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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

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 19/04/2014. 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 wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014932

TINDAL RAAF

59

57.0

23/04/2003

11

N


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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, 19/04/2014.

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 35.0 +7.3 13.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 41/16
PERTH AIRPORT 28.0 +2.5 13.3 +0.3 11.1 0.0 4.0 -- 488 (20.3) --
BUNBURY 25.7 +1.6 10.6 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 24/08
MANDURAH 27.1 +3.2 16.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 35/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 -0.2 23.4 -0.6 23.6 36.2 8.4 6.2 254 (10.6) 46/04
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.4 -0.8 9.7 -2.9 7.9 0.0 6.6 11.3 247 (10.3) 35/15
WHYALLA AERO 21.5 -2.3 11.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 43/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 -2.2 15.1 +2.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 39/07
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 -1.8 9.6 +0.9 6.9 3.4 2.0 8.6 390 (16.3) 59/05
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.6 +1.8 23.0 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 37/04
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +0.2 24.6 +3.0 22.7 0.0 4.8 3.9 457 (19.0) 35/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 -0.5 22.5 +1.9 20.1 0.0 6.6 10.3 338 (14.1) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 28.4 +1.7 21.1 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- 8.7 219 ( 9.1) 21/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 +0.9 18.8 +0.9 17.1 0.2 3.8 -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/16
BUNDABERG AERO 28.5 +1.1 16.7 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 31/13
COOLANGATTA 25.5 +0.1 16.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 26/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 +0.9 15.4 -0.9 14.0 0.0 4.0 10.0 249 (10.4) 28/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.5 +0.2 11.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 282 (11.8) 30/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.6 -0.6 8.5 -4.3 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 61 ( 2.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 0.0 11.8 -3.4 8.9 0.0 7.4 -- 397 (16.5) 28/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +1.3 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 26/03
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.1 +1.5 13.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 35/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.5 -1.9 5.5 -1.7 -1.3 0.0 3.6 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.8 -0.7 6.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 34/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.6 +3.7 13.1 -1.1 11.2 0.0 2.2 10.8 549 (22.9) 44/10
RICHMOND RAAF 26.5 +2.7 8.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 31/16
BELLAMBI AWS 24.2 +2.1 14.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 43/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.9 -0.6 6.8 -2.3 4.8 0.0 3.4 9.0 145 ( 6.0) 41/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.5 -0.8 7.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 37/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.6 0.0 11.7 +1.6 5.0 0.0 4.4 9.6 173 ( 7.2) 37/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.8 +0.2 7.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 48/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.8 -1.4 6.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 48/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.0 -1.3 13.9 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.3 -2.3 4.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 50/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 -1.5 11.1 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 34/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 +0.2 7.5 -1.3 3.9 0.0 2.0 4.8 242 (10.1) 52/16
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

39.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+7.3 : 35.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON Central West WA
+7.1 : 34.7 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.4 : 35.1 MULLEWA Central West WA
+6.1 : 35.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
26.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
26.4 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 27.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+6.2 : 13.4 YONGALA Upper North SA
+5.8 : 16.6 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+5.6 : 17.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.2 : 18.5 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA

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

4.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.5 : 4.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 : 5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.0 : 4.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 : 5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-4.0 : 28.1 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT

-0.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
0.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.0 : -0.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.4 : 4.2 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-6.3 : 0.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.6 : 4.3 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-5.3 : 7.2 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

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.
64.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT
52.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
50.2 NGUKURR AWS N Rivers NT
43.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
39.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
64.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
52.6 GOVE AIRPORT
50.2 NGUKURR AWS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
39.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY

ISLANDS
Islands
43.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND

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

.....

3.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
3.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

892 (37.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
768 (32.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
726 (30.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
720 (30.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
669 (27.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
658 (27.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
646 (26.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
636 (26.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
627 (26.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
601 (25.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
102/07 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
98/13 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/10 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/07 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
89/18 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
36.0mm in 30 min to 04:00 72.0mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 36.0mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 04:30 28.0mm/h
50.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 50.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.6mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
20.0mm in 30 min to 10:00 40.0mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.2mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 10:30 20.4mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 30.2mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 16.0mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 14.3mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.8mm/h
OENPELLI AIRPORT
8.2mm in 12 min to 15:30 41.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
WARRUWI
13.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 26.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 7.7mm/h
7.0mm in 19 min to 15:00 22.1mm/h
BULMAN AWS
18.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 18.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 9.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
10.4mm in 30 min to 07:00 20.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 17.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
6.0mm in 8 min to 10:58 45.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
6.2mm in 13 min to 14:00 28.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 17.8mm/h
10.0mm in 14 min to 14:44 42.9mm/h
11.2mm in 16 min to 15:00 42.0mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 26.8mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.0mm/h
12.4mm in 27 min to 15:27 27.6mm/h
35.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 35.8mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 22.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.2mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.7mm/h
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
25.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 25.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.6mm/h
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
MOUNT BAW BAW
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
1.4mm in 1 min to 07:24 84.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
17.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 34.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 17.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
17.4mm in 29 min to 05:30 36.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 17.4mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 20.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.7mm/h
4.8mm in 11 min to 09:00 26.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
4.2mm in 11 min to 12:00 22.9mm/h
8.8mm in 12 min to 13:30 44.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.4mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 22.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 11.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(270/ 63 ) at 12:30
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(230/ 63 ) at 16:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(260/ 65 ) at 13:36
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 96(270/ 74 ) at 07:30
CAPE GRIM : 91(230/ 69 ) at 07:40
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(300/ 67 ) at 08:04
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(250/ 69 ) at 10:38
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 87(310/ 63 ) at 07:24