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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 1703 EST on 01/06/2014. 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

018192

NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)

29.2

29.0

27/05/2014

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Upper North

019114

MINBURRA

31.0

20.8

29/05/2010

15

1 N

SA

Northeast

020062

YUNTA AIRSTRIP

25.0

13.0

13/05/2003

15

1 N

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059007

KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS

108.2

66.6

22/05/2009

13

1 N


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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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 17:02EST, 01/06/2014.

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 21.3 -2.8 7.5 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 43/10
PERTH AIRPORT 16.7 -5.1 9.4 -1.0 6.1 0.0 1.2 1.1 352 (14.7) 37/10
BUNBURY 18.6 -2.6 6.1 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 30/21
MANDURAH 16.8 -4.5 10.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 31/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.9 23.1 +1.0 22.3 0.0 5.4 6.2 306 (12.8) 34/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.7 -2.3 9.3 +1.1 8.1 0.0 4.6 10.3 282 (11.8) 28/14
WHYALLA AERO 16.5 -3.9 12.1 +3.4 -- 1.4 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 21/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.7 -4.2 13.8 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 30/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.6 -3.5 5.4 -1.9 3.3 0.0 0.8 0.0 136 ( 5.7) 15/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.1 +2.3 14.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 30/16
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 -0.9 20.5 +0.6 19.9 1.6 3.0 4.9 502 (20.9) 41/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 -0.4 17.2 -0.4 14.0 0.0 4.6 3.2 334 (13.9) 31/10
MACKAY M.O 25.1 +0.9 19.6 +2.5 -- 10.2 -- 7.0 446 (18.6) 31/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.3 +0.3 17.8 +3.7 16.6 0.0 4.6 -- 312 (13.0) 31/13
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 -0.5 15.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 41/11
COOLANGATTA 21.3 -1.8 16.7 +2.6 -- 2.6 -- -- 255 (10.6) 28/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 0.0 15.1 +2.3 13.8 0.6 3.4 3.8 292 (12.2) 28/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.9 -1.9 12.3 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 43/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.3 +3.0 12.2 +3.5 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 110 ( 4.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.3 -3.1 16.0 +4.3 15.8 41.6 0.6 -- 382 (15.9) 31/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.4 -1.0 15.2 +4.8 -- 9.4 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 26/11
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.9 +0.6 9.9 -0.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 31/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.1 +1.9 7.6 +3.0 1.7 0.2 1.8 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.5 +1.6 11.6 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 43/23
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.9 +1.9 14.4 +3.5 13.0 2.2 1.0 7.5 317 (13.2) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 18.3 -2.2 5.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 18/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.8 +1.2 14.8 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 306 (12.8) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.7 +1.4 9.7 +3.9 6.9 0.0 0.8 4.1 342 (14.3) 39/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.7 +1.1 5.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 22/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.4 -5.6 11.0 +3.6 8.5 0.0 1.4 0.5 244 (10.2) 18/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.3 +1.1 6.9 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 34/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 -1.3 5.9 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 31/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 +2.1 7.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 +0.8 4.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 34/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.8 -4.0 0.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 13/11
HOBART AIRPORT 10.7 -4.5 1.2 -5.4 -1.6 0.0 0.6 6.1 284 (11.8) 24/10
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

35.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.7 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+6.4 : 28.9 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+5.4 : 30.8 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+4.4 : 27.4 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+4.3 : 31.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+4.3 : 28.1 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

28.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
26.2 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.0 : 16.8 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+8.8 : 17.4 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+7.9 : 15.5 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+7.7 : 16.3 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.7 : 16.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

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

5.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
6.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.3 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
6.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.7 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-9.7 : 5.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-8.7 : 12.7 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
-8.3 : 12.9 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-8.0 : 6.3 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-7.5 : 13.4 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW

-6.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-4.3 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-4.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-3.0 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS

-8.3 : -4.7 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-7.6 : -4.3 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-7.4 : -3.0 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-7.3 : 0.9 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.0 : 2.4 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields 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.
108.2 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast N NSW
52.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
47.0 MINNIE WATER PUMP SHED North Coast NSW
43.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
41.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
47.0 MINNIE WATER PUMP SHED
MidNorth Coast N
108.2 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
43.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE)
41.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO

ISLANDS
Islands
52.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

10.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
9.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
8.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
7.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

0.6 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.5 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

945 (39.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
835 (34.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
819 (34.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
817 (34.0) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
817 (34.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
727 (30.3) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
720 (30.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
716 (29.8) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
706 (29.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
686 (28.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
682 (28.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
677 (28.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
667 (27.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
648 (27.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD (MT CRAWFORD AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
645 (26.9) FORREST Eucla WA
634 (26.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
620 (25.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
605 (25.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
604 (25.2) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
206/07 BICKLEY Lower West WA
74/09 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
70/12 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
65/00 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
65/00 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)
12.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.0mm/h
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
EDITHBURGH
11.0mm in 30 min to 12:30 22.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
CAPE BORDA
10.8mm in 30 min to 07:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 8.3mm/h
PARNDANA CFS AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 11.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
COBAR MO
7.2mm in 13 min to 16:00 33.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
COBAR AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 20.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
CW Plains S
WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS
15.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR MO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISON
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
FORBES AIRPORT AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.4mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
6.2mm in 9 min to 13:42 41.3mm/h
Riverina E
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
Riverina W
GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
11.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 32 min to 01:00 19.1mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.4mm/h
10.2mm in 26 min to 02:00 23.5mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.8mm/h
None reported