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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1845 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

27.8

27.5

03/05/2013

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

38.5

38.0

06/05/2013

20

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

E Pilbara

004106

MARBLE BAR

37.9

37.6

05/05/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

W Pilbara

005094

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

33.8

33.8

04/05/2010

15

1 N Equal to record.

ISL

Islands

200284

COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

31.5

31.5

02/05/2004

62

1 N Equal to record.


The day in charts
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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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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 18:45EST, 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 28.1 +4.0 16.4 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 68/22
PERTH AIRPORT 24.6 +2.8 13.7 +3.3 11.9 0.0 2.2 9.2 235 ( 9.8) 34/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 23.7 +4.7 11.0 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 24/13
BUNBURY 23.3 +2.1 8.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) --
MANDURAH 21.8 +0.5 15.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 57/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.7 23.8 +1.7 22.8 0.0 5.6 10.2 334 (13.9) 35/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.8 +8.8 11.1 +2.9 9.4 0.0 6.8 10.5 207 ( 8.6) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 30.1 +9.7 11.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.3 +8.4 10.8 +0.6 -- 0.2 1.4 9.9 142 ( 5.9) 24/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.7 +6.6 7.8 +0.5 5.9 0.6 0.4 8.8 198 ( 8.3) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.6 +3.8 13.7 -0.1 10.9 0.0 8.0 10.7 268 (11.2) 39/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 0.0 20.4 +0.5 18.8 0.0 4.8 3.1 483 (20.1) 44/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.3 -3.3 17.3 -0.3 13.7 0.6 7.2 0.3 402 (16.8) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 25.4 +1.2 20.7 +3.6 -- 2.8 -- 5.7 482 (20.1) 55/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 -0.9 17.6 +3.5 17.7 18.6 4.2 -- 371 (15.5) 43/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.3 16.2 +2.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 277 (11.5) 48/12
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +0.1 15.2 +1.1 -- 6.8 -- -- 298 (12.4) 37/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 -0.1 13.5 +0.7 12.4 2.6 4.4 8.4 329 (13.7) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 -0.3 11.6 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 660 (27.5) 43/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.6 +3.3 12.1 +3.4 3.4 0.0 3.4 -- 204 ( 8.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 -1.1 13.9 +2.2 11.7 10.0 4.6 3.4 457 (19.0) 35/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 -0.9 12.5 +2.1 -- 4.8 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 28/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 +0.4 11.6 +1.6 11.0 4.4 2.2 2.3 364 (15.2) 22/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 +0.2 11.6 +3.3 -- 5.6 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.8 +3.6 4.5 -0.1 -5.0 0.0 3.0 6.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +3.6 10.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 456 (19.0) 43/05
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 0.0 11.4 +0.5 9.5 0.0 3.0 8.8 468 (19.5) 35/10
RICHMOND RAAF 20.7 +0.2 11.9 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 41/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -0.4 12.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 22/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 +3.4 9.4 +3.6 6.6 0.0 3.8 7.6 457 (19.0) 46/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS -- -- 3.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.2 +7.2 9.7 +2.3 5.6 0.0 2.8 9.2 189 ( 7.9) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.8 -0.4 7.1 +1.4 -- 0.2 2.6 -- 248 (10.3) 31/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 8.8 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 +3.5 7.2 -1.5 5.5 0.6 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.7 +3.1 8.0 +2.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 307 (12.8) 46/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 +0.7 1.8 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 9/08
HOBART AIRPORT 15.8 +0.6 2.8 -3.8 -1.4 0.2 0.8 8.3 249 (10.4) 24/07
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

39.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
38.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+12.7 : 33.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.3 : 31.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 29.5 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+10.3 : 32.4 FORREST Eucla WA
+10.3 : 31.0 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.7 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.6 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+10.9 : 19.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+10.7 : 21.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+9.8 : 19.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.6 : 16.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+9.4 : 20.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

5.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.3 : 18.9 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-5.6 : 19.7 SPRINGSURE COMET ST Central Highlands QLD
-4.8 : 19.1 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-4.2 : 13.4 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-3.9 : 23.4 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD

-5.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.4 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-3.4 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-7.9 : -4.6 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.2 : -3.4 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-6.7 : -2.3 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-6.0 : -0.3 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-6.0 : -1.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley 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.
61.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
56.2 BLACKDOWN TABLELAND AL Central Highlands QLD
45.2 PACIFIC HEIGHTS Central Coast E QLD
42.4 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
31.2 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
61.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
45.2 PACIFIC HEIGHTS
42.4 SAMUEL HILL AERO
31.2 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
Central Highlands
56.2 BLACKDOWN TABLELAND AL

10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

2.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
2.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

918 (38.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
916 (38.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
901 (37.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
847 (35.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
843 (35.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
825 (34.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
782 (32.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
773 (32.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
759 (31.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
687 (28.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
660 (27.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
638 (26.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
634 (26.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
630 (26.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
628 (26.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
617 (25.7) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/19 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
72/23 DALWALLINU Central West WA
72/22 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
72/19 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
70/18 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

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
W Gascoyne
SHARK BAY AIRPORT
6.2mm in 17 min to 21:23 21.9mm/h
13.8mm in 36 min to 22:00 23.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 22.6mm/h
Central West
NORTH ISLAND
14.8mm in 22 min to 20:22 40.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
GERALDTON AIRPORT
7.2mm in 20 min to 21:59 21.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.0mm/h
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
9.6mm in 19 min to 22:49 30.3mm/h
4.0mm in 11 min to 23:00 21.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.8mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 21.8mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 28.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.8mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.2mm/h
SWANBOURNE
13.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 27.2mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 19.4mm/h
PERTH METRO
10.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.2mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.4mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
12.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.4mm/h
CAPE LEEUWIN
5.8mm in 6 min to 19:00 58.0mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 31.6mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 24.6mm/h
9.2mm in 17 min to 19:47 32.5mm/h
7.2mm in 13 min to 20:00 33.2mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 32.2mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.8mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 16.0mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
3.2mm in 2 min to 18:56 96.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.4mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
12.6mm in 30 min to 21:30 25.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 21.6mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
14.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 28.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
SOUTH PERTH AG STATION
15.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
5.8mm in 17 min to 23:47 20.5mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 24.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.6mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.4mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 69(120/ 63 ) at 06:38
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--west
WENTWORTHVILLE : 98(130/ 45 ) at 16:45