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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 22/05/2018. 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 maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

35.0

34.9

16/05/2018

17

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

N Peninsula

027073

COEN AIRPORT

18.0

17.8

26/05/2012

11

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094087

KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE)

91.2

80.0

16/05/2011

11

89.1

09/09/2012

12

1 N

TAS

Derwent Valley

095048

OUSE FIRE STATION

27.6

22.0

06/05/2018

11

26.7

05/10/2012

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

TAS

Central Plateau

096033

LIAWENEE

49.8

42.6

29/05/2004

13

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 22:20EST, 22/05/2018.

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 28.0 +6.2 12.0 +1.6 8.3 0.0 4.0 -- 408 (17.0) --
BUNBURY 24.0 +2.8 4.3 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) --
MANDURAH 23.0 +1.7 12.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 0.0 22.6 +0.5 21.4 0.0 6.4 -- 401 (16.7) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.0 -2.0 1.6 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) --
WHYALLA AERO 18.0 -2.4 7.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 -1.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -1.1 12.2 +4.9 -- 1.6 -- -- 477 (19.9) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.0 -1.8 15.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) --
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 -0.6 22.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 624 (26.0) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 -0.6 15.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) --
MACKAY M.O 23.0 -1.2 11.9 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 +1.0 8.2 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) --
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +0.4 8.1 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) --
COOLANGATTA 23.0 -0.1 7.0 -7.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) --
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 +1.5 7.8 -5.0 3.1 0.0 2.2 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.0 -0.8 6.4 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 8.8 +0.1 -- 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +0.6 4.7 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 +2.7 10.8 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 578 (24.1) --
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 12.0 -3.7 5.4 +2.0 -3.2 0.0 1.4 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 5.8 +1.2 0.8 0.0 1.7 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.0 -0.9 5.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 +5.0 10.3 -0.6 7.3 0.0 5.2 -- 523 (21.8) --
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +4.5 2.1 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) --
BELLAMBI AWS 23.0 +3.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.0 -- 6.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 489 (20.4) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.0 -0.3 10.3 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +1.4 10.5 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.0 -2.0 11.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 347 (14.5) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.0 +0.8 11.1 +5.4 12.3 0.0 -- -- -- --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.0 -0.6 10.5 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.0 -0.6 11.8 +3.5 9.4 0.8 1.8 -- 523 (21.8) --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -0.6 9.2 +3.5 -- 0.8 -- -- 525 (21.9) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.0 +2.2 6.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) --
HOBART AIRPORT 15.0 -0.2 11.5 +4.9 7.2 0.0 3.8 -- 600 (25.0) --
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

35.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
33.0 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.0 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
33.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
33.0 MOUNT BUNDEY NORTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT
33.0 MOUNT BUNDEY SOUTH (DEFENCE) N Rivers NT

+6.8 : 26.0 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+6.5 : 25.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+6.4 : 24.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+6.2 : 28.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+6.2 : 25.0 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+6.9 : 10.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.9 : 13.3 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+6.5 : 9.7 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+6.4 : 10.7 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+6.3 : 14.3 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA

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

2.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
3.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.0 : 27.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.0 : 28.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.5 : 4.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.4 : 23.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-4.1 : 12.0 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-4.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.5 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.1 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.8 : 1.2 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.8 : 0.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.7 : -0.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-8.4 : 7.0 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
-8.2 : 1.9 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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.
28.0 TRARALGON CREEK AT KOORNALLA W Gippsland VIC
23.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
20.2 MOE SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
16.4 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
16.0 JEERALANG NORTH W Gippsland VIC

Reports not yet available

2189 (91.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1964 (81.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1870 (77.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1462 (60.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1282 (53.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1207 (50.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1195 (49.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1165 (48.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1156 (48.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1153 (48.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1151 (48.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1092 (45.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1059 (44.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1046 (43.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1028 (42.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1003 (41.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
994 (41.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
991 (41.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
962 (40.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
959 (40.0) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
949 (39.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
930 (38.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
914 (38.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
912 (38.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
911 (38.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
899 (37.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
863 (36.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
857 (35.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
834 (34.8) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
817 (34.0) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
805 (33.5) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
797 (33.2) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
793 (33.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
793 (33.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
787 (32.8) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
781 (32.5) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
765 (31.9) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
756 (31.5) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
732 (30.5) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
725 (30.2) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
721 (30.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
719 (30.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
716 (29.8) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
709 (29.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
707 (29.5) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
706 (29.4) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
702 (29.3) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
702 (29.3) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
701 (29.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
697 (29.0) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
673 (28.0) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
673 (28.0) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
669 (27.9) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
663 (27.6) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
663 (27.6) OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
657 (27.4) WARRA W Coast TAS
648 (27.0) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
645 (26.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
635 (26.5) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
624 (26.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
620 (25.8) CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU N Rivers NT
600 (25.0) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
Reports not yet available

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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 82(250/ 63 ) at 14:49
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 63 ) at 14:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(240/ 87 ) at 10:06
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 74(217/ 63 ) at 13:40
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 109(250/ 91 ) at 00:40
CAPE GRIM : 95(240/ 61 ) at 01:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 102(220/ 56 ) at 10:39
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 113(260/ 69 ) at 01:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(270/ 63 ) at 03:58
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 145(250/117 ) at 04:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 113(240/ 50 ) at 10:14
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(250/ 52 ) at 06:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(260/ 63 ) at 01:30
DENNES POINT : 85(240/ 65 ) at 08:00
Derwent Valley
BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) : 91(230/ 41 ) at 00:30
OUSE FIRE STATION : 96(250/ 59 ) at 00:00
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 93(230/ 61 ) at 00:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 91(230/ 70 ) at 02:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 109(270/ 89 ) at 02:00