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Summary of observations

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Data is as received at 00:13EST, 14/04/2018.

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 27.8 -1.9 15.6 -0.3 13.9 0.0 7.8 8.6 461 (19.2) 43/15
BUNBURY 26.4 -1.4 14.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 37/14
MANDURAH 24.6 -3.3 18.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 41/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.1 26.8 +2.3 26.0 0.0 6.0 10.5 180 ( 7.5) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.4 +2.8 15.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 37/14
WHYALLA AERO 27.0 -0.2 11.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +0.7 11.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 24/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.1 -1.0 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 31/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.7 +2.6 19.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 32.5 +2.0 23.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 54/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.7 +2.0 25.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 28.9 +0.3 24.8 +2.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 646 (26.9) 52/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.5 +1.0 25.0 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 57/15
BUNDABERG AERO 30.2 +1.1 22.7 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 523 (21.8) 52/10
COOLANGATTA 28.2 +0.9 20.5 +0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 287 (12.0) 39/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 -0.1 21.6 +2.2 20.5 0.0 6.0 9.9 298 (12.4) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.4 +0.4 18.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 699 (29.1) 57/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 34.6 +5.5 17.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 7.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +1.7 16.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 24/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.2 0.0 19.9 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 41/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.3 -1.3 3.1 0.0 11.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.2 +5.3 13.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 46/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.3 +0.1 20.3 +2.8 19.3 0.0 7.2 7.1 554 (23.1) 35/02
RICHMOND RAAF 27.9 +1.0 19.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 22/05
BELLAMBI AWS 24.8 +0.9 20.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 39/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.5 -- 8.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 28/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.6 +3.0 8.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 34/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.9 +0.3 9.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 28/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.5 +0.2 11.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 6.4 11.0 284 (11.8) 22/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.8 -0.4 10.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 24/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.4 -0.3 9.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 28/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 23.8 -0.2 10.3 -2.3 7.9 0.0 4.8 11.0 337 (14.0) 31/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.0 -0.2 7.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 30/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.6 -3.9 5.0 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 39/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.5 -0.2 9.8 -1.0 5.9 0.0 5.8 9.7 534 (22.3) 37/23
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

41.3 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
40.6 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
40.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
39.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
39.7 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT

+7.8 : 33.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.6 : 31.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.3 : 32.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.0 : 35.3 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+5.9 : 28.6 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.3 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+6.1 : 20.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+5.5 : 18.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.1 : 23.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+5.0 : 16.8 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+4.8 : 17.2 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

10.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
12.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-8.4 : 18.7 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-6.8 : 19.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7 : 21.6 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : 22.0 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 24.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-7.1 : 6.6 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.8 : 4.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.7 : 3.4 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-6.6 : 1.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-6.4 : 7.0 GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD) SW Slopes N NSW

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.
457.5 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
68.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON (THE SPRINGS) Southeast TAS
49.0 HOBART (STRICKLAND RESERVE) Southeast TAS
33.4 WANDIE CREEK N Rivers NT
26.8 PARRY CREEK FARM N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
26.8 PARRY CREEK FARM

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
33.4 WANDIE CREEK

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
457.5 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL

TASMANIA
Southeast
68.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON (THE SPRINGS)
49.0 HOBART (STRICKLAND RESERVE)

Reports not yet available

1521 (63.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1204 (50.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1123 (46.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1095 (45.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1092 (45.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1028 (42.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
993 (41.4) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
967 (40.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
954 (39.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
920 (38.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
917 (38.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
912 (38.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
897 (37.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
895 (37.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
887 (37.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
881 (36.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
825 (34.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
793 (33.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
787 (32.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
748 (31.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
726 (30.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
714 (29.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
711 (29.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
705 (29.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
700 (29.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
699 (29.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
697 (29.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
646 (26.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
632 (26.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
630 (26.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
628 (26.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
626 (26.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
622 (25.9) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
616 (25.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
605 (25.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
604 (25.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
81/22 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
80/17 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
78/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
72/10 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. 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
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
8.4mm in 17 min to 15:00 29.6mm/h
TRUSCOTT
6.0mm in 11 min to 17:29 32.7mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.6mm/h
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
5.2mm in 7 min to 18:30 44.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
20.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 41.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 20.8mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 80(150/ 63 ) at 17:55
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(330/ 63 ) at 22:55
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(300/ 63 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
Islands
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 78(180/ 65 ) at 05:07