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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
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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 16:31EST, 05/05/2014.

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 23.2 -0.9 9.5 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 41/11
PERTH AIRPORT 22.3 +0.5 5.2 -5.2 4.0 0.0 4.4 9.7 225 ( 9.4) 35/20
BUNBURY 21.3 +0.1 7.6 -1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 34/12
MANDURAH 20.7 -0.6 11.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 31/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.0 24.9 +2.8 24.3 0.0 4.4 10.1 302 (12.6) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.3 -1.7 10.2 +2.0 9.5 0.0 3.0 7.4 337 (14.0) 26/09
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 -2.2 12.3 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 50/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -1.1 10.2 0.0 -- 0.0 1.0 1.3 119 ( 5.0) 34/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 -0.1 4.3 -3.0 2.8 0.0 1.2 3.6 228 ( 9.5) 37/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 +3.2 18.7 +4.9 17.3 0.0 10.0 -- 489 (20.4) 41/01
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.7 19.7 -0.2 17.5 0.0 6.8 10.7 351 (14.6) 26/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +1.9 21.3 +3.7 19.9 0.0 5.0 10.8 225 ( 9.4) 28/13
MACKAY M.O 27.0 +2.8 19.7 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- 10.7 294 (12.3) 22/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 +2.5 18.6 +4.5 16.7 0.0 3.0 -- 167 ( 7.0) 26/15
BUNDABERG AERO 27.5 +2.9 17.2 +3.1 -- 0.8 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 28/14
COOLANGATTA 26.5 +3.4 17.0 +2.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 +1.6 17.8 +5.0 17.1 3.8 0.2 7.3 232 ( 9.7) 24/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.2 +2.4 15.1 +5.3 -- 9.4 -- -- 258 (10.8) 26/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.2 +1.9 -- -- -- 1.2 1.2 -- 98 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 +2.2 13.9 +2.2 12.4 0.8 1.2 -- 230 ( 9.6) 31/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +1.3 12.5 +2.1 -- 4.4 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 22/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 +0.4 10.2 +0.2 8.5 6.6 3.0 -- 383 (16.0) 26/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.0 +0.8 1.9 -2.7 -3.5 0.2 1.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 0.0 3.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 26/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.8 -0.2 11.3 +0.4 9.5 0.0 5.2 10.2 528 (22.0) 35/01
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 +0.3 6.5 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 26/13
BELLAMBI AWS 18.8 -0.8 12.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 31/02
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.1 +0.8 3.7 -2.1 1.4 0.0 2.8 10.2 238 ( 9.9) 24/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.3 -0.3 5.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.5 -2.5 9.9 +2.5 7.8 0.0 1.6 0.6 194 ( 8.1) 21/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.6 -1.6 1.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 266 (11.1) 26/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.8 -1.8 1.4 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 31/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 -0.5 6.3 -2.4 3.9 0.2 1.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.3 -2.3 -1.0 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 31/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 -1.1 1.2 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 16.1 +0.9 4.0 -2.6 0.8 0.0 1.6 7.6 322 (13.4) 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

38.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
36.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+6.3 : 34.7 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.3 : 32.3 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.1 : 31.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.0 : 35.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.8 : 36.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+5.8 : 34.9 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

28.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.1 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+9.0 : 15.9 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.9 : 12.0 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.8 : 24.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
+8.7 : 25.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+8.6 : 25.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

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

3.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 15.5 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-5.5 : 15.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-4.6 : 14.5 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
-4.6 : 15.5 HAWKER Upper North SA
-4.3 : 13.5 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-5.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-3.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.7 : -1.0 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-6.5 : -1.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-6.2 : 2.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.8 : -3.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.8 : -2.5 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands 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.
65.0 WILLARE BRIDGE W Kimberley WA
62.0 CAMBALLIN W Kimberley WA
53.6 LIVERINGA STATION W Kimberley WA
52.0 UDIALLA W Kimberley WA
27.0 YEEDA W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
65.0 WILLARE BRIDGE
62.0 CAMBALLIN
53.6 LIVERINGA STATION
52.0 UDIALLA
27.0 YEEDA

11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.7 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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1.3 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

1004 (41.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
951 (39.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
783 (32.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
776 (32.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
769 (32.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
769 (32.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
644 (26.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
619 (25.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/10 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
72/20 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
68/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/15 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
63/22 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

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.
None reported None reported