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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 2148 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 wind gust (km/h)

QLD

S Peninsula

028008

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

67

67.0

14/06/2006

29

Y Equal to record.

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

NT

Barkly

015135

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

32.6

31.4

19/06/1995

17

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

26.2

20.1

21/06/2008

20

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Alice Springs

015666

RABBIT FLAT

19.3

18.0

21/06/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Gulf Country

029141

CLONCURRY AIRPORT

27.7

26.0

15/06/2006

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 02:40EST, 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 22.7 +1.8 9.4 -1.6 3.2 0.0 5.2 -- 478 (19.9) 55/10
PERTH AIRPORT 21.5 +2.6 8.3 -0.7 2.8 0.0 3.0 9.2 391 (16.3) 37/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.3 +1.7 4.6 -3.5 1.0 0.0 2.4 9.0 287 (12.0) 37/10
BUNBURY 18.2 -0.2 2.2 -5.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 114 ( 4.8) 39/13
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 13.0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 39/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -0.2 20.2 +0.3 19.0 0.0 9.8 6.5 563 (23.5) 48/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.0 -2.8 9.4 +4.3 9.2 0.0 4.0 8.2 628 (26.2) 52/09
WHYALLA AERO 15.7 -1.6 7.0 +0.9 -- 0.4 4.4 -- 258 (10.8) 21/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -0.9 6.9 -1.2 5.3 1.0 -- 0.0 137 ( 5.7) 21/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.7 +0.9 11.4 +5.6 10.1 1.4 1.2 5.3 419 (17.5) 35/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.5 -2.4 10.8 +0.8 8.8 0.0 7.2 10.4 595 (24.8) 44/10
CAIRNS AERO 25.4 -0.6 20.9 +3.1 19.5 0.0 8.0 8.4 665 (27.7) 52/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 0.0 16.4 +1.8 12.9 0.0 7.4 10.7 431 (18.0) 39/07
MACKAY M.O 20.0 -1.9 10.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.4 505 (21.0) 50/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.7 -0.8 10.8 -0.1 8.8 0.0 6.2 -- 425 (17.7) 34/11
BUNDABERG AERO 20.9 -1.7 9.9 -1.7 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 509 (21.2) 39/08
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.6 11.0 +1.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.9 -1.2 7.1 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 39/10
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 -0.9 6.9 -3.6 2.8 0.0 0.6 9.9 357 (14.9) 37/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.7 -1.3 3.4 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 647 (27.0) 41/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.6 -0.2 6.2 +0.1 1.2 0.0 2.0 -- 163 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.2 -0.2 8.3 -0.8 4.4 0.0 2.2 9.6 327 (13.6) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.5 -1.0 6.2 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.4 +0.8 9.0 +1.1 6.6 0.0 4.0 8.2 558 (23.3) 50/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.4 -0.5 6.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 30/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.0 -4.5 3.3 +0.7 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.9 -3.5 4.9 +0.3 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.4 -1.2 9.6 +1.1 5.7 0.0 3.4 9.3 543 (22.6) 57/11
RICHMOND RAAF 18.0 0.0 2.7 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 46/11
BELLAMBI AWS 16.4 -1.3 11.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 418 (17.4) 65/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.0 +1.8 4.2 +3.2 1.8 0.0 1.4 7.6 373 (15.5) 34/05
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.6 -0.2 6.5 +2.8 6.1 0.0 1.6 2.8 473 (19.7) 41/02
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.1 +2.9 7.5 +3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 31/01
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.1 +2.1 4.5 -0.7 2.1 0.0 2.4 7.6 320 (13.3) 31/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.3 +1.3 6.6 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 406 (16.9) 35/10
BENDIGO AIRPORT 15.4 +2.2 9.1 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 414 (17.3) 44/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.9 +0.9 11.4 +4.5 8.6 1.4 1.2 -- 207 ( 8.6) 44/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.8 +1.2 9.2 +2.9 -- 1.0 -- -- 470 (19.6) 43/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 +0.8 7.4 +3.4 -- 4.8 -- -- 534 (22.3) 46/04
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.4 -1.7 -0.5 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 153 ( 6.4) 21/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.3 +1.4 2.9 -1.7 -2.8 0.0 2.2 4.4 410 (17.1) 70/23
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

31.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.1 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
31.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
31.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT

+4.0 : 21.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.7 : 22.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
+3.6 : 20.9 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+3.6 : 21.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+3.6 : 20.8 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+7.8 : 11.6 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+5.9 : 5.7 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.8 : 9.9 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+5.6 : 11.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+5.5 : 5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+5.5 : 11.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+5.5 : 9.1 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC

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

-0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.8 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.6 : 21.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-5.4 : 24.1 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.1 : 5.9 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-5.1 : 10.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-5.0 : 24.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

-4.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-3.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.7 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-2.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.1 : 4.8 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-7.7 : 4.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-7.1 : -0.7 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.8 : 0.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.5 : -0.6 CORRIGIN 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.
35.7 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
33.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
32.8 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
25.0 ADVENTURE BAY (BLIGH MUSEUM) Southeast TAS
22.8 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

10.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

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0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW

1409 (58.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1359 (56.6) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1267 (52.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1239 (51.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1198 (49.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
1092 (45.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1081 (45.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1076 (44.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1021 (42.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1006 (41.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
1004 (41.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
927 (38.6) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
922 (38.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
911 (38.0) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
867 (36.1) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
861 (35.9) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
843 (35.1) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
823 (34.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
816 (34.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
812 (33.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
793 (33.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
792 (33.0) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
783 (32.6) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
774 (32.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
753 (31.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
742 (30.9) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
731 (30.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
731 (30.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
711 (29.6) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
696 (29.0) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
684 (28.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
684 (28.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
670 (27.9) TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
670 (27.9) JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
668 (27.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
665 (27.7) KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
665 (27.7) CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
665 (27.7) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
665 (27.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
655 (27.3) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
655 (27.3) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
649 (27.0) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
647 (27.0) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
647 (27.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
630 (26.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
629 (26.2) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
628 (26.2) ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
624 (26.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
620 (25.8) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
616 (25.7) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
615 (25.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
608 (25.3) WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
606 (25.3) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
603 (25.1) BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
603 (25.1) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
600 (25.0) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
135/22 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
120/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/23 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/22 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
98/23 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
94/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
91/23 HOGAN 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.
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 70(160/ 63 ) at 11:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(230/ 78 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 100(260/ 80 ) at 22:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 121(320/ 98 ) at 20:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 132(270/100 ) at 23:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 98(270/ 48 ) at 23:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 91(290/ 72 ) at 23:30
MOUNT READ : 87(250/ 72 ) at 22:17
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 98(230/ 56 ) at 16:31
HOGAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 65 ) at 23:40