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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 1745 EST on 29/04/2014. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

W Coast

097072

STRAHAN AERODROME

0.7

0.8

21/04/2001

22

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006105

SHARK BAY AIRPORT

23.2

24.1

01/04/2005

13

1 N


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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 17:44EST, 29/04/2014.

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 21.6 -6.1 17.3 +1.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 388 (16.2) 52/13
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 -6.1 10.9 -2.1 9.8 7.2 2.8 0.0 435 (18.1) 55/14
BUNBURY 19.2 -4.9 9.6 -2.0 -- 9.6 -- -- 334 (13.9) 41/14
MANDURAH 18.8 -5.1 12.6 -3.0 -- 10.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 55/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.2 -2.5 24.6 +0.6 24.7 36.4 6.6 3.7 296 (12.3) 31/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.3 +6.1 16.0 +3.4 15.0 0.0 7.2 10.9 241 (10.0) 34/12
WHYALLA AERO 30.6 +6.8 17.8 +6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 63/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.2 +6.5 14.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 10.6 6.6 291 (12.1) 43/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.0 +4.5 6.4 -2.3 2.9 0.4 3.6 4.3 336 (14.0) 55/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.8 +4.0 16.2 -2.2 14.4 0.0 7.8 10.8 220 ( 9.2) 31/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 0.0 21.8 +0.2 20.8 0.0 4.4 11.3 424 (17.7) 41/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.6 20.6 0.0 15.9 0.0 5.4 11.1 309 (12.9) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 26.3 -0.4 18.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 336 (14.0) 41/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -0.7 18.4 +0.5 15.6 0.0 4.8 -- 200 ( 8.3) 35/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.3 19.0 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 273 (11.4) 54/12
COOLANGATTA -- -- 18.0 +1.0 -- 22.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) --
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 -1.7 18.5 +2.2 17.6 3.2 5.6 2.7 312 (13.0) 54/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 -2.8 13.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 41/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.9 +0.7 15.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 191 ( 8.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -2.9 16.6 +1.4 14.6 74.2 -- 1.9 524 (21.8) 44/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 -1.4 16.1 +2.3 -- 26.6 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 28/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.9 -1.7 14.1 +0.9 12.6 7.6 1.8 3.3 149 ( 6.2) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +0.6 9.6 +2.4 4.5 0.0 2.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.1 -0.4 15.0 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 37/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 -0.6 15.6 +1.4 14.0 2.6 1.0 2.8 444 (18.5) 26/15
RICHMOND RAAF 21.8 -2.0 13.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 21/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 -0.9 14.6 -0.9 -- 5.2 -- -- 426 (17.8) 41/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +1.2 11.7 +2.6 9.1 0.2 3.8 8.3 364 (15.2) 39/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.9 +0.6 7.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.7 +3.1 6.9 -3.2 6.4 0.0 3.2 7.1 223 ( 9.3) 39/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.9 +0.3 1.7 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 31/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.5 -0.7 2.6 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 34/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.4 +2.1 6.5 -4.3 4.4 0.0 10.0 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 0.0 2.1 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 57/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.3 -0.6 1.1 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 20.6 +2.5 3.3 -5.5 0.6 0.0 0.6 6.8 267 (11.1) 52/12
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

38.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
38.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
38.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+10.1 : 34.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+9.1 : 31.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+8.9 : 30.7 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.3 : 30.7 STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE Murray Valley SA
+8.2 : 29.2 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.5 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
27.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.4 : 22.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.8 : 21.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.4 : 23.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.2 : 20.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+7.2 : 17.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 19.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

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

7.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.0 : 18.0 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-8.9 : 17.3 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-8.8 : 17.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-8.7 : 20.0 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-8.6 : 19.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

-3.7 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-2.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-2.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.8 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-1.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.9 : 1.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-8.4 : -2.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-8.2 : -2.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-7.6 : 0.7 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-7.4 : 1.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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.
94.0 HOWARD SPRINGS NATURE PARK N Rivers NT
90.0 MINNIE WATER PUMP SHED North Coast NSW
90.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
74.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
69.8 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISON MidNorth Coast N NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
94.0 HOWARD SPRINGS NATURE PARK
64.8 ELIZABETH VALLEY
61.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS
52.4 PINELANDS
50.8 THE CHASE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
90.0 MINNIE WATER PUMP SHED
56.2 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
55.0 NEW ITALY (VINEYARD HAVEN)
52.8 WOODBURN (CEDAR ST)
MidNorth Coast N
90.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE)
74.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO
69.8 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISON
65.0 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

11.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

2.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
1.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
1.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1038 (43.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
883 (36.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
863 (36.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
844 (35.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
832 (34.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
821 (34.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
791 (33.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
781 (32.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
752 (31.3) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
725 (30.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
725 (30.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
713 (29.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
678 (28.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
677 (28.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
660 (27.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
647 (27.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
646 (26.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
640 (26.7) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
633 (26.4) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
629 (26.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
628 (26.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
616 (25.7) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
614 (25.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
603 (25.1) MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA
602 (25.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
93/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
85/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
85/10 MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/11 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
83/13 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast 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
1.4mm in 1 min to 15:31 84.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
GUNN POINT
12.0mm in 30 min to 00:00 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 00:30 32.8mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 28.4mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 23.2mm/h
23.0mm in 30 min to 01:30 46.0mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 29.8mm/h
16.0mm in 30 min to 02:00 32.0mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 39.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 22.2mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
16.4mm in 30 min to 02:00 32.8mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 18.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 17.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
12.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.4mm/h
NOONAMAH (MKT) AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA
13.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.2mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 08:00 23.2mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 19.6mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 21.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.2mm/h
17.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 34.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 18.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 17.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.2mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 01:00 23.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 14.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
11.2mm in 30 min to 04:30 22.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
7.8mm in 20 min to 05:50 23.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 72(200/ 63 ) at 10:57
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 85(360/ 69 ) at 10:30
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(350/ 67 ) at 11:00
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(140/ 63 ) at 13:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 83(160/ 63 ) at 13:11
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(310/ 67 ) at 23:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 80( 10/ 63 ) at 11:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 93( 10/ 69 ) at 22:30