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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
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 09/04/2017. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

1.2

1.9

08/04/2001

17

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

80

80.0

02/04/2008

11

N Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090173

HAMILTON AIRPORT

106

94.0

15/04/2009

11

N

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

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

21.0

19.9

08/04/2005

11

1 N


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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, 09/04/2017.

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 24.4 -1.1 7.9 -5.1 4.9 0.0 5.0 10.5 342 (14.3) 34/16
BUNBURY -- -- 3.5 -8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 26/17
MANDURAH 21.7 -2.2 11.3 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.5 25.9 +1.9 25.2 0.0 5.2 9.1 230 ( 9.6) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +7.3 13.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 37/16
WHYALLA AERO 33.6 +9.8 14.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 57/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.1 +6.4 14.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.8 +5.3 10.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 41/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +1.9 20.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 35/08
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 -0.1 23.5 +1.9 -- 7.4 -- -- 539 (22.5) 48/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +0.9 22.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 43/10
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 21.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 558 (23.3) 44/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -0.2 20.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 39/02
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +0.7 17.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 48/16
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +0.6 17.9 +0.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 423 (17.6) 44/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 0.0 15.9 -0.4 14.8 0.0 7.0 5.8 404 (16.8) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 -0.9 12.8 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 595 (24.8) 52/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.1 -0.1 13.2 +0.4 5.2 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.1 14.1 +0.3 -- 5.4 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 31/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.5 +0.9 11.7 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 31/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +0.7 12.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 31/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.0 +3.1 14.8 +0.6 12.4 0.0 5.0 9.8 317 (13.2) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.7 +1.9 10.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 26/13
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 +2.4 16.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 43/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.5 -- 5.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 30/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.7 +4.2 13.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 35/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.2 +1.9 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 31/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.0 +8.4 14.9 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 57/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.8 +6.2 16.6 +8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 50/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.6 +6.4 10.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 61/19
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 28.8 +8.5 15.7 +5.6 12.8 0.0 9.4 7.1 646 (26.9) 74/21
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.6 +8.0 12.1 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 574 (23.9) 85/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.2 +2.3 11.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/09
HOBART AIRPORT 25.5 +7.4 15.2 +6.4 9.5 0.2 5.8 5.5 457 (19.0) 48/12
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

38.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.6 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
37.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+10.3 : 30.6 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+9.8 : 33.6 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.5 : 34.0 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+9.5 : 32.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+9.4 : 28.6 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.9 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+8.9 : 17.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+8.8 : 17.4 KYABRAM Lower North VIC
+8.6 : 17.1 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
+8.6 : 10.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+8.4 : 16.6 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC

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

7.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.1 : 17.6 SHANNON Lower West WA
-4.0 : 18.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-3.9 : 19.9 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-3.5 : 23.0 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.5 : 20.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

0.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
0.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.8 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
1.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
1.1 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-9.0 : 1.2 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.3 : 1.1 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.3 : 2.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-8.2 : 3.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.2 : 0.5 JARRAHWOOD 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.
71.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
56.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
51.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
50.4 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
38.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
51.4 COCONUT ISLAND
38.4 HORN ISLAND
S Peninsula
71.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
N Coast--Barron
50.4 CAPE FLATTERY
N Coast--Herbert
56.0 EURAMO TM

Reports not yet available

1178 (49.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1052 (43.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1040 (43.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1022 (42.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
1003 (41.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
986 (41.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
986 (41.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
949 (39.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
948 (39.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
931 (38.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
916 (38.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
861 (35.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
824 (34.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
820 (34.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
808 (33.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
808 (33.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
793 (33.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
769 (32.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
759 (31.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
755 (31.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
752 (31.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
739 (30.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
738 (30.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
725 (30.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
723 (30.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
716 (29.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
689 (28.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
682 (28.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
678 (28.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
668 (27.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
668 (27.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
667 (27.8) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
666 (27.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
655 (27.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
646 (26.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
618 (25.8) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
614 (25.6) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
609 (25.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
606 (25.3) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
106/15 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
98/22 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
96/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
89/13 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
85/22 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
85/18 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC

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
MCCLUER ISLAND
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
WARRUWI AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
4.0mm in 6 min to 16:06 40.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.4mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
6.2mm in 7 min to 14:46 53.1mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.8mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
8.8mm in 19 min to 09:19 27.8mm/h
4.0mm in 11 min to 09:30 21.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
10.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.2mm/h
5.8mm in 16 min to 08:00 21.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.2mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 05:30 23.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 16.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 18.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
10.2mm in 30 min to 03:00 20.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 14.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
14.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.2mm/h
MOUNT BAW BAW
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 98(220/ 83 ) at 23:23
VICTORIA
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 83(240/ 63 ) at 15:19
FAWKNER BEACON : 95(360/ 65 ) at 17:30
W Coast
HAMILTON AIRPORT : 106(310/ 58 ) at 15:50
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB : 89(360/ 65 ) at 13:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(330/ 63 ) at 00:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 80(330/ 63 ) at 00:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(270/ 76 ) at 19:00
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 80(110/ 65 ) at 00:00