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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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 1504 EST on 19/10/2014. 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

E Gascoyne

007300

TEN SIXTY SIX

26.2

18.4

24/10/2006

14

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010912

YEALERING EAST

28.4

25.0

21/10/2004

11

1 N

WA

Interior

013039

PACKSADDLE FARM

39.0

17.2

25/10/2006

19

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

14.0

14.0

02/10/2002

24

1 N Equal to record.

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

13.9

13.9

15/10/2012

28

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

38.0

37.7

17/10/2014

31

37.7

17/10/2014

35

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033002

AYR DPI RESEARCH STN

59

55.0

18/10/2011

11

N


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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 15:03EST, 19/10/2014.

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 24.1 +1.5 15.4 +5.2 13.0 1.2 6.0 7.7 456 (19.0) 68/23
BUNBURY 19.9 -1.0 12.7 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 50/17
MANDURAH 22.7 +1.0 15.8 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 50/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +0.8 23.5 -1.4 22.8 0.0 8.6 11.6 328 (13.7) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.1 +2.2 7.3 -7.5 4.6 0.0 11.0 12.3 319 (13.3) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 34.9 +11.1 12.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 50/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.6 +10.7 15.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 41/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.5 +12.6 10.3 +3.2 6.9 0.0 6.4 7.5 327 (13.6) 54/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.5 +0.9 16.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +2.6 19.3 -1.3 17.9 0.0 11.6 11.6 456 (19.0) 59/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +1.3 17.7 -3.0 15.6 0.0 12.0 11.8 401 (16.7) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -0.2 15.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 343 (14.3) 41/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 -0.9 16.6 -0.4 14.2 0.0 6.6 -- 273 (11.4) 41/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.8 +0.9 15.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 54/14
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +1.2 16.2 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 458 (19.1) 44/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 -0.8 14.5 -1.1 13.2 0.0 7.8 11.8 400 (16.7) 43/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.0 -1.3 11.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 539 (22.5) 48/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 +0.1 10.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 246 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -1.8 13.9 +0.1 9.4 0.0 6.6 -- 545 (22.7) 35/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.5 -2.4 13.0 +1.1 -- 8.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 35/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 -2.4 10.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 34/11
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +0.6 8.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 41/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 -1.7 13.0 -0.2 11.0 0.0 7.6 6.2 549 (22.9) 34/16
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -2.3 8.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -2.1 11.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 524 (21.8) 30/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.3 +1.9 5.0 -2.7 2.9 0.0 5.2 12.4 274 (11.4) 30/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +1.6 5.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 39/05
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.1 +7.2 10.0 +0.2 7.5 0.0 7.0 11.9 254 (10.6) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.4 +3.5 3.2 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 31/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.5 +5.1 4.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 39/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.4 +4.7 8.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.7 +5.1 4.0 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 287 (12.0) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 -0.3 9.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.6 +5.3 6.3 -1.2 2.3 0.2 3.2 6.1 294 (12.3) 50/21
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

40.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
39.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+14.0 : 34.6 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+13.9 : 34.0 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+13.1 : 36.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.0 : 37.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.6 : 29.7 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+12.6 : 30.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.6 : 20.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.0 : 19.0 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+8.4 : 18.2 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+7.7 : 17.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.7 : 16.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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

8.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
12.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.9 : 12.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.2 : 14.9 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-8.1 : 14.3 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.0 : 15.1 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5 : 14.2 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-11.2 : 7.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-11.0 : 10.1 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-9.6 : 13.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-9.2 : 13.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-9.1 : 11.2 LAJAMANU 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.
40.2 COLORADO Cent Wheatbelt WA
39.0 PACKSADDLE FARM Interior WA
33.0 MORAYFIELD ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
31.0 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
28.8 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

12.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

6.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
4.2 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

795 (33.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
741 (30.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
723 (30.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
718 (29.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
699 (29.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
685 (28.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
678 (28.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
674 (28.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
669 (27.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
662 (27.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
652 (27.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
645 (26.9) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
641 (26.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
639 (26.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
622 (25.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
614 (25.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
614 (25.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
611 (25.5) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
603 (25.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
94/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/14 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
81/14 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
80/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/21 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
78/09 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/21 MOUNT READ W Coast 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
SWANBOURNE
21.4mm in 13 min to 16:13 98.8mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 27.8mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 27.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
ESPERANCE AERO
15.2mm in 25 min to 12:59 36.5mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
HOPETOUN NORTH
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
FLOREAT PARK AG STATION
4.8mm in 14 min to 16:14 20.6mm/h
MERREDIN AG STATION
10.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.2mm/h
WANNEROO AG STATION
17.8mm in 30 min to 18:30 35.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.6mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
LAKE GRACE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
EAST BEVERLEY AG STATION
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
NEWDEGATE AG STATION
10.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.8mm/h
RAVENSTHORPE AG STATION
12.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.6mm/h
WICKEPIN AG STATION
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.2mm/h
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.8mm/h
MUNGLINUP WEST
6.8mm in 16 min to 11:16 25.5mm/h
MOUNT BURAMINYA
21.8mm in 30 min to 15:30 43.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 21.8mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 24.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
13.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 13.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
6.0mm in 12 min to 14:00 30.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(310/ 76 ) at 23:30