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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 08/05/2017. 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 wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029167

CENTURY MINE

61

50.0

10/05/2012

11

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 14:03EST, 08/05/2017.

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 30.9 +9.1 12.5 +2.1 10.2 0.0 4.0 9.7 355 (14.8) 35/10
BUNBURY -- -- 6.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 28/14
MANDURAH 24.9 +3.6 13.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 22/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.7 23.9 +1.8 22.9 0.0 6.2 11.0 255 (10.6) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.3 +3.3 8.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 48/14
WHYALLA AERO 17.2 -3.2 12.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 514 (21.4) 44/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 -3.6 8.0 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 21/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 -1.6 5.5 -1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 442 (18.4) 43/09
MOUNT ISA AERO -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 25.4 -2.2 21.8 +1.9 -- 9.6 -- -- 552 (23.0) 48/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +2.4 21.3 +3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 379 (15.8) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 24.6 +0.4 20.5 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 567 (23.6) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 +1.7 17.1 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 37/20
BUNDABERG AERO 25.7 +1.1 15.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 39/15
COOLANGATTA 24.5 +1.4 15.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 34/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 +0.8 15.8 +3.0 14.3 0.0 5.4 8.7 327 (13.6) 30/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 +2.0 11.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 34/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.2 +3.9 9.9 +1.2 5.9 0.0 3.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +3.6 9.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 24/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.2 +2.9 9.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 37/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.1 +1.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -0.3 4.2 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 31/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.0 +1.0 14.5 +3.6 10.0 0.0 4.0 10.0 389 (16.2) 54/09
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 +0.7 9.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 28/10
BELLAMBI AWS 19.8 +0.2 14.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 41/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.2 -- 4.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 39/03
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 -1.1 3.1 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 35/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -1.5 4.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 35/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.3 -1.7 3.2 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 28/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.7 -1.5 3.5 -2.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 347 (14.5) 31/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.8 -1.8 3.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 34/10
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.5 -2.1 6.6 -1.7 4.8 0.0 3.0 5.7 570 (23.8) 50/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.8 -1.8 2.1 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 440 (18.3) 39/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 -1.1 6.0 +1.0 -- 4.8 -- -- 332 (13.8) 41/11
HOBART AIRPORT 12.1 -3.1 8.2 +1.6 5.5 2.4 0.6 0.7 527 (22.0) 59/02
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

36.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+10.4 : 32.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+10.1 : 31.3 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.5 : 31.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+9.3 : 32.3 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+9.2 : 35.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
27.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.9 : 28.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+9.0 : 19.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.9 : 18.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.6 : 23.7 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+7.0 : 20.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.0 : 17.6 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+7.0 : 14.7 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

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

-0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.4 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-6.7 : -0.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-6.1 : 0.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-4.8 : 4.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.2 : 6.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-4.0 : 0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 : 10.7 DOVER Southeast TAS

-4.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.1 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.3 : -0.7 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.8 : 1.5 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
-6.5 : 0.2 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
-6.3 : 0.5 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-6.2 : 1.5 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE 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.
50.2 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
43.0 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
42.8 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
41.0 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
39.6 STRAHAN (ANDREW STREET) W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
W Coast
50.2 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)
43.0 CAPE SORELL
42.8 STRAHAN AERODROME
41.0 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM)
39.6 STRAHAN (ANDREW STREET)

Reports not yet available

1637 (68.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1592 (66.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1298 (54.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1260 (52.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1152 (48.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1104 (46.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1097 (45.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1065 (44.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1022 (42.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1020 (42.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1017 (42.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
998 (41.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
995 (41.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
993 (41.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
989 (41.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
980 (40.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
976 (40.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
975 (40.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
938 (39.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
933 (38.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
925 (38.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
862 (35.9) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
853 (35.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
831 (34.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
821 (34.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
815 (34.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
808 (33.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
792 (33.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
779 (32.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
778 (32.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
750 (31.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
741 (30.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
739 (30.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
735 (30.6) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
732 (30.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
715 (29.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
711 (29.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
697 (29.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
696 (29.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
694 (28.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
691 (28.8) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
678 (28.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
678 (28.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
673 (28.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
671 (28.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
664 (27.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
663 (27.6) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
644 (26.8) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
639 (26.6) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
631 (26.3) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
629 (26.2) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
629 (26.2) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
627 (26.1) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
607 (25.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
126/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
111/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
106/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
104/22 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
104/01 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/04 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
100/03 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
100/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/03 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
96/03 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
94/11 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
93/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/00 CAPE GRIM 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL AERODROME
4.8mm in 12 min to 10:30 24.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 85(250/ 65 ) at 02:30
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(310/ 43 ) at 00:12
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(220/ 67 ) at 11:17
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(240/ 93 ) at 03:47
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 91(248/ 70 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 100(210/ 70 ) at 04:00
CAPE GRIM : 91(220/ 72 ) at 00:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 102(220/ 70 ) at 14:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(200/ 80 ) at 02:39
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 104(210/ 85 ) at 22:17
TASMAN ISLAND : 122(220/ 85 ) at 03:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(240/ 58 ) at 03:26
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 96(230/ 58 ) at 05:21
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 96(230/ 69 ) at 03:30
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 89(210/ 76 ) at 00:30
MOUNT READ : 93(210/ 72 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(250/ 82 ) at 05:30