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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1703 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 daily rainfall

WA

Central West

008237

TENINDEWA

20.6

14.8

22/03/2010

12

1 N

WA

Central West

008298

TIBRADDEN

25.2

21.0

22/03/2010

11

1 N

WA

Central West

008299

ARRADALE

28.2

18.0

23/03/2010

12

1 N

WA

Central West

008300

TABLETOP

35.0

18.6

30/03/2003

12

1 N

WA

Central West

008304

MOASCAR

32.8

22.4

22/03/2010

12

1 N

WA

Central West

008307

COOLANGATTA ALERT

20.8

20.4

28/03/2005

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009851

MANYPEAKS

37.6

35.6

31/03/2005

12

1 N

TAS

Central Plateau

096033

LIAWENEE

64.0

45.0

20/03/2003

14

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

TAS

King Island

098017

KING ISLAND AIRPORT

19.3

19.3

10/03/2013

18

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

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

43.6

43.2

01/03/2007

19

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090176

MORTLAKE RACECOURSE

40.4

40.3

17/03/2008

20

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 17:03EST, 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 28.3 -2.7 20.2 +2.3 -- 32.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 59/19
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 -2.3 20.1 +4.2 19.9 10.2 3.4 9.5 293 (12.2) 55/18
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.0 -6.1 17.5 +4.1 -- 17.2 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 44/18
BUNBURY 22.8 -5.0 19.2 +5.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 245 (10.2) 48/14
MANDURAH 24.1 -3.8 21.4 +3.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 54/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.8 24.2 -0.3 23.9 15.2 1.6 6.8 -- 50/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.7 +5.1 19.9 +2.4 18.0 0.0 14.8 11.8 366 (15.3) 48/15
WHYALLA AERO 38.1 +10.9 20.2 +4.8 -- 0.0 7.6 -- 310 (12.9) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.4 +12.1 22.0 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.3 95 ( 4.0) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 38.2 +15.1 17.3 +6.8 14.4 0.8 4.0 10.0 287 (12.0) 48/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.7 +2.6 25.7 +4.0 23.3 0.0 31.2 11.7 298 (12.4) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +1.0 24.2 +1.1 22.7 0.0 5.6 8.8 514 (21.4) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +0.6 22.9 0.0 20.0 0.0 7.2 9.6 408 (17.0) 44/18
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -1.1 21.8 -0.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 589 (24.5) 54/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 -0.8 21.2 +0.4 18.8 0.0 5.8 -- 358 (14.9) 46/08
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 -0.1 19.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) 52/11
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +0.7 20.8 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 367 (15.3) 46/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 -0.8 19.6 +0.2 18.2 0.2 7.0 8.4 350 (14.6) 46/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.8 -1.2 16.5 +0.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 543 (22.6) 46/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.7 -0.4 17.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 83 ( 3.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +0.5 18.8 +0.7 15.1 0.6 5.6 7.7 285 (11.9) 28/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +0.9 18.1 +1.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.7 +1.5 16.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 23.6 -- 274 (11.4) 31/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.7 +0.7 15.9 +0.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 24/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.9 +1.3 -- -- -- 0.0 7.0 11.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.5 +0.6 16.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 34/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.8 +2.6 21.0 +3.5 18.1 0.2 7.8 9.3 440 (18.3) 41/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.9 +2.0 18.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 26.1 +2.2 19.2 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 316 (13.2) 30/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.5 +4.9 19.0 +5.6 16.9 0.0 7.2 11.3 217 ( 9.0) 28/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 35.7 +8.1 20.1 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 26/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.2 +8.9 20.6 +6.8 14.6 0.0 8.4 11.3 184 ( 7.7) 31/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.5 +8.3 16.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 22/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 36.1 +10.4 19.5 +8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 35/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 37.1 +13.2 20.6 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.3 +11.1 17.2 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 31/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 30.1 +7.6 18.4 +8.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 28/17
HOBART AIRPORT 23.9 +3.2 16.1 +5.3 16.0 3.8 0.2 4.0 275 (11.5) 22/16
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

43.6 FORREST Eucla WA
40.6 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA
40.5 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
40.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
40.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
40.4 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

+16.9 : 40.4 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+16.6 : 39.4 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
+15.1 : 38.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+15.1 : 37.7 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
+14.6 : 43.6 FORREST Eucla WA

28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
27.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.4 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

+11.1 : 24.2 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+11.1 : 22.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
+10.4 : 21.2 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.1 : 21.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.8 : 19.3 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

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

16.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
17.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
18.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
18.0 ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON Lower West WA
18.1 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
18.1 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW

-8.3 : 20.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-7.9 : 19.8 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-7.5 : 20.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-7.4 : 16.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-7.3 : 18.1 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

7.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
9.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.3 : 12.9 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.4 : 21.8 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-2.3 : 20.4 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
-2.0 : 15.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-1.9 : 23.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-1.9 : 23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
-1.9 : 18.3 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands 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.
140.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
112.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
92.2 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
85.0 LAKE EVELLA N Rivers NT
76.2 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL N Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
60.2 EL QUESTRO
E Kimberley
74.6 GIBB RIVER
73.0 MORNINGTON
55.4 YULMBU
54.4 MARGARET RIVER AIRSTRIP
W Kimberley
76.0 CHARNLEY RIVER
56.6 CURTIN AERO
53.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO
Lower West
63.2 KARRALEA
57.0 YELLANUP
54.6 TAMARU

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
85.0 LAKE EVELLA
59.8 HOWARD SPRINGS NATURE PARK
59.4 WAGAIT BEACH
54.6 BLACK POINT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
140.2 WEIPA AERO
112.8 COCONUT ISLAND
92.2 SCHERGER RAAF
76.2 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
61.0 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
52.4 MERLUNA

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
64.0 LIAWENEE

ISLANDS
Islands
55.4 NORTH EAST ISLAND

11.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

3.8 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
3.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1089 (45.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1015 (42.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
970 (40.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
966 (40.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
895 (37.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
872 (36.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
821 (34.2) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
818 (34.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
793 (33.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
762 (31.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
756 (31.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
754 (31.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
742 (30.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
688 (28.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
677 (28.2) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
653 (27.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
648 (27.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
645 (26.9) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
634 (26.4) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
626 (26.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
605 (25.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
604 (25.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
78/10 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/16 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
76/15 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/16 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
74/16 FORREST Eucla WA

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