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National Daily Weather Summary


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Provisional records set or equalled today

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The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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 14:08EST, 16/05/2019.

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 29.7 +7.9 9.5 -0.9 6.9 0.0 4.6 6.9 265 (11.0) 35/11
BUNBURY 22.6 +1.5 4.9 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 24/11
MANDURAH 22.4 +1.2 12.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 26/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +2.0 21.4 -0.8 20.7 0.0 7.2 11.2 244 (10.2) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT -- -- 5.4 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) --
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 -0.4 5.2 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 21/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 +1.5 7.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 18/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -0.2 6.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 13/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.1 +4.1 19.8 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +1.9 22.2 +2.3 -- 3.4 -- -- 667 (27.8) 54/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 -0.3 22.4 +4.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 423 (17.6) 50/09
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +0.2 20.0 +2.8 -- 14.4 -- -- 581 (24.2) 46/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 +0.5 19.0 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 39/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.3 +1.5 17.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 44/15
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +1.4 15.7 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 44/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 -0.1 16.5 +3.5 15.3 0.6 3.2 2.8 279 (11.6) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.1 +0.2 13.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 43/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.9 +2.5 9.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 3.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +1.7 9.4 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 34/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 +1.5 10.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 24/14
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 19.4 +3.1 0.2 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 17/19
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 16.8 +2.7 0.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 26/13
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +3.4 6.7 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 30/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 +1.9 11.4 +0.4 9.8 0.0 4.0 7.2 359 (15.0) 22/05
RICHMOND RAAF 22.8 +1.9 6.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 17/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.8 +0.9 12.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 17/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 -- -1.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 18/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.9 +0.5 1.8 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 15/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.5 +0.9 3.7 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 15/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.5 4.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 1.8 9.6 80 ( 3.3) 18/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.6 +0.3 2.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 18/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.6 +1.9 5.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.1 -0.6 9.5 +1.2 6.4 0.0 2.8 4.4 258 (10.8) 28/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.5 +0.8 6.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 22/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 +2.0 3.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 11/14
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 +4.0 10.9 +4.3 6.7 0.0 3.4 7.6 553 (23.0) 41/00
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

36.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.0 NGUKURR AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.0 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA

+9.0 : 31.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+8.9 : 30.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
+8.8 : 30.0 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.7 : 27.6 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 29.5 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
26.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+8.0 : 21.5 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+7.3 : 20.5 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.2 : 20.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+7.0 : 15.3 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+7.0 : 15.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+7.0 : 15.9 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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

7.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
8.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.7 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-3.0 : 12.7 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-3.0 : 13.3 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
-2.9 : 12.2 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
-2.6 : 28.6 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-2.3 : 21.8 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-2.3 : 25.1 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD

-5.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.4 : -5.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.8 : 0.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-7.6 : 1.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.4 : -4.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-6.4 : -3.2 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.4 : -1.8 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.4 : -0.2 GRENFELL (MANGANESE RD) SW Slopes N NSW

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.
93.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
56.4 COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE) N Coast--Herbert QLD
56.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
53.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
52.0 HAZELMERE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
93.0 TOPAZ ALERT
52.0 HAZELMERE
N Coast--Herbert
56.4 COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
56.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
53.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
9.6 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
9.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

6.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.9 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
5.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
4.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.8 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1829 (76.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1550 (64.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1164 (48.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1153 (48.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1149 (47.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1140 (47.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1037 (43.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
986 (41.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
937 (39.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
932 (38.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
904 (37.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
883 (36.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
868 (36.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
867 (36.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
865 (36.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
856 (35.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
847 (35.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
837 (34.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
815 (34.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
753 (31.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
718 (29.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
691 (28.8) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
667 (27.8) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
648 (27.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
646 (26.9) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
630 (26.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
614 (25.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
89/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
89/01 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
76/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
67/01 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
67/12 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 76 ) at 00:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 89(250/ 69 ) at 01:15
ISLANDS
Islands
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 80(130/ 65 ) at 00:00