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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1950 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 maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040555

TOOLARA (KELLY)

17.0

18.0

31/05/2000

11

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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 25.1 +1.1 14.5 +1.6 13.3 0.0 2.4 -- 341 (14.2) 28/04
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 -1.4 13.9 +3.4 13.3 6.2 0.6 4.6 271 (11.3) 26/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 -2.1 10.8 +1.0 9.3 11.0 4.0 9.1 407 (17.0) 31/00
BUNBURY 19.0 -2.1 9.4 -0.1 -- 11.8 -- -- 258 (10.8) 22/00
MANDURAH 20.3 -- 12.1 -- -- 21.2 -- -- 303 (12.6) 24/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -1.2 19.6 -2.5 17.8 0.0 10.0 8.9 525 (21.9) 50/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.5 -1.5 4.1 -4.2 1.7 0.0 4.6 10.4 207 ( 8.6) 35/13
WHYALLA AERO 22.0 +1.5 4.8 -3.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 125 ( 5.2) 28/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 +1.4 5.9 -4.3 3.7 0.0 0.6 9.7 120 ( 5.0) 26/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 +0.6 5.1 -2.2 2.6 0.0 1.2 9.3 214 ( 8.9) 34/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.6 -1.3 13.7 -0.2 9.8 0.0 7.0 9.9 344 (14.3) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -1.4 18.2 -1.7 16.8 0.0 5.8 8.6 453 (18.9) 39/05
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 -0.8 14.1 -3.5 12.0 0.0 5.6 10.0 290 (12.1) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 22.3 -1.9 14.9 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- 7.9 516 (21.5) 46/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.5 -3.5 12.9 -1.3 10.7 2.0 0.8 -- 202 ( 8.4) 41/10
BUNDABERG AERO 18.8 -5.9 15.4 +1.2 -- 0.8 2.4 -- 439 (18.3) 54/12
NAMBOUR DPI 18.0 -5.7 15.0 +3.0 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.2 -2.9 14.3 0.0 -- 11.8 -- -- 244 (10.2) 37/10
BRISBANE AERO 18.6 -5.0 13.9 +1.1 12.5 0.4 1.0 0.0 304 (12.7) 31/07
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.8 -4.2 10.9 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 372 (15.5) 55/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.0 +1.7 9.0 +0.3 3.7 0.0 1.8 -- 86 ( 3.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.1 -2.3 11.7 0.0 10.5 11.4 3.4 3.1 235 ( 9.8) 39/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 -0.9 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.2 0.0 9.7 -0.4 8.2 0.0 1.8 4.7 285 (11.9) 35/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 +0.1 9.2 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 21/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.8 +1.6 2.6 -2.1 0.0 0.0 0.8 8.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.9 +0.9 6.1 -0.7 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.0 -2.0 11.2 +0.3 9.8 1.6 1.0 4.6 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 20.0 -0.6 4.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 31 ( 1.3) 22/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.5 -1.2 12.5 -0.6 -- 0.8 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 18/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 +1.9 2.2 -1.0 0.6 0.0 1.2 8.5 121 ( 5.0) 21/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.5 +2.2 3.1 -2.8 1.7 0.0 1.2 9.3 109 ( 4.5) 13/06
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.1 +0.4 3.7 -1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 53 ( 2.2) 15/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.4 -0.6 -0.4 -7.8 -2.6 0.0 1.8 9.7 159 ( 6.6) 13/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.1 -0.2 0.6 -5.2 -- 0.0 1.5 -- 162 ( 6.8) 15/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 0.2 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 22/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 +2.1 7.0 -1.6 5.5 0.0 0.6 -- 93 ( 3.9) 13/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.6 +1.5 3.8 -3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 21/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 +2.4 0.7 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 21/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 16.0 +0.2 9.6 +4.5 -- 6.2 -- -- 112 ( 4.7) 24/13
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +1.4 7.8 +1.2 9.4 3.0 1.6 0.0 455 (19.0) 50/05
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

34.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
33.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+6.2 : 27.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.2 : 11.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+5.1 : 27.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+5.0 : 27.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+4.7 : 28.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+4.7 : 28.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+4.7 : 11.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.8 : 12.9 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.3 : 9.4 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
+5.2 : 8.7 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
+4.9 : 13.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.7 : 12.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

6.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.4 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.2 : 16.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.4 : 17.0 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.3 : 16.8 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.8 : 14.0 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.0 : 18.5 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.0 : 18.6 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
-2.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-9.9 : 5.0 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-8.0 : 8.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
**W** -7.8 : 0.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-7.8 : -0.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-7.6 : 7.4 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

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.
57.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW
50.0 BURILDA Darling Downs E QLD
50.0 CHERITON Darling Downs W QLD
44.0 SPRINGVALE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
38.0 RENISON BELL W Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
44.0 SPRINGVALE
Darling Downs E
50.0 BURILDA
Darling Downs W
50.0 CHERITON

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
57.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB

TASMANIA
W Coast
38.0 RENISON BELL

10.7 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

.....

0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
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

1236 (51.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1164 (48.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1013 (42.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
922 (38.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
919 (38.3) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
909 (37.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
897 (37.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
856 (35.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
849 (35.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
842 (35.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
834 (34.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
747 (31.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
699 (29.1) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
678 (28.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
670 (27.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
659 (27.5) HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
603 (25.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
109/09 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
91/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
83/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
81/12 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/09 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
13.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 11.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
13.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.0mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 76(170/ 65 ) at 15:00
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(120/ 69 ) at 21:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(140/ 63 ) at 09:19
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(330/ 72 ) at 02:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(250/ 80 ) at 09:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 74(260/ 65 ) at 22:30