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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 1836 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

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039326

GLADSTONE AIRPORT

45.0

24.0

28/07/2006

15

1 n

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

19.0

18.0

24/07/2004

11

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

11.0

11.0

27/07/2007

12

1 P Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

SA

Lower North

021133

SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK)

9.7

9.8

12/07/2005

11

9.8

12/07/2005

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 02:44EST, 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 20.4 +0.9 5.2 -4.3 0.4 0.0 3.2 -- 421 (17.5) 35/10
PERTH AIRPORT 18.4 +0.5 3.9 -4.2 1.1 0.0 0.8 9.3 324 (13.5) 39/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -0.2 2.2 -5.3 -0.5 0.2 2.0 8.1 272 (11.3) 44/10
BUNBURY 16.0 -1.2 3.1 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 41/11
MANDURAH 16.6 -- 7.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 43/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +2.2 17.0 -2.2 16.0 0.0 5.2 7.8 291 (12.1) 48/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.3 -2.4 10.4 +6.4 9.8 0.0 4.0 9.8 222 ( 9.3) 41/16
WHYALLA AERO 14.1 -2.8 5.7 +0.4 -- 6.0 5.0 -- 441 (18.4) 50/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.2 -4.1 7.6 +0.1 6.8 16.22 4.6 1.1 321 (13.4) 46/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.0 -2.1 8.1 +2.9 7.8 7.4 2.6 1.0 480 (20.0) 52/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.0 +1.3 7.0 -1.6 5.0 0.0 4.4 10.2 151 ( 6.3) 43/12
CAIRNS AERO 22.2 -3.5 19.5 +2.5 18.2 0.4 6.0 0.0 465 (19.4) 34/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 +2.0 17.1 +3.5 15.4 0.0 5.6 4.8 408 (17.0) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 16.9 +4.1 -- 1.0 -- 0.4 457 (19.0) 34/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 20.1 -3.0 16.1 +6.6 16.2 7.6 4.0 -- 340 (14.2) 22/01
BUNDABERG AERO 21.2 -0.8 15.2 +5.1 -- 19.4 3.7 -- 331 (13.8) 34/11
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -2.1 13.0 +5.3 -- 7.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.2 -0.3 11.3 +1.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 170 ( 7.1) 17/04
BRISBANE AERO 19.1 -1.8 12.0 +3.2 9.9 0.4 2.4 1.6 285 (11.9) 21/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.5 -1.1 9.4 +3.1 -- 4.2 -- -- 553 (23.0) 37/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 +2.1 8.2 +3.5 2.6 0.8 0.0 -- 80 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 +2.6 9.6 +2.1 6.3 0.0 0.4 5.9 181 ( 7.5) 35/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.8 +2.1 5.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.3 +3.3 5.4 -0.9 3.6 0.0 1.2 7.4 133 ( 5.5) 31/22
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.9 +2.4 5.7 +1.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 22 ( 0.9) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.9 +0.6 3.2 +1.8 0.1 5.6 4.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 18.4 +3.2 8.7 +5.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.9 +3.9 9.4 +2.3 6.8 0.0 2.2 4.3 261 (10.9) 54/20
RICHMOND RAAF 20.0 +2.6 5.5 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 38 ( 1.6) 43/19
BELLAMBI AWS 19.3 +2.5 13.2 +3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 55/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.1 -0.2 3.0 +3.1 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.2 177 ( 7.4) 35/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.7 -1.0 9.5 +6.8 7.7 15.8 1.8 0.0 261 (10.9) 34/20
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.3 -1.7 5.9 +2.7 -- 3.2 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 46/19
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.4 -2.9 9.4 +5.1 8.1 6.4 2.2 6.2 342 (14.3) 50/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.6 -0.4 9.4 +6.5 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 312 (13.0) 35/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.3 -2.2 5.4 +3.0 -- 8.2 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 52/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 +0.9 11.5 +5.5 8.6 0.0 2.6 -- 186 ( 7.8) 30/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -1.3 8.5 +3.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 336 (14.0) 46/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.7 -0.3 6.5 +3.3 -- 8.4 -- -- 707 (29.5) 46/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.4 +1.8 3.2 +1.0 -- 1.6 -- -- 52 ( 2.2) 15/20
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +3.9 2.8 -1.3 0.0 0.0 1.0 5.3 221 ( 9.2) 24/01
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

34.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
33.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.1 : 13.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
+5.1 : 12.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+5.0 : 24.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+4.9 : 14.1 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+4.8 : 10.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.1 : 14.6 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.9 : 14.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.4 : 18.7 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.3 : 13.4 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.2 : 11.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.6 : 9.7 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
-5.0 : 18.8 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-4.9 : 10.6 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-4.8 : 13.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-4.8 : 10.7 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA

-3.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-2.9 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-2.9 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.5 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.3 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA

-8.1 : -1.7 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.9 : -1.1 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.8 : -2.9 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7 : -2.3 NORTHAM 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.
76.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
58.2 SOUTHEND CURTIS ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
51.4 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
45.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
44.4 TABLE TOPS Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
76.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
Wide Bay/Burnett
58.2 SOUTHEND CURTIS ISLAND
51.4 GLADSTONE RADAR
45.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT
44.4 TABLE TOPS

10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1215 (50.6) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1096 (45.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1018 (42.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
987 (41.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
975 (40.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
945 (39.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
923 (38.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
848 (35.3) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
828 (34.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
821 (34.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
807 (33.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
783 (32.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
776 (32.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
747 (31.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
746 (31.1) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
743 (31.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
736 (30.7) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
732 (30.5) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
707 (29.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
688 (28.7) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
678 (28.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
675 (28.1) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
664 (27.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
659 (27.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
656 (27.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
655 (27.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
648 (27.0) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
648 (27.0) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
646 (26.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
624 (26.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
623 (26.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
616 (25.7) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
609 (25.4) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
601 (25.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
93/11 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/10 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
87/11 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
85/07 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
85/17 CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

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
Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
12.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
5.6mm in 8 min to 16:55 42.0mm/h
6.8mm in 35 min to 17:30 11.7mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
14.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 28.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
CW Slopes S
FORBES AIRPORT AWS
6.6mm in 37 min to 12:00 10.7mm/h
VICTORIA
W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
11.4mm in 30 min to 16:00 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 14.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 78(180/ 65 ) at 11:57
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(210/ 67 ) at 10:07
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(340/ 63 ) at 10:01
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 83(330/ 63 ) at 06:30
W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(200/ 63 ) at 19:06
MOUNT READ : 83( 10/ 65 ) at 10:50