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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 11/03/2017. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

Gt Southern

010917

WANDERING

21.0

21.0

29/03/2009

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 11/03/2017.

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 30.1 +0.4 19.6 +3.7 17.8 0.0 7.0 11.3 503 (21.0) 50/20
BUNBURY 29.0 +1.2 16.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 503 (21.0) 46/11
MANDURAH 30.1 +2.2 18.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 41/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 25.7 +1.2 25.4 8.6 3.4 5.7 121 ( 5.0) 22/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.1 +4.5 19.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 50/12
WHYALLA AERO 33.5 +6.3 17.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 416 (17.3) 30/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.5 +5.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.7 +2.6 14.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 31/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.4 +4.3 19.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 28/11
CAIRNS AERO 33.0 +2.5 25.1 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 258 (10.8) 54/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -0.2 21.2 -1.7 -- 14.4 -- -- 311 (13.0) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 29.3 +0.7 19.1 -3.2 -- 6.4 -- -- 312 (13.0) 22/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.4 +2.9 21.4 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 31/17
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +2.1 19.1 -0.8 -- 12.4 -- -- 281 (11.7) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 29.1 +1.8 19.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 522 (21.8) 48/16
BRISBANE AERO 31.4 +3.5 17.7 -1.7 15.7 0.0 8.0 11.4 359 (15.0) 41/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.5 +2.5 13.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 37/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.2 -1.9 13.7 -2.9 4.5 0.0 7.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 -0.7 17.2 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 515 (21.5) 41/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 -1.8 16.6 +0.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 46/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.5 +2.6 10.6 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 34/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.5 -1.7 17.8 +0.3 16.4 0.0 5.4 7.4 562 (23.4) 48/13
RICHMOND RAAF 27.4 +0.5 15.0 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 239 (10.0) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.0 -0.9 17.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 46/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.6 -- 5.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 50/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.0 +4.4 10.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 39/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.7 +5.1 11.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 34/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.4 +6.1 15.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 8.0 10.5 214 ( 8.9) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.0 +5.8 11.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 26/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 33.4 +7.7 13.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 37/19
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.9 +2.9 13.2 +0.6 9.8 0.0 101.0 9.7 322 (13.4) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.6 +6.4 10.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 35/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.9 +3.4 12.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 24.2 +3.5 11.7 +0.9 7.1 0.0 4.8 9.1 285 (11.9) 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

41.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
40.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
40.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
40.1 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
39.6 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

+13.7 : 40.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.1 : 38.3 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+10.8 : 39.4 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+10.7 : 37.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.5 : 39.0 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
28.8 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.3 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+8.1 : 26.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+6.3 : 25.3 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 20.0 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+5.6 : 21.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.2 : 16.1 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
+5.2 : 16.0 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC

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

15.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
16.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.6 : 19.5 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-5.8 : 20.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5 : 20.3 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2 : 20.7 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-5.0 : 20.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-10.8 : 13.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-7.2 : 3.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 : 10.6 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-5.9 : 5.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-5.1 : 14.8 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
93.2 UPPER STONE EXELBY N Coast--Herbert QLD
72.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
70.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
64.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP N Coast--Herbert QLD
60.6 INNISFAIL AERODROME N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
93.2 UPPER STONE EXELBY
72.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
70.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
64.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP
60.6 INNISFAIL AERODROME
60.4 INNISFAIL
60.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
55.2 ROLLINGSTONE
51.8 LUCINDA POINT
51.0 HALIFAX ALERT

Reports not yet available

1061 (44.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1001 (41.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
995 (41.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
881 (36.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
842 (35.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
830 (34.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
819 (34.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
794 (33.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
772 (32.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
750 (31.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
746 (31.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
735 (30.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
722 (30.1) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
714 (29.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
693 (28.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
673 (28.0) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
657 (27.4) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
653 (27.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
649 (27.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
644 (26.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
636 (26.5) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
633 (26.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
620 (25.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
619 (25.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
619 (25.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
610 (25.4) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
600 (25.0) WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
600 (25.0) BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
68/06 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
67/23 BICKLEY Lower West WA
63/03 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
61/12 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
61/20 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
61/21 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
61/15 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
61/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61/14 FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
61/19 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast 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
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
35.2mm in 16 min to 09:16 132.0mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 35.2mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 35.2mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
12.4mm in 10 min to 05:33 74.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 17.4mm/h
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
KUNUNURRA AG STATION
35.4mm in 30 min to 03:30 70.8mm/h
45.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 45.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.2mm/h
58.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 116.4mm/h
58.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 58.2mm/h
58.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 58.2mm/h
W Kimberley
WEST ROEBUCK
9.4mm in 18 min to 15:00 31.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.4mm/h
CAPE LEVEQUE AIRPORT
6.4mm in 7 min to 00:00 54.9mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.6mm/h
23.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 46.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.0mm/h
W Pilbara
FORTESCUE DAVE FORREST AP
5.6mm in 16 min to 18:00 21.0mm/h
Lower West
NORTH WALPOLE
19.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.2mm/h
PEMBERTON AG STATION
5.1mm in 12 min to 04:56 25.5mm/h
5.1mm in 12 min to 05:46 25.5mm/h
7.1mm in 11 min to 06:42 38.7mm/h
5.1mm in 12 min to 07:06 25.5mm/h
4.9mm in 11 min to 07:42 26.7mm/h
4.9mm in 12 min to 07:54 24.5mm/h
5.3mm in 12 min to 09:36 26.5mm/h
7.4mm in 11 min to 09:50 40.4mm/h
4.5mm in 13 min to 13:59 20.8mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
KONDININ AG STATION
18.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.2mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.2mm/h
MECKERING NORTH AG STATION
14.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
13.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.8mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
6.0mm in 7 min to 19:30 51.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 23.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.2mm/h
LAJAMANU AIRPORT
38.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 76.4mm/h
38.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 38.2mm/h
38.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 38.2mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
60.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 20.0mm/h
60.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
41.4mm in 30 min to 15:30 82.8mm/h
44.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 44.2mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 31.6mm/h
57.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 57.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
16.6mm in 30 min to 15:30 33.2mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 22.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.6mm/h
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
39.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 78.8mm/h
39.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 39.4mm/h
39.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 39.4mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
10.2mm in 7 min to 03:30 87.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.4mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 21.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.8mm/h
47.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 94.4mm/h
47.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 47.2mm/h
47.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 47.4mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
14.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
19.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.4mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.6mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
17.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 17.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
32.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 64.4mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 32.2mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 32.2mm/h
TOWNSVILLE AERO
14.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
51.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 103.6mm/h
51.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 51.8mm/h
51.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 51.8mm/h
INNISFAIL AERODROME
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
60.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 121.2mm/h
60.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 60.6mm/h
60.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 60.6mm/h
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
12.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
18.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.8mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.8mm/h
BOWEN AIRPORT AWS
24.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 49.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.6mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.6mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
BUNDABERG AERO
12.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
13.2mm in 18 min to 09:18 44.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.3mm/h

ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 100(210/ 46 ) at 04:04