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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 29/12/2017. 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 daily rainfall

WA

W Kimberley

003032

DERBY AERO

150.4

126.8

23/12/2008

53

1 N

WA

W Kimberley

003086

WILLARE BRIDGE

116.4

84.2

20/12/1998

16

1 N

WA

W Kimberley

003096

WEST ROEBUCK

196.0

98.6

24/12/2008

15

192.0

23/02/2003

16

1 P

Highest minimum temperature

VIC

W Central

087113

AVALON AIRPORT

22.5

22.5

22/12/1996

19

1 N Equal to record.

TAS

N Coast

091107

WYNYARD AIRPORT

18.2

17.8

31/12/2002

29

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091126

DEVONPORT AIRPORT

18.4

18.1

22/12/2006

24

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092123

SWAN ISLAND

18.7

18.0

01/12/2017

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

Southeast

094198

CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY)

18.3

17.3

07/12/2007

17

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:03EST, 29/12/2017.

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 15.7 +0.8 13.4 0.0 11.2 13.2 621 (25.9) 52/20
BUNBURY 26.5 -0.8 10.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 37/19
MANDURAH 24.3 -2.6 15.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 50/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.9 25.6 +0.3 25.2 1.0 0.8 9.8 108 ( 4.5) 31/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +5.0 26.9 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 44/09
WHYALLA AERO 25.8 -2.4 22.6 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 43/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.2 +1.2 22.3 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 28/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.0 +3.1 15.9 +5.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 35/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.7 +3.6 22.6 -0.4 -- 2.8 -- -- 314 (13.1) 76/17
CAIRNS AERO 34.2 +2.8 22.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +1.1 26.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 462 (19.3) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 32.6 +2.5 24.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 26/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.9 +1.8 23.3 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 278 (11.6) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 31.5 +2.0 21.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 34/12
COOLANGATTA 28.8 +1.6 20.5 +0.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 383 (16.0) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 28.5 +0.4 19.8 -0.3 19.0 3.8 7.8 12.5 327 (13.6) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.9 +0.5 16.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 610 (25.4) 43/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.5 +4.6 18.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 9.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +0.7 16.6 -0.2 -- 3.8 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 41/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 32.0 +4.8 17.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 39/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.8 +4.6 19.3 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 532 (22.2) 48/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.3 +3.6 19.6 +2.1 17.2 0.2 9.8 10.8 519 (21.6) 54/16
RICHMOND RAAF 36.5 +8.1 14.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 34/17
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +1.5 19.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 39/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.4 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 37/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.7 +4.3 21.1 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 31/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.8 +3.6 17.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 35/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.5 +7.4 26.5 +11.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 46/03
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.0 +6.6 22.6 +10.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 31/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.4 +7.4 22.6 +11.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 24/23
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 32.7 +8.3 22.4 +10.4 19.9 0.0 14.0 4.1 576 (24.0) 46/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.4 +7.8 20.1 +10.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.6 +6.2 18.3 +7.7 -- 3.4 -- -- 302 (12.6) 43/18
HOBART AIRPORT 32.5 +11.8 21.0 +10.3 19.4 0.0 10.6 10.9 516 (21.5) 55/12
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

45.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
44.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
44.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
44.2 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
44.2 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+14.5 : 31.5 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+12.6 : 33.0 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
+12.0 : 32.3 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+11.8 : 32.5 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
+11.5 : 22.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

30.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
29.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.0 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
28.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
28.9 LAKE JULIUS AWS Gulf Country QLD
28.9 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+12.1 : 25.8 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+12.0 : 25.4 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+11.9 : 22.2 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
+11.8 : 26.6 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
+11.8 : 22.2 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

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

16.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
18.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
19.0 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

-11.5 : 28.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-11.2 : 27.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.3 : 29.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.0 : 30.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.7 : 28.1 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA

7.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
8.5 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
8.6 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA

-4.4 : 20.7 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-3.8 : 22.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.8 : 7.4 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.2 : 17.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-3.1 : 8.6 COLLIE EAST 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.
201.0 KILTO STATION W Kimberley WA
196.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
150.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
137.1 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
116.4 WILLARE BRIDGE W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
201.0 KILTO STATION
196.0 WEST ROEBUCK
150.4 DERBY AERO
137.1 CYGNET BAY
116.4 WILLARE BRIDGE
107.0 CURTIN AERO
106.6 DAMPIER DOWNS AIRSTRIP
90.0 UDIALLA
89.8 BROOME AIRPORT
85.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS
72.5 ANNA PLAINS
67.2 BIDYADANGA
E Pilbara
54.2 INDEE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
63.6 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP

Reports not yet available

1187 (49.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1034 (43.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
1030 (42.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
990 (41.3) BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
970 (40.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
968 (40.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
952 (39.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
915 (38.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
904 (37.7) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
882 (36.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
877 (36.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
852 (35.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
838 (34.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
827 (34.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
795 (33.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
769 (32.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
734 (30.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
725 (30.2) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
721 (30.0) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
713 (29.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
713 (29.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
699 (29.1) DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
689 (28.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
647 (27.0) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
647 (27.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
646 (26.9) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
639 (26.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
629 (26.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
621 (25.9) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
617 (25.7) CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
615 (25.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
610 (25.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
608 (25.3) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
602 (25.1) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
602 (25.1) WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
85/02 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
81/05 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
81/04 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
78/22 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
76/17 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. 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
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
16.6mm in 2 min to 00:33 498.0mm/h
DERBY AERO
8.2mm in 16 min to 01:00 30.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.0mm/h
10.8mm in 28 min to 05:58 23.1mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 18.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
5.0mm in 12 min to 06:12 25.0mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 23.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.8mm/h
6.6mm in 14 min to 07:14 28.3mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.6mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 22.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 20.6mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.7mm/h
CURTIN AERO
4.6mm in 11 min to 05:46 25.1mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 06:30 24.8mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 19.2mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 07:00 27.6mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 26.2mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 21.6mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 08:00 24.8mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 20.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.0mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 16.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
6.0mm in 11 min to 02:30 32.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.4mm/h
CAPE LEVEQUE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
E Gascoyne
32KM SOUTH OF JUNA DOWNS
6.6mm in 8 min to 13:19 49.5mm/h
Eucla
RED ROCKS POINT
11.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
5.4mm in 13 min to 16:30 24.9mm/h
KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
7.4mm in 7 min to 17:30 63.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.0mm/h
MARYBOROUGH
14.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 14.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 17.0mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 20.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 19.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
13.0mm in 17 min to 13:30 45.9mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.0mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
BROOME NTC AWS : 95(360/ 74 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(320/ 70 ) at 07:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(310/ 65 ) at 03:48