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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 1441 EST on 05/05/2015. 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 minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059007

KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS

17.0

16.2

02/05/2015

13

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060141

TAREE AIRPORT AWS

18.2

18.0

10/05/2007

16

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Alice Springs

015664

WALUNGURRU AIRPORT

34.2

34.2

01/05/2007

12

1 N Equal to record.

SA

NW Pastoral

016090

COOBER PEDY AIRPORT

33.5

33.0

08/05/2012

19

1 N

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

31.6

31.0

12/05/2002

15

1 N

QLD

Gulf Country

029063

NORMANTON AIRPORT

36.8

36.7

01/05/2007

13

1 N

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

Lower West

009178

GINGIN AERO

22.7

22.3

16/05/2003

11

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, 05/05/2015.

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 17.4 -4.4 7.2 -3.2 -- 6.0 4.6 7.9 543 (22.6) 65/00
BUNBURY 17.1 -4.1 7.5 -1.8 -- 16.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 63/03
MANDURAH 16.7 -4.6 9.3 -4.3 -- 2.6 -- -- 612 (25.5) 59/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 0.0 19.2 -2.9 17.9 0.0 6.0 10.1 220 ( 9.2) 28/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.8 +9.8 8.6 +0.4 7.2 0.0 5.4 11.0 189 ( 7.9) 24/09
WHYALLA AERO 30.1 +9.7 10.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 70/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.6 +8.7 11.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 6.4 3.9 77 ( 3.2) 48/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.1 +7.0 8.2 +0.9 6.4 0.0 3.0 7.7 278 (11.6) 67/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.8 +5.0 12.6 -1.2 10.6 0.0 27.2 10.8 259 (10.8) 31/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +2.3 22.0 +2.1 20.2 0.0 6.0 7.7 259 (10.8) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +2.5 19.3 +1.7 17.2 0.0 6.6 10.7 188 ( 7.8) --
MACKAY M.O 27.8 +3.6 16.9 -0.2 -- 0.2 -- 10.9 279 (11.6) 22/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +4.7 14.1 0.0 12.4 0.0 4.8 -- 158 ( 6.6) 21/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.2 +3.6 15.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 251 (10.5) 22/15
COOLANGATTA 26.0 +2.9 14.7 +0.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 26/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 +1.9 15.3 +2.5 13.7 0.0 3.4 10.1 232 ( 9.7) 26/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 +4.2 11.0 +1.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 247 (10.3) 21/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.9 +3.6 13.1 +4.4 -- 4.2 1.6 -- 82 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 +1.9 16.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 30/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 +2.0 18.3 +7.9 -- 2.6 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 34/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 -0.1 17.3 +7.3 12.6 0.0 -- 0.1 514 (21.4) 28/02
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 8.3 +3.7 4.5 0.8 3 4.8 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +5.2 12.1 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 21/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 +0.9 17.9 +7.0 16.9 0.4 1.8 0.3 657 (27.4) 39/12
RICHMOND RAAF 22.5 +2.0 17.2 +9.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 17/03
BELLAMBI AWS 20.5 +0.9 17.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 579 (24.1) 31/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 +5.7 5.1 -0.7 1.7 0.0 3.8 10.0 202 ( 8.4) 21/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.3 +4.7 5.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.9 +5.9 8.0 +0.6 4.5 0.0 0.4 9.9 192 ( 8.0) 39/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.6 +4.4 2.5 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 28/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.9 +4.3 3.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 35/23
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.7 +5.1 1.1 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 61/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.4 +1.6 7.6 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 26/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 +2.9 7.6 +1.0 4.6 0.0 2.2 5.7 275 (11.5) 39/23
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 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.8 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
36.7 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
36.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.6 : 33.5 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
+10.6 : 33.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+10.5 : 28.8 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.4 : 29.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.3 : 30.0 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA

26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.9 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL

+11.0 : 17.5 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+10.3 : 15.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+10.2 : 21.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+9.9 : 16.4 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.7 : 17.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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

7.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.8 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.6 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-7.5 : 13.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-7.2 : 13.1 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
-6.4 : 14.5 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-6.3 : 15.0 GOOSEBERRY HILL Lower West WA
-6.2 : 12.6 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-6.2 : 11.6 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-7.4 : 11.1 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-7.1 : 9.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-7.0 : 9.0 DALY WATERS AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
-6.1 : 12.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-5.9 : 11.2 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT

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.
91.2 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
78.0 JONDARYAN POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
40.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
38.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
33.8 MOUNT WILLIAM

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
38.0 PEMBERTON

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
78.0 JONDARYAN POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
40.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
Hunter Valley
91.2 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)

ISLANDS

33.8 MOUNT WILLIAM

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

3.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.7 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
0.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1294 (53.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1071 (44.6) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
1069 (44.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
845 (35.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
813 (33.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
794 (33.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
703 (29.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
684 (28.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
681 (28.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
672 (28.0) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
657 (27.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
656 (27.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
644 (26.8) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
626 (26.1) CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA
619 (25.8) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
615 (25.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
612 (25.5) MANDURAH Lower West WA
610 (25.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
102/21 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
100/21 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
96/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
96/23 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
94/02 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
94/23 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
93/23 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
None reported

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 82(210/ 72 ) at 02:37
CAPE LEEUWIN : 96(260/ 78 ) at 00:18
ESPERANCE : 95(300/ 37 ) at 02:06
Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 72(250/ 63 ) at 03:42
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 109(290/ 89 ) at 23:14
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 80(350/ 63 ) at 13:00
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(350/ 65 ) at 13:00
CAPE BORDA : 93(300/ 50 ) at 23:40
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 76(330/ 65 ) at 23:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 102( 10/ 56 ) at 20:29
N Central
WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) : 91(360/ 70 ) at 22:00
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 78(350/ 65 ) at 22:30
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(330/ 63 ) at 23:32
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 95( 10/ 72 ) at 23:36
MOUNT READ : 95( 10/ 70 ) at 23:00