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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

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The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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, 04/05/2017.

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 30.5 +8.7 15.4 +5.0 9.8 0.0 4.0 9.0 377 (15.7) 41/10
BUNBURY 24.0 +2.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 43/11
MANDURAH 22.8 +1.5 16.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 31/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.7 23.6 +1.5 23.0 0.0 4.0 10.5 205 ( 8.5) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.4 -0.6 8.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 17.9 -2.5 5.6 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 345 (14.4) 24/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 -0.6 6.2 -4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 21/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -0.2 5.4 -1.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 18/02
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.5 +2.7 18.5 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) --
CAIRNS AERO -- -- 20.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.5 19.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 26.1 +1.9 18.5 +1.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 31/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +2.8 20.2 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 31/19
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +3.6 17.4 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 37/14
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +2.8 14.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 50/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +3.0 17.6 +4.8 16.5 0.0 2.8 9.4 228 ( 9.5) 44/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.8 +4.0 13.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 46/18
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.8 +4.5 11.0 +2.3 6.9 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.3 +0.9 15.9 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 35/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +0.8 15.9 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 46/02
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +1.9 3.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 39/19
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.6 -1.4 15.6 +4.7 13.2 0.4 5.0 3.4 606 (25.3) 52/03
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 -2.4 10.0 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 28/16
BELLAMBI AWS 17.6 -2.0 13.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 469 (19.5) 52/04
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 31/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.0 +0.7 3.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 24/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +0.3 2.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 21/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 -1.9 3.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 2.8 9.8 243 (10.1) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.5 -1.7 3.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.2 -1.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 28/13
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.9 -1.7 6.1 -2.2 3.9 2.4 2.6 5.7 366 (15.3) 26/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 -1.1 -1.5 -7.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 248 (10.3) 28/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.2 +0.4 -0.8 -5.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 13/13
HOBART AIRPORT 14.7 -0.5 3.7 -2.9 -3.1 0.0 2.4 5.0 413 (17.2) 31/13
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
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

35.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+8.9 : 30.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+8.8 : 35.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+8.7 : 30.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+8.7 : 30.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
+8.4 : 27.0 ALBANY Lower West WA

27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
26.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.9 : 20.7 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.8 : 20.6 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+7.1 : 17.3 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
+6.9 : 18.1 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.8 : 16.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

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

3.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-4.3 : 9.1 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-3.8 : 15.2 KAROONDA Mallee/Upper SE SA
-3.7 : 9.3 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-3.6 : 16.4 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-3.4 : 3.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.4 : 19.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
-3.4 : 17.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

-8.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-9.0 : 0.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2 : -1.5 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-7.1 : -8.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 : -0.2 GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD) SW Slopes N NSW
-6.3 : -6.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

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.
15.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.2 TIM SHEA (SUMMIT) Derwent Valley TAS
13.6 MAIN RIDGE E Central VIC
12.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
12.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

Reports not yet available

1151 (48.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1147 (47.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1112 (46.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1063 (44.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
995 (41.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
979 (40.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
968 (40.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
926 (38.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
903 (37.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
873 (36.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
853 (35.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
849 (35.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
798 (33.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
747 (31.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
709 (29.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
681 (28.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
653 (27.2) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
640 (26.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
617 (25.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
606 (25.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
605 (25.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
605 (25.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
601 (25.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
74/08 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
72/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
70/12 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/17 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
8.0mm in 20 min to 11:30 24.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
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
None reported