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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 18:18EST, 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 27.0 -0.7 11.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.6 -0.9 9.6 -3.4 8.3 0.2 2.0 9.8 234 ( 9.8) 30/16
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.2 -0.7 11.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 28/10
BUNBURY 22.5 -1.6 11.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 22/12
MANDURAH 22.8 -1.1 13.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 22/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.4 25.5 +1.5 25.1 2.2 5.6 10.9 313 (13.0) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.8 -1.4 13.1 +0.5 11.9 0.0 9.4 8.1 306 (12.8) 44/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.7 -3.1 10.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 -4.4 11.9 -0.5 -- 5.2 1.6 0.1 209 ( 8.7) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -3.5 8.5 -0.2 6.5 10.2 2.2 1.7 396 (16.5) 34/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +2.6 17.2 -1.2 14.9 0.0 9.6 10.1 253 (10.5) 35/20
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 21.5 -0.1 18.4 0.0 3.8 10.4 233 ( 9.7) 30/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +0.6 20.8 +0.2 17.5 0.0 6.0 11.0 230 ( 9.6) 26/12
MACKAY M.O 29.0 +2.3 22.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 213 ( 8.9) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +2.2 19.3 +1.4 17.6 0.0 3.4 -- 140 ( 5.8) 67/18
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 +1.2 17.8 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 257 (10.7) 57/20
COOLANGATTA 27.2 +1.8 14.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 26/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 +1.6 15.6 -0.7 13.9 0.0 6.0 10.1 364 (15.2) 24/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.1 +2.8 13.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 31/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.3 +0.1 8.4 -4.4 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 82 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 +1.4 10.6 -4.6 7.9 0.0 3.6 10.9 226 ( 9.4) 21/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.3 +1.2 12.6 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 26/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 +0.4 9.4 -3.8 7.5 0.2 3.0 10.6 272 (11.3) 37/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.9 +0.3 7.2 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.7 -2.7 5.2 -2.0 6.5 0.0 2.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -0.9 3.5 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 43/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 +1.8 12.6 -1.6 9.0 0.0 3.6 10.4 326 (13.6) 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 24.6 +0.8 6.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 18/22
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 +1.6 14.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 41/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 -1.8 8.1 -1.0 5.4 0.0 2.0 7.2 171 ( 7.1) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -2.3 10.9 +2.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 30/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.1 -3.5 8.5 -1.6 4.5 0.0 2.2 5.9 261 (10.9) 31/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.5 -2.1 11.2 +3.0 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 284 (11.8) 35/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.2 -3.0 8.7 +1.1 -- 1.4 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 34/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.7 -0.6 12.0 +1.2 8.4 3.6 1.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -1.1 8.5 +1.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 378 (15.8) 39/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.0 -0.9 7.7 +0.1 -- 4.2 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 34/16
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 -1.7 9.9 +1.1 9.9 0.0 2.6 8.3 340 (14.2) 54/06
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

40.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
39.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+6.7 : 35.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.5 : 33.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.1 : 28.6 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.1 : 30.8 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.0 : 34.2 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD

28.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.4 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+4.8 : 23.6 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+4.6 : 15.3 HAWKER Upper North SA
+4.6 : 18.7 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.4 : 21.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+4.4 : 26.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+4.4 : 21.1 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA

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

4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.9 : 18.2 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-6.1 : 15.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.8 : 18.3 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.7 : 19.1 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-5.6 : 15.8 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
-5.6 : 4.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-5.6 : 18.2 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA

-0.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.5 : -0.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.4 : 4.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.3 : 3.3 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-7.1 : -0.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) 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.
35.8 GRAY (DALMAYNE RD) E Coast TAS
32.0 ULVERSTONE (KNIGHTS ROAD) N Coast TAS
30.7 DUARINGA POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
29.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
29.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

11.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

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3.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

1085 (45.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
833 (34.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
828 (34.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
817 (34.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
812 (33.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
761 (31.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
737 (30.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
720 (30.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
718 (29.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
710 (29.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
707 (29.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
697 (29.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
683 (28.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
668 (27.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
652 (27.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
648 (27.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
638 (26.6) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
631 (26.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
617 (25.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
615 (25.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
608 (25.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
93/06 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/06 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
91/21 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
87/01 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/04 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

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
13.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
23.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 46.0mm/h
36.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 36.2mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 24.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 12.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
LOCHINGTON
4.8mm in 7 min to 14:37 41.1mm/h
EMERALD AIRPORT
8.4mm in 8 min to 16:20 63.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
5.8mm in 4 min to 21:00 87.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.2mm/h
12.4mm in 12 min to 22:00 62.0mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 74(250/ 65 ) at 20:40
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(250/ 65 ) at 19:42
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 78 ) at 04:06
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(240/ 78 ) at 06:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(310/ 74 ) at 01:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(240/ 74 ) at 06:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(250/ 63 ) at 06:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(270/ 74 ) at 22:00