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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 2303 EST on 05/02/2009. 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014940

DORISVALE

136.6

115.2

24/02/1990

22

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

3.0

4.0

07/02/1999

12

1 Y


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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 02:07EST, 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 43.1 +10.6 22.8 +3.7 19.5 0.0 13.2 -- 450 (18.8) 39/08
PERTH AIRPORT 37.6 +5.8 22.1 +4.7 18.6 0.0 10.6 10.5 376 (15.7) 50/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 -2.1 17.6 +3.2 16.0 0.0 7.8 3.8 619 (25.8) 50/07
BUNBURY 34.9 +5.1 18.8 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 48/08
MANDURAH 36.4 -- 21.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 35/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.2 24.2 -0.5 23.4 14.6 3.8 6.6 647 (27.0) 48/00
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.0 -0.1 15.4 -5.4 12.6 0.0 16.0 12.1 350 (14.6) 52/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.9 -5.7 16.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 61/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.2 -4.1 12.4 -4.7 8.4 0.0 8.2 -- 224 ( 9.3) 41/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 -3.1 8.8 -2.8 6.5 0.0 3.4 9.2 215 ( 9.0) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.5 +2.2 24.1 +0.7 23.0 0.0 9.0 10.8 355 (14.8) 44/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.4 -0.8 24.0 +0.3 23.0 21.6 -- 3.9 -- 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 -2.6 23.2 -0.9 23.1 59.0 -- 2.8 308 (12.8) 35/16
MACKAY M.O 29.3 -0.3 22.7 -0.7 -- 51.8 -- 3.2 495 (20.6) 55/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.6 -1.7 22.7 +0.6 21.8 4.6 2.8 -- 355 (14.8) 41/09
BUNDABERG AERO 30.2 +0.3 21.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 446 (18.6) 39/17
NAMBOUR DPI 28.0 -0.8 19.0 -0.7 -- 17.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.6 -1.6 18.2 -2.6 -- 10.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 21/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 -2.5 19.1 -2.0 18.5 31.2 2.8 4.3 248 (10.3) 26/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.5 -5.9 15.0 -2.6 -- 11.8 -- -- 615 (25.6) 41/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.0 -2.1 17.0 -1.6 13.8 0.0 5.8 -- 183 ( 7.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.7 +0.9 20.1 +0.6 17.7 0.0 4.8 7.9 456 (19.0) 46/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +0.2 15.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.3 +0.8 17.1 -1.0 15.6 0.4 5.6 9.3 267 (11.1) 31/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.3 -0.8 17.1 0.0 -- 17.2 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 17/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.0 -3.8 11.8 -1.3 9.4 22.0 5.0 5.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.6 -1.4 15.9 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.5 +3.2 18.4 -0.6 17.4 11.0 8.2 3.3 496 (20.7) 63/17
RICHMOND RAAF 26.4 -2.6 16.0 -1.6 -- 9.4 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 48/17
BELLAMBI AWS 27.4 +2.6 16.9 -2.2 -- 25.0 -- -- 389 (16.2) 61/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.6 +0.5 11.7 -1.4 8.9 0.0 7.8 8.1 229 ( 9.5) 48/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.8 -0.1 11.6 -4.7 11.1 0.0 7.6 7.1 163 ( 6.8) 46/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 28.0 -3.3 11.7 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 37/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.1 -2.5 14.7 -1.7 13.6 0.0 8.0 9.0 260 (10.8) 43/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.2 -3.3 10.6 -3.7 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 281 (11.7) 52/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.5 -2.9 11.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 54/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.9 -1.9 14.1 -0.5 11.7 0.0 4.8 -- 169 ( 7.0) 21/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.0 -4.0 10.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 50/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.5 -2.5 10.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 434 (18.1) 52/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.2 -2.2 8.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 35/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.7 -3.6 11.2 -0.8 11.5 0.8 2.8 5.9 291 (12.1) 43/16
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

44.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
44.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
43.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
42.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

+10.6 : 43.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+10.3 : 40.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+10.2 : 44.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.0 : 38.2 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
+7.9 : 44.0 ENEABBA Central West WA

28.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
27.5 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
27.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.4 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+6.3 : 24.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+4.9 : 21.7 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+4.9 : 17.1 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+4.7 : 22.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+4.7 : 22.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

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

7.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
11.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-11.0 : 22.8 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
-7.9 : 11.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.4 : 10.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-7.4 : 20.7 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-7.4 : 28.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

1.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.4 : 3.1 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-8.0 : 6.6 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.6 : 7.3 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL Lower North SA
-7.5 : 8.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.2 : 14.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT

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.
136.6 DORISVALE N Rivers NT
115.5 DUNK ISLAND RESORT N Coast--Herbert QLD
108.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
106.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
102.4 RUTLAND PLAINS STATION Gulf Country QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
136.6 DORISVALE
106.0 BRADSHAW
91.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
81.6 TIMBER CREEK
75.0 MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT
67.0 GILNOCKIE
63.8 WILLEROO
63.6 CAVE CREEK STATION
55.6 HODGSON RIVER
55.5 ELSEY
55.2 BONALBO
53.2 LARRIMAH
51.8 BATCHELOR AERO
51.4 DALY WATERS AWS
50.6 COODARDIE

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
65.4 LOTUS BIRD LODGE
51.4 PALMERVILLE
Gulf Country
102.4 RUTLAND PLAINS STATION
85.0 VANROOK STATION
65.4 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
58.6 INORUNIE STATION
Upper Carpentaria
85.0 THE LYND STATION
75.0 IRON HURST STATION
N Coast--Barron
108.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
89.4 MT GARNET POST OFFICE
89.0 MT SOPHIA
86.0 MALANDA POST OFFICE
84.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
73.0 MALANDA ALERT
72.0 WHITE CLIFF POINT
65.0 WONDECLA
64.5 YUNGABURRA
57.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
52.0 REEF PARK
51.0 MOUNT OLIVE
N Coast--Herbert
115.5 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
93.0 MAGNETIC ISLAND - NELLY BAY
86.0 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
79.0 BINGIL BAY
78.5 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT
76.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
59.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO
52.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
50.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
50.0 ZATTAS ALERT
Central Coast E
98.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
96.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
93.0 MOUNT JUKES
90.0 KOUMALA HATFIELDS ROAD
87.0 CREDITON
84.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL
82.6 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
82.0 ORKABIE WEST HILL
75.0 GARGETT ALERT
71.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
67.0 MIRANI MARY STREET
67.0 DILKERA
67.0 STOCKADE NURSERY
65.5 ETON STATE WATER DEPOT
65.0 DUMBLETON ROCKS ALERT
62.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT
60.0 SARICH'S ALERT
58.8 BARNGANAL BLUE MOUNTAIN
57.8 TE KOWAI EXP STN
56.0 MIRANI WEIR TM
52.0 WHITEFORD'S ALERT
51.8 MACKAY M.O
Central Coast W
54.5 MT FLORA
Brisbane/SE Coast
56.2 SOUTHPORT RIDGEWAY AVE
53.8 COOMINYA POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
60.0 CONGEWAI (GREENOCK)
54.6 LAGUNA (MURRAYS RUN)
C Tablelands S
71.0 BILPIN (FERN GROVE)
Illawarra
73.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS)
68.0 MOSS VALE (TOROKINA)

TASMANIA
E Coast
78.4 ST HELENS (KARRIS)
70.8 ST HELENS AERODROME

ISLANDS
Islands
82.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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2.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.9 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.8 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.1 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
**W** 0.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

1064 (44.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
890 (37.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
855 (35.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
836 (34.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
772 (32.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
759 (31.6) POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
735 (30.6) NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
700 (29.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
679 (28.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
647 (27.0) DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
619 (25.8) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
615 (25.6) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
605 (25.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
85/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
78/22 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/15 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
76/16 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
74/19 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
74/17 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
74/14 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
74/22 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.
None reported None reported