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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 1843 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 grass minimum temperature

NSW

Hunter Valley

061250

PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)

-3.5

-2.1

08/05/1971

38

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018201

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

18.0

17.2

09/05/2002

12

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070080

TARALGA POST OFFICE

-6.5

-6.5

28/05/1975

55

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

Riverina E

074221

NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB

-3.0

-2.6

30/05/2006

44

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Kimberley

002064

ARGYLE AERODROME

37.5

37.5

05/05/2007

19

1 N Equal to record.

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

38.0

38.0

05/05/2013

20

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

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

72

68.0

14/05/2011

11

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 18:43EST, 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 25.8 +1.7 13.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 35/11
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 +0.6 13.9 +3.5 12.2 0.0 1.8 2.0 264 (11.0) 26/17
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.9 +1.9 13.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 28/01
BUNBURY 22.2 +1.0 11.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 18/15
MANDURAH 22.3 +1.0 15.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 21/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +2.7 25.4 +3.3 24.8 0.0 7.2 10.9 384 (16.0) 41/08
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.2 +9.2 14.2 +6.0 11.8 0.0 7.2 10.9 256 (10.7) 28/14
WHYALLA AERO 24.7 +4.3 13.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 21/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.6 +2.7 13.7 +3.5 -- 0.0 10.0 1.7 200 ( 8.3) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -1.1 4.6 -2.7 0.3 0.0 2.2 3.3 261 (10.9) 24/03
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.8 +4.0 13.6 -0.2 11.7 0.0 29.4 10.9 202 ( 8.4) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 -0.4 20.1 +0.2 18.6 0.0 3.8 1.8 449 (18.7) 41/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.5 15.5 -2.1 11.3 0.0 8.0 8.2 381 (15.9) 46/13
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +1.7 17.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 317 (13.2) 50/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.3 -4.7 16.2 +2.1 13.9 0.0 3.8 -- 219 ( 9.1) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +0.4 17.1 +3.0 -- 2.2 -- -- 263 (11.0) 39/12
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +0.1 15.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 44/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 0.0 14.5 +1.7 13.2 0.0 2.6 7.8 293 (12.2) 37/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.2 -0.6 13.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 43/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.5 +2.2 10.7 +2.0 3.4 0.0 3.8 -- 157 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 +0.2 12.5 +0.8 8.9 0.0 5.0 9.6 416 (17.3) 39/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 -0.9 11.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 31/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.6 +0.3 7.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 17.6 -- 385 (16.0) 39/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 -1.3 8.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 30/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.8 +1.6 1.9 -2.7 -6.5 0.0 2.0 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +2.1 6.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 43/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.7 -2.3 10.3 -0.6 8.4 0.0 3.4 8.2 435 (18.1) 48/10
RICHMOND RAAF 20.4 -0.1 4.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 24/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.3 -2.3 12.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 37/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.5 +2.2 3.8 -2.0 0.4 0.0 3.4 8.4 265 (11.0) 37/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.6 +1.0 2.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.4 4.6 -2.8 1.0 0.0 1.8 6.4 248 (10.3) 28/05
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 +2.0 -0.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 9.0 -- 274 (11.4) 30/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.1 +0.5 4.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) 30/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.0 +2.3 5.7 -3.0 4.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 +2.7 4.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 473 (19.7) 39/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.8 0.0 -0.4 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 13/13
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 -0.1 3.4 -3.2 0.3 0.0 1.2 9.5 290 (12.1) 26/00
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

39.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+10.2 : 33.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+9.8 : 33.8 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+9.7 : 30.6 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6 : 30.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+9.4 : 31.8 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.8 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+10.4 : 18.3 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+9.5 : 18.0 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.9 : 17.9 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
+8.6 : 16.5 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+8.4 : 17.1 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

6.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.1 : 20.6 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.7 : 21.3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.6 : 21.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-4.3 : 14.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.2 : 11.1 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW

-6.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.8 : -6.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.6 : -3.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-9.5 : -6.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.2 : -0.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.7 : -2.3 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-7.7 : -2.2 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-7.7 : -4.4 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

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.
39.4 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT
38.8 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
22.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
21.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
21.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
2.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.7 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

875 (36.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
774 (32.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
772 (32.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
736 (30.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
705 (29.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
694 (28.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
688 (28.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
680 (28.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
675 (28.1) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
669 (27.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
653 (27.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
649 (27.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
639 (26.6) ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
629 (26.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
615 (25.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
72/12 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
67/22 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
65/17 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
65/16 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/13 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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
9.0mm in 14 min to 10:00 38.6mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.6mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 20.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
None reported