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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 1823 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

25/04/2013

75

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

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

83

80.0

07/04/2006

11

N


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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 18:23EST, 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 27.5 -0.2 12.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 44/16
PERTH AIRPORT 25.5 0.0 15.3 +2.3 13.2 0.0 2.6 10.3 212 ( 8.8) --
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.2 +0.3 14.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 35/14
BUNBURY 23.1 -1.0 12.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 31/15
MANDURAH 23.9 0.0 19.4 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 28/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 23.2 -0.8 20.9 0.0 8.6 10.9 392 (16.3) 44/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 -1.1 7.6 -5.0 5.4 0.0 8.4 10.8 331 (13.8) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 27.9 +4.1 9.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 35/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.5 +0.8 12.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 2.6 8.1 159 ( 6.6) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.4 +1.9 13.4 +4.7 11.6 0.6 0.6 7.1 469 (19.5) 41/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.2 +0.4 16.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 422 (17.6) 39/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +1.7 21.6 0.0 20.3 0.0 5.2 9.3 449 (18.7) 54/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +0.8 20.1 -0.5 17.0 0.0 6.2 9.3 294 (12.3) 48/16
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 21.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 41/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 -1.0 18.6 +0.7 17.4 0.0 4.8 -- 209 ( 8.7) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.4 0.0 17.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 35/11
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +0.9 17.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 30/09
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 -0.7 14.7 -1.6 13.4 0.0 3.2 10.0 268 (11.2) 26/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.4 -0.9 8.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 31/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.0 -0.2 7.0 -5.8 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 56 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 -0.5 12.9 -2.3 10.0 0.0 0.8 -- 273 (11.4) 24/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +0.3 12.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 24/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.8 +1.2 8.7 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 35/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.2 +1.6 6.7 -5.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 18/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.0 -0.4 7.0 -0.2 -2.5 0.0 2.4 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +1.0 2.8 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 39/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.6 +3.7 11.8 -2.4 8.8 0.0 3.4 10.7 327 (13.6) 41/13
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +1.2 4.8 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 35 ( 1.5) 17/13
BELLAMBI AWS 24.7 +2.6 15.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 41/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.3 -0.2 4.0 -5.1 2.4 0.0 2.4 9.8 179 ( 7.5) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -0.9 6.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 26/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.9 +1.3 8.0 -2.1 4.0 0.0 4.0 9.9 237 ( 9.9) 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.4 +0.8 8.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 271 (11.3) 34/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.9 +0.7 7.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 31/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.6 +3.3 13.9 +3.1 8.6 2.4 4.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.4 +1.8 9.9 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 354 (14.8) 48/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.7 +1.8 10.2 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 407 (17.0) 46/11
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 +2.5 11.1 +2.3 8.6 0.0 4.0 5.6 814 (33.9) 89/12
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

36.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.1 : 35.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.4 : 33.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.5 : 32.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.2 : 31.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+7.8 : 33.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

27.8 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.1 : 20.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.5 : 22.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.1 : 17.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 13.6 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+6.6 : 11.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.6 : 23.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.6 : 16.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.7 : 28.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-4.7 : 31.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.7 : 27.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.3 : 31.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.8 : 6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
0.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

-13.3 : 0.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
-11.4 : -6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-9.4 : 2.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-9.0 : 4.4 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-9.0 : 3.5 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-9.0 : 1.6 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW 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.
73.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
47.2 CREDITON Central Coast E QLD
47.0 CAPE LEVEQUE W Kimberley WA
42.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
36.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
47.0 CAPE LEVEQUE

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
47.2 CREDITON

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
36.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK
W Coast
73.4 MOUNT READ
42.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

11.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

5.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.8 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
1.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

2001 (83.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1726 (71.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1550 (64.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1385 (57.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1373 (57.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1346 (56.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1145 (47.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1105 (46.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1070 (44.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1012 (42.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
989 (41.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
987 (41.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
982 (40.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
938 (39.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
925 (38.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
923 (38.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
923 (38.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
911 (38.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
877 (36.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
863 (36.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
853 (35.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
824 (34.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
814 (33.9) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
797 (33.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
793 (33.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
737 (30.7) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
729 (30.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
707 (29.5) WARRA W Coast TAS
700 (29.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
696 (29.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
694 (28.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
690 (28.8) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
680 (28.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
665 (27.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
656 (27.3) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
650 (27.1) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
644 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
642 (26.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
638 (26.6) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
621 (25.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
619 (25.8) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
618 (25.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
615 (25.6) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
614 (25.6) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
608 (25.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
135/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
122/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/08 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
109/10 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
106/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/10 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
98/08 WARRA W Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
YARRA - SHAY GAP MINE
4.0mm in 11 min to 14:09 21.8mm/h
4.0mm in 11 min to 14:20 21.8mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 16.2mm/h
18.8mm in 9 min to 14:49 125.3mm/h
17.0mm in 11 min to 15:00 92.7mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 15:30 20.8mm/h
49.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 49.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
LEGENDRE ISLAND : 85(110/ 67 ) at 20:54
YARRA - SHAY GAP MINE : 91(180/ 56 ) at 14:20
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(280/ 59 ) at 17:02
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 96(260/ 76 ) at 11:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(330/108 ) at 08:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 135(270/100 ) at 11:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 109(280/ 54 ) at 08:30
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 82(300/ 63 ) at 14:07
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 87(290/ 65 ) at 09:00
W Coast
WARRA : 91(290/ 52 ) at 08:30
LOW ROCKY POINT : 82(300/ 63 ) at 12:02
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(300/ 89 ) at 11:00
THE RAZORBACK : 256(310/ 35 ) at 18:00
COMPTON HILL : 96(310/ 39 ) at 09:00
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 74(280/ 65 ) at 14:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 106(280/ 80 ) at 12:00