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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 0130 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 maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

42.0

40.4

01/04/1986

51

1 N

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

40.9

39.4

01/04/2005

19

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

39.6

39.5

09/04/2005

16

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018012

CEDUNA AMO

41.3

40.8

09/04/2005

72

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018014

CLEVE

38.1

38.0

02/04/2005

56

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018079

STREAKY BAY

38.1

37.5

01/04/2009

57

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018083

WUDINNA AERO

40.0

40.0

02/04/2005

15

1 N Equal to record.

SA

W Agricultural

018106

NULLARBOR

42.2

42.0

01/04/2005

27

1 N

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

39.0

37.9

02/04/2005

15

1 N

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

34.4

33.9

09/04/2005

19

1 N

SA

Adelaide Plains

023000

ADELAIDE (WEST TERRACE / NGAYIRDAPIRA)

36.0

35.8

05/04/1938

93

1 P

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023842

MOUNT LOFTY

30.9

30.0

09/04/2005

20

1 N

SA

Murray Mallee

025006

KAROONDA

38.0

37.2

02/04/2005

11

1 N

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)

32.3

32.3

09/04/2005

20

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

37.4

37.0

15/04/2004

14

1 N

NSW

CW Plains S

050017

WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS

35.2

34.7

01/04/2018

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Plains S

050137

CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS

35.7

35.6

01/04/2018

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059007

KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS

32.2

31.7

03/04/2005

13

1 N

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060013

FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE

30.0

30.0

12/04/2006

15

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

30.3

29.8

26/04/2002

18

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061054

NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

31.2

30.5

12/04/2006

16

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061260

CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS

33.7

33.6

08/04/1998

22

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061363

SCONE AIRPORT AWS

34.3

33.0

02/04/2018

20

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061390

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY

34.5

32.5

12/04/2006

14

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061397

SINGLETON STP

34.8

34.0

12/04/2006

11

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands N

062013

GULGONG POST OFFICE

32.5

32.0

06/04/2018

41

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

31.9

31.2

06/04/1998

20

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands S

063303

ORANGE AIRPORT AWS

28.6

28.6

01/04/2018

18

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

NSW

CW Slopes S

065034

WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL)

33.9

33.2

02/04/2018

47

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

34.4

33.8

02/04/2018

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

CW Slopes S

065103

FORBES AIRPORT AWS

35.2

34.6

01/04/2018

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--east

066037

SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO

36.8

35.7

04/04/1986

75

1 N

NSW

Sydney--east

066062

SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)

35.4

33.9

05/04/1986

155

1 N

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

35.4

33.3

02/04/2018

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--east

066196

SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST)

32.1

31.0

12/04/2006

11

1 N

NSW

Sydney--west

067105

RICHMOND RAAF

35.9

34.0

08/04/1998

19

1 N

NSW

Sydney--west

067108

BADGERYS CREEK AWS

35.7

35.3

02/04/2018

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

35.8

34.4

01/04/2018

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--west

067119

HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS

35.9

35.1

08/04/1998

16

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068241

ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)

34.5

34.0

03/04/2005

14

1 N

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070339

TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS

30.8

30.6

15/04/2004

17

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

33.5

32.4

01/04/2018

20

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT AWS

33.8

33.8

05/04/2018

17

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

NSW

Riverina W

075032

HILLSTON AIRPORT

36.7

36.6

04/04/1986

56

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

Sydney--east

066137

BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS

76

76.0

08/04/1984

28

N Equal to record.


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:26EST, 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 24.3 -1.2 12.5 -0.5 10.3 0.0 4.0 6.0 267 (11.1) 37/10
BUNBURY 22.3 -1.8 17.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 39/08
MANDURAH 22.8 -1.1 19.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 37/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 25.2 +1.2 24.7 0.0 5.4 8.3 195 ( 8.1) 48/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.7 +6.5 15.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 39.4 +15.6 13.9 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 396 (16.5) 46/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.6 +13.9 19.2 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 37/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.1 +8.6 12.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 26/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.6 +2.8 23.7 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 44/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.8 25.4 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 585 (24.4) 59/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +1.6 24.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 39/11
MACKAY M.O 27.4 +0.7 22.6 +2.5 -- 3.2 -- -- 545 (22.7) 43/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +2.1 20.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 -0.3 18.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 31/10
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +1.4 17.1 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 24/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 +0.9 17.2 +0.9 15.9 0.0 5.4 9.7 299 (12.5) 24/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.1 +4.8 14.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 31/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.9 +7.7 17.4 +4.6 -- 0.0 6.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 30.3 +6.2 12.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 21/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 33.8 +10.2 13.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 46/21
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 28.0 +9.6 11.4 +4.2 5.1 0.0 14.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.4 +9.9 12.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 34/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 36.8 +13.9 19.5 +5.3 16.9 0.0 4.4 10.0 316 (13.2) 52/15
RICHMOND RAAF 35.9 +12.1 11.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 52/16
BELLAMBI AWS 31.0 +8.9 18.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 44/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.7 -- 6.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 50/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.4 +9.9 11.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +9.4 11.1 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 34/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 35.9 +12.3 15.0 +4.9 -- 0.0 8.8 8.6 271 (11.3) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.2 +7.6 12.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.7 +9.5 13.1 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 30/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.2 +5.9 12.3 +2.2 8.1 0.0 8.4 10.2 412 (17.2) 22/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.4 +8.8 7.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 31/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.2 +2.3 9.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 37/10
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 -2.1 11.8 +3.0 11.8 2.8 1.6 3.4 406 (16.9) 54/03
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

42.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
42.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
41.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
40.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.9 FORREST Eucla WA

+18.3 : 42.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+17.4 : 42.2 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+17.1 : 41.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+16.2 : 37.2 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+15.6 : 39.4 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.4 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+9.9 : 22.1 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+9.9 : 19.4 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+9.8 : 20.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.7 : 19.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.7 : 21.7 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA

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

4.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.4 WARRA W Coast TAS
12.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
12.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 15.8 SHANNON Lower West WA
-4.9 : 17.1 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.9 : 16.3 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-3.7 : 4.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-3.7 : 18.3 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA

3.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-4.8 : 15.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-3.9 : 9.8 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-2.4 : 9.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-2.3 : 18.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley 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.
61.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION N Peninsula QLD
17.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
29.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
Gulf Country
61.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT

TASMANIA
Southeast
17.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
12.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)
W Coast
14.8 MOUNT READ

Reports not yet available

1098 (45.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1086 (45.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
915 (38.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
869 (36.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
862 (35.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
852 (35.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
796 (33.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
772 (32.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
769 (32.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
758 (31.6) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
750 (31.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
741 (30.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
739 (30.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
713 (29.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
705 (29.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
701 (29.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
697 (29.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
689 (28.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
668 (27.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
664 (27.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
659 (27.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
658 (27.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
653 (27.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
643 (26.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
640 (26.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
639 (26.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
636 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
635 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
624 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
96/00 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
89/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
83/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/14 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
74/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
74/14 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

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
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
16.0mm in 30 min to 13:30 32.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 24.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 16.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
10.6mm in 13 min to 16:30 48.9mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.0mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 20.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(290/ 69 ) at 07:00
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
PYRENEES (BEN NEVIS) : 104(300/ 9 ) at 16:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(320/ 76 ) at 00:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(250/ 65 ) at 01:12
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 80( 10/ 63 ) at 22:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(270/ 63 ) at 01:30