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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 1803 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 minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

18.0

17.9

12/04/2013

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001019

KALUMBURU

2.4

7.3

11/04/2013

15

4.5

14/06/2011

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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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 18:02EST, 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 36.0 +8.3 24.9 +9.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 39/08
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 +1.9 19.3 +6.3 18.4 1.8 1.6 0.4 253 (10.5) 31/01
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.7 -2.2 16.0 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 28/05
BUNBURY 25.0 +0.9 17.7 +6.1 -- 10.4 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 22/12
MANDURAH 26.9 +3.0 20.6 +5.0 -- 4.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 21/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 19.4 -4.6 17.6 0.0 7.4 11.5 275 (11.5) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.5 +2.3 12.7 +0.1 10.0 0.0 8.6 11.3 344 (14.3) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 32.5 +8.7 17.8 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 52/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.8 +5.1 19.8 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- 2.2 147 ( 6.1) 31/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 +1.1 16.3 +7.6 14.6 0.0 4.6 2.1 269 (11.2) 48/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.3 +0.5 19.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 59/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.6 22.0 +0.4 21.0 9.2 4.4 8.5 684 (28.5) 46/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 -0.4 22.1 +1.5 20.6 0.0 4.0 7.0 549 (22.9) 37/00
MACKAY M.O 25.6 -1.1 19.9 -0.2 -- 13.4 -- 3.4 649 (27.0) 43/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 -0.6 19.0 +1.1 17.5 0.6 2.0 -- 283 (11.8) 37/21
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 -1.2 19.2 +1.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 372 (15.5) 46/14
COOLANGATTA 22.8 -2.6 19.4 +2.4 -- 10.2 -- -- 507 (21.1) 54/03
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 -3.9 18.9 +2.6 18.8 36.6 4.3 0.0 278 (11.6) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.0 -4.3 14.7 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 557 (23.2) 39/03
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 +1.5 16.2 +3.4 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 166 ( 6.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -2.8 16.2 +1.0 12.8 10.0 0.7 -- 372 (15.5) 31/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 -1.2 14.7 +0.9 -- 7.2 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 21/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 +1.5 11.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 30/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 +1.2 10.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.2 +2.8 9.0 +1.8 3.1 0.2 2.8 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.6 +3.1 12.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 31/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.5 +3.6 15.9 +1.7 14.0 0.0 4.8 10.7 335 (14.0) 43/16
RICHMOND RAAF 26.2 +2.4 10.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 26/12
BELLAMBI AWS 24.8 +2.7 18.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 44/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.2 +5.7 11.3 +2.2 8.6 0.0 5.0 8.3 242 (10.1) 31/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 +4.4 10.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.8 +9.2 15.8 +5.7 13.0 0.0 6.0 3.7 232 ( 9.7) 39/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.0 +5.4 13.5 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.3 +5.1 14.2 +6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 50/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.3 +4.0 15.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.9 +4.3 13.4 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 50/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.8 -0.1 7.7 +0.1 -- 4.2 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 52/17
HOBART AIRPORT 21.9 +3.8 9.7 +0.9 5.6 0.6 2.8 2.5 329 (13.7) 61/00
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

39.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
38.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
37.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.8 : 33.5 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+9.5 : 33.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+9.2 : 32.8 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+8.8 : 31.7 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+8.7 : 32.5 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 28.4 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC

27.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.7 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+10.5 : 19.5 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+9.8 : 19.6 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
+9.7 : 17.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
+9.6 : 20.0 MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.6 : 24.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA

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

8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.1 : 18.8 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-5.8 : 21.8 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-5.6 : 20.6 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
-5.5 : 21.5 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.5 : 20.4 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
2.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-18.6 : 2.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-7.2 : 15.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 18.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 16.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-6.0 : 13.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA

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.
81.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
71.8 WONGAWALLAN ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
69.6 GUANABA BIRDS RD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
69.4 ORMISTON COLLEGE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68.8 ALDERLEY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
64.0 HAPPY VALLEY
N Coast--Herbert
81.0 RUSSELL RIVER
Brisbane/SE Coast
71.8 WONGAWALLAN ALERT
69.6 GUANABA BIRDS RD
69.4 ORMISTON COLLEGE
68.8 ALDERLEY
61.4 COOMBABAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT
53.0 TOOMBUL BOWLS CLUB
52.0 MT TAMBORINE ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
57.0 BENTLEY

ISLANDS

64.2 WOONGOOLBA

11.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1122 (46.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1110 (46.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1097 (45.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1049 (43.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1009 (42.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
993 (41.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
989 (41.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
906 (37.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
885 (36.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
862 (35.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
829 (34.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
808 (33.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
771 (32.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
742 (30.9) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
737 (30.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
723 (30.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
688 (28.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
687 (28.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
684 (28.5) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
683 (28.5) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
652 (27.2) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
649 (27.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
641 (26.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
626 (26.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
622 (25.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
616 (25.7) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
614 (25.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
128/21 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
111/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/21 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
106/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/19 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/16 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
93/15 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
13.0mm in 30 min to 20:30 26.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 11.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 14.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.7mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
7.4mm in 10 min to 07:00 44.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
5.0mm in 7 min to 09:42 42.9mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.2mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
BRISBANE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
11.8mm in 30 min to 01:00 23.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
8.6mm in 18 min to 03:30 28.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(150/ 76 ) at 16:12
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(150/ 78 ) at 18:58
VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 85(300/ 65 ) at 16:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(320/ 98 ) at 21:15
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 104(270/ 80 ) at 23:04
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(280/ 58 ) at 19:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 74(280/ 63 ) at 18:20
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 111(310/ 69 ) at 21:12
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 102(300/ 76 ) at 18:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 76(280/ 63 ) at 21:30