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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 1949 EST on 07/05/2018. 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

TAS

Derwent Valley

095048

OUSE FIRE STATION

22.0

21.6

30/05/2003

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 19:48EST, 07/05/2018.

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 12.6 +2.2 9.6 2.0 5.0 2.8 392 (16.3) 59/12
BUNBURY 20.0 -1.2 16.0 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 68/08
MANDURAH 21.1 -0.2 17.8 +4.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 461 (19.2) 61/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 22.0 -0.1 20.4 0.0 7.0 11.1 359 (15.0) 44/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.9 -0.1 3.3 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 35/11
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 +3.1 6.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 35/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 +3.1 9.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 26/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +2.9 9.5 +2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 444 (18.5) 31/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.4 +3.6 17.0 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 37/02
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +1.6 21.6 +1.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 617 (25.7) 59/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +2.6 19.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 26.0 +1.8 21.6 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 50/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +3.2 18.3 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 44/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 +1.7 18.5 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 54/14
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +2.3 17.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 471 (19.6) 43/15
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 +1.7 14.8 +2.0 13.2 0.0 6.4 9.7 440 (18.3) 41/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.4 +1.6 12.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 576 (24.0) 46/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.1 +4.8 7.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 4.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +1.7 9.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 21/00
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.9 +0.6 6.0 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/15
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 20.5 +4.8 -0.3 -3.7 -7.0 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +4.5 6.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 431 (18.0) 35/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +2.0 9.8 -1.1 7.9 0.0 3.8 10.0 293 (12.2) 22/07
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 +2.5 3.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 18/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 +1.6 11.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 24/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.8 -- -0.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 22/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.0 +3.7 5.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 24/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +3.4 4.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 50/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.4 +3.4 6.3 -1.1 0.0 0.0 6.0 9.5 122 ( 5.1) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 +2.8 3.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 22/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.2 +3.6 4.2 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 21/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.0 +4.4 8.9 +0.6 6.9 0.0 3.4 8.3 509 (21.2) 30/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 +4.0 3.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 34/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 +2.1 8.6 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 35/13
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 +2.1 10.5 +3.9 5.0 0.0 4.8 1.8 557 (23.2) 72/00
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 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
36.8 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
36.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
36.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 28.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.1 : 28.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+8.1 : 28.6 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+7.6 : 22.2 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+7.2 : 28.0 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+7.2 : 31.0 WILUNA Interior WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+7.8 : 11.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.4 : 11.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+7.4 : 16.5 KARNET Lower West WA
+7.1 : 16.7 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.7 : 23.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+6.7 : 16.0 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+6.7 : 14.9 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

5.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-2.0 : 17.9 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
-1.9 : 17.6 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-1.8 : 18.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-1.7 : 19.0 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
-1.5 : 20.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-1.5 : 18.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

-4.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.1 : 1.3 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.0 : 1.5 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.9 : 3.7 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-4.9 : 4.7 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.9 : -4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.9 : 3.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-4.9 : 3.8 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

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.
43.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
38.0 NEARUM RD ALERT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
34.8 TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
32.0 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
21.2 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

Reports not yet available

1609 (67.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1485 (61.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1313 (54.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1274 (53.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1259 (52.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1234 (51.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1165 (48.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1077 (44.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1071 (44.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1044 (43.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1037 (43.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1019 (42.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
991 (41.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
951 (39.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
936 (39.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
933 (38.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
898 (37.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
885 (36.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
877 (36.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
852 (35.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
850 (35.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
816 (34.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
808 (33.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
807 (33.6) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
786 (32.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
775 (32.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
768 (32.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
764 (31.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
759 (31.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
759 (31.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
749 (31.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
748 (31.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
741 (30.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
738 (30.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
719 (30.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
701 (29.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
697 (29.0) WARRA W Coast TAS
669 (27.9) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
668 (27.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
664 (27.7) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
654 (27.3) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
638 (26.6) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
630 (26.3) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
621 (25.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
617 (25.7) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
616 (25.7) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
602 (25.1) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
600 (25.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
113/01 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
107/05 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
100/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/08 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
94/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/07 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
91/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W 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.
ISLANDS

TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 106(300/ 87 ) at 05:30
CAPE NATURALISTE : 95(270/ 56 ) at 08:30
BUSSELTON JETTY : 76(290/ 63 ) at 06:30
NORTH WALPOLE : 93(310/ 54 ) at 07:43
Cent Wheatbelt
RAVENSTHORPE AG STATION : 93(300/ 59 ) at 12:47
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 80(150/ 67 ) at 04:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(240/ 67 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(340/ 82 ) at 00:58
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 113(250/ 89 ) at 01:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 85(100/ 67 ) at 21:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(260/ 76 ) at 00:39