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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Records set or equalled today

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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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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 16:30EST, 17/04/2014.

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 27.8 +0.1 11.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 421 (17.5) 41/15
PERTH AIRPORT 25.5 0.0 16.7 +3.7 15.0 0.0 6.2 6.8 355 (14.8) 34/15
BUNBURY 23.3 -0.8 7.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 22/16
MANDURAH 22.9 -1.0 17.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.3 24.1 +0.1 23.3 0.0 4.8 11.2 261 (10.9) 30/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.8 -2.4 11.4 -1.2 9.3 0.0 6.2 11.2 310 (12.9) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 25.1 +1.3 10.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 68/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 +1.1 10.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 3.2 10.2 105 ( 4.4) 26/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 +1.5 6.2 -2.5 3.4 0.0 2.0 5.7 245 (10.2) 37/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.5 +2.7 23.5 +5.1 21.0 0.0 12.6 11.0 426 (17.8) 35/03
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.7 24.6 +3.0 22.4 0.0 5.7 -- 356 (14.8) 37/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.7 23.8 +3.2 21.4 0.0 6.2 10.3 326 (13.6) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 27.6 +0.9 20.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.1 284 (11.8) 22/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +0.6 20.2 +2.3 18.8 0.0 5.4 -- 223 ( 9.3) 31/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +0.6 16.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 24/16
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +1.1 17.8 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 379 (15.8) 35/16
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 +0.8 14.4 -1.9 12.4 0.0 4.6 9.8 353 (14.7) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.3 0.0 10.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 368 (15.3) 35/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.6 -1.6 13.9 +1.1 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 200 ( 8.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.4 +0.4 15.6 +0.4 13.0 0.0 2.8 8.1 -- 48/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 +0.3 16.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 332 (13.8) 41/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.4 -1.2 15.2 +2.0 14.7 21.6 3.4 5.0 396 (16.5) 48/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.2 -1.2 7.5 +0.3 4.2 0.0 2.6 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -0.9 10.8 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 31/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 -2.1 14.7 +0.5 13.2 16.0 3.2 9.0 615 (25.6) 48/15
RICHMOND RAAF 23.4 -0.4 15.8 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 31/10
BELLAMBI AWS 21.4 -0.7 15.0 -0.5 -- 10.4 -- -- 512 (21.3) 43/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.9 -0.6 7.8 -1.3 5.5 0.0 3.2 10.7 194 ( 8.1) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -0.5 8.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.6 0.0 8.2 -1.9 2.6 0.0 3.8 10.2 203 ( 8.5) 24/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.5 -0.1 6.3 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.8 -0.4 5.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 24/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.3 +2.0 10.0 -0.8 7.4 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.1 +1.5 8.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 31/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.4 +0.5 5.1 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 15/15
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 +1.2 6.7 -2.1 4.3 0.0 2.0 9.9 266 (11.1) 26/14
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

37.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
36.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+7.5 : 36.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
+5.2 : 33.9 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.7 : 19.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+4.6 : 33.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.2 : 19.6 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.6 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+5.7 : 23.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.5 : 13.1 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
+5.4 : 13.2 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+5.3 : 16.1 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW

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

6.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.9 : 29.5 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-3.9 : 19.8 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-3.8 : 25.1 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
-3.4 : 14.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.1 : 20.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW

-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8 : -0.5 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-5.6 : 16.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-5.4 : 0.4 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-5.1 : 8.3 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-5.0 : 1.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0 : 9.0 YEELIRRIE 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.
73.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL N Peninsula QLD
62.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE MidNorth Coast S NSW
53.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
46.2 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
42.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
73.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
N Coast--Barron
46.2 COOKTOWN AIRPORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
62.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE
Hunter Valley
53.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

ISLANDS
Islands
42.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

4.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.9 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

981 (40.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
943 (39.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
750 (31.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
689 (28.7) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
666 (27.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
666 (27.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
659 (27.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
656 (27.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
651 (27.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
647 (27.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
626 (26.1) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
615 (25.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
610 (25.4) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
72/20 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
68/10 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
68/12 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
63/15 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
59/09 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
59/14 KINGAROY AIRPORT 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
19.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 39.2mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 20.4mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT
7.2mm in 10 min to 18:30 43.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
24.8mm in 8 min to 09:08 186.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 25.0mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 26.2mm/h
10.4mm in 18 min to 10:48 34.7mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.8mm/h
2.0mm in 1 min to 12:11 120.0mm/h
10.6mm in 15 min to 12:26 42.4mm/h
5.8mm in 13 min to 12:43 26.8mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 21.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 11.7mm/h
4.8mm in 12 min to 15:30 24.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 9.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
20.2mm in 51 min to 14:51 23.8mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 24.2mm/h
None reported