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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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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 1403 EST on 12/03/2017. 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

28.6

28.6

08/03/2006

15

1 N Equal to record.

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

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

27.1

27.0

02/03/2007

11

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 14:03EST, 12/03/2017.

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 30.4 +0.7 15.4 -0.5 13.7 0.0 7.4 10.9 592 (24.7) 57/08
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 39/11
MANDURAH 29.9 +2.0 15.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 35/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 25.6 +1.1 25.1 0.0 3.0 9.4 152 ( 6.3) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.1 +6.5 20.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 34/13
WHYALLA AERO 39.7 +12.5 17.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 68/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.7 +4.4 19.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 37/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.8 -3.3 10.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 54/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.5 +3.4 22.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 31/15
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +2.7 22.7 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 443 (18.5) 39/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +0.5 23.2 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 274 (11.4) 31/16
MACKAY M.O 30.6 +2.0 21.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 24/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.4 +3.9 20.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 39/17
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +2.6 21.6 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +0.7 19.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 28.9 +1.0 20.3 +0.9 19.4 0.0 8.0 10.9 358 (14.9) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.5 +4.5 16.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 46/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.6 +0.5 12.9 -3.7 3.6 0.0 6.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +0.4 15.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 35/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 -1.1 14.6 -1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 434 (18.1) 34/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.0 +3.1 13.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 28/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 -0.5 17.0 -0.5 14.8 0.0 5.0 10.7 549 (22.9) 35/05
RICHMOND RAAF 28.0 +1.1 13.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 26/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.6 -0.3 16.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 529 (22.0) 26/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.1 -- 9.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 31/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.5 +5.9 14.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 31/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.5 +4.9 14.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.9 +8.6 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 9.8 8.8 181 ( 7.5) 41/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.1 +7.9 14.4 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 35/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.6 +7.9 15.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 54/17
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 27.9 +3.9 15.5 +2.9 12.0 0.0 6.4 5.7 245 (10.2) 34/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.7 +7.5 10.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 50/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.8 +2.3 15.9 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 -0.1 15.4 +4.6 14.8 0.0 5.8 3.7 399 (16.6) 34/13
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 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
40.3 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
40.2 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
40.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
39.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

+12.5 : 39.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.0 : 31.2 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
+9.4 : 39.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+9.3 : 35.2 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+9.2 : 35.6 KYABRAM Lower North VIC

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.6 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.1 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+9.5 : 24.2 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+8.9 : 22.9 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+8.5 : 20.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 20.6 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.8 : 21.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

13.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
15.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.4 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
15.5 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
15.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.1 : 29.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
-6.2 : 31.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
-6.0 : 29.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.9 : 30.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-5.5 : 32.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

-46.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
2.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
3.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.8 : 16.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-6.9 : 3.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.7 : 3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.3 : 10.2 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-5.9 : 8.4 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW

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 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION N Peninsula QLD
77.0 LEOPOLD DOWNS TBRG W Kimberley WA
76.4 LARRAWA AIRFIELD E Kimberley WA
68.0 RIVEREN N Rivers NT
60.4 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
76.4 LARRAWA AIRFIELD
W Kimberley
77.0 LEOPOLD DOWNS TBRG

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
68.0 RIVEREN

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
79.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
60.4 SCHERGER RAAF
S Peninsula
57.8 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

Reports not yet available

925 (38.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
857 (35.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
833 (34.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
709 (29.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
694 (28.9) DALWALLINU Central West WA
691 (28.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
686 (28.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
682 (28.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
675 (28.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
669 (27.9) BICKLEY Lower West WA
666 (27.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
651 (27.1) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
624 (26.0) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
620 (25.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
618 (25.8) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
614 (25.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
614 (25.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
610 (25.4) DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
609 (25.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
608 (25.3) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
600 (25.0) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
68/15 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
67/01 BICKLEY Lower West WA
67/12 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
67/17 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
63/14 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
63/16 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
63/09 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
63/01 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
17.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 34.8mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 22.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.2mm/h
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
16.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 33.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 16.8mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 19.2mm/h
24.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 49.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.6mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.6mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
E Pilbara
PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
ROEBOURNE AERO
16.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.0mm/h
W Pilbara
ONSLOW AIRPORT
11.0mm in 30 min to 20:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
1.6mm in 1 min to 19:36 96.0mm/h
8.0mm in 6 min to 19:42 80.0mm/h
8.0mm in 18 min to 20:00 26.7mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.4mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.6mm/h
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.4mm/h
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
14.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.2mm/h
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
TELFER AERO
11.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
16.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.4mm/h
NGUKURR AIRPORT
14.2mm in 13 min to 20:00 65.5mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.8mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
4.8mm in 14 min to 18:14 20.6mm/h
18.6mm in 16 min to 18:30 69.8mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.6mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 33.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
12.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.0mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.2mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 20.4mm/h
WARRUWI AIRPORT
20.6mm in 30 min to 21:30 41.2mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 20.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.7mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 22.2mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.3mm/h
39.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 79.2mm/h
39.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 39.6mm/h
39.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 39.6mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.8mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
13.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
15.8mm in 30 min to 09:00 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.0mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
60.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 120.8mm/h
60.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 60.4mm/h
60.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 60.4mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
23.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 46.8mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.4mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.4mm/h
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.2mm in 14 min to 07:44 48.0mm/h
15.6mm in 16 min to 08:00 58.5mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 27.0mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 08:30 29.2mm/h
41.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 41.4mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 20.8mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 25.0mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 18.7mm/h
55.6mm in 12 min to 09:12 278.0mm/h
56.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 56.6mm/h
57.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 57.8mm/h
Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
4.8mm in 6 min to 18:27 48.0mm/h
LAKE JULIUS AWS
7.2mm in 19 min to 16:30 22.7mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
31.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.3mm/h
31.0mm in 30 min to 12:30 62.0mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 31.0mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 31.4mm/h
8.0mm in 17 min to 16:30 28.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.2mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 02:00 22.8mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 22.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.6mm/h
33.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 66.8mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.4mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.4mm/h
None reported