Wednesday 23 JAN 2008
 

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2019
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Monthly summaries:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
BoM Drought Summaries
BoM routine monthly and other summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

 

2008

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29    

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

None known


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6am EST Available about 4am EST Available about 2pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about noon EST Available about 10am EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6pm EST Available about 4pm EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about midnight EST Available about 10pm EST Available about 2am EST next day

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 01:54EST, 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 36.2 +4.6 19.0 +0.7 17.2 0.0 10.2 -- 524 (21.8) 54/15
PERTH AIRPORT 36.3 +4.7 19.1 +2.2 16.9 0.0 11.2 12.8 563 (23.5) 61/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.2 -0.5 13.4 -0.3 10.4 0.0 6.2 11.7 478 (19.9) 48/14
BUNBURY 33.4 +4.0 16.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 444 (18.5) 43/23
MANDURAH 33.4 -- 19.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 46/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.7 22.8 -2.0 22.3 15.0 4.2 11.6 475 (19.8) 57/21
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.8 +3.4 27.9 +6.5 26.9 0.0 16.4 8.3 431 (18.0) 44/11
WHYALLA AERO 30.5 +0.6 14.3 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 420 (17.5) 59/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.0 +2.9 15.4 -1.6 10.9 0.0 7.6 11.0 225 ( 9.4) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.3 +4.1 8.3 -2.8 3.0 0.0 5.6 12.7 494 (20.6) 43/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.0 +2.7 22.1 -1.7 20.5 0.0 11.4 11.4 268 (11.2) 41/23
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +1.2 23.6 -0.1 23.0 5.0 7.0 7.2 462 (19.3) 50/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +0.4 23.7 -0.5 21.4 1.6 7.8 12.0 400 (16.7) 52/16
MACKAY M.O 29.8 -0.3 24.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- 9.6 503 (21.0) 50/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 -4.4 21.9 -0.2 21.8 1.0 8.6 -- -- 35/11
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 -0.9 21.9 +0.5 -- 9.2 5.8 -- 557 (23.2) 48/13
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -2.3 20.0 +0.6 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.5 -0.6 20.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 493 (20.5) 50/16
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 -1.0 21.8 +0.7 20.0 0.0 8.0 6.0 482 (20.1) 40/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.6 -3.5 15.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 737 (30.7) --
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.2 -3.7 15.0 -3.8 12.6 0.0 6.0 -- 275 (11.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.5 -0.4 18.8 -0.6 16.2 0.0 6.4 5.5 561 (23.4) 43/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.3 -4.1 16.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.9 -3.0 14.0 -4.0 12.1 0.0 3.2 4.5 312 (13.0) 37/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.0 -3.5 13.7 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 24/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.4 -4.1 8.5 -4.7 5.5 0.0 4.8 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 27.7 -5.4 14.0 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.8 -1.6 17.2 -1.5 13.9 0.0 6.8 10.7 443 (18.5) 34/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.0 -4.8 14.9 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 30/16
BELLAMBI AWS 23.3 -1.5 17.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 24/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.4 -3.6 9.9 -3.3 7.1 0.0 5.8 10.8 234 ( 9.8) 28/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.0 -2.6 15.7 -0.5 14.2 0.0 6.6 13.0 275 (11.5) 39/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.7 -2.5 16.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 35/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.0 +1.8 17.1 +0.5 15.3 0.0 9.0 12.9 267 (11.1) 30/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.2 +0.7 14.5 +0.4 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 288 (12.0) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.3 +0.8 14.3 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 37/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.0 +1.1 14.7 +0.4 12.9 0.0 5.0 -- 155 ( 6.5) 17/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 23.3 -1.3 11.8 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 452 (18.8) 43/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.3 +4.3 11.3 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 617 (25.7) 50/18
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.6 -1.6 12.0 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 22.0 -0.5 10.8 -1.2 8.6 0.0 6.8 -- 371 (15.5) --
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

43.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
42.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.4 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
42.4 URANDANGI Northwest QLD

+6.7 : 36.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+5.8 : 36.2 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+5.8 : 35.1 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+5.5 : 41.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
+5.5 : 32.6 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.5 : 34.5 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA

30.4 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
29.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
28.7 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.6 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
28.4 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

+6.5 : 27.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.2 : 28.3 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+5.4 : 28.2 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+5.3 : 28.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+4.6 : 23.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+4.6 : 23.2 ENEABBA Central West WA

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

14.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
15.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.6 : 17.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.5 : 18.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.1 : 26.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
-6.9 : 29.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-6.7 : 19.8 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW

-1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.3 : 4.0 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
-7.7 : 2.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-7.7 : -1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.6 : 3.6 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast 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.
90.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
83.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO) Islands ISL
82.4 KARAMA N Rivers NT
73.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
63.2 DARWIN HOSPITAL N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
59.0 WARRAWAGINE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
82.4 KARAMA
63.2 DARWIN HOSPITAL
62.2 NGAYAWILI
57.0 LAKE EVELLA
53.4 THORAK CEMETERY

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
50.0 LAURA POST OFFICE
Gulf Country
90.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT

ISLANDS
Islands
83.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)
73.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
60.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH)

13.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
12.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

.....

5.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
5.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
4.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
2.9 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
2.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1282 (53.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
972 (40.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
957 (39.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
921 (38.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
896 (37.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
882 (36.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
868 (36.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
857 (35.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
834 (34.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
777 (32.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
766 (31.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
748 (31.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
737 (30.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
715 (29.8) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
713 (29.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
701 (29.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
698 (29.1) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
695 (29.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
693 (28.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
682 (28.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
675 (28.1) CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
672 (28.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
665 (27.7) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
652 (27.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
641 (26.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
634 (26.4) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
629 (26.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
618 (25.8) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
617 (25.7) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
613 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
612 (25.5) FORREST Eucla WA
609 (25.4) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
603 (25.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
87/04 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
83/11 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
76/14 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
71/22 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
68/17 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
68/21 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
68/10 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

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
N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
11.8mm in 19 min to 11:19 37.3mm/h
9.0mm in 36 min to 12:00 15.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 22.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
2.0mm in 1 min to 12:17 120.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 15.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
12.6mm in 59 min to 21:30 12.8mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
19.0mm in 24 min to 20:08 47.5mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 7.3mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 7.7mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
56.8mm in 51 min to 21:21 66.8mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 18.3mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
5.8mm in 14 min to 14:38 24.9mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
8.6mm in 4 min to 07:17 129.0mm/h
5.8mm in 13 min to 07:30 26.8mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 18.8mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 14.3mm/h
N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
36.0mm in 30 min to 10:00 72.0mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 36.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
12.4mm in 12 min to 15:30 62.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.8mm/h
HORN ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
TOWN OF 1770
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
11.8mm in 30 min to 03:30 23.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.0mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 21.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 8.7mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 17.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 16.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.0mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 14.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
None reported