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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 1945 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

Eucla

011010

NOONDOONIA

30.0

30.0

26/07/1985

85

1 n Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031192

GREEN ISLAND

15.0

15.6

14/07/2000

13

1 P

Highest maximum temperature

WA

Interior

013017

GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

30.8

30.2

29/07/1975

52

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015635

YULARA AERO

30.5

30.1

31/07/2007

19

1 Y

NT

Alice Springs

015652

WATARRKA

30.5

30.2

29/07/1992

19

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

WA

SW & S Coast

009968

SHANNON

9.7

10.0

12/07/2002

12

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 02:52EST, 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 19.4 -0.1 12.7 +3.2 12.2 12.8 2.6 -- 573 (23.9) 67/07
PERTH AIRPORT 16.4 -1.5 12.1 +4.0 11.2 46.0 3.2 5.7 451 (18.8) 70/03
ALBANY AIRPORT 12.0 -3.8 9.0 +1.5 7.2 6.0 3.2 6.2 508 (21.2) 59/10
BUNBURY 14.7 -2.5 10.2 +3.0 -- 8.4 -- -- 626 (26.1) 80/17
MANDURAH 15.4 -- 13.8 -- -- 4.8 -- -- 772 (32.2) 67/17
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.7 -1.8 18.9 -0.3 17.7 0.0 7.6 9.4 271 (11.3) 35/15
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.4 +9.7 12.3 +8.3 9.5 0.0 6.8 8.8 330 (13.8) 35/04
WHYALLA AERO 19.1 +2.2 4.5 -0.8 -- 0.0 4.8 -- 508 (21.2) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.1 +0.8 8.5 +1.0 6.7 3.4 1.4 7.2 350 (14.6) 28/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 +0.9 3.4 -1.8 3.5 0.4 0.8 2.7 504 (21.0) 39/06
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.2 +2.5 2.0 -6.6 0.5 0.0 4.6 10.7 174 ( 7.3) 22/10
CAIRNS AERO 23.2 -2.5 8.7 -8.3 3.8 0.0 6.4 10.8 270 (11.3) 30/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.4 -2.7 7.7 -5.9 4.0 0.0 6.0 11.0 265 (11.0) 30/13
MACKAY M.O 19.6 -1.7 8.1 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 332 (13.8) 30/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -0.9 3.9 -5.6 1.6 0.0 6.0 -- 245 (10.2) 30/12
BUNDABERG AERO 20.5 -1.5 8.1 -2.0 -- 0.0 2.8 -- 402 (16.8) 31/12
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -0.1 11.0 +3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.1 -1.4 4.7 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 31/10
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 -0.7 5.4 -3.4 2.0 0.0 3.8 9.5 380 (15.8) 31/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.8 -1.8 2.3 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 388 (16.2) 43/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE -- -- 2.2 -2.5 -3.7 0.0 2.4 -- 127 ( 5.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -0.1 9.3 +1.8 3.8 0.0 3.4 9.8 539 (22.5) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.4 -2.3 6.5 +0.2 -- 4.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -0.1 4.6 -1.7 3.3 5.8 2.4 10.2 513 (21.4) 34/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.3 -1.2 4.0 -0.6 -- 1.0 -- -- 181 ( 7.5) 22/02
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.8 +0.5 2.0 +0.6 -4.4 0.0 2.4 9.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.2 0.0 2.7 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.6 -1.4 6.3 -0.8 2.9 0.0 2.6 9.7 660 (27.5) 35/07
RICHMOND RAAF 17.0 -0.4 0.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 223 ( 9.3) 22/18
BELLAMBI AWS 15.0 -1.8 7.8 -2.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 443 (18.5) 28/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.2 +0.9 -2.8 -2.7 -5.3 0.0 2.6 8.7 263 (11.0) 31/
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 +1.8 0.2 -2.5 -0.3 0.0 1.4 9.4 130 ( 5.4) 22/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 +1.1 0.0 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 76 ( 3.2) 21/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +2.4 2.6 -1.7 3.0 0.0 0.8 6.8 303 (12.6) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.9 +0.9 2.9 0.0 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 149 ( 6.2) 31/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.7 +0.2 1.0 -1.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 150 ( 6.3) 35/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.2 +1.8 4.4 -1.6 1.5 0.0 1.2 -- 136 ( 5.7) 30/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.9 +2.1 0.2 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 35/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 +1.0 2.9 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 451 (18.8) 55/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.1 -0.5 -0.7 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 64 ( 2.7) 17/10
HOBART AIRPORT 10.7 -1.7 0.7 -3.4 -2.9 0.0 0.0 8.3 256 (10.7) 26/00
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

35.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
33.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+10.8 : 30.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+10.5 : 30.6 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+9.9 : 30.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.8 : 30.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+9.7 : 29.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
21.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.1 : 14.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+8.7 : 14.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.7 : 15.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+8.3 : 12.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.2 : 15.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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

-2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.5 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.2 : 9.7 SHANNON Lower West WA
-4.2 : 10.5 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
-3.9 : 12.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.9 : 12.8 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-3.8 : 12.7 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-3.8 : 12.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA

-12.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.3 : 1.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-9.0 : 8.3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
-8.8 : 1.3 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-8.5 : 2.3 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-8.4 : 1.7 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD

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.
79.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
64.0 MUNDARING Lower West WA
52.0 PICKERING BROOK Lower West WA
48.6 HERNE HILL Lower West WA
47.4 KARRAGULLEN NORTH Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
79.0 BICKLEY
64.0 MUNDARING
52.0 PICKERING BROOK
48.6 HERNE HILL
47.4 KARRAGULLEN NORTH

11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

5.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
5.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.3 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
3.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1308 (54.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
1201 (50.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1090 (45.4) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1035 (43.1) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
937 (39.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
861 (35.9) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
809 (33.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
777 (32.4) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
772 (32.2) MANDURAH Lower West WA
765 (31.9) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
762 (31.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
732 (30.5) SWANBOURNE Lower West WA
726 (30.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
720 (30.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
695 (29.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
693 (28.9) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
683 (28.5) CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
683 (28.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
675 (28.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
660 (27.5) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
652 (27.2) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
626 (26.1) BUNBURY Lower West WA
618 (25.8) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
607 (25.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
603 (25.1) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
600 (25.0) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
98/06 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
91/16 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
87/03 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
81/03 ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
80/17 BUNBURY Lower West WA

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
PEARCE RAAF
6.0mm in 11 min to 02:11 32.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
BICKLEY
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
WANNEROO AG
15.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 98(270/ 78 ) at 07:00
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(250/ 52 ) at 16:52
BUSSELTON JETTY : 72(270/ 63 ) at 11:12