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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.

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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 1832 EST on 02/08/2009. 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

NSW

North Coast

058097

NEW ITALY

57.0

50.8

28/07/1913

23

1 n

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

50.6

49.0

01/07/2005

11

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

TAS

E Coast

092114

FRIENDLY BEACHES

-0.5

0.0

04/07/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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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 02:44EST, 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 19.8 +0.3 10.8 +1.3 9.5 4.4 1.2 -- 269 (11.2) 39/18
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -0.7 9.9 +1.8 7.9 4.2 1.4 4.9 255 (10.6) 52/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.4 -2.4 7.1 -0.4 5.0 4.8 2.0 4.4 311 (13.0) 52/12
BUNBURY 15.5 -1.7 9.6 +2.4 -- 2.8 -- -- 259 (10.8) 52/07
MANDURAH 16.3 -- 12.8 -- -- 9.4 -- -- 356 (14.8) 65/07
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 +0.3 15.5 -3.7 13.0 0.0 7.0 10.8 312 (13.0) 46/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 +3.3 3.2 -0.8 1.9 0.0 4.4 10.3 170 ( 7.1) 26/09
WHYALLA AERO 18.2 +1.3 5.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 235 ( 9.8) 55/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.4 +0.1 9.8 +2.3 4.4 0.0 -- 0.9 293 (12.2) 30/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -0.3 5.3 +0.1 3.4 0.0 2.4 5.0 273 (11.4) 37/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.7 +1.0 6.0 -2.6 3.8 0.0 5.8 10.5 325 (13.5) 41/11
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 +0.5 14.8 -2.2 13.2 0.0 6.2 10.1 480 (20.0) 41/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.2 +0.1 9.9 -3.7 7.4 0.0 5.0 10.3 253 (10.5) 35/14
MACKAY M.O 21.6 +0.3 11.0 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- 10.2 322 (13.4) 43/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 +0.9 10.4 +0.9 8.3 0.0 3.4 -- 195 ( 8.1) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.5 +0.5 13.0 +2.9 -- 0.0 2.6 -- 394 (16.4) 39/15
NAMBOUR DPI 17.0 -4.1 14.0 +6.3 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 18.1 -2.4 13.8 +3.9 -- 23.6 -- -- 408 (17.0) 46/15
BRISBANE AERO 17.0 -3.9 11.9 +3.1 9.8 0.6 2.0 0.3 342 (14.3) 37/21
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.6 -3.0 9.0 +2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 542 (22.6) 54/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.9 +2.8 6.7 +2.0 3.0 0.0 2.8 -- 311 (13.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -0.8 11.8 +4.3 9.0 20.8 5.0 2.4 433 (18.0) 37/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +0.5 10.7 +4.4 -- 14.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.7 +0.7 8.5 +2.2 6.3 13.0 3.2 3.1 510 (21.3) 30/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.3 +0.8 6.6 +2.0 -- 2.0 -- -- 33 ( 1.4) 18/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.6 +3.3 3.2 +1.8 -0.7 0.0 2.2 7.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.3 +4.1 6.4 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.4 +1.4 9.5 +2.4 2.7 7.4 1.6 2.5 388 (16.2) 34/13
RICHMOND RAAF 17.2 -0.2 5.0 +1.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 101 ( 4.2) 18/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.3 +0.5 10.0 0.0 -- 4.6 -- -- 352 (14.7) 37/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 +2.9 -0.1 0.0 -4.0 0.0 1.4 7.0 193 ( 8.0) 13/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.0 +4.3 4.3 +1.6 1.2 0.0 2.4 6.7 289 (12.0) 28/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.8 +0.8 0.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 41 ( 1.7) 17/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.8 +0.5 0.6 -3.7 -3.4 0.0 2.0 7.0 -- 24/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.7 +1.7 2.4 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 31/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.8 +2.3 1.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) --
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.5 +2.1 4.3 -1.7 2.1 0.0 1.2 -- 137 ( 5.7) 28/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.7 +1.9 1.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 26/18
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.3 +1.3 -0.1 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 52/09
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.1 -2.5 -0.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 26 ( 1.1) 17/15
HOBART AIRPORT 10.5 -1.9 0.8 -3.3 -2.8 0.0 1.4 8.1 247 (10.3) 26/10
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

32.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
32.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.0 : 25.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+4.9 : 20.2 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+4.6 : 19.1 FORBES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
+4.5 : 19.3 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+4.5 : 18.5 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
+4.5 : 20.0 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.4 : 14.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.6 : 11.3 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
+6.3 : 14.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.2 : 17.7 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+5.7 : 10.3 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.7 : 11.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+5.7 : 16.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.7 : 15.3 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-5.2 : 15.9 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.2 : 16.7 BRISBANE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3 : 16.9 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.3 : 12.0 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

-12.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.6 : -7.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-6.7 : -2.9 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-6.4 : 12.2 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-6.3 : -1.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-6.3 : -5.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

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.
71.0 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE) North Coast NSW
60.6 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB North Coast NSW
60.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM) North Coast NSW
57.0 NEW ITALY North Coast NSW
56.4 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE) North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
51.0 COMO

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
71.0 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE)
60.6 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB
60.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)
57.0 NEW ITALY
56.4 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
54.0 BRUNSWICK HEADS BOWLING CLUB
53.0 ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK)
50.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

10.8 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

0.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.3 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.1 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

931 (38.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
909 (37.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
886 (36.9) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
850 (35.4) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
737 (30.7) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
734 (30.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
727 (30.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
719 (30.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
715 (29.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
712 (29.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
704 (29.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
693 (28.9) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
685 (28.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
661 (27.5) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
647 (27.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
638 (26.6) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
630 (26.3) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
624 (26.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
617 (25.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
613 (25.5) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
609 (25.4) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
93/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/11 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
80/17 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
74/07 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
74/12 MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
74/12 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
74/22 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
74/04 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW

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
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
4.0mm in 6 min to 08:06 40.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
13.6mm in 30 min to 02:00 27.2mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 13.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(280/ 65 ) at 05:27
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 72(350/ 63 ) at 23:30