Saturday 19 JUL 2008
 

Home
Daily Weather
Summary indexes
2019
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Previous years

About:
The Daily Weather Summary
Monthly summaries:
BoM Significant Weather Summaries
BoM Drought Summaries
BoM routine monthly and other summaries
Find a place:
Australian Gazeteer
Whereis
Jargon busters:
WeatherZone | BoM | American Met Soc

 

2008

Dec

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Nov

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Oct

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Sept

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

August

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

July

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

June

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
            01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

May

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
      01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

April

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        

March

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

February

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29    

January

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
  01 02 03 04 05 06
07 08 09 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

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 1914 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

Goldfields

012262

OLDFIELD LOC 1137 COMP.

19.0

18.0

22/07/2006

11

1 n

Highest maximum temperature

NT

Roper-McArthur

014704

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE

34.8

34.8

07/07/2005

29

1 Y Equal to record.


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am
Available about 6am EST Available about 4am EST Available about 2pm EST
Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
Available about noon EST Available about 10am EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
4pm EST Maximum temperature +/- normal
Available about 6pm EST Available about 4pm EST Available about 2pm EST next day
Actual temperatures
10pm EST Solar Radiation
Available about midnight EST Available about 10pm EST Available about 2am EST next day

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 02:48EST, 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 15.8 -3.7 7.0 -2.5 4.7 6.8 4.0 -- 717 (29.9) 52/00
PERTH AIRPORT 14.6 -3.3 1.9 -6.2 1.0 17.4 1.8 9.4 557 (23.2) 46/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.5 -2.3 6.7 -0.8 5.0 14.4 4.6 7.3 594 (24.8) 63/01
BUNBURY 14.4 -2.8 2.2 -5.0 -- 7.2 -- -- 458 (19.1) 39/14
MANDURAH 14.7 -- 7.3 -- -- 11.0 -- -- 704 (29.3) 39/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.9 -0.6 21.4 +2.2 20.7 0.0 5.4 8.1 328 (13.7) 26/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.2 +9.5 12.9 +8.9 8.3 0.0 7.0 10.5 352 (14.7) 72/12
WHYALLA AERO 20.1 +3.2 7.3 +2.0 -- 0.8 2.6 -- 337 (14.0) 57/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 +2.8 9.3 +1.8 -- 0.6 -- 2.4 322 (13.4) 52/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -0.3 4.6 -0.6 2.7 0.4 1.0 2.6 371 (15.5) 41/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.0 +6.3 8.1 -0.5 6.4 0.0 4.0 10.5 150 ( 6.3) 37/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +1.5 20.9 +3.9 20.2 0.0 4.4 9.8 380 (15.8) 34/12
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.5 +0.4 15.8 +2.2 14.5 0.0 4.8 8.9 268 (11.2) 30/15
MACKAY M.O 25.9 +4.6 14.6 +1.8 -- 0.2 -- 10.2 250 (10.4) 21/06
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +4.3 11.8 +2.3 9.3 0.2 4.2 -- 148 ( 6.2) 26/04
BUNDABERG AERO 25.3 +3.3 11.2 +1.1 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 338 (14.1) 26/12
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +1.9 8.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.7 +1.2 5.3 -4.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 +2.0 7.0 -1.8 2.2 0.0 3.2 9.8 272 (11.3) 41/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.2 +1.6 5.1 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 511 (21.3) 43/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.7 +0.6 1.2 -3.5 -4.8 0.0 2.2 -- 157 ( 6.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 0.0 3.1 -4.4 -1.2 0.0 3.2 9.9 281 (11.7) 24/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -0.6 -0.7 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.5 +0.5 5.6 -0.7 0.5 0.0 6.0 8.8 526 (21.9) 48/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.3 -0.2 2.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 26/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.1 -0.2 -0.4 -1.8 -5.0 0.0 1.2 5.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.9 +0.7 -2.8 -5.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.3 +1.3 8.3 +1.2 1.8 0.0 3.4 9.5 577 (24.0) 48/04
RICHMOND RAAF 17.8 +0.4 0.1 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 30/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 +0.7 9.1 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 496 (20.7) 70/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.6 +0.3 2.4 +2.5 -1.2 1.2 2.2 8.1 442 (18.4) 35/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.3 +1.6 2.3 -0.4 -- 0.8 0.4 7.6 231 ( 9.6) 28/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.6 +0.6 2.5 -0.7 -- 1.4 -- -- 182 ( 7.6) 28/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.0 +2.7 5.5 +1.2 3.1 0.0 2.2 1.1 338 (14.1) 50/23
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.5 +0.5 0.9 -2.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 264 (11.0) 46/22
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.8 -0.7 0.3 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 43/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 +0.7 6.4 +0.4 3.4 1.6 0.2 -- 145 ( 6.0) 34/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.5 +0.7 1.4 -4.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 381 (15.9) 39/20
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 0.0 2.7 -0.5 -- 0.6 -- -- 454 (18.9) 57/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.2 -0.4 -0.4 -2.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 31/11
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -1.1 1.0 -3.1 -2.0 0.0 0.8 7.0 404 (16.8) 48/13
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

35.3 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
34.9 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.8 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

+10.1 : 29.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.5 : 29.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.5 : 28.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.5 : 25.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+8.1 : 30.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.0 : 12.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.9 : 12.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.0 : 12.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.4 : 13.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+5.7 : 20.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT

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

-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.8 : 10.6 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.0 : 12.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.9 : 11.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.8 : 11.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 12.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

-7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.0 : -0.7 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.5 : 2.5 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-6.2 : 1.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.0 : 0.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.9 : 2.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West 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.
41.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
37.5 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
36.6 PEACEFUL BAY Lower West WA
36.2 NORNALUP Lower West WA
35.6 VERMEULEN Lower West WA

10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

.....

2.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.4 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
0.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1306 (54.4) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
1213 (50.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1185 (49.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1103 (46.0) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1097 (45.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1037 (43.2) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
1028 (42.8) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
969 (40.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
920 (38.3) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
870 (36.3) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
868 (36.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
837 (34.9) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
814 (33.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
813 (33.9) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
809 (33.7) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
785 (32.7) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
761 (31.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
746 (31.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
743 (31.0) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
739 (30.8) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
733 (30.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
729 (30.4) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
728 (30.3) SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
726 (30.3) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
717 (29.9) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
714 (29.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
708 (29.5) NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
704 (29.3) MANDURAH Lower West WA
703 (29.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
695 (29.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
684 (28.5) FORREST Eucla WA
677 (28.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
677 (28.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
662 (27.6) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
652 (27.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
651 (27.1) KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
649 (27.0) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
638 (26.6) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
633 (26.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
632 (26.3) MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
629 (26.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
628 (26.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
625 (26.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
608 (25.3) LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
98/00 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
98/05 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
96/00 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
91/15 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
91/05 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND
9.8mm in 41 min to 17:30 14.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.6mm/h
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE BORDA AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 83(180/ 69 ) at 00:00
ESPERANCE AERO : 96(190/ 63 ) at 00:30
ESPERANCE : 95(190/ 58 ) at 01:00
HOPETOUN NORTH : 93(200/ 54 ) at 09:56
Eucla
FORREST : 82(240/ 65 ) at 12:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NULLARBOR : 91(270/ 52 ) at 15:51
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(340/ 63 ) at 20:17
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 78( 30/ 63 ) at 20:00
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(310/ 63 ) at 06:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 82(***/ 65 ) at 05:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(280/ 56 ) at 06:01