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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 1652 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

005017

ONSLOW AIRPORT

30.2

30.2

02/03/2005

47

1 N Equal to record.

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

30.4

30.1

28/03/2018

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

40.0

39.1

08/03/2005

15

1 P


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4pm EST Maximum 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.
**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 30.0 +0.3 8.6 -7.3 6.4 0.0 5.0 -- 391 (16.3) --
BUNBURY 25.0 -2.8 8.2 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) --
MANDURAH 26.0 -1.9 15.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.1 25.4 +0.9 24.7 0.0 5.8 -- 241 (10.0) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.0 +3.4 16.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) --
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 -5.2 17.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 -3.3 12.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 -2.1 9.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +0.9 25.5 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) --
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +1.5 25.1 +2.0 -- 17.4 -- -- 375 (15.6) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.3 22.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) --
MACKAY M.O 30.0 +1.4 21.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +1.5 19.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) --
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +1.9 22.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) --
COOLANGATTA 27.0 -0.3 22.0 +2.4 -- 9.2 -- -- 513 (21.4) --
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 +0.1 20.5 +1.1 19.9 3.4 6.8 -- 396 (16.5) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 -1.0 16.5 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 599 (25.0) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 19.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 6.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +1.7 15.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.0 +2.8 15.7 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.0 +5.1 15.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.0 +3.8 19.4 +1.9 16.1 0.0 6.6 -- 337 (14.0) --
RICHMOND RAAF 30.0 +3.1 14.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) --
BELLAMBI AWS 25.0 +1.1 19.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.0 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.0 +5.4 11.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.0 +3.4 10.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.0 -2.3 13.8 0.0 -- 0.0 10.6 -- 339 (14.1) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.0 +2.8 10.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.0 +2.3 9.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 23.0 -1.0 14.8 +2.2 14.4 0.0 8.0 -- 450 (18.8) --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.0 -1.2 12.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 -2.5 12.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) --
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 +1.3 12.0 +1.2 7.2 0.0 5.0 -- 379 (15.8) --
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

46.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
44.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
44.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
43.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+8.4 : 46.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+8.0 : 44.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+7.6 : 28.0 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
+7.6 : 29.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+7.3 : 44.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

30.4 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
30.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
30.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.6 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 29.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.9 : 26.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.6 : 26.1 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 30.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.2 : 29.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

11.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
14.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
14.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-5.5 : 22.0 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-5.2 : 22.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : 23.0 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.0 : 24.0 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
-4.7 : 22.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.8 : 3.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.6 : 8.9 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-8.5 : 7.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.9 : 7.3 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.3 : 8.6 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.
58.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
46.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
43.6 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
43.0 INNISFAIL AERODROME N Coast--Herbert QLD
40.0 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
46.0 TRUSCOTT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
58.8 JABIRU AIRPORT
40.0 CHANNEL POINT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
43.6 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
43.0 INNISFAIL AERODROME

Reports not yet available

1527 (63.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1354 (56.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1183 (49.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1047 (43.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
914 (38.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
890 (37.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
879 (36.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
850 (35.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
847 (35.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
839 (35.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
833 (34.7) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
801 (33.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
779 (32.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
772 (32.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
765 (31.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
758 (31.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
731 (30.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
729 (30.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
727 (30.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
687 (28.6) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
686 (28.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
674 (28.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
671 (28.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
661 (27.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
654 (27.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
639 (26.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
623 (26.0) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
620 (25.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
616 (25.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
615 (25.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
612 (25.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
611 (25.5) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
610 (25.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
601 (25.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
Reports not yet available

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