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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 0053 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

WA

W Pilbara

005026

WITTENOOM

29.7

29.7

04/04/1986

55

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002012

HALLS CREEK METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

40.3

39.6

03/04/2005

67

1 N

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

38.2

38.0

23/04/2005

15

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

34.1

33.8

01/04/2018

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

39.5

39.5

02/04/2018

48

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

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS

33.8

33.0

03/04/2009

17

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

63

61

04/04/2018

11

N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039059

LADY ELLIOT ISLAND

46.1

43.8

26/04/2003

17

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040922

KINGAROY AIRPORT

17.4

16.0

26/04/2003

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 00:51EST, 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 29.1 +3.6 14.8 +1.8 11.9 0.0 6.4 10.6 350 (14.6) 34/15
BUNBURY 26.2 +2.1 13.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 28/15
MANDURAH 26.7 +2.8 16.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 31/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.9 22.1 -1.9 25.4 3.0 5.0 6.2 266 (11.1) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.5 +5.3 15.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 39/16
WHYALLA AERO 24.4 +0.6 10.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 44/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 +2.3 10.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 28/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 +1.4 6.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 34/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +1.9 15.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 22.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 30/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 -0.4 23.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 513 (21.4) 46/10
MACKAY M.O 27.2 +0.5 21.8 +1.7 -- 3.6 -- -- 789 (32.9) 59/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 -0.8 21.7 +3.8 -- 4.8 -- -- 439 (18.3) 59/10
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 -2.7 21.2 +3.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 54/11
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +2.1 19.8 +2.8 -- 2.2 -- -- 524 (21.8) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 +1.0 18.1 +1.8 16.9 6.8 4.4 9.4 376 (15.7) 39/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.9 +1.6 15.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 716 (29.8) 63/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.0 +7.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.6 +2.5 14.7 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 30/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.5 +3.9 15.8 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 30/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 25.6 +7.2 11.7 +4.5 6.3 0.0 4.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.2 +6.7 15.8 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 31/00
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.8 +5.9 18.8 +4.6 16.4 0.0 3.6 10.4 308 (12.8) 43/17
RICHMOND RAAF 29.8 +6.0 15.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 28/11
BELLAMBI AWS 24.8 +2.7 17.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 41/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.9 -- 10.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 34/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.7 +10.2 16.4 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.3 +10.0 12.5 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 43/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.0 +5.4 7.6 -2.5 12.5 0.0 7.4 10.7 210 ( 8.8) 31/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.3 +7.7 11.1 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.3 +7.1 8.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 50/05
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 20.4 +0.1 11.8 +1.7 8.3 0.0 3.4 6.5 256 (10.7) 34/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.9 +2.3 6.3 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 280 (11.7) 30/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 +1.9 11.8 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 37/09
HOBART AIRPORT 22.2 +4.1 7.7 -1.1 1.8 0.0 5.0 6.9 272 (11.3) 43/11
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

42.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
42.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
41.8 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.4 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.4 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+11.2 : 28.9 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.7 : 27.2 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
+10.7 : 29.2 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.3 : 33.8 NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+10.2 : 32.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+10.2 : 34.5 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

29.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.5 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+9.5 : 14.5 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+9.5 : 19.4 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+9.3 : 18.7 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+9.3 : 20.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+8.5 : 29.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

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

10.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
13.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
13.7 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-5.5 : 18.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9 : 19.3 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 18.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.9 : 23.8 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.2 : 22.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

1.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
3.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.1 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

-6.3 : 1.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.9 : 4.4 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.7 : 10.2 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.3 : 6.4 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.1 : 10.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands 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.
52.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
40.4 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
34.8 FRASER ISLAND EURONG Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
30.2 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
28.2 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
52.8 HORN ISLAND
Central Coast E
40.4 SAMUEL HILL AERO
Wide Bay/Burnett
28.2 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
Brisbane/SE Coast
34.8 FRASER ISLAND EURONG
30.2 MARYBOROUGH

Reports not yet available

1301 (54.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1250 (52.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
1200 (50.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1134 (47.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1106 (46.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1055 (44.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1026 (42.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
914 (38.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
895 (37.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
855 (35.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
842 (35.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
789 (32.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
741 (30.9) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
736 (30.7) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
716 (29.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
703 (29.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
690 (28.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
680 (28.3) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
645 (26.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
642 (26.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
628 (26.2) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
627 (26.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
620 (25.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
618 (25.8) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
89/00 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
81/17 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
81/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/13 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
78/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
12.2mm in 21 min to 14:30 34.9mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
30.4mm in 30 min to 16:30 60.8mm/h
33.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 33.2mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 31.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.7mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
13.8mm in 20 min to 15:30 41.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 19.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
12.0mm in 16 min to 08:30 45.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.4mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 19.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
1.8mm in 1 min to 03:09 108.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
4.2mm in 12 min to 14:00 21.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 80(150/ 63 ) at 17:00
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 78( 80/ 65 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(320/ 67 ) at 09:19
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND : 76(170/ 63 ) at 21:00
CATO ISLAND : 76(***/ 65 ) at 20:00
FREDERICK REEF : 95( 50/ 76 ) at 20:34
MARION REEF : 87(350/ 69 ) at 05:53
CREAL REEF : 98(170/ 76 ) at 02:30
GANNET CAY : 91(140/ 72 ) at 01:20