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Daily Weather Summary Archive and Index 2005
  • National temperature, rainfall and wind extremes are available for every day. Use the links at left.
  • Descriptions of weather events are written a day or more after the event to give time for accurate information to become available. The headlines are listed below, and in Weather Events on the home page. For weather news as it breaks, I can recommend the ABC weather page.
  • Events are classed as major, newsworthy or significant.
  • A date with no entries means events for this day have not yet been recorded. Any significant events may be written up later.
  • Information often becomes available weeks or months after an event. If this results in a new story, it is listed in the Weather Events headlines on the home page. If it results in an update to an existing story, an sticker appears beside the headline below for about a week.

2005: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

December

31

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

30

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29

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28

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

27

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26

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25

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24

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23

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22

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21

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20

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19

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18

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17

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16

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15

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14

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

13

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12

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

11

AUS: Temperature extremes across the nation
Newsbits: Scrub fires in W VIC

10

Newsbits: Temperature contrasts in WA | Heavy storm rain in E Kimberley | NSW drought shrinking

09

Newsbits: Severe electrical storms in NT

08

QLD, NSW: Severe storms again 14 Dec
Newsbits: Tropical thunderstorms | Lord Howe Island downpour | WA Cold | Gulf of Carpentaria heat | Lord Howe Island storm

07

NSW: Severe storms in the NE
NSW, QLD: Heat continues
Newsbits: QLD Darling Downs storms | lobster and stone fruit shortage | locust plague threatened

06

NSW, ACT: Storm winds cause damage 9 Dec
VIC: Rain causes flooding in Melbourne
VIC: Heavy rain and hail damage in NW VIC
Newsbits: Western VIC bushfires | hot in the East | record hot year expected

05

SA, NSW, QLD: Heat builds in eastern AUS
Newsbits: High seas in WA

04

VIC: Strong winds bring dust, damage and fire
Newsbits: Sydney and Brisbane water supply levels

03

TAS: Rain, gales and flooding as low lingers off E Coast
Newsbits: Record cold night in WA Gascoyne | record storm rainfall in NW NT

02

ACT, NSW, VIC, QLD: Severe storms take 5 lives, cost millions in property damage 9 Dec, 14 Dec
WA: State December minimum temperature record falls
QLD: Heavy coastal rain from showers and storms
Newsbits: Cold day in SA, W NSW

01

QLD: Torrential rain and flooding in the SE 14 Dec
NSW: Storms create disaster zone in Clarence Valley
NSW: Flash flooding and hail as storms cross Sydney and Central Coast
Newsbits: Atherton Tablelands QLD storm | cool in southern WA, SA

November

30

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

29

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28

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27

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26

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25

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24

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23

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22

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21

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20

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19

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18

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17

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

16

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

15

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

14

WA: Phenomenal wind trashes desert community
NSW: 3-hour long shower dumps on Byron Bay
NT: Record wind gust hits Darwin
Newsbits:
Thunderstorms from northern WA to central QLD | Hot in W SA.

13

Newsbits: Thunderstorms in SE QLD | Hot around the Bight

12

NT: Torrential thunderstorm falls in central Top End
NSW: Drought eases as Lake George begins to fill

11

SA, NSW: Cold night sets new November records
Newsbits: Return to westerlies in TAS | Isolated heavy rain on QLD Central Coast.

10

NSW, QLD: Storms cause a death, injury, wind and flash flood damage
NSW, ACT: Unprecedented warm nights start November
Newsbits:
Murray River flows are highest in years | Pilbara bushfire | Record rain on Macquarie Island | Cold night in S WA | Snow on the VIC Alps | Hot in and around Sydney | Storms in the NT Top End

09

VIC: Supercell thunderstorm challenges speed records
VIC, NSW, QLD: High temperatures ahead of change
Newsbits: Heavy storm in Winton QLD

08

Newsbits: Heavy storm falls around Sydney and SE NSW | Heavy rain in W and N TAS

07

NSW, VIC: Storms and record rain bring floods, evacuations and widespread damage 12 Nov, 22 Nov
SA: Rain "returns" to Adelaide, with a vengeance 11 Nov
Newsbits: Warm night in VIC, hot day in W TAS

06

NSW: Severe thunderstorm devastates South Broken Hill 9 Dec
SA: Widespread storms, heavy rain with active cold change 10 Nov, 11 Nov
SE QLD, NE NSW: Storms and heavy showers bring flash flooding
Newsbits: Cool night in WA

05

NSW, QLD: Widespread storms bring heavy rain
Newsbits: Hot in SA | Cool with storms in southern WA | Heavy rain from storms in The Centre

04

TAS: Gales cause widespread damage and blackouts
WA: Bushfire burns over 100 square km in Pilbara
NSW: Storm causes damage near Taree
Newsbits:
Hot in SW SA, SE WA

03

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

02

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

01

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

October

31

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

30

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29

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

28

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27

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26

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25

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24

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23

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22

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21

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20

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19

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18

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17

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16

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15

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14

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13

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12

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11

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10

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

09

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

08

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

07

QLD: Hot again as bushfires continue
SA: Strong winds, storms cause power problems
Newsbits:
Hot night in The Centre, cold day in SW NSW, NW VIC

06

QLD, NSW: Bushfires flare in record heat
TAS: Wild wintry weather continues
Newsbits:
Cold in southern WA with some heavy rain

05

TAS: Strong winds lash state again
SA, NSW: Hot conditions move east
Newsbits:
Cool and blustery in SW WA

04

Newsbits: Hot in SA

03

TAS: Extraordinarily high winds with front
NSW, VIC: Widespread small fires flare as hot weather returns

02

No reports of significant weather.

01

No reports of significant weather.

September

30

Newsbits: Summer warmth across the topics | windy month in SW WA

29

NSW: Front brings gales to the Central West and SE
Newsbits: Windy in VIC and TAS | hot night in NT, QLD.

28

SE AUS: Storms, gales and record rain 
QLD, NT: Near record September heat

27

QLD, NSW: Heavy storms in SE QLD, NE NSW
WA: Cold and windy in the south
Newsbits: Lord Howe Island "heatwave"

26

NSW: Rain and storms bring widespread useful falls
Newsbits: AUS: High temperatures continue

25

SA: Heavy rain from Eyre Peninsula to Murray Valley

24

AUS: Heat builds across the continent

23

Newsbits: AUS: Warm across most of the continent | QLD: Controlled burn gets out of hand

22

No reports of significant weather

21

Newsbits: SA: Heavy storm rain in Ceduna

20

Newsbits: WA: High temperatures and storms in the SE

19

No reports of significant weather

18

Newsbits: QLD: Chilly night | NSW: Bushfires blaze around Tenterfield

17

QLD: Strong winds cause further havoc
WA: Strong cold front brings damaging winds, suspected tornado
NSW: Winter's last hurrah?

16

QLD: Storms, heavy showers cross the SE
NSW: Wet and cold across the north

15

VIC, TAS: Wintry and windy
NT, WA: Temperature contrasts breed violent storms

14

Newsbits: TAS: Unusually localised heavy rain on Tasman Peninsula

13

No reports of significant weather

12

TAS: Low brings record rain, floods
Newsbits: NSW, VIC: Cold change brings snow | VIC: Isolated heavy coastal showers

11

NSW, VIC, TAS: Rain, storms and flooding affect three states
Newsbits: QLD, NT: Storms bring isolated heavy falls | SA: Whyalla has wettest day in two years

10

WA: Record cold night across the South West
AUS: Heat and storms continue in the east
Newsbits: NSW, VIC: Strong winds in the lower atmosphere | WA, NT: Cold day despite clear skies

09

AUS: Characteristic spring weather brings extremes across the nation

08

NT, SA, NSW, VIC, TAS: Continuing warm as storms develop

07

WA: Gales and rain in the South West
Newsbits: Hot in centre | Norfolk Island storm

06

WA: Damaging gales buffet Perth and South West
Newsbits: WA, SA: Warm around the Bight | QLD: Local heavy showers and storms around Gladstone

05

Newsbits: WA: Warm ahead of rain and wind

04

NSW: Cold and wet in the north and east

03

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

02

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

01

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

August

31

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

30

SE AUS: Late winter warm wave gives TAS its hottest-ever August night
SE AUS: Storm to hurricane force winds cause damage and disruption
Newsbits: TAS: Rain brings joy to farmers but grief to skiers | QLD: Thick fog in Toowoomba

29

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

28

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27

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26

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25

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24

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23

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

22

NSW, VIC, TAS: Front brings gales, snow

21

TAS: Windy and wintry
Newsbits: SA: Wintry showers give moderate falls around Adelaide

20

SE AUS: Widespread rain, heavy in NE VIC
Newsbits: TAS, VIC: Windy as second front crosses

19

Newsbits: WA: Cold night as high pressure moves in | SA, NSW, VIC: High minimum temperatures precede change and rain

18

WA: Rainfall records fall north of Perth
SA, NW VIC: Warm day and evening ahead of low

17

WA: Second front brings snow to the Stirlings
Newsbits: NSW: Unusually cold night in the Hunter

16

WA: Cold change brings tornados, storms and heavy rain
Newsbits: NT: Cold night in the northwest
TAS: Windy in the south

15

SE AUS: Cold change brings wintry weather
Newsbits: QLD, NT: Cold night in the north

14

VIC: Prefrontal winds cause damage in Melbourne
Newsbits: SA: Windy as front approaches | AUS: Minimum temperature extremes across the nation | WA: Weekend rainfall welcomed by farmers

Major event report : 10 to 13 August
SE AUS: Polar outbreak brings widespread snow

13

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

12

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

11

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10

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09

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08

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07

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06

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05

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04

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03

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02

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01

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July

31

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30

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29

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28

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27

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26

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25

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24

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23

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

22

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

21

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

20

QLD, NSW: Unusual synoptic setup brings rain, wind
WA: Warm day precedes wet, windy change
Newsbits: TAS, QLD: Strong average wind speeds

19

No reports of significant weather

18

Newsbits: SA, VIC, NSW, QLD: Widespread frost | TAS: Strong winds and useful rain continue

17

TAS, VIC: Wintry weather follows front
Newsbits: WA: Cold in the South West

16

SA, NSW, VIC, TAS: Cold and windy
VIC: Isolated heavy showers in E Gippsland
QLD: Warm area drifts north
Newsbits: NSW: Flooding peaks from QLD rain

15

SA, VIC, NSW: Cold and showery
WA, NT, QLD: Continuing warm in the north

14

WA, NT, QLD: Warm in the north

13

NSW, VIC, SA: Unusually widespread light rain

12

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

11

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

10

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

09

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

08

NT, SA, NSW: Heavy rain across Central Australia
AUS: Cold in the SW, warm in the NE
Newsbits: TAS, VIC, NSW: Snow begins as cold airmass arrives

07

NT, SA: Heavy rain begins in The Centre
WA: Record cold, and a rare snowfall
Newsbits: NE AUS: Temperatures increase further in NT, QLD and NSW

06

NSW: Flood peaks move down NW rivers
Newsbits: Eastern AUS: Temperatures on the increase | WA: Cold in the South West | QLD: Showers continue on North Coast

05

WA: Fire blazes in Kimberley
Newsbits: Eastern AUS: Warm days and nights | QLD: Heavy rain south of Cairns

04

No reports of significant weather

03

Newsbits: NSW, VIC: Widespread fog | WA: Squally change brings rain

02

Newsbits: QLD: Warm weather continues | TAS: Windy in the south, warm in the north | NSW: Heavy rain on Lord Howe Island

01

NSW: Heavy rain, strong winds on South and Illawarra Coasts
Newsbits: NSW, QLD: High rain totals for a second day | QLD: Widespread fog in the SE | NSW, QLD: Warm night | TAS: Heavy rain in the north

June

30

NSW, QLD: Major flooding claims 3 lives, causes $25m+ damage
NT: Cold morning in the north

29

NSW, QLD: Flooding rains on QLD Gold Coast and NSW North Coast
TAS: Fog causes airline disruption

28

NSW, QLD: Rain continues on coast, spreads inland
QLD: Storm dumps heavy hail in SW QLD

27

NSW, QLD: Rain develops in northern NSW, inland QLD
TAS: Ice again a problem on the roads

26

TAS: Icy conditions cause trouble on roads
NSW: Heavy showers in Sydney's north

25

AUS: A cold start to the day

24

NSW, VIC: Ski season off to a bumper start
QLD: Moderate flooding continues in the Paroo

23

NSW, QLD: Wintry weather as cold pool moves NE
NSW, VIC: Heavy rain on South and Gippsland Coasts
WA: Front brings rain and strong winds

22

NSW: Cold pool brings widespread snow, cold
SA: Flooding in Murray Bridge (again) as rain record falls
TAS: Heavy rain in the southeast

21

SA: Damaging wintry storms bring record rain
VIC, NSW: Snow season off to a good start

20

QLD: Wet spell ends as state turns hot and cold
SA: Heavy coastal rain concentrates around Adelaide

19

QLD, NSW: Heavy falls in the west please graziers, renew flooding
WA, NT, QLD: Temperature extremes across the tropics

18

NT: Heaviest rain in a year across the Centre
WA: Heavy June rain in the Kimberley

17

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

16

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

15

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

14

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

13

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

12

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

11

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

10

AUS: Winter heatwave concludes
SE AUS: Rain and storms bring much-needed rain
SA: Severe storms sweep SE SA, devastate Karoonda

09

AUS: High temperatures continue
VIC: First rain in 4 months in NW VIC
WA: Low brings gales, rain

08

SE AUS: Record heat, bushfires as winter warmth continues
TAS: Fogs widespread

07

AUS: Widespread heat sets records tumbling
WA: Further heavy rain across the South West
NSW: Local heavy showers in Ballina

06

AUS: Heat continues to increase
QLD: Heavy showers in the far north
WA: Further showers and thunderstorms

05

WA: Torrential falls on South Coast
AUS: Temperatures heat up across the continent

04

WA: Trough brings isolated heavy rain
AUS: Temperature extremes continue

03

AUS: Large high brings large temperature ranges
WA: Heavy storm in Carnarvon

02

SE AUS: Widespread frosts before a very warm day
QLD: Isolated heavy showers south of Cairns

01

No reports of significant weather

May

31

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

30

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

29

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

28

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

27

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

26

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

25

TAS, VIC: Wintry front brings snow, gales

24

TAS: Heavy rain precedes front
WA: Persistent rain in the Pilbara

23

QLD, NT, NSW: Cold nights for May continue

22

TAS: Windy as front brushes the south
QLD, NT: Cold nights continue in the tropics

21

WA: Isolated heavy rain continues
AUS: Minimum temperature extremes across the nation

20

No reports of significant weather

19

QLD: Hailstorm causes chaos in Brisbane
NSW: Heavy seas and showers along the coast

18

WA: Widespread heavy rain in the South West

17

NSW: Heavy coastal showers

16

WA: Storms cause $25m damage in Perth, Bunbury and the South West

15

No reports of significant weather

14

NSW: Wild weather as low crosses Lord Howe Island

13

NSW: Moderate to heavy rain on northern half of coast
WA: Showers build good start to wet season

12

QLD, NSW: Rain moves southeast

11

QLD: Widespread substantial rains in most areas
WA: Heavy storm falls in the Central and Lower West

10

QLD: Rain develops after a stifling night
TAS: Windy in the south

09

QLD: Torrential local rain on the Sunshine Coast
NSW: First autumn fogs running late

08

NSW, QLD: Heavy coastal showers

07

No reports of significant weather

06

NSW: Warm in central southern parts

05

TAS: Record warm spell finishes with a bang
Macquarie Island "mildwave" ends in a record
SA, NSW, ACT: Heat persists
WA: Heavy thunderstorm falls in central WA

04

SA: Heat records fall
WA: Rain continues in the northwest

03

AUS: Warm over most of the continent
WA: Rain eases
QLD: Windy and wet in the SE

02

WA: A warm night and record-breaking rain
NSW: Short, heavy showers on the coast

01

WA: Good rain moves farther south
WA, NT, QLD: Warm across much of the continent
TAS:Wintry weather continues
VIC: Drizzle cuts power in Bendigo

April

30

WA: Heavy rain continues in the NW
TAS: High winds continue

29

NSW: Major hail storm hits Ulladulla
TAS: Snow and gales follow front
WA: Heavy rain in the Pilbara

28

SA, VIC, TAS: Heat, gales and bushfires as major front approaches

27

WA, SA: Hot yet again across the south

26

No reports of significant weather

25

QLD: High rainfall totals accumulating south of Cairns

24

WA, SA, VIC: Heat contracts north and east

23

WA, SA: Heat continues

22

WA, SA: Hot weather continues
QLD: Showers and windy in the SE

21

WA: Significant rain in the SW
WA: Hot again in the SE

20

WA: Heat continues through central WA
NSW: Isolated heavy rain at Byron Bay

19

QLD: Warm in the south

18

NSW: Near record scorcher for Sydney
VIC: Wilsons Promontory fire contained
WA: Bushfire burns 200ha near Busselton
VIC, S NSW: Windy as front crosses SE

17

No reports of significant weather

16

WA: Bushfire threatens homes near Esperance

15

NSW: Unusually localised downpour hits Newcastle

14

AUS: Heat wanes

13

AUS: Area of heat contracts
NSW: Fires break out in hot conditions

12

AUS: Widespread heat continues and intensifies in SE WA
QLD: Torrential rain on far northern CYP

11

AUS: Heatwave loses strength
QLD: Moderate showers on the North Coast

10

VIC, N TAS, S NSW: Record heat, fires, storms, dust and squalls as cold change crosses southeast
NT: Hot in the south, stormy in the NW

09

AUS: Duststorms and bushfires as widespread heat returns
QLD: Heavy coastal showers
NSW: Official drought area expands

08

NSW: Torrential localised rain on North Coast
QLD: Welcome rain on Central Coast
AUS: Heat returns to the south

07

No reports of significant weather

06

VIC: Strong winds cause fire and boating problems
WA: Hot in the west

05

NSW: Heavy rain on Mid North Coast

04

VIC: Wilsons Prom fire spreads north

03

NSW, VIC, TAS: Gales, bushfires as front moves through
NSW, NT, WA: Heat moves north and east

Major event report : 31 March to 2 April 2005
AUS: Why temperature and rainfall records tumbled across the nation

02

AUS: Widespread record heat continues
SA: Major duststorms accompany cold change
VIC: Fire out of control at Wilsons Prom

01

WA: Heavy rain brings flooding to South Coast
AUS: Record April heat across large area

March

31

WA: Wet, windy and record cold in the SW
SA: Heat continues
QLD: Heavy showers north of Brisbane

30

AUS: Temperature extremes across the southAUS: Temperature extremes across the south

29

WA: Mild tsunami brings tidal fluctuations
NSW: Bushfire threatens Tamworth homes
TAS: Burnoff generates spectacular pyrocumulus

28

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

27

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

26

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25

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24

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23

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22

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21

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20

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19

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18

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17

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16

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15

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14

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13

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12

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11

NT: Cyclone Ingrid moves west to NT coast
QLD: Heavy rain on North Tropical Coast
NSW: Torrential local rain on Mid North Coast
WA: Cyclone Willy parallels coast
WA, NT, SA, WA: March heat records challenged

10

QLD: Cyclone Ingrid crosses CYP with minimal damage
WA: Cyclone Willy named
NT: Hot days continue

09

QLD: Cyclone Ingrid weakens as coast approached
NT: Hot days in the central Territory

08

QLD: TC Ingrid strengthens to category 5

07

QLD: Cyclone Ingrid approaches Peninsula coast

06

NSW, VIC: Cold morning in sheltered areas

05

NSW, VIC, TAS: Cold, wind and wet as change moves through
QLD, NT: Heavier monsoonal falls in the far north

04

WA, NT, QLD: Monsoonal storms ease
NT, SA, QLD, NSW: Hot weather continues

03

NSW: Storms cause blackouts, delays
WA: Bushfire burns south of Perth
WA, NT, QLD: Monsoonal showers and storms continue
NT: Dust keeps visibility low in Alice Springs area

02

WA, QLD, NSW: Hot again in parts
NT, QLD: Storms, heavy showers in the north

01

WA, NT, SA, QLD, NSW, VIC: Record heat as Autumn begins
VIC, S NSW: Thunderstorms cause severe damage

February

28

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27

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26

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25

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24

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23

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22

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21

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20

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19

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18

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17

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16

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15

WA: Heat records fall as fire flares in Perth

14

WA, SA: Heat continues
WA: Widespread thunderstorms in the south

13

WA, SA: Heat moves eastwards

12

WA: Hot in the SE
WA: Rain and humidity cause blackouts in Perth

11

QLD: Hot weather continues on North Coast
NSW, VIC: A cold start to February

10

NE NSW, E QLD: Ex-cyclone brings useful rain

09

QLD: Moderate rain across central areas pleases farmers
WA: Short-lived cyclone fizzles

08

NSW, S QLD: Heat and dust ahead of trough
NW QLD, NE NT: Minor flooding and gusty winds as ex-Cyclone Hervey moves inland.
VIC, TAS: Windy and showery as front passes

07

QLD, NT: Cyclone Hervey fizzles over NT coast
AUS: Hot day across most of the continent
VIC: Flooding subsides

06

QLD: Cyclone Hervey brings heavy rain to Gulf
WA, SA: Area of heat moves east

05

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04

Data and charts are available, but not significant weather descriptions.

03

NSW: Macquarie Marshes fire burns 17sq km of wetland
WA, NT, QLD: Monsoonal showers and storms increase

02

WA: Fires threaten property in and north of Perth

01

NSW: Slow-moving thunderstorms bring heavy rain
VIC: Strong winds, heat and fires cause damage
NT: Monsoon swings back into action

January

31

SA, VIC: Fires continue to burn

30

NSW: Huge seas take 5 lives
NSW: Lightning sparks Southern Tablelands fires
WA: Ash and humidity black out 10,000 Perth homes

29

NT, SA: Storms and dust in The Centre

28

NSW: Heavy rain on North Coast
TAS: Rare thunderstorm paralyses Hobart
SA, VIC, TAS: Lightning-initiated fires still burning

27

QLD: Northern floods claim life
SA, VIC, TAS: Lightning sparks fires across 3 states

26

VIC, TAS, SA: Floods, fires, heat and storms
QLD: Rain and flooding ease, but not the seas
NSW: Minor flooding on Mid North Coast

25

QLD: Flooding brings havoc and happiness
WA, SA, VIC, TAS: High summer temperatures

24

QLD: Flooding continues as rain eases
NSW: Coastal rain as thunderstorms go west

23

NSW: Storms batter Sydney and Central West
QLD: Flooding on North and Central Coasts as rain intensifies

22

NSW: Storms lead to canyon death
TAS: Bushfire burns through conservation area
QLD, NT, WA: Monsoon fires up

21

QLD: Storms black out the Southeast
QLD: Heavy rain around Cairns

20

NSW, SA, VIC, ACT: Severe storms lash SE AUS
WA: Perth bushfire smoke a health hazard
QLD: Low gives heavy rain to the far north

19

WA: Perth fire partly contained
WA: Cold night in the south
QLD: Heavy rain on Cape York Peninsula
VIC: Bushfire in the central north

18

WA: Perth fire continues for third day
NT: Intense rain in Darwin

17

WA: Fires cause evacuations in SE Perth
QLD, NSW: Storms
QLD, NT: Dust
NSW: Cold night and day

16

WA: Perth bushfire causes evacuations
WA: Hot in the Gascoyne and surrounds
NT: Uluru fire flares twice
NSW: Bushfire threatens Cessnock homes
NSW: Temperature extremes across the state

15

NSW: Heatwave continues as storms fire up
WA: Bushfire threatens Geraldton
SA: Temperature extremes across the state
QLD: High seas pound SE beaches

14

NSW: Widespread fires on a hot stormy day
VIC: More fires
NSW: Darling River flows at Wilcannia

13

SA, NSW: Heat continues
WA: Widepread dust
VIC: Bushfires continue

12

WA, SA, NSW: Band of heat spans the country
WA, NT: Heavy rain in the Kimberley, Victoria River districts
TAS: Front brings gusty winds

11

SA: Firestorm devastates Eyre Peninsula
SA: Fires burn around Adelaide and in the SE
VIC: Major fires in the west
TAS: Fire threatens Hobart homes
VIC: Strong winds cause Melbourne blackouts
NT: Storms and heavy rain around Darwin

10

QLD: Flood report
WA, SA: Heat moves east
NSW: Cold night on the tablelands
TAS: Grass fires widespread

09

QLD: Heavy rain in Proserpine
QLD: Cyclone Kerry moves towards coast
NSW: Still 60% in drought

08

NSW: Flood peak moves towards Bourke

07

QLD: Heavy rain and flooding continue
WA: Bushfires cause damage
AUS: Continuing cold in the east, hot in SE WA

06

NW QLD: Flooding spreads in the Gulf and Channel Country
E NT, W QLD: Record cold
SE QLD: Thunderless rain
TAS: Cold and windy
WA Fires

05

Rain, floods and cold in NW QLD

04

Ex-TC Raymond brings heavy rain, flooding to NT
VIC and NSW storms cause damage and a bushfire

03

Heavy seas catch out holidaymakers in Perth
SA storms cause widespread disruption
Cold in the Centre as parts of NSW, SA and WA swelter
Storms ignite WA bushfires
Large bushfire burns on Moreton Island QLD

02

Short-lived Tropical Cyclone Raymond crosses WA coast
Heavy rain continues on Cape York Peninsula QLD
Cool morning on QLD Central Coast
Fires blaze in WA and SA

01

Heavy monsoonal rain contracts into WA

2004 index