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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 1545 EST on 29/03/2015. 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

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

6.9

7.5

31/03/2008

18

1 N

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070339

TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS

1.9

2.1

02/03/2003

17

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes N

073014

GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD)

3.5

3.5

28/03/1984

46

1 N Equal to record.


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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 15:44EST, 29/03/2015.

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 26.9 -2.8 10.8 -5.1 9.3 0.0 6.2 10.8 295 (12.3) 39/15
BUNBURY 24.3 -3.5 13.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 34/14
MANDURAH 24.8 -3.1 16.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 35/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 0.0 23.3 -1.2 22.0 2.4 3.6 7.6 270 (11.3) 26/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.5 -3.1 13.8 -3.7 11.9 0.0 11.6 9.3 352 (14.7) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 24.0 -3.2 8.9 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 30/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 -3.3 9.2 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 28/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.6 -3.5 11.0 +0.5 9.5 0.6 1.8 4.1 332 (13.8) 31/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +3.6 24.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 483 (20.1) 37/00
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.9 23.3 +0.2 21.9 1.6 6.2 10.9 322 (13.4) 43/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.1 +2.4 24.2 +1.3 21.7 0.0 12.0 10.7 410 (17.1) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 30.9 +2.3 25.8 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 297 (12.4) 34/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.4 +2.9 23.8 +3.0 21.9 0.0 6.2 -- 152 ( 6.3) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 31.0 +1.9 22.8 +2.9 -- 3.8 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 31/14
COOLANGATTA 28.4 +1.1 20.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 31/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 -0.2 22.8 +3.4 21.8 0.0 5.8 4.7 305 (12.7) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.6 +0.6 18.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 44/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.1 -1.0 9.4 -7.2 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 97 ( 4.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.4 -1.5 13.8 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 -1.3 11.3 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 26/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 -2.0 9.8 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 34/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.4 -2.5 5.6 -9.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 30/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 -2.1 15.1 -2.4 11.7 0.0 7.0 10.9 524 (21.8) 34/00
RICHMOND RAAF 24.9 -2.0 8.1 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 -2.4 14.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 30/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.6 -4.0 4.5 -8.9 1.6 0.0 5.0 10.9 346 (14.4) 22/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -3.7 5.5 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 21/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.0 -4.3 6.6 -7.2 -- 0.0 3.2 8.6 231 ( 9.6) 21/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.1 -5.1 5.2 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 28/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.5 -4.2 4.1 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 21/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.4 -4.8 8.8 -1.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 350 (14.6) 26/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.3 -3.2 4.7 -5.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 30/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.0 -2.7 8.2 -2.6 5.1 2.0 1.4 10.7 421 (17.5) 30/09
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

40.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
39.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
38.9 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+4.8 : 38.1 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
+4.3 : 38.5 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+4.0 : 39.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+3.9 : 39.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+3.7 : 38.8 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

28.5 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
28.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.2 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.1 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+7.3 : 27.9 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+5.7 : 28.5 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+4.8 : 25.5 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+4.1 : 26.5 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
+3.9 : 22.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.8 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-8.2 : 22.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-7.7 : 14.9 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
-7.6 : 15.9 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-7.3 : 16.7 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-7.0 : 22.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.5 : -2.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-10.9 : 2.8 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-10.9 : -0.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-10.5 : 0.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-10.5 : 1.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW

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.
53.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
37.0 GYMPIE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.0 FOELSCHE HEADLAND N Rivers NT
35.4 LAMBELL'S LAGOON N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
37.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
37.0 FOELSCHE HEADLAND
35.4 LAMBELL'S LAGOON

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
53.2 GYMPIE
37.0 GYMPIE ALERT

11.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
10.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

5.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
4.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
4.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
3.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
2.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1402 (58.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1326 (55.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1159 (48.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1103 (46.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1059 (44.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
987 (41.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
971 (40.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
940 (39.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
900 (37.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
797 (33.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
744 (31.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
735 (30.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
721 (30.0) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
699 (29.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
695 (29.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
683 (28.5) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
681 (28.4) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
670 (27.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
660 (27.5) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
657 (27.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
653 (27.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
638 (26.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
637 (26.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
632 (26.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
617 (25.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
613 (25.5) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
611 (25.5) TELFER AERO Interior WA
611 (25.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
607 (25.3) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
70/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
68/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
67/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
67/09 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
67/23 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
TROUGHTON ISLAND
12.8mm in 30 min to 05:30 25.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 21.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 13.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
W Kimberley
CYGNET BAY
33.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 30 min to 07:00 20.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
12.8mm in 30 min to 08:30 25.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.0mm/h
18.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 36.8mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 31.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 10:00 22.4mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
4.2mm in 11 min to 22:27 22.9mm/h
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
None reported