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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1830 EST on 31/05/2013. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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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 18:30EST, 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 28.8 +1.1 13.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 28/13
PERTH AIRPORT 30.2 +4.7 15.1 +2.1 12.0 0.0 4.6 7.9 327 (13.6) 34/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.4 -2.5 9.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 24/23
BUNBURY 25.1 +1.0 13.1 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 11/01
MANDURAH 26.1 +2.2 15.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 13/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.9 23.1 -0.9 21.8 0.0 6.4 11.1 249 (10.4) 39/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +3.1 8.9 -3.7 6.5 0.0 7.4 11.0 208 ( 8.7) 43/14
WHYALLA AERO 19.6 -4.2 14.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.3 -2.4 13.3 +0.9 -- 0.0 1.2 3.9 97 ( 4.0) 28/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 -2.0 4.2 -4.5 1.8 0.4 0.8 3.1 160 ( 6.7) 17/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.8 +1.0 13.6 -4.8 11.2 0.0 7.2 10.0 279 (11.6) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 -0.7 23.0 +1.4 22.1 7.2 5.2 3.0 -- 52/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 20.7 +0.1 17.4 0.0 7.4 7.8 455 (19.0) 44/11
MACKAY M.O 26.6 -0.1 21.0 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- 6.7 539 (22.5) 43/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 -2.6 18.6 +0.7 16.7 0.0 4.4 -- 329 (13.7) 34/08
BUNDABERG AERO 27.6 +0.2 17.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 44/14
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +0.9 15.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 30/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 -0.4 16.5 +0.2 15.3 2.8 4.0 7.4 275 (11.5) 28/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.4 -2.9 12.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 793 (33.0) 37/05
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.4 +2.2 10.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 25 ( 1.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.4 +1.4 15.2 0.0 11.8 0.2 3.2 10.3 251 (10.5) 34/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +1.0 10.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 22/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.7 +0.1 12.3 -0.9 10.2 0.0 3.0 4.8 208 ( 8.7) 34/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.1 -0.5 14.2 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 18/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.5 +5.1 10.7 +3.5 2.7 0.0 3.6 8.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +5.1 14.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 34/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 -2.4 18.8 +4.6 16.7 0.0 2.8 4.0 400 (16.7) 39/03
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 +0.5 13.2 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 24/17
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -1.0 17.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 35/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.8 -0.7 11.8 +2.7 10.7 2.2 1.8 5.1 216 ( 9.0) 21/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -1.9 8.6 +0.4 -- 2.6 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.3 -3.3 10.8 +0.7 8.7 2.0 1.4 3.4 221 ( 9.2) 24/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 -2.4 4.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 116 ( 4.8) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.4 -2.8 7.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 22/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 -1.0 7.9 -2.9 5.0 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 -2.1 0.9 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 22/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 -3.2 0.5 -7.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 30/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.0 -0.1 4.1 -4.7 -1.0 0.0 2.4 8.9 390 (16.3) 48/15
Max
° C
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° 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

39.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
39.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 31.0 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+6.3 : 32.5 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+5.9 : 33.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+5.9 : 30.3 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+5.6 : 32.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

27.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+6.6 : 12.8 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+6.2 : 15.5 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+6.1 : 11.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.8 : 15.0 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+5.6 : 11.8 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.4 : 15.0 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
-6.4 : 16.5 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.0 : 19.1 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
-6.0 : 19.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.0 : 16.1 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

-4.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-4.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-2.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-10.1 : -4.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-9.8 : -4.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-9.3 : -3.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-7.5 : 5.9 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-7.3 : 14.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

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.
57.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
57.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
57.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
48.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
57.0 TOPAZ ALERT
57.0 HAPPY VALLEY
57.0 TOPAZ
N Coast--Herbert
48.0 DARADGEE

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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2.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1237 (51.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1228 (51.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1047 (43.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1023 (42.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
993 (41.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
860 (35.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
856 (35.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
850 (35.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
774 (32.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
740 (30.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
705 (29.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
672 (28.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
663 (27.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
610 (25.4) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
93/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/06 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/22 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
74/14 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 21:30 20.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.8mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
5.6mm in 14 min to 00:00 24.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(320/ 74 ) at 17:57