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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 1844 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

VIC

W Coast

090062

PENSHURST (THE GUMS)

39.0

38.1

12/07/1964

72

1 n

VIC

W Coast

090063

PENSHURST (POST OFFICE)

39.6

37.6

23/07/1951

126

1 n

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

MidNorth Coast N

059140

DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)

8.8

9.4

11/07/1997

12

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069134

BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)

9.5

10.7

23/07/1993

17

10.7

26/06/2007

18

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

61

61

08/07/2008

24

Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

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

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

23.7

21.2

19/07/2007

14

1 Y

NT

Arnhem

014508

GOVE AIRPORT

34.3

33.7

25/07/2003

14

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 02:45EST, 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 24.7 +5.2 8.5 -1.0 6.2 0.0 3.6 -- 422 (17.6) 30/02
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 +1.1 10.0 +1.9 6.8 5.8 1.2 2.5 314 (13.1) 50/21
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.3 -1.5 11.4 +3.9 11.1 5.8 2.6 1.1 438 (18.3) 39/00
BUNBURY 15.1 -2.1 12.7 +5.5 -- 6.2 -- -- 353 (14.7) 34/00
MANDURAH 17.8 -- 13.6 -- -- 4.4 -- -- 523 (21.8) 52/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.2 -1.3 17.3 -1.9 15.4 0.0 9.6 10.6 569 (23.7) 50/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.2 -1.5 -0.2 -4.2 -2.4 0.0 5.0 10.4 247 (10.3) 37/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.3 -0.6 6.9 +1.6 -- 0.0 1.4 -- 218 ( 9.1) 43/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.3 -1.0 8.4 +0.9 6.1 1.8 1.6 0.8 232 ( 9.7) 41/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -0.3 4.3 -0.9 2.1 0.2 1.0 0.8 403 (16.8) 57/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.1 -2.6 8.0 -0.6 3.2 0.0 8.0 10.5 513 (21.4) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 24.3 -1.4 17.7 +0.7 16.2 0.8 4.8 3.3 415 (17.3) 39/08
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.8 -0.3 15.7 +2.1 12.9 0.0 4.8 7.1 380 (15.8) 41/07
MACKAY M.O 19.3 -2.0 13.4 +0.6 -- 1.4 -- 7.5 304 (12.7) 30/07
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 20.0 -3.1 11.2 +1.7 8.5 0.8 2.4 -- 198 ( 8.3) 35/12
BUNDABERG AERO 18.1 -3.9 9.8 -0.3 -- 1.2 1.6 -- 297 (12.4) 52/10
NAMBOUR DPI 17.0 -4.1 8.0 +0.3 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 17.6 -2.9 5.2 -4.7 -- 2.6 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 31/22
BRISBANE AERO 16.8 -4.1 7.0 -1.8 1.6 2.4 1.0 -- 326 (13.6) 52/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 10.6 -6.0 1.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 429 (17.9) 50/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 11.0 -5.1 3.2 -1.5 -2.5 1.8 2.0 -- 234 ( 9.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 15.6 -3.1 2.9 -4.6 -0.6 0.4 1.4 9.3 220 ( 9.2) 31/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 14.2 -4.5 4.6 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 13.2 -3.8 6.0 -0.3 2.2 2.2 2.8 9.0 500 (20.8) 55/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.7 -2.8 3.8 -0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 117 ( 4.9) 30/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 4.5 -4.8 -0.3 -1.7 -0.8 5.4 0.6 2.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 9.6 -5.6 2.1 -0.9 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.6 -3.4 6.9 -0.2 2.3 0.0 2.8 4.6 440 (18.3) --
RICHMOND RAAF 14.7 -2.7 0.1 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 37/11
BELLAMBI AWS 12.4 -4.4 8.1 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 370 (15.4) 63/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 8.8 -2.5 -1.3 -1.2 -3.2 0.0 0.8 2.8 289 (12.0) 39/18
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 8.6 -4.1 4.5 +1.8 3.2 3.4 0.0 2.3 209 ( 8.7) 26/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.1 -1.9 2.1 -1.1 -- 5.6 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 30/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.6 -1.7 4.5 +0.2 1.4 0.8 1.4 2.0 365 (15.2) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.3 -0.7 0.7 -2.2 -- 3.2 1.4 -- 305 (12.7) 24/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.6 -1.9 1.3 -1.1 -- 1.6 -- -- 280 (11.7) 31/23
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.8 +1.4 3.6 -2.4 1.4 1.2 2.4 -- 100 ( 4.2) 48/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.3 -1.5 2.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 39/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.8 -0.2 1.3 -1.9 -- 8.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 54/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.5 -1.1 5.0 +2.8 -- 2.4 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 21/20
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 +0.1 4.5 +0.4 2.2 0.4 0.8 6.0 188 ( 7.8) 28/21
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

33.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
30.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
30.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
29.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
29.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+6.9 : 29.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.4 : 28.2 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.3 : 25.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+6.2 : 25.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.1 : 24.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+6.1 : 25.7 ENEABBA Central West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+6.7 : 11.1 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
+6.6 : 11.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+6.3 : 12.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.8 : 20.5 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
+5.6 : 12.5 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA

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

-2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.6 : 1.8 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-8.1 : 4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.9 : 5.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.6 : 4.4 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 : 9.5 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW

-11.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.9 : -3.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-6.2 : 0.0 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-5.9 : -1.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
-5.9 : 2.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-5.8 : -1.5 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-5.8 : 12.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
-5.8 : 0.3 MURCHISON W Gascoyne 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.
70.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO) Islands ISL
55.5 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH) Islands ISL
54.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
48.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY) Islands ISL
40.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK) South Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
40.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK)

ISLANDS
Islands
70.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)
55.5 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MIDDLE BEACH)
54.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
48.6 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY)

10.6 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

.....

0.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.6 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.2 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1146 (47.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
971 (40.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
963 (40.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
948 (39.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
921 (38.4) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
823 (34.3) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
787 (32.8) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
782 (32.6) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
744 (31.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
696 (29.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
695 (29.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
671 (28.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
665 (27.7) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
634 (26.4) NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
634 (26.4) BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
601 (25.0) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
91/18 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
89/07 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
85/23 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
78/23 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
72/22 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
72/18 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
72/13 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
72/22 FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
72/20 MOUNT READ W Coast 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
LANCELIN
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
9.2mm in 19 min to 08:30 29.1mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 16.8mm/h
5.8mm in 16 min to 08:46 21.8mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.6mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 11.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 82(230/ 63 ) at 23:24
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 87(330/ 67 ) at 17:30
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 91(290/ 61 ) at 22:30
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 91( 70/ 50 ) at 02:08
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 85( 60/ 65 ) at 06:00