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Observations and extremes for Friday 30 APR 2021
2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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 23.9 -- 17.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 41/11
PERTH AIRPORT 20.8 -4.8 10.4 -2.6 9.4 16.4 3.4 10.0 387 (16.1) 39/14
PERTH METRO 20.6 -5.3 13.2 -0.6 -- 17.4 -- -- 283 (11.8) 34/01
BUSSELTON AERO 18.7 -5.3 8.5 -2.5 -- 17.4 -- -- 355 (14.8) 35/03
BUNBURY 19.6 -4.6 8.2 -3.5 -- 14.4 -- -- 340 (14.2) 35/00
MANDURAH -- -- 13.0 -2.8 -- 11.2 -- -- 486 (20.3) --
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 -- 9.8 -- -- 20.6 -- -- 451 (18.8) 39/09
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 21.1 -4.2 15.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 44/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.1 24.1 +0.1 23.4 0.2 4.4 11.0 296 (12.3) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.3 0.0 5.1 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 28.6 +4.7 6.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 39/11
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 27.7 +4.9 7.3 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 34/10
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 25.9 +3.6 8.5 -3.4 5.5 0.0 2.4 9.5 209 ( 8.7) 31/10
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 26.7 +5.1 6.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.3 +5.7 7.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 -0.8 19.6 -2.1 -- 8.4 -- -- 355 (14.8) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 -1.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/09
MACKAY AERO 25.3 -2.4 18.3 -1.2 -- 35.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 44/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 -1.3 18.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 39/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 -2.4 16.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 37/15
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 25.5 -2.7 19.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 43/13
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 24.3 -2.7 18.0 +0.2 -- 3.6 -- -- 303 (12.6) 35/09
COOLANGATTA 24.4 -1.2 16.6 -0.5 -- 4.4 -- -- 345 (14.4) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -3.3 16.6 +0.1 14.7 0.0 -- 1.7 324 (13.5) 34/13
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 22.3 -3.7 16.9 -0.2 -- 31.2 -- -- 454 (18.9) 46/23
BRISBANE 24.2 -2.9 17.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.3 -3.0 13.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 593 (24.7) 57/16
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 24.7 -0.9 8.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 39/21
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 23.1 -- 11.8 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 37/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS (COMPARISON) 23.3 -1.1 11.4 -2.5 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.9 -0.8 9.5 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 28/14
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 23.5 -0.8 7.4 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 28/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -0.4 1.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 24/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 -0.2 12.9 -1.4 10.9 0.0 3.6 7.9 295 (12.3) 30/15
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.1 -- 13.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 24.0 -0.1 8.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) --
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 23.3 0.0 7.5 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 21/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.6 +0.1 2.3 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 21/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.3 +1.7 6.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +0.6 4.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 17/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.2 +3.5 6.9 -3.3 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 41 ( 1.7) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.2 +1.7 5.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 24/13
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 24.7 +2.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 24/13
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 22.4 +1.8 7.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 17/19
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 25.1 +4.7 7.6 -2.6 4.6 0.2 0.0 10.2 229 ( 9.5) 39/14
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 24.4 -- 9.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 30/12
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 24.4 -- 6.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 15/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.9 +3.2 5.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 35/11
WYNYARD AIRPORT 17.1 -0.5 8.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 26/11
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 17.7 -0.1 9.3 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 22/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.6 -0.4 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 24/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.9 +1.7 10.9 +2.1 7.9 0.0 1.0 -- 244 (10.2) 22/08
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.3 +2.9 11.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 37/12
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 for Friday 30 APR 2021
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

39.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.9 : 30.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.3 : 24.6 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+6.2 : 28.4 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+6.0 : 27.9 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.7 : 25.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+5.7 : 25.0 SHEOAKS W Central VIC

28.3 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+6.5 : 17.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+3.7 : 9.9 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
+3.6 : 8.8 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
+3.5 : 14.7 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
+3.3 : 10.0 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS

Coldest for Friday 30 APR 2021
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

10.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.7 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.7 : 19.4 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-7.6 : 21.1 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-7.4 : 21.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.4 : 18.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.3 : 20.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West & Perth WA
-7.3 : 17.2 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.3 : 17.0 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA

-2.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-7.6 : 5.8 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-7.6 : 9.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-7.5 : 5.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.5 : 7.1 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 2.1 YUNTA AIRSTRIP NE Agricultural SA

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.
65.4 FARLEIGH CO-OP SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
54.2 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
44.0 WALPOLE FORESTRY Lower West & Perth WA
43.2 PEMBERTON Lower West & Perth WA
41.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West & Perth WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West & Perth
44.0 WALPOLE FORESTRY
43.2 PEMBERTON
41.6 BRIDGETOWN

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
65.4 FARLEIGH CO-OP SUGAR MILL

ISLANDS
Islands
54.2 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
10.8 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
10.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
9.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.5 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW

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7.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
7.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
7.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.5 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
1.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1090 (45.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
918 (38.3) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
869 (36.2) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
868 (36.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
857 (35.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West & Perth WA
841 (35.0) MARION REEF Islands ISL
815 (34.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
815 (34.0) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
814 (33.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
806 (33.6) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
796 (33.2) OCEAN REEF Lower West & Perth WA
793 (33.0) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
776 (32.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
773 (32.2) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
770 (32.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West & Perth WA
759 (31.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
743 (31.0) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
743 (31.0) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
734 (30.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
730 (30.4) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
727 (30.3) COLPOYS POINT Lower West & Perth WA
708 (29.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
682 (28.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
650 (27.1) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West & Perth WA
642 (26.8) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
616 (25.7) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
74/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
74/15 GANNET CAY Islands ISL
72/15 CREAL REEF Islands ISL
67/23 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/14 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West & Perth WA
65/01 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

High realtime reports for Friday 30 APR 2021
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
Cent Wheatbelt
JERRAMUNGUP AG STATION
24.0mm in 30 min to 02:00 48.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 24.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 24.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
WILLIAMSON
5.6mm in 15 min to 13:30 22.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.8mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
7.4mm in 7 min to 06:28 63.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.4mm/h
17.2mm in 23 min to 12:00 44.9mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 19.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 27.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.4mm/h
8.8mm in 22 min to 17:00 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 12.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.8mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 21:00 21.6mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.4mm/h
OORALEA RACECOURSE (MACKAY TURF CLUB)
14.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
Central Highlands
CLERMONT AIRPORT
12.2mm in 26 min to 20:00 28.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 17.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
13.0mm in 30 min to 11:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.2mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.8mm/h
5.0mm in 12 min to 20:30 25.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
13.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.2mm/h
REDCLIFFE
4.8mm in 6 min to 01:30 48.0mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 13:30 23.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.2mm/h
15.8mm in 16 min to 23:30 59.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.4mm in 30 min to 12:00 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.4mm in 16 min to 21:00 39.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 21:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 22.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Brisbane/SE Coast
TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
12.0mm in 30 min to 23:00 24.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 21.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.0mm/h
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
12.2mm in 30 min to 02:00 24.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.6mm/h
18.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 36.4mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 30.4mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 19.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h

ISLANDS
Islands
GANNET CAY : 74(120/ 67 ) at 15:12