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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1901 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 daily rainfall

VIC

Wimmera S

079107

PATYAH (BOOROOPKI)

16.8

13.0

30/05/2007

11

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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 02:27EST, 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 30.3 +6.3 18.0 +5.1 15.3 0.0 4.0 -- 270 (11.3) 35/16
PERTH AIRPORT 25.8 +4.1 13.4 +2.9 10.6 0.0 2.8 7.3 267 (11.1) 37/02
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.3 +7.4 12.7 +2.9 10.3 0.2 2.6 8.4 284 (11.8) 28/02
BUNBURY 23.1 +2.0 10.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 30/11
MANDURAH 23.2 -- 15.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 24/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +0.8 19.7 -2.4 16.6 0.0 8.2 11.1 366 (15.3) 44/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.8 +0.8 9.1 +0.8 6.5 0.0 6.8 10.2 245 (10.2) 44/16
WHYALLA AERO 18.6 -1.9 11.6 +2.9 -- 5.0 5.0 -- 166 ( 6.9) 31/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.0 0.0 12.7 +2.5 10.6 5.0 0.2 8.1 208 ( 8.7) 28/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.9 +0.8 10.6 +3.3 7.4 1.8 1.6 3.8 341 (14.2) 37/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.6 +1.7 16.1 +2.2 11.8 0.0 10.0 10.9 400 (16.7) 44/09
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.5 17.5 -2.4 15.8 0.2 5.8 10.8 465 (19.4) 52/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 13.9 -3.7 11.5 0.0 6.4 10.8 272 (11.3) 41/13
MACKAY M.O 25.2 +1.0 14.6 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 348 (14.5) 26/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +3.4 10.6 -3.6 7.9 0.0 4.8 -- 129 ( 5.4) 30/13
BUNDABERG AERO 28.1 +3.4 12.2 -2.0 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 198 ( 8.3) 34/12
NAMBOUR DPI -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 26.8 +3.7 9.1 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 26/12
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 +4.2 8.2 -4.6 2.4 0.0 4.0 10.4 254 (10.6) 34/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.3 +2.3 9.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 299 (12.5) 44/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.7 +3.4 8.4 -0.3 2.5 0.0 4.0 -- 131 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 +3.5 7.9 -3.8 4.3 0.0 0.6 10.3 157 ( 6.5) 24/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 +2.1 7.6 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.9 +2.7 9.5 -0.6 5.9 0.0 4.0 9.8 -- 37/06
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.2 +1.8 8.6 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 24/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.2 0.0 6.0 +1.3 0.0 0.2 1.4 6.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.3 +1.3 3.6 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.6 +2.6 12.0 +1.1 6.9 0.0 3.6 9.4 330 (13.8) 54/11
RICHMOND RAAF 22.7 +2.1 4.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 39/15
BELLAMBI AWS 20.6 +0.9 15.4 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 50/08
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.6 +2.0 8.3 +5.1 4.3 0.0 3.4 9.4 383 (16.0) 43/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +0.9 8.7 +2.8 6.6 1.0 -- 6.5 129 ( 5.4) 43/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -1.1 11.0 +5.4 -- 4.4 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 35/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.4 +0.4 12.4 +5.0 10.7 0.0 2.8 2.7 296 (12.3) 31/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.6 -1.7 5.4 -0.4 -- 2.2 0.2 -- 289 (12.0) 34/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -2.5 6.2 +1.0 -- 3.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 35/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 -0.2 11.9 +3.3 9.5 4.0 1.6 -- 168 ( 7.0) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 17.9 +0.8 10.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 482 (20.1) 41/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.9 -0.7 8.2 +2.5 -- 2.6 -- -- 371 (15.5) 34/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.5 +2.7 4.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 35/13
HOBART AIRPORT 14.6 -0.6 4.9 -1.7 1.1 1.0 1.6 2.1 337 (14.0) 37/05
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

38.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
38.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
37.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+10.2 : 31.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.2 : 34.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+9.7 : 38.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+9.4 : 30.9 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+9.4 : 32.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

27.6 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.9 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
26.0 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
25.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.2 : 16.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.9 : 19.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.7 : 16.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.5 : 17.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.3 : 21.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 18.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.3 : 17.9 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+7.3 : 18.0 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

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

3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.6 : 3.3 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.3 : 12.0 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
-2.9 : 10.5 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
-2.7 : 15.2 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
-2.6 : 15.2 SHEPPARTON AIRPORT Upper North VIC

-3.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.9 : 2.2 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.9 : -3.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.8 : 0.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-7.6 : 2.6 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.2 : 2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.2 : -0.3 WARWICK Darling Downs E 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.
30.0 KATOOTA Maranoa QLD
27.8 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
26.5 MOUNT GEORGE (MANNING RIVER) MidNorth Coast S NSW
26.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
21.4 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
10.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

2.5 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
2.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
2.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.7 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.6 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1273 (53.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1207 (50.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1122 (46.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1078 (44.9) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
955 (39.8) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
915 (38.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
913 (38.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
908 (37.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
811 (33.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
773 (32.2) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
744 (31.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
735 (30.6) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
712 (29.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
705 (29.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
688 (28.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
651 (27.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
650 (27.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
648 (27.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
640 (26.7) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
637 (26.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
600 (25.0) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
113/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
98/06 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
98/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
89/15 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
85/20 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
85/15 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
85/12 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

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(240/ 72 ) at 00:22
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 69(263/ 63 ) at 19:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83(250/ 67 ) at 14:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 82 ) at 07:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(260/ 82 ) at 10:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 87(220/ 67 ) at 15:31
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 82(260/ 65 ) at 12:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 80(260/ 63 ) at 11:35
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 98(260/ 78 ) at 19:29