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2008

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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 1938 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

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059040

COFFS HARBOUR MO

0.6

2.0

29/04/2008

55

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040082

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON

3.2

4.7

28/04/1978

44

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040093

GYMPIE

3.6

4.7

29/04/2008

44

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040555

TOOLARA (KELLY)

10.8

11.7

29/04/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Darling Downs E

041521

GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT

1.4

2.3

23/04/2006

17

1 Y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

0.6

0.6

29/04/2008

17

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

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

0.1

1.0

28/04/1999

11

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043015

INJUNE POST OFFICE

-0.8

-0.5

28/04/1978

41

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043020

MITCHELL POST OFFICE

-0.9

-0.7

28/04/1978

39

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043035

SURAT

0.0

1.3

28/04/1999

46

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043091

ROMA AIRPORT

-0.6

0.5

28/04/1999

16

1 Y

QLD

Maranoa

043109

ST GEORGE AIRPORT

0.6

2.9

28/04/1999

11

1 Y

NSW

Upper Darling

048015

BREWARRINA HOSPITAL

1.4

2.3

29/04/2008

40

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Upper Darling

048079

WANAARING POST OFFICE

0.9

2.1

29/04/2008

17

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Upper Darling

048243

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN

2.0

2.8

28/04/1999

11

1 Y

NSW

NW Plains W

052020

MUNGINDI POST OFFICE

0.4

2.0

28/04/1978

44

1 Y

NSW

NW Plains W

052088

WALGETT AIRPORT AWS

-1.7

0.0

29/04/2008

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

NW Slopes S

055049

QUIRINDI POST OFFICE

-3.2

-2.6

29/04/2008

42

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056011

GLEN INNES POST OFFICE

-1.9

-1.7

29/04/1970

46

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056013

GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN

-3.5

-2.5

29/04/2008

37

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056032

TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK)

-5.0

-2.7

29/04/1970

44

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056037

ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY)

-5.8

-5.0

26/04/2004

11

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056238

ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS

-3.3

-2.2

29/04/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056242

INVERELL (RAGLAN ST)

-3.3

-2.6

29/04/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

N Tablelands W

056243

GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS

-6.0

-4.0

26/04/2004

12

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058012

YAMBA PILOT STATION

7.2

8.3

27/04/1944

53

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058130

GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL

3.6

4.8

14/04/1996

39

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058131

ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT

8.3

8.6

25/04/1972

33

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

4.4

4.6

29/04/2008

14

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

8.1

9.7

29/04/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059040

COFFS HARBOUR MO

4.3

5.8

29/04/2008

58

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Hunter Valley

061051

MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE

-2.9

-2.1

23/04/2006

44

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061089

SCONE SCS

1.3

1.6

27/04/1978

44

1 Y

NSW

Hunter Valley

061363

SCONE AIRPORT AWS

-1.7

-1.1

22/04/1991

15

1 Y

NSW

C Tablelands N

062101

MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS

-3.7

-2.7

29/04/2008

15

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Illawarra

068188

WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY

5.1

5.6

08/04/1995

38

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

4.0

4.0

04/04/2008

11

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

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070278

COOMA VISITORS CENTRE

-6.5

-6.5

28/04/1978

35

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 02:25EST, 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 23.4 -4.2 17.6 +2.2 13.4 0.6 4.4 -- 332 (13.8) 35/06
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 -3.5 13.9 +1.0 11.8 2.4 3.4 9.2 418 (17.4) 52/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 -3.2 12.4 +0.8 9.7 5.8 5.4 8.1 468 (19.5) 54/09
BUNBURY 20.1 -4.0 12.1 +0.6 -- 5.8 -- -- 455 (19.0) 54/01
MANDURAH 21.5 -- 16.6 -- -- 1.8 -- -- 539 (22.5) 67/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.2 23.3 -0.7 22.0 0.0 8.0 11.1 373 (15.5) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.1 +2.9 10.0 -2.6 7.8 0.0 6.8 -- 234 ( 9.8) 26/11
WHYALLA AERO 21.0 -2.6 13.2 +1.6 -- 0.8 4.8 -- 339 (14.1) 50/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.5 -6.1 11.7 -0.7 -- 2.6 2.6 0.0 256 (10.7) 35/19
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 -1.9 6.8 -1.9 4.3 0.2 2.0 0.5 303 (12.6) 39/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.4 -0.5 8.6 -9.9 6.5 0.0 7.6 10.9 194 ( 8.1) --
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +0.1 18.5 -3.1 15.5 0.0 7.8 7.6 409 (17.0) 48/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 -0.8 16.7 -3.8 14.7 0.0 7.0 10.6 338 (14.1) 41/11
MACKAY M.O 25.1 -1.6 15.4 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 407 (17.0) 41/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.4 -3.4 13.1 -4.7 9.7 0.0 5.0 -- 222 ( 9.3) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 24.3 -3.1 10.9 -6.6 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 356 (14.8) 34/13
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.2 -3.1 12.5 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 -3.0 9.4 -6.8 4.4 0.0 6.4 10.4 369 (15.4) 34/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.9 -4.5 5.2 -8.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 347 (14.5) 34/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.0 -4.1 2.8 -10.0 -2.5 0.0 3.0 -- 90 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.1 -3.9 4.3 -10.9 0.6 0.0 3.0 10.4 293 (12.2) 28/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -3.4 6.7 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 -3.4 5.5 -7.7 4.0 0.0 3.6 9.5 306 (12.8) 30/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.3 -3.3 4.2 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 18/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.6 -4.9 0.1 -7.1 -4.5 0.0 3.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 -4.4 -1.4 -11.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.5 -2.4 8.3 -5.8 3.8 0.0 3.6 9.8 389 (16.2) 28/13
RICHMOND RAAF 20.1 -3.8 2.0 -9.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 26/13
BELLAMBI AWS 18.7 -3.4 9.6 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 300 (12.5) 28/16
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.8 -5.2 -1.8 -8.5 -4.9 0.0 1.4 7.0 142 ( 5.9) 28/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 -6.3 1.6 -7.5 0.8 0.0 2.8 9.0 142 ( 5.9) 17/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.8 -7.6 1.4 -6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.0 -6.5 6.1 -4.0 3.7 0.0 2.6 0.3 187 ( 7.8) 30/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.1 -7.5 -0.3 -8.5 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 131 ( 5.5) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.5 -7.7 0.2 -7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -5.6 6.1 -4.7 3.6 0.0 1.4 -- 135 ( 5.6) 30/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.9 -4.1 3.2 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 31/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.1 -5.5 1.7 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 46/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 -4.3 3.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 24/14
HOBART AIRPORT 15.1 -3.0 5.1 -3.6 1.5 0.0 3.2 6.7 271 (11.3) 26/09
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

38.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
38.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+2.9 : 31.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+2.8 : 38.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+2.8 : 32.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+2.7 : 30.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+2.6 : 31.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+2.6 : 29.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

26.4 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+4.2 : 14.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.1 : 14.8 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA
+3.8 : 16.1 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+3.7 : 15.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+3.3 : 15.3 FORREST Eucla WA
+3.3 : 17.7 LANCELIN Lower West WA

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

3.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.4 : 14.5 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-9.3 : 12.5 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-9.0 : 13.5 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-8.4 : 13.0 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-8.3 : 15.8 WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW

-10.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.4 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW

-13.5 : -5.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-13.2 : 0.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-13.2 : 0.0 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-13.2 : 0.6 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-13.2 : -1.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW

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.
41.8 SHAMROCK MINE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
34.6 BLACK SPUR E Central VIC
30.0 FERNSHAW E Central VIC
28.0 DOORAWARRAH W Gascoyne WA
27.8 BYRO E Gascoyne WA

11.3 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

1201 (50.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
927 (38.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
869 (36.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
797 (33.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
788 (32.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
780 (32.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
769 (32.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
736 (30.7) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
713 (29.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
695 (29.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
694 (28.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
682 (28.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
677 (28.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
666 (27.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
659 (27.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
656 (27.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
642 (26.8) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
631 (26.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
618 (25.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
616 (25.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
111/20 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/00 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
85/00 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
70/06 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
70/16 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
NORTH WALPOLE
10.6mm in 27 min to 01:00 23.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 82(290/ 63 ) at 00:01
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 111(340/ 91 ) at 20:30