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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 15/12/2017. 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

QLD

Channel Country

038026

BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT

32.1

31.4

24/12/2004

14

1 N

VIC

W Gippsland

085279

BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT

21.4

21.3

24/12/2012

33

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

43.5

42.3

17/12/2009

19

1 N

NSW

Sydney--west

067119

HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS

42.6

41.9

17/12/2009

17

1 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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:01EST, 15/12/2017.

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 28.2 -0.7 15.5 +0.6 12.1 0.0 9.4 13.2 563 (23.5) 46/15
BUNBURY 24.1 -3.2 11.0 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 268 (11.2) 39/17
MANDURAH 23.8 -3.1 15.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 43/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.7 24.2 -1.1 23.7 5.2 7.4 9.4 300 (12.5) 35/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.0 +1.6 22.7 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 375 (15.6) --
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 -4.7 19.4 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 550 (22.9) 44/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.0 -1.0 18.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.3 -0.6 15.2 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 39/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 42.2 +5.1 19.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 43/18
CAIRNS AERO 33.5 +2.1 21.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 43/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +0.3 23.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 29.2 -0.9 23.6 +0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 390 (16.3) 31/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 -0.8 21.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.4 +0.9 18.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +0.7 17.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 +0.1 18.1 -2.0 15.2 0.0 5.8 13.2 298 (12.4) 30/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.0 +0.6 16.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 35/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.4 +5.5 21.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 9.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.6 +4.1 18.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 41/19
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 39.9 +12.7 19.3 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 41/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.7 +6.4 19.4 +8.2 10.6 0.0 8.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 39.0 +7.8 19.1 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 50/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 36.1 +10.4 20.7 +3.2 19.5 0.0 9.2 11.6 604 (25.2) 65/18
RICHMOND RAAF 42.1 +13.7 17.6 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/13
BELLAMBI AWS 26.2 +2.4 19.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 43/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.9 -- 13.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 55/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 36.2 +6.8 23.1 +9.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 55/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.5 +4.3 19.5 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 37/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.1 -1.0 23.9 +9.1 -- 0.0 15.6 4.0 403 (16.8) 37/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.4 +4.0 21.4 +9.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 35/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.3 +3.3 23.0 +11.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 44/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.4 +1.0 20.4 +8.4 18.1 0.0 17.8 7.5 593 (24.7) 41/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.5 +1.9 15.0 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 35/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.4 +4.0 18.4 +7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 48/13
HOBART AIRPORT 26.3 +5.6 19.3 +8.6 16.5 0.0 6.0 9.8 299 (12.5) 54/13
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

44.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.3 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
44.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.5 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
43.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+15.5 : 38.4 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
+14.7 : 42.6 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS Sydney--west NSW
+14.7 : 40.4 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
+14.4 : 41.7 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
+14.4 : 43.5 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
+14.4 : 41.7 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW

32.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.4 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
30.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.0 NOONA Upper Darling NSW
30.0 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+12.8 : 28.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+11.7 : 22.8 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+11.4 : 27.6 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
+11.4 : 23.0 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
+11.2 : 22.4 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC

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

12.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
17.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
17.4 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS

-6.0 : 27.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-5.9 : 26.0 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 25.8 FORREST Eucla WA
-4.7 : 23.5 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.3 : 23.1 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

7.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
7.9 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
7.9 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
8.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
8.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

-5.7 : 8.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.2 : 11.2 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
-4.5 : 14.2 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.3 : 9.2 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-4.3 : 8.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.3 : 12.5 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
70.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
56.2 WEST WATERHOUSE N Rivers NT
53.6 FANNY CREEK N Rivers NT
40.0 THEDA N Kimberley WA
33.0 ADELAIDE RIVER POST OFFICE N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
40.0 THEDA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
70.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE)
56.2 WEST WATERHOUSE
53.6 FANNY CREEK
33.0 ADELAIDE RIVER POST OFFICE

Reports not yet available

1015 (42.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
901 (37.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
896 (37.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
873 (36.4) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
843 (35.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
823 (34.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
810 (33.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
806 (33.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
781 (32.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
772 (32.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
765 (31.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
756 (31.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
744 (31.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
733 (30.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
719 (30.0) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
708 (29.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
707 (29.5) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
698 (29.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
690 (28.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
685 (28.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
682 (28.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
675 (28.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
669 (27.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
667 (27.8) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
667 (27.8) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
657 (27.4) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
655 (27.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
651 (27.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
651 (27.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
649 (27.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
644 (26.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
640 (26.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
638 (26.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
629 (26.2) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
626 (26.1) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
620 (25.8) LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
616 (25.7) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
610 (25.4) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
604 (25.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
604 (25.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
604 (25.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
106/16 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/18 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
89/05 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
83/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/13 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
15.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.2mm/h
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
8.0mm in 6 min to 23:20 80.0mm/h
13.0mm in 10 min to 23:30 78.0mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 25.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART
17.6mm in 30 min to 02:00 35.2mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 25.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 18.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
30.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 60.8mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 30.4mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 30.4mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
15.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.8mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
27.8mm in 30 min to 02:30 55.6mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 28.4mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 28.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 9.7mm/h
32.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 64.0mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 32.0mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 32.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
11.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
15.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.8mm/h
LAJAMANU AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.6mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM
29.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 58.8mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.4mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.4mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
23.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 46.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
16.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 33.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME
3.6mm in 1 min to 09:01 216.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
17.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(340/ 63 ) at 06:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 72(250/ 65 ) at 20:17
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(330/ 78 ) at 17:07
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(350/ 65 ) at 04:03
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(280/ 72 ) at 14:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(300/ 65 ) at 18:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(260/ 67 ) at 11:30