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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1403 EST on 03/03/2017. 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 daily rainfall

WA

Central West

008299

ARRADALE

18.0

18.0

23/03/2010

12

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Central West

008306

DARTMOOR SOUTH

29.0

21.0

31/03/2008

12

1 N

WA

Central West

008307

COOLANGATTA ALERT

23.4

20.4

28/03/2005

12

1 N

WA

Central West

008308

TARDUN HILL

39.4

18.2

01/03/2009

12

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040714

ROUND MOUNTAIN TM

46.0

45.0

06/03/2004

13

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

23.2

23.0

22/03/2002

14

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

18.0

17.3

03/03/2007

17

1 N

ISL

Islands

200001

MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

25.1

25.1

04/03/1999

12

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT

35.7

35.2

21/03/2009

33

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069137

GREEN CAPE AWS

29.0

28.5

16/03/2007

13

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

01/03/2017

16

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 14:03EST, 12/03/2017.

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 29.1 -0.6 21.9 +6.0 20.7 6.6 10.0 0.7 362 (15.1) 39/02
BUNBURY 31.3 +3.5 21.1 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 28/10
MANDURAH 28.5 +0.6 23.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +2.7 26.0 +1.5 25.5 0.0 6.6 9.8 205 ( 8.5) 28/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.2 +5.6 19.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 52/15
WHYALLA AERO 31.8 +4.6 20.4 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 52/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.2 +9.9 21.1 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 34/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.1 +4.0 16.3 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.8 +3.7 20.0 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 41/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +0.4 24.8 +1.7 -- 11.4 -- -- 545 (22.7) 39/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +2.2 25.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 48/14
MACKAY M.O 30.5 +1.9 24.4 +2.1 -- 9.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 39/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.1 +4.6 23.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 34/10
BUNDABERG AERO 33.4 +4.3 22.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 30.7 +3.4 20.9 +1.3 -- 2.2 -- -- 365 (15.2) 35/12
BRISBANE AERO 30.4 +2.5 22.5 +3.1 21.6 0.2 8.2 9.2 365 (15.2) 31/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.3 +3.3 18.2 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 631 (26.3) 52/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.1 +3.0 20.4 +3.8 14.3 0.0 6.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +1.7 17.7 +0.9 -- 43.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 30/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.6 +1.4 17.8 +1.5 -- 15.6 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 34/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.4 +5.8 13.0 +2.4 8.5 0.0 6.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.3 +4.4 18.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 48/19
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.2 +1.0 20.0 +2.5 19.6 18.0 3.6 7.6 295 (12.3) 31/12
RICHMOND RAAF 29.2 +2.3 19.5 +3.9 -- 12.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 35/13
BELLAMBI AWS 25.6 +1.7 20.2 +2.2 -- 30.6 -- -- 310 (12.9) 22/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.9 -- 14.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 35/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.5 +6.9 17.7 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 50/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.5 +6.9 17.7 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 35/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.7 +9.4 19.9 +6.1 -- 0.0 16.0 -- 231 ( 9.6) 39/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 33.0 +6.8 15.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 43/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.5 +8.8 13.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 52/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.1 +2.1 11.9 -0.7 7.3 0.0 9.6 10.7 280 (11.7) 35/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.6 +8.4 11.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 55/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.1 +5.6 17.8 +7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 24.1 +3.4 16.4 +5.6 12.4 0.0 5.2 8.9 328 (13.7) 50/15
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

44.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.1 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
41.1 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+11.9 : 40.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+11.1 : 37.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+10.9 : 39.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+10.5 : 37.6 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+10.5 : 40.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.9 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.2 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.2 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+10.1 : 14.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
+9.4 : 21.4 MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.2 : 23.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.0 : 21.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9 : 21.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

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

17.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
18.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
18.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
18.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-3.1 : 28.9 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-2.9 : 28.6 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
-2.5 : 26.5 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
-2.4 : 29.7 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-2.3 : 27.1 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

-42.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
4.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-8.3 : 16.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-5.6 : 16.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.2 : 10.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.2 : 11.1 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-2.7 : 15.5 ENEABBA Central 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.
87.2 NOOSAVILLE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
60.4 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS) Illawarra NSW
56.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
54.0 BUNGADOO TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
47.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
47.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
N Coast--Herbert
56.0 DARADGEE
Wide Bay/Burnett
54.0 BUNGADOO TM
Brisbane/SE Coast
87.2 NOOSAVILLE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
60.4 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)

Reports not yet available

838 (34.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
826 (34.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
824 (34.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
772 (32.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
768 (32.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
765 (31.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
762 (31.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
744 (31.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
736 (30.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
702 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
701 (29.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
680 (28.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
652 (27.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
631 (26.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
622 (25.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/18 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
67/12 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
67/15 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
67/15 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
65/18 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
65/19 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
65/20 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
65/18 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
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