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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1703 EST on 08/04/2014. 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

WA

Gt Southern

010897

NALYERLUP

50.0

43.6

17/04/1998

29

1 N

NT

Alice Springs

015664

WALUNGURRU AIRPORT

14.6

11.2

06/04/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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.
Data is as received at 17:02EST, 08/04/2014.

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 26.2 -1.5 14.6 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 46/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +0.1 12.9 -0.1 9.5 0.0 5.2 10.6 459 (19.1) 43/16
BUNBURY 24.4 +0.3 10.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 31/13
MANDURAH 23.3 -0.6 15.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 395 (16.5) 41/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 -0.5 23.1 -0.9 23.2 13.2 6.4 4.5 229 ( 9.5) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.7 +1.5 19.6 +7.0 -- 17.8 6.8 2.0 257 (10.7) 48/15
WHYALLA AERO 31.9 +8.1 14.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 52/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.2 +3.5 16.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 11.8 0.9 216 ( 9.0) 35/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.3 +5.8 11.7 +3.0 8.9 0.2 3.4 1.5 307 (12.8) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.2 +5.4 22.5 +4.1 -- 0.0 34.2 11.0 262 (10.9) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +1.4 22.2 +0.6 21.0 0.0 6.6 9.6 478 (19.9) 59/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +1.2 21.7 +1.1 17.9 0.0 4.0 9.9 335 (14.0) 46/13
MACKAY M.O 28.6 +1.9 22.1 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.5 333 (13.9) 37/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.8 +1.0 21.7 +3.8 20.1 0.0 5.0 -- 231 ( 9.6) 37/22
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +2.3 19.9 +2.4 -- 2.6 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 52/14
COOLANGATTA 26.1 +0.7 19.5 +2.5 -- 22.4 -- -- 378 (15.8) 52/17
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 +1.3 18.4 +2.1 17.0 3.0 5.8 6.2 350 (14.6) 44/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.2 15.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 46/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.7 +0.5 15.5 +2.7 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 283 (11.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 +0.8 18.0 +2.8 15.7 5.2 4.2 -- 560 (23.3) 50/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +0.4 17.8 +4.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 355 (14.8) 39/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.2 +0.6 15.3 +2.1 -- 19.8 8.8 -- 344 (14.3) 48/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.5 +0.1 8.7 +1.5 3.2 0.0 3.0 9.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.5 0.0 12.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 52/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 -0.9 16.6 +2.4 14.9 18.8 4.2 3.3 619 (25.8) 46/04
RICHMOND RAAF 21.0 -2.8 14.4 +3.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 -0.9 15.7 +0.2 -- 11.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 46/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.3 +0.8 14.5 +5.4 12.5 0.2 5.2 7.9 286 (11.9) 41/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +2.6 12.8 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 30/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.5 +3.9 12.1 +2.0 9.7 0.0 3.6 4.1 168 ( 7.0) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.1 +1.5 12.8 +4.6 -- 0.0 9.2 -- 207 ( 8.6) 34/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.0 +1.8 13.0 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 39/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.9 +4.6 13.3 +2.5 10.8 0.0 6.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.3 +3.7 8.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 387 (16.1) 43/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.5 +1.6 6.7 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 30/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.6 +1.5 8.6 -0.2 5.1 0.0 2.0 3.3 283 (11.8) 37/15
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

39.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
39.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
39.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
39.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
38.7 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+8.1 : 31.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.8 : 39.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.8 : 38.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.2 : 39.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+7.1 : 30.5 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+7.1 : 25.1 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA

29.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
29.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.9 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.7 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.0 : 24.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+8.0 : 21.3 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+7.9 : 25.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+7.9 : 20.3 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+7.8 : 17.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

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

10.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.4 : 20.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-7.5 : 21.7 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-6.0 : 21.2 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.3 : 21.3 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-5.2 : 30.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

-1.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.2 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.0 : 0.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-4.3 : 1.4 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.7 : 1.6 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.4 : -0.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-3.2 : 1.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-3.2 : 0.2 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-3.2 : 9.0 HARVEY 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.
70.6 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
61.4 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT
58.8 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
55.0 MORAYFIELD ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
50.0 NALYERLUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
50.0 NALYERLUP

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
61.4 GERIATRIC PARK

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
70.6 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
Brisbane/SE Coast
55.0 MORAYFIELD ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
58.8 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.4 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

.....

2.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
1.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

970 (40.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
962 (40.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
888 (37.0) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
859 (35.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
840 (35.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
801 (33.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
747 (31.1) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
742 (30.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
715 (29.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
681 (28.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
670 (27.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
667 (27.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
664 (27.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
657 (27.4) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
649 (27.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
645 (26.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
642 (26.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
639 (26.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
619 (25.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
615 (25.6) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
610 (25.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
601 (25.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
81/07 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
81/14 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/12 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/04 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
70/19 KADINA AWS Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
70/10 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
70/12 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
E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
5.4mm in 15 min to 17:00 21.6mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 23.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.0mm/h
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
7.6mm in 8 min to 12:25 57.0mm/h
7.2mm in 6 min to 12:31 72.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 19.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 00:59 10.4mm/h
Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
9.2mm in 8 min to 02:00 69.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.6mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 21.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 07:56 20.7mm/h
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
16.0mm in 30 min to 12:00 32.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 20.2mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 19.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 13:30 7.7mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 19:30 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
24.6mm in 30 min to 00:00 49.2mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 24.8mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 31.8mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
12.2mm in 30 min to 04:00 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.4mm/h
13.6mm in 30 min to 13:00 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.0mm/h
CAPE DON
13.4mm in 50 min to 15:20 16.1mm/h
10.4mm in 10 min to 15:30 62.4mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 14.7mm/h
N Plateau
YULARA AERO
8.6mm in 7 min to 09:30 73.7mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
BINNU AG STATION : 39(360/196 ) at 16:30
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(160/ 65 ) at 13:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 78(150/ 67 ) at 16:00