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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
significant newsworthy major

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For weather news as it breaks that is tagged and organised, use the links on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page.


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 14/12/2017. 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 grass minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200283

WILLIS ISLAND

29.2

27.4

13/12/2011

59

28.9

01/01/1968

61

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018014

CLEVE

28.2

28.2

06/12/1994

51

1 N Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 14/12/2017.

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 27.3 -1.6 14.7 -0.2 12.9 0.0 12.0 13.2 614 (25.6) 44/15
BUNBURY 24.7 -2.6 11.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 35/16
MANDURAH 24.1 -2.8 16.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 46/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.3 26.4 +1.1 26.2 0.0 6.8 7.2 285 (11.9) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 42.5 +7.1 20.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 41.8 +13.6 18.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 63/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.8 +11.8 27.0 +11.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 43/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 37.5 +14.6 13.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 52/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.4 +3.3 20.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 46/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.4 22.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 534 (22.3) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.0 +0.5 23.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 445 (18.5) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 29.1 -1.0 24.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 46/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.5 -0.6 20.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 41/17
BUNDABERG AERO 30.2 +0.7 18.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 43/08
COOLANGATTA 28.5 +1.3 18.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 41/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 -0.5 19.1 -1.0 17.1 0.0 8.0 12.4 374 (15.6) 31/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.5 -0.9 15.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 621 (25.9) 48/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.2 +4.3 20.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 8.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +1.5 15.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 44/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.3 +6.1 16.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 43/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 29.2 +4.9 13.6 +2.4 6.4 0.0 7.8 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.2 +6.0 17.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 41/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.6 +4.9 20.2 +2.7 17.7 0.0 10.0 13.0 519 (21.6) 65/16
RICHMOND RAAF 38.3 +9.9 16.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 24.9 +1.1 18.2 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 361 (15.0) 35/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.7 -- 12.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 36.3 +6.9 13.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.6 +6.4 13.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 41.2 +11.1 19.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 9.8 10.1 238 ( 9.9) 44/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 37.5 +10.1 11.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 37.7 +10.7 13.9 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 59/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 37.4 +13.0 12.9 +0.9 10.7 0.0 8.0 13.1 393 (16.4) 59/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 35.3 +12.7 13.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 52/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.4 +4.0 13.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 31/20
HOBART AIRPORT 27.1 +6.4 15.5 +4.8 14.0 0.0 7.2 3.6 374 (15.6) 31/12
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

45.5 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
44.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
44.6 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
44.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
44.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
44.5 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+17.8 : 39.0 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+16.9 : 40.3 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+16.7 : 38.0 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+16.7 : 36.3 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+16.1 : 36.2 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC

30.6 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
30.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
30.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
29.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.6 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+14.2 : 28.2 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+13.8 : 27.7 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 25.2 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.4 : 27.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.0 : 22.8 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

18.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
19.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
19.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
19.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
19.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.3 : 23.1 FORREST Eucla WA
-6.1 : 26.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 20.6 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.4 : 24.1 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.4 : 25.8 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.2 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-5.4 : 20.1 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-5.2 : 20.6 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-4.8 : 13.3 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.5 : 15.7 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-4.0 : 15.9 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands 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.
36.2 MUNDRABILLA STATION Eucla WA
29.2 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
26.8 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD N Rivers NT
25.0 BAMBAROO N Coast--Herbert QLD
24.0 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT

Reports not yet available

984 (41.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
971 (40.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
943 (39.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
879 (36.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
838 (34.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
803 (33.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
794 (33.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
761 (31.7) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
755 (31.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
755 (31.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
741 (30.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
731 (30.5) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
709 (29.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
708 (29.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
706 (29.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
700 (29.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
698 (29.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
691 (28.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
685 (28.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
679 (28.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
676 (28.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
657 (27.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
652 (27.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
650 (27.1) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
642 (26.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
640 (26.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
623 (26.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
616 (25.7) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
614 (25.6) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
91/22 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
85/20 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
81/17 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
81/22 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
76/22 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
76/21 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
13.4mm in 22 min to 17:22 36.5mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.8mm/h
Eucla
FORREST
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT
24.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 48.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
16.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
POINT STUART
13.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.8mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.2mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
13.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.8mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
11.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
10.4mm in 30 min to 21:00 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
6.6mm in 8 min to 22:30 49.5mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM
13.2mm in 25 min to 20:55 31.7mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 19.6mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 24.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.7mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
4.2mm in 11 min to 19:00 22.9mm/h
12.2mm in 9 min to 19:09 81.3mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 21.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.4mm/h
BRADSHAW
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
15.4mm in 25 min to 21:59 37.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
29.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 58.4mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.2mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.2mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
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
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
12.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
10.6mm in 30 min to 15:00 21.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD : 74(350/ 63 ) at 16:50
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 78(200/ 67 ) at 21:32
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) : 74(230/ 63 ) at 23:54