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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 1713 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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040946

RATHDOWNEY ALERT

81.0

69.0

27/03/2008

11

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

34.6

33.4

01/03/2002

23

1 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 17:13EST, 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 28.9 -2.1 18.2 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 28/17
PERTH AIRPORT 31.7 +2.0 20.5 +4.6 19.1 0.0 7.2 11.1 540 (22.5) 52/00
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 23.7 -0.4 16.6 +3.2 -- 3.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) 43/00
BUNBURY 27.1 -0.7 19.0 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 30/10
MANDURAH 29.9 +2.0 20.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 30/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +2.8 24.5 0.0 24.3 1.0 6.2 10.5 345 (14.4) 35/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 +0.4 19.3 +1.8 15.4 0.0 12.0 11.6 347 (14.5) 46/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.6 -4.6 15.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 10.4 -- 684 (28.5) 48/05
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.9 -4.4 13.3 -1.9 -- 0.22 -- -- 313 (13.0) 48/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 -5.3 8.8 -1.7 5.0 2.2 4.8 0.9 574 (23.9) 43/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +4.9 19.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 23.4 11.4 328 (13.7) 41/22
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 -0.4 20.0 -3.1 16.3 0.0 6.2 11.0 274 (11.4) 26/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.6 +2.9 20.6 -2.3 17.2 0.0 8.0 11.2 273 (11.4) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 29.8 +1.2 19.8 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 424 (17.7) 35/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +2.6 20.3 -0.5 18.6 0.0 7.4 -- 246 (10.3) 22/11
BUNDABERG AERO 31.9 +2.8 18.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 34.6 +7.3 21.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 59/14
BRISBANE AERO 30.0 +2.1 19.7 +0.3 17.1 0.0 5.2 10.2 340 (14.2) 54/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.1 +3.1 17.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 48/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.9 -3.2 17.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 175 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.3 +1.4 18.9 +0.8 15.3 0.0 4.4 7.6 321 (13.4) 65/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.2 -0.1 18.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 68/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.3 -2.9 18.9 +2.6 -- 3.03 13.4 -- 320 (13.3) 70/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.7 -3.3 16.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 43/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 -3.1 9.2 -1.4 4.2 0.0 5.6 11.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.6 -4.3 14.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 50/00
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 -3.5 18.8 +1.3 16.8 0.8 6.8 10.8 528 (22.0) 72/16
RICHMOND RAAF 24.6 -2.3 17.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 39/10
BELLAMBI AWS 22.0 -1.9 15.8 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 380 (15.8) 74/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 -4.2 9.9 -3.5 6.2 0.0 8.0 11.6 436 (18.2) 43/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -4.6 11.1 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.4 -4.9 9.4 -4.4 5.2 0.0 7.4 9.2 471 (19.6) 46/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.5 -6.7 9.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 55/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.9 -5.8 8.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 54/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.9 -4.0 11.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 -7.2 6.0 -3.9 -- 3.8 -- -- 405 (16.9) 55/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -2.3 8.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 37/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 -2.6 8.3 -2.5 4.4 15.4 4.8 8.8 488 (20.3) 52/15
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

44.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
44.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.6 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
42.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+8.2 : 44.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+7.3 : 34.6 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.1 : 37.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 35.3 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT PLANT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.8 : 43.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

29.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.5 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.3 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+7.9 : 20.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.0 : 18.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+6.4 : 19.7 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
+6.2 : 18.0 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+5.8 : 18.2 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

2.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.9 : 2.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-10.4 : 11.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-10.4 : 3.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-10.0 : 9.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-9.5 : 14.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.1 : -3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.4 : -1.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-8.4 : -2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-7.5 : 3.1 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-7.0 : 1.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S 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.
81.0 RATHDOWNEY ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
60.0 CHANNEL ISLAND N Rivers NT
44.4 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
42.4 CLUB TERRACE E Gippsland VIC
39.8 LAMBELL'S LAGOON N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
60.0 CHANNEL ISLAND
39.8 LAMBELL'S LAGOON

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
81.0 RATHDOWNEY ALERT

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
44.4 MALLACOOTA
42.4 CLUB TERRACE

11.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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2.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.9 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1221 (50.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1187 (49.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1029 (42.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1025 (42.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
969 (40.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
962 (40.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
936 (39.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
908 (37.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
900 (37.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
897 (37.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
892 (37.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
850 (35.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
832 (34.7) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
817 (34.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
809 (33.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
792 (33.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
783 (32.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
775 (32.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
769 (32.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
766 (31.9) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
761 (31.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
750 (31.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
750 (31.3) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
747 (31.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
735 (30.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
730 (30.4) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
730 (30.4) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
722 (30.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
714 (29.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
712 (29.7) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
706 (29.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
704 (29.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
701 (29.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
698 (29.1) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
684 (28.5) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
680 (28.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
679 (28.3) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
677 (28.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
674 (28.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
674 (28.1) FORREST Eucla WA
662 (27.6) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
660 (27.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
658 (27.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
646 (26.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
644 (26.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
638 (26.6) PARNDANA CFS AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
627 (26.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
627 (26.1) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
626 (26.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
625 (26.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
623 (26.0) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
621 (25.9) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
616 (25.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
608 (25.3) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
607 (25.3) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
603 (25.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
600 (25.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
93/20 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
91/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
89/00 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
83/22 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/09 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
83/01 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
83/07 TASMAN ISLAND 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
N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
4.2mm in 11 min to 19:16 22.9mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
15.2mm in 13 min to 16:00 70.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.4mm/h
11.4mm in 10 min to 16:10 68.4mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 26.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
5.8mm in 8 min to 01:38 43.5mm/h
25.0mm in 13 min to 01:51 115.4mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 30.8mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 30.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 10.3mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
11.4mm in 30 min to 08:00 22.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
E Central
ESSENDON AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
20.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.8mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN NTC AWS : 93(130/ 67 ) at 20:28
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(130/ 69 ) at 23:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 74(180/ 67 ) at 22:49
Sydney--east
PORT BOTANY (MOLINEUX POINT AWS) : 82(180/ 63 ) at 17:03
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(220/ 63 ) at 11:01
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(240/ 70 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 80(200/ 67 ) at 09:30
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 83(190/ 63 ) at 02:24
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(240/ 69 ) at 10:06