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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 1633 EST on 09/04/2014. 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

NT

Alice Springs

015635

YULARA AERO

65.0

47.0

21/04/1998

23

1 N

NT

Alice Springs

015664

WALUNGURRU AIRPORT

64.0

14.6

07/04/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

NW Pastoral

016086

MOONAREE (KANGAROO WELL)

18.0

17.5

27/04/2007

28

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Northwest

037034

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

25.8

25.7

10/04/2005

13

1 N

QLD

Channel Country

038000

BEDOURIE POLICE STATION

28.6

26.2

09/04/2003

15

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015664

WALUNGURRU

21.8

23.0

06/04/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 16:32EST, 09/04/2014.

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 31.1 +3.4 12.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 34/10
PERTH AIRPORT 30.0 +4.5 12.9 -0.1 10.0 0.0 6.2 9.7 484 (20.2) 46/06
BUNBURY 26.8 +2.7 11.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 28/07
MANDURAH 27.0 +3.1 15.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 34/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -1.0 26.3 +2.3 25.9 0.0 3.4 2.7 203 ( 8.5) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.6 -7.6 18.7 +6.1 18.7 6.6 2.0 0.0 -- 34/06
WHYALLA AERO 23.4 -0.4 19.9 +8.2 -- 6.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 24/05
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.9 +1.2 19.5 +7.1 -- 0.8 3.2 0.0 234 ( 9.8) 24/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 +1.3 16.8 +8.1 14.7 1.2 3.2 0.0 353 (14.7) 34/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.6 +4.8 19.8 +1.4 18.2 0.0 10.2 10.3 248 (10.3) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 +1.2 24.1 +2.5 22.8 0.0 8.0 10.2 707 (29.5) 55/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +1.1 23.0 +2.4 19.1 0.0 7.4 10.4 -- --
MACKAY M.O 27.5 +0.8 24.3 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- 9.0 463 (19.3) 46/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 -0.5 20.3 +2.4 18.8 0.0 7.0 -- 381 (15.9) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +0.6 18.2 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 44/01
COOLANGATTA 25.7 +0.3 18.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 48/10
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 -0.2 16.6 +0.3 15.2 0.0 6.2 5.5 415 (17.3) 37/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.9 -0.4 13.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 625 (26.0) 39/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.4 +0.2 14.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 269 (11.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.7 +0.7 17.6 +2.4 13.2 0.0 4.6 4.2 542 (22.6) 34/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.7 +0.6 16.5 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 30/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.9 +0.3 15.3 +2.1 14.3 0.0 2.4 4.0 275 (11.5) 28/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +0.6 9.9 +2.7 4.2 0.0 3.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +0.9 13.0 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 34/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.4 +0.5 17.4 +3.2 16.3 2.0 5.2 1.2 366 (15.3) 26/15
RICHMOND RAAF 24.2 +0.4 15.7 +4.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 21/16
BELLAMBI AWS 22.8 +0.7 16.7 +1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 264 (11.0) 28/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +1.2 13.5 +4.4 10.6 0.0 4.8 8.9 399 (16.6) 31/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +2.7 12.4 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 94 ( 3.9) 22/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.2 +3.6 16.9 +6.8 12.6 0.0 4.0 0.6 321 (13.4) 31/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.8 +3.2 15.1 +6.9 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 308 (12.8) 34/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.4 +1.2 16.2 +8.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 30/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.0 +1.7 16.6 +5.8 14.9 0.0 2.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 -2.0 14.7 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 427 (17.8) 39/22
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.4 +1.5 10.7 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 17/13
HOBART AIRPORT 21.3 +3.2 12.4 +3.6 7.8 0.0 2.8 1.8 382 (15.9) 34/01
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

39.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
39.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
38.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
38.2 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 39.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.5 : 39.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+7.3 : 34.3 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+7.3 : 37.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.2 : 36.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.2 : 37.3 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
28.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+12.3 : 25.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+12.1 : 20.9 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+11.3 : 28.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+11.2 : 18.9 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+10.3 : 18.3 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA

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

10.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.1 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-11.6 : 21.8 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-8.3 : 20.9 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-7.6 : 20.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.3 : 19.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-7.0 : 23.1 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-7.0 : 20.8 KULGERA N Plateau NT

2.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-3.6 : 17.2 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-3.5 : 18.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-3.5 : 10.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-3.4 : 17.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.3 : 14.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-3.3 : 6.9 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION 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.
65.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
64.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
61.0 SOPHIE DOWNS E Kimberley WA
47.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
45.2 SUNSHINE BORE N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
61.0 SOPHIE DOWNS
Interior
47.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
45.2 SUNSHINE BORE
N Plateau
65.0 YULARA AERO
64.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT

11.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1188 (49.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1112 (46.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1007 (42.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
982 (40.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
953 (39.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
929 (38.7) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
912 (38.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
880 (36.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
859 (35.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
853 (35.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
852 (35.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
838 (34.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
815 (34.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
807 (33.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
769 (32.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
767 (32.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
740 (30.8) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
733 (30.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
722 (30.1) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
707 (29.5) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
698 (29.1) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
693 (28.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
687 (28.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
677 (28.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
662 (27.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
655 (27.3) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
635 (26.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
630 (26.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
625 (26.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
619 (25.8) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
619 (25.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
80/16 LAJAMANU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
76/12 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
68/00 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
68/06 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
65/13 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/06 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/02 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
65/01 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
65/00 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
16.2mm in 8 min to 11:49 121.5mm/h
4.2mm in 11 min to 12:00 22.9mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 21.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 22.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.8mm/h
8.4mm in 10 min to 23:11 50.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 19.0mm/h
Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 19:30 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
11.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 23.2mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.8mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
22.2mm in 30 min to 15:00 44.4mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 25.0mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 25.2mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
13.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.8mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
6.2mm in 9 min to 01:39 41.3mm/h
LAJAMANU
3.2mm in 2 min to 16:22 96.0mm/h
3.2mm in 2 min to 16:24 96.0mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 16:25 84.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 20.0mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 17:00 24.0mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 32.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
13.2mm in 30 min to 14:00 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.2mm/h
19.8mm in 30 min to 14:30 39.6mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 33.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 20.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 11.3mm/h
N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
10.4mm in 18 min to 12:30 34.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 14.8mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
YULARA AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
WALUNGURRU
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 03:30 20.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
WHYALLA AERO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
PORT AUGUSTA AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.3mm/h
Murray Valley
MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
16.6mm in 30 min to 21:30 33.2mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 23.8mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
10.6mm in 17 min to 23:50 37.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
BINNU AG STATION : 33(360/196 ) at 17:30
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
LAJAMANU : 80(240/ 70 ) at 16:22