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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 1936 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

Brisbane/SE Coast

040425

DAYBORO STRONG ROAD

42.0

40.0

25/07/1999

11

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

W Kimberley

003080

CURTIN AERO

6.2

6.2

20/07/2006

16

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

13.7

13.9

25/07/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


The day in charts
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 20.2 +0.7 14.1 +4.6 12.3 1.4 1.0 -- 327 (13.6) 67/10
PERTH AIRPORT 20.4 +2.5 10.3 +2.2 9.0 4.4 2.0 1.3 354 (14.8) 50/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.8 +3.0 6.0 -1.5 3.5 1.2 1.8 1.3 318 (13.3) 57/14
BUNBURY 17.7 +0.5 8.8 +1.6 -- 6.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 52/07
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 10.8 -- -- 5.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 59/08
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 +0.8 12.5 -6.7 10.8 0.0 5.6 10.9 303 (12.6) 28/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.2 +4.5 3.6 -0.4 1.5 0.0 2.2 10.7 165 ( 6.9) 34/14
WHYALLA AERO 12.5 -4.4 2.2 -3.1 -- 0.1 1.9 -- 238 ( 9.9) 44/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.8 -3.5 2.8 -4.7 -- 1.62 -- 8.1 157 ( 6.5) 37/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.1 -2.0 2.7 -2.5 -0.2 4.8 1.2 5.0 276 (11.5) 48/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.1 +0.4 4.6 -4.0 2.6 0.0 4.6 10.6 179 ( 7.5) 35/14
CAIRNS AERO 24.0 -1.7 12.1 -4.9 7.1 0.0 6.0 10.8 309 (12.9) 28/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.3 -1.8 10.4 -3.2 9.0 0.0 4.6 10.7 197 ( 8.2) 28/14
MACKAY M.O 23.5 +2.2 11.3 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 326 (13.6) 26/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.7 -0.4 8.0 -1.5 5.5 0.0 2.6 -- 97 ( 4.0) 26/23
BUNDABERG AERO 19.4 -2.6 9.6 -0.5 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 194 ( 8.1) 43/22
NAMBOUR DPI 18.0 -3.1 7.0 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 18.9 -1.6 5.2 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 157 ( 6.5) 30/14
BRISBANE AERO 18.1 -2.8 6.6 -2.2 3.3 0.0 2.8 2.3 289 (12.0) 41/18
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.2 -2.4 5.1 -1.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 342 (14.3) 57/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.7 -1.4 1.7 -3.0 -4.2 0.0 3.0 -- 74 ( 3.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.8 -0.9 3.5 -4.0 0.6 0.0 1.8 6.5 239 (10.0) 28/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.3 -1.4 3.2 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -0.1 5.1 -1.2 1.1 0.0 2.4 7.2 338 (14.1) 68/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.0 -0.5 2.3 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 115 ( 4.8) 24/09
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.1 -2.2 0.3 -1.1 -2.4 0.6 0.8 2.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.9 -0.3 1.2 -1.8 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -0.4 5.8 -1.3 1.8 0.0 2.0 7.6 320 (13.3) 52/15
RICHMOND RAAF 15.7 -1.7 -1.4 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 21/23
BELLAMBI AWS 15.8 -1.0 7.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 224 ( 9.3) 37/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.7 -1.6 -2.3 -2.2 -4.5 0.0 1.4 1.9 163 ( 6.8) 28/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.1 -1.6 3.4 +0.7 -0.4 0.2 1.0 2.3 131 ( 5.5) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 11.6 -1.4 3.2 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 72 ( 3.0) 21/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.5 -3.8 0.4 -3.9 -1.9 0.2 2.2 5.0 298 (12.4) 34/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.9 -2.1 5.2 +2.3 -- 5.2 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 26/04
BENDIGO AIRPORT 7.5 -5.0 4.6 +2.2 -- 4.6 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 26/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 10.2 -3.2 6.6 +0.6 4.4 8.2 0.4 -- 132 ( 5.5) 22/17
GEELONG AIRPORT 10.5 -3.3 5.0 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 30/04
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.1 -1.9 3.2 0.0 -- 11.4 -- -- 267 (11.1) 31/19
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.2 -0.4 1.7 -0.5 -- 1.2 -- -- 55 ( 2.3) 41/14
HOBART AIRPORT 11.3 -1.1 0.2 -3.9 -1.4 0.4 2.0 4.4 179 ( 7.5) 43/16
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

33.6 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
33.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.1 : 27.8 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 27.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+8.7 : 28.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.6 : 27.9 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.6 : 26.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.5 : 13.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.1 : 13.3 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.0 : 13.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+6.9 : 13.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+5.8 : 15.6 KALBARRI Central West WA

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

-2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.9 : 13.7 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
-5.2 : 13.6 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
-5.1 : 1.1 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-5.0 : 16.1 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-5.0 : 7.5 BENDIGO AIRPORT Upper North VIC
-5.0 : 11.3 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

-6.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-5.1 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-5.1 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.1 : 6.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.3 : 5.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-8.1 : 5.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-8.0 : 6.7 MANGO FARM 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.
43.2 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
42.0 DAYBORO STRONG ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
36.0 CALLALA BAY (DONOVAN CLOSE) Illawarra NSW
31.0 PRINCETOWN W Coast VIC
26.0 WINDARLING Goldfields WA

10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

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1.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.3 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.6 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

881 (36.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
861 (35.9) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
726 (30.3) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
706 (29.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
686 (28.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
679 (28.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
100/05 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
85/16 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
81/08 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
78/10 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
76/19 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
6.0mm in 14 min to 15:30 25.7mm/h
5.8mm in 17 min to 15:47 20.5mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.8mm/h
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
14.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 16.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE NATURALISTE : 95( 40/ 72 ) at 05:01