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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 1920 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands S

063254

ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE

-8.5

-8.0

02/05/2013

38

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

TAS

Southeast

094087

MOUNT WELLINGTON

80.8

80.0

16/05/2011

11

1 N


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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 13:48EST, 27/05/2013.

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 25.9 +1.9 13.9 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 30/03
PERTH AIRPORT 24.8 +3.1 14.4 +4.0 11.7 0.0 3.6 7.9 385 (16.0) 30/14
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.4 +2.4 6.1 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 21/15
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 21.2 -0.1 14.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 24/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.6 -2.4 18.5 -3.6 17.3 0.0 5.6 9.6 442 (18.4) 44/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.0 -4.0 3.0 -5.2 1.7 0.0 4.0 10.3 291 (12.1) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 -2.3 5.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 26/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.5 -0.5 11.5 +1.3 -- 0.6 -- 6.0 64 ( 2.7) 24/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 +0.1 7.9 +0.6 4.8 0.0 0.2 0.8 325 (13.5) 28/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.4 -2.4 6.5 -7.3 3.2 0.0 18.4 10.3 437 (18.2) 39/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 -0.9 15.9 -4.0 12.0 0.0 6.8 8.9 507 (21.1) 44/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.9 -0.7 11.2 -6.4 6.5 0.0 5.0 10.5 237 ( 9.9) 39/22
MACKAY M.O 22.3 -1.9 13.2 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- 9.9 401 (16.7) 54/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 -2.0 11.3 -2.9 8.7 0.0 3.6 -- 143 ( 6.0) 31/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.6 0.0 12.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 43/13
COOLANGATTA 22.8 -0.3 15.5 +1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 504 (21.0) 35/01
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -0.4 11.3 -1.5 8.9 0.0 4.6 8.2 391 (16.3) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.7 -1.1 8.0 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 274 (11.4) 26/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.0 +0.7 4.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 125 ( 5.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.4 0.0 12.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 7.6 9.5 516 (21.5) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +0.3 10.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 30/07
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 +0.1 7.6 -2.5 5.1 0.2 9.6 -- 302 (12.6) 34/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.9 +0.6 4.1 -4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 13/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.0 -0.2 2.9 -1.8 -8.5 0.0 2.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -0.1 0.2 -6.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 26/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.2 +0.2 8.6 -2.3 6.2 0.0 1.8 10.1 315 (13.1) 28/06
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 -0.4 1.9 -5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 16 ( 0.7) 13/11
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 +0.4 9.9 -3.1 -- 4.6 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 24/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.5 -0.8 1.3 -4.6 -0.6 0.0 8.0 4.8 140 ( 5.8) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -4.8 1.3 -4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 9/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.8 -0.2 5.7 -1.7 3.0 0.0 -- 4.2 166 ( 6.9) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.4 -0.8 0.2 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 26/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.1 -1.5 1.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 31/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.3 -0.4 11.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 -1.2 2.8 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 30/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.6 +2.8 5.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 28/12
HOBART AIRPORT 16.7 +1.5 12.6 +6.0 8.5 0.0 4.0 7.2 796 (33.2) 59/15
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

32.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
31.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
31.4 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
31.3 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT
31.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

+5.8 : 26.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.2 : 26.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.9 : 25.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.6 : 17.6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+4.4 : 24.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

24.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.3 : 12.4 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+7.7 : 11.4 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+7.0 : 12.6 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
+7.0 : 11.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.9 : 11.2 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS

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

2.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-6.9 : 9.7 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 : 23.5 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-5.6 : 23.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-5.1 : 22.3 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 24.9 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA

-7.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.3 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.5 : -7.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.9 : 5.0 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.7 : 7.9 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-7.4 : 0.5 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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.
30.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
21.2 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
15.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
11.0 SELLICKS BEACH Adelaide/Lofty SA

10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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0.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

2086 (86.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1939 (80.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1619 (67.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1324 (55.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1264 (52.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1230 (51.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1174 (48.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1155 (48.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1134 (47.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1101 (45.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1096 (45.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1051 (43.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
951 (39.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
935 (39.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
895 (37.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
879 (36.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
868 (36.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
863 (36.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
855 (35.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
847 (35.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
840 (35.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
821 (34.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
815 (34.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
811 (33.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
807 (33.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
806 (33.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
796 (33.2) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
791 (33.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
762 (31.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
737 (30.7) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
733 (30.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
721 (30.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
715 (29.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
682 (28.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
680 (28.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
680 (28.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
676 (28.2) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
673 (28.0) WARRA W Coast TAS
663 (27.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
660 (27.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
645 (26.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
636 (26.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
633 (26.4) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
622 (25.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
612 (25.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
609 (25.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
601 (25.0) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
111/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
109/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/16 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
96/12 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
96/12 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/10 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N 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
W Pilbara
LEARMONTH AIRPORT
5.0mm in 13 min to 23:43 23.1mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
7.2mm in 12 min to 09:00 36.0mm/h
29.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 58.8mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.4mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 30.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 7.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 5.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
7.6mm in 13 min to 09:13 35.1mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(260/ 63 ) at 13:16
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 82(250/ 69 ) at 08:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 109(300/ 76 ) at 11:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(250/ 82 ) at 07:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(220/ 54 ) at 17:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 96(250/ 76 ) at 12:20
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(250/ 70 ) at 12:15