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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1402 EST on 12/03/2018. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

Mallee N

076031

MILDURA AIRPORT

0.0

0.0

08/03/2018

62

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

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

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

29.6

27.2

27/03/2007

11

1 N

WA

Lower West

009172

JANDAKOT AERO

32.5

26.6

01/03/2007

11

1 N

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

34.6

29.4

01/03/2003

11

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009538

DWELLINGUP

29.9

26.8

30/03/2009

18

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

29.4

27.0

02/03/2007

11

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

25.4

23.0

01/03/2011

11

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012320

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

31.7

27.7

27/03/2007

11

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 14:02EST, 12/03/2018.

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 33.4 +3.7 17.4 +1.5 16.4 0.0 10.8 11.2 757 (31.5) 65/08
BUNBURY 32.5 +4.7 16.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 564 (23.5) 48/00
MANDURAH 33.4 +5.5 17.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 44/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.5 25.8 +1.3 25.5 0.0 7.2 7.4 250 (10.4) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.5 -2.1 20.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 46/11
WHYALLA AERO 30.9 +3.7 19.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 54/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.2 +6.9 18.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 30/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 -0.2 15.9 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 48/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.5 -2.6 21.2 -0.5 -- 9.6 -- -- 294 (12.3) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 -2.6 23.9 +0.8 -- 1.6 -- -- 605 (25.2) 46/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.3 23.9 +1.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 444 (18.5) 48/00
MACKAY M.O 28.3 -0.3 22.2 -0.1 -- 4.6 -- -- 666 (27.8) 55/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 -0.4 19.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 54/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 -0.8 18.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 50/11
COOLANGATTA 25.0 -2.3 18.6 -1.0 -- 12.8 -- -- 475 (19.8) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 -3.7 17.9 -1.5 17.0 5.4 4.6 3.2 362 (15.1) 37/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 -2.3 12.3 -3.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 438 (18.3) 39/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.4 +0.3 16.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 7.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +0.1 16.9 +0.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 284 (11.8) 31/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.1 -0.1 16.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 31/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.4 +5.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.8 +3.9 13.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 37/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.9 +3.7 18.4 +0.9 15.6 0.0 7.0 11.3 342 (14.3) 35/13
RICHMOND RAAF 30.7 +3.8 12.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 22/12
BELLAMBI AWS 26.0 +2.1 18.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 34/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.5 -- 9.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 31/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.9 +6.3 14.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 37/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.2 +7.6 14.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 31/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.4 +9.1 16.8 +3.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 11.0 234 ( 9.8) 39/20
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.4 +9.2 13.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 54/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 35.0 +9.3 12.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 41/19
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.1 +2.1 17.3 +4.7 12.9 0.0 10.8 7.0 387 (16.1) 43/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.8 +3.6 12.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 43/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 30.2 +7.7 13.9 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 26/17
HOBART AIRPORT 24.3 +3.6 16.2 +5.4 12.2 0.0 6.6 11.7 416 (17.3) 41/22
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

41.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
40.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
40.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
40.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
39.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA

+11.1 : 33.4 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
+11.0 : 36.0 REDESDALE N Central VIC
+10.6 : 31.0 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
+10.5 : 34.1 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+10.3 : 36.7 KYABRAM Lower North VIC
+10.3 : 34.1 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

29.0 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
28.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
28.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+9.6 : 28.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.8 : 14.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+7.9 : 19.7 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+7.9 : 18.7 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
+7.7 : 18.7 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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

13.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
14.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.1 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
15.3 WARRA W Coast TAS

-6.6 : 21.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-4.8 : 23.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-4.7 : 19.8 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-4.5 : 29.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-4.5 : 29.5 WILUNA Interior WA

4.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-5.4 : 16.0 SEVENTEEN SEVENTY Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.3 : 5.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.9 : 12.3 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-3.8 : 6.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.7 : 12.5 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

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.
55.8 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
51.6 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION N Peninsula QLD
47.0 BRAMWELL N Peninsula QLD
45.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM) North Coast NSW
41.2 LOWER SPRINGBROOK ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
51.6 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
47.0 BRAMWELL
Gulf Country
55.8 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
Brisbane/SE Coast
41.2 LOWER SPRINGBROOK ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
45.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)

Reports not yet available

1326 (55.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1247 (52.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1233 (51.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1129 (47.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1010 (42.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
1000 (41.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
932 (38.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
891 (37.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
883 (36.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
881 (36.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
880 (36.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
865 (36.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
861 (35.9) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
849 (35.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
833 (34.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
831 (34.6) BICKLEY Lower West WA
830 (34.6) GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
821 (34.2) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
796 (33.2) DALWALLINU Central West WA
781 (32.5) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
778 (32.4) NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
771 (32.1) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
761 (31.7) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
757 (31.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
756 (31.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
717 (29.9) DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
715 (29.8) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
714 (29.8) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
714 (29.8) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
714 (29.8) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
711 (29.6) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
711 (29.6) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
706 (29.4) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
702 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
694 (28.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
686 (28.6) LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA
686 (28.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
679 (28.3) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
671 (28.0) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
671 (28.0) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
669 (27.9) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
666 (27.8) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
661 (27.5) MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
657 (27.4) KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
652 (27.2) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
648 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
647 (27.0) TELFER AERO Interior WA
644 (26.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
642 (26.8) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
640 (26.7) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
623 (26.0) FORREST Eucla WA
620 (25.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
620 (25.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
619 (25.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
618 (25.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
611 (25.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
610 (25.4) LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
610 (25.4) WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
607 (25.3) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
605 (25.2) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
602 (25.1) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
87/21 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
85/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/11 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
81/00 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
81/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
E Pilbara
MANDORA
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
W Pilbara
BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
6.8mm in 12 min to 23:24 34.0mm/h
4.0mm in 6 min to 23:30 40.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.8mm/h
CHRISTMAS CREEK MINE AP
13.6mm in 26 min to 20:30 31.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.0mm/h
FORTESCUE DAVE FORREST AP
9.0mm in 22 min to 20:30 24.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
30.6mm in 29 min to 23:30 63.3mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 32.0mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
17.8mm in 30 min to 19:00 35.6mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.6mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 19:30 22.8mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 29.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.7mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
19.6mm in 30 min to 02:30 39.2mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 21.0mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 24.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.7mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
14.4mm in 30 min to 16:00 28.8mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 19.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
21.4mm in 18 min to 11:30 71.3mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 25.2mm/h
23.2mm in 24 min to 11:54 58.0mm/h
50.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 50.0mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 26.2mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 16.7mm/h
DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP
32.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 64.0mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 32.0mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 32.2mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 10.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA AIRPORT
4.6mm in 3 min to 14:30 92.0mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 15:00 24.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 19.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
5.4mm in 8 min to 16:30 40.5mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
12.2mm in 30 min to 15:00 24.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
19.8mm in 30 min to 13:00 39.6mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 20.4mm/h
18.2mm in 30 min to 13:30 36.4mm/h
38.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 38.0mm/h
17.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 34.0mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 35.2mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 24.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.6mm/h
67.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 22.3mm/h
68.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.6mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
13.6mm in 30 min to 03:30 27.2mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 21.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 16.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAPE FLATTERY
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 76(140/ 69 ) at 03:28
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 83(120/ 67 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76(250/ 67 ) at 23:54
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 76(210/ 65 ) at 13:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 87 ) at 23:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(260/ 65 ) at 17:20
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(250/ 65 ) at 23:00