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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
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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 18:05EST, 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 28.9 +1.2 22.1 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 30/18
PERTH AIRPORT 28.3 +2.8 19.7 +6.7 18.4 0.0 2.4 4.4 253 (10.5) 28/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 23.4 +1.5 12.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 26/10
BUNBURY 26.8 +2.7 16.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 18/11
MANDURAH 25.1 +1.2 20.4 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 18/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.6 26.0 +2.0 24.5 0.0 6.8 8.5 336 (14.0) 26/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 +4.2 14.4 +1.8 12.2 0.0 8.2 11.2 225 ( 9.4) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 21.9 -1.9 14.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 44/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.1 +0.4 15.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 11.0 6.2 148 ( 6.2) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 -3.2 8.6 -0.1 6.8 1.2 1.4 1.4 193 ( 8.0) 28/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 +3.9 12.9 -5.5 11.8 0.0 7.6 11.0 176 ( 7.3) 39/11
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 21.8 +0.2 19.8 0.0 4.4 7.8 364 (15.2) 34/22
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.6 21.0 +0.4 18.8 0.0 5.2 8.5 252 (10.5) 30/14
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 19.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 318 (13.3) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.1 +0.3 20.2 +2.3 19.0 0.0 3.6 -- 199 ( 8.3) 24/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.3 18.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 21/12
COOLANGATTA 26.2 +0.8 15.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 -0.1 16.8 +0.5 15.5 0.0 1.8 7.2 175 ( 7.3) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.6 +1.3 14.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 21/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.7 +4.5 13.9 +1.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 24 ( 1.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +2.4 15.4 +0.2 11.4 0.0 3.2 5.4 227 ( 9.5) 31/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +1.0 12.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 26/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.0 +3.4 12.0 -1.2 9.9 0.0 3.8 5.0 169 ( 7.0) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.9 +4.3 11.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 23 ( 1.0) 18/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.5 +5.1 10.0 +2.8 3.0 0.0 4.0 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.2 +6.7 12.3 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 41/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.3 +4.4 17.0 +2.8 14.3 0.0 5.8 5.7 307 (12.8) 52/15
RICHMOND RAAF 27.7 +3.9 10.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 24/21
BELLAMBI AWS 25.8 +3.7 18.5 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 39/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.6 +3.1 16.8 +7.7 15.4 0.0 4.0 7.4 220 ( 9.2) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +1.3 14.5 +6.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.5 9.9 -0.2 7.1 0.0 6.8 9.8 316 (13.2) 35/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.0 -0.6 10.1 +1.9 -- 0.6 10.4 -- 235 ( 9.8) 39/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.4 -0.8 8.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 43/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 -4.3 13.8 +3.0 13.3 7.23 9.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.8 -2.8 7.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 35/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.1 +0.2 4.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 18/10
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 -1.7 5.5 -3.3 1.1 0.0 3.0 7.9 267 (11.1) 34/16
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

41.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
39.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+7.0 : 41.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 36.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 35.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 32.2 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.7 : 37.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 31.2 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW

28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.2 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.2 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
26.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.2 : 19.2 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+9.1 : 18.5 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+8.5 : 17.0 GUNDAGAI (WILLIAM ST) SW Slopes N NSW
+8.4 : 11.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.3 : 17.7 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW

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

5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.5 : 14.9 VIEWBANK E Central VIC
-6.2 : 13.5 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
-5.9 : 14.6 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-5.8 : 12.4 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-5.4 : 13.8 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
-5.4 : 11.5 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC

-1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.1 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-6.2 : -0.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-5.6 : 16.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.5 : 12.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-5.3 : 6.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.8 : 1.0 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast 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.
122.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
50.0 LAKE MANCHESTER Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
47.4 NIMBIN POST OFFICE North Coast NSW
36.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
35.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
50.0 LAKE MANCHESTER

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
47.4 NIMBIN POST OFFICE

ISLANDS
Islands
122.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
36.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
35.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

1.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

881 (36.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
734 (30.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
709 (29.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
613 (25.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
588 (24.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
72/08 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
67/12 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
67/05 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
61/04 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
61/00 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND
6.6mm in 8 min to 02:38 49.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
16.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
13.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.6mm/h
N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT
19.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 39.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.6mm/h
43.6mm in 30 min to 19:30 87.2mm/h
63.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 63.2mm/h
52.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 52.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.2mm/h
79.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 26.3mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
14.2mm in 30 min to 03:30 28.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
7.0mm in 20 min to 22:50 21.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.8mm/h
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
14.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.4mm/h
South Coast
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
7.2mm in 3 min to 16:54 144.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
33.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 33.0mm/h
122.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 122.8mm/h
None reported