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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

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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 1849 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

QLD

Darling Downs E

041405

FELTON

57.6

39.2

23/04/1998

15

1 y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061388

MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE

49.0

42.4

11/04/2001

11

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

18.3

18.6

09/04/2008

11

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 02:23EST, 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 23.7 -3.9 14.4 -1.0 12.3 0.2 4.6 -- 348 (14.5) 37/15
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 -3.5 13.5 +0.6 11.2 2.2 4.0 6.0 377 (15.7) 43/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.9 -1.9 13.2 +1.6 11.1 3.0 3.8 9.0 548 (22.8) 55/16
BUNBURY 20.9 -3.2 16.5 +5.0 -- 2.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 54/13
MANDURAH 21.2 -- 16.5 -- -- 2.2 -- -- 669 (27.9) 57/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.9 23.6 -0.4 21.8 0.0 7.8 11.2 378 (15.8) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.5 +0.3 10.7 -1.9 8.8 0.0 7.8 9.0 231 ( 9.6) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 26.9 +3.3 6.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 28/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.5 +3.9 10.4 -2.0 -- 0.0 3.8 10.3 231 ( 9.6) 24/09
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.7 +4.3 3.7 -5.0 2.9 0.2 3.2 9.4 224 ( 9.3) 31/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.8 -0.1 20.3 +1.8 15.6 0.0 9.4 9.4 321 (13.4) 31/05
CAIRNS AERO 29.5 +0.3 18.2 -3.4 17.0 0.0 6.8 11.2 486 (20.3) 35/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 -1.0 17.3 -3.2 15.2 0.0 8.0 10.8 273 (11.4) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 25.6 -1.1 18.2 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- 8.8 350 (14.6) 34/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 0.0 17.1 -0.7 15.2 0.0 5.4 -- 250 (10.4) 28/20
BUNDABERG AERO 26.5 -0.9 16.1 -1.4 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 385 (16.0) 37/16
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 -2.1 15.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.6 -1.7 15.7 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 318 (13.3) 37/15
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 -1.9 13.8 -2.4 11.1 0.0 4.4 9.4 333 (13.9) 31/01
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.8 -3.6 10.0 -3.3 -- 17.8 -- -- 350 (14.6) 31/22
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.2 -4.9 11.7 -1.1 9.1 0.0 4.6 -- 284 (11.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -5.0 14.2 -1.0 12.6 7.4 3.6 0.3 533 (22.2) 37/08
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.4 -6.6 13.5 -0.2 -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 -5.2 14.0 +0.8 13.9 67.0 -- 0.0 272 (11.3) 35/22
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.9 -4.7 13.1 +1.2 -- 26.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 50/05
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.0 -3.5 6.7 -0.5 2.8 1.0 0.2 5.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 -1.9 11.5 +1.4 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.5 -4.4 14.8 +0.7 13.7 18.0 4.0 0.7 566 (23.6) 43/05
RICHMOND RAAF 18.7 -5.2 12.4 +1.1 -- 3.6 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 34/13
BELLAMBI AWS 18.4 -3.7 14.6 -0.8 -- 1.0 -- -- 432 (18.0) 41/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.0 -1.0 7.5 +0.8 5.2 0.0 4.0 6.8 226 ( 9.4) 26/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.6 +0.1 5.8 -3.3 3.9 0.0 3.4 9.3 127 ( 5.3) 30/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +0.2 4.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 26/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.8 +1.3 6.1 -4.0 3.9 0.0 5.4 10.2 177 ( 7.4) 22/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 22.3 +0.7 4.1 -4.1 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 148 ( 6.2) 21/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 22.0 +0.8 4.5 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.5 +0.2 11.1 +0.3 10.7 0.0 2.0 -- 83 ( 3.5) 17/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.6 -1.4 6.3 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 26/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.8 +4.2 2.9 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 320 (13.3) 24/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 19.3 +0.4 9.6 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 17/17
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 -1.7 3.9 -4.8 0.4 0.0 2.0 7.3 227 ( 9.5) 24/12
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

39.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.5 : 28.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+6.0 : 30.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.9 : 26.7 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.8 : 28.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+5.6 : 27.6 COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.8 : 20.4 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.6 : 23.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.3 : 17.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.0 : 16.5 BUNBURY Lower West WA
+4.6 : 18.0 EUCLA Eucla WA

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

7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-7.8 : 16.2 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.3 : 18.2 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.3 : 9.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-6.9 : 16.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 : 13.9 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 : 18.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

-7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 DINNER PLAIN (MT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC

-7.9 : 2.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-6.4 : -7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 : 3.1 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-6.3 : 3.9 MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON Murray Valley SA
-6.2 : 4.5 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

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.
91.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
82.0 WYONG (JILLIBY (JILLIBY CREEK)) Hunter Valley NSW
74.0 HALLIDAYS POINT (TALLWOODS GOLF RESORT) MidNorth Coast S NSW
69.2 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
67.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
59.0 ENGLESBERG VILLAGE
Darling Downs E
58.0 VICTORIA HILL
57.6 FELTON

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
74.0 HALLIDAYS POINT (TALLWOODS GOLF RESORT)
62.8 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
59.0 OLD BAR (MOLONG RD)
58.0 HAWKS NEST / TEA GARDENS (TEA GARDENS (S
57.0 FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P.
56.0 WOOTTON
56.0 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE
55.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS
53.0 BUNGWAHL
Hunter Valley
91.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD)
82.0 WYONG (JILLIBY (JILLIBY CREEK))
69.2 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
67.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
67.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
66.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
61.6 GRAHAMSTOWN (HUNTER WATER BOARD)
60.6 FINGAL BAY (FINGAL HAVEN)
58.6 TAHLEE (CARRINGTON HOUSE)
55.0 WYONG (KULNURA (JEAVONS))
54.4 WYEE POST OFFICE
52.4 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
50.8 WOODVILLE ( CLARENCE TOWN RD )

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

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0.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
0.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.3 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.2 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1214 (50.6) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
845 (35.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
779 (32.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
777 (32.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
755 (31.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
737 (30.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
730 (30.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
710 (29.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
696 (29.0) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
691 (28.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
670 (27.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
670 (27.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
669 (27.9) MANDURAH Lower West WA
663 (27.6) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
655 (27.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
617 (25.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
606 (25.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
106/21 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
78/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
68/01 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
65/00 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/03 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

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
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 8 min to 01:01 76.5mm/h
10.4mm in 27 min to 01:30 23.1mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 25.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
GYMPIE
14.2mm in 31 min to 16:00 27.5mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 21.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
14.8mm in 30 min to 19:00 29.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.6mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
Darling Downs E
DALBY AIRPORT
5.6mm in 7 min to 04:07 48.0mm/h
WARWICK
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
26.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 26.2mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 18.4mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 17.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.2mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS
5.4mm in 16 min to 12:00 20.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 106(220/ 91 ) at 21:16