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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 14:01EST, 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 26.1 -3.6 15.3 -0.6 13.0 0.0 6.0 8.3 395 (16.5) 41/16
BUNBURY 23.4 -4.4 12.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 35/16
MANDURAH 24.3 -3.6 17.6 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 351 (14.6) 37/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 -0.5 25.9 +1.4 25.3 0.0 6.4 3.1 348 (14.5) 50/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.8 +3.2 12.9 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 26/11
WHYALLA AERO 31.9 +4.7 14.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 48/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +0.7 14.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 28/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.3 +2.2 7.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.1 +2.0 19.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 31/14
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +1.5 21.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.4 22.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 29.4 +0.8 21.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 31/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.1 +3.6 20.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 30.1 +1.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/16
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +1.6 17.9 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 342 (14.3) 43/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 +0.1 17.9 -1.5 15.6 0.0 6.0 11.3 352 (14.7) 34/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +2.1 14.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 35/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 35.1 +6.0 20.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 6.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.8 +2.5 16.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 24/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.2 +1.0 21.7 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 46/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 12.7 +2.1 5.6 0.0 7.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.5 +7.6 16.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 43/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.1 +0.9 20.9 +3.4 20.1 0.0 7.6 6.7 547 (22.8) 37/23
RICHMOND RAAF 27.9 +1.0 21.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 31/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.4 +0.5 20.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 566 (23.6) 37/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.1 -- 14.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 35/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.6 +4.0 14.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 31/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +4.1 12.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 35/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.0 +2.7 10.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 7.3 5.3 229 ( 9.5) 48/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.5 +1.3 11.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 31/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.7 +3.0 11.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 31/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 27.2 +3.2 10.7 -1.9 7.3 0.0 4.8 4.4 322 (13.4) 34/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.7 +3.5 10.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 41/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 -1.7 12.3 +2.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 26/22
HOBART AIRPORT 20.5 -0.2 11.5 +0.7 9.5 0.0 2.8 1.9 378 (15.8) 39/15
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

42.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.1 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.2 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+12.6 : 39.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.3 : 36.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.1 : 37.2 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
+9.0 : 35.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.2 : 37.5 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW

28.5 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.8 : 21.3 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.5 : 20.4 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.4 : 21.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.6 : 21.2 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+5.4 : 21.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+5.4 : 19.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

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

8.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
12.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
14.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
14.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.5 : 22.6 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-5.2 : 23.8 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
-4.6 : 23.6 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-4.6 : 22.5 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-4.5 : 25.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

-0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
2.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
2.7 WARRA W Coast TAS

-5.7 : 6.3 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-5.7 : 13.8 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-5.3 : 18.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.2 : 16.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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.
158.2 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
103.4 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
99.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
33.8 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
21.0 ALCAN MINESITE N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
158.2 WARRUWI AIRPORT
103.4 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
33.8 NGAYAWILI
21.0 ALCAN MINESITE

ISLANDS
Islands
99.6 CAPE WESSEL

Reports not yet available

1037 (43.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
966 (40.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
856 (35.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
776 (32.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
687 (28.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
659 (27.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
656 (27.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
641 (26.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
629 (26.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
625 (26.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
623 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
615 (25.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
91/11 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
74/22 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
68/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
65/14 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
65/13 MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

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
DARWIN AIRPORT
2.2mm in 1 min to 14:50 132.0mm/h
5.4mm in 3 min to 14:53 108.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.6mm/h
CHARLES POINT
12.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 25.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.8mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
10.8mm in 30 min to 15:30 21.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 22.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 10.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.7mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 05:23 90.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.0mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 14:30 22.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 22:30 23.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 17.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.4mm/h
WARRUWI AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 22:00 31.6mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 20.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 22.6mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
1.6mm in 1 min to 22:26 96.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
ST HELENS AERODROME
11.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
19.2mm in 24 min to 17:30 48.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 20.0mm/h
30.0mm in 27 min to 17:57 66.7mm/h
50.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 50.6mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 21.2mm/h
41.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 41.6mm/h
62.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 20.7mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.2mm/h
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.0mm in 30 min to 14:30 20.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND : 91( 60/ 72 ) at 11:30