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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 1901 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

SA

Upper SE

025555

COOKE PLAINS (KANBARA)

24.2

15.6

24/07/2004

12

1 y

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033247

PROSERPINE AIRPORT

20.0

19.9

01/07/2005

19

1 Y

QLD

Central Coast E

033257

BOWEN AIRPORT

21.1

20.5

01/07/2005

20

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056242

INVERELL (RAGLAN ST)

11.3

10.9

28/07/1998

14

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056243

GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS

9.4

9.2

21/07/1998

12

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 02:46EST, 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 22.3 +2.8 8.3 -1.2 6.5 0.0 3.0 -- 416 (17.3) 76/17
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -0.7 7.7 -0.4 5.8 0.0 2.2 0.8 423 (17.6) 52/09
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.8 -2.0 10.5 +3.0 8.3 0.0 3.4 0.0 -- 54/08
BUNBURY 17.8 +0.6 9.3 +2.1 -- 15.6 -- -- 424 (17.7) 67/16
MANDURAH 17.1 -- 13.5 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 638 (26.6) 78/09
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +2.6 21.4 +2.2 20.7 0.0 4.0 11.0 301 (12.5) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -0.6 1.8 -2.2 -0.8 0.0 5.6 10.5 227 ( 9.5) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 16.7 -0.2 5.9 +0.6 -- 0.8 3.4 -- 355 (14.8) 28/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.7 -0.6 11.1 +3.6 10.0 4.0 2.8 2.3 415 (17.3) 43/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.7 -0.4 7.2 +2.0 8.5 3.8 0.2 0.3 474 (19.8) 30/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.8 +1.1 15.7 +7.1 13.9 0.0 7.6 5.7 422 (17.6) 35/08
CAIRNS AERO 26.4 +0.7 21.0 +4.0 20.3 0.0 7.2 0.8 543 (22.6) --
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.0 -1.1 20.0 +6.4 19.7 1.6 6.8 0.0 522 (21.8) 34/14
MACKAY M.O 23.1 +1.8 19.7 +6.9 -- 0.6 -- 8.3 388 (16.2) 30/13
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.7 +2.6 17.6 +8.1 15.5 0.0 3.0 -- 247 (10.3) 28/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.4 +3.4 16.1 +6.0 -- 0.3 2.1 -- 163 ( 6.8) 26/11
NAMBOUR DPI 24.0 +2.9 15.0 +7.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 24.7 +4.2 17.3 +7.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 30/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 +2.9 16.0 +7.2 13.7 0.2 1.2 5.9 201 ( 8.4) 34/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.5 +2.9 14.1 +7.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 345 (14.4) 28/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 20.0 +3.9 9.4 +4.7 3.7 3.6 1.2 -- -- --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.9 +4.2 14.4 +6.9 11.1 1.0 2.4 6.2 288 (12.0) 24/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 25.1 +6.4 11.2 +4.9 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.2 +4.2 8.7 +2.4 6.5 1.0 1.0 8.5 216 ( 9.0) 30/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.5 +3.0 6.0 +1.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 22 ( 0.9) 15/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.1 +2.8 1.2 -0.2 -3.5 0.0 1.8 8.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.8 +2.6 0.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.7 +0.7 9.6 +2.5 5.8 0.0 1.8 9.7 533 (22.2) 30/21
RICHMOND RAAF 19.4 +2.0 1.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 21/17
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 +0.1 9.9 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 21/12
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.6 +2.3 -1.7 -1.6 -5.8 0.0 1.8 5.2 178 ( 7.4) 28/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.7 +1.0 3.7 +1.0 2.5 0.0 1.6 2.9 142 ( 5.9) 31/21
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.9 -0.1 5.8 +2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 69 ( 2.9) 24/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.4 +1.1 6.7 +2.4 5.1 0.8 2.2 5.6 312 (13.0) 30/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 +0.8 5.9 +3.0 -- 0.4 1.8 -- 223 ( 9.3) 24/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.4 -0.1 3.4 +1.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 21/09
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.6 +4.2 8.4 +2.4 5.0 0.0 1.8 -- 135 ( 5.6) 17/01
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.0 +0.2 2.8 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 18/16
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 +2.3 5.1 +1.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 342 (14.3) 24/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.6 +1.0 1.8 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 46/08
HOBART AIRPORT 12.7 +0.3 6.1 +2.0 4.0 0.0 1.0 3.7 266 (11.1) 26/14
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

34.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 25.1 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
+6.4 : 23.0 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
+6.0 : 25.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+5.9 : 24.8 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
+5.8 : 25.5 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+11.8 : 11.3 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+10.8 : 17.1 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+10.7 : 9.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+10.6 : 11.2 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
+10.6 : 13.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.3 : 21.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.9 : 15.6 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
-2.9 : 16.0 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-2.6 : 22.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.6 : 19.2 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-2.6 : 13.7 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA

-4.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.2 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.1 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-7.7 : -0.6 TOM PRICE W Pilbara WA
-7.2 : -3.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.1 : 0.1 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-5.8 : 8.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.2 : 1.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW

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.
64.4 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
57.6 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
49.5 MCLEOD CREEK
46.0 BRIDGEWATER Adelaide/Lofty SA
46.0 URAIDLA Adelaide/Lofty SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
64.4 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE)
57.6 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN)
46.0 BRIDGEWATER
46.0 URAIDLA

ISLANDS

49.5 MCLEOD CREEK

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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0.1 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

1136 (47.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
868 (36.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
851 (35.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
839 (35.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
834 (34.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
786 (32.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
764 (31.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
711 (29.6) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
666 (27.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
665 (27.7) NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
661 (27.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
654 (27.3) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
638 (26.6) MANDURAH Lower West WA
621 (25.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
619 (25.8) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
614 (25.6) BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
614 (25.6) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
612 (25.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
605 (25.2) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
93/14 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
87/07 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
85/09 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
81/13 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
78/09 MANDURAH Lower West WA
78/11 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA

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
Central West
DALWALLINU
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
Lower West
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN
15.0mm in 49 min to 15:00 18.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
KARNET
38.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
GINGIN AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
5.2mm in 12 min to 10:15 26.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 10.2mm/h
BICKLEY
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
10.4mm in 34 min to 10:42 18.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
CAPE LEEUWIN
8.4mm in 12 min to 07:50 42.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
7.4mm in 35 min to 11:00 12.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
BUSSELTON
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
MANJIMUP
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
2.6mm in 1 min to 08:39 156.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
HARVEY
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
BUNBURY
7.8mm in 44 min to 08:44 10.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.6mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
SHANNON
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
COLLIE EAST
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
6.2mm in 15 min to 17:30 24.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.8mm/h
VICTORIA
W Central
SHEOAKS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.6mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND
11.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 85(360/ 69 ) at 09:00
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(260/ 50 ) at 14:12