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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 1717 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
Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

0.1

0.1

22/03/2002

12

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Sydney--east

066194

CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS

19.1

19.3

17/03/2005

13

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

066195

SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PK A

18.7

19.2

17/03/2005

13

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068102

BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE)

12.0

12.1

26/03/1966

39

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

17.9

19.0

30/03/2002

11

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069132

BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS

12.6

13.4

17/03/2005

15

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069138

ULLADULLA AWS

16.8

18.0

31/03/1999

15

1 Y

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070080

TARALGA POST OFFICE

11.2

11.4

22/03/2005

49

1 Y

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070263

GOULBURN TAFE

12.7

13.2

09/03/1982

33

1 Y

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070330

GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS

12.8

13.9

31/03/1999

15

1 Y

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070339

TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS

15.0

16.3

22/03/2001

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 02:13EST, 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 37.4 +6.5 24.5 +6.6 21.3 0.0 11.4 -- 500 (20.8) 48/08
PERTH AIRPORT 33.6 +4.0 17.6 +1.8 15.7 0.0 10.2 10.8 684 (28.5) 63/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.9 +3.8 12.8 -0.6 10.5 0.0 4.2 10.7 543 (22.6) 41/08
BUNBURY 30.3 +2.8 16.1 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 377 (15.7) 37/03
MANDURAH 32.0 -- 18.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 41/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.7 25.7 +1.2 24.6 0.0 9.0 8.3 282 (11.8) 41/21
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.8 +0.1 22.3 +4.8 20.6 0.0 13.6 8.5 383 (16.0) 48/10
WHYALLA AERO 22.5 -4.8 14.3 -1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 597 (24.9) 46/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.2 -4.1 11.8 -3.4 7.7 0.0 -- -- 315 (13.1) 39/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.2 -3.9 6.5 -4.0 2.7 2.0 2.4 6.8 423 (17.6) 46/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.9 +2.6 21.5 -0.3 20.3 0.0 9.4 6.8 276 (11.5) 39/13
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.6 24.2 +1.2 21.6 0.0 6.8 9.4 439 (18.3) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +0.9 21.5 -1.4 19.2 0.0 9.0 7.4 382 (15.9) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 27.4 -1.2 21.5 -0.7 -- 2.2 -- 10.0 462 (19.3) 35/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +0.3 20.4 -0.4 18.9 0.0 5.2 -- 288 (12.0) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.9 +0.8 18.8 -1.1 -- 0.0 2.3 -- 341 (14.2) 35/13
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 +1.1 19.0 +0.8 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.6 +0.4 17.7 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 31/16
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 -0.1 17.4 -1.9 14.6 0.0 3.2 10.3 256 (10.7) 31/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 26.9 +0.5 14.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 501 (20.9) 50/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 28.2 -0.9 18.2 +1.6 14.2 0.0 5.2 -- 113 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +0.7 17.1 -1.0 13.5 0.0 2.4 7.8 325 (13.5) 50/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 27.3 +1.0 17.7 +1.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.9 -3.3 17.5 +1.2 15.3 0.0 4.2 1.0 328 (13.7) 48/03
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.7 -7.3 18.0 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 30/04
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 21.4 -1.4 13.7 +3.1 7.6 0.1 3.5 3.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 30.9 +1.8 16.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 -5.6 18.0 +0.6 16.8 4.8 7.0 0.0 702 (29.3) 74/02
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 -8.7 17.2 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 31/06
BELLAMBI AWS 17.9 -6.0 16.3 -1.7 -- 15.0 -- -- 579 (24.1) 61/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.8 -9.7 13.0 +2.3 12.8 0.0 8.2 0.0 351 (14.6) 30/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 -0.7 11.9 -1.5 8.5 0.4 6.8 8.6 290 (12.1) 54/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.9 -3.0 13.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 39/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.9 -5.4 9.0 -4.8 8.1 0.0 9.4 11.1 443 (18.5) 44/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.3 -4.0 9.8 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 513 (21.4) 54/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.0 -6.0 8.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 460 (19.2) 54/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.8 -4.1 12.1 -1.1 10.0 0.0 4.0 -- 190 ( 7.9) 24/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.1 -5.1 8.0 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 443 (18.5) 44/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.1 -5.1 4.1 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 55/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 -2.3 3.5 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 31/17
HOBART AIRPORT 17.3 -3.4 6.3 -4.4 2.0 0.0 2.6 7.1 524 (21.8) 30/00
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

40.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.4 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
40.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
39.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
39.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.4 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
39.4 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

+7.2 : 35.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+6.6 : 37.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.5 : 37.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.3 : 37.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.3 : 38.8 KALBARRI Central West WA

28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
27.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA

+6.6 : 24.5 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.3 : 25.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.0 : 24.2 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+4.8 : 22.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+4.7 : 21.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

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

3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.3 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-11.4 : 12.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-11.3 : 11.2 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-11.3 : 12.7 GOULBURN TAFE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-10.9 : 12.6 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-10.6 : 15.0 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.2 : 0.1 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-8.1 : 3.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.8 : -1.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-7.7 : -2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.6 : 3.5 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

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.
133.2 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
64.4 BAMBAROO N Coast--Herbert QLD
56.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
39.2 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE) Illawarra NSW
33.6 NAPIER DOWNS W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
33.6 NAPIER DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
133.2 CAPE DON

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
64.4 BAMBAROO

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
39.2 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE)

ISLANDS
Islands
56.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

11.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
11.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

.....

3.1 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
1.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

1205 (50.2) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1193 (49.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1120 (46.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1109 (46.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
989 (41.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
943 (39.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
937 (39.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
924 (38.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
893 (37.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
865 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
850 (35.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
848 (35.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
837 (34.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
749 (31.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
746 (31.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
720 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
717 (29.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
712 (29.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
710 (29.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
706 (29.4) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
705 (29.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
704 (29.3) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
702 (29.3) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
687 (28.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
687 (28.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
684 (28.5) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
653 (27.2) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
644 (26.8) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
643 (26.8) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
640 (26.7) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
636 (26.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
632 (26.3) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
631 (26.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
630 (26.3) WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
619 (25.8) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
618 (25.8) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
615 (25.6) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
609 (25.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
604 (25.2) SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC
601 (25.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
601 (25.0) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
76/16 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
74/02 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
74/00 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72/00 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
70/10 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC

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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
SCHERGER RAAF
21.6mm in 1 hr 6 min to 20:00 19.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
7.2mm in 40 min to 17:00 10.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
8.0mm in 17 min to 21:00 28.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.4mm/h
N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 23 min to 19:00 28.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 76(180/ 63 ) at 03:00