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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 21/11/2017. 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014112

NIGHTCLIFF POOL

87.6

72.9

08/11/1971

32

1 N

NT

Victoria

014847

KIDMAN SPRINGS

89.4

70.4

21/11/1973

45

1 N

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

QLD

Central West

036034

BLACKALL AIRPORT

22.9

21.1

19/11/2004

11

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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, 21/11/2017.

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 24.1 -1.7 10.0 -2.7 7.5 0.0 8.0 12.8 373 (15.5) 41/16
BUNBURY 22.5 -1.8 10.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 35/16
MANDURAH 23.1 -1.4 14.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 34/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.2 24.0 -1.3 23.5 1.6 5.8 10.5 307 (12.8) 28/22
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.5 +3.9 22.1 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 44/11
WHYALLA AERO 36.1 +9.6 15.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.8 +9.6 24.2 +10.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 35/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.7 +11.3 15.5 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.8 +3.4 17.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 37/17
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 -1.9 24.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 28/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 -0.4 23.6 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 561 (23.4) 44/22
MACKAY M.O 27.2 -2.0 20.9 -0.9 -- 7.2 -- -- 392 (16.3) 39/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 -3.0 18.5 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 372 (15.5) 39/18
BUNDABERG AERO 26.7 -1.6 16.7 -2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 362 (15.1) 48/12
COOLANGATTA 25.4 -0.5 16.0 -2.2 -- 10.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 54/16
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 -1.6 16.6 -1.6 15.4 5.0 3.0 9.1 300 (12.5) 44/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.3 -2.4 12.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 678 (28.3) 61/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.1 -1.3 14.8 -0.3 -- 2.0 4.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.7 -0.3 15.8 +0.6 -- 9.8 -- -- 281 (11.7) 35/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.8 -1.7 13.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.9 +0.8 9.4 +0.2 4.3 23.2 3 12.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.0 -0.4 12.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 543 (22.6) 48/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 -1.1 17.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 1.8 447 (18.6) 37/09
RICHMOND RAAF 25.9 -0.8 15.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 34/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 -0.3 15.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 21/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.5 -- 8.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 35/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 +2.8 15.6 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 48/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.4 +3.4 12.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.3 +5.8 18.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 10.8 13.0 336 (14.0) 46/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.0 +5.3 13.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 30/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.4 +6.0 14.3 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 34/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 31.4 +9.5 14.4 +4.0 12.6 0.0 7.8 12.4 445 (18.5) 52/07
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.5 +7.9 13.2 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 39/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.9 +7.4 10.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 28.0 +9.0 15.0 +5.8 9.7 0.0 8.6 13.2 341 (14.2) 35/13
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

43.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.9 LAKE JULIUS AWS Gulf Country QLD
41.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
41.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+12.5 : 27.1 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+12.5 : 34.5 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+12.5 : 34.0 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
+12.1 : 26.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+12.0 : 35.4 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

29.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
28.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+12.0 : 22.9 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.6 : 24.4 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.9 : 24.0 ADELAIDE (WEST TERRACE / NGAYIRDAPIRA) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.7 : 23.6 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.1 : 24.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

16.7 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
17.3 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
17.5 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
17.5 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
17.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.5 : 23.3 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-6.5 : 18.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-6.2 : 18.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 : 25.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-5.8 : 24.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.7 : 13.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-5.6 : 15.9 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.5 : 15.4 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.3 : 10.3 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-4.7 : 7.2 GINGIN AERO 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.
89.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
87.6 NIGHTCLIFF POOL N Rivers NT
65.2 BRADSHAW HOMESTEAD N Rivers NT
51.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
48.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
51.6 KALUMBURU

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
89.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS
87.6 NIGHTCLIFF POOL
65.2 BRADSHAW HOMESTEAD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
48.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL

Reports not yet available

1018 (42.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1008 (42.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
917 (38.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
826 (34.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
796 (33.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
790 (32.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
784 (32.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
765 (31.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
749 (31.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
700 (29.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
698 (29.1) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
692 (28.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
685 (28.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
684 (28.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
678 (28.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
661 (27.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
657 (27.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
650 (27.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
647 (27.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
642 (26.8) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
631 (26.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
628 (26.2) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
626 (26.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
604 (25.2) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
68/10 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
68/07 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/09 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/23 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
65/15 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
65/21 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
51.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 103.2mm/h
51.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 51.6mm/h
51.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 51.6mm/h
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
11.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CHARLES POINT
27.4mm in 30 min to 01:30 54.8mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 27.4mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 31.2mm/h
31.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 62.8mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 31.4mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 31.4mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
N Plateau
RABBIT FLAT
16.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.4mm/h
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
16.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 16.2mm/h
17.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 35.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.8mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.2mm/h
6.8mm in 8 min to 13:00 51.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.2mm/h
OORALEA RACECOURSE (MACKAY TURF CLUB)
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.8mm/h
Central Coast W
MORANBAH AIRPORT
14.4mm in 20 min to 09:20 43.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
Central Highlands
LOCHINGTON
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
10.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
THANGOOL AIRPORT
7.2mm in 6 min to 18:00 72.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
24.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 48.4mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.2mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.2mm/h
COOLANGATTA
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
18.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
19.2mm in 18 min to 13:18 64.0mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 27.6mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 21.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
CW Slopes S
COWRA AIRPORT AWS
16.8mm in 30 min to 10:30 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 16.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
19.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 38.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 19.2mm/h
ISLANDS

REDLAND (ALEXANDRA HILLS)
25.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 50.4mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.2mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.2mm/h
None reported