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National Daily Weather Summary


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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, 20/04/2014.

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 26.2 -1.5 13.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 46/09
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 +0.7 9.2 -3.8 7.1 0.0 6.4 10.0 378 (15.8) 34/13
BUNBURY 25.7 +1.6 9.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 31/18
MANDURAH 23.7 -0.2 15.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.4 23.6 -0.4 23.2 3.4 5.0 11.0 375 (15.6) 59/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.0 -1.2 9.5 -3.1 7.0 0.0 6.0 11.2 272 (11.3) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 19.6 -4.2 9.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 26/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 -3.1 9.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 26/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 -4.0 7.6 -1.1 4.6 0.0 2.8 1.7 346 (14.4) 31/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.5 +1.7 21.7 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 35/06
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 +0.5 23.1 +1.5 21.1 0.6 5.8 11.0 366 (15.3) 35/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.7 23.0 +2.4 20.0 0.0 4.6 9.4 306 (12.8) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 27.9 +1.2 19.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 212 ( 8.8) 22/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.1 +0.3 16.5 -1.4 14.9 0.0 4.6 -- 121 ( 5.0) 17/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.8 +1.4 13.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 24/14
COOLANGATTA 27.6 +2.2 14.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 31/15
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 +2.2 13.4 -2.9 9.9 0.0 4.8 11.1 273 (11.4) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.2 12.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 35/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.1 -0.1 9.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 49 ( 2.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 +1.5 10.9 -4.3 7.9 0.0 4.0 -- 219 ( 9.1) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +1.0 11.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 30/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 -0.6 12.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 386 (16.1) 30/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 -3.9 5.2 -2.0 -1.2 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -4.4 8.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 34/14
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 -3.3 16.2 +2.0 12.5 0.0 3.8 10.7 409 (17.0) 54/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.4 -0.4 9.6 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 73 ( 3.0) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -2.9 14.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 39/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.6 -4.9 4.8 -4.3 2.1 0.0 4.0 10.5 304 (12.7) 30/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -4.2 4.3 -3.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 -5.0 5.2 -4.9 2.1 0.0 2.2 10.3 317 (13.2) 22/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.9 -4.7 4.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 303 (12.6) 34/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.4 -3.8 4.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 31/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 -2.2 11.7 +0.9 -- 2.6 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 -5.0 5.8 -1.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 24/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.7 -2.2 2.4 -5.2 -- 3.4 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 17/16
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 -2.6 8.8 0.0 4.2 0.2 3.4 7.1 484 (20.2) 41/10
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

38.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
38.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+8.9 : 33.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.9 : 33.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 32.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.4 : 35.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.1 : 35.8 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+5.5 : 18.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+4.7 : 11.9 YONGALA Upper North SA
+4.1 : 17.4 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+3.5 : 20.5 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
+3.5 : 14.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

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

3.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 10.8 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-6.9 : 10.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6 : 11.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-6.5 : 17.4 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-6.3 : 11.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3 : 14.5 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

-7.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.2 : 1.3 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.0 : 4.4 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-6.7 : 10.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.7 : -7.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 : 0.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

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.
107.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
57.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
46.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
35.2 WALKER CREEK N Rivers NT
35.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
46.8 MCCLUER ISLAND
35.2 WALKER CREEK
35.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
107.2 HORN ISLAND

ISLANDS
Islands
57.8 CAPE WESSEL

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

.....

1.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.9 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1263 (52.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1242 (51.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1132 (47.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1075 (44.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
981 (40.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
961 (40.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
955 (39.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
950 (39.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
923 (38.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
900 (37.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
876 (36.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
830 (34.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
826 (34.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
818 (34.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
811 (33.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
767 (32.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
745 (31.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
743 (31.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
742 (30.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
727 (30.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
680 (28.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
673 (28.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
671 (28.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
668 (27.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
649 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
643 (26.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
642 (26.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
630 (26.3) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
628 (26.2) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
602 (25.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
93/01 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
83/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
76/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
70/01 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

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
4.8mm in 7 min to 18:17 41.1mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
11.8mm in 24 min to 17:00 29.5mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.4mm/h
BULMAN AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 20.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.2mm/h
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
22.0mm in 13 min to 14:43 101.5mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 26.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 22.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
19.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 39.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.6mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.6mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(230/ 65 ) at 00:00