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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 1632 EST on 31/05/2014. 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

WA

W Gascoyne

006044

DENHAM

7.7

8.0

30/05/2004

26

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018191

COULTA (COLES POINT)

13.0

13.8

02/05/1995

20

1 P


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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 16:32EST, 31/05/2014.

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 21.9 -2.2 9.1 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 44/07
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 -3.6 6.2 -4.2 4.6 0.0 2.4 8.7 241 (10.0) 34/22
BUNBURY 18.2 -3.0 3.2 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 22/12
MANDURAH 20.1 -1.2 9.9 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 30/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.9 24.1 +2.0 23.8 2.0 6.6 8.8 284 (11.8) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.8 +5.8 12.4 +4.2 12.0 0.0 2.8 7.4 196 ( 8.2) 35/16
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 +1.6 5.1 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 247 (10.3) 35/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.7 +1.8 13.0 +2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 39/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +0.7 6.9 -0.4 5.0 0.0 1.2 5.3 250 (10.4) 22/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.7 +2.9 16.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +0.1 21.2 +1.3 20.2 5.6 8.0 6.0 565 (23.5) 43/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.1 17.2 -0.4 14.2 0.0 6.0 7.6 379 (15.8) 41/17
MACKAY M.O 25.2 +1.0 19.8 +2.7 -- 3.8 -- 4.5 345 (14.4) 43/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.3 +1.3 16.4 +2.3 13.2 0.0 3.6 -- 235 ( 9.8) 37/13
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +1.5 14.4 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 39/13
COOLANGATTA 24.8 +1.7 16.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 31/12
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 -0.1 18.1 +5.3 17.3 0.0 3.6 3.1 270 (11.3) 26/01
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.1 -0.7 14.5 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 39/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.7 +1.4 7.4 -1.3 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 99 ( 4.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +0.1 9.3 -2.4 7.1 0.0 3.2 -- 240 (10.0) 35/20
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.3 -1.1 8.7 -1.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 26/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.5 -0.8 15.2 +5.2 -- 9.2 -- -- 276 (11.5) 28/05
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.2 +1.0 5.4 +0.8 -1.1 0.2 3.2 7.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.9 0.0 6.4 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) 41/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 -0.9 15.7 +4.8 15.3 0.0 4.4 5.2 559 (23.3) 44/10
RICHMOND RAAF 19.9 -0.6 11.8 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 17/10
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -1.1 13.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 37/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.3 5.0 -0.8 3.4 0.0 3.0 8.0 177 ( 7.4) 30/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.5 +0.9 6.7 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 15/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.5 +1.5 11.3 +3.9 6.9 0.0 1.2 -- 220 ( 9.2) 24/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.0 -1.2 2.3 -3.4 -- 0.0 0.6 -- 87 ( 3.6) 15/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.5 -0.1 1.4 -3.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 17/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +1.2 6.4 -2.3 3.8 0.0 1.4 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 +1.4 0.4 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 21/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.1 -0.7 3.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 96 ( 4.0) 11/04
HOBART AIRPORT 12.6 -2.6 2.7 -3.9 -0.6 0.0 0.8 8.0 241 (10.0) 28/22
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

36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 KATHERINE COUNTRY CLUB N Rivers NT
35.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+5.9 : 31.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.8 : 28.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.2 : 31.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+5.1 : 28.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+4.9 : 28.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+4.9 : 27.8 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
26.4 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.6 : 16.4 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT
+8.0 : 16.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW
+6.7 : 13.7 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.6 : 16.6 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6 : 14.0 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.6 : 15.8 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.6 : 16.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

4.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.1 : 13.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-7.4 : 14.6 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.3 : 7.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-7.3 : 13.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-6.9 : 15.1 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-3.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-3.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-7.7 : -3.3 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-7.4 : -4.1 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-6.8 : -3.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.6 : 2.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.3 : -0.5 DOVER Southeast TAS
-6.3 : 8.6 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.
49.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
41.0 MORAYFIELD ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
39.6 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
35.0 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Hunter Valley NSW
31.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
8.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
8.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
8.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
8.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
8.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

4.7 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
4.5 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
3.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.8 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

964 (40.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
846 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
755 (31.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
693 (28.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
684 (28.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
671 (28.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
649 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
642 (26.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
611 (25.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
600 (25.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
63/23 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
61/06 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
61/14 FORREST Eucla WA
59/14 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
59/22 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
59/11 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

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
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
5.4mm in 16 min to 21:30 20.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
11.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 12.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
58.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 19.3mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.7mm/h
89.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 14.8mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.3mm/h
66.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 22.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
16.0mm in 30 min to 00:00 32.0mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 29.6mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 22.6mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 12.7mm/h
47.2mm in 19 min to 09:19 149.1mm/h
47.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 47.2mm/h
47.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 47.2mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
14.6mm in 52 min to 10:00 16.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.4mm/h
None reported