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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 1443 EST on 24/05/2015. 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 daily rainfall

WA

E Gascoyne

007300

TEN SIXTY SIX

28.4

21.4

29/05/1999

12

1 N

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

E Central

086354

PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE

12.1

12.5

07/05/1998

27

1 N

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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040842

BRISBANE AERO

23.8

23.7

21/05/2002

14

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 14:42EST, 24/05/2015.

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 21.7 -0.1 5.9 -4.5 4.1 0.0 3.0 6.3 232 ( 9.7) 37/14
BUNBURY 20.0 -1.2 4.5 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 24/15
MANDURAH 21.7 +0.4 9.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 28/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 21.5 -0.6 20.5 0.0 6.6 11.2 355 (14.8) 43/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.4 -4.6 -1.6 -9.8 -2.2 0.0 5.6 10.7 277 (11.5) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -3.5 4.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 22/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.9 -1.0 4.6 -5.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 60 ( 2.5) 15/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -2.3 6.4 -0.9 4.6 0.0 0.6 7.4 263 (11.0) 26/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.3 -3.5 11.0 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.8 -0.8 21.3 +1.4 16.7 0.0 7.8 10.5 423 (17.6) 48/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 -2.3 17.2 -0.4 13.0 0.0 11.0 10.2 526 (21.9) 44/01
MACKAY M.O 20.7 -3.5 12.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 536 (22.3) 57/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 -1.7 9.6 -4.5 6.5 0.0 7.4 -- 383 (16.0) 39/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 -0.8 10.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 57/11
COOLANGATTA 21.4 -1.7 13.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 61/00
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 -1.2 12.8 0.0 10.3 0.0 6.8 8.9 570 (23.8) 44/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.1 -1.7 6.8 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 498 (20.8) 37/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.4 -2.9 8.6 -0.1 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 224 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.6 -0.8 13.8 +2.1 -- 3.0 -- -- 639 (26.6) 70/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -3.0 12.4 +2.0 -- 26.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 34/08
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 -2.1 11.6 +1.6 -- 27.0 -- -- 664 (27.7) 57/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.0 -2.9 5.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 26/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.9 -3.1 11.7 +0.8 10.0 17.2 5.6 8.6 930 (38.8) 48/00
RICHMOND RAAF 18.9 -1.6 9.3 +1.7 -- 11.8 -- -- 386 (16.1) 31/02
BELLAMBI AWS 17.2 -2.4 11.8 -1.2 -- 17.6 -- -- 813 (33.9) 43/00
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 -1.2 3.1 -2.7 0.2 0.0 3.0 9.5 300 (12.5) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -1.0 1.4 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 13/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.4 -3.6 2.6 -4.8 -1.2 0.0 2.0 8.6 263 (11.0) 18/00
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.9 -1.3 0.6 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 28/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.3 -0.3 -0.7 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 18/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 -0.7 3.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 563 (23.5) 41/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.7 -1.1 -2.0 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 11/23
HOBART AIRPORT 13.9 -1.3 -0.9 -7.5 -4.4 0.2 1.2 6.8 216 ( 9.0) 30/12
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

35.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.4 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
34.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.2 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
34.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+3.4 : 12.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
+3.3 : 9.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+3.1 : 24.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+3.0 : 24.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+2.9 : 9.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

27.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.6 : 14.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.0 : 21.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
+5.1 : 7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+5.0 : 6.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
+4.9 : 16.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

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

4.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-10.8 : 14.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.8 : 17.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.6 : 17.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.5 : 20.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.4 : 22.8 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

-5.9 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-5.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-9.8 : -1.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.7 : 0.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-8.7 : -5.9 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-8.7 : -5.4 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-8.6 : -5.2 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

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.
59.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK)) Hunter Valley NSW
57.0 WOOTTON MidNorth Coast S NSW
54.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN MidNorth Coast S NSW
50.2 WYEE (WYEE FARMS RD) Hunter Valley NSW
49.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
57.0 WOOTTON
54.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
Hunter Valley
59.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK))
50.2 WYEE (WYEE FARMS RD)
49.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD)

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

6.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
6.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
6.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
4.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

1322 (55.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1293 (53.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1108 (46.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1107 (46.1) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1095 (45.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1040 (43.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
980 (40.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
957 (39.9) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
952 (39.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
948 (39.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
940 (39.2) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
934 (38.9) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
930 (38.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
924 (38.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
921 (38.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
895 (37.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
875 (36.5) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
871 (36.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
861 (35.9) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
815 (34.0) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
813 (33.9) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
812 (33.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
797 (33.2) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
784 (32.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
763 (31.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
747 (31.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
737 (30.7) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
734 (30.6) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
724 (30.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
720 (30.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
716 (29.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
713 (29.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
710 (29.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
698 (29.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
684 (28.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
664 (27.7) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
658 (27.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
652 (27.2) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
640 (26.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
639 (26.6) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
638 (26.6) COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT MidNorth Coast N NSW
631 (26.3) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
626 (26.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
620 (25.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
610 (25.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
91/02 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
83/10 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/13 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/02 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
83/02 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

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
W Pilbara
BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 12:30 20.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 63 ) at 11:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 83(150/ 65 ) at 19:50
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 70(240/ 65 ) at 03:04
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(240/ 65 ) at 09:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 102(200/ 56 ) at 00:30
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 91(210/ 35 ) at 03:00