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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 1426 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 minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

30.3

30.0

27/12/2011

34

1 N


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

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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.
Data is as received at 14:25EST, 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 -- -- 19.9 +5.0 18.3 0.0 10.2 -- 324 (13.5) --
BUNBURY -- -- 17.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) --
MANDURAH -- -- 20.8 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) --
DARWIN AIRPORT -- -- 28.5 +3.2 27.4 0.0 6.8 -- 266 (11.1) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WHYALLA AERO -- -- 15.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) -- -- 13.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO -- -- 7.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) --
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- 22.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) --
CAIRNS AERO -- -- 23.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO -- -- 20.7 -3.4 -- 6.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) --
MACKAY M.O -- -- 22.4 -0.6 -- 2.8 -- -- 411 (17.1) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO -- -- 20.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) --
BUNDABERG AERO -- -- 19.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) --
COOLANGATTA -- -- 19.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 491 (20.5) --
BRISBANE AERO -- -- 17.0 -3.1 15.2 0.0 9.2 -- 432 (18.0) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT -- -- 14.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 18.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 8.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +0.5 11.7 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.0 +1.8 17.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 13.2 +2.0 2.8 0.0 7.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 35.0 +3.8 17.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.0 +3.3 20.4 +2.9 18.7 0.0 10.2 -- 474 (19.8) --
RICHMOND RAAF 33.0 +4.6 16.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) --
BELLAMBI AWS 25.0 +1.2 20.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.0 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.0 +3.6 14.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.0 +3.8 13.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.0 +4.9 15.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 9.8 -- 260 (10.8) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.0 +2.6 12.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.0 +5.0 11.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 27.0 +2.6 14.6 +2.6 12.2 0.0 7.8 -- 381 (15.9) --
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.0 +5.4 9.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.0 +2.6 11.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) --
HOBART AIRPORT 24.0 +3.3 13.4 +2.7 10.7 0.0 4.0 -- 325 (13.5) --
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

41.0 SMITHVILLE Far Northwest NSW
40.0 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
39.0 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
39.0 FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
39.0 WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW

+7.5 : 29.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+7.0 : 18.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
+6.9 : 23.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+6.3 : 34.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+5.5 : 30.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
+5.5 : 30.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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
+6.5 : 21.0 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.4 : 20.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields 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

15.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
18.0 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
18.0 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
18.0 BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
18.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
18.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
18.0 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
18.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.0 PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC

-3.1 : 19.0 FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
-2.2 : 27.0 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-2.0 : 20.0 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
-1.9 : 23.0 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-1.9 : 23.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

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
Reports not yet available

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
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
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
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
None reported