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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 1825 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

26/04/2013

75

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

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

76.5

75.1

29/04/2010

11

1 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 18:25EST, 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 27.4 -0.3 13.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 39/14
PERTH AIRPORT 25.3 -0.2 11.7 -1.3 10.1 0.0 3.4 8.1 -- 30/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.8 -5.1 14.3 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 30/02
BUNBURY 23.9 -0.2 10.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/12
MANDURAH 22.9 -1.0 15.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 31/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.3 22.4 -1.6 20.3 0.0 7.8 11.2 421 (17.5) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.5 +0.3 6.4 -6.2 3.4 0.0 8.0 7.8 301 (12.5) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 30.5 +6.7 14.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 65/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +4.3 14.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- 5.5 158 ( 6.6) 48/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.1 +6.6 13.4 +4.7 11.8 0.0 3.0 5.9 506 (21.1) 65/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.8 +1.0 16.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 -0.2 22.3 +0.7 20.9 4.0 8.6 8.0 573 (23.9) 48/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.3 19.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 9.0 9.2 407 (17.0) 43/15
MACKAY M.O 25.9 -0.8 19.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 46/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 -1.7 18.2 +0.3 16.7 0.0 4.6 -- 293 (12.2) 39/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 -0.3 16.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 44/14
COOLANGATTA 25.5 +0.1 14.1 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 26/10
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 -0.8 15.2 -1.1 13.7 0.0 4.0 9.0 265 (11.0) 26/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.4 -1.9 13.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 34/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.3 +2.1 8.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 38 ( 1.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.1 +2.1 11.9 -3.3 9.0 0.0 4.0 -- 201 ( 8.4) 34/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.9 10.2 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 24/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.8 +1.2 9.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 24/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 25.0 +1.4 8.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 20 ( 0.8) 18/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.5 +2.1 4.0 -3.2 -2.4 0.0 3.0 9.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +2.0 4.7 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 28/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.3 +3.4 13.8 -0.4 10.7 0.0 4.4 9.5 327 (13.6) 30/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 +1.8 6.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 25 ( 1.0) 24/12
BELLAMBI AWS 23.0 +0.9 15.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 37/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 +0.9 4.2 -4.9 2.3 0.0 2.6 10.2 191 ( 8.0) 21/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +0.8 5.6 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.4 +4.8 11.0 +0.9 8.0 0.0 3.4 9.6 214 ( 8.9) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.1 +2.5 6.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.8 +3.6 6.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 55/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.5 +4.2 14.7 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.6 +6.0 8.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 68/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.6 +1.7 12.4 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 74/00
HOBART AIRPORT 25.5 +7.4 14.4 +5.6 10.8 0.0 6.4 6.2 791 (33.0) 94/17
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

36.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+9.2 : 34.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.4 : 32.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.2 : 27.9 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+8.0 : 24.8 DOVER Southeast TAS
+7.9 : 25.8 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+7.9 : 27.1 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC

27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.1 : 18.2 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.7 : 15.1 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
+7.7 : 12.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.4 : 18.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 16.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 14.3 DOVER Southeast TAS

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

8.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.6 : 30.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.5 : 17.2 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2 : 16.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-5.1 : 16.8 ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON Lower West WA
-5.1 : 29.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA

-3.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-13.3 : 0.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
-10.0 : 2.5 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-9.3 : 4.1 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-8.5 : 7.1 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW 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.
95.0 YARRIE E Pilbara WA
70.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
41.6 HAMERSLEY W Pilbara WA
38.5 WALLAREENYA E Pilbara WA
26.0 YALLEEN W Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
95.0 YARRIE
38.5 WALLAREENYA
W Pilbara
41.6 HAMERSLEY
26.0 YALLEEN

TASMANIA
W Coast
70.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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4.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
4.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
2.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1924 (80.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1837 (76.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1428 (59.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1376 (57.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1359 (56.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1047 (43.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1030 (42.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1021 (42.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
974 (40.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
970 (40.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
968 (40.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
956 (39.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
933 (38.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
895 (37.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
855 (35.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
846 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
833 (34.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
832 (34.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
818 (34.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
808 (33.7) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
791 (33.0) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
769 (32.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
757 (31.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
755 (31.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
750 (31.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
748 (31.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
744 (31.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
740 (30.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
737 (30.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
725 (30.2) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
710 (29.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
705 (29.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
685 (28.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
682 (28.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
682 (28.4) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
662 (27.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
656 (27.3) WARRA W Coast TAS
654 (27.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
652 (27.2) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
645 (26.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
637 (26.5) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
627 (26.1) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
614 (25.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
609 (25.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
602 (25.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
156/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
137/14 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
131/16 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
130/19 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
128/20 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
120/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
117/13 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
113/12 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
107/17 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
106/20 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
98/22 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/13 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
98/14 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
96/22 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
96/22 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
96/15 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
96/13 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
94/17 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
93/15 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
93/14 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
93/20 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/23 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
91/21 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
91/13 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
91/15 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(330/ 63 ) at 13:00
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 78(340/ 63 ) at 09:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
PERISHER VALLEY AWS : 91(280/ 59 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 91(340/ 61 ) at 19:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(340/ 37 ) at 23:00
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 85(330/ 67 ) at 14:22
AIREYS INLET : 95(330/ 54 ) at 13:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 115(280/ 91 ) at 20:00
CAPE GRIM : 98(290/ 74 ) at 20:30
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 95(330/ 70 ) at 23:00
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 91(330/ 63 ) at 22:00
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT : 80(310/ 65 ) at 12:13
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 91(330/ 45 ) at 13:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 150(330/111 ) at 14:18
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 130(310/104 ) at 16:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 130(310/ 72 ) at 19:17
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 121(310/ 46 ) at 15:27
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 96(320/ 59 ) at 13:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 113(310/ 67 ) at 12:39
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 93(310/ 59 ) at 16:00
Derwent Valley
BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) : 93(320/ 45 ) at 15:06
OUSE FIRE STATION : 91(320/ 50 ) at 13:17
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 91(350/ 70 ) at 13:00
STRAHAN AERODROME : 91(340/ 58 ) at 13:00
LOW ROCKY POINT : 109(330/ 76 ) at 13:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 135(330/ 95 ) at 14:42
MOUNT READ : 108(330/ 67 ) at 17:44
THE RAZORBACK : 128(327/ 65 ) at 15:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 82(310/ 63 ) at 23:10
TIMOR SEA 133KM NNW DAMPIER : ***(130/ 63 ) at 00:00