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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.

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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 1811 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
Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

18.9

19.4

07/04/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

17.2

17.2

27/04/2007

13

Y Equal to record.

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060141

TAREE AIRPORT AWS

17.0

17.0

27/04/2007

11

Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
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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 28.7 +1.1 16.9 +1.5 14.9 0.0 7.0 -- 313 (13.0) 39/16
PERTH AIRPORT 25.4 -0.1 17.9 +5.0 16.4 4.2 3.6 9.8 334 (13.9) 31/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.1 -1.7 14.1 +2.5 13.1 4.8 5.2 8.3 417 (17.4) 41/01
BUNBURY 23.5 -0.6 14.3 +2.8 -- 9.0 -- -- 354 (14.8) 39/00
MANDURAH 24.3 -- 18.5 -- -- 7.4 -- -- 529 (22.0) 41/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.2 24.0 0.0 23.5 0.0 6.6 8.7 233 ( 9.7) 28/17
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +3.1 11.5 -1.1 9.2 0.0 10.0 11.3 265 (11.0) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 31.6 +8.0 9.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 39/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.5 +6.9 12.5 +0.1 7.7 0.0 4.0 10.3 204 ( 8.5) 34/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.8 +7.4 5.9 -2.8 3.8 0.0 2.8 10.0 210 ( 8.8) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.9 +2.0 15.4 -3.1 13.4 0.0 8.4 10.5 276 (11.5) 37/13
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 -1.7 20.3 -1.3 19.4 1.2 6.2 4.2 420 (17.5) 37/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +0.8 20.0 -0.5 17.0 0.0 8.2 11.0 421 (17.5) 41/14
MACKAY M.O 25.5 -1.2 18.3 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 501 (20.9) 46/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -0.9 15.7 -2.1 13.1 0.0 5.6 -- 269 (11.2) 34/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 -1.0 15.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 484 (20.2) 46/14
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 -3.1 17.0 +1.6 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.4 -1.9 15.9 -1.1 -- 12.0 -- -- 409 (17.0) 46/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 -2.3 14.1 -2.1 11.8 0.0 3.8 4.7 419 (17.5) 44/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 -2.9 9.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 461 (19.2) 50/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.6 -1.5 12.8 0.0 9.2 0.0 6.4 -- 281 (11.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 -1.0 15.7 +0.5 12.3 6.6 4.4 6.6 516 (21.5) 46/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -6.8 14.4 +0.7 -- 17.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 -1.6 15.1 +1.9 13.9 3.8 3.4 1.8 403 (16.8) 46/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.9 -1.7 13.2 +1.3 -- 22.2 -- -- 87 ( 3.6) 30/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.6 -0.9 8.0 +0.8 2.1 2.0 3.0 8.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +0.5 8.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 -0.9 16.0 +1.9 14.0 11.6 5.4 5.1 551 (23.0) 46/02
RICHMOND RAAF 22.4 -1.5 11.5 +0.2 -- 4.8 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 43/16
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 -1.9 14.7 -0.7 -- 15.8 -- -- 351 (14.6) 46/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 -1.1 6.9 +0.2 3.4 0.0 4.2 4.1 183 ( 7.6) 39/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.6 +1.1 9.1 0.0 7.4 0.0 5.8 11.0 266 (11.1) 41/23
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.6 +2.2 8.6 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 58 ( 2.4) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.3 +4.8 10.5 +0.4 6.9 0.0 5.4 10.6 198 ( 8.3) 37/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 24.4 +2.8 6.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 4.5 -- 162 ( 6.8) 34/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 24.9 +3.7 9.9 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 28/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.5 +6.2 11.5 +0.7 9.3 0.0 2.6 -- 113 ( 4.7) 21/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 25.2 +5.2 8.3 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 173 ( 7.2) 30/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.1 +5.5 6.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 314 (13.1) 39/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.8 -0.1 7.8 +0.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 50/13
HOBART AIRPORT 20.4 +2.3 8.4 -0.3 5.2 0.0 1.2 9.9 260 (10.8) 37/14
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

41.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
40.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
39.7 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

+9.7 : 32.0 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+9.1 : 33.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.7 : 27.9 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
+8.4 : 29.2 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+8.2 : 30.2 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.5 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.1 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

+9.9 : 26.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+9.6 : 21.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.5 : 23.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.9 : 17.9 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.9 : 19.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

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

8.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
10.3 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.1 : 17.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.8 : 17.2 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
**W** -6.7 : 15.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5 : 17.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.9 : 18.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

-3.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-6.4 : 14.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 13.5 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-6.1 : 14.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-6.0 : 15.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
-5.8 : 13.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

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.
67.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
64.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW
63.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW
58.0 WOOTTON MidNorth Coast S NSW
57.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
52.0 FRASER ISLAND EURONG

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
63.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
57.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
MidNorth Coast S
67.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
64.0 BUNGWAHL
58.0 WOOTTON
51.6 UPPER LANSDOWNE (MONTEREY)

11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
11.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
11.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

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2.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.5 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.2 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW

1102 (45.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1029 (42.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1009 (42.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
962 (40.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
940 (39.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
897 (37.4) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
887 (37.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
781 (32.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
769 (32.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
768 (32.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
767 (32.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
761 (31.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
754 (31.4) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
718 (29.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
712 (29.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
682 (28.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
682 (28.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
681 (28.4) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
667 (27.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
659 (27.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
646 (26.9) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
618 (25.8) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
83/21 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
80/03 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/06 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/23 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
67/23 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
5.0mm in 12 min to 06:30 25.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.6mm/h
5.4mm in 7 min to 06:47 46.3mm/h
7.8mm in 11 min to 06:58 42.5mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 20.2mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 13.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
18.0mm in 25 min to 21:00 43.2mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 22.2mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
14.8mm in 29 min to 10:29 30.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 15.8mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 10:31 84.0mm/h
5.4mm in 3 min to 10:34 108.0mm/h
8.6mm in 23 min to 11:00 22.4mm/h
35.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 35.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 22.6mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
7.2mm in 35 min to 19:35 12.3mm/h
9.8mm in 20 min to 20:00 29.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
7.2mm in 20 min to 20:20 21.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
7.4mm in 8 min to 23:31 55.5mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
BROWSE ISLAND
200.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 200.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 80(140/ 67 ) at 03:23