Wednesday 28 MAR 2018
 

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2019
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
About the DWS

Monthly summaries:
from BoM

Find a place:
Google Maps |
Aust Gazetteer|
Geonames

Weather terms:
WeatherZone | BoM |
American Met Soc | NOAA | uk.sci.weather

 

2018

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Sep

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Aug

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Jul

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          

Jun

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

Apr

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

Mar

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Feb

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28        

Jan

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

 

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
Weather, Climate and Site News

The information on this page fills gradually as it becomes available.

For weather news as it breaks, the sites on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page are recommended.


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 1651 EST on 31/03/2018. 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 minimum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

30.1

29.8

12/03/2006

15

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

CW Plains S

050017

WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS

-41.0

4.9

27/03/2018

14

-4.0

22/07/2002

16

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

44.5

44.1

01/03/2005

20

1 N


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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

See actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

See actual temperatures
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 16:51EST, 31/03/2018.

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 25.5 -4.2 7.3 -8.6 4.5 0.0 6.0 10.8 325 (13.5) 41/15
BUNBURY 22.9 -4.9 9.7 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 28/16
MANDURAH 22.8 -5.1 12.9 -5.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.6 24.9 +0.4 24.9 0.0 5.2 10.5 334 (13.9) 30/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.3 +1.7 10.9 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 24.2 -3.0 13.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.3 -3.0 16.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 -2.2 11.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 44/04
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +0.6 25.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 54/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +1.1 23.9 +0.8 -- 9.2 -- -- 275 (11.5) 30/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 0.0 24.1 +1.2 -- 3.6 -- -- 536 (22.3) 44/11
MACKAY M.O 29.1 +0.5 25.8 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 46/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.6 +4.1 23.1 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 375 (15.6) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +1.9 22.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 50/09
COOLANGATTA 28.8 +1.5 21.4 +1.8 -- 16.8 -- -- 401 (16.7) 52/15
BRISBANE AERO 29.9 +2.0 21.1 +1.7 19.9 30.0 8.4 10.7 327 (13.6) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.3 +1.3 17.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 664 (27.7) 43/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.1 +3.0 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 6.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.8 +0.5 15.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 24/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.4 +2.2 15.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 30/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.0 +3.1 12.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 37/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.4 +3.2 16.9 -0.6 16.3 0.0 5.0 10.8 294 (12.3) 37/16
RICHMOND RAAF 30.0 +3.1 13.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 24/17
BELLAMBI AWS 25.4 +1.5 18.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 41/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.8 +2.2 9.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.8 +1.2 9.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.7 +5.4 13.8 0.0 5.0 0.0 7.0 9.9 282 (11.8) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.0 +3.8 9.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.9 +5.2 10.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 35/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 30.7 +6.7 10.3 -2.3 7.9 0.0 8.0 10.8 697 (29.0) 70/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.7 +5.5 7.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 705 (29.4) 57/07
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.2 -0.3 9.2 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 243 (10.1) 52/10
HOBART AIRPORT 24.6 +3.9 12.3 +1.5 9.7 0.2 3.2 9.3 330 (13.8) 41/12
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

45.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
45.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
45.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
45.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
44.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+9.1 : 31.1 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+9.0 : 45.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+8.8 : 32.4 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+8.7 : 32.5 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+8.7 : 45.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

31.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
31.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
30.1 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
29.6 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.6 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.6 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+7.4 : 31.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.0 : 17.0 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.3 : 25.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.1 : 25.7 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+4.8 : 26.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

12.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
13.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.1 : 22.9 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
-5.5 : 22.0 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-5.3 : 28.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.2 : 25.4 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

-41.0 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1.6 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
1.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-55.2 : -41.0 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
-9.4 : 5.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-9.2 : 6.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-8.8 : 9.3 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-8.6 : 8.9 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-8.6 : 7.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West 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.
75.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
64.6 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
63.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
62.2 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
62.0 INNISFAIL AERODROME N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
62.2 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
75.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE
64.6 INNISFAIL
63.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
62.0 INNISFAIL AERODROME
61.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN

Reports not yet available

1036 (43.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
995 (41.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
895 (37.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
891 (37.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
875 (36.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
855 (35.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
846 (35.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
840 (35.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
791 (33.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
776 (32.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
772 (32.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
744 (31.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
737 (30.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
716 (29.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
713 (29.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
705 (29.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
699 (29.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
697 (29.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
685 (28.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
680 (28.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
675 (28.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
674 (28.1) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
666 (27.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
664 (27.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
663 (27.6) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
663 (27.6) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
661 (27.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
653 (27.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
640 (26.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
622 (25.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
617 (25.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
94/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
87/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/10 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
80/07 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
80/19 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
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
7.4mm in 5 min to 04:30 88.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 15.8mm/h
20.8mm in 19 min to 04:49 65.7mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 33.8mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 21.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 12.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 10:00 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(260/ 45 ) at 12:48
ISLANDS
Islands
CATO ISLAND : 89(***/ 70 ) at 00:15