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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1754 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 maximum temperature

WA

Lower West

009021

PERTH AIRPORT

37.7

37.7

02/04/1972

69

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009053

PEARCE RAAF

39.4

38.6

04/04/1972

56

1 N

WA

Lower West

009106

GOSNELLS CITY

38.5

36.8

04/04/2001

21

1 N

WA

Lower West

009111

KARNET

35.0

35.0

02/04/1972

43

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Lower West

009172

JANDAKOT AERO

37.0

36.0

16/04/2011

22

1 N

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

37.8

37.0

06/04/2005

17

1 N

WA

Lower West

009194

MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE

38.1

36.5

16/04/2011

30

1 N

WA

Lower West

009204

GOOSEBERRY HILL

38.0

37.0

04/04/2013

13

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Lower West

009225

PERTH METRO

37.3

36.2

04/04/2013

20

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Lower West

009240

BICKLEY

35.1

34.0

04/04/2001

20

1 N

WA

Lower West

009256

GARDEN ISLAND HSF

35.7

34.1

12/04/2009

12

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009538

DWELLINGUP

34.7

34.4

02/04/1972

54

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009573

MANJIMUP

34.4

33.6

02/04/1972

54

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

34.7

34.0

04/04/2001

16

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

35.8

34.8

16/04/2011

13

1 N

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

35.0

34.2

04/04/2013

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

SW & S Coast

009994

COLLIE EAST

34.9

33.4

04/04/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

37.2

36.9

04/04/2007

17

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

37.2

36.6

04/04/2007

17

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

35.9

35.0

05/04/2007

18

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

35.3

35.3

05/04/2007

16

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

35.5

34.0

04/04/2001

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 17:54EST, 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 34.3 +6.6 18.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 28/13
PERTH AIRPORT 37.7 +12.2 19.1 +6.1 16.8 0.0 5.8 10.2 434 (18.1) 41/04
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 29.4 +7.5 17.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 48/19
BUNBURY 32.5 +8.4 17.5 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 26/14
MANDURAH 30.1 +6.2 19.9 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 24/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 25.4 +1.4 24.3 0.0 6.4 10.7 362 (15.1) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.9 +3.7 13.5 +0.9 11.6 0.0 9.4 10.2 275 (11.5) 50/13
WHYALLA AERO 26.7 +2.9 16.3 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +4.3 12.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 14.0 10.2 166 ( 6.9) 28/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.3 +1.8 13.2 +4.5 10.8 0.0 3.0 4.4 359 (15.0) 39/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.6 +1.8 22.7 +4.3 20.1 0.0 36.6 10.9 378 (15.8) 43/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 -1.0 23.1 +1.5 21.7 0.0 6.4 2.5 654 (27.3) 54/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 21.8 +1.2 19.8 0.0 5.2 3.7 401 (16.7) 46/10
MACKAY M.O 24.3 -2.4 19.7 -0.4 -- 9.4 -- 0.9 638 (26.6) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 -1.1 19.4 +1.5 18.9 0.2 1.2 -- 296 (12.3) 39/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 -0.3 17.3 -0.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 43/12
COOLANGATTA 25.7 +0.3 16.3 -0.7 -- 13.8 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 43/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 -2.4 16.2 -0.1 15.3 3.6 1.6 5.5 264 (11.0) 35/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.0 -1.3 11.9 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 479 (20.0) 43/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.4 +1.2 10.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 130 ( 5.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 -0.6 13.2 -2.0 9.8 0.6 3.6 9.8 233 ( 9.7) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.2 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 26/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.9 +0.3 11.6 -1.6 -- 16.04 10.6 -- 181 ( 7.5) 34/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.5 +0.9 10.7 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 17/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.3 +2.9 6.2 -1.0 2.1 0.0 3.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +2.7 10.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 34/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.6 +0.7 14.7 +0.5 13.1 0.0 3.4 8.3 276 (11.5) 26/06
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 +0.9 10.6 -0.8 -- 2.6 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 +0.4 14.9 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 21/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.1 +4.6 10.5 +1.4 7.2 0.0 4.4 9.4 225 ( 9.4) 26/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +3.7 11.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 17/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.3 +7.7 14.8 +4.7 11.7 0.0 5.8 10.1 209 ( 8.7) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.1 +5.5 11.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 11.0 -- 148 ( 6.2) 30/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.7 +6.5 11.1 +3.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 34/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.3 +3.0 16.9 +6.1 9.6 5.23 10.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.1 +5.5 10.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 39/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.1 +5.2 9.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 17/12
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +0.4 13.4 +4.6 11.4 0.0 2.4 1.6 291 (12.1) 24/16
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

39.7 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
39.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
39.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
39.3 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+13.3 : 34.4 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+13.2 : 35.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+13.0 : 39.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+13.0 : 35.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+13.0 : 34.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

27.9 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.2 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.9 : 14.5 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+7.7 : 20.4 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.6 : 18.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.4 : 20.7 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+7.4 : 21.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA

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

9.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.8 : 26.3 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-3.3 : 23.7 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.0 : 25.3 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.8 : 27.4 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-2.7 : 27.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

-0.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.6 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.0 : 13.1 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-3.7 : 2.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 : 1.6 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.5 : 7.8 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.3 : 4.7 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA

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 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
59.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
48.6 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
45.0 AIR SEA RESCUE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
39.0 CHILLINGHAM North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
59.8 GOLD COAST SEAWAY
59.0 POINT LOOKOUT BOWLS CLUB
48.6 POINT LOOKOUT
45.0 AIR SEA RESCUE ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
39.0 CHILLINGHAM

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

2.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.4 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1102 (45.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
974 (40.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
858 (35.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
788 (32.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
755 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
727 (30.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
716 (29.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
688 (28.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
683 (28.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
662 (27.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
654 (27.3) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
650 (27.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
638 (26.6) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
623 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
609 (25.4) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
68/01 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
68/21 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
63/03 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61/16 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
61/10 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
61/07 CAPE WESSEL 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
7.4mm in 17 min to 14:30 26.1mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
38.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
5.8mm in 31 min to 04:34 11.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 7.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.6mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h
None reported