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Data is as received at 09:35EST, 06/05/2022.

Observations and extremes for Wednesday 04 MAY 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 26.4 -- 11.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 590 (24.6) 59/08
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 -1.5 10.6 +0.2 7.9 0.0 4.0 9.0 410 (17.1) 59/22
PERTH METRO 20.3 -2.0 11.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 35/22
BUSSELTON AERO 18.7 -1.7 7.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 44/12
BUNBURY 18.5 -2.5 8.1 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 39/11
MANDURAH 19.6 -1.5 12.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 34/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -- 10.7 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 290 (12.1) 44/13
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.7 -4.0 11.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 43/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +2.3 25.4 +3.2 24.2 0.0 6.4 9.4 217 ( 9.0) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.2 +3.1 13.0 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 34/12
WHYALLA AERO 18.3 -2.2 10.0 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 48/11
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 17.8 -1.1 12.6 +3.2 -- 4.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 48/14
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 17.0 -1.6 13.6 +3.9 12.2 3.0 4.6 8.6 493 (20.5) 48/18
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) -- -- 10.4 +1.6 -- 3.8 3.4 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 0.0 9.8 +2.4 -- 5.4 -- -- 477 (19.9) 54/13
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +2.1 21.6 +1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 350 (14.6) 35/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.4 20.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 30/10
MACKAY AERO 26.9 +1.6 19.8 +4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 378 (15.8) 35/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +3.1 18.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 +3.2 17.5 +3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 358 (14.9) 31/12
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 28.2 +2.5 18.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 34/12
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 26.3 +2.0 18.1 +4.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 327 (13.6) 30/14
COOLANGATTA 25.4 +2.1 16.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 24/16
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 +1.8 15.5 +2.5 13.7 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 24/07
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 25.6 +2.0 18.1 +4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 373 (15.5) 28/01
BRISBANE 26.3 +1.8 16.0 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 15/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.0 +2.1 13.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 34/00
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 25.7 +5.0 5.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 22/15
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 24.9 -- 13.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 30/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.3 +4.9 11.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 21/09
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +4.3 8.6 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 26/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 16.5 +2.5 3.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 34/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 26.8 +6.6 13.9 +2.9 12.0 0.0 4.0 8.9 319 (13.3) 28/22
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 25.0 +4.2 7.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 13/12
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 25.9 +5.3 9.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 21/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.4 -0.2 2.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 37/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.5 +1.1 9.8 +3.9 -- 2.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 22/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +4.3 9.5 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.3 -0.8 9.4 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 34/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.2 -0.4 5.7 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 37/18
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 20.0 +2.4 6.4 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 35/20
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 18.8 +1.9 3.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 41/17
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 15.1 -1.6 10.6 +2.3 8.8 0.0 4.0 0.3 558 (23.3) 39/05
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 16.4 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 24/02
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 16.6 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 363 (15.1) 41/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 -1.1 8.0 +2.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 561 (23.4) 35/13
WYNYARD AIRPORT 15.6 +0.4 12.2 +7.0 -- 5.2 -- -- 505 (21.0) 50/01
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 14.7 -0.7 13.2 +6.4 -- 3.8 -- -- 820 (34.2) 57/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.4 -0.4 12.7 +7.6 -- 2.2 -- -- 450 (18.8) 43/00
HOBART AIRPORT 14.8 -0.5 12.8 +6.1 12.0 2.8 2.8 -- 437 (18.2) 43/00
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.4 -0.1 12.8 +5.8 -- 3.2 -- -- 464 (19.3) 43/00
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 Wednesday 04 MAY 2022
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

38.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS Northern Rivers NT
37.5 BRADSHAW - ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT
37.5 BRADSHAW Northern Rivers NT
37.5 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA

+6.6 : 26.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+6.4 : 29.6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+6.2 : 29.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.1 : 26.7 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
+6.1 : 35.8 LAJAMANU AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT

29.2 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.3 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
28.1 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
28.1 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+9.4 : 21.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
+9.0 : 20.3 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.8 : 17.8 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.6 : 16.1 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 18.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

Coldest for Wednesday 04 MAY 2022
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

4.2 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8 : 13.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8 : 15.2 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.8 : 14.8 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 14.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4 : 14.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-0.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.1 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
1.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
2.1 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.1 : 3.5 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West & Perth WA
-5.6 : 3.1 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.9 : 2.5 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
-3.8 : 8.8 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
-2.8 : 12.4 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West & Perth WA

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.
39.8 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
30.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
24.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
23.4 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
22.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

9.4 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
9.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
8.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
8.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

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8.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
3.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
0.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1323 (55.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1120 (46.7) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1025 (42.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1003 (41.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
990 (41.3) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
960 (40.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
939 (39.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
926 (38.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
922 (38.4) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
917 (38.2) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
916 (38.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
914 (38.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
901 (37.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
868 (36.2) SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND E Central VIC
867 (36.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
867 (36.1) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
822 (34.3) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
820 (34.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
809 (33.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
809 (33.7) FAWKNER BEACON E Central VIC
802 (33.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
795 (33.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
792 (33.0) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
789 (32.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
780 (32.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
777 (32.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
772 (32.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
758 (31.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West & Perth WA
746 (31.1) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
746 (31.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
739 (30.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
737 (30.7) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
735 (30.6) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
733 (30.5) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
718 (29.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
717 (29.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
701 (29.2) BURNIE NTC AWS N Coast TAS
701 (29.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
700 (29.2) LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
688 (28.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
684 (28.5) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
682 (28.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
679 (28.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
668 (27.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
666 (27.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
662 (27.6) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
648 (27.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
648 (27.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
630 (26.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
630 (26.3) FRANKSTON BEACH E Central VIC
627 (26.1) MARION REEF Islands ISL
624 (26.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
619 (25.8) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
608 (25.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
604 (25.2) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
600 (25.0) COLPOYS POINT Lower West & Perth WA
96/04 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
91/02 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
87/00 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
81/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
74/01 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
74/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

High realtime reports for Wednesday 04 MAY 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
BURRAWANTIE
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.2mm/h
CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
9.8mm in 24 min to 21:55 24.5mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.8mm/h
TASMANIA
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(310/ 72 ) at 04:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 91(320/ 69 ) at 02:36
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 91(330/ 48 ) at 00:00