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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1759 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

QLD

N Peninsula

027054

COCONUT ISLAND

115.6

98.6

03/04/2006

13

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

C Tablelands N

062100

NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS

0.4

0.5

28/04/1999

15

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

4.0

4.0

17/04/2006

11

Y Equal to record.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029127

MOUNT ISA AERO

24.8

24.1

15/04/1998

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 02:17EST, 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 29.5 +1.9 21.0 +5.6 20.3 0.0 9.2 -- 470 (19.6) 43/09
PERTH AIRPORT 29.9 +4.4 13.4 +0.5 11.5 0.0 6.2 8.1 485 (20.2) 35/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.4 +3.6 7.3 -4.3 5.5 0.0 4.4 10.8 351 (14.6) --
BUNBURY 26.4 +2.3 7.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 22/13
MANDURAH 25.4 -- 15.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 22/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 -0.9 23.9 -0.1 23.1 2.2 2.8 6.3 343 (14.3) 59/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 -2.9 9.5 -3.1 7.5 0.0 11.2 11.1 431 (18.0) 37/13
WHYALLA AERO 20.3 -3.3 12.7 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 341 (14.2) 24/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 -2.1 11.7 -0.7 10.5 1.8 2.0 -- 221 ( 9.2) 24/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.5 -0.9 9.7 +1.0 9.0 1.0 2.0 4.7 456 (19.0) 39/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.3 -0.6 16.8 -1.7 14.2 0.0 14.2 11.0 596 (24.8) 44/01
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 20.4 -1.2 17.2 0.0 4.6 7.7 330 (13.8) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.3 20.0 -0.5 17.8 0.0 6.0 10.7 254 (10.6) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 27.2 +0.5 17.0 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 297 (12.4) 30/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 +1.1 16.5 -1.3 14.8 0.0 5.2 -- 145 ( 6.0) 31/11
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 +1.7 16.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 278 (11.6) 44/15
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.1 17.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.8 +0.5 17.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 48/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 -0.4 15.1 -1.1 13.2 0.0 4.6 9.7 381 (15.9) 44/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.5 9.2 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 459 (19.1) 41/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.7 -2.4 5.6 -7.2 0.8 0.0 7.0 -- 187 ( 7.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 -2.0 15.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 4.8 9.7 482 (20.1) 37/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.3 -1.7 10.1 -3.6 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.7 -2.9 5.3 -7.9 1.5 0.0 8.0 10.9 406 (16.9) 34/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.1 -2.5 5.7 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 134 ( 5.6) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.5 -3.0 1.2 -6.0 -4.8 0.0 5.6 10.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -2.7 1.0 -9.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.8 -2.1 10.7 -3.4 3.9 0.0 7.6 10.6 661 (27.5) 30/23
RICHMOND RAAF 21.5 -2.4 4.5 -6.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 266 (11.1) 26/18
BELLAMBI AWS 19.6 -2.5 11.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 477 (19.9) 26/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 -1.1 0.4 -6.3 -1.6 0.0 4.8 9.6 365 (15.2) 22/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 -2.4 2.2 -6.9 1.7 0.0 4.4 10.5 284 (11.8) 30/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -2.6 3.6 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 31/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 -1.6 6.2 -3.9 2.7 0.0 3.4 10.5 295 (12.3) 26/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.3 -3.3 3.5 -4.7 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 277 (11.5) 28/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.7 -3.5 4.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 284 (11.8) 31/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 -1.1 10.7 -0.1 7.8 0.8 2.0 -- 176 ( 7.3) 21/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.7 +1.7 8.9 -0.4 -- 1.6 -- -- 568 (23.7) 48/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.7 -1.9 5.1 -2.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 404 (16.8) 34/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.6 +1.7 9.5 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 37/15
HOBART AIRPORT 20.7 +2.6 8.5 -0.2 6.2 0.2 1.6 7.0 463 (19.3) 55/15
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

39.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
37.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+6.0 : 27.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.8 : 26.9 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+5.7 : 29.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.6 : 29.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

29.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+6.3 : 26.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
+5.8 : 28.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
+5.6 : 21.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+5.6 : 25.4 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+4.7 : 25.1 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

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

5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-9.6 : 23.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-7.1 : 27.8 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
-6.8 : 21.7 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-6.7 : 21.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-6.4 : 14.8 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC

-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-3.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.9 : -4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-9.8 : -3.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-9.6 : -1.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-9.3 : -2.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.1 : 1.0 DUBBO AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S 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.
146.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
115.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
79.5 BULEY ROCKHOLE N Rivers NT
63.6 WALKER CREEK N Rivers NT
57.6 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
79.5 BULEY ROCKHOLE
63.6 WALKER CREEK
57.6 NGAYAWILI
55.0 SOUTHPORT

QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
115.6 COCONUT ISLAND
S Peninsula
146.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

TASMANIA
W Coast
54.6 MOUNT READ

11.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1513 (63.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1240 (51.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1194 (49.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1129 (47.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1020 (42.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1017 (42.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
993 (41.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
973 (40.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
901 (37.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
859 (35.8) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
853 (35.5) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
805 (33.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
784 (32.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
766 (31.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
756 (31.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
755 (31.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
718 (29.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
678 (28.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
676 (28.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
664 (27.7) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
664 (27.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
661 (27.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
612 (25.5) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
606 (25.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
605 (25.2) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
601 (25.0) CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
102/20 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
81/04 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
76/22 MOUNT READ 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Pilbara
LEARMONTH AIRPORT
11.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.2mm/h
W Gascoyne
SHARK BAY AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
5.2mm in 7 min to 14:40 44.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.4mm/h
14.2mm in 20 min to 18:47 42.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 8.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
22.2mm in 19 min to 15:23 70.1mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 28.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 26.8mm/h
10.2mm in 20 min to 16:20 30.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.4mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 13.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 15.0mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 16.3mm/h
HORN ISLAND
10.8mm in 51 min to 11:00 12.7mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
POINT FAWCETT
56.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 18.7mm/h
39.4mm in 3 hr 13 min to 17:19 12.2mm/h
9.8mm in 11 min to 17:30 53.5mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 10.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 69 ) at 05:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(260/ 76 ) at 00:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(280/ 69 ) at 15:00