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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available, with some not available until the next day. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

For weather news as it breaks that is tagged and organised, use the links on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page.


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 1404 EST on 12/12/2017. 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010622

ONGERUP

22.6

21.9

23/12/1991

44

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

21.8

21.7

27/12/2007

20

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

Goldfields

012071

SALMON GUMS RES.STN.

83

78.0

07/12/2006

11

N


The day in charts
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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:03EST, 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 37.9 +9.0 20.3 +5.4 17.7 0.0 10.4 13.1 376 (15.7) 37/13
BUNBURY 33.6 +6.3 18.8 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 39/18
MANDURAH 32.4 +5.5 22.0 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 37/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +2.3 26.1 +0.8 25.6 0.0 6.2 11.8 256 (10.7) 26/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT -- -- 13.5 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) --
WHYALLA AERO 29.9 +1.7 16.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 37/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.0 +4.0 13.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 28/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.6 -0.3 12.9 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 34/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.4 +4.3 21.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.4 24.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 594 (24.8) 50/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +1.1 23.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 68/18
MACKAY M.O 29.0 -1.1 21.4 -1.6 -- 7.4 -- -- 349 (14.5) 41/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 -1.5 21.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 37/08
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +0.4 19.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 27.7 +0.5 20.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 529 (22.0) 50/15
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 -1.0 17.9 -2.2 16.4 0.0 9.0 9.6 413 (17.2) 41/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.8 -1.6 14.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 651 (27.1) 46/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.9 +2.0 16.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 9.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +0.7 11.0 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 28/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.6 +0.4 13.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 349 (14.5) 48/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.9 +2.6 8.7 -2.5 2.0 0.0 16.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.5 +2.3 17.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 30/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.1 +3.4 18.1 +0.6 13.2 0.0 10.4 13.1 482 (20.1) 48/16
RICHMOND RAAF 32.9 +4.5 14.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.3 +0.5 16.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 30/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.7 -- 12.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 43/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.3 +2.9 14.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.6 +3.4 14.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 31/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.6 +3.5 15.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 9.8 13.5 283 (11.8) 34/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.4 +2.0 13.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 30/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.3 +3.3 10.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 35/21
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.8 -2.6 13.1 +1.1 9.0 0.0 7.8 11.0 356 (14.8) 37/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.5 +0.9 10.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 34/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.1 +2.7 9.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.5 +1.8 15.0 +4.3 13.2 0.0 7.8 4.8 571 (23.8) 35/04
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

42.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
42.5 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
42.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
42.3 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
42.2 LAKE JULIUS AWS Gulf Country QLD

+15.8 : 40.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.8 : 39.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.7 : 38.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+12.0 : 36.2 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+10.8 : 35.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+10.8 : 38.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
28.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+10.6 : 23.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.3 : 21.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.2 : 22.9 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+9.7 : 22.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 21.4 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 23.2 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

11.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
14.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
15.9 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 31.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-5.2 : 30.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-4.9 : 31.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-4.4 : 28.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1 : 14.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

4.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.0 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
6.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
6.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.9 : 6.7 MURRURUNDI (HAYDON STREET) Hunter Valley NSW
-6.7 : 13.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.8 : 11.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.2 : 8.4 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E 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.
37.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
30.0 YULEBA GARDEN ST Maranoa QLD
27.0 WOODBINE STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD
25.0 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

Reports not yet available

1433 (59.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1047 (43.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1035 (43.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1013 (42.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
936 (39.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
907 (37.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
902 (37.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
878 (36.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
834 (34.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
827 (34.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
814 (33.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
801 (33.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
798 (33.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
796 (33.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
794 (33.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
792 (33.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
783 (32.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
771 (32.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
738 (30.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
720 (30.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
715 (29.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
690 (28.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
682 (28.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
660 (27.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
657 (27.4) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
651 (27.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
618 (25.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
607 (25.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
604 (25.2) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
89/15 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
83/14 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
80/16 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
78/01 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
72/16 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
72/14 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
72/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
WANDERING
25.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 10.3mm/h
31.2mm in 29 min to 22:30 64.6mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 31.2mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 32.0mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
6.8mm in 11 min to 15:30 37.1mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
LOCHINGTON
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 78(250/ 63 ) at 03:00