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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 1438 EST on 02/10/2015. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001025

DOONGAN

14.0

14.0

02/10/2002

24

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE POLICE STATION

6.0

7.0

30/10/1998

16

1 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 14:38EST, 02/10/2015.

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 33.5 +10.9 10.9 +0.7 8.6 0.0 4.4 11.2 310 (12.9) 39/11
BUNBURY 22.0 +1.1 7.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 31/12
MANDURAH 23.1 +1.4 13.7 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 26/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.6 +2.4 24.7 -0.2 24.7 0.0 6.6 9.2 316 (13.2) 50/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.1 +3.2 10.5 -4.3 8.3 0.0 12.0 11.8 269 (11.2) 35/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.2 -0.6 5.8 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 35/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.4 +2.5 7.8 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 22/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.4 +0.5 3.0 -4.1 0.5 0.0 1.4 8.2 246 (10.3) 37/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +0.2 14.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 52/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +0.9 18.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 44/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 -0.9 17.2 -3.5 16.0 0.0 10.0 10.8 364 (15.2) 43/15
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -1.3 16.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 248 (10.3) 31/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +1.3 16.4 -0.6 13.2 0.0 6.8 -- 270 (11.3) 35/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.7 13.7 -2.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 324 (13.5) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 25.2 +0.8 12.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 -0.2 13.0 -2.6 9.7 0.0 5.0 10.8 315 (13.1) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.1 +1.8 11.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 43/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.9 +4.8 13.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -0.1 11.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 35/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.0 +3.4 10.8 -1.1 8.8 0.0 3.6 -- 319 (13.3) 31/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.8 +3.2 7.7 +1.1 -0.5 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +3.6 8.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 39/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.8 +2.3 16.4 +3.2 12.5 0.0 5.6 9.6 414 (17.3) 41/12
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 +4.8 13.1 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.0 -0.4 13.9 0.0 -- 2.4 -- -- 331 (13.8) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 -0.7 2.7 -5.0 0.6 0.0 4.2 11.7 177 ( 7.4) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -0.4 3.7 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.2 +4.3 3.4 -6.4 0.0 0.0 4.0 11.2 158 ( 6.6) 24/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.8 +1.9 0.1 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.7 +3.3 0.9 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 30/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.8 +2.2 -0.5 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 31/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 -2.7 6.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 48/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.8 +2.5 5.8 -1.7 1.0 0.2 3.2 7.0 404 (16.8) 76/22
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

41.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
41.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
40.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
40.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
40.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+13.4 : 34.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+13.2 : 34.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+13.0 : 34.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+13.0 : 38.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+12.8 : 31.2 ALBANY Lower West WA

25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
24.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+5.3 : 18.6 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
+5.2 : 11.5 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.4 : 13.5 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+4.3 : 15.3 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+4.1 : 9.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

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

6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.7 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
11.3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-3.9 : 10.7 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-3.7 : 12.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-3.1 : 7.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-3.1 : 11.3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-2.7 : 15.3 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS

-2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-11.1 : 6.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-8.9 : 9.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-8.6 : 6.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 0.7 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-8.2 : 12.9 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP 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.
56.6 SAUERS TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
42.0 MARODIAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
40.8 BYRNESTOWN TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
36.0 COORAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
30.0 MT LAWLESS TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
56.6 SAUERS TM
40.8 BYRNESTOWN TM
30.0 MT LAWLESS TM
Brisbane/SE Coast
42.0 MARODIAN TM
36.0 COORAN TM

11.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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7.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
7.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
6.2 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
3.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1065 (44.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
882 (36.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
805 (33.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
802 (33.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
722 (30.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
696 (29.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
687 (28.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
687 (28.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
668 (27.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
649 (27.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
628 (26.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
622 (25.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
617 (25.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
608 (25.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
115/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
115/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
107/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
107/12 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/20 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CHARLES POINT
11.0mm in 16 min to 05:16 41.2mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 05:18 84.0mm/h
7.6mm in 12 min to 05:30 38.0mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 21.8mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 21.8mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
9.2mm in 27 min to 03:00 20.4mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
4.2mm in 11 min to 05:30 22.9mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
4.6mm in 6 min to 19:00 46.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 74(330/ 65 ) at 06:00
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 89(260/ 63 ) at 21:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(330/ 95 ) at 14:01
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(250/ 83 ) at 23:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(270/ 52 ) at 22:08
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 80(280/ 63 ) at 14:00
DENNES POINT : 91(270/ 52 ) at 15:55
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(320/ 63 ) at 10:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 108(300/ 72 ) at 13:00
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 89(110/ 69 ) at 13:46
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(280/ 69 ) at 15:30
BAYU UNDAN : 95( 90/ 74 ) at 10:46
TIMOR SEA 487KM WNW DARWIN : 91(130/ 67 ) at 10:33