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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1819 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 grass minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061250

PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)

-1.0

0.6

29/04/1978

37

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 18:19EST, 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 33.2 +5.5 11.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 37/14
PERTH AIRPORT 28.4 +2.9 9.9 -3.1 8.3 0.0 2.8 4.7 258 (10.8) 30/08
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.2 +2.3 10.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 24/12
BUNBURY 23.5 -0.6 11.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 13/13
MANDURAH 25.8 +1.9 14.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 21/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 25.9 +1.9 24.7 0.0 5.6 11.4 325 (13.5) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.4 +0.2 10.6 -2.0 9.4 0.0 4.0 11.1 298 (12.4) 41/14
WHYALLA AERO 22.3 -1.5 9.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 24/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.9 -1.8 11.8 -0.6 -- 0.2 1.2 6.5 120 ( 5.0) 34/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.3 -1.2 9.6 +0.9 6.4 0.4 0.8 6.9 358 (14.9) 31/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.0 +1.2 21.6 +3.2 19.7 0.0 10.8 10.0 378 (15.8) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 20.9 -0.7 17.8 0.0 5.2 11.1 244 (10.2) 31/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 22.3 +1.7 18.4 0.0 4.2 9.9 154 ( 6.4) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 29.8 +3.1 20.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 258 (10.8) 26/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +1.2 18.4 +0.5 18.2 10.4 6.2 -- 225 ( 9.4) 21/00
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +1.4 17.1 -0.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 30/10
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +0.7 16.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 -0.4 16.6 +0.3 15.5 0.0 3.2 10.5 270 (11.3) 30/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.0 -0.3 12.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 24/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.1 -0.1 9.2 -3.6 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 60 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -0.3 12.1 -3.1 9.6 0.0 3.0 10.4 175 ( 7.3) 24/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.9 12.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 28/07
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.2 -0.4 9.6 -3.6 7.4 0.0 4.6 10.5 287 (12.0) 35/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.8 -0.8 7.8 -4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 38 ( 1.6) 21/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.5 -2.9 2.2 -5.0 -5.0 0.0 3.2 9.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -2.3 3.5 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 30/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 0.0 12.2 -2.0 9.1 0.0 3.6 10.8 360 (15.0) 35/09
RICHMOND RAAF 22.4 -1.4 5.9 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 61/11
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 -0.6 14.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 24/07
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.3 -4.2 3.0 -6.1 0.4 0.0 2.0 4.6 206 ( 8.6) 37/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -5.4 6.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 30/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.0 -1.6 10.8 +0.7 7.3 0.0 3.6 7.3 191 ( 8.0) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 -2.4 10.1 +1.9 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 211 ( 8.8) 31/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.1 -2.1 10.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 31/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.9 +0.6 13.6 +2.8 11.1 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -1.1 7.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 37/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.0 +0.1 1.7 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 26/11
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 -1.5 6.7 -2.1 2.0 0.0 2.2 4.9 412 (17.2) 46/14
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 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
39.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
39.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+5.5 : 33.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+4.5 : 33.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.4 : 39.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
+4.4 : 40.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.5 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.5 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+4.5 : 24.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
+4.2 : 26.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+3.8 : 23.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
+3.5 : 10.1 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+3.4 : 24.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

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

2.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.7 : 14.0 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-6.3 : 2.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.0 : 6.9 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 : 3.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.8 : 9.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-5.8 : 3.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-8.9 : -3.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.6 : -2.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.2 : 3.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E 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.
53.6 BUILYAN GUM STREET Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
47.4 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.4 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
29.6 WINGFIELD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
23.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
37.4 PIRLANGIMPI

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
53.6 BUILYAN GUM STREET
29.6 WINGFIELD
Brisbane/SE Coast
47.4 MARYBOROUGH

TASMANIA
W Coast
23.2 MOUNT READ

11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

4.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
4.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
4.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.3 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
3.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1280 (53.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1177 (49.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1134 (47.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1054 (43.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
964 (40.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
937 (39.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
923 (38.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
819 (34.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
774 (32.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
761 (31.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
753 (31.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
716 (29.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
689 (28.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
670 (27.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
636 (26.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
635 (26.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
623 (26.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
618 (25.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
608 (25.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
608 (25.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
93/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/05 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/14 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
80/12 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
38.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.7mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
EDENHOPE AIRPORT
13.2mm in 30 min to 14:00 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 15.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
13.0mm in 28 min to 22:00 27.9mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 5.3mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(250/ 69 ) at 05:37
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(270/ 69 ) at 00:00