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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 1904 EST on 01/11/2014. 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

WA

Interior

013030

TELFER AERO

30.3

30.0

05/10/1978

36

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands S

063291

BATHURST AIRPORT AWS

30.9

30.6

14/10/2006

21

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes S

065103

FORBES AIRPORT AWS

37.0

37.0

25/10/2014

18

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

SA

NW Pastoral

016001

WOOMERA AERODROME

124

122.0

17/10/1973

55

N

NSW

CW Plains N

051161

COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS

89

83.0

19/10/2003

11

N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061392

MURRURUNDI GAP AWS

118

117.0

15/10/2010

11

N

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

80

70

06/10/2014

11

N Previous record set earlier this month.


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10am EST Minimum 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 19:04EST, 01/11/2014.

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 24.7 +2.1 14.7 +4.5 13.2 1.0 5.4 11.2 495 (20.6) 41/03
BUNBURY 23.0 +2.1 8.9 -0.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 35/08
MANDURAH 22.3 +0.6 14.3 +1.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 417 (17.4) 41/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +1.5 22.9 -2.0 22.7 0.0 10.0 11.8 338 (14.1) 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.2 +4.3 23.0 +8.2 20.6 0.0 13.6 2.1 327 (13.6) 43/17
WHYALLA AERO 38.6 +14.8 14.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 67/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.2 +13.3 14.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 48/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 33.2 +15.3 8.3 +1.2 5.0 0.0 3.4 8.1 329 (13.7) 61/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.6 +7.0 15.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 39/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +1.4 21.6 +1.0 20.1 0.0 8.8 11.4 369 (15.4) 30/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.6 22.9 +2.2 20.8 0.0 8.0 11.3 417 (17.4) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 31.3 +3.8 22.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 251 (10.5) 26/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.2 +2.6 19.7 +2.7 17.6 0.0 8.8 -- 294 (12.3) 34/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.6 18.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 34/12
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +3.5 18.8 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 41/15
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +3.2 21.0 +5.4 19.5 0.0 7.4 -- 382 (15.9) 59/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 31.8 +7.5 17.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 43/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.4 +11.3 15.6 +3.4 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 80 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.9 +6.3 16.3 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 61/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +3.9 12.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 50/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.1 +10.5 11.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 50/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.0 +10.4 9.6 +3.0 4.6 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.4 +12.7 10.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 80/19
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.9 +9.4 16.7 +3.5 11.2 0.0 9.2 11.7 334 (13.9) 50/15
RICHMOND RAAF 37.0 +12.2 11.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 41/13
BELLAMBI AWS 23.0 +1.6 15.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 34/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.4 +14.0 10.1 +2.4 7.4 0.0 8.0 10.3 289 (12.0) 54/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.8 +12.3 9.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 39/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.8 +13.9 15.5 +5.7 12.0 0.0 9.0 9.1 240 (10.0) 50/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.8 +12.9 5.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 7.4 -- 198 ( 8.3) 44/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.0 +12.6 7.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 57/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.9 +13.2 10.8 +1.3 7.8 0.2 4.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.8 +12.2 5.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 59/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.1 +0.1 9.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 34/09
HOBART AIRPORT 23.1 +5.8 9.5 +2.0 7.0 0.0 3.8 6.0 351 (14.6) 50/22
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

43.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
43.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
43.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
43.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
43.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+15.8 : 32.9 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+15.6 : 33.7 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+15.3 : 33.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+15.2 : 37.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+15.1 : 31.8 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC

30.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
29.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
28.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+12.2 : 24.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+11.8 : 20.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.4 : 25.8 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+11.4 : 24.9 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+10.2 : 22.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

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

9.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
14.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS

-3.2 : 19.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.7 : 20.4 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-2.6 : 22.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-1.9 : 15.2 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-1.9 : 19.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-1.9 : 19.6 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-1.9 : 21.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

1.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.7 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-4.9 : 19.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-3.6 : 5.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-3.4 : 18.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
-3.3 : 1.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.2 : 5.5 CERBERUS E Central VIC

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.
23.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
21.0 CARNARVON STATION Central Highlands QLD
16.4 WYSEBY Central Highlands QLD
14.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
13.0 CLERMONT AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

12.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
11.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

3.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
2.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1241 (51.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
961 (40.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
892 (37.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
891 (37.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
843 (35.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
831 (34.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
816 (34.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
773 (32.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
772 (32.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
759 (31.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
747 (31.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
740 (30.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
719 (30.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
718 (29.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
716 (29.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
706 (29.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
683 (28.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
671 (28.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
670 (27.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
658 (27.4) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
655 (27.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
633 (26.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
617 (25.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
617 (25.7) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
617 (25.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
616 (25.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
611 (25.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
604 (25.2) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
135/18 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
124/17 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
118/20 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
100/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/20 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
98/22 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
96/18 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/16 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
93/20 MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
93/20 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
91/17 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

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
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME : 124(250/ 96 ) at 18:23
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 135(230/ 82 ) at 19:23
ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) : 91(220/ 56 ) at 19:00
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) : 93(250/ 59 ) at 21:51
NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 85(290/ 67 ) at 17:40
MARREE AERO : 98(200/ 46 ) at 21:47
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS : 89(310/ 74 ) at 18:43
NW Slopes S
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS : 83(270/ 65 ) at 17:18
Hunter Valley
MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) : 93(310/ 61 ) at 21:30
SCONE AIRPORT AWS : 83(310/ 65 ) at 21:52
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 119(330/ 95 ) at 21:28
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS : 80(340/ 69 ) at 20:23
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 98(330/ 63 ) at 23:57
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(330/ 74 ) at 20:06
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(300/ 56 ) at 20:11
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 85(310/ 63 ) at 23:28
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 96(330/ 58 ) at 19:55