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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 1631 EST on 18/04/2014. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

WA

E Pilbara

004028

PARDOO STATION

12.0

13.1

29/04/2006

20

1 N


The day in charts
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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 16:31EST, 18/04/2014.

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 26.7 -1.0 12.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 44/16
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 +0.5 8.2 -4.8 5.3 0.0 2.8 6.8 275 (11.5) 35/18
BUNBURY 24.8 +0.7 11.9 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 28/17
MANDURAH 23.8 -0.1 14.3 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 -0.4 24.3 +0.3 23.5 0.0 5.2 5.2 252 (10.5) 46/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 -1.3 10.2 -2.4 8.1 0.0 8.8 11.2 250 (10.4) 31/10
WHYALLA AERO 23.6 -0.2 10.1 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 28/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 +1.5 10.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 91 ( 3.8) 22/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 +1.5 6.7 -2.0 4.9 1.6 2.0 7.4 260 (10.8) 39/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.5 +2.7 23.5 +5.1 20.5 0.0 12.0 -- 457 (19.0) 41/16
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.7 24.7 +3.1 22.7 0.0 5.2 2.5 417 (17.4) 41/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 23.3 +2.7 20.4 0.0 5.8 10.8 353 (14.7) 30/09
MACKAY M.O 28.1 +1.4 21.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- 9.1 237 ( 9.9) 21/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +0.4 19.6 +1.7 18.8 4.8 4.0 -- 164 ( 6.8) 31/14
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.3 17.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 24/13
COOLANGATTA 27.2 +1.8 17.0 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 325 (13.5) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 +0.4 14.2 -2.1 12.3 0.0 5.6 10.7 264 (11.0) 28/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.8 12.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 31/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.9 -1.3 10.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 132 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.4 +0.4 14.8 -0.4 10.8 0.0 2.8 -- 488 (20.3) 41/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 0.0 14.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 41/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -0.5 12.9 -0.3 11.7 0.8 3.0 -- 375 (15.6) 41/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.7 -1.7 6.5 -0.7 -0.2 0.0 0.0 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.8 -1.7 9.5 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 285 (11.9) 30/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.1 -1.8 13.2 -1.0 11.1 0.2 5.2 9.0 530 (22.1) 52/16
RICHMOND RAAF 24.3 +0.5 9.5 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 28/14
BELLAMBI AWS 21.3 -0.8 14.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 408 (17.0) 46/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.2 -1.3 6.3 -2.8 4.3 0.0 3.4 10.6 156 ( 6.5) 22/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +0.1 7.0 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 24/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.7 +1.1 9.3 -0.8 3.3 0.0 2.8 10.2 103 ( 4.3) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 +1.3 6.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 77 ( 3.2) 18/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.1 +1.9 6.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 26/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.1 +4.8 11.2 +0.4 9.0 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.3 +3.7 5.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 30/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 +0.6 9.2 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 21/17
HOBART AIRPORT 21.5 +3.4 8.3 -0.5 3.5 0.0 1.8 10.0 231 ( 9.6) 30/16
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

37.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.7 : 32.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.0 : 30.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.9 : 32.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.4 : 31.3 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.0 : 20.7 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.7 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+6.6 : 17.4 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+5.5 : 14.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+5.1 : 16.0 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
+5.1 : 23.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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

9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.1 : 20.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-3.0 : 30.4 WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
-2.8 : 15.6 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-2.6 : 19.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-2.5 : 20.3 COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
-2.5 : 15.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-2.1 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.7 : 12.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
-5.8 : 7.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.2 : 16.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-5.1 : 12.2 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.9 : 7.0 GINGIN AERO 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.
78.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
58.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
32.2 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
28.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
26.2 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL N Peninsula QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
26.2 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
Gulf Country
32.2 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
N Coast--Barron
58.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE

ISLANDS
Islands
78.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
28.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

.....

5.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
5.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
3.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

793 (33.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
780 (32.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
673 (28.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
662 (27.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
662 (27.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
661 (27.5) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
642 (26.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
604 (25.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
604 (25.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
67/10 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
67/09 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
63/01 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
59/08 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
59/22 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

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
DARWIN AIRPORT
13.4mm in 10 min to 14:22 80.4mm/h
11.2mm in 8 min to 14:30 84.0mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 26.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 9.0mm/h
NGUKURR AWS
12.8mm in 30 min to 13:30 25.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 19.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 18.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
7.6mm in 18 min to 23:00 25.3mm/h
11.4mm in 9 min to 23:10 76.0mm/h
13.2mm in 20 min to 23:30 39.6mm/h
32.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 32.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
78.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 156.4mm/h
78.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 78.2mm/h
78.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 78.2mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.2mm/h
None reported