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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
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.

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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 1922 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

QLD

Gulf Country

029037

MIRANDA DOWNS STATION

36.0

33.8

09/07/1944

97

1 n

QLD

Gulf Country

029048

VANROOK STATION

40.0

37.0

14/07/2006

82

1 n

QLD

Upper Carpentaria

030091

IRON HURST STATION

27.0

16.0

21/07/2008

35

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032063

BLUE RANGE

26.5

25.0

23/07/1993

53

1 n

QLD

N Coast--Herbert

032089

LAROONA STATION

40.0

40.0

11/07/1998

34

1 n Equal to record.

QLD

Central Coast E

033296

LOWGLEN KARINGAL

30.0

27.0

21/07/2005

14

1 n

QLD

Central Coast W

034029

BURDEKIN DAM

27.0

24.0

21/07/2005

15

1 n

QLD

Central Coast W

034099

MT FLORA

34.0

18.4

24/07/1999

11

1 n

Highest minimum temperature

QLD

S Peninsula

028007

MUSGRAVE

22.0

21.9

04/07/2005

17

1 Y

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

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

60.5

57.8

27/07/1960

18

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 02:49EST, 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 19.4 -0.1 4.2 -5.3 0.5 0.0 2.4 -- 325 (13.5) 48/11
PERTH AIRPORT 19.3 +1.4 5.6 -2.5 2.5 0.0 1.2 7.5 312 (13.0) 41/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 +0.1 2.2 -5.3 -0.5 0.0 0.6 6.3 209 ( 8.7) 48/23
BUNBURY 18.2 +1.0 2.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 43/14
MANDURAH 17.3 -- 8.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 189 ( 7.9) 46/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +2.0 22.5 +3.3 21.3 0.0 7.2 10.0 415 (17.3) 52/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.2 -3.5 6.1 +2.1 4.8 0.0 4.0 6.5 417 (17.4) 48/12
WHYALLA AERO 13.2 -3.7 10.1 +4.8 -- 0.8 4.0 -- 458 (19.1) 35/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.8 -1.5 6.0 -1.5 3.7 0.0 1.2 3.3 169 ( 7.0) 21/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.7 -1.4 4.3 -0.9 1.9 0.8 0.8 3.6 414 (17.3) 31/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 19.9 -4.8 12.8 +4.2 10.7 0.0 6.4 1.4 422 (17.6) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 24.6 -1.1 21.4 +4.4 20.5 0.8 3.0 0.0 463 (19.3) 41/17
TOWNSVILLE AERO 20.7 -4.4 18.3 +4.7 17.6 2.4 2.0 0.0 339 (14.1) 34/04
MACKAY M.O 19.6 -1.7 18.8 +6.0 -- 3.8 -- 0.0 230 ( 9.6) 43/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 17.8 -5.3 15.6 +6.1 14.9 5.6 1.4 -- 171 ( 7.1) 21/23
BUNDABERG AERO 17.2 -4.8 15.1 +5.0 -- 3.0 3.0 -- 302 (12.6) 31/00
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.1 10.0 +2.3 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.2 -0.3 7.5 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 227 ( 9.5) 35/11
BRISBANE AERO 19.6 -1.3 10.2 +1.4 7.6 0.2 3.6 7.5 366 (15.3) 34/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.2 -2.4 4.5 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 481 (20.0) 41/21
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 13.6 -2.5 2.1 -2.6 -3.8 0.2 2.4 -- 194 ( 8.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -1.7 4.5 -3.0 -0.6 0.0 1.6 9.8 317 (13.2) 41/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -2.7 1.1 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.8 -2.2 5.8 -0.5 2.3 0.0 3.6 -- 708 (29.5) --
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.3 -3.2 3.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 28/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.8 -2.5 -2.3 -3.7 -4.5 0.8 1.0 9.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.1 -2.1 -0.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.2 -3.8 7.1 0.0 2.6 0.0 3.8 10.0 737 (30.7) 50/15
RICHMOND RAAF 14.4 -3.0 0.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 323 (13.5) 37/09
BELLAMBI AWS 13.4 -3.4 7.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 43/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.6 +0.3 -2.2 -2.1 -4.3 0.0 1.4 9.2 408 (17.0) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.2 -1.5 0.9 -1.8 -3.6 0.0 2.0 9.6 438 (18.3) 34/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.3 -0.7 -0.1 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 320 (13.3) 28/00
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.2 -2.1 1.6 -2.7 0.0 0.0 2.8 8.0 338 (14.1) 30/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.1 -0.9 -0.1 -3.0 -- 0.2 2.5 -- 446 (18.6) 35/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.2 -1.3 2.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 380 (15.8) 31/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.6 -0.8 6.2 +0.2 3.4 2.4 1.2 -- 208 ( 8.7) 17/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.7 -1.1 4.8 -0.6 -- 1.6 -- -- 549 (22.9) 39/00
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.1 -0.9 -0.4 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 448 (18.7) 28/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.4 +0.8 0.1 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 369 (15.4) 26/00
HOBART AIRPORT 11.6 -0.8 4.0 -0.1 1.9 5.0 1.6 6.2 783 (32.6) 57/00
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

33.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.9 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.7 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+4.2 : 16.9 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
+4.1 : 16.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
+2.6 : 32.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
+2.5 : 15.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
+2.2 : 23.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+2.2 : 18.5 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.6 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+9.4 : 14.9 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+9.3 : 20.6 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+8.7 : 18.8 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+8.6 : 19.4 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+8.4 : 22.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD

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

-3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.5 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.2 : 14.5 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
-7.6 : 18.9 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-7.5 : 17.3 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-7.2 : 16.6 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-7.1 : 18.8 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

-8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.3 : 3.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-6.6 : -3.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.5 : -0.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.3 : 7.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-6.2 : 5.8 WEST ROEBUCK W 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.
62.0 WADDY BRAE Central Highlands QLD
53.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
47.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
46.2 KAREEYA N Coast--Barron QLD
40.0 MOUNT SURPRISE TOWNSHIP Upper Carpentaria QLD

QUEENSLAND
Upper Carpentaria
40.0 MOUNT SURPRISE TOWNSHIP
N Coast--Barron
53.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
47.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
46.2 KAREEYA
Central Highlands
62.0 WADDY BRAE

10.8 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
10.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.0 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
10.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW
10.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

.....

0.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
0.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
0.0 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

2073 (86.4) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1809 (75.4) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1724 (71.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1557 (64.9) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1453 (60.5) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1326 (55.3) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1260 (52.5) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1095 (45.6) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1031 (43.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1025 (42.7) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
991 (41.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
983 (41.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
970 (40.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
956 (39.8) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
943 (39.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
943 (39.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
934 (38.9) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
933 (38.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
814 (33.9) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
813 (33.9) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
788 (32.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
783 (32.6) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
780 (32.5) COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
737 (30.7) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
737 (30.7) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
732 (30.5) BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
725 (30.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
723 (30.1) GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
719 (30.0) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
715 (29.8) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
713 (29.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
708 (29.5) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
701 (29.2) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
699 (29.1) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
687 (28.6) BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
683 (28.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
680 (28.3) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
678 (28.3) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
673 (28.0) FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
667 (27.8) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
665 (27.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
657 (27.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
653 (27.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
645 (26.9) ST HELENS AERODROME E Coast TAS
639 (26.6) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
638 (26.6) CERBERUS E Central VIC
630 (26.3) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
629 (26.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
628 (26.2) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
621 (25.9) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
619 (25.8) RHYLL E Central VIC
606 (25.3) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
605 (25.2) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
601 (25.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
115/04 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
102/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
96/03 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
94/07 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
91/03 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/ CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(230/ 65 ) at 00:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 96(240/ 78 ) at 04:00
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(230/ 69 ) at 07:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(240/ 83 ) at 00:04
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 91(234/ 74 ) at 01:50
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 89(200/ 72 ) at 02:00
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 102(200/ 70 ) at 01:00
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 115(210/ 74 ) at 04:46
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 108(240/ 54 ) at 03:18
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(230/ 59 ) at 01:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(230/ 69 ) at 00:00