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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

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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 1406 EST on 30/12/2017. 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 minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015602

JERVOIS

32.5

32.4

01/12/1996

41

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

32.7

32.6

31/12/2003

15

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069018

MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION

21.0

21.0

13/12/1998

57

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

20.4

20.4

21/12/1972

56

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

47.1

47.1

18/12/2017

19

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE POLICE STATION

47.0

45.5

25/12/2017

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Channel Country

038026

BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT

47.4

46.7

18/12/2017

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

72

72.0

09/12/2010

11

N Equal to record.

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

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

45.3

42.2

19/12/2010

11

1 N

QLD

Central West

036034

BLACKALL AIRPORT

24.3

22.9

05/12/2004

11

1 N


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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 14:05EST, 30/12/2017.

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 30.0 +1.1 15.6 +0.7 13.6 0.0 8.8 13.1 594 (24.8) 41/16
BUNBURY 28.7 +1.4 8.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 39/14
MANDURAH 25.6 -1.3 14.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 41/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.1 26.1 +0.8 25.5 0.0 5.2 7.4 212 ( 8.8) 31/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.0 +5.6 29.9 +9.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 52/08
WHYALLA AERO 24.4 -3.8 19.9 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 28/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.8 -1.2 19.2 +3.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.6 +1.7 12.3 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 279 (11.6) 41/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.7 +3.6 24.1 +1.1 -- 5.6 -- -- 331 (13.8) 54/19
CAIRNS AERO 34.3 +2.9 24.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.2 +1.7 26.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 35/09
MACKAY M.O 31.7 +1.6 25.7 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 28/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.9 +1.8 23.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 31.8 +2.3 21.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 35/12
COOLANGATTA 29.3 +2.1 21.9 +2.0 -- 4.6 -- -- 306 (12.8) 26/20
BRISBANE AERO 29.4 +1.3 22.6 +2.5 22.0 0.0 7.0 11.3 293 (12.2) 35/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.9 +1.5 18.9 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 510 (21.3) 39/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.9 +5.0 22.1 +4.6 -- 0.0 9.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +3.1 19.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 43/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 35.8 +8.6 18.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 39/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 38.1 +6.9 21.4 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 57/20
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 33.0 +7.3 20.9 +3.4 19.3 0.0 8.2 8.4 492 (20.5) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 39.3 +10.9 19.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 28/11
BELLAMBI AWS 25.8 +2.0 19.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 22/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.4 -- 18.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 46/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.6 +3.2 25.0 +11.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 54/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.3 -1.9 21.0 +7.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 296 (12.3) 34/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.0 +1.9 23.2 +8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 39/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.5 +2.1 21.6 +9.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 305 (12.7) 46/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.6 +3.6 20.6 +9.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 239 (10.0) 39/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 24.8 +0.4 17.8 +5.8 17.9 4.8 5.8 1.0 343 (14.3) 31/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.6 +4.0 15.6 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 44/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.2 -0.2 16.4 +5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 359 (15.0) 39/18
HOBART AIRPORT 26.2 +5.5 15.5 +4.8 15.2 0.0 8.8 9.7 493 (20.5) 43/16
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

47.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
47.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
47.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
45.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
45.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+11.6 : 39.6 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
+11.3 : 40.4 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
+10.9 : 39.3 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+10.8 : 38.7 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS Sydney--west NSW
+10.8 : 39.3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+10.8 : 47.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.8 : 35.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

32.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
32.5 WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
32.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
31.4 FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
30.0 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
30.0 NOONA Upper Darling NSW

+13.2 : 30.0 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+11.4 : 27.6 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW
+11.3 : 29.6 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+11.2 : 25.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+11.1 : 29.0 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
+11.1 : 25.6 NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+11.1 : 32.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

15.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
16.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
16.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-14.3 : 25.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-10.1 : 26.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-10.0 : 23.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-9.2 : 28.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-8.1 : 25.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

5.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
5.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
6.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
6.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.6 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

-6.2 : 5.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.3 : 5.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-5.3 : 6.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-4.9 : 6.6 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.7 : 8.9 BUNBURY 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.
178.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
84.2 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
82.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
55.0 YAKABINDIE Goldfields WA
49.5 DEBESA W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
178.0 BIDYADANGA
84.2 CYGNET BAY
49.5 DEBESA
Goldfields
55.0 YAKABINDIE
Interior
82.6 TELFER AERO

Reports not yet available

1088 (45.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
1069 (44.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
979 (40.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
871 (36.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
867 (36.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
837 (34.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
809 (33.7) TELFER AERO Interior WA
804 (33.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
783 (32.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
749 (31.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
720 (30.0) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
686 (28.6) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
685 (28.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
644 (26.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
643 (26.8) MANDORA E Pilbara WA
640 (26.7) BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
632 (26.3) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
630 (26.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
626 (26.1) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
618 (25.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
615 (25.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
603 (25.1) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
96/16 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/18 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
81/20 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
78/07 TELFER AERO Interior WA
76/15 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

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
WEST ROEBUCK
13.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 11:00 26.4mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 21.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 19.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
18.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 36.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.2mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.4mm/h
LAJAMANU AIRPORT
12.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 24.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.6mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM
25.8mm in 30 min to 19:00 51.6mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.8mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 26.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.3mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE)
6.8mm in 9 min to 17:30 45.3mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 26.0mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.6mm/h
MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
N Plateau
YULARA AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
5.4mm in 6 min to 20:39 54.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NULLARBOR
10.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 20.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 13:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Riverina E
KAPOOKA (DEFENCE)
12.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.2mm/h
Riverina W
HAY AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.4mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:00 21.6mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 16.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.6mm/h
FALLS CREEK
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
MOUNT HOTHAM
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 16.0mm/h
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
YARRAM AIRPORT
9.4mm in 15 min to 17:30 37.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT)
14.6mm in 20 min to 18:30 43.8mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.0mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 24.4mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 28.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.8mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.7mm/h
MOUNT BAW BAW
13.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 26.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 21.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
MOUNT MOORNAPA
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.4mm/h
EAST SALE AIRPORT
7.0mm in 13 min to 19:30 32.3mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
E Central
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
MELBOURNE AIRPORT
8.8mm in 11 min to 16:41 48.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.0mm/h
COLDSTREAM COMPARISON
11.8mm in 11 min to 17:30 64.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 17.8mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
COLDSTREAM
13.0mm in 12 min to 17:30 65.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 17.8mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
8.0mm in 18 min to 12:00 26.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 96(330/ 72 ) at 17:03