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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1848 EST on 31/07/2009. 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 maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

34.1

34.1

03/05/2005

19

1 Y Equal to record.


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 02:26EST, 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 25.0 +1.0 13.0 +0.1 10.3 0.0 4.4 -- 357 (14.9) 35/17
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 +0.5 7.0 -3.5 5.7 0.0 3.6 9.9 277 (11.5) 34/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.6 +1.7 9.8 0.0 8.1 0.4 3.8 8.2 411 (17.1) 28/10
BUNBURY 21.0 -0.1 5.7 -3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 17/15
MANDURAH 21.9 -- 11.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 18/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +1.7 22.4 +0.3 21.5 0.0 7.4 10.2 369 (15.4) 37/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.9 +7.9 10.6 +2.3 8.3 0.0 8.0 -- 178 ( 7.4) 35/14
WHYALLA AERO 21.8 +1.3 12.5 +3.8 -- 2.6 5.8 -- 419 (17.5) 39/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +0.4 12.0 +1.8 11.9 4.0 1.0 4.9 279 (11.6) 31/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.9 +2.8 10.5 +3.2 10.6 2.6 2.0 6.3 531 (22.1) 48/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.9 +5.0 10.3 -3.6 8.4 0.0 7.4 10.8 126 ( 5.3) --
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +1.3 20.8 +0.9 18.6 0.0 6.8 9.8 528 (22.0) 41/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.1 15.9 -1.7 14.4 0.0 8.8 10.3 432 (18.0) 48/12
MACKAY M.O 25.5 +1.3 17.7 +0.6 -- 0.2 -- 7.8 430 (17.9) --
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 +1.5 15.2 +1.0 11.8 0.0 5.6 -- 274 (11.4) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +1.1 16.4 +2.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 372 (15.5) 39/10
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.8 +0.7 9.3 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 31/11
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 +0.5 9.9 -2.9 5.9 0.0 3.6 10.2 348 (14.5) 26/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.3 +1.3 7.8 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 415 (17.3) 28/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.4 +1.1 8.9 +0.2 3.2 0.0 3.4 -- 77 ( 3.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 +0.4 9.7 -2.0 5.5 0.0 2.2 4.8 230 ( 9.6) 26/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.2 -0.3 9.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.6 -2.6 7.7 -2.4 5.4 0.0 2.0 0.2 179 ( 7.5) 24/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.5 -0.9 7.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 24/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.8 -1.4 4.4 -0.3 0.0 0.0 2.4 1.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.5 +1.5 6.6 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.6 -0.4 11.4 +0.5 6.6 0.0 4.0 2.7 323 (13.5) 26/09
RICHMOND RAAF 18.5 -2.1 6.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 15/17
BELLAMBI AWS 20.0 +0.3 13.5 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 43/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.8 -1.8 3.8 +0.6 2.0 0.0 2.8 0.8 180 ( 7.5) 31/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.1 -4.2 6.9 +1.0 5.9 0.0 1.2 0.0 130 ( 5.4) 13/04
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -3.7 6.6 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 22/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.5 -0.5 9.4 +2.0 10.7 3.6 2.8 4.2 332 (13.8) 26/04
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.3 -5.0 7.7 +1.9 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 190 ( 7.9) 26/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.1 -5.5 6.3 +1.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 22/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.5 -3.2 10.3 +1.7 7.2 0.0 2.4 -- 189 ( 7.9) 26/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.9 -2.2 9.1 +1.4 -- 0.8 -- -- 301 (12.5) 35/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.8 -3.8 6.2 +0.5 -- 6.2 -- -- 715 (29.8) 44/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 -1.8 6.9 +1.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 24/14
HOBART AIRPORT 18.4 +3.2 5.4 -1.2 2.5 0.0 1.2 1.0 214 ( 8.9) 34/15
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

37.2 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
37.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
37.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+9.7 : 34.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.1 : 32.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 30.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.9 : 32.4 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.8 : 32.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

26.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.8 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
25.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+8.4 : 20.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+7.5 : 23.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.9 : 14.8 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
+6.7 : 19.1 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
**W** +6.7 : 21.4 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD

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

1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.1 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-5.8 : 11.9 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-5.5 : 11.1 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-5.4 : 13.0 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-5.4 : 10.7 REDESDALE N Central VIC
-5.3 : 13.0 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC

-2.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.4 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

**S** -6.3 : 1.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-6.1 : 3.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-5.8 : 1.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-5.7 : 4.4 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.6 : 2.3 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa 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.
19.0 TEWKESBURY (1120 OONAH ROAD) N Coast TAS
18.1 HALLETT Lower North SA
13.8 CORINNA W Coast TAS
12.6 WOOLGANGI Northeast SA
12.4 HALLETT (LORRAINE) Lower North SA

10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

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0.2 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

**S** 1371 (57.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1036 (43.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
915 (38.1) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
900 (37.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
886 (36.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
883 (36.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
848 (35.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
805 (33.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
780 (32.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
772 (32.2) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
744 (31.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
729 (30.4) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
721 (30.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
719 (30.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
715 (29.8) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
704 (29.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
682 (28.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
680 (28.3) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
676 (28.2) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
669 (27.9) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
667 (27.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
663 (27.6) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
655 (27.3) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
655 (27.3) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
635 (26.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
605 (25.2) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
605 (25.2) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
604 (25.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
85/00 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
85/13 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
70/12 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
68/06 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
68/11 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
68/09 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(340/ 65 ) at 00:30