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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
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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.

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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 1917 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

Roper-McArthur

014609

NGUKURR

35.0

35.0

31/07/2006

16

1 Y Equal to record.

NT

Roper-McArthur

014704

MCARTHUR RIVER MINE

35.0

34.8

19/07/2008

29

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Gulf Country

029141

CLONCURRY AIRPORT

34.3

32.8

25/07/2000

14

1 Y

NSW

NW Plains W

052088

WALGETT AIRPORT AWS

26.8

26.0

25/07/2000

16

1 Y

NSW

NW Plains E

053115

MOREE AERO

24.4

24.3

13/07/1995

14

1 Y

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

NT

Alice Springs

015590

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

24.3

23.0

26/07/1996

20

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 02:48EST, 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 16.3 -3.2 3.2 -6.3 -0.2 0.0 2.0 -- 298 (12.4) 31/11
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -0.3 1.3 -6.8 0.3 0.0 1.8 7.8 278 (11.6) 22/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -0.7 7.1 -0.4 4.8 6.6 2.4 3.6 291 (12.1) 22/14
BUNBURY 16.9 -0.3 0.5 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 22/12
MANDURAH 16.2 -- 6.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 176 ( 7.3) 21/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 +0.9 21.9 +2.7 20.2 0.0 4.8 8.4 281 (11.7) 35/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.7 -3.0 8.1 +4.1 6.3 0.0 10.8 10.2 582 (24.3) 43/12
WHYALLA AERO 15.9 -1.0 7.9 +2.6 -- 1.8 5.8 -- 478 (19.9) 63/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.0 -3.3 9.9 +2.4 6.6 2.6 -- 0.3 368 (15.3) 46/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 +1.4 6.2 +1.0 3.5 0.8 1.4 4.9 466 (19.4) 48/23
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.8 +6.1 13.4 +4.8 11.4 0.0 5.6 9.9 280 (11.7) 50/13
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 +0.3 19.1 +2.1 17.1 0.0 7.2 0.0 416 (17.3) 34/04
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 +0.5 14.9 +1.3 14.1 0.0 4.0 3.5 241 (10.0) 26/11
MACKAY M.O 23.7 +2.4 13.7 +0.9 -- 0.0 -- 6.0 246 (10.3) 21/02
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.3 +3.2 13.2 +3.7 10.4 0.0 2.8 -- 173 ( 7.2) 28/19
BUNDABERG AERO 24.1 +2.1 9.4 -0.7 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 141 ( 5.9) 28/14
NAMBOUR DPI 23.0 +1.9 7.0 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 22.2 +1.7 6.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 48/19
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 +0.5 6.9 -1.9 4.0 0.0 3.4 9.0 285 (11.9) 34/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.4 +2.8 5.8 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 342 (14.3) 43/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.7 +6.6 6.7 +2.0 0.8 0.0 3.2 -- 86 ( 3.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.1 +1.4 5.6 -1.9 1.6 0.0 2.4 7.8 260 (10.8) 54/22
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 +1.3 3.9 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.9 +2.9 3.3 -3.0 1.8 0.0 3.4 1.0 282 (11.8) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.2 +0.7 4.4 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 21/22
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 12.1 +2.8 4.0 +2.6 -1.2 0.0 2.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 20.7 +5.5 7.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.4 +1.4 8.6 +1.5 3.0 0.0 3.2 0.0 295 (12.3) 39/22
RICHMOND RAAF 17.1 -0.3 3.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 24/22
BELLAMBI AWS 16.7 -0.1 10.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 44/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.0 -0.3 -1.1 -1.0 -2.6 0.2 1.8 0.0 199 ( 8.3) 41/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 +1.8 6.8 +4.1 5.7 0.2 2.0 0.0 312 (13.0) 44/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.5 -1.5 6.5 +3.3 -- 1.2 -- -- 212 ( 8.8) 37/23
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.1 +0.8 9.0 +4.7 8.9 5.8 4.6 7.1 530 (22.1) 39/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 9.8 -3.2 6.4 +3.5 -- 1.6 -- -- 486 (20.3) 46/00
BENDIGO AIRPORT 9.9 -2.6 4.9 +2.5 -- 3.2 -- -- 403 (16.8) 41/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.0 +0.6 8.3 +2.3 6.5 0.8 2.0 -- 222 ( 9.3) 26/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.3 -1.5 6.9 +1.5 -- 5.6 -- -- 324 (13.5) 46/17
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -1.0 5.6 +2.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 704 (29.3) 54/06
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 8.7 -3.9 2.0 -0.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 37/20
HOBART AIRPORT 8.5 -3.9 0.1 -4.0 -3.3 0.0 4.0 1.2 344 (14.3) 26/09
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

35.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
35.0 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
34.8 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

**W** +12.8 : 32.9 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+10.1 : 33.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+8.6 : 31.2 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.5 : 26.6 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+8.4 : 26.8 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW

25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.5 : 17.5 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
+9.2 : 17.9 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+9.2 : 19.7 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
+8.3 : 11.9 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.3 : 14.8 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

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

-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.1 : 18.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-6.8 : 15.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.8 : 19.6 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-6.2 : 5.1 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-6.2 : 24.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

-5.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-4.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-4.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.7 : 2.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
-7.6 : -1.2 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
-7.4 : -0.6 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.1 : 1.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.0 : 4.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne 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 BENDORA DAM Goulburn/Monaro NSW
32.4 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
32.0 SHERINGA (LAKE HAMILTON) W Agricultural SA
31.0 YARLOOP Lower West WA
31.0 OAKDALE W Agricultural SA

10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
9.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
9.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
0.0 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

1083 (45.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1070 (44.6) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1032 (43.0) FORREST Eucla WA
983 (41.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
967 (40.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
945 (39.4) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
940 (39.2) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
936 (39.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
868 (36.2) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
863 (36.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
852 (35.5) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
820 (34.2) TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
814 (33.9) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
811 (33.8) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
811 (33.8) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
795 (33.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
786 (32.8) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
783 (32.6) MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
772 (32.2) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
771 (32.1) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
767 (32.0) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
764 (31.8) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
764 (31.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
763 (31.8) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
755 (31.5) HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
750 (31.3) WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
748 (31.2) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
740 (30.8) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
723 (30.1) MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
713 (29.7) EUCLA Eucla WA
711 (29.6) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
709 (29.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
704 (29.3) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
703 (29.3) ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
681 (28.4) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
680 (28.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
666 (27.8) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
645 (26.9) LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
637 (26.5) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
632 (26.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
624 (26.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
612 (25.5) TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT Far Northwest NSW
608 (25.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
100/09 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
96/10 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
93/03 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
93/07 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
91/11 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND)
13.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 27.2mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.8mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 89(210/ 70 ) at 10:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 80(340/ 65 ) at 05:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(310/ 72 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93( 10/ 61 ) at 07:00
FALLS CREEK : 87(360/ 65 ) at 11:30
MT HOTHAM : 96(350/ 63 ) at 10:55