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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 1908 EST on 31/05/2013. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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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 19:08EST, 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 22.1 -2.0 9.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 30/15
PERTH AIRPORT 21.9 +0.1 8.0 -2.4 6.3 0.2 1.2 9.2 184 ( 7.7) 31/12
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.9 -0.1 4.7 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 24/13
BUNBURY 19.8 -1.4 6.1 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 26/15
MANDURAH 19.6 -1.7 11.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 26/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.2 25.6 +3.5 25.1 1.4 4.8 7.0 346 (14.4) 44/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.1 +2.1 7.9 -0.3 6.2 0.0 4.4 9.3 207 ( 8.6) 30/09
WHYALLA AERO 24.3 +3.9 6.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 44/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.7 +0.8 8.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- 2.3 79 ( 3.3) 26/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -0.2 2.6 -4.7 0.4 0.2 0.6 4.5 170 ( 7.1) 31/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.3 +1.5 10.9 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 -1.0 23.0 +3.1 21.7 0.8 2.2 1.8 355 (14.8) 46/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.8 -1.8 20.4 +2.8 19.3 2.0 1.2 1.1 224 ( 9.3) 26/18
MACKAY M.O 24.0 -0.2 15.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 257 (10.7) 26/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 -1.1 11.1 -3.0 9.2 0.0 2.4 -- 103 ( 4.3) 24/14
BUNDABERG AERO 22.3 -2.3 9.7 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 39/12
COOLANGATTA 20.1 -3.0 4.6 -9.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 26/10
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -2.3 7.9 -4.9 4.7 0.0 5.4 10.1 412 (17.2) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.3 -4.5 4.6 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 52/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.9 -2.4 8.9 +0.2 3.4 0.0 2.6 -- 82 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -2.4 6.6 -5.1 3.1 0.0 3.6 -- 319 (13.3) 31/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.7 -1.7 8.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 34/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 -2.1 7.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 43/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 -1.9 2.9 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 31/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.8 -4.4 2.8 -1.8 -5.2 0.0 2.2 5.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -3.6 5.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 41/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 0.0 8.4 -2.5 4.1 0.0 3.6 9.1 472 (19.7) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 19.6 -0.9 -0.1 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 30/11
BELLAMBI AWS 19.6 0.0 11.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 43/21
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.6 -2.7 4.2 -1.6 0.5 0.0 1.2 7.0 274 (11.4) 31/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.0 -2.6 0.6 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.3 +2.3 3.8 -3.6 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.9 164 ( 6.8) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.5 -0.7 0.5 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 24/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 -1.3 0.0 -5.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 26/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.3 +0.6 9.1 +0.4 6.1 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 +0.2 -0.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 31/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 -1.1 -1.5 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 15/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.7 -2.5 5.9 -0.7 1.5 0.8 0.4 6.7 401 (16.7) 43/03
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
36.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
35.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+7.3 : 28.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+5.3 : 26.1 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+5.2 : 26.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+5.2 : 27.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+4.9 : 25.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.9 : 24.0 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

27.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.5 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 20.2 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+6.9 : 25.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
+6.7 : 23.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+6.5 : 22.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+6.4 : 25.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
+6.4 : 24.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

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

-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.9 : 21.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-7.0 : 1.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.5 : 13.9 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-6.0 : 0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.8 : 23.3 TELFER AERO Interior WA

-6.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-5.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.5 : 4.6 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.5 : -5.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-8.2 : 0.2 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.9 : 5.7 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.7 : -0.1 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west 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.
94.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
48.6 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
42.0 THEDA N Kimberley WA
39.0 MAIN RIDGE E Central VIC
37.0 HILLSIDE STATION E Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
48.6 MOUNT ELIZABETH
42.0 THEDA
E Pilbara
37.0 HILLSIDE STATION

VICTORIA
E Central
39.0 MAIN RIDGE

ISLANDS
Islands
94.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

.....

3.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
3.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.8 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
1.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

1207 (50.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1187 (49.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1053 (43.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
990 (41.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
868 (36.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
840 (35.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
808 (33.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
783 (32.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
764 (31.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
757 (31.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
752 (31.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
705 (29.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
663 (27.6) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
662 (27.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
606 (25.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
83/07 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
74/14 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
70/14 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
70/01 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast 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
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
14.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 18.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
13.6mm in 10 min to 09:49 81.6mm/h
10.4mm in 11 min to 10:00 56.7mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.8mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 24.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.3mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(230/ 65 ) at 06:30