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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 1841 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

N Tablelands E

057124

POINT LOOKOUT

34.6

24.4

01/04/2006

12

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

5.4

6.5

28/04/2003

15

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009542

ESPERANCE AERO

14.0

14.6

19/04/2008

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 02:22EST, 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 21.5 -6.1 9.8 -5.6 5.8 0.0 8.0 -- 580 (24.2) 39/20
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 -5.0 6.6 -6.3 5.9 0.0 4.0 8.3 385 (16.0) 65/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.8 -6.0 9.4 -2.2 11.4 12.4 3.0 5.7 306 (12.8) 78/11
BUNBURY 19.5 -4.6 7.9 -3.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 59/11
MANDURAH 19.6 -- 11.2 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 299 (12.5) 46/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 20.4 -3.6 18.8 0.0 7.8 11.3 310 (12.9) 39/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +2.9 9.9 -2.7 6.9 0.0 8.0 11.2 224 ( 9.3) 37/14
WHYALLA AERO 26.9 +3.3 9.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 158 ( 6.6) 34/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.8 +4.2 18.2 +5.8 12.1 0.0 -- 10.2 323 (13.5) 35/01
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.7 +4.3 6.3 -2.4 3.9 0.0 2.8 10.0 242 (10.1) 28/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.8 -0.1 16.3 -2.2 14.3 0.0 7.8 10.3 233 ( 9.7) 35/09
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.4 20.2 -1.4 19.0 0.4 6.4 10.7 476 (19.8) 44/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -0.3 16.5 -4.0 14.7 0.0 8.0 9.9 377 (15.7) 39/14
MACKAY M.O 25.3 -1.4 19.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 8.5 562 (23.4) 44/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 -1.4 16.4 -1.4 13.7 0.0 6.4 -- 317 (13.2) 44/13
BUNDABERG AERO 27.1 -0.3 16.6 -0.9 -- 1.4 3.0 -- 523 (21.8) 50/14
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -4.1 17.0 +1.6 -- 21.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.7 -1.6 16.5 -0.5 -- 29.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 39/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 -1.8 14.5 -1.7 12.8 3.4 3.6 5.4 415 (17.3) 35/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.0 -2.4 11.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 582 (24.3) 54/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.3 -2.8 12.2 -0.6 10.1 0.0 4.4 -- 333 (13.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 -3.5 15.2 0.0 12.9 31.8 2.8 3.1 531 (22.1) 41/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.7 -5.3 15.1 +1.4 -- 39.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.8 -2.8 13.4 +0.2 11.5 6.6 4.0 2.3 483 (20.1) 41/02
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 -4.6 12.3 +0.4 -- 21.4 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 24/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.8 -1.7 7.0 -0.2 2.1 0.0 2.6 10.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 24.0 -0.5 9.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.5 -3.4 15.0 +0.9 14.1 0.4 4.0 1.3 687 (28.6) 43/09
RICHMOND RAAF 19.1 -4.8 12.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 31/11
BELLAMBI AWS 19.4 -2.7 13.7 -1.7 -- 5.2 -- -- 545 (22.7) 46/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 -1.3 8.1 +1.4 5.4 0.0 4.4 7.1 324 (13.5) 34/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.6 +0.1 7.4 -1.7 4.1 0.0 5.8 10.1 337 (14.0) 35/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.1 -0.3 5.4 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.6 12.4 +2.3 9.8 0.0 6.2 10.5 349 (14.5) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.8 +0.2 3.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 21/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.6 +0.4 6.7 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 28/01
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 +2.3 10.0 -0.8 6.8 0.0 2.4 -- 95 ( 4.0) 15/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.2 +1.2 6.1 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 31/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.8 +3.2 4.4 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 35/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.0 +1.1 7.8 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.4 +0.3 7.4 -1.3 3.2 0.0 2.0 10.1 287 (12.0) 28/09
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

36.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
36.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
35.9 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+7.0 : 29.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+6.5 : 30.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.3 : 26.0 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
+6.2 : 29.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+6.1 : 28.1 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
**S** 26.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

**W** +6.1 : 14.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
+5.9 : 18.1 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+5.8 : 18.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.3 : 12.8 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+5.1 : 12.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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

8.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.9 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.3 : 15.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.9 : 13.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-9.3 : 14.3 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 19.6 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-8.9 : 15.0 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-9.7 : 4.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-9.6 : 1.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
**W** -9.4 : 6.1 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-9.4 : 0.8 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-9.2 : 7.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
-9.2 : 2.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields 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.
83.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS MidNorth Coast N NSW
77.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN) North Coast NSW
75.0 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH) North Coast NSW
74.6 MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
68.8 FISHERMANS REACH MidNorth Coast N NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
74.6 MAROOCHYDORE AERO
57.0 RAINBOW BEACH
50.4 POINT ARKWRIGHT

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
77.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN)
75.0 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH)
67.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT
59.2 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
MidNorth Coast N
83.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
68.8 FISHERMANS REACH
67.2 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
63.8 EUNGAI CREEK (SOUTHBANK ROAD)
52.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
50.0 URUNGA (SUNSET PLACE)
MidNorth Coast S
64.0 KUNDABUNG (RAVENSWOOD RD)
61.6 TAREE AIRPORT AWS

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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3.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
3.1 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
2.3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
1.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1079 (45.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
976 (40.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
973 (40.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
968 (40.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
968 (40.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
959 (40.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
901 (37.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
841 (35.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
830 (34.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
824 (34.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
792 (33.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
766 (31.9) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
760 (31.7) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
755 (31.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
739 (30.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
721 (30.0) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
719 (30.0) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
713 (29.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
687 (28.6) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
681 (28.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
674 (28.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
655 (27.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
643 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
635 (26.5) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
626 (26.1) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
606 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
601 (25.0) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
85/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
83/03 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
78/13 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
78/11 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
74/17 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
74/04 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/22 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 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
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
7.2mm in 12 min to 03:50 36.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
12.4mm in 30 min to 00:30 24.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 19.2mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 01:30 22.8mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 18.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
10.0mm in 24 min to 00:00 25.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.2mm/h
10.0mm in 52 min to 00:52 11.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.6mm/h
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.6mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
10.8mm in 53 min to 02:53 12.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR MO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
20.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 41.2mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.8mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 29.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.6mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 25.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 15.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.4mm/h
Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
12.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.0mm/h
Sydney--west
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(140/ 72 ) at 19:41
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 67(150/ 63 ) at 01:21
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 83(140/ 63 ) at 03:38