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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 14:47EST, 20/12/2014.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 39.2 +10.3 15.1 +0.2 12.3 0.0 11.6 13.2 520 (21.7) 48/03
BUNBURY 34.6 +7.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 44/19
MANDURAH 36.5 +9.6 18.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 44/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +2.3 27.9 +2.6 27.7 0.0 6.0 6.8 354 (14.8) 34/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.4 0.0 21.0 +0.8 19.7 0.2 7.8 12.1 274 (11.4) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 24.2 -4.0 16.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 576 (24.0) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.9 -3.1 11.2 -4.4 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 278 (11.6) 41/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 -2.3 6.4 -3.6 5.2 1.6 4.6 11.3 467 (19.5) 44/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +0.6 21.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 35/17
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +0.1 22.4 -1.0 20.1 0.0 9.2 11.1 211 ( 8.8) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +0.7 25.0 +0.9 22.5 0.0 9.2 9.6 334 (13.9) 37/10
MACKAY M.O 32.8 +2.7 24.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- 5.1 379 (15.8) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 -3.7 24.8 +3.6 23.5 0.0 9.2 -- 338 (14.1) 26/07
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +1.7 21.0 +0.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 500 (20.8) 24/15
COOLANGATTA 29.9 +2.7 19.6 -0.3 -- 5.6 -- -- 319 (13.3) 35/21
BRISBANE AERO 29.6 +1.5 21.1 +1.0 20.4 18.2 9.2 9.9 412 (17.2) 37/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.9 +1.5 16.9 +0.3 -- 16.6 -- -- 357 (14.9) 44/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.8 +1.9 -- -- -- 0.0 8.6 -- 322 (13.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 31.0 +4.7 18.5 +0.4 16.5 36.4 9.5 -- 435 (18.1) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.5 +1.0 19.8 +3.0 -- 5.4 -- -- 346 (14.4) 57/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.8 -3.4 16.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 52/05
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS -- -- 14.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.7 -3.0 18.5 +1.0 17.4 0.0 6.6 10.8 540 (22.5) 68/02
RICHMOND RAAF 25.3 -3.1 14.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 39/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.8 -3.0 17.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 67/02
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.2 -3.2 10.8 -3.0 9.0 0.0 14.4 13.7 537 (22.4) 46/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.0 -4.2 10.2 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 41/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.7 -2.4 10.2 -4.6 8.0 0.0 12.0 13.5 453 (18.9) 37/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 -4.5 9.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 41/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.7 -3.3 9.4 -2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 488 (20.3) 44/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.1 -3.1 11.3 -1.6 8.2 1.8 10.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.4 -3.2 5.8 -3.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 395 (16.5) 39/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 -1.6 5.3 -5.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 260 (10.8) 35/17
HOBART AIRPORT 19.2 -1.5 6.1 -4.6 3.0 0.4 6.0 5.4 428 (17.8) 37/11
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

44.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.1 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
43.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
42.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+11.3 : 36.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+10.9 : 38.8 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+10.9 : 38.1 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+10.7 : 41.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+10.7 : 34.6 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

30.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.4 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
29.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.1 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
29.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

+7.5 : 24.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.0 : 29.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 28.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.5 : 27.6 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.0 : 20.8 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW

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

7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.3 : 15.5 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-6.6 : 16.7 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 : 14.6 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-6.4 : 13.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-6.4 : 26.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

-1.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.1 : 4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-10.0 : 6.2 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.5 : 4.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.1 : 6.5 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.8 : 10.6 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-6.8 : 4.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central 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.
76.0 YARRAMAN POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70.4 KATANDRA Northwest QLD
69.0 YAPPAR RIVER Gulf Country QLD
63.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS W Kimberley WA
62.4 ELLENDALE MINESITE W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
63.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS
62.4 ELLENDALE MINESITE
55.0 WILLARE BRIDGE

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
69.0 YAPPAR RIVER
Northwest
70.4 KATANDRA
Wide Bay/Burnett
51.2 MT PERRY THE PINES
Brisbane/SE Coast
76.0 YARRAMAN POST OFFICE

13.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
13.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

6.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
6.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
5.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
5.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
5.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1089 (45.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
995 (41.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
977 (40.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
962 (40.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
920 (38.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
907 (37.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
903 (37.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
800 (33.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
787 (32.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
778 (32.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
777 (32.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
773 (32.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
759 (31.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
726 (30.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
716 (29.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
713 (29.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
706 (29.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
698 (29.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
693 (28.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
684 (28.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
684 (28.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
679 (28.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
678 (28.3) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
675 (28.1) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
673 (28.0) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
655 (27.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
645 (26.9) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
643 (26.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
635 (26.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
633 (26.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
631 (26.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
629 (26.2) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
624 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
619 (25.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
612 (25.5) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
611 (25.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
605 (25.2) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
605 (25.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
603 (25.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
602 (25.1) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
602 (25.1) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
83/13 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
80/23 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
78/10 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
78/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
76/19 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
76/02 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau 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
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
4.4mm in 3 min to 19:03 88.0mm/h
14.2mm in 17 min to 19:20 50.1mm/h
5.4mm in 8 min to 19:28 40.5mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 29.8mm/h
6.2mm in 8 min to 19:44 46.5mm/h
39.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 39.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.0mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.0mm/h
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
7.8mm in 9 min to 21:00 52.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.6mm/h
KUNUNURRA AG STATION
13.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.2mm/h
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
11.6mm in 16 min to 16:00 43.5mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.6mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
12.8mm in 8 min to 17:08 96.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
6.0mm in 3 min to 12:53 120.0mm/h
7.6mm in 7 min to 13:00 65.1mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 17.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
9.4mm in 11 min to 19:27 51.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.2mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
15.2mm in 30 min to 23:30 30.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
5.6mm in 13 min to 22:30 25.8mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
10.4mm in 25 min to 16:55 25.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
11.4mm in 21 min to 12:30 32.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
TOOLARA (KELLY)
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 85(190/ 74 ) at 03:30
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(230/ 67 ) at 11:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(230/ 63 ) at 05:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(320/ 65 ) at 16:00