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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 1425 EST on 03/05/2018. 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 maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016096

ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)

31.0

31.0

05/05/2005

16

1 P Equal to record.


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

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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 14:24EST, 03/05/2018.

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 20.3 -1.5 8.7 -1.7 6.1 0.0 5.2 6.8 368 (15.3) 54/13
BUNBURY 19.2 -2.0 10.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 50/06
MANDURAH 19.2 -2.1 13.2 -0.4 -- 2.6 -- -- 290 (12.1) 48/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.1 25.0 +2.9 25.0 0.0 5.8 5.0 270 (11.3) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 +9.4 11.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 28.1 +7.7 8.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 54/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +7.9 11.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 34/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.9 +7.8 11.7 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 44/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.0 +4.2 14.8 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 30/14
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +1.2 20.5 +0.6 -- 12.4 -- -- 441 (18.4) 44/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +2.3 17.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +1.3 19.1 +2.0 -- 12.4 -- -- 461 (19.2) 43/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +3.4 19.1 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 358 (14.9) 34/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 +2.7 16.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 35/14
COOLANGATTA 25.1 +2.0 14.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 28/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 +1.6 16.3 +3.5 14.9 0.4 4.8 8.0 337 (14.0) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.9 +0.1 12.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) 37/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.9 +4.6 13.5 +4.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +2.2 13.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 24/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 +2.4 10.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 18/12
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 21.4 +5.7 7.0 +3.6 1.5 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.9 +4.7 8.0 +3.4 4.0 0.0 3.7 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +5.7 12.6 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 41/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.4 +4.4 14.0 +3.1 11.7 0.0 4.0 4.9 275 (11.5) 24/09
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +0.4 8.7 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 11/13
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +3.3 14.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 30/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.2 -- 5.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 31/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +6.9 10.5 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 30/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +6.2 7.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.3 +7.3 12.9 +5.5 -- 0.0 4.0 9.0 249 (10.4) 44/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.8 +6.6 9.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 30/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.1 +7.5 9.5 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 39/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.9 +6.3 12.2 +3.9 9.8 0.0 6.2 0.1 546 (22.8) 54/21
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.8 +7.2 9.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 37/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.7 +3.9 5.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 22/13
HOBART AIRPORT 17.4 +2.2 11.9 +5.3 4.7 0.0 4.0 0.0 384 (16.0) 39/01
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

37.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
36.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.8 : 29.1 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.4 : 32.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.4 : 28.2 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.2 : 29.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+9.2 : 30.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+10.6 : 21.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.6 : 17.2 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.4 : 15.8 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW
+8.2 : 14.9 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+8.1 : 15.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.1 : 16.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

7.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.3 : 17.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-4.1 : 14.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.1 : 22.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-3.9 : 22.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-3.7 : 14.8 SHANNON Lower West WA

0.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
1.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

-5.7 : 1.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 2.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-4.6 : 3.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 4.5 MERREDIN 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.
59.8 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
45.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
40.7 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
40.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
59.8 BINGIL BAY
45.0 EURAMO TM
40.7 INNISFAIL
40.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
38.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT

Reports not yet available

1004 (41.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
950 (39.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
949 (39.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
932 (38.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
922 (38.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
900 (37.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
897 (37.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
836 (34.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
803 (33.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
803 (33.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
799 (33.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
745 (31.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
728 (30.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
726 (30.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
725 (30.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
710 (29.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
703 (29.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
703 (29.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
702 (29.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
699 (29.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
683 (28.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
675 (28.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
671 (28.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
664 (27.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
662 (27.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
647 (27.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
626 (26.1) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
613 (25.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
610 (25.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
93/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
83/16 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
83/17 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
81/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
81/03 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast 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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 83(240/ 72 ) at 16:03
ESPERANCE AERO : 83(250/ 65 ) at 17:12
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(330/ 74 ) at 23:34