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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 1402 EST on 15/09/2017. 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

NSW

North Coast

058077

GRAFTON RESEARCH STN

18.8

18.3

30/09/2004

12

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058216

BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)

19.2

19.2

28/09/2010

11

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

-5.1

-4.6

26/09/1989

27

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

0.5

0.5

13/09/2004

16

1 N Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

80

74.0

13/09/2012

19

N

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

QLD

Northwest

037034

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

27.4

24.1

23/09/2009

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, 15/09/2017.

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 25.6 +5.5 6.3 -2.6 3.9 0.0 6.0 7.0 302 (12.6) 30/15
BUNBURY 21.4 +3.0 2.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 22/22
MANDURAH 23.4 +4.5 9.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 24/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.3 24.3 +1.3 23.5 0.0 5.2 10.1 222 ( 9.3) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.4 -4.8 4.9 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 46/13
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 -4.2 6.0 -2.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 519 (21.6) 41/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 -3.1 8.4 -1.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 456 (19.0) 46/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.3 -1.5 4.2 -2.1 -- 5.8 -- -- 555 (23.1) 57/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.8 -3.4 14.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 670 (27.9) 63/05
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.3 21.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 31/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.7 +6.0 19.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 29.9 +4.7 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 26/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +2.6 15.1 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 54/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 +0.6 17.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 581 (24.2) 50/13
COOLANGATTA 25.7 +2.5 19.4 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 649 (27.0) 54/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 -0.6 19.3 +6.6 17.9 0.0 5.4 8.0 689 (28.7) 78/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.0 -5.2 11.7 +1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 511 (21.3) 72/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.4 -6.0 8.6 0.0 8.1 4.2 7.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -3.5 12.1 +2.7 -- 4.6 -- -- 352 (14.7) 61/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 -3.1 10.3 +1.3 -- 9.6 -- -- 511 (21.3) 65/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 0.5 -3.7 -0.5 15.2 5.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.4 -5.9 5.9 -0.3 -- 5.0 -- -- 558 (23.3) 63/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -2.3 11.6 +1.2 9.9 0.0 13.0 10.5 833 (34.7) 72/13
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 -4.5 9.8 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 576 (24.0) 67/09
BELLAMBI AWS 17.1 -3.0 11.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 565 (23.5) 67/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.4 -- 4.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 601 (25.0) 55/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.9 -3.7 3.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 524 (21.8) 52/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.1 -4.9 4.0 -1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 510 (21.3) 43/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.3 -4.1 5.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 6.3 4.7 486 (20.3) 41/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.3 -3.1 2.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 44/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.5 -2.3 1.5 -2.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 386 (16.1) 43/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.5 -2.1 4.1 -2.9 1.5 0.6 4.0 4.5 666 (27.8) 54/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.8 -2.1 0.9 -3.9 -- 9.2 -- -- 533 (22.2) 50/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 +0.4 2.5 -2.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 256 (10.7) 41/13
HOBART AIRPORT 14.6 -0.7 5.9 -0.1 3.1 1.4 3.2 4.3 554 (23.1) 61/08
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

39.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.1 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT

+10.1 : 34.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.7 : 34.5 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.2 : 32.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+8.1 : 32.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.8 : 31.2 MULLEWA Central West WA

26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.2 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.6 : 18.8 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
+8.4 : 19.0 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+8.0 : 18.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.9 : 17.7 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+7.4 : 19.3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.5 : 6.1 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-8.3 : 10.2 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 : 5.4 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
-8.1 : 9.5 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.9 : 6.1 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-7.9 : 7.5 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW

-6.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-12.8 : -5.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.5 : 0.5 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-7.3 : -1.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 4.5 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
-6.7 : -0.9 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
28.0 ELDERSLIE Hunter Valley NSW
27.0 YARRAGON SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
25.4 MOE SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
23.6 MANDURAMA POST OFFICE C Tablelands S NSW
23.6 MOUNT BEST (UPPER TOORA) W Gippsland VIC

Reports not yet available

1955 (81.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1464 (61.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1446 (60.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1306 (54.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1226 (51.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1192 (49.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1091 (45.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1061 (44.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1002 (41.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
992 (41.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
974 (40.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
971 (40.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
966 (40.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
951 (39.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
941 (39.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
938 (39.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
935 (39.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
911 (38.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
875 (36.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
870 (36.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
860 (35.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
847 (35.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
847 (35.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
836 (34.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
833 (34.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
830 (34.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
820 (34.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
820 (34.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
819 (34.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
814 (33.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
812 (33.8) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
809 (33.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
780 (32.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
776 (32.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
768 (32.0) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
766 (31.9) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
759 (31.6) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
757 (31.5) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
753 (31.4) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
746 (31.1) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
742 (30.9) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
736 (30.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
733 (30.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
730 (30.4) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
728 (30.3) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
723 (30.1) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
722 (30.1) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
715 (29.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
712 (29.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
708 (29.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
695 (29.0) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
691 (28.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
691 (28.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
689 (28.7) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
689 (28.7) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
689 (28.7) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
688 (28.7) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
683 (28.5) PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
682 (28.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
676 (28.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
675 (28.1) GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
673 (28.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
670 (27.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
670 (27.9) MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
669 (27.9) TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
668 (27.8) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
666 (27.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
663 (27.6) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
661 (27.5) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
660 (27.5) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
658 (27.4) THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
655 (27.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
655 (27.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
654 (27.3) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
654 (27.3) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
652 (27.2) COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
650 (27.1) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
649 (27.0) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
649 (27.0) WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
646 (26.9) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
645 (26.9) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
645 (26.9) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
645 (26.9) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
644 (26.8) THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
643 (26.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
638 (26.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
637 (26.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
634 (26.4) TELFER AERO Interior WA
633 (26.4) CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
632 (26.3) WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
632 (26.3) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
622 (25.9) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
621 (25.9) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
620 (25.8) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
619 (25.8) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
615 (25.6) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
614 (25.6) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
611 (25.5) MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
610 (25.4) NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
609 (25.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
604 (25.2) MERRIWA (ROSCOMMON) Hunter Valley NSW
601 (25.0) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
600 (25.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
128/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
128/07 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
113/07 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
107/06 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
106/17 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/04 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
98/08 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
93/01 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
93/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/07 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast 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

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
HIGH RANGE AWS (WANGANDERRY) : 85(250/ 67 ) at 15:39
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(240/ 63 ) at 14:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(250/ 89 ) at 07:30
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 91(264/ 70 ) at 12:50
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(220/ 70 ) at 01:45
PORT FAIRY AWS : 76(250/ 63 ) at 06:01
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 108(240/ 95 ) at 06:48
CAPE GRIM : 98(230/ 78 ) at 04:13
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(310/109 ) at 00:30
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 124(250/104 ) at 08:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(300/ 30 ) at 07:14
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(250/ 48 ) at 10:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(270/ 76 ) at 08:30
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 76(240/ 67 ) at 06:12
LOW ROCKY POINT : 74(270/ 65 ) at 02:18
MOUNT READ : 87(240/ 67 ) at 17:32
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 87(300/ 72 ) at 14:06
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(270/ 83 ) at 17:46
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 74(250/ 63 ) at 20:58