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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 1403 EST on 10/05/2018. 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

08/05/2018

15

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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 14:02EST, 10/05/2018.

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 24.8 +3.0 8.9 -1.5 6.3 0.0 1.8 9.7 405 (16.9) 52/23
BUNBURY 24.1 +2.9 4.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 28/12
MANDURAH 24.5 +3.2 12.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 28/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.9 22.5 +0.4 20.7 0.0 7.8 9.6 256 (10.7) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.3 +5.3 6.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 37/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 -0.4 7.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 43/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 -0.6 8.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 48/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 +2.9 8.9 +1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 305 (12.7) 55/20
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.1 +3.3 17.9 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +2.3 22.4 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 46/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.6 20.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 312 (13.0) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +1.7 17.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 31/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +3.9 17.7 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 26/16
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +2.9 17.9 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 22/13
COOLANGATTA 24.9 +1.8 18.1 +4.0 -- 16.6 -- -- 322 (13.4) 41/09
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +3.1 17.5 +4.7 16.7 6.4 0.6 9.2 301 (12.5) 31/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 +3.6 12.3 +2.5 -- 1.8 -- -- 355 (14.8) 31/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.6 +5.3 11.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 +2.7 15.0 +4.6 -- 8.4 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 21/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.6 +4.3 10.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 28/08
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 22.0 +6.3 2.5 -0.9 -1.2 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 4.1 -0.5 -0.5 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +5.6 6.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 30/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.3 +6.3 13.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 8.6 7.9 256 (10.7) 30/17
RICHMOND RAAF 26.6 +6.1 7.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 21/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 +2.2 14.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 34/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 -- 2.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 43/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +4.7 3.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +3.4 4.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 26/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 +2.9 6.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 0.0 8.3 82 ( 3.4) 28/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.3 +1.1 2.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.6 +2.0 2.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 43/23
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.4 +1.8 7.1 -1.2 3.2 0.0 3.4 4.0 326 (13.6) 48/22
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.7 +1.1 1.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 44/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 -0.9 7.7 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 55/13
HOBART AIRPORT 19.7 +4.5 8.8 +2.2 1.0 0.0 2.8 4.2 436 (18.2) 52/11
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

37.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
36.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 34.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.3 : 32.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 20.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+7.4 : 26.7 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+7.3 : 22.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.6 : 16.8 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.4 : 17.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.0 : 14.3 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+6.0 : 16.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+5.9 : 13.7 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

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

4.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.0 : 15.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.9 : 18.5 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-2.6 : 17.9 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-1.6 : 9.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-1.6 : 18.7 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-0.3 EYRE Eucla WA
0.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
0.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-9.5 : -0.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.5 : 13.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.7 : 2.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-4.6 : 1.9 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-4.6 : 1.7 WANDERING 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.
62.8 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
50.0 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
30.0 GULMARRAD (COLONIAL DRIVE) North Coast NSW
29.0 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE) North Coast NSW
26.2 NEW ITALY (VINEYARD HAVEN) North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
62.8 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
50.0 POINT LOOKOUT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
30.0 GULMARRAD (COLONIAL DRIVE)
29.0 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE)
26.2 NEW ITALY (VINEYARD HAVEN)

Reports not yet available

1219 (50.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1174 (48.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1110 (46.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1024 (42.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
974 (40.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
889 (37.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
841 (35.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
774 (32.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
761 (31.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
749 (31.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
743 (31.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
738 (30.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
737 (30.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
720 (30.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
720 (30.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
705 (29.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
694 (28.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
692 (28.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
687 (28.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
673 (28.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
653 (27.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
629 (26.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
622 (25.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
621 (25.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
617 (25.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
608 (25.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
606 (25.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
605 (25.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
98/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
96/11 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
94/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/09 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
94/07 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
94/11 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/12 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS
1.4mm in 1 min to 19:00 84.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.8mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
PYRENEES (BEN NEVIS)
4.0mm in 11 min to 21:41 21.8mm/h
W Coast
PORT FAIRY AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
7.0mm in 33 min to 12:30 12.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
23.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 47.2mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 29.4mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 25.0mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(320/ 65 ) at 23:44
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 93(340/ 56 ) at 23:20
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(270/ 59 ) at 12:40
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(290/ 70 ) at 10:39
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 93(310/ 74 ) at 10:02
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 72(240/ 65 ) at 11:14
STRAHAN AERODROME : 96(330/ 45 ) at 11:19
LOW ROCKY POINT : 95(330/ 76 ) at 07:25
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(300/ 65 ) at 11:30