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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 03/04/2014. 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 grass minimum temperature

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

17.1

17.1

01/04/2005

17

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

20.8

20.7

03/04/2009

14

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094201

MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN)

16.4

14.2

30/04/2000

17

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

21.5

21.5

02/04/2005

46

1 N Equal to record.

QLD

Far SW

045009

BALLERA GAS FIELD

25.2

24.9

02/04/2005

11

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048243

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN

22.0

21.8

13/04/2003

16

1 N

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

18.9

17.0

03/04/2005

16

1 N

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

18.2

17.6

06/04/2010

18

1 N

VIC

E Central

086038

ESSENDON AIRPORT

22.5

21.0

15/04/2004

45

1 N

VIC

E Central

086071

MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE

23.0

23.0

15/04/2004

158

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

E Central

086077

MOORABBIN AIRPORT

22.6

21.2

12/04/1985

40

1 N

VIC

E Central

086127

WONTHAGGI

22.8

19.5

27/04/1994

44

1 N

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

21.7

21.7

03/04/2009

43

1 N Equal to record.

VIC

E Central

086351

BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY)

22.6

21.4

18/04/1980

31

1 N

VIC

E Central

086354

PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE

20.3

18.8

15/04/2004

26

1 N

VIC

E Central

086361

CERBERUS

21.5

21.3

02/04/2005

20

1 N

VIC

E Central

086371

FRANKSTON AWS

22.2

21.0

10/04/2005

19

1 N

VIC

E Central

086373

RHYLL

21.7

20.0

15/04/2004

20

1 N

VIC

W Central

087031

LAVERTON RAAF

23.6

21.8

10/04/2005

70

1 N

VIC

W Central

087113

AVALON AIRPORT

21.9

19.0

15/04/2004

19

1 N

VIC

W Central

087168

SHEOAKS

20.7

20.1

01/04/2005

20

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091293

LOW HEAD

18.1

17.5

20/04/2012

16

1 N

TAS

N Coast

091306

CRESSY RESEARCH STATION

15.9

15.4

20/04/2012

15

1 N

TAS

E Coast

092027

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)

18.5

18.1

05/04/1981

45

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094155

TASMAN ISLAND

18.1

17.0

03/04/2002

12

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094195

TUNNACK FIRE STATION

15.2

15.1

10/04/2005

16

1 N

TAS

Southeast

094212

CAMPANIA (KINCORA)

18.6

17.0

10/04/2005

14

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

1.9

1.9

08/04/2001

17

1 N Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003032

DERBY AERO

40.7

40.3

14/04/1981

29

1 N

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI AIRPORT

35.7

35.6

10/04/1985

33

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

35.3

35.3

03/04/2008

16

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.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 16:31EST, 03/04/2014.

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 29.2 +1.5 10.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 55/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +0.1 10.3 -2.7 7.8 0.0 6.2 10.8 525 (21.9) 59/03
BUNBURY 24.8 +0.7 5.6 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 35/12
MANDURAH 23.6 -0.3 13.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 31/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 25.8 +1.8 25.6 4.4 5.6 8.9 234 ( 9.8) 34/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.7 +11.5 24.3 +11.7 21.6 0.0 10.0 8.9 227 ( 9.5) 44/22
WHYALLA AERO 21.1 -2.7 19.1 +7.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 551 (23.0) 44/08
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.4 +0.7 18.0 +5.6 -- 0.6 6.8 4.7 292 (12.2) 37/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 +1.3 14.4 +5.7 13.1 2.4 10.0 7.1 406 (16.9) 48/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.1 +5.3 23.5 +5.1 22.7 6.0 4.4 8.9 215 ( 9.0) 37/22
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 23.3 +1.7 22.7 20.8 9.0 8.3 507 (21.1) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.5 22.0 +1.4 19.1 0.0 8.8 9.7 386 (16.1) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 28.5 +1.8 24.7 +4.6 -- 0.2 -- 10.8 388 (16.2) 37/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +0.4 21.7 +3.8 20.4 0.0 5.4 -- 317 (13.2) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 +1.8 19.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 35/14
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +2.5 18.3 +1.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 +1.7 18.6 +2.3 17.4 0.0 6.8 10.5 288 (12.0) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.8 +2.5 16.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 507 (21.1) 43/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.5 +4.3 19.2 +6.4 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 101 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.1 +3.1 19.1 +3.9 17.6 0.0 4.0 9.7 219 ( 9.1) 34/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.6 +2.5 17.5 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 31/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.1 +4.5 14.5 +1.3 13.6 0.0 3.8 6.9 213 ( 8.9) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 23.2 +4.8 10.0 +2.8 5.0 0.0 1.4 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.6 +5.1 16.1 +5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 28/00
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.1 +5.2 18.7 +4.5 16.5 0.2 4.8 10.9 321 (13.4) 31/14
RICHMOND RAAF 28.5 +4.7 14.7 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 18/10
BELLAMBI AWS 24.9 +2.8 19.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 34/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.9 +6.4 14.2 +5.1 11.8 0.0 3.8 9.9 184 ( 7.7) 18/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.5 +6.2 13.8 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.7 +6.1 19.6 +9.5 16.1 0.0 9.4 4.0 310 (12.9) 35/22
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.8 +6.2 16.6 +8.4 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 317 (13.2) 24/05
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.6 +3.4 16.6 +9.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 24/06
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.9 +4.6 23.0 +12.2 20.5 0.0 8.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.5 +2.9 17.4 +10.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 588 (24.5) 50/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.1 +3.2 15.6 +8.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 34/03
HOBART AIRPORT 22.3 +4.2 16.7 +7.9 13.8 0.4 6.0 5.0 446 (18.6) 72/07
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

41.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
40.5 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
40.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+11.5 : 39.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+11.4 : 35.3 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+11.2 : 30.4 MOUNT NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
+10.8 : 28.4 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC

29.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.9 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.9 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+13.8 : 23.6 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+12.9 : 22.6 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
+12.7 : 22.5 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+12.7 : 19.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
+12.6 : 22.6 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
+12.6 : 22.0 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC

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

10.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-7.2 : 19.9 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-7.0 : 20.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 18.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.1 : 19.1 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-5.0 : 23.7 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

1.9 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
2.4 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
2.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
2.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
2.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

-8.3 : 1.9 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.1 : 2.7 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.8 : 2.6 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7 : 2.4 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.7 : 4.2 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt 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.
48.0 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
30.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
25.0 MAY DOWNS Northwest QLD
24.0 OAKWOOD TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
22.0 MYENDETTA AL Warrego QLD

11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
10.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

1.3 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.5 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

1161 (48.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
914 (38.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
871 (36.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
869 (36.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
864 (36.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
847 (35.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
826 (34.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
814 (33.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
812 (33.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
806 (33.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
796 (33.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
776 (32.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
775 (32.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
757 (31.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
747 (31.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
738 (30.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
733 (30.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
731 (30.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
718 (29.9) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
704 (29.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
665 (27.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
664 (27.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
653 (27.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
647 (27.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
646 (26.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
630 (26.3) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
629 (26.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
628 (26.2) KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
628 (26.2) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
625 (26.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
622 (25.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
618 (25.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
118/07 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/03 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/08 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
107/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
102/07 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
93/11 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/03 LOW ROCKY POINT 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
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
8.2mm in 15 min to 13:45 32.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
6.2mm in 16 min to 02:00 23.2mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT
61.0mm in 4 min to 03:00 915.0mm/h
61.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 61.0mm/h
61.0mm in 30 min to 07:00 122.0mm/h
61.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 61.0mm/h
61.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 61.0mm/h
Central Plateau
BUTLERS GORGE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
MOUNT HOWICK AG STATION : 7(280/ 67 ) at 08:54
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM : 82(310/ 63 ) at 03:44
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 102(290/ 46 ) at 08:35
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(330/ 61 ) at 04:38
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(310/ 87 ) at 08:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(320/ 65 ) at 04:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 91(320/ 72 ) at 04:07
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 87(290/ 69 ) at 05:16
MOUNT READ : 93( 10/ 69 ) at 00:30