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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 1912 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

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

27.7

27.0

07/07/1998

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 02:47EST, 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 19.7 +0.2 12.8 +3.3 11.0 3.0 3.4 -- 608 (25.3) 96/14
PERTH AIRPORT 17.5 -0.4 9.5 +1.4 8.1 19.6 2.0 3.2 418 (17.4) 78/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.0 -2.8 7.9 +0.4 6.1 1.0 2.4 2.8 516 (21.5) 68/22
BUNBURY 15.0 -2.2 10.2 +3.0 -- 9.8 -- -- 533 (22.2) 89/08
MANDURAH 17.0 -- 11.8 -- -- 18.2 -- -- 769 (32.0) 93/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +1.8 17.6 -1.6 16.3 0.0 7.6 11.0 284 (11.8) 41/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.2 +7.5 4.9 +0.9 2.0 0.0 5.8 10.6 148 ( 6.2) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 16.8 -0.1 3.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 7.2 -- 408 (17.0) 43/19
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 0.0 7.4 -0.1 4.6 1.4 0.8 5.9 366 (15.3) 39/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -0.7 5.5 +0.3 3.7 7.2 1.4 7.0 389 (16.2) 43/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 29.3 +4.6 8.5 -0.1 6.1 0.0 6.6 10.5 163 ( 6.8) 21/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 +1.6 20.2 +3.2 18.9 0.0 3.8 7.3 448 (18.7) 37/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 +0.5 20.7 +7.1 20.2 0.0 4.6 6.2 298 (12.4) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 23.5 +2.2 15.5 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- 10.5 288 (12.0) 22/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +2.9 10.4 +0.9 8.3 0.2 3.4 -- 158 ( 6.6) 24/12
BUNDABERG AERO 24.0 +2.0 11.6 +1.5 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 153 ( 6.4) 39/15
NAMBOUR DPI 25.0 +3.9 10.0 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.5 +3.0 9.6 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 37/11
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 +4.2 8.3 -0.5 6.2 0.0 1.2 9.6 205 ( 8.5) 35/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.5 +3.9 8.8 +2.5 -- 0.2 -- -- 329 (13.7) 61/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 18.5 +2.4 7.6 +2.9 0.4 0.0 2.4 -- 159 ( 6.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 +5.2 6.9 -0.6 2.8 0.0 1.8 9.9 258 (10.8) 43/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 +3.8 2.5 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.4 +3.4 2.5 -3.8 0.0 0.0 1.4 9.0 153 ( 6.4) 59/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.1 +1.6 3.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 34 ( 1.4) 31/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.8 -0.5 2.2 +0.8 -2.0 0.8 2.0 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.8 +0.6 5.4 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 19.1 +2.1 7.0 -0.1 2.6 0.0 4.0 8.7 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 18.6 +1.2 0.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 127 ( 5.3) 52/12
BELLAMBI AWS 18.2 +1.4 9.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 80/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.6 -0.7 1.3 +1.4 -2.9 0.0 0.8 5.6 273 (11.4) 46/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.5 -2.2 4.5 +1.8 2.6 1.0 1.2 1.4 198 ( 8.3) 43/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.5 -2.5 6.5 +3.3 -- 4.0 -- -- 121 ( 5.0) 43/17
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.1 -0.2 5.7 +1.4 3.5 1.6 1.8 9.0 372 (15.5) 35/02
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.4 -0.6 7.0 +4.1 -- 1.8 1.2 -- 289 (12.0) 35/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.8 -0.7 6.3 +3.9 -- 3.4 -- -- 252 (10.5) 35/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.4 -1.0 9.1 +3.1 7.0 0.8 1.6 -- 124 ( 5.2) --
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -1.3 6.1 +0.7 -- 0.8 -- -- 293 (12.2) 48/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -0.5 5.3 +2.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 611 (25.5) 43/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.9 +0.3 5.9 +3.7 -- 9.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 26/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.7 +1.3 1.3 -2.8 -1.1 0.2 0.2 6.0 153 ( 6.4) 46/19
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

35.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+7.6 : 27.7 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+7.5 : 27.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.3 : 26.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.1 : 26.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.0 : 30.0 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+6.0 : 25.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.6 : 13.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.1 : 20.7 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
+7.1 : 18.7 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
+6.4 : 11.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.4 : 15.7 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

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

-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.8 : 10.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.5 : 13.8 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-4.4 : 11.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.2 : 12.2 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-4.1 : 11.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
-4.1 : 10.7 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

**W** -11.5 : 1.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-9.9 : -4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
**W** -7.5 : 2.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-5.4 : -1.6 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
-5.4 : 13.2 KURI BAY N 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.
53.2 PIPERS RIVER (YARROW BANKS) N Coast TAS
43.0 PORT SORELL (NARAWNTAPU NATIONAL PARK) N Coast TAS
43.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
42.6 FRANKFORD (ROSSVILLE) N Coast TAS
36.2 GEORGE TOWN (SOUTH STREET) N Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
43.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM

TASMANIA
N Coast
53.2 PIPERS RIVER (YARROW BANKS)
43.0 PORT SORELL (NARAWNTAPU NATIONAL PARK)
42.6 FRANKFORD (ROSSVILLE)
36.2 GEORGE TOWN (SOUTH STREET)

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 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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1.4 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1035 (43.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
924 (38.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
923 (38.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
906 (37.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
897 (37.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
838 (34.9) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
831 (34.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
827 (34.5) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
769 (32.0) MANDURAH Lower West WA
762 (31.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
747 (31.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
737 (30.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
737 (30.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
732 (30.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
721 (30.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
717 (29.9) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
714 (29.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
709 (29.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
705 (29.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
696 (29.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
644 (26.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
636 (26.5) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
631 (26.3) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
628 (26.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
614 (25.6) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
613 (25.5) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
611 (25.5) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
610 (25.4) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
608 (25.3) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
608 (25.3) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
120/20 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
118/17 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
106/05 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
100/19 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/10 SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
98/19 GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
96/14 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
93/08 MANDURAH 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
Cent Wheatbelt
NEWDEGATE RES.STATION
9.6mm in 23 min to 13:33 25.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
LAKE GRACE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central West
GERALDTON AIRPORT : 95(270/ 50 ) at 14:11
MORAWA AIRPORT : 78(310/ 63 ) at 13:33
Lower West
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN : 89(240/ 65 ) at 14:01
JANDAKOT AERO : 76(270/ 67 ) at 16:35
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 121(210/ 69 ) at 20:12
GOOSEBERRY HILL : 100(270/ 43 ) at 10:44
OCEAN REEF : 100(190/ 67 ) at 20:23
SWANBOURNE : 98(310/ 59 ) at 10:21
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 93(230/ 45 ) at 18:27
CAPE LEEUWIN : 106(300/ 67 ) at 05:33
CAPE NATURALISTE : 119(210/ 67 ) at 18:01
BUSSELTON : 91(300/ 59 ) at 08:58
BUSSELTON JETTY : 91(300/ 59 ) at 08:58
MANDURAH : 93(300/ 56 ) at 08:45
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 83(270/ 63 ) at 21:48
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(310/ 76 ) at 13:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 78(***/ 63 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 100(280/ 67 ) at 19:23