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National Daily Weather Summary


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 13:45EST, 28/05/2013.

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 24.5 +0.5 14.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 26/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.4 +1.7 12.8 +2.4 10.6 0.0 3.2 8.3 256 (10.7) 35/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 22.2 +3.2 9.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 31/12
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 21.4 +0.1 15.8 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 41/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.6 -2.4 21.0 -1.1 20.6 0.0 5.0 3.0 431 (18.0) 35/06
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.6 -1.4 2.6 -5.6 1.0 0.0 4.4 9.8 254 (10.6) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 18.8 -1.7 8.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 24/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -1.0 11.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 2.6 5.2 129 ( 5.4) 31/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 -1.3 6.0 -1.3 3.4 0.2 1.4 1.1 176 ( 7.3) 21/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.0 -0.8 7.5 -6.3 5.6 0.0 4.8 9.3 277 (11.5) 44/14
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 -1.0 20.3 +0.4 18.4 11.0 6.2 8.8 530 (22.1) 57/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 -0.4 14.7 -2.9 10.0 0.0 6.0 9.7 416 (17.3) 50/17
MACKAY M.O 23.5 -0.7 13.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- 8.9 520 (21.7) 50/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 -1.2 11.8 -2.4 9.1 0.0 5.2 -- 198 ( 8.3) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 +0.1 14.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 44/16
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +0.2 14.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.1 -0.4 12.0 -0.8 10.5 0.0 3.2 9.2 352 (14.7) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.6 -0.2 7.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 24/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.1 +0.8 3.4 -5.3 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 25 ( 1.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.4 0.0 8.1 -3.6 5.2 0.0 1.4 9.9 231 ( 9.6) 55/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -0.4 9.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 28/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.0 -5.3 5.6 -4.5 3.5 0.2 2.2 0.5 231 ( 9.6) 21/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.8 -1.5 5.8 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 14 ( 0.6) 22/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +0.3 1.0 -3.7 -6.5 0.0 1.2 8.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +1.1 2.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 37/20
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.0 -2.0 10.9 0.0 9.3 0.2 3.2 7.1 253 (10.5) 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.2 -1.3 2.6 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 7 ( 0.3) 18/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.8 -1.8 10.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 44/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.0 +0.7 0.7 -5.2 -0.9 0.0 0.4 7.8 201 ( 8.4) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -1.0 1.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 38 ( 1.6) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.3 -1.7 3.9 -3.5 0.5 0.0 1.0 7.4 208 ( 8.7) 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.5 -0.7 3.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 228 ( 9.5) 18/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.5 -1.1 2.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 26/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 -1.0 11.7 +3.1 6.0 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 -0.1 4.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.3 -2.5 2.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 22/10
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -2.7 4.7 -1.9 0.5 0.0 3.2 8.3 508 (21.2) 31/01
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

33.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
32.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
32.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.4 : 26.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+5.3 : 25.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.3 : 26.1 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.1 : 25.8 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.8 : 25.1 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.2 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+5.1 : 15.1 WILUNA Interior WA
+4.7 : 14.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.2 : 11.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+3.9 : 14.1 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+3.4 : 9.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+3.4 : 13.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

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

4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.0 : 15.1 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
-5.9 : 23.9 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-5.4 : 15.3 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.4 : 15.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.3 : 15.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-5.3 : 15.4 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW

-6.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.4 : -6.4 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.5 : 8.1 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-7.5 : 11.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.4 : 8.2 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

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.
106.0 EXMOUTH TOWN W Pilbara WA
27.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
18.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
106.0 EXMOUTH TOWN
27.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT
14.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT

TASMANIA
W Coast
18.2 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS
Islands
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

10.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

.....

4.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
1.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1100 (45.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1024 (42.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1021 (42.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1003 (41.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
966 (40.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
965 (40.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
942 (39.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
913 (38.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
882 (36.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
874 (36.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
862 (35.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
853 (35.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
817 (34.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
793 (33.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
789 (32.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
781 (32.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
771 (32.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
760 (31.7) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
756 (31.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
750 (31.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
716 (29.8) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
699 (29.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
697 (29.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
665 (27.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
661 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
653 (27.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
651 (27.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
649 (27.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
648 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
630 (26.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
617 (25.7) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
605 (25.2) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
604 (25.2) LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
604 (25.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
603 (25.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
80/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
78/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
72/14 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/14 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
68/22 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
68/23 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

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
6.8mm in 17 min to 00:00 24.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 16.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.0mm in 30 min to 18:30 22.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.6mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 20.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
25.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 51.6mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.8mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 78(240/ 69 ) at 21:59
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 69(120/ 63 ) at 22:45
ISLANDS
Islands
BAYU UNDAN : 106(100/ 30 ) at 08:15