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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 1637 EST on 28/05/2014. 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

SA

W Agricultural

018188

COFFIN BAY

42.4

33.0

29/05/2007

27

1 N

SA

W Agricultural

018192

NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)

29.0

28.0

25/05/1995

19

1 N

SA

Kangaroo Is

022823

CAPE BORDA

36.0

27.8

01/05/2006

11

1 N

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Far SW

045009

BALLERA GAS FIELD

20.7

20.5

14/05/2007

11

1 N

VIC

Upper NE

083055

DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT)

9.0

9.0

23/05/2014

13

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

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

34.7

34.6

31/05/2010

17

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029038

KOWANYAMA AIRPORT

59

54.0

29/05/2009

14

N

NSW

Riverina E

074258

DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS

83

78.0

29/05/2007

11

N

VIC

Lower North

080091

KYABRAM

85

68.0

03/05/2007

13

N

VIC

Upper North

081049

TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG

76

70.0

29/05/2007

13

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 16:36EST, 28/05/2014.

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 23.0 -1.1 13.5 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 34/19
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 -2.2 13.7 +3.3 11.9 0.4 0.2 0.6 247 (10.3) 41/14
BUNBURY 21.7 +0.5 14.2 +4.9 -- 3.6 -- -- 259 (10.8) 39/13
MANDURAH 21.3 0.0 16.6 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 52/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 23.9 +1.8 23.0 0.0 6.0 10.6 372 (15.5) 37/08
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 +3.9 10.8 +2.6 8.8 0.0 3.6 10.5 288 (12.0) 22/10
WHYALLA AERO 19.9 -0.5 12.3 +3.6 -- 5.4 -- -- 287 (12.0) 57/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -1.1 13.7 +3.5 -- 9.2 0.4 5.6 216 ( 9.0) 55/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +1.4 13.6 +6.3 12.5 9.4 0.6 5.5 337 (14.0) 52/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.4 +5.6 12.3 -1.5 11.2 0.0 4.6 9.8 167 ( 7.0) 26/12
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -1.1 22.4 +2.5 20.9 0.2 5.8 3.1 504 (21.0) 37/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 18.9 +1.3 15.6 0.0 7.0 5.9 413 (17.2) 43/14
MACKAY M.O 25.8 +1.6 21.1 +4.0 -- 0.4 -- 10.8 383 (16.0) 35/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +0.1 17.6 +3.5 15.8 0.0 3.8 -- 301 (12.5) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 +1.9 14.2 +0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 30/13
COOLANGATTA 24.9 +1.8 15.3 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 35/18
BRISBANE AERO 25.0 +1.5 13.5 +0.7 11.2 0.0 2.8 9.7 224 ( 9.3) 31/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.2 +2.4 12.9 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 28/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.3 +4.0 13.0 +4.3 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 18 ( 0.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 +4.2 16.3 +4.6 13.6 0.0 2.4 9.2 221 ( 9.2) 41/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +4.4 12.7 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 37/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.0 +4.7 12.5 +2.5 10.6 0.0 2.4 -- 234 ( 9.8) 26/18
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.5 +3.3 10.9 +6.3 4.2 0.0 2.2 2.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +5.6 11.9 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 65/17
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.2 +5.2 16.3 +5.4 12.7 0.0 2.6 3.0 290 (12.1) 54/15
RICHMOND RAAF 22.3 +1.8 8.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 25 ( 1.0) 39/12
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 +3.3 17.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 52/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.8 +3.5 14.6 +8.8 15.0 0.2 3.8 0.0 439 (18.3) 91/17
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.5 -0.1 12.4 +7.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 63/07
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 +0.7 15.3 +7.9 14.0 2.8 4.6 5.0 442 (18.4) 76/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.9 -0.3 13.7 +8.0 -- 7.6 -- -- 418 (17.4) 76/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.5 +1.9 12.5 +7.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 54/03
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.1 +3.4 15.8 +7.1 14.3 0.0 2.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.4 +2.8 12.4 +6.7 -- 5.8 -- -- 594 (24.8) 55/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.8 0.0 9.4 +4.4 -- 3.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 37/13
HOBART AIRPORT 20.3 +5.1 9.8 +3.2 8.7 4.2 1.2 1.5 186 ( 7.8) 39/12
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

36.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+7.5 : 26.8 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+7.2 : 27.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+7.2 : 21.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+12.2 : 18.9 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+10.9 : 18.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+10.6 : 16.7 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+9.7 : 20.7 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
+9.7 : 20.3 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

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

5.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.7 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.4 : 14.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-5.2 : 15.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-4.4 : 23.2 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-4.0 : 19.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-3.5 : 22.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

3.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
3.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
4.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.8 : 5.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-4.6 : 10.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
-4.4 : 12.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-4.2 : 12.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-3.9 : 11.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne 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.
42.4 COFFIN BAY W Agricultural SA
40.4 PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
36.2 BELAIR Adelaide/Lofty SA
36.0 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
34.0 FLINDERS CHASE (ROCKY RIVER) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1404 (58.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1274 (53.1) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1129 (47.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1057 (44.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1020 (42.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
981 (40.9) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
957 (39.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
944 (39.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
915 (38.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
911 (38.0) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
756 (31.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
748 (31.2) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
739 (30.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
730 (30.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
719 (30.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
708 (29.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
697 (29.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
691 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
648 (27.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
618 (25.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
617 (25.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
609 (25.4) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
601 (25.0) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
120/11 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
117/05 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
117/05 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
104/01 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
104/12 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
102/20 NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
100/20 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
98/18 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
94/20 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
91/17 WAGGA WAGGA AMO 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
Lower West
BICKLEY
7.4mm in 44 min to 14:44 10.1mm/h
LANCELIN EAST AG STATION
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CLEVE AERODROME
4.2mm in 6 min to 12:38 42.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
THREDBO VILLAGE
32.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
PERISHER VALLEY AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
SW Slopes S
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
KHANCOBAN AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
Lower NE
RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
HUNTERS HILL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
FALLS CREEK
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
MOUNT HOTHAM
13.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
E Central
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
FERNY CREEK
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) : 85(290/ 65 ) at 14:14
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
NERRIGA AWS : 102(310/ 61 ) at 20:37
Goulburn/Monaro
MOUNT GININI AWS : 98(330/ 41 ) at 18:31
CANBERRA AIRPORT : 100(320/ 61 ) at 20:49
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 115(290/ 89 ) at 03:30
SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO : 91(280/ 56 ) at 17:23
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 95(290/ 56 ) at 20:30
Riverina E
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS : 83(290/ 63 ) at 16:14
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
PYRENEES (BEN NEVIS) : 93( 10/ 46 ) at 00:30
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 102( 10/ 59 ) at 00:00
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 117( 10/ 76 ) at 05:54
DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) : 95(320/ 58 ) at 04:30
FALLS CREEK : 104(330/ 70 ) at 13:00
MOUNT HOTHAM : 111(350/ 80 ) at 03:30
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) : 89(350/ 67 ) at 05:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(330/ 63 ) at 14:07
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 70(290/ 63 ) at 14:07
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 69(320/ 63 ) at 10:11