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National Daily Weather Summary


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Provisional records set or equalled today

Preparation of this section goes through three stages:

  1. Real time data is compared to a records database as it is received, and possible records are put here. They are not checked in any way. Temperature records are to the nearest whole degree until replaced by readings to one decimal place mid-afternoon this day for minima and mid-afternoon next day for maxima.
  2. Within a few days, AWN checks the data for obvious errors, flags items "C" for "Checked" in the comments column and adds notes about possible errors.
  3. About 5 months later, the whole Daily Weather Summary is updated to include late-arriving data and quality-control information from the BoM. At that time the "C" flags are removed.

This section is now at stage 1. For more information on records, the quality flags in the comments column and BoM quality control go here.

Prepared at 1453 EST on 14/04/2020.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments and quality flags
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029038

KOWANYAMA AIRPORT

37.1

36.7

09/04/1969

53

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 14:52EST, 14/04/2020.

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 26.6 +1.0 14.0 +1.0 11.7 0.0 1.8 9.7 231 ( 9.6) 31/15
BUNBURY 23.8 -0.4 15.7 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 26/16
MANDURAH 25.8 +1.7 19.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 26/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.3 23.8 -0.2 24.0 24.4 6.2 8.2 252 (10.5) 46/01
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 +4.7 13.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 34/16
WHYALLA AERO 26.5 +2.6 6.7 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 31/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.3 +1.5 7.8 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 24/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.5 +0.9 6.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 31/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.0 +3.0 16.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 30/17
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.4 22.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 28/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +1.4 24.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 28.7 +2.0 22.0 +1.8 -- 6.8 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 37/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 +1.7 19.5 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 35/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.2 18.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 37/09
COOLANGATTA 25.1 -0.5 12.2 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 26/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 -0.8 13.8 -2.7 11.2 0.0 -- 9.9 347 (14.5) 28/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.8 11.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 39/20
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 -1.1 10.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 30/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -0.6 6.8 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 26/14
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -0.8 2.8 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 15/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -1.4 1.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 24/10
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -2.7 6.4 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 21/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.8 -0.2 11.2 -3.1 8.0 0.0 4.8 8.8 327 (13.6) 28/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.0 -1.2 6.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 18/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 -1.4 11.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 24/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 -4.1 3.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 18/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.6 -3.0 6.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 22/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.9 -2.8 7.4 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.6 6.4 -3.8 -- 0.0 3.1 -- 109 ( 4.5) 24/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 -2.6 6.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.0 -2.5 6.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 22/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 19.1 -1.3 9.3 -0.9 7.8 0.0 2.4 7.1 315 (13.1) 24/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +0.3 8.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 24/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.9 -2.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
HOBART AIRPORT 15.6 -2.6 5.1 -3.7 2.7 0.0 1.6 3.7 340 (14.2) 17/19
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

38.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
38.4 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
38.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
38.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

+13.5 : 34.4 ALBANY Lower West WA
+13.0 : 35.8 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.7 : 38.4 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.6 : 35.4 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+10.8 : 32.1 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

27.1 LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.0 TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL

+11.4 : 22.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.3 : 20.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.6 : 19.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 19.7 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+7.3 : 18.4 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA

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

6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
9.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
11.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.8 : 29.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-4.8 : 25.0 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-4.5 : 23.8 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-4.4 : 23.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
-4.2 : 30.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-4.2 : 21.8 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-4.2 : 23.5 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-4.2 : 14.3 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC

-2.3 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-7.7 : 4.7 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.4 : 1.9 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-7.1 : 1.5 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.9 : 2.7 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-6.9 : 7.1 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa 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.
60.4 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
54.2 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
45.6 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT
36.8 DARWIN RIVER DAM N Rivers NT
35.0 KARAMA N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
54.2 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
45.6 GERIATRIC PARK
36.8 DARWIN RIVER DAM
35.0 KARAMA

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
60.4 MACKAY AERO

10.4 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
9.9 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
9.6 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

5.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
3.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.6 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1158 (48.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1028 (42.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
998 (41.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
945 (39.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
930 (38.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
910 (37.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
883 (36.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
883 (36.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
857 (35.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
832 (34.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
763 (31.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
733 (30.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
705 (29.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
688 (28.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
659 (27.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
645 (26.9) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
641 (26.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
613 (25.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
610 (25.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
609 (25.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
68/19 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
59/01 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
59/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
59/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
57/04 MACKAY AERO 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.0mm in 15 min to 01:30 24.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.4mm/h
6.8mm in 12 min to 01:53 34.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 21.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.0mm/h
GUNN POINT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.8mm/h
CHARLES POINT
15.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 30.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.2mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 16.2mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP
23.2mm in 28 min to 02:58 49.7mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 25.2mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 03:30 24.8mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 37.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.3mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 04:00 21.2mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 23.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.3mm/h
NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP
12.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.7mm/h
KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
20.4mm in 30 min to 02:30 40.8mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 23.0mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 22.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
12.2mm in 27 min to 03:00 27.1mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.6mm/h
21.0mm in 29 min to 05:00 43.4mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 30.4mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 28.8mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.7mm/h
VICTORIA
E Central
WONTHAGGI
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
None reported