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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 11/05/2017. 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 daily rainfall

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039349

WESTWOOD TM

53.4

29.2

12/05/2005

13

1 N

ISL

Islands

200001

MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

55.8

49.8

12/05/2005

12

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070080

TARALGA POST OFFICE

-10.0

-6.5

28/05/1975

55

-9.6

21/07/1982

56

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039122

HERON ISLAND RES STN

93

87.0

30/05/2008

17

N

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

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039123

GLADSTONE RADAR

26.1

25.0

31/05/2012

11

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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 11/05/2017.

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 21.7 -0.1 6.2 -4.2 5.0 0.2 6.8 8.8 311 (13.0) 39/10
BUNBURY 20.6 -0.6 6.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 26/16
MANDURAH 20.6 -0.7 11.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 26/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.6 21.3 -0.8 19.7 0.0 8.0 11.0 312 (13.0) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.3 -0.7 1.6 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +1.2 4.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 24/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 +1.6 5.7 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +1.2 0.7 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 26/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 +1.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 +1.1 19.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 37/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +2.2 20.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 20.1 -4.1 17.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 57/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 18.5 -7.5 16.2 +2.1 -- 16.6 -- -- 436 (18.2) 46/06
BUNDABERG AERO 20.1 -4.5 16.1 +2.0 -- 22.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 41/00
COOLANGATTA 20.2 -2.9 16.6 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 412 (17.2) 37/15
BRISBANE AERO 18.9 -4.6 15.8 +3.0 15.0 1.4 5.0 0.0 346 (14.4) 34/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.4 -4.4 12.5 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 615 (25.6) 52/04
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.3 +1.0 7.3 -1.4 3.0 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +0.5 10.8 +0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 277 (11.5) 31/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.3 +1.0 9.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 34/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.7 +1.5 1.5 -3.1 -3.6 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +1.1 5.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 26/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.5 -0.5 10.5 -0.4 7.8 0.0 3.4 10.0 438 (18.3) 34/10
RICHMOND RAAF 21.4 +0.9 4.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 21/12
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -0.3 12.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 31/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.5 -- -2.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 17/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 +2.8 1.9 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 18/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.8 +2.2 3.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 17/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.4 1.7 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 22/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 +1.6 1.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 15/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.3 +1.7 1.8 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 17/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.2 +0.6 5.9 -2.4 4.0 0.0 0.2 9.7 250 (10.4) 24/07
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.8 +3.2 -0.4 -6.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 273 (11.4) 21/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.7 +0.9 1.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 24/16
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 -2.0 6.5 -0.1 2.0 0.0 1.6 5.0 226 ( 9.4) 24/05
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

35.8 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
34.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 17.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+7.8 : 13.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
+5.8 : 15.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+5.6 : 27.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+5.5 : 27.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+5.5 : 29.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.4 : 14.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+6.3 : 14.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+6.3 : 13.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.2 : 13.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 12.9 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.0 : 12.7 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

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

6.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-9.3 : 17.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.5 : 18.5 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.1 : 17.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.7 : 15.8 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.2 : 19.3 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

-10.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-13.3 : -10.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.7 : 2.6 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-7.2 : -0.4 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-6.8 : 0.9 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.8 : 2.5 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
66.8 LOVANDEE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
57.0 RIVERSLEA TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
56.6 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
56.0 JAMBIN POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
55.8 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
66.8 LOVANDEE
57.0 RIVERSLEA TM
56.6 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
56.0 JAMBIN POST OFFICE
53.4 WESTWOOD TM
50.4 CANIA GORGE PARK

ISLANDS
Islands
55.8 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

Reports not yet available

1278 (53.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1201 (50.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1048 (43.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
954 (39.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
835 (34.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
803 (33.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
790 (32.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
770 (32.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
745 (31.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
711 (29.6) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
701 (29.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
668 (27.8) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
666 (27.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
643 (26.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
643 (26.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
627 (26.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
615 (25.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
609 (25.4) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
93/09 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
83/12 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
78/09 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
74/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/13 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

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
CAPE LEEUWIN
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 12:30 28.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.8mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
BURRACOPPIN SOUTH AG STATION
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
13.0mm in 30 min to 11:00 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 17.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 69(150/ 63 ) at 10:21
Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 93(160/ 56 ) at 10:00
RUNDLE ISLAND : 83(160/ 65 ) at 05:09
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND : 83(170/ 63 ) at 12:14
CATO ISLAND : 78(170/ 65 ) at 15:00
FREDERICK REEF : 82(180/ 72 ) at 18:30
CREAL REEF : 91(170/ 67 ) at 13:41
GANNET CAY : 85(170/ 67 ) at 11:00