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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 1816 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

NSW

Riverina E

074221

NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB

-5.0

-4.0

21/04/2013

44

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

39.1

39.1

22/04/1980

48

1 N Equal to record.


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4pm EST Maximum 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 18:16EST, 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 25.0 -2.7 14.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 34/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.0 -2.5 14.9 +1.9 13.3 4.2 6.4 7.4 284 (11.8) 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.5 -2.4 13.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 30/14
BUNBURY 21.6 -2.5 11.7 +0.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 260 (10.8) 24/13
MANDURAH 22.3 -1.6 15.3 -0.3 -- 13.6 -- -- 324 (13.5) 34/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 24.9 +0.9 24.3 0.0 7.6 10.9 239 (10.0) 31/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +2.9 15.2 +2.6 13.2 0.0 12.0 10.7 442 (18.4) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 22.8 -1.0 9.3 -2.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 403 (16.8) 37/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.0 -1.7 10.8 -1.6 -- 13.8 8.4 6.1 283 (11.8) 52/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.7 +1.2 9.7 +1.0 8.4 7.4 1.0 8.0 586 (24.4) 57/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 38.5 +6.7 12.7 -5.7 -- 0.0 36.8 10.9 144 ( 6.0) 31/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.6 22.6 +1.0 20.1 0.0 5.2 10.2 179 ( 7.5) 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +0.7 24.4 +3.8 20.7 0.0 6.6 11.0 293 (12.2) 30/15
MACKAY M.O 29.5 +2.8 20.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 277 (11.5) 24/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +0.5 15.0 -2.9 14.0 0.0 4.4 -- 140 ( 5.8) 18/08
BUNDABERG AERO 27.2 -0.2 12.2 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.0 14.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 41/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 -1.4 14.0 -2.3 11.8 0.0 3.2 10.2 241 (10.0) 39/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.5 +2.2 12.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 37/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.7 +1.5 13.5 +0.7 11.0 0.0 3.2 -- 42 ( 1.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +2.4 15.7 +0.5 11.4 0.0 3.0 9.3 306 (12.8) 37/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.2 +1.1 14.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 +1.5 12.9 -0.3 -- 48.64 18.0 -- 231 ( 9.6) 37/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 +1.2 10.7 -1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 23 ( 1.0) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.2 -2.2 6.4 -0.8 2.0 5.0 3.2 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.5 0.0 10.1 -0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 41/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.1 +2.2 13.9 -0.3 12.8 0.4 2.6 8.1 286 (11.9) 31/11
RICHMOND RAAF 24.7 +0.9 11.8 +0.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 34/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.8 +0.7 13.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 41/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.9 -3.6 11.4 +2.3 11.2 5.0 3.8 5.2 259 (10.8) 34/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.6 -7.7 10.6 +2.4 -- 7.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 26/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 -2.3 8.7 -1.4 5.9 2.8 1.0 7.1 374 (15.6) 30/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.3 -3.3 10.2 +2.0 -- 1.4 10.6 -- 334 (13.9) 31/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.2 -2.0 9.5 +1.9 -- 3.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 35/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 -3.1 10.9 +0.1 4.0 1.2 8.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 -0.4 7.7 +0.3 -- 3.2 -- -- 680 (28.3) 43/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 -1.0 4.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 17/11
HOBART AIRPORT 18.5 +0.4 5.8 -3.0 0.9 0.0 2.2 5.6 299 (12.5) 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

40.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
39.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
39.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+7.4 : 38.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.9 : 39.1 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+6.7 : 38.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+6.4 : 40.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 37.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 39.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

28.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
27.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+6.1 : 20.5 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 13.8 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+5.7 : 28.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+5.7 : 20.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+4.9 : 25.3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

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

3.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.7 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.8 : 13.6 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-8.7 : 12.5 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-8.6 : 13.0 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-8.0 : 8.3 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-7.8 : 10.4 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC

-5.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-1.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-14.9 : -5.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-8.7 : 3.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : 5.7 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.5 : 6.3 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-6.5 : 9.6 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

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.
121.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
64.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP Hunter Valley NSW
57.0 MURRAY LAGOON (HAWKS NEST) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
50.0 VIVONNE BAY (HIGHGATE) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
46.0 CONGEWAI (GREENOCK) Hunter Valley NSW

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
57.0 MURRAY LAGOON (HAWKS NEST)
50.0 VIVONNE BAY (HIGHGATE)

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
121.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
Hunter Valley
64.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
46.0 CONGEWAI (GREENOCK)

11.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
1.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

987 (41.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
979 (40.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
906 (37.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
878 (36.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
858 (35.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
821 (34.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
751 (31.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
731 (30.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
721 (30.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
718 (29.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
709 (29.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
707 (29.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
704 (29.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
702 (29.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
699 (29.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
693 (28.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
688 (28.7) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
685 (28.5) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
680 (28.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
678 (28.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
667 (27.8) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
666 (27.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
661 (27.5) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
635 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
633 (26.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
624 (26.0) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
621 (25.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
618 (25.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
618 (25.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
611 (25.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
607 (25.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
117/20 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
98/20 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
76/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
76/08 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
76/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
PIRLANGIMPI
5.4mm in 15 min to 19:30 21.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)
11.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 23.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
29.2mm in 47 min to 09:47 37.3mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.4mm/h

TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 117(320/ 32 ) at 20:47
CAPE GRIM : 98(280/ 69 ) at 20:48