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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

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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, 15/03/2018.

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 29.4 -0.3 24.0 +8.1 23.5 0.0 10.2 2.6 391 (16.3) 34/05
BUNBURY 27.9 +0.1 20.1 +5.9 -- 3.8 -- -- 240 (10.0) 39/03
MANDURAH 26.8 -1.1 21.2 +3.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 306 (12.8) 54/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -0.2 25.9 +1.4 25.2 0.4 4.0 7.4 272 (11.3) 43/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 -1.0 15.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 25.0 -2.2 16.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 44/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.1 -1.2 13.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 34/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 -1.1 14.9 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.3 +1.2 16.6 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.2 20.5 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 310 (12.9) 39/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +0.8 21.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 37/16
MACKAY M.O 28.6 0.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 48/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.2 +1.7 20.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 48/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.3 +0.2 19.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 59/09
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +0.7 20.3 +0.7 -- 6.2 -- -- 431 (18.0) 50/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 -0.3 20.2 +0.8 19.6 7.0 4.2 9.5 348 (14.5) 52/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.8 -1.2 16.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 703 (29.3) 65/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.1 +3.0 18.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 7.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +0.6 16.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 37/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.7 +2.5 19.2 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 37/19
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.6 +4.7 18.9 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 43/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.2 +3.0 18.4 +0.9 18.4 4.4 2.2 7.3 382 (15.9) 44/22
RICHMOND RAAF 29.0 +2.1 17.7 +2.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 26/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.4 +0.5 17.4 -0.6 -- 1.6 -- -- 314 (13.1) 37/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.9 -- 14.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.4 +3.8 17.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 39/02
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.5 +3.9 14.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 26/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.1 -0.2 13.6 -0.2 25.0 0.0 10.0 10.6 348 (14.5) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.9 +1.7 12.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 31/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.7 +3.0 11.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 35/19
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.7 -1.3 12.1 -0.5 -- 0.2 5.2 8.6 361 (15.0) 34/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.8 +1.6 10.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 573 (23.9) 37/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.5 +1.0 12.7 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 28/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 0.0 10.0 -0.8 5.9 0.0 3.8 8.2 300 (12.5) 39/22
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

41.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
41.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
40.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
40.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+10.4 : 37.5 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
+8.2 : 41.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.0 : 39.7 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+8.0 : 40.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.8 : 38.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.5 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.1 : 23.3 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.7 : 23.4 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 26.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+8.5 : 24.0 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 23.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

14.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
14.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.6 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.6 : 26.4 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-4.3 : 27.1 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-3.6 : 27.9 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
-3.2 : 27.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
-2.7 : 28.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
3.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
4.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9 : 3.5 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.7 : 12.9 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITOR INFORMATION CENT Upper Darling NSW
-5.6 : 8.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.4 : 16.5 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-5.3 : 7.4 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty 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.
68.6 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
55.0 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
51.8 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
47.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
39.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
55.0 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
51.8 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
47.8 MCCLUER ISLAND

ISLANDS
Islands
68.6 POINT FAWCETT
39.4 CAPE WESSEL

Reports not yet available

1228 (51.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1021 (42.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
965 (40.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
939 (39.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
938 (39.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
899 (37.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
897 (37.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
860 (35.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
845 (35.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
826 (34.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
800 (33.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
722 (30.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
718 (29.9) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
717 (29.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
716 (29.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
705 (29.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
703 (29.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
701 (29.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
675 (28.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
643 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
630 (26.3) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
618 (25.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
609 (25.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
85/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/20 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/13 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
78/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/09 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
20.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 40.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 20.0mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 05:30 22.4mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 31.2mm/h
24.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 48.0mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 35.2mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 32.4mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 18.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(120/ 63 ) at 09:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(150/ 69 ) at 21:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(320/ 72 ) at 22:00
ISLANDS
Islands
CATO ISLAND : 111(***/ 93 ) at 11:30
FREDERICK REEF : 76(150/ 69 ) at 02:25