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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 1403 EST on 06/04/2017. 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 minimum temperature

ANT

Antarctica

300004

MACQUARIE ISLAND

8.1

8.0

25/04/2009

66

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003057

CYGNET BAY

11.5

12.8

14/04/1994

28

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

18.3

17.3

07/04/2005

11

1 N


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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 14:02EST, 06/04/2017.

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 30.6 +5.1 12.6 -0.4 9.9 0.0 5.2 10.6 307 (12.8) 34/05
BUNBURY 25.4 +1.3 9.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 17/00
MANDURAH 25.5 +1.6 16.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 22/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 -0.1 26.0 +2.0 25.0 0.0 5.2 9.1 218 ( 9.1) 34/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +1.8 10.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 28.4 +4.6 14.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 28/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.9 +6.2 16.1 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 31/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.2 +6.7 8.5 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- -- 31/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +3.0 16.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.4 22.0 +0.4 -- 64.6 -- -- 429 (17.9) 48/06
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 23.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 39/00
MACKAY M.O 26.5 -0.2 21.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 604 (25.2) 55/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -0.7 19.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 48/20
BUNDABERG AERO 27.8 +0.4 16.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 52/11
COOLANGATTA 24.6 -0.8 16.7 -0.3 -- 5.4 -- -- 490 (20.4) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 -1.4 16.1 -0.2 14.9 0.4 3.4 6.7 400 (16.7) 39/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT -- -- 11.2 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 453 (18.9) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.5 -0.7 12.8 0.0 6.5 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -1.0 12.2 -1.6 -- 6.2 -- -- 346 (14.4) 34/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.8 -0.8 14.2 +1.0 -- 10.6 -- -- 429 (17.9) 37/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.2 -1.3 8.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 50/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 +0.2 15.4 +1.2 12.6 4.8 5.4 10.2 545 (22.7) 39/00
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 -1.1 12.1 +0.7 -- 2.8 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 -0.6 15.6 +0.1 -- 14.6 -- -- 568 (23.7) 50/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.2 -- 3.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 28/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.9 +1.4 8.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 30/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.2 +1.9 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.4 +3.8 16.8 +6.7 -- 0.0 8.0 5.2 304 (12.7) 44/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.0 +2.4 6.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 26/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.5 +3.3 8.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 28/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.9 +5.6 9.8 -0.3 5.8 0.0 5.4 10.2 387 (16.1) 50/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.1 +4.5 6.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 31/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.5 +3.6 9.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 30/14
HOBART AIRPORT 23.1 +5.0 8.5 -0.3 3.3 0.0 2.6 9.6 306 (12.8) 34/12
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

38.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.9 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
37.7 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
37.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.8 : 37.9 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.0 : 36.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+7.7 : 23.6 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.5 : 31.7 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+7.4 : 30.5 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 POINT STUART N Rivers NT
27.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 15.6 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
+6.7 : 16.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+6.7 : 16.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+6.3 : 15.8 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+6.2 : 16.2 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC

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

9.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.0 : 17.1 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-4.7 : 17.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 : 12.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-3.9 : 21.8 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.8 : 20.5 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
-3.8 : 29.7 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-3.8 : 14.2 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW

-2.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-10.8 : 11.5 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-8.7 : 3.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.8 : 7.7 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-5.4 : -0.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-4.6 : 9.9 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-4.6 : 17.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley 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.
179.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
152.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
140.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD
117.5 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
113.0 HAWKINS CREEK N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
140.0 MT SOPHIA
91.0 CAIRNS RACECOURSE
65.0 REEF PARK
64.6 CAIRNS AERO
61.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
58.0 WHITE CLIFF POINT
55.0 TOPAZ ALERT
54.0 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST
N Coast--Herbert
179.0 EURAMO TM
152.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
117.5 TULLY SUGAR MILL
113.0 HAWKINS CREEK
80.6 BAMBAROO
78.0 RUSSELL RIVER
65.6 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
65.0 CORSIS ALERT
63.4 GAIRLOCH
58.0 NERADA ALERT
53.0 MENAVALE ALERT

Reports not yet available

1098 (45.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1052 (43.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1012 (42.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
999 (41.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
993 (41.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
917 (38.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
894 (37.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
893 (37.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
732 (30.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
727 (30.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
699 (29.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
692 (28.8) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
681 (28.4) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
679 (28.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
669 (27.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
667 (27.8) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
641 (26.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
633 (26.4) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
632 (26.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
615 (25.6) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
612 (25.5) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
604 (25.2) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
89/00 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/08 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
67/19 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
67/05 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
65/01 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/14 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
18.0mm in 24 min to 16:54 45.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
10.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.8mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
13.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
5.4mm in 11 min to 07:20 29.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
Hunter Valley
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
9.2mm in 6 min to 12:45 92.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 15.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
18.2mm in 23 min to 09:23 47.5mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.2mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 89(140/ 80 ) at 00:10