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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 0840 EST on 28/11/2008. 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 Central

086142

TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI)

115.0

70.0

15/01/1977

55

1 n

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

Lower West

009053

PEARCE RAAF

33.0

32.2

19/01/1999

13

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**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 33.0 +1.4 18.1 -0.2 15.9 0.0 11.6 -- 548 (22.8) 50/05
PERTH AIRPORT 34.4 +2.8 18.0 +1.1 16.6 0.0 13.0 13.2 781 (32.5) 68/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.3 -1.4 15.1 +1.4 12.5 0.2 4.0 9.3 547 (22.8) 50/13
BUNBURY 32.3 +2.9 16.0 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 582 (24.3) 46/23
MANDURAH 33.9 -- 18.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 502 (20.9) 50/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.4 27.9 +3.1 26.6 0.0 7.4 7.8 502 (20.9) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.5 +4.1 24.4 +3.0 22.4 0.0 20.4 11.6 535 (22.3) 59/00
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 -2.1 17.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 652 (27.2) 46/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.8 -0.3 14.4 -2.6 10.3 0.0 8.0 12.5 371 (15.5) 48/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 -4.2 13.2 +2.1 11.3 0.0 5.0 10.6 690 (28.8) 50/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +2.9 25.1 +1.3 23.6 0.0 10.6 12.0 306 (12.8) 34/16
CAIRNS AERO 34.2 +2.8 23.7 0.0 22.3 0.0 8.0 3.8 542 (22.6) 50/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +0.5 25.7 +1.5 24.2 0.0 5.6 5.8 280 (11.7) 39/18
MACKAY M.O 29.8 -0.3 23.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.5 -- --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 -1.4 23.3 +1.2 22.7 0.0 5.6 -- 219 ( 9.1) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 -0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- 52/13
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -5.3 21.0 +1.6 -- 37.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.3 -0.8 21.0 0.0 -- 2.2 -- -- 403 (16.8) 54/11
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 -1.1 22.1 +1.0 21.1 3.6 7.6 3.5 408 (17.0) 50/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.1 -4.0 16.9 -0.6 -- 2.0 -- -- 597 (24.9) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.3 -6.6 15.7 -3.1 13.7 0.0 7.0 -- 331 (13.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 -2.0 18.9 -0.5 16.6 0.0 7.8 4.9 735 (30.6) 46/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 -3.1 17.5 -0.6 -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.0 -3.9 17.3 -0.7 15.9 2.4 5.8 5.6 658 (27.4) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.9 -4.6 15.1 -1.6 -- 3.4 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.0 -5.5 9.5 -3.7 7.0 0.0 1.6 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.3 -5.8 14.5 -3.6 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.1 -3.3 16.4 -2.3 14.9 2.6 4.2 11.1 859 (35.8) 43/00
RICHMOND RAAF 23.7 -6.1 16.7 -0.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 341 (14.2) 35/07
BELLAMBI AWS 21.9 -2.9 14.9 -4.0 -- 4.6 -- -- 715 (29.8) 50/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.5 -5.5 10.0 -3.2 8.2 0.0 4.4 11.6 395 (16.5) 34/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.2 -4.4 15.0 -1.2 13.5 30.0 6.6 11.1 267 (11.1) 30/08
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.8 -4.4 15.9 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 267 (11.1) 28/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.6 -2.6 14.9 -1.7 14.0 0.0 14.8 13.4 353 (14.7) 30/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.0 -2.5 14.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 322 (13.4) 31/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.6 -3.9 13.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 486 (20.3) 43/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.8 -1.1 13.6 -0.7 11.6 0.0 4.6 -- 249 (10.4) 22/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.1 -2.5 14.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 577 (24.0) 46/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.6 -1.4 10.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 777 (32.4) 50/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.4 -2.8 12.2 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 37/17
HOBART AIRPORT 18.6 -3.9 7.5 -4.5 4.9 0.0 3.0 12.0 460 (19.2) 41/15
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

45.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
44.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
43.8 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+7.4 : 43.8 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+6.7 : 36.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+6.4 : 42.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
+6.1 : 43.1 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
+5.7 : 44.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+5.7 : 42.1 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+5.7 : 43.7 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

32.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
31.9 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
31.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
31.1 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
30.7 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+7.1 : 28.8 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.8 : 29.3 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+6.7 : 26.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.6 : 30.4 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+5.7 : 31.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

11.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
12.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.8 : 15.1 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-8.6 : 22.6 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.9 : 19.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.9 : 22.9 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.8 : 24.0 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

**S** -4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.7 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
1.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-11.9 : 3.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
**S** -11.5 : -4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.3 : 1.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-8.2 : 1.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-7.5 : 1.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley 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.
115.0 TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI) E Central VIC
94.0 MERLUNA N Peninsula QLD
92.0 HOMELEIGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72.5 LIVERINGA STATION W Kimberley WA
71.6 GRANDCHESTER SYMES ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
58.4 DIGGERS REST
W Kimberley
72.5 LIVERINGA STATION
70.0 MYROODAH
70.0 QUANBUN DOWNS
64.0 CAMBALLIN
59.0 DERBY (MANNING RD)
59.0 WILLARE BRIDGE
57.2 DERBY AERO
53.4 DERBY MAIN ROADS

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
94.0 MERLUNA
Gulf Country
51.0 DUNBAR STATION
Brisbane/SE Coast
92.0 HOMELEIGH
71.6 GRANDCHESTER SYMES ST
61.0 KALBAR TM
58.5 ENGLESBERG VILLAGE
55.6 ROSEVALE

NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
56.0 WAGGA WAGGA (BERRILLEE)

VICTORIA
E Central
115.0 TOOLANGI (MOUNT ST LEONARD DPI)

13.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
13.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
13.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

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3.5 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
1.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
1.4 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
1.1 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1191 (49.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1100 (45.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
992 (41.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
967 (40.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
961 (40.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
862 (35.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
861 (35.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
860 (35.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
859 (35.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
848 (35.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
837 (34.9) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
820 (34.2) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
817 (34.0) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
812 (33.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
794 (33.1) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
792 (33.0) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
789 (32.9) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
785 (32.7) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
784 (32.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
781 (32.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
777 (32.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
766 (31.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
763 (31.8) RHYLL E Central VIC
762 (31.8) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
758 (31.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
757 (31.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
753 (31.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
747 (31.1) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
735 (30.6) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
735 (30.6) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
715 (29.8) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
710 (29.6) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
690 (28.8) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
688 (28.7) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
686 (28.6) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
686 (28.6) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
682 (28.4) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
665 (27.7) DALWALLINU Central West WA
665 (27.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
665 (27.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
658 (27.4) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
655 (27.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
653 (27.2) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
652 (27.2) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
652 (27.2) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
651 (27.1) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
638 (26.6) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
624 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
621 (25.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
620 (25.8) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
617 (25.7) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
611 (25.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
611 (25.5) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
606 (25.3) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
601 (25.0) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
104/23 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
87/19 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
83/18 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
80/ SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
78/23 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA

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
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
29.6mm in 22 min to 06:30 80.7mm/h
15.6mm in 29 min to 07:00 32.3mm/h
50.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 50.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
8.2mm in 12 min to 05:42 41.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.6mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 15.2mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
5.4mm in 6 min to 16:44 54.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
62.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 20.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
7.2mm in 18 min to 17:30 24.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 11.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
15.0mm in 39 min to 03:22 23.1mm/h
HORN ISLAND
14.8mm in 20 min to 00:00 44.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 16.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
29.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 29.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
15.2mm in 16 min to 12:27 57.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 20.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
12.8mm in 30 min to 00:00 25.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
13.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 20.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION
10.6mm in 30 min to 01:00 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.8mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO : 104( 90/ 61 ) at 00:34
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS : 87( 30/ 65 ) at 19:45
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 70(140/ 63 ) at 01:30
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(140/ 69 ) at 05:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 76(130/ 69 ) at 16:12