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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 1428 EST on 22/04/2018. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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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 14:28EST, 22/04/2018.

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 28.5 +3.0 10.2 -2.8 7.4 0.0 3.2 10.2 294 (12.3) 37/14
BUNBURY 22.6 -1.5 16.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 37/12
MANDURAH 23.2 -0.7 16.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 37/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +1.9 25.4 +1.4 24.0 0.0 5.4 11.4 319 (13.3) 41/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.7 +6.5 17.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 39/13
WHYALLA AERO 31.0 +7.2 15.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 37/04
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.9 +8.2 17.9 +5.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 50/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.2 +4.7 15.8 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 39/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +3.2 18.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 31/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 21.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 41/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 20.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 27.3 +0.6 20.1 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 323 (13.5) 31/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +1.8 20.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 54/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.4 +1.0 18.0 +0.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 306 (12.8) 54/15
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.0 18.1 +1.1 -- 2.4 -- -- 294 (12.3) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 -0.2 17.4 +1.1 16.9 3.0 2.8 7.8 282 (11.8) 41/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 +0.1 14.6 +1.2 -- 20.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 39/17
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.3 +2.1 15.9 +3.1 -- 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.2 15.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 31/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.3 -0.3 16.3 +3.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 255 (10.6) 37/09
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 23.5 +3.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +3.5 15.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 35/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 -0.1 16.8 +2.6 15.3 0.0 2.8 8.1 471 (19.6) 34/06
RICHMOND RAAF 25.3 +1.5 16.5 +5.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -1.2 16.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 24/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.6 -- 6.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 35/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.2 +5.7 11.6 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 26/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +5.3 9.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.5 +6.9 13.6 +3.5 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 162 ( 6.8) 21/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.8 +4.2 6.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.6 +7.4 5.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 31/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 24.8 +4.5 8.8 -1.3 5.9 0.0 3.2 5.5 270 (11.3) 24/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.9 +6.3 3.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 30/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 +2.0 4.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 22/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 +1.2 5.7 -3.1 1.7 0.0 1.6 7.9 243 (10.1) 24/08
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

40.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
40.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
39.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
39.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 29.8 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.9 : 34.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+8.9 : 31.0 ADELAIDE (WEST TERRACE / NGAYIRDAPIRA) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.9 : 30.7 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.9 : 29.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC

29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+8.8 : 16.8 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
+8.5 : 16.6 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
+8.4 : 16.4 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+8.2 : 17.5 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+7.4 : 16.3 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA

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

13.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
14.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
15.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-3.0 : 23.2 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.5 : 20.2 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
-2.4 : 19.8 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-2.0 : 21.1 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
-1.8 : 23.0 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-1.8 : 22.6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

-0.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.6 : 4.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.8 : 13.5 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
-6.5 : 4.7 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : 5.7 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : 5.6 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt 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.
56.0 TALWOOD STATE SCHOOL Darling Downs W QLD
34.0 WIVENHOE DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
34.0 KANDANGA TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
31.0 PEACHESTER Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
31.0 KNAPPS PEAK ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
34.0 WIVENHOE DAM
34.0 KANDANGA TM
31.0 PEACHESTER
31.0 KNAPPS PEAK ALERT
Darling Downs W
56.0 TALWOOD STATE SCHOOL

Reports not yet available

811 (33.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
719 (30.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
711 (29.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
695 (29.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
680 (28.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
666 (27.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
653 (27.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
653 (27.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/16 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
68/17 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/01 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
67/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
67/00 NEPTUNE ISLAND 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BRIDGETOWN
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
10.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.2mm/h
HARVEY
10.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
WAROONA
18.0mm in 30 min to 20:30 36.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
5.4mm in 16 min to 06:16 20.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.4mm/h
MARYBOROUGH
9.4mm in 18 min to 17:00 31.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
NOONA
11.2mm in 30 min to 18:00 22.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h
CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
5.4mm in 14 min to 15:30 23.1mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.2mm/h
None reported