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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1404 EST on 21/05/2018. 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010647

WAGIN

-8.0

-4.1

25/05/2012

34

-5.6

12/08/1972

40

1 N


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Data is as received at 14:03EST, 21/05/2018.

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 24.9 +3.1 9.4 -1.0 5.8 0.0 3.4 9.6 316 (13.2) 35/01
BUNBURY 22.7 +1.5 2.0 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 21/12
MANDURAH 23.1 +1.8 10.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 17/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.3 19.7 -2.4 18.7 0.0 7.2 11.0 337 (14.0) 44/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.0 -2.0 1.6 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 15.8 -4.6 4.9 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 26/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 -3.1 8.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.5 9.9 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 373 (15.5) 50/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.2 +0.4 16.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 44/11
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -2.0 21.4 +1.5 -- 4.4 -- -- 591 (24.6) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 18.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 24.2 0.0 19.1 +2.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 468 (19.5) 39/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +1.1 12.8 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 28/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +1.1 11.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 26/11
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +2.3 10.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 34/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 +1.9 10.5 -2.3 7.4 0.0 2.6 9.9 245 (10.2) 31/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.1 +0.3 8.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 39/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.9 -1.4 7.2 -1.5 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +0.3 8.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 22/04
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.7 -0.6 6.1 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 41/10
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 13.4 -2.3 -0.1 -3.5 -8.3 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.7 -1.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.9 -2.0 0.2 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 43/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 +2.3 9.1 -1.8 5.5 0.0 3.4 9.8 344 (14.3) 37/09
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 +1.0 0.3 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 24/19
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -0.2 10.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 39/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.0 -- -1.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.9 -1.4 0.2 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 37/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.0 -2.6 1.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 34/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.2 -2.8 4.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 0.2 1.1 219 ( 9.1) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.6 -0.6 1.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 37/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 +0.9 2.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 35/16
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.0 -0.6 9.7 +1.4 6.6 0.0 1.4 0.0 397 (16.5) 41/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 -0.4 7.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 50/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.7 +1.9 2.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 35/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 +0.1 10.5 +3.9 3.3 0.0 2.2 4.1 732 (30.5) 68/00
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

34.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.4 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.1 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
33.1 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.1 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.2 : 22.8 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+4.8 : 24.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+4.2 : 23.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+4.2 : 24.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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

+6.4 : 10.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.2 : 10.3 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+5.6 : 10.7 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+5.2 : 10.2 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+4.9 : 23.6 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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

3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
4.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.4 : 10.7 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-4.7 : 10.5 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-4.6 : 7.3 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-4.6 : 15.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.5 : 4.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW

-8.3 : 8.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-8.3 : 8.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-8.2 : 1.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.1 : 6.5 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-7.9 : -1.0 JARRAHWOOD 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.
37.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
33.0 INNISFAIL AERODROME N Coast--Herbert QLD
30.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
28.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
28.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD

Reports not yet available

1971 (82.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1920 (80.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1669 (69.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1452 (60.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1176 (49.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1171 (48.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1165 (48.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1145 (47.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1140 (47.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1136 (47.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1107 (46.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1098 (45.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1066 (44.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
965 (40.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
949 (39.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
920 (38.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
919 (38.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
904 (37.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
877 (36.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
874 (36.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
872 (36.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
854 (35.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
854 (35.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
813 (33.9) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
797 (33.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
788 (32.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
773 (32.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
773 (32.2) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
736 (30.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
733 (30.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
732 (30.5) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
721 (30.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
711 (29.6) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
698 (29.1) WARRA W Coast TAS
678 (28.3) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
672 (28.0) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
666 (27.8) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
655 (27.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
651 (27.1) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
648 (27.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
604 (25.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
603 (25.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
137/01 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
115/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
107/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/21 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
102/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
100/21 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
96/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/03 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/00 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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
INNISFAIL AERODROME
11.8mm in 30 min to 02:00 23.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
13.0mm in 23 min to 05:30 33.9mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 16.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
8.2mm in 22 min to 16:30 22.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
11.6mm in 22 min to 19:22 31.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 18.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.2mm/h
7.2mm in 10 min to 20:43 43.2mm/h
8.2mm in 17 min to 21:00 28.9mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.8mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.2mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(260/ 52 ) at 22:33
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 78(238/ 63 ) at 04:40
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 102(230/ 83 ) at 21:30
CAPE GRIM : 100(230/ 72 ) at 21:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(310/ 85 ) at 01:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 137(250/104 ) at 01:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(250/ 54 ) at 02:02
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(260/ 67 ) at 01:00
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 82(240/ 63 ) at 04:40
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 85(250/ 70 ) at 18:54
MOUNT READ : 96(240/ 70 ) at 02:30
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(270/ 69 ) at 01:34
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 104(280/ 85 ) at 00:02