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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 0018 EST on 09/03/2014. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
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Highest maximum temperature

WA

Central West

008297

DALWALLINU

41.6

41.0

14/03/2003

16

1 N


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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 00:17EST, 09/03/2014.

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 27.9 -3.1 19.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 37/16
PERTH AIRPORT 37.9 +8.2 23.1 +7.2 21.7 0.0 11.0 11.4 555 (23.1) 54/06
BUNBURY 33.5 +5.7 20.3 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 39/01
MANDURAH 33.6 +5.7 22.5 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 34/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -0.3 24.0 -0.5 23.7 16.2 9.0 8.5 279 (11.6) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.0 +3.4 23.0 +5.5 22.3 0.0 11.4 9.8 284 (11.8) 72/22
WHYALLA AERO 24.7 -2.5 15.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) 55/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.3 -2.0 13.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 272 (11.3) 39/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.9 -3.2 5.6 -4.9 1.6 0.0 4.2 2.5 347 (14.5) 41/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +0.7 23.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +0.8 23.6 +0.5 20.8 0.4 0.6 3.1 601 (25.0) 55/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +0.6 20.9 -2.0 18.8 0.0 9.6 7.4 496 (20.7) 41/18
MACKAY M.O 27.8 -0.8 24.8 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- 3.0 507 (21.1) 48/18
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +0.1 21.0 +0.2 20.0 0.0 7.8 -- 400 (16.7) 46/10
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +1.9 17.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 46/11
COOLANGATTA 28.2 +0.9 16.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 31/11
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 +0.1 17.7 -1.7 16.4 0.0 8.4 6.3 309 (12.9) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.2 +1.2 15.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 44/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.6 +2.5 19.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 124 ( 5.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +1.2 16.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 35/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.8 +0.5 14.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 34/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.8 +1.6 17.1 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 34/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.6 0.0 13.0 +2.4 6.0 1.8 3.2 6.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.4 +1.5 17.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 37/17
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.1 +2.9 19.4 +1.9 17.4 0.2 5.2 7.5 419 (17.5) 37/13
RICHMOND RAAF 29.9 +3.0 16.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 26/12
BELLAMBI AWS 26.0 +2.1 18.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 28/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.1 +2.5 11.3 -2.1 9.9 0.0 7.6 11.6 217 ( 9.0) 34/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.1 +1.5 10.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 -0.7 12.4 -1.4 11.0 0.0 8.0 10.9 304 (12.7) 34/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.5 -0.7 9.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 360 (15.0) 34/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.1 +0.4 6.2 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 46/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.1 -0.8 14.3 +1.1 14.2 0.0 4.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.2 +1.0 8.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 55/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.6 +3.1 12.7 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 21.6 +0.9 10.8 0.0 8.2 0.0 4.6 10.4 304 (12.7) 34/16
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

44.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
44.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
42.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+11.1 : 36.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.0 : 37.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.6 : 36.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+10.4 : 40.6 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.3 : 39.2 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.9 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.7 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.7 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
26.6 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 23.8 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+7.5 : 24.8 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+7.4 : 22.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+7.3 : 25.7 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.2 : 23.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

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

12.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.2 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
15.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
15.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.4 : 18.8 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-5.1 : 20.8 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
-5.0 : 17.8 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-4.9 : 21.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.6 : 21.3 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

2.2 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
2.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.4 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
3.4 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
3.5 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA

-7.8 : 2.2 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-7.6 : 6.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.6 : 3.5 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-6.3 : 3.4 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-6.1 : 4.8 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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.
54.8 GIBB RIVER E Kimberley WA
52.8 FISH RIVER N Rivers NT
45.0 SIDDINS CREEK E Kimberley WA
43.8 CHARNLEY RIVER W Kimberley WA
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
54.8 GIBB RIVER
45.0 SIDDINS CREEK
W Kimberley
43.8 CHARNLEY RIVER

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
52.8 FISH RIVER
40.0 BRADSHAW

11.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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3.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
3.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
2.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
2.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1136 (47.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
988 (41.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
966 (40.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
943 (39.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
862 (35.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
826 (34.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
789 (32.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
755 (31.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
751 (31.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
726 (30.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
725 (30.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
696 (29.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
694 (28.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
688 (28.7) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
658 (27.4) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
657 (27.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
650 (27.1) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
642 (26.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
639 (26.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
638 (26.6) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
630 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
630 (26.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
629 (26.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
625 (26.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
618 (25.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
616 (25.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
604 (25.2) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
602 (25.1) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
83/22 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
80/08 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
80/16 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/12 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
76/17 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

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 Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
13.4mm in 20 min to 15:56 40.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.0mm/h
4.6mm in 6 min to 16:06 46.0mm/h
9.8mm in 11 min to 16:17 53.5mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 33.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
KUNUNURRA AG STATION
13.6mm in 30 min to 16:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.8mm/h
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
8.8mm in 19 min to 23:49 27.8mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
6.6mm in 9 min to 23:30 44.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.2mm in 24 min to 22:54 38.0mm/h
12.6mm in 6 min to 23:00 126.0mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 27.8mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 23:30 25.2mm/h
40.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 40.4mm/h
CAPE DON
14.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 14.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
6.4mm in 14 min to 13:00 27.4mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
10.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.8mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.0mm/h
WARRUWI
16.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 32.0mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 23.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
9.6mm in 21 min to 17:21 27.4mm/h
9.0mm in 9 min to 17:30 60.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.6mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 18:00 22.8mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 30.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
7.2mm in 20 min to 01:20 21.6mm/h
8.6mm in 14 min to 14:14 36.9mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
18.8mm in 19 min to 14:00 59.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.2mm/h
16.2mm in 30 min to 14:30 32.4mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 35.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 17.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
5.0mm in 6 min to 19:00 50.0mm/h
9.4mm in 15 min to 19:15 37.6mm/h
5.2mm in 15 min to 19:30 20.8mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 22.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.4mm/h
South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
5.4mm in 11 min to 23:30 29.5mm/h
Snowy Mtns
PERISHER VALLEY AWS
15.0mm in 30 min to 20:30 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 21.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:00 21.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
10.4mm in 12 min to 16:30 52.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.0mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 17:30 22.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO : 74(100/ 65 ) at 15:59
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(110/ 63 ) at 13:20
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83( 90/ 63 ) at 23:10
ISLANDS
Islands
TIMOR SEA 487KM WNW DARWIN : 70(240/ 63 ) at 09:40