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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 1809 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

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

63.4

57.6

01/04/2006

19

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006022

GASCOYNE JUNCTION

28.0

26.5

10/04/2011

38

1 P

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014901

DOUGLAS RIVER

39.8

38.5

26/04/2002

22

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

35.0

35.0

05/04/2013

15

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

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Channel Country

038026

BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT

91

67.0

12/04/2003

12

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 18:08EST, 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 28.1 +0.4 20.5 +5.1 -- 3.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 28/00
PERTH AIRPORT 26.9 +1.4 18.7 +5.7 18.1 0.0 2.6 4.2 239 (10.0) 30/07
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.7 -2.2 15.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 28/01
BUNBURY 25.5 +1.4 17.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 26/20
MANDURAH 24.6 +0.7 19.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 31/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.4 +2.7 25.1 +1.1 24.3 0.0 6.4 10.9 292 (12.2) 28/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.1 +4.9 13.2 +0.6 11.7 0.0 7.2 11.1 186 ( 7.8) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 21.8 -2.0 9.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 37/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.6 -0.1 11.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 3.0 10.6 138 ( 5.8) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.2 -0.3 4.7 -4.0 2.8 0.0 1.2 4.7 130 ( 5.4) 30/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.4 +3.6 12.6 -5.8 10.9 0.0 9.6 11.0 291 (12.1) 44/16
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.4 20.0 -1.6 17.3 0.0 1.6 10.7 172 ( 7.2) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 -0.2 21.7 +1.1 20.0 0.0 3.2 10.5 201 ( 8.4) 26/12
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 20.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 274 (11.4) 22/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +1.2 19.8 +1.9 18.4 0.0 4.4 -- 168 ( 7.0) 22/16
BUNDABERG AERO 29.4 +2.0 18.1 +0.6 -- 1.6 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 26/14
COOLANGATTA 25.0 -0.4 14.7 -2.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 24/17
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 -0.6 15.6 -0.7 13.1 4.0 2.6 9.8 145 ( 6.0) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.1 +1.8 14.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.6 +1.4 14.0 +1.2 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 134 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.8 -1.2 14.7 -0.5 11.0 7.6 0.4 6.8 375 (15.6) 26/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 0.0 14.7 +0.9 -- 11.2 -- -- 254 (10.6) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.2 -0.4 13.4 +0.2 12.0 6.0 2.2 9.7 295 (12.3) 31/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.8 -0.8 12.5 +0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.2 -0.2 7.0 -0.2 3.6 0.0 1.2 6.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +1.5 10.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 31/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 -1.8 13.8 -0.4 12.2 0.0 4.0 7.7 506 (21.1) 37/14
RICHMOND RAAF 24.1 +0.3 11.2 -0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 24/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 -1.4 14.5 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 347 (14.5) 28/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.6 +0.1 9.1 0.0 6.7 0.0 4.4 6.4 241 (10.0) 31/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -0.1 8.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 17/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.5 6.6 -3.5 3.9 0.0 3.8 9.4 187 ( 7.8) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.5 -0.1 8.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 284 (11.8) 30/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.9 -1.3 6.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 30/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 -1.0 11.6 +0.8 9.1 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -1.1 4.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.9 +1.0 6.7 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 13/18
HOBART AIRPORT 18.2 +0.1 6.5 -2.3 1.6 0.2 3.6 5.5 325 (13.5) 31/00
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

40.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.8 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
39.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
38.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
38.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.1 : 38.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.0 : 36.2 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.0 : 36.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.3 : 38.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.3 : 39.8 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

28.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.5 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.4 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.4 : 28.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+9.2 : 17.9 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+8.9 : 25.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.6 : 17.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+8.3 : 19.0 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

7.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.3 : 20.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-5.8 : 23.1 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-5.7 : 20.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.6 : 20.2 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5 : 20.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

-1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-0.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-0.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-6.4 : 6.7 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.3 : -0.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.2 : 4.8 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.0 : -0.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-5.9 : 4.6 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island 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.
63.4 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
50.6 LITTLE YABBA SFR 274 Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
47.0 MYRUP Lower West WA
41.0 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
41.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
47.0 MYRUP

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
50.6 LITTLE YABBA SFR 274
41.0 TOOLARA (KELLY)
41.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
63.4 CASINO AIRPORT AWS

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

.....

3.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
2.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

764 (31.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
634 (26.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
626 (26.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
582 (24.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
566 (23.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
91/15 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
65/07 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
63/10 GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
55/16 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
55/16 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
55/16 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
WANDERING
13.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
7.8mm in 6 min to 18:00 78.0mm/h
5.4mm in 8 min to 18:08 40.5mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.0mm/h
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
5.4mm in 8 min to 16:45 40.5mm/h
18.0mm in 15 min to 17:00 72.0mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 23.4mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 26.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
GYMPIE
14.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 28.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
6.4mm in 7 min to 19:22 54.9mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
12.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.4mm/h
South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
6.6mm in 18 min to 21:00 22.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Channel Country
BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT : 91(160/ 28 ) at 15:51