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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 0101 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

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

29.2

28.9

03/04/2009

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005007

LEARMONTH AIRPORT

42.5

42.5

04/04/2018

39

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

NSW

C Tablelands N

062013

GULGONG POST OFFICE

32.0

32.0

01/04/2018

41

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

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070080

TARALGA POST OFFICE

29.0

29.0

01/04/2018

54

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

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039128

BUNDABERG AERO

63

63.0

05/04/2011

21

N Equal to record.

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

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039059

LADY ELLIOT ISLAND

46.5

46.1

05/04/2018

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039122

HERON ISLAND RES STN

47.0

44.0

19/04/2008

14

1 N

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039322

RUNDLE ISLAND

53.7

50.0

09/04/2009

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 00:59EST, 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 30.7 +5.2 16.3 +3.3 14.4 0.6 6.0 10.0 359 (15.0) 35/06
BUNBURY 25.9 +1.8 12.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 21/16
MANDURAH 25.4 +1.5 16.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 25.3 +1.3 24.5 0.0 5.0 9.7 188 ( 7.8) 52/19
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.4 +5.2 13.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 24.3 +0.5 12.6 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 39/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.4 +3.7 11.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 26/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.7 +3.2 9.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 31/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.5 +2.7 17.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 41/22
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 23.6 +2.0 -- 3.2 -- -- 243 (10.1) 34/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 23.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +0.3 23.5 +3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 697 (29.0) 63/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +0.5 23.6 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 52/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +1.4 21.1 +3.6 -- 5.2 -- -- 484 (20.2) 63/11
COOLANGATTA 27.4 +2.0 18.7 +1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 398 (16.6) 39/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +0.6 17.6 +1.3 16.8 2.2 6.2 8.5 354 (14.8) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.6 +2.3 14.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 643 (26.8) 54/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.0 +7.8 15.4 +2.6 -- 2.2 5 5.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.8 +2.7 12.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.5 +2.9 13.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 11.0 +3.8 5.8 0.0 4.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.6 +8.1 14.7 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 28/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.2 +2.3 19.1 +4.9 15.1 0.0 7.4 8.5 450 (18.8) 34/05
RICHMOND RAAF 29.7 +5.9 13.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.9 +1.8 19.8 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 35/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.8 -- 9.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 48/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.2 +7.7 9.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.8 +6.5 8.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 30/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.1 +2.5 9.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 6.4 10.7 264 (11.0) 34/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.3 +2.7 7.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.2 +4.0 9.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 31/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.0 +0.7 12.0 +1.9 7.1 0.0 3.0 6.4 244 (10.2) 35/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.8 +2.2 8.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 35/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.5 +1.6 9.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 -2.3 10.0 +1.2 7.7 5.4 3.2 2.6 378 (15.8) 30/14
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

42.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
42.5 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+10.4 : 29.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.0 : 34.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.8 : 36.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.5 : 30.0 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
+9.4 : 29.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+9.4 : 29.5 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
+9.4 : 29.4 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

29.2 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.8 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.6 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 9.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.6 : 16.2 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+7.5 : 14.2 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
+7.5 : 18.2 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+6.9 : 12.6 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

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

5.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.1 WARRA W Coast TAS
10.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-3.2 : 20.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 5.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-2.8 : 20.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-2.7 : 15.7 ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
-2.7 : 15.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-2.7 : 10.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

0.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
2.9 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
3.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-4.7 : 6.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.7 : 17.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.7 : 5.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.3 : 5.0 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-4.1 : 6.3 ROSEWORTHY AWS 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.
55.0 ATHERTON SOLAR CRESCENT N Coast--Barron QLD
34.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
28.0 SHOAL BAY N Rivers NT
22.4 THORAK CEMETERY N Rivers NT
19.4 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
34.8 JABIRU AIRPORT
28.0 SHOAL BAY
22.4 THORAK CEMETERY
19.4 OENPELLI AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
55.0 ATHERTON SOLAR CRESCENT

Reports not yet available

1289 (53.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1262 (52.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1234 (51.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
1128 (47.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1124 (46.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1117 (46.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1028 (42.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
863 (36.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
855 (35.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
844 (35.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
792 (33.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
764 (31.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
764 (31.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
728 (30.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
698 (29.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
697 (29.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
686 (28.6) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
684 (28.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
674 (28.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
668 (27.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
649 (27.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
648 (27.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
643 (26.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
634 (26.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
620 (25.8) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
619 (25.8) YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
609 (25.4) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
83/22 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
78/06 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/00 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
74/01 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
74/13 MIDDLE PERCY 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
WYNDHAM AERO
5.4mm in 7 min to 22:56 46.3mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 23:04 84.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 20.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
19.4mm in 30 min to 19:30 38.8mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 19.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
10.6mm in 11 min to 11:00 57.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 74(330/ 63 ) at 05:30
ISLANDS
Islands
FREDERICK REEF : 119(120/100 ) at 05:30