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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1448 EST on 21/11/2014. 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 daily rainfall

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039064

MOUNT WALLABY

67.0

47.5

08/11/2007

15

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040794

GREENBANK(THOMPSON RD)AL

49.0

44.0

23/11/2005

14

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040795

OPOSSUM ALERT

48.0

39.0

18/11/2012

11

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040832

FOREST HOME TM

63.0

54.0

09/11/2004

14

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

28.4

28.0

29/11/2002

13

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

44.0

44.0

12/11/2006

22

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

N Peninsula

027045

WEIPA AERO

39.2

39.2

19/11/2014

21

1 N Equal to record. 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 14:48EST, 21/11/2014.

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 24.5 -1.3 10.1 -2.6 7.8 0.0 7.8 10.4 380 (15.8) 46/12
BUNBURY 22.6 -1.7 15.5 +3.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 324 (13.5) 43/09
MANDURAH 22.6 -1.9 15.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 44/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +1.3 26.3 +1.0 26.0 0.0 7.8 11.0 347 (14.5) 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.2 +5.6 22.1 +4.2 20.8 0.0 12.0 11.9 248 (10.3) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 29.4 +2.9 21.4 +7.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 422 (17.6) 65/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.4 -0.8 21.1 +7.0 -- 0.2 8.0 2.2 232 ( 9.7) 41/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 +2.2 16.3 +7.9 13.5 0.2 10.4 0.9 401 (16.7) 44/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 43.3 +6.9 20.9 -0.5 19.0 0.0 13.0 -- 253 (10.5) 39/13
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.1 24.4 +2.1 23.3 0.0 8.0 9.8 303 (12.6) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.9 +1.2 26.1 +3.2 24.9 0.0 10.0 12.6 503 (21.0) 44/14
MACKAY M.O 33.0 +3.8 24.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- 11.7 415 (17.3) 34/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.5 +3.3 21.9 +2.4 21.5 5.4 9.8 -- 347 (14.5) 39/02
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +1.2 19.3 +0.5 -- 22.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 37/14
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +2.0 20.1 +1.9 -- 4.4 -- -- 346 (14.4) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.5 +1.7 19.0 +0.8 17.4 47.6 7.0 10.8 394 (16.4) 50/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.1 +3.4 16.7 +2.1 -- 24.8 -- -- 561 (23.4) 37/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.9 +8.5 19.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 8.2 -- 118 ( 4.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.6 +2.7 19.0 +2.8 15.7 7.0 3.2 -- 347 (14.5) 63/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +4.7 16.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 48/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.4 +6.9 14.9 +0.5 12.3 0.0 7.6 -- 418 (17.4) 43/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.5 +7.4 10.5 +1.3 3.4 0.0 4.0 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.1 +7.7 16.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 41/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.6 +6.6 20.2 +4.8 16.8 0.0 6.8 10.6 511 (21.3) 55/15
RICHMOND RAAF 37.8 +11.1 16.3 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 41/13
BELLAMBI AWS 27.7 +5.6 19.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 44/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.4 +9.6 12.1 +1.3 9.4 0.0 8.0 10.8 259 (10.8) 46/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.6 +8.6 11.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 55/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.1 +6.6 19.8 +7.2 16.7 0.0 11.0 4.0 301 (12.5) 54/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.5 +8.8 12.9 +2.7 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 203 ( 8.5) 54/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.0 +7.6 13.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 57/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.7 +6.7 16.2 +5.0 18.9 0.0 9.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.4 +5.8 14.2 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 57/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 +0.4 13.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.4 +0.4 13.7 +4.5 11.8 0.0 7.0 0.8 389 (16.2) 30/04
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

45.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
44.3 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
44.2 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
44.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
44.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

+12.4 : 35.4 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+11.1 : 37.8 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+11.0 : 29.5 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
+11.0 : 37.4 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
+10.8 : 32.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

31.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
29.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.9 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

+11.3 : 22.2 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.1 : 20.0 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.1 : 21.4 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.1 : 20.2 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+9.9 : 19.1 YONGALA Upper North SA

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

11.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
15.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-4.0 : 20.7 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-3.6 : 22.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.6 : 22.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
-3.6 : 24.8 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-3.5 : 20.8 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
-3.5 : 24.3 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

4.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.7 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
5.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.2 : 12.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 8.9 ENEABBA Central West WA
-4.7 : 7.5 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.1 : 8.0 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.9 : 8.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA

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.
102.4 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE) North Coast NSW
91.0 CAROLE PARK ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
79.0 BRIBIE ISLAND ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74.0 MT GRAVATT ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72.0 LOVANDEE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
72.0 LOVANDEE
67.0 MAKOWATA
67.0 MOUNT WALLABY
64.4 ABERCORN
62.6 BUILYAN GUM STREET
58.0 ABERCORN TM
51.0 HAZELDEAN
50.0 JAMBIN POST OFFICE
Brisbane/SE Coast
91.0 CAROLE PARK ALERT
79.0 BRIBIE ISLAND ALERT
74.0 MT GRAVATT ALERT
69.2 BOONDALL
63.0 FOREST HOME TM
62.0 HILLTOP GARDENS
61.0 CROFTBY TM
61.0 BELLBIRD PARK ALERT
60.0 BRISBANE RPA HOSPITAL
59.0 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
58.0 GREENSLOPES PRIVATE HOSPITAL
57.0 CARNEYS CREEK THE RANCH
56.0 BRISBANE
56.0 CALAMVALE ALERT
54.8 GREENBANK THOMPSON ROAD
51.0 OAKWOOD TM
50.0 JINGLE DOWNS ALERT
50.0 CROFTBY ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
102.4 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)
59.0 BOAT HARBOUR (ROUS RIVER)
58.0 ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK)
53.4 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

12.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
12.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

0.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.8 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1162 (48.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
910 (37.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
856 (35.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
812 (33.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
803 (33.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
732 (30.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
731 (30.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
723 (30.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
710 (29.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
705 (29.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
678 (28.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
644 (26.8) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
642 (26.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
641 (26.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
639 (26.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
628 (26.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
611 (25.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
607 (25.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
605 (25.2) ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
605 (25.2) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
91/15 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
85/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
81/06 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

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
Murray Valley
RENMARK AERO
6.8mm in 7 min to 19:37 58.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.6mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 17.3mm/h
None reported