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National Daily Weather Summary


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 16:32EST, 05/03/2014.

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
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 29.4 -1.6 18.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 674 (28.1) 55/17
PERTH AIRPORT 32.5 +2.8 17.7 +1.8 14.9 0.0 8.8 11.8 511 (21.3) 41/22
BUNBURY 29.9 +2.1 12.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 41/09
MANDURAH 30.1 +2.2 16.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 533 (22.2) 44/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 25.6 +1.1 25.3 0.0 7.4 4.7 287 (12.0) 28/02
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.4 +0.8 16.4 -1.1 15.1 0.0 12.6 11.4 356 (14.8) 43/16
WHYALLA AERO 34.4 +7.2 16.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 46/21
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.4 +9.1 19.7 +4.5 -- 0.0 6.6 11.8 171 ( 7.1) 34/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 35.8 +12.7 8.8 -1.7 6.3 0.0 4.2 11.1 246 (10.3) 50/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.4 +0.3 22.6 +0.9 20.9 2.2 3.2 8.5 387 (16.1) 35/00
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.6 24.1 +1.0 22.3 4.4 4.2 8.8 544 (22.7) 55/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 -2.0 22.9 0.0 20.0 0.2 7.8 3.3 502 (20.9) 50/15
MACKAY M.O 29.4 +0.8 24.0 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 7.1 590 (24.6) 50/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 -2.2 21.9 +1.1 20.0 0.4 8.0 -- 460 (19.2) 52/11
BUNDABERG AERO 30.5 +1.4 19.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 54/12
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +0.7 19.4 -0.2 -- 2.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 43/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 -0.3 19.8 +0.4 18.8 5.8 7.0 8.3 376 (15.7) 39/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.9 -1.1 15.4 -0.8 -- 1.8 -- -- 685 (28.5) 50/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.5 +0.4 17.9 +1.3 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 206 ( 8.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.9 0.0 16.6 -1.5 14.4 0.0 4.6 7.8 291 (12.1) 30/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +0.1 17.7 +0.9 -- 4.2 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 26/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.2 0.0 18.8 +2.5 18.4 0.0 5.2 11.9 278 (11.6) 35/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 -0.6 12.6 +2.0 6.0 0.0 4.0 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.6 -0.3 17.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 400 (16.7) 35/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.3 +1.1 19.3 +1.8 17.8 4.8 2.6 3.3 347 (14.5) 28/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.7 -1.2 18.4 +2.8 -- 2.6 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 24/17
BELLAMBI AWS 24.8 +0.9 18.4 +0.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 26/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.1 +3.5 18.5 +5.1 17.2 0.0 8.0 12.0 419 (17.5) 34/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.2 +4.6 15.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 41/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.7 +6.4 19.9 +6.1 13.6 0.0 10.6 10.6 269 (11.2) 43/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.9 +5.7 15.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 37/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 32.3 +6.6 16.5 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 65/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.7 +9.8 16.0 +2.8 13.6 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.0 +8.8 11.7 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 67/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.6 +3.1 12.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 34/11
HOBART AIRPORT 29.0 +8.3 11.7 +0.9 7.7 0.0 4.8 11.5 254 (10.6) 41/15
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

43.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
42.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+13.5 : 34.9 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+13.0 : 36.5 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+12.8 : 35.6 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
+12.7 : 35.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+12.6 : 34.2 FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
+12.6 : 36.5 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
28.2 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.6 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.5 : 22.7 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+7.0 : 18.5 LAMEROO COMPARISON Mallee/Upper SE SA
+6.7 : 21.5 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW
+6.6 : 21.8 NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
+6.5 : 20.1 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW

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

16.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.7 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
17.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
18.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.5 : 26.0 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-6.2 : 26.1 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-6.0 : 24.5 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-5.5 : 27.9 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-5.2 : 24.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

4.4 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
5.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.9 EYRE Eucla WA
7.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.4 : 6.9 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.1 : 18.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
-3.9 : 11.0 HARVEY Lower West WA
-3.6 : 8.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-3.2 : 8.4 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
-3.2 : 10.1 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA

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.
86.7 MAINORU OUTSTATION STORE N Rivers NT
80.0 HAZELMERE N Coast--Barron QLD
68.4 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
68.0 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
50.2 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
86.7 MAINORU OUTSTATION STORE
68.0 BULMAN AWS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
80.0 HAZELMERE
68.4 CAPE FLATTERY
50.2 COOKTOWN AIRPORT

12.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
11.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

3.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
3.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
3.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
3.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

1098 (45.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1097 (45.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1062 (44.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1062 (44.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1055 (44.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
968 (40.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
945 (39.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
920 (38.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
885 (36.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
867 (36.1) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
851 (35.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
808 (33.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
803 (33.5) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
782 (32.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
778 (32.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
738 (30.8) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
727 (30.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
714 (29.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
711 (29.6) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
702 (29.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
693 (28.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
688 (28.7) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
685 (28.5) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
674 (28.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
660 (27.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
657 (27.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
656 (27.3) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
625 (26.0) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
619 (25.8) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
602 (25.1) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
600 (25.0) DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
80/06 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
80/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
78/19 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
78/16 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
76/01 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
76/13 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
76/13 TUNNACK FIRE STATION 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
10.0mm in 39 min to 13:39 15.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
NGUKURR AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 12.8mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 21.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
5.4mm in 15 min to 12:00 21.6mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
17.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 17.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
51.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 51.6mm/h
64.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 21.3mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
16.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 16.6mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
16.8mm in 30 min to 15:00 33.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.8mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
6.4mm in 13 min to 18:30 29.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Northeast
YUNTA AIRSTRIP
13.4mm in 19 min to 14:59 42.3mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.8mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
15.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 15.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.0mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:30 21.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
62.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO
11.4mm in 30 min to 21:00 22.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.4mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.0mm/h
10.4mm in 24 min to 08:54 26.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 19.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 74(170/ 65 ) at 01:00
BUSSELTON JETTY : 291(150/ 26 ) at 10:28
VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 78(360/ 63 ) at 20:49
ISLANDS
Islands
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 91(110/ 74 ) at 19:00