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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 1508 EST on 27/10/2014. 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

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

27.4

24.4

24/10/2014

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

21.2

21.1

25/10/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

39.3

39.3

23/10/2012

17

1 N Equal to record.

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

43.1

42.6

25/10/2014

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Darling Downs E

041095

STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE

34.5

33.4

22/10/1988

51

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041175

APPLETHORPE

33.6

33.0

26/10/2002

45

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs E

041521

GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT

40.6

39.5

19/10/2002

23

1 N

QLD

Maranoa

043109

ST GEORGE AIRPORT

41.7

41.2

19/10/2002

17

1 N

QLD

Warrego

044026

CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE

42.0

41.8

29/10/1988

57

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045009

BALLERA GAS FIELD

42.9

42.9

30/10/2008

12

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

42.8

41.2

25/10/2014

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Upper Darling

048079

WANAARING POST OFFICE

42.4

41.7

25/10/2014

23

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Upper Darling

048243

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN

41.5

40.2

31/10/2002

17

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048245

BOURKE AIRPORT AWS

41.6

41.2

25/10/2014

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Plains N

051161

COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS

39.4

39.1

31/10/2008

17

1 N

NSW

NW Plains W

052020

MUNGINDI POST OFFICE

41.8

41.6

19/10/2002

48

1 N

NSW

NW Plains W

052088

WALGETT AIRPORT AWS

42.0

40.4

24/10/2014

21

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

40.4

39.8

19/10/2002

19

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes N

054003

BARRABA POST OFFICE

38.0

36.9

19/10/2002

48

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes N

054038

NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS

40.8

39.0

19/10/2002

13

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes S

055049

QUIRINDI POST OFFICE

38.0

37.4

21/10/1988

48

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes S

055202

GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS

39.6

38.0

19/10/2002

13

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes S

055325

TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS

38.6

37.0

19/10/2002

19

1 N

NSW

N Tablelands W

056018

INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE

36.0

34.7

19/10/2002

48

1 P

NSW

N Tablelands W

056037

ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY)

32.4

31.5

19/10/2002

17

1 N

NSW

N Tablelands W

056229

GUYRA HOSPITAL

29.3

28.5

19/10/2002

30

1 N

NSW

N Tablelands W

056238

ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS

31.6

31.0

19/10/2002

19

1 N

NSW

N Tablelands W

056242

INVERELL (RAGLAN ST)

35.6

34.9

19/10/2002

19

1 N

NSW

N Tablelands W

056243

GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS

32.0

31.6

19/10/2002

18

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061363

SCONE AIRPORT AWS

39.3

38.1

19/10/2002

21

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

35.8

35.5

14/10/2004

19

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061388

MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE

39.5

38.0

25/10/2014

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061392

MURRURUNDI GAP AWS

34.2

32.6

25/10/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061397

SINGLETON STP

39.4

37.2

14/10/2004

11

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

35.2

34.9

25/10/2014

21

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Slopes N

064009

DUNEDOO POST OFFICE

37.1

36.8

25/10/2014

47

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

35.3

34.5

25/10/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031210

MAREEBA AIRPORT

65

65.0

21/10/2010

11

N Equal to record.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056238

ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS

94

83.0

16/10/2010

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 15:07EST, 27/10/2014.

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 23.2 +0.6 13.3 +3.1 12.2 0.4 5.0 8.0 405 (16.9) 39/09
BUNBURY 20.8 -0.1 14.8 +5.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 408 (17.0) 37/04
MANDURAH 22.3 +0.6 15.9 +2.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 415 (17.3) 37/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 -0.1 23.7 -1.2 23.2 0.0 8.6 11.2 333 (13.9) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.3 +8.4 25.6 +10.8 20.7 0.0 16.0 12.4 360 (15.0) 44/09
WHYALLA AERO 36.7 +12.9 13.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 59/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.7 +6.8 14.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- 0.0 132 ( 5.5) 37/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.5 +8.6 6.4 -0.7 3.3 0.0 4.0 8.7 307 (12.8) 48/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.1 +4.5 18.4 -0.1 17.0 0.0 36.2 11.9 328 (13.7) 48/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.4 20.1 -0.5 18.8 0.0 9.8 11.6 449 (18.7) 39/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.4 19.6 -1.1 17.4 0.0 8.8 12.0 405 (16.9) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 28.0 +0.5 16.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 254 (10.6) 26/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.7 +5.1 16.2 -0.8 14.2 0.0 6.8 -- 223 ( 9.3) 31/17
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.6 17.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 43/16
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +2.1 17.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 580 (24.2) 50/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +1.4 16.8 +1.2 13.7 0.0 7.8 10.8 549 (22.9) 52/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 34.9 +10.6 16.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 35/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 39.0 +13.9 20.7 +8.5 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 111 ( 4.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.3 +3.7 14.8 +1.0 9.5 0.0 5.0 -- 315 (13.1) 54/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.3 +5.4 14.9 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 63/19
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 37.3 +13.7 17.8 +5.9 -- 0.2 17.8 -- 335 (14.0) 46/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.5 +10.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 12.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.2 +12.5 15.1 +5.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 244 (10.2) 50/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.9 +8.4 18.0 +4.8 15.2 0.6 5.0 11.2 452 (18.8) 50/13
RICHMOND RAAF 36.8 +12.0 15.6 +4.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 248 (10.3) 46/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.6 +0.2 17.3 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 273 (11.4) 43/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.0 +10.6 13.6 +5.9 10.0 0.0 7.2 9.7 258 (10.8) 54/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.1 +7.6 11.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 39/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.5 +2.6 11.5 +1.7 8.0 0.0 10.6 4.4 295 (12.3) 50/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.9 +5.0 10.7 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 30/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.0 +6.6 6.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 30/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.6 +4.9 13.9 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.7 +7.1 9.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 37/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 +1.8 12.3 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 30/17
HOBART AIRPORT 15.4 -1.9 9.5 +2.0 9.2 12.2 4.2 0.0 438 (18.3) 39/17
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

43.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
43.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+15.3 : 39.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+14.5 : 39.5 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
+14.3 : 39.3 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+14.2 : 39.5 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
+13.9 : 39.0 GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE NW Slopes S NSW

28.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
27.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+13.5 : 27.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+12.7 : 25.1 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+12.5 : 24.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+11.5 : 25.5 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+11.0 : 25.3 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+11.0 : 26.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

6.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.3 WARRA W Coast TAS
11.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
12.4 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
12.4 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-3.4 : 14.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-3.3 : 14.6 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
-3.1 : 14.6 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-3.0 : 14.3 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-2.6 : 8.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-2.6 : 21.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.5 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
5.5 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-4.8 : 9.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
-4.1 : 14.9 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-3.8 : 17.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
-3.6 : 18.3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-3.6 : 18.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
-3.6 : 16.2 WOLLOGORANG 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.
31.6 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
30.0 HUNTLY Lower West WA
16.6 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
15.8 SPRENT N Coast TAS
15.4 COPPING (YAXLEY ESTATE) E Coast TAS

12.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
12.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

.....

1.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1023 (42.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
872 (36.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
850 (35.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
845 (35.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
787 (32.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
767 (32.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
753 (31.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
747 (31.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
732 (30.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
724 (30.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
709 (29.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
680 (28.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
667 (27.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
640 (26.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
640 (26.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
640 (26.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
94/18 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
94/22 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
94/19 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
89/21 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
87/22 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
6.0mm in 13 min to 20:30 27.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 95(230/ 45 ) at 19:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 87( 30/ 80 ) at 23:30