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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 1425 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
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

N Peninsula

027063

ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE

142.0

68.0

06/03/1997

12

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

27.6

27.7

20/03/2006

12

1 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 28.7 -2.2 21.4 +3.5 20.6 0.0 8.0 -- 606 (25.3) 50/16
PERTH AIRPORT 32.1 +2.5 17.6 +1.8 15.8 0.0 8.2 11.6 440 (18.3) 43/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.7 -0.4 17.6 +4.2 17.5 1.8 5.6 10.1 -- 34/14
BUNBURY 30.9 +3.4 18.4 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 41/17
MANDURAH 27.9 -- 20.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 48/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.8 24.9 +0.4 24.0 0.8 2.8 6.1 228 ( 9.5) 43/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 10.7 -6.8 8.0 0.0 12.0 12.0 302 (12.6) 35/14
WHYALLA AERO 31.6 +4.3 10.6 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 31/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.1 +4.8 13.3 -1.9 8.0 0.0 -- 11.4 257 (10.7) 30/08
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.9 +6.8 8.5 -2.0 5.9 0.0 5.6 11.9 381 (15.9) 37/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.9 +1.6 17.2 -4.6 15.0 0.0 13.8 11.4 321 (13.4) 35/12
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 -3.3 23.5 +0.5 21.8 47.2 7.2 0.0 383 (16.0) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 -2.1 24.6 +1.7 22.9 0.0 5.8 0.1 490 (20.4) 54/12
MACKAY M.O 28.0 -0.6 23.0 +0.8 -- 0.6 -- 3.3 666 (27.8) 57/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 -2.7 20.3 -0.5 18.9 0.0 7.4 -- 450 (18.8) 50/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 -1.1 17.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 533 (22.2) 52/14
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.2 -2.0 17.6 -2.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 445 (18.5) 54/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 -2.3 15.4 -3.9 14.0 0.0 7.0 11.2 437 (18.2) 44/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 -3.7 12.8 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 669 (27.9) 50/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.6 -3.5 12.1 -4.5 9.0 0.0 6.6 -- 275 (11.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 -1.4 16.1 -2.0 12.9 0.0 6.6 7.6 -- 50/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.7 -2.6 13.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.5 -2.7 13.4 -2.9 12.3 0.4 6.2 9.6 478 (19.9) 41/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS -- -- 13.4 -1.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.5 -3.3 5.5 -5.1 2.2 0.0 5.6 11.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 -3.3 11.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.2 -4.0 14.2 -3.2 11.5 3.4 6.4 7.3 660 (27.5) 39/04
RICHMOND RAAF 22.9 -4.0 12.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 30/17
BELLAMBI AWS 21.1 -2.8 15.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 534 (22.3) 39/06
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.4 -0.1 7.4 -3.3 3.0 0.0 6.2 11.6 267 (11.1) 35/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.3 +0.6 11.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 6.6 12.1 213 ( 8.9) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.0 -0.9 8.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.9 +2.6 10.7 -3.1 8.8 0.0 7.2 11.9 256 (10.7) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.5 +1.2 6.9 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 30/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 27.5 +1.5 9.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 28/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.6 +5.7 10.3 -2.9 7.3 0.0 5.0 -- 159 ( 6.6) 24/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.3 +4.1 6.8 -5.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 265 (11.0) 35/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.9 +4.7 5.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 35/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.7 -0.8 8.6 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 144 ( 6.0) 30/17
HOBART AIRPORT 20.3 -0.4 12.1 +1.4 11.4 0.0 3.2 6.5 382 (15.9) 31/14
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

44.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.7 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.2 EYRE Eucla WA
41.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
41.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA

+16.5 : 42.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.3 : 38.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.1 : 41.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+10.4 : 37.1 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.2 : 39.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

27.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
27.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.4 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
26.9 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
26.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.8 : 23.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 17.8 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.9 : 19.1 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.1 : 20.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+5.9 : 18.7 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.9 : 23.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

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

13.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
14.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-6.8 : 21.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-5.9 : 14.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-5.4 : 29.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-5.2 : 28.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-5.2 : 25.5 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD

-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-9.2 : 10.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-8.2 : -0.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.5 : 2.3 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-7.5 : 2.4 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.4 : 0.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.
197.0 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
142.0 ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE N Peninsula QLD
135.6 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
112.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
112.0 THE BOULDERS N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
N Kimberley
67.0 KURI BAY
W Kimberley
95.2 CAPE LEVEQUE
74.1 CYGNET BAY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
83.0 MARY RIVER RANGERS
68.0 MOUNT BUNDEY
60.5 BLACK POINT
60.2 THE PINES
53.2 WANDIE CREEK
52.0 ALCAN REFINERY

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
142.0 ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE
67.8 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
Gulf Country
79.6 VANROOK STATION
N Coast--Barron
112.0 THE BOULDERS
111.8 CAPE FLATTERY
110.0 HAPPY VALLEY
90.0 DEERAL
76.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
69.2 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
65.0 MT SOPHIA
55.2 BABINDA POST OFFICE
55.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
55.0 LIZARD ISLAND RESORT
54.0 DAINTREE TEA
N Coast--Herbert
197.0 BINGIL BAY
135.6 TULLY SUGAR MILL
112.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
111.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
106.5 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
90.0 MENAVALE ALERT
86.8 INNISFAIL
84.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
82.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
79.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE
79.0 TUNG OIL TM
73.6 DARADGEE
71.2 BAMBAROO
70.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
65.4 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
64.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
63.4 UPPER STONE EXELBY
63.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
60.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
59.0 RUSSELL RIVER

12.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.2 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
12.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
12.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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0.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1208 (50.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1176 (49.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1164 (48.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1056 (44.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
960 (40.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
835 (34.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
824 (34.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
824 (34.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
812 (33.8) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
799 (33.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
702 (29.3) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
701 (29.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
689 (28.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
679 (28.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
671 (28.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
669 (27.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
666 (27.8) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
662 (27.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
660 (27.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
648 (27.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
643 (26.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
633 (26.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
631 (26.3) EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
613 (25.5) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
606 (25.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
606 (25.3) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
78/06 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/03 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/12 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
70/02 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/22 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
68/11 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett 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
W Kimberley
CYGNET BAY
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
32.0mm in 6 hr to 04:00 5.3mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
7.2mm in 9 min to 16:39 48.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
14.2mm in 32 min to 15:30 26.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
CAPE DON
12.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.6mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 22.6mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 12.7mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
9.6mm in 23 min to 19:30 25.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
WARRUWI
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.3mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
20.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 20.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.7mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 10.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
21.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 21.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.6mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
16.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
37.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 37.4mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.7mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL MARINE PDE
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
INNISFAIL
106.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 17.7mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
24.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 24.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
46.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 46.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
74.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 24.7mm/h
23.4mm in 32 min to 11:32 43.9mm/h
14.6mm in 28 min to 12:00 31.3mm/h
38.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 38.0mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 17.0mm/h
21.4mm in 56 min to 13:00 22.9mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 24.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.6mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 16.0mm/h
99.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 16.5mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
43.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 14.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 83(160/ 70 ) at 16:00
GREEN ISLAND : 83(150/ 70 ) at 15:00
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72(150/ 67 ) at 22:45