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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 1449 EST on 19/11/2014. 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

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039066

GAYNDAH AIRPORT

24.2

23.9

24/11/2011

11

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

35.6

35.1

02/11/2001

32

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

104

87.0

28/11/2012

11

94.0

26/02/2005

12

N

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

TAS

Derwent Valley

095048

OUSE FIRE STATION

21.0

19.7

15/11/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 14:48EST, 19/11/2014.

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 26.0 +0.2 13.6 +0.9 12.2 0.0 7.8 8.5 261 (10.9) 41/17
BUNBURY 23.5 -0.8 9.7 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 43/15
MANDURAH 24.2 -0.3 16.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 39/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.5 +2.2 23.9 -1.4 23.4 0.0 8.6 11.9 316 (13.2) 31/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.7 -3.9 19.7 +1.8 19.0 0.0 11.0 0.6 301 (12.5) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 24.6 -1.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.0 -1.2 12.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 4.8 8.7 161 ( 6.7) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.6 -0.8 8.0 -0.4 3.9 0.0 4.8 4.9 362 (15.1) 34/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.3 +4.9 27.7 +6.3 25.4 0.0 18.2 10.9 518 (21.6) 48/17
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +1.7 21.2 -1.1 18.6 0.0 8.0 11.7 219 ( 9.1) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.4 +2.7 24.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 8.4 11.4 344 (14.3) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 33.2 +4.0 24.7 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- 11.3 432 (18.0) 43/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 38.3 +7.1 24.0 +4.5 23.0 0.0 10.6 -- 299 (12.5) 37/13
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +3.4 22.6 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 61/18
COOLANGATTA 27.7 +1.8 18.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 +0.8 23.0 +4.8 22.6 0.0 9.6 4.2 390 (16.3) 35/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 32.2 +6.5 17.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 39/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.7 +3.3 15.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 8.8 -- 105 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +2.0 19.4 +3.2 15.5 0.0 7.8 -- 340 (14.2) 55/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +3.6 20.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 50/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.5 0.0 15.6 +1.2 13.3 0.0 8.6 12.2 364 (15.2) 46/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +0.9 6.5 -2.7 7.0 0.0 6.6 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +1.2 9.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 41/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 -0.2 18.4 +3.0 14.7 0.0 8.0 11.7 424 (17.7) 48/13
RICHMOND RAAF 29.8 +3.1 14.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 43/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 -0.1 16.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 52/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.5 +1.7 9.1 -1.7 6.8 0.2 6.6 13.6 270 (11.3) 39/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.6 +0.6 9.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 31/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.8 -0.7 10.3 -2.3 7.7 0.0 7.8 13.1 294 (12.3) 30/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.0 -1.7 8.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.0 -0.4 4.7 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 31/07
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 -0.8 11.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.9 -0.7 4.4 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 34/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.6 +2.1 9.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 43/09
HOBART AIRPORT 19.9 +0.9 11.9 +2.7 8.6 0.0 8.8 5.5 707 (29.5) 63/23
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

43.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
43.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.5 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
42.5 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

+14.5 : 39.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.1 : 34.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+9.9 : 37.0 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 33.5 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+8.8 : 34.7 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

29.3 LAKE JULIUS AWS Gulf Country QLD
29.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.5 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
28.1 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 20.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+9.3 : 22.4 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.1 : 19.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 25.6 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.7 : 20.7 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.2 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-7.2 : 29.5 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-6.5 : 23.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-5.8 : 26.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.4 : 25.6 MULLEWA Central West WA
-5.4 : 24.5 ENEABBA Central West WA

0.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 3.3 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-5.9 : 5.0 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.9 : 4.0 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-5.8 : 3.2 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-5.8 : 2.9 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE 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.
35.5 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT E Kimberley WA
28.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
23.4 MOOLA BULLA AIRSTRIP E Kimberley WA
20.8 LANSDOWNE E Kimberley WA
20.0 MT GLORIOUS FAHEY RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

13.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
12.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.2 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
12.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

.....

5.5 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
4.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
3.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

2013 (83.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1498 (62.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1340 (55.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1240 (51.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1210 (50.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1162 (48.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1031 (43.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1029 (42.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1013 (42.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1003 (41.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
984 (41.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
980 (40.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
936 (39.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
813 (33.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
795 (33.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
783 (32.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
778 (32.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
761 (31.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
758 (31.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
736 (30.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
721 (30.0) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
714 (29.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
712 (29.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
710 (29.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
707 (29.5) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
696 (29.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
691 (28.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
690 (28.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
669 (27.9) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) WARRA W Coast TAS
651 (27.1) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
641 (26.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
636 (26.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
617 (25.7) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
609 (25.4) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
115/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/13 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
102/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
100/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/15 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
96/10 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/07 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/09 WARRA W 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
ESPERANCE AERO
4.6mm in 3 min to 16:00 92.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.4mm/h
Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
5.0mm in 6 min to 14:45 50.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
BUNDABERG AERO
12.0mm in 7 min to 19:00 102.9mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.8mm/h
8.0mm in 13 min to 19:15 36.9mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 23.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
BRISBANE AERO
7.4mm in 17 min to 12:17 26.1mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 15.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.6mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
BRISBANE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.2mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI - HILLSIDE
10.0mm in 30 min to 15:30 20.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 19.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
YARRA - SHAY GAP MINE : 115(160/ 39 ) at 16:03
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 87(280/ 74 ) at 15:29
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT : 89(300/ 67 ) at 14:33
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 91(350/ 70 ) at 13:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(250/ 70 ) at 07:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 70(250/ 65 ) at 13:20
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(320/104 ) at 00:43
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(260/ 83 ) at 00:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(250/ 58 ) at 09:45
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 95(260/ 80 ) at 11:16
W Coast
WARRA : 91(270/ 41 ) at 10:35
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(290/ 52 ) at 08:05
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(270/ 63 ) at 04:00