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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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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 0111 EST on 14/04/2018. 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 minimum temperature

NSW

Sydney--east

066196

SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST)

21.5

21.5

04/04/2018

11

1 N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

20.1

19.5

09/04/1998

18

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068241

ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)

19.2

19.0

02/04/2009

14

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069132

BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS

14.5

14.5

08/04/2010

20

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

42.5

42.5

14/04/2005

20

1 N Equal to record.

WA

E Pilbara

004032

PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT

42.8

42.6

04/04/2018

65

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

38.1

37.2

12/04/2005

19

1 N


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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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:07EST, 14/04/2018.

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 25.1 -0.4 14.3 +1.3 13.2 0.0 5.2 8.5 255 (10.6) 41/11
BUNBURY 24.0 -0.1 12.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 34/15
MANDURAH 23.9 0.0 17.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 34/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 23.5 -0.5 23.0 4.0 4.4 10.3 231 ( 9.6) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +5.6 16.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 32.8 +9.0 10.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 31/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.9 +9.2 13.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 22/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.5 +6.0 5.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 26/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.7 +2.9 20.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 31/12
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +2.1 24.5 +2.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 388 (16.2) 39/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +1.6 23.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 26.5 -0.2 22.0 +1.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 646 (26.9) 57/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +2.3 22.6 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 50/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +0.8 18.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 500 (20.8) 55/15
COOLANGATTA 27.5 +2.1 19.8 +2.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 367 (15.3) 35/09
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +0.8 18.9 +2.6 18.1 1.4 5.0 10.7 316 (13.2) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 +1.4 15.4 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 578 (24.1) 52/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.2 +6.0 14.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 6.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.2 +3.1 12.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 31/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.9 +5.3 15.1 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 30/19
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 31.7 +7.2 15.7 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 30/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.2 +6.3 19.5 +5.3 16.5 0.0 4.0 10.3 351 (14.6) 41/16
RICHMOND RAAF 31.0 +7.2 17.4 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 25.2 +3.1 20.8 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 35/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.1 -- 13.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 52/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.8 +6.3 7.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 31/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.2 +5.9 5.9 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.9 +5.3 8.6 -1.5 -- 0.0 4.9 10.8 222 ( 9.3) 24/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.6 +4.0 8.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 26/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.1 +4.9 7.6 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 28/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 22.8 +2.5 8.1 -2.0 6.1 0.0 2.8 10.9 314 (13.1) 31/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.9 +5.3 3.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 31/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.8 +0.9 7.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.1 +1.0 9.8 +1.0 6.8 0.0 2.4 7.0 265 (11.0) 35/15
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

42.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
41.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
41.3 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+14.7 : 38.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.7 : 37.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.7 : 37.8 FORREST Eucla WA
+11.5 : 38.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+11.0 : 35.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.8 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
28.2 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+9.4 : 15.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.9 : 14.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
+7.3 : 14.0 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.2 : 19.2 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+7.2 : 20.0 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

7.8 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
11.9 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
12.0 WARRA W Coast TAS

-3.1 : 11.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
-2.8 : 23.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-1.8 : 9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-1.5 : 25.3 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-1.5 : 14.4 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-1.5 : 25.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

0.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.2 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.1 : 2.7 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-5.1 : 5.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-4.6 : 5.9 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-4.5 : 3.3 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-4.3 : 5.5 CERBERUS E Central 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.
38.0 PARRY CREEK FARM N Kimberley WA
30.0 DIGGERS REST N Kimberley WA
29.0 THEDA N Kimberley WA
27.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
22.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

Reports not yet available

1167 (48.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1055 (44.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1017 (42.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1011 (42.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
986 (41.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
971 (40.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
765 (31.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
759 (31.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
689 (28.7) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
649 (27.0) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
649 (27.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
646 (26.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
639 (26.6) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
608 (25.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
606 (25.3) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
87/14 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
78/16 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
76/06 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
74/17 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
70/22 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
70/20 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. 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
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT
8.4mm in 21 min to 18:00 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
6.8mm in 13 min to 13:43 31.4mm/h
9.8mm in 17 min to 14:00 34.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 17.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(320/ 78 ) at 15:00
ISLANDS
Islands
FREDERICK REEF : 72(120/ 63 ) at 00:30