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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 1903 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 wind gust (km/h)

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

68

65.0

31/05/2007

24

Y


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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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 02:27EST, 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 28.3 +4.3 15.1 +2.2 13.7 0.0 4.8 -- -- 31/12
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 +2.5 11.0 +0.5 9.2 0.0 2.4 3.9 239 (10.0) 37/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.9 +4.0 12.8 +3.0 9.4 0.2 2.0 2.6 229 ( 9.5) 28/11
BUNBURY 23.6 +2.5 14.2 +4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 21/13
MANDURAH 22.8 -- 16.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 174 ( 7.3) 26/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.6 21.1 -1.0 18.5 0.0 10.4 11.2 358 (14.9) 44/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.9 -1.1 9.3 +1.0 6.7 0.0 7.6 6.4 350 (14.6) 44/11
WHYALLA AERO 19.6 -0.9 12.8 +4.1 -- 0.6 2.2 -- 187 ( 7.8) 24/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.0 +1.0 11.8 +1.6 9.7 0.0 1.2 4.6 136 ( 5.7) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.5 10.5 +3.2 7.2 0.4 2.4 0.0 265 (11.0) 21/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.0 +1.1 15.5 +1.6 11.6 0.0 9.8 9.5 421 (17.5) 34/11
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 +0.9 17.3 -2.6 15.4 0.0 9.2 10.5 542 (22.6) 55/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 13.8 -3.8 11.8 0.0 7.4 10.6 251 (10.5) 41/12
MACKAY M.O 25.4 +1.2 14.5 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 315 (13.1) 24/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.1 +3.1 9.3 -4.9 6.4 0.0 4.2 -- 146 ( 6.1) 26/16
BUNDABERG AERO 27.2 +2.5 9.8 -4.4 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 289 (12.0) --
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +1.3 11.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.3 +1.2 10.6 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 35/16
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 +0.8 8.0 -4.8 2.2 0.0 4.0 10.4 252 (10.5) 30/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 22.7 +2.7 8.8 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 419 (17.5) 31/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.8 +2.5 6.3 -2.4 0.8 0.0 4.0 -- 124 ( 5.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.4 0.0 8.3 -3.4 3.5 0.0 2.2 10.3 220 ( 9.2) 43/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.2 -0.3 6.3 -4.2 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 +0.8 8.1 -2.0 4.1 0.0 3.4 10.0 365 (15.2) 35/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.2 +0.8 5.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 28/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.3 +2.1 1.5 -3.2 -3.4 0.0 1.8 9.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.7 +2.7 1.7 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.0 0.0 12.1 +1.2 6.6 0.0 3.2 10.2 537 (22.4) 41/10
RICHMOND RAAF 21.2 +0.6 3.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 132 ( 5.5) 34/12
BELLAMBI AWS 20.3 +0.6 11.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 317 (13.2) 39/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.1 +2.5 -0.2 -3.4 -4.0 0.0 4.4 9.4 299 (12.5) 24/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +1.1 3.4 -2.5 2.0 0.0 3.2 9.6 267 (11.1) 31/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +0.4 3.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 217 ( 9.0) 17/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.1 +1.1 4.9 -2.5 2.3 0.0 3.0 9.8 233 ( 9.7) 15/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.6 +1.3 5.9 +0.1 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 290 (12.1) 30/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.6 +1.0 8.5 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 248 (10.3) 28/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 -0.3 13.6 +5.0 11.3 0.0 1.2 -- 170 ( 7.1) 21/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.7 -0.4 7.5 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 392 (16.3) 39/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 +0.8 8.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 346 (14.4) 28/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 +1.3 3.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 21/16
HOBART AIRPORT 19.6 +4.4 3.8 -2.8 1.2 2.4 1.8 2.4 355 (14.8) 48/09
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

36.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.8 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
35.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+9.1 : 32.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 29.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+8.5 : 28.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 29.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 28.8 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+11.3 : 18.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.4 : 18.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.5 : 15.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+7.6 : 18.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+7.1 : 15.6 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

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

6.6 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-3.2 : 17.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
-2.2 : 10.2 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
-2.0 : 16.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-2.0 : 13.8 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-1.9 : 14.6 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-1.5 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.5 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.0 : 2.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.2 : 3.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.2 : 3.6 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.1 : -0.2 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-7.0 : 11.7 BATCHELOR AERO 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.
31.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
29.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
23.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
20.6 ROSEBERY (GEPP STREET) W Coast TAS
17.8 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.6 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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2.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1502 (62.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1477 (61.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1243 (51.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1121 (46.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1114 (46.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1091 (45.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1031 (43.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
992 (41.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
919 (38.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
892 (37.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
860 (35.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
838 (34.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
822 (34.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
766 (31.9) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
749 (31.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
749 (31.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
732 (30.5) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
691 (28.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
676 (28.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
670 (27.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
669 (27.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
668 (27.8) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
650 (27.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
635 (26.5) COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
632 (26.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
632 (26.3) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
629 (26.2) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
623 (26.0) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
612 (25.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
610 (25.4) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
96/10 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/08 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
87/09 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/22 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
81/15 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 96(300/ 74 ) at 10:05
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(320/ 74 ) at 09:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(240/ 78 ) at 14:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(260/ 67 ) at 03:30