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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 16/09/2017. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040405

HERVEY BAY AIRPORT

2.9

4.7

07/09/2017

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

3.7

4.0

02/09/2012

25

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

8.0

8.3

01/09/2000

19

1 N

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

0.6

0.7

09/09/2017

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

33.3

33.0

27/09/2001

15

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 14:01EST, 16/09/2017.

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 27.8 +7.7 14.5 +5.6 13.7 0.0 4.6 8.5 276 (11.5) 37/10
BUNBURY 24.8 +6.4 13.2 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 35/01
MANDURAH 27.1 +8.2 14.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 24/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.5 +3.9 23.5 +0.5 22.0 0.0 5.6 10.5 231 ( 9.6) 37/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.2 -2.0 0.7 -9.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 -2.3 3.6 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 31/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.4 -1.6 9.7 0.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 250 (10.4) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.7 -1.1 9.4 +3.1 -- 3.2 -- -- 573 (23.9) 57/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.0 -1.2 12.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 44/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.2 19.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 54/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 +0.4 18.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 48/14
MACKAY M.O 23.4 -1.8 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 48/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 +0.3 11.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 28/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.4 -1.0 5.6 -8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 31/14
COOLANGATTA 20.9 -2.3 3.7 -9.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 28/10
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 -1.9 7.7 -5.0 0.6 0.0 13.0 11.0 684 (28.5) 37/02
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.8 -1.4 4.8 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 683 (28.5) 39/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.1 -0.3 3.4 -5.2 -1.1 0.0 4.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +0.3 0.6 -8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 35/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 +1.8 8.0 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 686 (28.6) 48/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 1.0 -3.2 -2.5 0.4 2.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -1.7 4.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 43/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +2.7 11.7 +1.3 8.3 0.2 7.8 10.6 809 (33.7) 57/09
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 +0.3 6.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 41/10
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 +1.2 12.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 695 (29.0) 68/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.6 -- 7.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 635 (26.5) 52/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.8 -2.8 6.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 37/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -5.2 7.2 +1.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 417 (17.4) 34/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 +0.6 4.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 3.5 9.5 342 (14.3) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.2 -3.2 5.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 39/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 -1.6 6.6 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 363 (15.1) 46/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 8.3 +1.3 5.8 0.0 1.8 2.4 531 (22.1) 44/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.7 +0.8 5.4 +0.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 537 (22.4) 54/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.4 -0.1 3.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 +0.2 4.2 -1.8 -0.9 0.0 2.6 6.0 463 (19.3) 72/16
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

38.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
38.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
38.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+10.0 : 33.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+9.9 : 30.5 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+9.6 : 30.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+9.4 : 32.3 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.7 : 33.1 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.0 : 18.2 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.0 : 16.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.8 : 14.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 13.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA
+6.8 : 14.4 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+6.8 : 14.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

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

0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.3 : 6.0 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-6.0 : 2.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.5 : 11.0 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-5.2 : 12.8 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-5.1 : 11.1 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC

-6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-11.3 : 2.9 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-10.8 : 0.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-10.1 : 5.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-9.8 : 4.4 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-9.6 : 3.7 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.6 : 0.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 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.
32.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
26.0 WOODS POINT Upper NE VIC
23.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
22.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
22.4 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS

Reports not yet available

1665 (69.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1371 (57.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1251 (52.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1249 (52.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1213 (50.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1143 (47.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1064 (44.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1029 (42.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
990 (41.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
962 (40.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
938 (39.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
923 (38.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
913 (38.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
912 (38.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
905 (37.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
873 (36.4) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
860 (35.8) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
858 (35.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
857 (35.7) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
856 (35.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
841 (35.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
836 (34.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
821 (34.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
821 (34.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
809 (33.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
808 (33.7) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
781 (32.5) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
780 (32.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
778 (32.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
775 (32.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
760 (31.7) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
755 (31.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
753 (31.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
742 (30.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
729 (30.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
729 (30.4) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
728 (30.3) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
727 (30.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
719 (30.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
714 (29.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
713 (29.7) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
710 (29.6) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
695 (29.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
693 (28.9) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
690 (28.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
686 (28.6) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
684 (28.5) BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
683 (28.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
677 (28.2) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
674 (28.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
672 (28.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
669 (27.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
666 (27.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
663 (27.6) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
662 (27.6) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
662 (27.6) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
660 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
657 (27.4) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
656 (27.3) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
649 (27.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
648 (27.0) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
644 (26.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
635 (26.5) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
633 (26.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
627 (26.1) CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
617 (25.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
617 (25.7) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
614 (25.6) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
612 (25.5) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
610 (25.4) RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
605 (25.2) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
605 (25.2) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
120/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
106/12 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
98/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/11 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/18 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
93/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast 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.
VICTORIA
E Central
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
14.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.2mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(310/ 70 ) at 20:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 96(270/ 74 ) at 11:19
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 72(250/ 63 ) at 14:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(310/ 95 ) at 15:32
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 91(270/ 59 ) at 12:56
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 74(250/ 65 ) at 12:14
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 76(250/ 65 ) at 13:55
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 93(280/ 72 ) at 14:44
MOUNT READ : 106(270/ 83 ) at 12:01
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 98(280/ 82 ) at 15:30