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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1834 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 daily rainfall

WA

SW & S Coast

009992

CAPEL NORTH

55.4

53.8

19/05/2005

11

53.8

19/05/2005

11

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011017

BALLADONIA

17.0

16.1

12/05/2005

40

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands S

063254

ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE

-8.0

-8.0

30/05/2006

38

1 N Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011017

BALLADONIA

18.8

17.9

09/05/1998

44

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029139

SWEERS ISLAND

27.3

26.6

01/05/2003

12

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

36.5

36.3

03/05/1990

52

1 N

WA

Eucla

011052

FORREST

36.9

34.8

07/05/2002

19

1 N

WA

Eucla

011053

RED ROCKS POINT

36.8

34.0

08/05/2003

11

1 N

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

35.3

35.2

01/05/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014041

MIDDLE POINT AWS

36.9

36.0

25/05/2003

12

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

35.0

34.0

22/05/2003

15

1 P

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

76

74.0

16/05/2009

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 18:34EST, 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 22.7 -1.4 16.5 +3.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 313 (13.0) 39/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.2 +1.4 16.8 +6.4 16.1 12.2 5.0 6.4 412 (17.2) 52/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.4 +2.4 15.2 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 57/10
BUNBURY 21.7 +0.5 17.7 +8.4 -- 29.2 -- -- 512 (21.3) 54/06
MANDURAH 22.0 +0.7 18.4 +4.8 -- 10.4 -- -- 756 (31.5) 65/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.2 +3.2 24.3 +2.2 23.5 0.0 6.8 11.1 306 (12.8) 39/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +8.1 9.6 +1.4 7.0 0.0 8.8 10.9 263 (11.0) 44/15
WHYALLA AERO 24.8 +4.4 11.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.2 +2.3 8.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 2.8 9.9 210 ( 8.8) 35/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.9 +1.8 1.3 -6.0 -1.3 0.0 2.8 9.7 288 (12.0) 35/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.8 +6.0 16.9 +3.1 15.2 0.0 8.0 -- 290 (12.1) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +1.0 22.2 +2.3 21.6 2.6 5.8 3.2 630 (26.3) 46/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +2.5 19.7 +2.1 17.0 0.0 7.2 9.5 406 (16.9) 39/20
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +1.1 21.3 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- 1.4 398 (16.6) 34/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 +2.5 16.9 +2.8 15.2 0.0 4.6 -- 218 ( 9.1) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +3.7 14.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +3.2 15.8 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 54/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +2.8 15.2 +2.4 11.8 0.0 3.2 8.5 225 ( 9.4) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.3 +4.5 12.3 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 44/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.4 +2.1 15.0 +6.3 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 139 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 +1.2 14.9 +3.2 12.2 0.2 2.8 -- 321 (13.4) 50/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +0.7 16.0 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 48/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 +0.1 16.8 +6.8 15.5 0.0 6.4 -- 574 (23.9) 52/05
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 -1.3 13.1 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 35/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +0.3 2.5 -2.1 -8.0 0.0 3.6 9.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +2.7 5.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 37/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.0 -2.0 13.8 +2.9 12.3 0.0 5.6 7.4 609 (25.4) 55/16
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 -0.7 10.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 30/00
BELLAMBI AWS 18.2 -1.4 12.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 50/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.3 +2.0 3.4 -2.4 -0.1 0.0 3.2 10.5 339 (14.1) 30/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.6 +1.0 2.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 24/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 +0.7 3.2 -4.2 -1.4 0.0 4.0 9.7 273 (11.4) 26/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.7 +0.5 0.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 289 (12.0) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.6 +2.0 -0.1 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 31/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.3 +1.6 7.0 -1.7 4.5 1.6 0.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.2 +2.6 -2.5 -8.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 246 (10.3) 39/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 -0.9 -0.5 -5.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 21/16
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 +0.8 3.6 -3.0 -1.5 0.8 1.4 9.2 335 (14.0) 41/12
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

37.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.9 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
37.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+16.0 : 36.8 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+15.5 : 36.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.2 : 36.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.8 : 36.9 FORREST Eucla WA
+12.4 : 34.6 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

28.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+11.3 : 18.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+11.3 : 21.3 WILUNA Interior WA
+11.1 : 21.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+11.0 : 20.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+10.7 : 18.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+10.7 : 21.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+10.7 : 18.2 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

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

5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.9 : 17.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.4 : 17.6 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1 : 18.5 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-3.0 : 17.1 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.8 : 19.5 DALWALLINU Central West WA

-5.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.3 : -1.7 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-8.3 : 0.7 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-8.2 : -2.5 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-8.1 : -1.3 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-8.0 : -2.5 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains 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.
65.0 PAYNEDALE Lower West WA
63.6 PAYNEDALE ALERT Lower West WA
60.4 BALINGUP Lower West WA
58.8 MOUNT WILLIAM
56.8 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
65.0 PAYNEDALE
63.6 PAYNEDALE ALERT
60.4 BALINGUP
56.8 JARRAHWOOD
55.4 CAPEL NORTH
55.0 YOONGARILLUP TBRG
52.0 DONNYBROOK
52.0 GREENBUSHES
52.0 COWARAMUP
51.8 HAPPY VALLEY
50.0 PEMBERTON

ISLANDS

58.8 MOUNT WILLIAM

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

.....

5.5 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
3.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
3.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1024 (42.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
984 (41.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
969 (40.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
933 (38.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
884 (36.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
882 (36.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
880 (36.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
879 (36.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
846 (35.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
840 (35.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
831 (34.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
791 (33.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
765 (31.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
763 (31.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
757 (31.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
756 (31.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
740 (30.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
739 (30.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
732 (30.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
727 (30.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
708 (29.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
704 (29.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
701 (29.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
698 (29.1) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
692 (28.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
665 (27.7) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
659 (27.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
646 (26.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
638 (26.6) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
635 (26.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
630 (26.3) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
622 (25.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
619 (25.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
609 (25.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
89/03 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/19 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/23 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
76/09 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS Sydney--east NSW
76/07 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
76/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
76/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BICKLEY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.8mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
35.4mm in 30 min to 23:30 70.8mm/h
44.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 44.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(310/ 63 ) at 03:14
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(140/ 65 ) at 19:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 76(140/ 65 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 80(170/ 67 ) at 01:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 72 ) at 12:08