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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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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 1353 EST on 19/04/2018. 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 daily rainfall

NSW

North Coast

058162

NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)

89.0

68.0

07/04/2008

14

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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 13:52EST, 19/04/2018.

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 22.1 -3.4 16.2 +3.2 13.4 2.2 5.2 6.9 332 (13.8) 37/14
BUNBURY 22.5 -1.6 15.7 +4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 44/15
MANDURAH 21.7 -2.2 16.5 +0.9 -- 2.6 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 34/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.7 25.2 +1.2 24.5 0.0 7.4 8.7 266 (11.1) 39/23
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.9 +4.7 12.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 28/09
WHYALLA AERO 30.1 +6.3 11.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +4.1 12.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.4 +0.9 5.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 21/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +2.6 20.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 31/13
CAIRNS AERO -- -- 23.5 +1.9 -- 4.6 -- -- 457 (19.0) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +1.4 21.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 48/13
MACKAY M.O 28.2 +1.5 21.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 28/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 +2.6 21.7 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 31/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +2.3 20.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 43/12
COOLANGATTA 27.1 +1.7 19.6 +2.6 -- 7.8 -- -- 455 (19.0) 52/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 -1.6 18.7 +2.4 17.2 4.0 7.6 0.6 354 (14.8) 44/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.9 -2.4 15.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 43/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.8 +3.6 15.7 +2.9 -- 0.0 5.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -0.7 16.9 +3.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 309 (12.9) 24/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 0.0 13.8 +0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 357 (14.9) 30/10
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION -- -- 6.5 -0.2 2.0 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.4 +3.0 7.8 +0.6 1.2 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.9 +3.4 15.3 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 50/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 0.0 17.8 +3.6 16.7 0.0 4.4 2.0 443 (18.5) 31/13
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -1.3 12.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 26/18
BELLAMBI AWS 21.6 -0.5 14.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 30/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.9 -- 8.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 18/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.5 +3.0 9.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 35/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +2.1 5.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 26/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.8 +1.2 6.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 4.0 8.5 237 ( 9.9) 21/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.2 +2.6 5.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 28/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 +1.8 6.0 -1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- -- 44/21
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 24.1 +3.8 3.4 -6.7 1.8 0.0 3.4 10.4 336 (14.0) 41/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.6 +3.0 3.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 41/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 -2.4 1.8 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 -2.0 4.1 -4.7 -1.0 0.0 2.0 9.9 351 (14.6) 24/15
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

40.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
39.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+9.3 : 34.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.8 : 32.9 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.8 : 33.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.5 : 34.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.9 : 14.5 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+6.3 : 13.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+6.3 : 22.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.1 : 22.8 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
10.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-4.4 : 17.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-4.1 : 22.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.1 : 19.4 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-3.9 : 14.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-3.8 : 22.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-3.8 : 21.4 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA

-5.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-2.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-7.8 : -2.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.7 : 1.0 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-7.5 : -2.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-7.2 : 0.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-7.2 : 0.6 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

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.
89.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER) North Coast NSW
85.2 WOOLI BEACH North Coast NSW
85.0 MINNIE WATER (PUMP SHED) North Coast NSW
65.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM) North Coast NSW
62.0 MCLEANS RIDGES (LASCOTT DRIVE) North Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
89.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
85.2 WOOLI BEACH
85.0 MINNIE WATER (PUMP SHED)
65.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)
62.0 MCLEANS RIDGES (LASCOTT DRIVE)
53.0 ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK)

Reports not yet available

1208 (50.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
985 (41.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
909 (37.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
837 (34.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
837 (34.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
815 (34.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
792 (33.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
764 (31.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
740 (30.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
722 (30.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
704 (29.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
697 (29.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
650 (27.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
633 (26.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
624 (26.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
620 (25.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
615 (25.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
612 (25.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
609 (25.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
605 (25.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
70/10 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/04 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
63/18 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
63/00 WILLIS 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
8.6mm in 18 min to 20:00 28.7mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.3mm/h
NGUKURR AIRPORT
10.6mm in 18 min to 14:18 35.3mm/h
12.6mm in 12 min to 14:30 63.0mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 23.2mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 28.0mm/h
37.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 37.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 12.3mm/h
15.2mm in 21 min to 17:00 43.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.4mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 24.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.3mm/h
MILINGIMBI AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 22 min to 19:52 27.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.6mm/h
6.4mm in 13 min to 20:30 29.5mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 23.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
25.2mm in 30 min to 01:30 50.4mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 25.4mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 30.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.4mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.3mm/h
ISLANDS

TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.4mm/h
None reported