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Data is as received at 13:30EST, 18/05/2024.

Observations and extremes for Friday 17 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 31.6 -- 16.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 575 (24.0) 57/11
PERTH AIRPORT 28.5 +6.7 14.6 +4.2 11.9 0.0 5.8 9.3 564 (23.5) 54/05
PERTH METRO 28.0 +5.7 13.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 31/09
BUSSELTON AERO 25.5 +5.1 9.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 30/15
BUNBURY 26.1 +5.1 12.1 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 35/09
MANDURAH 27.4 +6.3 15.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 246 (10.3) 31/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.1 -- 11.5 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 289 (12.0) 31/14
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.9 +3.2 10.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 43/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.4 +2.3 23.9 +1.7 22.2 0.0 6.0 11.0 278 (11.6) 41/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.6 +1.5 8.4 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 21.7 +1.2 3.6 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 50/16
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 22.7 +3.8 4.3 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 37/14
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 20.6 +2.0 6.5 -3.2 3.8 0.0 4.0 9.7 204 ( 8.5) 44/14
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 18.9 +0.3 6.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 +1.7 5.8 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 44/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 +1.0 21.7 +1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +1.9 18.4 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 375 (15.6) 35/14
MACKAY AERO 25.6 +0.3 18.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 37/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +1.0 15.7 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 302 (12.6) 28/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +1.4 15.4 +1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 359 (15.0) 30/09
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 26.3 +0.6 17.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 26/09
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 24.7 +0.4 16.0 +1.9 -- 5.6 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 30/18
COOLANGATTA 21.2 -2.1 16.1 +2.1 -- 4.4 -- -- 266 (11.1) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 -2.1 14.6 +1.6 13.7 7.0 0.4 2.0 332 (13.8) 34/12
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 23.2 -0.4 17.6 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 44/15
BRISBANE 22.3 -2.2 14.7 +0.9 -- 8.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 22/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.7 -0.2 9.3 -0.7 -- 8.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 37/10
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +1.8 9.8 +3.9 -- 0.4 -- -- 240 (10.0) 28/13
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 20.6 -- 14.7 -- -- 5.6 -- -- 251 (10.5) 18/05
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.5 +1.1 11.5 +1.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 28/11
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +0.1 10.6 +3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 26/14
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 +2.0 3.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 31/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.9 +3.7 13.5 +2.5 11.9 0.0 3.0 9.1 259 (10.8) 30/22
BADGERYS CREEK AWS 24.2 +3.4 9.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 13/21
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 22.5 +1.9 9.8 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 48/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.5 +2.9 1.6 -1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 43/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 +4.0 1.4 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 37/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +3.5 2.1 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 39/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.7 +4.6 5.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.7 +1.1 3.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 44/16
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 18.6 +1.0 2.7 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 46/17
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) -- -- 3.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) --
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 17.3 +0.6 4.4 -3.9 3.2 0.0 2.2 1.4 258 (10.8) 57/14
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 15.8 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 35/14
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 15.8 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 46/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.2 -0.5 3.0 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 46/14
WYNYARD AIRPORT 14.2 -1.0 10.3 +5.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 472 (19.7) 54/14
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 15.1 -0.3 11.2 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 716 (29.8) 50/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.6 +0.8 6.1 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 356 (14.8) 46/16
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.8 -1.7 9.2 +2.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 489 (20.4) 63/19
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 Friday 17 MAY 2024
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.0 YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE) W Kimberley WA
36.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW - ANGALLARI VALLEY (DEFENCE) Northern Rivers NT

+8.9 : 35.3 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.2 : 28.6 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West & Perth WA
+6.8 : 28.8 PEARCE RAAF Lower West & Perth WA
+6.8 : 24.5 MANJIMUP Lower West & Perth WA
+6.7 : 28.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA

27.4 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.4 ADELE ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.8 MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
26.8 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
26.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.9 : 12.3 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+8.1 : 10.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+7.2 : 13.8 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+6.7 : 14.6 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+6.5 : 15.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

Coldest for Friday 17 MAY 2024
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-0.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
2.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
3.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.8 : -0.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
-5.1 : 3.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-4.2 : 2.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-4.1 : 10.8 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
-4.0 : 9.2 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.4 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-1.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP NE Agricultural SA

-8.5 : 0.1 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.9 : 0.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-7.1 : -1.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP NE Agricultural SA
-6.9 : 3.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-5.9 : 1.5 KYANCUTTA 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.
58.0 TERRAINE TM Darling Downs E QLD
56.0 BARONGAROOK TM Darling Downs E QLD
47.0 GLENGALLAN CREEK ALERT Darling Downs E QLD
41.8 LIMEVALE TM Darling Downs E QLD
39.4 WARAHGAI TM Darling Downs E QLD

QUEENSLAND
Darling Downs E
58.0 TERRAINE TM
56.0 BARONGAROOK TM
47.0 GLENGALLAN CREEK ALERT
41.8 LIMEVALE TM
39.4 WARAHGAI TM

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
9.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
9.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
9.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
8.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW

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8.0 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
5.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
2.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1454 (60.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1422 (59.3) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1110 (46.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1043 (43.5) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1036 (43.2) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
1036 (43.2) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
1018 (42.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1013 (42.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
944 (39.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
937 (39.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
930 (38.8) FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
927 (38.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
920 (38.3) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
898 (37.4) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
890 (37.1) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
871 (36.3) MARION REEF Islands ISL
864 (36.0) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
856 (35.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
842 (35.1) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
827 (34.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
817 (34.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
815 (34.0) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
810 (33.8) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
805 (33.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
802 (33.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
801 (33.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
800 (33.3) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
800 (33.3) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
794 (33.1) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
794 (33.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
780 (32.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
755 (31.5) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
745 (31.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
724 (30.2) TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
716 (29.8) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
712 (29.7) HAY POINT Central Coast E QLD
691 (28.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
676 (28.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
675 (28.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
634 (26.4) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
617 (25.7) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
611 (25.5) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
608 (25.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
604 (25.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
104/18 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
94/19 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
93/15 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/22 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
91/16 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

High realtime reports for Friday 17 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
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
4.2mm in 11 min to 12:41 22.9mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 69 ) at 15:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 74(160/ 63 ) at 18:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 74(200/ 63 ) at 23:16
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS : 91(200/ 67 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(230/ 70 ) at 19:35
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(240/ 74 ) at 17:09
TASMANIA
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 87(200/ 69 ) at 21:52
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(170/ 85 ) at 18:06
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 93(220/ 72 ) at 18:34
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(210/ 52 ) at 16:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(230/ 69 ) at 18:37
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 76(180/ 65 ) at 21:32
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 82(210/ 76 ) at 18:13
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(240/ 76 ) at 17:00