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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
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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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 06/04/2014. 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

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060128

NUNDLE (BARRY)

31.0

25.2

26/04/1991

16

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061336

PUTTY (THE GIBBA)

45.0

45.0

01/04/2009

12

1 N Equal to record.

NSW

C Tablelands S

063297

TARANA (FISH RIVER)

35.0

31.0

22/04/2001

13

1 N

NSW

South Coast

069089

TATHRA (PANORAMA DRIVE)

44.8

41.8

12/04/2003

11

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.
Data is as received at 16:31EST, 06/04/2014.

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 28.8 +1.1 15.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 43/14
PERTH AIRPORT 31.5 +6.0 14.7 +1.7 11.8 0.0 4.0 8.5 299 (12.5) 34/14
BUNBURY 28.8 +4.7 12.1 +0.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 31/18
MANDURAH 27.5 +3.6 16.7 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 25.5 +1.5 25.0 2.2 -- 8.4 229 ( 9.5) 30/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.6 +2.4 18.4 +5.8 18.0 0.2 9.6 7.6 387 (16.1) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.2 -2.6 13.5 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 467 (19.5) 39/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.1 -0.6 10.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 35/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.4 -3.1 7.9 -0.8 3.9 0.2 2.2 0.4 401 (16.7) 35/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.1 +4.3 21.4 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.4 24.0 +2.4 23.2 29.0 8.0 10.5 540 (22.5) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.3 24.4 +3.8 22.6 0.0 8.0 4.6 424 (17.7) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 28.6 +1.9 23.0 +2.9 -- 3.4 -- 8.1 382 (15.9) 37/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 +0.9 21.3 +3.4 20.1 0.0 5.0 -- 310 (12.9) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.8 +2.4 18.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 30/15
COOLANGATTA 28.2 +2.8 18.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 28.9 +2.9 19.4 +3.1 18.1 0.0 5.8 10.5 278 (11.6) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.6 +3.3 17.3 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 35/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.2 +3.0 19.1 +6.3 -- 1.2 4.4 -- 120 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.1 +5.1 20.5 +5.3 18.4 0.6 4.2 -- 428 (17.8) 55/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +2.8 19.1 +5.3 -- 5.8 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 34/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.9 +1.3 20.0 +6.8 -- 12.6 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 31/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.0 +1.6 12.2 +5.0 12.2 4.0 2.8 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +1.2 14.9 +4.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 26/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.3 +0.4 18.2 +4.0 16.9 4.6 9.2 6.4 346 (14.4) 70/15
RICHMOND RAAF 25.5 +1.7 17.7 +6.3 -- 8.4 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 31/17
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +0.8 17.4 +1.9 -- 5.8 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 54/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.2 -0.3 16.0 +6.9 16.2 9.4 0.8 2.8 301 (12.5) 17/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.3 +1.0 14.5 +6.3 -- 16.8 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 30/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.6 +1.0 10.4 +0.3 9.0 0.0 10.6 -- 288 (12.0) 28/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 25.0 +3.4 12.1 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 18/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.4 +4.2 9.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 30/08
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.5 +4.2 15.0 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.7 +4.1 10.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 39/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.2 +3.3 6.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 28/17
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +0.8 7.4 -1.4 3.1 0.0 3.2 2.2 269 (11.2) 24/04
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

39.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.6 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
38.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.1 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+7.8 : 30.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.4 : 30.1 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.3 : 29.3 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+7.2 : 28.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.1 : 29.5 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+7.1 : 30.5 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.4 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.7 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+10.6 : 17.8 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+10.2 : 17.8 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+9.8 : 16.0 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+9.4 : 16.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+9.2 : 19.5 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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

7.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.3 : 18.6 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 19.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 19.7 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 24.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.1 : 14.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.1 : 22.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

-1.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-0.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
1.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
1.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-6.9 : 3.5 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.6 : -1.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.6 : 6.1 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.5 : 3.8 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-5.4 : -0.1 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-5.4 : 2.6 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE 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.
76.6 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72.4 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
63.4 NUNDLE (MALONGA) NW Slopes S NSW
62.0 MOONAN FLAT (HIGH ST) Hunter Valley NSW
59.0 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN) E Gippsland VIC

NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Slopes S
63.4 NUNDLE (MALONGA)
MidNorth Coast S
52.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
Hunter Valley
62.0 MOONAN FLAT (HIGH ST)
56.6 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
76.6 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
72.4 COMBIENBAR AWS
59.0 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN)

12.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
10.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
10.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

2.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
2.2 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.1 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

1064 (44.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
936 (39.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
928 (38.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
880 (36.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
845 (35.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
721 (30.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
643 (26.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
639 (26.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
626 (26.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
613 (25.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
612 (25.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
80/15 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
70/15 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
59/14 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
59/16 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
57/15 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
57/17 SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW

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
W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
CURTIN AERO
15.8mm in 15 min to 15:59 63.2mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 17.2mm/h
6.4mm in 19 min to 16:19 20.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
E Gascoyne
MOUNT MAGNET AERO
9.6mm in 28 min to 14:00 20.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
Lower West
MERREDIN AG STATION
4.4mm in 13 min to 13:30 20.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
15.4mm in 29 min to 15:59 31.9mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 16.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 18.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.4mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 20.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
11.2mm in 30 min to 17:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 21.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.8mm/h
15.4mm in 30 min to 23:30 30.8mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 26.0mm/h
GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS
8.0mm in 14 min to 16:30 34.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
9.0mm in 21 min to 21:00 25.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISON
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
32.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 15 min to 20:30 42.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 16.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.6mm/h
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
14.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 14.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
BINNU AG STATION : 45(360/196 ) at 14:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 78(190/ 67 ) at 18:30