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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 1948 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 minimum temperature

NT

Barkly

015085

BRUNETTE DOWNS

4.0

4.4

28/05/1959

44

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

22.1

20.6

30/05/2004

14

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 02:33EST, 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 25.5 +1.5 15.6 +2.7 12.5 0.0 6.6 -- 436 (18.2) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 23.6 +1.9 14.0 +3.5 10.6 0.0 2.4 3.8 357 (14.9) 46/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 -2.2 16.5 +6.7 11.7 2.4 4.0 0.1 482 (20.1) 41/22
BUNBURY 17.6 -3.5 16.0 +6.5 -- 16.4 -- -- 399 (16.6) 48/06
MANDURAH 19.1 -- 16.9 -- -- 4.2 -- -- 529 (22.0) 48/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.2 -1.8 20.6 -1.5 18.5 0.0 11.4 5.7 530 (22.1) 52/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.9 -2.1 5.9 -2.4 3.0 0.0 5.2 10.4 250 (10.4) 28/14
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -2.9 8.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 243 (10.1) 21/02
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.8 -0.2 6.6 -3.6 4.4 0.0 1.2 9.2 84 ( 3.5) 21/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 -1.0 1.7 -5.6 -0.8 0.0 1.2 9.5 151 ( 6.3) 18/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.7 -1.2 8.0 -5.9 5.9 0.0 7.8 10.1 -- 35/15
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 -0.6 18.2 -1.7 16.4 0.6 4.6 8.1 457 (19.0) 35/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 -0.8 16.2 -1.4 14.1 0.4 4.4 8.4 304 (12.7) 35/15
MACKAY M.O 22.3 -1.9 16.6 -0.5 -- 0.2 -- 8.5 432 (18.0) 50/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 18.6 -7.4 16.4 +2.2 15.9 1.0 5.0 -- 312 (13.0) 39/10
BUNDABERG AERO 21.4 -3.3 15.6 +1.4 -- 8.0 2.8 -- 375 (15.6) 39/03
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -2.7 13.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.4 -2.7 12.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 31/21
BRISBANE AERO 19.1 -4.5 12.5 -0.3 9.2 0.0 2.2 0.0 277 (11.5) 26/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.7 -4.3 11.8 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 438 (18.3) 35/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.4 +0.1 10.3 +1.6 7.3 0.4 1.6 -- 94 ( 3.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -0.2 11.4 -0.3 7.3 0.0 1.6 5.5 199 ( 8.3) 52/22
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 +0.9 7.8 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.8 -1.4 6.4 -3.7 5.0 0.0 1.6 3.3 179 ( 7.5) 28/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 -1.4 6.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 29 ( 1.2) 22/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.4 +1.2 4.9 +0.2 1.8 0.0 2.8 5.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.6 -1.4 8.9 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.2 -0.8 10.7 -0.2 7.0 0.0 1.6 3.9 262 (10.9) 34/16
RICHMOND RAAF 19.0 -1.6 4.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 12 ( 0.5) 15/18
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -1.2 12.0 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 28/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 +1.2 1.4 -1.8 -0.8 0.2 1.6 8.2 104 ( 4.3) 21/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +1.1 3.4 -2.5 2.7 0.0 2.4 8.5 113 ( 4.7) 15/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.3 +0.6 4.1 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 38 ( 1.6) 15/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 -1.3 4.9 -2.5 3.1 0.0 1.2 9.7 232 ( 9.7) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.7 -0.6 6.1 +0.3 -- 0.2 0.6 -- 267 (11.1) 21/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.4 -0.2 1.6 -3.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 22/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 -1.6 9.9 +1.3 7.5 1.0 1.4 -- 96 ( 4.0) 17/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.7 -1.4 7.3 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 313 (13.0) 24/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 -0.1 2.2 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 21/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.3 -0.5 8.5 +3.4 -- 0.5 -- -- 242 (10.1) 21/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.4 +1.2 4.8 -1.8 2.0 0.2 1.6 6.9 278 (11.6) 35/23
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

34.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
33.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+8.6 : 29.1 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+8.6 : 28.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+8.4 : 28.7 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
+8.1 : 28.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+7.2 : 28.7 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.9 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

**S** +12.8 : 21.0 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.5 : 15.5 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+8.2 : 14.8 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+8.1 : 15.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+7.8 : 17.4 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

4.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.8 : 17.7 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-8.0 : 18.6 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.4 : 18.6 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.2 : 17.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.0 : 18.7 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.9 : 4.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-7.9 : 0.4 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
**W** -7.8 : 0.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-7.1 : 0.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-7.0 : -1.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-7.0 : -0.5 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast 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.
64.0 SPRINGVALE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
49.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
47.6 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
41.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
39.4 CHAIN OF LAGOONS E Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
47.6 INNISFAIL
41.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
Brisbane/SE Coast
64.0 SPRINGVALE

TASMANIA
E Coast
49.2 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT)
39.4 CHAIN OF LAGOONS

10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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1.7 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
1.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

934 (38.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
846 (35.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
846 (35.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
796 (33.2) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
796 (33.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
764 (31.8) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
753 (31.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
717 (29.9) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
714 (29.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
666 (27.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
638 (26.6) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
630 (26.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
629 (26.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
98/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
74/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
74/22 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
68/23 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
BUSSELTON AERO
6.2mm in 17 min to 05:00 21.9mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
BUNBURY
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
SHANNON
20.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 20.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
MANDURAH
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION
3.2mm in 1 min to 16:35 192.0mm/h
8.0mm in 7 min to 16:42 68.6mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
11.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 22.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
Illawarra
CAMPBELLTOWN (MOUNT ANNAN)
14.6mm in 24 min to 15:54 36.5mm/h
6.6mm in 6 min to 16:00 66.0mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 21.2mm/h
13.6mm in 30 min to 16:30 27.2mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 34.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.3mm/h

TASMANIA
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(260/ 74 ) at 21:30