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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Weather, Climate and Site News

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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 1402 EST on 02/05/2018. 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 minimum temperature

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

22.6

22.0

19/05/1998

17

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

VIC

E Gippsland

084142

GELANTIPY

22.6

21.5

05/05/2005

19

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094087

KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE)

14.9

14.9

11/05/2007

32

1 N Equal to record.

TAS

Southeast

094212

CAMPANIA (KINCORA)

25.3

25.0

05/05/2002

14

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033002

AYR DPI RESEARCH STN

67

61.0

04/05/2008

11

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 14:02EST, 02/05/2018.

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 21.3 -0.5 9.3 -1.1 7.2 0.0 4.0 9.1 470 (19.6) 43/10
BUNBURY 20.2 -1.0 7.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 34/17
MANDURAH 19.7 -1.6 14.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 34/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 23.7 +1.6 22.9 0.0 4.8 9.7 208 ( 8.7) 31/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +8.1 12.6 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 31/13
WHYALLA AERO 24.7 +4.3 7.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 34/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.5 +4.6 11.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 22/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.8 +6.7 4.4 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.6 +3.8 14.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 44/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.5 20.5 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 481 (20.0) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 0.0 18.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +1.3 21.3 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 480 (20.0) 46/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +2.1 17.0 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 43/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 +1.8 14.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 44/12
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +1.9 16.7 +2.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 441 (18.4) 41/12
BRISBANE AERO 24.9 +1.4 14.6 +1.8 12.4 0.0 6.0 8.6 355 (14.8) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.0 +2.2 11.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 48/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.2 +3.9 8.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 4.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +1.9 11.5 +1.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 +1.6 12.1 +2.1 -- 6.6 -- -- 305 (12.7) 34/11
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 23.0 +7.3 2.2 -1.2 -3.8 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +4.7 8.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 31/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.9 +3.9 12.3 +1.4 10.2 0.0 2.8 10.2 452 (18.8) 22/21
RICHMOND RAAF 24.5 +4.0 7.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 15/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.9 +2.3 12.7 -0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 341 (14.2) 21/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.9 -- 0.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 17/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.8 +7.5 5.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 17/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +6.9 3.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.5 +5.5 6.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 3.0 4.0 213 ( 8.9) 34/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.8 +5.6 2.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.6 +6.0 3.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 24/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 24.1 +7.5 5.0 -3.3 2.1 0.0 4.8 8.8 304 (12.7) 44/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.2 +6.6 3.1 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 39/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.9 +4.1 2.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 23.9 +8.7 12.8 +6.2 10.2 0.0 6.2 9.3 596 (24.8) 46/04
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

37.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
36.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+12.3 : 33.1 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+11.4 : 32.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.4 : 25.1 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+10.2 : 19.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+9.8 : 22.6 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+11.0 : 22.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+8.3 : 15.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.8 : 20.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.4 : 14.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 13.5 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS

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

11.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
12.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
12.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.9 : 20.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-2.8 : 18.8 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-2.6 : 21.7 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-2.5 : 19.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.3 : 19.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA

-3.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.5 : -0.1 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-5.4 : 1.1 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-5.2 : 1.4 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-5.2 : 3.5 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.1 : 1.7 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

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.
30.4 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
20.0 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
19.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
15.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
14.0 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW

Reports not yet available

1356 (56.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1259 (52.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1235 (51.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1235 (51.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1010 (42.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
999 (41.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
923 (38.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
910 (37.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
897 (37.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
839 (35.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
809 (33.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
795 (33.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
791 (33.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
786 (32.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
779 (32.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
779 (32.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
769 (32.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
755 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
744 (31.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
696 (29.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
679 (28.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
675 (28.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
670 (27.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
660 (27.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
643 (26.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
642 (26.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
618 (25.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
607 (25.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
85/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
68/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/09 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
67/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
67/08 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
67/04 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
13.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 13.4mm/h
INNISFAIL AERODROME
4.6mm in 13 min to 20:00 21.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(260/ 65 ) at 00:22