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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 1456 EST on 23/10/2014. 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

VIC

Mallee N

076031

MILDURA AIRPORT

19.3

19.3

31/10/2009

63

1 N Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009194

MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE

24.1

22.4

20/10/2008

30

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

Central Plateau

096033

LIAWENEE

23.6

23.0

26/10/2008

13

1 N

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

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

23.8

22.9

03/10/2012

11

1 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 14:55EST, 23/10/2014.

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 33.1 +10.5 13.9 +3.7 12.1 0.0 6.2 11.6 551 (23.0) 72/05
BUNBURY -- -- 13.9 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) --
MANDURAH 28.4 +6.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 43/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.2 24.0 -0.9 23.4 0.0 8.0 11.6 362 (15.1) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.4 +6.5 17.5 +2.7 14.4 0.0 12.6 12.3 316 (13.2) 37/09
WHYALLA AERO 25.5 +1.7 18.1 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 50/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.2 +10.3 20.4 +8.9 -- 0.0 6.4 11.5 182 ( 7.6) 43/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.1 +10.2 13.4 +6.3 10.8 0.0 7.2 10.0 330 (13.8) 44/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 -0.2 23.8 +5.3 18.1 0.0 11.4 11.8 370 (15.4) 44/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +0.8 20.1 -0.5 18.4 0.4 7.8 10.8 572 (23.8) 65/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.4 19.2 -1.5 18.5 1.0 10.6 6.7 565 (23.5) 44/15
MACKAY M.O 27.2 -0.3 20.3 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- 11.3 509 (21.2) 39/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 -2.1 19.5 +2.5 17.8 0.0 9.0 -- 431 (18.0) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +0.4 16.0 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 466 (19.4) 50/12
COOLANGATTA 24.0 -0.4 15.1 -0.9 -- 1.2 -- -- 493 (20.5) 39/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 -1.6 16.4 +0.8 14.8 0.0 7.8 9.2 463 (19.3) 39/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 -1.1 11.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 757 (31.5) 50/06
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.8 +3.7 12.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 8.4 -- 273 (11.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.1 -1.5 12.6 -1.2 -- 2.2 -- -- 517 (21.5) 28/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 -1.5 13.2 +1.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 314 (13.1) 31/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 +0.4 12.2 +0.3 9.7 0.0 4.8 9.5 237 ( 9.9) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +4.4 5.5 -1.1 5.5 0.0 4.6 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.8 +6.1 11.2 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 628 (26.2) 46/00
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 +0.8 14.5 +1.3 11.0 0.0 5.0 9.2 348 (14.5) 50/16
RICHMOND RAAF 25.7 +0.9 11.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 31/08
BELLAMBI AWS 20.8 -0.6 14.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 52/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.8 +8.4 9.5 +1.8 8.1 0.0 8.4 12.6 476 (19.8) 39/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +7.5 10.8 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.8 +14.9 19.8 +10.0 19.3 0.2 10.2 9.3 294 (12.3) 35/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.9 +9.0 12.9 +5.4 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 309 (12.9) 46/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.9 +8.5 10.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 44/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.8 +12.1 14.0 +4.5 12.3 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.0 +10.4 12.7 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 63/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.0 +6.0 6.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 35/17
HOBART AIRPORT 24.9 +7.6 9.3 +1.8 4.5 0.0 5.8 8.6 387 (16.1) 50/17
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

44.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
43.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
43.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
43.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+15.6 : 38.7 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+15.4 : 37.7 NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
+15.1 : 35.9 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+15.1 : 32.8 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
+15.1 : 33.2 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC

27.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+13.7 : 24.1 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+13.6 : 19.2 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
+13.1 : 20.6 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.2 : 23.9 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+11.9 : 20.2 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

14.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
15.7 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
16.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.6 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS

-4.2 : 24.4 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.7 : 21.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
-3.5 : 24.0 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.4 : 20.8 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.3 : 26.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.3 : 20.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.3 : 23.0 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW

0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
1.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.6 : 5.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
-4.8 : 3.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.5 : 16.6 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-4.5 : 6.3 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.3 : 17.2 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

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 FRANKLAND Lower West WA
30.0 TEDDINGTON WATERWORKS Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.0 SOUTHWOOD Darling Downs W QLD
9.0 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD

12.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

7.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
7.6 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
7.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
6.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1347 (56.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1347 (56.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1113 (46.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1108 (46.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1068 (44.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1033 (43.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1004 (41.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1001 (41.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
934 (38.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
906 (37.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
904 (37.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
896 (37.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
877 (36.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
867 (36.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
866 (36.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
854 (35.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
824 (34.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
816 (34.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
809 (33.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
777 (32.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
772 (32.2) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
761 (31.7) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
758 (31.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
757 (31.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
756 (31.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
748 (31.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
742 (30.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
718 (29.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
710 (29.6) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
708 (29.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
687 (28.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
671 (28.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
666 (27.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
662 (27.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
656 (27.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
651 (27.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
636 (26.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
631 (26.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
630 (26.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
628 (26.2) DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
622 (25.9) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
621 (25.9) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
620 (25.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
615 (25.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
600 (25.0) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
96/15 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
83/01 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/06 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
76/17 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
74/08 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
74/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROCKY GULLY
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
WICKEPIN EAST AG STATION
4.6mm in 13 min to 15:43 21.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
5.4mm in 11 min to 17:00 29.5mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.4mm/h

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
HORSHAM AERODROME : 96(330/ 61 ) at 16:18