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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1916 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

NSW

NW Plains E

053116

MOREE (OODNADATTA)

31.0

26.0

28/05/2004

14

1 y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013011

WARBURTON AIRFIELD

35.7

34.1

01/05/2008

19

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 02:29EST, 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 20.4 -3.6 11.6 -1.3 9.8 8.2 5.2 -- 455 (19.0) 35/11
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 -3.5 5.0 -5.5 4.6 6.4 1.2 7.8 252 (10.5) 37/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -3.8 10.1 +0.3 7.8 14.2 0.2 3.4 271 (11.3) 35/12
BUNBURY 17.5 -3.6 3.1 -6.4 -- 7.0 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 28/13
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 11.0 -- -- 6.0 -- -- 339 (14.1) 31/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +0.3 22.3 +0.2 21.8 0.0 6.2 5.8 287 (12.0) 35/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 +4.5 4.9 -3.4 2.3 0.0 4.8 10.8 199 ( 8.3) 34/15
WHYALLA AERO 25.8 +5.3 7.0 -1.7 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 172 ( 7.2) 34/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 +6.0 9.1 -1.1 5.0 0.0 4.0 9.6 119 ( 5.0) 30/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.2 +5.1 4.9 -2.4 1.3 0.0 1.0 9.7 170 ( 7.1) 30/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.9 +3.0 12.0 -1.9 10.1 0.0 6.4 9.1 180 ( 7.5) --
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.5 20.1 +0.2 18.8 0.0 6.0 8.2 496 (20.7) 41/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.2 19.0 +1.4 17.7 0.6 3.6 5.2 356 (14.8) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 24.2 0.0 19.5 +2.4 -- 2.2 -- 9.5 423 (17.6) 39/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +0.8 15.1 +0.9 11.5 0.0 5.0 -- 292 (12.2) 31/10
BUNDABERG AERO 25.8 +1.1 14.5 +0.3 -- 1.4 4.0 -- 382 (15.9) 37/15
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +0.3 12.0 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.9 +0.8 12.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 +0.1 12.8 0.0 8.9 1.2 3.2 9.9 299 (12.5) 26/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.7 +0.7 12.0 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 518 (21.6) 34/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.8 +3.5 9.7 +1.0 5.0 0.4 3.2 -- 86 ( 3.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 +1.9 9.5 -2.2 7.0 5.8 3.2 7.5 239 (10.0) 31/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.5 0.0 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.1 +0.9 8.3 -1.8 7.0 0.4 1.2 6.2 200 ( 8.3) 21/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.5 +1.1 6.9 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 15/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.0 +2.8 4.2 -0.5 0.0 0.1 1.3 8.4 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 23.2 +3.2 6.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 21.7 +1.7 11.1 +0.2 8.4 0.0 2.0 9.7 269 (11.2) 30/16
RICHMOND RAAF 21.0 +0.4 6.4 -1.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 24/14
BELLAMBI AWS 20.2 +0.5 12.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 188 ( 7.8) 26/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.6 +3.0 2.2 -1.0 -0.1 0.0 2.0 9.2 118 ( 4.9) 31/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.0 +2.7 4.2 -1.7 2.2 0.0 2.6 9.8 148 ( 6.2) 22/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.4 +0.7 3.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.8 +4.8 6.3 -1.1 3.0 0.0 3.4 9.8 106 ( 4.4) 21/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.3 +1.0 0.8 -5.0 -- 0.0 1.1 -- 78 ( 3.3) 18/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.2 +1.6 1.6 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 149 ( 6.2) 18/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 +4.0 7.4 -1.2 4.7 0.0 1.6 -- 122 ( 5.1) 21/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 21.2 +4.1 3.6 -4.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 21/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 +3.4 3.3 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.6 -0.2 5.3 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 44 ( 1.8) 18/13
HOBART AIRPORT 18.9 +3.7 7.9 +1.3 3.8 0.0 2.0 8.2 268 (11.2) 26/13
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

35.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
35.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.7 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.5 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
34.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+11.3 : 35.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.0 : 30.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.1 : 26.3 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
+7.0 : 27.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.9 : 25.1 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+6.9 : 25.2 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA

26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.5 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.4 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

**W** +7.8 : 12.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
+6.1 : 16.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.1 : 15.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.7 : 15.5 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD

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

5.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.5 : 14.0 KATANNING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4 : 17.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.3 : 20.7 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.3 : 17.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-5.3 : 14.8 NEWDEGATE RESEARCH STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-6.5 : 10.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-6.4 : 3.1 BUNBURY Lower West WA
-6.1 : 4.8 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.9 : 3.6 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.8 : 3.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West 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.
68.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP N Coast--Herbert QLD
60.6 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
60.1 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
56.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
52.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD) MidNorth Coast S NSW

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
68.0 LUCINDA TOWNSHIP
60.6 HALIFAX MACROSSAN ST
60.1 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
56.0 HALIFAX ALERT
52.0 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
52.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD)

10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

.....

3.6 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
3.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

921 (38.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
828 (34.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
817 (34.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
791 (33.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
757 (31.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
737 (30.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
683 (28.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
680 (28.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
672 (28.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
670 (27.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
669 (27.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
669 (27.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
664 (27.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
646 (26.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
642 (26.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
623 (26.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
614 (25.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
603 (25.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
61/19 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
61/08 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
59/06 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
59/07 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
55/00 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
55/18 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
55/00 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
55/12 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
55/03 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
55/16 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
55/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 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

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT : 26( 90/215 ) at 12:00