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National Daily Weather Summary


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 16:10EST, 13/05/2020.

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 22.6 +0.8 9.7 -0.7 7.7 0.0 2.2 9.3 320 (13.3) 41/09
BUNBURY 21.5 +0.5 7.7 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 26/10
MANDURAH 22.9 +1.8 12.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 22/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.9 22.9 +0.7 22.2 0.0 8.2 11.1 338 (14.1) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 -0.2 10.0 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 24/10
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +1.1 6.4 -2.4 -- -- -- -- 293 (12.2) 44/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.2 +0.2 8.3 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +0.7 9.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 57/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.0 +2.0 6.7 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 30/22
CAIRNS AERO -- -- 22.2 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.6 18.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 48/13
MACKAY M.O 24.6 +0.4 17.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 48/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 0.0 15.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 37/11
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 +0.8 13.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 43/12
COOLANGATTA 21.6 -1.7 13.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 498 (20.8) 37/08
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 -0.6 12.1 -0.9 9.0 0.0 -- 5.3 379 (15.8) 31/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 -0.4 5.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 44/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.8 -0.9 9.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 21/01
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 -0.1 5.6 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 28/08
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 15.6 -0.7 -1.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 26/12
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -1.3 -1.6 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 28/12
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.9 -1.2 1.2 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 24/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.5 +1.3 8.4 -2.6 6.3 0.0 3.0 9.7 349 (14.5) 31/16
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 -0.1 1.2 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 30/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 +0.1 9.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 31/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 -2.6 -2.2 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 -2.2 0.9 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 15/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.8 -3.8 2.4 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 13/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.3 -0.8 5.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 4.0 7.5 137 ( 5.7) 31/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.5 -1.8 2.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 26/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 -1.3 3.1 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 35/15
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.6 -2.1 8.8 +0.5 5.8 0.0 2.4 2.5 429 (17.9) 48/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.3 6.3 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 464 (19.3) 46/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 -1.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 52/11
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +2.8 10.0 +3.3 6.1 0.0 2.0 -- 330 (13.8) 50/14
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

36.0 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
35.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.7 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
35.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
35.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.2 : 35.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+5.0 : 29.1 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT PLANT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.0 : 28.8 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.8 : 33.4 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.8 : 31.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
26.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.1 : 21.9 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.8 : 7.6 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+5.4 : 15.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.3 : 10.5 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+5.2 : 12.0 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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

0.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.7 : 0.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.2 : 17.4 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.8 : 18.6 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.6 : 19.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-4.5 : 20.2 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

-4.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.1 : 0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.4 : -1.9 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-7.6 : 0.9 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.2 : 6.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.2 : -4.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 : -4.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro 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.
32.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
19.0 HOWITT PLAINS (HIGH RIDGE) Upper NE VIC
13.6 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
13.6 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
12.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
9.7 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
9.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
8.4 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
7.9 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA

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2.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
2.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1339 (55.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1215 (50.6) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1192 (49.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1170 (48.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1025 (42.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
988 (41.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
985 (41.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
895 (37.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
860 (35.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
849 (35.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
847 (35.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
837 (34.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
826 (34.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
824 (34.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
810 (33.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
798 (33.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
790 (32.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
780 (32.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
778 (32.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
776 (32.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
767 (32.0) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
758 (31.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
711 (29.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
709 (29.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
705 (29.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
682 (28.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
662 (27.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
657 (27.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
650 (27.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
646 (26.9) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
643 (26.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
638 (26.6) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
635 (26.5) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
625 (26.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
104/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
91/12 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
89/05 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
89/07 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
87/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

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
Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.0mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME
4.2mm in 6 min to 11:50 42.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 76(150/ 72 ) at 02:12
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(320/ 85 ) at 10:13
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 89(310/ 69 ) at 05:58
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 83(350/ 63 ) at 10:43
LOW ROCKY POINT : 89(320/ 63 ) at 07:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 91(310/ 70 ) at 12:31
ISLANDS
Islands
CREAL REEF : 72(140/ 63 ) at 00:33