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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
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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 03/03/2018. 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

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031197

UPPER RUDD CREEK ALERT

82.0

59.0

21/03/2006

12

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041100

TEXAS POST OFFICE

21.8

21.6

25/03/2001

22

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

23.3

23.1

03/03/1999

22

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

23.2

23.0

01/03/2003

16

1 N

QLD

Maranoa

043015

INJUNE POST OFFICE

24.5

24.3

01/03/2018

46

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056243

GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS

17.4

17.3

26/03/2001

17

1 N


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10am EST Minimum 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.
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 17/03/2018.

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 29.9 +0.2 15.7 -0.2 14.0 0.0 10.2 11.7 497 (20.7) 50/15
BUNBURY 27.7 -0.1 12.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 44/14
MANDURAH 25.9 -2.0 17.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 44/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.3 26.4 +1.9 25.8 0.2 5.8 6.3 283 (11.8) 44/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.3 +5.7 20.7 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 50/16
WHYALLA AERO 29.9 +2.7 18.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 46/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.4 +7.1 18.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 34/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.5 +6.4 10.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.3 -3.8 25.0 +3.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +1.5 24.5 +1.4 -- 98.8 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 26/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +0.1 21.9 -1.0 -- 18.2 -- -- 302 (12.6) 54/01
MACKAY M.O 32.0 +3.4 23.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 24/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.0 +4.5 24.6 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 30/15
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +2.8 22.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) --
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +0.7 23.5 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 28/07
BRISBANE AERO 28.5 +0.6 24.2 +4.8 22.9 0.0 7.4 3.4 334 (13.9) 30/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.5 +1.5 20.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 43/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 34.4 +5.3 18.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 9.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +1.0 20.3 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 26/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.0 -0.2 18.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 34/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 11.0 +0.4 5.1 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.4 +4.5 17.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 44/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 -0.2 18.6 +1.1 17.5 0.0 9.4 7.4 615 (25.6) 39/09
RICHMOND RAAF 27.9 +1.0 19.4 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 28/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.5 -0.4 18.7 +0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 494 (20.6) 35/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 -- 14.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 30/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.0 +2.4 17.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 37/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.1 +1.5 15.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 26/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.2 +3.9 13.8 0.0 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 309 (12.9) 24/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.1 -0.1 13.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 539 (22.5) 34/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.4 +2.7 13.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 31/04
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 24.4 +0.4 13.9 +1.3 9.5 0.2 3.2 8.0 407 (17.0) 26/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.4 +4.2 11.6 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 512 (21.3) 35/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.6 +1.1 13.2 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 21.8 +1.1 12.4 +1.6 10.3 0.0 2.4 10.7 345 (14.4) 30/15
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

42.2 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
42.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
41.9 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
41.8 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
41.7 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+9.7 : 42.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+9.5 : 33.2 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.3 : 32.6 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.3 : 33.5 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+8.4 : 27.2 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.4 : 41.9 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

31.0 WINDORAH AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
28.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
28.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.4 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.1 : 27.8 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.2 : 24.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.0 : 25.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.8 : 19.6 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.6 : 22.4 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW

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

13.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.7 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
14.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.3 : 25.1 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-9.9 : 25.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-6.8 : 28.5 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-6.5 : 27.1 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-5.7 : 29.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.7 : 21.4 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

-0.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-2.9 : 20.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-2.8 : 10.1 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-2.6 : 11.7 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-2.4 : 2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 : 3.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.3 : 13.6 EUCLA 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.
122.0 ROLLINGSTONE N Coast--Herbert QLD
111.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
100.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
100.0 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
98.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
53.8 CAMBALLIN

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
56.4 BRADSHAW RANGE CONTROL
55.0 GILNOCKIE

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
94.0 LUCKY SPRINGS STATION
50.2 HILLGROVE STATION
N Coast--Barron
98.8 CAIRNS AERO
82.0 UPPER RUDD CREEK ALERT
75.0 GLEN HARDING
60.0 MT SOPHIA
52.6 CAIRNS RACECOURSE
N Coast--Herbert
122.0 ROLLINGSTONE
111.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
100.0 HALIFAX ALERT
100.0 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST
90.4 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
87.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
71.0 ALLINGHAM FORREST DRIVE
62.0 HAWKINS CREEK
58.0 MOUNT STUART (DEFENCE)
56.8 BAMBAROO
55.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP
54.4 GAIRLOCH
54.0 MUTARNEE STORE
53.9 INGHAM COMPOSITE
52.0 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1

Reports not yet available

931 (38.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
868 (36.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
794 (33.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
750 (31.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
736 (30.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
687 (28.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
683 (28.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
665 (27.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
664 (27.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
662 (27.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
651 (27.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
644 (26.8) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
628 (26.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
622 (25.9) SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
615 (25.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
611 (25.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
606 (25.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
604 (25.2) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
602 (25.1) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
81/23 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
80/16 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
72/14 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
67/16 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
67/16 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West 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.
None reported None reported