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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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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 1632 EST on 23/04/2014. 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 daily rainfall

VIC

W Coast

090189

BARWON DOWNS (GERANGAMETE)

19.8

17.2

24/04/2010

12

1 N

Highest grass minimum temperature

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

22.2

20.8

03/04/2005

14

1 N

ISL

Islands

200284

COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

26.5

26.4

27/04/1987

27

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

VIC

E Central

086038

ESSENDON AIRPORT

33.5

30.3

03/04/2008

11

1 N

VIC

E Central

086282

MELBOURNE AIRPORT

44.6

35.3

02/04/2014

16

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 16:32EST, 23/04/2014.

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 27.7 0.0 10.6 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 506 (21.1) 46/16
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 -1.2 5.6 -7.4 2.8 0.0 4.0 10.5 340 (14.2) 35/14
BUNBURY 22.6 -1.5 6.5 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 26/19
MANDURAH 22.9 -1.0 12.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 272 (11.3) 26/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 24.4 +0.4 23.9 0.0 7.0 10.6 345 (14.4) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.8 +2.6 11.9 -0.7 9.4 0.0 8.0 11.0 203 ( 8.5) 30/16
WHYALLA AERO 20.3 -3.5 14.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 466 (19.4) 44/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.4 -1.3 16.7 +4.3 -- 0.0 15.2 8.5 283 (11.8) 35/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 -1.7 13.0 +4.3 10.4 6.8 5.6 8.2 433 (18.0) 46/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.6 +2.8 14.2 -4.2 12.4 0.0 8.0 10.5 186 ( 7.8) 35/16
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 -1.9 22.4 +0.8 21.8 8.2 2.2 0.4 459 (19.1) 37/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 -2.6 22.3 +1.7 19.6 0.0 7.4 0.0 436 (18.2) 30/10
MACKAY M.O 27.4 +0.7 22.0 +1.9 -- 0.6 -- 8.0 364 (15.2) 35/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -0.9 17.0 -0.9 14.6 0.0 4.6 -- 233 ( 9.7) 31/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +0.1 15.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 26/14
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +1.9 18.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 +1.1 15.4 -0.9 12.5 0.0 5.0 10.5 310 (12.9) 34/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 +0.4 12.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 26/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 27.3 +2.1 9.5 -3.3 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 70 ( 2.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.2 +4.2 14.4 -0.8 12.2 0.0 2.8 10.0 168 ( 7.0) 37/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.1 +5.0 12.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 28/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.8 +2.2 8.5 -4.7 6.4 0.0 2.8 -- 175 ( 7.3) 48/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.7 -0.7 0.2 -7.0 -1.5 0.2 2.0 9.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.4 -0.1 4.4 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 26/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.4 +2.5 12.5 -1.7 9.9 0.0 4.0 7.9 281 (11.7) 30/11
RICHMOND RAAF 24.5 +0.7 6.4 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 18 ( 0.8) 13/19
BELLAMBI AWS 24.4 +2.3 15.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 37/20
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.6 +0.1 9.0 -0.1 6.1 0.0 2.8 9.5 245 (10.2) 21/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -0.1 8.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 28/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.9 +3.3 13.9 +3.8 11.2 0.0 5.0 8.6 437 (18.2) 41/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.9 -2.7 11.4 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 41/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.8 -1.4 10.0 +2.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 302 (12.6) 31/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 -3.5 13.3 +2.5 8.5 5.6 15.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 -3.5 10.0 +2.6 -- 12.6 -- -- 780 (32.5) 54/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 +0.6 6.3 -1.3 -- 17.2 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 43/04
HOBART AIRPORT 20.4 +2.3 7.9 -0.9 6.4 3.4 1.6 7.0 252 (10.5) 50/14
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

37.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+5.6 : 31.2 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+5.5 : 29.4 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+5.4 : 29.5 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+5.1 : 29.0 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW
+5.1 : 29.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 13.8 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+7.1 : 14.1 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
+7.1 : 15.9 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+7.0 : 15.8 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+6.8 : 15.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA

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

6.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.5 : 15.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
-5.1 : 16.3 VIEWBANK E Central VIC
-4.7 : 13.5 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-4.5 : 16.0 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-4.4 : 22.7 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA

-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-8.4 : 1.0 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.3 : 3.4 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.2 : 3.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-8.2 : 1.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-8.1 : 2.6 YORK Cent Wheatbelt 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.
105.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
72.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
70.2 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN) N Coast TAS
68.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
67.4 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
105.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
72.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
67.4 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE

TASMANIA
N Coast
70.2 MOUNT VICTORIA (UNA PLAIN)
56.2 TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS)
54.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW)

ISLANDS
Islands
68.0 CAPE WESSEL

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

.....

0.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

1070 (44.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1035 (43.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
991 (41.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
953 (39.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
934 (38.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
895 (37.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
850 (35.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
839 (35.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
826 (34.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
819 (34.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
804 (33.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
790 (32.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
781 (32.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
780 (32.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
770 (32.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
766 (31.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
757 (31.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
729 (30.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
713 (29.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
707 (29.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
699 (29.1) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
698 (29.1) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
694 (28.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
690 (28.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
676 (28.2) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
675 (28.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
668 (27.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
659 (27.5) RHYLL E Central VIC
650 (27.1) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
648 (27.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
647 (27.0) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
646 (26.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
640 (26.7) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
608 (25.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
603 (25.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
100/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
100/02 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
85/03 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
85/00 LOW ROCKY POINT 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND
11.0mm in 25 min to 20:00 26.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.6mm/h
4.2mm in 11 min to 21:00 22.9mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.6mm/h
9.0mm in 17 min to 21:17 31.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
10.6mm in 30 min to 20:30 21.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
16.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 32.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 16.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
4.6mm in 6 min to 17:06 46.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
9.0mm in 16 min to 06:46 33.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
18.0mm in 15 min to 08:30 72.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 18.4mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 22.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 11.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
10.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 20.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 17.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
11.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 23.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.2mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 22.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 22.6mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 19:30 29.2mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 25.6mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 28.8mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 29.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 20.2mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 19.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CAPE WESSEL
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.2mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
42.8mm in 47 min to 16:47 54.6mm/h
43.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 43.2mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.3mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(270/ 69 ) at 03:18
E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 83(350/ 63 ) at 04:41
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(330/ 76 ) at 16:07
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(310/ 72 ) at 04:00
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(310/ 65 ) at 01:15
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 100(330/ 76 ) at 02:30