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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 16:34EST, 15/03/2014.

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 26.6 -4.4 18.9 +1.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 511 (21.3) 61/14
PERTH AIRPORT 26.3 -3.4 14.3 -1.6 12.3 0.2 4.8 10.0 430 (17.9) 50/16
BUNBURY 25.5 -2.3 11.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 39/16
MANDURAH 23.2 -4.7 15.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 46/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.3 25.2 +0.7 24.8 0.0 6.2 3.6 253 (10.5) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.0 +5.4 18.6 +1.1 16.3 0.0 12.6 11.6 297 (12.4) 34/13
WHYALLA AERO 28.8 +1.6 11.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 39/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.1 +1.8 12.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 97 ( 4.0) 24/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.0 +3.9 6.2 -4.3 4.4 0.0 3.8 7.6 182 ( 7.6) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.9 +1.8 17.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 39/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 -0.8 23.8 +0.7 21.7 0.2 7.2 2.4 438 (18.3) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +0.5 21.3 -1.6 19.1 0.0 7.6 10.7 397 (16.5) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 28.0 -0.6 20.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 380 (15.8) 30/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 -0.2 20.0 -0.8 18.6 0.0 7.0 -- 312 (13.0) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 30.0 +0.9 18.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 39/14
COOLANGATTA 28.2 +0.9 19.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -0.4 17.9 -1.5 16.2 0.0 8.0 8.4 349 (14.5) 35/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.8 +0.8 15.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 37/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.8 +0.7 20.4 +3.8 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 106 ( 4.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +0.3 17.8 -0.3 15.0 1.0 4.4 -- 226 ( 9.4) 26/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.8 +0.5 14.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 34/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.0 +2.8 15.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 43/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.7 +0.1 13.5 +2.9 3.2 0.0 4.0 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.5 +1.6 17.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +3.4 18.8 +1.3 15.8 0.0 4.0 7.9 305 (12.7) 48/17
RICHMOND RAAF 29.2 +2.3 16.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 26/17
BELLAMBI AWS 25.8 +1.9 19.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 39/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.4 +3.8 17.0 +3.6 14.9 0.0 5.6 10.9 262 (10.9) 43/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.9 +4.3 14.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 37/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.3 +3.0 10.5 -3.3 7.0 0.0 3.8 8.0 154 ( 6.4) 31/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.2 +4.0 12.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.3 +3.6 11.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.3 +3.4 14.9 +1.7 12.6 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.6 +5.4 10.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 41/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.1 +2.6 12.3 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 31/15
HOBART AIRPORT 23.2 +2.5 12.5 +1.7 9.0 0.0 5.8 5.5 296 (12.3) 30/14
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

43.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+9.9 : 35.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.6 : 35.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.0 : 31.9 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+7.6 : 31.5 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
+7.6 : 41.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

29.1 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.1 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.1 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+7.3 : 28.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.4 : 23.8 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+5.8 : 24.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+5.4 : 24.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+5.2 : 21.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+5.2 : 18.9 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

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

13.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
14.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
15.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.3 : 25.5 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
-6.2 : 21.3 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-6.1 : 25.8 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
-5.3 : 25.6 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.0 : 22.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

4.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.1 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA

-6.3 : 6.4 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.1 : 6.5 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-5.0 : 7.5 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-4.8 : 7.0 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-4.6 : 10.0 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
78.8 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
74.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
36.6 ELIZABETH VALLEY N Rivers NT
35.0 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT
29.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
78.8 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
36.6 ELIZABETH VALLEY
35.0 GERIATRIC PARK

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
74.6 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
Brisbane/SE Coast
29.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT

11.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

5.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.9 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
3.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
3.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
2.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

789 (32.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
747 (31.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
733 (30.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
703 (29.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
682 (28.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
670 (27.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
668 (27.8) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
662 (27.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
661 (27.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
652 (27.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
648 (27.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
609 (25.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
605 (25.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
600 (25.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
76/14 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
76/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/01 FORREST Eucla WA
74/20 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
68/16 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
13.8mm in 30 min to 13:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.4mm/h
18.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 36.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 18.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.7mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
12.0mm in 28 min to 17:28 25.7mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 17:30 90.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.0mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
BORROLOOLA
7.6mm in 15 min to 18:30 30.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
30.4mm in 15 min to 14:25 121.6mm/h
36.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 36.6mm/h
38.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 38.8mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
20.4mm in 16 min to 14:46 76.5mm/h
17.6mm in 14 min to 15:00 75.4mm/h
46.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 46.6mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 16.3mm/h
8.4mm in 19 min to 15:19 26.5mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 15:30 20.7mm/h
50.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 50.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
12.0mm in 30 min to 21:30 24.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
KINGAROY AIRPORT
20.0mm in 30 min to 20:00 40.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
APPLETHORPE
14.6mm in 30 min to 20:30 29.2mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 21.0mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 26.0mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 27.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 19.4mm/h
WARWICK
11.4mm in 30 min to 19:00 22.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
14.2mm in 30 min to 03:30 28.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 16.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS
15.2mm in 23 min to 16:00 39.7mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
17.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
13.8mm in 19 min to 17:00 43.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.8mm/h
None reported