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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 1827 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

27/04/2013

75

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

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

VIC

E Central

086373

RHYLL

32.5

31.3

05/04/2004

11

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091306

CRESSY RESEARCH STATION

34.8

31.4

12/04/2006

11

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094008

HOBART AIRPORT

39.3

36.3

24/04/2004

19

1 Y


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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 18:26EST, 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 13.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 41/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.8 -0.7 11.6 -1.4 9.5 0.0 2.6 9.9 243 (10.1) 31/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 15.8 -6.1 11.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 22/04
BUNBURY 22.5 -1.6 11.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 28/15
MANDURAH 22.3 -1.6 14.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 22/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +1.1 23.3 -0.7 22.3 0.0 7.6 11.0 341 (14.2) 41/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.8 +3.6 9.0 -3.6 6.2 0.0 6.0 10.0 205 ( 8.5) 26/10
WHYALLA AERO 23.0 -0.8 12.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 31/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 -0.9 16.6 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- 8.1 258 (10.8) 24/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 -2.7 11.4 +2.7 10.7 0.8 6.6 5.1 630 (26.3) 37/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.2 +0.4 13.6 -4.8 10.7 0.0 25.6 10.8 247 (10.3) 37/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +0.2 22.8 +1.2 21.0 0.8 6.0 7.0 529 (22.0) 43/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 19.0 -1.6 14.8 0.0 6.8 9.0 345 (14.4) 39/23
MACKAY M.O 25.8 -0.9 19.9 -0.2 -- 3.42 -- -- 518 (21.6) 46/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 -1.2 18.4 +0.5 16.6 0.0 6.4 -- 343 (14.3) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 +0.5 16.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +0.2 14.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 21/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 -0.2 13.9 -2.4 12.4 0.0 3.8 10.6 290 (12.1) 28/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.0 -0.3 11.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.6 +2.4 10.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 71 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.0 +2.0 14.5 -0.7 10.8 0.0 4.0 10.3 350 (14.6) 31/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +3.2 10.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 18/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.5 +4.9 8.7 -4.5 -- 0.0 10.6 -- 178 ( 7.4) 39/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.8 +4.2 9.0 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 25 ( 1.0) 21/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 +2.6 7.5 +0.3 0.0 0.0 3.2 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.8 +3.3 5.1 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 35/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.3 +6.4 14.0 -0.2 10.7 0.0 4.6 10.1 311 (13.0) 41/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.6 +4.8 6.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 34/13
BELLAMBI AWS 28.7 +6.6 17.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 57/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.1 +5.6 7.5 -1.6 4.4 0.0 3.4 9.3 220 ( 9.2) 37/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.5 +4.2 7.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.6 +3.0 15.7 +5.6 12.9 0.0 7.6 9.9 361 (15.0) 28/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.2 +2.6 13.4 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 37/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.4 +2.2 14.4 +6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 39/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 -0.8 16.6 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 -0.6 12.4 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 668 (27.8) 37/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 -1.5 11.3 +3.7 -- 6.4 -- -- 592 (24.7) 72/00
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 -1.8 9.9 +1.1 6.4 0.4 10.2 8.3 943 (39.3) 68/03
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

37.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+6.8 : 26.0 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+6.6 : 32.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+6.6 : 28.7 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
+6.6 : 32.2 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+6.5 : 30.4 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW

27.6 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.7 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.6 : 18.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+9.0 : 17.6 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+7.8 : 16.5 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+7.6 : 17.5 VIEWBANK E Central VIC
+7.3 : 17.3 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC

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

3.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.0 : 14.7 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.9 : 14.8 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7 : 16.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-6.4 : 17.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2 : 15.8 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

-2.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA

-13.3 : 0.0 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
-8.2 : -2.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.9 : 14.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.5 : -0.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 : 9.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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.
52.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
39.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
36.6 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
36.4 WARRA W Coast TAS
33.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
33.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK
W Coast
52.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
39.0 MOUNT READ
36.6 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM)
36.4 WARRA

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

.....

5.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.6 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

2180 (90.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1796 (74.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1629 (67.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1594 (66.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1234 (51.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1231 (51.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1227 (51.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1174 (48.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1131 (47.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1125 (46.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1116 (46.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1112 (46.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1090 (45.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
1047 (43.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1036 (43.2) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
998 (41.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
995 (41.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
988 (41.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
976 (40.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
954 (39.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
947 (39.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
943 (39.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
919 (38.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
911 (38.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
910 (37.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
905 (37.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
896 (37.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
858 (35.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
847 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
847 (35.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
847 (35.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
841 (35.0) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
835 (34.8) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
828 (34.5) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
821 (34.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
799 (33.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
794 (33.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
794 (33.1) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
791 (33.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
791 (33.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
779 (32.5) RHYLL E Central VIC
779 (32.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
764 (31.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
759 (31.6) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
755 (31.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
748 (31.2) BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
748 (31.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
713 (29.7) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
707 (29.5) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
702 (29.3) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
698 (29.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
697 (29.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
694 (28.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
694 (28.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
694 (28.9) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
691 (28.8) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
686 (28.6) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
685 (28.5) WARRA W Coast TAS
676 (28.2) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
675 (28.1) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
674 (28.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
673 (28.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
673 (28.0) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
671 (28.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
669 (27.9) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
668 (27.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
666 (27.8) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
641 (26.7) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
641 (26.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
639 (26.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
631 (26.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
630 (26.3) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
630 (26.3) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
622 (25.9) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
610 (25.4) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
607 (25.3) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
604 (25.2) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
600 (25.0) ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
124/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
122/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
107/01 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
94/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/00 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
94/03 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
93/02 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
93/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
93/05 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
91/02 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
WARRA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 91(340/ 65 ) at 02:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(270/ 46 ) at 01:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 78(240/ 65 ) at 01:30
LOW HEAD : 95(310/ 69 ) at 00:00
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 91(310/ 63 ) at 02:30
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 85(310/ 65 ) at 00:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 124(330/ 98 ) at 06:06
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 122(270/ 87 ) at 09:41
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(280/ 41 ) at 01:37
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 82(280/ 63 ) at 13:56
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 89(290/ 69 ) at 10:02
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 102(300/ 83 ) at 01:18
MOUNT READ : 78(280/ 65 ) at 00:06
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(260/ 74 ) at 18:00