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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1447 EST on 28/12/2014. 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
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040738

BROMFLEET TM

55.0

55.0

27/12/2010

13

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040938

BROMFLEET ALERT

60.0

59.0

25/12/2010

11

1 N


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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, 28/12/2014.

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 35.0 +6.1 16.9 +2.0 13.9 0.0 11.2 13.3 495 (20.6) 52/04
BUNBURY 29.8 +2.5 14.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 34/19
MANDURAH 31.0 +4.1 19.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 34/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.7 26.1 +0.8 26.0 0.2 5.0 9.0 292 (12.2) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 -4.0 14.1 -6.1 12.5 0.0 11.0 12.5 457 (19.0) 52/13
WHYALLA AERO 26.8 -1.4 16.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 684 (28.5) 44/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.9 -1.1 11.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 18.6 -- 223 ( 9.3) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.8 +0.9 3.7 -6.3 0.5 0.2 6.6 13.4 314 (13.1) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.5 -4.6 21.1 -1.9 -- 2.4 -- -- 512 (21.3) 35/20
CAIRNS AERO 33.0 +1.6 24.4 +1.0 23.2 2.6 6.8 9.6 316 (13.2) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +1.4 25.3 +1.2 23.6 0.2 10.4 11.6 463 (19.3) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 31.9 +1.8 25.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.4 298 (12.4) 28/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +0.9 23.2 +2.0 21.9 0.0 7.4 -- 238 ( 9.9) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.7 +2.2 23.1 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 39/16
COOLANGATTA 24.2 -3.0 21.2 +1.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 43/00
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 -5.2 20.7 +0.6 20.7 25.4 8.6 0.0 469 (19.5) 31/04
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 -7.4 17.8 +1.2 -- 9.4 -- -- 300 (12.5) 44/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.4 -5.5 17.7 +0.2 -- 0.4 7.2 -- 223 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.4 -5.9 19.6 +1.5 17.5 18.2 6.4 -- 498 (20.8) 41/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.3 -5.2 18.5 +1.7 -- 22.6 -- -- 298 (12.4) 31/00
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 -3.2 19.8 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 581 (24.2) 37/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -5.1 16.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 44/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.2 -3.5 18.9 +1.4 18.0 0.2 10.6 0.0 640 (26.7) 34/23
RICHMOND RAAF 22.2 -6.2 17.8 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 381 (15.9) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 -1.8 18.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 597 (24.9) 35/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.2 -1.2 10.1 -3.7 9.5 0.0 10.0 9.2 405 (16.9) 41/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.9 -0.3 9.9 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 39/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.9 -1.2 11.2 -3.6 8.0 0.0 10.8 11.4 317 (13.2) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.2 +0.8 7.6 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 28/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.3 +1.3 7.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 442 (18.4) 31/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.0 -1.2 12.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.3 +1.7 4.8 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 37/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 -0.8 9.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 25.0 +4.3 11.4 +0.7 7.9 0.2 8.0 10.7 572 (23.8) 54/10
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

42.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
42.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
42.1 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
42.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
42.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+12.9 : 42.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+12.1 : 41.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+10.6 : 42.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.3 : 39.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.0 : 34.0 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.7 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+7.9 : 25.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.6 : 21.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+5.7 : 22.7 MULLEWA Central West WA
+5.1 : 23.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
+5.1 : 27.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

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

9.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.1 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
14.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
14.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-13.9 : 23.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-13.1 : 24.9 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-12.7 : 22.2 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-12.6 : 22.3 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
-12.0 : 21.7 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

-0.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.1 : 2.9 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-8.3 : 16.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.6 : 6.0 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.2 : 5.3 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.1 : 2.0 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast 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.
93.0 OAKPARK Warrego QLD
75.2 WESTMORELAND STATION Gulf Country QLD
72.0 BINNOWEE AL Warrego QLD
69.6 LISTOWEL DOWNS Central West QLD
68.0 BALMACARRA Warrego QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
57.4 GORRIE

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
75.2 WESTMORELAND STATION
Central West
69.6 LISTOWEL DOWNS
Channel Country
63.2 WINDORAH EVAP
57.0 TRINIDAD
Brisbane/SE Coast
60.0 BROMFLEET ALERT
55.0 BROMFLEET TM
54.8 POINT LOOKOUT
Maranoa
66.0 SPRINGDALE TM
52.0 BENDOBA TM
51.4 MUNNAWEENA
Warrego
93.0 OAKPARK
72.0 BINNOWEE AL
68.0 BALMACARRA
67.4 WANSEY DOWNS
61.6 MUNGALLALA

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
62.4 PILLAR VALLEY

13.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
13.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
13.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

1.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1146 (47.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1078 (44.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1044 (43.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1010 (42.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
927 (38.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
926 (38.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
911 (38.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
869 (36.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
840 (35.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
833 (34.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
787 (32.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
750 (31.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
733 (30.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
722 (30.1) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
720 (30.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
713 (29.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
694 (28.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
686 (28.6) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
685 (28.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
684 (28.5) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
681 (28.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
679 (28.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
665 (27.7) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
660 (27.5) TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
643 (26.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
641 (26.7) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
640 (26.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
639 (26.6) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
636 (26.5) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
624 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
622 (25.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
615 (25.6) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
606 (25.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
601 (25.0) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
104/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
96/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
85/07 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
81/18 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.8mm/h
NGUKURR AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
14.2mm in 30 min to 20:30 28.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.0mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 23.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.7mm/h
NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS
7.0mm in 3 min to 16:30 140.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.2mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.7mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
4.6mm in 12 min to 03:30 23.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Northwest
URANDANGI AERODROME
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.6mm in 30 min to 06:00 21.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 16.0mm/h
COOLANGATTA
10.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 16.0mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.4mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
Darling Downs E
APPLETHORPE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
12.4mm in 27 min to 10:27 27.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 20.8mm/h
5.6mm in 14 min to 10:44 24.0mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 23.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 17.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.8mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 15.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.4mm/h
10.2mm in 27 min to 18:57 22.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 30 min to 00:00 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.0mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
19.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 39.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.8mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 5.3mm/h
6.8mm in 18 min to 21:48 22.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 5.3mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 7.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 82(120/ 67 ) at 20:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(330/ 78 ) at 09:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(270/ 70 ) at 06:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(300/ 63 ) at 08:13