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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1656 EST on 31/05/2013. 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015131

ELLIOTT

26.9

25.9

01/03/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

22.7

20.2

08/03/2011

17

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

22.2

22.1

06/03/2013

51

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

W Agricultural

018201

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

24.9

24.9

12/03/2008

12

1 N Equal to record.

SA

Upper SE

025557

KEITH (MUNKORA)

23.4

23.4

14/03/2008

12

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

Mallee S

077094

SWAN HILL AERODROME

23.2

23.0

13/03/1998

17

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090035

COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND)

23.0

22.4

19/03/2003

13

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

42.9

42.5

01/03/1983

50

1 Y

NT

Barkly

015135

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

41.4

40.7

03/03/1988

44

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091107

WYNYARD AIRPORT

30.3

28.9

10/03/2008

28

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091237

LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)

33.0

32.9

17/03/2008

31

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

31.0

30.5

17/03/2008

17

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

32.5

30.4

04/03/2006

17

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Northwest

037010

CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP

80

74.0

13/03/2007

12

N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 16:55EST, 31/05/2013.

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 36.9 +5.9 16.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 57/16
PERTH AIRPORT 32.7 +3.0 18.2 +2.3 15.7 0.0 8.8 12.0 489 (20.4) 46/02
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.7 -1.4 16.6 +3.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 309 (12.9) 44/17
BUNBURY 29.6 +1.8 15.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 37/14
MANDURAH 30.9 +3.0 18.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 35/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.9 27.3 +2.8 25.5 0.8 6.6 9.2 456 (19.0) 48/22
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.9 +6.3 20.4 +2.9 19.0 0.0 12.0 11.8 245 (10.2) 43/15
WHYALLA AERO 34.9 +7.7 23.2 +7.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 252 (10.5) 34/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.5 +10.2 24.6 +9.4 -- 0.0 5.4 4.3 152 ( 6.3) 43/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.6 +8.5 16.1 +5.6 13.2 0.0 7.2 1.7 247 (10.3) 28/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.5 +1.4 22.4 +0.7 20.7 7.4 8.2 -- 325 (13.5) 76/15
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +1.1 24.8 +1.7 23.8 1.8 5.8 6.2 428 (17.8) 41/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +0.1 24.3 +1.4 20.9 0.0 6.4 9.4 351 (14.6) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 28.1 -0.5 21.9 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- 9.2 697 (29.0) 52/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 -0.8 20.3 -0.5 19.8 0.2 6.2 -- 425 (17.7) 44/17
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 -1.6 19.7 -0.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 487 (20.3) 55/14
COOLANGATTA 26.8 -0.5 19.5 -0.1 -- 7.4 -- -- 398 (16.6) 43/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 -0.9 19.2 -0.2 18.2 4.6 5.0 9.9 339 (14.1) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.5 -3.5 15.8 -0.4 -- 5.2 -- -- 694 (28.9) 52/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.1 -1.0 15.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 131 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 -0.1 17.7 -0.4 15.7 2.4 2.2 -- 274 (11.4) 28/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.8 +0.5 17.3 +0.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 28/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.3 +2.1 15.7 -0.6 13.0 0.0 6.8 -- 276 (11.5) 41/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.2 +1.2 14.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 30/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.2 +3.6 11.0 +0.4 4.9 0.0 4.8 11.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.7 +0.8 15.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/03
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.1 +3.9 19.8 +2.3 17.0 0.0 7.4 11.4 491 (20.5) 46/17
RICHMOND RAAF 29.4 +2.5 15.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 26.0 +2.1 20.6 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 43/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.5 +4.9 15.4 +2.0 14.0 0.0 7.6 11.8 282 (11.8) 28/22
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.8 +6.2 16.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.7 +8.4 24.1 +10.3 19.5 0.0 8.0 2.0 144 ( 6.0) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 32.9 +6.7 16.6 +4.9 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 158 ( 6.6) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.1 +8.4 19.9 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 30/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 35.5 +11.6 22.0 +8.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.1 +8.9 19.9 +10.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 35/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 33.0 +10.5 14.9 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 21.8 +1.1 16.1 +5.3 12.3 0.0 7.6 10.0 357 (14.9) 46/13
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

44.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.9 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
42.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+12.9 : 35.7 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
+12.6 : 36.1 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+12.4 : 31.2 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.4 : 36.3 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+12.3 : 32.5 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

28.8 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
28.7 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.5 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
28.5 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
28.5 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+13.6 : 23.4 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
+12.9 : 23.7 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+12.8 : 27.2 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.5 : 25.2 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.5 : 22.4 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

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

17.8 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.8 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
19.1 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

-6.9 : 22.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-5.4 : 25.6 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.2 : 19.8 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-4.9 : 21.7 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.8 : 22.3 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-4.8 : 27.3 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

5.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.5 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
7.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.1 : 6.5 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
-3.2 : 20.4 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-2.5 : 16.2 REDLANDS HRS Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.3 : 16.5 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD
-2.3 : 10.3 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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.
126.0 KOOLBURRA S Peninsula QLD
89.4 LOTUS BIRD LODGE S Peninsula QLD
84.0 MONKIRA Channel Country QLD
83.0 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
81.4 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
55.0 MOOMBA (TANTANNA)

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
81.4 COEN AIRPORT
81.2 COEN AIRPORT EVAP
S Peninsula
126.0 KOOLBURRA
89.4 LOTUS BIRD LODGE
58.8 LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK
Gulf Country
57.2 BURKETOWN AIRPORT
56.8 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE
N Coast--Barron
83.0 CAPE FLATTERY
68.0 LIZARD ISLAND RESORT
Channel Country
84.0 MONKIRA

12.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.7 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
11.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

4.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
2.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1158 (48.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1128 (47.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1125 (46.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1035 (43.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1029 (42.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
988 (41.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
958 (39.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
904 (37.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
798 (33.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
790 (32.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
788 (32.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
786 (32.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
748 (31.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
743 (31.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
741 (30.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
741 (30.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
715 (29.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
697 (29.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
694 (28.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
689 (28.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
688 (28.7) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
665 (27.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
664 (27.7) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
662 (27.6) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
660 (27.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
653 (27.2) FORREST Eucla WA
630 (26.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
629 (26.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
629 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
629 (26.2) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
619 (25.8) NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
601 (25.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
80/00 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
80/17 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
76/15 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
74/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
None reported None reported