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Data is as received at 09:39EST, 23/03/2020.

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 24.8 -4.9 17.5 +1.6 17.6 0.2 5.4 3.0 294 (12.3) 55/12
BUNBURY 24.6 -3.1 18.2 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 55/22
MANDURAH 23.6 -4.2 20.7 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 354 (14.8) 50/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.9 25.7 +1.1 25.7 0.0 6.8 7.7 243 (10.1) 34/08
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.0 +1.2 15.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 35.3 +7.9 13.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 46/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 33.6 +7.0 19.6 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 35/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.0 +8.8 11.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 46/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 +0.7 19.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 -0.9 22.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 46/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 0.0 22.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 41/10
MACKAY M.O 27.2 -1.5 23.7 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 521 (21.7) 44/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 -1.1 18.6 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 37/09
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 -0.7 18.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 50/14
COOLANGATTA 25.9 -1.7 18.2 -1.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 550 (22.9) 59/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 -1.2 16.5 -3.3 14.4 0.0 -- 9.3 435 (18.1) 41/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.5 -2.7 12.8 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 37/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -4.2 15.9 -1.2 -- 26.4 -- -- 305 (12.7) 35/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.8 -2.6 13.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 487 (20.3) 37/14
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -3.0 7.7 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 30/12
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -3.1 5.2 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 34/09
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.9 -3.4 11.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 520 (21.7) 41/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.5 -1.9 15.5 -2.1 14.2 6.0 4.4 4.3 612 (25.5) 39/00
RICHMOND RAAF 24.5 -2.7 14.8 -1.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 295 (12.3) 30/00
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 -2.4 15.4 -2.8 -- 46.8 -- -- 564 (23.5) 31/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.9 -- 7.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 26/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.7 -1.0 12.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 31/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.8 -1.2 12.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 21/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +3.0 14.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 6.7 10.7 236 ( 9.8) 39/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.6 +1.2 11.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 31/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.3 +2.1 10.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 50/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 27.5 +3.2 12.3 -0.5 8.5 0.0 5.6 11.2 357 (14.9) 52/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.2 +4.9 8.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 48/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.9 +0.2 7.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 31/14
HOBART AIRPORT 26.0 +5.1 10.6 -0.2 6.5 0.0 4.4 8.5 366 (15.3) 37/17
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

42.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
42.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA

+13.6 : 38.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.5 : 40.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.7 : 37.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+12.5 : 39.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 35.9 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

28.8 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
27.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.9 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+7.8 : 28.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.9 : 20.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 21.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.7 : 27.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.5 : 20.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

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

12.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.1 KATOOMBA (FARNELLS RD) C Tablelands S NSW
15.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.3 : 22.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-10.0 : 23.4 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-9.5 : 22.1 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-9.5 : 22.5 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-9.4 : 24.5 MULLEWA Central West WA

-0.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.1 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
1.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9 : 8.0 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-7.6 : 9.0 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-7.0 : 5.9 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.7 : 1.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.2 : 2.5 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.2 : 12.5 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.
50.0 OLD BAR (ONDARRO CREST) MidNorth Coast S NSW
46.8 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
43.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
41.0 MOORAL CREEK (THE DEN) MidNorth Coast S NSW
37.0 YARROWITCH (RUSHBROOK) MidNorth Coast S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
50.0 OLD BAR (ONDARRO CREST)
43.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
41.0 MOORAL CREEK (THE DEN)
37.0 YARROWITCH (RUSHBROOK)
Illawarra
46.8 BELLAMBI AWS

11.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
10.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
10.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.4 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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7.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
6.5 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
6.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
4.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
3.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1400 (58.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1023 (42.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
999 (41.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
971 (40.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
937 (39.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
883 (36.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
856 (35.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
836 (34.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
835 (34.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
825 (34.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
815 (34.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
770 (32.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
762 (31.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
734 (30.6) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
725 (30.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
725 (30.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
719 (30.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
691 (28.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
634 (26.4) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
612 (25.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
608 (25.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
604 (25.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
602 (25.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/15 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/15 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/20 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
76/16 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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
Lower West
PERTH METRO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
BICKLEY
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
STIRLINGS SOUTH AG STATION
7.0mm in 37 min to 17:30 11.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 18:00 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
7.8mm in 15 min to 00:30 31.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
BULGA RFS
12.0mm in 10 min to 09:10 72.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.0mm/h
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
4.4mm in 13 min to 14:00 20.3mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND : 76(100/ 65 ) at 20:03
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(160/ 63 ) at 15:39
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 70(150/ 63 ) at 12:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 70 ) at 18:30
ISLANDS
Islands
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 72(130/ 67 ) at 23:55