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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 19:42EST, 22/04/2014.

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 27.1 -0.6 13.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 54/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.6 -1.9 7.4 -5.6 4.6 0.0 4.6 10.3 350 (14.6) 35/15
BUNBURY 23.3 -0.8 5.7 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 26/10
MANDURAH 22.3 -1.6 12.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 30/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +0.4 24.2 +0.2 22.8 0.2 7.0 9.9 339 (14.1) 43/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.7 +0.5 9.9 -2.7 7.9 0.0 6.0 11.1 242 (10.1) 26/10
WHYALLA AERO 30.2 +6.4 12.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 52/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.5 +5.8 15.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- 4.4 184 ( 7.7) 48/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 +3.4 11.4 +2.7 10.7 2.8 2.2 1.4 393 (16.4) 46/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.1 +1.3 19.2 +0.8 15.5 0.0 43.8 10.7 330 (13.8) 35/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 -1.2 23.6 +2.0 21.8 0.0 7.2 0.5 551 (23.0) 39/19
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 -0.9 19.9 -0.7 16.6 0.0 6.8 6.6 343 (14.3) 46/12
MACKAY M.O 27.3 +0.6 17.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 262 (10.9) 31/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 -0.6 16.5 -1.4 14.9 0.0 5.0 -- 136 ( 5.7) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +0.7 15.2 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 44/05
COOLANGATTA 27.9 +2.5 14.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 35/17
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 +1.9 15.3 -1.0 12.8 0.0 5.2 10.8 279 (11.6) 34/17
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.6 +2.3 11.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 28/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.6 -1.6 6.7 -6.1 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 148 ( 6.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +0.6 13.0 -2.2 9.2 0.0 3.0 9.5 324 (13.5) 24/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 +0.2 12.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 24/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.6 0.0 9.6 -3.6 6.7 0.0 17.2 -- 267 (11.1) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.7 -0.7 0.5 -6.7 -4.2 0.2 3.2 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -3.5 2.7 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 18/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.7 +0.8 12.6 -1.6 9.6 0.0 4.0 9.7 352 (14.7) 28/05
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 -1.3 7.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 17/12
BELLAMBI AWS 22.2 +0.1 12.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 253 (10.5) 26/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.7 -3.8 1.8 -7.3 0.0 0.0 2.4 10.0 186 ( 7.8) 22/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -4.9 4.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.2 +2.6 9.0 -1.1 5.8 0.0 7.6 9.0 191 ( 8.0) 37/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.9 -2.7 4.3 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 30/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.9 -1.3 4.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 41/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 -1.8 12.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.9 +0.3 8.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 63/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.5 -2.4 1.6 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 35/23
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 -1.5 3.4 -5.4 -2.0 0.0 2.6 3.3 393 (16.4) 30/15
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

38.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+10.3 : 31.3 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.2 : 34.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.8 : 31.7 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+8.1 : 30.7 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.0 : 31.4 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+8.0 : 30.4 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.6 : 18.7 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.5 : 19.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.9 : 15.5 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.5 : 16.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.4 : 18.5 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

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

7.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.3 : 11.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-5.8 : 16.6 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-5.8 : 11.0 MARRAWAH N Coast TAS
-5.8 : 12.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.9 : 17.4 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-4.9 : 15.8 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC

-7.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-9.3 : 1.3 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-8.6 : -6.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-8.5 : -3.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-7.9 : 12.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.8 : 5.3 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
-7.8 : -0.7 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N 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.
18.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
11.4 BOB LAGOON King Island TAS
10.8 SAVAGE RIVER MINE W Coast TAS
10.4 LADY BARRON (FRANKLIN PARADE) Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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2.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
1.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

1018 (42.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1003 (41.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
829 (34.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
803 (33.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
790 (32.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
737 (30.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
721 (30.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
716 (29.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
692 (28.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
634 (26.4) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
622 (25.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
609 (25.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
607 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
606 (25.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
601 (25.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
98/08 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
89/22 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
89/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/13 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
83/23 CAPE SORELL W Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
8.0mm in 8 min to 18:44 60.0mm/h
5.4mm in 14 min to 18:58 23.1mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.4mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 26.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
8.6mm in 24 min to 21:00 21.5mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
7.4mm in 16 min to 21:30 27.8mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 21.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.4mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
11.0mm in 24 min to 16:00 27.5mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.0mm/h
10.2mm in 8 min to 16:12 76.5mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 25.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.7mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 93(350/ 70 ) at 08:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 87(340/ 63 ) at 22:30
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(340/ 67 ) at 22:22