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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 1808 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

Sydney--west

067113

PENRITH LAKES AWS

39.4

39.0

21/04/2001

13

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

25.9

25.5

09/04/2005

17

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040209

POINT LOOKOUT

21.3

21.8

29/04/2004

11

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058198

BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

19.0

19.0

05/04/2008

16

Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

19.4

19.7

29/04/2004

11

1 Y


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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 27.0 -0.6 18.9 +3.5 17.2 0.0 5.4 -- 303 (12.6) 35/12
PERTH AIRPORT 25.3 -0.2 12.8 -0.1 12.0 0.0 2.6 9.0 321 (13.4) 35/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.1 +5.3 13.0 +1.4 10.6 0.0 4.4 9.1 336 (14.0) 44/22
BUNBURY 25.8 +1.7 19.4 +7.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 307 (12.8) 43/19
MANDURAH 23.4 -- 17.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 48/21
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 22.5 -1.5 21.6 0.0 7.4 10.2 274 (11.4) 30/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +2.9 12.7 +0.1 10.7 0.0 9.0 11.4 240 (10.0) 43/17
WHYALLA AERO 27.7 +4.1 16.2 +4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.6 +5.0 16.0 +3.6 10.7 0.0 12.0 9.2 216 ( 9.0) 26/03
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.5 +3.1 8.0 -0.7 6.0 0.0 2.6 10.2 268 (11.2) 26/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.3 +1.4 14.8 -3.7 12.1 0.0 10.8 11.1 299 (12.5) 37/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 -0.4 20.2 -1.4 18.5 0.0 7.0 6.0 488 (20.3) 39/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.8 +0.2 18.6 -1.9 15.0 0.0 9.2 9.6 373 (15.5) 43/10
MACKAY M.O 25.3 -1.4 19.2 -0.9 -- 8.2 -- 10.1 591 (24.6) 46/01
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -0.7 16.0 -1.8 13.5 0.0 6.8 -- 340 (14.2) 39/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.9 -0.5 16.2 -1.3 -- 2.2 3.8 -- 504 (21.0) 44/14
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -3.1 17.0 +1.6 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.7 -2.6 16.8 -0.2 -- 7.2 -- -- 399 (16.6) 48/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 -1.4 14.9 -1.3 13.3 5.8 3.6 8.5 359 (15.0) 48/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.6 -1.8 10.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 573 (23.9) 52/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.0 -0.1 13.6 +0.8 10.8 0.0 5.8 -- 274 (11.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 -1.3 15.6 +0.4 12.2 3.0 4.2 5.5 500 (20.8) 54/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.5 -4.5 13.8 +0.1 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.7 -0.9 12.7 -0.5 10.4 3.2 0.6 8.0 227 ( 9.5) 44/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.9 -2.7 10.1 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.7 +0.2 6.2 -1.0 1.6 0.0 4.0 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +1.3 10.7 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.1 -2.8 15.3 +1.2 9.8 2.4 3.2 4.7 467 (19.5) 52/12
RICHMOND RAAF 21.4 -2.5 10.1 -1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 95 ( 4.0) 34/14
BELLAMBI AWS 19.9 -2.2 15.1 -0.3 -- 9.4 -- -- 335 (14.0) 50/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.5 +0.5 8.1 +1.4 4.4 0.0 3.8 7.8 200 ( 8.3) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.3 +2.8 12.5 +3.4 9.5 0.0 5.2 10.3 289 (12.0) 39/18
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.8 +2.4 7.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.3 +2.8 6.7 -3.4 3.5 0.0 4.0 10.8 225 ( 9.4) 24/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.9 +3.3 8.2 0.0 -- 0.2 6.5 -- 193 ( 8.0) 26/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.3 +3.1 10.1 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 30/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.5 +4.2 10.2 -0.6 8.3 0.0 2.4 -- 95 ( 4.0) 21/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.6 -0.4 8.0 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 35/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.7 +5.1 8.9 +1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 448 (18.7) 34/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 -1.0 10.4 +2.9 -- 0.1 -- -- 100 ( 4.2) 26/15
HOBART AIRPORT 18.3 +0.2 7.4 -1.3 4.0 0.0 0.2 4.7 233 ( 9.7) 26/16
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

41.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
40.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
39.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+12.0 : 36.7 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+10.7 : 34.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.5 : 36.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+9.7 : 36.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.7 : 32.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

29.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.2 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+10.9 : 25.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.1 : 24.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.1 : 18.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 19.4 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+7.8 : 18.7 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA

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

8.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.8 : 19.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-5.7 : 18.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
-4.8 : 21.3 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.8 : 19.4 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
-4.5 : 19.5 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

-0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.3 : 13.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.4 : 14.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

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.
68.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER) North Coast NSW
60.0 CLUNES (MAIN RD) North Coast NSW
56.4 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE) North Coast NSW
51.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
48.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
68.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
60.0 CLUNES (MAIN RD)
56.4 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE)
48.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
MidNorth Coast S
51.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)

11.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA

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2.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1129 (47.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1009 (42.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1006 (41.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1003 (41.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
988 (41.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
864 (36.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
823 (34.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
799 (33.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
789 (32.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
740 (30.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
687 (28.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
668 (27.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
633 (26.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/09 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/04 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
72/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/22 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
68/10 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD

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
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
14.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 14.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
11.2mm in 30 min to 05:30 22.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 13.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
11.6mm in 19 min to 09:19 36.6mm/h
6.8mm in 11 min to 09:30 37.1mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 18.4mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
7.4mm in 5 min to 09:55 88.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
11.0mm in 30 min to 04:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.0mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
10.4mm in 30 min to 08:00 20.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.8mm/h
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
10.6mm in 20 min to 17:26 31.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.6mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(150/ 76 ) at 09:28