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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 24/10/2015. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
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Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest minimum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

26.9

26.8

27/10/1977

24

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, 24/10/2015.

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 23.0 +0.4 16.2 +6.0 14.0 0.0 5.0 -- 387 (16.1) --
BUNBURY 21.7 +0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 37/14
MANDURAH 22.3 +0.6 17.9 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 39/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +0.5 24.8 -0.1 24.5 0.0 9.0 10.9 394 (16.4) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.2 +3.3 13.7 -1.1 10.0 0.0 13.6 12.2 360 (15.0) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 25.0 +1.2 9.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 46/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.3 +2.4 8.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 24/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 +0.2 8.8 +1.7 8.6 0.0 3.4 7.0 396 (16.5) 35/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.8 +1.2 22.7 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 -1.3 17.5 -3.1 15.3 0.2 5.6 11.1 -- 31/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.6 21.9 +1.2 19.4 0.0 8.0 -- 369 (15.4) --
MACKAY M.O 30.4 +2.9 21.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- 8.5 380 (15.8) 44/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.1 +5.5 20.3 +3.3 19.0 0.0 10.0 -- 318 (13.3) 59/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +3.6 19.4 +2.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 607 (25.3) 43/23
COOLANGATTA 25.5 +1.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 54/16
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 +0.5 18.4 +2.8 16.4 14.2 7.4 10.7 440 (18.3) 50/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.3 +2.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 54/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.8 -0.3 12.1 -0.1 -- 10.4 4.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -0.9 15.7 +3.8 -- 11.8 -- -- 342 (14.3) 46/04
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 -2.2 14.7 +2.8 -- 25.0 -- -- 557 (23.2) 59/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 7.5 +0.9 3.0 1.4 1.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.1 +1.4 12.2 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 43/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.4 -3.1 14.8 +1.6 13.2 6.2 2.8 3.4 868 (36.2) 54/23
RICHMOND RAAF 20.6 -4.2 14.6 +3.6 -- 11.4 -- -- 368 (15.3) 31/01
BELLAMBI AWS 19.0 -2.4 13.9 0.0 -- 4.8 -- -- 779 (32.5) 52/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.0 +2.6 10.6 +2.9 8.7 0.0 4.0 11.5 261 (10.9) 31/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +3.1 14.1 +6.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 296 (12.3) 34/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.3 +0.4 6.7 -3.1 4.8 0.0 10.0 10.8 381 (15.9) 30/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.7 +2.8 8.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 39/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.7 +2.3 8.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 581 (24.2) 44/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 -0.3 6.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 590 (24.6) 43/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.1 +1.1 5.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 34/17
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 0.0 4.5 -3.0 0.0 0.2 3.0 11.9 257 (10.7) 34/10
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

42.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.9 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
41.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+14.4 : 37.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.3 : 37.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+13.2 : 40.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+11.3 : 35.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.1 : 33.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

28.7 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
28.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.4 : 26.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+10.3 : 24.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.7 : 26.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+9.5 : 20.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.1 : 26.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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

7.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
8.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.8 : 11.8 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-5.7 : 13.5 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.3 : 13.1 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-5.2 : 13.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.0 : 17.8 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW

-1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.6 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-1.2 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-7.0 : 1.0 BURNIE (ROUND HILL) N Coast TAS
-5.9 : -1.6 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-5.6 : 2.6 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.5 : 1.4 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-5.0 : 0.6 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.
79.0 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
52.2 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS) Illawarra NSW
39.0 WYONG (KULNURA (JEAVONS)) Hunter Valley NSW
38.0 WILLMOT (RESOLUTION AVE) Sydney--west NSW
36.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
36.0 BUNGWAHL
Hunter Valley
79.0 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)
39.0 WYONG (KULNURA (JEAVONS))
Sydney--west
38.0 WILLMOT (RESOLUTION AVE)
Illawarra
52.2 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)

12.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.3 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
12.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.9 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

.....

6.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
4.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
4.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1006 (41.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
951 (39.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
904 (37.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
901 (37.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
868 (36.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
825 (34.4) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
790 (32.9) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
779 (32.5) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
776 (32.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
765 (31.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
757 (31.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
757 (31.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
726 (30.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
721 (30.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
714 (29.8) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
702 (29.3) REDESDALE N Central VIC
700 (29.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
681 (28.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
678 (28.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
678 (28.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
675 (28.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
657 (27.4) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
655 (27.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
649 (27.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
634 (26.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
630 (26.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
620 (25.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
614 (25.6) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
611 (25.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
611 (25.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
607 (25.3) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
605 (25.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
87/17 FORREST Eucla WA
74/22 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
74/16 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/09 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
72/00 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
72/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
ROLLESTON AIRPORT
13.4mm in 30 min to 23:00 26.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 87(270/ 69 ) at 17:28