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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1841 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

19.5

18.7

07/05/2007

21

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

Upper NE

083083

EDI UPPER

-3.4

-3.2

02/05/2004

25

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015603

KULGERA

20.4

19.6

02/05/1993

33

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

38.0

38.0

05/05/2010

20

1 N Equal to record.

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

37.6

37.4

03/05/2008

13

1 N

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

33.7

32.7

10/05/2012

18

1 N


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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 18:41EST, 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 29.6 +5.5 12.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 24/13
PERTH AIRPORT 25.3 +3.5 12.7 +2.3 11.2 0.0 3.6 8.0 356 (14.8) 37/02
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 19.4 +0.4 7.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 24/16
BUNBURY 23.6 +2.4 11.0 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 21/10
MANDURAH 24.6 +3.3 14.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 21/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.2 24.9 +2.8 24.1 0.0 8.0 10.6 478 (19.9) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 +8.6 12.7 +4.5 10.5 0.0 8.0 7.5 272 (11.3) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 24.2 +3.8 12.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 26/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 +1.3 12.3 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- 4.8 214 ( 8.9) 39/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +0.4 4.5 -2.8 1.9 0.2 2.8 5.5 247 (10.3) 28/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.2 +4.4 15.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 41/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.5 20.8 +0.9 19.7 15.6 4.0 8.0 446 (18.6) 37/21
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.2 16.5 -1.1 12.2 0.0 7.4 9.6 398 (16.6) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 25.3 +1.1 15.2 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- 10.4 331 (13.8) 22/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 +1.8 12.1 -2.0 10.0 0.0 4.6 -- 167 ( 7.0) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 +2.4 11.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 34/11
COOLANGATTA 24.1 +1.0 14.8 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 37/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 0.0 15.6 +2.8 11.9 0.0 4.8 7.0 250 (10.4) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.1 +1.3 11.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.9 +3.6 7.9 -0.8 -0.8 0.0 4.6 -- 131 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 +0.4 14.1 +2.4 10.9 0.0 3.2 -- 319 (13.3) 35/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +0.4 14.7 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 34/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.6 -0.7 11.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 39/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.6 -1.7 9.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 30/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +2.8 1.9 -2.7 -3.0 0.0 2.4 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +3.1 6.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 35/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -1.9 12.6 +1.7 9.7 0.0 6.4 9.1 656 (27.3) 43/01
RICHMOND RAAF 19.1 -1.4 11.8 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 -2.2 11.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 596 (24.8) 43/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.9 +1.6 2.3 -3.5 -1.4 0.0 4.0 10.1 308 (12.8) 28/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +0.3 1.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 17/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.2 -0.8 3.9 -3.5 1.0 0.0 4.0 9.6 312 (13.0) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.9 -0.3 1.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 30/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 0.1 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 31/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 -1.6 11.3 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 +0.2 2.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 41/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 -1.6 -0.3 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 17/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.3 -0.9 2.6 -4.0 -2.4 0.0 1.8 5.0 398 (16.6) 24/11
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

38.7 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+10.8 : 33.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+10.1 : 33.7 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.8 : 31.7 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+9.1 : 32.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+9.0 : 34.6 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
27.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.4 : 20.4 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+10.5 : 27.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+10.1 : 19.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+9.5 : 18.2 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.0 : 17.0 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+9.0 : 17.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

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

2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.7 : 8.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 : 9.2 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 : 9.6 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-4.4 : 8.4 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-4.1 : 11.6 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC

-8.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.0 : 0.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-9.4 : -0.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-8.4 : -1.5 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-8.0 : -8.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.8 : -5.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
60.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD
47.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
30.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
28.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
60.0 MT SOPHIA
30.4 TREE HOUSE CREEK
N Coast--Herbert
47.0 MENAVALE ALERT
36.0 NERADA ALERT
28.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT

12.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

4.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
4.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

1102 (45.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
954 (39.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
906 (37.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
901 (37.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
895 (37.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
891 (37.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
883 (36.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
839 (35.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
833 (34.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
821 (34.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
811 (33.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
799 (33.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
794 (33.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
791 (33.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
788 (32.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
787 (32.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
769 (32.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
758 (31.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
753 (31.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
741 (30.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
735 (30.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
734 (30.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
709 (29.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
675 (28.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
668 (27.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
656 (27.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
650 (27.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
645 (26.9) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
637 (26.5) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
625 (26.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
625 (26.0) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
617 (25.7) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
613 (25.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
608 (25.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
74/03 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
65/20 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
63/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
61/14 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
59/05 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
59/08 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
6.0mm in 7 min to 18:07 51.4mm/h
11.2mm in 23 min to 18:30 29.2mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 25.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.7mm/h
None reported