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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

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 2012 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

NT

Alice Springs

015571

WAUCHOPE

36.4

24.9

04/06/1962

28

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015646

WAITE RIVER

23.6

23.0

19/06/2005

18

1 n

SA

Upper North

019111

WILPENA (MARTINS WELL)

34.4

32.2

06/06/1994

24

1 y

SA

Northeast

020022

STURT VALE

30.0

30.0

11/06/1937

46

1 y Equal to record.

SA

Northeast

020044

DANGGALI CONSERVATION PARK (CANOPUS)

27.0

19.8

13/06/2001

36

1 y

SA

Northeast

020049

MOOLEULOOLOO

33.8

29.0

10/06/1995

40

1 y

SA

Northeast

020054

QUONDONG

40.0

21.5

05/06/1988

26

1 y

SA

Northeast

020058

OLARY (WIAWERA)

35.0

35.0

10/06/1995

14

1 y Equal to record.

SA

Northeast

020061

YUNTA (TEETULPA)

40.0

15.0

01/06/2004

12

1 y

NSW

Lower Darling

047007

BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET)

58.0

54.1

24/06/1912

113

1 y

NSW

Lower Darling

047031

BROKEN HILL (STEPHENS CREEK RESERVOIR)

56.4

37.8

04/06/1923

118

1 y

NSW

Lower Darling

047048

BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS

58.4

29.0

10/06/1995

47

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast S

060141

TAREE AIRPORT AWS

16.0

16.0

05/06/2008

11

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

Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040209

POINT LOOKOUT

26.0

25.9

05/06/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 02:36EST, 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 24.4 +3.5 12.6 +1.6 7.8 0.0 6.4 -- 562 (23.4) 54/09
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 +2.3 8.1 -0.9 4.5 0.0 2.4 9.2 382 (15.9) 41/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.0 +2.4 4.2 -3.9 3.3 0.2 2.6 9.1 212 ( 8.8) 30/11
BUNBURY 19.3 +0.9 5.4 -2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 26/12
MANDURAH 20.8 -- 11.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 245 (10.2) 26/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +3.2 22.9 +3.0 22.1 0.0 7.0 6.0 307 (12.8) 44/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.2 -1.6 4.1 -1.0 1.2 0.0 5.2 7.2 261 (10.9) 28/14
WHYALLA AERO 16.8 -0.5 12.8 +6.7 -- 7.4 3.8 -- 390 (16.3) 43/22
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.7 +1.6 11.7 +3.6 7.1 0.0 1.2 9.2 305 (12.7) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 +1.1 7.8 +2.0 4.1 0.4 1.2 3.2 300 (12.5) 34/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.2 +3.3 17.7 +7.7 15.7 0.0 5.6 6.3 311 (13.0) 48/22
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +3.1 22.1 +4.3 20.6 0.4 4.6 10.5 403 (16.8) 37/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +2.2 20.2 +5.6 18.7 0.0 5.2 9.6 306 (12.8) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +2.5 19.8 +5.8 -- 1.8 -- 9.3 194 ( 8.1) 18/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +4.6 18.2 +7.3 17.2 0.0 1.8 -- 113 ( 4.7) 21/15
BUNDABERG AERO 26.0 +3.4 17.7 +6.1 -- 0.0 2.1 -- 122 ( 5.1) 28/11
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 +4.4 13.0 +3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 25.3 +4.2 11.2 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 21/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 +4.1 11.9 +1.4 8.9 0.2 2.0 9.5 240 (10.0) 18/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 21.9 +4.9 10.2 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 233 ( 9.7) 31/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.3 +1.5 8.2 +2.1 4.1 0.0 2.0 -- 113 ( 4.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.1 +3.7 9.7 +0.6 7.4 0.0 1.6 9.3 142 ( 5.9) 31/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +1.5 10.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.5 -0.1 14.3 +6.4 13.9 2.8 0.6 0.0 638 (26.6) 37/00
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.5 -0.4 14.0 +7.5 -- 11.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 24/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.2 +3.7 5.2 +2.6 1.1 0.1 2.9 3.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.4 +5.0 6.7 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.0 -0.6 14.9 +6.4 14.2 8.4 0.4 1.8 954 (39.8) 63/01
RICHMOND RAAF 18.7 +0.7 13.5 +8.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 395 (16.5) 43/01
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 -0.2 13.6 +2.6 -- 12.6 -- -- 682 (28.4) 50/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 +4.5 4.4 +3.4 1.4 0.0 1.6 9.0 241 (10.0) 22/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.3 +4.5 3.3 -0.4 1.2 0.0 1.8 7.5 107 ( 4.5) 17/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 18.9 +4.7 3.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 18/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 +3.0 9.3 +4.1 8.2 3.6 1.0 5.7 251 (10.5) 26/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 17.0 +3.0 5.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 229 ( 9.5) 24/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 16.9 +3.7 7.4 +3.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 328 (13.7) 34/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.6 +1.6 11.1 +4.2 9.2 0.0 1.2 -- 175 ( 7.3) 17/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.7 +0.1 9.8 +3.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 359 (15.0) 34/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.1 +4.3 8.8 +4.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 496 (20.7) 41/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.0 -2.1 3.1 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 15/08
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +3.7 6.1 +1.5 1.4 0.0 1.0 8.3 336 (14.0) 48/12
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

35.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
33.9 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
33.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+6.8 : 10.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.5 : 8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.4 : 9.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
+6.1 : 21.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+6.1 : 22.4 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

**W** +10.4 : 15.5 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
+9.6 : 14.0 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+8.7 : 14.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.6 : 13.5 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW
+8.4 : 13.3 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.4 : 14.4 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW

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

5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.7 : 19.6 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-7.6 : 22.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
-6.9 : 23.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.6 : 22.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-6.5 : 24.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

-6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.7 : 0.5 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-4.4 : 1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-4.4 : 0.6 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
-4.3 : 3.1 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.3 : 4.8 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-4.3 : 2.7 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-4.3 : 2.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.
58.4 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
58.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
56.4 BROKEN HILL (STEPHENS CREEK RESERVOIR) Lower Darling NSW
52.0 YUDNAPINNA NW Pastoral SA
52.0 YUNTA (WINNININNIE) Northeast SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NW Pastoral
52.0 YUDNAPINNA
Northeast
52.0 YUNTA (WINNININNIE)

NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
58.4 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
58.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET)
56.4 BROKEN HILL (STEPHENS CREEK RESERVOIR)

10.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
9.9 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
9.8 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
9.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

1.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
1.8 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1111 (46.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
1066 (44.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1030 (42.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
979 (40.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
954 (39.8) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
843 (35.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
843 (35.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
834 (34.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
808 (33.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
690 (28.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
682 (28.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
682 (28.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
676 (28.2) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
675 (28.1) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
656 (27.3) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
644 (26.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
643 (26.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
638 (26.6) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
632 (26.3) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
617 (25.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
615 (25.6) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
613 (25.5) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
611 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
604 (25.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
100/09 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/13 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
87/15 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
76/05 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
74/18 TASMAN ISLAND 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 89(170/ 63 ) at 01:01
TASMANIA
Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 78(260/ 63 ) at 00:30