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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 1429 EST on 08/03/2017. 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 minimum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

30.0

29.8

12/03/2006

15

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012009

NORSEMAN AERO

23.3

23.2

02/03/2017

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033106

HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT

27.4

27.1

07/03/2004

12

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

27.6

27.5

09/03/2006

17

1 N

ISL

Islands

200001

MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

26.1

25.5

06/03/2017

12

26.0

02/02/2011

15

1 N 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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:28EST, 08/03/2017.

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 35.3 +5.6 16.1 +0.2 14.3 0.0 9.0 10.8 280 (11.7) 34/14
BUNBURY 30.6 +2.8 17.1 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 28/18
MANDURAH 30.1 +2.2 19.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 30/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.7 24.8 +0.3 24.7 32.8 8.0 8.0 295 (12.3) 37/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 -2.5 24.0 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 34/08
WHYALLA AERO 29.8 +2.6 18.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 657 (27.4) 50/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.2 +5.9 18.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.5 +6.4 13.5 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) 41/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.8 +2.7 23.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 34/20
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.9 24.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 24/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.8 +3.1 26.7 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 33.1 +4.5 25.8 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 34/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.7 +4.2 26.8 +6.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 313 (13.0) 39/16
BUNDABERG AERO 32.2 +3.1 24.2 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 37/15
COOLANGATTA 29.8 +2.5 20.4 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 461 (19.2) 57/15
BRISBANE AERO 29.8 +1.9 22.6 +3.2 21.5 0.0 9.8 10.8 321 (13.4) 44/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 30.1 +4.1 18.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 41/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 -2.4 16.0 -0.6 8.7 0.0 8.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 0.0 18.7 +1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 569 (23.7) 57/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.5 -1.7 17.2 +0.9 -- 2.0 -- -- 695 (29.0) 59/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.4 +1.5 13.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 46/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.2 -3.0 17.7 +0.2 17.0 1.2 9.4 3.6 987 (41.1) 65/01
RICHMOND RAAF 26.1 -0.8 16.3 +0.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 46/17
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 -1.9 17.5 -0.5 -- 7.8 -- -- 849 (35.4) 63/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.9 -- 11.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 44/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.3 +1.7 14.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 41/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.9 +2.3 16.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 28/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.8 +7.5 17.6 +3.8 -- 0.0 8.0 10.7 300 (12.5) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.2 +3.0 12.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 21/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.3 +3.6 14.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 31/01
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 27.9 +3.9 10.7 -1.9 7.1 0.0 8.4 11.8 483 (20.1) 35/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.9 +4.7 11.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 841 (35.0) 57/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.5 +3.0 14.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 0.0 13.0 +2.2 11.4 0.0 4.0 7.6 352 (14.7) 31/14
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

42.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
42.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.8 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

+9.1 : 27.9 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.8 : 39.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.8 : 39.8 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+8.7 : 36.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 39.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

30.0 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
30.0 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
29.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
29.0 WINDORAH AWS Channel Country QLD
29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 23.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 23.0 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+8.3 : 24.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.2 : 25.7 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+8.1 : 20.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

12.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
13.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
13.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9 : 28.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.7 : 28.6 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-6.6 : 27.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-6.3 : 29.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.8 : 30.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

-44.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-7.2 : 7.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.0 : 8.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-4.4 : 5.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.2 : 5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.1 : 6.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W 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.
147.6 BEDFORD DOWNS AIRSTRIP E Kimberley WA
81.2 ELLENBRAE N Kimberley WA
74.0 MOOLA BULLA AIRSTRIP E Kimberley WA
70.7 KACHANA E Kimberley WA
68.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
81.2 ELLENBRAE
68.6 WYNDHAM AERO
61.0 WYNDHAM
57.2 EL QUESTRO
52.0 PARRY CREEK FARM
E Kimberley
147.6 BEDFORD DOWNS AIRSTRIP
74.0 MOOLA BULLA AIRSTRIP
70.7 KACHANA
66.6 MOUNT AMHURST
62.4 MARGARET RIVER AIRSTRIP
61.6 ARGYLE AERODROME
52.8 WARMUN

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
56.6 PIGEON HOLE
55.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
50.4 WAVE HILL

Reports not yet available

1001 (41.7) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
997 (41.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
987 (41.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
959 (40.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
938 (39.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
925 (38.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
922 (38.4) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
899 (37.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
873 (36.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
872 (36.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
871 (36.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
866 (36.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
849 (35.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
841 (35.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
841 (35.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
840 (35.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
823 (34.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
817 (34.0) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
814 (33.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
786 (32.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
786 (32.8) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
784 (32.7) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
778 (32.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
777 (32.4) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
755 (31.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
754 (31.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
743 (31.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
743 (31.0) RHYLL E Central VIC
741 (30.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
700 (29.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
695 (29.0) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
690 (28.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
668 (27.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
665 (27.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
657 (27.4) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
656 (27.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
647 (27.0) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
644 (26.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
641 (26.7) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
637 (26.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
634 (26.4) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
626 (26.1) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
626 (26.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
621 (25.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
618 (25.8) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
617 (25.7) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
615 (25.6) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
615 (25.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
614 (25.6) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
611 (25.5) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
609 (25.4) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
608 (25.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/07 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
83/09 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
83/00 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
83/20 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
81/16 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
68.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 137.2mm/h
68.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 68.6mm/h
68.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 68.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
34.0mm in 14 min to 09:14 145.7mm/h
34.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 34.0mm/h
34.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 34.0mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.8mm/h
56.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 113.6mm/h
56.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 56.8mm/h
58.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 58.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
10.0mm in 17 min to 01:30 35.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
GUNN POINT
31.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 62.4mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 31.2mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 31.2mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.0mm/h
33.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 67.2mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.6mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.6mm/h
NGUKURR AIRPORT
22.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 45.2mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.6mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.6mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
13.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.7mm/h
6.0mm in 16 min to 15:46 22.5mm/h
14.2mm in 14 min to 16:00 60.9mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 20.2mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 26.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT
40.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 40.2mm/h
40.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 40.2mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.3mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 01:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.0mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 21.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.0mm/h
55.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 110.4mm/h
55.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 55.2mm/h
55.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 55.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h
LAJAMANU AIRPORT
12.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
26.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 53.2mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 26.6mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 26.6mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
18.0mm in 30 min to 20:30 36.0mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 21.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
27.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 55.2mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.6mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
13.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.4mm/h
14.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.8mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.3mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 24.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.6mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 20.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 22.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.0mm/h
Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
7.2mm in 10 min to 21:00 43.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 20.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.8mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
16.2mm in 8 min to 14:26 121.5mm/h
7.8mm in 4 min to 14:30 117.0mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 27.6mm/h
19.4mm in 30 min to 15:00 38.8mm/h
47.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 47.0mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 17.3mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
4.0mm in 11 min to 05:41 21.8mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
5.6mm in 13 min to 16:00 25.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO : 91(110/ 52 ) at 10:54
BROOME NTC AWS : 69(130/ 63 ) at 17:13
W Pilbara
BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT : 83( 50/ 63 ) at 03:34
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(150/ 63 ) at 22:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 78(190/ 69 ) at 21:28
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 91( 50/ 78 ) at 02:36
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 113(200/ 43 ) at 20:06