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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

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The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:02EST, 16/04/2017.

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 30.1 +4.6 11.9 -1.1 9.8 0.0 4.0 7.3 260 (10.8) 50/23
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 41/12
MANDURAH 26.5 +2.6 16.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 37/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 -0.1 25.1 +1.1 24.5 0.0 4.0 9.8 217 ( 9.0) 22/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.7 +2.5 13.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 26.9 +3.1 11.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 34/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.0 +3.3 9.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 -1.7 8.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 18/21
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 22.5 +0.9 -- 2.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 52/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 21.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 28.3 +1.6 19.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 35/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -0.2 20.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.3 17.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 31/11
COOLANGATTA 25.5 +0.1 14.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 -0.9 16.0 -0.3 13.9 0.0 4.8 9.6 234 ( 9.8) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.3 -1.0 13.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 37/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.5 +0.3 8.9 -3.9 1.7 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +1.1 12.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 21/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.7 +1.1 10.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 35/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +0.9 5.5 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 24/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 0.0 13.2 -1.0 10.6 0.0 5.2 9.8 277 (11.5) 28/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.2 +1.4 9.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 -0.3 14.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 24/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.0 -- 5.5 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 26/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 +0.5 5.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.2 -1.1 5.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 34/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 +4.0 7.9 -2.2 -- 0.0 5.6 8.7 207 ( 8.6) 24/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 -1.6 6.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.5 -1.7 5.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 31/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.6 -3.7 8.3 -1.8 4.9 0.0 1.8 2.2 288 (12.0) 24/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 -2.0 2.2 -5.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 262 (10.9) 28/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 -1.9 3.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 18/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.9 -0.2 7.7 -1.1 3.1 0.4 3.8 10.2 367 (15.3) 30/09
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

37.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.7 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+7.5 : 31.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.2 : 35.9 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.9 : 31.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+5.3 : 29.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+5.0 : 31.1 FORREST Eucla WA

27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+5.6 : 16.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+5.2 : 16.1 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
+5.2 : 13.9 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+4.8 : 13.9 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+4.8 : 16.9 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA

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

6.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.3 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
10.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.7 : 26.7 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.4 : 28.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-5.8 : 13.4 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
-4.8 : 14.2 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
-4.7 : 31.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

-2.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-1.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.9 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-7.5 : 0.3 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-7.5 : 3.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.4 : -1.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-6.5 : -0.9 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-6.4 : 1.4 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

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.
37.2 DAMPIER DOWNS AIRSTRIP W Kimberley WA
30.8 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
24.8 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
21.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
21.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

Reports not yet available

960 (40.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
890 (37.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
810 (33.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
798 (33.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
790 (32.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
783 (32.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
755 (31.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
753 (31.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
751 (31.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
743 (31.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
729 (30.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
715 (29.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
692 (28.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
682 (28.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
667 (27.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
667 (27.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
659 (27.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
642 (26.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
621 (25.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
600 (25.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
70/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
67/23 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
63/17 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
59/08 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
55/07 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD

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 Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.0mm/h
KUNUNURRA AG STATION
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
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
9.4mm in 3 min to 09:03 188.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
CAPE LEVEQUE AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NGAYAWILI
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.8mm/h
19.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 39.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
13.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.4mm/h
None reported