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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1819 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

Eucla

011052

FORREST

29.0

26.0

11/04/1998

14

1 n


The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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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 02:19EST, 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 30.3 +2.7 10.8 -4.6 7.7 0.0 6.6 -- 490 (20.4) 46/12
PERTH AIRPORT 24.9 -0.6 7.2 -5.7 6.1 0.0 4.0 10.4 424 (17.7) 30/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.6 -2.2 10.7 -0.9 8.0 0.2 5.2 4.6 418 (17.4) 24/13
BUNBURY 22.6 -1.5 7.6 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 26/13
MANDURAH 22.9 -- 12.2 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 360 (15.0) 30/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 22.9 -1.1 21.8 0.0 8.0 10.8 299 (12.5) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.2 +6.0 14.8 +2.2 12.3 0.0 8.4 11.1 245 (10.2) 39/11
WHYALLA AERO 22.6 -1.0 15.5 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 257 (10.7) 31/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.8 -2.8 15.5 +3.1 11.8 0.6 4.4 -- 171 ( 7.1) 41/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.6 -1.8 11.5 +2.8 9.1 0.0 6.2 1.9 349 (14.5) 52/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.4 +1.5 12.0 -6.5 9.9 0.0 9.4 11.2 258 (10.8) 30/15
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 17.0 -4.6 14.3 0.0 7.4 10.7 338 (14.1) 34/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.1 17.3 -3.2 15.9 0.0 7.4 10.9 263 (11.0) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 26.4 -0.3 17.3 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 314 (13.1) 26/17
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.6 +1.8 15.3 -2.5 13.6 0.0 5.6 -- 187 ( 7.8) 41/14
BUNDABERG AERO 28.7 +1.3 16.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 280 (11.7) 30/12
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +0.9 16.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.6 +0.3 16.9 -0.1 -- 25.2 -- -- 350 (14.6) 41/14
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 +1.6 15.4 -0.8 13.0 0.0 3.6 10.1 360 (15.0) 43/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.3 +0.9 10.2 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 316 (13.2) 39/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 26.1 +1.0 10.1 -2.7 5.0 0.0 5.0 -- 206 ( 8.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 -0.5 16.9 +1.7 14.0 3.4 2.0 7.9 480 (20.0) 39/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.1 -0.9 14.2 +0.5 -- 9.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.1 -0.5 11.3 -1.9 9.8 0.2 3.0 8.9 278 (11.6) 30/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 23.5 -0.1 9.8 -2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 17/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 20.4 +1.9 6.0 -1.2 1.3 0.0 4.0 8.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 26.1 +1.6 8.9 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.5 -0.4 14.1 0.0 11.4 0.0 3.2 8.9 279 (11.6) 26/13
RICHMOND RAAF 24.0 +0.1 9.2 -2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 37 ( 1.5) 21/17
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 -0.4 14.5 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 21/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.4 +3.4 7.1 +0.4 3.7 0.0 3.4 10.2 132 ( 5.5) 39/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.5 +4.0 8.8 -0.3 -- 0.0 4.0 10.8 136 ( 5.7) 22/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 27.0 +4.6 8.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 30/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.8 +4.3 16.6 +6.5 13.3 0.0 8.0 2.6 395 (16.5) 50/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 27.1 +5.5 11.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 252 (10.5) 44/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 25.1 +3.9 12.2 +4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 48/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.8 +6.5 18.4 +7.6 13.9 0.2 4.4 -- 147 ( 6.1) 37/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 30.0 +10.0 14.6 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 63/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.0 +7.4 14.4 +7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 590 (24.6) 65/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.3 +1.4 11.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 191 ( 8.0) 35/23
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +0.8 5.0 -3.7 4.1 0.0 3.8 5.3 367 (15.3) 28/22
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

39.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
39.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
39.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
38.9 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+10.0 : 30.0 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
+9.5 : 29.6 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
+9.5 : 28.2 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
+8.6 : 27.4 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
+8.4 : 28.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+8.4 : 26.3 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

28.5 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
28.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
28.1 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.3 : 18.0 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
+9.3 : 19.1 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+9.0 : 16.1 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
+8.9 : 22.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.9 : 17.5 SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC

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

10.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
12.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.9 : 21.0 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
-3.6 : 20.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.3 : 20.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-3.3 : 20.7 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-3.1 : 20.6 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
-3.1 : 22.7 FORREST Eucla WA
-3.1 : 14.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
0.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

-7.4 : 4.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.7 : 5.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7 : 10.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.6 : 11.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria 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.
85.2 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE) North Coast NSW
74.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
46.8 COURAN COVE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
44.0 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
38.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
46.8 COURAN COVE
44.0 POINT LOOKOUT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
85.2 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
38.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE)

ISLANDS
Islands
74.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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1.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.5 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

871 (36.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
736 (30.7) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
733 (30.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
730 (30.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
727 (30.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
714 (29.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
710 (29.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
697 (29.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
681 (28.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
665 (27.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
662 (27.6) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
657 (27.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
646 (26.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
643 (26.8) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
623 (26.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
609 (25.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
98/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/16 COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
87/10 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
70/12 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
68/11 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
68/16 DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
68/11 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
68/10 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
68/04 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
68/14 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
68/09 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
45.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 15.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 12.7mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 7.7mm/h

VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 100(360/ 67 ) at 02:30
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(330/ 74 ) at 16:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(350/ 76 ) at 22:20
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 85( 10/ 63 ) at 20:30