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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 13/04/2017. 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
Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

26.0

26.5

04/04/2006

19

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 14:02EST, 13/04/2017.

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 24.8 -0.7 7.2 -5.8 4.9 0.0 5.2 9.7 327 (13.6) 43/16
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 30/17
MANDURAH 23.2 -0.7 14.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 30/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 27.9 -4.8 18.0 -6.0 18.1 66.8 -- 1.0 587 (24.5) 41/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 -1.3 5.4 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 24.1 +0.3 8.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 26/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 +1.5 10.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.0 +0.5 11.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 30/03
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 +2.2 14.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +0.9 22.7 +1.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +0.8 21.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 27.2 +0.5 16.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 39/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -0.2 16.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 31/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +1.1 16.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 35/16
COOLANGATTA 26.9 +1.5 18.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.1 14.7 -1.6 13.3 0.0 5.0 10.4 272 (11.3) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.8 11.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 37/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.4 -0.8 14.1 +1.3 8.9 0.0 5.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +0.3 15.9 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 444 (18.5) 35/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 -1.0 15.6 +2.4 -- 33.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 44/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 6.0 -1.2 1.4 0.0 3.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -0.4 9.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 31/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.7 -2.2 15.4 +1.2 13.5 3.4 4.2 2.8 756 (31.5) 55/00
RICHMOND RAAF 23.3 -0.5 16.5 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 -1.4 16.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 717 (29.9) 54/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 -- 5.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.7 +2.2 8.2 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 28/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +1.6 8.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 22/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.6 +1.0 8.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 309 (12.9) 26/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.2 +1.6 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 380 (15.8) 22/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.4 +1.2 10.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 30/08
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.5 -0.8 10.5 +0.4 6.1 0.0 2.8 8.8 366 (15.3) 26/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.6 +1.0 9.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 522 (21.8) 31/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.9 0.0 8.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 18/00
HOBART AIRPORT 17.0 -1.1 10.5 +1.7 9.8 1.6 1.0 9.7 291 (12.1) 26/14
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

37.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
36.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

+7.0 : 31.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.5 : 31.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 31.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.3 : 34.0 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

28.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
26.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+5.9 : 16.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.7 : 28.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
+5.4 : 16.2 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+5.2 : 13.7 MURRURUNDI (HAYDON STREET) Hunter Valley NSW
+5.1 : 16.5 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW

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

9.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.6 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : 26.5 BATCHELOR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 28.0 PORT KEATS AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 26.0 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 28.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-5.8 : 28.3 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT

-0.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-8.8 : 3.9 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.7 : 13.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-7.4 : 6.0 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-7.2 : 5.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.7 : 5.7 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.7 : 7.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT

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.
111.4 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
73.2 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
71.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
70.4 NIGHTCLIFF POOL N Rivers NT
69.8 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
111.4 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
73.2 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
71.6 JABIRU AIRPORT
70.4 NIGHTCLIFF POOL
69.8 NGAYAWILI
69.2 WAGAIT BEACH
67.2 STOKES HILL
66.8 DARWIN AIRPORT
64.8 GERIATRIC PARK
64.6 MARRARA
61.8 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD
60.8 MCMINNS LAGOON
58.0 LEANYER
56.2 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
55.0 HOWARD SPRINGS NATURE PARK
53.6 CHARLES POINT

ISLANDS
Islands
60.8 POINT FAWCETT

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
10.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.4 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

5.4 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
4.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

907 (37.8) DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
853 (35.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
832 (34.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
828 (34.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
821 (34.2) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
805 (33.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
774 (32.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
763 (31.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
756 (31.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
754 (31.4) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
741 (30.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
729 (30.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
723 (30.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
717 (29.9) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
707 (29.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
657 (27.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
645 (26.9) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
643 (26.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
641 (26.7) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
631 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
627 (26.1) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
626 (26.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
621 (25.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
619 (25.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
603 (25.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/00 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
61/15 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
57/14 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
55/16 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
55/00 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
55/00 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
55/00 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
55/05 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

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
66.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 133.6mm/h
66.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 66.8mm/h
GUNN POINT
39.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 79.6mm/h
39.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 39.8mm/h
CHARLES POINT
53.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 107.2mm/h
53.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 53.6mm/h
MIDDLE POINT
39.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 78.4mm/h
39.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 39.2mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
71.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 143.2mm/h
71.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 71.6mm/h
NGUKURR AIRPORT
14.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 28.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.4mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 21:30 32.8mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 30.4mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 12.7mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 20.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.2mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
15.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.0mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
43.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 86.0mm/h
43.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 43.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
56.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 112.4mm/h
56.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 56.2mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
73.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 146.4mm/h
73.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 73.2mm/h
15.6mm in 30 min to 17:30 31.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
111.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 111.4mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 14:00 20.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
29.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 59.6mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.4mm/h
10.4mm in 28 min to 19:30 22.3mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
13.4mm in 18 min to 01:30 44.7mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 16.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 9.0mm/h
69.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 139.6mm/h
69.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 69.8mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
47.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 94.8mm/h
47.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 47.4mm/h
5.4mm in 6 min to 17:00 54.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
40.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 80.0mm/h
40.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 40.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
29.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 59.6mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.8mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
27.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 54.8mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 14.2mm/h
GOSFORD AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
60.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 121.6mm/h
60.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 60.8mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.3mm/h
5.8mm in 6 min to 05:55 58.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.6mm/h
38.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 77.2mm/h
38.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 38.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 74(180/ 65 ) at 00:00