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Data is as received at 13:26EST, 24/03/2022.

Observations and extremes for Wednesday 23 MAR 2022
Cities with 2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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 33.9 -- 14.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 48/15
PERTH AIRPORT 28.7 -1.0 14.9 -1.0 13.5 0.0 6.6 11.2 504 (21.0) 68/04
PERTH METRO 28.3 -1.3 15.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 35/03
BUSSELTON AERO 26.3 -1.5 9.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 37/09
BUNBURY 26.6 -1.1 12.4 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 41/16
MANDURAH 27.6 -0.2 15.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 34/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.2 -- 14.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 28/11
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.6 -4.9 13.6 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 37/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.3 23.8 -0.8 23.5 0.0 5.8 8.3 290 (12.1) 31/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.6 +3.8 16.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 34/12
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 -3.7 17.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 59/02
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 22.5 -4.4 11.2 -3.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 31/18
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 22.0 -3.5 14.5 0.0 11.3 0.4 1.4 5.4 323 (13.5) 35/17
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 20.4 -3.2 15.4 +2.5 -- 1.8 1.6 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.2 -2.0 7.5 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 336 (14.0) 39/11
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 +0.8 21.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +0.2 20.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 34/10
MACKAY AERO 29.4 0.0 19.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 28/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +1.5 19.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 24/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.6 +1.3 18.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 31/13
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 29.8 -0.1 19.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 30/14
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 29.2 +0.1 17.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 26/13
COOLANGATTA 29.0 +1.4 17.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 37/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 +0.6 18.1 -1.7 13.6 0.0 -- 10.9 249 (10.4) 35/17
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 29.2 +1.2 17.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 35/15
BRISBANE 30.9 +1.7 18.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 22/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.6 +2.4 13.9 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 28/08
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 32.2 +2.6 12.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 35/13
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 29.4 -- 18.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 81/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS (COMPARISON) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.8 +0.4 16.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 52/14
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 30.1 +2.7 14.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 35/14
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +0.5 13.8 +3.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 306 (12.8) 50/05
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.0 -1.4 20.1 +2.5 17.6 0.0 5.6 2.4 434 (18.1) 54/06
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 27.3 +0.4 16.8 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 34/17
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 22.6 -2.7 19.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 34/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.9 -- 13.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 48/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.2 -0.5 15.6 +2.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 329 (13.7) 37/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.6 -2.4 14.5 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 31/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.0 -4.5 12.7 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 356 (14.8) 35/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.3 -3.9 10.2 -1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 277 (11.5) 39/09
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 23.9 -3.7 12.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 43/10
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 20.1 -4.5 12.7 +1.3 -- 3.6 -- -- 324 (13.5) 41/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.7 -4.6 10.4 -2.4 7.0 1.4 2.2 7.3 350 (14.6) 41/11
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 19.5 -- 13.6 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 30/14
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 20.9 -- 10.5 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 241 (10.0) 39/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.9 -4.4 9.1 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 338 (14.1) 41/12
WYNYARD AIRPORT 17.9 -2.3 7.9 -1.8 -- 6.4 -- -- 344 (14.3) 54/12
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 19.0 -1.5 10.0 -0.9 -- 6.2 -- -- 447 (18.6) 52/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 -1.8 8.5 -1.9 -- 7.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.2 -2.7 11.8 +1.0 9.4 4.8 2.0 -- 343 (14.3) 48/13
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.2 -2.0 11.5 +0.5 -- 4.4 -- -- 274 (11.4) 63/14
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 for Wednesday 23 MAR 2022
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

42.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.8 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD

+6.2 : 37.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.0 : 42.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 42.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+6.0 : 38.0 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+5.9 : 40.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

31.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
30.2 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
30.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
29.7 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
29.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.4 : 31.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+6.4 : 28.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.1 : 25.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.6 : 24.1 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+5.5 : 26.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

Coldest for Wednesday 23 MAR 2022
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-8.3 : 21.0 FORREST Eucla WA
-8.0 : 6.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-7.4 : 18.4 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
-7.0 : 9.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-6.7 : 19.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West & Perth WA

0.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
2.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.7 : 4.2 BRIDGETOWN Lower West & Perth WA
-7.7 : 4.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West & Perth WA
-5.8 : 0.5 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-5.4 : 4.9 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.3 : 7.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3 : 10.6 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-5.3 : 8.2 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
57.2 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT
46.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
43.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
42.8 GOVE AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
37.4 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Rivers
57.2 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE)
43.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
42.8 GOVE AIRPORT
37.4 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT

ISLANDS
Islands
46.8 CAPE WESSEL

11.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
10.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
8.3 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
7.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

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7.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
6.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
6.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
2.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1224 (51.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1050 (43.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
959 (40.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
944 (39.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
918 (38.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
914 (38.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
839 (35.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
827 (34.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
804 (33.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
801 (33.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
793 (33.0) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
791 (33.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
785 (32.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
780 (32.5) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
776 (32.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
775 (32.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
771 (32.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
764 (31.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
760 (31.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West & Perth WA
755 (31.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
745 (31.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
721 (30.0) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
716 (29.8) MARION REEF Islands ISL
714 (29.8) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
706 (29.4) COLPOYS POINT Lower West & Perth WA
700 (29.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
699 (29.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
692 (28.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
679 (28.3) SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND E Central VIC
678 (28.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
673 (28.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
666 (27.8) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
650 (27.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
637 (26.5) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
628 (26.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
628 (26.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
623 (26.0) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
622 (25.9) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
621 (25.9) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
620 (25.8) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
620 (25.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
616 (25.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West & Perth WA
614 (25.6) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
612 (25.5) FAWKNER BEACON E Central VIC
608 (25.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
607 (25.3) OCEAN REEF Lower West & Perth WA
607 (25.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
605 (25.2) FOWLERS GAP AWS Far Northwest NSW
605 (25.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
601 (25.0) ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS E Central VIC
104/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/05 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
87/11 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
85/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
85/04 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

High realtime reports for Wednesday 23 MAR 2022
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
TRUSCOTT
14.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Rivers
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
25.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 25.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
14.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.8mm in 10 min to 16:44 70.8mm/h
4.4mm in 6 min to 16:50 44.0mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 26.6mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 28.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
15.8mm in 14 min to 16:14 67.7mm/h
17.0mm in 16 min to 16:30 63.8mm/h
35.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 35.0mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 37.6mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
7.0mm in 16 min to 23:16 26.2mm/h
6.2mm in 14 min to 23:30 26.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.8mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
8.6mm in 18 min to 20:30 28.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.2mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
PORT MAQUARIE (PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AW
1.8mm in 1 min to 21:41 108.0mm/h
7.8mm in 3 min to 21:44 156.0mm/h
9.4mm in 8 min to 21:52 70.5mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.4mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 23.6mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
COMBIENBAR AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
11.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 23.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
7.2mm in 8 min to 21:54 54.0mm/h
6.0mm in 6 min to 22:00 60.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.2mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 20.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(200/ 70 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(230/ 69 ) at 10:07
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 96(270/ 58 ) at 05:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(310/ 95 ) at 00:26
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(250/ 65 ) at 11:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(270/ 65 ) at 12:26
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 72(250/ 65 ) at 07:49
LOW ROCKY POINT : 70(260/ 63 ) at 07:48