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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.

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 2145 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
Lowest maximum temperature

TAS

W Coast

094191

HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)

0.7

1.3

20/06/2007

12

1 Y

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

WA

W Kimberley

003003

BROOME AIRPORT

26.7

22.8

21/06/2001

13

1 Y

WA

E Pilbara

004032

PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT

33.9

30.0

18/06/1995

14

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

20.1

19.7

18/06/1998

20

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

18.0

17.6

18/06/1998

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 02:40EST, 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 22.4 +1.5 10.5 -0.5 4.9 0.0 5.0 -- 484 (20.2) 52/10
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 +1.4 7.2 -1.8 2.8 0.0 1.4 9.2 341 (14.2) 39/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 +1.9 3.1 -5.0 0.2 0.2 2.2 9.5 175 ( 7.3) 31/10
BUNBURY 17.7 -0.7 2.6 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 31/11
MANDURAH 19.4 -- 10.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 35/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.6 -2.0 21.3 +1.4 20.2 0.0 10.8 6.1 553 (23.0) 50/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.7 -4.1 4.8 -0.3 1.9 0.0 6.6 6.1 483 (20.1) 55/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -0.4 7.1 +1.0 -- 1.2 3.2 -- 187 ( 7.8) 37/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.3 +0.2 8.5 +0.4 7.9 2.4 -- 4.4 120 ( 5.0) 37/04
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 +0.7 9.6 +3.8 7.4 1.4 0.8 4.8 388 (16.2) 43/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.6 -3.3 11.3 +1.3 9.0 0.0 7.6 10.4 588 (24.5) 48/10
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.6 18.2 +0.4 17.4 0.0 6.4 9.8 477 (19.9) 55/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +2.3 14.3 -0.3 12.4 0.0 4.8 8.4 214 ( 8.9) 37/13
MACKAY M.O 22.2 +0.3 14.8 +0.8 -- 0.2 -- 8.7 300 (12.5) 46/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.9 -0.6 13.0 +2.1 9.4 0.0 2.4 -- 181 ( 7.5) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 20.2 -2.4 13.4 +1.8 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 291 (12.1) 44/11
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -1.6 11.0 +1.7 -- 20.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.6 -0.5 9.2 -2.3 -- 11.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 26/10
BRISBANE AERO 20.6 -0.7 9.8 -0.7 6.3 3.2 2.0 10.0 276 (11.5) 43/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.6 -2.4 7.2 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 567 (23.6) 59/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.9 -1.9 8.2 +2.1 3.4 0.2 1.0 -- 159 ( 6.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 +1.1 8.8 -0.3 6.0 0.0 2.0 9.7 -- 39/03
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.3 -0.2 7.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.5 +0.9 11.1 +3.2 8.8 0.0 3.0 9.6 557 (23.2) 43/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.0 +1.1 10.3 +3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 21/06
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.4 -3.1 3.5 +0.9 2.6 3.4 1.6 0.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -2.4 5.6 +1.0 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.8 +1.2 11.4 +2.9 8.3 2.2 1.8 9.4 434 (18.1) 54/15
RICHMOND RAAF 18.6 +0.6 6.7 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 34/14
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 +0.6 12.2 +1.2 -- 1.6 -- -- 351 (14.6) 48/19
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.9 +1.7 0.4 -0.6 -1.6 0.6 0.8 7.7 111 ( 4.6) 41/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.4 +0.6 6.1 +2.4 5.5 0.0 1.4 2.2 284 (11.8) 43/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.2 +1.0 5.8 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 210 ( 8.8) 41/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 +1.4 6.7 +1.5 6.5 0.0 1.0 4.3 354 (14.8) 35/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.9 +0.9 8.8 +5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 404 (16.8) 43/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.9 +0.7 8.5 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 46/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.2 +1.2 10.6 +3.7 7.0 1.2 1.0 -- 146 ( 6.1) 28/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.7 +0.1 8.5 +2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 310 (12.9) 48/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.9 -0.9 5.8 +1.8 -- 3.8 -- -- 409 (17.0) 46/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.0 +0.9 3.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.1 -0.8 6.4 +1.8 3.3 0.2 2.6 6.3 400 (16.7) 57/09
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

32.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
31.7 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
31.1 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
30.2 COEN AIRPORT N Peninsula QLD
30.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+4.1 : 25.6 POINT LOOKOUT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+3.5 : 20.2 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+3.3 : 19.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
+3.3 : 15.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.1 : 11.9 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+6.9 : 6.7 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.5 : 6.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.5 : 12.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+5.9 : 7.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

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

-1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.9 : 18.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.8 : 19.3 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-6.5 : 0.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-6.4 : 20.9 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-6.1 : 24.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

-2.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.6 : -1.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.5 : 1.6 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-6.9 : -1.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : -1.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-6.5 : 0.0 KATANNING COMPARISON 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.
40.0 ARIAH PARK POST OFFICE Riverina E NSW
33.2 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
28.4 NAMBOUR BOWLING CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
28.0 COBARGO (WANDELLA) South Coast NSW
25.8 NARANGBA - BROWNS CRK ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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1.9 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW

1248 (52.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1242 (51.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1231 (51.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
1176 (49.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1153 (48.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1114 (46.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1058 (44.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
919 (38.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
908 (37.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
898 (37.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
835 (34.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
817 (34.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
814 (33.9) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
808 (33.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
805 (33.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
769 (32.0) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
769 (32.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
757 (31.5) MARDIE W Pilbara WA
756 (31.5) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
733 (30.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
718 (29.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
713 (29.7) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
706 (29.4) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
700 (29.2) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
661 (27.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
658 (27.4) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
649 (27.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
641 (26.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
640 (26.7) BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
634 (26.4) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
633 (26.4) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
619 (25.8) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
619 (25.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
618 (25.8) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
617 (25.7) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
615 (25.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
605 (25.2) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
113/15 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
104/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
96/05 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/17 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
91/20 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.
None reported

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(240/ 65 ) at 16:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(240/ 96 ) at 15:51
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 82(238/ 65 ) at 07:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 95(240/ 67 ) at 02:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(300/ 72 ) at 01:51
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(240/ 65 ) at 02:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(220/ 59 ) at 19:44
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 89(280/ 72 ) at 14:00
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 80(220/ 63 ) at 02:30
ISLANDS
Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 70(110/ 63 ) at 09:06
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(250/ 72 ) at 05:32