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Observations and extremes for Thursday 13 MAY 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 30.5 -- 17.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 450 (18.8) 59/08
PERTH AIRPORT 20.9 -0.9 12.8 +2.4 11.1 0.0 3.6 9.1 506 (21.1) 61/11
PERTH METRO 21.5 -0.9 12.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 41/09
BUSSELTON AERO 18.3 -2.2 6.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 52/12
BUNBURY 18.4 -2.6 9.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 44/13
MANDURAH 20.6 -0.5 12.8 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 37/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 -- 10.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 28/13
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.2 -2.5 9.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 476 (19.8) 44/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.3 22.0 -0.2 20.6 0.0 7.4 11.3 363 (15.1) 37/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 -0.2 2.9 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.0 -1.5 7.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 46/16
PARAFIELD AIRPORT -- -- 4.8 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 44/13
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 16.9 -1.7 7.2 -2.5 5.5 0.0 2.0 1.8 304 (12.7) 43/12
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 16.0 -2.6 4.0 -4.8 -- 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -2.2 6.9 -0.5 -- 3.4 -- -- 344 (14.3) 54/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.8 +3.1 19.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 28/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.4 +1.7 18.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 30/14
MACKAY AERO 27.7 +2.4 19.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.5 +5.4 19.7 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 24/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +3.5 17.7 +3.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 24/13
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 28.2 +2.4 20.3 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 24/13
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 26.3 +1.9 17.9 +3.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 254 (10.6) 28/23
COOLANGATTA 25.1 +1.8 15.0 +1.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 28/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 +0.8 16.6 +3.6 15.5 23.6 -- 10.1 245 (10.2) 50/12
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 25.4 +1.8 16.8 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 301 (12.5) 30/20
BRISBANE 24.1 -0.5 16.4 +2.6 -- 24.8 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 -2.6 11.4 +1.4 -- 16.2 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 41/11
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -1.7 3.0 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 22/11
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 23.9 -- 13.3 -- -- 25.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 24/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS (COMPARISON) 22.6 +0.9 12.9 +2.6 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.6 +2.2 13.1 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 34/22
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +2.1 9.3 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 28/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 14.4 +0.3 -0.5 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 35/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.4 +4.2 13.8 +2.8 12.1 6.4 3.4 9.5 489 (20.4) 34/22
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.4 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 23.7 +2.9 10.5 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 28/18
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 23.7 +3.0 10.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 54/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.6 +0.8 1.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 41/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.2 5.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.8 +0.2 6.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 34/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.5 5.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 75 ( 3.1) 41/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.9 -0.8 3.1 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 37/13
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 18.1 +0.5 4.1 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 37/15
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 17.9 +1.0 4.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 52/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.7 +1.0 7.4 -0.9 5.0 0.0 1.2 1.0 298 (12.4) 44/09
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 17.6 -- 8.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 39/11
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 15.5 -- 5.8 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 39/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 -1.2 3.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 39/15
WYNYARD AIRPORT 14.0 -1.2 9.1 +3.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 491 (20.5) 55/13
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 15.4 0.0 10.2 +3.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 467 (19.5) 61/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 -0.5 8.8 +3.7 -- 1.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 50/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 +1.2 8.8 +2.1 6.0 0.0 1.4 -- 292 (12.2) 48/15
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.3 +1.8 8.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 52/13
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 for Thursday 13 MAY 2021
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

36.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.3 OENPELLI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
35.3 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
35.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+8.0 : 34.1 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 33.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.2 : 33.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.5 : 33.9 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.0 : 28.0 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.6 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
26.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.8 : 19.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.1 : 20.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.3 : 13.1 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
+6.1 : 16.1 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.9 : 15.3 LEONORA AERO Goldfields WA

Coldest for Thursday 13 MAY 2021
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-4.6 : 15.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.4 : 14.8 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.4 : 15.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.3 : 13.3 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-4.3 : 12.0 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-4.3 : 18.8 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD

-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.5 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.9 : 4.9 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-5.6 : 3.9 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-5.4 : 2.8 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-5.4 : 1.9 HAWKER Upper North SA
-5.3 : 2.7 POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
-5.3 : 2.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau 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.
86.0 KURRAJONG HEIGHTS (BELLS LINE OF ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
69.0 FORT LYTTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
50.0 MORAYFIELD (PETERSEN RD) ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.0 MANLY RAILWAY STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
35.4 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
69.0 FORT LYTTON
50.0 MORAYFIELD (PETERSEN RD) ALERT
37.0 MANLY RAILWAY STATION
35.4 RAINBOW BEACH

NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
86.0 KURRAJONG HEIGHTS (BELLS LINE OF ROAD)

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
10.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
9.3 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
9.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA

.....

0.9 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.2 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1249 (52.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1168 (48.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
960 (40.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
900 (37.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
887 (37.0) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
813 (33.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
790 (32.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
777 (32.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
750 (31.3) COLPOYS POINT Lower West & Perth WA
740 (30.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
722 (30.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
720 (30.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
701 (29.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West & Perth WA
694 (28.9) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
683 (28.5) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
679 (28.3) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
673 (28.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
669 (27.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
664 (27.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
645 (26.9) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
635 (26.5) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West & Perth WA
618 (25.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
618 (25.8) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
617 (25.7) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West & Perth WA
617 (25.7) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West & Perth WA
615 (25.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
614 (25.6) WATTAMOLLA AWS Sydney--east NSW
611 (25.5) INNER DOLPHIN PYLON Lower West & Perth WA
606 (25.3) BICKLEY Lower West & Perth WA
606 (25.3) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
109/10 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
100/12 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/18 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
98/15 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/14 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

High realtime reports for Thursday 13 MAY 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.
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.4mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 01:30 25.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 16.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
15.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 15.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(310/ 69 ) at 19:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(240/ 82 ) at 15:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 109(260/ 80 ) at 10:42
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(310/ 82 ) at 12:35
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 93(260/ 72 ) at 14:39
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 78( 10/ 63 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(260/ 82 ) at 22:50