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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
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Noteworthy weather today
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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 26/03/2017. 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 daily rainfall

WA

Goldfields

012027

EDJUDINA

77.0

75.0

19/03/2012

102

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012043

KOOKYNIE

94.0

82.6

16/03/1907

95

1 N

WA

Interior

013039

PACKSADDLE FARM

58.8

48.4

31/03/2006

18

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

27.0

27.0

05/03/2017

13

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

29.7

29.0

01/03/2001

14

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 14:02EST, 26/03/2017.

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 28.2 -1.5 15.5 -0.4 13.6 0.0 5.6 10.9 360 (15.0) 39/02
BUNBURY 23.6 -4.2 10.4 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 34/22
MANDURAH 24.2 -3.7 15.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 34/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -1.5 24.0 -0.5 23.6 17.4 5.8 0.8 199 ( 8.3) 31/04
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.2 +6.6 16.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 27.4 +0.2 17.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 46/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.7 +1.4 20.5 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 18/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.3 +2.2 15.5 +5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 254 (10.6) 31/12
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +2.7 24.0 +0.9 -- 16.8 -- -- 248 (10.3) 41/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.5 +2.8 23.9 +1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 39/17
MACKAY M.O 29.4 +0.8 24.2 +1.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 508 (21.2) 57/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 +0.9 23.1 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 44/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.3 +1.2 22.4 +2.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 308 (12.8) 44/12
COOLANGATTA 27.1 -0.2 21.5 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 409 (17.0) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -0.4 21.5 +2.1 20.4 5.4 5.1 7.8 330 (13.8) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 -1.0 17.3 +1.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 606 (25.3) 46/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.0 +0.9 17.4 +0.8 10.9 7.4 6.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 -1.2 18.7 +1.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 24/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.6 -0.6 17.0 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 262 (10.9) 28/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.5 +2.6 17.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 621 (25.9) 74/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.5 +1.3 19.1 +1.6 17.7 1.2 3.2 4.9 365 (15.2) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 -1.3 17.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 24/12
BELLAMBI AWS 23.9 0.0 17.9 -0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 292 (12.2) 24/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.2 -- 12.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 15/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 -0.6 17.7 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 34/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.4 -3.2 17.6 +4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 26/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.3 +7.0 17.3 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- 7.2 228 ( 9.5) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.2 0.0 16.2 +4.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 24/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.8 +2.1 17.2 +5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 26/22
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 31.7 +7.7 15.2 +2.6 14.7 0.2 4.0 6.2 331 (13.8) 55/06
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.6 +6.4 13.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 43/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 -2.7 11.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 15/08
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 0.0 10.2 -0.6 9.8 0.0 4.0 0.8 310 (12.9) 30/02
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

42.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
42.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
42.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
41.6 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT

+8.8 : 41.1 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+8.6 : 37.1 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+8.6 : 40.9 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+8.4 : 42.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.3 : 42.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

30.0 WINDORAH AWS Channel Country QLD
29.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
29.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.4 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
28.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
28.2 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 29.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+8.3 : 18.1 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
+8.0 : 18.4 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.9 : 18.0 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
+7.8 : 19.6 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

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

11.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
12.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
13.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-7.3 : 26.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-7.2 : 21.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-7.0 : 22.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 26.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 25.9 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

5.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
5.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
6.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-5.1 : 9.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 9.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-3.8 : 10.4 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-3.7 : 10.6 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-3.0 : 13.6 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

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.
94.0 KOOKYNIE Goldfields WA
91.8 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
77.0 EDJUDINA Goldfields WA
75.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
73.0 LORNA GLEN Interior WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
55.0 NEDS CREEK
Goldfields
94.0 KOOKYNIE
91.8 LEONORA AERO
77.0 EDJUDINA
57.8 LAVERTON AERO
Interior
73.0 LORNA GLEN
58.8 PACKSADDLE FARM
53.8 WILUNA

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
75.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
Brisbane/SE Coast
50.4 WAMURAN

Reports not yet available

969 (40.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
967 (40.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
952 (39.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
946 (39.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
888 (37.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
887 (37.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
809 (33.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
775 (32.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
756 (31.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
672 (28.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
652 (27.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
650 (27.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
644 (26.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
641 (26.7) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
629 (26.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
622 (25.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
622 (25.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
606 (25.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
78/15 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/14 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
74/22 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
74/21 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
67/23 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND 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
E Pilbara
MANDORA
17.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.2mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.2mm/h
E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
21.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.8mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.4mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.4mm/h
Goldfields
LEONORA AERO
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.2mm/h
84.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 168.4mm/h
84.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 84.2mm/h
86.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 86.2mm/h
LAVERTON AERO
57.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 115.6mm/h
57.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 57.8mm/h
57.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 57.8mm/h
LEINSTER AERO
36.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 36.4mm/h
36.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 36.4mm/h
MOUNT KEITH AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.2mm/h
44.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 88.0mm/h
44.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 44.0mm/h
44.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 44.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
17.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.4mm/h
8.4mm in 19 min to 14:30 26.5mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.8mm/h
GUNN POINT
11.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
CHARLES POINT
22.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT
27.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 55.2mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.6mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.6mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 14:00 20.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
14.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.4mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
33.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 67.6mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.8mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.8mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.8mm/h
BORROLOOLA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
9.2mm in 13 min to 16:13 42.5mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.4mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
26.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 53.6mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 26.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 26.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.3mm/h
18.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 36.0mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 24.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 18.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
5.6mm in 12 min to 11:30 28.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
16.2mm in 30 min to 18:00 32.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.4mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
31.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 63.6mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 31.8mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 31.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
16.8mm in 30 min to 22:00 33.6mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.8mm/h
19.2mm in 30 min to 22:30 38.4mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 36.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 20.2mm/h
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
12.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.6mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
16.8mm in 24 min to 13:30 42.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 18.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.4mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
16.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.8mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
27.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 54.8mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.4mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.4mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
24.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 49.6mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.8mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.8mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.2mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
21.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.2mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.2mm/h
INNISFAIL AERODROME
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.0mm/h
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
10.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.8mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
18.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.8mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.8mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
6.8mm in 3 min to 09:03 136.0mm/h
BRISBANE
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
19.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 39.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
2.2mm in 1 min to 23:46 132.0mm/h
2.8mm in 1 min to 23:47 168.0mm/h
4.4mm in 2 min to 23:49 132.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
6.6mm in 12 min to 09:12 33.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(150/ 63 ) at 16:30
ISLANDS
Islands
MARION REEF : 121(120/ 93 ) at 21:30
CREAL REEF : 69(120/ 63 ) at 14:52
LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE : 106(340/ 85 ) at 23:00