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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 1855 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

ANT

Antarctica

300017

CASEY

4.5

4.3

23/05/2007

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The day in charts
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Actual temperatures
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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 25.3 +1.3 12.7 -0.2 10.0 0.0 4.4 -- 424 (17.7) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 23.0 +1.3 8.6 -1.9 7.3 0.0 2.8 9.7 205 ( 8.5) 30/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.1 -0.8 8.5 -1.3 6.6 0.0 4.0 4.4 211 ( 8.8) 18/14
BUNBURY 20.2 -0.9 6.5 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 122 ( 5.1) 18/14
MANDURAH 22.6 -- 11.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 21/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +1.4 22.9 +0.8 21.3 0.0 9.0 11.2 410 (17.1) 48/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.1 +5.1 9.1 +0.8 6.5 0.0 7.6 11.0 263 (11.0) 30/12
WHYALLA AERO 26.8 +6.3 7.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 0.6 -- 178 ( 7.4) 39/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.1 +4.1 10.1 -0.1 6.8 0.0 -- 9.9 144 ( 6.0) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 +3.3 9.3 +2.0 7.9 0.0 1.6 6.4 376 (15.7) 46/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.2 +2.3 16.4 +2.5 12.0 0.0 9.8 10.9 417 (17.4) 35/11
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.5 20.4 +0.5 18.8 0.0 8.6 10.8 554 (23.1) 54/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 +1.5 16.5 -1.1 14.0 0.0 4.0 10.5 293 (12.2) 37/11
MACKAY M.O 25.1 +0.9 15.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.0 325 (13.5) 37/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +2.0 12.8 -1.4 10.5 0.0 6.8 -- 253 (10.5) 26/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.9 +1.2 15.0 +0.8 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 310 (12.9) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +0.2 9.2 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 +0.3 11.7 -1.1 8.2 0.0 4.6 10.1 349 (14.5) 28/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.3 +1.3 8.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 329 (13.7) 31/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.9 +0.6 4.2 -4.5 -1.3 0.0 3.6 -- 100 ( 4.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.1 -1.3 6.4 -5.3 3.0 0.0 4.0 10.3 242 (10.1) 28/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 -1.3 8.0 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.1 -1.1 7.3 -2.8 5.3 0.0 3.0 9.6 297 (12.4) 30/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.0 -0.4 5.4 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 18/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.5 +0.3 1.4 -3.3 -4.2 0.0 2.6 9.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.4 +0.4 1.1 -5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -1.8 9.3 -1.6 6.3 0.0 3.6 10.3 386 (16.1) 30/00
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 -0.8 3.1 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 26/11
BELLAMBI AWS 18.0 -1.7 10.8 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 31/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 +1.1 -0.9 -4.1 -4.8 0.0 2.4 9.3 154 ( 6.4) 30/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.5 +0.2 1.2 -4.7 -1.4 0.0 2.0 10.3 177 ( 7.4) 21/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -0.8 3.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 70 ( 2.9) 21/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.6 +2.6 6.3 -1.1 2.8 0.0 1.4 9.9 114 ( 4.8) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.4 +0.1 0.2 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 145 ( 6.0) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.6 +1.0 1.2 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 28/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.8 +3.1 8.4 -0.2 6.2 0.0 1.0 -- 104 ( 4.3) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 20.4 +3.3 6.3 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 44/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 +2.7 3.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 +1.2 4.4 -0.7 -- 9.8 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 35/19
HOBART AIRPORT 19.7 +4.5 8.4 +1.8 4.8 0.0 3.6 6.2 413 (17.2) 43/14
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

39.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.3 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
37.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
36.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+8.5 : 32.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 29.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.2 : 32.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.1 : 30.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+7.7 : 31.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

26.1 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+9.2 : 20.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.7 : 16.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.7 : 18.3 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+6.6 : 16.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.5 : 17.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+6.5 : 16.5 WILUNA Interior WA

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

2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-2.3 : 18.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-2.3 : 17.8 NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-2.0 : 2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.8 : 18.2 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-1.8 : 18.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
-1.8 : 4.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.0 : -6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.8 : -2.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.8 : -3.4 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-7.4 : -1.3 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-7.3 : 1.2 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-7.3 : -3.4 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.3 : -4.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro 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.
13.4 NOOJEE FORESTRY W Gippsland VIC
13.0 ORA BANDA Goldfields WA
12.2 UPPER ESK (MILLYBROOK LODGE) E Coast TAS
10.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.8 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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4.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.4 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1042 (43.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
933 (38.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
851 (35.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
834 (34.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
789 (32.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
779 (32.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
772 (32.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
675 (28.1) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
656 (27.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
634 (26.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
627 (26.1) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
626 (26.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
626 (26.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
609 (25.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
608 (25.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
604 (25.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
83/18 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
83/17 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
83/17 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
80/23 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
70/20 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
70/17 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
70/22 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
70/05 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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
N Coast
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
W Coast
MOUNT READ
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
None reported