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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1633 EST on 25/04/2014. 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 maximum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059007

KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS

32.0

31.7

03/04/2005

13

1 P

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

25.0

26.1

04/04/2001

35

1 P


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum 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.
Data is as received at 16:32EST, 25/04/2014.

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 24.0 -3.7 14.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
PERTH AIRPORT 25.0 -0.5 16.0 +3.0 13.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
BUNBURY 25.0 +0.9 13.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 24.0 +0.1 15.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.3 25.0 +1.0 24.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +0.8 11.0 -1.6 9.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 -2.8 9.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 -0.7 13.0 +0.6 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 -2.5 10.0 +1.3 7.0 1.0 -- -- -- --
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 +2.2 17.0 -1.4 15.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 -1.2 24.0 +2.4 23.0 0.2 -- -- -- --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 -1.6 23.0 +2.4 22.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
MACKAY M.O 24.0 -2.7 21.0 +0.9 -- 32.6 -- -- -- --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 -0.8 21.0 +3.1 21.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +0.6 18.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.0 +1.6 14.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 +1.0 15.0 -1.3 13.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 +1.7 13.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 12.0 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.0 +4.0 15.0 -0.2 11.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +4.9 14.0 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 31.0 +7.4 11.0 -2.2 8.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.0 +1.8 3.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.0 +4.5 7.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 30.0 +7.1 14.0 -0.2 11.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 29.0 +5.2 9.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BELLAMBI AWS 28.0 +5.9 19.0 +3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.0 -1.5 9.0 -0.1 7.0 0.4 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -1.3 9.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.0 -1.6 7.0 -3.1 4.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.0 -2.6 4.0 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.0 -3.2 3.0 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.0 -1.3 12.0 +1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.0 -3.6 6.0 -1.4 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 -3.9 9.0 +1.4 -- 5.8 -- -- -- --
HOBART AIRPORT 13.0 -5.1 9.0 +0.2 6.0 1.4 -- -- -- --
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 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.6 : 30.0 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.4 : 31.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+7.1 : 30.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+7.0 : 32.0 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
+6.8 : 31.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+7.9 : 22.0 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.4 : 9.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.0 : 22.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.5 : 10.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.0 : 23.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

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

0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.3 : 4.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-8.2 : 0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-8.0 : 3.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-8.0 : 1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-7.5 : 22.0 KALBARRI Central West WA

-1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW

-8.8 : 3.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.7 : 5.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-5.7 : 1.0 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-5.5 : 3.0 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-5.4 : 8.0 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

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.
115.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
115.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT
82.7 ALCAN MINESITE N Rivers NT
79.6 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
64.2 MILINGIMBI AWS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
115.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
82.7 ALCAN MINESITE
64.2 MILINGIMBI AWS

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
56.4 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT

ISLANDS
Islands
115.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND
79.6 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND

Reports not yet available

Reports not yet available 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
MILINGIMBI AWS
11.6mm in 30 min to 02:00 23.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.2mm/h
13.8mm in 30 min to 02:30 27.6mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 25.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 9.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.2mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
5.4mm in 7 min to 09:23 46.3mm/h
6.0mm in 7 min to 09:30 51.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.0mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 10:00 20.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 16.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 11.3mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
16.8mm in 30 min to 22:30 33.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 21.8mm/h
17.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 35.2mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 34.4mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 20.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.6mm/h
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
64.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
MACKAY M.O
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 14.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.6mm/h
VICTORIA
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)
4.2mm in 12 min to 03:00 21.0mm/h
LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)
2.4mm in 1 min to 02:52 144.0mm/h
W Coast
WARRA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
STRAHAN AERODROME
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
21.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 21.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.8mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 13:30 25.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 15.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 8.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.4mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 18.6mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 18.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 13.3mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
22.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 44.0mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 28.6mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 26.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.7mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND : 87(130/ 72 ) at 21:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 78(190/ 69 ) at 20:54
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(230/ 80 ) at 13:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(250/ 67 ) at 12:17
TASMANIA
N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 83(280/ 65 ) at 04:27
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 139(270/ 82 ) at 02:48
CAPE GRIM : 87(270/ 65 ) at 02:46
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 91(290/ 54 ) at 06:38
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 74(290/ 63 ) at 05:16
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(320/100 ) at 02:19
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(270/ 76 ) at 05:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 85(280/ 74 ) at 12:28
DENNES POINT : 76(260/ 63 ) at 13:39
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 78(240/ 72 ) at 07:16
LOW ROCKY POINT : 100(290/ 74 ) at 01:52
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 100(300/ 82 ) at 02:52
ISLANDS
Islands
MARION REEF : 78(120/ 63 ) at 04:00