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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1456 EST on 22/10/2014. 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 grass minimum temperature

SA

County Light

023343

ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE)

17.7

17.2

26/10/1997

32

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

35.6

35.6

12/10/2006

19

1 N Equal to record.

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022031

MINLATON AERO

38.7

35.5

12/10/2006

13

1 N

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022049

STENHOUSE BAY

35.2

34.8

30/10/2012

18

1 N

SA

Kangaroo Is

022823

CAPE BORDA

30.4

28.2

30/10/2012

12

1 N

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

33.8

33.1

12/10/2004

19

1 N

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AWS

39.3

39.3

12/10/2006

17

1 N Equal to record.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023733

MOUNT BARKER

35.3

34.9

12/10/2004

57

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023804

VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY)

37.9

36.4

12/10/2006

13

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

33.6

29.6

12/10/2004

19

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023885

NOARLUNGA

37.4

35.6

12/10/2006

14

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023887

KUITPO FOREST RESERVE

34.8

33.8

12/10/2006

16

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023894

HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS

38.4

37.1

12/10/2006

11

1 N

SA

Lower Murray

024518

MENINGIE

36.4

34.6

12/10/2006

48

1 N

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)

34.0

33.1

25/10/1997

20

1 N

SA

Lower SE

026105

ROBE AIRFIELD

32.3

32.3

04/10/2006

11

1 N Equal to record.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

41.5

39.6

31/10/2010

11

1 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 14:55EST, 22/10/2014.

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 25.7 +3.1 7.0 -3.2 5.7 0.0 5.4 12.0 368 (15.3) 39/23
BUNBURY 23.1 +2.2 5.2 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 30/23
MANDURAH -- -- 11.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.2 23.9 -1.0 23.1 0.0 7.4 11.5 368 (15.3) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.9 +7.0 16.3 +1.5 13.1 0.0 14.2 12.2 329 (13.7) 41/15
WHYALLA AERO 39.4 +15.6 17.0 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 55/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.3 +15.4 19.3 +7.8 -- 0.0 10.4 8.5 324 (13.5) 43/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.4 +12.5 6.4 -0.7 4.0 0.0 4.6 12.0 438 (18.3) 26/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +0.4 19.9 +1.4 15.5 0.0 12.0 11.8 357 (14.9) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +0.8 19.7 -0.9 18.1 4.4 7.0 6.9 514 (21.4) 52/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -0.1 20.3 -0.4 17.5 0.0 12.0 11.2 568 (23.7) 52/11
MACKAY M.O 27.2 -0.3 20.0 +0.3 -- 0.4 -- 8.8 465 (19.4) 43/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 -1.4 16.4 -0.6 14.5 0.0 8.0 -- 331 (13.8) 46/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.8 15.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 52/11
COOLANGATTA 25.1 +0.7 17.9 +1.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 417 (17.4) 52/09
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 +0.6 17.7 +2.1 14.1 0.6 7.2 3.4 327 (13.6) 50/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 -1.4 14.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 664 (27.7) 54/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.2 +2.1 12.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 8.4 -- 313 (13.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 -1.6 16.3 +2.5 7.3 0.0 6.8 -- 604 (25.2) 43/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -2.5 14.5 +2.6 -- 4.4 -- -- 430 (17.9) 39/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.9 -4.7 15.4 +3.5 14.2 0.8 4.0 -- 505 (21.0) 34/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.0 +2.4 3.5 -3.1 3.5 0.0 5.4 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.5 +2.8 13.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 586 (24.4) 55/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -2.7 15.1 +1.9 13.3 0.0 2.6 0.0 624 (26.0) 35/02
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 -6.6 12.7 +1.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 306 (12.8) 22/17
BELLAMBI AWS 17.8 -3.6 12.9 -1.0 -- 3.4 -- -- 564 (23.5) 34/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 +3.9 12.3 +4.6 10.9 0.0 9.2 12.2 607 (25.3) 59/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.3 +4.8 9.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 26/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.3 +13.4 13.2 +3.4 10.0 0.0 9.0 11.4 314 (13.1) 28/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.3 +6.4 7.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 35/07
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.5 +6.1 8.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 35/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.1 +9.4 8.3 -1.2 5.5 0.0 6.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.2 +7.6 2.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 680 (28.3) 50/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 +1.5 5.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 31/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 +3.4 3.1 -4.4 0.4 0.0 4.2 12.5 391 (16.3) 30/16
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

43.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
42.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.0 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
41.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+17.8 : 37.9 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+17.8 : 38.4 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+17.1 : 38.8 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+17.1 : 33.6 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+16.7 : 38.7 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+16.7 : 37.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

27.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.7 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.2 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+14.0 : 25.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+12.2 : 20.4 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+12.2 : 20.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.9 : 21.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+11.7 : 23.2 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA

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

10.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
11.1 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
12.0 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
12.1 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
12.4 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.4 : 18.1 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-7.1 : 17.4 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
-7.1 : 12.1 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-7.0 : 10.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.0 : 12.0 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

-5.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-6.8 : 0.4 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-6.5 : -1.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-6.0 : -0.2 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.0 : 17.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.9 : -0.4 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-5.9 : -5.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

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.
40.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
20.0 DESERT FRINGE Cent Wheatbelt WA
15.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
14.0 COMBOYNE (PUBLIC SCHOOL) MidNorth Coast S NSW
12.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD

12.5 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
12.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

.....

6.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
5.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
4.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1328 (55.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1083 (45.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
997 (41.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
961 (40.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
941 (39.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
936 (39.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
908 (37.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
876 (36.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
865 (36.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
847 (35.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
829 (34.5) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
826 (34.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
812 (33.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
771 (32.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
742 (30.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
708 (29.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
702 (29.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
692 (28.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
691 (28.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
686 (28.6) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
682 (28.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
680 (28.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
678 (28.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
664 (27.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
657 (27.4) MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
651 (27.1) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
648 (27.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
647 (27.0) RHYLL E Central VIC
644 (26.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
631 (26.3) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
628 (26.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
624 (26.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
623 (26.0) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
621 (25.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
620 (25.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
614 (25.6) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
611 (25.5) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
607 (25.3) WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
605 (25.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
604 (25.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
106/16 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
85/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
81/15 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/13 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
78/19 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
78/09 CAPE GRIM N 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WUDINNA AERO : 106(290/ 35 ) at 17:18
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85( 50/ 74 ) at 05:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 82( 90/ 63 ) at 14:53
CAPE GRIM : 78( 80/ 63 ) at 13:30