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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

These records are based on data received as at 2305 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

WA

E Kimberley

002067

KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT

164.0

119.0

04/02/2001

15

1 y

NT

Victoria

014853

KEEP RIVER RANGERS

184.6

122.4

13/02/2008

26

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

W Coast

097085

MOUNT READ

-0.6

-0.4

24/02/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

CW Slopes S

065034

WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW)

18.5

19.0

10/02/1996

41

1 Y

NSW

CW Slopes S

065070

DUBBO AIRPORT AWS

18.9

19.6

10/02/1996

14

Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067108

BADGERYS CREEK AWS

18.9

18.9

05/02/2002

13

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Sydney--west

067119

HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS

18.8

19.1

05/02/2002

11

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

19.1

20.0

05/02/2002

11

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091245

CAPE GRIM BAPS

13.0

13.0

15/02/1991

13

1 P Equal to record.

TAS

E Coast

092027

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)

13.2

13.9

22/02/1993

40

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094020

DOVER

12.5

13.4

29/02/2004

19

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094137

GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD)

12.5

13.0

05/02/1996

22

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094166

BULL BAY (LAURISTON)

13.5

13.6

22/02/1993

17

1 Y

TAS

W Coast

094191

HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)

5.5

6.0

20/02/1998

13

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094198

CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY)

12.9

13.2

17/02/2003

11

1 Y

TAS

Southeast

094201

MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN)

13.2

13.5

10/02/2002

12

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 42.4 +9.9 23.9 +4.8 21.2 0.0 14.0 -- 431 (18.0) 48/09
PERTH AIRPORT 41.9 +10.1 21.4 +4.0 19.8 0.0 11.6 11.9 616 (25.7) 59/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.0 +2.1 17.3 +2.9 15.9 0.0 6.6 3.8 718 (29.9) 44/07
BUNBURY 36.7 +6.9 20.3 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 447 (18.6) 41/23
MANDURAH 33.9 -- 22.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 345 (14.4) 44/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.2 26.0 +1.3 24.2 1.4 4.6 3.4 557 (23.2) 46/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.7 -3.4 17.4 -3.4 14.9 0.0 13.2 12.0 390 (16.3) 48/15
WHYALLA AERO 23.5 -6.1 15.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 699 (29.1) 57/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 -6.3 13.4 -3.7 9.8 0.0 -- 11.7 336 (14.0) 43/04
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.5 -5.6 8.8 -2.8 5.0 0.0 3.8 10.8 434 (18.1) 52/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 37.7 +2.4 24.0 +0.6 22.7 0.0 10.2 9.5 319 (13.3) 52/17
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 -1.5 24.1 +0.4 23.8 41.8 5.4 1.0 175 ( 7.3) 17/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 -2.7 24.4 +0.3 23.4 4.6 2.4 0.2 351 (14.6) 37/12
MACKAY M.O 28.6 -1.0 24.0 +0.6 -- 43.0 -- 0.4 522 (21.8) 41/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 -2.6 22.9 +0.8 22.1 0.0 7.2 -- 364 (15.2) 26/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 -0.8 20.3 -1.1 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 404 (16.8) 24/08
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -1.8 19.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.7 -0.5 18.7 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 34/23
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 -0.8 20.5 -0.6 18.7 0.0 3.6 5.3 238 ( 9.9) 34/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.8 -1.6 16.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 517 (21.5) 44/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.4 -5.7 18.8 +0.2 17.0 0.0 5.2 -- 188 ( 7.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.9 +1.1 19.5 0.0 16.4 0.0 4.6 7.6 440 (18.3) 78/17
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.7 +0.2 17.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -4.4 18.0 -0.1 17.4 8.4 5.2 0.3 272 (11.3) 59/22
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.3 -5.8 15.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 50 ( 2.1) 31/20
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.2 -10.6 12.0 -1.1 8.6 19.0 3.0 0.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.9 -13.1 15.7 -2.0 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -6.4 18.1 -0.9 14.8 3.8 4.2 0.0 419 (17.5) 65/21
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 -9.6 15.9 -1.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 37/09
BELLAMBI AWS 19.1 -5.7 17.2 -1.9 -- 9.6 -- -- 359 (15.0) 74/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.3 -9.8 14.8 +1.7 13.3 0.0 7.6 0.8 305 (12.7) 48/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.1 -4.8 13.0 -3.3 -- 0.0 7.6 9.3 165 ( 6.9) 50/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.2 -7.1 13.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 46/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.1 -6.5 11.5 -4.9 10.3 0.0 10.0 12.1 436 (18.2) 48/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.3 -9.2 11.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 461 (19.2) 61/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.7 -8.7 10.4 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 425 (17.7) 57/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 -6.3 13.2 -1.4 11.2 3.6 4.6 -- 135 ( 5.6) 21/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.3 -6.7 9.4 -4.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 457 (19.0) 63/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 -8.0 6.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 480 (20.0) 65/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.2 -5.2 9.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 46/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.4 -7.9 9.0 -3.0 6.5 0.6 4.2 8.5 462 (19.3) 63/18
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 ENEABBA Central West WA
42.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
42.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
42.5 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
42.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
42.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA

+11.6 : 37.9 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+11.3 : 38.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+11.3 : 41.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+11.0 : 37.6 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+10.8 : 37.9 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA

28.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.4 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
28.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.2 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
27.9 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+7.4 : 27.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
+6.3 : 25.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.3 : 24.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+5.9 : 22.5 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+5.9 : 23.8 LANCELIN Lower West WA

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

2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-13.6 : 17.3 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-13.6 : 18.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-13.5 : 16.5 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-13.4 : 20.5 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS CW Plains N NSW
-13.3 : 3.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-1.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.4 : -1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.8 : -0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-8.7 : -0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-8.7 : 7.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.1 : 1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

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.
185.4 UPPER WICKHAM RIVER N Rivers NT
184.6 KEEP RIVER RANGERS N Rivers NT
164.0 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT E Kimberley WA
131.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
124.6 LETHEBROOK Central Coast E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
164.0 KUNUNURRA CHECKPOINT
112.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION
93.8 KUNUNURRA AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
185.4 UPPER WICKHAM RIVER
184.6 KEEP RIVER RANGERS
104.0 AUVERGNE
82.0 WATERLOO
69.4 BRADSHAW
62.0 CAMFIELD
55.2 ROSEWOOD
52.8 BULLITA

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
78.0 WROTHAM PARK
69.6 KIMBA
60.0 KOOLBURRA
Gulf Country
72.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP
Upper Carpentaria
67.6 EVELEIGH STATION
N Coast--Barron
123.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
115.0 MT SOPHIA
114.6 BIBOOHRA
105.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
100.2 WONDECLA
98.0 UPPER BARRON
92.2 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
92.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
89.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
85.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
85.0 SHIPTONS FLAT
82.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
79.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
76.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
76.0 YUNGABURRA
75.0 MALANDA POST OFFICE
72.0 MAREEBA SOUTH EDGE RES
68.8 HERBERTON WHITE ST
68.0 HERBERTON ALERT
67.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
67.0 WHITE CLIFF POINT
66.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
66.0 MULGRAVE MILL
64.8 MAREEBA AIRPORT
64.4 HOPE VALE
64.0 MALANDA ALERT
64.0 DEERAL
62.0 MCKELL ROAD ALERT
61.4 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
60.0 BUTCHER HILL STATION
58.6 TINAROO FALLS DAM
58.2 WALKAMIN DPI
58.2 MAREEBA QWRC
54.4 NORTHCOTE HOMESTEAD
54.0 REEF PARK
52.0 MAREEBA TM
51.2 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL
N Coast--Herbert
72.8 BEMERSIDE
70.6 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST
69.0 CARDWELL RANGE
63.0 PALM ISLAND WATER TREAT
50.0 LAROONA STATION
Central Coast E
131.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT
124.6 LETHEBROOK
118.0 BLOOMSBURY
73.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
70.0 WILSON BEACH
65.4 KELSEY CREEK DITTMER RD
65.2 HECATE
55.8 CREDITON
55.5 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
55.0 MOUNT JUKES
52.4 CRYSTAL BROOK
51.8 ALVA BEACH
50.0 MOUNT CHARLTON

NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Plains N
60.0 WARREN (MUMBLEBONE)
Hunter Valley
86.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP)
80.4 HUNTER SPRINGS (WONDECLA)
70.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
56.2 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
56.0 BELMONT WWTP

12.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.1 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC

.....

0.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.2 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
**W** 0.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

1008 (42.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1004 (41.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
990 (41.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
990 (41.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
974 (40.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
956 (39.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
904 (37.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
829 (34.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
790 (32.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
767 (32.0) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
736 (30.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
723 (30.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
718 (29.9) ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
718 (29.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
716 (29.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
699 (29.1) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
699 (29.1) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
694 (28.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
672 (28.0) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
658 (27.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
657 (27.4) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
651 (27.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
647 (27.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
646 (26.9) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
643 (26.8) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
643 (26.8) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
637 (26.5) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
636 (26.5) NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
632 (26.3) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
627 (26.1) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
620 (25.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
619 (25.8) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
618 (25.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
616 (25.7) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
614 (25.6) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
608 (25.3) JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
604 (25.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
87/19 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
87/08 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
87/13 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
85/22 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
85/17 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

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