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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1913 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

WA

N Kimberley

001024

ELLENBRAE

69.6

28.4

16/05/1995

19

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016086

MOONAREE (KANGAROO WELL)

19.4

18.2

02/05/1987

28

1 N

SA

NE Pastoral

017126

MARREE AERO

14.0

13.2

18/05/2004

15

1 N

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

18.8

17.5

19/05/2002

15

1 N

QLD

Warrego

044206

BAKERS BEND TM

29.8

28.0

25/05/2012

12

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

43.2

25.0

03/05/2000

14

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

QLD

Central West

036031

LONGREACH AERO

20.0

19.7

03/05/2000

17

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014704

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE

25.0

24.6

03/05/2010

31

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Illawarra

068239

MOSS VALE AWS

-3.4

-3.0

18/05/2011

13

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

17.0

17.7

31/05/2000

19

1 N

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040854

LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT PLANT

16.8

17.8

16/05/2013

21

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040913

BRISBANE

18.0

18.0

29/05/2002

14

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Darling Downs E

041525

WARWICK

13.2

13.4

20/05/2009

16

1 N

QLD

Maranoa

043109

ST GEORGE AIRPORT

13.3

13.8

25/05/2012

17

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048031

COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST)

13.1

13.4

28/05/1987

46

1 N

NSW

NW Plains W

052020

MUNGINDI POST OFFICE

14.0

14.0

22/05/1980

48

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

NW Plains W

052088

WALGETT AIRPORT AWS

12.6

14.0

31/05/2000

20

1 N

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

12.3

13.2

31/05/2000

19

1 N

NSW

NW Slopes N

054038

NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS

12.0

13.2

30/05/2010

12

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058077

GRAFTON RESEARCH STN

16.1

17.0

23/05/2011

11

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

10.1

10.8

24/05/2011

12

1 N


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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 19:13EST, 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 7.9 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 34/10
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 +0.2 5.8 -4.6 4.6 0.0 2.4 9.1 212 ( 8.8) 26/07
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.0 +2.0 10.1 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 24/11
BUNBURY -- -- 9.3 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) --
MANDURAH 20.0 -1.3 11.4 -2.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 17/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.0 25.5 +3.4 24.9 0.0 5.6 8.1 394 (16.4) 35/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.5 -2.5 12.0 +3.8 10.3 14.6 3.2 10.4 423 (17.6) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -2.8 12.5 +3.8 -- 10.6 -- -- 335 (14.0) 55/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -3.7 11.8 +1.6 -- 6.4 1.8 0.4 211 ( 8.8) 30/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.9 -3.2 6.7 -0.6 7.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 262 (10.9) 26/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.9 -6.9 17.5 +3.7 16.7 0.0 4.6 0.1 258 (10.8) 37/07
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.7 21.3 +1.4 18.3 0.4 3.8 3.8 190 ( 7.9) 28/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 23.4 +5.8 22.4 0.0 4.0 2.2 408 (17.0) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 27.3 +3.1 16.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- 6.2 239 (10.0) 35/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.9 -3.1 14.6 +0.5 12.8 0.0 3.0 -- 122 ( 5.1) 30/17
BUNDABERG AERO 20.2 -4.4 12.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 21/18
COOLANGATTA 18.0 -5.1 9.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 35/17
BRISBANE AERO 17.9 -5.6 12.3 -0.5 8.3 0.0 1.8 0.0 202 ( 8.4) 37/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 11.9 -7.9 9.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 50/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 12.9 -7.4 9.2 +0.5 8.0 0.4 1.4 -- 98 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.1 -5.3 11.6 -0.1 8.7 0.2 2.4 0.5 174 ( 7.3) 22/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -5.3 10.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 17/16
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -3.4 9.0 -1.0 6.5 0.0 3.8 0.0 346 (14.4) 24/21
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.5 -3.8 6.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 40 ( 1.7) 15/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.4 -4.8 2.6 -2.0 -5.0 0.0 2.6 2.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -7.1 7.8 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 26/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.2 -2.8 8.8 -2.1 6.6 0.0 2.2 1.3 428 (17.8) 39/22
RICHMOND RAAF 16.0 -4.5 2.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 21/20
BELLAMBI AWS 16.2 -3.4 11.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 30/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.5 -4.8 4.6 -1.2 1.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 260 (10.8) 24/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.5 -4.1 2.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 15/05
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.0 -7.0 10.2 +2.8 9.1 9.0 3.0 0.0 253 (10.5) 35/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 11.5 -5.7 3.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 119 ( 5.0) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.8 -4.8 6.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 21/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 -1.3 6.3 -2.4 4.5 0.2 1.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 -1.5 3.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 28/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.8 +1.0 3.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 13/15
HOBART AIRPORT 13.5 -1.7 4.7 -1.9 1.4 0.0 1.4 3.8 155 ( 6.5) 18/13
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 NGUKURR AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.9 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

+4.5 : 31.8 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
+4.1 : 29.0 WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+3.6 : 34.9 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+3.5 : 31.9 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+3.4 : 32.9 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.7 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.6 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+9.5 : 25.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+9.3 : 21.3 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+8.6 : 25.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+8.4 : 20.3 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+8.1 : 18.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

2.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.6 : 13.2 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-10.4 : 12.0 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
-10.3 : 13.2 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-10.1 : 12.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
-10.0 : 13.1 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD

-7.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.4 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-10.2 : -7.4 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.7 : -7.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.5 : -5.7 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-8.3 : -5.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.9 : -3.4 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra 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.
69.6 ELLENBRAE N Kimberley WA
44.0 TRINIDAD Channel Country QLD
43.2 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
41.0 ADAVALE Far SW QLD
40.0 NOWRA TREATMENT WORKS Illawarra NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
69.6 ELLENBRAE

QUEENSLAND
Channel Country
44.0 TRINIDAD
Far SW
43.2 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
41.0 ADAVALE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
40.0 NOWRA TREATMENT WORKS

10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
9.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
8.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
8.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
0.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

816 (34.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
759 (31.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
757 (31.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
696 (29.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
682 (28.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
673 (28.0) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
659 (27.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
642 (26.8) FORREST Eucla WA
640 (26.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
638 (26.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
637 (26.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
83/18 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
72/08 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
70/16 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
68/20 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
63/08 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
63/16 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
63/00 MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
63/21 COULTA (COLES POINT) 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 21.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.8mm/h
N Plateau
JERVOIS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
KINGSCOTE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
15.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 30.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.2mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 20.4mm/h
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
11.4mm in 30 min to 23:30 22.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.6mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
4.8mm in 7 min to 13:07 41.1mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
16.4mm in 30 min to 15:00 32.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.4mm/h
39.8mm in 30 min to 15:30 79.6mm/h
56.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 56.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
44.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 44.0mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 14.7mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
11.0mm in 53 min to 06:53 12.5mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
23.2mm in 2 min to 09:02 696.0mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.2mm/h
9.6mm in 25 min to 21:00 23.0mm/h
15.4mm in 26 min to 21:26 35.5mm/h
16.2mm in 34 min to 22:00 28.6mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 31.6mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 14.3mm/h
14.2mm in 54 min to 22:54 15.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.4mm/h
12.0mm in 11 min to 23:24 65.5mm/h
8.6mm in 10 min to 23:34 51.6mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(190/ 63 ) at 20:00