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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 1403 EST on 19/05/2018. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200839

LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

8.7

9.1

14/05/1994

25

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Victoria

014825

VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS

52

52

17/05/2018

16

N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014932

TINDAL RAAF

55

52

14/05/2018

11

N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

23.6

23.0

03/05/2003

11

1 N


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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 14:03EST, 19/05/2018.

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 24.4 +2.6 11.5 +1.1 7.3 0.0 4.6 9.4 378 (15.8) 39/11
BUNBURY 23.7 +2.5 8.1 -1.2 -- -- -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 22/11
MANDURAH 24.6 +3.3 12.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 26/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -1.1 17.9 -4.2 16.3 0.0 11.0 10.5 429 (17.9) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.8 -4.2 1.0 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 18.1 -2.3 10.6 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 34/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.5 -1.4 12.3 +2.1 -- 6.2 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 21/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 +0.5 10.1 +2.8 -- 7.4 -- -- 441 (18.4) 46/04
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.1 -1.7 14.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 482 (20.1) 50/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.2 21.4 +1.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 600 (25.0) 52/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 +0.5 19.2 +1.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 491 (20.5) 35/04
MACKAY M.O 23.8 -0.4 18.0 +0.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 597 (24.9) 44/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 +1.0 15.7 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 299 (12.5) 34/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +1.1 15.7 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 369 (15.4) 43/11
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +0.6 11.5 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 22/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -0.8 13.8 +1.0 13.0 0.0 4.0 9.8 313 (13.0) 21/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.2 +1.4 9.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 28/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.6 +1.3 5.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 +0.8 8.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 21/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.0 -0.3 6.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 37/10
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 0.9 -3.7 -6.1 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.3 -1.6 -0.2 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 34/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 -0.4 8.8 -2.1 6.4 0.0 2.6 9.8 296 (12.3) 34/09
RICHMOND RAAF 22.1 +1.6 1.4 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 26/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -0.2 10.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 31/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.1 -- -1.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 39/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 -1.2 3.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -2.7 6.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.6 5.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 3.6 4.2 272 (11.3) 28/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 -0.9 8.7 +3.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 18/02
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 +0.9 6.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 31/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.2 +0.6 10.8 +2.5 10.5 0.4 2.2 5.5 345 (14.4) 43/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 +0.2 7.6 +1.9 -- 3.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 37/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.3 +1.5 5.0 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 22/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.8 -0.4 9.7 +3.1 8.4 2.2 1.0 1.3 274 (11.4) 39/18
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

47.0 BULMAN N Rivers NT
33.0 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
32.6 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+6.1 : 23.7 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+4.2 : 27.4 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+4.0 : 22.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+3.9 : 23.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+3.8 : 22.3 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

28.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.1 : 11.1 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+5.0 : 10.9 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+5.0 : 11.5 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+4.7 : 10.1 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+4.5 : 6.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

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

1.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.3 : 25.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.0 : 28.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-4.9 : 18.7 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-4.6 : 16.8 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-4.6 : 17.8 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

-4.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.3 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.5 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-2.4 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW

-9.3 : 7.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-8.6 : 7.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-7.6 : 8.7 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-7.5 : -0.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.4 : 14.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT

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.
75.8 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
59.0 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
49.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
48.2 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
49.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
48.2 INNISFAIL
Brisbane/SE Coast
75.8 POINT LOOKOUT
59.0 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT

TASMANIA
W Coast
63.0 MOUNT READ

Reports not yet available

1360 (56.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1195 (49.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1122 (46.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1070 (44.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1020 (42.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1019 (42.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
967 (40.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
956 (39.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
931 (38.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
931 (38.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
921 (38.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
920 (38.3) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
858 (35.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
849 (35.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
835 (34.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
816 (34.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
804 (33.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
781 (32.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
754 (31.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
740 (30.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
732 (30.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
725 (30.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
725 (30.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
714 (29.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
709 (29.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
693 (28.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
691 (28.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
636 (26.5) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
629 (26.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
625 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
619 (25.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
600 (25.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
74/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
72/02 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
72/04 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
72/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
ADELAIDE (WEST TERRACE / NGAYIRDAPIRA)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.6mm/h

ISLANDS
Islands
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 72(140/ 63 ) at 03:30