733 (30.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
699 (29.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
690 (28.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
656 (27.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
645 (26.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
620 (25.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
606 (25.3) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
605 (25.2) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
94/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/14 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
78/14 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.8mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
8.4mm in 10 min to 21:00 50.4mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 21:30 21.2mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 20.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 6.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(320/ 83 ) at 06:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(280/ 65 ) at 14:00