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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1832 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
Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029063

NORMANTON AIRPORT

25.2

24.7

06/05/2004

13

1 N

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031210

MAREEBA AIRPORT

21.3

21.2

03/05/2010

13

1 N

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060013

FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE

19.5

19.2

02/05/2000

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

37.6

36.7

03/05/2010

19

1 N

WA

W Pilbara

005017

ONSLOW AIRPORT

38.8

38.4

01/05/2010

48

1 N

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

35.5

35.2

01/05/2005

17

1 N

WA

E Gascoyne

007185

PARABURDOO AERO

37.0

36.4

02/05/2002

18

1 N

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

35.1

33.4

02/05/2002

18

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012239

BULGA DOWNS

35.1

34.5

07/05/2008

11

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

35.1

33.9

03/05/2002

19

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

35.2

34.1

01/05/2005

19

1 N

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

31.3

31.2

04/05/2005

15

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045009

BALLERA GAS FIELD

33.8

32.9

08/05/2007

11

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

32.9

32.2

03/05/2007

14

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

29.3

29.0

10/05/2012

19

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048245

BOURKE AIRPORT AWS

32.1

30.8

10/05/2012

14

1 N

NSW

CW Plains N

051049

TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS

29.4

28.2

03/05/2007

45

1 N

NSW

CW Plains N

051161

COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS

30.1

29.1

03/05/2007

16

1 N

NSW

NW Plains W

052088

WALGETT AIRPORT AWS

30.8

30.8

03/05/2007

20

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061055

NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS

28.5

28.5

10/05/1973

56

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061087

GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS

28.8

28.0

10/05/1973

30

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061363

SCONE AIRPORT AWS

28.8

28.6

04/05/2007

20

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061366

NORAH HEAD AWS

27.9

26.9

11/05/2010

19

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

27.1

25.9

10/05/2012

19

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061397

SINGLETON STP

29.1

29.0

05/05/2007

11

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands N

062013

GULGONG POST OFFICE

27.0

26.6

04/05/1997

42

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

27.2

25.5

03/05/2007

20

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands S

063005

BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION

24.2

24.2

10/05/1967

48

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

C Tablelands S

063039

KATOOMBA (MURRI ST)

21.8

21.4

09/05/2012

44

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands S

063291

BATHURST AIRPORT AWS

24.3

23.4

04/05/1997

20

1 N

NSW

C Tablelands S

063303

ORANGE AIRPORT AWS

21.5

21.1

04/05/1997

18

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

25.9

24.8

03/05/2007

12

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

28.6

27.6

11/05/2012

19

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068192

CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS

27.6

27.5

03/05/2007

38

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

61

61.0

05/05/2003

11

N Equal to record.

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

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

48.8

44.3

17/05/2011

11

1 N


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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 18:32EST, 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 28.3 +4.2 13.7 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 244 (10.2) 34/16
PERTH AIRPORT 26.9 +5.1 13.5 +3.1 11.2 0.0 2.6 1.3 260 (10.8) 39/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.6 +0.6 12.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 46/23
BUNBURY 23.4 +2.2 11.7 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 52/21
MANDURAH 22.4 +1.1 17.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 63/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.9 22.6 +0.5 21.8 0.0 6.2 11.2 281 (11.7) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.2 +8.2 8.0 -0.2 5.1 0.0 10.6 11.0 271 (11.3) 35/13
WHYALLA AERO 19.1 -1.3 15.4 +6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 +1.5 8.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 1.2 8.0 101 ( 4.2) 35/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 +1.3 8.5 +1.2 8.1 1.2 1.0 8.1 175 ( 7.3) 43/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.2 +5.4 15.0 +1.2 12.8 0.0 7.6 10.8 325 (13.5) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 +1.9 23.5 +3.6 22.4 1.0 3.8 5.5 693 (28.9) 54/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +2.4 22.5 +4.9 19.2 0.2 5.2 8.5 439 (18.3) 52/12
MACKAY M.O 26.3 +2.1 22.2 +5.1 -- 9.8 -- 8.3 493 (20.5) 46/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +1.1 17.9 +3.8 16.0 0.6 2.6 -- 355 (14.8) 28/08
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 +2.4 17.5 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 31/11
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +2.5 15.3 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 +2.3 15.5 +2.7 13.4 0.4 3.6 8.6 297 (12.4) 26/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.8 +3.0 13.8 +4.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 478 (19.9) 34/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.1 +7.8 12.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 43 ( 1.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +5.7 14.7 +3.0 11.4 0.0 3.2 9.9 316 (13.2) 34/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.0 +4.6 11.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 26/23
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.5 +8.2 14.5 +4.5 13.0 0.8 2.2 8.3 -- --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.8 +8.5 13.2 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 24/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 +6.8 11.6 +7.0 0.5 0.0 4.0 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +8.7 10.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 43/17
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.4 +4.4 16.2 +5.3 14.1 0.0 1.2 7.4 339 (14.1) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 27.8 +7.3 13.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 35/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 +2.2 17.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 41/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.3 +4.0 8.2 +2.4 6.0 0.0 2.4 7.1 143 ( 6.0) 48/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +0.3 9.3 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 34/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.6 11.1 +3.7 8.1 0.0 1.6 8.7 193 ( 8.0) 37/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.3 +1.1 4.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 113 ( 4.7) 37/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.1 +1.5 5.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 46/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 -0.2 9.3 +0.6 6.0 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 -0.4 3.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 50/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.6 -0.2 6.2 +1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 46/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.3 -0.9 7.3 +0.7 1.5 0.0 3.2 3.3 372 (15.5) 41/13
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

38.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.8 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
38.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+12.9 : 35.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+12.2 : 35.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+12.0 : 35.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+11.7 : 35.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+11.1 : 34.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+11.1 : 35.1 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

27.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.3 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.7 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+10.5 : 20.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+10.4 : 17.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+10.2 : 20.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.9 : 17.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.3 : 18.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.5 : 2.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.7 : 1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.6 : 13.9 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-3.4 : 2.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.2 : 3.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-0.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-0.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
0.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-7.3 : 11.4 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
-5.1 : 3.8 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-4.9 : 0.5 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-4.3 : 2.2 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-3.9 : 4.3 CERBERUS E Central VIC

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.
31.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
30.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
28.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
28.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
27.5 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

1.9 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1238 (51.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1170 (48.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
938 (39.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
906 (37.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
871 (36.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
858 (35.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
850 (35.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
697 (29.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
693 (28.9) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
684 (28.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
643 (26.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
637 (26.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
634 (26.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
619 (25.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
611 (25.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
608 (25.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
98/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
85/17 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
80/15 POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
80/14 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
78/14 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
78/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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.
None reported None reported