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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
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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 1846 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 minimum temperature

QLD

Gulf Country

029039

MORNINGTON ISLAND

28.8

28.2

05/04/1983

32

Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059030

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

16.0

16.5

14/04/1995

51

1 Y

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060139

PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS

15.6

17.2

08/04/2008

13

Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060141

TAREE AIRPORT AWS

15.0

17.0

08/04/2008

11

Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061260

CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS

17.1

17.4

27/04/2007

17

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061363

SCONE AIRPORT AWS

14.9

15.6

27/04/2007

15

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061375

MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS

13.9

14.3

29/04/2002

14

1 Y


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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 02:23EST, 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 24.8 -2.8 14.1 -1.3 12.4 0.0 3.2 -- 339 (14.1) 39/14
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 -2.6 9.6 -3.3 8.1 0.6 2.4 8.2 286 (11.9) 41/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.0 +0.2 9.8 -1.8 8.4 9.0 1.4 9.6 311 (13.0) 48/12
BUNBURY 22.3 -1.8 10.2 -1.3 -- 4.8 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 55/23
MANDURAH 21.6 -- 12.9 -- -- 1.4 -- -- 286 (11.9) 57/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.0 24.8 +0.8 23.6 0.0 6.4 11.2 396 (16.5) 44/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.0 +2.8 13.2 +0.6 11.9 0.0 8.0 8.6 258 (10.8) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 25.1 +1.5 7.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 24/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.9 +2.3 12.5 +0.1 6.0 0.0 4.0 10.5 240 (10.0) 28/00
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.4 +1.0 7.3 -1.4 2.7 0.0 2.2 9.1 347 (14.5) 34/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.3 +0.4 13.0 -5.5 11.1 0.0 8.2 10.5 272 (11.3) 34/13
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.8 19.5 -2.1 18.2 0.0 5.6 11.1 -- 48/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.3 -0.3 17.9 -2.6 15.3 0.0 6.8 10.8 294 (12.3) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 25.4 -1.3 17.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 371 (15.5) 35/08
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 0.0 16.0 -1.8 14.3 0.0 4.8 -- 224 ( 9.3) 39/17
BUNDABERG AERO 26.8 -0.6 16.3 -1.2 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 385 (16.0) 34/07
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.1 15.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.9 -1.4 15.8 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 353 (14.7) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 -2.3 13.6 -2.6 11.0 0.0 3.8 10.3 375 (15.6) 30/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.7 -1.7 10.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 39/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.4 -3.7 12.2 -0.6 9.4 1.2 3.0 -- 241 (10.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 -3.5 15.4 +0.2 12.2 0.0 4.0 9.2 553 (23.0) 44/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 15.6 -8.4 14.8 +1.1 -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 -6.5 14.5 +1.3 13.9 5.0 1.4 0.0 284 (11.8) 30/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.5 -7.1 14.2 +2.3 -- 50.8 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 26/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.2 -5.3 7.1 -0.1 3.6 0.0 1.0 1.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -5.4 8.7 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 -2.9 14.5 +0.4 14.7 3.8 3.6 2.0 1121 (46.7) 50/23
RICHMOND RAAF 17.5 -6.4 14.1 +2.8 -- 2.8 -- -- 180 ( 7.5) 35/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.6 -2.5 14.3 -1.1 -- 7.4 -- -- 401 (16.7) 46/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 -1.1 5.6 -1.1 1.0 0.0 3.8 8.0 160 ( 6.7) 34/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.1 +0.6 5.7 -3.4 2.7 0.0 3.2 10.6 153 ( 6.4) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +0.3 5.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 22/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.2 +0.7 5.7 -4.4 3.2 0.0 4.6 10.2 231 ( 9.6) 22/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.3 -0.3 7.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 233 ( 9.7) 18/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 21.6 +0.4 9.6 +2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 26/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 -0.8 10.9 +0.1 8.9 0.0 1.8 -- 136 ( 5.7) 18/08
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.9 -1.1 7.8 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 230 ( 9.6) 31/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.8 +4.2 9.0 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 561 (23.4) 44/01
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.1 +0.2 9.3 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 24/15
HOBART AIRPORT 14.9 -3.2 8.8 +0.1 7.0 0.0 2.8 8.2 377 (15.7) 24/15
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

36.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.7 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 31.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.7 : 33.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.7 : 31.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.1 : 29.4 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+7.1 : 31.8 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

28.8 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.1 : 21.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.0 : 24.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.7 : 19.7 FORREST Eucla WA
+6.5 : 21.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.0 : 17.6 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

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

8.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
9.3 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
9.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.3 : 14.9 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-9.1 : 15.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-9.0 : 15.5 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
-8.5 : 15.0 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-8.4 : 15.6 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW

-5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2 : 4.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-7.1 : 6.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.9 : 5.9 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.9 : 3.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-6.6 : 9.4 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
-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.
93.5 UPPER ROUCHEL (MOUNT VIEW) Hunter Valley NSW
80.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK)) Hunter Valley NSW
74.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB Hunter Valley NSW
72.6 AVOCA BEACH BOWLING CLUB Hunter Valley NSW
61.8 SALISBURY (BARRINGTON WILDERNESS COTTAGE Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
61.0 HAWKS NEST / TEA GARDENS (TEA GARDENS (S
Hunter Valley
93.5 UPPER ROUCHEL (MOUNT VIEW)
80.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK))
74.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
72.6 AVOCA BEACH BOWLING CLUB
61.8 SALISBURY (BARRINGTON WILDERNESS COTTAGE
57.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
56.0 RAYMOND TERRACE (KINROSS)
56.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP)
52.3 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)
50.8 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.7 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

2.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

**S** 1121 (46.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
814 (33.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
757 (31.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
752 (31.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
748 (31.2) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
734 (30.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
733 (30.5) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
711 (29.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
707 (29.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
698 (29.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
694 (28.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
675 (28.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
634 (26.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
631 (26.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
624 (26.0) EUCLA Eucla WA
620 (25.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
76/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
70/22 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
68/22 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
68/09 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
65/07 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA

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
Darling Downs E
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
10.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 5.7mm/h
None reported