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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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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 1903 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

009968

SHANNON

47.0

47.0

03/07/2007

12

1 n Equal to record.

QLD

S Peninsula

028015

WROTHAM PARK

17.0

15.7

20/07/1968

45

1 n

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032009

BINGIL BAY

85.5

84.6

03/07/1933

84

1 n

QLD

Central Coast W

034094

TAEMAS

40.0

23.0

21/07/2005

15

1 y

QLD

Central Highlands

035290

BLACKWATER WATER TREATMENT PLANT

29.4

18.0

25/07/2006

14

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

9.0

9.0

02/07/2008

11

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

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

QLD

Central West

036031

LONGREACH AERO

28.1

27.0

15/07/2006

13

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 02:47EST, 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 19.1 -0.4 11.5 +2.0 8.2 19.4 3.4 -- 560 (23.3) 46/03
PERTH AIRPORT 16.6 -1.3 8.7 +0.6 6.6 27.8 1.8 6.7 344 (14.3) 57/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.8 -2.0 6.8 -0.7 5.6 9.6 0.8 6.5 426 (17.8) --
BUNBURY 15.3 -1.9 7.4 +0.2 -- 45.6 -- -- 322 (13.4) 57/02
MANDURAH 15.7 -- 10.7 -- -- 26.8 -- -- 559 (23.3) 50/05
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +3.0 18.7 -0.5 17.6 0.0 7.4 11.0 274 (11.4) 41/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.7 +4.0 1.7 -2.3 -- 0.0 3.6 10.5 192 ( 8.0) 30/13
WHYALLA AERO 17.8 +0.9 9.2 +3.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 189 ( 7.9) 46/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.1 -1.2 6.3 -1.2 3.7 0.2 1.6 3.8 296 (12.3) 39/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -0.3 3.9 -1.3 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 221 ( 9.2) 34/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.7 +3.0 14.2 +5.6 11.4 0.0 6.8 10.4 380 (15.8) 34/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.8 +0.1 20.7 +3.7 20.3 24.4 3.6 0.3 411 (17.1) 39/06
TOWNSVILLE AERO 21.8 -3.3 19.9 +6.3 19.8 15.8 2.0 0.0 286 (11.9) 26/09
MACKAY M.O 20.4 -0.9 19.5 +6.7 -- 0.8 -- 0.5 402 (16.8) 41/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.8 -0.3 18.1 +8.6 17.5 0.0 2.6 -- 209 ( 8.7) 18/14
BUNDABERG AERO 20.2 -1.8 16.3 +6.2 -- 0.2 2.0 -- 157 ( 6.5) 30/09
NAMBOUR DPI 18.0 -3.1 16.0 +8.3 -- 5.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 18.1 -2.4 15.7 +5.8 -- 7.4 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 24/12
BRISBANE AERO 18.6 -2.3 16.5 +7.7 15.9 2.2 2.6 0.0 228 ( 9.5) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.8 -0.8 13.7 +7.4 -- 12.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 22/03
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.1 +1.0 3.8 -0.9 -2.0 0.0 2.0 -- 209 ( 8.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -0.5 11.9 +4.4 9.0 0.2 1.4 1.8 241 (10.0) 30/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.9 -0.8 7.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.5 +1.5 5.3 -1.0 2.5 0.0 3.2 9.8 288 (12.0) 30/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.0 +0.5 4.3 -0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 27 ( 1.1) 21/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 +1.7 0.5 -0.9 -2.9 0.1 2.1 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.8 +1.6 1.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.8 -0.2 8.5 +1.4 2.9 0.0 2.0 9.6 287 (12.0) 30/07
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 +0.7 1.9 -1.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 22/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.5 -0.3 10.3 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 187 ( 7.8) 24/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.8 +1.5 -0.9 -0.8 -2.6 0.2 2.0 1.9 174 ( 7.3) 17/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.1 +1.4 7.0 +4.3 6.5 3.8 0.8 2.5 180 ( 7.5) 15/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.7 +0.7 6.3 +3.1 -- 3.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 18/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.6 +0.3 2.6 -1.7 -0.7 0.0 2.4 7.6 287 (12.0) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.4 -0.6 2.7 -0.2 -- 4.4 1.0 -- 129 ( 5.4) 18/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.0 -2.5 5.1 +2.7 -- 4.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 22/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 +3.0 6.2 +0.2 4.0 0.0 1.2 -- 83 ( 3.5) 21/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.2 +1.4 0.8 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 28/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.1 -0.9 3.5 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 297 (12.4) 37/23
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.2 +1.6 1.1 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 18/12
HOBART AIRPORT 10.0 -2.4 6.9 +2.8 4.7 1.0 1.0 0.0 193 ( 8.0) 18/06
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

34.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.1 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
34.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.9 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.4 : 27.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+5.5 : 22.2 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+5.1 : 22.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.3 : 24.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+4.1 : 31.8 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.1 : 13.8 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+10.2 : 16.1 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+10.1 : 11.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
+9.9 : 16.1 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.9 : 15.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

-0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-4.1 : 17.6 BEERBURRUM FOREST STATION Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.8 : 10.9 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-3.5 : 21.6 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
-3.5 : 21.3 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-3.5 : 18.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.0 LITHGOW (COOERWULL) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : 8.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.9 : 0.3 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-5.5 : 6.7 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
-5.5 : 7.0 MANDORA E Pilbara 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.
134.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
122.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
89.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
87.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
85.5 BINGIL BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
55.8 WUNGONG DAM
55.0 KARNET
53.0 BEDFORDALE
52.2 CARDUP
52.0 JARRAHDALE
52.0 BICKLEY
51.2 MUNDARING
50.8 ONE TREE BRIDGE (HAZELMERE)
50.4 DWELLINGUP
50.4 KARRAGULLEN
50.0 KARRI VALLEY RESORT
50.0 WILLOWDALE

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
134.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
122.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
78.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
78.0 HAPPY VALLEY
77.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
55.0 DAINTREE TEA
N Coast--Herbert
89.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
87.0 INNISFAIL
85.5 BINGIL BAY
79.8 RUSSELL RIVER
73.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
73.0 NERADA ALERT
68.8 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
68.6 TULLY SUGAR MILL
55.0 TUNG OIL TM
55.0 HAWKINS CREEK
52.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
51.0 EURAMO TM
50.6 MENA CREEK POST OFFICE
50.0 CORSIS ALERT
Central Coast W
54.2 MT DOUGLAS
Central Highlands
54.8 TALAGAI

11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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0.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 BRISBANE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
0.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS

1130 (47.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
897 (37.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
886 (36.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
831 (34.6) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
782 (32.6) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
732 (30.5) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
705 (29.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
681 (28.4) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
675 (28.1) LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
669 (27.9) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
666 (27.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
634 (26.4) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
623 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
621 (25.9) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
619 (25.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
605 (25.2) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
83/01 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/23 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
76/07 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
72/14 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
70/21 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
70/23 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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.
TASMANIA
Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.2mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 11:00 21.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 19.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 19.4mm/h
28.6mm in 30 min to 12:00 57.2mm/h
37.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 37.2mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 20.3mm/h
30.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 30.2mm/h
None reported