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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 1455 EST on 31/10/2014. 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

NT

Alice Springs

015635

YULARA AERO

26.4

26.2

07/10/2005

25

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

43.5

43.0

26/10/2002

21

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014938

MANGO FARM

41.5

41.5

04/10/2003

33

41.5

04/10/2003

35

1 N Equal to record.

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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014627

BULMAN

11.4

11.2

25/10/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 14:54EST, 31/10/2014.

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 22.2 -0.4 14.3 +4.1 12.9 0.6 6.0 8.2 410 (17.1) 44/13
BUNBURY 20.9 0.0 12.8 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 44/20
MANDURAH 22.3 +0.6 15.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 34/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +1.7 23.5 -1.4 23.4 0.0 7.4 11.6 308 (12.8) 35/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.8 +7.9 17.1 +2.3 14.7 0.0 11.6 9.4 288 (12.0) 57/18
WHYALLA AERO 29.6 +5.8 11.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 31/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.2 +6.3 10.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 4.0 12.4 146 ( 6.1) 28/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.1 +2.2 9.2 +2.1 7.1 0.2 3.4 6.0 379 (15.8) 34/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.5 +5.9 18.3 -0.2 15.3 0.0 17.4 -- 323 (13.5) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +1.6 19.1 -1.5 15.2 0.0 6.4 11.6 216 ( 9.0) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.6 22.7 +2.0 19.9 0.0 7.8 11.1 335 (14.0) 43/12
MACKAY M.O 31.2 +3.7 20.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 355 (14.8) 31/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.8 +3.2 21.4 +4.4 20.1 0.0 8.0 -- 220 ( 9.2) 35/18
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +3.0 19.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 41/14
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +2.4 15.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 +2.1 17.3 +1.7 15.6 0.0 10.4 -- 385 (16.0) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.4 +6.1 15.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 640 (26.7) 52/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.0 +7.9 16.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 81 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.0 +4.4 14.8 +1.0 10.7 0.0 6.2 -- 572 (23.8) 59/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +3.2 12.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 37/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.4 +6.8 11.7 -0.2 9.4 0.0 6.0 -- 390 (16.3) 31/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.8 +6.2 0.4 -6.2 0.4 0.0 7.4 12.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.8 +8.1 9.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 41/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 32.9 +10.4 16.2 +3.0 12.0 0.0 5.8 12.6 451 (18.8) 44/17
RICHMOND RAAF 32.6 +7.8 11.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 41/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +2.6 16.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 30/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.0 +9.6 7.5 -0.2 5.7 0.0 7.0 11.4 244 (10.2) 50/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +7.5 8.9 +0.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 35/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +7.6 12.4 +2.6 8.5 0.0 7.0 12.6 216 ( 9.0) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.8 +6.9 7.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 194 ( 8.1) 31/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.6 +7.2 6.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 34/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.3 +2.6 13.7 +4.2 11.3 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.8 +4.2 7.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 30/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.3 +0.3 9.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 43/11
HOBART AIRPORT 16.9 -0.4 11.3 +3.8 8.8 0.2 4.2 4.9 591 (24.6) 39/09
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

43.5 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
43.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
43.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
43.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+12.0 : 36.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.3 : 35.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+10.7 : 33.5 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+10.4 : 32.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+9.9 : 34.5 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

29.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+11.9 : 22.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.6 : 26.4 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+9.9 : 24.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 23.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.3 : 29.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

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

5.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
11.1 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-9.8 : 23.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.4 : 11.6 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-3.4 : 11.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-2.9 : 7.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-2.6 : 13.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

0.4 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.0 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

-6.2 : 0.4 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
-4.6 : 17.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
-4.5 : 16.4 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
-3.9 : 20.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-3.9 : 6.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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.
39.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.5 ARUBIDDY Eucla WA
15.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
13.2 CAPELLA POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
12.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

13.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
12.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

.....

6.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
4.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
4.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.7 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1652 (68.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1340 (55.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1109 (46.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1049 (43.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1004 (41.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
970 (40.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
960 (40.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
917 (38.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
916 (38.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
903 (37.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
880 (36.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
849 (35.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
849 (35.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
804 (33.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
800 (33.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
796 (33.2) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
794 (33.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
753 (31.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
702 (29.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
694 (28.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
680 (28.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
675 (28.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
666 (27.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
661 (27.5) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
659 (27.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
655 (27.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
654 (27.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
654 (27.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
653 (27.2) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
650 (27.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
647 (27.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
641 (26.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
640 (26.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
626 (26.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
614 (25.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
89/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
68/16 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
68/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
68/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
Goldfields
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
CLERMONT AIRPORT
7.6mm in 15 min to 15:30 30.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.8mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(320/ 78 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 69(250/ 63 ) at 19:30