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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 19/10/2015. 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

Hunter Valley

061388

MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE

19.7

19.0

04/10/2008

17

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

19.5

17.6

29/10/2008

21

1 N


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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 14:38EST, 19/10/2015.

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 22.7 +0.1 10.1 -0.1 7.4 0.0 7.2 5.7 394 (16.4) 43/13
BUNBURY 21.1 +0.2 9.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 35/17
MANDURAH 21.6 -0.1 15.9 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 48/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +0.7 23.9 -1.0 23.2 0.0 7.0 11.3 357 (14.9) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.3 +5.4 15.3 +0.5 13.0 0.0 13.6 12.1 374 (15.6) 48/09
WHYALLA AERO 30.0 +6.2 11.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 31/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.6 +7.7 11.8 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 31/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.8 +3.9 4.4 -2.7 1.1 0.0 3.4 10.3 247 (10.3) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.9 +1.3 17.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 55/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 -1.9 19.3 -1.3 18.1 3.8 6.4 8.3 465 (19.4) 59/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.5 18.6 -2.1 15.5 0.0 12.0 11.6 532 (22.2) 52/12
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -0.2 20.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 436 (18.2) 46/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +0.3 17.3 +0.3 14.0 0.0 9.8 -- 342 (14.3) 46/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +1.4 15.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 52/10
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +1.7 15.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 39/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 +0.2 16.9 +1.3 14.3 0.0 5.8 11.2 314 (13.1) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.9 +1.6 13.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 50/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.0 +5.9 20.4 +8.2 -- 0.0 8.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +3.0 15.3 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 28/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.4 -1.2 19.4 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 37/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.1 +6.5 13.7 +7.1 5.0 0.6 2 12.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.5 +6.8 21.6 +12.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 52/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.6 +0.1 18.9 +5.7 17.9 0.8 7.2 3.8 464 (19.3) 37/23
RICHMOND RAAF 22.1 -2.7 17.4 +6.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 264 (11.0) 31/05
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 -0.2 17.7 +3.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 30/02
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.7 +7.3 10.0 +2.3 8.0 0.2 2.8 12.0 234 ( 9.8) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.5 +6.0 8.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 22/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.6 +5.7 7.8 -2.0 3.5 1.2 4.6 8.0 269 (11.2) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.5 +4.6 8.7 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 251 (10.5) 31/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.3 +6.9 6.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 31/07
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.4 +4.8 7.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 34/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.4 +2.4 2.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.2 -0.1 7.0 -0.5 0.4 0.0 7.8 10.9 617 (25.7) 54/10
Max
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+/- 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

43.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.6 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+16.1 : 39.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.9 : 35.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+13.6 : 35.0 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+12.4 : 35.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.4 : 37.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

27.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
27.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+12.3 : 21.6 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+12.0 : 19.5 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+11.6 : 21.8 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+10.5 : 18.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+10.5 : 26.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.6 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
13.4 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS

-3.6 : 27.0 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.5 : 21.5 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-3.4 : 18.3 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-3.3 : 18.5 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-3.2 : 16.5 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
-3.2 : 14.4 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW

-3.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-2.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-7.5 : -2.5 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-5.3 : 0.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-5.3 : 1.1 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-5.0 : -0.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-4.7 : 14.3 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula 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.
16.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
15.6 CAIRNS RACECOURSE N Coast--Barron QLD
15.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
14.0 MARCO STREET ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

12.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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8.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
8.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
8.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
7.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1668 (69.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1308 (54.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1098 (45.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1064 (44.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1063 (44.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
995 (41.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
991 (41.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
983 (41.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
982 (40.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
904 (37.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
837 (34.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
830 (34.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
786 (32.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
784 (32.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
768 (32.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
761 (31.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
752 (31.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
728 (30.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
728 (30.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
710 (29.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
707 (29.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
705 (29.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
692 (28.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
686 (28.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
686 (28.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
678 (28.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
666 (27.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
660 (27.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
657 (27.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
657 (27.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
653 (27.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
644 (26.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
632 (26.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
630 (26.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
626 (26.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
617 (25.7) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
614 (25.6) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
607 (25.3) FORREST Eucla WA
604 (25.2) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
603 (25.1) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
78/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/11 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
72/13 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
70/09 FORREST Eucla WA

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.8mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(310/ 69 ) at 00:00