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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 1633 EST on 10/04/2014. 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

E Kimberley

002069

KACHANA

106.2

105.8

15/04/1998

17

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016086

MOONAREE (KANGAROO WELL)

19.4

18.0

08/04/2014

28

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

W Agricultural

018201

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

37.8

25.6

28/04/2006

12

1 N

SA

Upper North

019106

OODLA WIRRA (MCCOYS WELL)

33.8

33.6

19/04/1990

41

1 N

SA

Upper North

019114

MINBURRA

27.0

15.8

27/04/2007

16

1 N

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

42.2

36.8

29/04/2007

19

1 N

SA

Lower Murray

024526

POINT PASS

51.9

45.2

11/04/1948

91

1 N

SA

Lower Murray

024528

ROBERTSTOWN

40.0

28.4

26/04/1903

105

1 N

SA

Lower Murray

024534

SUTHERLANDS

55.4

46.6

12/04/2000

113

1 N

SA

Lower Murray

024564

BLANCHETOWN LOCK 1

48.0

33.0

20/04/1988

46

1 N

SA

Lower Murray

024578

MORGAN (BRENDA PARK STATION)

40.4

36.6

12/04/2000

23

1 N

SA

Murray Mallee

025010

MINDARIE

34.0

31.5

14/04/1954

96

1 N

SA

Murray Mallee

025050

CALIPH

35.6

26.0

30/04/1995

39

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017123

MOOMBA AIRPORT

25.1

25.0

02/04/2005

18

1 N

QLD

Far SW

045009

BALLERA GAS FIELD

25.8

25.2

02/04/2014

11

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 16:32EST, 10/04/2014.

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 33.9 +6.2 14.1 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 333 (13.9) 50/09
PERTH AIRPORT 31.4 +5.9 18.2 +5.2 14.8 0.0 6.0 6.1 402 (16.8) 41/09
BUNBURY 28.0 +3.9 15.6 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 34/10
MANDURAH 27.4 +3.5 19.1 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 26/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 -0.8 24.5 +0.5 24.1 12.0 2.0 3.5 228 ( 9.5) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.6 -5.6 17.5 +4.9 19.1 34.6 2.0 0.0 244 (10.2) 31/20
WHYALLA AERO 20.6 -3.2 18.5 +6.8 -- 38.8 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 46/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.1 -0.6 18.5 +6.1 -- 15.2 0.2 -- 46 ( 1.9) 22/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.9 +2.4 16.8 +8.1 15.8 0.2 0.8 0.4 352 (14.7) 26/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.3 +4.5 21.3 +2.9 18.9 0.0 8.2 10.4 291 (12.1) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +1.0 24.0 +2.4 22.6 0.0 7.8 10.3 624 (26.0) 48/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 +0.6 23.0 +2.4 20.0 0.2 9.2 10.8 511 (21.3) 43/09
MACKAY M.O 27.8 +1.1 23.9 +3.8 -- 2.8 -- 10.6 483 (20.1) 39/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.4 -2.4 19.0 +1.1 16.6 0.0 6.2 -- 293 (12.2) 44/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.3 +0.9 19.1 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 46/16
COOLANGATTA 27.2 +1.8 19.0 +2.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 311 (13.0) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 +0.6 16.7 +0.4 15.7 0.0 3.2 8.8 336 (14.0) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.8 -0.5 14.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 515 (21.5) 44/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.0 +0.8 14.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 89 ( 3.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.2 +1.2 17.0 +1.8 13.2 0.0 4.0 9.6 273 (11.4) 22/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +1.4 15.1 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.4 +1.8 12.0 -1.2 11.4 0.0 2.4 8.2 136 ( 5.7) 31/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 +1.1 8.0 +0.8 3.5 0.0 2.8 4.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.3 12.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 28/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.7 +1.8 15.9 +1.7 14.2 0.0 0.4 4.6 258 (10.8) 28/13
RICHMOND RAAF 25.5 +1.7 12.4 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 39 ( 1.6) 22/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.5 +1.4 17.7 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 30/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 -1.4 16.7 +7.6 15.9 0.6 4.8 0.2 273 (11.4) 21/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -4.1 15.8 +7.6 -- 5.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 21/02
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 -2.6 17.4 +7.3 16.1 3.2 2.8 0.2 279 (11.6) 22/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.8 -4.8 16.3 +8.1 -- 2.6 2.4 -- 288 (12.0) 31/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.7 -4.5 15.4 +7.8 -- 18.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 30/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 -2.3 16.7 +5.9 16.0 13.4 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 -1.1 14.2 +6.8 -- 13.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 34/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.4 -0.5 15.5 +7.9 -- 2.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 18/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.5 +4.4 11.9 +3.1 9.1 0.0 2.2 5.9 163 ( 6.8) 18/13
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

38.1 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
38.0 URANDANGI AERODROME Northwest QLD
37.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
37.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+8.8 : 29.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+8.4 : 29.7 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+8.2 : 30.2 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+8.1 : 30.1 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
+8.0 : 29.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

28.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.5 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+10.6 : 24.4 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.9 : 21.6 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+9.6 : 25.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.5 : 17.2 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+9.4 : 19.3 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+9.4 : 17.6 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
+9.4 : 17.4 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA

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

9.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 22.4 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
-6.1 : 24.0 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-5.6 : 17.2 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
-5.6 : 22.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.4 : 23.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-5.4 : 17.0 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC

4.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.3 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
6.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
6.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.5 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.0 : 6.7 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-5.9 : 14.9 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 9.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-3.9 : 17.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-3.8 : 11.6 LEINSTER AERO 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.
106.2 KACHANA E Kimberley WA
86.8 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER N Rivers NT
79.6 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
63.6 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
62.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
79.6 TRUSCOTT
E Kimberley
106.2 KACHANA
62.6 ARGYLE AERODROME

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
86.8 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER
60.7 TIMBER CREEK
56.8 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
56.4 LAJAMANU

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower North
52.8 BRINKWORTH (BUNGAREE)
Murray Valley
63.6 EUDUNDA
55.4 SUTHERLANDS
51.9 POINT PASS

11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1092 (45.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
920 (38.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
883 (36.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
873 (36.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
838 (34.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
830 (34.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
826 (34.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
757 (31.5) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
709 (29.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
677 (28.2) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
624 (26.0) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
622 (25.9) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
619 (25.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
607 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
80/15 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
65/03 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61/12 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
57/03 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
55/09 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
55/09 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
55/10 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
55/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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
N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
10.0mm in 13 min to 00:48 46.2mm/h
13.8mm in 12 min to 01:00 69.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 25.0mm/h
26.8mm in 30 min to 01:30 53.6mm/h
51.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 51.8mm/h
10.0mm in 16 min to 01:46 37.5mm/h
12.2mm in 13 min to 02:00 56.3mm/h
49.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 49.4mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 27.6mm/h
80.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 26.7mm/h
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.7mm/h
Eucla
EUCLA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
8.8mm in 13 min to 14:58 40.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
6.2mm in 12 min to 19:12 31.0mm/h
3.6mm in 2 min to 19:14 108.0mm/h
20.8mm in 16 min to 19:30 78.0mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 30.6mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 32.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 08:00 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
11.8mm in 30 min to 13:30 23.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
MURGANELLA AIRSTRIP
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:00 20.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 10:00 20.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.6mm/h
16.6mm in 30 min to 10:30 33.2mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 26.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 20.4mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 12.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.2mm/h
N Plateau
WALUNGURRU
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT
52.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 17.3mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 16.7mm/h
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.2mm/h
Lower North
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
14.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 14.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
8.6mm in 9 min to 09:19 57.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
17.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.2mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
16.0mm in 30 min to 10:30 32.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 16.0mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 11:00 24.0mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 28.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
13.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
BINNU AG STATION : 37(360/196 ) at 09:00