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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1905 EST on 02/04/2017. 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

N Peninsula

027064

PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION

104.0

71.0

17/04/1999

17

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031209

COOKTOWN AIRPORT

32.9

31.8

07/04/2006

13

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NSW

North Coast

058077

GRAFTON RESEARCH STN

18.5

15.6

29/04/2008

11

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

15.7

14.1

05/04/2005

11

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 19:04EST, 02/04/2017.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 30.1 +4.6 14.7 +1.7 13.0 0.0 8.2 10.8 567 (23.6) 55/00
BUNBURY 29.0 +4.9 15.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 37/05
MANDURAH 28.9 +5.0 15.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 37/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.2 23.3 -0.7 23.0 26.4 3.6 8.7 277 (11.5) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.3 -0.9 8.6 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 44/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 -2.2 14.0 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 369 (15.4) 48/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.6 -1.1 11.4 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 -2.5 10.4 +1.7 -- 1.8 -- -- 366 (15.3) 41/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.3 +0.5 17.2 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +4.0 25.2 +3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 330 (13.8) 37/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +0.9 20.8 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 28.4 +1.7 16.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +1.8 17.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 24/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.5 +2.1 20.0 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 285 (11.9) 26/09
COOLANGATTA 26.4 +1.0 19.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 617 (25.7) 43/08
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 +2.4 19.2 +2.9 18.0 0.2 7.4 9.8 497 (20.7) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.3 0.0 14.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 31/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.0 -1.2 14.2 +1.4 7.7 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.1 16.1 +2.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 416 (17.3) 44/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.7 +0.1 15.9 +2.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 516 (21.5) 34/13
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -0.9 10.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 39/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.8 +1.9 14.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 610 (25.4) 43/21
RICHMOND RAAF 25.5 +1.7 12.4 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 240 (10.0) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.1 +1.0 14.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 519 (21.6) 44/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 35/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 +0.5 5.2 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 41/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.1 -0.2 6.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 44/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.5 -0.1 6.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 57/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.9 -0.7 4.3 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 43/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.0 -1.2 5.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 37/09
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.0 -1.3 7.5 -2.6 4.8 0.0 3.4 4.8 350 (14.6) 44/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 -3.2 4.5 -2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 262 (10.9) 39/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.4 -0.5 9.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 50/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 -1.5 7.7 -1.1 5.9 0.0 3.4 9.8 329 (13.7) 57/08
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

39.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
38.7 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
38.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
38.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA

+9.5 : 38.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+8.9 : 38.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.8 : 38.7 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 36.7 KALBARRI Central West WA

29.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.2 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
27.5 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+5.7 : 27.0 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+5.3 : 19.1 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.2 : 19.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.0 : 26.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+4.9 : 18.9 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.9 : 18.6 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

3.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.5 : 22.2 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-6.0 : 5.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-5.8 : 3.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-5.7 : 17.7 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-5.3 : 3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-0.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-0.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.8 : 9.9 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.7 : 11.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-6.3 : 9.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-6.2 : 10.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-6.0 : 11.9 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.0 : 9.6 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD

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.
104.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION N Peninsula QLD
56.0 MALANDA ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
54.8 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
48.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
41.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
54.8 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
41.0 JABIRU AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
104.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
N Coast--Barron
56.0 MALANDA ALERT

ISLANDS
Islands
48.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1117 (46.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1029 (42.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
942 (39.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
927 (38.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
913 (38.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
909 (37.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
884 (36.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
829 (34.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
819 (34.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
805 (33.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
786 (32.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
774 (32.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
755 (31.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
742 (30.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
740 (30.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
735 (30.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
720 (30.0) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
711 (29.6) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
690 (28.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
686 (28.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
682 (28.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
676 (28.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
675 (28.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
672 (28.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
669 (27.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
656 (27.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
643 (26.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
639 (26.6) BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
617 (25.7) COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
611 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
610 (25.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
604 (25.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
107/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
100/06 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
98/09 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
93/02 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
89/06 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to a programming error, downpours shown for WA, NT, SA, QLD and ISLANDS between 9 and 10am local times are wrong and should be ignored. The error will be corrected as soon as possible.
Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
26.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 52.8mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 26.4mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 26.4mm/h
GUNN POINT
12.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
MIDDLE POINT
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
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
22.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.4mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.2mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.2mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
41.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 82.0mm/h
41.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 41.0mm/h
41.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 41.0mm/h
POINT STUART
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.7mm/h
20.2mm in 22 min to 07:30 55.1mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 23.2mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 25.2mm/h
25.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 50.8mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.4mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.4mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.0mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
25.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 50.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.0mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
30.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 60.0mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 30.0mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 30.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
38.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 76.8mm/h
38.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 38.4mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 10.7mm/h
4.2mm in 3 min to 09:33 84.0mm/h
12.0mm in 27 min to 10:00 26.7mm/h
54.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 54.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 16.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h
5.4mm in 11 min to 10:00 29.5mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
8.2mm in 6 min to 15:49 82.0mm/h
2.6mm in 1 min to 15:50 156.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.8mm/h
NGAYAWILI
10.4mm in 30 min to 14:30 20.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
22.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 45.2mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.6mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.6mm/h
BULMAN
20.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 41.2mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.6mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
17.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.2mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
24.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 48.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 24.0mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
15.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 31.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.6mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
15.0mm in 30 min to 05:30 30.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.6mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 28.0mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 29.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 17.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 11.0mm/h
33.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 66.8mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.4mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(150/ 69 ) at 20:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(260/ 63 ) at 10:17
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 91(250/ 67 ) at 08:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(310/ 76 ) at 10:57
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 98(250/ 70 ) at 10:55
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(270/ 63 ) at 14:34
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 76(320/ 65 ) at 01:14
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(250/ 74 ) at 08:00