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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1848 EST on 24/05/2017. 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

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031204

REEF PARK

32.5

31.5

07/05/2009

12

1 N

NSW

SW Slopes S

072162

KHANCOBAN AWS

32.4

29.8

30/05/2007

16

1 N


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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 23:48EST, 24/05/2017.

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 21.0 -0.8 11.6 +1.2 10.2 0.2 1.2 -- 239 (10.0) --
BUNBURY 21.0 -0.2 13.5 +4.2 -- 4.6 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) --
MANDURAH 22.0 +0.7 15.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.0 22.5 +0.4 21.7 0.0 9.4 -- 309 (12.9) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.0 +2.0 8.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) --
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 +1.6 11.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.0 +0.1 13.3 +3.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 241 (10.0) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.0 +4.2 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) --
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.4 21.7 +1.8 -- 9.0 -- -- 487 (20.3) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 +0.4 21.3 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) --
MACKAY M.O 26.0 +1.8 17.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 +1.0 16.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) --
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 +2.4 14.3 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 261 (10.9) --
COOLANGATTA 25.0 +1.9 14.2 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) --
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 +1.5 15.2 +2.4 12.0 0.2 2.6 -- 231 ( 9.6) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 +5.2 11.4 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 241 (10.0) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 12.1 +3.4 10.6 8.6 2.6 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +3.6 11.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 +3.7 10.0 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.0 +4.4 2.5 0.0 1.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.0 +0.1 8.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.0 +4.0 14.2 +3.3 11.7 1.0 3.4 -- 310 (12.9) --
RICHMOND RAAF 24.0 +3.5 10.1 +2.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) --
BELLAMBI AWS 21.0 +1.4 14.9 +1.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 318 (13.3) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.0 -- 5.5 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.0 -0.3 10.3 +4.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 246 (10.3) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -1.6 9.9 +4.5 -- 6.2 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 0.0 8.8 +1.4 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 233 ( 9.7) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.0 -0.2 5.8 +0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 6.1 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 7.9 -0.4 4.8 0.0 3.2 -- 506 (21.1) --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -0.6 4.1 -1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 410 (17.1) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.0 +0.2 8.5 +3.5 -- 14.2 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) --
HOBART AIRPORT 15.0 -0.2 5.2 -1.4 1.5 2.6 1.0 -- 247 (10.3) --
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
37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
36.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+6.3 : 30.0 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+5.9 : 29.0 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+5.8 : 27.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.5 : 33.0 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+5.2 : 25.0 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+5.2 : 28.0 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+5.2 : 27.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.2 : 14.2 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+7.2 : 15.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 15.4 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+6.9 : 15.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+6.9 : 16.6 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-4.3 : 2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.9 : 1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.7 : 5.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-3.7 : 1.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 : 3.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

0.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-9.2 : 0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.7 : 2.9 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-7.2 : 1.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.8 : 2.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-6.6 : 2.8 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

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.
42.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
34.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
32.5 REEF PARK N Coast--Barron QLD
32.4 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
29.6 MULLALEY POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW

Reports not yet available

1043 (43.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
926 (38.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
883 (36.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
805 (33.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
797 (33.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
765 (31.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
745 (31.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
738 (30.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
732 (30.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
716 (29.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
711 (29.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
710 (29.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
706 (29.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
704 (29.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
697 (29.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
692 (28.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
689 (28.7) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
680 (28.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
661 (27.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
649 (27.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
648 (27.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
637 (26.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
631 (26.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
631 (26.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
619 (25.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
619 (25.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
610 (25.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
604 (25.2) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
WANNEROO AG STATION
12.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
WILYABRUP AG STATION
17.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 35.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY
13.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 27.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 13.8mm/h
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)
15.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 30.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 15.2mm/h
PADTHAWAY SOUTH
14.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes S
COWRA AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.6mm/h
Sydney--east
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
4.4mm in 6 min to 04:30 44.0mm/h
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
PERISHER VALLEY AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
SW Slopes S
KHANCOBAN AWS
11.2mm in 30 min to 03:00 22.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.4mm/h
VICTORIA
Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT
7.2mm in 12 min to 02:42 36.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(230/ 63 ) at 18:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 78(250/ 70 ) at 13:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(310/ 65 ) at 13:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 95(260/ 72 ) at 15:19