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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 1943 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

SA

Lower SE

026091

COONAWARRA

-6.0

-5.5

28/07/2008

23

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Peninsula

027058

HORN ISLAND

16.0

17.3

16/07/1995

14

1 Y

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039322

RUNDLE ISLAND

10.1

10.5

19/07/2007

13

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086361

CERBERUS

-1.3

-1.3

25/07/2002

16

1 Y Equal to record.

VIC

W Coast

090176

MORTLAKE RACECOURSE

-2.3

-2.0

14/07/1998

16

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091292

SMITHTON AERODROME

-2.6

-2.4

25/07/1999

12

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031192

GREEN ISLAND

19.0

20.0

22/07/2007

13

1 P

VIC

W Coast

090171

PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)

8.5

8.7

10/07/1997

27

8.7

10/07/1997

27

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 02:51EST, 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 19.0 -0.5 9.6 +0.1 7.0 8.0 0.4 -- 370 (15.4) 55/23
PERTH AIRPORT 17.3 -0.6 8.0 -0.1 5.8 16.8 2.0 3.7 320 (13.3) 44/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -0.2 5.9 -1.6 4.3 2.4 1.8 9.0 405 (16.9) 46/11
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.4 8.6 +1.4 -- 11.4 -- -- 396 (16.5) 55/15
MANDURAH 17.1 -- 13.3 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 642 (26.8) 68/23
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +1.1 17.4 -1.8 16.7 0.0 5.6 10.7 225 ( 9.4) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.4 +5.7 4.6 +0.6 1.8 0.0 4.6 10.7 273 (11.4) 34/09
WHYALLA AERO 16.4 -0.5 4.2 -1.1 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 151 ( 6.3) 72/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.0 -2.3 4.9 -2.6 2.5 0.0 0.8 0.1 139 ( 5.8) 55/17
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 9.0 -4.1 0.1 -5.1 -2.1 0.2 2.0 0.8 197 ( 8.2) 46/19
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.5 -3.2 4.0 -4.6 0.3 0.0 7.0 10.7 433 (18.0) 31/10
CAIRNS AERO 22.0 -3.7 12.5 -4.5 6.8 0.0 5.2 11.0 233 ( 9.7) 39/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.2 -2.9 12.0 -1.6 9.2 0.0 8.0 11.1 485 (20.2) 57/00
MACKAY M.O 18.1 -3.2 8.8 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 456 (19.0) 46/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 20.1 -3.0 6.0 -3.5 2.6 0.0 6.0 -- 447 (18.6) 43/09
BUNDABERG AERO 18.8 -3.2 7.9 -2.2 -- 1.4 3.6 -- 525 (21.9) --
NAMBOUR DPI 20.0 -1.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.0 -1.5 8.4 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 43/03
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 -0.7 7.4 -1.4 4.9 0.0 3.2 9.8 554 (23.1) 44/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 13.2 -3.4 2.0 -4.3 -- 2.2 -- -- 579 (24.1) 39/00
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.6 -1.5 5.3 +0.6 1.1 0.6 2.4 -- 163 ( 6.8) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -1.7 9.6 +2.1 6.3 0.0 4.0 7.8 570 (23.8) 63/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -4.7 8.2 +1.9 -- 0.8 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.5 -1.5 7.6 +1.3 6.5 25.0 1.8 6.2 487 (20.3) 57/15
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.9 -2.6 7.2 +2.6 -- 8.8 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 43/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.5 +0.2 -0.2 -1.6 -2.0 0.6 0.6 8.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.1 -0.1 -0.1 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 13.1 -3.9 8.6 +1.5 7.5 19.2 1.4 6.9 921 (38.4) 61/00
RICHMOND RAAF 15.3 -2.1 7.6 +4.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 426 (17.8) 50/05
BELLAMBI AWS 13.8 -3.0 8.1 -1.9 -- 15.2 -- -- 653 (27.2) 57/09
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.2 +0.9 0.8 +0.9 -3.0 0.0 1.8 8.6 454 (18.9) --
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.8 +1.1 -0.9 -3.6 -- 0.0 0.8 9.0 282 (11.8) 22/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.0 +1.0 -0.4 -3.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 91 ( 3.8) 24/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.1 -3.2 -1.0 -5.3 -3.0 0.0 2.8 1.4 239 (10.0) 28/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.8 +0.8 0.6 -2.3 -- 0.2 1.6 -- 385 (16.0) 28/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.5 0.0 2.3 -0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 426 (17.8) 24/02
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.4 +1.0 3.4 -2.6 0.6 0.0 1.0 -- 165 ( 6.9) 15/00
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.0 -1.8 0.0 -5.4 -- 0.6 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 24/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 +0.9 -2.4 -5.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 432 (18.0) 31/08
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.4 -0.2 1.4 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 15/16
HOBART AIRPORT 10.9 -1.5 5.5 +1.4 4.5 0.8 0.6 2.4 296 (12.3) 26/23
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

34.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+8.8 : 28.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.1 : 27.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+6.8 : 27.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.5 : 26.6 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.1 : 26.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
22.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
21.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
21.5 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.4 : 12.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.3 : 12.5 FORREST Eucla WA
+7.2 : 14.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.8 : 18.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+6.6 : 12.0 WILUNA Interior WA

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

-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.2 : 23.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-6.0 : 20.5 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.9 : 18.9 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-5.8 : 16.0 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD
-5.4 : 18.1 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-5.4 : 19.0 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.2 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

-9.1 : 10.1 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
**S** -8.3 : -1.6 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-7.7 : 6.3 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-7.5 : -1.3 CERBERUS E Central VIC
-7.5 : -4.2 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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.
106.8 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE MidNorth Coast S NSW
90.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD) MidNorth Coast S NSW
73.1 BRONTE SURF CLUB Sydney--east NSW
71.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON W Gippsland VIC
71.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW

QUEENSLAND
Wide Bay/Burnett
55.0 PACIFIC SALT

NEW SOUTH WALES
MidNorth Coast S
106.8 SEAL ROCKS CAMPING RESERVE
90.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
71.0 BUNGWAHL
71.0 WHOOTA
Sydney--east
73.1 BRONTE SURF CLUB
66.6 ROSE BAY (ROYAL SYDNEY GOLF CLUB)
64.0 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB
62.2 DOVER HEIGHTS (PORTLAND ST)
58.8 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB)
Illawarra
66.8 CULBURRA TREATMENT WORKS
57.6 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE)
52.0 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
51.0 GREENWELL POINT BOWLING CLUB

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
71.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON

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

.....

0.6 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.6 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
0.4 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
0.1 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

1186 (49.4) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
1096 (45.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
989 (41.2) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
950 (39.6) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
921 (38.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
887 (37.0) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
881 (36.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
877 (36.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
844 (35.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
817 (34.0) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
812 (33.8) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
806 (33.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
761 (31.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
745 (31.0) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
743 (31.0) NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
741 (30.9) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
737 (30.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
736 (30.7) JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
733 (30.5) FORREST Eucla WA
696 (29.0) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
694 (28.9) CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
683 (28.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
680 (28.3) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
677 (28.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
666 (27.8) ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW
658 (27.4) EUCLA Eucla WA
653 (27.2) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
648 (27.0) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
642 (26.8) MANDURAH Lower West WA
623 (26.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
622 (25.9) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
604 (25.2) NORAH HEAD AWS Hunter Valley NSW
94/19 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
94/11 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
94/17 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
91/11 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
91/11 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA

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
BICKLEY
13.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 80(340/ 67 ) at 21:03
CAPE LEEUWIN : 95(280/ 74 ) at 20:01
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 89( 20/ 70 ) at 10:41
CLEVE AERODROME : 91( 10/ 67 ) at 12:25
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 85(320/ 63 ) at 16:31
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 95(350/ 85 ) at 17:40
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
WATTAMOLLA : 89(180/ 69 ) at 00:09