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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1807 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

ISL

Islands

200284

COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

26.5

26.4

27/04/1987

27

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040555

TOOLARA (KELLY)

65

59

05/04/2013

11

N Previous record set earlier this month.


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10am EST Minimum 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 18:07EST, 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 30.3 +2.6 19.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 39/18
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 +0.5 19.5 +6.5 19.0 0.0 3.8 2.0 274 (11.4) 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.7 -0.2 16.9 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 31/09
BUNBURY 25.7 +1.6 18.3 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 22/13
MANDURAH 25.1 +1.2 20.8 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 21/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.5 26.2 +2.2 24.8 0.0 6.6 10.5 284 (11.8) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 +1.9 13.9 +1.3 12.3 0.0 8.0 11.2 262 (10.9) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 21.1 -2.7 14.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 30/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 -0.9 10.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 3.4 8.4 171 ( 7.1) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.7 -0.8 5.0 -3.7 2.3 1.4 1.2 3.2 169 ( 7.0) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.9 +3.1 20.7 +2.3 16.1 0.0 9.6 11.0 276 (11.5) 44/00
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 0.0 21.6 0.0 20.0 0.2 6.8 2.7 314 (13.1) 41/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +0.9 23.2 +2.6 21.9 0.4 6.4 8.7 270 (11.3) 28/14
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 21.1 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- 7.1 283 (11.8) 26/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +1.1 20.2 +2.3 18.4 0.0 3.2 -- 163 ( 6.8) 21/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +1.5 18.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 26/14
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +0.9 18.5 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 257 (10.7) 30/09
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 0.0 17.2 +0.9 14.9 0.0 2.6 6.0 57 ( 2.4) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 +0.4 15.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.5 +2.3 15.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 53 ( 2.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 +0.8 14.3 -0.9 11.4 0.0 1.0 6.9 190 ( 7.9) 39/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.2 +0.1 14.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) 37/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.2 -1.4 16.1 +2.9 14.5 5.6 3.6 2.8 255 (10.6) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.8 -2.8 16.4 +4.5 -- 26.0 -- -- 35 ( 1.5) 22/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.5 +0.1 10.5 +3.3 7.2 16.0 6.6 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.3 15.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 31/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.3 -2.6 16.8 +2.6 15.3 11.6 3.2 4.4 492 (20.5) 54/13
RICHMOND RAAF 21.0 -2.8 16.0 +4.6 -- 15.4 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 28/10
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -2.7 15.8 +0.3 -- 18.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +1.7 8.5 -0.6 4.8 0.0 4.0 10.2 213 ( 8.9) 26/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +1.5 8.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 22/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.7 7.0 -3.1 5.1 0.0 4.6 9.2 261 (10.9) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.5 -0.1 9.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 401 (16.7) 31/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.8 -0.4 8.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 35/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 -0.1 11.5 +0.7 9.0 0.4 1.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 -2.6 5.3 -2.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 35/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +0.3 3.0 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 18/13
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 +1.2 5.6 -3.2 3.2 0.2 1.6 10.3 311 (13.0) 30/09
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

41.3 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
40.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
40.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 36.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 36.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 38.1 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 33.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 35.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

28.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.4 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
27.4 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.3 : 18.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+9.3 : 20.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+9.3 : 20.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.0 : 17.7 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+9.0 : 18.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

6.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.1 : 12.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.3 : 13.7 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.0 : 15.0 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.9 : 15.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8 : 10.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-4.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-1.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.3 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
-0.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.9 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-7.2 : 0.8 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-7.2 : -1.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.6 : 3.8 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.6 : 1.5 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-6.6 : -0.4 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.6 : 4.1 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St 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.
99.6 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
68.2 TOOWONG BOWLS CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
64.0 MANLY RAILWAY STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61.0 MAREEBA TM N Coast--Barron QLD
51.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
99.6 MAREEBA AIRPORT
61.0 MAREEBA TM
51.0 DAINTREE TEA
Brisbane/SE Coast
68.2 TOOWONG BOWLS CLUB
64.0 MANLY RAILWAY STATION

11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

3.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
2.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

896 (37.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
836 (34.8) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
728 (30.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
697 (29.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
658 (27.4) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
83/17 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
65/17 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/15 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63/16 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
59/19 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
OENPELLI AIRPORT
5.4mm in 7 min to 16:00 46.3mm/h
BORROLOOLA
4.0mm in 6 min to 17:06 40.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.6mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
8.4mm in 35 min to 14:30 14.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
6.8mm in 17 min to 14:47 24.0mm/h
8.2mm in 13 min to 15:00 37.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 26.4mm/h
28.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 28.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.2mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
7.2mm in 4 min to 17:21 108.0mm/h
30.2mm in 39 min to 18:00 46.5mm/h
40.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 40.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.3mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
11.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 22.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
6.8mm in 7 min to 15:46 58.3mm/h
7.2mm in 13 min to 16:00 33.2mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 19.4mm/h
7.2mm in 6 min to 16:06 72.0mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 31.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.8mm in 30 min to 16:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
REDCLIFFE
11.2mm in 25 min to 16:00 26.9mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.0mm/h
BEAUDESERT DRUMLEY STREET
9.2mm in 10 min to 14:59 55.2mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 15:00 84.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 17.6mm/h
Darling Downs E
WARWICK
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.2mm/h
29.6mm in 30 min to 20:30 59.2mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 34.6mm/h
17.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 34.0mm/h
46.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 46.6mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 20.3mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.6mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.2mm in 28 min to 20:58 21.9mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.2mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
6.6mm in 8 min to 19:20 49.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
13.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.0mm/h
None reported