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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
significant newsworthy major

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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 04/04/2017. 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

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

23.0

22.8

21/04/1996

75

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

12.0

13.1

29/04/2006

20

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

39.5

38.8

02/04/1998

25

1 N

WA

W Gascoyne

006105

SHARK BAY AIRPORT

39.8

39.3

02/04/2017

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

27.8

26.7

02/04/2017

75

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

65

63.0

02/04/2011

11

N

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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040004

AMBERLEY AMO

18.3

17.3

18/04/2008

17

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

15.9

15.7

01/04/2017

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 14:03EST, 04/04/2017.

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 32.6 +7.1 11.1 -1.9 8.7 0.0 6.8 10.8 287 (12.0) 43/23
BUNBURY 29.0 +4.9 13.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 34/17
MANDURAH 29.1 +5.2 16.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 31/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 23.9 -0.1 22.9 0.0 7.2 7.7 242 (10.1) 31/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.3 -0.9 9.0 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 44/15
WHYALLA AERO 21.4 -2.4 13.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 554 (23.1) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 -0.9 10.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.1 +0.6 8.2 -0.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 365 (15.2) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +3.0 21.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 41/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +2.8 23.5 +1.9 -- 3.8 -- -- 424 (17.7) 50/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +1.9 22.5 +1.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 318 (13.3) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 27.7 +1.0 22.7 +2.6 -- 2.4 -- -- 423 (17.6) 48/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +1.1 21.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 43/23
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +1.3 19.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 50/18
COOLANGATTA 23.9 -1.5 17.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 572 (23.8) 65/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.1 17.7 +1.4 16.4 0.0 7.0 6.0 435 (18.1) 48/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 -1.5 11.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 43/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.3 -0.9 13.3 +0.5 6.7 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.2 15.9 +2.1 -- 7.2 -- -- 452 (18.8) 52/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.9 +0.3 15.1 +1.9 -- 2.6 -- -- 521 (21.7) 54/15
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.5 -1.0 9.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 39/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 -1.0 14.6 +0.4 13.8 30.8 4.2 1.5 735 (30.6) 55/16
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 -2.7 13.5 +2.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 338 (14.1) 48/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 -2.1 13.4 -2.1 -- 18.6 -- -- 664 (27.7) 65/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.4 -- 4.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 41/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.0 +2.5 9.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 52/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +1.6 12.1 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 31/08
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.2 +1.6 7.5 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 360 (15.0) 24/04
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.1 +2.5 7.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 22/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.4 +2.2 9.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 555 (23.1) 39/00
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.7 +1.4 5.5 -4.6 0.5 0.0 4.0 10.9 505 (21.0) 26/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.4 +2.8 6.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 611 (25.5) 43/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 +2.0 5.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 18/16
HOBART AIRPORT 17.4 -0.7 5.4 -3.4 2.8 0.0 3.8 10.9 319 (13.3) 26/13
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

39.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
39.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
37.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+11.0 : 39.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+8.9 : 39.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 36.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.2 : 33.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA

29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.4 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.5 : 24.6 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.2 : 23.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
+4.7 : 18.5 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.6 : 17.9 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+4.3 : 11.3 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
+4.3 : 12.9 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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

6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.6 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
8.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-5.1 : 14.5 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-5.0 : 12.2 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.8 : 17.4 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-4.7 : 31.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-4.7 : 15.3 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-1.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-1.0 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-1.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-9.7 : 12.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-7.0 : 3.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.8 : -0.6 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.7 : -1.0 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-6.7 : 1.3 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.
65.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
58.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
52.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
41.2 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
40.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY) Islands ISL

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
65.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE
Hunter Valley
41.2 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)
Illawarra
52.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)

ISLANDS
Islands
58.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
40.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY)

Reports not yet available

1381 (57.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1049 (43.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
1020 (42.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
939 (39.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
903 (37.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
875 (36.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
836 (34.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
805 (33.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
777 (32.4) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
754 (31.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
750 (31.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
742 (30.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
742 (30.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
740 (30.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
739 (30.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
735 (30.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
735 (30.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
731 (30.5) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
713 (29.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
696 (29.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
690 (28.8) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
684 (28.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
682 (28.4) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
681 (28.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
676 (28.2) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
667 (27.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
664 (27.7) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
664 (27.7) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
663 (27.6) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
661 (27.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
653 (27.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
644 (26.8) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
635 (26.5) BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
628 (26.2) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
613 (25.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
611 (25.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
93/14 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/05 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
83/11 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/07 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
72/19 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72/20 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
13.6mm in 30 min to 23:30 27.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.6mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
26.0mm in 30 min to 20:00 52.0mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 26.0mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 22.8mm/h
37.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 37.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 12.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.4mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
32.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 64.8mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 32.4mm/h
7.8mm in 9 min to 14:30 52.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
6.4mm in 18 min to 16:30 21.3mm/h
7.2mm in 13 min to 16:43 33.2mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.4mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 21.0mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 18:00 26.8mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 23.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.6mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 15.0mm/h
12.6mm in 16 min to 22:00 47.2mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.4mm/h
NGAYAWILI
14.0mm in 30 min to 16:00 28.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
3.8mm in 11 min to 13:30 20.7mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
14.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 16.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
4.0mm in 12 min to 14:51 20.0mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 16.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
13.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
13.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.8mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 93( 10/ 72 ) at 15:34
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 93(150/ 70 ) at 15:40
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 108(180/ 39 ) at 14:23