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Data is as received at 15:39EST, 30/04/2021.

Observations and extremes for Thursday 29 APR 2021
2018 populations over 40,000 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) or 20,000 (WA, NT ,SA, TAS)
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 28.0 -- 14.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) --
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 +0.4 13.9 +0.9 11.8 0.0 3.6 -- 242 (10.1) --
PERTH METRO 26.0 +0.1 15.4 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) --
BUSSELTON AERO 24.0 0.0 15.5 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) --
BUNBURY 23.0 -1.2 14.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) --
MANDURAH 24.0 -0.1 18.5 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) --
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.0 -- 15.6 -- -- 1.2 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) --
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 30.0 +4.7 17.3 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 267 (11.1) --
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 -0.8 24.4 +0.4 23.9 35.2 5.2 -- 263 (11.0) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.0 -3.3 5.6 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 256 (10.7) --
WHYALLA AERO 24.0 +0.1 6.3 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) --
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 24.0 +1.2 5.8 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) --
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 21.0 -1.3 7.6 -4.3 4.3 0.0 1.6 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) -- -- 7.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 1.8 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 +1.4 7.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) --
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -3.3 21.0 -0.7 -- 6.8 -- -- 405 (16.9) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO -- -- 20.3 -0.3 -- 1.6 -- -- 318 (13.3) --
MACKAY AERO 25.0 -2.7 19.2 -0.3 -- 11.6 -- -- 419 (17.5) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -1.8 18.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) --
BUNDABERG AERO 27.0 -0.5 16.9 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) --
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 25.0 -3.2 18.7 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) --
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 26.0 -1.0 17.4 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 361 (15.0) --
COOLANGATTA 25.0 -0.6 15.4 -1.7 -- 1.2 -- -- 310 (12.9) --
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 -2.0 15.1 -1.4 13.4 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) --
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 24.0 -2.0 17.2 +0.1 -- 1.8 -- -- 504 (21.0) --
BRISBANE 25.0 -2.1 15.7 -1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) --
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.0 -3.3 12.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 577 (24.0) --
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -1.6 8.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 22.0 -- 12.9 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 275 (11.5) --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS (COMPARISON) 23.0 -1.4 12.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.7 8.8 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) --
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -1.3 6.1 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) --
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 19.0 +0.2 1.9 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.0 +1.0 13.1 -1.2 10.1 0.0 2.6 -- 266 (11.1) --
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 24.0 -0.1 7.1 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 23.0 -0.3 7.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) --
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.0 -0.5 1.9 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 +0.4 4.7 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +0.3 4.7 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) --
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.0 +1.3 5.1 -5.1 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 54 ( 2.3) --
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.0 +0.5 3.4 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) --
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT -- -- 3.8 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) --
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 20.0 -0.6 5.1 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 21.0 +0.6 6.2 -4.0 4.3 0.0 2.2 -- 263 (11.0) --
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 18.0 -- 8.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) --
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 19.0 -- 4.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) --
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.0 +2.3 1.2 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 177 ( 7.4) --
WYNYARD AIRPORT 17.0 -0.6 8.5 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) --
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 18.0 +0.2 7.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 365 (15.2) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.0 0.0 4.1 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) --
HOBART AIRPORT 21.0 +2.8 10.9 +2.1 6.5 0.0 2.6 -- 318 (13.3) --
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.0 +3.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
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 for Thursday 29 APR 2021
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

39.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
39.0 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
39.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+9.8 : 33.0 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West & Perth WA
+9.7 : 33.0 ESPERANCE Lower West & Perth WA
+8.6 : 32.0 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West & Perth WA
+8.2 : 32.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 31.0 EUCLA Eucla WA

28.5 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.9 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.7 BRADSHAW - ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT

+6.2 : 19.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.7 : 14.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West & Perth WA
+5.3 : 17.9 BICKLEY Lower West & Perth WA
+4.7 : 14.0 BRIDGETOWN Lower West & Perth WA
+4.6 : 15.6 PEMBERTON Lower West & Perth WA
+4.6 : 15.7 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West & Perth WA
+4.6 : 17.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+4.6 : 16.7 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
+4.6 : 17.4 ALBANY Lower West & Perth WA

Coldest for Thursday 29 APR 2021
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

8.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.2 : 24.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
-4.2 : 29.0 WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-4.1 : 26.0 YULARA AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-3.9 : 22.0 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-3.9 : 24.0 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD

-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : 5.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.9 : 6.5 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-6.8 : 9.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.7 : 2.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-6.6 : 0.7 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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.
61.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
61.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
35.2 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
25.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
24.6 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS Northern Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Rivers
35.2 DARWIN AIRPORT
24.6 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
61.8 HORN ISLAND
N Coast--Barron
25.0 TOPAZ ALERT

ISLANDS
Islands
61.2 CAPE WESSEL

Reports not yet available

928 (38.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
919 (38.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
907 (37.8) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
899 (37.5) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
893 (37.2) MARION REEF Islands ISL
887 (37.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
822 (34.3) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
815 (34.0) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
809 (33.7) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
807 (33.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
794 (33.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
790 (32.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
790 (32.9) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
784 (32.7) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
778 (32.4) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
769 (32.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
749 (31.2) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
747 (31.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
742 (30.9) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
681 (28.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
675 (28.1) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
661 (27.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
648 (27.0) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
623 (26.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
612 (25.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
Reports not yet available

High realtime reports for Thursday 29 APR 2021
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
Lower West & Perth
JANDAKOT AERO
5.0mm in 3 min to 15:27 100.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
CAPE NATURALISTE
9.4mm in 28 min to 12:30 20.1mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h
MANJIMUP
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
4.8mm in 6 min to 12:49 48.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.2mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
20.0mm in 30 min to 13:30 40.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 20.0mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 22.0mm/h
31.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 31.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 15.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
10.6mm in 27 min to 12:00 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.8mm/h
ROCKY GULLY
12.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
SHANNON
13.0mm in 26 min to 13:30 30.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 16.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
SCOTT RIVER AG STATION
15.6mm in 30 min to 11:30 31.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 16.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.2mm/h
DONNYBROOK AG STATION
12.2mm in 30 min to 14:00 24.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 18.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 15.0mm/h
FRANKLAND
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
MANJIMUP AG STATION
13.2mm in 30 min to 13:30 26.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 15.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 17.0mm/h
PEMBERTON AG STATION
14.8mm in 30 min to 13:00 29.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 18.6mm/h
VASSE AG STATION
11.0mm in 30 min to 12:30 22.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
TUNNEY AG STATION
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Rivers
BATCHELOR AIRPORT
11.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
CROKER ISLAND AIRPORT
16.6mm in 30 min to 00:00 33.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 18.2mm/h
KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE)
11.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
10.4mm in 30 min to 10:30 20.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 11.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 14.2mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
OORALEA RACECOURSE (MACKAY TURF CLUB)
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.6mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 23:31 84.0mm/h
9.8mm in 21 min to 23:52 28.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
12.8mm in 30 min to 08:30 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West & Perth
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(290/ 72 ) at 11:21