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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 1707 EST on 07/05/2014. 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

WA

E Pilbara

004033

PYRAMID STATION

110.2

86.5

20/05/1982

56

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004083

KARRATHA AERO

107.4

77.0

16/05/2011

41

1 N

WA

E Pilbara

004090

ROEBOURNE AERO

125.6

45.0

16/05/2011

12

1 N

WA

W Pilbara

005052

KARRATHA STATION

75.0

74.9

22/05/1973

108

1 N

WA

W Pilbara

005061

DAMPIER SALT

120.6

70.4

22/05/1973

43

1 N

WA

W Pilbara

005095

CHEELA PLAINS

23.0

20.0

18/05/2002

11

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

ISL

Islands

200790

CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

26.3

26.2

07/05/1998

38

26.2

07/05/1998

43

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.
Data is as received at 17:07EST, 07/05/2014.

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 24.1 0.0 16.4 +3.5 -- 4.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 34/11
PERTH AIRPORT 22.5 +0.7 15.2 +4.8 13.7 0.0 1.2 0.4 331 (13.8) 35/09
BUNBURY 22.9 +1.7 10.1 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 22/08
MANDURAH 22.0 +0.7 15.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 22/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 -1.4 22.3 +0.2 21.2 0.0 6.2 11.2 425 (17.7) 41/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.2 +0.2 9.7 +1.5 8.9 0.0 3.2 8.9 169 ( 7.0) 26/10
WHYALLA AERO 19.0 -1.4 12.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 24/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.3 -1.6 9.8 -0.4 -- 3.4 1.2 6.0 70 ( 2.9) 28/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -2.7 6.2 -1.1 3.8 1.0 1.4 0.1 280 (11.7) 30/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.3 -0.5 7.4 -6.4 5.8 0.0 5.4 10.9 218 ( 9.1) 30/12
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 0.0 17.1 -2.8 15.8 0.0 5.8 11.0 434 (18.1) 37/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.9 -0.7 13.2 -4.4 8.9 0.0 6.2 11.1 235 ( 9.8) 30/12
MACKAY M.O 24.2 0.0 13.0 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 307 (12.8) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.1 -1.9 9.2 -4.9 6.6 0.0 3.8 -- 110 ( 4.6) 17/16
BUNDABERG AERO 23.4 -1.2 9.4 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 28/12
COOLANGATTA 21.8 -1.3 10.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 -1.2 7.7 -5.1 4.3 0.0 5.0 9.5 290 (12.1) 26/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.2 -3.6 5.6 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) 34/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.8 -3.5 3.3 -5.4 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 44 ( 1.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 -0.9 6.5 -5.2 3.0 0.0 1.8 8.6 226 ( 9.4) 26/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -2.1 7.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 21/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.9 -0.4 7.1 -2.9 4.3 0.0 3.6 8.9 475 (19.8) 35/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.3 -2.9 3.5 -1.1 -3.5 0.0 1.0 1.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -3.0 0.6 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 24/15
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.2 +0.2 10.5 -0.4 8.0 0.0 3.4 8.2 453 (18.9) 35/08
RICHMOND RAAF 21.9 +1.4 4.7 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 +0.1 12.2 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 28/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 -0.7 9.7 +3.9 8.4 1.0 1.8 6.4 174 ( 7.3) 31/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.4 -1.2 9.6 +4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.8 -2.2 10.5 +3.1 9.0 0.0 2.2 7.8 234 ( 9.8) 48/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 -3.4 5.4 -0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 35/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 -2.0 3.0 -2.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 31/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 -0.2 10.7 +2.0 9.0 0.6 1.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 -2.1 6.4 +0.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 248 (10.3) 37/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.7 -0.1 1.2 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 34/12
HOBART AIRPORT 13.1 -2.1 5.8 -0.8 2.2 0.0 2.2 8.2 496 (20.7) 59/12
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

35.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
34.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+6.0 : 29.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+5.9 : 35.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+5.8 : 31.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.3 : 27.4 FORREST Eucla WA
+4.9 : 29.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.4 : 14.4 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.1 : 17.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+7.0 : 18.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.9 : 22.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
+6.9 : 14.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.6 : 0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.5 : 1.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-5.5 : 3.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.9 : 18.2 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-4.8 : 18.4 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

-5.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-8.1 : -2.0 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
-8.1 : -0.3 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-8.1 : -3.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.8 : 1.0 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-7.7 : 5.9 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
125.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
120.6 DAMPIER SALT W Pilbara WA
117.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
110.2 PYRAMID STATION E Pilbara WA
107.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
125.6 ROEBOURNE AERO
117.4 ROEBOURNE
110.2 PYRAMID STATION
107.4 KARRATHA AERO
W Pilbara
120.6 DAMPIER SALT
87.0 MOUNT STUART
79.0 YALLEEN
75.0 KARRATHA STATION

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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2.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.9 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.2 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.1 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1413 (58.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1409 (58.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1380 (57.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1375 (57.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1279 (53.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1251 (52.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1175 (49.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1151 (48.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1125 (46.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1124 (46.8) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
980 (40.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
939 (39.1) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
915 (38.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
823 (34.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
812 (33.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
807 (33.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
762 (31.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
753 (31.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
699 (29.1) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
692 (28.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
685 (28.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
662 (27.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
653 (27.2) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
607 (25.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
115/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
113/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/10 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
106/05 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
98/06 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/04 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
93/08 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast 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
E Pilbara
KARRATHA AERO
11.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 22.4mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 21.6mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 20.3mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.2mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 05:00 25.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.6mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 20.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.0mm/h
ROEBOURNE AERO
16.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 16.8mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.3mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 21.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 19.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(250/ 58 ) at 06:28
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 85(210/ 74 ) at 09:00
CAPE GRIM : 83(220/ 65 ) at 09:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 80(220/ 63 ) at 15:30
SPRING BAY NTC AWS : 91(220/ 46 ) at 12:48
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(310/ 93 ) at 00:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(250/ 89 ) at 01:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 106(220/ 74 ) at 10:48
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 106(260/ 74 ) at 02:45
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 74(220/ 63 ) at 09:25
MOUNT READ : 91(230/ 65 ) at 04:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(250/ 65 ) at 11:02