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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

Descriptions of significant weather events appear here when reliable information is available and time permits. Information comes from many sources, and updates may be made well after the event! For weather news as it happens, your best sources are ABC News and the breaking weather forum on Weatherzone.

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2007 EST on 07/01/2009. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

VIC

E Gippsland

084100

BAIRNSDALE WATERWORKS

65.6

64.8

26/01/1982

39

1 n

VIC

W Gippsland

085297

MAFFRA

53.8

29.4

07/01/1997

15

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

25.0

25.0

20/01/2003

15

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091259

LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY)

2.9

3.2

18/01/2004

13

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

3.5

3.8

18/01/2004

11

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Victoria

014829

LAJAMANU

44.4

44.2

09/01/2008

16

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:53EST, 15/05/2012.

Major centres
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 36.9 +5.3 17.8 -0.5 15.1 0.0 11.8 -- 629 (26.2) 57/15
PERTH AIRPORT 32.4 +0.8 19.0 +2.1 17.2 0.0 10.8 12.8 684 (28.5) 68/21
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.6 -4.1 15.8 +2.1 14.6 1.2 4.0 2.7 645 (26.9) 46/09
BUNBURY 28.2 -1.2 17.6 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 513 (21.4) 52/17
MANDURAH 31.3 -- 19.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 52/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.4 27.8 +3.0 26.0 0.0 7.6 10.9 546 (22.8) 41/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.4 +4.0 23.8 +2.4 20.6 0.0 19.2 12.6 438 (18.3) 46/22
WHYALLA AERO 25.9 -4.0 17.5 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 650 (27.1) 65/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.8 -4.3 14.5 -2.5 13.0 0.0 19.6 12.3 438 (18.3) 52/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.1 -5.1 11.1 0.0 8.4 0.0 3.0 7.2 631 (26.3) 55/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.7 +3.4 24.6 +0.8 23.0 0.0 12.0 10.0 318 (13.3) 37/12
CAIRNS AERO 34.2 +2.8 23.9 +0.2 21.4 0.0 7.0 -- 217 ( 9.0) 34/18
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 -0.1 24.9 +0.7 22.6 0.0 9.6 2.3 354 (14.8) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 29.5 -0.6 23.1 -0.4 -- 10.0 -- 1.2 401 (16.7) 32/05
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.7 -0.2 22.9 +0.8 22.4 0.0 2.6 -- 203 ( 8.5) 26/16
BUNDABERG AERO 30.0 -0.1 22.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 237 ( 9.9) --
NAMBOUR DPI 30.0 +0.7 21.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 28.7 +0.6 21.2 +0.2 -- 1.2 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 41/17
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 +1.2 22.1 +1.0 21.0 0.4 5.6 8.6 262 (10.9) 34/20
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 29.8 +1.7 19.0 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.9 -5.0 18.7 -0.1 17.1 0.0 4.0 -- 200 ( 8.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.4 +0.5 19.9 +0.5 18.5 0.0 4.2 7.0 345 (14.4) 71/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 -3.9 21.2 +3.2 19.8 10.6 4.6 2.2 335 (14.0) 61/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 -4.0 20.3 +3.6 -- 1.8 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 46/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 -5.5 14.6 +1.4 12.2 0.0 7.2 4.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 29.8 -3.3 16.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 -4.1 19.7 +1.0 -- 21.6 9.6 0.9 655 (27.3) 63/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.1 -6.7 20.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 46/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 -3.6 18.7 -0.2 -- 13.4 -- -- 508 (21.2) 70/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.9 -8.1 15.9 +2.7 15.0 0.8 5.6 1.6 417 (17.4) 48/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 -4.6 16.3 +0.1 15.5 3.4 2.0 3.7 265 (11.0) 32/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.0 -4.2 15.4 -1.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 37/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.1 -6.1 13.4 -3.2 12.1 0.0 -- 13.3 407 (17.0) 43/06
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.0 -2.5 12.7 -1.4 -- 58.03 16.0 -- 585 (24.4) 41/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.5 -4.0 11.4 -2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 504 (21.0) 44/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.4 -2.5 13.7 -0.6 14.8 0.4 2.8 -- 128 ( 5.3) --
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.1 -3.5 10.6 -2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 486 (20.3) 55/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.4 -5.6 6.4 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 557 (23.2) 59/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.7 -2.5 9.6 -2.5 -- 0.1 -- -- 548 (22.8) 54/23
HOBART AIRPORT 16.5 -6.0 9.9 -2.1 7.8 0.0 7.2 9.0 751 (31.3) 46/23
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
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

45.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
44.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.4 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
44.4 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
44.4 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+7.4 : 44.4 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+6.6 : 43.6 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
+6.4 : 44.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
+6.1 : 44.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+5.9 : 42.8 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

34.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
29.9 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
29.5 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+6.0 : 28.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+5.7 : 27.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+5.4 : 28.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+5.1 : 27.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+5.0 : 17.2 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

4.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.2 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-11.6 : 14.3 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-11.6 : 13.8 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-11.5 : 14.6 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
-11.4 : 14.0 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-11.2 : 12.6 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

-2.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

**W** -8.6 : 3.3 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-8.2 : -2.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.2 : 2.9 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-7.2 : 3.5 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast 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.
121.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
119.0 MOUNT CHARLTON Central Coast E QLD
100.0 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
100.0 MOUNT JUKES Central Coast E QLD
97.0 GARGETT ALERT Central Coast E QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
79.0 SKARDON RIVER
72.0 JARDINE RIVER FERRY
69.2 PUNSAND BAY
61.0 WEIPA AERO
53.0 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION
S Peninsula
68.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
Gulf Country
85.4 STIRLING STATION
Central Coast E
121.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
119.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
100.0 MOUNT JUKES
97.0 GARGETT ALERT
64.0 CRYSTAL BROOK
63.0 CREDITON
60.0 WATTLEVALE STATION
57.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT
53.0 MIRANI WEIR TM
50.2 PROSERPINE FULLER ST
Central Coast W
100.0 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
84.0 POKOLBIN (BEN EAN)
Sydney--west
66.6 WEST PENNANT HILLS (CUMBERLAND STATE FOR
South Coast
56.2 CATHCART (MOUNT DARRAGH)
Riverina E
57.5 THE ROCK POST OFFICE

VICTORIA
Lower North
62.6 NATHALIA (POST OFFICE)
Upper NE
79.6 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR
E Gippsland
65.6 BAIRNSDALE WATERWORKS
W Gippsland
53.8 MAFFRA
51.8 REEVES KNOB

13.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.3 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
13.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA

.....

1.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.2 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

1299 (54.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1272 (53.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
1236 (51.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1130 (47.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1119 (46.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1097 (45.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1038 (43.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1015 (42.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
967 (40.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
911 (38.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
904 (37.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
893 (37.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
880 (36.7) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
876 (36.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
866 (36.1) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
853 (35.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
829 (34.5) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
814 (33.9) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
814 (33.9) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
811 (33.8) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
809 (33.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
800 (33.3) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
789 (32.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
778 (32.4) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
757 (31.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
751 (31.3) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
738 (30.8) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
735 (30.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
733 (30.5) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
724 (30.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
718 (29.9) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
711 (29.6) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
711 (29.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
690 (28.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
689 (28.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
687 (28.6) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
686 (28.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
684 (28.5) FORREST Eucla WA
684 (28.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
679 (28.3) REDESDALE N Central VIC
674 (28.1) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
672 (28.0) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
661 (27.5) SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
660 (27.5) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
660 (27.5) CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
657 (27.4) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
657 (27.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
655 (27.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
653 (27.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
650 (27.1) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
645 (26.9) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
641 (26.7) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
639 (26.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
639 (26.6) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
639 (26.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
638 (26.6) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
638 (26.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
634 (26.4) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
633 (26.4) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
632 (26.3) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
631 (26.3) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
629 (26.2) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
623 (26.0) CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
620 (25.8) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
619 (25.8) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
610 (25.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) DALWALLINU Central West WA
607 (25.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
605 (25.2) MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
604 (25.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
601 (25.0) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
83/03 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
80/00 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
76/22 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
76/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
74/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
74/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.8mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
4.0mm in 6 min to 20:36 40.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
1.6mm in 1 min to 13:00 96.0mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
10.8mm in 21 min to 02:40 30.9mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.4mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
3.8mm in 11 min to 05:11 20.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(140/ 65 ) at 22:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 91(180/ 74 ) at 11:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 87(180/ 72 ) at 07:30
TASMANIA
E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 83(180/ 65 ) at 04:24
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(190/ 65 ) at 01:30