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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1852 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

NT

Arnhem

014518

GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS

61.8

41.0

19/05/2004

15

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014517

NGAYAWILI

25.8

25.8

04/05/2013

14

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

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

19.2

19.0

21/05/1999

15

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018069

ELLISTON

20.5

20.0

09/05/2013

51

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

19.7

19.2

09/05/2013

52

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

W Agricultural

018116

CLEVE AERODROME

20.9

20.9

08/05/2013

17

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

SA

W Agricultural

018195

MINNIPA PIRSA

20.1

19.8

04/05/2005

17

1 N

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

18.3

18.0

03/05/1997

46

1 N

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022031

MINLATON AERO

18.7

18.0

04/05/2005

13

1 N

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022049

STENHOUSE BAY

18.5

17.9

09/05/2013

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Kangaroo Is

022823

CAPE BORDA

18.8

18.4

09/05/2013

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

18.3

17.1

03/05/2005

19

1 N

SA

Adelaide Plains

023013

PARAFIELD AIRPORT

20.9

19.8

09/05/2013

55

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AWS

19.3

16.2

09/05/2013

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

17.1

17.0

01/05/1997

17

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023842

MOUNT LOFTY

17.5

17.2

09/05/2013

20

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

18.4

18.0

09/05/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023878

MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS)

18.1

17.8

08/05/2002

19

1 N

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023885

NOARLUNGA

22.5

21.3

09/05/2013

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Upper SE

025557

KEITH (MUNKORA)

15.7

15.7

05/05/2005

12

1 N Equal to record.

SA

Lower SE

026095

CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)

17.6

15.9

08/05/2002

20

1 N

SA

Lower SE

026099

NARACOORTE AERODROME

15.9

15.0

15/05/2007

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

34.1

33.7

05/05/2013

18

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

17.3

14.9

11/05/2007

32

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Central Highlands

035264

EMERALD AIRPORT

67

63.0

18/05/2007

12

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 18:51EST, 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 21.9 -2.2 15.0 +2.1 -- 12.4 -- -- 357 (14.9) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 -2.1 12.8 +2.4 10.8 4.2 3.4 7.7 518 (21.6) 57/04
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.5 -1.5 7.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 515 (21.5) 63/02
BUNBURY 19.6 -1.6 11.7 +2.4 -- 13.0 -- -- 547 (22.8) 55/01
MANDURAH 19.6 -1.7 13.4 -0.2 -- 7.2 -- -- 709 (29.5) 61/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.5 23.9 +1.8 23.1 0.0 7.0 6.8 296 (12.3) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.3 +7.3 14.6 +6.4 12.2 0.0 6.2 8.8 243 (10.1) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 30.2 +9.8 13.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 52/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.9 +10.0 20.9 +10.7 -- 0.0 5.8 8.4 289 (12.0) 39/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.5 +10.4 13.8 +6.5 9.9 0.0 5.6 5.2 402 (16.8) 43/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 +3.2 21.7 +7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 39/16
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.4 21.6 +1.7 20.3 16.4 2.2 7.9 547 (22.8) 54/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.1 19.4 +1.8 16.5 0.0 5.4 2.0 495 (20.6) 43/16
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -0.6 19.3 +2.2 -- 5.6 -- 3.6 605 (25.2) 59/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 -1.0 16.2 +2.1 14.1 0.0 4.6 -- 357 (14.9) 46/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.3 15.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 52/15
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +0.6 15.2 +1.1 -- 9.8 -- -- 272 (11.3) 37/13
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 -1.1 14.9 +2.1 13.8 3.6 3.4 4.8 329 (13.7) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.4 -0.4 10.7 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 430 (17.9) 46/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.7 +3.4 9.4 +0.7 4.4 0.0 3.2 -- 119 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 +1.1 11.5 -0.2 8.3 0.0 2.4 -- 275 (11.5) 37/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +1.1 10.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 28/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 +2.2 8.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 18/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 +2.3 7.2 -1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 17 ( 0.7) 17/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.3 +5.1 5.4 +0.8 -3.9 0.0 3.6 7.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +4.7 6.5 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 30/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 +0.9 12.2 +1.3 10.0 0.0 3.6 10.0 278 (11.6) 31/11
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 +2.7 5.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 13/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 +1.3 12.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 15/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 +8.0 7.9 +2.1 5.1 0.0 2.6 9.8 188 ( 7.8) 21/05
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.2 +5.6 6.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 13/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.7 +7.7 11.4 +4.0 6.0 0.0 7.4 9.2 287 (12.0) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.5 +6.3 5.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 84 ( 3.5) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.8 +6.2 7.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.1 +8.4 12.7 +4.0 10.6 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.5 +7.9 7.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 43/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 +4.2 8.6 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 21/15
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 +6.8 10.0 +3.4 6.2 0.0 1.0 8.4 259 (10.8) 26/07
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

38.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+12.4 : 31.6 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+12.2 : 31.6 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+12.0 : 30.7 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+11.8 : 30.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.7 : 17.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

27.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.7 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+12.5 : 21.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.6 : 20.9 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.5 : 18.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 19.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.3 : 22.5 NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

12.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
13.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
14.1 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-4.3 : 18.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-4.3 : 17.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-4.1 : 22.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-4.1 : 20.2 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.8 : 18.2 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-1.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.8 : 5.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.9 : -3.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.8 : -0.3 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-4.3 : -1.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-4.3 : -1.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE 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.
126.4 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
106.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
105.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
91.0 TUNG OIL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
88.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
61.8 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
106.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
105.0 TOPAZ ALERT
77.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
55.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
N Coast--Herbert
126.4 DARADGEE
91.0 TUNG OIL TM
88.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
80.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
79.0 NERADA ALERT
76.8 INNISFAIL
74.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
68.2 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
63.0 CORSIS ALERT
58.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
56.0 CENTRAL MILL TM

10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
9.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
9.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

4.4 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
3.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
3.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
2.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1323 (55.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1101 (45.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1086 (45.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1058 (44.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1003 (41.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
973 (40.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
959 (40.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
910 (37.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
872 (36.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
865 (36.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
844 (35.2) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
843 (35.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
833 (34.7) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
821 (34.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
818 (34.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
784 (32.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
762 (31.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
753 (31.4) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
745 (31.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
721 (30.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
709 (29.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
708 (29.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
705 (29.4) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
703 (29.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
696 (29.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
688 (28.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
681 (28.4) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
679 (28.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
661 (27.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
653 (27.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
643 (26.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
632 (26.3) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
623 (26.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
605 (25.2) MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
605 (25.2) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
96/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
87/14 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
78/02 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
76/08 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
76/09 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

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