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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 1856 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

WA

SW & S Coast

009645

STOKES INLET

47.6

28.0

11/07/2003

12

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009730

COOMALBIDGUP

37.2

34.3

15/07/1986

29

1 n

WA

SW & S Coast

009816

LORT RIVER STATION

45.0

43.2

14/07/1972

37

1 n


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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 02:46EST, 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 10.3 +0.8 8.0 0.0 2.0 -- 299 (12.5) 26/02
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +0.9 5.1 -3.0 3.6 0.2 1.0 2.3 216 ( 9.0) 18/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 +0.5 6.5 -1.0 4.6 4.4 1.6 7.6 301 (12.5) --
BUNBURY 18.1 +0.9 5.2 -2.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 77 ( 3.2) 18/12
MANDURAH 18.0 -- 10.1 -- -- 0.4 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 24/12
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 +0.8 18.7 -0.5 17.0 0.0 4.8 10.4 301 (12.5) 28/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.9 +2.2 4.7 +0.7 0.7 0.0 5.2 10.5 301 (12.5) 30/15
WHYALLA AERO 19.2 +2.3 9.1 +3.8 -- 0.0 5.6 -- 686 (28.6) 54/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.8 +1.5 9.4 +1.9 4.8 0.0 -- 9.1 397 (16.5) 54/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 +2.7 5.9 +0.7 4.0 0.0 1.6 7.6 638 (26.6) 54/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.4 +5.7 3.3 -5.3 1.8 0.0 5.8 10.4 154 ( 6.4) 30/16
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +3.1 20.1 +3.1 18.8 0.0 5.7 9.8 413 (17.2) 39/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +2.3 17.1 +3.5 15.0 0.0 5.2 8.2 329 (13.7) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 22.5 +1.2 15.2 +2.4 -- 0.4 -- 5.5 436 (18.2) 31/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.2 +1.1 14.0 +4.5 15.5 0.0 3.0 -- 312 (13.0) 28/13
BUNDABERG AERO 25.0 +3.0 14.7 +4.6 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 381 (15.9) 31/13
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -1.1 10.0 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.5 +2.0 10.1 +0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 18/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 +1.7 10.5 +1.7 8.2 0.0 3.0 2.2 298 (12.4) 22/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.4 +2.8 9.8 +3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 741 (30.9) 46/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 21.5 +5.4 3.4 -1.3 1.7 0.0 2.2 -- 80 ( 3.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.9 +3.2 9.3 +1.8 5.5 0.0 1.0 9.0 156 ( 6.5) 35/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.3 +2.6 5.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.2 +0.2 4.6 -1.7 2.0 0.0 1.8 1.5 173 ( 7.2) 17/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.9 +0.4 5.1 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 48 ( 2.0) 13/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.8 +2.5 2.2 +0.8 -0.2 0.0 0.8 1.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 19.6 +4.4 5.3 +2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.6 +1.6 8.2 +1.1 5.8 0.0 2.6 0.0 344 (14.3) 30/11
RICHMOND RAAF 16.4 -1.0 4.4 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 18/12
BELLAMBI AWS 17.7 +0.9 11.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 364 (15.2) 35/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.0 -0.3 0.5 +0.6 -2.7 0.0 1.0 0.9 80 ( 3.3) 31/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.1 +0.4 6.0 +3.3 1.5 0.0 1.6 0.4 220 ( 9.2) 24/00
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.3 +1.3 0.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.4 +0.1 5.9 +1.6 5.9 0.0 2.2 2.0 487 (20.3) 28/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.0 -1.0 5.8 +2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 383 (16.0) 34/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.6 -1.9 4.6 +2.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 398 (16.6) 34/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 +0.9 8.4 +2.4 5.9 0.0 2.4 -- 250 (10.4) 30/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.9 +1.1 5.9 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 326 (13.6) 41/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 0.0 3.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 912 (38.0) 57/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.1 -0.5 2.6 +0.4 -- 5.0 -- -- 92 ( 3.8) 13/19
HOBART AIRPORT 13.5 +1.1 6.1 +2.0 4.0 0.2 3.0 4.4 232 ( 9.7) 26/02
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

34.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.4 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
33.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

**S** +10.5 : 30.6 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+7.3 : 30.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.6 : 26.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+6.5 : 24.6 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+6.5 : 22.3 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

**W** +7.7 : 10.5 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+7.3 : 18.2 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+6.2 : 10.6 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
+5.6 : 16.4 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+5.6 : 8.3 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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

-0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.5 : 12.7 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-4.3 : 13.4 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW
-4.0 : 13.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
-3.8 : 13.6 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
-3.8 : 12.4 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW

-7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-4.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.2 : 6.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.6 : 8.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.6 : -0.5 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.4 : -3.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-6.1 : 6.4 WARMUN E Kimberley 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.
47.6 STOKES INLET Lower West WA
45.0 LORT RIVER STATION Lower West WA
41.4 ERINAIR Lower West WA
37.2 COOMALBIDGUP Lower West WA
36.8 GOULDS COUNTRY E Coast TAS

10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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0.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS

1622 (67.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1314 (54.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1305 (54.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1018 (42.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
1017 (42.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
979 (40.8) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
962 (40.1) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
953 (39.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
933 (38.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
919 (38.3) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
912 (38.0) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
911 (38.0) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
884 (36.8) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
859 (35.8) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
838 (34.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
837 (34.9) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
813 (33.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
811 (33.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
802 (33.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
799 (33.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
797 (33.2) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
794 (33.1) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
783 (32.6) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
751 (31.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
747 (31.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
742 (30.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
741 (30.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
719 (30.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
703 (29.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
693 (28.9) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
686 (28.6) WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
677 (28.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
676 (28.2) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
666 (27.8) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
666 (27.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
665 (27.7) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
665 (27.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
662 (27.6) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
662 (27.6) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
661 (27.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
652 (27.2) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
652 (27.2) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
648 (27.0) KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
647 (27.0) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
644 (26.8) FORREST Eucla WA
642 (26.8) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
638 (26.6) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
631 (26.3) PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
627 (26.1) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
627 (26.1) NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
616 (25.7) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
614 (25.6) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
614 (25.6) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
613 (25.5) KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
613 (25.5) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
608 (25.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
600 (25.0) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
117/23 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
98/15 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
91/20 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/11 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
87/13 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
87/17 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
87/00 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central 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
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
19.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 19.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 96(320/ 74 ) at 14:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
EDITHBURGH : 91(340/ 59 ) at 20:31
STENHOUSE BAY : 78(330/ 65 ) at 17:01
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 111(350/ 93 ) at 22:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(250/ 76 ) at 06:00
VICTORIA
E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 82(360/ 67 ) at 00:30
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 78(360/ 65 ) at 00:00