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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1858 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

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

22.1

21.9

25/05/2010

20

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

54

54.0

17/05/2004

11

N Equal to record.


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum 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 18:57EST, 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 22.8 -1.3 11.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 44/09
PERTH AIRPORT 20.8 -1.0 7.6 -2.8 6.0 0.0 2.2 8.3 205 ( 8.5) 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.8 -0.2 10.9 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 17/10
BUNBURY 20.4 -0.8 8.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 18/15
MANDURAH 21.5 +0.2 11.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 21/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.7 24.4 +2.3 23.9 0.0 6.6 9.4 314 (13.1) 28/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.7 -6.3 12.8 +4.6 12.8 11.6 3.4 0.0 317 (13.2) 39/03
WHYALLA AERO 17.0 -3.4 7.8 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 337 (14.0) 37/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 -3.1 8.5 -1.7 -- 5.6 10.2 6.6 296 (12.3) 43/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.3 -2.8 7.6 +0.3 5.4 11.6 1.6 2.9 336 (14.0) 44/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.7 -7.1 19.1 +5.3 19.0 0.0 6.6 0.1 400 (16.7) 50/02
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 21.0 +1.1 19.3 0.0 5.8 10.1 549 (22.9) 39/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +0.6 17.3 -0.3 15.5 0.0 6.4 8.4 333 (13.9) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 24.7 +0.5 18.0 +0.9 -- 1.4 -- 10.6 424 (17.7) 31/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.5 -0.5 17.7 +3.6 15.4 0.2 3.6 -- 301 (12.5) 26/07
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +1.2 14.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 39/11
COOLANGATTA 21.1 -2.0 16.9 +2.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 248 (10.3) 22/04
BRISBANE AERO 22.5 -1.0 15.5 +2.7 14.8 2.0 2.4 2.7 311 (13.0) 22/01
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.1 -1.7 12.5 +2.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 363 (15.1) 31/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.6 +2.3 12.6 +3.9 5.8 0.0 3.6 -- 44 ( 1.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.2 +2.8 13.1 +1.4 11.5 0.6 1.8 4.1 161 ( 6.7) 35/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +2.4 12.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 31/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 +1.1 10.0 0.0 7.1 0.0 3.0 1.9 199 ( 8.3) 18/20
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.9 +2.6 9.2 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 17/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.4 -0.8 8.5 +3.9 -1.0 0.0 2.8 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 0.0 11.9 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 37/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.2 +4.2 13.8 +2.9 11.8 0.0 2.0 1.8 313 (13.0) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 21.7 +1.2 8.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 28/18
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 +1.7 16.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 30/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.9 -2.4 12.9 +7.1 12.6 13.4 3.6 0.1 388 (16.2) 44/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.7 -1.9 11.3 +5.9 -- 9.8 -- -- 249 (10.4) 41/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 -3.0 10.7 +3.3 8.4 4.2 0.6 8.3 253 (10.5) 37/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.9 -2.3 12.0 +6.3 -- 4.4 8.6 -- 358 (14.9) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.5 -2.1 10.5 +5.4 -- 10.6 -- -- 262 (10.9) 37/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 +0.3 14.3 +5.6 10.5 0.0 11.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 -1.3 7.3 +1.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 543 (22.6) 55/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.3 +0.5 10.5 +5.5 -- 10.4 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 34/03
HOBART AIRPORT 19.2 +4.0 11.3 +4.7 10.6 3.0 1.0 4.1 301 (12.5) 37/12
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

36.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.8 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.7 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+5.4 : 19.8 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+5.1 : 19.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+4.8 : 16.3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+4.7 : 18.2 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+4.6 : 18.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

27.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.1 : 22.1 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+8.7 : 11.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+8.5 : 17.1 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+8.4 : 18.2 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+8.3 : 12.7 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
+8.3 : 14.0 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS

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

3.9 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
3.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.4 : 18.6 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-9.0 : 18.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.7 : 20.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-8.7 : 18.8 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
-8.1 : 24.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

-1.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
1.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-7.6 : -1.0 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-5.5 : 5.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-4.4 : 6.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-4.0 : 8.5 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-3.6 : 6.8 WAROOKA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-3.6 : 4.2 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
38.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
38.2 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
36.8 MARRAWAH N Coast TAS
36.6 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
35.8 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD) N Coast TAS

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
9.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
9.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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0.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
0.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1178 (49.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1081 (45.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1064 (44.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
1003 (41.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
998 (41.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
974 (40.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
918 (38.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
864 (36.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
832 (34.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
795 (33.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
795 (33.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
748 (31.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
744 (31.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
732 (30.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
718 (29.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
700 (29.2) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
696 (29.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
688 (28.7) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
687 (28.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
678 (28.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
661 (27.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
647 (27.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
637 (26.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
633 (26.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
627 (26.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
625 (26.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
617 (25.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
616 (25.7) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
614 (25.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
614 (25.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
613 (25.5) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
608 (25.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
602 (25.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
601 (25.0) TELFER AERO Interior WA
96/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
93/19 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
87/02 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
81/02 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
76/08 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
6.2mm in 13 min to 06:00 28.6mm/h
9.4mm in 9 min to 09:09 62.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 80(240/ 69 ) at 01:13
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 96(340/ 72 ) at 00:20
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 93(280/ 41 ) at 19:42