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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

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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 1405 EST on 17/07/2018. 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 grass minimum temperature

VIC

Mallee N

076031

MILDURA AIRPORT

12.9

12.4

03/07/1993

63

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands S

063005

BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION

-15.0

-14.4

26/07/1968

47

-14.4

26/07/1968

49

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

CW Plains S

050017

WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS

-4.2

-4.0

22/07/2002

15

-4.0

22/07/2002

16

1 N

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

-1.6

-1.6

03/07/2002

18

-1.6

03/07/2002

20

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Sydney--east

066196

SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST)

6.1

6.6

28/07/2003

12

1 N

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

-1.8

-1.4

12/07/2002

18

-1.6

20/08/1996

20

1 N


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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 14:04EST, 17/07/2018.

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 18.3 +0.4 10.6 +2.6 11.7 8.8 2.6 3.1 357 (14.9) 57/14
BUNBURY 17.5 +0.3 12.7 +5.7 -- 4.6 -- -- 538 (22.4) 61/13
MANDURAH 17.7 +0.3 13.4 +2.8 -- 1.8 -- -- 603 (25.1) 59/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +1.5 18.9 -0.4 17.0 0.0 7.2 10.8 200 ( 8.3) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.2 +4.5 1.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 18/06
WHYALLA AERO 20.6 +3.7 8.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 39/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 +1.8 10.8 +3.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 255 (10.6) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 +2.2 6.6 +1.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 395 (16.5) 54/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.3 +1.6 2.1 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 37/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.9 17.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 28/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 +0.5 12.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 30/14
MACKAY M.O 24.3 +3.0 10.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 24/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 +3.1 6.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 +1.9 6.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 35/12
COOLANGATTA 21.8 +1.3 6.3 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 35/09
BRISBANE AERO 22.0 +1.2 6.6 -2.4 2.8 0.0 2.8 9.2 204 ( 8.5) 37/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.6 +2.1 6.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 52/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.0 +0.9 0.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -0.4 1.4 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 22/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 +0.1 -0.9 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 54/11
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 11.8 +0.5 -7.5 -8.0 -15.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.4 0.0 -3.9 -5.4 -12.7 0.2 1.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.0 +0.7 -5.5 -8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 26/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 +2.0 4.2 -3.0 0.5 0.0 3.4 8.3 331 (13.8) 39/13
RICHMOND RAAF 18.6 +1.2 -4.3 -7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 34/14
BELLAMBI AWS 17.9 +1.1 8.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 46/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.6 -- -7.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 39/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.0 +1.3 0.2 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 247 (10.3) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.3 -0.8 -2.3 -5.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 26/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.8 +3.4 5.9 +1.6 12.9 0.0 3.8 10.0 409 (17.0) 41/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.5 +0.5 2.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 35/03
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.7 -0.8 2.3 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 307 (12.8) 24/03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 12.8 -0.3 5.9 +0.5 4.7 0.0 5.0 3.6 961 (40.0) 76/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.7 -0.4 3.5 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 734 (30.6) 52/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.6 0.0 2.3 0.0 -- 3.4 -- -- 16 ( 0.7) 31/19
HOBART AIRPORT 14.1 +1.6 2.9 -1.2 -0.1 0.0 1.0 7.0 303 (12.6) 34/14
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

34.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.4 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
33.1 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
33.1 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+5.4 : 28.6 WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.2 : 29.5 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+5.0 : 26.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+4.8 : 29.7 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.5 : 24.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
24.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL

+6.0 : 10.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 11.5 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8 : 10.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+5.7 : 12.7 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+5.2 : 8.8 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.3 : 8.3 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-2.8 : 9.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-2.5 : 9.2 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-2.1 : 10.8 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-2.1 : 9.8 REDESDALE N Central VIC
-2.1 : 17.1 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

-9.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-9.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-9.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-8.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.9 : -6.4 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-8.6 : -9.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.5 : -7.1 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-8.5 : -5.5 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-8.4 : -9.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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.
22.0 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
16.0 CITY OF MELBOURNE BAY King Island TAS
14.5 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
14.0 NARACOOPA King Island TAS
14.0 MUNDARING Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1381 (57.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1026 (42.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
961 (40.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
959 (40.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
948 (39.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
826 (34.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
824 (34.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
816 (34.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
812 (33.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
807 (33.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
799 (33.3) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
763 (31.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
759 (31.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
750 (31.3) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
734 (30.6) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
732 (30.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
729 (30.4) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
724 (30.2) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
723 (30.1) RHYLL E Central VIC
717 (29.9) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
716 (29.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
715 (29.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
713 (29.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
682 (28.4) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
681 (28.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
665 (27.7) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
663 (27.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
659 (27.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
658 (27.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
645 (26.9) NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
640 (26.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
639 (26.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
632 (26.3) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
628 (26.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
627 (26.1) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
623 (26.0) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
618 (25.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
617 (25.7) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
613 (25.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
607 (25.3) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
603 (25.1) MANDURAH Lower West WA
602 (25.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
100/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
100/20 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
83/12 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
83/15 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
83/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/08 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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.
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
11.0mm in 19 min to 09:19 34.7mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.0mm/h
4.2mm in 12 min to 21:16 21.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 100(260/ 78 ) at 14:30
BUSSELTON JETTY : 74(250/ 65 ) at 13:53
ALBANY AIRPORT : 83(260/ 63 ) at 15:04
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(320/ 80 ) at 20:30
VICTORIA
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 83(360/ 69 ) at 08:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(330/ 65 ) at 20:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(320/ 72 ) at 08:28