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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.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1945 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

SA

Upper Murray

024048

RENMARK AERO

20.2

9.0

24/05/2003

13

1 n

TAS

N Coast

091030

ELLIOTT RESEARCH STATION

75.8

71.1

09/05/1965

88

1 n

TAS

N Coast

091284

BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS)

49.8

38.6

30/05/1999

14

49.6

17/03/2001

15

1 n

TAS

N Coast

091286

GEORGE TOWN (SOUTH STREET)

33.6

32.4

14/05/2000

12

1 n

TAS

N Coast

091293

LOW HEAD

46.8

33.4

16/05/2002

11

1 n


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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 02:33EST, 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 31.9 +7.9 14.3 +1.4 10.1 0.0 4.8 -- 425 (17.7) 37/04
PERTH AIRPORT 26.9 +5.2 11.8 +1.3 10.1 0.0 1.6 8.2 283 (11.8) 37/06
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.9 +5.0 11.3 +1.5 7.6 0.2 0.8 6.4 231 ( 9.6) 41/20
BUNBURY 21.6 +0.5 11.0 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 43/15
MANDURAH 21.9 -- 13.9 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 37/15
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +1.2 21.5 -0.6 20.4 0.0 6.4 10.5 384 (16.0) 52/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.8 -0.2 8.7 +0.4 5.1 0.0 5.8 10.4 238 ( 9.9) 31/14
WHYALLA AERO 17.3 -3.2 12.2 +3.5 -- 3.8 2.4 -- 188 ( 7.8) 28/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.6 7.7 -2.5 5.9 8.8 0.2 8.3 99 ( 4.1) 21/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -0.5 6.8 -0.5 5.2 4.6 0.4 6.5 173 ( 7.2) 30/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.5 -0.4 8.7 -5.2 6.6 0.0 5.0 10.4 -- 43/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.1 -1.5 18.6 -1.3 16.9 7.6 2.2 3.7 444 (18.5) 41/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 -1.1 19.3 +1.7 18.3 0.0 7.6 2.5 475 (19.8) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 21.0 -3.2 15.8 -1.3 -- 4.0 -- 0.2 468 (19.5) 39/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.8 -1.2 14.3 +0.1 11.2 0.0 5.4 -- 270 (11.3) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 -0.6 11.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 278 (11.6) 39/12
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +0.3 9.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.2 +0.1 10.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 22/13
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 0.0 9.8 -3.0 6.0 0.0 2.4 9.7 257 (10.7) 24/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.4 +1.4 8.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 34/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.1 +1.8 8.7 0.0 3.6 0.0 2.0 -- 90 ( 3.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -0.2 8.6 -3.1 5.7 0.0 1.8 8.4 166 ( 6.9) 17/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.6 +0.1 7.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.4 +2.2 6.2 -3.9 4.0 0.0 1.6 9.5 161 ( 6.7) 18/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 22.7 +2.3 6.1 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 35 ( 1.5) 13/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.2 +2.0 6.8 +2.1 1.0 2.2 1.4 8.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +2.4 7.7 +0.9 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.6 +0.6 11.2 +0.3 8.8 0.0 3.2 8.7 278 (11.6) 22/10
RICHMOND RAAF 20.9 +0.3 5.0 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 49 ( 2.0) 11/13
BELLAMBI AWS 20.4 +0.7 11.5 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 17/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.1 +2.5 4.9 +1.7 3.2 5.2 1.2 8.5 117 ( 4.9) 22/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.2 +2.9 9.1 +3.2 5.1 0.0 1.8 9.4 228 ( 9.5) 17/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +1.9 5.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 -0.4 7.4 0.0 5.2 0.0 2.0 4.7 195 ( 8.1) 31/05
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.6 +0.3 7.4 +1.6 -- 0.0 1.9 -- 229 ( 9.5) 24/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.6 0.0 9.1 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 30/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 -0.7 12.8 +4.2 8.6 2.4 3.4 -- 61 ( 2.5) 13/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.1 -1.0 11.2 +3.5 -- 3.6 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 31/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 -0.8 8.2 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 30/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.2 -2.6 10.0 +4.9 -- 7.6 -- -- 129 ( 5.4) 37/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.3 -2.9 8.3 +1.7 9.4 2.2 0.4 0.0 275 (11.5) 35/02
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

34.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 31.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.0 : 31.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
+7.0 : 33.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+6.6 : 32.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+5.7 : 18.8 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.0 : 12.3 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+4.9 : 18.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.9 : 10.0 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+4.8 : 15.9 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+4.8 : 7.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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

3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-4.9 : 7.6 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
-4.8 : 9.5 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-4.6 : 18.8 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.5 : 23.0 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-4.5 : 11.4 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

-1.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-0.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.9 : 3.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.5 : 10.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-6.4 : 3.8 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.2 : 4.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.2 : 2.5 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
75.8 ELLIOTT RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
63.6 BRIDPORT (BARNBOUGLE DUNES) N Coast TAS
58.0 BOWMANS (PIGELDEE) Lower North SA
55.8 TELITA (KANARA NEIKA) N Coast TAS
54.6 YOLLA (SEA VIEW) N Coast TAS

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Lower North
58.0 BOWMANS (PIGELDEE)

TASMANIA
N Coast
75.8 ELLIOTT RESEARCH STATION
63.6 BRIDPORT (BARNBOUGLE DUNES)
55.8 TELITA (KANARA NEIKA)
54.6 YOLLA (SEA VIEW)
52.4 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD)
51.6 BURNIE (ROUND HILL)

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

999 (41.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
888 (37.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
864 (36.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
777 (32.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
720 (30.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
669 (27.9) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
604 (25.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
603 (25.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
76/22 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
65/16 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
61/23 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
61/00 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
61/15 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Murray Valley
RENMARK AERO
10.2mm in 23 min to 02:30 26.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.2mm/h
MT MOORNAPA
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
E Central
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
14.6mm in 30 min to 02:00 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
LOW HEAD
14.0mm in 30 min to 03:30 28.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 18.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 19.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT : 150(270/ 28 ) at 18:27