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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 1710 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

Lower West

009248

MOONDAH BROOK

24.4

22.0

23/03/2010

13

1 N

WA

Lower West

009249

MARIGINIUP

36.0

25.6

19/03/1999

16

1 N

WA

Lower West

009252

NOBLE FALLS

46.6

26.0

01/03/2011

13

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

22.8

22.2

31/03/2003

13

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009960

YOURDAMUNG LAKE

40.2

31.2

31/03/2003

19

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009982

HENTY BROOK

20.4

11.6

01/03/2007

11

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010307

QUADNEY

32.2

21.2

23/03/2010

13

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010308

TOODYAY EAST

36.2

30.0

31/03/2003

13

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010310

WERRIBEE

51.0

27.0

01/03/2011

13

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010556

COONDEE

32.2

21.4

28/03/2005

11

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010633

RAVENSTHORPE

52.0

52.0

02/03/2006

107

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

35.8

29.0

02/03/2004

16

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

35.6

22.4

23/03/2010

15

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003030

BIDYADANGA

30.4

30.0

30/03/2010

56

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014932

TINDAL RAAF

74

70.0

12/03/2011

11

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 17:10EST, 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 29.7 -1.3 22.4 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 29.7 0.0 14.9 -1.0 17.4 25.0 2.4 7.7 -- 55/23
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.9 -4.2 15.3 +1.9 -- 6.2 -- -- 272 (11.3) 48/22
BUNBURY 25.5 -2.3 15.6 +1.4 -- 20.8 -- -- 320 (13.3) 43/20
MANDURAH 26.2 -1.7 15.8 -2.4 -- 13.2 -- -- 251 (10.5) 35/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.5 27.4 +2.9 25.3 0.0 7.6 10.6 435 (18.1) 52/19
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +2.9 14.2 -3.3 11.8 0.0 10.8 11.6 323 (13.5) 31/16
WHYALLA AERO 25.7 -1.5 17.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 10.8 -- 461 (19.2) 44/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.6 -0.7 13.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 4.6 10.7 217 ( 9.0) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.8 +0.7 13.1 +2.6 10.3 0.0 3.6 2.0 306 (12.8) 34/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.2 +4.1 18.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 12.4 -- 294 (12.3) 44/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +1.1 19.9 -3.2 17.8 0.0 6.8 11.1 342 (14.3) 35/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +1.7 20.4 -2.5 17.0 0.0 7.0 10.8 270 (11.3) 39/16
MACKAY M.O 28.6 0.0 18.8 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- 7.3 331 (13.8) 43/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +0.3 20.3 -0.5 18.5 0.0 5.2 -- 208 ( 8.7) 35/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +0.6 20.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 35/17
COOLANGATTA 29.1 +1.8 18.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 39/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 -0.4 17.0 -2.4 15.4 0.0 4.8 10.5 340 (14.2) 34/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.9 -1.1 14.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 34/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +0.6 19.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 190 ( 7.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +1.8 20.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 544 (22.7) 43/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +1.3 19.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 43/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 -2.0 19.7 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 34/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.3 -3.7 19.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 46/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.9 +2.3 14.1 +3.5 10.5 0.0 3.6 6.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.6 +2.7 17.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 31/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 -1.4 19.9 +2.4 19.3 2.2 2.6 2.0 656 (27.3) 50/14
RICHMOND RAAF 24.9 -2.0 19.9 +4.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 26/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.8 -1.1 19.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 39/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.3 +3.7 12.2 -1.2 10.1 0.0 7.6 11.4 248 (10.3) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +4.1 13.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.1 +0.8 13.0 -0.8 9.0 0.0 8.4 10.4 329 (13.7) 30/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.8 +1.6 11.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 485 (20.2) 35/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.0 +2.3 11.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 28/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.9 0.0 17.8 +4.6 17.2 0.0 6.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.9 +0.7 9.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 37/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.9 +2.4 7.7 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 34/16
HOBART AIRPORT 23.0 +2.3 11.5 +0.7 7.6 0.0 5.0 8.1 442 (18.4) 41/07
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

41.9 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
40.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
40.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.4 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.2 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
40.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+6.1 : 32.0 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+6.0 : 40.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+5.7 : 38.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
+5.7 : 38.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

30.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
29.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.7 CHANNEL POINT N Rivers NT
28.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 17.6 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.1 : 15.0 OBERON (SPRINGBANK) C Tablelands S NSW
+5.7 : 20.5 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+5.5 : 30.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+5.3 : 18.7 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+5.3 : 13.7 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

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

9.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
16.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
16.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.5 : 18.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-8.0 : 17.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.9 : 17.1 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-7.3 : 20.4 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-7.2 : 20.3 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.2 : 19.9 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

1.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.8 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
3.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-6.6 : 12.2 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD
-5.9 : 8.2 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-5.8 : 12.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-5.5 : 11.7 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-5.5 : 5.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W 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.
129.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
56.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO) Islands ISL
53.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
52.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
51.4 MOUNT HELENA Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
51.4 MOUNT HELENA
Cent Wheatbelt
52.0 RAVENSTHORPE
51.0 WERRIBEE

ISLANDS
Islands
129.4 WILLIS ISLAND
56.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)
53.4 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

2.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1546 (64.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1213 (50.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1029 (42.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
978 (40.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
958 (39.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
950 (39.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
858 (35.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
854 (35.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
805 (33.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
733 (30.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
728 (30.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
722 (30.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
711 (29.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
692 (28.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
670 (27.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
664 (27.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
656 (27.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
618 (25.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
609 (25.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
605 (25.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
604 (25.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
603 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
111/00 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
94/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/00 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
76/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
26.6mm in 43 min to 01:43 37.1mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 27.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
CURTIN AERO
17.8mm in 30 min to 01:00 35.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION
12.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
WICKEPIN EAST AG STATION
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.4mm/h
JERRAMUNGUP AG STATION
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
NEWDEGATE AG STATION
15.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.0mm/h
RAVENSTHORPE AG STATION
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.8mm/h
Goldfields
MUNGLINUP WEST
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.0mm in 30 min to 07:00 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
5.4mm in 31 min to 14:00 10.5mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
54.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 54.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(310/ 85 ) at 03:14
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 106(210/ 72 ) at 00:00
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 111(220/ 43 ) at 01:30