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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 1439 EST on 08/10/2015. 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
Highest minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands N

062100

NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS

17.9

17.6

15/10/1991

21

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

70

68

02/10/2015

11

N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

28.8

26.5

07/10/2010

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:38EST, 08/10/2015.

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 27.6 +5.0 7.6 -2.6 4.9 0.0 5.8 11.2 484 (20.2) 50/01
BUNBURY 24.9 +4.0 9.3 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 35/03
MANDURAH 26.1 +4.4 11.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 44/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -2.0 23.4 -1.5 22.9 0.2 4.0 8.7 305 (12.7) 39/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.1 +2.2 21.4 +6.6 20.2 0.0 12.0 10.3 291 (12.1) 52/15
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 -1.8 13.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 818 (34.1) 59/06
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.1 -0.8 11.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 39/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 -0.9 3.3 -3.8 -1.4 0.0 3.2 10.8 475 (19.8) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.3 -0.3 15.9 -2.6 14.9 0.0 9.2 11.3 283 (11.8) 48/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 -1.5 20.4 -0.2 -- 6.8 -- -- 612 (25.5) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.3 20.7 0.0 18.2 0.0 11.0 10.7 578 (24.1) 55/13
MACKAY M.O 26.9 -0.6 21.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 37/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 -0.7 17.0 0.0 13.9 0.0 8.2 -- 310 (12.9) 35/09
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +1.3 15.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 37/11
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +1.2 12.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 54/21
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.7 13.1 -2.5 9.5 0.0 6.2 11.4 204 ( 8.5) 35/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.7 +4.4 10.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 50/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.6 +8.5 16.8 +4.6 -- 0.0 8.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.3 +4.4 11.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 67/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 -2.2 13.8 +1.9 9.3 0.0 7.0 1.1 295 (12.3) 61/06
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.5 +9.8 11.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 61/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.3 -2.2 19.0 +5.8 14.8 0.0 13.2 1.3 568 (23.7) 78/04
RICHMOND RAAF 20.2 -4.6 11.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 41/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -3.1 17.9 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 81/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.8 +1.4 12.2 +4.5 10.8 0.0 9.2 5.9 352 (14.7) 46/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +2.8 12.0 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 30/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 -1.3 12.1 +2.3 11.0 0.0 16.4 6.9 601 (25.0) 41/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.0 +0.1 10.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 617 (25.7) 54/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.1 -1.3 8.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 643 (26.8) 46/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.8 -1.8 4.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 667 (27.8) 57/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.8 +0.8 4.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 34/23
HOBART AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 7.0 -0.5 0.5 0.0 11.8 12.6 770 (32.1) 57/23
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

40.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.4 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.4 : 35.6 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+10.2 : 35.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
+9.8 : 34.5 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+9.4 : 33.6 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+10.2 : 17.9 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+9.3 : 8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.2 : 18.9 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.2 : 12.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
+8.0 : 15.6 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW

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

6.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-6.8 : 12.3 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-6.7 : 12.5 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-6.1 : 16.7 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.7 : 19.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-5.5 : 19.0 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
-5.5 : 20.0 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW

-2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA

-9.1 : 8.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-8.9 : -1.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-8.0 : 2.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-7.8 : 5.6 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.5 : 4.4 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
23.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
15.6 WARRA W Coast TAS
11.6 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT) Derwent Valley TAS
11.4 GREENHAVEN N Coast--Barron QLD

12.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
11.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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5.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
3.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1765 (73.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1445 (60.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1289 (53.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1278 (53.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1197 (49.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1197 (49.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1107 (46.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1077 (44.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1008 (42.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
983 (41.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
964 (40.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
955 (39.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
954 (39.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
940 (39.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
933 (38.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
933 (38.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
916 (38.2) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
913 (38.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
912 (38.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
908 (37.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
906 (37.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
901 (37.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
879 (36.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
876 (36.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
868 (36.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
853 (35.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
846 (35.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
834 (34.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
824 (34.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
818 (34.1) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
816 (34.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
815 (34.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
808 (33.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
801 (33.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
776 (32.3) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
773 (32.2) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
770 (32.1) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
767 (32.0) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
766 (31.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
760 (31.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
757 (31.5) HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
747 (31.1) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
743 (31.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
742 (30.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
740 (30.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
733 (30.5) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
730 (30.4) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
729 (30.4) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
729 (30.4) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
721 (30.0) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
720 (30.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
716 (29.8) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
714 (29.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
711 (29.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
705 (29.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
702 (29.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
701 (29.2) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
700 (29.2) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
695 (29.0) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
695 (29.0) RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
692 (28.8) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
692 (28.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
691 (28.8) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
685 (28.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
684 (28.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
682 (28.4) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
681 (28.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
681 (28.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
680 (28.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
675 (28.1) SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
671 (28.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
671 (28.0) WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
669 (27.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
667 (27.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
667 (27.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
666 (27.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
664 (27.7) TELFER AERO Interior WA
660 (27.5) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
660 (27.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
657 (27.4) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
655 (27.3) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
652 (27.2) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
651 (27.1) LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
650 (27.1) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
643 (26.8) BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
641 (26.7) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
641 (26.7) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
636 (26.5) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
636 (26.5) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
629 (26.2) WARRA W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
624 (26.0) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
623 (26.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
618 (25.8) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
617 (25.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
617 (25.7) TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
614 (25.6) LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
613 (25.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
612 (25.5) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
610 (25.4) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
608 (25.3) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
603 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
601 (25.0) MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
600 (25.0) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
113/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/23 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/23 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.
None reported

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(140/ 69 ) at 23:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 72(200/ 63 ) at 23:30
Sydney--east
PORT BOTANY (MOLINEUX POINT AWS) : 87(180/ 65 ) at 05:30
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 95(190/ 76 ) at 04:46
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 80(190/ 65 ) at 04:30
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 89(190/ 69 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(230/ 63 ) at 04:19
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 74(240/ 65 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(310/ 89 ) at 00:45
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(250/ 74 ) at 01:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(260/ 65 ) at 00:52
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(270/ 63 ) at 00:44
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 82(250/ 69 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(260/ 69 ) at 01:00
BAYU UNDAN : 96( 90/ 20 ) at 08:00