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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

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 16:31EST, 26/03/2014.

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 31.4 +0.4 17.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 39/16
PERTH AIRPORT 31.4 +1.7 18.8 +2.9 16.7 0.0 8.0 10.8 439 (18.3) 59/23
BUNBURY 30.0 +2.2 14.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 54/20
MANDURAH 31.8 +3.9 17.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 48/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.6 24.7 +0.2 24.2 0.0 6.8 10.5 364 (15.2) 31/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.8 +3.2 16.6 -0.9 14.4 0.0 18.0 11.5 424 (17.7) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 34.6 +7.4 14.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 41/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.6 +6.3 14.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 4.0 10.9 131 ( 5.5) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.9 +6.8 5.3 -5.2 1.8 0.0 3.0 10.1 192 ( 8.0) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.3 +3.2 26.5 +4.8 23.6 0.0 12.0 -- 374 (15.6) 48/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 -2.7 24.0 +0.9 23.6 36.8 6.6 0.8 610 (25.4) 55/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 -0.5 25.9 +3.0 25.2 0.0 9.0 0.5 551 (23.0) 52/13
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -1.3 22.9 +0.6 -- 2.8 -- 0.4 582 (24.3) 57/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 -0.6 23.1 +2.3 22.1 0.0 8.0 -- 443 (18.5) 44/10
BUNDABERG AERO 30.7 +1.6 21.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 55/15
COOLANGATTA 28.7 +1.4 21.2 +1.6 -- 8.8 -- -- 275 (11.5) 39/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +0.7 22.6 +3.2 20.8 0.4 9.6 10.4 384 (16.0) 43/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 27.3 +1.3 17.4 +1.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 766 (31.9) 54/06
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.5 -1.6 18.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 216 ( 9.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.9 0.0 21.3 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 35/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +0.8 18.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 37/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.2 +1.0 15.5 -0.8 13.1 0.0 4.4 -- 157 ( 6.5) 37/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.9 +1.3 12.0 +1.4 5.0 0.0 4.0 10.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.0 +1.1 15.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 39/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.3 +2.1 19.9 +2.4 16.6 0.0 6.2 9.2 513 (21.4) 39/16
RICHMOND RAAF 28.9 +2.0 17.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.5 +1.6 21.2 +3.2 -- 3.8 -- -- 511 (21.3) 34/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.4 +3.8 17.3 +3.9 15.0 0.0 6.6 11.2 310 (12.9) 39/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.5 +4.9 10.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.2 +3.9 12.8 -1.0 7.5 0.0 6.0 11.1 225 ( 9.4) 28/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.3 +4.1 7.5 -4.2 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 217 ( 9.0) 31/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.1 +4.4 7.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 39/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.9 +7.0 11.2 -2.0 8.3 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.4 +5.2 4.8 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 43/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 -0.9 9.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 39/13
HOBART AIRPORT 25.3 +4.6 10.2 -0.6 5.9 0.0 5.2 5.9 448 (18.7) 41/10
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

44.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
44.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
43.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
42.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 36.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.2 : 35.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.4 : 30.0 FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
+8.3 : 34.2 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+8.2 : 31.8 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+8.2 : 34.1 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+8.2 : 44.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

30.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
30.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
29.4 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.3 : 27.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.5 : 30.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.3 : 20.6 FORREST Eucla WA
+5.9 : 29.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.9 : 20.2 EYRE Eucla WA

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

13.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-8.6 : 23.2 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.9 : 17.5 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-7.5 : 24.3 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
-6.8 : 24.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-6.4 : 24.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

-0.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.9 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

-7.0 : 2.5 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-6.5 : 6.1 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-6.4 : 3.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-6.2 : 5.4 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-6.1 : 1.9 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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.
90.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
90.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET) Illawarra NSW
85.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
72.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
90.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
85.0 TOPAZ ALERT
70.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
65.0 MT SOPHIA
61.8 TREE HOUSE CREEK
61.0 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
61.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
58.8 GREENHAVEN
55.0 CAIRNS RACECOURSE
52.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
50.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
50.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
72.0 CORSIS ALERT
71.0 MENAVALE ALERT
63.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
58.0 NERADA ALERT
54.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
53.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
52.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
51.0 CENTRAL MILL TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes N
64.2 WALLANGRA (WALLANGRA STATION)
Illawarra
90.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET)
69.2 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)

11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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0.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.3 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1126 (46.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1089 (45.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1058 (44.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1056 (44.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1002 (41.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
915 (38.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
850 (35.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
849 (35.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
841 (35.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
814 (33.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
790 (32.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
790 (32.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
766 (31.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
756 (31.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
734 (30.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
728 (30.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
662 (27.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
658 (27.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
657 (27.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
647 (27.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
645 (26.9) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
636 (26.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
627 (26.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
614 (25.6) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
610 (25.4) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
94/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/18 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
83/16 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
80/23 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
78/11 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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.
None reported None reported