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National Daily Weather Summary


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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 20:16EST, 20/03/2020.

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 33.1 +1.2 22.9 +5.4 22.1 0.0 9.8 0.8 593 (24.7) 63/17
BUNBURY 33.0 +3.0 19.7 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 34/05
MANDURAH 34.2 +4.5 22.9 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 37/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +1.1 23.5 -1.2 23.8 37.2 4.8 6.5 414 (17.3) 48/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.3 +0.1 18.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 48/11
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 -6.0 16.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 591 (24.6) 55/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.1 -5.4 13.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 35/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.3 -4.0 11.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.3 +3.8 23.9 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +0.8 26.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 30/23
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.2 +3.0 24.5 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 39/00
MACKAY M.O 32.9 +3.2 26.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 31/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.7 +2.3 26.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 32.0 +1.9 24.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 39/16
COOLANGATTA 28.6 +0.2 21.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 34/11
BRISBANE AERO 29.3 +0.2 22.8 +1.6 20.9 0.0 -- 10.6 305 (12.7) 34/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.9 +0.3 18.7 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 465 (19.4) 50/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.2 -1.5 19.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 26/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 -2.4 17.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 34/14
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 25.5 -2.2 12.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 37/22
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 -2.6 9.0 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 28/21
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.4 -3.9 14.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 31/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.8 -0.7 19.4 +0.3 19.6 0.0 7.0 6.8 376 (15.7) 35/18
RICHMOND RAAF 27.4 -1.9 19.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 37/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.4 -1.5 17.9 -1.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 365 (15.2) 39/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.5 -- 12.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 55/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.9 -1.1 12.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 265 (11.0) 31/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.0 -1.4 12.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 30/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.9 -3.9 13.7 -2.8 -- 0.0 8.0 12.0 330 (13.8) 41/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.1 -5.5 12.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 543 (22.6) 44/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.8 -5.8 11.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 46/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.3 -7.4 11.8 -2.4 11.4 0.2 3.0 6.2 425 (17.7) 44/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 -7.1 9.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 48/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -4.3 9.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 31/11
HOBART AIRPORT 18.4 -4.0 10.3 -1.8 6.6 0.0 5.2 10.4 505 (21.0) 52/09
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

41.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.1 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
41.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
41.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
40.8 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+6.9 : 34.0 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+6.1 : 34.3 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
+5.7 : 30.5 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
+5.6 : 32.7 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.2 : 41.1 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+5.2 : 31.1 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

28.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.4 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.9 ROSSLYN BAY NTC AWS Central Coast E QLD
27.8 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

+7.4 : 24.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+5.8 : 22.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+5.7 : 23.9 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+5.4 : 22.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+5.1 : 22.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
10.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.8 : 16.1 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
-8.8 : 21.9 COONABARABRAN (SHOWGROUNDS) CW Slopes N NSW
-8.3 : 20.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-8.2 : 20.3 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-8.1 : 11.9 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
-8.1 : 16.5 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-8.1 : 10.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-0.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
0.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 7.7 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.1 : 4.8 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.9 : 10.3 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.8 : 13.3 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-6.6 : 13.3 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

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.
90.0 LEADERS CREEK N Rivers NT
82.6 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER N Rivers NT
61.5 BURRELL'S CREEK N Rivers NT
61.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
58.6 SPRING CREEK STATION Upper Carpentaria QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
90.0 LEADERS CREEK
82.6 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER
61.5 BURRELL'S CREEK
61.4 GOVE AIRPORT
58.0 ADELAIDE RIVER POST OFFICE
50.0 SHOAL BAY

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
58.0 BAMAGA
55.0 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
Upper Carpentaria
58.6 SPRING CREEK STATION
N Coast--Barron
50.2 UPPER BARRON
Central West
50.0 EVANSTON

12.4 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.7 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

.....

7.8 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
6.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
6.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
6.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1106 (46.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1100 (45.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1098 (45.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
915 (38.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
909 (37.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
901 (37.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
897 (37.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
893 (37.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
812 (33.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
812 (33.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
773 (32.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
768 (32.0) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
754 (31.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
743 (31.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
727 (30.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
725 (30.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
688 (28.7) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
659 (27.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
655 (27.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
649 (27.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
646 (26.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
645 (26.9) SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
640 (26.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
640 (26.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
621 (25.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
78/00 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
76/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
76/00 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
74/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
72/02 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. 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
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
9.4mm in 9 min to 00:20 62.7mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 17.6mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 26.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
W Pilbara
CHRISTMAS CREEK MINE AP
12.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.4mm/h
Central West
ENEABBA AG STATION
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.8mm in 6 min to 16:44 68.0mm/h
19.4mm in 16 min to 17:00 72.8mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 27.4mm/h
6.8mm in 19 min to 17:19 21.5mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 34.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.7mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
13.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 25.6mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 26.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
NGAYAWILI
4.6mm in 3 min to 13:12 92.0mm/h
6.8mm in 18 min to 13:30 22.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
5.0mm in 13 min to 08:30 23.1mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
11.4mm in 30 min to 04:00 22.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.4mm in 29 min to 02:29 21.5mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
12.2mm in 25 min to 17:25 29.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.2mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 24.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.4mm/h
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
11.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 23.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.4mm/h
TOWNSVILLE - AIR WEAPONS RANGE (DEFENCE)
11.6mm in 10 min to 02:00 69.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.0mm/h
Central Coast E
TOWNSVILLE-FANNING RIVER (DEFENCE)
21.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 43.2mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 21.6mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 27.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.7mm/h
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
5.4mm in 4 min to 00:39 81.0mm/h
5.6mm in 6 min to 00:50 56.0mm/h
5.6mm in 8 min to 01:00 42.0mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 27.2mm/h
37.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 37.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.3mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
13.4mm in 24 min to 13:24 33.5mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
12.8mm in 8 min to 22:25 96.0mm/h
11.0mm in 5 min to 22:30 132.0mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 25.8mm/h
2.2mm in 1 min to 22:31 132.0mm/h
12.8mm in 6 min to 22:37 128.0mm/h
12.6mm in 23 min to 23:00 32.9mm/h
53.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 53.4mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 28.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT : 74( 80/ 63 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(240/ 74 ) at 00:00