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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
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 07/04/2017. 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

23.5

22.8

13/04/2012

11

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

19.2

18.3

05/04/2017

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 14:03EST, 07/04/2017.

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 25.2 -0.3 10.3 -2.7 6.9 0.0 5.2 8.1 235 ( 9.8) 50/17
BUNBURY 23.0 -1.1 13.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 44/15
MANDURAH 22.9 -1.0 14.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 50/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.9 23.6 -0.4 23.8 24.4 6.6 8.5 236 ( 9.8) 46/23
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.8 +2.6 9.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 28.5 +4.7 10.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.4 +6.7 11.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 22/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.5 +7.0 8.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +3.0 17.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 22.8 +1.2 -- 14.8 -- -- 450 (18.8) 54/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +0.9 22.9 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 50/16
MACKAY M.O 27.4 +0.7 20.0 -0.1 -- 11.8 -- -- 512 (21.3) 46/19
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -0.9 21.2 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 498 (20.8) 39/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.2 16.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 50/10
COOLANGATTA 25.4 0.0 16.8 -0.2 -- 5.2 -- -- 423 (17.6) 43/10
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 -3.6 16.5 +0.2 15.6 0.8 4.2 0.7 368 (15.3) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 -3.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 52/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.0 -1.2 13.1 +0.3 8.4 0.2 4.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -1.0 13.3 -0.5 -- 5.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 31/19
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -0.5 14.7 +1.5 -- 11.2 -- -- 275 (11.5) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -1.5 11.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) 35/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.5 +0.6 13.4 -0.8 10.9 0.0 6.0 8.7 393 (16.4) 30/15
RICHMOND RAAF 23.8 0.0 9.3 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 18/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +0.8 13.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 22/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.3 -- 4.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 26/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.8 +2.3 8.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 28/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +2.5 9.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.6 +5.0 11.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 4.0 8.7 260 (10.8) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 +3.4 6.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 26/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.0 +3.8 8.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 26/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.0 +5.7 11.8 +1.7 7.4 0.0 6.4 9.7 479 (20.0) 46/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.7 +5.1 6.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 39/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.7 +3.8 7.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 24.3 +6.2 9.5 +0.7 4.4 0.0 5.8 9.8 318 (13.3) 43/10
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

37.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
37.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 30.1 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.2 : 25.5 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+8.0 : 23.3 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
+7.8 : 26.4 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
+7.8 : 23.7 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.8 : 30.9 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+7.8 : 31.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+7.8 : 31.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.7 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.3 : 17.9 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+5.6 : 14.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+5.3 : 18.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.2 : 15.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.1 : 15.4 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
+5.1 : 17.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
+5.1 : 22.2 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

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

9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.4 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.5 : 20.1 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
-6.6 : 20.5 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
-6.0 : 21.9 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.8 : 22.2 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-4.6 : 17.4 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-4.6 : 21.0 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW

-0.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 OMEO Upper NE VIC
1.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.5 : 14.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.5 : 11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-5.4 : 16.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-5.1 : 3.2 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.1 : 12.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-5.1 : 10.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.
109.0 MCMINNS LAGOON N Rivers NT
66.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
56.7 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
54.4 MARRARA N Rivers NT
53.0 STOKES HILL N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
109.0 MCMINNS LAGOON
54.4 MARRARA
53.0 STOKES HILL
50.6 PINELANDS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
66.0 EURAMO TM
56.7 TULLY SUGAR MILL

Reports not yet available

1079 (45.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1053 (43.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
930 (38.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
905 (37.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
877 (36.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
865 (36.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
849 (35.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
838 (34.9) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
815 (34.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
778 (32.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
776 (32.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
753 (31.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
696 (29.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
686 (28.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
629 (26.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
623 (26.0) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
615 (25.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
612 (25.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
85/07 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/07 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
74/20 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
74/14 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.2mm/h
24.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 48.8mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.4mm/h
CHARLES POINT
16.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.0mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 05:30 29.2mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 30.6mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 22.4mm/h
41.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 82.0mm/h
41.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 41.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
19.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.6mm/h
POINT STUART
8.0mm in 7 min to 00:17 68.6mm/h
10.2mm in 13 min to 00:30 47.1mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 19.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.3mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
6.0mm in 9 min to 03:39 40.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
22.8mm in 30 min to 04:30 45.6mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 29.2mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 05:00 26.8mm/h
36.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 36.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 13.8mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 14.3mm/h
45.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 90.8mm/h
45.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 45.4mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
5.4mm in 14 min to 15:30 23.1mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.8mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
5.8mm in 4 min to 17:56 87.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
15.6mm in 30 min to 17:30 31.2mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.2mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
BORROLOOLA AIRPORT
17.6mm in 30 min to 16:30 35.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 18.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
10.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
HORN ISLAND
12.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
11.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.8mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
5.2mm in 15 min to 20:30 20.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
12.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 24.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 16.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
11.0mm in 30 min to 08:00 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 17.2mm/h
18.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
9.8mm in 21 min to 11:00 28.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(320/ 72 ) at 06:30