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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 1856 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

Alice Springs

015638

GLEN HELEN LODGE

38.0

31.6

20/05/1990

17

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

TAS

W Coast

097000

CAPE SORELL

16.3

14.8

11/05/2013

15

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

W Coast

097072

STRAHAN AERODROME

16.4

15.0

01/05/1997

22

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Northwest

037010

CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP

52

52.0

07/05/2009

12

N Equal to record.


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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 18:56EST, 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 22.5 -1.6 9.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 44/11
PERTH AIRPORT 21.0 -0.8 5.5 -4.9 4.5 0.2 1.6 7.6 288 (12.0) 22/15
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 17.0 -2.0 10.7 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 28/01
BUNBURY 19.7 -1.5 5.7 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 13/22
MANDURAH 20.1 -1.2 10.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 17/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +2.1 24.7 +2.6 24.0 0.0 5.8 11.0 388 (16.2) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.5 -6.5 14.0 +5.8 13.9 10.8 4.2 0.0 369 (15.4) 44/00
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 +1.6 14.8 +6.1 -- 5.8 -- -- 393 (16.4) 41/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.2 +1.3 15.4 +5.2 -- 8.6 -- 5.6 197 ( 8.2) 52/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +1.4 14.0 +6.7 12.9 13.0 4.0 3.1 453 (18.9) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.5 +4.7 15.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 20.4 9.8 246 (10.3) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.4 21.8 +1.9 21.2 13.0 6.0 9.4 607 (25.3) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 17.2 -0.4 14.5 0.0 6.8 10.7 437 (18.2) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 25.0 +0.8 18.9 +1.8 -- 9.4 -- 8.5 544 (22.7) 43/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.6 -0.4 17.4 +3.3 16.0 0.0 4.6 -- 365 (15.2) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.3 15.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 39/15
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +0.2 15.7 +1.6 -- 15.2 -- -- 262 (10.9) 31/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -0.3 14.0 +1.2 12.1 4.4 2.2 6.5 333 (13.9) 31/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.1 -0.7 11.4 +1.6 -- 2.6 -- -- 619 (25.8) 52/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.4 +4.1 11.7 +3.0 5.4 0.0 3.0 -- 84 ( 3.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 +0.4 13.6 +1.9 10.5 7.4 2.0 7.1 296 (12.3) 24/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.2 12.6 +2.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 24/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 +2.8 9.1 -0.9 5.7 0.2 5.6 -- 130 ( 5.4) 28/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.6 +2.3 9.0 +0.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 16 ( 0.7) 18/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.3 +4.1 6.6 +2.0 -3.2 0.0 1.4 7.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +4.7 10.9 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 31/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 +2.9 13.4 +2.5 10.7 0.0 3.6 7.0 317 (13.2) 31/16
RICHMOND RAAF 22.8 +2.3 10.9 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 28 ( 1.2) 24/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 +1.8 16.1 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 34/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.8 +7.5 8.1 +2.3 4.6 0.0 3.2 7.2 243 (10.1) 39/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.2 +6.6 5.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 46/22
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.1 +1.1 12.8 +5.4 9.4 0.0 7.8 0.5 399 (16.6) 24/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.4 +6.2 11.0 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 54/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.1 +4.5 6.7 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 43/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.1 +5.4 16.5 +7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.6 +3.0 10.3 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 602 (25.1) 48/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.6 +3.8 7.6 +2.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 26/17
HOBART AIRPORT 22.1 +6.9 9.1 +2.5 6.1 0.0 3.4 1.3 283 (11.8) 44/19
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

37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
36.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
36.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 19.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
+7.9 : 24.3 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+7.7 : 21.8 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
+7.5 : 24.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+7.5 : 24.7 KYABRAM Lower North VIC
+7.5 : 23.8 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.9 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.8 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 19.0 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
+9.5 : 18.5 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+9.4 : 25.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
+9.0 : 12.5 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+8.9 : 20.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.9 : 16.4 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

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

5.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.4 : 18.0 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-8.1 : 17.2 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.8 : 21.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 18.0 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-7.1 : 22.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

-1.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW

-5.3 : 4.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.0 : 5.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-4.9 : 5.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-4.9 : 4.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

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.
47.8 WOODBURN (CEDAR ST) North Coast NSW
43.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
40.0 KINGFISHER BAY RESORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
38.0 GLEN HELEN LODGE N Plateau NT
36.2 ORMISTON GORGE N Plateau NT

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
9.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

1182 (49.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1122 (46.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1106 (46.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1054 (43.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1021 (42.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1018 (42.4) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
992 (41.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
984 (41.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
970 (40.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
929 (38.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
908 (37.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
868 (36.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
831 (34.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
819 (34.1) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
819 (34.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
812 (33.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
808 (33.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
807 (33.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
789 (32.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
781 (32.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
771 (32.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
763 (31.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
751 (31.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
744 (31.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
741 (30.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
736 (30.7) TELFER AERO Interior WA
720 (30.0) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
717 (29.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
697 (29.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
696 (29.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
679 (28.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
643 (26.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
640 (26.7) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
640 (26.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
626 (26.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
619 (25.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
607 (25.3) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
602 (25.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
94/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/00 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
91/01 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/03 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/22 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
81/13 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast 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
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
9.6mm in 19 min to 16:00 30.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
10.0mm in 30 min to 04:00 20.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.0mm/h
Lower SE
ROBE AIRFIELD
13.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
4.2mm in 11 min to 02:56 22.9mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
KANAGULK
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.6mm/h
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.8mm/h
Western Plains
WESTMERE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
W Coast
DARTMOOR
5.0mm in 14 min to 20:44 21.4mm/h
TASMANIA
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT
11.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 23.2mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
24.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 49.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.6mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.6mm/h

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 93(360/ 56 ) at 01:00
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 89(340/ 69 ) at 02:04
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(340/ 65 ) at 03:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 93( 10/ 63 ) at 03:00