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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1533 EST on 27/04/2018. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031209

COOKTOWN AIRPORT

14.9

15.8

29/04/2008

13

1 N


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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 15:32EST, 27/04/2018.

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 27.0 +1.5 10.7 -2.3 8.3 0.0 3.4 5.8 389 (16.2) 37/16
BUNBURY 22.6 -1.5 7.6 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 18/15
MANDURAH 22.6 -1.3 14.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 21/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 22.2 -1.8 21.2 0.0 7.0 11.0 218 ( 9.1) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.9 +2.7 12.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 43/20
WHYALLA AERO 21.8 -2.0 16.6 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 43/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.2 -1.5 11.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 -1.7 10.0 +1.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 313 (13.0) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.7 +0.9 12.8 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 41/11
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.8 16.8 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 17.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 29.1 +2.4 17.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 21/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +4.2 15.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 41/16
BUNDABERG AERO 31.1 +3.7 15.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 24/14
COOLANGATTA 26.6 +1.2 16.4 -0.6 -- 6.4 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +0.8 17.3 +1.0 15.4 0.0 5.0 10.5 215 ( 9.0) 28/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 +3.6 13.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 39/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.0 +2.8 12.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 4.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +1.4 14.8 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 28/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.2 +1.6 16.7 +3.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 281 (11.7) 48/14
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 22.0 +1.9 9.2 +2.5 3.5 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.4 +1.0 9.4 +2.2 2.8 0.0 7.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.3 +1.8 12.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 52/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 -0.1 16.8 +2.6 15.0 0.0 2.2 7.6 375 (15.6) 59/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.7 +4.9 14.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 41/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.9 -0.2 16.4 +0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 253 (10.5) 44/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.7 -- 7.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 43/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.8 +1.3 11.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 48/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +0.7 5.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 31/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.5 10.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 10.0 180 ( 7.5) 48/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.9 -1.7 5.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 30/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.3 -0.9 5.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 39/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.6 -1.7 8.7 -1.4 6.4 0.2 4.8 3.5 289 (12.0) 39/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 -2.1 6.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 37/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 -1.0 11.7 +4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 309 (12.9) 44/11
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 -1.4 10.2 +1.4 5.9 0.0 2.8 8.8 373 (15.5) 70/14
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

39.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
37.0 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+10.8 : 32.5 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
+6.2 : 29.6 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+5.5 : 29.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+5.0 : 21.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW

29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.6 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.6 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.5 : 21.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.5 : 11.8 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
+6.5 : 21.0 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.7 : 12.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+5.6 : 14.8 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

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

4.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
4.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.6 : 25.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-7.4 : 20.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-6.9 : 22.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.0 : 24.6 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-5.3 : 4.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
0.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
1.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-11.3 : 0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.0 : 14.9 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.0 : 13.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
-7.0 : 12.7 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-6.6 : 11.5 WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

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.
69.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
30.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
27.0 OLD BAR (EUCALYPT CLOSE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
23.0 WITTITRIN MidNorth Coast N NSW
21.4 PATERSON POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
23.0 WITTITRIN
MidNorth Coast S
30.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
27.0 OLD BAR (EUCALYPT CLOSE)
Hunter Valley
21.4 PATERSON POST OFFICE

ISLANDS
Islands
69.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1249 (52.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
961 (40.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
841 (35.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
829 (34.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
782 (32.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
735 (30.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
710 (29.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
700 (29.2) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
698 (29.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
683 (28.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
667 (27.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
665 (27.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
658 (27.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
640 (26.7) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
640 (26.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
636 (26.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
628 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
622 (25.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
614 (25.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
612 (25.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
104/04 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
104/14 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
96/06 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/06 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
83/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(240/ 67 ) at 17:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 70(270/ 63 ) at 00:39
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(310/ 95 ) at 09:30
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 104(270/ 80 ) at 05:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(250/ 58 ) at 14:30
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 89(280/ 78 ) at 06:21
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 96(310/ 78 ) at 06:13
MOUNT READ : 78(260/ 63 ) at 13:46