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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 1700 EST on 23/05/2014. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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if equalled or broken
Comments
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Highest minimum temperature

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AWS

16.5

16.2

08/05/2002

16

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 17:00EST, 23/05/2014.

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 23.4 -0.7 13.8 +0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 260 (10.8) 43/18
PERTH AIRPORT 22.1 +0.3 12.8 +2.4 11.5 1.4 0.2 5.6 257 (10.7) 37/16
BUNBURY 23.0 +1.8 12.8 +3.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 44/14
MANDURAH 21.5 +0.2 16.3 +2.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 244 (10.2) 61/20
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.9 23.9 +1.8 23.4 0.0 5.2 10.8 315 (13.1) 30/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.6 +0.6 14.6 +6.4 13.4 4.6 4.4 5.2 290 (12.1) 37/06
WHYALLA AERO 25.8 +5.4 12.9 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 35/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.7 +6.8 16.0 +5.8 -- 0.0 3.0 3.9 181 ( 7.5) 37/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.5 +0.4 9.9 +2.6 11.1 0.0 1.2 0.9 347 (14.5) 39/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.4 +2.6 14.1 +0.3 12.9 0.0 6.8 -- 220 ( 9.2) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 0.0 21.4 +1.5 20.3 4.4 4.2 6.3 497 (20.7) 43/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 17.7 +0.1 15.0 0.0 5.6 9.9 381 (15.9) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 24.5 +0.3 19.5 +2.4 -- 1.0 -- 8.0 414 (17.3) 35/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +0.7 17.4 +3.3 14.6 0.0 4.0 -- 279 (11.6) 31/08
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +1.5 16.8 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 283 (11.8) 39/14
COOLANGATTA 24.8 +1.7 15.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 22/10
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 +0.7 17.5 +4.7 16.9 0.8 2.0 7.4 274 (11.4) 30/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.8 0.0 13.6 +3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 437 (18.2) 35/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.0 +3.7 9.1 +0.4 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 56 ( 2.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 +2.2 11.1 -0.6 9.0 0.0 2.4 -- 213 ( 8.9) 26/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +3.4 11.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 21/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.4 +4.1 9.3 -0.7 7.2 0.2 2.4 -- 199 ( 8.3) 30/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.6 +3.4 4.4 -0.2 -0.6 0.2 2.0 7.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.7 +3.8 5.6 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 22/02
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.5 +6.5 13.0 +2.1 10.7 0.0 2.2 9.4 297 (12.4) 28/08
RICHMOND RAAF 24.6 +4.1 5.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 19 ( 0.8) 22/14
BELLAMBI AWS 23.1 +3.5 16.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 30/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +6.4 8.0 +2.2 5.8 0.0 1.8 8.0 183 ( 7.6) 30/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +1.3 8.5 +3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 18/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.9 +6.9 11.9 +4.5 8.1 0.0 2.6 6.3 231 ( 9.6) 37/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.9 +5.7 11.5 +5.8 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 235 ( 9.8) 26/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.3 +6.7 10.3 +5.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 41/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.1 +4.4 12.5 +3.8 9.0 0.0 3.8 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.4 +4.8 9.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 403 (16.8) 61/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 +1.3 4.3 -0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 251 (10.5) 39/12
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +2.9 6.6 0.0 6.7 0.0 1.0 0.4 360 (15.0) 41/11
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 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+8.0 : 25.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+7.8 : 26.3 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
+7.8 : 25.4 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
+7.8 : 28.5 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+7.7 : 27.1 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.7 : 26.4 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
+7.7 : 24.7 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.1 : 8.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.7 : 18.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.7 : 18.9 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 17.2 MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.5 : 18.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

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

5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.9 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-2.8 : 21.3 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-2.8 : 21.3 SEVENTEEN SEVENTY Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-2.2 : 13.9 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-2.1 : 21.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-2.0 : 24.0 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD

-1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-1.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-0.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-0.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-0.2 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-4.6 : 11.7 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-4.4 : -0.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-4.0 : 14.7 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
-3.5 : -0.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.2 : -1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E 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.
40.2 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.0 CENTRAL MILL TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.0 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1 N Coast--Herbert QLD
35.8 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

1.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.9 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.4 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1341 (55.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1298 (54.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1019 (42.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
928 (38.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
894 (37.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
876 (36.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
788 (32.8) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
779 (32.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
752 (31.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
723 (30.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
719 (30.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
696 (29.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
688 (28.7) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
681 (28.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
671 (28.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
662 (27.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
659 (27.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
646 (26.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
629 (26.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
622 (25.9) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
618 (25.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
102/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/19 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
91/23 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.6mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
11.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.6mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
5.4mm in 13 min to 22:33 24.9mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
8.0mm in 21 min to 21:21 22.9mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.2mm/h
STYLES TOWER
6.1mm in 6 min to 22:06 61.0mm/h
13.1mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.1mm/h
DARDANUP
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.0mm/h
HARVEY
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.6mm/h
WAROONA
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME
38.4mm in 30 min to 15:00 76.8mm/h
38.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 38.4mm/h
38.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 38.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
7.4mm in 20 min to 02:50 22.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.6mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 14.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(290/ 63 ) at 21:39
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(320/ 87 ) at 17:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(260/ 78 ) at 20:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 87(310/ 67 ) at 12:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(300/ 70 ) at 23:59