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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1843 EST on 30/05/2013. 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

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

53.4

47.6

29/05/2013

14

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033313

THE GLEN TM

53.0

28.6

17/05/2013

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009573

MANJIMUP

9.0

9.4

28/05/1993

54

1 P

WA

SW & S Coast

009592

PEMBERTON

10.0

10.2

23/05/1979

54

1 P

WA

SW & S Coast

009603

BUSSELTON AERO

13.0

13.7

22/05/2009

16

1 P

WA

SW & S Coast

009617

BRIDGETOWN

12.0

12.0

12/05/2001

16

1 P Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009746

WITCHCLIFFE

13.0

14.4

29/05/2006

15

1 P

WA

SW & S Coast

009812

HARVEY

14.0

14.0

12/05/2001

13

1 P Equal to record.

WA

SW & S Coast

009961

HOPETOUN NORTH

13.0

13.2

31/05/2004

18

1 P

WA

SW & S Coast

009964

ROCKY GULLY

10.0

10.3

22/05/2009

18

1 P

WA

SW & S Coast

009968

SHANNON

10.0

11.5

22/05/2009

16

1 P

WA

SW & S Coast

009977

MANDURAH

14.0

15.1

31/05/2004

12

1 P

WA

Gt Southern

010622

ONGERUP

9.0

10.0

01/05/1968

45

1 P

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

12.0

12.1

14/05/2010

17

1 P

WA

Gt Southern

010905

JACUP

9.0

11.2

31/05/2004

19

9.1

26/07/1998

20

1 P

WA

Gt Southern

010916

KATANNING

11.0

11.1

13/05/2010

15

1 P

WA

Gt Southern

010917

WANDERING

11.0

11.2

31/05/2004

15

1 P


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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 13:44EST, 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 19.5 -4.5 12.0 -0.9 -- 1.2 -- -- 357 (14.9) 54/13
PERTH AIRPORT 14.9 -6.8 10.8 +0.4 9.3 14.0 3.4 4.4 312 (13.0) 52/10
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 12.4 -6.6 9.2 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 50/15
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 14.2 -7.1 10.7 -2.9 -- 10.2 -- -- 395 (16.5) 50/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 -0.6 21.5 -0.6 20.0 0.0 3.6 11.0 360 (15.0) 39/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.4 +5.4 9.1 +0.9 8.5 0.0 2.6 9.8 143 ( 6.0) 30/13
WHYALLA AERO 26.3 +5.8 12.4 +3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 50/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.3 +4.3 14.2 +4.0 -- 0.0 1.8 5.3 216 ( 9.0) 35/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 +3.2 9.5 +2.2 7.3 0.0 1.6 3.1 376 (15.7) 39/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.4 +1.6 11.9 -1.9 10.2 0.0 4.8 -- 230 ( 9.6) 28/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +0.1 20.5 +0.6 19.2 3.2 5.4 8.6 567 (23.6) 52/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 0.0 20.6 +3.0 19.3 0.0 5.8 7.0 482 (20.1) 44/13
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +0.2 18.8 +1.7 -- 24.4 -- 9.6 547 (22.8) 50/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 -0.8 17.0 +2.8 16.1 6.0 2.6 -- 411 (17.1) 41/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 +0.1 15.0 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 388 (16.2) 39/10
COOLANGATTA 22.5 -0.6 13.7 -0.5 -- 9.8 -- -- 243 (10.1) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.3 -3.2 12.9 +0.1 11.1 4.0 3.0 1.8 319 (13.3) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.9 -2.9 11.8 +1.9 -- 1.6 -- -- 651 (27.1) 43/06
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.5 +2.2 8.7 0.0 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 50 ( 2.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.1 -2.3 11.8 +0.1 7.6 1.2 1.2 -- 209 ( 8.7) 22/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.3 -1.1 8.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 24/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.7 +1.4 6.9 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 18/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS -- -- 6.9 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 16 ( 0.7) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 +1.8 5.7 +1.0 -1.6 0.2 1.0 5.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +3.2 8.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 39/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 +2.8 11.7 +0.8 11.0 0.0 2.6 5.7 293 (12.2) 28/15
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 +2.0 10.2 +2.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 18 ( 0.8) 18/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +3.0 15.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 30/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 -1.8 10.4 +4.5 7.8 0.4 1.2 0.2 286 (11.9) 24/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.2 -2.4 7.8 +2.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 26/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.1 -2.9 9.2 +1.8 11.6 1.8 1.6 2.4 305 (12.7) 26/06
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.5 -2.7 11.2 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.8 -2.8 8.6 +3.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 22/18
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 -1.0 12.1 +3.5 11.4 1.0 2.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 -1.7 7.3 +1.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 441 (18.4) 39/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.1 +2.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 26/12
HOBART AIRPORT 19.8 +4.6 6.1 -0.5 5.4 0.0 1.0 3.6 202 ( 8.4) 41/13
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

35.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
34.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+8.0 : 27.2 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 28.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 26.7 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+7.3 : 28.0 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 29.1 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+7.2 : 28.3 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 17.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.0 : 15.3 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.9 : 13.7 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+6.8 : 14.8 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+6.8 : 12.2 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

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

4.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.4 : 9.4 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.4 : 9.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.3 : 12.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-8.9 : 11.6 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 10.6 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 9.6 SHANNON Lower West WA

-1.1 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-0.2 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

-6.5 : 6.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-6.3 : 10.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-6.2 : 10.0 WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.4 : 9.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-4.9 : 7.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

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.
54.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
53.4 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
53.0 THE GLEN TM Central Coast E QLD
49.2 PROSERPINE FULLER ST Central Coast E QLD
45.8 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
54.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
45.8 INNISFAIL
Central Coast E
53.4 SAMUEL HILL AERO
53.0 THE GLEN TM
49.2 PROSERPINE FULLER ST

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

0.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1202 (50.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1171 (48.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1014 (42.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
984 (41.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
978 (40.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
966 (40.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
943 (39.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
941 (39.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
934 (38.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
925 (38.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
881 (36.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
861 (35.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
838 (34.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
809 (33.7) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
771 (32.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
766 (31.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
753 (31.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
733 (30.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
728 (30.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
725 (30.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
723 (30.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
712 (29.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
693 (28.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
691 (28.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
662 (27.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
651 (27.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
641 (26.7) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
641 (26.7) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
631 (26.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
618 (25.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
616 (25.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
89/02 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
83/09 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
83/17 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
80/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/00 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

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
Lower West
PEARCE RAAF
5.0mm in 13 min to 02:00 23.1mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
BICKLEY
14.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
ESPERANCE
8.6mm in 11 min to 13:48 46.9mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
MOUNT HOWICK AG STATION
5.4mm in 11 min to 16:16 29.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
10.6mm in 23 min to 12:53 27.7mm/h
5.4mm in 7 min to 13:00 46.3mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 21.2mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 24.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 11.3mm/h
BRISBANE
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.8mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI - HILLSIDE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Riverina W
HAY AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.8mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 24.0mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 21.4mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 21.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
4.0mm in 12 min to 18:00 20.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 6.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(170/ 65 ) at 13:37