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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 1749 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

Eucla

011009

NANAMBINIA

150.0

48.3

13/04/1973

94

108.0

19/10/1924

102

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

17.5

17.0

04/04/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

17.9

17.8

24/04/2003

17

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Goldfields

012044

MUNGLINUP WEST

36.3

35.5

06/04/2011

11

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

35.0

35.0

10/04/1998

15

1 P Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039128

BUNDABERG AERO

65

63.0

05/04/2011

21

N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040555

TOOLARA (KELLY)

59

59.0

05/04/2006

11

N Equal to record.


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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 17:48EST, 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 28.4 +0.7 16.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 44/13
PERTH AIRPORT 27.7 +2.2 16.3 +3.3 14.7 0.0 5.8 10.0 277 (11.5) 37/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 26.9 +5.0 16.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 43/16
BUNBURY 24.9 +0.8 18.7 +7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 37/16
MANDURAH 25.9 +2.0 20.1 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 37/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.4 26.1 +2.1 25.2 0.0 7.4 10.6 407 (17.0) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 -1.1 19.0 +6.4 17.4 0.0 8.0 0.0 327 (13.6) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 24.9 +1.1 9.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 21/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.9 +4.2 10.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 3.6 10.9 135 ( 5.6) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.5 +7.0 7.0 -1.7 4.1 0.0 1.8 9.2 371 (15.5) 31/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.6 +2.8 24.5 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 43/12
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 -1.2 22.1 +0.5 20.8 10.2 7.0 5.7 497 (20.7) 43/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +1.6 21.3 +0.7 17.6 0.0 9.4 8.6 483 (20.1) 52/14
MACKAY M.O 26.3 -0.4 21.0 +0.9 -- 4.8 -- 8.0 486 (20.3) 50/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 -0.4 18.3 +0.4 16.8 7.4 7.0 -- 315 (13.1) 52/17
BUNDABERG AERO 26.8 -0.6 17.5 0.0 -- 7.8 -- -- 337 (14.0) 65/11
COOLANGATTA 25.1 -0.3 17.7 +0.7 -- 75.4 -- -- 412 (17.2) 48/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.5 -0.5 17.9 +1.6 17.5 32.6 8.6 9.2 417 (17.4) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.9 -2.4 13.4 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 528 (22.0) 59/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.8 +0.6 14.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 264 (11.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -2.8 16.8 +1.6 12.3 2.6 3.2 -- 534 (22.3) 37/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -0.3 15.3 +1.5 -- 2.4 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 37/18
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 +0.4 12.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 34/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 -0.1 14.5 +2.6 -- 12.2 -- -- 38 ( 1.6) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.0 +1.6 11.6 +4.4 7.0 0.0 3.0 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +1.9 11.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 46/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.6 -0.3 16.0 +1.8 14.9 13.2 0.8 4.3 310 (12.9) 37/21
RICHMOND RAAF 23.4 -0.4 14.8 +3.4 -- 10.6 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 21/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 -1.5 15.3 -0.2 -- 10.4 -- -- 294 (12.3) 41/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 +2.8 13.5 +4.4 10.9 0.0 6.0 10.4 427 (17.8) 35/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +3.0 10.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 18/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.0 +7.4 9.6 -0.5 6.0 0.0 4.6 10.2 206 ( 8.6) 26/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.4 +3.8 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 232 ( 9.7) 30/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.6 +4.4 11.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 30/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.2 +4.9 10.0 -0.8 7.4 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.5 +5.9 6.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 34/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.2 +3.3 7.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 21/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +0.4 6.7 -2.1 2.8 0.0 3.4 8.8 256 (10.7) 34/14
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

38.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
37.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
37.0 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
36.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+12.5 : 35.7 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+12.1 : 36.3 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+11.6 : 34.7 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+11.2 : 34.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.1 : 33.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.6 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+10.5 : 22.3 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9 : 23.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 21.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 25.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+8.4 : 19.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.5 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.3 : 24.5 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-8.2 : 26.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-7.5 : 25.9 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-7.3 : 26.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.9 : 25.6 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA

-1.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8 : -1.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-5.1 : 5.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-4.9 : 5.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-4.8 : 3.0 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast 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.
150.0 NANAMBINIA Eucla WA
90.2 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM) North Coast NSW
81.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
78.2 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE) North Coast NSW
76.4 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB North Coast NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
150.0 NANAMBINIA

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
57.1 MENA CREEK POST OFFICE
Brisbane/SE Coast
75.4 COOLANGATTA
72.4 TOMEWIN - TALLOWOOD
63.0 NAMBOUR BOWLING CLUB
60.0 COOMERA FOXWELL ROAD
56.9 WALLEN WALLEN
55.0 REDLAND BAY GOLF CLUB
55.0 ELANORA WATER TREATMENT PLANT
54.2 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD
52.6 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT
52.2 EERWAH VALE
51.4 SPRINGBROOK ROAD

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
90.2 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)
81.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
78.2 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)
76.4 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB
67.8 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
67.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
63.2 ROSEBANK (UPPER COOPERS CREEK)
62.0 BRUNSWICK HEADS BOWLING CLUB
58.0 ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK)
57.5 DOON DOON (MCCABES ROAD)
57.2 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
53.8 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)

10.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.4 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

4.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
3.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
3.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

1174 (48.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1132 (47.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
953 (39.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
909 (37.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
879 (36.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
862 (35.9) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
861 (35.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
826 (34.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
786 (32.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
754 (31.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
740 (30.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
725 (30.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
722 (30.1) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
717 (29.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
710 (29.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
693 (28.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
659 (27.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
633 (26.4) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
626 (26.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
620 (25.8) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
609 (25.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
603 (25.1) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
600 (25.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
600 (25.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
85/01 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/06 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/01 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
80/17 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
74/22 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NOONAMAH AWS
14.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.8mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
20.4mm in 30 min to 19:00 40.8mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
7.6mm in 16 min to 15:00 28.5mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
COOLANGATTA
21.6mm in 24 min to 03:00 54.0mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 28.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.3mm/h
33.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 33.2mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
4.8mm in 11 min to 01:11 26.2mm/h
11.2mm in 19 min to 01:30 35.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 16.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 18.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI - HILLSIDE
10.8mm in 30 min to 05:00 21.6mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 18.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
5.4mm in 13 min to 14:30 24.9mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(110/ 63 ) at 05:18
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 85(120/ 70 ) at 06:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(120/ 67 ) at 07:08
ISLANDS
Islands
TIMOR SEA 487KM WNW DARWIN : 69( 90/ 65 ) at 20:20