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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 1449 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 minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

21.7

21.3

08/03/2008

46

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

21.0

20.9

23/03/2007

12

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001009

KURI BAY

17.5

20.0

15/03/1991

38

1 Y

WA

E Pilbara

004035

ROEBOURNE

16.8

18.5

27/03/2001

49

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018192

NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)

42.4

41.7

02/03/2007

14

1 Y

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022049

STENHOUSE BAY

41.2

39.0

02/03/2007

13

1 Y

SA

Kangaroo Is

022841

KINGSCOTE AERO

39.4

38.3

08/03/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AWS

41.6

41.2

03/03/2004

11

1 Y

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

39.0

39.0

08/03/2008

12

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

36.9

36.1

08/03/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Lower Murray

024580

STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE

40.3

39.4

08/03/2008

12

1 Y 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 02:10EST, 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 29.0 -1.9 16.1 -1.8 14.7 0.0 7.6 -- 524 (21.8) 50/18
PERTH AIRPORT 29.6 0.0 12.4 -3.4 10.6 0.0 6.4 11.5 376 (15.7) 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.1 -3.0 16.0 +2.6 13.4 1.0 5.8 0.0 348 (14.5) 26/12
BUNBURY 28.3 +0.8 13.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 281 (11.7) 43/12
MANDURAH 26.4 -- 17.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 50/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.7 24.3 -0.2 23.8 0.0 5.0 7.0 266 (11.1) 37/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.7 +4.0 17.0 -0.5 14.3 0.0 15.8 11.5 456 (19.0) 48/15
WHYALLA AERO 39.8 +12.5 18.5 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 35/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 40.2 +13.9 25.4 +10.2 18.4 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 37/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 39.4 +16.3 17.9 +7.4 13.8 0.0 7.8 10.2 331 (13.8) 52/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.7 +1.4 19.6 -2.2 16.6 0.0 13.6 11.4 462 (19.3) 54/15
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 -0.7 24.0 +1.0 20.9 0.0 6.8 7.1 541 (22.5) 50/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 -0.1 21.6 -1.3 19.8 0.0 6.8 8.9 406 (16.9) 44/18
MACKAY M.O 27.0 -1.6 21.2 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- 7.4 646 (26.9) 52/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 -1.0 18.7 -2.1 15.9 0.0 7.6 -- 371 (15.5) 44/12
BUNDABERG AERO 28.0 -1.1 19.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 537 (22.4) 54/14
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.2 0.0 18.7 -0.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 54/11
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 -1.2 16.7 -2.6 15.5 0.6 5.4 9.2 416 (17.3) 52/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.6 -1.8 14.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 688 (28.7) 63/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.8 +0.7 16.6 0.0 13.4 0.0 7.2 -- 241 (10.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.1 +0.2 15.2 -2.9 11.9 2.4 4.8 8.7 225 ( 9.4) 31/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.1 -0.2 15.0 -1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.5 -0.7 14.4 -1.9 12.7 0.0 4.0 -- 230 ( 9.6) 35/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.8 -1.2 13.0 -2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 18/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 24.9 +2.1 9.3 -1.3 4.6 0.0 4.6 10.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.2 +1.1 14.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.1 -0.1 17.2 -0.2 12.1 0.0 4.6 10.2 310 (12.9) 31/13
RICHMOND RAAF 26.8 -0.1 14.0 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 28/16
BELLAMBI AWS 24.1 +0.2 16.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 30/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.8 +3.3 12.1 +1.4 9.4 0.0 5.0 11.5 151 ( 6.3) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.1 +5.4 14.8 +1.4 12.8 0.0 7.2 11.7 221 ( 9.2) 34/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.7 +4.8 14.3 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 26/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.5 +9.2 18.3 +4.5 16.6 0.0 12.0 11.1 246 (10.3) 28/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 34.3 +8.0 16.0 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 21/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 36.3 +10.3 15.7 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 31/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.4 +9.5 15.3 +2.1 13.0 0.0 3.2 -- 66 ( 2.8) 15/20
GEELONG AIRPORT 33.8 +10.6 11.5 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 28/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 34.9 +12.7 12.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 271 (11.3) 31/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 26.2 +3.7 10.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 34/14
HOBART AIRPORT 27.9 +7.2 12.3 +1.6 8.6 0.0 3.0 8.2 526 (21.9) 54/21
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

42.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
42.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
42.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
42.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
42.4 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

+18.4 : 42.4 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+17.9 : 41.2 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+17.6 : 42.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+17.3 : 38.8 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+16.7 : 36.8 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

28.0 PORT PIRIE NYRSTAR COMPARISON Lower North SA
28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.9 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
27.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
27.6 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+12.9 : 27.5 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.5 : 26.9 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.0 : 28.0 PORT PIRIE NYRSTAR COMPARISON Lower North SA
+11.8 : 24.5 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.4 : 21.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA

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

18.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
18.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
19.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
19.7 SHANNON Lower West WA

-5.0 : 19.7 SHANNON Lower West WA
-4.2 : 25.5 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.1 : 20.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-4.1 : 30.2 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-4.1 : 30.1 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT

3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.5 : 16.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-7.3 : 17.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
-7.1 : 13.8 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.2 : 14.5 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.4 : 11.9 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 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.
199.0 BING BONG PORT N Rivers NT
144.4 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
126.2 YEURALBA RIDGE N Rivers NT
120.4 EDITH FARMS ROAD N Rivers NT
114.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
199.0 BING BONG PORT
144.4 BULMAN AWS
126.2 YEURALBA RIDGE
120.4 EDITH FARMS ROAD
102.0 WONGALARA
96.2 CDU KATHERINE RURAL CAMPUS
95.6 NITMILUK RIDGE
91.8 NITMILUK RANGERS
90.2 EVA VALLEY
79.6 FANNY CREEK
62.0 MANTON DAM
59.4 THE PINES
59.2 PINE CREEK COUNCIL
58.8 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
53.8 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER
53.8 NGUKURR
50.0 CLARAVALE

ISLANDS
Islands
114.6 WILLIS ISLAND

11.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
11.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

.....

3.9 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
3.2 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1144 (47.7) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1087 (45.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1085 (45.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1084 (45.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
904 (37.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
827 (34.5) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
793 (33.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
784 (32.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
746 (31.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
734 (30.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
708 (29.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
688 (28.7) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
657 (27.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
646 (26.9) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
624 (26.0) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
618 (25.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
612 (25.5) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
607 (25.3) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
605 (25.2) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
602 (25.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
91/16 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
83/20 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
76/10 GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/17 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast 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
WARRUWI
16.0mm in 58 min to 15:30 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
NGAYAWILI
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 7.3mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 9.3mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.7mm/h
BULMAN AWS
96.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 32.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
20.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
4.0mm in 11 min to 16:41 21.8mm/h
11.8mm in 19 min to 17:00 37.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.8mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 19.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.0mm in 30 min to 18:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 21:30 26.8mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 19.6mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 19.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
27.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 27.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
20.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 20.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
20.2mm in 1 hr 40 min to 02:00 12.1mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 18.7mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(120/ 76 ) at 20:37