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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 1411 EST on 14/05/2018. 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)

NSW

Illawarra

068192

CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS

24.4

21.3

16/05/2009

11

1 N

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070217

COOMA AIRPORT AWS

33.7

33.6

12/05/2018

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Upper NE

083085

MOUNT HOTHAM

80.3

68.4

12/05/2018

11

77.1

31/08/2005

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

61.5

59.3

13/05/1971

24

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 14:10EST, 14/05/2018.

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 26.3 +4.5 11.6 +1.2 9.4 0.0 4.0 6.3 238 ( 9.9) 31/18
BUNBURY 22.4 +1.2 11.9 +2.6 -- -- -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 24/15
MANDURAH 23.7 +2.4 16.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 -0.7 20.6 -1.5 19.9 0.0 10.2 10.4 446 (18.6) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.5 -3.5 1.6 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 41/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 -2.5 13.6 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 564 (23.5) 37/01
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.8 -0.1 10.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 22/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -2.3 10.8 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 469 (19.5) 31/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.8 -4.0 12.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 492 (20.5) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.7 19.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 43/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.1 13.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 31/04
MACKAY M.O 22.3 -1.9 10.9 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 46/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 0.0 7.4 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 31/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 -0.6 7.6 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 34/09
COOLANGATTA 23.1 0.0 7.9 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 -0.1 9.6 -3.2 5.1 0.0 5.6 10.0 443 (18.5) 30/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.9 -0.9 5.5 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 617 (25.7) 35/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.0 -0.3 7.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 -0.7 13.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 55/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 -1.9 13.5 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 656 (27.3) 54/15
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 15.1 -0.6 6.0 +2.6 -0.5 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 +0.2 3.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 41/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.6 -2.4 13.3 +2.4 11.9 0.4 3.6 2.8 920 (38.3) 74/19
RICHMOND RAAF 20.2 -0.3 13.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 48/10
BELLAMBI AWS 17.9 -1.7 12.8 -0.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 829 (34.5) 70/05
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.0 -- 8.6 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 671 (28.0) 57/05
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 +2.8 4.7 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.6 +3.0 2.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 -0.4 9.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 2.2 8.6 420 (17.5) 37/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.2 +1.0 9.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 11.0 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 39/10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.0 -0.6 10.5 +2.2 9.8 4.6 1.8 7.6 594 (24.8) 39/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 -1.0 7.6 +1.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 589 (24.5) 41/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.9 +0.1 9.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 39/10
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 -1.2 9.4 +2.8 7.4 0.0 0.6 3.5 494 (20.6) --
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

34.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
33.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
33.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
33.0 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+10.2 : 29.0 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+6.3 : 16.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+6.3 : 14.5 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.3 : 15.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.2 : 12.1 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+6.2 : 9.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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

5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.1 : 25.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.2 : 26.1 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-5.1 : 26.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-4.8 : 25.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

-1.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.8 : 7.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-8.3 : 4.5 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.8 : 8.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-7.8 : 2.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.7 : 7.7 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD

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.
38.4 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
28.0 BROGO (BLANCHARDS ROAD) South Coast NSW
25.8 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
25.4 BEGA (NEWTOWN ROAD) South Coast NSW
23.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

Reports not yet available

1926 (80.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1546 (64.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1477 (61.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1472 (61.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1332 (55.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
1319 (55.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1180 (49.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1142 (47.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1113 (46.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
1096 (45.7) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
1027 (42.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1027 (42.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1014 (42.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1000 (41.7) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
992 (41.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
969 (40.4) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
951 (39.6) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
920 (38.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
906 (37.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
894 (37.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
891 (37.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
889 (37.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
885 (36.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
847 (35.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
829 (34.5) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
819 (34.1) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
812 (33.8) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
809 (33.7) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
807 (33.6) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
793 (33.0) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
791 (33.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
774 (32.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
754 (31.4) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
752 (31.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
740 (30.8) MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
722 (30.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
716 (29.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
706 (29.4) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
705 (29.4) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
675 (28.1) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
671 (28.0) CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
667 (27.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
663 (27.6) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
663 (27.6) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
662 (27.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
656 (27.3) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
656 (27.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
651 (27.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
649 (27.0) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
644 (26.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
635 (26.5) MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
633 (26.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
628 (26.2) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
625 (26.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
622 (25.9) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
617 (25.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
616 (25.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
614 (25.6) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
610 (25.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
603 (25.1) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
102/03 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
89/05 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
89/00 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
87/02 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
85/03 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW

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
Hunter Valley
NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
48.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 80(200/ 63 ) at 21:21
Sydney--east
PORT BOTANY (MOLINEUX POINT AWS) : 82(190/ 63 ) at 18:22
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 108(180/ 91 ) at 18:46
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(220/ 63 ) at 05:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 83(210/ 69 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 87(160/ 63 ) at 05:00
MOUNT HOTHAM : 102(170/ 83 ) at 03:10
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(210/ 63 ) at 00:00