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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 1757 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

QLD

Central Coast E

033303

MACKAY ALERT

94.0

68.0

07/04/2006

13

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009977

MANDURAH

21.8

21.8

04/04/2013

12

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060013

FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE

22.0

21.0

23/04/2012

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Murchison

007139

PAYNES FIND

38.2

38.0

07/04/1986

33

1 N

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

38.6

37.9

07/04/2007

17

1 N

WA

Central West

008297

DALWALLINU

37.5

36.2

09/04/2013

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010092

MERREDIN

37.9

36.5

09/04/2013

48

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

38.1

37.3

09/04/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010536

CORRIGIN

37.1

36.6

06/04/1959

57

1 N

WA

Gt Southern

010568

HYDEN

38.2

37.5

09/04/2013

40

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010612

NAREMBEEN

37.6

36.9

09/04/2013

46

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029058

JULIA CREEK AIRPORT

24.5

22.4

07/04/2011

11

1 N

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

21.8

20.7

06/04/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030161

RICHMOND AIRPORT

25.4

21.5

01/04/2011

11

1 N


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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 17:57EST, 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 34.6 +6.9 20.2 +4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 317 (13.2) 28/13
PERTH AIRPORT 36.1 +10.6 17.5 +4.5 14.8 0.0 5.0 7.3 268 (11.2) 30/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.7 -1.2 17.1 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 50/05
BUNBURY 28.5 +4.4 19.0 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 34/04
MANDURAH 29.5 +5.6 21.8 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 26/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.2 +2.5 25.6 +1.6 24.8 0.0 6.4 10.1 306 (12.8) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.4 +2.2 11.6 -1.0 9.0 0.0 10.2 11.0 347 (14.5) 55/13
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 +4.0 12.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 35/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.6 +4.9 10.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 4.0 10.8 99 ( 4.1) 24/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.0 +6.5 4.1 -4.6 1.9 0.0 3.4 9.5 220 ( 9.2) 31/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.9 +0.1 21.5 +3.1 18.5 0.0 9.6 8.7 416 (17.3) 46/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 -0.7 22.6 +1.0 21.4 21.2 7.6 0.3 462 (19.3) 61/22
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.6 -6.0 21.8 +1.2 21.6 3.6 6.0 0.0 455 (19.0) 48/16
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -3.1 20.3 +0.2 -- 57.4 -- 0.0 585 (24.4) 61/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.8 -7.0 19.2 +1.3 19.0 7.0 6.0 -- 409 (17.0) 39/13
BUNDABERG AERO 21.8 -5.6 17.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 39/12
COOLANGATTA 23.3 -2.1 17.1 +0.1 -- 21.6 -- -- 280 (11.7) 30/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 -3.1 16.5 +0.2 15.9 1.2 5.2 2.1 315 (13.1) 37/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 -3.0 13.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 44/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.9 +0.7 12.4 -0.4 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 179 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 -1.4 15.3 +0.1 12.0 51.2 6.8 4.7 327 (13.6) 31/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.2 -0.9 14.7 +0.9 -- 22.8 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 34/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 +0.4 12.0 -1.2 11.3 2.4 3.0 10.0 185 ( 7.7) 30/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.9 +0.3 10.9 -1.0 -- 4.4 -- -- 21 ( 0.9) 15/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 +2.6 7.0 -0.2 2.0 0.0 3.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +2.2 11.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 37/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.4 +2.5 14.8 +0.6 13.2 2.6 2.2 10.4 256 (10.7) 31/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.1 +1.3 10.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 24/12
BELLAMBI AWS 23.6 +1.5 15.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 35/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.2 +4.7 10.8 +1.7 7.2 0.0 5.6 10.0 255 (10.6) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.1 +4.8 10.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +7.9 11.8 +1.7 9.4 0.0 6.8 10.8 203 ( 8.5) 43/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.2 +5.6 10.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 132 ( 5.5) 21/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.1 +6.9 11.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 24/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.8 +4.5 12.3 +1.5 10.1 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.4 +7.8 6.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 28/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.3 +0.4 11.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 37/16
HOBART AIRPORT 22.5 +4.4 9.9 +1.1 7.5 0.0 2.6 0.6 250 (10.4) 39/20
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

39.4 CARNAMAH Central West WA
39.4 ENEABBA Central West WA
39.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
39.0 MULLEWA Central West WA
38.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+12.9 : 37.1 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.5 : 37.9 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.5 : 38.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.8 : 39.4 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+11.8 : 37.6 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.4 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.4 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+8.8 : 21.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.4 : 17.1 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+8.0 : 18.4 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.9 : 21.0 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
+7.8 : 16.9 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+7.8 : 16.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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

9.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.0 : 20.1 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-8.8 : 21.1 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-8.6 : 23.2 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.0 : 22.2 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-7.6 : 22.1 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

0.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.1 : 2.9 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-5.0 : 3.0 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.8 : 5.9 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
-4.6 : 4.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
-4.6 : 4.1 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB 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.
166.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
147.6 WILSON BEACH Central Coast E QLD
141.0 NHULUNBUY DTW N Rivers NT
130.0 DAINTREE ICE CREAM N Coast--Barron QLD
127.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
141.0 NHULUNBUY DTW
127.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
97.0 GOVE AIRPORT
53.2 NGAYAWILI

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
64.0 PALMERVILLE
Gulf Country
50.0 MIRANDA DOWNS STATION
Upper Carpentaria
64.2 ZARA STATION
N Coast--Barron
166.0 DAINTREE TEA
130.0 DAINTREE ICE CREAM
121.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
102.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
91.0 HAPPY VALLEY
77.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
76.0 DEERAL
74.8 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
74.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
70.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
60.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
N Coast--Herbert
77.5 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
70.8 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
64.0 CORSIS ALERT
61.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
56.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
56.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
53.0 EURAMO TM
52.4 MENA CREEK POST OFFICE
Central Coast E
147.6 WILSON BEACH
94.0 MACKAY ALERT
93.0 MACKAY AERO
70.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT
64.4 HAMILTON ISLAND
59.0 FARLEIGH CO-OP SUGAR MILL
59.0 LETHEBROOK
57.4 MACKAY M.O
55.0 ETON SUNWATER
53.4 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
Central Coast W
74.0 DOORUNA DOWNS
51.0 BRUSLEE
Central Highlands
63.8 BOOROONDARRA
Central West
67.4 CARMICHAEL
65.2 TIREE
Brisbane/SE Coast
53.2 PALMWOODS
52.2 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
80.0 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
51.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO

ISLANDS
Islands
81.8 WILLIS ISLAND
52.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

.....

0.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.2 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

995 (41.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
946 (39.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
916 (38.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
850 (35.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
831 (34.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
776 (32.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
744 (31.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
721 (30.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
715 (29.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
615 (25.6) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
609 (25.4) RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
609 (25.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/11 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/17 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
78/01 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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