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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 1756 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

TAS

E Coast

092088

SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE)

65.4

63.8

29/04/1974

34

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094071

EAGLEHAWK NECK (JETTY ROAD)

156.4

91.4

19/04/1957

90

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Lower West

009240

BICKLEY

20.3

19.6

17/04/2011

20

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012044

MUNGLINUP WEST

20.8

18.9

24/04/2011

11

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Central West

008297

DALWALLINU

36.2

36.1

07/04/2007

16

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010092

MERREDIN

36.5

36.5

05/04/1998

48

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

37.3

37.2

08/04/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010568

HYDEN

37.5

37.4

04/04/1978

40

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010612

NAREMBEEN

36.9

36.7

02/04/1972

46

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

35.7

35.0

06/04/2011

17

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

36.3

35.3

08/04/2013

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010917

WANDERING

36.6

36.0

05/04/2007

15

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012044

MUNGLINUP WEST

36.5

36.3

05/04/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 17:55EST, 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 32.1 +4.4 19.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 34.5 +9.0 14.4 +1.4 12.6 0.0 7.0 10.4 276 (11.5) 30/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 23.3 +1.4 18.9 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 31/16
BUNBURY 29.5 +5.4 15.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 24/10
MANDURAH 28.6 +4.7 18.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 28/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +1.7 25.9 +1.9 25.0 0.0 6.8 8.5 404 (16.8) 41/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.9 +2.7 13.1 +0.5 10.9 0.0 9.6 10.7 340 (14.2) 50/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.9 +1.1 14.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 37/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.7 +4.0 12.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 3.2 10.7 109 ( 4.5) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.2 +3.7 8.7 0.0 3.5 0.0 2.4 9.7 364 (15.2) 35/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 +2.2 19.5 +1.1 16.7 0.0 8.8 9.2 375 (15.6) 39/12
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -2.7 23.1 +1.5 22.3 4.6 3.4 0.0 558 (23.3) 43/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.3 23.8 +3.2 22.6 0.0 6.8 0.5 433 (18.0) 50/14
MACKAY M.O 25.8 -0.9 21.4 +1.3 -- 16.6 -- 0.1 567 (23.6) 46/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 -1.4 19.8 +1.9 18.9 0.0 5.2 -- 390 (16.3) 50/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.3 17.0 -0.5 -- 2.2 -- -- 322 (13.4) 48/10
COOLANGATTA 24.8 -0.6 17.1 +0.1 -- 11.4 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 37/10
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 -1.4 15.9 -0.4 14.9 4.8 3.2 8.8 289 (12.0) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.0 -1.3 13.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 577 (24.0) 44/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.9 +0.7 12.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 6.0 -- 192 ( 8.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 -0.5 14.7 -0.5 10.0 1.6 3.8 9.4 286 (11.9) 35/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 -0.2 14.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 34/19
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 +0.6 13.2 0.0 12.2 0.2 3.0 6.8 247 (10.3) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.7 -0.9 13.2 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 40 ( 1.7) 22/17
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.0 +1.6 8.0 +0.8 2.4 0.0 3.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.6 +2.1 12.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 35/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 -1.2 15.4 +1.2 14.0 1.6 2.4 3.6 278 (11.6) 41/12
RICHMOND RAAF 24.0 +0.2 11.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 22.4 +0.3 16.5 +1.0 -- 7.8 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 34/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.8 +4.3 11.4 +2.3 8.1 0.0 4.4 10.4 216 ( 9.0) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.6 +4.3 10.7 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.8 +7.2 12.6 +2.5 10.2 0.0 6.0 10.8 189 ( 7.9) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.8 +5.2 13.2 +5.0 -- 0.2 3.0 -- 211 ( 8.8) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.8 +5.6 13.8 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 28/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.5 +3.2 14.1 +3.3 11.5 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.9 +7.3 11.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 31/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.7 +4.8 11.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 24/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 +2.5 13.6 +4.8 11.0 0.0 1.4 7.8 236 ( 9.8) 26/15
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 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+12.9 : 36.0 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.3 : 36.4 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.3 : 36.5 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+12.2 : 37.2 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.2 : 35.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.9 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 20.8 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 20.4 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.6 : 21.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 20.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.0 : 18.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

10.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
13.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.2 : 26.2 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.2 : 25.1 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.0 : 26.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.0 : 26.9 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-2.9 : 25.2 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD

0.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.7 : 2.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.2 : 7.3 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-3.1 : 7.3 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-2.7 : 0.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 : 10.1 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is 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.
156.4 EAGLEHAWK NECK (JETTY ROAD) Southeast TAS
102.6 COPPING (YAXLEY ESTATE) E Coast TAS
92.2 CATAMARAN Southeast TAS
65.4 SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE) E Coast TAS
64.0 DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) Southeast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
59.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
N Coast--Herbert
50.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT

TASMANIA
E Coast
102.6 COPPING (YAXLEY ESTATE)
65.4 SANDSPIT RIVER (RINGROVE)
54.6 KELLEVIE
Southeast
156.4 EAGLEHAWK NECK (JETTY ROAD)
92.2 CATAMARAN
64.0 DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT)
50.8 MARGATE (SUNNYSIDE)
50.2 LESLIE VALE

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

1.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

989 (41.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
898 (37.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
891 (37.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
847 (35.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
809 (33.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
777 (32.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
721 (30.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
713 (29.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
687 (28.6) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
632 (26.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
619 (25.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
603 (25.1) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
78/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/11 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
74/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
68/12 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
65/09 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
65/19 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
65/07 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.
None reported None reported