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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 07/05/2017. 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 average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Central Coast E

033106

HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT

48.6

46.8

18/05/2011

12

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

20.6

18.3

05/05/2003

11

1 N


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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, 07/05/2017.

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 27.0 +5.2 12.4 +2.0 10.8 0.0 3.4 -- 278 (11.6) --
BUNBURY 24.0 +2.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) --
MANDURAH 24.0 +2.7 14.7 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.0 23.1 +1.0 22.2 0.0 6.0 -- 241 (10.0) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.0 +5.0 9.6 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) --
WHYALLA AERO 23.0 +2.6 8.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.0 +1.1 11.5 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -0.1 5.4 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 377 (15.7) --
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +1.4 21.6 +1.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 614 (25.6) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +2.4 21.5 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 412 (17.2) --
MACKAY M.O 25.0 +0.8 20.3 +3.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 698 (29.1) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +2.0 16.8 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 385 (16.0) --
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 +1.4 15.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) --
COOLANGATTA 24.0 +0.9 15.5 +1.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 350 (14.6) --
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 +0.5 13.4 +0.6 11.9 0.0 5.4 -- 372 (15.5) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 +0.2 10.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 10.5 +1.8 6.3 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +1.6 10.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 +3.7 8.4 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +5.1 8.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.0 +6.0 12.5 +1.6 10.2 0.0 4.0 -- 309 (12.9) --
RICHMOND RAAF 26.0 +5.5 7.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) --
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +4.4 14.6 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +4.7 10.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +3.4 6.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.0 +5.0 8.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 +2.8 8.7 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.0 +3.4 4.8 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 106 ( 4.4) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.0 +2.4 9.2 +0.9 7.1 0.0 2.6 -- 458 (19.1) --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 +1.4 5.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 515 (21.5) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.0 +2.2 8.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) --
HOBART AIRPORT 20.0 +4.8 8.7 +2.1 3.3 0.0 4.0 -- 269 (11.2) --
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

37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
35.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
35.0 PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
35.0 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 PORT KEATS AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
35.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
35.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
35.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
35.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 28.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+7.8 : 34.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.7 : 32.0 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
+7.4 : 22.0 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+6.7 : 27.0 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+6.7 : 27.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+6.7 : 32.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
26.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
26.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+8.4 : 15.1 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+8.1 : 17.3 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 17.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.7 : 18.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.7 : 20.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

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

5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.2 : 15.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-2.1 : 19.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-1.9 : 11.0 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-1.5 : 15.0 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
-1.3 : 23.0 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-1.3 : 5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-1.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.1 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.6 : 2.4 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-4.1 : 12.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.0 : 2.7 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-3.7 : -0.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 : 5.4 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast 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.
22.8 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
22.0 COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE) N Coast--Herbert QLD
20.2 GINNINDERRA (CHARNWOOD (ACT)) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
20.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
18.2 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

Reports not yet available

1167 (48.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1167 (48.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1141 (47.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1041 (43.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1020 (42.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
998 (41.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
979 (40.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
975 (40.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
968 (40.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
964 (40.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
944 (39.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
913 (38.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
827 (34.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
815 (34.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
803 (33.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
795 (33.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
784 (32.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
756 (31.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
747 (31.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
718 (29.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
698 (29.1) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
679 (28.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
663 (27.6) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
662 (27.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
657 (27.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
614 (25.6) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
613 (25.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
Reports not yet available

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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
CAPE SORELL
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
STRAHAN AERODROME
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
10.8mm in 6 min to 09:06 108.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(150/ 67 ) at 06:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(330/ 65 ) at 06:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 89( 10/ 69 ) at 02:32
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 121(240/102 ) at 23:30
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 89(239/ 70 ) at 22:40
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 65 ) at 20:09
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 111(220/ 98 ) at 22:02
CAPE GRIM : 111(220/ 67 ) at 22:02
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(190/ 83 ) at 21:30
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(310/ 65 ) at 02:10
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(220/ 70 ) at 22:50
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(240/ 65 ) at 23:49
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 87(210/ 70 ) at 22:00
LOW ROCKY POINT : 78(320/ 69 ) at 10:16
MOUNT READ : 87(210/ 63 ) at 23:30
ISLANDS
Islands
FREDERICK REEF : 69(110/ 65 ) at 01:03
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(260/ 89 ) at 22:57