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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 1815 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

SA

Kangaroo Is

022806

MURRAYS LAGOON (BAYSIDE)

97.0

56.0

14/04/1985

103

90.7

21/02/1930

105

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Riverina E

074221

NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB

-4.0

-0.2

22/04/2006

44

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 18:14EST, 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 24.7 -3.0 13.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 35/13
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 -3.3 10.4 -2.6 8.7 0.0 5.4 4.4 388 (16.2) 43/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.9 -2.0 10.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 46/09
BUNBURY 21.4 -2.7 11.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 46/08
MANDURAH 21.9 -2.0 15.7 +0.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 307 (12.8) 41/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.7 24.6 +0.6 23.7 0.0 4.2 11.4 225 ( 9.4) 26/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.9 +8.7 20.2 +7.6 16.4 0.0 10.8 11.0 385 (16.0) 57/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.9 -2.9 11.1 -0.6 -- 6.6 -- -- 365 (15.2) 52/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.4 -5.3 10.9 -1.5 -- 7.6 -- 1.3 263 (11.0) 50/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 -2.5 7.7 -1.0 2.2 0.0 6.2 0.0 350 (14.6) 48/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +2.9 10.7 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 26/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 0.0 20.4 -1.2 18.2 0.0 4.0 10.4 208 ( 8.7) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.5 22.7 +2.1 19.3 0.0 4.6 10.8 251 (10.5) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 25.7 -1.0 21.4 +1.3 -- 3.2 -- 9.0 191 ( 8.0) 34/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 -1.4 14.5 -3.4 12.1 0.0 2.4 -- 154 ( 6.4) 24/17
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 -0.9 10.0 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 24/15
COOLANGATTA 24.2 -1.2 13.0 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 34/08
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 -1.8 11.0 -5.3 7.7 0.0 6.4 10.8 347 (14.5) 26/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 -2.7 6.6 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 28/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 -2.3 10.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 204 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 -1.3 15.4 +0.2 10.5 0.0 5.4 -- 484 (20.2) 41/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -2.1 13.3 -0.5 -- 18.4 -- -- 374 (15.6) 35/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 -3.2 10.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 26/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.2 -3.4 9.5 -2.4 -- 59.6 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 18/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.7 -2.7 2.5 -4.7 -3.0 0.0 1.8 6.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.4 -1.1 3.8 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 30/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.2 -3.7 10.7 -3.5 8.7 3.0 2.8 9.7 732 (30.5) 30/00
RICHMOND RAAF 20.6 -3.2 7.3 -4.1 -- 4.8 -- -- 248 (10.3) 15/12
BELLAMBI AWS 18.6 -3.5 11.8 -3.7 -- 21.0 -- -- 560 (23.3) 30/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.5 -1.0 5.4 -3.7 1.0 0.0 3.8 8.5 299 (12.5) 34/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -1.2 4.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 46/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 -6.9 4.3 -5.8 -1.0 0.0 3.4 0.7 103 ( 4.3) 43/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.3 -0.3 1.9 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 44/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.8 -0.4 4.7 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 46/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 +0.4 6.9 -3.9 4.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.6 +1.0 0.2 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 57/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.2 -1.7 2.1 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 18/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 -2.0 6.7 -2.1 5.4 0.0 0.6 8.1 235 ( 9.8) 31/16
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

40.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
40.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
39.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+8.7 : 36.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.5 : 37.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.7 : 36.8 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+6.5 : 36.9 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 40.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

28.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.5 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+7.6 : 20.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.2 : 18.9 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.1 : 26.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+5.0 : 18.4 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+4.9 : 15.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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

3.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.8 : 14.7 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-9.3 : 14.2 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-9.3 : 17.0 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW
-8.8 : 15.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-8.4 : 15.0 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA

-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-3.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-13.9 : -4.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-10.4 : 2.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-10.2 : 3.9 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-10.2 : 1.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-10.0 : 3.4 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

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.
137.4 MILTON (SARAH CLAYDON VILLAGE) South Coast NSW
107.0 BENDALONG STP Illawarra NSW
97.0 MURRAYS LAGOON (BAYSIDE) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
76.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW
74.8 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
97.0 MURRAYS LAGOON (BAYSIDE)

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
76.0 BUNGWAHL
74.8 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
66.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD)
62.4 WHOOTA
Hunter Valley
69.8 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
62.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK))
59.6 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
58.4 OURIMBAH (DOG TRAP ROAD)
58.0 FINGAL BAY (FINGAL HAVEN)
51.4 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)
51.2 KULNURA (MANGROVE CREEK DAM)
Sydney--east
60.2 COLLAROY (LONG REEF GOLF CLUB)
52.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
51.6 TURRAMURRA (KISSING POINT ROAD)
51.0 WAHROONGA (ADA AVENUE)
51.0 GORDON GOLF CLUB
50.8 PENNANT HILLS (YARRARA ROAD)
Illawarra
107.0 BENDALONG STP
53.2 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)
South Coast
137.4 MILTON (SARAH CLAYDON VILLAGE)
68.2 ULLADULLA AWS

11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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1.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

890 (37.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
827 (34.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
817 (34.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
808 (33.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
741 (30.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
740 (30.8) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
732 (30.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
728 (30.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
693 (28.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
689 (28.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
679 (28.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
676 (28.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
666 (27.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
640 (26.7) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
638 (26.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
634 (26.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
628 (26.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
624 (26.0) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
616 (25.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
614 (25.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
613 (25.5) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
602 (25.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
100/19 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
91/12 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
89/15 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
81/13 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/07 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NULLARBOR
11.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.0mm/h
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
KADINA AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.7mm/h
CAPE WILLOUGHBY
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
CAPE BORDA
15.2mm in 27 min to 13:27 33.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 19.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.2mm/h
KINGSCOTE AERO
11.6mm in 30 min to 12:00 23.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.0mm/h
PARNDANA CFS AWS
6.8mm in 12 min to 14:12 34.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 15.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.3mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
35.4mm in 40 min to 09:40 53.1mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 35.4mm/h
10.4mm in 43 min to 15:48 14.5mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.6mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
6.6mm in 16 min to 02:00 24.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 91(250/ 72 ) at 12:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(350/ 65 ) at 08:00
CAPE BORDA : 78(230/ 63 ) at 13:40
KINGSCOTE AERO : 89(230/ 63 ) at 15:05
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 93( 10/ 58 ) at 18:30