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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 1402 EST on 05/05/2018. 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 daily rainfall

QLD

Maranoa

043033

TINDARRA TM

1078.6

33.2

20/05/2009

11

96.0

14/04/2003

15

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--east

066037

SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO

17.8

17.8

18/05/2007

18

1 N Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

27.8

27.5

27/05/2004

14

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes N

054038

NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS

17.9

17.1

10/05/2007

12

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

18.4

18.0

04/05/2007

19

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064009

DUNEDOO POST OFFICE

17.2

17.0

01/05/1995

44

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

16.2

15.6

04/05/2007

12

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068151

JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)

19.1

19.1

04/05/2007

13

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

20.1

19.0

04/05/2000

17

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068239

MOSS VALE AWS

13.8

13.1

04/05/2007

13

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069137

GREEN CAPE AWS

17.0

17.0

18/05/2003

13

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

19.0

18.1

04/05/2007

20

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069148

MORUYA AIRPORT AWS

18.3

17.0

05/05/2000

14

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061366

NORAH HEAD AWS

27.5

27.1

03/05/2018

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--east

066196

SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST)

26.6

26.0

11/05/2010

11

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Northwest

037010

CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP

52

52.0

07/05/2009

12

N Equal to record.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Channel Country

038026

BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT

30.0

29.8

10/05/2007

13

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

20.8

16.6

30/05/2010

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 05/05/2018.

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 22.1 +0.3 4.9 -5.5 2.2 0.0 3.2 8.7 320 (13.3) 30/14
BUNBURY 20.6 -0.6 4.3 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 22/12
MANDURAH 20.6 -0.7 9.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 18/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +2.9 24.5 +2.4 23.8 0.0 6.0 11.1 265 (11.0) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.2 -0.8 13.8 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 455 (19.0) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 -0.4 8.8 +0.1 -- 3.2 -- -- 426 (17.8) 34/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.5 -0.4 10.6 +0.4 -- 19.2 -- -- 325 (13.5) 67/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -0.1 8.9 +1.6 -- 29.8 -- -- 450 (18.8) 72/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.2 +3.4 14.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 43/19
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +2.2 20.1 +0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 374 (15.6) 39/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +1.9 18.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 26.8 +2.6 18.6 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 295 (12.3) 28/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +4.0 20.1 +6.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 26/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +3.4 16.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 30/13
COOLANGATTA 26.6 +3.5 15.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 35/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 +2.3 16.2 +3.4 13.3 0.0 3.6 9.9 188 ( 7.8) 31/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.5 +5.7 13.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 30/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.8 +6.5 16.3 +7.6 -- 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.9 +4.5 13.8 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 24/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.6 +7.3 16.4 +6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 54/16
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION -- -- 11.3 +7.9 4.2 1.2 3.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +2.2 15.3 +8.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 428 (17.8) 48/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +8.6 19.0 +8.1 17.8 0.0 6.8 7.8 425 (17.7) 70/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.2 +7.7 14.2 +6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 68/12
BELLAMBI AWS 27.0 +7.4 20.1 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 532 (22.2) 76/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.5 -- 11.6 -- -- 6.0 -- -- 512 (21.3) 72/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.4 -0.9 13.5 +7.7 -- 8.6 -- -- 518 (21.6) 63/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -1.0 13.0 +7.6 -- 11.2 -- -- 404 (16.8) 54/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 0.0 9.7 +2.3 -- 11.4 3.0 10.0 368 (15.3) 41/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.6 -0.6 10.4 +4.7 -- 8.2 -- -- 480 (20.0) 52/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.2 +0.6 9.6 +4.5 -- 18.8 -- -- 408 (17.0) 48/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.5 -0.1 9.8 +1.5 8.6 3.4 6.8 3.8 697 (29.0) 67/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 -0.4 7.0 +1.3 -- 7.2 -- -- 642 (26.8) 61/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.4 9.4 +4.4 -- 16.2 -- -- 278 (11.6) 39/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 +3.1 12.9 +6.3 10.6 0.0 3.2 4.3 427 (17.8) 59/18
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 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
37.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.0 BRADSHAW-ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+9.5 : 26.0 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
+8.6 : 28.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.1 : 31.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.9 : 28.4 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.9 : 28.0 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

28.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+11.3 : 18.3 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+11.1 : 17.2 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+11.0 : 17.9 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
+10.8 : 17.8 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+10.8 : 17.1 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW

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

0.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.1 : 6.8 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-5.1 : 1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.7 : 6.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-4.3 : 0.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.9 : 22.5 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD

0.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.5 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
0.5 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
0.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-7.9 : 1.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.9 : 0.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8 : 3.1 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.7 : 1.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.3 : 4.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne 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.
1078.6 TINDARRA TM Maranoa QLD
66.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
61.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
51.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
49.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC

QUEENSLAND
Maranoa
1078.6 TINDARRA TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
66.0 THREDBO VILLAGE
61.8 THREDBO AWS

VICTORIA
Upper NE
51.2 MOUNT HOTHAM
49.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)

Reports not yet available

1265 (52.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1108 (46.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1070 (44.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1028 (42.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
922 (38.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
916 (38.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
898 (37.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
893 (37.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
872 (36.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
864 (36.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
857 (35.7) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
837 (34.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
758 (31.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
736 (30.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
720 (30.0) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
720 (30.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
715 (29.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
704 (29.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
700 (29.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
700 (29.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
697 (29.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
694 (28.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
685 (28.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
678 (28.3) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
672 (28.0) TELFER AERO Interior WA
662 (27.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
661 (27.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
654 (27.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
652 (27.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
644 (26.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
644 (26.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
642 (26.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
641 (26.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
618 (25.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
618 (25.8) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
616 (25.7) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
615 (25.6) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
613 (25.5) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
613 (25.5) GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
612 (25.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
610 (25.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
608 (25.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
606 (25.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
605 (25.2) TEMORA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
602 (25.1) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
602 (25.1) KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
600 (25.0) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
600 (25.0) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
126/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
115/18 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
113/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
107/13 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
102/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
100/17 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
96/01 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
94/00 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
93/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/00 MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
91/03 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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
Snowy Mtns
PERISHER VALLEY AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
FALLS CREEK
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
Western Plains
ARARAT PRISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
4.2mm in 11 min to 22:00 22.9mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
5.4mm in 11 min to 06:51 29.5mm/h
15.2mm in 23 min to 21:30 39.7mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 96(270/ 80 ) at 01:49
Adelaide/Lofty
ADELAIDE AIRPORT : 98(290/ 41 ) at 00:00
OUTER HARBOUR (BLACK POLE) : 83(240/ 65 ) at 00:08
EDINBURGH RAAF : 83(240/ 65 ) at 00:20
ADELAIDE AIRPORT (ANEMOMETER NORTHWEST) : 80(260/ 67 ) at 00:07
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 80(270/ 65 ) at 13:06
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(280/ 78 ) at 14:00
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 87(300/ 67 ) at 12:40
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 117(330/ 96 ) at 00:49
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(340/ 63 ) at 01:00
MOUNT HOTHAM : 102(350/ 76 ) at 03:06
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 115(270/ 54 ) at 18:45
E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 82(280/ 65 ) at 11:00
W Central
POINT WILSON : 72(240/ 65 ) at 14:49
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 102(260/ 76 ) at 12:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(310/ 93 ) at 17:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 100(260/ 80 ) at 17:55
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 76(280/ 63 ) at 15:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 78(300/ 69 ) at 15:35
MOUNT READ : 85(260/ 67 ) at 13:45
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(260/ 67 ) at 16:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 126(280/108 ) at 19:15