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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1631 EST on 01/04/2014. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039089

THANGOOL AIRPORT

107.4

101.4

03/03/1994

82

1 N

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

62.4

59.0

02/03/2010

16

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

34.0

34.0

27/03/2014

16

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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 16:31EST, 01/04/2014.

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 25.9 -5.1 11.4 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 34/13
PERTH AIRPORT 23.4 -6.3 14.3 -1.6 12.6 0.0 3.0 3.9 319 (13.3) 41/14
BUNBURY 23.3 -4.5 14.3 +0.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 30/22
MANDURAH 22.7 -5.2 15.9 -2.3 -- 6.4 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 28/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.8 +3.9 24.8 +0.3 24.5 0.2 6.8 10.2 328 (13.7) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.4 +3.8 18.1 +0.6 15.9 0.0 9.2 9.2 221 ( 9.2) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 35.5 +8.3 17.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.5 +6.2 16.2 +1.0 -- 0.0 12.4 1.0 159 ( 6.6) 24/21
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.5 +7.4 12.8 +2.3 10.2 0.0 3.4 3.3 255 (10.6) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +4.9 20.0 -1.7 17.6 0.0 11.0 11.2 254 (10.6) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.6 24.7 +1.6 23.3 0.0 5.8 10.5 431 (18.0) 44/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 -0.3 24.3 +1.4 22.0 0.0 5.8 10.9 342 (14.3) 41/16
MACKAY M.O 28.8 +0.2 22.5 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 246 (10.3) 31/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 -0.2 22.9 +2.1 21.3 0.0 4.6 -- 192 ( 8.0) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 30.2 +1.1 20.5 +0.6 -- 7.8 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 37/15
COOLANGATTA 28.1 +0.8 20.5 +0.9 -- 15.2 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 34/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 -0.2 19.5 +0.1 19.0 3.0 0.0 9.5 250 (10.4) 35/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.2 +0.2 16.8 +0.6 -- 59.6 -- -- 479 (20.0) 46/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.4 -0.7 18.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 139 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 -0.1 20.1 +2.0 18.7 0.2 4.4 8.2 303 (12.6) 28/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +0.1 18.8 +2.0 -- 13.6 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 24/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.5 -0.7 16.0 -0.3 15.3 11.6 6.6 9.5 226 ( 9.4) 41/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.8 -0.8 11.5 +0.9 7.0 0.0 2.8 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.8 -1.1 15.8 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 31/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.9 -0.3 17.8 +0.3 16.2 2.8 5.0 10.2 364 (15.2) 26/15
RICHMOND RAAF 26.3 -0.6 16.1 +0.5 -- 10.8 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 24/17
BELLAMBI AWS 23.8 -0.1 18.0 0.0 -- 10.6 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 18/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.3 +0.7 12.5 -0.9 11.6 0.0 3.8 10.8 331 (13.8) 22/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 26.7 -0.9 11.6 -1.1 -- 9.2 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 18/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.8 +5.5 15.0 +1.2 12.3 0.0 3.0 9.9 186 ( 7.8) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 29.3 +3.1 12.8 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 46/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 29.5 +3.8 14.6 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 21/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 30.9 +7.0 16.6 +3.4 10.6 0.0 7.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.6 +6.4 14.3 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.3 -0.2 11.7 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 22/16
HOBART AIRPORT 25.4 +4.7 12.0 +1.2 9.1 0.0 3.8 9.4 255 (10.6) 28/11
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

40.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.5 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
39.8 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.8 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+12.1 : 33.5 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+10.5 : 34.0 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+10.3 : 33.1 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
+10.2 : 33.5 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.9 : 30.0 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+10.2 : 24.6 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 22.6 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 20.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 20.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 21.5 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA

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

12.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
15.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.9 : 20.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-8.7 : 19.5 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-8.4 : 19.5 KARNET Lower West WA
-8.2 : 21.0 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-0.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.0 : 6.1 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8 : 8.6 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.7 : 7.5 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7 : 8.4 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5 : 7.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields 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.
107.4 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
106.4 ROWENA POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
89.2 TIARO TOWNSHIP Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85.0 GOOMBOORIAN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68.6 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
107.4 THANGOOL AIRPORT
Brisbane/SE Coast
89.2 TIARO TOWNSHIP
85.0 GOOMBOORIAN
68.6 TOOLARA (KELLY)
63.0 HOME PARK TM
Darling Downs E
59.6 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
Darling Downs W
62.4 MILES CONSTANCE STREET

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
106.4 ROWENA POST OFFICE
Sydney--west
54.0 WILLMOT (RESOLUTION AVE)

ISLANDS
Islands
55.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

3.8 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
3.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
2.9 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

799 (33.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
639 (26.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
579 (24.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
565 (23.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
552 (23.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
74/02 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
68/15 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
67/22 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
63/19 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
63/07 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ESPERANCE
21.0mm in 30 min to 13:00 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 30 min to 19:30 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 21.0mm/h
Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.6mm in 30 min to 22:00 21.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h
CAPE DON
5.6mm in 11 min to 17:41 30.5mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS
11.6mm in 27 min to 22:00 25.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.2mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
5.6mm in 14 min to 18:00 24.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
CLONCURRY AIRPORT
9.8mm in 15 min to 15:57 39.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.8mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
THANGOOL AIRPORT
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
2.8mm in 2 min to 01:00 84.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
7.0mm in 11 min to 00:00 38.2mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 23.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
8.4mm in 25 min to 00:30 20.2mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 28.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
6.6mm in 13 min to 00:13 30.5mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.8mm/h
GOSFORD AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
5.2mm in 7 min to 03:21 44.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 04:00 26.4mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 23.2mm/h
6.4mm in 9 min to 04:21 42.7mm/h
10.0mm in 9 min to 04:30 66.7mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 33.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 24.0mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 15.7mm/h
54.8mm in 30 min to 09:30 109.6mm/h
54.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 54.8mm/h
54.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 54.8mm/h
None reported