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Data is as received at 18:50EST, 22/05/2024.

Observations and extremes for Tuesday 21 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 29.3 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 39/10
PERTH AIRPORT 26.7 +4.9 14.7 +4.3 10.5 0.0 4.2 6.3 344 (14.3) 24/06
PERTH METRO 26.7 +4.4 10.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 18/11
BUSSELTON AERO 22.7 +2.3 10.9 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 24/13
BUNBURY 22.4 +1.4 9.9 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 21/11
MANDURAH 23.0 +1.9 17.4 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 21/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.1 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 28/06
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.0 +2.3 8.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 26/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -1.6 19.1 -3.1 18.4 0.0 10.4 11.1 465 (19.4) 52/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.0 -4.1 0.0 -8.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 319 (13.3) 46/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.2 -4.3 9.5 +0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 460 (19.2) 28/00
PARAFIELD AIRPORT 16.8 -2.1 4.4 -5.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 24/09
ADELAIDE AIRPORT 16.1 -2.5 6.5 -3.2 1.8 0.0 2.2 5.3 267 (11.1) 28/13
VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY) 14.6 -4.0 12.0 +3.2 -- 0.2 2.2 -- -- --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -2.1 7.4 0.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 311 (13.0) 28/12
CAIRNS AERO 26.1 -1.6 21.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 540 (22.5) 44/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 -0.3 15.4 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 31/13
MACKAY AERO 25.0 -0.3 9.5 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.9 -0.2 8.7 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 21/10
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 -0.7 11.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 30/10
GLADSTONE AIRPORT 25.0 -0.7 10.8 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) --
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT 23.4 -0.9 11.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 34/13
COOLANGATTA 22.6 -0.7 11.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 43/11
BRISBANE AERO 22.7 -0.9 8.7 -4.3 5.2 0.0 4.0 4.2 291 (12.1) 30/13
SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 22.2 -1.4 7.5 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 41/13
BRISBANE 23.0 -1.5 10.0 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 21/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.9 -1.0 5.6 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 26/14
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 20.2 -0.5 7.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 37/15
COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT 22.0 -- 14.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 428 (17.8) 43/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.3 -3.1 12.2 +2.1 -- 20.2 -- -- 405 (16.9) 41/12
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 17.9 -2.9 10.9 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 28/09
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS 14.5 +0.5 -1.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 24/13
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.6 -2.6 13.6 +2.6 12.1 0.0 1.6 7.3 772 (32.2) 54/00
BADGERYS CREEK AWS -- -- 10.2 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) --
ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) 18.9 -1.7 13.9 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 453 (18.9) 46/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.5 -0.1 -2.1 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 26/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.5 +1.1 1.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 22/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.4 +0.9 1.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.8 -3.3 7.6 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.6 -1.0 4.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 35/09
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT 16.9 -0.7 2.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 28/18
MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) 15.9 -1.0 9.4 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 265 (11.0) 22/12
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 12.8 -3.9 8.6 +0.3 8.3 3.4 2.0 0.1 294 (12.3) 28/15
MELBOURNE (OLYMPIC PARK) 14.7 -- 10.3 -- -- 0.8 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 18/12
BREAKWATER (GEELONG RACECOURSE) 14.3 -- 8.8 -- -- 2.4 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 26/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 -3.7 5.6 -0.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 395 (16.5) 35/04
WYNYARD AIRPORT 13.4 -1.8 -2.0 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 21/03
DEVONPORT AIRPORT 13.9 -1.5 2.9 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 394 (16.4) 30/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.5 -0.3 -0.8 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 21/12
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.5 -2.0 4.2 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 274 (11.4) 37/06
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 Tuesday 21 MAY 2024
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

32.4 OENPELLI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
32.1 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP Northern Rivers NT
32.1 MILINGIMBI AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
32.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
31.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

+6.2 : 25.5 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
+5.5 : 24.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West & Perth WA
+5.4 : 31.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.3 : 27.3 PEARCE RAAF Lower West & Perth WA
+5.3 : 23.0 MANJIMUP Lower West & Perth WA
+5.3 : 26.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
26.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.3 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
26.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.5 : 19.1 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West & Perth WA
+6.2 : 17.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.3 : 19.0 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West & Perth WA
+5.1 : 13.9 ALBION PARK (SHELLHARBOUR AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+5.0 : 13.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

Coldest for Tuesday 21 MAY 2024
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

4.3 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.1 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS

-6.7 : 24.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 14.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) NE Agricultural SA
-6.3 : 10.7 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
-6.1 : 13.6 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
-5.9 : 14.1 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA

-7.3 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-4.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-9.6 : 3.9 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-9.2 : 4.1 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-8.6 : 1.9 CLERMONT AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
-8.4 : -5.0 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

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.
34.4 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
33.4 CAREYS PEAK (BARRINGTON TOPS) Hunter Valley NSW
30.0 BARRINGTON TOPS (MOUNT BARRINGTON) Hunter Valley NSW
23.8 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
20.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT Northern Rivers NT
9.5 WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL) CW Slopes S NSW
7.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
6.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West & Perth WA
6.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

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6.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
5.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
5.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
4.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1190 (49.6) WATTAMOLLA AWS Sydney--east NSW
1086 (45.3) ARLINGTON REEF Islands ISL
916 (38.2) ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
912 (38.0) HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
907 (37.8) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
904 (37.7) FREDERICK REEF Islands ISL
884 (36.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
873 (36.4) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
872 (36.3) MARION REEF Islands ISL
860 (35.8) BOUGAINVILLE REEF Islands ISL
850 (35.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
838 (34.9) CATO ISLAND Islands ISL
838 (34.9) CREAL REEF Islands ISL
826 (34.4) MCCLUER ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
821 (34.2) LIHOU REEF LIGHTHOUSE Islands ISL
818 (34.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
816 (34.0) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
806 (33.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) GANNET CAY Islands ISL
801 (33.4) KURNELL AWS Sydney--east NSW
800 (33.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
795 (33.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
784 (32.7) CENTRE ISLAND Northern Rivers NT
772 (32.2) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
769 (32.0) SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) Sydney--east NSW
761 (31.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
722 (30.1) TORRES STRAIT NTC AWS Islands ISL
721 (30.0) BROOME NTC AWS W Kimberley WA
716 (29.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
709 (29.5) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
684 (28.5) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
678 (28.3) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
676 (28.2) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
674 (28.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
666 (27.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
660 (27.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
654 (27.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
633 (26.4) JERVIS BAY NSW (JERVIS BAY AIRFIELD AWS) Illawarra NSW
628 (26.2) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
626 (26.1) LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
616 (25.7) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
606 (25.3) WALUNGURRU AIRPORT N Plateau NT
602 (25.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
80/01 WATTAMOLLA AWS Sydney--east NSW
70/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
70/18 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
68/20 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/09 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

High realtime reports for Tuesday 21 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.
None reported

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 69(140/ 63 ) at 20:32
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA AWS : 80(180/ 63 ) at 02:00