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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
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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 1939 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

E Gippsland

084030

ORBOST (COMPARISON)

-6.5

-6.5

22/05/2008

19

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Snowy Mtns

071003

CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)

-13.4

-13.0

23/05/2008

23

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

W Gippsland

085280

MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT)

-2.6

-2.2

31/05/2003

25

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086038

ESSENDON AIRPORT

0.1

0.4

24/05/2003

40

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086077

MOORABBIN AIRPORT

0.0

0.2

19/05/1981

35

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086104

SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

-0.3

-0.1

10/05/1997

42

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086371

FRANKSTON AWS

3.0

5.0

23/05/2008

14

1 P Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Central

086375

CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS

0.5

2.2

27/05/2003

19

1 Y


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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 02:32EST, 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 22.3 -1.7 12.3 -0.6 9.4 0.0 2.8 -- 394 (16.4) 43/10
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 -0.5 11.9 +1.4 10.4 3.4 2.2 4.8 425 (17.7) 46/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.5 -2.4 11.8 +2.0 9.4 4.6 2.0 1.9 490 (20.4) 39/13
BUNBURY 20.9 -0.2 12.7 +3.2 -- 6.4 -- -- 395 (16.5) 54/14
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 15.5 -- -- 3.2 -- -- 600 (25.0) 57/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -0.4 19.2 -2.9 17.0 0.0 5.6 10.3 300 (12.5) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.2 +2.2 4.4 -3.9 2.3 0.0 4.2 9.9 191 ( 8.0) 24/15
WHYALLA AERO 22.6 +2.1 4.0 -4.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 160 ( 6.7) 35/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 +1.5 10.0 -0.2 6.2 0.0 -- 7.3 198 ( 8.3) 35/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +0.7 2.7 -4.6 -0.8 0.0 1.6 7.9 278 (11.6) 30/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.9 +1.0 8.8 -5.1 7.1 0.0 5.2 8.7 119 ( 5.0) 18/16
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 -0.4 19.0 -0.9 17.5 3.8 3.2 7.1 404 (16.8) 39/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 -0.3 16.4 -1.2 14.1 0.0 6.6 9.3 432 (18.0) 43/14
MACKAY M.O 21.8 -2.4 17.5 +0.4 -- 18.4 -- 0.9 485 (20.2) 44/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 -0.8 14.3 +0.1 11.9 0.0 5.0 -- 324 (13.5) 28/09
BUNDABERG AERO 23.4 -1.3 12.7 -1.5 -- 0.8 3.6 -- 394 (16.4) 34/13
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -1.7 11.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.8 -1.3 12.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 240 (10.0) 28/11
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 -2.1 10.3 -2.5 7.5 0.0 3.0 9.5 334 (13.9) 28/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.9 -0.1 8.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 589 (24.5) 34/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.3 -1.0 6.6 -2.1 1.6 0.0 2.8 -- 137 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 -1.4 7.5 -4.2 4.4 0.0 1.0 9.9 283 (11.8) 34/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 -2.1 8.3 -2.2 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.7 -1.5 7.6 -2.5 6.4 0.0 2.2 8.7 289 (12.0) 24/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 -2.0 8.2 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 17/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.5 -0.7 2.0 -2.7 -1.9 0.2 2.4 4.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +0.7 5.5 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.7 -2.3 12.1 +1.2 9.8 0.0 2.4 9.1 445 (18.5) 34/00
RICHMOND RAAF 18.7 -1.9 8.8 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 15/12
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 -2.7 11.0 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 21/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.5 -1.1 1.2 -2.0 -4.0 0.0 1.2 8.9 122 ( 5.1) 17/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 -0.6 4.5 -1.4 -- 0.0 2.6 9.3 238 ( 9.9) 22/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.1 -1.6 1.4 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 17/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.2 +2.2 6.5 -0.9 2.6 0.0 1.6 9.7 195 ( 8.1) 28/09
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.7 -1.6 0.3 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 22/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.1 -2.5 4.3 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 277 (11.5) 21/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 +0.1 2.2 -6.4 0.6 0.0 1.4 -- 108 ( 4.5) 18/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.4 -2.7 1.6 -6.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 111 ( 4.6) 17/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 -0.1 0.9 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 341 (14.2) 28/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 -2.0 1.5 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 13/12
HOBART AIRPORT 12.0 -3.2 2.6 -4.0 -0.9 0.0 0.6 1.7 233 ( 9.7) 28/08
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

33.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+6.4 : 28.3 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+5.2 : 27.8 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+5.0 : 27.3 TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
+4.9 : 26.3 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+4.9 : 25.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+6.3 : 18.2 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+6.0 : 16.7 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+5.8 : 15.3 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+5.0 : 12.1 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
+4.6 : 15.2 PERTH METRO Lower West WA

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

3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.9 : 9.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-4.7 : 11.1 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS
-4.4 : 9.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.3 : 8.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.1 : 14.7 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-4.1 : 11.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

-13.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
**S** -10.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.7 : -13.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
**S** -10.2 : -10.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.2 : -2.6 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-9.0 : -0.8 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-8.7 : 0.0 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC

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.
53.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
45.8 EL ARISH POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD
44.0 CORSIS ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
44.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
43.1 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
53.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
45.8 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
44.0 CORSIS ALERT
44.0 DARADGEE
43.1 INNISFAIL

10.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.1 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
9.9 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
9.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

1.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1090 (45.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
895 (37.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
862 (35.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
850 (35.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
837 (34.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
818 (34.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
812 (33.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
791 (33.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
786 (32.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
742 (30.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
722 (30.1) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
706 (29.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
700 (29.2) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
690 (28.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
636 (26.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
619 (25.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
601 (25.0) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
600 (25.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
78/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
78/13 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
68/08 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
63/08 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
63/22 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
63/02 NORFOLK 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN
9.0mm in 38 min to 11:42 14.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.4mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
16.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 16.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
11.2mm in 42 min to 13:00 16.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
6.2mm in 16 min to 20:22 23.2mm/h
Central Coast E
MACKAY M.O
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
WOOLSHED
13.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 78(290/ 69 ) at 08:25