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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 1417 EST on 20/04/2018. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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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 14:16EST, 20/04/2018.

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 22.0 -3.5 11.8 -1.2 9.5 0.4 3.6 3.3 326 (13.6) 31/16
BUNBURY 20.5 -3.6 12.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 28/13
MANDURAH 21.0 -2.9 15.1 -0.5 -- 2.6 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 22/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.9 24.3 +0.3 23.7 0.0 6.0 11.4 253 (10.5) 50/23
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.1 +7.9 13.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 31/13
WHYALLA AERO 33.4 +9.6 12.5 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 46/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.3 +7.6 13.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 21/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.9 +6.4 7.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 26/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +2.6 17.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/11
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +1.1 20.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 27.4 +0.7 24.1 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 39/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +2.0 20.4 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 +1.7 19.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 31/10
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +1.4 19.1 +2.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 413 (17.2) 31/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +0.1 17.7 +1.4 16.8 10.6 5.0 7.1 338 (14.1) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.8 +0.5 14.7 +1.3 -- 1.4 -- -- 658 (27.4) 48/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.4 +3.2 16.8 +4.0 -- 0.0 4.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.1 +2.0 12.3 -1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 37/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.9 +4.3 12.6 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 50/18
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 22.0 +1.9 7.5 +0.8 2.5 0.4 4.4 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.7 +3.3 9.4 +2.2 2.5 2.2 3.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.6 +4.1 15.1 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 43/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.9 +4.0 15.5 +1.3 12.5 0.0 4.8 6.5 308 (12.8) 28/20
RICHMOND RAAF 26.1 +2.3 10.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 22/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.7 +1.6 17.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 37/05
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.2 -- 5.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 28/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.2 +5.7 13.7 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 325 (13.5) 22/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +3.4 10.5 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.2 +5.6 9.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 4.0 8.9 107 ( 4.5) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.6 +4.0 8.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 21/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.4 +4.2 7.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 21/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 24.0 +3.7 9.0 -1.1 7.0 0.0 3.4 8.1 301 (12.5) 30/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.7 +4.1 5.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 26/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.3 -1.6 5.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 13/10
HOBART AIRPORT 17.2 -0.9 6.3 -2.5 1.5 0.0 3.4 6.9 247 (10.3) 22/09
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

40.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
40.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
39.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+12.2 : 36.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.5 : 33.9 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.9 : 35.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.9 : 35.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.9 : 32.6 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
27.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.9 : 20.5 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+7.8 : 17.1 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+7.5 : 23.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+7.5 : 17.6 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.0 : 21.1 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

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

8.3 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.9 : 14.2 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-6.6 : 15.1 SHANNON Lower West WA
-6.1 : 17.3 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.1 : 15.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-5.8 : 20.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA

-1.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-0.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.5 : 6.2 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-6.0 : 7.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-6.0 : 4.7 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.7 : -0.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.6 : 6.1 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.
63.4 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
55.0 ALCAN MINESITE N Rivers NT
40.2 MANLY RAILWAY STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
37.4 BATCHELOR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.2 TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
63.4 NGUKURR AIRPORT
55.0 ALCAN MINESITE
37.4 BATCHELOR AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
40.2 MANLY RAILWAY STATION

ISLANDS

35.2 TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)

Reports not yet available

1115 (46.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
960 (40.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
930 (38.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
826 (34.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
770 (32.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
768 (32.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
766 (31.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
704 (29.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
671 (28.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
658 (27.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
656 (27.3) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
637 (26.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
603 (25.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
78/18 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
72/22 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
63/06 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63/01 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63/15 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CHARLES POINT
9.2mm in 12 min to 21:12 46.0mm/h
7.8mm in 8 min to 21:20 58.5mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.8mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.2mm/h
MIDDLE POINT
17.0mm in 30 min to 23:00 34.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.4mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 23.4mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.2mm in 18 min to 18:30 50.7mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.2mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 20.4mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.8mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
19.0mm in 30 min to 01:30 38.0mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 23.6mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 27.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 11.7mm/h
15.0mm in 30 min to 23:30 30.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
15.0mm in 18 min to 09:00 50.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
8.8mm in 17 min to 06:17 31.1mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 15.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
KNIGHTVALE
16.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.0mm/h
CW Plains N
WALGETT (BREWON AWS)
17.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 34.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.0mm/h
33.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 66.0mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 33.0mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 28.0mm/h
47.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 47.0mm/h
65.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 21.7mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.2mm/h
69.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 11.5mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
7.0mm in 9 min to 22:47 46.7mm/h
8.4mm in 13 min to 23:00 38.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.8mm/h
6.6mm in 13 min to 23:13 30.5mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 24.8mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.8mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
9.2mm in 7 min to 18:13 78.9mm/h
10.2mm in 17 min to 18:30 36.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 22.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
COORANBONG (LAKE MACQUARIE AWS)
36.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 73.6mm/h
36.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 36.8mm/h
39.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 39.2mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.3mm/h
C Tablelands N
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
7.0mm in 8 min to 16:38 52.5mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS

TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
19.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 38.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
27.8mm in 29 min to 09:30 57.5mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 28.8mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
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