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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1632 EST on 04/03/2014. 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

NT

Roper-McArthur

014638

GORRIE

150.0

114.8

22/03/2001

28

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum 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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 16:31EST, 04/03/2014.

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 28.6 -2.4 19.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 54/20
PERTH AIRPORT 31.8 +2.1 15.2 -0.7 13.4 0.0 10.4 10.6 299 (12.5) 41/23
BUNBURY 30.4 +2.6 16.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 46/19
MANDURAH 28.1 +0.2 20.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 52/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.4 25.0 +0.5 24.6 0.0 5.6 11.3 292 (12.2) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 16.1 -1.4 14.0 0.0 13.6 11.8 387 (16.1) 52/12
WHYALLA AERO 31.7 +4.5 16.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.1 +5.8 16.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 17.2 11.8 127 ( 5.3) 26/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.9 +3.8 7.6 -2.9 3.4 0.0 6.0 11.2 391 (16.3) 31/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.8 -1.3 24.6 +2.9 23.3 0.0 6.4 4.4 343 (14.3) 39/19
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 -0.9 23.8 +0.7 22.2 9.4 8.0 2.3 438 (18.3) 46/23
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +0.6 22.9 0.0 21.0 0.0 10.6 7.8 389 (16.2) 46/12
MACKAY M.O 29.8 +1.2 23.1 +0.8 -- 1.0 -- 8.4 483 (20.1) 50/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +0.2 21.9 +1.1 20.7 0.2 7.0 -- 368 (15.3) 48/22
BUNDABERG AERO 31.4 +2.3 20.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 57/15
COOLANGATTA 27.3 0.0 20.7 +1.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 55/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 -0.2 23.0 +3.6 21.3 0.0 9.4 6.4 395 (16.5) 48/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.2 -1.8 17.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 742 (30.9) 55/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.6 +1.5 18.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 293 (12.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +0.3 19.0 +0.9 17.3 5.0 3.0 9.9 390 (16.3) 31/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 0.0 17.7 +0.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 31/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 -1.1 18.7 +2.4 18.2 4.8 4.2 6.2 263 (11.0) 31/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.5 -0.1 12.0 +1.4 6.0 0.2 3.4 3.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.5 -0.4 17.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 52/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.9 -0.3 19.2 +1.7 18.0 0.2 3.8 3.8 490 (20.4) 35/05
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 -1.9 17.5 +1.9 -- 5.6 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 31/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.2 +0.3 17.5 -0.5 -- 2.2 -- -- 310 (12.9) 24/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.8 +2.2 17.0 +3.6 14.6 0.0 8.0 11.9 317 (13.2) 41/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.3 +4.7 15.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 18/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.4 +5.1 16.2 +2.4 10.0 0.0 8.4 11.9 281 (11.7) 37/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.5 +4.3 12.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 28/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.4 +5.7 11.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 35/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.3 +1.4 15.7 +2.5 13.8 0.0 12.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.1 +6.9 10.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 46/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.8 +2.3 15.2 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/13
HOBART AIRPORT 21.0 +0.3 13.9 +3.1 12.9 0.0 5.2 7.2 325 (13.5) 31/13
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

43.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
42.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
41.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
41.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
41.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

+10.6 : 40.6 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.4 : 37.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+10.0 : 38.9 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.6 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
28.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
28.5 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.1 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+6.8 : 23.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.6 : 24.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+6.4 : 18.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+6.4 : 23.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+6.3 : 23.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

13.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.8 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-11.5 : 23.8 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-11.2 : 24.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.0 : 27.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-6.4 : 28.7 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-6.4 : 22.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

2.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.2 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
4.3 WARRA W Coast TAS

-6.5 : 3.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-6.2 : 11.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-5.0 : 7.0 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-4.5 : 6.1 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-4.5 : 9.8 EYRE Eucla 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.
150.0 GORRIE N Rivers NT
64.4 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
61.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
57.6 LAKEFIELD N Rivers NT
44.8 CENTRAL WATERHOUSE N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
150.0 GORRIE
64.4 LARRIMAH
61.2 DALY WATERS AWS
57.6 LAKEFIELD
44.8 CENTRAL WATERHOUSE

12.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
12.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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3.7 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
3.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
2.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

880 (36.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
856 (35.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
842 (35.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
833 (34.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
819 (34.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
809 (33.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
742 (30.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
735 (30.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
729 (30.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
715 (29.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
713 (29.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
711 (29.6) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
684 (28.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
676 (28.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
652 (27.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
631 (26.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
613 (25.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
80/23 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
70/15 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
70/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/14 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
68/17 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
68/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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
N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
11.8mm in 5 min to 16:37 141.6mm/h
10.0mm in 6 min to 16:43 100.0mm/h
8.6mm in 17 min to 17:00 30.4mm/h
33.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 33.2mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 33.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DALY WATERS AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 34.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
18.0mm in 12 min to 16:57 90.0mm/h
4.4mm in 3 min to 17:00 88.0mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 23.4mm/h
22.6mm in 30 min to 17:30 45.2mm/h
46.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 46.0mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.8mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 15.3mm/h
HORN ISLAND
10.8mm in 30 min to 10:00 21.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
12.4mm in 9 min to 17:14 82.7mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 19.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
33.8mm in 30 min to 06:00 67.6mm/h
39.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 39.8mm/h
34.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 34.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
HOLT ROCK AG STATION : 96(160/ 22 ) at 17:30
ISLANDS
Islands
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 76(110/ 63 ) at 19:00