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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1723 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

NSW

CW Plains N

051062

WARREN (ELLERSLIE)

31.6

30.4

27/03/1987

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 02:14EST, 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 31.2 +0.3 18.4 +0.5 17.0 0.0 8.0 -- 579 (24.1) 55/15
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 -3.4 17.1 +1.3 14.2 0.0 8.6 10.8 538 (22.4) 52/08
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 -5.1 13.9 +0.5 12.5 3.4 3.6 2.2 489 (20.4) 50/00
BUNBURY 24.5 -3.0 14.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 448 (18.7) 44/10
MANDURAH 25.5 -- 16.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 472 (19.7) 50/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.9 22.7 -1.8 22.6 12.6 7.2 8.9 284 (11.8) 39/18
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.6 +2.9 17.5 0.0 15.7 0.0 10.0 8.0 258 (10.8) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 27.7 +0.4 10.2 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 262 (10.9) 30/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.9 +2.6 10.9 -4.3 6.8 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 30/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.0 +4.9 9.1 -1.4 5.1 0.0 4.6 9.2 334 (13.9) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 36.9 +2.6 18.6 -3.2 17.3 1.6 6.2 8.3 207 ( 8.6) 41/19
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +0.7 24.1 +1.1 22.0 0.0 7.8 7.8 475 (19.8) 44/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +1.4 23.1 +0.2 21.4 0.0 8.0 8.8 389 (16.2) 44/19
MACKAY M.O 27.3 -1.3 23.9 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- 0.8 498 (20.8) 43/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 -0.4 21.0 +0.2 20.4 0.0 5.8 -- 382 (15.9) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.4 -0.7 19.6 -0.3 -- 2.4 4.2 -- 409 (17.0) 44/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 -0.9 19.0 +0.8 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.2 0.0 18.9 -0.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 314 (13.1) 39/15
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 -1.2 17.3 -2.0 15.3 1.6 5.4 8.1 361 (15.0) 41/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 25.2 -1.2 15.5 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 744 (31.0) 52/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 29.1 0.0 17.2 +0.6 14.7 0.0 6.0 -- 309 (12.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.7 -0.2 15.7 -2.4 15.7 8.4 4.0 10.4 303 (12.6) 22/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 +0.1 18.2 +1.5 -- 43.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.4 -2.8 17.6 +1.3 15.7 6.4 2.0 1.4 427 (17.8) 35/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.8 -2.2 12.5 -2.8 -- 12.8 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 21/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.9 -2.9 10.4 -0.2 6.7 0.0 2.2 1.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.6 -5.5 16.2 +1.7 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 23.8 -1.4 16.8 -0.6 11.6 0.6 4.0 6.1 443 (18.5) 26/14
RICHMOND RAAF 25.4 -1.5 12.5 -3.0 -- 1.8 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 26/15
BELLAMBI AWS 23.2 -0.7 15.8 -2.2 -- 1.8 -- -- 294 (12.3) 17/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.9 +0.4 12.8 +2.1 12.8 0.0 2.4 6.2 284 (11.8) 30/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 -2.4 17.5 +4.1 15.5 1.0 8.0 0.9 573 (23.9) 44/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.9 -3.0 15.1 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 35/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.3 +2.0 11.8 -2.0 12.0 0.0 4.6 7.8 162 ( 6.8) 65/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.0 +0.7 13.4 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 352 (14.7) 41/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.6 -0.4 13.6 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 334 (13.9) 43/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.9 +4.0 11.0 -2.2 7.2 0.0 4.0 -- 138 ( 5.8) 24/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 27.8 +4.6 12.2 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 194 ( 8.1) 37/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.7 +2.5 11.4 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 483 (20.1) 48/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 24.6 +2.1 9.8 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 28/15
HOBART AIRPORT 22.5 +1.8 9.4 -1.3 5.3 0.0 3.2 7.3 296 (12.3) 30/14
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

40.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
40.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
39.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
39.7 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

+11.1 : 32.6 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+9.0 : 32.0 WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
+8.1 : 29.1 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
+6.9 : 28.3 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+6.6 : 30.3 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+5.6 : 16.5 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+5.4 : 15.0 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED Lower NE VIC
+4.9 : 15.4 REDESDALE N Central VIC
+4.6 : 17.0 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC
+4.5 : 15.2 YOUNG AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
+4.5 : 14.9 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC

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

11.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
15.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.9 : 21.6 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
-8.6 : 18.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.5 : 17.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.4 : 21.0 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-8.3 : 20.5 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-8.3 : 20.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-8.3 : 21.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW

1.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.1 : 6.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.2 : 10.5 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-6.2 : 9.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-6.1 : 4.8 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.1 : 5.4 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.
92.0 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
77.0 COLLERINA (KENEBREE) Upper Darling NSW
57.4 BREWARRINA (YAPPALEE) Upper Darling NSW
52.0 MAJESTIC ORCHIDS N Rivers NT
50.2 ERARING (PAYTEN ST) Hunter Valley NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
52.0 MAJESTIC ORCHIDS

NEW SOUTH WALES
Upper Darling
92.0 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL
77.0 COLLERINA (KENEBREE)
57.4 BREWARRINA (YAPPALEE)
Hunter Valley
50.2 ERARING (PAYTEN ST)

11.4 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
10.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
10.8 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.8 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

.....

1.2 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.2 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

976 (40.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
945 (39.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
910 (37.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
874 (36.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
869 (36.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
849 (35.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
823 (34.3) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
817 (34.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
787 (32.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
744 (31.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
741 (30.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
719 (30.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
698 (29.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
689 (28.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
686 (28.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
681 (28.4) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
656 (27.3) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
649 (27.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
648 (27.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
647 (27.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
646 (26.9) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
640 (26.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
631 (26.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
629 (26.2) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
624 (26.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
606 (25.3) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
106/17 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
74/15 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
68/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
65/18 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
65/08 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
65/11 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
65/00 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL

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
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
5.8mm in 16 min to 01:00 21.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WHITE CLIFFS AWS
7.8mm in 8 min to 22:05 58.5mm/h
7.4mm in 6 min to 22:11 74.0mm/h
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.6mm/h
VICTORIA
Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
6.2mm in 6 min to 19:11 62.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
Wimmera N
NHILL AERODROME
12.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 24.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
Wimmera S
KANAGULK
8.6mm in 38 min to 23:00 13.6mm/h
Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL
12.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 24.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.2mm/h
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
12.6mm in 30 min to 21:00 25.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO : 106(290/ 56 ) at 18:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Far Northwest
WHITE CLIFFS AWS : 95(280/ 59 ) at 22:05