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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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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 1634 EST on 11/03/2014. 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 minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091284

BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS)

18.3

18.2

08/03/2010

19

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092120

ST HELENS AERODROME

19.1

18.9

07/03/2010

13

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092123

SWAN ISLAND

19.4

19.3

05/03/2014

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033106

HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT

64.5

61.5

20/03/2006

12

1 N


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4pm EST Maximum 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 16:34EST, 11/03/2014.

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 28.1 -2.9 15.0 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 662 (27.6) 52/21
PERTH AIRPORT 29.3 -0.4 12.5 -3.4 9.6 0.0 8.0 11.2 515 (21.5) 48/18
BUNBURY 24.8 -3.0 9.5 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 37/15
MANDURAH 25.6 -2.3 16.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 46/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 22.8 -1.7 24.9 3.4 4.4 6.3 361 (15.0) 50/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.9 +3.3 18.3 +0.8 17.1 0.0 10.8 11.3 258 (10.8) 41/15
WHYALLA AERO 35.2 +8.0 17.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 37/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.2 +8.9 20.3 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- 1.4 159 ( 6.6) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.2 +6.1 12.8 +2.3 10.0 0.0 8.2 6.3 302 (12.6) 28/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.2 +0.1 22.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 37.2 11.0 361 (15.0) 46/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +0.2 24.6 +1.5 21.4 0.0 7.8 6.1 310 (12.9) 43/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 -0.5 23.9 +1.0 22.5 0.0 6.4 4.5 481 (20.0) 44/12
MACKAY M.O 26.0 -2.6 20.0 -2.3 -- 68.6 -- 0.0 809 (33.7) 68/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 -5.4 20.7 -0.1 20.7 10.4 3.4 -- 493 (20.5) 50/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 -2.1 21.1 +1.2 -- 6.2 -- -- 491 (20.5) 54/12
COOLANGATTA 27.8 +0.5 20.1 +0.5 -- 3.6 -- -- 468 (19.5) 48/04
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 -0.5 20.4 +1.0 18.8 5.0 7.0 7.3 359 (15.0) 43/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.9 -0.1 15.8 -0.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 759 (31.6) 54/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.3 +2.2 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 -0.6 17.2 -0.9 14.3 2.0 3.2 -- 238 ( 9.9) 34/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +0.4 16.4 -0.4 -- 4.8 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 28/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.7 +2.5 15.6 -0.7 12.6 0.0 30.2 -- 332 (13.8) 39/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.0 +1.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +0.8 16.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 37/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.5 +4.3 21.8 +4.3 19.0 0.2 6.8 11.0 401 (16.7) 41/15
RICHMOND RAAF 29.6 +2.7 16.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.7 +1.8 19.1 +1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.1 +5.5 18.0 +4.6 15.9 0.0 8.0 11.6 359 (15.0) 31/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 34.5 +6.9 14.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 28/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.2 +9.9 19.0 +5.2 15.5 0.0 8.4 7.8 281 (11.7) 35/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.6 +8.4 16.3 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 46/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 35.3 +9.6 16.1 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 35/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.7 +8.8 21.3 +8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.2 +7.0 16.1 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 37/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.5 +5.0 14.5 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 31/11
HOBART AIRPORT 28.1 +7.4 16.9 +6.1 15.9 0.0 6.2 5.3 436 (18.2) 39/01
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

42.4 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
40.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+12.3 : 36.2 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+11.7 : 35.5 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+11.6 : 35.8 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+11.3 : 34.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+11.3 : 32.3 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.9 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.9 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.0 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+10.0 : 14.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
+9.8 : 20.6 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.6 : 22.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
+9.4 : 21.8 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+9.4 : 20.1 YONGALA Upper North SA

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

17.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
18.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
19.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
19.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.0 : 26.7 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-6.0 : 24.2 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.4 : 25.1 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.8 : 27.1 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-4.7 : 25.1 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

4.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
5.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
5.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
6.2 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
6.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-7.1 : 6.2 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-7.0 : 4.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.6 : 5.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-6.3 : 6.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.2 : 6.7 WITCHCLIFFE 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.
77.0 COEN POST OFFICE N Peninsula QLD
72.8 SOUTHWELL STATION N Peninsula QLD
68.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
65.0 MACKAY ALERT Central Coast E QLD
64.0 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
77.0 COEN POST OFFICE
72.8 SOUTHWELL STATION
Central Coast E
68.6 MACKAY M.O
65.0 MACKAY ALERT
64.0 MACKAY AERO
63.0 MT JUKES
61.2 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
53.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT

14.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1548 (64.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1203 (50.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1150 (47.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
1079 (45.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1054 (43.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1007 (42.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
968 (40.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
967 (40.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
965 (40.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
928 (38.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
923 (38.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
919 (38.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
911 (38.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
855 (35.6) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
842 (35.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
812 (33.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
809 (33.7) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
801 (33.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
784 (32.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
777 (32.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
769 (32.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
759 (31.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
752 (31.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
732 (30.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
726 (30.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
719 (30.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
665 (27.7) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
665 (27.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
664 (27.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
662 (27.6) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
647 (27.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
639 (26.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
637 (26.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
636 (26.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
636 (26.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
625 (26.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
615 (25.6) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
615 (25.6) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
610 (25.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
606 (25.3) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
602 (25.1) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
602 (25.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
93/00 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
87/17 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
83/11 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
81/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
78/15 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

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
12.2mm in 29 min to 05:49 25.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 14.4mm/h
E Pilbara
MANDORA
8.0mm in 23 min to 13:30 20.9mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.3mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
29.2mm in 27 min to 05:30 64.9mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 30.0mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 32.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 11.0mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
7.8mm in 20 min to 06:00 23.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.8mm/h
19.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 39.2mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 27.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 21.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 8.0mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
12.8mm in 30 min to 04:30 25.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 16.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.3mm/h
NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS
8.2mm in 11 min to 14:00 44.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 15.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
6.4mm in 7 min to 16:25 54.9mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.2mm/h
19.8mm in 11 min to 16:41 108.0mm/h
18.8mm in 15 min to 16:56 75.2mm/h
52.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 52.4mm/h
41.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 41.2mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
2.4mm in 1 min to 17:00 144.0mm/h
12.6mm in 6 min to 17:06 126.0mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 23.2mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
10.2mm in 30 min to 15:00 20.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 22.4mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 21.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.6mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.0mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 21:00 21.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
21.4mm in 25 min to 21:25 51.4mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 36.0mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 26.4mm/h
38.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 38.4mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 22.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
13.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
Central Coast E
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
4.8mm in 13 min to 11:43 22.2mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
9.0mm in 43 min to 14:00 12.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
NERRIGA AWS
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(130/ 74 ) at 00:10
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 69(110/ 65 ) at 21:50
TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 82( 10/ 63 ) at 05:00
ISLANDS
Islands
FREDERICK REEF : 70(110/ 63 ) at 17:30
MARION REEF : 95( 80/ 76 ) at 23:04
CREAL REEF : 104(130/ 95 ) at 07:50