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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1810 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009867

LORINNA

61.2

43.4

12/04/1996

42

1 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 18:10EST, 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 33.1 +5.4 17.1 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 41/17
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +0.1 15.1 +2.1 13.6 0.0 2.4 2.8 230 ( 9.6) 28/06
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.2 +2.3 13.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 21/14
BUNBURY 24.4 +0.3 13.5 +1.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 17/13
MANDURAH 24.3 +0.4 17.5 +1.9 -- 1.2 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 24/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.8 23.1 -0.9 23.3 0.6 6.8 10.0 277 (11.5) 52/05
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.8 +4.6 12.4 -0.2 10.7 0.0 7.2 11.1 184 ( 7.7) 30/16
WHYALLA AERO 23.4 -0.4 9.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 34/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.3 -0.4 13.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 3.4 7.9 225 ( 9.4) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 -0.5 8.4 -0.3 5.3 0.4 2.2 6.1 259 (10.8) 50/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.0 +4.2 13.8 -4.6 12.6 0.0 9.8 -- 294 (12.3) 39/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.8 +1.6 20.6 -1.0 18.0 0.0 5.2 11.0 261 (10.9) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 -0.1 21.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 7.6 10.9 254 (10.6) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 26.4 -0.3 19.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 266 (11.1) 21/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.2 +1.4 20.2 +2.3 18.6 0.0 4.6 -- 167 ( 7.0) 22/15
BUNDABERG AERO 29.4 +2.0 17.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) --
COOLANGATTA 28.9 +3.5 17.9 +0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 30/10
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 +2.8 15.7 -0.6 15.5 15.2 7.0 9.0 160 ( 6.7) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 +1.7 14.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 41/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.6 +1.4 11.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 52 ( 2.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +0.5 15.0 -0.2 11.2 0.8 2.8 -- 205 ( 8.5) 18/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.1 15.2 +1.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 26/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 +1.7 13.3 +0.1 12.2 0.2 4.2 -- 296 (12.3) 30/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.8 +0.2 11.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 31/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.2 -0.2 7.0 -0.2 1.9 0.2 2.4 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +0.6 9.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 35/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.2 +0.3 15.6 +1.4 14.4 11.2 2.6 9.1 350 (14.6) 61/16
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 +0.9 11.9 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 -1.7 15.6 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 46/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.2 +0.7 6.5 -2.6 4.7 0.0 2.8 10.4 142 ( 5.9) 39/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +1.6 8.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 39/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.3 -1.3 6.4 -3.7 4.4 0.0 4.0 10.5 236 ( 9.8) 37/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.6 -2.0 9.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 277 (11.5) 54/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.4 -0.8 6.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 50/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 -1.8 11.1 +0.3 8.5 1.0 2.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.8 -1.8 4.9 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 280 (11.7) 52/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 -2.7 7.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 50/17
HOBART AIRPORT 13.1 -5.0 9.8 +1.0 7.7 2.2 3.0 4.5 346 (14.4) 54/17
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

39.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
38.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+6.5 : 36.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.8 : 35.9 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+5.4 : 34.6 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+5.4 : 33.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA

27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+6.8 : 17.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+6.5 : 17.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.1 : 16.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.6 : 16.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.4 : 8.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-7.5 : 0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-7.5 : 3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 : 8.6 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.3 : 4.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-6.2 : 6.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.7 : 4.3 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.5 : 6.6 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-6.3 : 3.8 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-5.6 : 8.5 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW

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.
61.2 LORINNA Lower West WA
42.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
42.0 OAKE MARSH FARM Lower West WA
39.4 MOUNT RIDLEY Goldfields WA
33.8 MERIVALE FARM Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
61.2 LORINNA
42.0 OAKE MARSH FARM
33.8 MERIVALE FARM
Goldfields
39.4 MOUNT RIDLEY

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
42.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)

11.5 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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3.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

696 (29.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
639 (26.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
627 (26.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
608 (25.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
98/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
89/20 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
83/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
83/22 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
81/21 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
81/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO
4.8mm in 14 min to 00:00 20.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
20.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 40.4mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 20.2mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 20.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.7mm/h
WARRUWI
9.2mm in 10 min to 02:00 55.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
4.4mm in 13 min to 18:30 20.3mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
ORBOST
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
24.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 82(210/ 69 ) at 21:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 93(170/ 72 ) at 23:45
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(200/ 69 ) at 20:56
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(230/ 72 ) at 09:50
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 89(192/ 72 ) at 17:10
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 76(190/ 63 ) at 12:00
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 83(180/ 65 ) at 22:18
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 76(210/ 63 ) at 15:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(140/ 63 ) at 18:47