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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 1402 EST on 08/12/2017. 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
Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003096

WEST ROEBUCK

29.0

28.8

18/12/2012

15

1 P

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018201

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

21.4

21.8

09/12/2001

13

1 N

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

19.5

20.0

19/12/2010

15

1 N

NSW

Lower Darling

047016

LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE

15.9

16.4

01/12/1987

45

1 N


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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 14:01EST, 08/12/2017.

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 29.8 +0.9 14.6 -0.3 12.9 0.0 12.2 13.2 526 (21.9) 46/06
BUNBURY 28.3 +1.0 10.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 31/08
MANDURAH 28.0 +1.1 14.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 37/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.9 28.2 +2.9 26.2 0.0 8.0 9.9 322 (13.4) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +0.1 22.7 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 48/20
WHYALLA AERO 19.7 -8.5 15.8 -0.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 57/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 -7.7 11.8 -3.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 41/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.8 -4.1 7.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 44/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.2 +3.1 13.0 -10.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 30/16
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +0.1 22.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.1 +1.6 26.6 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 31.9 +1.8 23.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 26/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.2 +1.1 22.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 31/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.4 +0.9 21.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 31/11
COOLANGATTA 29.9 +2.7 14.5 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 26/11
BRISBANE AERO 31.0 +2.9 16.7 -3.4 14.0 0.0 10.0 13.1 374 (15.6) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.9 +2.5 15.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 30/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.1 +0.2 14.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 7.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +3.5 13.0 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 35/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 34.0 +6.8 14.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 48/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.3 +1.1 11.5 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 41/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 32.3 +6.6 17.0 -0.5 15.3 4.2 6.4 12.6 335 (14.0) 57/18
RICHMOND RAAF 33.5 +5.1 14.4 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 44/11
BELLAMBI AWS 30.1 +6.3 17.7 +0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 389 (16.2) 41/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.7 -- 8.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 310 (12.9) 54/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.6 +0.2 11.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 59/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.1 -0.1 11.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 55/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 -8.8 11.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 12.0 6.0 329 (13.7) 43/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.1 -1.3 11.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 59/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.6 -2.4 9.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 37/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 23.6 -0.8 9.5 -2.5 8.1 0.0 4.4 7.0 290 (12.1) 43/19
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.2 -3.4 6.6 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 328 (13.7) 39/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 -0.1 11.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 48/13
HOBART AIRPORT 21.3 +0.6 13.4 +2.7 12.2 0.0 5.4 3.2 315 (13.1) 54/19
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

43.4 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.3 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
41.1 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
41.1 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
41.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
41.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+10.9 : 40.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+10.4 : 39.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.9 : 41.1 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.4 : 32.3 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.1 : 31.8 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW

29.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
29.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
29.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
29.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+4.2 : 28.6 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+3.6 : 29.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+3.5 : 24.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+3.5 : 29.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
+3.3 : 26.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

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

9.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
11.5 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
11.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.1 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-14.4 : 15.9 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-11.6 : 19.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-11.6 : 17.0 YONGALA Upper North SA
-11.2 : 19.8 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-10.5 : 21.4 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA

3.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
3.7 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-10.0 : 13.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-9.4 : 15.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
-8.6 : 15.6 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-8.3 : 4.7 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.2 : 3.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

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.
64.4 DEDDINGTON (NILE RIVER) N Coast TAS
53.4 BULLO RIVER N Rivers NT
47.0 HILLSIDE STATION E Pilbara WA
34.0 MENANGLE BRIDGE (NEPEAN RIVER) Illawarra NSW
26.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
47.0 HILLSIDE STATION

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.4 BULLO RIVER

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
34.0 MENANGLE BRIDGE (NEPEAN RIVER)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
26.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)

TASMANIA
N Coast
64.4 DEDDINGTON (NILE RIVER)

Reports not yet available

943 (39.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
919 (38.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
851 (35.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
838 (34.9) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
816 (34.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
811 (33.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
804 (33.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
779 (32.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
776 (32.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
774 (32.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
713 (29.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
707 (29.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
696 (29.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
694 (28.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
690 (28.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
689 (28.7) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
685 (28.5) FORREST Eucla WA
680 (28.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
680 (28.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
637 (26.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
634 (26.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
626 (26.1) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
623 (26.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
616 (25.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
612 (25.5) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
608 (25.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
74/15 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
74/13 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
74/17 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
72/17 CAPE GRIM N 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.8mm/h
W Pilbara
FORTESCUE DAVE FORREST AP
5.8mm in 8 min to 18:30 43.5mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
21.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 42.8mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 21.6mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 25.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
69.2mm in 30 min to 02:00 138.4mm/h
69.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 69.4mm/h
46.0mm in 30 min to 02:30 92.0mm/h
115.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 115.2mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
YARRAM AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
MOUNT BAW BAW
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.2mm/h
E Central
ESSENDON AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.4mm/h
10.2mm in 21 min to 20:00 29.1mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
VIEWBANK
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
FERNY CREEK
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
MELBOURNE AIRPORT
5.6mm in 11 min to 19:19 30.5mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
COLDSTREAM COMPARISON
13.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 26.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.0mm/h
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
COLDSTREAM
13.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 26.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.0mm/h
W Coast
HAMILTON AIRPORT
7.6mm in 22 min to 15:58 20.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(330/ 46 ) at 23:15
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 72(220/ 63 ) at 18:30