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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 1442 EST on 29/04/2018. 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

14.5

14.9

26/04/2018

13

1 N 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

See actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

See actual temperatures
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 14:41EST, 29/04/2018.

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 29.1 +3.6 16.6 +3.6 14.4 0.0 5.0 10.0 487 (20.3) 55/01
BUNBURY 25.0 +0.9 12.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 28/08
MANDURAH 26.7 +2.8 15.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 28/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 20.7 -3.3 19.0 0.0 4.0 10.9 195 ( 8.1) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.6 +1.4 13.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 39/14
WHYALLA AERO 24.0 +0.2 9.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 37/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 +0.1 10.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.6 -0.9 4.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.1 -1.7 15.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.4 16.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 43/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.7 17.4 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 39/17
MACKAY M.O 26.4 -0.3 18.5 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 313 (13.0) 39/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 +1.3 19.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 37/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 -0.3 16.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 43/14
COOLANGATTA 22.9 -2.5 16.5 -0.5 -- 2.4 -- -- 523 (21.8) 46/23
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 -1.5 15.1 -1.2 12.9 0.0 5.6 7.8 375 (15.6) 37/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 -1.5 10.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 37/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 -2.3 12.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 5.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.8 -3.3 15.2 +1.4 -- 6.4 -- -- 383 (16.0) 39/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.3 -1.3 14.6 +1.4 -- 11.8 -- -- 510 (21.3) 46/11
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -0.3 9.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 35/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.3 -3.6 14.7 +0.5 14.7 6.2 4.4 4.3 768 (32.0) 48/16
RICHMOND RAAF 21.3 -2.5 13.5 +2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 306 (12.8) 34/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.8 -3.3 13.8 -1.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 651 (27.1) 46/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.0 -- 4.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 34/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.9 +0.4 9.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 26/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +0.7 5.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.8 +0.2 6.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 26/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.9 +0.3 6.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.6 +1.4 8.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 34/20
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.6 -1.7 7.5 -2.6 2.8 0.0 2.2 7.7 334 (13.9) 31/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.2 +2.6 8.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 35/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 -1.2 3.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 24/12
HOBART AIRPORT 17.4 -0.7 6.1 -2.7 2.1 0.0 1.4 10.3 244 (10.2) 24/09
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 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
38.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+4.3 : 33.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.2 : 38.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.1 : 27.5 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
+3.9 : 32.1 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 18.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+5.2 : 16.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+5.0 : 14.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.8 : 18.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+4.6 : 17.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

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

8.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
10.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.8 : 15.9 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
-6.2 : 11.0 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-5.9 : 10.9 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-5.8 : 13.2 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.5 : 22.2 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.5 : 11.1 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW

-4.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-1.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.4 : 14.5 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.9 : 11.8 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-7.0 : 0.8 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-6.8 : 13.9 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
-6.8 : 15.2 KUNUNURRA AERO 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.
53.6 MITCHELL RIVER @ GLENALADALE W Gippsland VIC
44.8 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
32.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
28.0 BARRINGTON TOPS (MOUNT BARRINGTON) Hunter Valley NSW
23.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
32.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
23.0 BUNGWAHL
Hunter Valley
44.8 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)
28.0 BARRINGTON TOPS (MOUNT BARRINGTON)

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
53.6 MITCHELL RIVER @ GLENALADALE

Reports not yet available

1318 (54.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1159 (48.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
943 (39.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
891 (37.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
794 (33.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
768 (32.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
760 (31.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
757 (31.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
740 (30.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
732 (30.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
730 (30.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
729 (30.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
718 (29.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
702 (29.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
699 (29.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
692 (28.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
677 (28.2) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
663 (27.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
651 (27.1) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
644 (26.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
639 (26.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
617 (25.7) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
612 (25.5) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
608 (25.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
91/07 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/13 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
70/03 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
68/13 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
5.8mm in 16 min to 15:17 21.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
12.0mm in 30 min to 12:00 24.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 17.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 17.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
11.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 80(150/ 65 ) at 05:25
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(150/ 70 ) at 21:30