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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 1632 EST on 04/05/2014. 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

SA

Lower SE

026021

MOUNT GAMBIER AERO

42.4

40.6

27/05/1951

72

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090135

CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS

48.0

38.9

16/05/1963

57

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090175

PORT FAIRY AWS

38.2

29.8

29/05/2007

19

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090182

CASTERTON

52.4

39.8

18/05/2007

11

1 N

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

54.2

42.0

27/05/2000

18

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

-14.1

-3.9

16/05/2012

17

-6.1

15/06/2006

19

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001006

WYNDHAM AERO

27.9

27.0

20/05/2004

13

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031209

COOKTOWN AIRPORT

32.0

31.7

02/05/2014

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

ISL

Islands

200790

CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

30.5

30.0

02/05/1984

39

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Southwest Plains

049000

IVANHOE AERODROME AWS

11.2

12.0

27/05/2000

14

1 N

NSW

CW Slopes N

064017

COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS

9.8

10.8

24/05/2011

12

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

50

50.0

24/05/2012

11

N Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090175

PORT FAIRY AWS

83

83

02/05/2014

11

N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

W Coast

090186

WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB

89

81.0

13/05/2011

11

N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Far SW

045025

THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT

22.2

20.6

30/05/2010

14

1 N

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

19.4

16.6

30/05/2010

11

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 16:31EST, 04/05/2014.

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 25.1 +1.0 10.3 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 39/09
PERTH AIRPORT 23.4 +1.6 5.6 -4.8 4.5 0.0 3.4 7.2 233 ( 9.7) 30/10
BUNBURY 23.8 +2.6 8.6 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 35/11
MANDURAH 22.0 +0.7 11.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 28/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 0.0 25.2 +3.1 24.7 0.0 4.8 4.9 246 (10.3) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 -3.1 7.7 -0.5 6.1 0.0 5.4 10.5 307 (12.8) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 15.7 -4.7 5.5 -3.2 -- 4.6 -- -- 395 (16.5) 43/00
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 -3.1 7.2 -3.0 -- 8.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 52/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -3.3 7.7 +0.4 6.5 42.4 3.2 1.0 711 (29.6) 57/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.3 -4.5 15.2 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 446 (18.6) 41/06
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +3.0 19.9 0.0 17.2 0.0 4.4 11.0 255 (10.6) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 0.0 21.3 +3.7 18.3 0.0 8.6 10.3 416 (17.3) 52/06
MACKAY M.O 25.6 +1.4 18.8 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 420 (17.5) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 -1.4 15.4 +1.3 11.8 1.6 4.4 -- 284 (11.8) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 21.9 -2.7 15.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 21.5 -1.6 11.6 -2.5 -- 3.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 48/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.0 -2.5 14.0 +1.2 11.2 15.0 6.0 9.0 428 (17.8) 55/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.7 -5.1 8.1 -1.7 -- 14.2 -- -- 496 (20.7) 63/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.6 -5.7 8.1 -0.6 -- 6.0 3.6 -- 241 (10.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.8 -0.6 9.4 -2.3 6.1 1.0 1.4 -- 300 (12.5) 48/22
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 -1.4 7.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 54/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.5 -2.8 12.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 76/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 0.6 -4.0 -0.6 11.2 4.4 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.5 -8.4 7.3 +0.8 -- 9.2 -- -- 330 (13.8) 57/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.1 -3.9 11.7 +0.8 10.7 1.4 5.6 1.1 422 (17.6) 52/11
RICHMOND RAAF 17.1 -3.4 10.4 +2.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 55/13
BELLAMBI AWS 16.1 -3.5 11.7 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 240 (10.0) 83/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.8 -6.5 7.1 +1.3 7.3 6.2 0.6 0.0 256 (10.7) 37/07
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.0 -5.6 8.4 +3.0 -- 3.8 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 30/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.3 -5.7 6.6 -0.8 5.4 12.6 1.6 0.3 358 (14.9) 52/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.0 -1.2 6.5 +0.8 -- 8.6 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 37/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.6 -1.0 5.4 +0.3 -- 2.2 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 39/22
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 +0.9 10.1 +1.4 -- 1.8 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.4 -0.2 1.8 -3.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 260 (10.8) 48/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -0.7 9.8 +4.8 -- 11.4 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 55/22
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -2.7 9.7 +3.1 9.5 26.6 2.4 1.9 547 (22.8) 63/10
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

37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+10.3 : 31.8 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.3 : 32.0 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.1 : 30.3 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.0 : 37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
+3.5 : 31.1 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD

27.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
26.6 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+9.0 : 27.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
+8.5 : 20.5 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
+7.8 : 24.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
+7.5 : 24.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
+7.2 : 25.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
+7.2 : 21.8 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA

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

-0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-10.2 : 10.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-9.8 : 4.6 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-9.2 : 12.3 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
-9.1 : 11.5 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-9.0 : 11.2 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-9.0 : 11.0 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-9.0 : 8.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 2.3 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.4 : 1.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-4.8 : 3.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
-4.8 : 7.0 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.8 : 5.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West 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.
55.0 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
54.2 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
52.4 CASTERTON W Coast VIC
52.2 DARTMOOR W Coast VIC
50.0 MT KANIGAN AL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
55.0 TOOLARA (KELLY)
50.0 MT KANIGAN AL

VICTORIA
W Coast
54.2 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
52.4 CASTERTON
52.2 DARTMOOR

11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

.....

0.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.1 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1134 (47.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1048 (43.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
993 (41.4) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
947 (39.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
942 (39.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
940 (39.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
932 (38.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
832 (34.7) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
798 (33.3) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
785 (32.7) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
769 (32.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
744 (31.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
743 (31.0) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
724 (30.2) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
722 (30.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
715 (29.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
712 (29.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
711 (29.6) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
708 (29.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
698 (29.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
693 (28.9) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
684 (28.5) HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
659 (27.5) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
651 (27.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
651 (27.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
649 (27.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
646 (26.9) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
643 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
637 (26.5) LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
634 (26.4) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
634 (26.4) WHITE CLIFFS AWS Far Northwest NSW
628 (26.2) BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
623 (26.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
615 (25.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
614 (25.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
607 (25.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
106/21 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
100/17 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
100/23 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
96/05 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
94/16 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/22 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
91/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/01 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
24.2mm in 30 min to 21:00 48.4mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 24.2mm/h
19.4mm in 30 min to 21:30 38.8mm/h
43.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 43.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.0mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 25.4mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.0mm in 30 min to 13:30 30.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 15.0mm/h
39.4mm in 30 min to 14:00 78.8mm/h
54.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 54.4mm/h
43.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 43.4mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 19.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.0mm/h
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
15.4mm in 28 min to 19:30 33.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.6mm/h
6.8mm in 15 min to 19:45 27.2mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 23.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.7mm/h
COMBIENBAR AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
W Coast
PORT FAIRY AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
11.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 76(190/ 65 ) at 04:46
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 89(230/ 72 ) at 22:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 93(220/ 59 ) at 05:30
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(220/ 85 ) at 22:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(220/ 72 ) at 23:11
KINGFISH B - 80KM SSE LAKES ENTRANCE : 80(198/ 63 ) at 18:10
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(180/ 63 ) at 01:30
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB : 89(210/ 63 ) at 02:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 96(190/ 80 ) at 21:30
CAPE GRIM : 85(190/ 63 ) at 21:30
E Coast
LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) : 89(190/ 69 ) at 14:50
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 100(210/ 80 ) at 23:59
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 70(160/ 63 ) at 18:12
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(200/ 72 ) at 16:35
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 76(180/ 65 ) at 20:30
ISLANDS
Islands
CATO ISLAND : 87(300/ 78 ) at 07:40