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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 1812 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
Lowest minimum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017031

MARREE COMPARISON

0.0

2.8

28/04/1978

75

1 N

SA

Upper SE

025557

KEITH (MUNKORA)

-1.8

-1.6

15/04/2005

12

1 N

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

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

22.1

20.7

24/04/2004

11

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 18:11EST, 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 28.4 +0.7 18.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 35/13
PERTH AIRPORT 27.0 +1.5 17.4 +4.4 16.1 0.8 2.0 5.5 207 ( 8.6) 30/20
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.7 +2.8 14.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 31/14
BUNBURY 24.4 +0.3 16.1 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 28/15
MANDURAH 24.8 +0.9 18.8 +3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.8 24.9 +0.9 23.8 0.0 8.0 11.3 379 (15.8) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.6 +4.4 13.1 +0.5 11.3 0.0 8.4 11.2 227 ( 9.5) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 22.7 -1.1 16.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 37/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 -2.3 11.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 4.0 8.5 282 (11.8) 46/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 -2.0 7.5 -1.2 2.7 0.0 2.2 5.7 429 (17.9) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.1 +4.3 14.3 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 44/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.7 20.5 -1.1 17.3 0.0 6.4 11.4 327 (13.6) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 -0.1 20.7 +0.1 17.9 0.0 5.6 11.0 218 ( 9.1) 24/12
MACKAY M.O 28.2 +1.5 18.9 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- 10.8 236 ( 9.8) 24/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +1.8 19.2 +1.3 18.1 0.0 4.4 -- 127 ( 5.3) 63/20
BUNDABERG AERO 30.1 +2.7 17.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 24/15
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +2.6 13.0 -4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 26/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 +1.4 12.4 -3.9 8.8 0.0 4.2 10.4 273 (11.4) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.8 -0.5 10.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 416 (17.3) 50/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.8 -3.4 10.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 54 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 -0.2 14.3 -0.9 10.1 0.0 2.0 -- 237 ( 9.9) 39/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 -1.4 14.2 +0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 46/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.1 -3.5 13.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 44/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 -4.2 12.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 34/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.1 -4.3 4.9 -2.3 -1.5 0.0 2.0 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.3 -4.2 7.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 43/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 -3.9 13.4 -0.8 12.1 0.4 4.6 10.5 589 (24.5) 76/15
RICHMOND RAAF 20.7 -3.1 11.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 43/09
BELLAMBI AWS 18.6 -3.5 11.3 -4.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 434 (18.1) 70/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.7 -2.8 7.5 -1.6 3.4 0.0 6.0 10.7 470 (19.6) 48/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.8 -4.5 5.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 48/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 -3.9 6.1 -4.0 3.0 0.0 5.2 9.3 313 (13.0) 44/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.1 -4.5 5.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 517 (21.5) 44/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.8 -4.4 4.8 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 59/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 -1.9 9.8 -1.0 7.4 4.8 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.3 -3.3 4.8 -2.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 592 (24.7) 50/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 -5.1 5.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 50/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.1 -4.0 7.4 -1.4 4.5 6.8 2.8 6.9 624 (26.0) 67/02
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

41.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+8.4 : 36.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+8.3 : 37.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.8 : 34.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 37.7 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.5 : 36.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

27.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.9 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 19.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+7.0 : 15.7 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+6.7 : 17.4 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.2 : 15.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 20.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA

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

-0.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-11.8 : 3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-10.0 : 8.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.9 : 9.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.7 : -0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.6 : 0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-13.3 : 0.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
-9.8 : -1.8 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-8.2 : -0.1 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-7.9 : -0.1 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-7.6 : 0.1 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-7.6 : -0.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W 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.
66.6 BETE BOLONG (RUSSELLS ESTATE) E Gippsland VIC
64.0 CANN RIVER E Gippsland VIC
63.0 CAPE CONRAN (YEERUNG PARK) E Gippsland VIC
49.0 COMBIENBAR E Gippsland VIC
48.2 CABBAGE TREE CREEK E Gippsland VIC

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
66.6 BETE BOLONG (RUSSELLS ESTATE)
64.0 CANN RIVER
63.0 CAPE CONRAN (YEERUNG PARK)
49.0 COMBIENBAR
48.2 CABBAGE TREE CREEK

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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5.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
5.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
4.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.9 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1352 (56.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
1201 (50.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1169 (48.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1089 (45.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
1079 (45.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1061 (44.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
1047 (43.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1034 (43.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1031 (43.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
990 (41.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
976 (40.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
971 (40.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
969 (40.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
931 (38.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
901 (37.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
843 (35.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
833 (34.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
801 (33.4) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
797 (33.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
778 (32.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
776 (32.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
772 (32.2) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
756 (31.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
751 (31.3) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
731 (30.5) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
730 (30.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
729 (30.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
726 (30.3) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
713 (29.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
708 (29.5) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
699 (29.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
691 (28.8) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
690 (28.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
662 (27.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
644 (26.8) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
624 (26.0) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
618 (25.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
613 (25.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
609 (25.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
601 (25.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
106/15 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
94/13 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
94/13 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
94/21 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
93/01 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/15 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
91/01 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
91/09 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast 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
Cent Wheatbelt
LAKE GRACE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.4mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
9.6mm in 6 min to 20:40 96.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.2mm/h
12.2mm in 8 min to 21:52 91.5mm/h
6.8mm in 8 min to 22:00 51.0mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 26.2mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 28.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
12.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 24.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.2mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
MOUNT NOWA NOWA
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h
ORBOST
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
5.2mm in 15 min to 04:30 20.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 80(280/ 69 ) at 23:07
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) : 91(200/ 56 ) at 16:00
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(200/ 72 ) at 14:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 93(200/ 58 ) at 04:27
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 95(150/ 69 ) at 22:00
FALLS CREEK : 91(180/ 67 ) at 02:00
MOUNT HOTHAM : 93(160/ 65 ) at 01:30
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(190/ 63 ) at 06:02
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 70(140/ 65 ) at 15:47
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 83(142/ 70 ) at 07:10
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 83(180/ 63 ) at 01:30
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 91(150/ 72 ) at 09:30