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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1719 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 wind gust (km/h)

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

85

74

12/03/2013

12

N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 17:19EST, 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 28.0 -3.0 20.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 54/17
PERTH AIRPORT 25.5 -4.2 18.6 +2.7 18.0 0.0 6.4 1.6 418 (17.4) 39/10
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.2 -2.9 15.4 +2.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 50/11
BUNBURY 25.8 -2.0 16.8 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 34/17
MANDURAH 24.2 -3.7 19.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 41/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.7 23.9 -0.6 23.9 20.6 6.8 10.5 263 (11.0) 26/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.6 +4.0 12.5 -5.0 10.4 0.0 13.0 11.6 254 (10.6) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 34.1 +6.9 11.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 207 ( 8.6) 50/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.9 +6.6 18.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 6.2 8.8 207 ( 8.6) 52/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.9 +6.8 8.8 -1.7 4.6 0.0 4.2 8.2 288 (12.0) 46/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +4.9 23.8 +2.1 20.9 0.0 12.8 11.3 373 (15.5) 31/23
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +0.7 23.3 +0.2 20.9 5.4 4.4 8.1 207 ( 8.6) 31/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 -1.9 23.8 +0.9 22.3 0.0 7.4 2.3 352 (14.7) 43/11
MACKAY M.O 26.3 -2.3 19.9 -2.4 -- 12.8 -- 0.0 857 (35.7) 57/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.8 -6.7 19.8 -1.0 18.3 4.4 3.6 -- 486 (20.3) 44/09
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 -3.2 18.2 -1.7 -- 11.8 -- -- 430 (17.9) 41/10
COOLANGATTA 27.2 -0.1 18.3 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 363 (15.1) 41/09
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 -1.7 20.1 +0.7 18.6 1.0 8.4 1.2 422 (17.6) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 -4.1 15.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 803 (33.5) 59/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.9 -1.2 16.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 151 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 -2.0 15.5 -2.6 13.0 3.2 4.0 2.3 260 (10.8) 34/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.5 -0.8 14.9 -1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 31/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.4 +0.2 11.9 -4.4 10.2 0.0 4.6 10.7 206 ( 8.6) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 -1.2 11.8 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 24/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 -3.1 10.0 -0.6 5.0 2.0 4.0 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.2 -1.7 15.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 43/03
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.0 +0.8 16.0 -1.5 13.6 1.6 5.4 9.9 321 (13.4) 39/16
RICHMOND RAAF 26.4 -0.5 11.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.5 +0.6 15.9 -2.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 43/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.8 +0.2 14.9 +1.5 12.1 0.0 7.6 7.6 424 (17.7) 41/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +1.0 9.9 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 46/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.1 +4.8 10.1 -3.7 3.9 0.0 7.0 9.4 224 ( 9.3) 39/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.9 +2.7 9.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 201 ( 8.4) 43/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.5 +2.8 12.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 43/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.8 +4.9 13.0 -0.2 11.4 0.0 5.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.4 +3.2 7.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 50/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.4 +2.9 9.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 35/13
HOBART AIRPORT 26.4 +5.7 9.4 -1.4 6.2 0.0 1.0 10.9 312 (13.0) 41/13
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

46.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
45.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
45.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
43.8 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
43.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+11.9 : 38.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 40.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+11.0 : 35.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.1 : 34.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+9.6 : 33.3 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.6 : 31.0 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC

29.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
28.8 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.1 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+8.2 : 27.6 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.3 : 25.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 24.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 22.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 19.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.0 : 29.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
11.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.6 : 24.1 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-7.9 : 22.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.7 : 7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.6 : 24.5 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.7 : 23.8 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

-1.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.6 : 9.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.9 : 5.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-6.6 : 11.9 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-6.4 : 5.2 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-6.3 : 1.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3 : 1.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro 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.
86.0 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
76.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
66.0 NEBO Central Coast E QLD
58.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.6 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
58.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
Central Coast E
86.0 SAMUEL HILL AERO
76.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
66.0 NEBO

ISLANDS
Islands
43.6 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

11.7 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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2.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
2.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
1.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1408 (58.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1250 (52.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1153 (48.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1147 (47.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1113 (46.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1007 (42.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
967 (40.3) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
857 (35.7) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
847 (35.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
803 (33.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
795 (33.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
748 (31.2) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
655 (27.3) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
647 (27.0) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
639 (26.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
635 (26.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
631 (26.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
628 (26.2) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
623 (26.0) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
604 (25.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
600 (25.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/22 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
85/22 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
85/01 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
83/17 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
78/21 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/22 MOUNT READ W 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
15.2mm in 9 min to 18:18 101.3mm/h
11.6mm in 12 min to 18:30 58.0mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 30.0mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 31.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
ST LAWRENCE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 15:30 26.8mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 18.2mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 25.6mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 26.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
12.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 24.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
9.2mm in 10 min to 11:46 55.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
13.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
30.0mm in 29 min to 19:59 62.1mm/h
32.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 32.6mm/h
6.4mm in 13 min to 20:13 29.5mm/h
39.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 39.8mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
10.6mm in 52 min to 09:52 12.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 85(150/ 67 ) at 01:01