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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 1708 EST on 26/04/2014. 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

WA

Central West

008309

BELLENDAINE

23.8

15.2

29/04/2008

12

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061282

DORA CREEK (DORA ST)

102.2

81.4

24/04/2008

12

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061381

WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)

99.0

88.0

19/04/2012

13

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

E Coast

092012

FINGAL (LEGGE STREET)

-5.0

-4.8

30/04/2009

27

1 P

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

33.0

33.0

12/04/2014

13

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.


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 17:07EST, 26/04/2014.

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 22.0 -5.7 17.0 +1.6 -- 12.2 -- -- -- --
PERTH AIRPORT 25.0 -0.5 15.0 +2.0 13.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
BUNBURY 26.0 +1.9 15.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 25.0 +1.1 17.0 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 -0.7 27.0 +3.0 25.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +1.8 11.0 -1.6 9.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
WHYALLA AERO 25.0 +1.2 10.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 +0.3 9.0 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 -0.5 4.0 -4.7 0.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 -0.8 24.0 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -3.2 23.0 +1.4 23.0 53.0 -- -- -- --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.6 23.0 +2.4 22.0 1.2 -- -- -- --
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +0.3 20.0 -0.1 -- 20.0 -- -- -- --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 -0.8 19.0 +1.1 18.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +0.6 18.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.0 +2.6 14.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 +2.0 16.0 -0.3 14.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.0 +1.7 13.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 15.0 +2.2 -- 3.6 -- -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 +1.0 14.0 -1.2 11.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.9 11.0 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 -2.6 14.0 +0.8 -- 3.6 -- -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.0 +1.8 3.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +2.5 12.0 +1.8 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.0 -1.9 19.0 +4.8 16.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 22.0 -1.8 15.0 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BELLAMBI AWS 18.0 -4.1 16.0 +0.5 -- 10.6 -- -- -- --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 -0.5 5.0 -4.1 3.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -0.3 5.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.0 -0.6 6.0 -4.1 3.0 0.0 -- -- -- --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.0 -2.6 2.0 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.0 -3.2 5.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.0 +0.7 7.0 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 -1.6 2.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.0 -3.9 0.0 -7.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
HOBART AIRPORT 16.0 -2.1 6.0 -2.8 2.0 0.4 -- -- -- --
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
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
37.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
37.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 34.0 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+6.6 : 31.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
+6.1 : 34.0 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+6.1 : 34.0 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+6.1 : 34.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

28.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
27.0 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT N Rivers NT
26.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 18.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 22.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.9 : 22.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.8 : 23.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+6.6 : 24.0 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

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

5.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
7.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
8.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-9.9 : 19.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-9.2 : 17.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-9.0 : 18.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-8.6 : 19.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-8.2 : 17.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-4.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-4.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.5 : -5.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-8.7 : 0.0 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-8.7 : -3.0 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-8.6 : -3.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-8.2 : -4.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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.
131.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
109.6 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
102.2 DORA CREEK (DORA ST) Hunter Valley NSW
99.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT) Hunter Valley NSW
94.0 TUNG OIL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
59.2 CENTRE ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
78.4 MORNINGTON ISLAND AIRPORT
N Coast--Barron
131.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
74.0 TOPAZ ALERT
70.0 HAZELMERE
66.0 MT SOPHIA
53.0 CAIRNS AERO
N Coast--Herbert
109.6 DARADGEE
94.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
87.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
86.0 INNISFAIL
80.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
78.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
75.0 EURAMO TM
74.0 CORSIS ALERT
73.0 TUNG OIL TM
72.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
69.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
66.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
65.0 NERADA ALERT
Central Coast E
50.0 DORAVILLE STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
51.0 WILLINA
Hunter Valley
102.2 DORA CREEK (DORA ST)
99.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
64.0 ELDERSLIE

ISLANDS
Islands
57.4 NORTH EAST 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
MINGENEW
10.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND
43.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 14.3mm/h
17.4mm in 30 min to 23:00 34.8mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.0mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 23:30 24.8mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 29.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
8.6mm in 11 min to 17:24 46.9mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.4mm/h
7.8mm in 19 min to 18:30 24.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
13.4mm in 30 min to 10:30 26.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.6mm/h
4.0mm in 12 min to 10:42 20.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.6mm/h
4.8mm in 12 min to 21:30 24.0mm/h
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
11.0mm in 30 min to 09:00 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
11.8mm in 30 min to 13:00 23.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
Central Coast E
WILLIAMSON
21.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 21.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
7.2mm in 5 min to 15:48 86.4mm/h
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
9.8mm in 7 min to 22:07 84.0mm/h
9.2mm in 16 min to 22:23 34.5mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 25.4mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.6mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
17.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 17.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
5.0mm in 14 min to 01:14 21.4mm/h
8.8mm in 6 min to 01:20 88.0mm/h
8.6mm in 10 min to 01:30 51.6mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 22.4mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 25.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
4.0mm in 6 min to 09:16 40.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
6.8mm in 17 min to 08:17 24.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 22.2mm/h
33.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 33.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.7mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h
COORANBONG (LAKE MACQUARIE AWS)
24.8mm in 27 min to 07:57 55.1mm/h
5.4mm in 3 min to 08:00 108.0mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 31.6mm/h
33.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 33.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.3mm/h
GOSFORD AWS
29.2mm in 18 min to 09:18 97.3mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 32.2mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 32.4mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
9.0mm in 13 min to 14:00 41.5mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.0mm/h
16.2mm in 27 min to 14:27 36.0mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 29.2mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 21.4mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.7mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
10.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(290/ 74 ) at 21:38
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 89(340/ 65 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(320/ 63 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(330/ 74 ) at 23:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 89( 10/ 69 ) at 21:05