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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
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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 1422 EST on 26/07/2009. 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
Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070330

GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS

0.4

0.7

28/03/2001

15

1 N

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RES.STATION

39.6

39.3

07/03/1998

12

N


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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 02:08EST, 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 29.4 -1.5 22.5 +4.6 22.2 0.0 10.4 -- 494 (20.6) 43/19
PERTH AIRPORT 29.6 0.0 21.6 +5.8 22.4 0.0 8.8 9.6 317 (13.2) 35/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.2 +1.1 19.5 +6.1 18.5 0.0 8.6 5.2 347 (14.5) --
BUNBURY 26.2 -1.3 17.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 39/17
MANDURAH 26.5 -- 22.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 44/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 -0.4 24.8 +0.3 23.8 0.4 4.0 2.3 235 ( 9.8) 30/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 -1.3 11.5 -6.0 8.4 0.0 13.2 11.8 376 (15.7) 39/09
WHYALLA AERO 27.8 +0.5 15.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 31/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.7 -0.6 13.5 -1.7 11.5 0.0 -- -- 362 (15.1) 46/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.8 -0.3 8.7 -1.8 4.5 0.0 3.6 11.9 456 (19.0) 41/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.8 +0.5 20.9 -0.9 17.1 0.0 13.0 11.4 396 (16.5) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +1.0 23.1 +0.1 -- 0.4 5.4 3.7 204 ( 8.5) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 -0.5 24.3 +1.4 23.4 0.4 4.4 2.5 233 ( 9.7) 43/19
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -1.3 21.7 -0.5 -- 13.2 -- 1.0 439 (18.3) 54/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 -2.0 21.2 +0.4 19.6 22.0 6.2 -- 298 (12.4) 48/22
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 -0.5 19.4 -0.5 -- 0.8 4.2 -- 472 (19.7) 50/13
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.9 -1.3 17.5 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 505 (21.0) 48/10
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 -2.6 16.1 -3.2 14.3 0.0 7.4 11.5 432 (18.0) 41/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 -3.7 13.3 -2.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 596 (24.8) 48/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.4 -4.7 11.8 -4.8 8.8 0.0 5.2 -- 314 (13.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.4 -1.5 16.2 -1.9 12.9 0.0 8.0 10.8 680 (28.3) 50/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -3.3 13.0 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.8 -4.4 11.4 -4.9 9.3 0.4 4.4 11.4 471 (19.6) 48/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.1 -4.9 10.7 -4.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 245 (10.2) 34/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.9 -3.9 4.8 -5.8 0.8 0.0 5.0 11.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 -4.1 9.7 -4.8 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.9 -5.3 12.2 -5.2 8.4 0.0 6.2 11.3 697 (29.0) 61/14
RICHMOND RAAF 23.4 -3.5 9.1 -6.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 229 ( 9.5) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -4.0 12.8 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 577 (24.0) 54/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.8 -2.7 4.4 -6.3 1.2 0.0 6.2 12.1 383 (16.0) 35/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 -2.4 7.3 -6.1 5.7 0.0 6.4 12.2 297 (12.4) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.6 -3.3 7.8 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 290 (12.1) 24/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.4 -1.9 9.5 -4.3 8.8 0.0 8.0 11.9 412 (17.2) 31/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.4 -2.9 5.3 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 440 (18.3) 24/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.5 -1.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/20
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.1 -1.8 10.5 -2.7 8.2 0.0 3.4 -- 183 ( 7.6) 24/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.1 -3.1 10.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 361 (15.0) 37/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.0 -1.2 4.6 -5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 565 (23.5) 39/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.6 -0.9 6.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 31/12
HOBART AIRPORT 16.2 -4.5 8.5 -2.2 10.2 0.6 3.2 1.9 -- 37/14
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

43.7 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
42.6 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.1 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
42.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
42.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

+13.7 : 39.6 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+13.4 : 38.9 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+13.4 : 40.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+12.1 : 42.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.8 : 37.7 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

27.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
26.6 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
26.6 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

+10.3 : 23.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.7 : 20.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+8.9 : 23.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9 : 25.1 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 23.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA

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

6.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-7.8 : 14.3 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6 : 12.9 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
-7.4 : 15.6 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
-7.2 : 26.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-7.1 : 15.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.1 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.5 : 0.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-9.5 : 0.4 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.3 : -3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-9.2 : 3.0 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-9.1 : 0.7 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.1 : 1.8 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE 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.
130.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
105.0 JINDARE N Rivers NT
83.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
80.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
67.0 THEDA N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
80.5 KURI BAY
67.0 THEDA
56.6 FARAWAY BAY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
105.0 JINDARE
83.0 DOUGLAS RIVER
54.2 THE PINES
50.8 JABIRU AIRPORT

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
130.0 DAINTREE TEA
Central Coast E
54.6 MOUNT DANGAR
Wide Bay/Burnett
66.2 GLENLANDS

12.2 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
12.2 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.1 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
12.1 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

.....

1.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

1319 (55.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1281 (53.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1188 (49.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1060 (44.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1012 (42.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
940 (39.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
912 (38.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
892 (37.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
889 (37.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
877 (36.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
875 (36.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
811 (33.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
777 (32.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
772 (32.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
754 (31.4) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
742 (30.9) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
731 (30.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
727 (30.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
714 (29.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
697 (29.0) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
696 (29.0) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
688 (28.7) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
680 (28.3) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
669 (27.9) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
668 (27.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
663 (27.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
656 (27.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
654 (27.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
636 (26.5) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
635 (26.5) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
631 (26.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
631 (26.3) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
617 (25.7) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
614 (25.6) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
610 (25.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
601 (25.0) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
81/21 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/00 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/22 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
68/23 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

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
KURI BAY
62.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
1.4mm in 1 min to 16:42 84.0mm/h
8.8mm in 6 min to 16:48 88.0mm/h
7.4mm in 12 min to 17:00 37.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 20.0mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
12.2mm in 29 min to 13:59 25.2mm/h
13.0mm in 31 min to 14:30 25.2mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 25.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 9.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
24.6mm in 2 hr to 20:30 12.3mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 11.3mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 15.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 7.7mm/h
WARRUWI
25.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 25.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
25.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 25.4mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
11.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 22.0mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.7mm/h
NGAYAWILI
4.4mm in 12 min to 04:42 22.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
11.4mm in 15 min to 23:30 45.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.8mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.8mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
13.8mm in 1 hr 9 min to 04:00 12.0mm/h
Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
15.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
ALVA BEACH
18.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 18.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
24.8mm in 2 hr to 08:00 12.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74( 10/ 65 ) at 01:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 74(140/ 63 ) at 00:30