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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
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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 1634 EST on 08/05/2014. 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 minimum temperature

WA

E Gascoyne

007176

NEWMAN AERO

22.4

22.0

19/05/1998

17

1 N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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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 16:33EST, 08/05/2014.

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 23.1 -1.0 18.1 +5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 54/18
PERTH AIRPORT 21.6 -0.2 17.6 +7.2 16.5 3.6 2.4 0.0 377 (15.7) 43/16
BUNBURY 22.4 +1.2 15.5 +6.2 -- 2.2 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 44/23
MANDURAH 20.2 -1.1 18.0 +4.4 -- 2.4 -- -- 211 ( 8.8) 68/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 -0.5 19.8 -2.3 18.0 0.0 6.0 11.1 358 (14.9) 28/08
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.3 +0.3 7.3 -0.9 6.3 0.0 4.0 10.6 200 ( 8.3) 34/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.4 -1.0 11.4 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -0.9 9.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 2.0 7.6 220 ( 9.2) 31/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.2 -0.9 6.7 -0.6 4.7 0.8 0.8 3.2 185 ( 7.7) 26/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.6 +0.8 8.7 -5.1 6.8 0.0 7.4 10.9 278 (11.6) 31/16
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 16.8 -3.1 14.3 0.0 6.2 11.1 382 (15.9) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 -0.5 14.9 -2.7 10.8 0.0 5.8 10.9 218 ( 9.1) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +0.2 14.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 34/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.4 -0.6 12.5 -1.6 10.0 0.0 2.6 -- 94 ( 3.9) 22/15
BUNDABERG AERO 22.8 -1.8 12.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 24/11
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 13.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 37/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 -0.2 13.2 +0.4 9.4 0.0 4.0 7.4 283 (11.8) 31/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.6 -1.2 8.1 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 41/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.9 -0.4 5.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 20 ( 0.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.8 -2.6 9.5 -2.2 8.0 0.0 2.4 2.3 276 (11.5) 37/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +0.3 8.2 -2.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 37/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 +0.4 11.7 +1.7 11.1 14.8 3.2 6.4 334 (13.9) 43/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.7 +0.5 1.5 -3.1 -4.0 0.2 0.2 6.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -0.3 4.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 30/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.0 -2.0 11.3 +0.4 9.2 0.0 3.2 9.7 444 (18.5) 50/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 -0.7 5.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.2 -1.4 12.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 50/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.3 0.0 0.8 -5.0 -1.0 0.0 2.2 9.8 195 ( 8.1) 26/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -1.3 3.2 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 34/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.8 -3.2 4.4 -3.0 2.0 0.0 2.4 5.3 260 (10.8) 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.2 -2.0 4.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 310 (12.9) 24/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.1 -1.5 4.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 39/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 -0.2 9.7 +1.0 7.3 1.2 1.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 -1.6 5.7 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 43/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.1 -1.7 0.0 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 31/10
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -2.7 8.4 +1.8 5.6 0.8 2.8 1.6 522 (21.8) 35/12
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

36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+9.0 : 29.8 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
+8.9 : 31.0 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.8 : 29.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.6 : 30.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.3 : 32.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.3 : 33.7 CARNEGIE Interior WA

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA

+10.8 : 22.4 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+9.6 : 19.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.4 : 15.7 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9 : 16.8 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.8 : 15.8 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.7 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
5.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.4 : 1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.1 : 10.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 : 12.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
-3.9 : 12.1 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
-3.9 : 12.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-6.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.8 : 0.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.4 : -1.2 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-6.2 : 11.6 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-6.2 : 9.3 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-6.1 : -1.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast 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.
29.4 RIVERSIDE Central West WA
28.4 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
21.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
18.4 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
17.6 YUNDAMINDRA Goldfields WA

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.6 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

1075 (44.8) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
1049 (43.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
984 (41.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
959 (40.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
952 (39.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
926 (38.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
922 (38.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
921 (38.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
914 (38.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
876 (36.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
860 (35.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
832 (34.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
800 (33.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
739 (30.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
716 (29.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
716 (29.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
698 (29.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
664 (27.7) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
657 (27.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
642 (26.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
641 (26.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
638 (26.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
638 (26.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
636 (26.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
612 (25.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
608 (25.3) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
320/15 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
80/23 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
74/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
72/22 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
LEARMONTH AIRPORT
13.8mm in 16 min to 23:30 51.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 20.4mm/h
16.2mm in 11 min to 23:41 88.4mm/h
W Gascoyne
SHARK BAY AIRPORT
11.0mm in 24 min to 21:24 27.5mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.6mm/h
Central West
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
GERALDTON AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
7.2mm in 33 min to 20:33 13.1mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
GINGIN AERO
8.4mm in 40 min to 21:00 12.6mm/h
PERTH METRO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
BICKLEY
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
MANDURAH
2.8mm in 2 min to 15:45 84.0mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
11.0mm in 30 min to 16:30 22.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.8mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
FLOREAT PARK AG STATION
10.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 20.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.0mm/h
HARVEY
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.4mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 17:30 21.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION
18.4mm in 30 min to 21:00 36.8mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 19.2mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 24.2mm/h
MEDINA AG STATION
12.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 25.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.2mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.8mm/h
MERREDIN AG STATION
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.0mm/h
SOUTH PERTH AG STATION
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.4mm/h
VASSE AG STATION
10.8mm in 30 min to 15:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.8mm/h
WANNEROO AG STATION
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.4mm/h
GOSNELLS CHMP
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(290/ 67 ) at 22:54
BUSSELTON JETTY : 87(310/ 76 ) at 23:26