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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1906 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 maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014153

BLACK POINT

32.7

32.6

01/07/1991

17

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 18.7 -0.8 9.6 +0.1 7.6 0.0 2.8 -- 353 (14.7) 57/21
PERTH AIRPORT 16.7 -1.2 6.0 -2.1 4.2 2.8 1.2 3.9 294 (12.3) 48/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.1 -1.7 2.9 -4.6 0.4 4.4 1.0 7.8 322 (13.4) 43/21
BUNBURY 16.9 -0.3 3.5 -3.7 -- 5.0 -- -- 155 ( 6.5) 67/23
MANDURAH 17.0 -- 9.3 -- -- 4.4 -- -- 291 (12.1) 68/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +2.9 17.2 -2.0 15.3 0.0 6.6 11.3 327 (13.6) 43/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.8 +6.1 7.0 +3.0 2.5 0.0 4.0 10.6 123 ( 5.1) 39/12
WHYALLA AERO 18.9 +2.0 6.5 +1.2 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 500 (20.8) 63/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.7 -0.6 9.8 +2.3 6.5 0.2 1.6 3.5 354 (14.8) 44/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.0 -1.1 6.5 +1.3 5.1 0.6 0.8 3.5 394 (16.4) 46/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.1 +3.4 8.6 0.0 6.7 0.0 5.4 10.5 261 (10.9) 22/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.3 20.9 +3.9 19.8 0.4 2.0 3.9 489 (20.4) 37/02
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.9 +0.8 17.1 +3.5 15.6 2.8 0.8 9.8 224 ( 9.3) 31/11
MACKAY M.O 22.0 +0.7 14.8 +2.0 -- 3.6 -- 9.6 393 (16.4) 28/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 +2.1 10.7 +1.2 9.9 0.4 1.4 -- 121 ( 5.0) 24/15
BUNDABERG AERO 24.5 +2.5 9.7 -0.4 -- 0.6 1.2 -- 242 (10.1) 28/13
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +1.9 11.0 +3.3 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.2 -0.3 10.9 +1.0 -- 4.2 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 28/17
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 0.0 10.8 +2.0 7.7 3.2 0.8 8.7 224 ( 9.3) 26/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.7 +1.1 5.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 222 ( 9.3) 35/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.2 +2.1 3.1 -1.6 -2.4 0.0 1.7 -- 66 ( 2.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.5 -0.2 4.3 -3.2 0.8 0.0 1.6 9.7 200 ( 8.3) 22/23
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 +0.5 5.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.3 +1.3 3.0 -3.3 0.1 0.0 1.8 8.9 211 ( 8.8) 24/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.6 +1.1 2.4 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 37 ( 1.5) 22/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.6 +1.3 -1.2 -2.6 -3.5 0.1 1.3 9.3 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.9 +2.7 0.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.2 +2.2 8.0 +0.9 3.7 0.0 1.4 9.0 276 (11.5) 30/14
RICHMOND RAAF 18.1 +0.7 2.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 35/13
BELLAMBI AWS 18.3 +1.5 9.6 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 178 ( 7.4) 30/14
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.5 +0.2 -1.8 -1.7 -4.4 0.0 0.6 4.7 102 ( 4.3) 41/23
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 +2.5 3.1 +0.4 -0.5 0.0 1.4 3.3 148 ( 6.2) 28/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.6 +0.6 3.9 +0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 34/18
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.7 -0.6 2.9 -1.4 -0.5 0.0 2.2 4.4 244 (10.2) 43/18
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.4 +0.4 7.6 +4.7 -- 0.0 0.8 -- 262 (10.9) 31/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.9 -1.6 6.8 +4.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 252 (10.5) 26/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 +0.2 7.5 +1.5 4.7 0.0 1.6 -- 137 ( 5.7) 31/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.0 -0.8 5.6 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 234 ( 9.8) 34/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.7 -0.3 5.5 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 610 (25.4) 57/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.3 -1.3 3.8 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 63 ( 2.6) 37/22
HOBART AIRPORT 12.6 +0.2 3.0 -1.1 1.2 0.4 3.0 3.5 136 ( 5.7) 24/13
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 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
33.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+6.2 : 25.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.1 : 25.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 25.5 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+5.9 : 24.9 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+5.8 : 25.9 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+5.8 : 25.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+6.3 : 16.4 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.9 : 19.5 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+5.6 : 12.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+5.1 : 18.4 MAREEBA AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.1 : 16.5 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD

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

-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-2.8 : 8.0 SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
-2.7 : 9.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-2.5 : 9.4 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-2.5 : 15.1 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-2.4 : 10.9 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-2.4 : 11.3 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS

-7.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.9 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.9 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.5 : -3.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.3 : -1.1 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.2 : -7.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 : -6.6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.8 : 0.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt 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.
61.0 ELLIOTT HEADS ROAD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
48.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
33.0 ASHGROVE BOWLS CLUB Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
31.2 FIG TREE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
30.0 OAKLAND Cent Wheatbelt WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cent Wheatbelt
30.0 OAKLAND

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
48.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
Wide Bay/Burnett
61.0 ELLIOTT HEADS ROAD
31.2 FIG TREE
Brisbane/SE Coast
33.0 ASHGROVE BOWLS CLUB

11.3 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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0.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.4 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.3 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

1124 (46.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
938 (39.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
837 (34.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
822 (34.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
760 (31.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
756 (31.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
702 (29.3) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
693 (28.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
656 (27.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
651 (27.1) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
641 (26.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
631 (26.3) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
610 (25.4) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
603 (25.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
96/22 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
94/21 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
93/21 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/21 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
87/22 CAPE NATURALISTE 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
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND
5.8mm in 14 min to 19:00 24.9mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.2mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
14.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA AWS
12.8mm in 24 min to 07:00 32.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.6mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 18.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE)
19.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 39.2mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 26.8mm/h
31.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 62.0mm/h
50.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 50.6mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 15:30 22.0mm/h
42.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 42.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 91(250/ 59 ) at 21:42
SWANBOURNE : 95(280/ 63 ) at 21:51
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 96(280/ 52 ) at 22:56
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(290/ 63 ) at 22:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 87(280/ 72 ) at 22:23
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(340/ 65 ) at 02:51