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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 01/09/2017. 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 grass minimum temperature

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

-2.6

-2.2

10/08/2003

15

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

Central Plateau

096071

LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK

-7.8

-7.0

20/08/1998

24

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, 01/09/2017.

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 18.3 -0.2 10.1 +2.1 7.1 4.2 2.8 2.8 314 (13.1) 39/11
BUNBURY 17.3 -0.2 11.3 +3.9 -- 4.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 35/02
MANDURAH 17.9 0.0 14.6 +3.8 -- 1.6 -- -- 381 (15.9) 41/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.6 17.7 -2.7 15.0 0.0 7.8 -- 256 (10.7) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.2 +2.6 2.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.9 +4.4 1.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 43/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +2.8 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 30/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 +1.7 1.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 24/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.3 +3.0 11.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +2.6 17.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 57/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 +1.2 14.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 24.8 +2.3 14.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 26/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 +3.6 12.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 26/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.4 +2.1 6.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 39/14
COOLANGATTA 22.3 +0.9 12.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 52/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.8 0.0 11.3 +1.7 8.8 0.0 7.6 10.7 354 (14.8) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 +2.1 5.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 39/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.1 +0.1 2.2 -3.6 -2.9 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 -1.0 10.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 44/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.6 -1.0 7.5 +0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 465 (19.4) 57/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.3 +1.3 -0.8 -2.9 -9.1 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.8 +1.3 0.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 34/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.3 -3.0 7.0 -1.1 4.7 0.0 5.6 7.7 680 (28.3) 63/16
RICHMOND RAAF 18.4 -1.3 6.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 37/08
BELLAMBI AWS 15.5 -2.5 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 595 (24.8) 59/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 -- -1.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 39/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 +1.0 1.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.4 +1.4 -0.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 28/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.3 +1.0 2.1 -3.2 -- 0.0 2.8 10.5 223 ( 9.3) 28/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.7 0.0 1.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 +0.7 -2.3 -4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 28/10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.3 -0.1 0.8 -5.1 -2.6 0.8 2.0 10.8 318 (13.3) 26/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 +2.7 -2.4 -6.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 378 (15.8) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.9 +0.1 -1.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 22/17
HOBART AIRPORT 12.0 -1.5 2.9 -1.8 0.0 1.0 1.8 6.3 378 (15.8) 24/03
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

36.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.5 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
35.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.2 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT

+9.1 : 28.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 27.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 27.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.4 : 34.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+7.4 : 30.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.9 : 17.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.6 : 11.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.2 : 14.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 14.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.3 : 11.9 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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

1.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-3.7 : 13.3 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
-3.6 : 15.3 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-3.5 : 8.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.5 : 9.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.4 : 14.4 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW

-9.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.0 : -7.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.7 : -6.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.4 : -2.5 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-7.3 : -4.5 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-6.9 : -0.5 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-6.9 : -2.5 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-6.9 : -3.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains 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.
12.2 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
11.2 ERINAIR Lower West WA
11.2 BRUNSWICK JUNCTION Lower West WA
10.2 CRAFERS (MT LOFTY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.2 TAMAR Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1180 (49.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1018 (42.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
932 (38.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
860 (35.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
808 (33.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
799 (33.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
787 (32.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
758 (31.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
724 (30.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
720 (30.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
717 (29.9) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
709 (29.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
702 (29.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
687 (28.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
687 (28.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
680 (28.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
674 (28.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
669 (27.9) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
647 (27.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
638 (26.6) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
627 (26.1) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
624 (26.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
615 (25.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
609 (25.4) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
70/17 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
68/09 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
68/13 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
67/09 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
67/18 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
67/08 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
HARVEY
13.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 70(180/ 65 ) at 17:10
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 82(170/ 63 ) at 16:30
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 76(230/ 63 ) at 17:30