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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
Charts and data courtesy Bureau of Meteorology. MTSAT-1R operated by JMA
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 1501 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

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

21.6

21.0

09/03/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

45.7

44.5

06/03/2008

21

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

W Agricultural

018115

NEPTUNE ISLAND

34.6

32.8

02/03/1965

47

1 Y

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022046

EDITHBURGH

41.1

40.2

17/03/2000

15

1 Y

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AWS

41.7

41.6

09/03/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

39.1

39.0

09/03/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023878

MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER

36.9

36.6

12/03/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Mallee N

076047

OUYEN (POST OFFICE)

41.5

41.5

12/03/1998

52

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090175

PORT FAIRY AWS

40.1

39.7

02/03/2000

15

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

39.4

37.0

17/03/2000

12

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 02:11EST, 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 26.2 -4.7 21.1 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 54/16
PERTH AIRPORT 25.0 -4.6 20.8 +5.0 18.6 0.0 9.2 6.7 435 (18.1) 61/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 -5.6 16.3 +2.9 14.7 0.2 5.6 4.1 368 (15.3) 74/11
BUNBURY 22.4 -5.1 18.3 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 57/10
MANDURAH 23.3 -- 20.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 57/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.2 24.1 -0.4 23.6 22.2 5.8 10.1 234 ( 9.8) 31/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.1 +3.4 17.4 -0.1 15.4 0.0 13.4 11.3 301 (12.5) 37/12
WHYALLA AERO 41.3 +14.0 19.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 59/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 39.7 +13.4 25.0 +9.8 19.2 0.0 8.0 10.8 225 ( 9.4) 52/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 40.6 +17.5 15.0 +4.5 14.1 0.0 6.2 10.4 325 (13.5) 61/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.6 +1.3 21.3 -0.5 19.2 0.0 11.2 9.9 327 (13.6) 41/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 -0.6 22.9 -0.1 22.0 163.2 -- 4.0 382 (15.9) 39/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +1.4 24.3 +1.4 23.0 0.0 8.0 9.8 509 (21.2) 50/18
MACKAY M.O 27.2 -1.4 24.1 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- 3.9 608 (25.3) 50/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +0.2 21.4 +0.6 20.8 0.0 7.2 -- 399 (16.6) 39/10
BUNDABERG AERO 29.2 +0.1 18.9 -1.0 -- 0.0 6.4 -- 544 (22.7) 44/09
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.7 +0.5 17.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 39/14
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 -1.4 16.0 -3.3 13.6 0.0 5.8 11.2 418 (17.4) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.9 -0.5 12.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 629 (26.2) 50/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 33.8 +4.7 16.9 +0.3 11.5 0.0 7.2 -- 114 ( 4.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +0.3 15.2 -2.9 11.0 0.0 4.6 11.5 236 ( 9.8) 37/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.9 +1.6 13.4 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 26.3 +0.1 14.4 -1.9 12.8 0.0 5.8 11.0 280 (11.7) 28/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 27.3 +1.3 15.0 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 30.4 +7.6 14.6 +4.0 7.6 0.0 8.0 11.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 36.0 +6.9 13.8 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.8 +0.6 19.7 +2.3 16.0 0.0 6.0 10.6 405 (16.9) 31/12
RICHMOND RAAF 29.3 +2.4 18.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 24.8 +0.9 20.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 48/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.1 +8.6 13.2 +2.5 8.4 0.0 8.6 9.7 248 (10.3) 39/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 36.8 +9.1 14.1 +0.7 12.8 0.0 9.2 11.6 243 (10.1) 35/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 36.5 +8.6 13.5 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 146 ( 6.1) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 40.6 +12.3 21.9 +8.1 19.4 0.0 9.4 10.6 233 ( 9.7) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 36.0 +9.7 11.9 +0.2 -- 0.0 6.6 -- 238 ( 9.9) 50/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 36.9 +10.9 15.8 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 308 (12.8) 34/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 38.7 +14.8 14.9 +1.7 14.2 0.0 3.0 -- 122 ( 5.1) 31/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 37.2 +14.0 11.8 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 195 ( 8.1) 28/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 35.5 +13.3 12.4 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) --
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 25.6 +3.1 13.7 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 35/15
HOBART AIRPORT 26.9 +6.2 13.7 +3.0 11.2 0.0 4.4 4.4 357 (14.9) 37/22
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

45.7 EYRE Eucla WA
44.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
43.8 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
43.7 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
42.6 EUCLA Eucla WA

+20.0 : 45.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+19.3 : 39.4 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+18.6 : 40.1 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+18.0 : 42.0 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+17.9 : 38.9 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC

28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
27.1 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
26.8 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
26.8 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+12.0 : 24.0 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.8 : 26.2 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+11.8 : 24.4 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
+11.7 : 24.1 KUITPO FOREST RESERVE Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.9 : 24.2 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

18.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
18.2 SHANNON Lower West WA
18.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
18.5 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
18.8 ALBANY Lower West WA

-8.0 : 20.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
-6.7 : 18.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-6.5 : 23.8 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-6.5 : 18.2 SHANNON Lower West WA
-6.4 : 21.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.4 : 27.1 ENEABBA Central West WA

3.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.4 : 12.3 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.3 : 9.4 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-4.9 : 12.4 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.5 : 11.1 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-4.4 : 5.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W 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.
438.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
248.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
226.0 THE BOULDERS N Coast--Barron QLD
218.0 DEERAL N Coast--Barron QLD
212.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
52.0 NHULUNBUY DTW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
438.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
248.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
226.0 THE BOULDERS
218.0 DEERAL
212.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
210.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
198.0 MULGRAVE MILL
196.6 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
193.0 HAPPY VALLEY
186.0 MT SOPHIA
169.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
168.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
168.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
166.0 TOPAZ ALERT
163.2 CAIRNS AERO
163.0 MALANDA POST OFFICE
154.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
152.0 YUNGABURRA
151.0 MALANDA ALERT
144.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
140.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
140.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
140.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
138.3 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL
136.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
126.4 UPPER BARRON
110.2 TINAROO FALLS DAM
96.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
94.6 KAREEYA
93.6 GREENHAVEN
90.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
81.0 HERBERTON WHITE ST
76.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
71.0 HERBERTON ALERT
66.0 MCKELL ROAD ALERT
56.0 DAINTREE TEA
55.0 WALKAMIN DPI
54.2 MAREEBA AIRPORT
53.0 WONDECLA
51.0 MAREEBA SOUTH EDGE RES
N Coast--Herbert
200.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
141.5 RUSSELL RIVER
134.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
122.0 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
111.0 CORSIS ALERT
96.2 DARADGEE
90.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
88.0 NERADA ALERT
82.0 BINGIL BAY
79.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
75.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
68.0 TUNG OIL TM
56.0 MARCO STREET ALERT

11.7 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.6 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.6 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
11.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.5 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.5 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

.....

3.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
3.8 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
3.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
1.5 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1171 (48.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1058 (44.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1053 (43.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1040 (43.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
772 (32.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
731 (30.5) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
701 (29.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
674 (28.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
651 (27.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
647 (27.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
639 (26.6) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
629 (26.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
615 (25.6) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
609 (25.4) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
608 (25.3) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
601 (25.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
91/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/12 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
80/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/08 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
76/13 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
76/19 FORREST Eucla WA

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
PIRLANGIMPI
14.0mm in 13 min to 15:22 64.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr 8 min to 16:30 13.6mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
15.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
22.6mm in 48 min to 08:48 28.3mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 23.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
65.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 21.7mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
12.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 21.8mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 87(260/ 72 ) at 09:00
BUSSELTON : 76(250/ 65 ) at 11:02
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO : 91(350/ 43 ) at 12:59
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 80(320/ 63 ) at 23:30