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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 2017 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

015572

STIRLING

28.2

20.6

19/06/2005

41

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015575

CLARAVILLE

31.4

25.0

20/06/1991

32

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015616

ROSS RIVER

25.3

22.6

26/06/1978

24

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015656

TODD RIVER DOWNS

30.0

23.0

30/06/2003

16

1 n

NT

Alice Springs

015661

MOUNT SKINNER

24.0

21.1

17/06/1973

46

1 n

SA

Upper North

019114

MINBURRA

24.4

23.4

06/06/2001

11

1 n

QLD

Far SW

045012

NAPPA MERRIE

65.0

42.4

02/06/1985

88

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

12.9

13.0

01/06/2004

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 02:36EST, 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 25.4 +4.5 9.0 -2.0 6.4 0.0 5.4 -- 439 (18.3) 59/12
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 +3.3 8.0 -1.0 4.7 0.0 2.4 5.3 315 (13.1) 48/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.2 +1.6 4.0 -4.1 1.1 0.0 2.0 5.1 260 (10.8) 43/13
BUNBURY 19.1 +0.7 5.6 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 43/12
MANDURAH 19.7 -- 11.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 423 (17.6) 52/13
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +1.6 20.7 +0.8 19.9 0.0 7.6 10.9 480 (20.0) 44/14
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.8 -3.0 10.0 +4.9 10.0 10.4 1.0 6.6 183 ( 7.6) 22/12
WHYALLA AERO 13.7 -3.6 10.8 +4.7 -- 0.4 3.0 -- 244 (10.2) 22/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.1 -1.0 10.0 +1.9 6.1 0.0 -- 0.0 166 ( 6.9) 34/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -0.6 5.3 -0.5 3.5 0.2 0.4 0.0 194 ( 8.1) 18/22
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.3 -2.6 15.8 +5.8 14.9 0.0 5.6 0.1 395 (16.5) 30/00
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +2.3 21.2 +3.4 19.7 0.0 6.8 8.5 573 (23.9) 54/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.8 18.1 +3.5 17.0 0.0 6.2 3.1 320 (13.3) 43/13
MACKAY M.O 24.1 +2.2 19.4 +5.4 -- 0.0 -- 0.4 283 (11.8) 48/22
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.4 +0.9 18.8 +7.9 18.0 0.0 2.4 -- 196 ( 8.2) 46/11
BUNDABERG AERO 23.3 +0.7 15.9 +4.3 -- 6.6 3.2 -- 349 (14.5) 52/12
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 +0.4 16.0 +6.7 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.7 +1.6 14.8 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 417 (17.4) 46/10
BRISBANE AERO 22.5 +1.2 12.3 +1.8 9.9 0.0 0.8 4.8 331 (13.8) 39/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.1 +1.1 8.5 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 424 (17.7) 52/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.2 +4.4 9.7 +3.6 6.0 0.0 2.8 -- 273 (11.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 -0.5 14.1 +5.0 11.2 0.0 3.0 2.4 539 (22.5) 39/18
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -2.6 12.2 +4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.7 -0.9 9.3 +1.4 8.6 2.4 3.2 0.1 391 (16.3) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.3 -1.6 9.6 +3.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 107 ( 4.5) 17/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 13.8 +3.3 2.3 -0.3 -1.2 0.0 1.4 4.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +3.2 5.3 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.3 +0.7 12.9 +4.4 11.1 8.6 1.4 0.5 542 (22.6) 48/02
RICHMOND RAAF 16.9 -1.1 7.6 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 35/14
BELLAMBI AWS 17.3 -0.4 12.1 +1.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 406 (16.9) 44/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.5 +2.3 4.3 +3.3 -0.6 0.0 2.0 3.0 181 ( 7.5) 30/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.3 +5.5 4.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 1.6 8.9 192 ( 8.0) 35/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.4 +3.2 2.3 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 17/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 +1.6 5.1 -0.1 3.2 0.0 2.0 0.6 283 (11.8) 30/21
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.4 +2.4 2.6 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 34/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.9 +1.7 5.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 30/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +4.6 8.4 +1.5 7.4 0.0 0.6 -- 66 ( 2.8) 41/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 16.0 +1.4 6.6 +0.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 17/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +3.8 4.2 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 44/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.7 +0.6 4.6 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 13/13
HOBART AIRPORT 14.1 +1.2 1.9 -2.7 -1.2 0.0 1.0 7.4 212 ( 8.8) 24/10
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

33.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+8.3 : 11.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+7.5 : 9.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.1 : 9.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+6.1 : 20.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
+6.1 : 10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.0 : 17.1 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+9.0 : 18.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.9 : 18.7 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.7 : 19.2 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
+8.6 : 15.7 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD

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

5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.4 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-7.7 : 21.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.6 : 20.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-6.2 : 14.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-6.0 : 12.9 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-5.7 : 16.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

-6.7 : 0.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 6.5 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-6.0 : 0.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3 : 1.7 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.1 : 7.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne 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.
65.0 NAPPA MERRIE Far SW QLD
45.0 INNAMINCKA STATION NE Pastoral SA
41.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB Hunter Valley NSW
38.0 OMICRON Far SW QLD
35.8 INNAMINCKA HOTEL NE Pastoral SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
NE Pastoral
45.0 INNAMINCKA STATION
35.8 INNAMINCKA HOTEL

QUEENSLAND
Far SW
65.0 NAPPA MERRIE
38.0 OMICRON

NEW SOUTH WALES
Hunter Valley
41.0 HAWKS NEST GOLF CLUB

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
9.9 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
9.2 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

0.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

973 (40.5) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
912 (38.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
874 (36.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
818 (34.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
815 (34.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
766 (31.9) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
756 (31.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
739 (30.8) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
689 (28.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
671 (28.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
651 (27.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
645 (26.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
644 (26.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
635 (26.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
633 (26.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
632 (26.3) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
630 (26.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
623 (26.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
622 (25.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
80/23 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
78/22 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
76/21 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/23 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
74/05 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
Channel Country
BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD
8.4mm in 14 min to 19:14 36.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 70(130/ 63 ) at 22:30