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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 1633 EST on 16/05/2014. 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

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032152

TUNG OIL TM

65.0

62.0

06/05/2002

12

1 N

QLD

Central Coast E

033300

DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT

35.0

32.0

10/05/2005

12

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

20.6

20.4

08/05/2002

17

1 N


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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, 16/05/2014.

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 23.6 -0.5 11.6 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 30/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 +0.6 12.5 +2.1 10.7 0.0 1.8 1.8 276 (11.5) 22/16
BUNBURY 22.0 +0.8 13.3 +4.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 256 (10.7) 37/19
MANDURAH 22.2 +0.9 17.1 +3.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 390 (16.3) 26/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.5 23.3 +1.2 22.5 0.0 6.2 9.4 342 (14.3) 37/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.4 +3.4 7.7 -0.5 6.4 0.0 6.4 10.6 255 (10.6) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 26.4 +6.0 11.3 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 37/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.3 +6.4 14.1 +3.9 -- 0.0 3.2 6.2 189 ( 7.9) 44/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.6 +5.5 13.4 +6.1 11.1 0.0 3.4 9.1 446 (18.6) 41/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.6 +2.8 19.0 +5.2 13.0 0.0 7.0 -- 333 (13.9) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.3 -1.3 21.8 +1.9 20.8 6.6 4.6 4.0 540 (22.5) 48/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 +1.3 19.9 +2.3 17.0 0.0 5.2 6.5 391 (16.3) 44/10
MACKAY M.O 23.9 -0.3 19.4 +2.3 -- 34.0 -- 6.8 586 (24.4) 48/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +0.7 17.7 +3.6 16.2 0.0 5.6 -- 382 (15.9) 39/16
BUNDABERG AERO 25.5 +0.9 16.6 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 48/14
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 14.4 +0.3 -- 30.2 -- -- 263 (11.0) 35/22
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 +0.5 13.7 +0.9 12.7 3.8 3.0 9.6 365 (15.2) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 +0.2 12.6 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 691 (28.8) 55/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.6 +2.3 8.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 92 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +0.9 10.2 -1.5 8.7 0.2 2.2 -- 241 (10.0) 24/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +1.7 9.8 -0.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 21/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.5 +2.2 7.0 -3.0 5.3 0.2 2.2 -- 145 ( 6.0) 21/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.6 +1.4 3.1 -1.5 -1.5 0.2 2.6 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.9 +2.0 6.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 24/01
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.4 +3.4 11.9 +1.0 9.8 0.0 4.0 10.0 322 (13.4) 24/17
RICHMOND RAAF 22.8 +2.3 5.6 -2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 17/14
BELLAMBI AWS 22.7 +3.1 14.3 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 34/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.8 +3.5 6.0 +0.2 3.4 0.0 2.8 8.9 272 (11.3) 18/05
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.5 +0.9 6.1 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 15/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.4 +7.4 10.5 +3.1 7.1 0.0 3.0 9.8 295 (12.3) 39/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 19.2 +2.0 12.0 +6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 28/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.7 +6.1 6.8 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 35/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.5 +5.8 13.9 +5.2 11.3 0.0 2.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.1 +6.5 9.8 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 52/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 +3.4 10.8 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 41/12
HOBART AIRPORT 23.7 +8.5 12.2 +5.6 9.3 0.0 1.8 7.7 469 (19.5) 54/14
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

36.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
35.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+9.6 : 23.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+9.5 : 23.9 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+8.5 : 23.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
+8.5 : 21.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
+8.5 : 23.5 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+8.3 : 15.3 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.1 : 18.3 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+8.0 : 18.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 11.4 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+7.8 : 9.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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

6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.3 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.5 : 17.0 HARVEY Lower West WA
-2.7 : 23.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-2.6 : 23.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-2.6 : 21.7 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-2.5 : 26.1 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

-3.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.6 : -2.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 : -3.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 : -3.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 : 1.8 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
-3.9 : -1.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-3.9 : -1.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
94.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
90.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
78.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
74.8 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
72.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
72.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
54.0 TOPAZ ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
94.0 DARADGEE
90.0 CORSIS ALERT
78.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
74.8 INNISFAIL
69.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
67.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
65.0 TUNG OIL TM
65.0 NERADA ALERT
58.4 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN

10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

4.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
4.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1302 (54.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1060 (44.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1010 (42.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
998 (41.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
972 (40.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
963 (40.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
930 (38.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
922 (38.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
918 (38.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
916 (38.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
912 (38.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
896 (37.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
893 (37.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
874 (36.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
873 (36.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
857 (35.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
818 (34.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
800 (33.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
797 (33.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
766 (31.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
741 (30.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
735 (30.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
730 (30.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
727 (30.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
727 (30.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
722 (30.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
707 (29.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
691 (28.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
664 (27.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
661 (27.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
655 (27.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
648 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
648 (27.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
648 (27.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
637 (26.5) REDCLIFFE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
606 (25.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
113/23 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
109/21 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
96/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
18.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 36.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.2mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 26.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.8mm/h
18.8mm in 30 min to 23:00 37.6mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 27.8mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 27.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
32.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 24.4mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.8mm/h
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
19.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 38.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 19.2mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.4mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
8.4mm in 21 min to 23:37 24.0mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(330/ 76 ) at 22:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(320/ 67 ) at 04:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 96(310/ 65 ) at 00:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 96(290/ 54 ) at 23:29
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 83(330/ 67 ) at 22:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 109(330/ 70 ) at 21:49