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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 1931 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

Wide Bay/Burnett

039306

BING

74.0

47.2

05/07/1988

25

1 n

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040899

TALLOWOOD

61.0

56.0

28/07/1996

14

1 n

NSW

North Coast

058097

NEW ITALY

103.4

57.0

05/07/2008

23

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058208

CASINO AIRPORT AWS

35.0

34.0

27/07/2001

14

1 n

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

70.0

50.6

05/07/2008

11

1 n Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest grass minimum temperature

VIC

E Gippsland

084030

ORBOST (COMPARISON)

-7.4

-6.6

24/07/1994

19

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016097

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

-5.2

-4.0

15/07/2002

12

-4.0

24/06/2002

12

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

13.9

14.0

28/07/2000

11

1 Y

ISL

Islands

200839

LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO

15.3

15.5

27/07/2000

20

15.5

27/07/2000

21

1 Y

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

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040068

DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE

67.0

62.8

06/07/1973

23

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 02:50EST, 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 17.3 -2.2 10.0 +0.5 7.2 0.0 3.0 -- 287 (12.0) 39/13
PERTH AIRPORT 17.5 -0.4 7.2 -0.9 5.1 0.4 2.6 1.9 309 (12.9) 54/15
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -0.9 4.6 -2.9 1.9 0.6 0.6 7.7 229 ( 9.5) 24/15
BUNBURY 15.6 -1.6 6.5 -0.7 -- 0.6 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 28/20
MANDURAH 14.4 -- 9.6 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 258 (10.8) 39/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.3 -1.2 15.9 -3.3 13.9 0.0 6.6 11.0 378 (15.8) 43/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.3 -0.4 -2.4 -6.4 -4.9 0.0 4.6 10.6 243 (10.1) 24/13
WHYALLA AERO 18.8 +1.9 -1.7 -7.0 -- 0.0 8.0 -- 221 ( 9.2) 37/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 +1.1 3.1 -4.4 0.0 0.0 1.2 7.9 199 ( 8.3) 30/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 +1.0 4.2 -1.0 1.9 0.0 0.8 8.3 341 (14.2) 35/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.7 -2.0 7.9 -0.7 3.5 0.0 6.4 10.5 392 (16.3) 30/10
CAIRNS AERO 25.2 -0.5 16.5 -0.5 14.1 0.0 5.6 8.0 363 (15.1) 31/03
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.0 -1.1 14.7 +1.1 12.5 0.0 3.4 10.8 487 (20.3) 37/14
MACKAY M.O 20.7 -0.6 12.5 -0.3 -- 1.0 -- 10.5 423 (17.6) 43/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 19.7 -3.4 11.2 +1.7 9.4 8.6 1.4 -- 339 (14.1) 35/13
BUNDABERG AERO 20.6 -1.4 13.3 +3.2 -- 11.4 1.8 -- 636 (26.5) 41/13
NAMBOUR DPI 18.0 -3.1 13.0 +5.3 -- 37.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 15.9 -4.6 12.7 +2.8 -- 38.6 -- -- 454 (18.9) 54/01
BRISBANE AERO 18.5 -2.4 12.2 +3.4 11.8 25.0 0.6 1.9 421 (17.5) 41/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 12.6 -4.0 8.4 +2.1 -- 9.6 -- -- 542 (22.6) 39/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.1 -1.0 8.2 +3.5 3.3 0.0 0.8 -- 269 (11.2) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 14.1 -4.6 10.9 +3.4 10.5 68.6 -- 0.2 605 (25.2) 55/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 -2.7 10.6 +4.3 -- 17.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 14.8 -2.2 9.7 +3.4 8.8 14.2 1.6 2.9 344 (14.3) 37/12
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 13.8 -3.7 8.2 +3.6 -- 5.2 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 18/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.0 +1.7 2.1 +0.7 -0.6 0.0 1.8 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.5 +1.3 3.7 +0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 12.4 -4.6 9.8 +2.7 8.7 23.8 2.4 0.1 484 (20.2) 46/15
RICHMOND RAAF 15.1 -2.3 7.4 +3.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 28/11
BELLAMBI AWS 13.7 -3.1 9.2 -0.8 -- 16.2 -- -- 414 (17.3) 48/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 +1.6 -2.1 -2.0 -6.0 0.0 1.2 8.1 182 ( 7.6) 31/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 +1.8 0.9 -1.8 -0.8 0.0 1.8 9.6 201 ( 8.4) 15/03
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.9 +1.9 -0.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 59 ( 2.5) 17/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.9 +1.6 1.3 -3.0 -2.0 0.0 1.0 9.5 146 ( 6.1) 28/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.6 +0.6 -1.4 -4.3 -- 0.0 1.0 -- 116 ( 4.8) 52/21
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.0 +0.5 -0.9 -3.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 17/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.1 +2.7 3.8 -2.2 1.4 0.0 2.2 -- 139 ( 5.8) 22/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.4 +0.6 -0.2 -5.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 84 ( 3.5) 21/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.8 +1.8 -1.3 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 335 (14.0) 39/11
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.7 +1.1 -1.0 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 32 ( 1.3) 17/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.8 +0.4 -0.3 -4.4 -2.6 0.0 1.6 8.9 234 ( 9.8) 18/00
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

32.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
31.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
30.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
30.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
30.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

**S** +5.6 : 17.1 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+5.1 : 24.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+4.7 : 24.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+3.7 : 28.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
+3.6 : 29.0 EMU CREEK STATION W Gascoyne WA
+3.6 : 24.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
22.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.1 : 14.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 10.0 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+7.2 : 6.7 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
+6.9 : 12.0 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.8 : 12.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5 : 14.7 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-6.2 : 14.9 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-6.0 : 14.5 CASINO AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-5.8 : 17.7 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-5.8 : 12.4 JIMNA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-15.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-7.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.6 : -5.2 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
-8.9 : -15.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.6 : 2.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-8.4 : 2.5 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-8.4 : 5.1 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT

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.
122.2 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH) North Coast NSW
103.4 NEW ITALY North Coast NSW
103.0 CAPE HILLSBOROUGH NAT PK Central Coast E QLD
94.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN) North Coast NSW
86.8 CORAMBA (GLENFIDDICH) MidNorth Coast N NSW

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
103.0 CAPE HILLSBOROUGH NAT PK
Wide Bay/Burnett
74.0 BING
Brisbane/SE Coast
61.0 TALLOWOOD
54.0 NUMINBAH
50.0 O'REILLYS ALERT
50.0 GREEN MOUNTAINS

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
122.2 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH)
103.4 NEW ITALY
94.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN)
70.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
69.8 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
66.2 MCLEANS RIDGES (LASCOTT DRIVE)
65.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT
63.8 LISMORE (RICHMOND HILL)
63.0 COMMISSIONERS CREEK (BLUE RIDGE)
62.2 ROSEBANK (UPPER COOPERS CREEK)
62.0 DOON DOON (MCCABES ROAD)
62.0 ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK)
59.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
59.0 WOODBURN POST OFFICE
59.0 BRUNSWICK HEADS BOWLING CLUB
59.0 ILUKA (OWEN ST)
58.8 PILLAR VALLEY
58.0 TUNCESTER (LEYCESTER CREEK)
58.0 CORAKI (UNION ST)
56.8 YAMBA PILOT STATION
56.2 CORNDALE (WILLOW VALE)
55.0 EWING BRIDGE CORNDALE (COOPERS CK)
53.2 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
53.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
52.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)
51.0 BENTLEY (BACK CREEK)
51.0 MINNIE WATER PUMP SHED
50.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
MidNorth Coast N
86.8 CORAMBA (GLENFIDDICH)
83.0 GLENREAGH (ERTS)
79.8 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
78.2 LOWER BUCCA
77.0 NANA GLEN (COWLING CLOSE)
72.4 HALFWAY CREEK (PACIFIC HWY)
70.8 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA)
70.0 WOOLGOOLGA (CLEAR PLACE)
68.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO
62.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEK)
56.6 MELDRUM (COOLAWARRAH)
54.0 BELLWOOD (NAMBUCCA HEADS (NAMBUCCA RESOR
53.8 DORRIGO (ELM STREET)
53.6 BELLINGEN (HYDE STREET)
51.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)

11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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0.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
0.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
0.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

1607 (67.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1466 (61.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1275 (53.1) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
1070 (44.6) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
1029 (42.9) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1010 (42.1) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
947 (39.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
922 (38.4) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
895 (37.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
785 (32.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
769 (32.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
731 (30.5) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
717 (29.9) MAROOCHYDORE AERO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
712 (29.7) YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
682 (28.4) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
678 (28.3) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
640 (26.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
636 (26.5) BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
624 (26.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
622 (25.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
622 (25.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
605 (25.2) COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
89/12 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
87/01 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
87/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
81/03 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
78/00 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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
PERTH AIRPORT
6.4mm in 17 min to 19:30 22.6mm/h
BICKLEY
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 13.4mm/h
MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
14.0mm in 30 min to 02:30 28.0mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 19.2mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 03:00 20.4mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 24.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.2mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 85(150/ 70 ) at 05:52
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 87(150/ 70 ) at 01:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 82(100/ 67 ) at 04:00