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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 1458 EST on 17/10/2014. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033307

WOOLSHED

7.4

9.0

06/10/2001

16

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048015

BREWARRINA HOSPITAL

3.9

4.0

23/10/2008

44

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

38.9

37.9

19/10/2004

20

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

117

89.0

27/10/2007

11

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 14:57EST, 17/10/2014.

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 28.1 +5.5 16.7 +6.5 12.7 0.0 9.6 11.0 382 (15.9) 39/13
BUNBURY 24.0 +3.1 16.3 +7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 31/03
MANDURAH 23.6 +1.9 17.5 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 31/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.8 +2.6 23.9 -1.0 23.5 0.2 3.8 11.2 245 (10.2) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.1 -2.8 5.1 -9.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 52/09
WHYALLA AERO 19.9 -3.9 4.4 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 31/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.1 -2.8 7.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 3.4 6.7 152 ( 6.3) 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 -0.2 9.1 +2.0 7.3 5.8 1.6 9.5 362 (15.1) 48/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.7 -3.9 10.4 -8.1 5.7 0.0 11.8 -- 423 (17.6) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +1.4 18.3 -2.3 15.4 0.0 11.0 10.9 393 (16.4) 43/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 -0.3 15.8 -4.9 11.0 0.0 11.6 11.7 369 (15.4) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 26.8 -0.7 13.6 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- 11.5 367 (15.3) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +0.4 10.4 -6.6 7.6 0.0 7.6 -- 180 ( 7.5) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 +2.3 11.3 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 48/12
COOLANGATTA 24.3 -0.1 11.2 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 30/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 0.0 11.7 -3.9 7.3 0.2 7.6 12.1 344 (14.3) 34/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 -1.1 9.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 31/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.2 -0.9 6.4 -5.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 73 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.8 -0.8 7.8 -6.0 3.4 0.0 4.0 -- 227 ( 9.5) 31/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.5 5.8 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 31/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 +0.6 6.8 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 46/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.7 -2.0 3.2 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 43/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 +0.3 9.9 -3.3 7.0 0.2 4.0 11.7 649 (27.0) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.8 -1.0 5.7 -5.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 257 (10.7) 43/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -2.1 9.8 -4.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 509 (21.2) 30/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.0 -1.4 3.6 -4.1 1.8 0.0 4.0 12.2 280 (11.7) 43/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -2.2 3.5 -4.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 39/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.5 -1.4 5.6 -4.2 1.8 0.0 6.2 11.5 306 (12.8) 34/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.1 -1.8 3.2 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.5 -1.9 1.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 57/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 -2.5 10.8 +1.3 8.3 0.0 3.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 -2.4 6.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 41/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.5 -0.5 7.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 52/11
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 -3.6 9.0 +1.5 3.2 0.4 5.4 3.6 356 (14.8) 52/09
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

41.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+17.8 : 38.9 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+17.5 : 38.9 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+15.5 : 38.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+14.6 : 36.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+13.3 : 38.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.8 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+12.5 : 21.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+12.2 : 21.8 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.2 : 20.9 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.1 : 22.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+10.8 : 19.9 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

1.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.4 : 1.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-5.1 : 11.4 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-5.1 : 33.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.9 : 29.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

-4.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-12.1 : 6.4 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-11.2 : 3.4 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-11.2 : 6.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-10.1 : 7.4 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-9.7 : 5.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau 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.
30.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
30.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON W Gippsland VIC
24.4 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
18.0 YEEDA W Kimberley WA
16.4 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC

13.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

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3.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.4 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1073 (44.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1033 (43.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1009 (42.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
971 (40.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
825 (34.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
800 (33.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
794 (33.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
793 (33.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
778 (32.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
759 (31.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
716 (29.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
713 (29.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
684 (28.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
651 (27.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
650 (27.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
649 (27.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
648 (27.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
627 (26.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
623 (26.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
618 (25.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
609 (25.4) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
117/18 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
91/15 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
80/12 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
80/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
80/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/09 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
MUNGLINUP WEST
368.0mm in 1 hr 19 min to 11:49 279.5mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 117(330/ 74 ) at 18:43
LEONORA AERO : 91(300/ 43 ) at 15:08
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 67(190/ 63 ) at 17:00
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(210/ 65 ) at 10:30
W Coast
THE RAZORBACK : 195( 0/ 15 ) at 09:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(260/ 65 ) at 16:00