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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 1402 EST on 08/05/2018. 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

NSW

CW Slopes S

065034

WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL)

27.5

27.5

03/05/2007

48

1 N Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

TAS

N Coast

091306

CRESSY RESEARCH STATION

91

91.0

24/05/2007

11

N Equal to record.

TAS

E Coast

092012

FINGAL (LEGGE STREET)

83

80.0

20/05/2004

11

N

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

QLD

Central Coast E

033106

HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT

48.3

46.8

18/05/2011

12

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

20.1

18.3

05/05/2003

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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 08/05/2018.

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 22.2 +0.4 5.5 -4.9 4.1 0.2 2.8 9.6 356 (14.8) 31/16
BUNBURY 20.1 -1.1 5.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 24/14
MANDURAH 20.4 -0.9 11.7 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 336 (14.0) 21/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.0 21.7 -0.4 19.7 0.0 8.0 11.2 324 (13.5) 43/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.9 +4.9 2.8 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 48/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.3 +3.9 12.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 61/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 +1.3 12.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 39/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.0 +1.9 10.8 +3.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 425 (17.7) 57/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.5 +3.7 18.4 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 30/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 +2.1 21.9 +2.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 598 (24.9) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +2.8 21.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 23.9 -0.3 19.2 +2.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 621 (25.9) 54/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.3 -2.7 20.0 +5.9 -- 1.6 -- -- 397 (16.5) 35/16
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 +1.8 17.4 +3.3 -- 1.6 -- -- 437 (18.2) 37/00
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +1.9 17.0 +2.9 -- 4.4 -- -- 408 (17.0) 41/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 +1.0 16.4 +3.6 14.6 0.0 5.8 1.5 356 (14.8) 37/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.1 +1.3 13.6 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 669 (27.9) 57/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.7 +4.4 8.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +2.6 11.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 30/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.6 +4.3 8.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 37/13
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 20.5 +4.8 0.5 -2.9 -6.2 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 +3.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +5.6 6.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 43/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.9 +5.9 12.4 +1.5 10.3 0.0 5.2 10.0 293 (12.2) 41/16
RICHMOND RAAF 26.1 +5.6 5.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 31/14
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 +4.1 14.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 48/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 48/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.5 +6.2 4.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.3 +4.7 4.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 31/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.1 +3.1 8.0 +0.6 0.0 0.0 2.0 -- 193 ( 8.0) 35/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.9 +3.7 4.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 39/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.9 +3.3 4.6 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 46/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.1 +2.5 9.9 +1.6 7.5 0.2 6.2 2.3 438 (18.3) 59/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.1 +3.5 6.1 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 400 (16.7) 67/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 +2.1 9.4 +4.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 293 (12.2) 65/15
HOBART AIRPORT 21.5 +6.3 12.9 +6.3 10.9 0.2 3.6 5.5 561 (23.4) 78/14
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

37.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
36.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.3 : 37.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+7.7 : 27.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
+7.6 : 25.1 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+7.2 : 21.3 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+7.2 : 20.2 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 21.5 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.0 : 14.8 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+6.9 : 10.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
+6.7 : 8.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
+6.6 : 12.4 DOVER Southeast TAS

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

5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.9 : 20.5 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD
-5.5 : 20.8 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.8 : 21.7 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.8 : 20.3 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.2 : 21.6 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD

-4.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.0 : -4.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 : -4.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4 : 2.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.3 : -2.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro 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.
26.2 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
22.6 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
22.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
21.6 CHINCHILLA WATER TREATMENT PLANT Darling Downs E QLD
20.4 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

Reports not yet available

1521 (63.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1376 (57.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1375 (57.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1219 (50.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1159 (48.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1134 (47.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
976 (40.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
893 (37.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
893 (37.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
886 (36.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
884 (36.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
855 (35.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
847 (35.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
845 (35.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
838 (34.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
837 (34.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
835 (34.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
831 (34.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
826 (34.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
818 (34.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
815 (34.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
806 (33.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
794 (33.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
794 (33.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
792 (33.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
767 (32.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
758 (31.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
753 (31.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
740 (30.8) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
726 (30.3) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
707 (29.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
705 (29.4) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
701 (29.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
701 (29.2) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
669 (27.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
666 (27.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
665 (27.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
665 (27.7) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
662 (27.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
660 (27.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
649 (27.0) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
642 (26.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
641 (26.7) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
638 (26.6) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
638 (26.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
632 (26.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
627 (26.1) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
623 (26.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
622 (25.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
621 (25.9) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
621 (25.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
620 (25.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
617 (25.7) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
602 (25.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
601 (25.0) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
157/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
144/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
126/19 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
120/18 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
115/16 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
113/18 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
109/17 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
109/18 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
100/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
98/13 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/16 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
94/18 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
93/20 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
91/19 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
91/22 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
91/17 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
GYMPIE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.2mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 16:30 22.8mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
5.4mm in 4 min to 04:21 81.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
4.6mm in 6 min to 11:00 46.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.4mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
12.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 24.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 18.2mm/h
7.8mm in 10 min to 15:40 46.8mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 21.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.7mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 19:30 21.2mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.3mm/h
72.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
REDCLIFFE
5.2mm in 14 min to 20:30 22.3mm/h
NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 27.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 19.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.2mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS

TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 74(340/ 63 ) at 09:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 89(350/ 74 ) at 07:30
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72(140/ 63 ) at 00:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(320/ 65 ) at 19:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(260/ 67 ) at 23:26
E Central
RHYLL : 78(350/ 65 ) at 12:41
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 83(330/ 65 ) at 15:13
TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 93(320/ 58 ) at 20:06
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 113(270/ 78 ) at 18:30
CRESSY RESEARCH STATION : 91(330/ 61 ) at 19:30
CAPE GRIM : 95(290/ 78 ) at 18:28
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 91(100/ 72 ) at 22:16
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 91(340/ 70 ) at 17:11
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 106(300/ 72 ) at 17:39
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 158( 10/130 ) at 17:43
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 126(280/ 83 ) at 19:43
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(310/ 59 ) at 19:52
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 117(280/ 80 ) at 18:37
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 109(280/ 91 ) at 18:45
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 93(350/ 72 ) at 16:32
LOW ROCKY POINT : 113(340/ 74 ) at 15:26
MOUNT READ : 98(350/ 58 ) at 14:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 85(290/ 80 ) at 23:40