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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 1958 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

QLD

Channel Country

038041

HAMMOND DOWNS

40.0

34.5

14/06/2005

17

1 y

QLD

Channel Country

038060

GALWAY DOWNS

35.6

21.0

14/06/2005

12

1 y

QLD

Far SW

045065

RAYMORE

50.0

28.0

19/06/2005

14

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Goldfields

012305

LAVERTON AERO

16.0

16.0

01/06/1998

14

1 Y Equal to record.

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Eucla

011017

BALLADONIA

29.7

28.2

05/06/1965

42

1 Y

WA

Eucla

011019

EYRE

30.4

28.5

03/06/2005

20

1 Y

WA

Eucla

011045

BALGAIR

30.2

29.0

01/06/1988

26

1 Y

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

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039128

BUNDABERG AERO

26.8

23.6

13/06/2006

11

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 02:34EST, 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 23.6 +2.7 16.5 +5.5 13.7 1.2 3.2 -- 366 (15.3) 48/15
PERTH AIRPORT 22.5 +3.6 14.8 +5.8 12.9 49.4 3.4 6.4 261 (10.9) --
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 +1.4 10.7 +2.6 8.0 5.2 3.8 4.8 445 (18.5) 24/12
BUNBURY 20.8 +2.4 10.2 +2.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 168 ( 7.0) 22/13
MANDURAH 21.5 -- 14.8 -- -- 23.8 -- -- 276 (11.5) 26/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.0 -0.6 16.6 -3.3 14.7 0.0 7.6 11.9 423 (17.6) 55/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.5 +2.7 5.1 0.0 3.3 0.0 7.0 10.4 297 (12.4) 35/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.6 +4.3 4.4 -1.7 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 127 ( 5.3) 21/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.0 +5.9 7.7 -0.4 4.7 0.0 -- 9.1 64 ( 2.7) 22/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.1 +1.3 4.4 -1.4 2.5 0.2 1.2 4.0 95 ( 4.0) 18/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.9 +1.0 13.3 +3.3 10.2 0.0 5.8 7.0 359 (15.0) 37/17
CAIRNS AERO 25.4 -0.6 15.4 -2.4 12.3 0.0 1.8 6.6 165 ( 6.9) 17/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 +1.7 14.9 +0.3 12.4 0.0 4.8 9.0 349 (14.5) 26/12
MACKAY M.O 23.3 +1.4 18.2 +4.2 -- 4.8 -- 4.1 586 (24.4) 54/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.0 -2.5 18.7 +7.8 18.1 6.8 1.7 -- 452 (18.8) 48/11
BUNDABERG AERO 21.5 -1.1 18.2 +6.6 -- 19.6 2.4 -- 642 (26.8) 48/09
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -2.6 17.0 +7.7 -- 15.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.1 +2.0 16.2 +4.7 -- 4.4 -- -- 413 (17.2) 50/22
BRISBANE AERO 22.0 +0.7 16.3 +5.8 -- 0.6 3.6 2.1 379 (15.8) 50/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.2 +2.2 11.4 +3.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 841 (35.0) 74/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.1 +6.3 11.8 +5.7 7.7 0.0 3.4 -- 226 ( 9.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 +1.8 10.0 +0.9 7.5 0.0 0.8 8.8 167 ( 7.0) 31/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -0.2 10.4 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 +0.8 10.8 +2.9 12.0 7.2 1.0 0.7 221 ( 9.2) 17/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.3 +1.4 10.2 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 21/14
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 16.0 +5.5 5.4 +2.8 0.6 0.0 1.6 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.6 +5.2 8.2 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.0 +1.4 11.5 +3.0 8.9 1.6 2.2 0.3 452 (18.8) 41/14
RICHMOND RAAF 18.5 +0.5 7.0 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 28/11
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 -0.7 14.2 +3.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 404 (16.8) 35/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.0 +1.8 0.6 -0.4 -2.0 0.0 2.2 2.7 106 ( 4.4) 17/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.2 +5.4 3.4 -0.3 -- 0.0 1.2 9.3 142 ( 5.9) 30/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.2 +4.0 2.0 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 15/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.8 +4.8 4.6 -0.6 2.0 0.0 2.4 9.6 114 ( 4.8) 17/16
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.5 +3.5 0.8 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 24/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.1 +2.9 3.3 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 239 (10.0) 21/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.7 -0.3 7.2 +0.3 7.2 0.2 1.0 -- 91 ( 3.8) 18/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.4 -0.2 5.1 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 21/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +3.8 3.0 -1.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 282 (11.8) 21/05
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.8 +0.7 4.8 +1.9 -- 0.5 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 11/00
HOBART AIRPORT 15.3 +2.4 3.7 -0.9 0.8 0.0 1.2 8.6 219 ( 9.1) 26/11
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

32.6 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
31.9 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
31.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
31.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.6 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA

+11.7 : 29.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+11.5 : 30.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.1 : 30.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
**S** +10.5 : 31.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.5 : 28.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA

24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+11.1 : 16.6 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+9.9 : 17.4 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+9.8 : 14.4 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.7 : 17.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+9.7 : 14.1 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

6.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.2 : 17.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-4.9 : 18.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.6 : 9.7 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-3.8 : 10.4 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
-3.5 : 18.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-3.5 : 11.3 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC

-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.9 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-12.4 : 14.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
-7.3 : 8.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-7.0 : 7.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-6.1 : 7.9 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
**W** -5.8 : 0.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW

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.
66.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
62.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
62.0 KARNET Lower West WA
59.6 CHARNWOOD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
59.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
66.0 DWELLINGUP
62.0 KARNET
59.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM
58.8 MUNDARING
58.0 BICKLEY
55.6 PICKERING BROOK NORTH
52.6 PICKERING BROOK

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
62.2 SAMUEL HILL AERO
Wide Bay/Burnett
59.6 CHARNWOOD
Far SW
50.0 RAYMORE

11.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

.....

2.1 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1325 (55.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1285 (53.5) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1278 (53.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1129 (47.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1002 (41.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
959 (40.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
957 (39.9) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
841 (35.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
765 (31.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
724 (30.2) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
683 (28.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
654 (27.3) OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
642 (26.8) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
604 (25.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
603 (25.1) GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
85/21 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/19 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
78/02 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
78/07 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
76/09 LADY ELLIOT 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
PEARCE RAAF
17.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
15.2mm in 30 min to 10:00 30.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 16.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
23.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 23.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(150/ 63 ) at 05:00
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 80(130/ 69 ) at 19:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 76(120/ 67 ) at 19:00
GOLD COAST SEAWAY : 74(130/ 65 ) at 20:57