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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1631 EST on 10/03/2014. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040209

POINT LOOKOUT

14.0

14.8

08/03/2014

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

24.0

26.0

27/03/2007

20

1 P


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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, 10/03/2014.

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 26.7 -4.3 17.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 54/14
PERTH AIRPORT 26.5 -3.2 12.1 -3.8 9.3 0.0 5.8 11.5 489 (20.4) 46/14
BUNBURY 24.9 -2.9 8.5 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 34/15
MANDURAH 24.4 -3.5 16.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.6 26.7 +2.2 25.8 0.0 6.4 3.9 293 (12.2) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.9 +3.3 17.2 -0.3 16.2 0.2 4.8 11.1 199 ( 8.3) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 36.8 +9.6 15.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 35/20
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.4 +10.1 19.4 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 35.8 +12.7 13.7 +3.2 8.6 0.0 6.0 10.7 356 (14.8) 52/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.5 +0.4 24.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 44/13
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.9 24.2 +1.1 21.3 0.2 3.8 6.6 565 (23.5) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 -1.1 25.3 +2.4 24.5 0.0 8.0 2.0 485 (20.2) 48/08
MACKAY M.O 25.5 -3.1 22.1 -0.2 -- 5.2 -- 0.1 685 (28.5) 65/18
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.9 -3.6 20.8 0.0 20.3 0.0 7.8 -- 515 (21.5) 54/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 -0.1 20.2 +0.3 -- 7.4 -- -- 495 (20.6) 54/15
COOLANGATTA 28.1 +0.8 20.3 +0.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 401 (16.7) 43/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 -0.1 20.3 +0.9 19.0 1.8 9.6 1.9 388 (16.2) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 -1.0 15.3 -0.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 638 (26.6) 52/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.4 +1.3 17.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 6.8 -- 112 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 -1.1 17.8 -0.3 15.4 3.2 3.6 -- 269 (11.2) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +0.6 14.4 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 31/18
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.4 +2.2 14.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 43/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 11.5 +0.9 4.0 1.8 1.8 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +0.1 17.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 31/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.2 +3.0 20.0 +2.5 17.0 0.0 6.4 11.1 387 (16.1) 37/12
RICHMOND RAAF 29.0 +2.1 16.3 +0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 34/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.4 +1.5 19.9 +1.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 276 (11.5) 31/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.0 +3.4 14.1 +0.7 12.0 2.0 8.0 11.0 441 (18.4) 44/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.5 +3.9 14.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 24/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.2 +7.9 17.0 +3.2 13.7 0.0 6.2 11.4 180 ( 7.5) 37/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.1 +4.9 14.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 35/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.9 +6.2 13.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.1 +9.2 16.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.1 +7.9 10.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 39/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.8 +5.3 16.0 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/12
HOBART AIRPORT 30.1 +9.4 12.9 +2.1 8.9 0.0 5.0 11.7 321 (13.4) 43/14
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

41.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+13.3 : 31.5 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+13.1 : 36.4 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.7 : 35.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+12.6 : 36.3 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.5 : 39.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.5 : 36.4 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

29.7 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
28.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
28.7 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.2 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+7.8 : 25.8 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+7.6 : 25.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 22.6 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+7.3 : 16.7 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+7.2 : 16.7 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

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

14.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
16.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-12.1 : 24.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-5.9 : 24.9 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-5.7 : 26.2 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-5.1 : 22.4 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-4.7 : 25.9 ALVA BEACH Central Coast E QLD
-4.7 : 27.4 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.7 : 26.2 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

3.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-7.8 : 14.0 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.7 : 8.5 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-4.9 : 8.4 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-4.8 : 9.4 KARNET Lower West WA
-4.5 : 11.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-4.5 : 7.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West 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.
60.6 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD N Rivers NT
48.2 COEN POST OFFICE N Peninsula QLD
48.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
43.4 MCMINNS LAGOON N Rivers NT
39.6 DERBY MAIN ROADS W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
39.6 DERBY MAIN ROADS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
60.6 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD
43.4 MCMINNS LAGOON

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
48.2 COEN POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
48.0 THREDBO VILLAGE

11.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
11.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
11.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

2.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
1.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1336 (55.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1130 (47.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1047 (43.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1018 (42.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
1009 (42.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
982 (40.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
943 (39.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
934 (38.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
920 (38.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
911 (38.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
894 (37.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
824 (34.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
799 (33.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
785 (32.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
781 (32.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
768 (32.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
744 (31.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
743 (31.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
734 (30.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
690 (28.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
685 (28.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
685 (28.5) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
684 (28.5) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
662 (27.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
651 (27.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
650 (27.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
645 (26.9) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
643 (26.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
638 (26.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
637 (26.5) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
635 (26.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
628 (26.2) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
628 (26.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
626 (26.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
622 (25.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
612 (25.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
606 (25.3) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
107/19 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
81/18 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
81/18 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
74/11 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
74/17 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
74/07 MOUNT READ 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
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
4.6mm in 3 min to 02:03 92.0mm/h
9.2mm in 5 min to 02:08 110.4mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 23.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
12.0mm in 30 min to 16:00 24.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.6mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
16.4mm in 30 min to 14:30 32.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 16.4mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 22.4mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
20.8mm in 30 min to 18:30 41.6mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 21.4mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.6mm/h
WARRUWI
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
4.2mm in 11 min to 13:47 22.9mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
MACKAY M.O
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
14.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
South Coast
NERRIGA AWS
13.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 26.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.6mm/h
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
16.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 32.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.8mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
13.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 106(130/ 85 ) at 19:44
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 70(130/ 63 ) at 17:18
TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 80( 10/ 63 ) at 20:00
ISLANDS
Islands
CREAL REEF : 102(140/ 83 ) at 16:57
FLINDERS REEF : 96(170/ 76 ) at 07:30