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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 1924 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 grass minimum temperature

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

17.0

17.0

19/04/1996

23

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001013

WYNDHAM

16.0

16.0

18/04/2008

41

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

014272

BATCHELOR AERO

13.6

13.9

18/04/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018191

COULTA (COLES POINT)

15.5

15.8

13/04/1991

15

1 Y

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022018

WAROOKA

14.4

14.5

26/04/1982

44

1 Y

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022046

EDITHBURGH

14.9

15.2

28/04/1999

14

1 Y

SA

Yorke Peninsula

022049

STENHOUSE BAY

14.4

15.2

26/04/1998

13

1 Y

SA

Lower SE

026091

COONAWARRA

13.0

13.0

25/04/2004

23

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090171

PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)

12.2

12.4

27/04/1998

26

1 Y

VIC

W Coast

090184

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

12.9

13.0

27/04/1998

12

1 Y


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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 02:24EST, 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 34.0 +6.4 19.4 +4.0 13.9 0.0 7.2 -- 384 (16.0) 37/09
PERTH AIRPORT 22.5 -3.0 13.3 +0.4 10.1 0.0 4.8 5.6 543 (22.6) 55/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 -4.4 8.6 -3.0 5.2 0.2 1.6 4.9 197 ( 8.2) 28/14
BUNBURY 20.8 -3.3 11.7 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 259 (10.8) 34/09
MANDURAH 21.5 -- 13.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 249 (10.4) 35/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.5 22.1 -1.9 20.3 0.0 6.8 11.1 322 (13.4) 37/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.3 +1.1 11.2 -1.4 8.3 0.0 7.8 11.0 256 (10.7) 41/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.3 -2.3 10.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 5.8 -- 277 (11.5) 57/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.3 -6.3 12.9 +0.5 12.1 0.0 -- 0.4 319 (13.3) 44/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.9 -6.5 9.8 +1.1 8.8 2.0 1.8 3.3 399 (16.6) 63/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.8 -1.1 13.1 -5.4 8.6 0.0 8.4 10.9 277 (11.5) --
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.4 17.6 -4.0 14.2 0.0 3.8 10.5 123 ( 5.1) 28/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.6 17.3 -3.2 16.3 0.0 5.2 10.8 194 ( 8.1) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 29.7 +3.0 18.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 253 (10.5) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.2 +1.4 13.3 -4.5 10.5 0.0 7.0 -- 175 ( 7.3) 24/13
BUNDABERG AERO 29.1 +1.7 14.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 351 (14.6) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 -0.1 13.0 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.1 -0.2 12.0 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 -0.4 12.8 -3.4 9.4 0.0 4.6 10.2 345 (14.4) 30/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.2 -1.2 9.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 399 (16.6) 30/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.8 -1.3 9.7 -3.1 6.8 4.8 1.4 -- 144 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -0.4 13.4 -1.8 10.3 7.0 3.0 10.6 440 (18.3) 28/02
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.5 +0.5 14.9 +1.2 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 23.8 +0.2 13.4 +0.2 12.5 2.0 2.8 10.1 463 (19.3) 41/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 24.2 +0.6 11.0 -0.9 -- 6.6 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 17/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 18.9 +0.4 6.9 -0.3 -0.1 0.1 1.7 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.5 +1.0 5.6 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 25.0 +2.1 12.3 -1.8 10.5 0.6 2.6 10.2 457 (19.0) 26/13
RICHMOND RAAF 24.0 +0.1 8.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 28/13
BELLAMBI AWS 23.5 +1.4 13.7 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 309 (12.9) 35/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.7 +1.7 3.8 -2.9 -0.9 0.2 2.8 6.5 114 ( 4.8) 44/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.3 +0.8 5.6 -3.5 -- 0.0 3.6 4.0 172 ( 7.2) 34/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 21.3 -1.1 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 42 ( 1.8) 31/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.1 -1.4 10.7 +0.6 8.0 0.0 6.8 6.7 -- 55/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 20.0 -1.6 11.6 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 59/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.2 -3.0 7.6 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 253 (10.5) 48/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.0 -1.3 12.0 +1.2 8.4 0.4 2.4 -- 109 ( 4.5) 30/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.9 -1.1 8.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 295 (12.3) 78/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 -2.6 4.1 -3.3 -- 0.4 -- -- 353 (14.7) 65/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.9 -2.0 10.2 +2.7 -- 7.8 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 55/16
HOBART AIRPORT 18.1 0.0 8.1 -0.6 5.2 1.6 2.6 4.0 289 (12.0) 57/19
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

37.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
36.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
36.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+6.5 : 35.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.4 : 34.0 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+5.7 : 32.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+4.8 : 33.4 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.5 : 33.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+4.5 : 25.1 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
26.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

**W** +8.5 : 12.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+5.1 : 10.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
+4.8 : 10.1 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+4.4 : 23.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+4.4 : 16.2 EYRE Eucla WA

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

3.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.4 : 10.6 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
-8.0 : 13.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-7.7 : 14.1 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.6 : 16.4 ROSEWORTHY AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.6 : 12.9 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC

-1.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.5 : 10.2 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-9.2 : 10.6 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-9.1 : 11.2 BORROLOOLA N Rivers NT
-8.9 : 11.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
-8.9 : 12.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

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.
44.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
42.5 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
41.4 COMBOYNE SOUTH MidNorth Coast S NSW
39.0 WYONG (WYONG GOLF CLUB) Hunter Valley NSW
37.6 CARROW BROOK Hunter Valley NSW

11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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1.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.4 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

1013 (42.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
967 (40.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
792 (33.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
775 (32.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
746 (31.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
715 (29.8) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
691 (28.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
681 (28.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
662 (27.6) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
640 (26.7) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
632 (26.3) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
601 (25.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
600 (25.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
107/06 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
102/20 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
100/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
100/19 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/14 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/12 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC

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.
TASMANIA
Central Plateau
LIAWENEE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 108(250/ 96 ) at 06:52
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 72(250/ 65 ) at 08:58
CAPE BORDA AWS : 76(270/ 65 ) at 06:04
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(320/ 83 ) at 23:39
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 102(340/ 72 ) at 19:44
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(290/ 65 ) at 13:51
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(280/ 69 ) at 14:10
MORTLAKE RACECOURSE : 91(320/ 50 ) at 12:57
TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(350/ 69 ) at 19:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 91(360/ 63 ) at 14:45
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(280/ 67 ) at 19:00