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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 1631 EST on 01/05/2014. 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

TAS

N Coast

091271

NUNAMARA OFFTAKE (ST PATRICKS RIVER)

42.2

41.6

20/04/2006

17

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 16:31EST, 01/05/2014.

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 24.3 -3.4 9.3 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 41/17
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 -3.3 8.6 -4.4 7.6 0.0 2.2 8.9 216 ( 9.0) 35/13
BUNBURY 22.0 -2.1 4.2 -7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 30/18
MANDURAH 22.7 -1.2 12.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 26/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 25.5 +1.5 25.1 0.2 4.8 10.9 351 (14.6) 30/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.9 -11.3 12.4 -0.2 12.2 12.6 7.0 3.5 484 (20.2) 34/02
WHYALLA AERO 16.2 -7.6 9.0 -2.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 268 (11.2) 37/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 -4.4 11.0 -1.4 -- 1.8 2.2 6.7 269 (11.2) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 -4.0 6.5 -2.2 3.5 4.6 2.0 5.5 352 (14.7) 30/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.4 +1.6 19.6 +1.2 16.4 0.0 9.4 10.7 399 (16.6) 50/04
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +0.9 19.2 -2.4 17.3 0.0 6.2 11.1 377 (15.7) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 20.5 -0.1 16.6 0.0 5.0 10.9 276 (11.5) 34/15
MACKAY M.O 26.7 0.0 20.9 +0.8 -- 3.8 -- 7.4 504 (21.0) 37/04
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -0.2 18.8 +0.9 16.4 0.0 4.4 -- 299 (12.5) 21/08
BUNDABERG AERO 27.8 +0.4 16.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 22/14
COOLANGATTA 26.2 +0.8 15.0 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 30/12
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 -0.4 13.3 -3.0 12.0 0.0 4.4 5.5 267 (11.1) 28/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 +0.1 11.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 30/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.2 -6.0 15.2 +2.4 -- 1.6 2.0 -- 66 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 -1.0 15.8 +0.6 11.6 0.0 3.8 3.2 373 (15.5) 35/05
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -4.3 13.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 18/21
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.5 -0.1 15.4 +2.2 13.7 1.0 2.0 3.9 199 ( 8.3) 43/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.4 -5.0 9.4 +2.2 8.5 12.4 4.4 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -4.5 14.3 +4.1 -- 6.4 -- -- 312 (13.0) 39/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.9 +1.0 18.4 +4.2 17.2 3.2 5.0 7.1 453 (18.9) 50/13
RICHMOND RAAF 23.9 +0.1 15.3 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 31/15
BELLAMBI AWS 22.5 +0.4 17.9 +2.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 386 (16.1) 41/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 -5.8 10.1 +1.0 8.0 2.8 2.0 9.0 310 (12.9) 34/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -4.2 10.5 +2.3 -- 15.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 28/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 -6.5 8.6 -1.5 6.2 14.2 1.6 9.3 236 ( 9.8) 30/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 -5.3 8.5 +0.3 -- 8.4 2.0 -- 321 (13.4) 37/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.4 -3.8 6.9 -0.7 -- 25.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 54/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 -2.5 10.5 -0.3 8.5 12.2 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 -5.1 5.4 -2.0 -- 23.8 -- -- 268 (11.2) 35/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.8 -3.1 6.0 -1.6 -- 30.4 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 22/12
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -3.2 6.2 -2.6 2.4 3.8 3.2 9.1 384 (16.0) 34/12
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

39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
37.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
37.5 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
37.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+3.8 : 38.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+3.8 : 37.5 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
+3.4 : 28.2 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+3.3 : 39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
+3.0 : 37.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
26.3 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.0 : 16.5 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+5.8 : 19.1 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+5.5 : 16.9 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+5.5 : 11.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
+5.5 : 19.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

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

1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-11.3 : 16.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-9.6 : 17.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-9.6 : 17.5 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
-9.3 : 19.2 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-9.3 : 15.3 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

-1.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.6 : 6.5 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-9.4 : 6.7 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-8.7 : 6.3 WILUNA Interior WA
-8.7 : 7.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-8.6 : 8.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.6 : 6.2 LEONORA Goldfields 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.
109.0 ELLENDALE MINESITE W Kimberley WA
67.0 CAPE LEVEQUE W Kimberley WA
55.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS W Kimberley WA
52.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
51.4 QUAMBY BLUFF N Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
109.0 ELLENDALE MINESITE
67.0 CAPE LEVEQUE
55.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS

VICTORIA
Upper NE
50.4 MOUNT BULLER

TASMANIA
N Coast
51.4 QUAMBY BLUFF
50.0 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW)
W Coast
52.2 MOUNT READ

11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
3.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
3.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
2.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

1181 (49.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1160 (48.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1018 (42.4) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
990 (41.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
958 (39.9) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
951 (39.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
935 (39.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
923 (38.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
857 (35.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
819 (34.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
813 (33.9) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
803 (33.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
785 (32.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
784 (32.7) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
784 (32.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
764 (31.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
721 (30.0) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
713 (29.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
711 (29.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
705 (29.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
704 (29.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
685 (28.5) TELFER AERO Interior WA
685 (28.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
682 (28.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
682 (28.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
672 (28.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
671 (28.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
669 (27.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
660 (27.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
647 (27.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
642 (26.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
639 (26.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
629 (26.2) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
628 (26.2) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
627 (26.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
626 (26.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
624 (26.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
615 (25.6) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
612 (25.5) WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
610 (25.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
608 (25.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
603 (25.1) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
603 (25.1) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
74/12 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
74/02 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
74/16 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
70/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
68/17 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
12.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 24.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Western Plains
ARARAT PRISON
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Plateau
YULARA AERO : 187(360/ 76 ) at 12:32