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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 17/09/2017. 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
Highest daily rainfall

VIC

E Central

086373

RHYLL

22.6

21.8

11/09/2004

20

1 N

VIC

W Central

087162

GNARWARRE (BARWON RIVER AT POLLOCKSFORD)

23.0

21.2

22/09/2009

14

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

34.1

33.3

15/09/2017

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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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 14:02EST, 17/09/2017.

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 24.4 +4.3 10.9 +2.0 8.0 0.0 4.8 6.5 271 (11.3) 34/15
BUNBURY 20.7 +2.3 6.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 28/13
MANDURAH 20.9 +2.0 13.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 26/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.9 +4.3 19.2 -3.8 17.5 0.0 6.8 11.2 294 (12.3) 43/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.4 +0.2 4.6 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 34/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.6 -1.9 7.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 -0.9 9.0 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 246 (10.3) 30/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.5 -2.3 4.6 -1.7 -- 7.2 -- -- 547 (22.8) 39/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.9 -0.3 11.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 41/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.0 21.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 593 (24.7) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +0.2 16.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 44/16
MACKAY M.O 25.6 +0.4 14.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 31/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 +0.3 11.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 30/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 +0.6 11.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 37/15
COOLANGATTA 26.7 +3.5 5.8 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 +1.0 7.4 -5.3 1.9 0.0 6.8 10.7 261 (10.9) 43/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 +0.2 8.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 37/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.7 +2.3 4.4 -4.2 -0.2 0.0 4.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 0.0 4.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 55/21
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.2 +3.9 10.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 61/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +1.2 0.8 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 50/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.8 +4.3 13.1 +2.7 10.1 0.0 7.0 6.4 528 (22.0) 65/15
RICHMOND RAAF 24.4 +1.7 6.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 57/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 +1.9 14.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 57/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.9 -- 8.0 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 612 (25.5) 57/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.6 -2.0 8.6 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 311 (13.0) 52/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.2 -2.8 8.9 +3.2 -- 2.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 50/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.0 -2.4 9.4 +2.1 -- 0.0 6.0 10.9 334 (13.9) 35/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 -3.6 7.7 +2.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 421 (17.5) 50/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.2 -2.6 5.8 +1.5 -- 2.6 -- -- 421 (17.5) 48/03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.6 -3.0 6.0 -1.0 3.5 4.2 3.0 8.8 499 (20.8) 57/02
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.7 -3.2 3.8 -1.0 -- 8.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) 63/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.4 -2.1 1.4 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 43/11
HOBART AIRPORT 11.1 -4.2 3.2 -2.8 -0.8 0.0 4.2 4.9 619 (25.8) 61/12
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

39.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
38.3 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
38.3 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
38.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
38.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+12.5 : 33.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.8 : 34.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.3 : 28.0 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.2 : 39.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+9.2 : 31.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.2 : 35.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.9 : 16.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+5.9 : 13.1 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8 : 16.5 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
+5.8 : 19.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.6 : 14.1 MULLEWA Central West WA

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

-2.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.4 : 7.0 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.2 : 3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-7.8 : 6.2 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-7.6 : 8.2 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-7.5 : -2.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-4.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.7 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-10.3 : 4.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-9.2 : 1.6 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-8.8 : 1.4 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-8.5 : 6.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-8.5 : -3.4 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

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.
41.4 FERNY CREEK E Central VIC
36.6 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
32.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
30.2 YARRAGON SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
28.4 BEEAC (POST OFFICE) W Coast VIC

Reports not yet available

1637 (68.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1324 (55.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1313 (54.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1290 (53.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1076 (44.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1038 (43.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1037 (43.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1004 (41.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
992 (41.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
982 (40.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
974 (40.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
947 (39.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
905 (37.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
893 (37.2) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
890 (37.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
879 (36.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
872 (36.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
825 (34.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
821 (34.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
819 (34.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
816 (34.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
805 (33.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
797 (33.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
781 (32.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
778 (32.4) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
776 (32.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
741 (30.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
739 (30.8) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
728 (30.3) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
727 (30.3) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
727 (30.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
727 (30.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
722 (30.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
722 (30.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
720 (30.0) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
711 (29.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
700 (29.2) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
698 (29.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
696 (29.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
695 (29.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
693 (28.9) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
687 (28.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
660 (27.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
657 (27.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
656 (27.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
656 (27.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
643 (26.8) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
639 (26.6) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
636 (26.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
630 (26.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
630 (26.3) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
619 (25.8) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
612 (25.5) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
610 (25.4) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
606 (25.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
606 (25.3) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
113/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
107/14 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
102/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
100/05 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
96/11 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
94/14 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
94/05 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
93/07 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
93/06 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

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.
VICTORIA
E Central
VIEWBANK
4.4mm in 13 min to 02:30 20.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
HIGH RANGE AWS (WANGANDERRY) : 89(270/ 67 ) at 10:02
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(300/ 61 ) at 05:30
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(250/ 56 ) at 11:44
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 108(260/ 50 ) at 17:57
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 100(227/ 63 ) at 17:20
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 80(240/ 69 ) at 04:56
FAWKNER BEACON : 72(200/ 65 ) at 09:48
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 108(250/ 80 ) at 14:06
CAPE GRIM : 95(230/ 56 ) at 14:48
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(240/ 78 ) at 02:29
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 95(230/ 72 ) at 06:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(210/ 46 ) at 07:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(250/ 65 ) at 06:23
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 87(220/ 74 ) at 05:16
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(250/ 78 ) at 18:03