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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1455 EST on 24/10/2014. 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

SW & S Coast

009967

NARRIKUP WEST

24.0

22.8

29/10/2008

18

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

38.6

38.3

30/10/2008

14

1 N

NSW

Riverina E

074034

COROWA AIRPORT

36.0

36.0

21/10/2007

40

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

36.6

36.0

19/10/2008

18

1 N

VIC

Upper NE

083085

MOUNT HOTHAM

18.8

18.4

13/10/2006

21

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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 14:55EST, 24/10/2014.

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 22.7 +0.1 13.5 +3.3 12.5 2.2 6.4 10.4 452 (18.8) 41/10
BUNBURY 22.2 +1.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 37/08
MANDURAH 22.4 +0.7 17.2 +3.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 467 (19.5) 37/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +1.6 23.9 -1.0 23.7 0.0 7.6 11.7 325 (13.5) 46/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +6.7 20.9 +6.1 17.3 0.0 14.2 11.4 339 (14.1) 44/10
WHYALLA AERO 24.6 +0.8 15.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 591 (24.6) 37/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.4 +2.5 13.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 7.0 10.8 195 ( 8.1) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.7 +4.8 12.4 +5.3 12.2 0.0 6.6 6.3 616 (25.7) 43/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.0 +1.4 18.9 +0.4 16.2 0.0 11.0 -- 372 (15.5) 52/17
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 +1.0 20.5 -0.1 18.3 0.0 11.6 11.2 650 (27.1) 54/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 -0.6 19.0 -1.7 15.9 0.0 9.6 11.7 478 (19.9) 46/14
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -1.3 17.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 403 (16.8) 39/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 -0.7 16.0 -1.0 13.4 0.0 7.8 -- 337 (14.0) 31/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +0.4 13.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 37/15
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +0.3 12.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 31/10
BRISBANE AERO 24.9 -0.5 12.3 -3.3 10.7 0.0 7.6 11.6 323 (13.5) 35/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.4 +4.1 11.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 560 (23.3) 46/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.6 +7.5 16.1 +3.9 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 60 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.3 +2.7 14.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 52/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +1.5 10.8 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 263 (11.0) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.8 +6.2 10.9 -1.0 9.0 0.0 5.0 -- 296 (12.3) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.5 +7.9 11.0 +4.4 7.0 0.0 4.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.9 +8.2 12.9 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 37/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.6 +5.1 15.4 +2.2 12.4 0.0 6.0 10.7 523 (21.8) 28/13
RICHMOND RAAF 32.0 +7.2 11.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 43/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.5 +2.1 15.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 17/02
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.0 +12.6 15.3 +7.6 13.7 0.0 6.6 11.7 309 (12.9) 46/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.1 +10.6 14.5 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 31/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.4 +10.5 14.0 +4.2 12.6 0.0 10.2 10.9 311 (13.0) 30/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.6 +11.7 14.4 +6.9 -- 0.0 7.0 -- 323 (13.5) 35/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.0 +9.6 14.9 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 35/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.7 +3.0 15.2 +5.7 14.0 0.0 6.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.0 +3.4 10.8 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 46/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.7 +4.7 12.6 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 54/08
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 -1.2 11.1 +3.6 9.4 0.0 5.6 9.0 539 (22.5) 48/23
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

42.6 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
42.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
41.8 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+14.8 : 38.5 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+14.5 : 37.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.8 : 36.0 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+13.7 : 35.9 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
+13.6 : 36.0 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

27.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.6 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+12.3 : 21.8 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+11.5 : 23.2 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
+10.5 : 26.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+10.3 : 24.4 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+10.1 : 25.1 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+10.1 : 11.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

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

9.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
12.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
13.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.0 SPRING BAY NTC AWS E Coast TAS
14.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-3.0 : 17.6 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-2.6 : 15.8 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-2.5 : 11.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-2.5 : 14.8 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-2.4 : 16.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-2.4 : 31.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
2.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.3 : 6.6 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.2 : 8.2 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-5.0 : 16.1 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-4.9 : 6.6 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.7 : 17.1 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E 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.
38.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
35.0 KING RIVER Lower West WA
29.0 BOYUP BROOK Lower West WA
26.4 GRASSMERE Lower West WA
24.4 JARRAHDALE Lower West WA

12.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
11.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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4.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.9 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

946 (39.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
861 (35.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
857 (35.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
848 (35.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
831 (34.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
801 (33.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
797 (33.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
795 (33.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
790 (32.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
768 (32.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
766 (31.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
750 (31.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
745 (31.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
743 (31.0) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
731 (30.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
726 (30.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
719 (30.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
710 (29.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
694 (28.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
692 (28.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
680 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
678 (28.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
678 (28.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
667 (27.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
663 (27.6) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
656 (27.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
656 (27.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
650 (27.1) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
650 (27.1) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
643 (26.8) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
638 (26.6) MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA
638 (26.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
633 (26.4) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
630 (26.3) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
625 (26.0) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
618 (25.8) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
617 (25.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
616 (25.7) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
615 (25.6) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
611 (25.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
609 (25.4) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
87/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
80/22 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
74/19 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
74/14 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
74/05 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CHARLES POINT AWS
10.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 01:30 20.4mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
13.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.4mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85( 70/ 74 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM : 78( 70/ 65 ) at 23:30