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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
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 23/09/2017. 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009989

THOMSON BROOK

44.6

36.8

06/09/2005

11

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

North Coast

058216

BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)

19.3

19.2

14/09/2017

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

87

85.0

21/09/2009

11

N

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

91

87.0

21/09/2003

11

N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040284

BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION

65

59.0

20/09/2008

11

N

NSW

North Coast

058214

LISMORE AIRPORT AWS

91

81.0

28/09/2010

12

N


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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, 23/09/2017.

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 19.2 -0.9 13.0 +4.1 11.1 7.8 5.2 1.9 611 (25.5) 89/12
BUNBURY 17.3 -1.1 10.3 +1.9 -- 17.0 -- -- 686 (28.6) 74/07
MANDURAH 17.6 -1.3 12.8 +1.1 -- 15.6 -- -- 925 (38.5) 80/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.4 +2.8 24.1 +1.1 23.5 0.0 6.2 10.2 312 (13.0) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.0 +9.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 52/10
WHYALLA AERO 35.3 +13.8 7.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 54/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.3 +11.3 10.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 39/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.2 +8.4 4.2 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 46/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.1 +6.9 10.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 31/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +1.5 20.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 35/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +1.9 19.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 30.2 +5.0 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.7 +4.4 17.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 34/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +3.4 16.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 43/13
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +3.1 19.1 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 50/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +1.9 17.3 +4.6 13.9 0.0 6.2 8.6 452 (18.8) 50/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.9 +6.7 14.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 46/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +8.3 9.8 +1.2 3.2 0.0 6.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +3.3 6.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 30/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.1 +9.8 7.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 37/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 5.4 +1.2 -3.7 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.9 +9.6 3.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 35/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.6 +10.1 12.7 +2.3 9.5 0.0 7.2 10.5 373 (15.5) 46/19
RICHMOND RAAF 31.8 +9.1 4.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 18/11
BELLAMBI AWS 25.9 +5.8 12.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 30/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.2 -- 1.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 41/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.2 +11.6 7.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 35/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +8.9 5.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.2 +11.8 7.7 +0.4 -- 0.0 5.8 10.5 291 (12.1) 37/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.9 +6.5 5.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 21/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.6 +7.8 7.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 26/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.2 +8.6 9.9 +2.9 7.0 0.0 3.8 9.1 523 (21.8) 61/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.7 +6.8 4.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.4 +0.9 3.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.1 +3.8 5.9 -0.1 -1.2 0.0 3.6 8.0 480 (20.0) 37/10
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

41.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
39.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.5 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
39.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+14.0 : 36.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+13.8 : 35.3 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+13.5 : 40.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+13.5 : 35.3 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+13.4 : 34.2 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.2 : 18.2 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 14.3 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.5 : 9.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.0 : 15.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.0 : 18.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.0 : 16.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
10.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.6 : 15.1 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.4 : 13.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-3.2 : 15.6 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 16.0 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 16.0 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 14.5 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-1.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-0.7 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.5 COONABARABRAN (SHOWGROUNDS) CW Slopes N NSW
-0.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.2 : -1.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-4.5 : 10.1 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-4.5 : 2.5 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.4 : 2.5 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW

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.
58.0 WORSLEY DOWNS Lower West WA
44.6 THOMSON BROOK Lower West WA
44.2 HUNTLY Lower West WA
39.2 COLLIE Lower West WA
38.8 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
58.0 WORSLEY DOWNS
44.6 THOMSON BROOK
44.2 HUNTLY
39.2 COLLIE
38.8 DWELLINGUP

Reports not yet available

1570 (65.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1519 (63.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1428 (59.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1330 (55.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1194 (49.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1085 (45.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
979 (40.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
976 (40.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
959 (40.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
925 (38.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
895 (37.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
885 (36.9) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
879 (36.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
840 (35.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
805 (33.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
788 (32.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
768 (32.0) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
758 (31.6) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
744 (31.0) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
739 (30.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
736 (30.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
716 (29.8) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
706 (29.4) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
704 (29.3) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
699 (29.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
696 (29.0) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
696 (29.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
690 (28.8) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
690 (28.8) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
686 (28.6) BUNBURY Lower West WA
667 (27.8) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
665 (27.7) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
663 (27.6) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
655 (27.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
643 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
633 (26.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
622 (25.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
611 (25.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
609 (25.4) BICKLEY Lower West WA
605 (25.2) LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
600 (25.0) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
113/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
96/08 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
96/13 BICKLEY Lower West WA
96/08 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/07 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
91/10 DALWALLINU Central West WA
91/11 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
91/18 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast 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
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN
5.8mm in 4 min to 09:04 87.0mm/h
BICKLEY
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.6mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
8.4mm in 8 min to 09:08 63.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
31.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 62.8mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 31.4mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 34.4mm/h
MANJIMUP
16.6mm in 43 min to 09:43 23.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.8mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
13.0mm in 9 min to 09:09 86.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
27.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 54.0mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.0mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.0mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
7.6mm in 2 min to 09:02 228.0mm/h
BUNBURY
4.0mm in 3 min to 09:53 80.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.6mm/h
SHANNON
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
MANDURAH
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
STYLES TOWER
18.6mm in 16 min to 09:16 69.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.6mm/h
5.4mm in 13 min to 09:57 24.9mm/h
COLLIE EAST
29.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 59.6mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.8mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.8mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
14.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.8mm/h
SCOTT RIVER AG STATION
14.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.8mm/h
DARDANUP
25.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 51.2mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.6mm/h
28.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 28.2mm/h
MANJIMUP AG STATION
16.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.6mm/h
MEDINA AG STATION
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
MYALUP AG STATION
21.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.0mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.8mm/h
PEMBERTON AG STATION
19.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.4mm/h
WAROONA
18.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.0mm/h
WILYABRUP AG STATION
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
10.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.6mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
12.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 24.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
7.8mm in 18 min to 18:18 26.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
DALWALLINU : 91(310/ 41 ) at 12:35
Lower West
PEARCE RAAF : 87(270/ 65 ) at 11:36
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 96(280/ 74 ) at 10:33
GOOSEBERRY HILL : 111(270/ 58 ) at 14:32
OCEAN REEF : 104(270/ 61 ) at 14:36
BICKLEY : 96(290/ 37 ) at 15:31
CAPE LEEUWIN : 111(280/ 87 ) at 10:35
CAPE NATURALISTE : 93(270/ 72 ) at 09:08
BUSSELTON JETTY : 87(290/ 76 ) at 09:26
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD : 83(290/ 69 ) at 15:29
Eucla
FORREST : 82(310/ 72 ) at 16:57
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 85(290/ 63 ) at 16:30
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 91(280/ 58 ) at 14:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS : 91(350/ 56 ) at 18:42
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(320/ 72 ) at 08:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 85( 10/ 63 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(320/ 72 ) at 03:30