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National Daily Weather Summary


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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 18/05/2014. 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

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

18.0

18.0

04/05/2005

52

1 N Equal to record.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023887

KUITPO FOREST RESERVE

18.1

17.5

04/05/2005

16

1 N

SA

Lower SE

026099

NARACOORTE AERODROME

16.1

15.0

15/05/2007

15

1 N

SA

Lower SE

026100

PADTHAWAY SOUTH

16.6

16.5

04/05/2005

14

1 N

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

17.1

16.9

05/05/1992

24

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014142

PIRLANGIMPI

35.8

35.6

11/05/2002

32

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030022

HUGHENDEN AIRPORT

54

54.0

17/05/2004

11

N Equal to record.


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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 16:33EST, 18/05/2014.

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 24.5 +0.4 12.1 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 28/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.8 +1.0 10.6 +0.2 8.5 0.6 2.2 9.2 252 (10.5) 30/13
BUNBURY 21.5 +0.3 10.9 +1.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 28/11
MANDURAH 22.1 +0.8 14.0 +0.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 37/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 24.2 +2.1 23.6 0.0 5.4 10.7 380 (15.8) 37/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 +3.9 11.8 +3.6 10.9 0.0 6.0 5.9 228 ( 9.5) 34/10
WHYALLA AERO 24.5 +4.1 12.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 +5.3 18.6 +8.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 22/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 +6.8 14.7 +7.4 12.0 0.4 3.8 5.4 432 (18.0) 34/00
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.6 +2.8 18.5 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 -0.2 21.4 +1.5 20.6 16.4 3.4 4.9 560 (23.3) 61/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +1.0 21.9 +4.3 19.4 1.0 7.4 8.0 503 (21.0) 57/14
MACKAY M.O 24.1 -0.1 19.1 +2.0 -- 34.6 -- 8.0 614 (25.6) 50/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +0.5 17.4 +3.3 15.8 0.0 6.0 -- 449 (18.7) 50/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +1.2 15.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 397 (16.5) 54/13
COOLANGATTA 24.4 +1.3 14.0 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 +0.1 13.4 +0.6 12.2 5.4 1.6 6.0 291 (12.1) 39/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 -0.1 9.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 536 (22.3) 48/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.8 +2.5 10.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 73 ( 3.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 +1.2 11.0 -0.7 9.4 0.0 3.6 -- 233 ( 9.7) 21/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 +1.7 8.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 26/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 +2.8 7.5 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 22/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.2 +2.0 4.2 -0.4 0.0 0.2 2.4 8.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.8 +2.9 6.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 21/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.7 +5.7 11.7 +0.8 9.5 0.0 4.0 9.1 319 (13.3) 28/16
RICHMOND RAAF 24.9 +4.4 5.5 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 24 ( 1.0) 11/14
BELLAMBI AWS 25.1 +5.5 15.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 31/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.8 +4.5 7.1 +1.3 5.2 0.0 1.6 5.8 222 ( 9.3) 18/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.5 +1.9 6.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 11/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 +6.8 10.5 +3.1 5.8 0.0 3.8 7.7 295 (12.3) 31/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.7 +4.5 11.3 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 26/19
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.6 +6.0 7.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 21/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.1 +3.4 16.8 +8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.3 +3.7 11.3 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 586 (24.4) 43/04
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 +2.0 11.7 +6.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 279 (11.6) 44/12
HOBART AIRPORT 21.3 +6.1 8.0 +1.4 5.4 0.0 2.2 6.9 274 (11.4) 57/10
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
36.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.8 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
35.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+8.5 : 24.6 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+7.8 : 26.1 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+7.8 : 22.4 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+7.6 : 23.7 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+7.6 : 25.6 KERANG Lower North VIC

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+10.1 : 16.8 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.9 : 16.6 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA
+9.6 : 19.8 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+9.5 : 17.8 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.4 : 19.4 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

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

7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.5 : 25.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-2.7 : 25.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-2.7 : 24.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-2.5 : 22.9 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-2.4 : 19.7 FORREST Eucla WA

-1.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-0.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-5.2 : -1.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-3.3 : -0.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 : 7.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-2.9 : 4.5 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-2.9 : 1.6 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
-2.9 : 6.4 GINGIN AERO 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.
68.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
45.2 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
45.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD
40.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
40.0 MININER E Gascoyne WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
40.0 MININER

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
68.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
45.0 MT SOPHIA
N Coast--Herbert
45.2 INNISFAIL
40.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT

10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
9.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
9.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
9.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
9.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

2.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.6 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

1325 (55.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1135 (47.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1122 (46.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1065 (44.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1043 (43.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
963 (40.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
937 (39.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
929 (38.7) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
917 (38.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
913 (38.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
912 (38.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
901 (37.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
895 (37.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
848 (35.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
830 (34.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
814 (33.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
806 (33.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
789 (32.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
783 (32.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
746 (31.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
736 (30.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
709 (29.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
702 (29.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
690 (28.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
684 (28.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
676 (28.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
668 (27.8) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
667 (27.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
635 (26.5) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
628 (26.2) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
626 (26.1) SHEOAKS W Central VIC
623 (26.0) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
614 (25.6) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
612 (25.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
605 (25.2) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
207/07 BICKLEY Lower West WA
131/13 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
124/11 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
122/13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
122/12 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
96/02 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
93/13 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/09 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
8.6mm in 10 min to 01:10 51.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
8.4mm in 25 min to 15:30 20.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
7.6mm in 22 min to 06:00 20.7mm/h
MACKAY M.O
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(120/ 69 ) at 00:11
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(270/ 72 ) at 13:32
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 124(320/104 ) at 12:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(290/ 85 ) at 14:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(320/ 48 ) at 09:11
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 121(290/ 69 ) at 14:14
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 87(290/ 63 ) at 16:00
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 83(350/ 63 ) at 01:05
LOW ROCKY POINT : 91(330/ 65 ) at 08:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 122(300/ 89 ) at 13:00
ISLANDS
Islands
FREDERICK REEF : 76(100/ 63 ) at 18:30