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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
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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 1404 EST on 16/12/2017. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001006

WYNDHAM AERO

21.0

21.0

08/12/2004

14

1 N Equal to record.


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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 14:03EST, 16/12/2017.

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 30.5 +1.6 14.2 -0.7 11.8 0.0 9.2 13.4 469 (19.5) 41/13
BUNBURY 26.5 -0.8 9.6 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 35/19
MANDURAH 26.3 -0.6 16.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.8 26.1 +0.8 25.7 0.4 6.2 4.0 240 (10.0) 43/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.3 +3.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/11
WHYALLA AERO 26.0 -2.2 15.7 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 526 (21.9) 50/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 -0.2 13.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.8 +0.9 6.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 43/17
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.5 +5.4 23.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 33.4 +2.0 21.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +0.3 23.2 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 30.3 +0.2 21.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 35/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +0.4 21.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +1.7 19.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 35/14
COOLANGATTA 28.8 +1.6 18.6 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 31/11
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +0.5 20.0 -0.1 17.5 0.0 7.8 11.4 309 (12.9) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.1 +1.7 16.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 37.1 +6.2 23.3 +5.8 -- 0.0 10.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.5 +4.0 19.5 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 46/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.2 +2.0 19.7 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 43/05
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 20.1 +8.9 14.9 0.0 9.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.8 +2.6 20.4 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 39/17
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.8 -0.9 20.3 +2.8 20.4 0.0 13.4 0.1 682 (28.4) 61/03
RICHMOND RAAF 30.0 +1.6 22.0 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 34/03
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 -0.1 19.5 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 540 (22.5) 54/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.5 -- 17.9 -- -- 3.2 -- -- 362 (15.1) 46/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.5 +4.1 20.6 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 35/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.6 +4.4 19.1 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 41/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.1 +2.0 14.8 0.0 -- 0.0 7.2 14.0 346 (14.4) 34/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.1 +3.7 13.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 37/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.3 +3.3 12.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 35/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.1 +1.7 12.5 +0.5 7.7 0.0 5.8 13.4 400 (16.7) 35/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.1 +3.5 8.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 37/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 -1.6 10.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 50/15
HOBART AIRPORT 21.9 +1.2 9.2 -1.5 4.7 0.0 6.8 11.5 559 (23.3) 43/00
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

45.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
43.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+8.4 : 34.3 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.7 : 38.8 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+7.6 : 41.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+7.6 : 37.9 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+7.0 : 39.7 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
+7.0 : 31.5 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

31.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
30.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
29.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+9.7 : 24.1 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.7 : 18.5 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.9 : 20.1 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
+8.8 : 19.1 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
+8.4 : 20.0 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW

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

14.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
15.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
16.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-5.4 : 32.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
-5.0 : 23.2 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.9 : 32.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-4.6 : 20.3 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-4.1 : 23.3 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

-0.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
3.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-9.6 : 4.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.0 : 9.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
-5.7 : 21.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
-5.1 : 6.9 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-5.1 : 11.3 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla 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.
120.6 NITMILUK RANGERS N Rivers NT
101.8 NITMILUK RIDGE N Rivers NT
72.0 DIGGERS REST N Kimberley WA
53.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
45.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
72.0 DIGGERS REST
53.0 WYNDHAM
45.6 KALUMBURU

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
120.6 NITMILUK RANGERS
101.8 NITMILUK RIDGE

Reports not yet available

1477 (61.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
920 (38.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
909 (37.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
879 (36.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
868 (36.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
853 (35.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
846 (35.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
835 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
827 (34.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
811 (33.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
807 (33.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
775 (32.3) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
770 (32.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
750 (31.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
710 (29.6) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
710 (29.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
696 (29.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
682 (28.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
682 (28.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
682 (28.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
674 (28.1) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
648 (27.0) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
647 (27.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
634 (26.4) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
633 (26.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
629 (26.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
621 (25.9) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
620 (25.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
617 (25.7) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
610 (25.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
600 (25.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
85/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/06 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
76/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
65/17 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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
WYNDHAM AERO
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
5.6mm in 3 min to 02:18 112.0mm/h
10.0mm in 8 min to 02:26 75.0mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 26.0mm/h
35.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 35.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.0mm/h
39.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 79.6mm/h
39.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 39.8mm/h
39.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 39.8mm/h
TROUGHTON ISLAND
43.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.3mm/h
17.2mm in 15 min to 09:45 68.8mm/h
6.2mm in 9 min to 09:54 41.3mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.0mm/h
35.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 35.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.0mm/h
KALUMBURU
36.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 12.0mm/h
19.6mm in 16 min to 08:16 73.5mm/h
9.2mm in 14 min to 08:30 39.4mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 28.8mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 36.0mm/h
38.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 76.4mm/h
38.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 38.2mm/h
39.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 39.6mm/h
TRUSCOTT
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
4.6mm in 12 min to 08:44 23.0mm/h
18.6mm in 14 min to 09:00 79.7mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 25.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
38.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 76.8mm/h
38.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 38.4mm/h
41.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 41.4mm/h
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
7.0mm in 8 min to 01:23 52.5mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 17.4mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 19.6mm/h
22.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.0mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
28.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 28.6mm/h
28.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 57.2mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 28.6mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 28.6mm/h
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
6.0mm in 11 min to 20:20 32.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
9.6mm in 7 min to 11:00 82.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.8mm/h
12.4mm in 6 min to 11:06 124.0mm/h
5.8mm in 3 min to 11:09 116.0mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 33.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 22.6mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 11.0mm/h
CHARLES POINT
21.6mm in 30 min to 11:00 43.2mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 21.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 21.6mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.8mm/h
DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP
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
LAJAMANU 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
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
14.0mm in 30 min to 04:30 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.0mm/h
27.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 54.8mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.4mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.8mm in 21 min to 22:21 33.7mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 23.0mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 26.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.0mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
13.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 76(180/ 67 ) at 05:30
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80(330/ 63 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(330/ 67 ) at 17:00