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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. The solar radiation chart becomes available about 2.15am EST next day, while the temperature charts, sunshine and some wind gust data become available about 2.15pm EST the next day.

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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 1714 EST on 24/05/2014. 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

VIC

W Coast

090185

LORNE (MOUNT COWLEY)

34.2

32.6

25/05/2012

13

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

SA

Upper North

019017

HAWKER

18.5

18.0

03/05/1997

46

1 N

VIC

Upper NE

083055

DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT)

9.0

9.0

20/05/2014

13

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Gippsland

084142

GELANTIPY

13.9

13.2

04/05/2000

19

1 N

VIC

E Gippsland

084145

ORBOST

16.3

14.5

16/05/2007

13

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

Southeast

094166

BULL BAY (LAURISTON)

2.0

2.5

23/05/2008

22

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 17:13EST, 24/05/2014.

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 22.9 -1.2 15.3 +2.4 -- 5.6 -- -- 414 (17.3) 52/05
PERTH AIRPORT 21.0 -0.8 14.6 +4.2 14.1 27.8 1.8 6.1 404 (16.8) 59/16
BUNBURY 20.6 -0.6 14.4 +5.1 -- 20.2 -- -- 343 (14.3) 63/13
MANDURAH 20.3 -1.0 16.0 +2.4 -- 34.2 -- -- 554 (23.1) 76/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 23.7 +1.6 23.1 0.0 6.0 11.2 307 (12.8) 43/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.8 +3.8 10.6 +2.4 9.7 1.0 2.0 10.2 239 (10.0) 22/15
WHYALLA AERO 21.5 +1.1 11.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 22/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 +2.9 16.4 +6.2 -- 0.4 1.4 -- 114 ( 4.8) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.0 +0.9 14.0 +6.7 13.2 4.8 0.2 6.6 313 (13.0) 34/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.0 +4.2 12.4 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 26/12
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -1.6 21.3 +1.4 20.8 7.4 3.2 2.2 459 (19.1) 37/20
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +0.1 21.0 +3.4 20.2 0.8 5.8 2.2 408 (17.0) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 24.6 +0.4 19.0 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- 5.5 349 (14.5) 28/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +0.8 17.7 +3.6 16.6 0.0 4.0 -- 327 (13.6) 26/08
BUNDABERG AERO 26.6 +2.0 16.7 +2.6 -- 2.8 -- -- 243 (10.1) 24/13
COOLANGATTA 24.6 +1.5 15.9 +1.8 -- 3.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 30/15
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 +1.7 15.7 +2.9 14.1 0.0 3.2 7.4 243 (10.1) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 +1.8 14.4 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 28/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.8 +1.5 11.4 +2.7 -- 3.6 2.4 -- 58 ( 2.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +2.7 15.0 +3.3 8.0 0.0 2.8 -- 264 (11.0) 26/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.8 +5.4 9.9 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 28/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.2 +4.9 9.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 37/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.4 +3.2 6.0 +1.4 0.0 0.2 1.0 7.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.5 +3.6 7.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 28/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.5 +6.5 13.1 +2.2 8.2 0.0 4.0 8.0 301 (12.5) 28/14
RICHMOND RAAF 24.8 +4.3 5.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 28/16
BELLAMBI AWS 25.6 +6.0 16.3 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 30/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.2 +6.9 9.6 +3.8 6.2 0.2 1.8 8.1 169 ( 7.0) 43/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.4 +2.8 8.1 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.5 +5.5 10.9 +3.5 7.5 0.0 3.6 7.3 262 (10.9) 21/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.3 +0.1 13.9 +8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 24/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.6 +2.0 12.8 +7.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 22/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 +4.0 15.5 +6.8 14.5 4.2 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.9 +3.3 12.1 +6.4 -- 5.6 -- -- 360 (15.0) 37/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.3 +1.5 7.6 +2.6 -- 9.6 -- -- 266 (11.1) 26/13
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 -2.0 9.9 +3.3 9.2 2.2 1.0 3.6 329 (13.7) 52/18
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

37.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+8.1 : 29.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.0 : 28.7 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+7.7 : 30.3 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+7.7 : 27.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+7.7 : 28.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.5 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.3 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+11.3 : 18.5 HAWKER Upper North SA
+9.1 : 12.6 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+9.0 : 13.9 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
+8.7 : 14.0 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
+8.7 : 14.1 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+8.7 : 15.4 PADTHAWAY SOUTH Lower SE SA

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

4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.5 : 21.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-4.0 : 17.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.8 : 20.5 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.7 : 19.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-3.6 : 4.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
1.6 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
2.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS
2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.3 : 3.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-6.1 : 2.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS
-3.5 : 6.6 NAROOMA (MARINE RESCUE) South Coast NSW
-2.8 : 13.5 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-2.2 : 5.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-2.2 : 1.2 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S 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.
58.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
55.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
54.0 BUNGENDORE Lower West WA
51.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
50.2 MOUNT WILLIAM

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
54.0 BUNGENDORE
51.0 JANDAKOT AERO

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
58.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK

TASMANIA
W Coast
55.0 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS

50.2 MOUNT WILLIAM

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

.....

2.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
2.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1119 (46.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1104 (46.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1104 (46.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1072 (44.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1055 (44.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
964 (40.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
935 (39.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
896 (37.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
828 (34.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
828 (34.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
821 (34.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
807 (33.6) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
803 (33.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
798 (33.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
786 (32.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
746 (31.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
743 (31.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
732 (30.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
724 (30.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
704 (29.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
703 (29.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
698 (29.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
667 (27.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
665 (27.7) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
651 (27.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
649 (27.0) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
647 (27.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
638 (26.6) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
624 (26.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
109/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
102/08 BICKLEY Lower West WA
98/13 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
96/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
93/13 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/12 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
91/12 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/14 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
91/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
PEARCE RAAF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
9.0mm in 20 min to 00:30 27.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
GINGIN AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
5.6mm in 16 min to 00:16 21.0mm/h
5.0mm in 14 min to 00:30 21.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
PERTH METRO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
BICKLEY
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
DWELLINGUP
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
PEMBERTON AG STATION
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.4mm/h
WANNEROO AG STATION
10.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.2mm/h
GOSNELLS CHMP
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
9.0mm in 35 min to 07:35 15.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
WANDERING
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
WICKEPIN EAST AG STATION
10.4mm in 30 min to 05:00 20.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.6mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 13.6mm/h
LAKE KING AG STATION
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
MECKERING NORTH AG STATION
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.8mm/h
NORTHAM AG STATION
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
12.4mm in 30 min to 16:00 24.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.4mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.0mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.3mm/h
Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
5.6mm in 11 min to 15:00 30.5mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.6mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
FALLS CREEK
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
MOUNT HOTHAM
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(290/ 78 ) at 13:18
ESPERANCE AERO : 91(270/ 72 ) at 12:43
BUSSELTON JETTY : 76(290/ 65 ) at 15:44
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(270/ 67 ) at 14:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(360/ 35 ) at 12:58
MOUNT HOTHAM : 91(310/ 69 ) at 14:04
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(290/ 65 ) at 01:03
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(320/ 91 ) at 23:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(260/ 74 ) at 19:52
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(270/ 50 ) at 22:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(300/ 70 ) at 00:00