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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 1934 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
Lowest grass minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

10.5

10.7

17/07/1991

18

10.6

17/08/2002

18

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

N Kimberley

001018

MOUNT ELIZABETH

0.0

0.0

10/07/2008

15

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NT

Darwin-Daly

200731

POINT FAWCETT

9.9

10.2

01/07/2007

12

1 Y


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Actual temperatures
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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 20.0 +0.5 13.7 +4.2 13.7 11.0 0.2 -- 336 (14.0) 22/21
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 +1.6 8.2 +0.1 5.7 22.4 1.8 9.4 315 (13.1) 35/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 +0.1 7.0 -0.5 4.6 0.8 1.6 6.7 197 ( 8.2) 22/12
BUNBURY 17.5 +0.3 3.1 -4.1 -- 8.8 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 18/00
MANDURAH 17.6 -- 7.9 -- -- 2.6 -- -- 200 ( 8.3) 28/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.2 -0.3 14.6 -4.6 10.5 0.0 6.8 11.1 308 (12.8) 41/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.0 +3.3 0.5 -3.5 -2.5 0.0 6.4 10.6 201 ( 8.4) 22/12
WHYALLA AERO 15.3 -1.6 4.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 0.4 -- 283 (11.8) 41/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.8 -1.5 7.1 -0.4 4.7 1.0 -- 9.5 207 ( 8.6) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.1 -1.0 4.7 -0.5 3.0 2.2 2.0 3.9 294 (12.3) 35/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.9 -0.8 4.2 -4.4 2.2 0.0 5.2 10.6 289 (12.0) 31/10
CAIRNS AERO 24.6 -1.1 14.8 -2.2 10.9 0.0 4.0 10.9 307 (12.8) 31/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.0 -3.1 11.0 -2.6 8.4 0.0 5.0 10.8 297 (12.4) 31/12
MACKAY M.O 20.0 -1.3 10.3 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 352 (14.7) 31/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -0.9 8.7 -0.8 6.0 0.0 2.0 -- 243 (10.1) 21/11
BUNDABERG AERO 21.3 -0.7 9.8 -0.3 -- 0.4 2.0 -- 382 (15.9) 28/08
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.1 8.0 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.2 -1.3 10.9 +1.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 376 (15.7) 41/00
BRISBANE AERO 19.9 -1.0 7.2 -1.6 3.4 0.4 1.4 9.5 378 (15.8) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.0 -1.6 5.4 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 336 (14.0) 41/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.8 -0.3 2.2 -2.5 -3.5 0.0 1.6 -- 180 ( 7.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.3 -1.4 7.6 +0.1 7.4 3.6 1.2 10.2 470 (19.6) 34/12
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -2.4 7.8 +1.5 -- 8.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.8 -0.2 6.1 -0.2 4.8 5.6 1.4 8.7 399 (16.6) 37/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.6 -0.9 4.6 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 48/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.2 -1.1 -1.3 -2.7 -5.4 0.0 1.6 6.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.1 -0.1 1.3 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.7 -1.3 6.4 -0.7 3.6 10.8 1.4 8.6 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 16.7 -0.7 -0.8 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 28/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.3 -1.5 6.8 -3.2 -- 2.6 -- -- 337 (14.0) 30/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.3 0.0 -2.0 -1.9 -5.3 0.2 2.2 5.9 127 ( 5.3) 34/15
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.4 +0.7 -0.7 -3.4 -3.2 0.0 1.6 6.5 115 ( 4.8) 13/03
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.4 +1.4 0.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 +1.4 3.2 -1.1 -0.6 0.0 2.2 5.8 198 ( 8.3) 48/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.6 +0.6 1.1 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 31/17
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.5 0.0 -0.8 -3.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 26/19
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.3 -0.1 4.7 -1.3 2.3 0.0 0.6 -- 159 ( 6.6) 22/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.6 -0.2 1.7 -3.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 131 ( 5.5) 35/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 0.0 1.1 -2.1 -- 0.4 -- -- 383 (16.0) 43/21
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 9.1 -3.5 -0.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 54 ( 2.3) 17/06
HOBART AIRPORT 11.7 -0.7 0.6 -3.5 -1.9 0.2 0.0 8.0 215 ( 9.0) 22/07
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

32.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
31.7 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
31.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
31.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.9 : 28.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+5.8 : 24.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+5.8 : 27.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.6 : 28.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+4.9 : 23.2 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+7.7 : 13.1 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.3 : 13.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+7.0 : 13.2 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+6.5 : 9.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+6.4 : 13.8 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+6.4 : 13.4 MULLEWA Central West WA

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

-2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.7 : 2.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-3.8 : 14.4 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-3.6 : 8.3 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-3.5 : 23.0 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-3.5 : 9.1 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
-3.5 : 14.5 EUCLA Eucla WA

-12.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.3 : 4.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-9.1 : 5.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-8.7 : 9.9 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
-8.7 : 6.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.3 : 10.0 OENPELLI 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.
51.4 ALEXANDRA (CRYSTAL CREEK) N Central VIC
47.6 MALENY MARY CAIRNCROSS AVE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
31.4 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH) North Coast NSW
30.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY) Islands ISL
30.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
30.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
Brisbane/SE Coast
47.6 MALENY MARY CAIRNCROSS AVE

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
31.4 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH)

VICTORIA
N Central
51.4 ALEXANDRA (CRYSTAL CREEK)

ISLANDS
Islands
30.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

3.6 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
3.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.6 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
0.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1022 (42.6) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
963 (40.1) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
905 (37.7) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
776 (32.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
715 (29.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
692 (28.8) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
682 (28.4) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
628 (26.2) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
628 (26.2) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
607 (25.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
102/02 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
68/18 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
63/21 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
57/04 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
57/00 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
None reported

ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO : 102(260/ 63 ) at 02:16