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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 15/05/2017. 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 rainfall

NSW

CW Plains S

050017

WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS

39.8

36.0

04/05/2000

15

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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.
Data is as received at 14:03EST, 16/05/2017.

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 25.9 +4.1 11.5 +1.1 9.5 0.0 4.2 6.2 258 (10.8) 50/14
BUNBURY 22.6 +1.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 57/21
MANDURAH 21.2 -0.1 15.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 63/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.7 23.0 +0.9 22.1 0.0 3.4 10.3 232 ( 9.7) 43/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +6.0 6.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 30/10
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 +0.6 4.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 48/06
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.2 +2.3 7.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -0.5 4.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 24/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.9 +3.1 9.4 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 34/14
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +1.0 20.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 34/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 17.6 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 284 (11.8) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 25.0 +0.8 17.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 +2.5 19.4 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 26/07
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.9 16.4 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 344 (14.3) 30/08
COOLANGATTA 20.7 -2.4 16.9 +2.8 -- 7.8 -- -- 282 (11.8) 35/10
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -3.1 16.7 +3.9 15.7 2.6 1.0 0.9 271 (11.3) 26/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 +0.8 10.7 +0.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 449 (18.7) 24/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.0 +2.7 11.3 +2.6 7.2 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -3.3 14.0 +3.6 -- 11.6 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 24/01
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.8 +0.5 14.0 +4.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 48/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 +1.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +2.7 8.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 30/21
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -0.1 13.9 +3.0 10.2 0.2 4.0 0.3 284 (11.8) 37/21
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 -1.1 9.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 22/12
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 -0.3 14.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 34/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.9 -- 7.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 30/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.4 +2.1 9.4 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 31/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +0.6 7.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 21/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.1 +0.1 2.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- 8.8 187 ( 7.8) 24/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.6 +0.4 5.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 21/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.6 +1.0 5.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 30/17
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 13.5 -3.1 3.9 -4.4 1.7 0.0 1.4 2.6 229 ( 9.5) 18/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 +0.6 5.4 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 39/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.7 +0.9 5.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 30/09
HOBART AIRPORT 14.1 -1.1 6.0 -0.6 2.6 0.2 0.8 5.6 318 (13.3) 26/08
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

38.9 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
34.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+6.7 : 27.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.7 : 26.8 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+6.4 : 29.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 29.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 30.0 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.7 : 11.8 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.8 : 9.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+7.7 : 9.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+7.7 : 9.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.2 : 19.5 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

3.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-4.5 : 17.7 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
-4.0 : 18.8 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN North Coast NSW
-3.9 : 12.5 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
-3.6 : 19.5 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-3.5 : 20.2 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.5 : 17.7 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-3.5 : 14.9 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA

-3.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

-7.5 : -1.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.2 : 8.8 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-6.6 : 0.9 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-6.4 : 0.0 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-6.3 : 0.5 COONAWARRA Lower 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.
91.0 MINNIE WATER (PUMP SHED) North Coast NSW
39.8 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
39.6 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.6 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
35.2 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL) North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
39.6 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains S
39.8 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
North Coast
91.0 MINNIE WATER (PUMP SHED)
35.2 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)
MidNorth Coast N
37.6 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT

Reports not yet available

840 (35.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
751 (31.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
727 (30.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
724 (30.2) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
684 (28.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
679 (28.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
657 (27.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
640 (26.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
633 (26.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
610 (25.4) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
603 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
100/18 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/19 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
74/23 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
68/15 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
63/14 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
63/23 MANDURAH Lower West WA

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.
None reported None reported