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Data is as received at 13:33EST, 17/05/2024.

Observations and extremes for Thursday 16 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
GERALDTON AIRPORT 30.8 -- 12.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 50/13
PERTH AIRPORT 29.3 +7.5 11.0 +0.6 8.8 0.0 5.2 9.5 262 (10.9) 37/23
PERTH METRO 28.7 +6.4 11.5 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 24/15
BUSSELTON AERO 25.3 +4.9 8.8 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 41/02
BUNBURY 26.3 +5.3 8.2 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 28/13
MANDURAH 28.5 +7.4 16.3 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 28/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 -- 7.5 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 26/14
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 25.0 +4.3 9.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 35/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.6 +2.5 24.3 +2.1 23.5 0.0 6.8 10.8 300 (12.5) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.7 +3.6 8.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 41/12
WHYALLA AERO 20.7 +0.2 5.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 213 ( 8.9) 28/11
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 23.3 +4.4 7.1 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 26/14
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 19.9 +1.3 9.4 -0.3 5.5 0.0 2.0 8.3 206 ( 8.6) 24/14
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 19.7 +1.1 6.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.7 +4.6 1.8 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 26/15
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +1.1 21.9 +2.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 526 (21.9) 52/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +2.7 21.5 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 48/11
MACKAY AERO 26.2 +0.9 19.4 +3.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 477 (19.9) 41/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +0.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 34/10
BUNDABERG AERO 24.7 -0.1 16.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 402 (16.8) 41/12
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 26.0 +0.3 18.5 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 43/13
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 22.5 -1.8 16.5 +2.4 -- 1.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 37/06
COOLANGATTA 20.0 -3.3 17.2 +3.2 -- 9.4 -- -- 336 (14.0) 26/00
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 -2.0 17.0 +4.0 14.9 2.4 4.4 1.6 269 (11.2) 30/12
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 23.8 +0.2 17.0 +3.3 -- 6.4 -- -- 378 (15.8) 34/13
BRISBANE 20.4 -4.1 16.9 +3.1 -- 8.2 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 21/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.6 -3.3 12.6 +2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 395 (16.5) 41/15
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 23.8 +3.1 6.4 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 24/15
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 22.5 -- 14.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 35/14
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 0.0 10.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 21/12
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 21.7 +0.9 9.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 22/13
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +4.1 3.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 28/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.6 +0.4 12.9 +1.9 11.4 0.0 3.0 4.9 269 (11.2) 24/08
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 22.6 +1.8 10.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 15/15
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 21.4 +0.8 9.6 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 15/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.1 +1.5 1.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 26/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.2 +2.8 2.2 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 21/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.2 +3.7 4.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 13/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 +3.5 3.0 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.2 +3.6 3.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 21/11
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 19.3 +1.7 3.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 13/10
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 18.5 +1.6 4.2 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 24/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 18.7 +2.0 5.5 -2.8 4.8 0.0 2.0 9.2 276 (11.5) 28/23
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 17.7 -- 6.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 15/14
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 19.5 -- 6.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 15/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.8 +4.1 1.5 -4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 17/12
WYNYARD AIRPORT 17.4 +2.2 4.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 46/13
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 17.0 +1.6 5.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 50/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.3 +1.5 1.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 39/10
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.1 +1.6 7.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 357 (14.9) 63/22
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 16 MAY 2024
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.1 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.6 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
36.2 OENPELLI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
36.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 KANGAROO FLATS (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT

+8.9 : 21.4 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.5 : 29.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
+7.4 : 28.5 MANDURAH Lower West & Perth WA
+7.1 : 30.4 JURIEN BAY Lower West & Perth WA
+7.0 : 29.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West & Perth WA

27.0 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
26.7 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
26.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.0 : 17.0 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+7.4 : 17.9 CLERMONT AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
+6.7 : 16.6 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+6.3 : 13.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.1 : 16.6 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

Coldest for Thursday 16 MAY 2024
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

6.5 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
6.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.9 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
10.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.9 : 19.2 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.9 : 18.9 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.2 : 19.8 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.1 : 20.4 BRISBANE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.8 : 15.3 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

-2.8 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW

-6.8 : 0.2 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-6.2 : 1.3 DARTMOOR W Coast VIC
-6.0 : 1.3 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-5.6 : 1.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE 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.
43.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER) North Coast NSW
34.2 MCLEANS RIDGES (LASCOTT DRIVE) North Coast NSW
33.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD
31.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
9.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
9.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
8.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
5.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

.....

5.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
5.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
4.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.6 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1354 (56.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1129 (47.0) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1104 (46.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1060 (44.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1022 (42.6) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
1013 (42.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1000 (41.7) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
1000 (41.7) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
985 (41.0) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
965 (40.2) MARION REEF Islands ISL
962 (40.1) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
902 (37.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
899 (37.5) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
897 (37.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
883 (36.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
881 (36.7) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
850 (35.4) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
849 (35.4) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
848 (35.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
806 (33.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
795 (33.1) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
779 (32.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
774 (32.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
765 (31.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
750 (31.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
735 (30.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
734 (30.6) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
722 (30.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
701 (29.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
672 (28.0) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
657 (27.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
654 (27.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
654 (27.3) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
647 (27.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
633 (26.4) TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
606 (25.3) CAPE FERGUSON NTC AWS N Coast--Herbert QLD
600 (25.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
126/17 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
111/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/09 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/16 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
81/12 LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
81/19 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

High realtime reports for Thursday 16 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
N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL AERODROME
7.4mm in 8 min to 11:30 55.5mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
REDLAND (ALEXANDRA HILLS)
15.4mm in 30 min to 12:00 30.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 17.8mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(360/ 93 ) at 17:45
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 124(270/ 85 ) at 16:43
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(270/ 63 ) at 09:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 91(350/ 69 ) at 17:00