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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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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 09/12/2017. 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 daily rainfall

VIC

Upper NE

083084

FALLS CREEK

159.6

114.2

02/12/2017

21

131.4

01/01/2010

23

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Gippsland

084145

ORBOST

496.0

38.0

15/12/2008

14

91.8

05/06/2012

15

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA PIRSA

-0.5

0.0

28/12/2000

18

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

N Tablelands W

056018

INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE

85

83.0

15/12/2009

12

85.0

27/01/2011

13

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.
Data is as received at 14:03EST, 12/12/2017.

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 35.8 +6.9 16.0 +1.1 13.8 0.0 11.0 12.4 543 (22.6) 59/03
BUNBURY 32.5 +5.2 14.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 35/07
MANDURAH 33.2 +6.3 16.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 35/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.8 28.8 +3.5 27.4 0.0 8.0 11.6 416 (17.3) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 -4.1 21.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 48/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.1 -7.1 11.7 -4.2 -- 6.0 -- -- 498 (20.8) 43/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.3 -5.7 10.4 -5.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 37/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 -3.5 6.2 -3.8 -- 8.8 -- -- 372 (15.5) 41/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.3 +3.2 20.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 41/19
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +0.6 25.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 30/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +1.1 26.3 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 37/15
MACKAY M.O 30.9 +0.8 23.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 21/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.3 +0.2 22.7 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 274 (11.4) 26/14
BUNDABERG AERO 30.6 +1.1 22.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 35/16
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +1.7 18.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 48/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.9 +0.8 21.3 +1.2 18.5 0.0 8.0 6.3 300 (12.5) 68/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.1 -0.3 18.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 54/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 34.1 +3.2 17.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 8.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.8 +4.3 15.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 46/17
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.1 +0.9 14.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 48/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.1 -3.1 16.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 54/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.8 +4.1 20.3 +2.8 17.7 0.0 12.8 8.9 540 (22.5) 52/15
RICHMOND RAAF 32.0 +3.6 15.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 57/12
BELLAMBI AWS 24.6 +0.8 19.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 50/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.5 -- 12.0 -- -- 6.2 -- -- 502 (20.9) 48/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 -6.0 11.7 -2.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 387 (16.1) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -5.6 11.1 -2.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 306 (12.8) 52/07
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.2 -5.9 8.1 -6.7 -- 8.4 0.8 12.0 313 (13.0) 37/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.8 -5.6 10.9 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 454 (18.9) 39/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.4 -5.6 8.9 -2.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 37/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.8 -4.6 9.0 -3.0 8.6 19.4 8.0 11.9 400 (16.7) 41/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 -4.6 5.5 -3.9 -- 10.6 -- -- 328 (13.7) 39/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.2 -1.2 10.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 46/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.9 -0.8 8.0 -2.7 5.2 10.0 3.8 10.5 341 (14.2) 54/12
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

43.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
42.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
42.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
41.5 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+11.9 : 41.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+11.3 : 42.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+11.2 : 40.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+10.6 : 38.8 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+9.8 : 42.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

29.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
29.5 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
29.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
29.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
29.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+4.9 : 25.2 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+4.3 : 23.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.1 : 18.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+4.0 : 18.4 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+4.0 : 25.0 WILUNA Interior WA

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

4.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
8.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.4 : 10.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-9.1 : 4.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-8.6 : 25.7 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-8.6 : 23.3 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-8.6 : 24.6 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW

-0.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-0.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
1.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-11.5 : 8.4 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITOR INFORMATION CENT Upper Darling NSW
-8.7 : 3.7 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
-8.1 : 9.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-7.7 : 3.5 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-7.5 : 6.7 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E 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.
159.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
63.2 NAPIER DOWNS W Kimberley WA
55.0 THEDA N Kimberley WA
53.4 BULLO RIVER N Rivers NT
53.0 SPRINGVALE NECROPOLIS E Central VIC

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
55.0 THEDA
W Kimberley
63.2 NAPIER DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
53.4 BULLO RIVER
51.6 UPPER WICKHAM RIVER

VICTORIA
Upper NE
159.6 FALLS CREEK
E Central
53.0 SPRINGVALE NECROPOLIS
52.6 FERNY CREEK

Reports not yet available

981 (40.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
947 (39.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
880 (36.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
873 (36.4) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
865 (36.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
858 (35.8) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
835 (34.8) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
831 (34.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
819 (34.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
814 (33.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
801 (33.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
779 (32.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
773 (32.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
764 (31.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
760 (31.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
756 (31.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
729 (30.4) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
725 (30.2) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
716 (29.8) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
712 (29.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
708 (29.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
707 (29.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
700 (29.2) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
693 (28.9) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
684 (28.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
677 (28.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
667 (27.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
665 (27.7) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
656 (27.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
648 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
647 (27.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
646 (26.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
629 (26.2) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
621 (25.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
613 (25.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
612 (25.5) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
610 (25.4) WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
601 (25.0) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
94/16 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
85/14 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
85/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
81/11 BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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 None reported