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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 1806 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

Lower West

009207

PICKERING BROOK NORTH

72.0

52.0

16/04/2007

20

1 n

WA

Lower West

009216

VICTORIA DAM

82.8

64.2

17/04/2002

40

1 n

WA

Gt Southern

010524

BROOKTON

52.5

50.3

24/04/1953

101

1 n

WA

Gt Southern

010872

DUNELM

30.0

26.4

02/04/1975

40

1 n

WA

Gt Southern

010911

LAKE GRACE

41.8

37.0

16/04/1998

11

1 n


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Actual temperatures
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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 02:18EST, 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 28.0 +0.4 21.1 +5.7 18.3 0.0 4.4 -- 390 (16.3) 34/14
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 +0.7 18.0 +5.1 17.7 52.4 2.4 8.5 183 ( 7.6) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 28.0 +6.2 15.1 +3.5 13.1 0.0 2.6 8.6 223 ( 9.3) 37/13
BUNBURY 24.2 +0.1 14.8 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 31/15
MANDURAH 24.1 -- 18.3 -- -- 3.4 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 31/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 24.1 +0.1 23.2 0.0 4.6 10.9 180 ( 7.5) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.0 +1.8 10.5 -2.1 9.0 0.0 9.0 11.2 282 (11.8) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 27.4 +3.8 14.0 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 31/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.2 +4.6 13.5 +1.1 11.3 0.0 -- 6.0 288 (12.0) 39/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 +1.6 6.6 -2.1 3.8 0.0 2.6 8.8 208 ( 8.7) 30/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +1.8 13.6 -4.9 11.0 0.0 10.2 11.2 332 (13.8) 34/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +1.5 18.4 -3.2 15.6 0.0 6.4 10.8 429 (17.9) 44/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.0 17.6 -2.9 14.9 0.0 8.2 10.2 311 (13.0) 37/16
MACKAY M.O 25.9 -0.8 20.9 +0.8 -- 0.4 -- 10.1 574 (23.9) 48/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 -0.6 17.4 -0.4 15.1 0.0 7.4 -- 354 (14.8) 43/17
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 -1.0 17.3 -0.2 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 570 (23.8) 55/14
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.1 17.0 +1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.7 -1.6 16.2 -0.8 -- 8.6 -- -- 336 (14.0) 55/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 -1.6 15.0 -1.2 12.5 0.0 4.4 2.4 413 (17.2) 48/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 -1.8 11.3 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 603 (25.1) 57/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.1 +1.0 12.6 -0.2 7.6 0.0 5.6 -- 213 ( 8.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +0.1 14.0 -1.2 9.6 1.0 2.0 8.7 425 (17.7) 43/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -1.8 13.1 -0.6 -- 11.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.4 -2.2 10.6 -2.6 7.4 5.4 5.4 0.8 224 ( 9.3) 28/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.5 -1.1 9.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 57 ( 2.4) 24/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.4 -0.1 5.0 -2.2 -0.2 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +0.6 9.9 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 -0.4 12.7 -1.4 8.7 0.0 3.6 6.4 280 (11.7) 39/14
RICHMOND RAAF 22.6 -1.3 7.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 30/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.7 -1.4 12.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 190 ( 7.9) 31/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.8 +1.8 5.9 -0.8 2.0 0.0 2.8 9.3 150 ( 6.3) 35/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.8 +2.3 6.2 -2.9 -- 0.0 3.8 10.5 150 ( 6.3) 31/
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.1 +1.7 6.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 21/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 -0.9 11.3 +1.2 8.7 0.0 5.8 4.6 267 (11.1) 26/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.5 +0.9 8.1 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 18/08
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.0 +0.8 7.8 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 31/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 +0.4 8.9 -1.9 8.9 0.0 2.0 -- 91 ( 3.8) 17/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.5 -0.5 8.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 34/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.1 +1.5 5.8 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 335 (14.0) 37/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.2 +1.3 4.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 17/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.8 -1.3 6.3 -2.4 3.3 0.0 4.2 1.2 319 (13.3) 26/03
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

39.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
39.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
39.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
38.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.8 : 34.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.4 : 35.2 FORREST Eucla WA
+8.9 : 38.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.7 : 35.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.3 : 33.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

27.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+8.8 : 17.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+7.1 : 15.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.8 : 15.8 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+6.6 : 18.4 BUSSELTON Lower West WA
+6.6 : 21.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

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

5.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-4.5 : 19.4 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.5 : 20.0 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.5 : 19.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.1 : 12.8 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-3.8 : 20.4 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW

-1.4 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW

-6.7 : 14.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.4 : -1.4 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-6.3 : 11.5 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-6.2 : 14.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-6.2 : 0.5 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands 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.
82.8 VICTORIA DAM Lower West WA
72.0 PICKERING BROOK NORTH Lower West WA
62.4 WONGALARA N Rivers NT
58.6 PERTH METRO Lower West WA
57.8 PICKERING BROOK Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Gascoyne
55.8 MIA MIA
Lower West
82.8 VICTORIA DAM
72.0 PICKERING BROOK NORTH
58.6 PERTH METRO
57.8 PICKERING BROOK
57.0 WHITEMAN PARK
55.4 MUNDARING WEIR
53.0 BICKLEY
52.4 PERTH AIRPORT
50.5 CHURCHMAN BROOK
Cent Wheatbelt
52.5 BROOKTON

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
62.4 WONGALARA

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

2.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.2 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1107 (46.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1098 (45.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1049 (43.7) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
990 (41.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
983 (41.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
879 (36.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
857 (35.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
689 (28.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
686 (28.6) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
619 (25.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
603 (25.1) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
94/17 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
91/06 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/20 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
67/22 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
67/17 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
67/15 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW

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
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 13 min to 17:30 69.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.0mm/h
2.0mm in 1 min to 17:31 120.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
11.2mm in 57 min to 16:00 11.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
7.2mm in 20 min to 19:00 21.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
6.6mm in 11 min to 20:46 36.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
5.4mm in 4 min to 12:52 81.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
11.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 23.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 17.0mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 18:00 28.0mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 25.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.8mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 91(150/ 50 ) at 06:49
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 95(100/ 50 ) at 17:30