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Data is as received at 13:52EST, 02/05/2024.

Observations and extremes for Wednesday 01 MAY 2024
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
PERTH AIRPORT 25.4 +3.6 15.3 +4.9 13.5 9.0 1.4 4.7 703 (29.3) 54/06
PERTH METRO 24.9 +2.6 14.8 +4.4 -- 8.4 -- -- 309 (12.9) 35/10
BUSSELTON AERO 23.5 +3.1 17.0 +8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 527 (22.0) 41/12
BUNBURY 24.6 +3.6 17.2 +8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 35/00
MANDURAH 23.2 +2.1 17.6 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 393 (16.4) 35/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 613 (25.5) 43/12
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.0 +2.3 12.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 484 (20.2) 43/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +1.7 24.9 +2.7 23.8 0.0 7.8 10.8 310 (12.9) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.7 +1.6 8.3 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 52/11
WHYALLA AERO 17.7 -2.8 10.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 599 (25.0) 43/16
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 19.9 +1.0 5.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 31/12
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 19.2 +0.6 7.9 -1.8 4.4 0.0 4.2 6.6 427 (17.8) 35/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 +2.0 6.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 44/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +2.3 22.8 +2.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 558 (23.3) 39/01
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +3.2 19.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 41/12
MACKAY AERO 26.8 +1.5 20.1 +4.4 -- 36.4 -- -- 572 (23.8) 43/20
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 +2.1 18.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 30/10
BUNDABERG AERO 27.2 +2.4 16.6 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 37/09
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 28.2 +2.5 20.2 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 34/15
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 25.7 +1.4 16.3 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 39/15
COOLANGATTA 23.7 +0.4 17.5 +3.5 -- 3.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 54/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 +2.5 15.4 +2.4 13.2 0.4 4.2 8.7 254 (10.6) 34/11
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 24.5 +0.9 15.7 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 43/15
BRISBANE 25.9 +1.4 16.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 26/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.3 +1.4 12.1 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 30/14
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +1.7 13.2 +7.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 292 (12.2) 37/16
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 23.1 -- 16.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 55/12
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.2 -1.2 13.8 +3.7 -- 43.8 -- -- 435 (18.1) 43/15
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 16.7 -4.1 12.7 +5.3 -- 18.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 22/10
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 14.4 +0.4 6.6 +4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 297 (12.4) 30/08
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -2.0 13.1 +2.1 -- 22.4 -- 5.1 812 (33.8) 68/12
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 21.1 +0.3 13.1 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 373 (15.5) 31/08
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 19.6 -1.0 13.8 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 37/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.6 +1.0 2.5 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 263 (11.0) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.6 +3.2 5.7 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 34/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.2 +2.7 4.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 30/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +1.5 5.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 26/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.3 +2.7 6.4 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 31/16
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 20.1 +2.5 3.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 26/13
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 18.2 +1.3 2.9 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.5 +0.8 6.4 -1.9 3.2 0.8 2.2 9.4 354 (14.8) 35/16
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 18.8 -- 8.2 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 28/14
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 17.7 -- 8.4 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 34/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 +1.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 48/10
WYNYARD AIRPORT 15.1 -0.1 1.7 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 21/10
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 16.5 +1.1 4.9 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 28/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.5 +2.7 1.0 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 15/12
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.0 +1.5 5.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 30/16
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 01 MAY 2024
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

36.7 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
36.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
36.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+9.4 : 35.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.5 : 33.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.4 : 34.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 24.5 MANJIMUP Lower West & Perth WA
+6.5 : 28.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West & Perth WA

28.4 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.4 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT

+9.5 : 16.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West & Perth WA
+9.5 : 15.4 COLLIE EAST Lower West & Perth WA
+9.3 : 14.1 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
+9.1 : 15.8 JARRAHWOOD Lower West & Perth WA
+8.7 : 14.2 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+8.7 : 22.0 KALBARRI Central West WA

Coldest for Wednesday 01 MAY 2024
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.6 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.1 : 16.7 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.1 : 16.0 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-4.1 : 10.1 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
-3.9 : 9.0 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-3.7 : 16.7 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.7 : 13.0 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW

-7.4 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.9 : -0.3 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.3 : 0.1 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-7.1 : 1.5 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.5 : 2.5 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.1 : 3.7 MINNIPA PIRSA W Agricultural SA

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.
82.8 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST) Hunter Valley NSW
76.0 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
68.6 MONA VALE GOLF CLUB Sydney--east NSW
65.0 GOSFORD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
61.0 NEWCASTLE (BLACKSMITHS) Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
51.0 MOORAL CREEK (THE DEN)
Hunter Valley
82.8 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
76.0 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS)
65.0 GOSFORD AWS
61.0 NEWCASTLE (BLACKSMITHS)
60.4 NORAH HEAD AWS
57.8 MAITLAND AIRPORT AWS
56.2 DORA CREEK (DORA ST)
54.0 UPPER CHICHESTER (SIMMONDS)
52.4 COORANBONG (LAKE MACQUARIE AWS)
52.0 COORANBONG (AVONDALE)
Sydney--east
68.6 MONA VALE GOLF CLUB

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
9.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
9.3 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
8.7 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
6.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

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6.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
6.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
5.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
4.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
4.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW

1328 (55.3) WATTAMOLLA AWS Sydney--east NSW
1013 (42.2) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
986 (41.1) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
982 (40.9) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
963 (40.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
933 (38.9) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
917 (38.2) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
886 (36.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
880 (36.7) ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
875 (36.5) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
875 (36.5) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
873 (36.4) MARION REEF Islands ISL
846 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
845 (35.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
835 (34.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
832 (34.7) SELLICKS HILL (MOUNT TERRIBLE RADAR) Adelaide/Lofty SA
825 (34.4) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
823 (34.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
813 (33.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
812 (33.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
811 (33.8) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
805 (33.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
804 (33.5) KURNELL AWS Sydney--east NSW
800 (33.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
788 (32.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
779 (32.5) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
777 (32.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West & Perth WA
757 (31.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
756 (31.5) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
756 (31.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
754 (31.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
752 (31.3) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
750 (31.3) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
749 (31.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
745 (31.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
741 (30.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
736 (30.7) TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
733 (30.5) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
726 (30.3) INNER DOLPHIN PYLON Lower West & Perth WA
715 (29.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
711 (29.6) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
710 (29.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
710 (29.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
704 (29.3) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
703 (29.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
691 (28.8) LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
687 (28.6) COLPOYS POINT Lower West & Perth WA
686 (28.6) WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
685 (28.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
683 (28.5) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
681 (28.4) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
670 (27.9) BUSSELTON JETTY Lower West & Perth WA
668 (27.8) PUCKAPUNYAL WEST (DEFENCE) N Central VIC
668 (27.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
667 (27.8) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
666 (27.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
664 (27.7) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
663 (27.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
660 (27.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
659 (27.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
654 (27.3) MANLY (NORTH HEAD) Sydney--east NSW
641 (26.7) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West & Perth WA
639 (26.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
636 (26.5) DALWALLINU Central West WA
634 (26.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
633 (26.4) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
627 (26.1) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
626 (26.1) BICKLEY Lower West & Perth WA
626 (26.1) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
626 (26.1) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
620 (25.8) RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
618 (25.8) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
617 (25.7) OCEAN REEF Lower West & Perth WA
616 (25.7) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
613 (25.5) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
610 (25.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
608 (25.3) BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
608 (25.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
608 (25.3) DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) Southeast TAS
605 (25.2) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
604 (25.2) CENTRE ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
80/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/00 WATTAMOLLA AWS Sydney--east NSW
70/13 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
70/18 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/20 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
70/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

High realtime reports for Wednesday 01 MAY 2024
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.
QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
8.4mm in 16 min to 03:30 31.5mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
7.0mm in 8 min to 08:30 52.5mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 14.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
MACKAY M.O
12.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 14.4mm/h
OORALEA RACECOURSE (MACKAY TURF CLUB)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
19.8mm in 26 min to 07:00 45.7mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 22.6mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 24.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
12.4mm in 21 min to 23:25 35.4mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.4mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
GOSFORD AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 78(160/ 65 ) at 20:00