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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 0025 EST on 14/04/2018. 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 minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT

24.6

23.4

05/04/2006

19

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045009

BALLERA GAS FIELD

24.9

24.9

02/04/2005

11

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

C Tablelands N

062100

NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS

15.8

15.6

01/04/2000

20

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands S

063292

MOUNT BOYCE AWS

17.1

16.7

06/04/1991

20

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

18.9

18.1

04/04/2005

12

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

40.1

40.0

11/04/1990

27

1 N

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

40.3

40.0

01/04/2018

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

W Kimberley

003093

FITZROY CROSSING AERO

42.1

41.6

05/04/2010

16

1 N

NT

Arnhem

014518

GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT

35.3

35.3

01/04/2009

14

1 N Equal to record.

NT

Victoria

014840

WAVE HILL

40.0

40.0

01/04/2018

40

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

39.5

39.1

22/04/1980

48

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048245

BOURKE AIRPORT AWS

36.7

36.3

03/04/2005

14

1 N

NSW

CW Plains N

051161

COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS

34.2

34.0

06/04/1998

16

1 N

NSW

NW Plains W

052088

WALGETT AIRPORT AWS

35.6

35.0

06/04/1998

20

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes S

055202

GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS

33.7

33.4

01/04/2018

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056242

INVERELL (RAGLAN ST)

31.6

31.6

01/04/2018

19

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061363

SCONE AIRPORT AWS

33.0

32.8

01/04/2018

20

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

33.1

31.6

08/04/1998

19

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

30.7

30.7

01/04/2018

12

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Slopes S

065034

WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL)

33.2

33.0

06/04/1998

47

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

33.8

33.3

01/04/2018

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

33.3

32.6

05/04/2006

18

1 N

NSW

Sydney--west

067108

BADGERYS CREEK AWS

35.3

34.6

08/04/1998

18

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 00:21EST, 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 31.6 +6.1 15.3 +2.3 13.7 0.2 7.8 10.7 483 (20.1) 48/22
BUNBURY 30.4 +6.3 10.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 39/12
MANDURAH 31.0 +7.1 15.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 41/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +2.2 26.1 +2.1 25.2 0.0 3.6 9.1 279 (11.6) 52/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.3 +7.1 15.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 52/11
WHYALLA AERO 22.7 -1.1 18.2 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 46/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.7 0.0 15.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 39/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.7 +0.2 12.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 43/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.8 +5.0 23.1 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 43/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +2.0 24.4 +2.8 -- 5.4 -- -- 495 (20.6) 46/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.7 25.6 +5.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 428 (17.8) 41/09
MACKAY M.O 26.1 -0.6 22.9 +2.8 -- 55.6 -- -- 616 (25.7) 59/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +0.5 23.2 +5.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 43/11
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 +1.7 21.3 +3.8 -- 6.2 -- -- 420 (17.5) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +2.6 21.4 +4.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 259 (10.8) 28/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 +1.8 21.0 +4.7 20.4 2.6 6.0 10.6 279 (11.6) 30/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 +3.6 18.4 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 661 (27.5) 41/02
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.3 +5.2 17.7 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 265 (11.0) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.9 +8.3 15.8 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 48/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 27.7 +9.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 33.8 +9.3 14.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 37/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 32.6 +9.7 20.3 +6.1 17.2 0.0 7.0 7.1 400 (16.7) 57/18
RICHMOND RAAF 33.3 +9.5 16.5 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 48/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.5 +3.4 19.9 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 54/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.9 -- 11.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 37/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.6 +9.1 15.0 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 43/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.4 +7.1 11.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 37/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.5 +1.9 14.1 +4.0 17.0 0.0 6.0 8.5 277 (11.5) 34/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.7 +1.1 12.3 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 43/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.6 +2.4 9.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.4 +1.1 13.3 +3.2 10.3 0.0 6.0 7.2 380 (15.8) 37/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.5 +1.9 10.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 39/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 +2.7 11.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 43/09
HOBART AIRPORT 20.1 +2.0 11.9 +3.1 8.2 0.0 4.0 7.8 480 (20.0) 67/10
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

42.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+11.5 : 33.1 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+11.4 : 35.3 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW

29.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.8 : 19.2 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+9.7 : 15.9 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+9.6 : 19.0 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+9.6 : 18.8 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+9.3 : 23.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

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

8.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.2 : 22.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-4.0 : 23.7 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-2.7 : 27.5 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-2.4 : 20.3 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

2.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.8 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
5.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-4.8 : 5.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.4 : 6.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.3 : 7.8 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-3.3 : 9.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-3.1 : 10.1 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-3.1 : 8.7 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 15.0 WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron 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.
55.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
48.0 MOUNT JUKES Central Coast E QLD
46.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
46.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
45.8 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
46.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
45.8 INNISFAIL
Central Coast E
55.6 MACKAY M.O
48.0 MOUNT JUKES
46.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL

Reports not yet available

1491 (62.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1144 (47.7) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1079 (45.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1078 (44.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1040 (43.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
975 (40.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
953 (39.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
936 (39.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
860 (35.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
832 (34.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
828 (34.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
817 (34.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
811 (33.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
788 (32.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
787 (32.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
787 (32.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
777 (32.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
776 (32.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
764 (31.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
713 (29.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
705 (29.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
705 (29.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
695 (29.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
682 (28.4) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
681 (28.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
671 (28.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
670 (27.9) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
666 (27.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
661 (27.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
655 (27.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
654 (27.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
646 (26.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
622 (25.9) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
616 (25.7) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
615 (25.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
615 (25.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
605 (25.2) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
133/07 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
128/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
113/07 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
107/14 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/07 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

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
Cent Wheatbelt
MAGENTA AG STATION
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
HOLT ROCK AG STATION
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
1.6mm in 1 min to 17:17 96.0mm/h
7.8mm in 6 min to 17:23 78.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.2mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
7.6mm in 15 min to 16:30 30.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
MOUNT STUART (DEFENCE)
7.4mm in 13 min to 12:30 34.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h
5.6mm in 14 min to 15:44 24.0mm/h
7.4mm in 16 min to 16:00 27.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.4mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
1.6mm in 1 min to 09:33 96.0mm/h
10.8mm in 24 min to 09:57 27.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 17.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
6.2mm in 17 min to 13:00 21.9mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
MACKAY M.O
24.6mm in 30 min to 05:30 49.2mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 29.4mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 24.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 10:00 20.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.4mm/h
OORALEA RACECOURSE (MACKAY TURF CLUB)
5.4mm in 8 min to 09:38 40.5mm/h
11.4mm in 22 min to 10:00 31.1mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.0mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 20.8mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
13.6mm in 30 min to 13:00 27.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 18.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 18.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
Central Highlands
ROLLESTON AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD AWS
26.6mm in 25 min to 20:55 63.8mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 30.2mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.3mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 27.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 83(120/ 67 ) at 17:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 121(238/ 15 ) at 12:20
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(320/108 ) at 06:32
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 133(270/ 78 ) at 08:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(250/ 61 ) at 14:35
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(270/ 65 ) at 12:03
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 78(250/ 63 ) at 10:22
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 113(310/ 80 ) at 07:30
ISLANDS
Islands
CREAL REEF : 78( 80/ 63 ) at 10:30
FLINDERS REEF : 100(160/ 76 ) at 22:00
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 65 ) at 14:46