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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 1435 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 maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

44.5

44.2

05/03/2008

21

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

42.0

41.6

05/03/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

WA

Goldfields

012314

LEINSTER AERO

43.3

43.2

10/03/2005

14

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 02:09EST, 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 28.5 -2.4 22.9 +5.0 22.2 0.0 7.4 -- 379 (15.8) 39/13
PERTH AIRPORT 31.7 +2.1 17.8 +2.0 16.8 0.0 6.6 1.5 252 (10.5) 41/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.5 +2.4 17.0 +3.6 14.1 0.0 7.8 4.0 531 (22.1) 37/23
BUNBURY 26.2 -1.3 13.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 35/11
MANDURAH 26.6 -- 19.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 41/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.0 23.4 -1.1 23.1 11.4 7.4 3.7 289 (12.0) 35/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 16.6 -0.9 13.8 0.0 16.0 11.7 417 (17.4) 59/15
WHYALLA AERO 38.9 +11.6 16.3 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 31/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.5 +12.2 19.6 +4.4 15.0 0.0 7.2 11.2 210 ( 8.8) 30/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.7 +1.6 16.0 +5.5 14.9 0.0 8.8 9.3 379 (15.8) 34/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 34.0 -0.3 23.3 +1.5 21.1 0.0 11.8 11.0 466 (19.4) 48/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 -1.7 22.3 -0.7 21.1 17.8 0.8 4.2 547 (22.8) 54/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 -0.8 21.8 -1.1 19.2 0.0 7.4 7.9 464 (19.3) 43/09
MACKAY M.O 26.2 -2.4 20.2 -2.0 -- 3.4 -- 3.2 671 (28.0) 55/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 -1.3 18.9 -1.9 17.1 0.0 8.2 -- 400 (16.7) 44/15
BUNDABERG AERO 28.9 -0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 8.8 -- -- 55/12
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.2 -1.0 18.4 -1.2 -- 9.4 -- -- 333 (13.9) 44/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 -1.5 16.8 -2.5 15.0 0.8 5.8 7.9 401 (16.7) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.8 -2.6 14.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 642 (26.8) 50/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.0 +0.9 16.2 -0.4 10.5 0.0 6.0 -- 212 ( 8.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.2 -0.7 17.1 -1.0 14.4 1.0 5.0 11.6 386 (16.1) 35/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.3 -1.0 14.9 -1.8 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.2 +2.0 14.2 -2.1 11.8 0.0 4.0 11.1 264 (11.0) 28/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.1 +2.1 14.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.4 +3.6 10.8 +0.2 5.5 0.0 6.6 11.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.5 +3.4 15.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.0 +2.8 19.8 +2.4 17.4 0.0 5.0 10.4 416 (17.3) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 30.9 +4.0 16.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 22/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.1 +0.2 17.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 46/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.8 +7.3 12.9 +2.2 9.7 0.0 6.0 11.3 186 ( 7.8) 41/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.3 +6.6 15.9 +2.5 13.9 0.0 8.0 11.6 215 ( 9.0) 39/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.4 +5.5 11.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 35/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.7 +10.4 15.7 +1.9 13.9 0.0 10.2 10.8 192 ( 8.0) 35/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.2 +8.9 10.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 122 ( 5.1) 43/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 35.9 +9.9 12.6 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 46/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.9 0.0 15.4 +2.2 12.5 0.0 5.2 -- 130 ( 5.4) 18/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.6 -0.6 13.5 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 43/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.7 +6.5 14.0 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 34/04
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.9 +6.4 11.4 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 30/15
HOBART AIRPORT 22.5 +1.8 10.7 0.0 11.0 0.0 4.0 8.3 428 (17.8) 43/11
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

44.5 EYRE Eucla WA
44.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
43.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
43.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
42.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA
42.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

+18.8 : 44.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+15.8 : 40.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.1 : 43.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+14.7 : 41.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+14.1 : 40.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

28.4 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
27.9 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
27.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

+9.6 : 22.0 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.3 : 23.7 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.3 : 24.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.1 : 21.8 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.8 : 24.8 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.8 : 25.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

10.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
15.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.2 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS

-6.6 : 26.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
-5.5 : 28.9 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-4.4 : 26.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 28.3 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 29.4 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 30.0 NGUKURR N Rivers NT

0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-6.5 : 11.1 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-5.2 : 15.1 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.9 : 16.0 BLACKWATER WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Highlands QLD
-4.7 : 16.3 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
-4.7 : 13.0 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.
233.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
189.8 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
121.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
87.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
85.0 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
64.0 SWEERS ISLAND
N Coast--Barron
233.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
189.8 CAPE FLATTERY
121.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
87.0 DAINTREE TEA
85.0 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
84.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
76.8 COOKTOWN AIRPORT
70.0 REEF PARK
70.0 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST
69.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
67.8 HOPE VALE
65.0 LIZARD ISLAND RESORT
55.6 TINAROO FALLS DAM
50.2 WHITE CLIFF POINT
N Coast--Herbert
58.0 RUSSELL RIVER

ISLANDS
Islands
64.4 WILLIS ISLAND

12.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
11.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
11.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.8 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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3.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
3.2 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
1.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
**W** 0.0 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

1143 (47.6) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1095 (45.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1044 (43.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1033 (43.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1019 (42.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
940 (39.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
878 (36.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
783 (32.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
757 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
754 (31.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
754 (31.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
737 (30.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
692 (28.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
690 (28.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
671 (28.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
659 (27.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
642 (26.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
640 (26.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
637 (26.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
618 (25.8) LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
618 (25.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
610 (25.4) WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
609 (25.4) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
606 (25.3) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/06 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
83/17 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
81/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/19 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
80/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
80/15 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
MIDDLE POINT AWS
52.0mm in 43 min to 18:30 72.6mm/h
52.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 52.0mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 15.7mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
5.4mm in 6 min to 15:16 54.0mm/h
14.8mm in 14 min to 15:30 63.4mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 20.8mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.6mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 13.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
18.0mm in 34 min to 19:30 31.8mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
25.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 25.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.2mm in 32 min to 16:30 19.1mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
WARRUWI
13.0mm in 17 min to 21:30 45.9mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 15.8mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
15.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.2mm in 58 min to 18:28 11.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.6mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 22:00 25.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.8mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 22:30 28.0mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 26.8mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 23:00 24.8mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 23:30 26.4mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 25.6mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
23.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.2mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 25.4mm/h
31.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 31.6mm/h
71.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 23.7mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
10.4mm in 30 min to 18:00 20.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
8.6mm in 17 min to 14:17 30.4mm/h
14.4mm in 43 min to 15:00 20.1mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
40.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 40.4mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.3mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.2mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.4mm/h
N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
14.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
5.4mm in 14 min to 00:00 23.1mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 28.0mm/h
115.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 38.3mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:23 5.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 19:23 7.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 20:23 5.7mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(260/ 65 ) at 18:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(330/ 65 ) at 06:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 82(220/ 65 ) at 18:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(260/ 67 ) at 18:00