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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 07/12/2017. 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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014626

DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP

13.0

14.6

23/12/1950

44

1 N

NT

Roper-McArthur

014723

BORROLOOLA AIRPORT

18.2

18.2

05/12/2017

20

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

17.2

18.8

16/12/2012

12

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029058

JULIA CREEK AIRPORT

14.1

14.1

01/12/2010

13

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Gulf Country

029077

BURKETOWN AIRPORT

16.0

17.7

05/12/2017

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Gulf Country

029127

MOUNT ISA AERO

12.0

13.4

07/12/1978

48

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029167

CENTURY MINE

15.1

15.4

03/12/2010

11

1 N

QLD

Central West

036034

BLACKALL AIRPORT

11.8

13.5

27/12/2006

13

1 N

QLD

Northwest

037034

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

14.7

14.9

27/12/2006

14

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, 07/12/2017.

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 28.9 0.0 16.7 +1.8 14.9 0.0 10.6 13.2 532 (22.2) 50/23
BUNBURY 26.1 -1.2 11.2 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 332 (13.8) 39/16
MANDURAH 25.5 -1.4 16.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 48/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.2 26.4 +1.1 25.8 0.0 7.6 10.4 271 (11.3) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.0 +0.6 15.1 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 55/12
WHYALLA AERO 24.8 -3.4 14.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 46/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 -2.0 13.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 -0.3 8.9 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 39/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.6 -0.5 12.0 -11.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +0.2 21.4 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 31/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.2 +1.7 23.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 31.2 +1.1 21.2 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 241 (10.0) 26/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.3 +2.2 20.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 30/17
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +2.4 17.7 -2.8 -- 2.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 34/15
COOLANGATTA 30.9 +3.7 16.4 -3.5 -- 25.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 43/10
BRISBANE AERO 31.1 +3.0 16.6 -3.5 14.0 0.2 5.0 13.0 265 (11.0) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.7 -0.7 12.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 50/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 -4.2 12.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 7.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +1.3 15.4 -1.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 298 (12.4) 43/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.8 +1.6 15.7 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 474 (19.8) 54/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.0 -5.2 12.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 43/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.4 +0.7 17.8 +0.3 15.8 0.0 10.2 5.7 720 (30.0) 35/23
RICHMOND RAAF 27.2 -1.2 16.1 +0.1 -- 6.2 -- -- 276 (11.5) 41/17
BELLAMBI AWS 25.1 +1.3 16.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 691 (28.8) 43/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.2 -- 11.9 -- -- 5.2 -- -- 400 (16.7) 50/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.8 -3.6 15.1 +1.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.6 -2.6 12.3 -1.5 -- 2.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 44/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.0 -2.1 12.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 8.0 9.7 272 (11.3) 46/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.0 -0.4 12.1 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 43/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.9 -0.1 12.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 34/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.4 -2.0 11.4 -0.6 8.7 0.2 5.0 7.1 356 (14.8) 35/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.3 -1.3 11.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 650 (27.1) 46/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.7 -1.7 10.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 17.5 -3.2 10.2 -0.5 8.4 0.0 3.4 1.3 277 (11.5) 28/16
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

42.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
40.4 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
40.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+4.1 : 38.8 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
+3.8 : 33.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.7 : 39.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+3.7 : 30.9 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+3.7 : 36.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

30.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
29.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+3.9 : 25.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+3.1 : 29.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+3.1 : 25.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+3.0 : 23.8 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+2.9 : 22.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

8.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
10.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
10.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.8 : 15.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-8.2 : 15.1 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.3 : 16.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.1 : 20.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

1.8 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
2.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-11.2 : 13.0 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-11.0 : 12.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-10.0 : 15.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
-10.0 : 11.8 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
-9.6 : 14.1 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country 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.
63.6 KIMBOLTON W Kimberley WA
53.6 JUBILEE DOWNS W Kimberley WA
37.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
36.0 MONTVILLE "CLOVELLY" Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
36.0 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS) Illawarra NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
63.6 KIMBOLTON
53.6 JUBILEE DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
36.0 MONTVILLE "CLOVELLY"

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
37.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
Illawarra
36.0 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)

Reports not yet available

1102 (45.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
931 (38.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
902 (37.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
898 (37.4) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
875 (36.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
847 (35.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
775 (32.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
767 (32.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
766 (31.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
765 (31.9) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
747 (31.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
734 (30.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
726 (30.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
723 (30.1) RHYLL E Central VIC
720 (30.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
720 (30.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
712 (29.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
699 (29.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
698 (29.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
691 (28.8) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
675 (28.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
668 (27.8) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
666 (27.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
658 (27.4) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
654 (27.3) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
651 (27.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
650 (27.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
642 (26.8) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
640 (26.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
638 (26.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
636 (26.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
100/20 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
81/14 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
74/15 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
70/15 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
70/05 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.2mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
19.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 39.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.7mm/h
8.6mm in 4 min to 01:09 129.0mm/h
5.6mm in 3 min to 01:12 112.0mm/h
11.6mm in 18 min to 01:30 38.7mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 34.8mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 32.4mm/h
34.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 69.6mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 34.8mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 34.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
29.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 59.6mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.8mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
25.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 50.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
17.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 35.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
4.6mm in 6 min to 13:13 46.0mm/h
7.8mm in 17 min to 13:30 27.5mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Sydney--east
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
1.6mm in 1 min to 13:52 96.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
13.4mm in 26 min to 08:30 30.9mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 15.6mm/h
10.4mm in 24 min to 08:54 26.0mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 24.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Interior
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