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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

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.

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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 24/12/2017. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
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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.
Data is as received at 14:03EST, 25/12/2017.

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 31.5 +2.6 17.0 +2.1 15.2 0.0 11.4 13.2 411 (17.1) 43/06
BUNBURY 30.0 +2.7 14.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 34/07
MANDURAH 29.2 +2.3 17.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 37/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.2 26.3 +1.0 26.0 0.2 4.4 9.8 260 (10.8) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.2 +5.8 18.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 76/13
WHYALLA AERO 41.7 +13.5 14.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 57/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.7 +10.7 14.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 37/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.4 +0.5 8.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 35/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 40.6 +3.5 22.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 33.6 +2.2 23.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 35/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +0.8 24.5 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 469 (19.5) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 30.7 +0.6 22.2 -0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 305 (12.7) 26/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.9 +1.8 22.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.1 +1.6 21.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 34/15
COOLANGATTA 29.0 +1.8 21.0 +1.1 -- 2.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 31/10
BRISBANE AERO 30.3 +2.2 22.2 +2.1 21.7 1.4 6.2 10.5 271 (11.3) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.3 +1.9 18.3 +1.7 -- 4.8 -- -- 419 (17.5) 35/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 36.2 +5.3 20.9 +3.4 -- 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +1.1 15.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 35/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 30.5 +3.3 17.8 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 260 (10.8) 43/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 37.2 +6.0 19.6 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 35/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 31.7 +6.0 20.6 +3.1 18.5 0.0 7.6 12.3 432 (18.0) 50/18
RICHMOND RAAF 37.5 +9.1 17.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 39/16
BELLAMBI AWS 29.7 +5.9 20.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 28/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.8 -- 11.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 39/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.7 +6.3 12.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 43/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.1 +2.9 13.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.4 +8.3 16.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 41/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.5 +5.1 12.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.5 +4.5 11.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 37/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 31.5 +7.1 12.4 +0.4 10.5 0.0 6.8 4.6 314 (13.1) 50/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.1 +4.5 7.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 65/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.8 -0.6 13.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 55/13
HOBART AIRPORT 24.5 +3.8 13.7 +3.0 7.7 0.0 10.4 8.8 356 (14.8) 57/14
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

45.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
44.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.3 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
44.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
43.8 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

+16.7 : 44.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+15.3 : 41.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+13.5 : 41.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+12.2 : 39.4 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+12.2 : 43.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

31.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
31.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
30.5 WILUNA Interior WA
30.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

+10.2 : 31.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.5 : 30.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.4 : 23.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.2 : 23.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.3 : 29.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

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

10.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
14.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
15.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-4.4 : 10.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.2 : 23.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.7 : 28.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-3.6 : 21.0 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-3.6 : 22.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

5.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.5 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
7.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
7.3 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
7.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-3.6 : 21.9 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-3.4 : 8.6 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-3.4 : 22.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
-3.2 : 21.5 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-2.9 : 22.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

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.
53.0 LUMEAH ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
38.0 TOOGOOLAWAH POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
35.6 FRANKLYN VALE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
33.4 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
33.0 CYGNET BAY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
33.4 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
53.0 LUMEAH ALERT
38.0 TOOGOOLAWAH POST OFFICE
35.6 FRANKLYN VALE ALERT

Reports not yet available

1242 (51.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1081 (45.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
875 (36.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
791 (33.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
750 (31.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
739 (30.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
695 (29.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
691 (28.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
673 (28.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
666 (27.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
663 (27.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
656 (27.3) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
652 (27.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
645 (26.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
638 (26.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
638 (26.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
636 (26.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
624 (26.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
608 (25.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
607 (25.3) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
604 (25.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
603 (25.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
603 (25.1) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
602 (25.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
102/05 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
93/07 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/22 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
78/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
78/11 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.
None reported None reported