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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 1843 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 minimum temperature

WA

W Pilbara

005007

LEARMONTH AIRPORT

12.9

13.0

22/04/1994

34

1 Y

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

17.4

17.9

19/04/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

Gt Southern

010692

NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION

13.9

14.2

19/04/2008

12

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 02:22EST, 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 22.1 -5.5 13.5 -1.9 11.5 9.6 4.4 -- 287 (12.0) 31/13
PERTH AIRPORT 18.4 -7.1 6.3 -6.6 5.2 0.6 2.8 9.1 339 (14.1) 26/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.1 -5.7 10.6 -1.0 9.7 23.4 3.8 0.0 503 (21.0) 24/02
BUNBURY 19.4 -4.7 7.6 -3.9 -- 2.6 -- -- 349 (14.5) 26/14
MANDURAH 19.7 -- 11.5 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 398 (16.6) 31/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 -0.3 20.7 -3.3 19.2 0.0 7.4 10.7 337 (14.0) 35/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 +3.2 11.8 -0.8 9.6 0.0 5.4 10.8 180 ( 7.5) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 26.1 +2.5 9.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.3 +2.7 13.3 +0.9 7.2 0.0 12.0 10.3 269 (11.2) 31/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.3 +1.9 5.4 -3.3 1.8 0.0 3.0 9.8 155 ( 6.5) 37/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.1 +0.2 15.0 -3.5 12.8 0.0 6.6 11.1 256 (10.7) 39/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 +0.6 20.2 -1.4 19.8 0.8 8.6 7.0 502 (20.9) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.4 +0.8 18.7 -1.8 15.8 0.0 6.8 10.6 395 (16.5) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 25.2 -1.5 20.2 +0.1 -- 1.0 -- 6.6 510 (21.3) 41/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 -0.4 16.8 -1.0 14.0 1.2 4.6 -- 295 (12.3) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 26.4 -1.0 16.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 474 (19.8) 35/15
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 -1.1 17.0 +1.6 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.3 -1.0 16.1 -0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 350 (14.6) 37/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 -2.1 14.0 -2.2 11.3 0.0 3.4 10.0 364 (15.2) 35/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.7 +0.3 9.4 -3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 528 (22.0) 37/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.6 -2.5 12.7 -0.1 10.3 14.4 3.4 -- 219 ( 9.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -2.8 13.7 -1.5 11.5 51.8 4.2 9.2 432 (18.0) 41/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -3.9 12.0 -1.7 -- 10.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.1 -3.5 12.9 -0.3 11.0 21.4 2.8 1.1 236 ( 9.8) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.1 -5.5 14.2 +2.3 -- 20.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 21/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.4 -2.1 5.4 -1.8 0.7 0.0 4.0 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.0 -1.5 10.5 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.5 -3.4 14.5 +0.4 13.9 54.6 7.5 4.6 461 (19.2) 48/07
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 -5.7 13.8 +2.5 -- 4.2 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 22/01
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -3.6 14.0 -1.4 -- 3.4 -- -- 400 (16.7) 41/18
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.6 +0.6 2.4 -4.3 -0.4 0.0 2.8 10.1 196 ( 8.2) 30/17
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.1 +0.6 6.0 -3.1 1.9 0.0 4.0 9.5 133 ( 5.5) 31/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.2 -0.2 4.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 21/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.3 +0.8 9.4 -0.7 7.2 0.0 4.2 10.2 293 (12.2) 31/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.6 -1.0 3.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 8.6 -- 127 ( 5.3) 22/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.5 +0.3 3.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 31/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 -1.7 11.5 +0.7 9.0 0.0 1.4 -- 65 ( 2.7) 18/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 19.4 -0.6 8.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 35/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.5 -0.1 2.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 48/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 23.2 +4.3 4.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 48/18
HOBART AIRPORT 17.8 -0.3 7.5 -1.2 4.1 0.0 2.2 9.0 321 (13.4) 43/18
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

35.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

+9.7 : 33.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.5 : 34.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.8 : 32.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.4 : 29.7 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 30.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+7.2 : 31.9 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.5 : 22.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.4 : 19.5 PORT PIRIE NYRSTAR COMPARISON Lower North SA
+5.1 : 17.2 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+5.0 : 17.5 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+4.9 : 18.6 KULGERA N Plateau NT

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

8.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
9.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.4 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
10.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.0 : 13.9 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.9 : 15.8 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.5 : 16.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.0 : 15.0 LAKE GRACE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.9 : 15.0 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

-2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.8 : 8.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.6 : 5.3 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-8.5 : 8.8 TOM PRICE W Pilbara 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.
87.0 RAGLAN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
74.0 TAREE (ROBERTSON ST) MidNorth Coast S NSW
68.0 LAURIETON (ELOUERA ST) MidNorth Coast S NSW
67.4 LOWER MANGROVE (POPRAN RD) Hunter Valley NSW
56.0 BEXLEY BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
54.4 CHEYNE BEACH

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
87.0 RAGLAN

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
51.8 COFFS HARBOUR MO
MidNorth Coast S
74.0 TAREE (ROBERTSON ST)
68.0 LAURIETON (ELOUERA ST)
54.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS
Hunter Valley
67.4 LOWER MANGROVE (POPRAN RD)
52.0 THE ENTRANCE (ELOORA STREET)
Sydney--east
56.0 BEXLEY BOWLING CLUB
54.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO

11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

.....

3.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
3.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
1.9 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1.1 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

1012 (42.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
937 (39.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
861 (35.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
848 (35.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
843 (35.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
800 (33.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
795 (33.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
765 (31.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
762 (31.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
750 (31.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
737 (30.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
726 (30.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
715 (29.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
685 (28.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
684 (28.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
652 (27.2) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
648 (27.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
621 (25.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
603 (25.1) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
602 (25.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
85/17 FORREST Eucla WA
76/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
72/04 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
72/10 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
72/00 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
8.2mm in 10 min to 00:54 49.2mm/h
4.0mm in 6 min to 01:00 40.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.4mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
13.4mm in 30 min to 07:30 26.8mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 17.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 69(230/ 63 ) at 05:00