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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 1737 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

NT

Arnhem

014404

MILINGIMBI AWS

164.8

120.0

13/03/2005

14

1 N

NT

Roper-McArthur

014610

MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT

213.2

180.3

27/03/1918

70

1 N

NT

Roper-McArthur

014641

MATARANKA AIRSTRIP

262.1

114.5

02/03/1994

22

179.0

26/01/1998

27

1 N

NT

Roper-McArthur

014647

LAKEFIELD

124.2

116.0

08/03/2003

14

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

88.0

84.4

09/03/2012

14

1 P

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059040

COFFS HARBOUR MO

2.5

4.1

23/03/1991

60

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

16.8

20.0

02/03/2003

23

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014949

DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE

24.3

26.0

19/03/2006

16

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NT

Alice Springs

015602

JERVOIS

27.0

26.3

05/03/2009

15

1 N


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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 17:37EST, 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 29.9 -1.1 12.6 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 54/15
PERTH AIRPORT 27.3 -2.4 12.4 -3.5 11.0 0.0 5.2 11.1 421 (17.5) 43/06
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.3 -3.8 12.8 -0.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 24/14
BUNBURY 24.7 -3.1 10.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 30/16
MANDURAH 25.3 -2.6 15.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 31/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.7 -2.2 24.9 +0.4 24.8 9.2 2.8 0.2 219 ( 9.1) 43/21
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.9 -3.7 15.0 -2.5 15.0 0.0 3.2 5.7 486 (20.3) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 22.2 -5.0 15.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 403 (16.8) 31/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.6 -4.7 11.1 -4.1 -- 0.2 -- 1.7 199 ( 8.3) 24/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 -2.3 8.3 -2.2 6.2 2.4 5.4 4.7 528 (22.0) 39/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.9 -0.2 25.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 31/08
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 -0.6 22.6 -0.5 21.4 2.6 5.2 8.0 450 (18.8) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +0.1 21.3 -1.6 18.1 0.0 7.8 10.6 428 (17.8) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 27.8 -0.8 21.2 -1.1 -- 0.4 -- 10.4 356 (14.8) 30/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 -0.8 20.1 -0.7 18.1 0.0 6.2 -- 266 (11.1) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +0.6 16.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 22/13
COOLANGATTA 28.3 +1.0 18.7 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 39/16
BRISBANE AERO 29.4 +1.5 18.2 -1.2 17.2 0.0 5.4 6.8 228 ( 9.5) 35/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.8 -2.2 15.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 31/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.6 -1.5 16.1 -0.5 -- 2.8 6.0 -- 158 ( 6.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 -1.0 20.9 +2.8 2.5 3.3 7.4 -- 494 (20.6) 43/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.6 -1.7 18.3 +1.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 295 (12.3) 50/06
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -3.1 17.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 41/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.6 -4.4 14.0 -1.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 -3.6 7.6 -3.0 2.7 4.6 3.0 1.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -4.8 9.7 -4.9 -- 7.2 -- -- 379 (15.8) 30/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 -4.4 16.9 -0.6 14.8 4.8 8.0 8.3 496 (20.7) 54/01
RICHMOND RAAF 23.7 -3.2 13.7 -1.9 -- 4.2 -- -- 246 (10.3) 41/01
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 -3.9 15.4 -2.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 340 (14.2) 46/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 -6.9 7.9 -5.5 4.9 7.6 3.0 11.2 346 (14.4) 35/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -7.2 6.6 -6.1 -- 19.8 -- -- 290 (12.1) 31/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 -7.0 8.1 -5.7 5.3 0.0 4.0 9.7 -- 31/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.1 -6.1 5.1 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 55/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.5 -8.2 4.8 -6.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 291 (12.1) 28/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 -5.4 10.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 -5.0 4.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 26/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 -2.7 4.2 -5.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 41/15
HOBART AIRPORT 21.9 +1.2 8.5 -2.3 4.2 0.4 4.4 9.1 355 (14.8) 59/12
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

39.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.5 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
38.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
38.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

**S** +3.8 : 35.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+3.2 : 39.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+3.2 : 38.5 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+2.9 : 28.0 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
27.1 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+4.5 : 20.1 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.3 : 18.6 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+4.2 : 21.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
+3.9 : 25.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+3.7 : 25.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

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

4.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-17.1 : 16.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-15.9 : 17.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-9.8 : 24.3 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
-9.7 : 4.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-9.2 : 19.8 FORREST Eucla WA

-2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-9.9 : 4.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-9.1 : 9.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-8.4 : 2.4 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-8.4 : -2.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.2 : -2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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.
262.1 MATARANKA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
213.2 MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT N Rivers NT
202.0 CAVE CREEK STATION N Rivers NT
201.0 COODARDIE N Rivers NT
164.8 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
262.1 MATARANKA AIRSTRIP
213.2 MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT
202.0 CAVE CREEK STATION
201.0 COODARDIE
164.8 MILINGIMBI AWS
162.0 CLARAVALE
151.0 LAKE EVELLA
124.2 LAKEFIELD
117.4 EDITH FARMS ROAD
106.6 CDU KATHERINE RURAL CAMPUS
105.4 NGAYAWILI
102.6 CONWAYS
98.2 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER
96.4 CENTRAL WATERHOUSE
91.0 MARY RIVER RANGERS
91.0 LARRIMAH
88.0 BRADSHAW
84.0 GORRIE
81.4 FISH RIVER
80.8 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
80.6 DORISVALE
79.4 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB
75.2 UPPER FERGUSSON RIVER
65.0 MARANBOY HILL
64.2 WANDIE CREEK
64.0 GILNOCKIE
63.2 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
63.0 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
56.4 SNOWDROP CREEK
55.0 NITMILUK RANGERS
54.8 MANINGRIDA AERO
54.4 WONGALARA
53.8 MAINORU OUTSTATION STORE
53.8 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
53.4 TINDAL RAAF
53.2 SUNDAY CREEK STATION
52.6 BONALBO
52.0 RANKIN POINT

ISLANDS
Islands
54.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

0.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1306 (54.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1266 (52.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1073 (44.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1066 (44.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1059 (44.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1028 (42.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
969 (40.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
930 (38.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
930 (38.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
833 (34.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
822 (34.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
803 (33.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
802 (33.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
785 (32.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
754 (31.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
747 (31.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
737 (30.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
732 (30.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
729 (30.4) WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
725 (30.2) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
709 (29.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
707 (29.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
706 (29.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
690 (28.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
687 (28.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
686 (28.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
676 (28.2) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
663 (27.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
657 (27.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
650 (27.1) TELFER AERO Interior WA
647 (27.0) JERVOIS N Plateau NT
643 (26.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
641 (26.7) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
639 (26.6) TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
621 (25.9) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
621 (25.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
609 (25.4) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
604 (25.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
100/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
85/16 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
85/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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