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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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For weather news as it breaks that is tagged and organised, use the links on the Weather and Climate Media Reports page.


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 1402 EST on 28/05/2017. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
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Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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, 28/05/2017.

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 18.5 -3.3 7.1 -3.3 5.5 0.0 2.2 9.0 333 (13.9) 26/11
BUNBURY 18.8 -2.4 4.9 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 28/11
MANDURAH 18.5 -2.8 10.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 24/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.3 23.5 +1.4 22.5 0.0 5.4 10.8 348 (14.5) 43/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 +4.1 13.2 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 41/16
WHYALLA AERO 24.0 +3.6 8.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 50/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 +1.5 11.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 48/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 +0.9 9.3 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 48/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 +3.2 11.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.8 20.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 -0.8 16.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 34/11
MACKAY M.O 25.1 +0.9 15.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 30/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +0.1 15.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 26/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +1.1 14.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +0.6 12.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 26/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -0.3 13.4 +0.6 10.6 0.0 3.2 8.6 264 (11.0) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 +0.5 10.8 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 313 (13.0) 31/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.6 +1.3 7.0 -1.7 4.0 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +0.3 9.0 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 26/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.8 +0.5 7.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 18/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.2 +2.3 4.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 30/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 +0.9 11.7 +0.8 10.6 0.0 2.8 7.0 321 (13.4) 28/15
RICHMOND RAAF 20.6 +0.1 6.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 21/12
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 +0.1 12.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 28/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.0 -- 0.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 30/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +0.9 4.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 22/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.6 0.0 6.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 +2.3 7.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 4.0 9.0 248 (10.3) 43/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.5 +0.3 8.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.7 +1.1 6.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 61/23
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.8 +1.2 10.1 +1.8 8.5 0.0 1.4 4.1 445 (18.5) 65/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.5 +0.9 6.5 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 54/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.1 +0.3 4.4 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 50/22
HOBART AIRPORT 17.8 +2.6 2.3 -4.3 -0.8 0.0 0.8 0.3 301 (12.5) 41/16
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

35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
34.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+5.3 : 30.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.2 : 28.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+4.7 : 28.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+4.6 : 27.7 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+4.5 : 27.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+4.5 : 27.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.0 : 13.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+4.8 : 10.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
+4.7 : 11.4 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+4.5 : 8.0 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+4.5 : 11.4 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA

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

2.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.8 : 10.2 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-5.3 : 15.6 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-5.2 : 16.2 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.0 : 17.3 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-5.0 : 14.9 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-5.0 : 13.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.2 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-1.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-5.9 : 3.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-5.8 : 2.6 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.6 : 4.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-5.5 : 0.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-5.4 : 6.4 JURIEN BAY Lower West 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.
18.0 GREENBUSHES Lower West WA
12.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
9.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
9.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
8.6 KING RIVER Lower West WA

Reports not yet available

1001 (41.7) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
956 (39.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
892 (37.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
816 (34.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
800 (33.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
782 (32.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
761 (31.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
754 (31.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
754 (31.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
727 (30.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
710 (29.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
698 (29.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
684 (28.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
680 (28.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
672 (28.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
635 (26.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
629 (26.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
624 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
623 (26.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
613 (25.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
109/23 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
98/21 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
96/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
96/05 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
91/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

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
ALBANY AIRPORT
12.8mm in 9 min to 09:09 85.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(330/ 67 ) at 23:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 98(360/ 67 ) at 21:58
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 82(360/ 63 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT : 83(330/ 63 ) at 22:40
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 109(320/ 74 ) at 23:55
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(290/ 69 ) at 20:20
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(320/ 76 ) at 17:58
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 93(310/ 70 ) at 05:30
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(310/ 67 ) at 17:39