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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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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 1403 EST on 09/05/2018. 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

Brisbane/SE Coast

040778

ZACHARIAH TM

58.0

50.0

20/05/2009

13

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040801

KANDANGA TM

69.0

62.2

20/05/2009

13

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040824

FISHERMANS POCKET TM

66.0

37.0

20/05/2009

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs W

042025

HORSE CREEK AL

16.0

12.8

09/05/2011

13

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs W

042036

BAWNDUGGIE AL

27.0

16.4

25/05/2010

12

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT

35.7

35.6

11/05/2002

32

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

22/05/2003

15

1 P Equal to record.


The day in charts
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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 14:02EST, 09/05/2018.

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 22.7 +0.9 5.0 -5.4 3.4 0.0 3.0 9.3 232 ( 9.7) 39/14
BUNBURY 20.8 -0.4 4.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 24/13
MANDURAH 20.9 -0.4 11.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 34/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +2.6 21.8 -0.3 20.5 0.0 8.0 11.2 295 (12.3) 41/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 +4.5 7.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 35/13
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 -0.4 10.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.7 -0.2 9.5 -0.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 17/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 +0.9 7.6 +0.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 24/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.3 +3.5 19.5 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 +1.9 21.4 +1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 446 (18.6) 35/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +2.2 20.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 34/11
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +1.3 19.9 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 561 (23.4) 35/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 +1.9 16.9 +2.8 -- 6.6 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 25.5 +0.9 18.2 +4.1 -- 8.8 -- -- 380 (15.8) 39/10
COOLANGATTA 22.9 -0.2 18.4 +4.3 -- 6.8 -- -- 299 (12.5) 30/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.2 -1.3 18.2 +5.4 17.8 17.6 5.6 0.1 265 (11.0) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.6 -0.2 15.0 +5.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 622 (25.9) 41/03
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.9 +3.6 11.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +2.2 9.7 -0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 21/21
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.3 +2.0 10.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 22/10
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 20.0 +4.3 3.2 -0.2 -3.5 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 +3.8 6.0 +1.4 0.8 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +5.4 9.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 35/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.6 +6.6 13.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- 7.1 435 (18.1) 26/10
RICHMOND RAAF 25.3 +4.8 6.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 15/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 +2.9 15.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 35/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.6 -- 6.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 31/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.8 +6.5 6.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 18/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +5.2 4.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 22/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.7 +2.7 6.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 6.0 9.5 219 ( 9.1) 17/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.6 +3.4 4.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 21/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.6 +4.0 5.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 24/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.7 +2.1 10.9 +2.6 8.8 0.2 2.4 8.5 518 (21.6) 24/03
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 +2.3 7.3 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 519 (21.6) 24/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.2 -0.6 2.6 -2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 461 (19.2) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +0.6 4.6 -2.0 -1.9 1.0 5.6 8.4 614 (25.6) 50/01
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

37.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
36.5 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
36.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
36.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
36.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 32.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.0 : 31.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.7 : 27.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+7.5 : 27.1 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+7.5 : 29.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 30.7 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+8.5 : 16.3 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.2 : 14.9 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+7.8 : 17.6 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+7.4 : 17.4 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.2 : 16.5 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

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

5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.7 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
8.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.4 : 23.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-1.9 : 22.5 BRISBANE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-1.8 : 19.8 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-1.7 : 13.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-1.7 : 24.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

-1.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-9.7 : -0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : 0.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.9 : 5.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.4 : 5.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West 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.
93.6 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
77.2 NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
71.0 GYMPIE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70.6 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
69.0 KANDANGA TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
58.2 SEVENTEEN SEVENTY
Brisbane/SE Coast
93.6 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
77.2 NAMBOUR DAFF - HILLSIDE
71.0 GYMPIE ALERT
70.6 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD
69.0 KANDANGA TM
67.6 GYMPIE
67.6 KENILWORTH TOWNSHIP
66.8 PALMWOODS
66.0 FISHERMANS POCKET TM
64.0 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT
64.0 GOOMBOORIAN
61.0 COORAN TM
60.4 NOOSAVILLE
58.0 ZACHARIAH TM
58.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE
56.0 MARODIAN TM
54.0 MOY POCKET TM
51.0 OAKWOOD TM
51.0 GOOMBOORIAN ALERT
50.0 TEWANTIN RSL PARK

Reports not yet available

1852 (77.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1592 (66.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1289 (53.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1259 (52.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1165 (48.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1165 (48.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1118 (46.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1090 (45.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1057 (44.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1049 (43.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
999 (41.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
989 (41.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
919 (38.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
909 (37.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
896 (37.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
890 (37.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
877 (36.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
876 (36.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
854 (35.6) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
797 (33.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
791 (33.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
771 (32.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
771 (32.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
759 (31.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
754 (31.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
753 (31.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
743 (31.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
741 (30.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
737 (30.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
734 (30.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
733 (30.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
727 (30.3) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
724 (30.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
715 (29.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
714 (29.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
712 (29.7) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
687 (28.6) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
683 (28.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
672 (28.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
672 (28.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
661 (27.5) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
642 (26.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
641 (26.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
625 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
625 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
622 (25.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
622 (25.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
614 (25.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
614 (25.6) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
602 (25.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
115/00 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
98/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/23 LOW ROCKY POINT 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
10.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 21.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.8mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
11.2mm in 30 min to 12:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.8mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 25.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.2mm/h
18.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 37.2mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 31.2mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 25.6mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 31.4mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 19.7mm/h
60.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
7.4mm in 8 min to 16:30 55.5mm/h
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 30 min to 15:00 20.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.6mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.6mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
13.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.4mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
9.2mm in 4 min to 12:30 138.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.0mm in 30 min to 02:00 20.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(230/ 74 ) at 00:36
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(300/ 87 ) at 00:30
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 115(250/ 83 ) at 00:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(260/ 72 ) at 03:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 80(270/ 67 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(270/ 67 ) at 00:00