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Observations and extremes for Thursday 21 APR 2022
Cities with 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 31.1 -- 15.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 46/13
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 +1.8 14.6 +1.6 11.9 0.0 4.8 9.5 395 (16.5) 59/22
PERTH METRO 27.5 +1.6 14.4 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 41/22
BUSSELTON AERO 23.9 -0.1 10.4 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 37/10
BUNBURY 24.0 -0.2 13.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 39/23
MANDURAH 26.2 +2.1 14.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 37/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 -- 12.8 -- -- 3.2 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 34/13
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.9 -2.4 11.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 39/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.4 25.1 +1.1 24.6 3.2 5.6 8.8 336 (14.0) 54/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.4 -2.9 9.1 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 286 (11.9) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 20.4 -3.5 14.1 +2.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 37/20
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 20.3 -2.5 12.1 +0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 26/18
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 20.1 -2.2 11.9 0.0 8.3 0.0 3.4 2.5 246 (10.3) 31/21
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 20.5 -1.1 12.0 +1.6 -- 2.0 2.4 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 -3.4 9.8 +1.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 31/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 -2.7 23.8 +2.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 537 (22.4) 46/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 -1.2 23.9 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 39/16
MACKAY AERO 24.8 -2.9 21.6 +2.1 -- 2.8 -- -- 523 (21.8) 48/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -0.2 21.8 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 269 (11.2) 34/23
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 +1.4 19.5 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 37/18
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 28.6 +0.4 20.7 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 44/23
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 28.5 +1.5 18.5 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 43/15
COOLANGATTA 26.3 +0.7 19.5 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 +0.3 16.4 -0.1 12.5 0.0 -- 10.1 322 (13.4) 34/10
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 26.7 +0.7 17.6 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 41/12
BRISBANE 27.4 +0.3 17.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 -0.6 10.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 48/20
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +0.2 5.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 31/20
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 24.7 -- 13.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 30/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.3 -0.4 12.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 46/17
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 23.7 -0.6 8.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 28/15
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -2.7 4.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 407 (17.0) 30/07
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.3 -1.7 13.3 -1.0 9.7 0.2 6.6 5.4 380 (15.8) 48/19
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 23.9 -0.2 8.0 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 39/13
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 21.7 -1.6 11.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 35/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.2 -1.3 4.8 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 350 (14.6) 34/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.0 -1.6 10.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.1 -1.6 11.5 +2.9 -- 2.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 24/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 -4.0 10.6 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 26/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.8 -4.7 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 39/14
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 19.9 -2.8 7.0 -1.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 39/13
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 17.5 -3.1 11.2 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 445 (18.5) 28/03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 16.3 -4.1 9.2 -1.0 6.4 0.4 0.8 0.5 298 (12.4) 39/14
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 17.1 -- 12.7 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 171 ( 7.1) 34/15
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 16.4 -- 10.7 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 264 (11.0) 30/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.3 -4.4 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 280 (11.7) 34/15
WYNYARD AIRPORT 16.2 -1.4 2.6 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 35/10
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 15.9 -1.9 5.7 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 562 (23.4) 34/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.4 -0.6 4.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 26/02
HOBART AIRPORT 14.4 -3.8 7.1 -1.7 2.2 0.2 2.6 -- 573 (23.9) 52/00
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.4 -3.0 7.4 -1.6 -- 1.2 -- -- 390 (16.3) 55/02
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 21 APR 2022
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

38.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
38.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
38.2 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
37.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+4.1 : 33.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+3.8 : 38.2 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+3.5 : 38.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
+3.5 : 37.8 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+3.4 : 37.6 BORROLOOLA AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT

29.6 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.9 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.6 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 BRADSHAW - ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT
27.6 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+5.1 : 22.1 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+4.7 : 22.5 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
+4.7 : 23.4 ST LAWRENCE Central Coast E QLD
+4.4 : 25.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+4.2 : 14.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA

Coldest for Thursday 21 APR 2022
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

1.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
4.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.5 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.8 : 1.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-6.7 : 6.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
-6.7 : 16.9 LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.6 : 16.2 NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
-6.2 : 16.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
0.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.8 : 3.1 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-6.7 : 1.0 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.4 : 5.4 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-6.3 : 4.6 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 : 2.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW

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.
74.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
59.6 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
49.2 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
38.4 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
38.0 BRAMWELL N Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
38.4 TRUSCOTT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
38.0 BRAMWELL
S Peninsula
74.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
N Coast--Barron
49.2 CAPE FLATTERY
Central Coast E
59.6 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT

10.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
9.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
9.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
8.8 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
8.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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8.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
6.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.4 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
2.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1422 (59.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1355 (56.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1320 (55.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1114 (46.4) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1048 (43.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1024 (42.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
997 (41.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
991 (41.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
965 (40.2) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
964 (40.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
961 (40.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
920 (38.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
919 (38.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
911 (38.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
885 (36.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
881 (36.7) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
833 (34.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
832 (34.7) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
823 (34.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
817 (34.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
785 (32.7) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
763 (31.8) MARION REEF Islands ISL
761 (31.7) DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
758 (31.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
747 (31.1) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
727 (30.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
723 (30.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
709 (29.5) SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND E Central VIC
685 (28.5) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
679 (28.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
653 (27.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
649 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
634 (26.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
623 (26.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
618 (25.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
617 (25.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
613 (25.5) HIGH RANGE AWS (WANGANDERRY) Illawarra NSW
606 (25.3) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
602 (25.1) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
104/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/02 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
89/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
85/02 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
85/02 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
85/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

High realtime reports for Thursday 21 APR 2022
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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Rivers
CHARLES POINT
11.8mm in 30 min to 01:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 13.6mm/h
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
6.6mm in 9 min to 08:00 44.0mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 08:30 29.2mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 24.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
21.0mm in 11 min to 23:00 114.5mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 28.6mm/h
32.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 32.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
12.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
CAIRNS RACECOURSE
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.4mm/h
7.6mm in 21 min to 21:00 21.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.6mm in 30 min to 11:00 25.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
COWLEY BEACH (DEFENCE)
13.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 11:00 22.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 19.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.8mm/h
30.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 60.4mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 39.0mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 17:30 20.0mm/h
40.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 40.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.6mm/h
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.0mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 17.0mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 08:30 22.4mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 20.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 17.4mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 16.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.0mm/h
ALVA BEACH
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 17.4mm/h
10.6mm in 29 min to 23:29 21.9mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 19.4mm/h
BOWEN AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
11.4mm in 11 min to 18:24 62.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.2mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(250/ 76 ) at 03:19
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 85(220/ 63 ) at 02:31
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(230/ 67 ) at 01:20
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 85(240/ 65 ) at 02:27
TASMAN ISLAND : 82(210/ 63 ) at 05:47
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 95(250/ 78 ) at 02:25
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(250/ 72 ) at 01:30