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Major centres
2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 18.5 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 30/15
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -0.4 5.4 -2.6 4.1 3.4 1.4 5.9 314 (13.1) 35/14
PERTH METRO 18.3 -0.2 7.3 -0.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 28/15
BUSSELTON AERO 18.1 +1.3 6.8 -0.1 -- 4.8 -- -- 293 (12.2) 44/14
BUNBURY 17.7 +0.4 6.7 -0.4 -- 3.4 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 44/15
MANDURAH 17.1 -0.4 9.4 -1.3 -- 4.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 24/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.8 -- 7.0 -- -- 14.8 -- -- 444 (18.5) 50/12
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 14.9 -1.9 2.5 -2.6 -- 4.4 -- -- 364 (15.2) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 +0.2 17.5 -1.8 16.0 0.0 7.2 10.8 244 (10.2) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 +5.4 2.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 34/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.4 +4.3 9.7 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 61/12
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 16.6 +1.4 8.3 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 41/14
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 16.5 +1.5 8.6 +1.5 4.1 0.0 3.0 0.1 442 (18.4) 52/14
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 17.4 +1.9 5.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 +0.9 6.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 50/14
CAIRNS AERO 25.2 -0.6 13.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.7 -2.5 9.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 34/13
MACKAY AERO 21.5 -1.2 4.7 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 21/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.4 +1.1 4.3 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 28/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.6 +1.3 7.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 34/09
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 23.0 -0.2 7.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 28/11
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 22.5 +0.7 8.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 30/09
COOLANGATTA -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 +0.5 9.2 0.0 5.3 0.0 -- 9.8 250 (10.4) 28/09
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 20.4 -0.8 6.8 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 39/22
BRISBANE 23.6 +1.5 10.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 17/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.8 +2.0 5.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 24/21
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +1.7 0.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 18/13
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 19.9 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 597 (24.9) 39/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +0.6 12.1 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 34/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.5 -0.7 10.2 +3.8 -- 7.8 -- -- 408 (17.0) 26/02
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -0.5 9.5 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 15/10
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 10.7 +0.8 -1.9 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 21/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.0 -0.2 10.7 +3.4 8.2 1.8 1.2 3.1 580 (24.2) 28/01
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.4 +1.0 9.8 +1.7 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL COMPARISON) -- -- -- -- -- 1.2 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 17.9 +0.4 5.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 22/03
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) 18.1 +0.3 8.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 21/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 +0.1 -0.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 28/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.3 +1.5 -0.2 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.1 -0.1 -0.5 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 15/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.6 +1.1 3.0 -1.4 2.2 0.0 -- 3.0 195 ( 8.1) 37/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.7 -0.9 -2.1 -4.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 34/14
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 11.6 -1.7 -1.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 26/12
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 12.8 -0.9 5.7 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 15/04
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 11.0 -2.2 4.4 -1.1 1.0 0.0 1.6 3.2 383 (16.0) 68/21
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 12.5 -- 4.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 52/11
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 13.6 -- 2.8 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 43/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 7.7 -2.4 0.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 57/13
WYNYARD AIRPORT 12.2 -0.5 2.1 -1.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 37/16
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 12.9 +0.1 4.3 -0.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 260 (10.8) 41/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.8 -0.9 -- -- -- 0.2 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 31/13
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -1.2 1.5 -2.7 -1.2 0.0 1.0 -- 254 (10.6) 39/20
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.7 -2.0 2.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 41/20
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

35.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.7 PORT KEATS AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.6 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT

+5.4 : 25.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.4 : 25.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.3 : 5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+5.2 : 22.4 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+5.0 : 19.5 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

25.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.4 : 20.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+7.7 : 14.1 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.1 : 21.0 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
+6.4 : 17.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+6.2 : 12.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

2.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-6.5 : 4.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.2 : 5.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.8 : 5.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.7 : 16.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-4.2 : 15.2 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

-7.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-5.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW

-8.8 : 4.5 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.2 : 3.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-7.3 : 1.6 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-6.9 : 4.1 ST LAWRENCE Central Coast E QLD
-6.8 : -3.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa 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.
25.0 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
22.8 CHEYNE BEACH Lower West WA
20.0 DALYUP PARK Lower West WA
19.4 MOUNT HOWICK Lower West WA
16.2 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
9.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
8.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
8.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
5.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

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1.7 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

907 (37.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
880 (36.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
878 (36.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
860 (35.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
824 (34.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
779 (32.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
768 (32.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
682 (28.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
664 (27.7) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
655 (27.3) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
648 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
648 (27.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
645 (26.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
640 (26.7) FORREST Eucla WA
624 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
624 (26.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
622 (25.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
607 (25.3) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
606 (25.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
602 (25.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
600 (25.0) MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/19 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
85/21 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
83/10 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
83/20 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
80/23 CAPE SORELL W Coast 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
E Pilbara
KARRATHA AERO
11.4mm in 26 min to 17:30 26.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
ROEBOURNE AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(350/ 63 ) at 11:23
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(320/ 67 ) at 22:00
VICTORIA
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 76(360/ 63 ) at 19:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 76(360/ 63 ) at 12:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(320/ 69 ) at 21:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 91(360/ 67 ) at 19:30