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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
significant newsworthy major

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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 30/04/2017. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001007

TROUGHTON ISLAND

22.3

22.3

24/04/1970

34

1 N Equal to record.

NT

Alice Springs

015643

TERRITORY GRAPE FARM

4.9

5.0

23/04/2001

17

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029058

JULIA CREEK AIRPORT

7.8

8.8

30/04/2008

12

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029077

BURKETOWN AIRPORT

13.3

14.3

27/04/2012

12

1 N

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

4.1

6.0

29/04/1999

16

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033119

MACKAY M.O

11.2

12.0

28/04/1990

54

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

11.9

15.0

28/04/2017

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

8.2

8.5

30/04/2008

13

1 N

QLD

Central Coast W

034084

CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT

8.8

10.8

15/04/1994

21

1 N

QLD

Central Highlands

035065

SPRINGSURE COMET ST

2.4

3.1

13/04/1994

48

1 N

QLD

Northwest

037034

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

7.0

7.0

24/04/2001

13

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Northwest

037036

TREPELL AIRPORT

7.7

9.0

30/04/2004

12

1 N


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 14:03EST, 07/05/2017.

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 27.6 +2.1 6.8 -6.2 4.5 0.0 5.0 10.0 262 (10.9) 35/08
BUNBURY 25.3 +1.2 7.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 21/13
MANDURAH 24.3 +0.4 13.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -1.5 22.4 -1.6 20.8 0.2 3.0 10.9 266 (11.1) 35/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.6 -6.6 3.5 -9.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.2 -6.6 13.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 22/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 -5.1 13.5 +1.1 -- 2.8 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 13/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 -1.8 13.4 +4.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 403 (16.8) 31/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 -4.3 10.0 -8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 -1.4 17.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 -3.2 11.9 -8.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 24.4 -2.3 11.2 -8.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 39/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.2 -1.6 10.6 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.8 -0.6 14.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 37/10
COOLANGATTA 24.9 -0.5 16.4 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 519 (21.6) 39/04
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 -0.4 13.1 -3.2 11.2 0.0 5.8 10.6 428 (17.8) 41/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.3 -2.0 8.2 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 31/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.5 -1.7 5.7 -7.1 2.9 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.7 11.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 22/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 -1.0 9.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 34/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.9 -4.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -3.5 2.3 -7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 30/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.0 -1.9 10.3 -3.9 6.5 0.0 3.6 10.5 354 (14.8) 26/15
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -1.3 4.8 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 22/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 -1.6 11.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 24/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.1 -- -1.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 22/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 -2.4 4.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -2.5 6.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.4 -5.2 12.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 213 ( 8.9) 24/03
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 -2.8 10.2 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 31/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 -4.1 8.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 24/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.4 -0.9 12.3 +2.2 9.5 0.0 0.8 2.9 319 (13.3) 35/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.9 -0.7 10.2 +2.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 363 (15.1) 34/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 +2.0 7.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 24/00
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 +0.2 10.0 +1.2 3.3 0.0 4.0 7.4 474 (19.8) 44/00
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

35.4 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
33.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
33.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+4.7 : 25.8 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+3.9 : 13.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
+3.7 : 12.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
+3.3 : 25.7 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+3.1 : 12.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

27.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
26.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.3 : 12.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.7 : 14.1 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
+6.3 : 12.9 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+5.4 : 11.2 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
+5.3 : 13.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

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

7.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.9 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
9.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
10.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.5 : 24.9 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.4 : 21.6 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.2 : 18.9 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.9 : 23.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.9 : 21.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-7.9 : 18.4 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW

-3.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-13.6 : 4.1 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-12.4 : 2.4 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD
-11.4 : 7.7 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-10.4 : 7.5 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-10.4 : 6.6 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E 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.
37.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
28.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
12.4 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
11.2 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW

Reports not yet available

1667 (69.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1458 (60.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1304 (54.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1228 (51.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1175 (49.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
1108 (46.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1047 (43.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1044 (43.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1033 (43.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1030 (42.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
941 (39.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
926 (38.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
860 (35.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
847 (35.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
836 (34.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
825 (34.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
792 (33.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
789 (32.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
762 (31.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
757 (31.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
742 (30.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
734 (30.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
731 (30.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
711 (29.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
709 (29.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
708 (29.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
690 (28.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
677 (28.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
674 (28.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
672 (28.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
662 (27.6) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
644 (26.8) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
632 (26.3) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
620 (25.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
619 (25.8) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
612 (25.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
98/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
83/09 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
83/07 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
80/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
80/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

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.
None reported None reported