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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 1816 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

058211

WOOMBAH (EMU DRIVE)

94.2

58.0

09/04/2008

13

1 y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059134

BELLINGEN (HYDE STREET)

60.0

59.0

05/04/1999

16

1 n

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059140

DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)

63.0

50.4

11/04/1999

12

1 y


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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 02:19EST, 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 15.6 +0.2 13.4 0.0 5.2 -- 353 (14.7) 44/19
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 -2.6 14.0 +1.1 13.3 2.0 3.6 8.8 263 (11.0) 48/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 -2.3 14.0 +2.4 12.0 2.2 4.0 8.4 385 (16.0) 63/11
BUNBURY 21.9 -2.2 17.3 +5.8 -- 3.8 -- -- 373 (15.5) 46/07
MANDURAH 22.1 -- 18.5 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 359 (15.0) 52/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.9 23.7 -0.3 22.7 0.0 6.4 11.0 276 (11.5) 43/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.7 +4.5 12.9 +0.3 10.3 0.0 10.2 11.2 245 (10.2) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 29.6 +6.0 15.7 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 43/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.5 +2.9 14.2 +1.8 10.7 0.0 3.8 8.1 220 ( 9.2) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.6 +8.2 12.3 +3.6 9.9 0.0 2.0 9.8 -- 46/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.5 +1.6 13.5 -5.0 11.4 0.0 8.8 11.1 292 (12.2) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 17.9 -3.7 15.4 0.0 8.0 11.2 406 (16.9) 37/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +1.4 18.5 -2.0 17.0 0.0 7.6 11.0 317 (13.2) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 26.4 -0.3 17.1 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- 9.6 356 (14.8) 30/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 +0.1 16.2 -1.6 14.1 0.0 4.8 -- 196 ( 8.2) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 27.3 -0.1 14.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 5.4 -- 381 (15.9) 28/09
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -0.1 16.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.7 -1.6 16.5 -0.5 -- 4.8 -- -- 361 (15.0) 44/14
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 -0.9 14.1 -2.1 12.0 0.0 3.4 4.9 405 (16.9) 39/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.8 -1.6 10.1 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 295 (12.3) 39/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.1 +1.0 12.7 -0.1 8.8 0.0 5.4 -- 264 (11.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.9 -4.1 16.0 +0.8 14.4 51.8 3.6 0.0 434 (18.1) 37/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 -4.4 15.7 +2.0 -- 51.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.9 -0.7 11.8 -1.4 8.8 0.2 3.2 7.1 253 (10.5) 30/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.6 0.0 11.2 -0.7 -- 4.6 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.8 +1.3 7.1 -0.1 2.5 0.0 4.0 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.2 +1.7 9.7 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.3 -0.6 13.7 -0.4 12.0 1.0 3.6 10.6 301 (12.5) 28/10
RICHMOND RAAF 23.9 0.0 12.1 +0.8 -- 12.2 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 22/17
BELLAMBI AWS 21.8 -0.3 13.9 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 18/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.9 +2.9 7.2 +0.5 3.6 0.0 2.2 9.5 117 ( 4.9) 26/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.2 +2.7 8.9 -0.2 6.5 0.0 4.0 10.8 188 ( 7.8) 17/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 25.8 +3.4 7.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.7 +6.2 14.2 +4.1 11.9 0.0 5.6 8.4 274 (11.4) 39/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 26.0 +4.4 7.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 164 ( 6.8) 21/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.5 +4.3 9.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 30/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.7 +5.4 15.4 +4.6 11.4 0.0 2.8 -- 106 ( 4.4) 17/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 22.8 +2.8 11.5 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 236 ( 9.8) 26/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.7 +6.1 9.8 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 385 (16.0) 43/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.6 +0.7 13.3 +5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 31/10
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -3.2 11.1 +2.4 10.4 9.6 1.8 7.0 444 (18.5) 54/02
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 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
40.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+9.4 : 33.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.9 : 29.0 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC
+8.5 : 26.9 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
+8.2 : 27.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+8.1 : 38.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.1 : 28.6 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC

28.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.7 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.2 : 15.9 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+7.2 : 12.5 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+6.6 : 15.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.6 : 13.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
+6.4 : 14.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA

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

10.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
11.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
11.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.5 : 20.0 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-5.2 : 18.8 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-4.7 : 15.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6 : 15.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-4.6 : 13.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.4 : 11.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.5 : 6.3 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-5.4 : 15.4 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-5.3 : 13.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-5.3 : 12.6 BLACKWATER WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Highlands 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.
94.2 WOOMBAH (EMU DRIVE) North Coast NSW
80.6 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
80.0 NEW ITALY North Coast NSW
80.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
75.0 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH) North Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
94.2 WOOMBAH (EMU DRIVE)
80.6 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
80.0 NEW ITALY
80.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE)
75.0 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH)
72.6 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
68.0 CORAKI POST OFFICE
67.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
67.6 WOODBURN POST OFFICE
64.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
63.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
60.0 CLUNES (MAIN RD)
54.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
54.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN)
MidNorth Coast N
63.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
60.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
60.0 BELLINGEN (HYDE STREET)
55.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE)
51.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO
50.2 KALANG (KOOROOWI (SHARABEL))
MidNorth Coast S
51.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

12.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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2.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.0 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

1004 (41.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
978 (40.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
756 (31.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
732 (30.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
716 (29.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
714 (29.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
708 (29.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
686 (28.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
654 (27.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
647 (27.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
**W** 628/15 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
111/18 FORREST Eucla WA
72/02 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
68/07 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
68/23 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68/18 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST
12.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.4mm/h
COOLANGATTA
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
9.4mm in 14 min to 16:00 40.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
13.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
5.8mm in 13 min to 02:13 26.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
11.0mm in 30 min to 06:30 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
20.8mm in 30 min to 08:00 41.6mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 23.6mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 23.8mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Eucla
FORREST : 111(200/ 52 ) at 18:32