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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

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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 13/12/2017. 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

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

30.3

30.0

27/12/2011

34

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029077

BURKETOWN AIRPORT

94

93.0

29/12/2012

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, 13/12/2017.

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 28.3 -0.6 19.9 +5.0 18.3 0.0 10.2 11.7 324 (13.5) 54/15
BUNBURY 29.8 +2.5 17.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 55/12
MANDURAH 25.9 -1.0 20.8 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 50/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +2.0 28.5 +3.2 27.4 0.0 6.8 8.9 266 (11.1) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.5 +5.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 41/08
WHYALLA AERO 37.0 +8.8 15.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 50/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.7 +11.7 13.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 26/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.7 +7.8 7.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 28/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 41.2 +4.1 22.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 39/17
CAIRNS AERO 32.8 +1.4 23.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 50/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 -0.2 20.7 -3.4 -- 6.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 44/15
MACKAY M.O 29.4 -0.7 22.4 -0.6 -- 2.8 -- -- 411 (17.1) 41/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 -1.4 20.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 37/18
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 0.0 19.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 46/15
COOLANGATTA 28.3 +1.1 19.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) 44/09
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 -0.5 17.0 -3.1 15.2 0.0 9.2 12.4 432 (18.0) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.6 -1.8 14.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) 46/06
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.7 +2.8 18.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 8.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +0.2 11.7 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 34/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.3 +2.1 17.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 48/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.7 +3.4 13.2 +2.0 2.8 0.0 7.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.2 +4.0 17.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 39/04
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.0 +3.3 20.4 +2.9 18.7 0.0 10.2 12.2 474 (19.8) 55/17
RICHMOND RAAF 33.5 +5.1 16.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 25.0 +1.2 20.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 41/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.6 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.3 +3.9 14.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 31/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.8 +4.6 13.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 31/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.9 +5.8 15.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 9.8 13.5 260 (10.8) 28/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.1 +4.7 12.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 24/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.4 +5.4 11.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 31/00
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 27.9 +3.5 14.6 +2.6 12.2 0.0 7.8 12.0 381 (15.9) 31/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.8 +7.2 9.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 50/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.4 +3.0 11.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 23.8 +3.1 13.4 +2.7 10.7 0.0 4.0 10.2 325 (13.5) 34/13
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

43.5 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
43.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
43.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
42.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+15.6 : 40.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.5 : 42.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+15.4 : 39.6 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+14.8 : 42.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.7 : 38.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

30.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
30.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
29.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.4 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT

+6.7 : 19.3 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+6.6 : 20.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.4 : 20.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.1 : 20.6 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 20.1 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+6.0 : 19.9 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 21.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

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

17.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
17.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.8 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
17.9 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
17.9 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 26.2 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.6 : 28.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-5.1 : 30.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.6 : 32.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.1 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
5.0 MOUNT IVE NW Pastoral SA
5.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 7.7 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-5.8 : 20.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-5.4 : 19.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-5.1 : 11.7 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.0 : 4.1 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-5.0 : 19.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers 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.
33.8 WESTBOURNE Lower West WA
33.0 BOYUP BROOK Lower West WA
32.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.0 COUNTRY DOWNS W Kimberley WA
30.6 RAVENSWOOD POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD

Reports not yet available

1086 (45.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
932 (38.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
913 (38.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
910 (37.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
904 (37.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
872 (36.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
869 (36.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
768 (32.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
763 (31.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
738 (30.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
738 (30.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
733 (30.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
702 (29.3) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
694 (28.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
685 (28.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
655 (27.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
655 (27.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
650 (27.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
647 (27.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
644 (26.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
643 (26.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
628 (26.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
626 (26.1) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
620 (25.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
619 (25.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
94/18 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
91/15 FORREST Eucla WA
72/15 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
70/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
67/16 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
67/10 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
Eucla
FORREST
4.6mm in 12 min to 23:30 23.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT
5.4mm in 6 min to 16:52 54.0mm/h
11.4mm in 8 min to 17:00 85.5mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 21.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 24.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
32.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 64.4mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 32.2mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 32.2mm/h
POINT STUART
11.6mm in 27 min to 21:00 25.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.6mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
7.0mm in 7 min to 17:30 60.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.8mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.8mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
17.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 35.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 16:40 84.0mm/h
4.8mm in 13 min to 17:00 22.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
12.2mm in 8 min to 20:00 91.5mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.4mm/h
9.6mm in 8 min to 20:08 72.0mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 26.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
5.0mm in 6 min to 11:06 50.0mm/h
10.6mm in 24 min to 11:30 26.5mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 15.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
12.2mm in 29 min to 16:00 25.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 91(210/ 72 ) at 18:40
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT : 95(130/ 41 ) at 19:50