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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 1804 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

19.0

18.5

12/04/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

40.3

39.4

03/04/2002

17

1 N


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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 18:04EST, 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 31.4 +3.7 19.1 +3.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 279 (11.6) 30/16
PERTH AIRPORT 28.3 +2.8 20.6 +7.6 19.2 0.2 1.4 4.4 271 (11.3) 37/03
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.1 +0.2 14.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 28/13
BUNBURY 26.3 +2.2 18.5 +6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 18/19
MANDURAH 25.8 +1.9 21.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 30/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.5 22.3 -1.7 21.0 0.0 8.0 11.2 280 (11.7) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 +4.2 13.5 +0.9 10.8 0.0 7.8 11.4 240 (10.0) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.7 -0.1 15.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 34/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.3 +0.6 15.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- 8.4 87 ( 3.6) 35/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.7 +0.2 8.5 -0.2 6.4 2.2 1.6 2.8 293 (12.2) 34/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +1.9 14.0 -4.4 12.9 0.43 20.4 11.0 262 (10.9) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 21.5 -0.1 19.4 0.0 5.6 10.7 362 (15.1) 35/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 -0.5 20.5 -0.1 18.4 0.0 5.2 10.3 242 (10.1) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -0.5 20.6 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- 7.0 371 (15.5) 31/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -0.9 18.3 +0.4 16.9 1.6 8.0 -- 211 ( 8.8) 24/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 +0.5 17.6 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 305 (12.7) 30/11
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +1.6 18.7 +1.7 -- 58.2 -- -- 347 (14.5) 35/07
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 +0.2 17.1 +0.8 20.8 22.2 2.6 8.1 269 (11.2) 31/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.5 +0.2 12.3 -1.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 271 (11.3) 28/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.0 +1.8 12.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 61 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 +0.8 14.1 -1.1 10.1 12.8 1.2 9.2 281 (11.7) 26/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.9 +1.8 14.5 +0.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 26/01
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.5 +3.9 12.3 -0.9 -- 0.03 11.2 -- 228 ( 9.5) 28/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.1 +4.5 11.6 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 46 ( 1.9) 17/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.8 +5.4 8.5 +1.3 2.5 0.0 3.4 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.5 +5.0 11.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 24/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.6 +5.7 16.0 +1.8 14.1 0.0 5.4 10.6 401 (16.7) 30/09
RICHMOND RAAF 29.3 +5.5 10.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 17/15
BELLAMBI AWS 24.9 +2.8 18.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 34/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.8 +7.3 13.8 +4.7 10.8 0.0 5.4 7.0 242 (10.1) 30/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +2.5 14.4 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 17/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.8 +5.2 16.3 +6.2 13.9 0.0 6.2 5.1 246 (10.3) 39/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.1 +5.5 14.7 +6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 24/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.0 +5.8 13.9 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 31/21
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.5 +2.2 16.4 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.8 +3.2 8.7 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 321 (13.4) 30/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -3.8 7.5 -0.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 358 (14.9) 30/00
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 -1.4 11.1 +2.3 7.3 0.0 4.2 2.5 537 (22.4) 68/00
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

40.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
38.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+8.8 : 32.3 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+8.4 : 32.3 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+8.4 : 32.5 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+8.3 : 34.5 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW

27.3 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.9 : 19.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+10.1 : 20.8 HAWKER Upper North SA
+9.8 : 21.1 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+9.2 : 21.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+9.2 : 25.3 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-4.9 : 13.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-4.3 : 4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-3.8 : 15.1 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
-3.7 : 9.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-3.5 : 7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
2.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-11.8 : 9.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-6.0 : 13.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-4.9 : 17.3 CURTIN AERO W 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.
129.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
72.0 COOMERA FOXWELL ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
69.4 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE) North Coast NSW
64.0 CARBROOK LONGLAND ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
62.6 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
129.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
Brisbane/SE Coast
72.0 COOMERA FOXWELL ROAD
64.0 CARBROOK LONGLAND ROAD
58.2 COOLANGATTA
54.6 ELANORA WATER TREATMENT PLANT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
69.4 BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)
62.6 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB

ISLANDS
Islands
51.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

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

.....

1.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1598 (66.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1229 (51.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1146 (47.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1099 (45.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1091 (45.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
967 (40.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
966 (40.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
960 (40.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
942 (39.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
930 (38.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
910 (37.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
905 (37.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
880 (36.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
863 (36.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
856 (35.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
854 (35.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
784 (32.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
781 (32.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
779 (32.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
773 (32.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
706 (29.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
700 (29.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
683 (28.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
678 (28.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
645 (26.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
641 (26.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
641 (26.7) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
636 (26.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
632 (26.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
606 (25.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
117/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
78/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
76/00 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO 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.
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
11.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.3mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.3mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
12.2mm in 39 min to 22:39 18.8mm/h
25.2mm in 16 min to 23:00 94.5mm/h
38.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 38.6mm/h
18.4mm in 23 min to 23:23 48.0mm/h
1.6mm in 1 min to 23:24 96.0mm/h
7.0mm in 12 min to 23:41 35.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(310/ 95 ) at 02:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(260/ 87 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 98(210/ 39 ) at 22:18