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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1848 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 minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014404

MILINGIMBI AIRPORT

27.4

27.2

14/03/2011

11

1 N

NT

Arnhem

014517

NGAYAWILI

29.2

29.1

22/03/2009

14

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064009

DUNEDOO POST OFFICE

24.4

23.0

09/03/1983

47

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016001

WOOMERA AERODROME

43.0

43.0

06/03/1986

64

1 P Equal to record.

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

44.0

43.0

02/03/2007

16

1 P

SA

NE Pastoral

017110

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT

42.0

41.5

06/03/1986

28

1 P

SA

W Agricultural

018106

NULLARBOR

43.0

43.0

31/03/2005

27

1 P Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 23:49EST, 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 23.0 -6.7 16.0 +0.1 14.3 1.8 5.6 -- 414 (17.3) --
BUNBURY 21.0 -6.8 15.5 +1.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 404 (16.8) --
MANDURAH 22.0 -5.9 16.8 -1.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 440 (18.3) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.9 24.9 +0.4 24.5 17.4 3.0 -- 148 ( 6.2) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.0 +7.4 21.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) --
WHYALLA AERO 35.0 +7.8 19.7 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.0 +6.7 20.7 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.0 +3.9 16.5 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +4.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 34.0 +3.5 23.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.0 +2.3 24.7 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 309 (12.9) --
MACKAY M.O 29.0 +0.4 24.5 +2.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 711 (29.6) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 -0.5 22.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) --
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 -0.1 22.1 +2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 412 (17.2) --
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +0.7 19.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) --
BRISBANE AERO 29.0 +1.1 20.1 +0.7 18.5 0.0 4.0 -- 281 (11.7) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.0 +2.0 17.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 552 (23.0) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 19.3 +2.7 15.5 11.2 3.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +0.7 19.4 +2.6 -- 12.8 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.0 +0.8 18.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.0 +2.1 18.8 +4.2 -- 21.4 -- -- 311 (13.0) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.0 +2.8 19.4 +1.9 17.3 0.2 3.0 -- 281 (11.7) --
RICHMOND RAAF 29.0 +2.1 17.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) --
BELLAMBI AWS 26.0 +2.1 17.4 -0.6 -- 4.2 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.0 -- 10.0 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.0 +4.4 15.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +1.4 15.6 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.0 +5.7 20.3 +6.5 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 246 (10.3) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.0 +4.8 17.7 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.0 +3.3 17.3 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.0 +2.0 17.1 +4.5 15.7 4.4 4.8 -- 353 (14.7) --
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.0 +3.8 14.9 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.0 +3.5 10.5 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) --
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 +1.3 9.5 -1.3 6.9 0.0 1.2 -- 207 ( 8.6) --
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

44.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
43.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
43.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
43.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
43.0 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
43.0 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
43.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

+16.5 : 43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.9 : 38.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.7 : 42.0 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+12.6 : 44.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+12.6 : 43.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

29.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.2 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
29.2 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
29.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.1 : 24.4 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+8.4 : 24.4 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+8.1 : 26.3 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+8.0 : 29.2 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
+7.9 : 29.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.9 : 24.7 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

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

12.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
15.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
16.0 SHANNON Lower West WA

-9.4 : 16.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-9.2 : 19.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-9.1 : 16.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
-8.9 : 21.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-8.2 : 21.0 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

4.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
5.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.5 : 16.1 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
-2.3 : 19.7 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
-2.1 : 11.4 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-1.9 : 14.4 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-1.9 : 16.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne 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.
67.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
65.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION N Peninsula QLD
51.2 YEURALBA RIDGE N Rivers NT
40.2 LOTUS BIRD LODGE S Peninsula QLD
36.8 MIDDLE POINT RANGERS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
51.2 YEURALBA RIDGE
36.8 MIDDLE POINT RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
65.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
S Peninsula
67.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
40.2 LOTUS BIRD LODGE

Reports not yet available

1216 (50.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1047 (43.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1017 (42.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
993 (41.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
909 (37.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
859 (35.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
795 (33.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
711 (29.6) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
708 (29.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
692 (28.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
679 (28.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
666 (27.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
631 (26.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
623 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
605 (25.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
Reports not yet available

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
Lower West
PEMBERTON AG STATION
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/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
GUNN POINT
21.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT
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
JABIRU 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
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
16.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.6mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
15.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
27.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 54.4mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.2mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.2mm/h
BORROLOOLA AIRPORT
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
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
TINDAL RAAF
9.2mm in 10 min to 20:00 55.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
30.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 60.8mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 30.4mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 30.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
22.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.8mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.4mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.2mm/h
HORN ISLAND
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
8.4mm in 22 min to 22:00 22.9mm/h
11.8mm in 28 min to 22:28 25.3mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 23.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.4mm/h
COEN 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
SCHERGER RAAF
15.8mm in 30 min to 01:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 20.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
22.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.4mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.2mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.2mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
67.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 134.4mm/h
67.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 67.2mm/h
67.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 67.2mm/h
23.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 46.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
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
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
13.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.6mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.8mm/h
MACKAY M.O
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
5.4mm in 12 min to 21:30 27.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
15.4mm in 9 min to 18:19 102.7mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.6mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 21.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
MOBILE RFSI NERONG
9.4mm in 10 min to 09:10 56.4mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 30 min to 01:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
7.0mm in 15 min to 15:00 28.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.4mm/h
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
3.8mm in 11 min to 00:00 20.7mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
WILLIS ISLAND
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
10.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 108(320/ 59 ) at 03:20
BUSSELTON JETTY : 78(250/ 69 ) at 05:44
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 95(140/ 54 ) at 23:49
HAY POINT : 76(150/ 63 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
Islands
MARION REEF : 128(110/ 85 ) at 01:04
CREAL REEF : 91(140/ 63 ) at 12:48
LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE : 115(340/ 80 ) at 04:16