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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 1356 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

SW & S Coast

009789

ESPERANCE

55.8

51.3

23/05/1971

44

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes S

072162

KHANCOBAN AWS

32.8

29.8

30/05/2007

16

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 13:43EST, 01/06/2013.

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 16.8 -7.3 5.2 -7.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 406 (16.9) 46/14
PERTH AIRPORT 16.4 -5.4 1.6 -8.8 0.6 1.8 1.0 9.3 368 (15.3) 39/11
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 13.9 -5.1 8.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 44/10
BUNBURY 16.9 -4.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 15.7 -5.6 8.0 -5.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 363 (15.1) 35/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.4 23.6 +1.5 22.8 0.0 7.8 9.7 394 (16.4) 43/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.1 +6.1 15.5 +7.3 13.9 0.0 4.0 6.8 196 ( 8.2) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 -2.5 16.4 +7.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 430 (17.9) 54/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.3 -1.6 15.6 +5.4 -- 2.4 2.8 0.0 258 (10.8) 31/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 -1.2 12.8 +5.5 11.7 6.0 0.0 0.0 509 (21.2) 50/05
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.2 +2.4 10.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.2 20.6 +0.7 19.8 17.6 6.2 7.3 595 (24.8) 55/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.2 16.2 -1.4 13.9 0.2 4.4 8.0 422 (17.6) 54/12
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -0.6 18.8 +1.7 -- 0.8 -- 9.0 464 (19.3) 43/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 -0.9 17.0 +2.9 15.5 0.0 3.4 -- 338 (14.1) 39/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.9 +0.3 14.6 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 307 (12.8) 50/14
COOLANGATTA 22.5 -0.6 13.8 -0.3 -- 16.4 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 28/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 -1.2 13.5 +0.7 10.7 43.6 3.8 8.5 253 (10.5) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.1 -1.7 12.7 +2.9 -- 4.6 -- -- 537 (22.4) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.4 +3.1 9.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 36 ( 1.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.0 -0.4 11.7 0.0 9.6 2.6 0.6 -- 161 ( 6.7) 34/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +1.2 10.4 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 30/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 +2.8 7.3 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 18/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.0 +2.7 -- -- -- 14.0 -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.5 +2.3 6.4 +1.8 1.3 0.0 2.0 5.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +3.6 9.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 50/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 +5.0 11.9 +1.0 9.6 0.0 1.6 9.1 313 (13.0) 31/20
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 +3.8 8.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 22/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.6 +4.0 14.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 31/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.4 +0.1 12.4 +6.6 11.7 8.0 1.4 2.4 292 (12.2) 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.6 0.0 11.2 +5.8 -- 16.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 30/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.2 11.3 +3.9 9.0 4.8 0.0 0.0 314 (13.1) 34/20
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.5 +1.3 12.8 +7.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 239 (10.0) 28/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.6 0.0 11.3 +6.2 -- 12.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 22/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +1.9 14.0 +5.3 11.7 9.2 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 -0.5 10.6 +4.9 -- 6.6 -- -- 513 (21.4) 48/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +1.6 10.7 +5.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 30/23
HOBART AIRPORT 18.6 +3.4 10.0 +3.4 7.1 0.0 2.8 4.1 348 (14.5) 35/15
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

35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
34.5 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
34.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 27.6 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+6.1 : 29.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.9 : 25.0 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+5.5 : 24.9 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+5.4 : 28.3 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

26.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+10.3 : 18.2 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+9.6 : 17.5 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+9.3 : 19.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.7 : 13.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+8.5 : 17.5 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA

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

5.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
7.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-9.7 : 14.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-9.6 : 14.6 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-9.5 : 14.5 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-9.1 : 17.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-9.1 : 14.1 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-9.1 : 20.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA

-0.6 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-0.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-0.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
0.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
0.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
0.2 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
0.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.3 : 0.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-9.7 : -0.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-9.2 : 3.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-9.0 : 1.5 HARVEY Lower West WA
-8.9 : 0.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West 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.
63.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
62.0 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61.6 PROSERPINE FULLER ST Central Coast E QLD
60.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
60.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
55.8 ESPERANCE
53.0 WARRA JARRA
50.4 MERIVALE FARM

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower SE
50.0 MOUNT GAMBIER COUNCIL DEPOT

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
61.6 PROSERPINE FULLER ST
Brisbane/SE Coast
62.0 CALOUNDRA AIRPORT
54.0 CORBOULD PK RACECOURSE
53.2 LANDSBOROUGH

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
63.4 THREDBO AWS
60.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS
59.0 THREDBO VILLAGE

VICTORIA
Upper NE
60.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
50.0 MOUNT HOTHAM

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

.....

0.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1181 (49.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1005 (41.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
994 (41.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
955 (39.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
924 (38.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
888 (37.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
857 (35.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
849 (35.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
844 (35.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
828 (34.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
796 (33.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
785 (32.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
779 (32.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
775 (32.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
775 (32.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
754 (31.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
751 (31.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
740 (30.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
709 (29.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
689 (28.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
683 (28.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
680 (28.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
666 (27.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
653 (27.2) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
648 (27.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
604 (25.2) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
93/20 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
89/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
74/22 LOW ROCKY POINT W 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
Lower West
ESPERANCE
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.2mm/h
W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.0mm/h
NEPTUNE ISLAND
12.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 24.8mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.4mm/h
Lower North
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.4mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAFIELD AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.3mm/h
ADELAIDE AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
EDINBURGH RAAF
11.0mm in 21 min to 17:21 31.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 19.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 18.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.3mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
Murray Valley
MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON
34.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME)
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.2mm/h
Upper North
BENDIGO AIRPORT
5.4mm in 13 min to 17:30 24.9mm/h
E Central
ESSENDON AIRPORT
9.8mm in 13 min to 21:43 45.2mm/h
6.2mm in 17 min to 22:00 21.9mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 21.6mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.8mm/h
VIEWBANK
12.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.0mm/h
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.2mm/h
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.4mm/h
FERNY CREEK
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.2mm/h
MELBOURNE AIRPORT
19.6mm in 28 min to 21:28 42.0mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 31.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 18.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
10.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 21.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 13.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(320/ 72 ) at 20:03