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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 21/04/2017. 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

NT

Alice Springs

015664

WALUNGURRU AIRPORT

69.2

7.0

06/04/2012

13

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018201

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

29.6

25.6

28/04/2006

12

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

19.0

19.0

01/04/2005

19

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

W Coast

097000

CAPE SORELL

23.5

23.0

06/04/2012

16

1 N

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

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

21.9

21.0

08/04/2017

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033294

YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE

23.6

23.5

06/04/2017

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

19.5

19.2

06/04/2017

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 14:02EST, 21/04/2017.

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 29.2 +3.7 9.1 -3.9 6.5 0.0 5.6 10.3 263 (11.0) 34/15
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 22/11
MANDURAH 24.4 +0.5 14.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 24.7 +0.7 24.4 1.8 6.2 9.7 268 (11.2) 34/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 +1.9 18.3 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 24/02
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 -2.8 19.2 +7.5 -- 33.8 -- -- 498 (20.8) 43/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.4 -1.3 19.1 +6.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 21/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 -0.2 15.9 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 41/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +1.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +0.2 22.8 +1.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 559 (23.3) 55/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -0.3 20.3 -0.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 437 (18.2) 44/16
MACKAY M.O 25.9 -0.8 20.0 -0.1 -- 13.4 -- -- 634 (26.4) 57/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 -0.6 18.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 50/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.9 +0.5 17.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 55/12
COOLANGATTA 25.1 -0.3 18.0 +1.0 -- 7.8 -- -- 400 (16.7) 54/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 -0.6 14.6 -1.7 13.1 0.2 6.6 8.9 373 (15.5) 41/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.3 -2.0 12.8 -0.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 602 (25.1) 55/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.0 +0.8 11.5 -1.3 5.8 0.0 5.2 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +0.3 13.1 -0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 30/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.3 +0.7 11.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 31/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.3 14.0 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 34/22
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.1 +2.2 16.3 +2.1 14.0 8.2 3.8 9.9 336 (14.0) 37/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +1.2 13.1 +1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 23.1 +1.0 17.0 +1.5 -- 5.2 -- -- 283 (11.8) 34/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.7 -- 6.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 21/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.2 +4.7 11.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 30/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.3 +4.0 9.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 26/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.7 19.6 +9.5 -- 0.0 8.0 0.0 358 (14.9) 39/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.7 +4.1 13.6 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 30/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.2 +2.0 14.8 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 35/10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 26.3 +6.0 14.8 +4.7 15.1 0.0 7.4 5.1 628 (26.2) 61/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.7 +3.1 14.9 +7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 48/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.4 +6.5 7.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 24/13
HOBART AIRPORT 24.1 +6.0 9.7 +0.9 4.3 0.0 4.0 5.7 290 (12.1) 26/03
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

37.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.5 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
36.4 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
36.4 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
36.4 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.4 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 26.5 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
+9.1 : 17.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
+8.9 : 23.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+8.8 : 19.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+8.6 : 21.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+8.6 : 23.3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+10.4 : 19.0 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.1 : 18.3 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+10.0 : 18.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+9.9 : 20.8 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+9.9 : 21.0 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW

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

11.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
13.1 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
13.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 20.6 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.1 : 21.1 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-5.4 : 21.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-5.3 : 17.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-5.1 : 20.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
-5.1 : 19.5 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

-0.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.1 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.7 : 7.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-4.9 : 5.3 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1 : 1.1 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 : 7.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.0 : 1.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 : 6.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields 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.
69.2 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
41.2 YORKETOWN Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
36.4 NAPIER DOWNS W Kimberley WA
34.6 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
34.4 LAURA Lower North SA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
36.4 NAPIER DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
69.2 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT
34.6 YULARA AIRPORT

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower North
34.4 LAURA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
41.2 YORKETOWN

Reports not yet available

1206 (50.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1079 (45.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1075 (44.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1072 (44.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
964 (40.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
910 (37.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
902 (37.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
891 (37.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
865 (36.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
859 (35.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
848 (35.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
846 (35.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
823 (34.3) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
733 (30.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
718 (29.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
679 (28.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
670 (27.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
665 (27.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
660 (27.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
654 (27.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
651 (27.1) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
649 (27.0) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
634 (26.4) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
628 (26.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
605 (25.2) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
602 (25.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
600 (25.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
89/23 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
81/11 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
70/05 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/02 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
68/07 MIDDLE PERCY 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
31.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 62.4mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 31.2mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 31.2mm/h
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
15.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.4mm/h
8.8mm in 12 min to 21:30 44.0mm/h
6.8mm in 6 min to 21:36 68.0mm/h
1.8mm in 1 min to 21:37 108.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
POINT STUART
14.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.4mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
MANINGRIDA AIRPORT
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.0mm/h
N Plateau
YULARA AIRPORT
34.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 69.2mm/h
34.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 34.6mm/h
WALUNGURRU AIRPORT
11.4mm in 30 min to 03:00 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.0mm/h
69.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 138.4mm/h
69.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 69.2mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
27.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 54.0mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 27.0mm/h
W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO
19.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 39.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.6mm/h
NULLARBOR
31.8mm in 9 min to 09:09 212.0mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 31.8mm/h
WHYALLA AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
33.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 67.6mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 33.8mm/h
PORT AUGUSTA AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.0mm/h
29.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 59.2mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 29.6mm/h
Lower North
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.7mm/h
PORT PIRIE AERODROME AWS
21.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.0mm/h
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.4mm/h
24.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 48.4mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 24.2mm/h
EDITHBURGH
14.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.0mm/h
17.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 35.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.7mm/h
Adelaide/Lofty
PARAFIELD AIRPORT
2.2mm in 1 min to 09:01 132.0mm/h
ROSEWORTHY AWS
22.4mm in 30 min to 15:00 44.8mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 31.0mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 31.6mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 14.0mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 18:00 22.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.4mm/h
17.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.7mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
10.0mm in 30 min to 12:00 20.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 9.3mm/h
Murray Valley
LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE
12.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 24.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.2mm/h
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE
11.0mm in 30 min to 12:30 22.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.6mm/h
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS)
15.4mm in 30 min to 17:00 30.8mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.0mm/h
Lower SE
COONAWARRA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
6.8mm in 13 min to 01:13 31.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.8mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
MACKAY M.O
5.0mm in 12 min to 05:42 25.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
11.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 22.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.2mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee N
WALPEUP RESEARCH
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME
15.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.8mm/h
W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(130/ 69 ) at 11:15
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 89( 30/ 65 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
Islands
CATO ISLAND : 74(150/ 63 ) at 22:21