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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 1740 EST on 18/04/2018. 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

Gulf Country

029139

SWEERS ISLAND

28.4

28.3

12/04/2005

12

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

Southeast

094155

TASMAN ISLAND

3.3

3.5

09/04/2006

12

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

35.0

35.0

16/04/2018

15

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


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 17:39EST, 18/04/2018.

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 24.6 -0.9 14.9 +1.9 11.4 0.0 5.0 9.6 336 (14.0) 43/13
BUNBURY 23.6 -0.5 12.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 31/11
MANDURAH 23.0 -0.9 19.5 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 30/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +2.4 25.0 +1.0 23.3 0.0 7.0 11.1 267 (11.1) 41/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.3 +2.1 11.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 35/11
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 -1.8 14.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 391 (16.3) 34/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.6 -1.1 11.7 -0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 24/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 -2.4 10.3 +1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 394 (16.4) 28/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +3.0 20.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +1.5 23.6 +2.0 -- 11.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 39/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +1.6 22.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 34/12
MACKAY M.O 28.6 +1.9 20.9 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 278 (11.6) 24/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +5.0 19.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 30/18
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +4.5 18.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 29.0 +3.6 13.6 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 48/14
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 +2.7 15.9 -0.4 11.8 0.2 5.2 10.6 239 (10.0) 41/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.8 +5.5 16.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 43/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.9 +2.7 12.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 5.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +1.9 11.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 37/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.3 -0.3 12.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 34/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 +3.6 7.9 +0.7 -0.2 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +2.4 10.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 48/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.4 -1.5 18.0 +3.8 15.2 0.0 7.2 3.1 467 (19.5) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.9 +2.1 11.4 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 39/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -2.2 17.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 449 (18.7) 35/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.0 -- 7.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.8 +1.3 6.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 18/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +0.6 6.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 -2.6 12.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 5.5 10.2 352 (14.7) 39/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.8 -2.8 7.0 -1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 385 (16.0) 39/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.9 -2.3 3.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 35/09
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.3 -4.0 10.4 +0.3 7.8 0.0 4.0 3.7 567 (23.6) 37/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 -3.5 6.9 -0.5 -- 1.4 -- -- 468 (19.5) 41/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 -1.0 5.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 34/01
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 -2.1 6.7 -2.1 1.2 0.2 5.2 9.4 721 (30.0) 67/01
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

41.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
41.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
40.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
40.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.2 : 33.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+9.7 : 32.8 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+8.4 : 32.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.2 : 32.4 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 31.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+5.6 : 14.2 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+4.8 : 19.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.8 : 18.8 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+4.7 : 14.8 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+4.5 : 13.8 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA

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

4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.7 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
7.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
7.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-6.0 : 5.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.7 : 12.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-5.7 : 9.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-5.6 : 7.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-4.9 : 11.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-2.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-1.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 3.3 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
-4.9 : -2.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-4.9 : 4.0 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
-4.9 : 15.7 WARMUN E 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.
241.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
120.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
82.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
77.0 CENTRAL MILL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
74.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
54.0 MT SOPHIA
N Coast--Herbert
241.0 EURAMO TM
120.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
82.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
77.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
74.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
64.8 INNISFAIL AERODROME
59.0 COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
57.0 NERADA ALERT
50.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT

Reports not yet available

1630 (67.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1569 (65.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1558 (64.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1500 (62.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1493 (62.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1388 (57.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1327 (55.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1308 (54.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1259 (52.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1132 (47.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1080 (45.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1051 (43.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1051 (43.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1045 (43.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1032 (43.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
995 (41.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
980 (40.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
957 (39.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
902 (37.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
821 (34.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
812 (33.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
798 (33.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
797 (33.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
780 (32.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
736 (30.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
736 (30.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
726 (30.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
721 (30.0) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
711 (29.6) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
704 (29.3) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
683 (28.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
675 (28.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
658 (27.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
654 (27.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
646 (26.9) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
642 (26.8) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
639 (26.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
638 (26.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
636 (26.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
635 (26.5) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
631 (26.3) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
630 (26.3) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
628 (26.2) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
624 (26.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
620 (25.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
615 (25.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
614 (25.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
124/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
111/02 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
109/00 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
102/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/02 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/00 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
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
12.8mm in 30 min to 15:30 25.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.0mm/h
9.4mm in 28 min to 15:58 20.1mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 22.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
THANGOOL AIRPORT
12.4mm in 27 min to 20:00 27.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(250/ 74 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 83(220/ 72 ) at 03:30
CAPE GRIM : 78(230/ 63 ) at 04:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(290/ 83 ) at 00:26
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 109(250/ 72 ) at 00:36
TASMAN ISLAND : 111(230/ 54 ) at 02:19
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 124(250/ 96 ) at 00:14
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 83(240/ 76 ) at 00:11
MOUNT READ : 93(220/ 76 ) at 03:06
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 74(250/ 63 ) at 01:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(250/ 70 ) at 00:30