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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
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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 1403 EST on 05/04/2017. 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 minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060013

FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE

21.0

21.0

23/04/2012

15

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

40.7

37.5

12/04/2003

13

1 N

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

27.9

27.8

03/04/2017

75

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040922

KINGAROY AIRPORT

18.0

16.0

26/04/2003

11

1 N

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

15.9

15.9

03/04/2017

11

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

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 14:02EST, 05/04/2017.

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 31.0 +5.5 15.9 +2.9 12.6 0.0 7.0 10.7 442 (18.4) 43/08
BUNBURY 26.7 +2.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 28/00
MANDURAH 27.1 +3.2 15.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 26/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.7 25.4 +1.4 25.0 0.0 6.8 8.6 222 ( 9.3) 30/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.8 +0.6 7.1 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 46/13
WHYALLA AERO 25.3 +1.5 8.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 35/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.9 +4.2 9.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 24/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.4 +3.9 5.1 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.1 +3.3 18.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 -1.7 23.4 +1.8 -- 29.8 -- -- 508 (21.2) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +1.5 21.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 44/16
MACKAY M.O 27.3 +0.6 22.9 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 576 (24.0) 46/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 -0.4 20.3 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 44/00
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +0.9 17.1 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 52/16
COOLANGATTA 23.9 -1.5 17.5 +0.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 572 (23.8) 57/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 -1.9 16.5 +0.2 15.0 0.0 6.2 6.7 465 (19.4) 41/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.3 -2.0 10.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 39/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.8 -2.4 12.2 -0.6 6.9 0.0 5.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -1.1 15.2 +1.4 -- 13.8 -- -- 405 (16.9) 46/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.4 -0.2 15.4 +2.2 -- 15.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 54/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.3 -1.2 8.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 44/20
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 -0.4 16.0 +1.8 14.9 7.0 0.4 6.4 589 (24.5) 52/02
RICHMOND RAAF 22.2 -1.6 13.2 +1.8 -- 9.4 -- -- 307 (12.8) 48/04
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 -1.7 14.3 -1.2 -- 10.4 -- -- 533 (22.2) 48/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 -- 5.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 41/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +1.7 7.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 30/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.9 +1.6 8.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 18/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.9 +4.3 10.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 10.8 9.3 212 ( 8.8) 48/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.9 +2.3 6.6 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 18/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.3 +3.1 9.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 24/09
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 24.8 +4.5 6.6 -3.5 3.9 0.0 3.6 9.8 257 (10.7) 30/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.2 +4.6 5.5 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 352 (14.7) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.8 +1.9 6.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 17/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.8 +0.7 6.0 -2.8 1.6 0.0 2.4 9.8 271 (11.3) 26/12
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
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

40.7 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
39.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
38.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
38.0 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
38.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+10.5 : 39.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+9.0 : 37.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+8.9 : 40.7 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.9 : 38.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.7 : 22.6 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA

28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
27.0 LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.0 : 16.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
+5.9 : 21.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.9 : 25.0 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+4.7 : 11.8 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+4.0 : 16.7 ALBANY Lower West WA

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

7.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.7 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.7 : 15.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.3 : 15.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.1 : 14.9 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-4.0 : 18.7 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
-4.0 : 29.5 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA

-2.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
0.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-8.3 : 3.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.7 : 2.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.3 : 4.1 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.2 : 4.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.9 : 3.6 KYANCUTTA W 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.
97.0 ALCAN MINESITE N Rivers NT
86.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
72.8 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
63.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT
62.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
97.0 ALCAN MINESITE
86.0 GOVE AIRPORT
72.8 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
63.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
52.0 NHULUNBUY

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
62.0 MT SOPHIA
60.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
53.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
Illawarra
59.2 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
South Coast
60.3 NAROOMA (MARINE RESCUE)
58.4 DALMENY (BINALONG ST)
56.8 CENTRAL TILBA (BRAESIDE)

ISLANDS
Islands
55.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1485 (61.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1050 (43.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
957 (39.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
951 (39.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
943 (39.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
941 (39.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
894 (37.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
880 (36.7) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
823 (34.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
797 (33.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
797 (33.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
788 (32.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
757 (31.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
747 (31.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
716 (29.8) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
695 (29.0) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
675 (28.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
662 (27.6) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
657 (27.4) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
655 (27.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
628 (26.2) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
619 (25.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
610 (25.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
87/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/15 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/14 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
74/06 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
72/20 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
10.6mm in 30 min to 04:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.0mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.6mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.4mm/h
20.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 40.4mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 20.2mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
14.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.7mm/h
23.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 47.6mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.8mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.3mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.0mm/h
72.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 145.6mm/h
72.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 72.8mm/h
WARRUWI AIRPORT
16.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h
23.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 46.8mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 23.4mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
19.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.4mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.7mm/h
81.0mm in 22 min to 09:22 220.9mm/h
86.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 86.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
40.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 80.8mm/h
40.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 40.4mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT
6.6mm in 15 min to 01:00 26.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 13.6mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
Sydney--east
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
11.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.4mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
11.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 87(150/ 70 ) at 18:47
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 87(360/ 67 ) at 00:30
ISLANDS
Islands
CATO ISLAND : 85(160/ 72 ) at 18:05
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 91(220/ 35 ) at 18:30