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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 1923 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 minimum temperature

TAS

E Coast

092027

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)

-2.1

-2.1

30/05/1972

45

1 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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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 14:39EST, 29/05/2013.

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 24.4 +0.4 13.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 37/11
PERTH AIRPORT 20.6 -1.1 11.4 +1.0 8.9 8.2 2.2 6.4 279 (11.6) 30/18
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 16.9 -2.1 11.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 37/09
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 19.6 -1.7 14.1 +0.5 -- 2.4 -- -- 403 (16.8) 43/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -0.9 22.6 +0.5 21.3 0.0 3.0 8.9 332 (13.8) 39/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.4 +1.4 4.8 -3.4 3.3 0.0 4.0 10.5 193 ( 8.0) 26/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.8 +0.3 3.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 34/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.6 -0.4 9.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 1.6 8.9 174 ( 7.3) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.5 6.1 -1.2 3.3 0.0 1.0 3.5 207 ( 8.6) 30/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.4 -0.4 7.0 -6.8 5.8 0.0 4.8 10.3 240 (10.0) 43/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 -0.6 19.2 -0.7 18.2 2.0 5.4 5.2 601 (25.0) 55/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.1 -1.5 15.9 -1.7 12.9 0.0 8.0 3.8 398 (16.6) 50/21
MACKAY M.O 23.1 -1.1 17.7 +0.6 -- 13.6 -- 8.0 596 (24.8) 50/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 -1.4 16.6 +2.4 14.5 0.0 4.2 -- 326 (13.6) 41/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.6 -2.0 14.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 50/12
COOLANGATTA 22.0 -1.1 15.7 +1.5 -- 4.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 44/12
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 -2.1 14.5 +1.7 13.3 0.0 4.0 3.8 367 (15.3) 37/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.0 -2.8 9.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 50/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.9 +1.6 7.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 145 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.7 -0.7 14.1 +2.4 5.2 16.4 4.4 5.1 408 (17.0) 31/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -1.0 12.3 +1.8 -- 25.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 24/03
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.1 -1.2 9.2 -0.9 10.0 5.0 0.0 0.6 261 (10.9) 28/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.6 -1.7 11.0 +2.7 -- 9.4 -- -- 35 ( 1.5) 13/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 +1.8 6.2 +1.5 -3.5 0.0 1.8 7.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +2.1 8.2 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 34/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.6 +0.6 12.5 +1.6 12.0 6.0 1.2 3.2 452 (18.8) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 -2.3 7.7 0.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 17/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.6 0.0 12.9 -0.1 -- 27.4 -- -- 377 (15.7) 31/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.7 +2.4 6.2 +0.3 2.8 0.0 1.4 8.7 318 (13.3) 28/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.0 +0.4 2.7 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 15/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.5 -0.5 3.1 -4.3 -0.5 0.0 2.8 6.4 120 ( 5.0) 24/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.7 +0.5 2.3 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 28/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.5 -0.1 4.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 30/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.3 +1.6 5.2 -3.4 3.4 0.0 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 +0.6 2.0 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 263 (11.0) 46/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 -0.1 2.6 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 11/16
HOBART AIRPORT 12.6 -2.6 2.2 -4.4 -2.3 0.0 0.4 7.6 284 (11.8) 26/10
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

34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
33.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
33.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+4.7 : 25.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+3.5 : 27.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+3.3 : 20.3 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
+3.0 : 20.5 ORBOST E Gippsland VIC
+2.7 : 22.5 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+2.7 : 18.4 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+2.7 : 8.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+2.7 : 12.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

25.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.9 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.5 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.0 : 13.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.9 : 13.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+5.9 : 15.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+5.2 : 12.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+5.1 : 12.2 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW

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

3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.6 : 22.7 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-4.5 : 19.5 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-4.3 : 10.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.2 : 18.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-4.2 : 20.1 ENEABBA Central West WA

-4.8 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-4.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

-8.8 : -4.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-8.3 : -4.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-8.3 : -2.1 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-8.0 : -4.8 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.9 : -3.6 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS

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.
31.6 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
31.0 GABYON E Gascoyne WA
28.8 SYDNEY BOTANIC GARDENS Sydney--east NSW
28.6 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
27.4 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW

10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

2.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
2.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.1 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1044 (43.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1033 (43.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
997 (41.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
980 (40.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
924 (38.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
807 (33.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
795 (33.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
769 (32.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
767 (32.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
731 (30.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
722 (30.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
719 (30.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
694 (28.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
692 (28.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
647 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
615 (25.6) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
612 (25.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
605 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
601 (25.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
85/03 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
74/13 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
70/17 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/19 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/11 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

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
Central West
MORAWA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.8mm/h
Lower West
SWANBOURNE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
BICKLEY
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
10.4mm in 30 min to 00:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
ALVA BEACH
5.6mm in 16 min to 19:00 21.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
BRISBANE AERO
21.0mm in 22 min to 16:52 57.3mm/h
21.0mm in 9 min to 17:09 140.0mm/h
21.0mm in 30 min to 21:30 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 21.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
6.4mm in 11 min to 02:44 34.9mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
13.8mm in 9 min to 09:09 92.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 85( 90/ 63 ) at 03:51
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 72(320/ 63 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
Islands
BAYU UNDAN : 111(100/ 33 ) at 05:47