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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum 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, 06/05/2017.

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 24.3 +2.5 15.2 +4.8 13.8 7.6 2.2 8.6 271 (11.3) 34/14
BUNBURY -- -- 10.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 26/10
MANDURAH 23.3 +2.0 17.0 +3.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 289 (12.0) 21/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 22.9 +0.8 21.9 0.0 5.8 11.3 256 (10.7) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 +4.5 4.3 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 26/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 +0.6 3.6 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 31/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.9 +1.0 6.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 +0.1 3.9 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 31/10
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- 17.3 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) --
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.7 21.6 +1.7 -- 24.4 -- -- 545 (22.7) 55/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +3.1 21.3 +3.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 460 (19.2) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 24.5 +0.3 20.3 +3.2 -- 10.2 -- -- 584 (24.3) 57/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 +1.8 17.9 +3.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 383 (16.0) 44/11
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 +1.7 18.3 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 488 (20.3) 52/10
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 16.4 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 411 (17.1) 39/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 +0.4 14.1 +1.3 12.7 0.0 5.2 9.7 398 (16.6) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 +0.2 11.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 646 (26.9) 46/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.2 +2.9 11.1 +2.4 7.6 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +1.7 11.9 +1.5 -- 1.4 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 22/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.4 +2.1 8.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 28/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 5.1 +0.5 -1.0 0.2 1.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +3.7 11.2 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 468 (19.5) 30/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 +3.3 13.2 +2.3 10.5 0.4 2.4 8.5 262 (10.9) 30/14
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 +2.2 7.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 24/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 +1.3 13.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 34/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 -- 2.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 30/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.3 +4.0 5.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +1.1 4.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.7 +2.7 4.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 24/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 +2.8 3.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 26/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.9 +2.3 4.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 24/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.7 +3.1 4.1 -4.2 4.2 0.2 1.8 8.2 290 (12.1) 48/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.7 +3.1 1.7 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.4 5.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 21/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 +0.9 6.6 0.0 2.2 0.0 2.6 5.7 285 (11.9) 31/11
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

36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+8.7 : 29.2 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.1 : 30.7 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+7.4 : 28.2 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+6.9 : 32.9 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.9 : 27.9 EUCLA Eucla WA

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.7 : 15.7 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.1 : 16.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.4 : 13.7 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.3 : 12.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+7.2 : 19.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+7.2 : 20.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

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

5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-1.6 : 23.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
-1.1 : 25.1 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
-1.1 : 20.1 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
-0.9 : 5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.8 : 26.0 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-0.8 : 17.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA

-33.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
-3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.7 : 1.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-5.5 : 0.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-5.3 : 2.9 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-5.3 : 2.7 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.1 : 0.3 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-5.1 : 3.6 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.1 : 0.4 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains 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.
43.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
38.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
35.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
33.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
32.6 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD

Reports not yet available

1220 (50.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1073 (44.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
985 (41.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
966 (40.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
915 (38.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
874 (36.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
869 (36.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
857 (35.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
792 (33.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
748 (31.2) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
709 (29.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
672 (28.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
671 (28.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
662 (27.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
657 (27.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
646 (26.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
646 (26.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
643 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
637 (26.5) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
625 (26.0) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
78/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/16 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
72/04 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
70/23 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
12.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
14.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.2mm/h
MANJIMUP
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.6mm/h
MANJIMUP AG STATION
11.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.8mm/h
MEDINA AG STATION
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
VASSE AG STATION
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
WILYABRUP AG STATION
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
9.6mm in 28 min to 02:00 20.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 76(330/ 65 ) at 23:30