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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 1531 EST on 21/04/2018. 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

QLD

Darling Downs W

042100

SOUTHWOOD

47.0

46.5

24/04/1996

19

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs W

042115

LUNDAVRA TM

50.6

24.8

29/04/2004

11

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061110

HOWES VALLEY (COMMISSION RD)

34.0

33.0

05/04/2007

12

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Central West

008290

NORTH ISLAND

13.1

13.9

22/04/2008

13

1 N


The day in charts
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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 15:30EST, 21/04/2018.

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 23.7 -1.8 10.4 -2.6 8.0 1.0 2.4 9.2 252 (10.5) 34/13
BUNBURY 22.9 -1.2 8.6 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 34/14
MANDURAH 22.4 -1.5 14.7 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 23.9 -0.1 23.5 0.8 7.6 11.2 314 (13.1) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.3 +8.1 17.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 31/11
WHYALLA AERO 34.0 +10.2 17.7 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 35/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.2 +9.5 17.5 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 34/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.0 +9.5 9.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 34/21
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.6 +2.8 17.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +1.2 21.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 513 (21.4) 44/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +1.3 20.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 27.9 +1.2 22.0 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 379 (15.8) 34/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +2.2 19.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +1.6 18.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 31/19
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +1.4 17.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 30/20
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 0.0 18.0 +1.7 16.9 0.0 5.8 3.8 277 (11.5) 31/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.2 16.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 548 (22.8) 35/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.0 +2.8 15.7 +2.9 -- 0.2 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +1.3 17.0 +3.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 22/00
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.7 +0.1 13.5 +0.3 -- 27.2 -- -- 242 (10.1) 28/14
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 25.0 +4.9 7.0 +0.3 3.5 33.6 0.4 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 8.0 +0.8 5.5 2.3 2.9 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +4.5 12.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 30/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +0.3 16.6 +2.4 14.1 0.0 3.6 10.0 308 (12.8) 43/13
RICHMOND RAAF 27.6 +3.8 13.1 +1.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.4 +0.3 15.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 30/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.3 -- 6.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 34/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.3 +5.8 13.2 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 21/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.5 +5.2 9.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.0 +6.4 10.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 4.8 10.3 156 ( 6.5) 22/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.4 +4.8 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 22/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.6 +6.4 9.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 26/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.0 +1.7 6.0 -4.1 2.3 0.0 4.0 10.4 256 (10.7) 24/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.3 +6.7 5.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 30/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.7 +1.8 6.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 15/09
HOBART AIRPORT 17.7 -0.4 6.1 -2.7 3.6 0.0 1.0 10.1 289 (12.0) 26/01
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

40.1 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
39.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+12.4 : 34.3 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+11.8 : 32.7 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.6 : 32.4 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.4 : 33.1 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+10.2 : 35.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+10.2 : 33.6 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+10.2 : 34.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.7 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+13.3 : 22.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+10.7 : 20.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.1 : 22.1 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 21.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+8.4 : 19.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

12.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
13.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-3.0 : 20.5 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-2.6 : 23.2 PERTH METRO Lower West WA
-2.5 : 26.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-2.4 : 23.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-2.3 : 27.2 KALBARRI Central West WA

-3.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-0.8 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2 : 13.1 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
-7.0 : -1.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.5 : -0.8 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-6.3 : 3.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.8 : 10.4 KALBARRI Central West 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.
70.0 WALGETT (BREWON AWS) CW Plains N NSW
50.6 LUNDAVRA TM Darling Downs W QLD
47.0 SOUTHWOOD Darling Downs W QLD
46.4 HANNAFORD POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
42.8 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs W
50.6 LUNDAVRA TM
47.0 SOUTHWOOD
46.4 HANNAFORD POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
70.0 WALGETT (BREWON AWS)
MidNorth Coast S
42.8 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)

Reports not yet available

881 (36.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
806 (33.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
731 (30.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
718 (29.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
668 (27.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
619 (25.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/00 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
85/23 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
70/23 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
67/23 NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
61/23 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is 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
MIDDLE POINT
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
14.4mm in 30 min to 00:00 28.8mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 29.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 17.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.0mm/h
KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
18.8mm in 30 min to 01:00 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 18.8mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 22.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
16.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
Darling Downs E
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
10.0mm in 16 min to 13:00 37.5mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
10.0mm in 23 min to 12:00 26.1mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.8mm/h
N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
13.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
9.0mm in 11 min to 20:49 49.1mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 21:00 20.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.8mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.8mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.6mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
8.8mm in 18 min to 01:48 29.3mm/h
4.4mm in 12 min to 02:00 22.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 17.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 89( 10/ 69 ) at 00:36