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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
significant newsworthy major

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 1523 EST on 18/10/2014. 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 minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011017

BALLADONIA

22.0

20.9

28/10/2009

45

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002032

WARMUN

10.4

11.8

04/10/1969

51

1 N

NT

Arnhem

014518

GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS

13.2

13.9

07/10/2009

15

1 N

NT

Roper-McArthur

014626

DALY WATERS AWS

8.4

9.9

14/10/2012

44

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

37.7

37.7

22/10/2008

31

37.7

22/10/2008

35

1 N Equal to record.


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 15:20EST, 18/10/2014.

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 25.2 +2.6 13.7 +3.5 12.2 0.0 6.8 8.3 370 (15.4) 37/15
BUNBURY 21.9 +1.0 15.0 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 35/23
MANDURAH 23.3 +1.6 17.1 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 31/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.1 +2.9 25.1 +0.2 24.6 0.0 7.0 11.4 304 (12.7) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.4 -0.5 7.0 -7.8 -- 0.0 19.8 -- 270 (11.3) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 32.0 +8.2 6.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 41/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.9 +6.0 8.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 163 ( 6.8) 31/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.3 +2.4 3.8 -3.3 1.2 0.0 3.0 13.6 344 (14.3) 31/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.5 -1.1 15.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +2.0 19.4 -1.2 18.4 0.0 9.6 11.6 464 (19.3) 39/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +0.1 15.7 -5.0 14.1 0.0 9.4 11.3 376 (15.7) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 26.8 -0.7 15.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 318 (13.3) 35/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +1.3 13.4 -3.6 10.9 0.0 6.8 -- 181 ( 7.5) 31/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +3.0 12.4 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +1.2 13.1 -2.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 46/23
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +1.9 14.6 -1.0 12.0 0.8 5.2 11.9 337 (14.0) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.2 +0.9 10.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 50/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.1 -1.0 8.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 77 ( 3.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 -0.9 11.2 -2.6 3.2 0.0 4.8 -- 335 (14.0) 54/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.5 8.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 43/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.9 -2.7 8.4 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 52/11
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.7 5.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 37/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -4.4 11.7 -1.5 8.5 0.0 4.0 8.8 395 (16.5) 54/13
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 -3.7 8.1 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 276 (11.5) 43/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.1 -4.3 11.7 -2.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 346 (14.4) 50/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.2 -0.2 2.4 -5.3 0.5 0.0 4.8 12.2 343 (14.3) 37/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.3 -1.2 5.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 28/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.9 +1.0 6.4 -3.4 3.5 0.0 6.6 15.2 276 (11.5) 26/07
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.5 -0.4 4.0 -3.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 24/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.8 +0.4 1.7 -4.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 325 (13.5) 30/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 -1.3 10.6 +1.1 8.6 4.6 2.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 +0.4 -1.9 -8.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 357 (14.9) 31/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.3 -0.7 3.4 -3.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 307 (12.8) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -2.4 3.9 -3.6 -0.8 1.4 4.4 9.1 523 (21.8) 34/16
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

46.4 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
39.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.5 FORREST Eucla WA
39.3 EUCLA Eucla WA

+16.2 : 39.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+14.0 : 37.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.6 : 37.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.4 : 39.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+12.1 : 35.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.8 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+13.2 : 22.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+10.2 : 22.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+9.4 : 19.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.8 : 19.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 15.4 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.0 : 13.2 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.5 : 13.5 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-5.4 : 13.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.0 : 12.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8 : 15.9 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW

-7.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-12.7 : 8.4 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-12.6 : 10.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-11.7 : 6.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-10.7 : 9.6 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-10.2 : 0.0 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW

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.
31.0 CHARLES POINT N Rivers NT
18.4 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD) South Coast NSW
17.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
15.6 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
14.6 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW

15.2 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
12.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

8.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
7.6 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.5 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

955 (39.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
922 (38.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
881 (36.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
799 (33.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
774 (32.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
720 (30.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
718 (29.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
716 (29.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
655 (27.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
646 (26.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
646 (26.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
640 (26.7) EUCLA Eucla WA
635 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
626 (26.1) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
623 (26.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
622 (25.9) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
621 (25.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
621 (25.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
91/19 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
87/16 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
81/21 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
72/16 FORREST Eucla WA
68/21 LEONORA AERO Goldfields 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
ESPERANCE AERO
175.4mm in 2 hr to 11:00 87.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CHARLES POINT AWS
29.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 58.8mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 30.2mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 30.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
15.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 31.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 16.2mm/h
REDCLIFFE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
8.8mm in 5 min to 20:54 105.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.2mm/h
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT : 87(310/ 69 ) at 16:46