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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 2133 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

N Peninsula

027032

STRATHBURN STATION

28.0

5.4

02/06/1998

15

1 n

Highest maximum temperature

TAS

W Coast

094191

HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)

14.8

14.3

10/06/2005

12

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 02:39EST, 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 19.7 -1.2 12.1 +1.1 9.2 4.0 2.6 -- 358 (14.9) 34/16
PERTH AIRPORT 16.7 -2.2 9.9 +0.9 7.9 8.4 1.2 2.9 269 (11.2) 34/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.7 -1.9 7.9 -0.2 7.8 19.2 3.2 4.8 444 (18.5) 46/10
BUNBURY 16.9 -1.5 8.2 +0.1 -- 4.2 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 48/04
MANDURAH 16.3 -- 10.8 -- -- 11.2 -- -- 352 (14.7) 44/03
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 0.0 18.7 -1.2 17.4 0.0 6.4 9.4 233 ( 9.7) 30/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.2 +4.4 7.4 +2.3 4.2 0.0 3.4 8.7 224 ( 9.3) 35/12
WHYALLA AERO 19.5 +2.2 3.5 -2.6 -- 0.0 3.0 -- 277 (11.5) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 +2.0 11.2 +3.1 6.0 0.0 2.4 5.5 328 (13.7) 46/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 +1.1 4.2 -1.6 4.1 0.0 0.4 3.9 381 (15.9) 54/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.9 +3.0 4.8 -5.2 3.1 0.0 4.8 10.5 156 ( 6.5) 34/15
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.6 18.9 +1.1 17.6 0.2 3.0 1.1 422 (17.6) 35/01
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.9 14.0 -0.6 12.0 0.0 2.2 6.0 149 ( 6.2) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 22.4 +0.5 12.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- 8.8 324 (13.5) 31/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.5 +1.0 8.0 -2.9 5.9 0.0 2.2 -- 102 ( 4.3) 28/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +1.4 10.8 -0.8 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 204 ( 8.5) 31/10
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +1.4 10.0 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.7 +1.6 14.0 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 39/11
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 +2.5 11.1 +0.6 7.8 0.0 2.8 8.4 284 (11.8) 31/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.3 +2.3 8.1 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 35/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.8 +4.0 8.7 +2.6 4.7 0.0 3.0 -- 259 (10.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.6 +1.2 15.2 +6.1 12.4 0.0 3.6 3.8 633 (26.4) 39/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.3 +0.8 14.4 +6.4 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.9 -1.7 12.4 +4.5 10.9 2.0 -- 0.0 402 (16.8) 28/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.7 -0.2 13.1 +6.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 21/03
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.5 +5.0 6.3 +3.7 2.6 0.0 3.4 7.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.0 +4.6 6.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.2 -0.4 13.8 +5.3 13.0 1.2 0.8 1.3 627 (26.1) 41/00
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 +0.1 12.1 +7.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 24/01
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 0.0 13.1 +2.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 473 (19.7) 39/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 +3.3 5.4 +4.4 2.4 0.0 1.6 5.8 132 ( 5.5) 21/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.4 +3.6 5.0 +1.3 -- 0.0 1.2 9.1 -- 22/05
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.0 +2.8 1.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 36 ( 1.5) 13/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 +3.5 3.9 -1.3 0.1 0.0 1.6 7.1 187 ( 7.8) 43/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 16.8 +2.8 1.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 86 ( 3.6) 35/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.9 +2.7 3.5 -0.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 35/16
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +3.9 6.6 -0.3 4.2 0.0 0.8 -- 107 ( 4.5) 28/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 18.4 +3.8 3.0 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 41/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 +2.3 1.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 52/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -0.1 4.5 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 18/15
HOBART AIRPORT 15.5 +2.6 -0.4 -5.0 -5.2 0.2 0.8 8.3 -- 35/15
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 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
32.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
32.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
32.4 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
32.4 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
32.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+8.5 : 12.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+7.6 : 14.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+6.6 : 22.6 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+6.1 : 25.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+6.1 : 10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.0 : 12.4 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+7.8 : 11.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+7.4 : 12.7 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+7.2 : 12.0 SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+7.2 : 12.1 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW

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

1.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
4.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.0 : 1.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-6.5 : 4.7 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.6 : 6.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.0 : 17.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-3.9 : 15.2 FORREST Eucla WA

-5.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS

-6.7 : -2.8 CAMPANIA (KINCORA) Southeast TAS
-6.5 : -0.9 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-6.3 : -0.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-5.9 : -3.7 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-5.7 : 2.0 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC

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.
35.0 BARRETT MEADOWS Lower West WA
34.6 GRASSMERE Lower West WA
34.6 WERAROA Lower West WA
33.2 WALPOLE Lower West WA
30.4 DENMARK AGRIC. SCHOOL Lower West WA

10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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0.8 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
0.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
0.0 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1032 (43.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
942 (39.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
864 (36.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
860 (35.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
807 (33.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
791 (33.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
762 (31.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
732 (30.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
722 (30.1) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
712 (29.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
705 (29.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
704 (29.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
702 (29.3) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
699 (29.1) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
696 (29.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
690 (28.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
686 (28.6) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
657 (27.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
654 (27.3) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
633 (26.4) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
627 (26.1) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
626 (26.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
625 (26.0) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
622 (25.9) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
611 (25.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
607 (25.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
85/16 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
81/23 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
80/09 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/22 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
74/04 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

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
NORTH WALPOLE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 78(340/ 69 ) at 09:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(320/ 65 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 85( 10/ 65 ) at 16:01