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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 1509 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

NT

Alice Springs

015602

JERVOIS

29.3

29.2

17/03/2004

39

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes S

072161

CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS

19.9

17.4

04/03/2007

12

1 Y

VIC

Upper NE

083024

MOUNT BULLER

17.0

16.8

21/03/1986

21

1 Y

VIC

Upper NE

083084

FALLS CREEK

17.3

16.1

08/03/1991

15

Y

Highest maximum temperature

NSW

SW Slopes S

072161

CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS

27.8

27.0

13/03/1998

12

1 Y

VIC

Lower NE

082139

HUNTERS HILL

31.3

30.9

14/03/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Upper NE

083024

MOUNT BULLER

25.3

24.7

08/03/1991

21

1 Y

VIC

Upper NE

083084

FALLS CREEK

24.7

23.7

03/03/2006

15

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086383

COLDSTREAM

39.2

38.6

12/03/1998

14

1 Y

VIC

N Central

088023

LAKE EILDON

39.1

37.9

14/03/2008

38

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

N Central

088164

EILDON FIRE TOWER

35.9

34.6

14/03/2008

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 02:11EST, 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 26.5 -4.4 14.3 -3.6 12.5 0.0 9.6 -- 537 (22.4) 48/12
PERTH AIRPORT 25.9 -3.7 9.3 -6.5 7.6 0.0 7.0 11.0 325 (13.5) 41/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.7 +1.6 10.3 -3.1 5.1 0.0 4.2 11.0 250 (10.4) 43/16
BUNBURY 24.3 -3.2 9.1 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 28/12
MANDURAH 24.4 -- 15.1 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 275 (11.5) 31/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 25.0 +0.5 24.4 12.8 2.6 8.3 221 ( 9.2) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.3 +6.6 20.5 +3.0 18.2 0.0 12.0 8.7 267 (11.1) 46/19
WHYALLA AERO 40.3 +13.0 19.3 +4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 351 (14.6) 41/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.3 +12.0 23.6 +8.4 21.1 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.8 +11.7 12.5 +2.0 10.4 0.0 8.0 5.2 437 (18.2) 34/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 35.4 +1.1 23.6 +1.8 22.4 0.0 8.2 7.7 260 (10.8) 41/13
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 -1.8 22.9 -0.1 22.4 51.6 4.8 3.0 455 (19.0) 46/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +0.1 22.8 -0.1 21.0 0.0 10.0 8.7 532 (22.2) 46/19
MACKAY M.O 27.9 -0.7 22.9 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- 9.1 648 (27.0) 46/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 -0.8 19.4 -1.4 17.0 0.0 9.2 -- 393 (16.4) 48/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 0.0 18.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 503 (21.0) --
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.9 -0.3 19.0 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 280 (11.7) 35/10
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 -0.9 18.7 -0.6 16.4 0.2 7.0 10.8 334 (13.9) 34/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.3 -0.1 15.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 793 (33.0) 59/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 32.0 +2.9 18.1 +1.5 12.6 0.0 7.4 -- 151 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.5 +0.6 17.2 -0.9 12.8 0.0 4.0 10.5 264 (11.0) 31/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.9 +0.6 14.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.2 +2.0 14.1 -2.2 11.4 0.0 5.0 11.3 286 (11.9) 34/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 28.1 +2.1 14.0 -1.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 81 ( 3.4) 21/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 31.5 +8.7 11.9 +1.3 7.1 0.0 8.2 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 34.3 +5.2 17.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 28.4 +3.2 19.0 +1.6 15.3 0.0 7.0 11.3 410 (17.1) 41/17
RICHMOND RAAF 30.6 +3.7 16.3 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/17
BELLAMBI AWS 25.3 +1.4 20.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 37/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 35.2 +10.7 13.8 +3.1 9.3 0.0 6.4 11.2 143 ( 6.0) 48/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.7 +11.0 17.7 +4.3 16.2 0.0 8.6 10.8 208 ( 8.7) 28/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 37.3 +9.4 16.0 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 17/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.8 +11.5 20.2 +6.4 17.1 0.0 11.4 7.5 288 (12.0) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 37.4 +11.1 16.4 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 18/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 37.6 +11.6 18.6 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.5 +4.6 18.5 +5.3 15.9 0.0 8.4 -- 188 ( 7.8) 43/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.0 +1.8 14.8 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 30/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 36.6 +14.4 12.5 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 537 (22.4) 46/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 27.6 +5.1 12.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 31/16
HOBART AIRPORT 23.5 +2.8 7.7 -3.0 3.1 0.0 10.8 10.7 538 (22.4) 34/19
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

42.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
42.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
41.6 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
41.5 PAPUNYA N Plateau NT

+14.4 : 36.6 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
+14.3 : 38.0 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
+14.1 : 39.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+14.0 : 34.0 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
+13.8 : 35.2 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC

29.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
28.7 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
27.6 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT Northwest QLD
27.5 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT

+12.4 : 18.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
+11.2 : 19.9 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
+11.1 : 17.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
+11.0 : 22.4 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
+10.9 : 26.1 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

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

15.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
17.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
18.3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
18.6 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
19.0 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

-5.2 : 27.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
-5.0 : 27.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.6 : 26.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.5 : 24.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-4.4 : 26.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-4.4 : 26.5 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA

0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.6 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
4.9 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
4.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-7.4 : 8.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.0 : 8.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-6.5 : 8.7 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.5 : 9.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.0 : 5.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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.
266.0 THE BOULDERS N Coast--Barron QLD
231.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
231.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
203.5 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD
203.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
266.0 THE BOULDERS
231.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
231.0 HAPPY VALLEY
203.5 BABINDA POST OFFICE
203.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
202.0 TOPAZ ALERT
199.0 DEERAL
189.0 MT SOPHIA
143.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
141.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
136.2 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
130.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
119.0 MULGRAVE MILL
103.6 GREENHAVEN
99.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
79.0 YUNGABURRA
77.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
74.0 MALANDA ALERT
73.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
70.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
62.4 EVELYN STATE FOREST
62.0 PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST
58.0 TINAROO FALLS DAM
52.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
51.6 CAIRNS AERO
50.4 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
N Coast--Herbert
152.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
78.5 RUSSELL RIVER
73.0 CORSIS ALERT
72.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
70.4 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
70.0 DARADGEE
57.0 NERADA ALERT

11.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
11.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

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3.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
2.6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
1.3 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
1.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1212 (50.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1101 (45.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1025 (42.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
985 (41.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
945 (39.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
873 (36.4) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
860 (35.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
852 (35.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
794 (33.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
793 (33.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
780 (32.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
774 (32.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
768 (32.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
765 (31.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
765 (31.9) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
705 (29.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
701 (29.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
698 (29.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
689 (28.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
671 (28.0) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
668 (27.8) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
648 (27.0) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
644 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
643 (26.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
615 (25.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
610 (25.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
609 (25.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
609 (25.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
601 (25.0) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
67/16 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
67/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
65/22 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
65/16 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
63/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
14.8mm in 52 min to 16:00 17.1mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
14.4mm in 14 min to 22:18 61.7mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 17.4mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
22.6mm in 21 min to 16:58 64.6mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 25.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
6.6mm in 17 min to 17:30 23.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
5.4mm in 12 min to 16:16 27.0mm/h
12.2mm in 14 min to 16:30 52.3mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.0mm/h
N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
12.0mm in 26 min to 19:00 27.7mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.0mm/h
9.0mm in 20 min to 19:20 27.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 22.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 22:30 22.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 14.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
7.6mm in 10 min to 10:38 45.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.0mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
20.8mm in 30 min to 11:00 41.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 20.8mm/h
20.8mm in 30 min to 12:30 41.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 20.8mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 20.8mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
46.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 15.3mm/h
None reported