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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 2014 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

WA

E Kimberley

002012

HALLS CREEK AIRPORT

44.0

37.2

30/06/1986

65

1 y

WA

E Kimberley

002020

MOOLA BULLA

40.0

40.0

20/06/2007

95

1 y Equal to record.

NT

Victoria

014857

SUPLEJACK

28.0

23.0

20/06/2007

26

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015584

ARGADARGADA

22.0

21.8

11/06/1978

33

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

31.2

20.6

20/06/2007

12

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014253

CHANNEL POINT

24.0

23.0

07/06/1999

13

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 02:36EST, 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 24.1 +3.2 10.3 -0.7 5.7 0.0 6.6 -- 391 (16.3) 39/10
PERTH AIRPORT 21.1 +2.2 8.9 -0.1 4.7 0.0 2.6 9.2 346 (14.4) 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.4 +1.8 3.8 -4.3 0.9 0.0 1.6 8.8 231 ( 9.6) 34/10
BUNBURY 19.1 +0.7 5.4 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 31/11
MANDURAH 19.8 -- 12.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 264 (11.0) 34/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +3.1 24.5 +4.6 23.5 0.0 6.4 8.2 385 (16.0) 46/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 11.2 -8.6 9.9 +4.8 9.5 5.8 1.8 0.0 255 (10.6) 26/04
WHYALLA AERO 16.8 -0.5 11.8 +5.7 -- 0.8 3.2 -- 460 (19.2) 39/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.2 +0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 4.1 -- 37/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 +0.4 8.6 +2.8 6.2 0.4 0.6 0.0 293 (12.2) 26/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.1 +1.2 16.6 +6.6 14.9 0.0 8.0 5.7 459 (19.1) 41/00
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +2.2 21.6 +3.8 19.6 0.0 5.8 9.5 467 (19.5) 46/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +2.7 17.7 +3.1 16.8 0.0 5.2 9.4 289 (12.0) 35/10
MACKAY M.O 24.2 +2.3 18.9 +4.9 -- 0.4 -- 6.6 208 ( 8.7) 22/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +3.2 17.4 +6.5 16.9 0.0 3.4 -- 149 ( 6.2) 15/18
BUNDABERG AERO 25.5 +2.9 18.4 +6.8 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 135 ( 5.6) 30/15
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -1.6 15.0 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.0 +0.9 14.6 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 44/22
BRISBANE AERO 21.2 -0.1 16.6 +6.1 14.5 12.4 4.2 1.1 210 ( 8.8) 35/19
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 +3.5 13.0 +5.5 -- 3.4 -- -- 311 (13.0) 43/20
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.2 +2.4 10.1 +4.0 5.7 0.0 1.0 -- 142 ( 5.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.7 +1.3 11.3 +2.2 8.7 0.0 2.0 8.8 260 (10.8) 43/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 -0.3 13.5 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.2 +1.6 13.3 +5.4 11.6 0.4 1.8 4.4 368 (15.3) 41/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.3 +0.4 12.2 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 26/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 14.9 +4.4 2.9 +0.3 -0.8 0.0 1.6 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.1 +3.7 7.4 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.9 -0.7 11.7 +3.2 9.4 0.0 2.2 8.8 511 (21.3) 46/13
RICHMOND RAAF 18.4 +0.4 9.2 +4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 143 ( 6.0) 28/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.0 -0.7 11.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 43/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 +3.3 -0.2 -1.2 -2.8 0.0 1.4 9.0 132 ( 5.5) 28/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.8 +4.0 2.6 -1.1 0.7 0.0 1.6 9.2 144 ( 6.0) 17/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.5 +2.3 1.8 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 62 ( 2.6) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.3 +0.3 6.7 +1.5 5.5 0.0 1.8 8.5 294 (12.3) 34/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.3 +2.3 6.1 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 311 (13.0) 35/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.3 +2.1 3.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 316 (13.2) 41/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 +0.7 10.4 +3.5 7.5 0.4 1.0 -- 124 ( 5.2) 18/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.7 +1.1 5.9 -0.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 300 (12.5) 31/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 +0.2 4.2 +0.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 436 (18.2) 35/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +1.3 1.7 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 24/11
HOBART AIRPORT 10.8 -2.1 8.3 +3.7 5.9 1.8 2.4 0.3 472 (19.7) 43/05
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

34.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.6 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.5 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.3 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT

**S** +7.4 : 28.0 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+6.8 : 10.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.4 : 21.6 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+5.6 : 21.9 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.6 : 23.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+10.1 : 14.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.5 : 15.8 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.5 : 15.3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+9.2 : 16.7 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

4.4 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
5.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.8 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-11.9 : 13.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-11.3 : 18.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-10.9 : 15.7 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
-10.7 : 17.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-10.7 : 11.6 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

-8.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 CORRYONG AIRPORT Lower NE VIC
-2.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-7.1 : -1.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.7 : 5.1 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-4.7 : 1.7 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.6 : 2.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-4.4 : 3.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West 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.
48.1 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
44.4 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE MidNorth Coast S NSW
44.0 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
43.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
41.8 MOUNT HOUSE AIRSTRIP W Kimberley WA

10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
9.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
9.6 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
9.5 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
9.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

0.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
0.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1139 (47.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
918 (38.3) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
904 (37.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
892 (37.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
886 (36.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
864 (36.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
845 (35.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
830 (34.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
824 (34.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
752 (31.3) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
730 (30.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
721 (30.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
714 (29.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
707 (29.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
692 (28.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
677 (28.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
657 (27.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
649 (27.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
639 (26.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
638 (26.6) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
621 (25.9) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
619 (25.8) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
602 (25.1) LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
601 (25.0) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
81/18 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
74/03 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
70/21 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
65/17 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
65/08 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

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
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
18.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 18.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS ISLAND AI
30.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74(230/ 63 ) at 04:00
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 95(180/ 45 ) at 17:59