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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum 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 14:03EST, 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 20.9 -0.9 15.5 +5.1 12.9 3.4 3.2 4.2 564 (23.5) 76/10
BUNBURY 19.3 -1.9 14.7 +5.4 -- 16.0 -- -- 613 (25.5) 59/06
MANDURAH 19.7 -1.6 16.3 +2.7 -- 9.2 -- -- 854 (35.6) 65/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 -0.6 20.5 -1.6 18.2 0.0 9.2 10.3 296 (12.3) 34/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 +7.1 7.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 24.9 +4.5 6.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 31/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.5 +3.6 6.8 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 21/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.2 +1.1 3.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 28/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.2 +3.4 14.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +1.4 19.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.2 17.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 26.2 +2.0 17.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 21/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +2.0 15.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 26/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +1.2 15.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 26/13
COOLANGATTA 23.0 -0.1 13.7 -0.4 -- 4.4 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +2.8 14.9 +2.1 12.6 0.8 0.8 9.4 135 ( 5.6) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 +1.8 11.7 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 264 (11.0) 35/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.1 +0.8 11.7 +3.0 8.4 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 0.0 12.5 +2.1 -- 21.2 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 50/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 -0.1 11.8 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 355 (14.8) 39/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 5.0 +0.4 1.8 0.4 3 4.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +0.8 8.4 +1.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 30/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 -0.9 13.0 +2.1 11.2 0.0 1.6 5.5 426 (17.8) 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 21.1 +0.6 9.8 +2.2 -- 2.4 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 30/10
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -0.2 14.0 +1.0 -- 3.4 -- -- 420 (17.5) 44/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.1 -- 3.3 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 35/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.0 +2.7 5.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 17/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +2.0 4.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.3 +0.3 1.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 2.6 6.2 181 ( 7.5) 24/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.9 +0.7 5.2 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 22/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.7 +2.1 7.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 24/09
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 15.3 -1.3 5.9 -2.4 2.8 0.2 2.0 4.2 -- 22/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +1.0 7.1 +1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 491 (20.5) 37/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.9 -0.9 3.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 28/13
HOBART AIRPORT 12.7 -2.5 7.8 +1.2 4.4 1.6 0.6 0.5 224 ( 9.3) 18/13
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

35.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.6 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
34.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.8 : 29.6 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+7.8 : 28.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.8 : 29.9 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.5 : 26.2 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
+7.3 : 28.7 EYRE Eucla WA

27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.1 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.9 : 17.3 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 13.1 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
+6.5 : 12.8 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.1 : 15.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.1 : 7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

1.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.8 : 9.4 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-3.8 : 1.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-3.8 : 12.0 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-3.8 : 15.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-3.6 : 8.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-45.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
-3.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.2 : -1.6 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-7.7 : 0.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-7.7 : 1.0 VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.3 : 1.5 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
-7.1 : 0.4 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

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.
52.0 DENBARKER Lower West WA
40.6 HUNTLY Lower West WA
38.8 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
36.4 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA
35.4 THOMSON BROOK Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
52.0 DENBARKER
40.6 HUNTLY
38.8 DWELLINGUP
36.4 NORTH WALPOLE
35.4 THOMSON BROOK

Reports not yet available

1190 (49.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1109 (46.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1090 (45.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
899 (37.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
854 (35.6) MANDURAH Lower West WA
821 (34.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
800 (33.3) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
769 (32.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
767 (32.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
750 (31.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
717 (29.9) JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
717 (29.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
664 (27.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
630 (26.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
613 (25.5) BUNBURY Lower West WA
601 (25.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
102/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
85/05 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
78/07 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
76/10 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
76/10 BICKLEY 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BICKLEY
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
CAPE LEEUWIN
19.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.4mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
10.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
DWELLINGUP
30.2mm in 21 min to 09:21 86.3mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 30.2mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 32.2mm/h
MANJIMUP
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
13.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.8mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
12.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.6mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
17.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 35.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.8mm/h
ROCKY GULLY
13.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.4mm/h
BUNBURY
16.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
SHANNON
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
COLLIE EAST
19.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.6mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
34.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 69.6mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 34.8mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 35.4mm/h
SCOTT RIVER AG STATION
21.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 21.2mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 21.2mm/h
DARDANUP
13.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.0mm/h
FRANKLAND
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
HARVEY
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
MANJIMUP AG STATION
22.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.8mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.6mm/h
PEMBERTON AG STATION
25.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 51.2mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.6mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 25.6mm/h
VASSE AG STATION
18.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 36.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.0mm/h
WAROONA
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
WILYABRUP AG STATION
22.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 44.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
TUNNEY AG STATION
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 96(280/ 78 ) at 06:30
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 102( 70/ 74 ) at 08:32