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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
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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 1428 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 maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

27.5

27.6

02/03/2008

12

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 31.1 +0.2 19.0 +1.1 17.5 0.0 8.8 -- 675 (28.1) 43/23
PERTH AIRPORT 32.6 +3.0 19.0 +3.2 16.9 0.0 8.8 11.7 505 (21.0) 44/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.9 -2.2 15.4 +2.0 13.7 0.6 6.4 3.2 392 (16.3) 48/08
BUNBURY 31.0 +3.5 15.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 376 (15.7) 39/08
MANDURAH 30.8 -- 19.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 504 (21.0) 44/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.3 23.3 -1.2 23.2 15.6 6.6 10.9 230 ( 9.6) 30/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 +2.8 13.0 -4.5 10.5 0.0 12.0 12.0 271 (11.3) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 35.1 +7.8 11.5 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 35/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.4 +9.1 15.6 +0.4 10.5 0.0 19.6 11.0 224 ( 9.3) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 33.4 +10.3 9.7 -0.8 7.0 0.0 7.2 8.4 279 (11.6) 46/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.9 +1.6 25.1 +3.3 23.2 0.0 10.4 9.8 387 (16.1) 43/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.1 -4.4 22.4 -0.6 21.1 25.0 6.8 0.2 556 (23.2) 46/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 -2.4 22.7 -0.2 21.0 0.0 6.6 0.2 530 (22.1) 48/21
MACKAY M.O 26.9 -1.7 23.3 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 2.3 687 (28.6) 57/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 -2.0 18.3 -2.5 15.9 0.0 8.6 -- 433 (18.0) 44/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 -0.5 18.2 -1.7 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 542 (22.6) 54/14
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.7 -0.5 17.9 -1.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 402 (16.8) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 -1.8 16.2 -3.1 14.9 0.0 6.0 9.0 429 (17.9) 41/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.4 -3.0 11.9 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 595 (24.8) 46/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.5 -2.6 13.9 -2.7 10.4 0.0 6.2 -- 275 (11.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 -0.9 17.5 -0.6 14.0 0.4 5.6 7.9 575 (24.0) 48/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -2.3 14.6 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 -3.2 12.1 -4.2 11.0 0.0 6.0 11.5 371 (15.5) 34/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.7 -2.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 22.8 0.0 7.1 -3.5 2.6 0.0 4.0 11.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 28.6 -0.5 12.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.4 -1.8 15.9 -1.5 11.9 0.0 2.6 11.2 363 (15.1) 35/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.6 -1.3 11.5 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 28/17
BELLAMBI AWS 22.9 -1.0 14.5 -3.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 24/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.3 +2.8 8.3 -2.4 5.0 0.0 5.6 10.1 191 ( 8.0) 35/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.7 +2.0 11.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 6.0 12.1 -- 26/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 29.4 +1.5 9.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.5 +5.2 12.5 -1.3 10.2 0.0 7.6 11.9 205 ( 8.5) 30/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 30.6 +4.3 7.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 17.2 -- 174 ( 7.3) 24/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 30.9 +4.9 9.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.6 +9.7 14.3 +1.1 9.6 0.0 6.8 -- 137 ( 5.7) 22/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 34.6 +11.4 10.2 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 44/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 30.3 +8.1 11.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 321 (13.4) 41/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 22.7 +0.2 11.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 34/12
HOBART AIRPORT 25.3 +4.6 10.3 -0.4 7.3 0.0 3.2 6.0 280 (11.7) 31/15
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

42.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
42.4 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
42.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
41.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

+14.6 : 39.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.0 : 36.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+11.8 : 38.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.8 : 38.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

27.6 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
27.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
27.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+8.9 : 26.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.6 : 18.6 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.6 : 20.0 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.5 : 18.2 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.5 : 14.8 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS

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

13.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.3 : 21.3 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.0 : 27.2 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-4.6 : 23.2 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.4 : 26.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-7.5 : 11.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-7.3 : 16.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-7.2 : 14.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-7.2 : 5.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley 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.
256.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD N Coast--Herbert QLD
244.8 HOPE VALE N Coast--Barron QLD
189.6 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP N Coast--Barron QLD
174.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
164.6 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
66.0 ROSEBERY

QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
69.0 PINNACLE
Gulf Country
73.0 VANROOK STATION
N Coast--Barron
244.8 HOPE VALE
189.6 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
157.8 COOKTOWN AIRPORT
157.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
128.4 HAZELMERE
123.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
116.0 HAPPY VALLEY
115.0 THE BOULDERS
104.8 BABINDA POST OFFICE
77.0 DEERAL
74.4 GREENHAVEN
74.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
67.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
58.0 MT SOPHIA
54.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
N Coast--Herbert
256.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
174.0 MENAVALE ALERT
164.6 TULLY SUGAR MILL
154.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
147.0 RUSSELL RIVER
132.6 INNISFAIL
129.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
126.8 DARADGEE
124.0 TUNG OIL TM
118.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
102.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
101.2 BINGIL BAY
54.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
53.4 CARDWELL MARINE PDE

ISLANDS
Islands
51.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

12.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
12.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
12.1 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
12.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
12.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
12.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
12.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

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2.3 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

1306 (54.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1135 (47.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1115 (46.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1086 (45.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1009 (42.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
981 (40.9) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
918 (38.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
858 (35.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
782 (32.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
751 (31.3) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
720 (30.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
703 (29.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
696 (29.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
687 (28.6) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
686 (28.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
684 (28.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
679 (28.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
675 (28.1) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
667 (27.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
647 (27.0) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
641 (26.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
637 (26.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
631 (26.3) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
621 (25.9) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
600 (25.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
89/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
81/15 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
78/17 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
76/13 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
CENTRE ISLAND
7.4mm in 9 min to 10:54 49.3mm/h
BORROLOOLA
21.2mm in 38 min to 13:30 33.5mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 21.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
12.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
6.0mm in 6 min to 20:00 60.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 22.4mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
20.0mm in 36 min to 13:36 33.3mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 20.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
9.2mm in 41 min to 22:41 13.5mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 24.8mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 18.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.2mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 18.3mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 25.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.6mm/h
53.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 17.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.8mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 11.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 76(130/ 63 ) at 18:30
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 74(110/ 69 ) at 13:45
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 70( 50/ 67 ) at 20:11