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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.

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Records set or equalled today

None known


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 02:28EST, 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 26.0 +2.0 15.8 +2.9 14.7 0.0 3.2 -- 243 (10.1) 28/13
PERTH AIRPORT 23.4 +1.7 14.3 +3.8 12.0 3.6 2.6 8.9 331 (13.8) 30/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.5 +3.6 12.4 +2.6 10.0 1.4 0.8 8.2 309 (12.9) 37/12
BUNBURY 22.0 +0.9 14.0 +4.5 -- 29.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 30/09
MANDURAH 22.4 -- 16.9 -- -- 48.0 -- -- 436 (18.2) 48/04
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.3 20.3 -1.8 19.0 0.0 7.0 10.4 254 (10.6) 34/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.8 +1.8 5.9 -2.4 3.6 0.0 4.0 10.8 230 ( 9.6) 30/14
WHYALLA AERO 23.0 +2.5 6.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 4.6 -- 161 ( 6.7) --
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.2 +2.2 8.4 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 9.7 77 ( 3.2) 18/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +0.2 12.5 +5.2 12.5 0.4 1.0 0.0 166 ( 6.9) 26/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.3 +1.4 12.0 -1.9 9.6 0.0 7.6 10.8 318 (13.3) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +0.6 20.6 +0.7 19.2 0.0 6.0 5.7 435 (18.1) 39/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 +1.3 16.0 -1.6 14.0 0.0 7.0 8.9 380 (15.8) 41/12
MACKAY M.O 24.9 +0.7 18.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 6.8 397 (16.5) 41/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.2 +1.2 13.3 -0.9 12.1 0.0 5.2 -- 231 ( 9.6) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 25.6 +0.9 15.9 +1.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 323 (13.5) 41/13
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +1.3 14.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +1.6 14.8 +0.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 269 (11.2) 41/13
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 +1.1 13.5 +0.7 10.1 0.0 2.8 9.8 296 (12.3) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.7 +1.7 11.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 35/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 24.5 +4.2 8.7 0.0 4.5 0.0 3.8 -- 174 ( 7.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.4 +1.0 11.6 -0.1 4.2 0.0 2.0 9.1 236 ( 9.8) 34/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 +0.5 13.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 +0.1 10.6 +0.5 9.1 0.0 2.0 1.1 208 ( 8.7) 28/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.1 -0.3 10.1 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 37 ( 1.5) 17/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.8 +3.6 5.3 +0.6 0.9 0.0 2.0 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +5.1 6.1 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.7 -1.3 14.6 +3.7 8.5 0.0 1.2 2.1 275 (11.5) 35/13
RICHMOND RAAF 20.8 +0.2 12.3 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 21/16
BELLAMBI AWS 19.2 -0.5 15.2 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 28/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 +1.8 8.3 +5.1 5.4 0.0 2.0 1.6 106 ( 4.4) 21/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +4.7 6.5 +0.6 2.2 0.0 1.8 9.4 107 ( 4.5) 22/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 20.4 +2.7 5.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 17/10
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 +2.0 6.4 -1.0 3.9 0.0 2.0 9.8 210 ( 8.8) 21/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.7 +1.4 8.4 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 289 (12.0) 24/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.0 +1.4 4.3 -0.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 30/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 -1.3 12.2 +3.6 9.3 0.0 0.8 -- 80 ( 3.3) 13/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.3 -2.8 8.7 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 21/07
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 -2.4 9.5 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 24/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.1 +1.3 9.0 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 47 ( 2.0) 22/16
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 -2.0 5.6 -1.0 5.0 0.0 2.0 6.9 325 (13.5) 26/11
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

35.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.1 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
34.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+8.9 : 30.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.4 : 30.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+7.7 : 30.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.3 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+6.6 : 9.3 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.5 : 7.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.3 : 14.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+6.3 : 16.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+6.2 : 11.6 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

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

5.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
8.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
8.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.4 : 9.6 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
-3.3 : 11.4 MT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-3.0 : 12.5 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
-2.8 : 14.3 GEELONG AIRPORT W Central VIC
-2.5 : 23.9 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.5 : 13.1 KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS

-2.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-1.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
-0.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-0.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

-6.8 : 9.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-6.5 : 5.4 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-6.1 : 10.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.6 : -1.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-5.5 : 15.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

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.
48.0 MANDURAH Lower West WA
46.0 THIRLMERE Lower West WA
45.4 CAPEL NORTH Lower West WA
40.4 MARRIWOOD Lower West WA
40.2 BOYANUP NORTH Lower West WA

10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

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0.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.1 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

880 (36.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
741 (30.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
737 (30.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
717 (29.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
707 (29.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
654 (27.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
645 (26.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
635 (26.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
633 (26.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
623 (26.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
610 (25.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
63/06 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
61/13 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
61/09 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
55/09 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
52/16 GAYNDAH AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
52/19 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
52/02 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
52/08 CHRISTMAS 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.
QUEENSLAND
N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
None reported