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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1801 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

N Peninsula

027064

PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION

110.0

71.0

17/04/1999

17

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029016

ESMERALDA STATION

67.0

52.6

18/04/1971

75

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Murchison

007139

PAYNES FIND

23.5

22.7

11/04/2013

30

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

18.5

17.5

05/04/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

20.0

18.5

11/04/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006099

MURCHISON

26.5

25.4

01/04/1990

24

1 N

WA

Central West

008296

MORAWA AIRPORT

22.8

22.0

13/04/2002

17

1 N

WA

Central West

008297

DALWALLINU

21.9

21.7

13/04/2009

16

1 N

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010007

BENCUBBIN

22.2

22.2

01/04/1989

54

1 N Equal to record.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010286

CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD

21.4

21.0

11/04/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010311

YORK

21.3

21.0

11/04/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

17.9

17.9

05/04/2013

17

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

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

QLD

Gulf Country

029058

JULIA CREEK AIRPORT

26.0

24.5

10/04/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031011

CAIRNS AERO

33.3

31.9

07/04/2011

21

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

24.3

22.8

13/04/2012

11

1 N

QLD

Northwest

037039

WINTON AIRPORT

25.3

24.8

11/04/2012

11

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 18:01EST, 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 30.8 +3.1 22.8 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 490 (20.4) 48/04
PERTH AIRPORT 24.5 -1.0 21.4 +8.4 20.2 0.0 4.8 0.0 417 (17.4) 34/08
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.5 -2.4 16.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 31/01
BUNBURY 21.1 -3.0 18.6 +7.0 -- 5.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 24/00
MANDURAH 22.5 -1.4 21.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 28/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 22.8 -1.2 20.0 0.0 9.2 11.5 373 (15.5) 31/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.3 +2.1 11.3 -1.3 8.0 0.0 11.0 11.3 405 (16.9) 46/10
WHYALLA AERO 33.2 +9.4 12.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 34/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.1 +9.4 19.0 +6.6 -- 0.0 5.0 8.0 189 ( 7.9) 30/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.6 +9.1 6.5 -2.2 4.3 0.2 0.4 7.4 203 ( 8.5) 34/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 -4.3 18.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 508 (21.2) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 -0.6 22.6 +1.0 21.4 3.4 2.6 3.4 798 (33.3) 59/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 -1.5 20.9 +0.3 20.6 22.6 0.4 3.5 343 (14.3) 46/19
MACKAY M.O 23.9 -2.8 20.0 -0.1 -- 34.0 -- 0.2 597 (24.9) 52/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 -4.8 19.1 +1.2 18.9 3.8 3.2 -- 472 (19.7) 48/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 -2.7 19.0 +1.5 -- 3.4 -- -- 419 (17.5) 50/14
COOLANGATTA 25.4 0.0 18.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 48/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 -2.7 18.4 +2.1 16.9 3.8 2.2 1.7 350 (14.6) 44/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 -3.0 14.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 690 (28.8) 59/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.0 +1.8 15.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 156 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 -0.2 15.4 +0.2 13.0 4.0 2.6 -- 210 ( 8.8) 37/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +0.5 14.3 +0.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 26/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.4 +1.8 12.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 34/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.9 +1.3 12.2 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 33 ( 1.4) 22/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.2 +2.8 7.7 +0.5 1.0 0.0 3.6 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +2.7 10.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 31/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.1 +3.2 16.1 +1.9 14.5 0.0 4.4 10.3 280 (11.7) 34/14
RICHMOND RAAF 26.0 +2.2 11.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 22/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +1.9 17.0 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 30/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.9 +5.4 16.0 +6.9 12.6 0.0 5.2 9.6 262 (10.9) 31/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +5.9 11.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.4 +8.8 12.9 +2.8 10.0 0.0 5.6 10.5 220 ( 9.2) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.1 +6.5 11.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 259 (10.8) 26/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 28.2 +7.0 12.1 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 30/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.1 +4.8 12.0 +1.2 10.0 1.2 1.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.8 +8.2 7.4 0.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 247 (10.3) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 +1.1 7.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.6 +1.5 4.2 -4.6 0.6 0.0 4.0 10.3 252 (10.5) 30/23
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 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
37.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.6 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
37.4 EYRE Eucla WA

+13.3 : 37.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.8 : 36.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.6 : 34.5 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+11.3 : 35.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+10.8 : 36.9 FORREST Eucla WA

27.1 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
25.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.6 : 21.3 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.4 : 26.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+9.8 : 21.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 21.6 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.5 : 22.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.5 : 21.4 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

10.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
11.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-11.5 : 22.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-8.4 : 24.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.0 : 23.8 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.8 : 24.6 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-7.7 : 25.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

-3.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-1.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-1.4 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
-1.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-13.0 : 8.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-7.2 : -0.8 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-7.2 : -1.0 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-7.0 : -1.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-7.0 : -2.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

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.
111.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
110.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION N Peninsula QLD
107.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
106.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
93.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
110.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
65.0 BRAMWELL
S Peninsula
58.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
Gulf Country
67.0 ESMERALDA STATION
N Coast--Barron
106.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
58.0 TOPAZ ALERT
55.0 HAPPY VALLEY
N Coast--Herbert
111.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
107.0 DARADGEE
93.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
83.0 INNISFAIL
72.0 RUSSELL RIVER
64.4 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
62.4 MENA CREEK POST OFFICE
59.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
59.0 EURAMO TM
58.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
58.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
52.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
50.0 TUNG OIL TM
50.0 MENAVALE ALERT
Central Coast E
73.8 BELGAMBA
59.0 MT JUKES
59.0 MOUNT JUKES
58.6 DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT
55.8 LETHEBROOK
54.0 ORKABIE WEST HILL
Brisbane/SE Coast
53.4 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT
50.8 MALENY TAMARIND ST

11.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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3.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1188 (49.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1168 (48.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1145 (47.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1105 (46.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1084 (45.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1048 (43.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
944 (39.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
876 (36.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
841 (35.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
821 (34.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
820 (34.2) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
798 (33.3) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
776 (32.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
771 (32.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
690 (28.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
664 (27.7) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
664 (27.7) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
627 (26.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
624 (26.0) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
609 (25.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
608 (25.3) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
604 (25.2) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
89/07 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
83/00 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
83/00 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/21 CAPE MORETON 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
24.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 24.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.8mm/h
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 02:00 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
ALVA BEACH
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
4.6mm in 11 min to 09:23 25.1mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
7.6mm in 43 min to 11:43 10.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(110/ 67 ) at 00:30
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND : 74(100/ 63 ) at 07:31
RUNDLE ISLAND : 78(120/ 67 ) at 06:30
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 69(110/ 63 ) at 19:14
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(100/ 65 ) at 01:00