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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

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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 1859 EST on 23/12/2017. 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

QLD

Darling Downs E

041512

COOBY CREEK DAM

77.0

71.0

24/12/1995

24

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058079

PILLAR VALLEY

111.8

79.6

05/12/2003

13

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058161

GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS

74.2

49.5

17/12/2005

14

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Goldfields

012239

BULGA DOWNS

43.7

43.7

29/12/2005

12

1 N Equal to record.


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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 18:59EST, 23/12/2017.

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 32.5 +3.6 17.4 +2.5 15.4 0.0 12.0 13.1 339 (14.1) 35/15
BUNBURY 30.6 +3.3 16.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 41/11
MANDURAH 29.9 +3.0 20.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 35/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.3 24.2 -1.1 24.9 15.4 26.4 8.0 284 (11.8) 59/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +2.2 17.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 31.9 +3.7 14.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 46/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.8 +5.8 13.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.6 +2.7 9.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.2 +0.1 24.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 41/15
CAIRNS AERO 34.0 +2.6 23.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 39/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +0.7 23.9 -0.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 463 (19.3) 44/12
MACKAY M.O 31.1 +1.0 25.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 37/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +0.9 22.4 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 30.3 +0.8 21.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 30/15
COOLANGATTA 29.3 +2.1 22.3 +2.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 281 (11.7) 30/11
BRISBANE AERO 30.0 +1.9 22.4 +2.3 22.1 0.0 9.0 5.2 438 (18.3) 34/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.3 +1.9 18.2 +1.6 -- 14.4 -- -- 448 (18.7) 43/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.1 +1.2 20.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.7 -0.8 19.2 +2.4 -- 6.2 -- -- 240 (10.0) 22/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 -1.9 20.4 +3.9 -- 1.4 -- -- 299 (12.5) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 14.0 +2.8 7.7 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.9 +2.7 18.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 26/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.1 +2.4 19.7 +2.2 17.6 0.0 13.6 7.9 485 (20.2) 41/15
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 +1.2 18.9 +2.9 -- 5.6 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 31/13
BELLAMBI AWS 25.6 +1.8 20.3 +2.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 31/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.5 -- 12.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.7 +3.3 17.8 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 35/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.2 +3.0 13.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 34/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.9 +3.8 15.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 248 (10.3) 35/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.6 +3.2 12.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.0 +4.0 12.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 39/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 28.7 +4.3 11.7 -0.3 9.5 0.0 6.4 11.2 313 (13.0) 35/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.6 +5.0 10.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 41/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.5 +0.1 13.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 44/11
HOBART AIRPORT 24.9 +4.2 15.3 +4.6 12.3 0.0 4.4 7.2 582 (24.3) 37/12
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

44.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.7 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
43.4 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

+15.9 : 41.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.2 : 38.4 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+12.8 : 37.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.4 : 43.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+10.6 : 42.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

29.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 WINDORAH AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+6.8 : 20.0 COONABARABRAN (SHOWGROUNDS) CW Slopes N NSW
+6.3 : 23.3 MULLEWA Central West WA
+6.0 : 22.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.8 : 19.3 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+5.8 : 19.0 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA

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

14.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
14.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.0 : 22.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 22.6 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
-3.4 : 35.2 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-3.4 : 35.3 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-3.4 : 20.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

3.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
5.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
5.1 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
5.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

-6.1 : 8.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.4 : 5.1 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.8 : 7.2 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-4.7 : 8.9 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
-4.6 : 15.6 ARLTUNGA N Plateau 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.
111.8 PILLAR VALLEY North Coast NSW
106.0 MINNIE WATER (PUMP SHED) North Coast NSW
77.0 COOBY CREEK DAM Darling Downs E QLD
74.2 GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
68.0 GRAFTON SOUTH (SOUTH GRAFTON (CLARENCE North Coast NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
63.0 FORT HILL WHARF
56.4 STOKES HILL

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
51.4 MIAMI BARDON AVE
Darling Downs E
77.0 COOBY CREEK DAM

NEW SOUTH WALES
N Tablelands W
54.0 GUYRA HOSPITAL
53.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
N Tablelands E
54.2 GLEN ELGIN (GLENBROOK)
North Coast
111.8 PILLAR VALLEY
106.0 MINNIE WATER (PUMP SHED)
74.2 GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS
68.0 GRAFTON SOUTH (SOUTH GRAFTON (CLARENCE
50.0 WIANGAREE POST OFFICE
MidNorth Coast N
67.5 NYMBOIDA (NYMBOIDA RIVER)

Reports not yet available

1571 (65.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1032 (43.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
984 (41.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
973 (40.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
972 (40.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
859 (35.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
782 (32.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
780 (32.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
774 (32.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
723 (30.1) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
721 (30.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
705 (29.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
700 (29.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
700 (29.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
688 (28.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
668 (27.8) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
662 (27.6) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
629 (26.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
623 (26.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
617 (25.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
605 (25.2) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
87/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/15 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
72/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
70/04 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
68/13 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
68/16 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
39.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 79.2mm/h
39.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 39.6mm/h
39.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 39.6mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
22.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.0mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
14.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 29.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
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
8.4mm in 7 min to 17:37 72.0mm/h
6.4mm in 6 min to 17:43 64.0mm/h
7.2mm in 17 min to 18:00 25.4mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 25.4mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 22.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.3mm/h
WARRUWI AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
PORT KEATS AIRPORT
16.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 32.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
6.6mm in 9 min to 18:09 44.0mm/h
12.6mm in 21 min to 18:30 36.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
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
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
6.8mm in 13 min to 21:00 31.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 16.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
CENTURY MINE
20.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 41.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.8mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.8mm/h
Northwest
CARTERS BORE
13.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.4mm/h
Channel Country
WINDORAH AIRPORT
4.6mm in 3 min to 18:22 92.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h
BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 19.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
APPLETHORPE
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
OAKEY AERO
25.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 51.6mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.8mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.8mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
14.4mm in 17 min to 09:17 50.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
BRISBANE WEST WELLCAMP AIRPORT
21.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.0mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA 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
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
12.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 24.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
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
POINT FAWCETT
16.0mm in 13 min to 14:13 73.8mm/h
14.8mm in 17 min to 14:30 52.2mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 30.8mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 31.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Channel Country
WINDORAH AIRPORT : 89(250/ 70 ) at 18:25
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(330/ 67 ) at 19:00