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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 1403 EST on 22/05/2018. 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

Eucla

011019

EYRE

-3.5

-3.5

24/05/1993

24

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

-2.9

-2.4

28/05/2011

27

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

83

83.0

16/05/2009

15

N Equal to record.

TAS

Derwent Valley

095048

OUSE FIRE STATION

96

83.0

17/05/2009

11

N

TAS

Central Plateau

096033

LIAWENEE

98

98.0

20/05/2004

13

N Equal to record.


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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, 22/05/2018.

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 25.7 +3.9 8.0 -2.4 4.9 0.0 2.6 9.5 329 (13.7) 41/23
BUNBURY 24.0 +2.8 4.4 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 22/10
MANDURAH 23.0 +1.7 12.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 30/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 22.0 -0.1 20.9 0.0 8.0 10.5 383 (16.0) 46/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.7 -2.3 3.6 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 46/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 -2.5 6.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) -- -- 12.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 -0.3 11.4 +4.1 -- 4.2 -- -- 491 (20.5) 50/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.7 -2.1 16.1 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 52/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +0.3 22.1 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 571 (23.8) 44/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.5 16.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 34/10
MACKAY M.O 23.4 -0.8 14.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 43/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 +0.2 10.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 37/12
BUNDABERG AERO 23.9 -0.7 10.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 28/08
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 6.8 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 30/10
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 0.0 7.9 -4.9 2.0 0.0 5.2 10.0 264 (11.0) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 +0.7 5.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 34/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.7 +0.4 5.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 0.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +1.6 6.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 28/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.1 +1.8 7.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 52/14
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 13.0 -2.7 5.6 +2.2 -2.7 0.0 2.1 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.2 -3.0 2.6 -2.0 -5.9 0.0 3.7 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +0.3 4.2 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 46/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.7 +2.7 10.6 -0.3 8.1 0.0 2.4 9.7 381 (15.9) 55/15
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 +2.7 3.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 44/11
BELLAMBI AWS -- -- 13.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.9 -- 5.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 44/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.6 +0.3 5.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 43/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +0.3 7.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 44/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 -1.3 7.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 3.4 1.3 268 (11.2) 41/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 -0.9 8.9 +3.2 11.6 0.2 -- -- -- 35/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 7.4 +2.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 291 (12.1) 35/19
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 15.4 -1.2 9.5 +1.2 7.6 1.0 1.8 1.5 521 (21.7) 41/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 -1.5 8.3 +2.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 541 (22.5) 48/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.1 -1.7 4.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 46/22
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 +0.3 9.4 +2.8 4.6 1.4 2.2 5.9 350 (14.6) 68/10
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

35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.1 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
34.0 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
34.0 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
34.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
34.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 24.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+6.1 : 25.3 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+5.9 : 24.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+5.4 : 23.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

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

+6.7 : 13.3 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
+6.2 : 13.9 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.2 : 12.9 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
+5.9 : 10.9 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+5.7 : 12.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT COMPARISON W Gippsland VIC

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

3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
4.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-4.6 : 4.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-3.9 : 22.5 BEDOURIE Channel Country QLD
-3.5 : 17.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
-3.3 : 11.5 MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-3.2 : 23.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

-6.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.3 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-12.1 : -2.9 EYRE Eucla WA
-11.1 : -6.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.8 : -2.0 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-9.2 : -3.8 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-8.9 : -2.8 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs 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.
80.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
62.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
50.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
32.4 MOE SOUTH W Gippsland VIC

QUEENSLAND
Central West
50.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
32.4 MOE SOUTH

TASMANIA
W Coast
62.8 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS
Islands
80.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1658 (69.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1524 (63.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1498 (62.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1298 (54.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1292 (53.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1154 (48.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1076 (44.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1066 (44.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1029 (42.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1000 (41.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
997 (41.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
984 (41.0) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
975 (40.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
971 (40.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
956 (39.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
941 (39.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
941 (39.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
936 (39.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
919 (38.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
902 (37.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
866 (36.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
853 (35.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
849 (35.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
847 (35.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
826 (34.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
812 (33.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
794 (33.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
781 (32.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
776 (32.3) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
763 (31.8) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
761 (31.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
723 (30.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
706 (29.4) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
705 (29.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
699 (29.1) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
692 (28.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
690 (28.8) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
686 (28.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
684 (28.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
679 (28.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
671 (28.0) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
671 (28.0) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
663 (27.6) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
657 (27.4) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
653 (27.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
647 (27.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
639 (26.6) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
634 (26.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
615 (25.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
613 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
613 (25.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
608 (25.3) WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
608 (25.3) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
606 (25.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
603 (25.1) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
144/22 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
117/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
115/22 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
113/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
113/22 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
107/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/23 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
98/22 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/23 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
94/23 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
91/16 CAPE GRIM 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.
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
10.4mm in 30 min to 08:30 20.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 28 min to 08:58 40.7mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 30.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(310/ 65 ) at 22:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 65 ) at 09:28
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(270/ 69 ) at 21:08
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 87(241/ 65 ) at 21:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 109(260/ 95 ) at 21:00
CAPE GRIM : 80(230/ 65 ) at 00:30
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 82(270/ 63 ) at 12:33
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 113(250/ 61 ) at 22:59
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(310/ 98 ) at 18:13
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 145(250/111 ) at 22:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(260/ 80 ) at 05:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(270/ 67 ) at 23:00
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 87(250/ 65 ) at 23:01
DENNES POINT : 93(250/ 61 ) at 21:25
Derwent Valley
OUSE FIRE STATION : 96(250/ 65 ) at 23:58
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 91(250/ 65 ) at 23:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 91(260/ 61 ) at 16:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(270/ 91 ) at 22:41