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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

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The day in charts
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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:04EST, 17/12/2017.

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 28.8 -0.1 14.6 -0.3 11.5 0.0 9.2 12.6 432 (18.0) 46/16
BUNBURY 24.3 -3.0 13.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 44/14
MANDURAH 25.3 -1.6 18.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 44/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.8 23.4 -1.9 25.8 33.6 7.8 7.3 200 ( 8.3) 43/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.1 +5.7 25.4 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 44/12
WHYALLA AERO 28.4 +0.2 17.0 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 41/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.3 +0.3 13.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.0 +2.1 10.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 37/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.6 +5.5 24.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 37/16
CAIRNS AERO 34.2 +2.8 23.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 39/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.2 +1.7 24.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 30.0 -0.1 25.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 34/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +0.4 21.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 30.6 +1.1 20.1 -0.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 331 (13.8) 31/09
COOLANGATTA 29.0 +1.8 23.8 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 31/09
BRISBANE AERO 29.0 +0.9 22.7 +2.6 20.7 0.0 8.4 10.5 392 (16.3) 37/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.3 +1.9 18.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 48/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 37.9 +7.0 24.3 +6.8 -- 0.0 10.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.3 +3.8 19.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 48/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.7 +6.5 20.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 41/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 39.0 +7.8 22.0 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 35/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.8 +6.1 20.9 +3.4 20.9 0.6 2.6 11.6 386 (16.1) 55/16
RICHMOND RAAF 39.3 +10.9 21.6 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.1 +1.3 20.1 +2.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 312 (13.0) 41/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.6 -- 14.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 46/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.1 +5.7 16.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.8 +5.6 17.1 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 43/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.5 +4.4 17.1 +2.3 -- 0.0 8.0 12.4 287 (12.0) 31/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.3 +4.9 13.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.4 +5.4 12.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 41/22
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.1 +0.7 11.3 -0.7 8.1 0.0 8.6 13.3 328 (13.7) 37/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.0 +2.4 9.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 44/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.5 +0.1 13.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 39/14
HOBART AIRPORT 23.3 +2.6 13.2 +2.5 8.2 0.0 8.8 9.7 353 (14.7) 46/12
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

44.9 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
44.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.4 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
44.0 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
43.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+11.5 : 35.7 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+10.9 : 39.3 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+10.8 : 39.9 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
+10.4 : 36.1 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
+10.3 : 33.9 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW

30.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
30.0 WINDORAH AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
29.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
29.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+9.0 : 26.6 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
+8.8 : 22.0 COONABARABRAN (SHOWGROUNDS) CW Slopes N NSW
+8.5 : 27.4 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+7.9 : 26.2 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+7.5 : 22.5 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

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

10.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
13.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
14.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.7 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-4.5 : 10.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-3.9 : 28.2 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-3.8 : 33.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-3.8 : 30.6 MULLEWA Central West WA
-3.7 : 23.6 LANCELIN Lower West WA

3.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
5.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
5.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.0 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
7.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.1 : 8.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : 9.5 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-4.9 : 8.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.5 : 12.8 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-4.4 : 7.9 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA

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.
60.6 WINDJANA GORGE W Kimberley WA
57.4 NAPIER DOWNS W Kimberley WA
33.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
23.8 WALKER CREEK N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
60.6 WINDJANA GORGE
57.4 NAPIER DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
33.6 DARWIN AIRPORT
23.8 WALKER CREEK

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
33.0 WEIPA AERO

Reports not yet available

1174 (48.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
973 (40.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
904 (37.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
827 (34.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
823 (34.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
805 (33.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
778 (32.4) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
771 (32.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
764 (31.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
761 (31.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
752 (31.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
724 (30.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
684 (28.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
684 (28.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
681 (28.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
677 (28.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
673 (28.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
671 (28.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
655 (27.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
650 (27.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
648 (27.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
637 (26.5) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
627 (26.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
621 (25.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
610 (25.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
607 (25.3) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
603 (25.1) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
102/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/20 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
83/07 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
83/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
78/23 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla 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
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
13.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
33.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 67.2mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.6mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.6mm/h
CHARLES POINT
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
PIRLANGIMPI 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
20.0mm in 30 min to 18:30 40.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 20.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.0mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 26.8mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
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
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
33.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 66.0mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.0mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 89(300/ 67 ) at 21:04
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(330/ 67 ) at 08:29