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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 1814 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

North Coast

058097

NEW ITALY

98.6

91.4

06/04/1913

22

1 y

NSW

North Coast

058211

WOOMBAH (EMU DRIVE)

58.0

53.0

15/04/1998

13

1 y

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

153.2

53.0

24/04/1998

11

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

20.8

21.0

15/04/1997

41

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

18.6

18.9

08/04/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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 31.5 +3.9 15.3 -0.1 14.3 0.0 5.4 -- 398 (16.6) 34/13
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 +0.7 11.2 -1.7 11.1 0.0 5.2 9.4 254 (10.6) 28/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.3 +2.5 10.6 -1.0 8.7 0.0 3.2 5.4 298 (12.4) 39/13
BUNBURY 23.5 -0.6 9.5 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 44/22
MANDURAH 23.4 -- 14.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 37/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 23.8 -0.2 23.0 0.4 4.4 9.1 249 (10.4) 34/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.2 +4.0 14.4 +1.8 12.0 0.0 9.0 10.3 253 (10.5) 50/15
WHYALLA AERO 32.7 +9.1 18.9 +7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 50/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.6 +8.0 19.3 +6.9 -- 0.0 6.8 6.5 257 (10.7) 50/05
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.9 +3.5 16.3 +7.6 13.9 0.0 7.4 2.3 425 (17.7) --
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +1.8 15.2 -3.3 13.0 0.0 9.2 11.0 270 (11.3) 44/12
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.6 19.5 -2.1 18.2 2.4 4.2 9.4 382 (15.9) 41/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +1.5 18.3 -2.2 15.2 0.0 7.4 11.0 351 (14.6) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 25.4 -1.3 17.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 401 (16.7) 35/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 -0.3 15.8 -2.0 13.9 0.0 5.4 -- 274 (11.4) 30/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 -0.9 15.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 466 (19.4) 37/08
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.1 16.0 +0.6 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.1 -4.2 15.7 -1.3 -- 11.2 -- -- 335 (14.0) 34/18
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 -2.8 15.6 -0.6 15.3 2.2 3.8 3.0 357 (14.9) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.2 -5.2 11.1 -2.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 461 (19.2) 37/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.8 -0.3 14.1 +1.3 11.5 0.0 5.0 -- 324 (13.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -5.8 15.3 +0.1 14.1 34.6 5.0 0.0 495 (20.6) 39/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 -2.2 14.2 +0.5 -- 30.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.0 -0.6 14.6 +1.4 12.9 34.4 6.0 5.7 -- 31/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.4 -2.2 15.1 +3.2 -- 18.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 18/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.8 +0.3 8.4 +1.2 3.0 0.0 4.0 9.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.4 +0.9 9.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.0 -0.9 15.9 +1.8 15.3 7.0 5.4 5.8 496 (20.7) 34/00
RICHMOND RAAF 21.4 -2.5 14.4 +3.1 -- 8.0 -- -- 242 (10.1) 24/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.8 -1.3 15.4 0.0 -- 12.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 30/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.5 -0.5 5.6 -1.1 2.6 0.0 2.8 6.8 271 (11.3) 17/08
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.4 +1.9 7.4 -1.7 5.0 0.0 4.6 10.0 301 (12.5) 43/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +1.6 7.3 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 22/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.5 +3.0 12.2 +2.1 8.4 0.0 7.0 0.9 321 (13.4) 28/08
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 23.7 +2.1 7.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 3.4 -- 167 ( 7.0) 34/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.4 +1.2 7.2 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 37/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.9 +3.6 13.7 +2.9 11.1 0.0 4.8 -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 26.8 +6.8 10.4 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 37/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.5 +3.9 9.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 46/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 21.1 +2.2 13.1 +5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 34/13
HOBART AIRPORT 24.5 +6.4 11.4 +2.7 7.0 0.0 4.6 8.8 408 (17.0) 37/10
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

41.1 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
41.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
40.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
39.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+9.1 : 32.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.5 : 22.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+8.4 : 26.3 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+8.2 : 30.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

29.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.3 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
27.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.8 : 21.9 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
+9.4 : 21.6 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+9.4 : 17.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
+9.0 : 18.2 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+8.7 : 15.6 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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

8.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
10.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.0 : 18.9 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-7.6 : 17.4 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-7.4 : 14.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-7.2 : 20.5 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.1 : 15.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD

-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

**S** -6.7 : 13.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-6.3 : 11.5 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-6.3 : 14.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-5.7 : 16.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-5.6 : 15.5 TIMBER CREEK 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.
153.2 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
133.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN) North Coast NSW
103.4 WOODBURN POST OFFICE North Coast NSW
98.6 NEW ITALY North Coast NSW
75.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
54.8 POINT LOOKOUT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
153.2 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
133.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN)
103.4 WOODBURN POST OFFICE
98.6 NEW ITALY
75.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT
71.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
70.2 POTTSVILLE BOWLS CLUB
70.0 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH)
60.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
58.0 WOOMBAH (EMU DRIVE)
55.4 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE)
52.0 ILUKA (OWEN ST)
51.2 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
50.2 MCLEANS RIDGES (LASCOTT DRIVE)
50.2 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)
MidNorth Coast S
57.0 HALLIDAYS POINT (TALLWOODS GOLF RESORT)
55.4 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)

11.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

1.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.9 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.6 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.3 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

1043 (43.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
987 (41.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
935 (39.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
906 (37.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
885 (36.9) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
856 (35.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
856 (35.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
812 (33.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
780 (32.5) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
770 (32.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
770 (32.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
748 (31.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
698 (29.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
698 (29.1) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
671 (28.0) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
643 (26.8) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
631 (26.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
605 (25.2) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
602 (25.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
601 (25.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
78/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
78/08 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
67/20 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
67/03 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/17 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
15.2mm in 30 min to 11:00 30.4mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 24.6mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 20.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 13:30 24.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.0mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.2mm in 30 min to 01:30 20.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.2mm/h
20.4mm in 30 min to 02:00 40.8mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 30.6mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 26.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.7mm/h
17.2mm in 30 min to 03:30 34.4mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 21.8mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 23.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.7mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.6mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
25.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 25.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
14.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(310/ 63 ) at 04:30