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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 1447 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

NSW

Hunter Valley

061133

BOLTON POINT (THE RIDGE WAY)

135.2

135.2

02/03/2006

30

1 y Equal to record.

Highest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

21.3

21.2

01/03/1989

46

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

38.3

37.9

05/03/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

39.0

38.0

17/03/2000

12

1 Y

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

36.1

35.6

03/03/2004

14

1 Y

SA

Lower Murray

024580

STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE

39.4

39.4

11/03/1998

12

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 02:09EST, 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 27.4 -3.5 18.3 +0.4 16.7 0.0 6.0 -- 514 (21.4) 46/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 -3.0 12.9 -2.9 10.3 0.6 4.6 10.4 360 (15.0) 39/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.0 +1.9 12.2 -1.2 8.5 0.0 4.0 10.1 383 (16.0) 48/09
BUNBURY 24.6 -2.9 17.6 +3.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 305 (12.7) 37/13
MANDURAH 25.1 -- 19.9 -- -- 1.4 -- -- 382 (15.9) 37/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -1.8 24.0 -0.5 23.3 0.4 5.4 8.3 327 (13.6) 31/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.0 +3.3 16.1 -1.4 13.4 0.0 15.0 11.6 466 (19.4) 76/11
WHYALLA AERO 40.6 +13.3 18.6 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 34/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 39.8 +13.5 21.1 +5.9 16.0 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 26/20
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 35.3 +12.2 12.2 +1.7 9.8 0.0 4.4 7.3 259 (10.8) 34/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.6 +1.3 22.7 +0.9 18.1 0.0 11.6 11.4 444 (18.5) 78/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 -0.2 23.4 +0.4 20.5 0.8 5.6 8.1 582 (24.3) 52/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 -1.0 19.5 -3.4 14.9 0.0 8.4 7.6 427 (17.8) 35/12
MACKAY M.O 26.9 -1.7 20.4 -1.8 -- 0.8 -- 11.1 568 (23.7) 48/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 -1.2 18.2 -2.6 15.2 0.0 7.0 -- 342 (14.3) 43/09
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 0.0 16.8 -3.1 -- 0.0 9.6 -- 456 (19.0) 54/12
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.6 +0.4 15.8 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 43/13
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 -1.7 16.8 -2.5 14.4 0.4 7.4 9.3 320 (13.3) 41/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.7 -1.7 14.6 -1.5 -- 1.0 -- -- 642 (26.8) 52/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 30.2 +1.1 19.2 +2.6 13.9 0.2 6.6 -- 171 ( 7.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 -0.6 15.9 -2.2 12.1 0.0 5.4 9.8 273 (11.4) 22/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.3 0.0 14.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 24.5 -1.7 16.0 -0.3 14.8 48.4 8.6 7.1 362 (15.1) 50/23
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.7 -2.3 16.2 +0.9 -- 33.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 22/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.2 +1.4 11.2 +0.6 7.0 0.0 8.0 11.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +1.6 16.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 24.3 -0.9 16.9 -0.5 15.4 10.8 6.0 9.6 512 (21.3) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 25.3 -1.6 16.1 +0.6 -- 16.8 -- -- 250 (10.4) 28/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.2 -0.7 16.3 -1.7 -- 22.2 -- -- 367 (15.3) 24/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.4 +2.9 9.5 -1.2 6.7 3.0 4.8 11.5 219 ( 9.1) 24/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.0 +4.3 10.1 -3.3 7.4 0.0 9.4 11.5 310 (12.9) 34/09
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 30.6 +2.7 11.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 34/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 38.0 +9.7 18.5 +4.7 15.8 0.0 9.8 11.5 230 ( 9.6) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 31.9 +5.6 10.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 28/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 35.2 +9.2 10.9 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 44/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.2 +7.3 13.9 +0.7 12.0 1.4 4.6 -- 133 ( 5.5) 13/05
GEELONG AIRPORT 30.4 +7.2 10.0 -1.8 -- 1.2 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 34/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 32.9 +10.7 10.0 +0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 257 (10.7) 41/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.8 +1.3 12.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 216 ( 9.0) 28/17
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 0.0 7.7 -3.0 4.9 0.0 6.2 7.3 263 (11.0) 41/17
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

43.1 EYRE Eucla WA
43.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
42.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
42.0 PORT PIRIE NYRSTAR COMPARISON Lower North SA

+17.4 : 43.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+16.1 : 41.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.9 : 40.5 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+15.1 : 36.1 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+15.0 : 41.7 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA

28.7 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
28.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
28.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
27.9 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+11.9 : 24.6 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.6 : 24.0 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.9 : 25.3 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+10.6 : 24.6 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+10.6 : 24.6 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

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

15.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.1 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-6.8 : 26.7 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-6.5 : 27.6 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-6.1 : 28.2 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-5.9 : 28.2 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
-5.8 : 28.4 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT

-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

**S** -6.0 : 11.5 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.8 : 11.5 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.7 : 5.3 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-5.5 : 12.1 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands 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.
168.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
139.0 BING BONG PORT N Rivers NT
135.2 BOLTON POINT (THE RIDGE WAY) Hunter Valley NSW
103.2 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
91.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
168.8 CENTRE ISLAND
139.0 BING BONG PORT
103.2 BULMAN AWS
75.8 NGUKURR
68.4 ALYANGULA POLICE
58.4 MANINGRIDA AERO
51.4 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
50.0 MANBULLOO

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
74.0 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
63.0 SKARDON RIVER
N Coast--Barron
64.6 CAPE FLATTERY
63.0 LIZARD ISLAND RESORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
135.2 BOLTON POINT (THE RIDGE WAY)
91.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD)
90.0 GEARS (WYONG RIVER)
75.4 EDGEWORTH WWTP
74.0 YARRAMALONG (LEWENSBROOK)
71.6 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
69.4 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
69.0 COORANBONG (AVONDALE)
61.0 DORA CREEK (DORA ST)
60.0 HOWES VALLEY (PUTTY RD)
54.6 LOWER MANGROVE (POPRAN RD)
Sydney--east
61.0 MOUNT KURING-GAI (LEDORA FARM)
52.6 BROOKLYN (SANDBROOK INLET)
51.4 PENNANT HILLS (YARRARA ROAD)
Sydney--west
68.0 GUNDERMAN (WISEMANS FERRY RD)
64.8 BEROWRA (GOODWYN ROAD)
55.0 CANOELANDS (CANOELANDS)
51.8 CHERRYBROOK (CASUARINA DRIVE)
51.2 HORNSBY (SWIMMING POOL)

11.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.8 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
11.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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1.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
0.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.4 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
0.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1065 (44.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1031 (43.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1007 (42.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
991 (41.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
968 (40.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
861 (35.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
843 (35.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
814 (33.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
698 (29.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
685 (28.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
642 (26.8) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
620 (25.8) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
612 (25.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
607 (25.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
163/18 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
87/18 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
80/15 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
80/23 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
78/14 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country 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
N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
E Pilbara
ROEBOURNE AERO
9.4mm in 11 min to 19:33 51.3mm/h
8.2mm in 9 min to 19:42 54.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
Goldfields
SALMON GUMS RES.STN.
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
PIRLANGIMPI
15.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
ALYANGULA POLICE
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 7.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
15.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
10.0mm in 25 min to 11:00 24.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.8mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.7mm/h
BULMAN AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.3mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 19.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.2mm/h
66.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 66.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.2mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
13.2mm in 10 min to 01:00 79.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.8mm/h
20.8mm in 30 min to 01:30 41.6mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 37.6mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 23.0mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.3mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
11.2mm in 37 min to 01:00 18.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS
14.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.2mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 16.4mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
70.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 23.3mm/h
Sydney--east
TERREY HILLS AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Pilbara
ROEBOURNE AERO : 163(160/ 72 ) at 19:11
NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 72(150/ 65 ) at 00:28