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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1949 EST on 24/04/2014. 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

QLD

Gulf Country

029063

NORMANTON AIRPORT

72.4

52.4

10/04/2006

13

1 N


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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 19:48EST, 24/04/2014.

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 25.0 -2.7 14.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) --
PERTH AIRPORT 27.0 +1.5 6.2 -6.8 3.7 0.0 5.2 -- 336 (14.0) --
BUNBURY 25.0 +0.9 5.3 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) --
MANDURAH 24.0 +0.1 12.0 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.3 24.2 +0.2 23.5 0.0 7.0 -- 311 (13.0) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +1.8 10.5 -2.1 9.4 0.0 6.8 -- 207 ( 8.6) --
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 -3.8 8.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 405 (16.9) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.0 -1.7 8.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 162 ( 6.8) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 -0.5 5.9 -2.8 3.6 0.0 3.2 -- 238 ( 9.9) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 +2.2 20.2 +1.8 18.0 0.0 5.0 -- 227 ( 9.5) --
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 -0.2 23.0 +1.4 22.8 0.4 2.8 -- 433 (18.0) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.0 +0.4 22.2 +1.6 20.4 0.0 5.6 -- 248 (10.3) --
MACKAY M.O 25.0 -1.7 23.1 +3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 374 (15.6) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -1.8 19.9 +2.0 18.2 0.0 4.6 -- 261 (10.9) --
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 -1.4 18.4 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) --
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +1.6 15.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) --
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 +1.0 15.9 -0.4 13.6 0.0 4.8 -- 269 (11.2) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 +0.7 12.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 13.7 +0.9 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 104 ( 4.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +3.0 15.8 +0.6 12.4 0.2 3.8 -- 351 (14.6) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 28.0 +3.9 13.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 27.0 +3.4 11.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 4.0 -3.2 0.3 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.5 4.8 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.0 +1.1 13.6 -0.6 10.5 0.0 4.2 -- 320 (13.3) --
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 +1.2 6.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 10 ( 0.4) --
BELLAMBI AWS 24.0 +1.9 15.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 -0.5 11.8 +2.7 9.6 1.6 2.8 -- 296 (12.3) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +0.7 12.3 +4.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.0 -1.6 8.7 -1.4 6.7 0.0 6.0 -- 320 (13.3) --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 -1.6 8.1 -0.1 10.4 0.4 2.6 -- -- --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.0 -2.2 6.3 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.0 -1.3 11.9 +1.1 9.5 6.0 1.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 -2.6 1.0 -6.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 -1.9 2.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) --
HOBART AIRPORT 18.0 -0.1 5.4 -3.4 3.0 0.2 3.0 -- 428 (17.8) --
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

38.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
37.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
37.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+6.3 : 34.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+5.8 : 35.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+5.4 : 33.0 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+5.4 : 22.0 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+5.3 : 34.0 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.5 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.5 : 19.8 MARREE COMPARISON NE Pastoral SA
+4.9 : 6.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+4.7 : 17.0 NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes N NSW
+4.6 : 13.2 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+4.3 : 11.1 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC

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

5.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.1 : 25.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-7.2 : 23.0 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-7.0 : 27.0 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-6.1 : 24.0 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-6.0 : 26.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

-0.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-0.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.1 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
0.8 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
0.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.4 : 2.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.8 : 2.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.5 : 5.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.1 : 5.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-7.1 : 4.8 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
72.4 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
60.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
57.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
46.4 ARMRAYNALD STATION Gulf Country QLD
38.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
60.8 CENTRE ISLAND
38.8 MCCLUER ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
72.4 NORMANTON AIRPORT
46.4 ARMRAYNALD STATION

ISLANDS
Islands
57.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1477 (61.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1100 (45.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1025 (42.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
950 (39.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
859 (35.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
814 (33.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
771 (32.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
770 (32.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
749 (31.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
679 (28.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
673 (28.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
668 (27.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
658 (27.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
649 (27.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
648 (27.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
635 (26.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
621 (25.9) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
Reports not yet available

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
JABIRU AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
10.8mm in 30 min to 18:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.8mm/h
16.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 33.2mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 27.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.6mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
11.2mm in 30 min to 04:30 22.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 17.6mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 19.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 11.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
BURKETOWN AIRPORT
16.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 17.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
9.2mm in 15 min to 12:30 36.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
MACKAY M.O
10.8mm in 30 min to 22:00 21.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.4mm/h
WILLIAMSON
17.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.2mm/h
VICTORIA
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
12.6mm in 30 min to 09:00 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
15.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 24.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.4mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 23:30 25.2mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 24.8mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
12.0mm in 30 min to 11:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 17.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.0mm/h
14.8mm in 7 min to 20:07 126.9mm/h
24.0mm in 23 min to 20:30 62.6mm/h
46.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 46.0mm/h
41.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 41.8mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 16.3mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
10.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(290/ 65 ) at 09:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(310/ 67 ) at 00:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(310/ 67 ) at 23:00