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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 1939 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

WA

Murchison

007139

PAYNES FIND

28.2

28.2

26/07/1985

47

1 Y Equal to record.

WA

Goldfields

012152

KOORARAWALYEE

30.2

25.9

24/07/1917

17

1 n

WA

Goldfields

012227

KOOLYANOBBING

40.0

25.7

09/07/1973

15

1 n

WA

Goldfields

012313

GEERANING

23.6

19.5

11/07/1995

16

1 n

Lowest grass minimum temperature

SA

County Light

023373

NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL

-4.2

-4.0

20/07/1997

12

1 Y

SA

Lower SE

026091

COONAWARRA

-5.5

-5.2

10/07/1997

23

1 Y

Highest minimum temperature

WA

Murchison

007600

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

16.3

15.6

29/07/2001

14

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

-2.7

-2.5

24/07/2008

11

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Adelaide Plains

023013

PARAFIELD AIRPORT

-1.9

-1.5

24/07/2008

50

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

SA

Adelaide Plains

023122

ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE

-1.6

-0.4

13/07/2006

11

1 Y

SA

County Light

023343

ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE)

-2.5

-2.3

21/07/1997

47

1 Y

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013012

WILUNA

29.0

29.0

24/07/2002

52

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

Darling Downs E

041522

DALBY AIRPORT

11.2

11.6

31/07/1998

17

1 Y

QLD

Darling Downs E

041525

WARWICK

9.5

10.0

14/07/1996

13

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

10.8

12.2

19/07/2004

12

12.2

19/07/2004

12

1 Y

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039059

LADY ELLIOT ISLAND

76

74

24/07/2008

12

Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 02:51EST, 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 17.9 -1.6 15.3 +5.8 15.2 12.8 0.2 -- 313 (13.0) 46/22
PERTH AIRPORT 16.6 -1.3 12.8 +4.7 10.5 4.6 1.6 2.2 321 (13.4) 55/20
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 +0.2 7.3 -0.2 3.1 2.2 1.6 6.3 442 (18.4) 50/10
BUNBURY 16.9 -0.3 7.5 +0.3 -- 2.6 -- -- 283 (11.8) 57/22
MANDURAH 17.4 -- 13.7 -- -- 5.4 -- -- 423 (17.6) 57/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.0 -0.5 15.5 -3.7 14.3 0.0 5.0 10.8 220 ( 9.2) 34/16
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.9 -0.8 5.7 +1.7 2.4 0.0 4.2 10.7 158 ( 6.6) 30/09
WHYALLA AERO 12.3 -4.6 0.8 -4.5 -- 3.0 3.8 -- 239 (10.0) 22/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.0 -1.3 0.7 -6.8 -0.7 0.0 4.6 7.3 140 ( 5.8) 22/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 +0.1 -0.4 -5.6 -1.4 3.8 0.6 7.8 91 ( 3.8) 26/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.2 -2.5 6.1 -2.5 3.5 0.0 5.6 10.6 292 (12.2) 48/15
CAIRNS AERO 26.1 +0.4 13.0 -4.0 7.9 0.0 2.8 10.9 203 ( 8.5) 31/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 +1.6 11.8 -1.8 10.2 0.0 4.0 11.0 149 ( 6.2) 55/23
MACKAY M.O 24.4 +3.1 12.7 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 254 (10.6) 50/21
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.9 -1.2 9.9 +0.4 7.8 1.4 2.6 -- 134 ( 5.6) 54/15
BUNDABERG AERO 18.5 -3.5 8.5 -1.6 -- 3.0 1.6 -- 164 ( 6.8) 59/13
NAMBOUR DPI 17.0 -4.1 7.0 -0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 16.6 -3.9 6.2 -3.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 46/17
BRISBANE AERO 15.7 -5.2 8.4 -0.4 5.4 0.4 2.0 5.2 269 (11.2) 50/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 9.0 -7.6 4.0 -2.3 -- 6.2 -- -- 330 (13.8) 65/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 11.7 -4.4 3.7 -1.0 -2.4 1.8 1.0 -- 163 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.1 -2.6 6.4 -1.1 3.0 0.0 1.0 8.6 260 (10.8) 48/19
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -4.6 3.6 -2.7 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 11.0 -6.0 4.3 -2.0 1.8 2.2 2.8 0.6 380 (15.8) 39/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 13.8 -3.7 4.7 +0.1 -- 4.6 -- -- 97 ( 4.0) 31/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.5 -2.8 0.4 -1.0 -1.4 4.4 2.0 7.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.3 -2.9 0.7 -2.3 -- 1.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 12.1 -4.9 6.6 -0.5 3.7 4.4 3.0 3.6 368 (15.3) 65/12
RICHMOND RAAF 13.9 -3.5 3.5 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 55/14
BELLAMBI AWS 10.8 -6.0 7.5 -2.5 -- 3.8 -- -- 337 (14.0) 57/22
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.7 -0.6 -1.6 -1.5 -3.7 1.4 0.8 9.1 147 ( 6.1) 59/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.7 +1.0 -1.3 -4.0 -0.5 0.2 0.6 -- 110 ( 4.6) 28/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.7 +0.7 -0.1 -3.3 -- 1.8 -- -- 74 ( 3.1) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.3 -1.0 1.4 -2.9 -0.2 0.2 2.0 10.0 296 (12.3) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.0 0.0 3.3 +0.4 -- 7.2 3.7 -- 281 (11.7) 43/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.1 -0.4 4.4 +2.0 -- 4.4 -- -- 299 (12.5) 50/10
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 +0.4 6.0 0.0 1.9 1.6 0.4 -- 114 ( 4.8) 22/11
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.0 -0.8 3.8 -1.6 -- 2.4 -- -- 141 ( 5.9) 37/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.3 +0.3 2.2 -1.0 -- 2.6 -- -- 376 (15.7) 48/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.8 -1.8 5.3 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 379 (15.8) 44/11
HOBART AIRPORT 10.0 -2.4 4.3 +0.2 4.7 0.6 1.0 1.3 386 (16.1) 37/03
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

35.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+10.3 : 30.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.8 : 31.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+9.7 : 29.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+9.6 : 28.3 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
+9.5 : 27.8 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
22.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
21.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
21.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
21.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+10.0 : 15.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
**S** +9.8 : 19.1 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+9.3 : 16.3 MOUNT MAGNET AERO E Gascoyne WA
+9.1 : 12.4 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
+8.2 : 14.4 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

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

-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.5 : 11.2 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-8.4 : 9.5 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-8.3 : 5.6 APPLETHORPE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.8 : 7.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.6 : 9.0 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

-5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.2 : -1.9 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
-8.1 : -2.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-8.0 : 4.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.9 : -2.9 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
-7.4 : -2.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-7.4 : 7.9 CURTIN AERO 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.
80.0 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast N NSW
64.0 CALLEMONDAH STATION Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
60.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
45.0 CALLALA BAY (DONOVAN CLOSE) Illawarra NSW
42.0 DEVILBEND RESERVOIR E Central VIC

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
64.0 CALLEMONDAH STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast N
80.0 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE
Illawarra
60.0 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
45.0 CALLALA BAY (DONOVAN CLOSE)

VICTORIA
E Central
42.0 DEVILBEND RESERVOIR

11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

1.5 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
1.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
1.3 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.1 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.7 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

1128 (47.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
965 (40.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
780 (32.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
748 (31.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
737 (30.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
721 (30.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
708 (29.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
671 (28.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
668 (27.8) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
657 (27.4) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
652 (27.2) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
651 (27.1) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
647 (27.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
642 (26.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
624 (26.0) MUNGLINUP WEST Goldfields WA
85/21 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
85/15 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
85/16 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
83/13 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
83/20 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW

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
CAPE LEEUWIN
6.2mm in 15 min to 05:53 24.8mm/h
SOUTH PERTH AG
15.2mm in 30 min to 12:00 30.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.2mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 23.0mm/h
Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
SWANBOURNE : 82(270/ 65 ) at 20:04
CAPE LEEUWIN : 72(290/ 63 ) at 17:53
CAPE NATURALISTE : 85(250/ 69 ) at 21:22
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 96(180/ 74 ) at 19:30
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(180/ 70 ) at 16:58
GREEN CAPE AWS : 83(180/ 67 ) at 20:57
ULLADULLA AWS : 85(190/ 67 ) at 16:07
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 78(170/ 63 ) at 12:00