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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 1803 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

WA

W Gascoyne

006023

GNARALOO

56.2

52.0

25/04/2007

84

1 y

NT

Darwin-Daly

014113

LAKE FINNISS FARM

246.4

223.0

19/04/2003

20

1 y

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

89.4

71.0

02/04/2006

12

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

19.0

19.0

29/04/2004

16

Y Equal to record.


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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 29.6 +2.0 20.4 +5.0 19.7 0.0 4.4 -- 449 (18.7) 41/14
PERTH AIRPORT 24.5 -1.0 17.0 +4.1 16.3 18.8 8.2 2.7 275 (11.5) 31/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.7 +4.9 12.8 +1.2 10.8 0.0 4.0 4.1 -- 34/11
BUNBURY 24.4 +0.3 15.6 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 28/07
MANDURAH 22.7 -- 17.9 -- -- 19.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 43/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.6 23.7 -0.3 22.9 7.6 5.8 10.3 178 ( 7.4) 35/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.2 0.0 7.5 -5.1 5.6 0.0 9.4 -- 289 (12.0) 39/17
WHYALLA AERO 24.1 +0.5 8.6 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 48/23
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.2 +0.6 11.3 -1.1 9.0 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 35/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.8 +0.4 11.7 +3.0 10.9 1.2 1.8 5.7 386 (16.1) 30/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.3 +1.4 17.2 -1.3 13.5 0.0 12.0 11.0 409 (17.0) 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 18.8 -2.8 16.3 0.0 6.8 8.8 -- 41/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 -0.1 19.3 -1.2 16.8 0.0 7.6 10.6 254 (10.6) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 26.3 -0.4 17.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 348 (14.5) 44/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -0.2 18.4 +0.6 16.6 0.0 7.0 -- 259 (10.8) 37/09
BUNDABERG AERO 27.7 +0.3 18.7 +1.2 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 519 (21.6) 48/08
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.1 18.0 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.8 -1.5 16.9 -0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 406 (16.9) 54/15
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 -0.6 14.3 -1.9 11.8 0.0 7.0 7.9 455 (19.0) 44/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 -1.6 11.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 46/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.4 +0.3 11.7 -1.1 8.8 0.0 6.2 -- 222 ( 9.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -2.8 10.1 -5.1 5.3 0.0 5.0 3.5 384 (16.0) 39/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 -2.0 11.1 -2.6 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.6 8.2 -5.0 8.2 0.0 4.6 10.7 260 (10.8) 28/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.1 -1.5 6.2 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.0 +0.5 4.0 -3.2 -0.5 0.0 2.0 10.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.9 +0.4 6.7 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.2 -0.7 11.7 -2.4 8.2 0.0 4.2 10.7 308 (12.8) 26/13
RICHMOND RAAF 23.3 -0.6 5.7 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 24/16
BELLAMBI AWS 21.5 -0.6 12.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 21/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.4 +1.4 3.2 -3.5 0.0 0.0 3.2 10.6 118 ( 4.9) 26/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.6 +1.1 4.2 -4.9 3.8 0.0 3.0 10.7 193 ( 8.0) 26/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 23.0 +0.6 5.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 24/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.0 -0.5 7.6 -2.5 4.7 0.0 3.8 10.8 -- --
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.0 -0.6 5.2 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 46/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 20.3 -0.9 10.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 148 ( 6.2) 30/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.0 -0.3 14.0 +3.2 13.1 0.0 1.6 -- 131 ( 5.5) 21/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.4 +0.4 11.2 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 39/08
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.9 -0.7 8.6 +1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 320 (13.3) 28/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.5 +0.6 11.7 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 37/01
HOBART AIRPORT 17.4 -0.7 13.0 +4.3 9.5 0.0 4.8 6.6 500 (20.8) 44/10
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

39.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA
38.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
38.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+8.6 : 38.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.4 : 36.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.7 : 27.5 ALBANY Lower West WA
+6.3 : 32.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+5.9 : 35.0 WILUNA Interior WA

28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.2 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
26.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
25.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+7.6 : 16.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8 : 11.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
+6.6 : 17.7 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.4 : 18.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
+6.3 : 17.2 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.3 : 17.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

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

5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.8 : 18.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
-5.8 : 19.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.4 : 21.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.4 : 21.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-4.2 : 22.7 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW

-1.6 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-9.1 : 3.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.9 : 5.9 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
-7.5 : 4.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-7.4 : 6.4 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

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.
246.4 LAKE FINNISS FARM N Rivers NT
89.4 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
56.2 GNARALOO W Gascoyne WA
51.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
49.0 ALCAN REFINERY N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Gascoyne
56.2 GNARALOO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
246.4 LAKE FINNISS FARM
49.0 ALCAN REFINERY

TASMANIA
W Coast
51.2 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS
Islands
89.4 POINT FAWCETT

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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2.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.8 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.5 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1253 (52.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1238 (51.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1210 (50.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1146 (47.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
943 (39.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
892 (37.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
886 (36.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
874 (36.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
863 (36.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
855 (35.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
822 (34.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
822 (34.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
815 (34.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
784 (32.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
775 (32.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
742 (30.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
719 (30.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
668 (27.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
647 (27.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
643 (26.8) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
632 (26.3) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
626 (26.1) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
624 (26.0) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
618 (25.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
605 (25.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
93/01 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
81/10 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
80/14 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
76/05 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
76/01 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
Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.6mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.7mm/h
PEARCE RAAF
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
10.4mm in 30 min to 06:00 20.8mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
SWANBOURNE
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
PERTH METRO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 14.6mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 11:00 24.8mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 22.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 15.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.2mm/h
BICKLEY
13.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.3mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
MANDURAH
11.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.4mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
3.0mm in 2 min to 14:49 90.0mm/h
BROOKTON
52.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
LAKE GRACE COMPARISON
38.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
PINGELLY
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
LAKE GRACE
12.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
12.6mm in 29 min to 19:22 26.1mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 70(160/ 65 ) at 16:55
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(240/ 65 ) at 08:03
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(310/ 65 ) at 01:01
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(280/ 65 ) at 03:29