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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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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 1405 EST on 31/12/2017. 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

003073

KIMBOLTON

256.0

150.0

23/12/1987

27

191.0

28/02/1984

28

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

20.0

20.0

01/12/2012

16

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

South Coast

069148

MORUYA AIRPORT AWS

20.8

20.8

20/12/2017

15

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

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

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071032

THREDBO AWS

52.5

49.9

22/12/2007

11

1 N


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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, 31/12/2017.

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 35.0 +6.1 17.3 +2.4 15.4 0.0 10.0 -- 502 (20.9) --
BUNBURY 30.2 +2.9 11.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 34/19
MANDURAH 29.9 +3.0 17.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 34/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.2 24.2 -1.1 23.9 1.2 4.4 11.2 229 ( 9.5) 28/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.9 +0.5 25.1 +4.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 401 (16.7) 44/11
WHYALLA AERO 25.1 -3.1 14.3 -1.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 360 (15.0) 44/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.5 -2.5 16.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 37/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.7 -2.2 12.9 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 428 (17.8) 48/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.9 +4.8 26.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 39/21
CAIRNS AERO 33.9 +2.5 22.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 46/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.6 +2.1 25.8 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 425 (17.7) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 34.1 +4.0 22.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 31/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.3 +4.2 22.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 34/14
BUNDABERG AERO 32.4 +2.9 21.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 39/16
COOLANGATTA 31.3 +4.1 23.0 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 43/08
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 +2.1 22.7 +2.6 21.1 0.0 8.6 7.8 419 (17.5) 46/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.2 +2.8 19.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 31/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.2 +1.3 20.9 +3.4 -- 15.6 9.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +2.1 22.2 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 50/19
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.0 +6.8 23.5 +7.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 377 (15.7) 44/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.6 +1.4 21.5 +5.7 -- 20.8 -- -- 499 (20.8) 41/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 35.7 +10.0 22.2 +4.7 21.6 2.4 8.4 8.0 456 (19.0) 46/13
RICHMOND RAAF 37.6 +9.2 21.9 +5.9 -- 3.2 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 46/15
BELLAMBI AWS 29.7 +5.9 21.6 +4.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 46/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.3 -- 18.6 -- -- 16.4 -- -- 379 (15.8) 50/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.4 -1.0 19.9 +6.1 -- 26.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 54/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.7 -1.5 20.3 +6.5 -- 13.8 -- -- 252 (10.5) 44/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.7 -0.4 14.1 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 328 (13.7) 59/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.1 -2.3 16.1 +3.9 -- 5.6 -- -- 313 (13.0) 39/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.3 -1.7 13.6 +2.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 246 (10.3) 43/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.2 -2.2 13.0 +1.0 10.4 13.6 4.2 8.1 260 (10.8) 54/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.6 -4.0 8.2 -1.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 351 (14.6) 50/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.4 -1.0 14.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 48/08
HOBART AIRPORT 19.8 -0.9 14.9 +4.2 11.4 0.0 8.8 9.1 437 (18.2) 65/07
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

44.5 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
44.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
44.5 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
43.4 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
43.2 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+11.0 : 36.2 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+10.7 : 42.9 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+10.1 : 33.2 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
+10.0 : 35.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+10.0 : 37.3 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW

31.1 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
30.9 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
30.6 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
30.5 LAKE JULIUS AWS Gulf Country QLD
30.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+10.1 : 30.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+9.3 : 18.1 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
+8.8 : 29.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.7 : 29.0 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.6 : 14.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.6 : 29.3 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

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

7.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
8.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.1 WARRA W Coast TAS
12.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.9 : 31.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-8.7 : 24.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-7.9 : 29.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.3 : 8.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.7 : 27.3 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

3.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
4.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.5 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
6.5 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

-4.5 : 7.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-3.9 : 11.4 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-3.6 : 10.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.5 : 7.7 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.4 : 10.5 KIMBA W Agricultural 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.
256.0 KIMBOLTON W Kimberley WA
74.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
64.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
57.4 GOULBURN RIVER @ SEYMOUR N Central VIC
47.4 UDIALLA W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
256.0 KIMBOLTON
47.4 UDIALLA

VICTORIA
Upper NE
74.0 MOUNT HOTHAM
64.8 FALLS CREEK
N Central
57.4 GOULBURN RIVER @ SEYMOUR

Reports not yet available

1357 (56.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1260 (52.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1024 (42.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1019 (42.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
919 (38.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
873 (36.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
852 (35.5) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
822 (34.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
808 (33.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
806 (33.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
789 (32.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
773 (32.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
772 (32.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
756 (31.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
750 (31.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
726 (30.3) TELFER AERO Interior WA
718 (29.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
715 (29.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
712 (29.7) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
707 (29.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
699 (29.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
691 (28.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
674 (28.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
670 (27.9) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
669 (27.9) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
653 (27.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
650 (27.1) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
643 (26.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
642 (26.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
641 (26.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
640 (26.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
630 (26.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
619 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
617 (25.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
611 (25.5) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
607 (25.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
607 (25.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
601 (25.0) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
601 (25.0) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
111/05 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
107/08 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
104/06 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
100/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/10 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
98/04 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
96/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/15 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
94/02 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
93/02 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
9.8mm in 28 min to 15:28 21.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.2mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.7mm/h
LAJAMANU AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
17.2mm in 30 min to 13:30 34.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 18.6mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 20.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
7.0mm in 14 min to 21:00 30.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 14 min to 18:30 42.9mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
8.4mm in 10 min to 23:16 50.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.8mm/h
Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
3.0mm in 2 min to 16:05 90.0mm/h
11.0mm in 8 min to 16:14 82.5mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 24.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 21.6mm/h
MAITLAND AIRPORT AWS
5.8mm in 7 min to 15:26 49.7mm/h
7.4mm in 4 min to 15:30 111.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.2mm/h
4.2mm in 3 min to 15:33 84.0mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 15:35 90.0mm/h
7.4mm in 21 min to 15:56 21.1mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 29.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.2mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
CANBERRA AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.2mm/h
SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
FALLS CREEK
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
MOUNT HOTHAM
18.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 18.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.2mm/h
E Gippsland
MOUNT NOWA NOWA
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
W Gippsland
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
MOUNT MOORNAPA
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
15.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 31.2mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 21.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
8.0mm in 14 min to 18:44 34.3mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 25.2mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
13.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 27.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 16.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.6mm/h
9.2mm in 9 min to 23:39 61.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) : 95(190/ 32 ) at 16:06
MAITLAND AIRPORT AWS : 91(270/ 37 ) at 15:30
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(310/ 67 ) at 08:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 100(250/ 82 ) at 11:04
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 87(246/ 63 ) at 13:50
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 95(260/ 83 ) at 05:20
CAPE GRIM : 74(230/ 69 ) at 15:09
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(310/ 96 ) at 06:30
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 104(260/ 67 ) at 07:19
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(250/ 69 ) at 13:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(270/ 70 ) at 11:30
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 74(240/ 63 ) at 18:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 95(310/ 61 ) at 03:31
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 93(310/ 72 ) at 03:30
MOUNT READ : 93(330/ 39 ) at 04:04
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(260/ 63 ) at 15:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 108(280/ 89 ) at 09:48