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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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The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1745 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

E Kimberley

002044

LAKE ARGYLE RESORT

64.4

54.6

29/04/1989

44

1 N

WA

E Kimberley

002056

KUNUNURRA AERO

73.6

50.8

29/04/2006

39

1 N

WA

E Kimberley

002060

KINGSTON REST

103.0

51.2

27/04/1989

27

1 N

WA

Interior

013012

WILUNA

68.2

57.5

09/04/2003

110

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014245

CAPE DON

109.4

106.0

02/04/1995

18

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

24.5

20.8

23/04/2003

13

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009842

JARRAHWOOD

34.7

34.6

04/04/1991

35

1 N


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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 17:45EST, 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 32.2 +4.5 13.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 35/12
PERTH AIRPORT 34.3 +8.8 16.8 +3.8 13.4 0.0 7.6 10.5 461 (19.2) 43/05
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 29.0 +7.1 13.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 30/16
BUNBURY 31.6 +7.5 15.8 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 24/15
MANDURAH 31.6 +7.7 20.7 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 28/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 23.9 -0.1 23.3 1.2 4.0 9.3 348 (14.5) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.3 +1.1 10.7 -1.9 9.0 0.0 9.0 9.4 325 (13.5) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 22.6 -1.2 17.2 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 401 (16.7) 44/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 -0.7 14.4 +2.0 -- 0.6 2.4 10.0 185 ( 7.7) 39/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.8 -0.7 10.7 +2.0 7.7 1.8 2.6 5.2 -- 37/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +3.2 21.7 +3.3 18.6 0.0 12.0 10.5 447 (18.6) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +1.8 23.0 +1.4 20.9 0.6 6.0 10.7 325 (13.5) 43/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.7 23.6 +3.0 23.5 0.0 7.4 0.7 309 (12.9) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 27.7 +1.0 20.3 +0.2 -- 1.4 -- -- 269 (11.2) 30/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.8 +1.0 18.1 +0.2 16.6 0.0 6.2 -- 191 ( 8.0) 24/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +1.1 18.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +1.1 17.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 52/21
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 +0.4 18.7 +2.4 16.9 0.0 3.6 6.5 0 --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 +0.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 43/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.0 +0.8 12.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 60 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 +1.6 16.0 +0.8 11.8 0.0 3.6 9.0 209 ( 8.7) 70/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 +1.5 14.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 48/17
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.8 -3.8 14.2 +1.0 12.7 0.0 4.0 1.1 231 ( 9.6) 41/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.3 -5.3 12.9 +1.0 -- 15.4 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 37/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.8 +0.4 6.2 -1.0 -1.7 0.0 3.6 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +2.0 9.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 39/20
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.5 -3.4 16.2 +2.0 15.3 21.2 6.6 0.0 433 (18.0) 59/06
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -4.8 12.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -2.9 15.1 -0.4 -- 18.8 -- -- 350 (14.6) 59/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.6 +2.1 9.9 +0.8 7.2 0.0 3.8 10.2 249 (10.4) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +0.2 8.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 35/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 -0.9 12.0 +1.9 10.2 0.0 4.0 9.4 318 (13.3) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.4 -1.2 9.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 379 (15.8) 44/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.3 -1.9 7.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 50/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 -2.5 14.0 +3.2 11.4 0.2 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -1.1 5.4 -2.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 342 (14.3) 44/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +0.3 2.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 18/14
HOBART AIRPORT 17.1 -1.0 7.8 -1.0 2.4 0.2 2.8 6.9 451 (18.8) 41/11
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

38.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.1 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.4 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
37.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

+11.9 : 33.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+11.8 : 33.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+11.0 : 35.1 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+10.8 : 34.7 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+10.4 : 32.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

27.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.3 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.8 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+12.3 : 24.5 HARVEY Lower West WA
+9.6 : 23.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+7.5 : 20.0 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.2 : 19.0 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.1 : 18.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.1 : 17.8 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.9 : 26.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-9.6 : 26.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
-8.4 : 27.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-7.5 : 27.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.1 : 27.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

-2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 5.6 PROSPECT RESERVOIR Sydney--west NSW
-5.7 : 1.4 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.2 : 2.8 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-5.1 : -0.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-4.9 : 4.8 ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS

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.
109.4 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
103.0 KINGSTON REST E Kimberley WA
91.2 LEGUNE N Rivers NT
84.0 ELLENDALE MINESITE W Kimberley WA
73.8 EL QUESTRO N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
73.8 EL QUESTRO
58.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND
E Kimberley
103.0 KINGSTON REST
73.6 KUNUNURRA AERO
64.4 LAKE ARGYLE RESORT
58.0 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT
W Kimberley
84.0 ELLENDALE MINESITE
62.2 DAMPIER DOWNS AIRSTRIP
Interior
68.2 WILUNA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
109.4 CAPE DON
91.2 LEGUNE
71.2 POINT STUART AWS
63.4 OENPELLI AIRPORT
62.0 EDITH FALLS RIDGE

11.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

1.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
1.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1137 (47.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1082 (45.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1069 (44.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1051 (43.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1047 (43.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
992 (41.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
935 (39.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
908 (37.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
903 (37.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
901 (37.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
892 (37.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
869 (36.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
789 (32.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
759 (31.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
734 (30.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
726 (30.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
710 (29.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
656 (27.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
91/01 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
85/21 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
80/23 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
74/22 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/03 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
74/23 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.
None reported None reported