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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 1839 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

Central Highlands

035270

NEWLANDS

27.8

17.2

27/07/2001

15

1 n

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039167

ROCKYBAR

50.0

50.0

22/07/1981

40

1 n Equal to record.

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039259

EIDSVOLD BRIDGE

35.0

31.0

25/07/1999

13

1 n

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039311

GLANDORE

41.2

40.0

28/07/1996

24

1 n

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039332

LLOYONA

28.4

27.8

28/07/1996

15

1 n

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039343

MALANDA

39.8

35.2

27/07/2001

11

1 n

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039345

BARWOOD

58.2

36.4

01/07/1999

11

1 n

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040783

POINT ARKWRIGHT

58.6

45.4

12/07/1993

19

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090045

HAWKESDALE (POST OFFICE)

52.0

32.2

08/07/1993

116

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090051

KOROIT

51.0

44.7

18/07/1960

120

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090060

NULLAWARRE

56.2

37.0

04/07/1981

110

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090077

TERANG

45.6

34.0

31/07/1975

111

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090084

WOOLSTHORPE

47.8

30.0

08/07/1993

121

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090085

TERANG (WOORIWYRITE)

39.6

30.0

26/07/1936

109

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090136

CARAMUT

37.0

34.6

04/07/1984

50

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090170

WIRWIN (KOLORA)

39.0

27.2

08/07/1993

28

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090173

HAMILTON AIRPORT

26.8

25.3

31/07/1989

26

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090175

PORT FAIRY AWS

31.0

31.0

21/07/2000

15

1 n Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090176

MORTLAKE RACECOURSE

52.2

22.0

30/07/1994

15

49.6

20/01/2007

15

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040908

TEWANTIN RSL PARK

15.1

15.6

24/07/1999

13

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

61

61.0

21/07/1997

24

Y Equal to record.


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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 22.7 +3.2 6.0 -3.5 0.7 0.0 3.6 -- 400 (16.7) 43/09
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +2.3 1.9 -6.2 0.3 0.0 1.4 6.9 343 (14.3) 31/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.4 +3.6 6.3 -1.2 2.4 0.0 2.4 1.8 413 (17.2) 46/11
BUNBURY 19.1 +1.9 9.8 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 46/15
MANDURAH 18.8 -- 10.8 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 509 (21.2) 44/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 +0.3 19.6 +0.4 18.0 0.0 9.2 10.6 425 (17.7) 54/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.3 -3.4 1.0 -3.0 -1.2 0.0 5.2 10.4 285 (11.9) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 15.5 -1.4 2.6 -2.7 -- 0.8 1.6 -- 360 (15.0) 35/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.5 -1.8 5.3 -2.2 3.6 17.0 0.6 2.1 289 (12.0) 43/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.7 -1.4 5.8 +0.6 3.1 14.4 0.2 5.4 472 (19.7) 50/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.6 -4.1 10.2 +1.6 8.6 0.0 8.8 10.5 572 (23.8) 52/09
CAIRNS AERO 22.8 -2.9 19.0 +2.0 17.1 5.8 1.4 0.0 356 (14.8) 43/06
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.3 -1.8 18.8 +5.2 17.3 0.2 4.2 0.0 287 (12.0) 39/13
MACKAY M.O 18.5 -2.8 16.8 +4.0 -- 4.4 -- 0.0 338 (14.1) 28/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 18.5 -4.6 15.6 +6.1 15.2 12.0 1.0 -- 252 (10.5) 24/06
BUNDABERG AERO 17.2 -4.8 14.9 +4.8 -- 4.0 2.6 -- 296 (12.3) 37/08
NAMBOUR DPI 15.0 -6.1 13.0 +5.3 -- 34.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 16.9 -3.6 14.0 +4.1 -- 7.6 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 18/11
BRISBANE AERO 16.8 -4.1 14.3 +5.5 14.0 32.8 2.0 0.6 176 ( 7.3) 34/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.0 +0.4 9.6 +3.3 -- 16.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 39/16
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.2 -0.9 8.7 +4.0 4.4 0.6 1.8 -- 140 ( 5.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.4 +0.7 13.8 +6.3 10.3 0.6 1.2 3.3 353 (14.7) 34/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.4 -0.3 8.3 +2.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.9 +0.9 9.3 +3.0 7.6 0.0 1.4 3.3 231 ( 9.6) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.9 -0.6 8.0 +3.4 -- 2.0 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 30/00
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.0 -3.3 1.6 +0.2 -1.0 14.2 4.6 2.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 10.7 -4.5 4.6 +1.6 -- 15.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.5 -0.5 10.3 +3.2 6.5 0.8 1.6 5.5 434 (18.1) 52/21
RICHMOND RAAF 17.0 -0.4 4.8 +1.3 -- 3.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 30/15
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 +0.6 10.6 +0.6 -- 1.4 -- -- 345 (14.4) 46/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.5 -1.8 2.9 +3.0 0.1 16.8 1.4 6.5 208 ( 8.7) 35/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.0 -3.7 3.5 +0.8 -- 11.4 0.2 1.1 174 ( 7.3) 28/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 8.9 -4.1 2.8 -0.4 -- 11.2 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 24/09
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.4 -2.9 4.1 -0.2 2.3 3.6 2.6 8.5 497 (20.7) 39/11
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.4 -2.6 5.3 +2.4 -- 8.6 1.4 -- 313 (13.0) 44/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.1 -3.4 4.6 +2.2 -- 10.8 -- -- 282 (11.8) 39/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 10.4 -3.0 6.9 +0.9 5.0 5.0 1.2 -- 152 ( 6.3) 18/09
GEELONG AIRPORT 10.6 -3.2 4.1 -1.3 -- 9.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 28/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 7.8 -2.2 1.7 -1.5 -- 15.0 -- -- 457 (19.0) 50/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.3 +1.7 7.7 +5.5 -- 3.6 -- -- 65 ( 2.7) 46/12
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 +1.6 6.7 +2.6 5.0 5.6 0.2 3.4 155 ( 6.5) 37/03
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

32.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
31.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
31.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+5.3 : 14.5 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+5.2 : 26.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.1 : 12.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
+5.1 : 21.9 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+5.0 : 21.3 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.5 : 11.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+7.8 : 11.8 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+7.8 : 13.3 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.4 : 12.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.2 : 7.4 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+7.2 : 13.1 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.2 : 6.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.7 : 14.1 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.2 : 8.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
-6.1 : 15.8 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.1 : 15.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.0 : 15.1 TEWANTIN RSL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.1 : -2.7 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.9 : 1.6 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-7.5 : -1.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.8 : -0.4 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-6.7 : -3.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields 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.
58.6 POINT ARKWRIGHT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
58.2 BARWOOD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
58.0 BRIBIE ISLAND ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
57.0 LAMB ISLAND PINE AVE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
56.2 NULLAWARRE W Coast VIC

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
58.2 BARWOOD
50.0 ROCKYBAR
Brisbane/SE Coast
58.6 POINT ARKWRIGHT
58.0 BRIBIE ISLAND ALERT
57.0 LAMB ISLAND PINE AVE
53.0 CALOUNDRA WTP
53.0 KARRAGARRA ISLAND
52.4 MAROOCHYDORE AERO
52.2 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
50.2 CLONTARF
50.0 POINT LOOKOUT
Darling Downs W
51.0 WOMBALANO

VICTORIA
W Coast
56.2 NULLAWARRE
52.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE
52.0 HAWKESDALE (POST OFFICE)
51.0 KOROIT

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

.....

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 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1161 (48.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1033 (43.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
1028 (42.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1006 (41.9) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
882 (36.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
875 (36.5) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
849 (35.4) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
845 (35.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
793 (33.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
787 (32.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
773 (32.2) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
754 (31.4) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
754 (31.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
749 (31.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
745 (31.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
730 (30.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
729 (30.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
718 (29.9) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
709 (29.5) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
685 (28.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
669 (27.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
662 (27.6) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
657 (27.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
648 (27.0) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
627 (26.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
622 (25.9) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
80/12 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
78/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
**W** 78/19 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
76/06 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
76/12 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
Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
14.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
REDCLIFFE
13.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 13.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.0mm/h
Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.4mm/h
W Coast
HAMILTON AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
PORT FAIRY AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
MORTLAKE RACECOURSE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
28.2mm in 2 hr to 05:00 14.1mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 72(310/ 63 ) at 06:00