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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
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1821 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

0.0

20/04/2013

75

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 18:21EST, 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 29.5 +1.8 17.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 50/15
PERTH AIRPORT 27.9 +2.4 16.5 +3.5 14.1 0.0 4.4 0.4 313 (13.0) 37/07
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 24.7 +2.8 9.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 28/10
BUNBURY 27.1 +3.0 13.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 22/22
MANDURAH 26.5 +2.6 18.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 21/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +2.1 24.0 0.0 22.3 0.0 7.0 11.2 334 (13.9) 43/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.2 -1.0 9.8 -2.8 8.2 0.0 9.2 11.1 328 (13.7) 43/13
WHYALLA AERO 25.8 +2.0 10.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 34/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.9 -0.8 13.2 +0.8 -- 1.4 -- 7.4 149 ( 6.2) 37/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.6 +0.1 8.1 -0.6 6.8 11.2 1.0 3.7 307 (12.8) 54/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.5 -0.3 19.6 +1.2 15.9 0.0 11.2 -- 426 (17.8) 41/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +1.7 21.8 +0.2 18.7 0.0 7.4 10.9 297 (12.4) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.5 20.8 +0.2 17.8 0.0 4.6 10.0 150 ( 6.3) 28/12
MACKAY M.O 27.7 +1.0 21.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 219 ( 9.1) 31/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 -0.3 20.7 +2.8 20.0 0.0 4.0 -- 208 ( 8.7) 26/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.0 +1.6 17.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +0.7 14.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +0.6 15.5 -0.8 14.2 0.0 4.0 10.5 296 (12.3) 22/06
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.2 -0.1 12.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 43/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.8 -1.4 6.4 -6.4 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 101 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 -0.6 13.2 -2.0 10.9 0.0 4.0 -- 221 ( 9.2) 28/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -1.0 12.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 39/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 -2.4 9.4 -3.8 7.6 0.0 3.4 -- 250 (10.4) 31/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.8 -1.8 8.2 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.5 -2.9 1.0 -6.2 -6.2 0.0 2.4 10.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.8 -1.7 3.3 -6.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 39/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 -0.4 12.8 -1.4 9.6 0.0 4.8 10.1 362 (15.1) 34/01
RICHMOND RAAF 22.2 -1.6 6.4 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 18/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -1.2 13.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 43/04
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.2 -1.3 1.6 -7.5 -0.4 0.0 2.4 9.6 179 ( 7.5) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.5 -1.8 5.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 31/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.7 +1.1 8.3 -1.8 4.3 0.0 3.6 9.0 208 ( 8.7) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.6 -1.0 7.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 37/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.6 -0.6 3.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 35/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 +0.9 10.8 0.0 8.6 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.4 +0.8 4.1 -3.3 -- 1.6 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 41/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 -1.8 1.3 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 50/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.5 +1.4 3.9 -4.9 1.3 0.2 1.8 3.0 376 (15.7) 76/18
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

38.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
37.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
37.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+7.4 : 30.1 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.4 : 31.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.8 : 29.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.6 : 28.8 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+5.6 : 29.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.6 : 21.7 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+5.9 : 22.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+5.4 : 20.4 MULLEWA Central West WA
+5.2 : 18.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+5.0 : 18.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA

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

3.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.5 : 4.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.5 : 5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.3 : 3.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.6 : 17.0 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-4.4 : 5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-13.3 : 0.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
-9.6 : -4.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.8 : 1.8 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-8.8 : 1.1 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-8.8 : 0.5 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S 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.
72.0 MYSTERY PARK Central Coast E QLD
62.0 ESSEX Central Coast W QLD
32.8 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET) W Coast TAS
20.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
18.0 MAYWIN PARK Central Highlands QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
72.0 MYSTERY PARK
Central Coast W
62.0 ESSEX
Central Highlands
18.0 MAYWIN PARK

TASMANIA
W Coast
32.8 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET)

ISLANDS
Islands
20.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

3.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
2.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.5 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1016 (42.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
999 (41.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
959 (40.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
901 (37.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
858 (35.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
795 (33.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
757 (31.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
713 (29.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
709 (29.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
703 (29.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
660 (27.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
652 (27.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
641 (26.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
629 (26.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
628 (26.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
623 (26.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
616 (25.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
612 (25.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
609 (25.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
608 (25.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
604 (25.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
131/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
131/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
118/15 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
115/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
109/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
109/14 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
102/21 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/21 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/11 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
96/18 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast 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.
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h
Central Plateau
BUTLERS GORGE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
20.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.4mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.6mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(270/ 67 ) at 21:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 104(270/ 80 ) at 16:00
LOW HEAD : 85(300/ 65 ) at 15:35
CAPE GRIM : 82(300/ 63 ) at 15:28
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 96(280/ 46 ) at 18:30
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 132(310/111 ) at 12:37
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 130(270/ 98 ) at 15:38
TASMAN ISLAND : 82(320/ 63 ) at 11:14
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(290/ 56 ) at 13:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(280/ 69 ) at 22:26
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 76(300/ 63 ) at 14:45
LOW ROCKY POINT : 95(320/ 72 ) at 11:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 113(310/ 83 ) at 14:10
MOUNT READ : 119(300/ 82 ) at 15:15
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(270/ 85 ) at 22:00