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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1450 EST on 24/12/2014. 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

Darling Downs E

041095

STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE

0.0

4.4

12/12/1964

52

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 14:50EST, 24/12/2014.

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 32.1 +3.2 15.9 +1.0 14.6 0.0 11.2 12.8 697 (29.0) 76/22
BUNBURY 29.5 +2.2 14.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 43/21
MANDURAH 32.5 +5.6 16.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 44/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.4 27.1 +1.8 27.0 0.0 7.2 5.9 282 (11.8) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.8 -4.6 25.2 +5.0 24.1 0.0 13.8 1.1 350 (14.6) 37/14
WHYALLA AERO 22.8 -5.4 18.4 +2.5 -- 5.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 52/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 -3.2 17.7 +2.1 -- 1.4 1.2 9.2 166 ( 6.9) 50/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.5 -3.4 14.9 +4.9 14.0 0.0 1.8 1.2 295 (12.3) 44/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.9 +0.8 25.4 +2.4 23.7 4.2 8.2 7.3 268 (11.2) 46/14
CAIRNS AERO 33.8 +2.4 23.9 +0.5 21.8 0.8 7.5 4.4 444 (18.5) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +0.7 23.3 -0.8 20.5 0.0 11.0 12.3 504 (21.0) 39/09
MACKAY M.O 30.9 +0.8 25.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.6 400 (16.7) 34/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 -1.5 20.1 -1.1 18.6 0.0 9.6 -- 357 (14.9) 31/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +0.4 18.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 43/14
COOLANGATTA 28.3 +1.1 17.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 -0.4 18.2 -1.9 16.3 0.0 9.4 11.9 323 (13.5) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.4 -2.0 15.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 37/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.1 -1.8 18.9 +1.4 -- 6.8 8.2 -- 138 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.8 +0.5 17.4 -0.7 14.6 0.0 7.2 8.4 159 ( 6.6) 43/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +1.5 19.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.7 +1.5 19.2 +2.7 18.7 2.6 9.6 3.2 501 (20.9) 39/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.8 -2.4 19.1 +3.3 -- 17.2 -- -- 514 (21.4) 44/19
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.8 +3.1 21.4 +3.9 20.2 0.0 8.2 4.6 759 (31.6) 48/23
RICHMOND RAAF 27.0 -1.4 17.2 +1.2 -- 32.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 43/13
BELLAMBI AWS 23.1 -0.7 19.7 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 596 (24.8) 43/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.5 +3.1 20.4 +6.6 18.8 0.6 8.6 4.5 483 (20.1) 59/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.4 +4.2 21.2 +7.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 366 (15.3) 41/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.1 +2.0 17.9 +3.1 15.4 0.0 12.6 12.8 319 (13.3) 46/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.8 +5.4 20.3 +8.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 389 (16.2) 52/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.6 +3.6 18.8 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 46/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.8 +2.6 19.9 +7.0 19.0 1.0 3.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.1 +1.5 17.6 +8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 41/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.5 +1.1 16.8 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 43/17
HOBART AIRPORT 21.8 +1.1 16.0 +5.3 15.3 0.6 4.6 0.0 319 (13.3) 48/14
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

42.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
41.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.7 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+8.5 : 30.8 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+7.8 : 31.5 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+7.8 : 36.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+7.7 : 35.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+7.3 : 30.8 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

30.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
29.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
28.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+9.5 : 19.5 REDESDALE N Central VIC
+9.5 : 13.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+9.0 : 18.6 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+9.0 : 19.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
+8.9 : 23.4 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

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

12.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.6 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.6 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

-9.1 : 19.5 YONGALA Upper North SA
-8.1 : 22.2 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-7.8 : 21.5 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-7.8 : 19.4 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-7.7 : 30.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

0.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
8.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-14.2 : 0.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-4.0 : 12.8 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.9 : 13.5 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.9 : 8.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-3.5 : 14.9 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.5 : 12.7 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
96.0 BETTOWYND (CONDRY) South Coast NSW
68.8 NUTWOOD DOWNS N Rivers NT
67.0 CDU KATHERINE RURAL CAMPUS N Rivers NT
65.8 MOUNT WINIFRED E Kimberley WA
62.0 FOSSIL DOWNS W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
65.8 MOUNT WINIFRED
W Kimberley
62.0 FOSSIL DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
68.8 NUTWOOD DOWNS
67.0 CDU KATHERINE RURAL CAMPUS
61.2 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB
60.0 KATHERINE COUNCIL
58.6 MOUNT STOW
50.0 GORRIE
N Plateau
52.0 THE GRANITES

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
56.6 KAMILAROI STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
96.0 BETTOWYND (CONDRY)

12.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

1.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.1 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.1 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS

949 (39.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
912 (38.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
861 (35.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
832 (34.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
824 (34.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
804 (33.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
793 (33.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
789 (32.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
787 (32.8) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
783 (32.6) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
776 (32.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
775 (32.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
773 (32.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
759 (31.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
757 (31.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
753 (31.4) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
752 (31.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
734 (30.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
721 (30.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
714 (29.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
711 (29.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
702 (29.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
701 (29.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
697 (29.0) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
688 (28.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
680 (28.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
670 (27.9) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
669 (27.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
668 (27.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
664 (27.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
662 (27.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
662 (27.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
657 (27.4) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
650 (27.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
648 (27.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
634 (26.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
624 (26.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
622 (25.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
619 (25.8) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
617 (25.7) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
616 (25.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
615 (25.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
611 (25.5) ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
609 (25.4) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
607 (25.3) PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
94/03 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
87/17 TEMORA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
85/17 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
85/05 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

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
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
5.4mm in 13 min to 11:13 24.9mm/h
6.0mm in 17 min to 11:30 21.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 18.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
KUNUNURRA AERO
3.0mm in 2 min to 09:54 90.0mm/h
5.4mm in 3 min to 09:57 108.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
7.8mm in 16 min to 13:30 29.2mm/h
5.0mm in 3 min to 13:39 100.0mm/h
4.4mm in 3 min to 13:46 88.0mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 36.0mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 27.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
KUNUNURRA AG STATION
18.2mm in 35 min to 11:30 31.2mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 22.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.0mm in 11 min to 05:30 60.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
BULMAN AWS
16.8mm in 30 min to 00:30 33.6mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 19.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
12.0mm in 10 min to 13:14 72.0mm/h
16.6mm in 16 min to 13:30 62.3mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 32.4mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 34.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 11.7mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 7.0mm/h
LAJAMANU
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
BRADSHAW
16.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 32.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD
8.2mm in 7 min to 17:36 70.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
TERREY HILLS AWS
12.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 25.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.8mm/h
Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.2mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.0mm/h
BEGA AWS
15.6mm in 12 min to 17:12 78.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 16.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 14 min to 15:45 45.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.0mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 22.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
11.8mm in 20 min to 21:50 35.4mm/h
10.2mm in 10 min to 22:00 61.2mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 24.4mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 24.4mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR)
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
TUNNACK FIRE STATION
16.0mm in 26 min to 16:30 36.9mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
CAMPANIA (KINCORA)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT)
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 76(340/ 65 ) at 05:58
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 95(340/ 59 ) at 04:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(230/ 72 ) at 19:13
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 74(210/ 65 ) at 16:59