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Data is as received at 06:48EST, 04/06/2020.

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 22.8 +1.0 8.2 -2.2 5.7 0.0 2.8 8.1 324 (13.5) 34/21
BUNBURY 20.3 -0.7 6.7 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 28/15
MANDURAH 19.6 -1.5 11.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 34/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.1 24.9 +2.7 24.1 0.0 8.0 10.0 374 (15.6) 44/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.9 -1.3 3.6 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 -0.4 3.2 -5.6 -- -- -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 21/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.9 +1.9 4.8 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 +1.6 0.9 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 21/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.8 +0.8 18.7 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +0.5 21.0 +1.0 -- 4.4 -- -- 443 (18.5) 46/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 +0.8 16.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 23.5 -0.7 17.9 +0.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 458 (19.1) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.6 +0.5 16.6 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 39/15
BUNDABERG AERO 24.3 -0.5 15.9 +1.7 -- 2.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 50/13
COOLANGATTA 23.3 0.0 15.9 +1.9 -- 4.2 -- -- 471 (19.6) 43/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 +0.6 13.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.2 392 (16.3) 37/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.6 +0.7 9.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 46/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 -0.3 11.5 +1.2 -- 4.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 30/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 +0.3 10.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 30/14
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 17.0 +0.7 0.5 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 241 (10.0) 21/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 13.8 -0.3 -0.2 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 22/14
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +0.1 7.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 26/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.4 +0.2 9.5 -1.5 8.0 0.2 1.0 7.9 252 (10.5) 26/11
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 +0.3 5.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 26/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 -1.6 11.5 -1.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 24/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.1 +0.3 -0.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 22/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.0 +0.6 4.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.4 +1.8 2.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 11/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.5 2.1 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 46/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.9 +0.6 1.7 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 50/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.8 +1.1 0.7 -4.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 17/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.7 +1.0 2.3 -6.0 -0.7 0.0 3.8 9.7 447 (18.6) 31/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 +2.3 -0.3 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 15/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.6 +0.8 5.4 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 26/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +1.3 8.2 +1.5 2.5 0.0 2.2 -- 426 (17.8) 31/03
Max
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° 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 DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM N Rivers NT
35.1 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
35.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
34.9 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
34.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 29.4 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 29.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.3 : 32.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.7 : 26.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.6 : 10.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
+5.6 : 29.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
26.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT

+7.1 : 15.6 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+6.1 : 8.2 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+5.6 : 25.0 PORT KEATS AIRPORT N Rivers NT
+5.1 : 20.7 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+5.0 : 11.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

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

7.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
8.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
8.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-2.8 : 18.6 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
-2.8 : 15.1 LAKES ENTRANCE (EASTERN BEACH ROAD) E Gippsland VIC
-2.5 : 17.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
-2.2 : 15.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-2.1 : 20.1 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
-2.1 : 12.3 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-3.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-2.5 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.7 : 0.1 ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
-8.5 : 0.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-8.4 : -1.4 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-7.9 : -1.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-7.6 : 0.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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.
69.2 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
55.0 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE) North Coast NSW
41.0 TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
39.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
34.8 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
34.8 MANINGRIDA AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
39.0 RAINBOW BEACH

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
69.2 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
55.0 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)

ISLANDS

41.0 TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)

10.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
9.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
9.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.6 NURIOOTPA PIRSA Adelaide/Lofty SA

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7.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
5.9 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
5.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.8 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1117 (46.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1031 (43.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1020 (42.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
986 (41.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
976 (40.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
965 (40.2) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
908 (37.8) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
907 (37.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
890 (37.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
835 (34.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
830 (34.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
804 (33.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
789 (32.9) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
784 (32.7) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
783 (32.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
770 (32.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
728 (30.3) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
703 (29.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
693 (28.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
687 (28.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
686 (28.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
683 (28.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
680 (28.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
645 (26.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
628 (26.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
620 (25.8) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
616 (25.7) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
614 (25.6) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
610 (25.4) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
610 (25.4) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
606 (25.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
91/03 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/05 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
74/01 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/10 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
65/18 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
65/00 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.8mm in 13 min to 19:21 49.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
12.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 24.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.4mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
6.8mm in 15 min to 20:15 27.2mm/h
5.4mm in 15 min to 20:30 21.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS

TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.8mm/h
7.4mm in 10 min to 23:00 44.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(130/ 63 ) at 01:02
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 91(120/ 67 ) at 03:48