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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 1752 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

SA

NE Pastoral

017014

BLINMAN

55.8

50.8

04/04/1891

130

1 N


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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 17:52EST, 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 30.6 +2.9 16.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 31.5 +6.0 18.0 +5.0 16.2 0.0 7.0 9.8 510 (21.3) 43/03
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.7 -0.2 15.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 41/10
BUNBURY 28.7 +4.6 13.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 41/10
MANDURAH 30.3 +6.4 17.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 35/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 25.7 +1.7 24.8 0.0 6.2 10.8 376 (15.7) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.6 +4.4 16.4 +3.8 13.1 0.0 6.8 10.6 235 ( 9.8) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 27.0 +3.2 12.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 44/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.4 +6.7 14.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 137 ( 5.7) 30/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.4 +2.9 9.9 +1.2 6.6 0.0 6.2 9.6 282 (11.8) 34/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.9 +2.1 19.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 22.0 +0.4 21.1 4.2 4.2 7.3 417 (17.4) 48/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 -0.9 21.9 +1.3 19.2 0.0 7.4 1.5 427 (17.8) 43/18
MACKAY M.O 23.7 -3.0 18.5 -1.6 -- 49.2 -- 0.0 598 (24.9) 63/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.9 -5.9 19.1 +1.2 18.9 14.2 6.2 -- 420 (17.5) 30/09
BUNDABERG AERO 22.6 -4.8 18.4 +0.9 -- 2.2 -- -- 378 (15.8) 30/12
COOLANGATTA 25.1 -0.3 16.6 -0.4 -- 4.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 35/17
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 -1.8 17.1 +0.8 16.4 2.0 4.8 3.1 295 (12.3) 31/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 -2.8 13.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 542 (22.6) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.2 0.0 12.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 90 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 -0.8 14.2 -1.0 10.4 13.2 1.8 -- 251 (10.5) 34/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -1.0 14.0 +0.2 -- 6.2 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 28/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.4 -0.2 12.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 30/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.7 +0.1 11.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 18/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.4 +2.0 7.5 +0.3 3.0 0.0 0.4 6.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.8 +2.3 11.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 31/
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +0.3 14.4 +0.2 13.0 2.8 2.4 7.0 253 (10.5) 26/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +1.2 11.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 31/18
BELLAMBI AWS 22.1 0.0 14.8 -0.7 -- 4.2 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 24/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.1 +3.6 11.1 +2.0 8.2 0.0 4.8 10.4 261 (10.9) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +4.4 10.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 43/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.1 +8.5 13.7 +3.6 11.0 0.0 7.6 10.3 270 (11.3) 26/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.5 +4.9 9.1 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 22/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.6 +6.4 12.1 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 26/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.4 +7.1 14.1 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.2 +8.6 13.9 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 44/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.2 +5.3 9.5 +1.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 21/16
HOBART AIRPORT 23.6 +5.5 10.5 +1.7 6.1 0.0 2.6 8.7 321 (13.4) 35/13
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

38.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+10.1 : 29.1 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
+9.6 : 29.9 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+9.4 : 28.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
+9.2 : 31.6 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC

27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.8 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+8.2 : 15.3 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+8.0 : 15.2 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
+7.9 : 15.7 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+7.6 : 21.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+6.7 : 16.7 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+6.7 : 15.5 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC

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

11.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
13.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.8 : 21.9 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.7 : 21.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.2 : 23.7 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-5.9 : 23.2 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.9 : 22.9 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

-0.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
1.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.8 : 15.3 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-2.7 : 7.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-2.6 : 20.0 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-2.5 : 0.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.4 : 1.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS 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.
59.8 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
55.8 BLINMAN NE Pastoral SA
54.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT Central Coast E QLD
53.0 MACKAY ALERT Central Coast E QLD
50.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
55.8 BLINMAN

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
59.8 MACKAY AERO
54.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT
53.0 MACKAY ALERT
50.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL

11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

4.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
3.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

1000 (41.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
896 (37.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
850 (35.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
844 (35.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
840 (35.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
839 (35.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
829 (34.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
809 (33.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
742 (30.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
732 (30.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
732 (30.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
731 (30.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
708 (29.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
702 (29.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
687 (28.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
679 (28.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
671 (28.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
668 (27.8) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
650 (27.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
632 (26.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
628 (26.2) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
618 (25.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
611 (25.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) DALWALLINU Central West WA
601 (25.0) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
81/13 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
67/13 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
63/04 BICKLEY Lower West WA
63/06 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
61/06 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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
MILINGIMBI AWS
18.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 37.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.8mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 26.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:00 23.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
MACKAY M.O
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
8.4mm in 23 min to 00:00 21.9mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
7.0mm in 15 min to 18:00 28.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.0mm/h
18.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 36.4mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 26.4mm/h
15.4mm in 30 min to 22:00 30.8mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 33.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 19.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AWS
11.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.2mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
4.4mm in 13 min to 15:13 20.3mm/h
10.4mm in 17 min to 15:30 36.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP)
14.6mm in 16 min to 18:00 54.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(150/ 69 ) at 13:30