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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 1600 EST on 27/04/2015. 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

NSW

Illawarra

068151

JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)

87.0

86.0

23/04/2007

12

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068245

CALLALA TREATMENT PLANT

72.4

55.0

05/04/2004

12

1 N

Lowest grass minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031108

WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION

1.6

5.8

19/04/2005

45

1 N

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032040

TOWNSVILLE AERO

9.5

10.3

30/04/2011

19

1 N

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

14.6

15.4

22/04/2015

17

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033307

WOOLSHED

7.1

9.9

19/04/2008

15

1 N


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:41EST, 24/04/2015.

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
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 +0.5 10.3 -2.7 8.2 0.0 3.0 10.4 242 (10.1) 48/23
BUNBURY 22.5 -1.6 12.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 43/13
MANDURAH 23.6 -0.3 15.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 37/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 24.1 +0.1 23.5 0.0 5.6 10.9 323 (13.5) 30/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.4 -5.8 12.2 -0.4 11.6 0.0 6.0 3.9 271 (11.3) 18/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 -5.6 9.7 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 46/07
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.0 -2.7 10.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 2.2 2.3 57 ( 2.4) 18/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.8 -0.7 9.8 +1.1 8.0 0.0 1.8 2.9 414 (17.3) 30/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.8 -3.0 13.7 -4.7 11.3 0.0 7.0 -- 367 (15.3) 30/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 -0.4 18.4 -3.2 15.5 0.0 7.6 10.3 354 (14.8) 30/05
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 -0.9 13.2 -7.4 9.5 0.0 6.8 11.1 194 ( 8.1) 31/12
MACKAY M.O 24.9 -1.8 13.6 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 324 (13.5) 30/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -0.9 10.3 -7.6 7.5 0.0 5.6 -- 195 ( 8.1) 26/14
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 -1.2 10.9 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 26/09
COOLANGATTA 24.7 -0.7 11.0 -6.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 -1.7 11.1 -5.2 8.0 0.0 4.0 11.0 292 (12.2) 30/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT -- -- 9.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 44/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.9 -3.3 10.9 -1.9 -- 1.6 2.2 -- 76 ( 3.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -0.4 10.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 18/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 -0.6 12.4 -1.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 22/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.6 -2.0 14.9 +1.7 13.2 8.4 1.0 -- 385 (16.0) 31/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 9.0 +1.8 7.0 0.5 -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.5 8.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 24/12
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.2 -1.7 14.0 -0.2 11.9 69.4 7.6 8.6 557 (23.2) 34/11
RICHMOND RAAF 23.2 -0.6 13.8 +2.4 -- 43.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 22/12
BELLAMBI AWS 21.0 -1.1 15.0 -0.5 -- 1.4 -- -- 519 (21.6) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.8 +2.3 10.9 +1.8 7.8 0.0 4.0 8.4 285 (11.9) 22/05
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +1.7 12.7 +4.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 307 (12.8) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.7 -2.9 9.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- 6.3 264 (11.0) 26/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.6 +2.0 12.4 +4.2 12.3 0.0 -- -- -- 31/05
BENDIGO AIRPORT 23.5 +2.3 13.2 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 601 (25.0) 43/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 -0.6 11.2 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 749 (31.2) 57/03
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.5 +2.6 7.2 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 30/09
HOBART AIRPORT 16.2 -1.9 9.8 +1.0 7.6 0.0 2.0 2.2 167 ( 7.0) 21/14
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

36.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+4.0 : 20.3 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
+3.9 : 22.7 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
+3.5 : 24.3 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
+3.4 : 25.8 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+3.4 : 24.4 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW

27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.6 DARWIN NTC AWS N Rivers NT
25.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.5 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
25.4 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL

+7.5 : 14.5 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
+6.8 : 13.4 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+6.3 : 10.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.0 : 11.7 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.9 : 12.6 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.1 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
9.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-12.8 : 21.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-12.0 : 24.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
-11.9 : 24.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-10.1 : 21.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-9.9 : 25.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.8 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
3.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-10.6 : 7.3 HUGHENDEN AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-10.6 : 7.1 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-10.6 : 7.1 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-8.8 : 9.1 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
-8.5 : 5.6 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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.
136.4 WEERAGUA (CANN RIVER (EAST BRANCH) AT CH E Gippsland VIC
108.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET) Illawarra NSW
94.6 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN) E Gippsland VIC
93.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY) Islands ISL
87.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
61.0 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
Sydney--east
78.0 SANS SOUCI (PUBLIC SCHOOL)
70.0 PEAKHURST GOLF CLUB
69.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
64.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)
61.0 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
59.0 MARRICKVILLE GOLF CLUB
57.2 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
54.0 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE)
54.0 STRATHFIELD GOLF CLUB
53.0 ABBOTSFORD (BLACKWALL POINT RD)
52.0 MILPERRA BRIDGE (GEORGES RIVER)
Sydney--west
78.0 SEVEN HILLS (COLLINS ST)
60.0 NORTH PARRAMATTA (BURNSIDE HOMES)
52.5 BAULKHAM HILLS EUCALYPTUS CT
Illawarra
108.0 ROBERTSON (CAALONG STREET)
87.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
83.2 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)
79.2 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)
72.4 CALLALA TREATMENT PLANT
62.4 BERRY MASONIC VILLAGE
56.2 MITTAGONG (ALFRED STREET)
54.2 SANCTUARY POINT (SALINAS STREET)
South Coast
77.2 GREEN CAPE AWS
53.4 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
51.4 CATHCART (MOUNT DARRAGH)
Goulburn/Monaro
66.8 NIMMITABEL (COTTESLOE)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
136.4 WEERAGUA (CANN RIVER (EAST BRANCH) AT CH
94.6 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN)
83.8 MALLACOOTA
83.0 COMBIENBAR
69.4 CABBAGE TREE CREEK
67.6 CLUB TERRACE
63.0 COMBIENBAR AWS
60.2 CANN RIVER
58.2 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
56.0 MOUNT NOWA NOWA
55.2 BULLUMWAAL
50.0 CAPE CONRAN (YEERUNG PARK)

ISLANDS
Islands
93.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY)
84.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

1.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

1359 (56.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1064 (44.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1043 (43.5) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
993 (41.4) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
989 (41.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
976 (40.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
921 (38.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
895 (37.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
860 (35.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
845 (35.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
814 (33.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
796 (33.2) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
780 (32.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
769 (32.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
765 (31.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
763 (31.8) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
749 (31.2) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
676 (28.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
676 (28.2) REDESDALE N Central VIC
651 (27.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
635 (26.5) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
623 (26.0) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
623 (26.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
611 (25.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
601 (25.0) BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
83/00 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
78/06 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
72/01 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
68/01 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
67/22 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
5.8mm in 12 min to 00:12 29.0mm/h
15.8mm in 18 min to 00:30 52.7mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 24.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
31.4mm in 30 min to 15:00 62.8mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 31.4mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
11.8mm in 30 min to 04:00 23.6mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
COMBIENBAR AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
MOUNT NOWA NOWA
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h

VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT HOTHAM : 83(160/ 65 ) at 00:02