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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 1452 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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014282

CLARAVALE

168.0

93.6

18/03/2007

11

1 n

NT

Darwin-Daly

014917

JINDARE

205.0

150.5

02/03/2000

35

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023875

PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)

25.2

25.2

04/03/2004

14

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

SA

Lower North

021131

CLARE HIGH SCHOOL

38.7

38.2

02/03/2000

14

1 Y

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023878

MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER

36.4

36.2

17/03/2000

14

1 Y

VIC

Wimmera S

079028

LONGERENONG

40.4

40.4

07/03/1991

44

1 Y Equal to record.

TAS

N Coast

091009

BURNIE (ROUND HILL)

28.9

28.1

11/03/1992

43

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091107

WYNYARD AIRPORT

28.9

28.6

07/03/1991

23

1 Y


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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 33.4 +2.5 17.4 -0.5 15.4 0.0 8.6 -- 600 (25.0) 46/15
PERTH AIRPORT 33.6 +4.0 18.1 +2.3 15.5 0.0 6.4 11.4 421 (17.5) 48/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.7 +0.6 16.5 +3.1 14.7 0.0 4.0 8.3 294 (12.3) 46/13
BUNBURY 31.4 +3.9 16.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 411 (17.1) 41/01
MANDURAH 30.0 -- 18.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 465 (19.4) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.2 25.8 +1.3 25.1 0.0 5.2 8.5 363 (15.1) --
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.4 +3.7 17.1 -0.4 14.2 0.0 14.8 11.7 315 (13.1) 50/14
WHYALLA AERO 40.0 +12.7 20.3 +5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 41/18
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 40.0 +13.7 22.4 +7.2 17.3 0.0 -- 11.4 209 ( 8.7) 31/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 29.0 +5.9 16.8 +6.3 12.8 0.0 13.4 10.2 389 (16.2) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.6 +1.3 22.6 +0.8 19.1 0.0 13.2 11.4 450 (18.8) 41/14
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 -0.9 22.6 -0.4 21.2 7.8 7.0 3.8 549 (22.9) 43/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.4 21.5 -1.4 18.5 0.0 8.8 10.8 464 (19.3) 34/13
MACKAY M.O 27.5 -1.1 20.8 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 652 (27.2) 52/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 -0.4 18.3 -2.5 16.2 0.0 8.0 -- 376 (15.7) 44/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.7 +0.6 19.4 -0.5 -- 1.2 5.2 -- 581 (24.2) 52/10
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.7 +0.5 21.3 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 596 (24.8) 50/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.3 -1.7 19.9 +0.6 18.4 2.6 7.2 1.2 449 (18.7) 43/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.0 -2.4 14.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 656 (27.3) 57/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.3 +0.2 15.2 -1.4 9.0 0.0 6.6 -- 185 ( 7.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 -0.3 17.6 -0.5 14.0 0.0 5.0 10.4 399 (16.6) 28/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +0.1 13.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 25.7 -0.5 13.8 -2.5 12.1 0.6 3.6 11.3 458 (19.1) 34/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 26.4 +0.4 15.1 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 52/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.0 +3.2 11.1 +0.5 5.3 0.0 4.0 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.7 +1.6 15.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 27.9 +2.7 20.3 +2.9 17.1 0.0 4.6 10.8 360 (15.0) 44/16
RICHMOND RAAF 28.1 +1.2 15.2 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 31/13
BELLAMBI AWS 25.7 +1.8 19.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 52/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.7 +7.2 12.5 +1.8 9.6 0.0 6.6 11.2 202 ( 8.4) 24/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.9 +6.2 18.4 +5.0 15.2 0.0 7.8 11.6 206 ( 8.6) 35/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 33.9 +6.0 14.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 78 ( 3.3) 26/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.4 +11.1 18.1 +4.3 16.0 0.0 7.6 11.3 193 ( 8.0) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 35.2 +8.9 14.9 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 161 ( 6.7) 28/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 36.9 +10.9 15.8 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 37/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 38.5 +14.6 18.2 +5.0 18.4 0.0 6.8 -- 140 ( 5.8) 28/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 38.7 +15.5 14.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 207 ( 8.6) 57/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 36.7 +14.5 17.8 +7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 48/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 28.2 +5.7 13.6 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 43/13
HOBART AIRPORT 29.3 +8.6 17.5 +6.8 17.5 0.0 8.2 8.2 494 (20.6) 44/23
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

42.6 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.4 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
42.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.8 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
41.7 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

+16.2 : 39.8 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+15.8 : 39.9 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+15.5 : 38.7 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
+15.3 : 38.2 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
+15.2 : 41.3 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA

28.9 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
27.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
27.2 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
26.9 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
26.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+14.2 : 26.2 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.5 : 25.2 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.9 : 24.3 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.3 : 25.5 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+10.8 : 25.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

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

14.3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.5 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
18.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
19.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.4 : 27.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 24.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-5.6 : 30.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-5.1 : 30.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-5.1 : 21.1 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

6.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
6.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.1 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.1 : 9.6 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
-4.8 : 16.1 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-4.8 : 12.8 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.
205.0 JINDARE N Rivers NT
168.0 CLARAVALE N Rivers NT
141.0 DORISVALE N Rivers NT
121.4 WUDIKAPILDIYERR N Rivers NT
107.8 EDITH SPRINGS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
205.0 JINDARE
168.0 CLARAVALE
141.0 DORISVALE
121.4 WUDIKAPILDIYERR
107.8 EDITH SPRINGS
95.8 FOELSCHE HEADLAND
61.2 EVA VALLEY
54.4 GORRIE
53.8 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
50.4 WILLEROO

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
105.6 PUNSAND BAY
102.8 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
100.0 JARDINE RIVER FERRY
90.0 SOUTHWELL STATION
51.6 WEIPA AERO
51.5 BAMAGA
N Coast--Barron
50.0 LIZARD ISLAND RESORT
Brisbane/SE Coast
61.0 COORAN TM

11.8 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

.....

3.4 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
2.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
2.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.2 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.1 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

1337 (55.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1238 (51.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1224 (51.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1127 (47.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1121 (46.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1084 (45.2) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1076 (44.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1045 (43.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
940 (39.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
921 (38.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
907 (37.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
861 (35.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
818 (34.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
816 (34.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
808 (33.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
798 (33.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
795 (33.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
784 (32.7) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
757 (31.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
741 (30.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
728 (30.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
719 (30.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
703 (29.3) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
672 (28.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
669 (27.9) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
656 (27.3) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
652 (27.2) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
643 (26.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
639 (26.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
628 (26.2) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
628 (26.2) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
624 (26.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
600 (25.0) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
107/03 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
106/02 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
89/04 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/00 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
85/04 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
CAPE DON
14.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.2mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 7.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
19.8mm in 14 min to 13:30 84.9mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 26.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.2mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 14.7mm/h
BULMAN AWS
15.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.6mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 28.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 10.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
64.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 64.4mm/h
71.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 23.7mm/h
KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
36.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
SCHERGER RAAF
13.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.0mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.8mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
TOOLARA (KELLY)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
7.0mm in 34 min to 06:34 12.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
15.6mm in 50 min to 07:50 18.7mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 16.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 82(120/ 72 ) at 00:24
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(130/ 63 ) at 20:00
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 89(130/ 74 ) at 04:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72(130/ 63 ) at 08:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(340/ 65 ) at 02:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(310/ 80 ) at 05:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 102(310/ 76 ) at 04:30