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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1950 EST on 02/08/2009. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

SA

W Agricultural

018192

NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS)

22.0

18.0

08/08/1999

15

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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 17.6 -2.4 8.8 -0.1 6.8 0.2 2.4 -- 352 (14.7) 28/15
PERTH AIRPORT 15.9 -2.5 7.1 -0.9 5.7 4.2 1.0 2.0 243 (10.1) 41/12
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -1.1 5.3 -2.2 3.9 6.8 1.6 8.2 369 (15.4) 41/14
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.5 4.6 -3.0 -- 4.4 -- -- 166 ( 6.9) 52/23
MANDURAH 16.8 -- 8.8 -- -- 4.8 -- -- 239 (10.0) 61/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.7 17.3 -3.1 16.1 0.0 5.0 10.1 277 (11.5) 34/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.3 +0.7 13.1 +7.1 9.4 0.0 10.2 10.7 445 (18.5) 35/08
WHYALLA AERO 17.2 -1.3 9.8 +3.9 -- 0.4 4.4 -- 420 (17.5) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.8 -2.9 10.6 +2.4 7.6 1.8 1.8 5.6 387 (16.1) 74/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.2 -1.9 7.6 +2.1 6.4 10.6 2.2 6.4 520 (21.7) 68/09
MOUNT ISA AERO 33.7 +6.4 5.0 -5.3 3.3 0.0 7.0 10.8 130 ( 5.4) 39/21
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -0.4 14.0 -3.4 11.7 0.0 4.2 11.0 -- 39/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.8 -1.2 10.8 -3.9 9.0 0.0 3.6 10.7 146 ( 6.1) 31/14
MACKAY M.O 24.8 +2.3 10.9 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.6 251 (10.5) 26/15
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.2 +2.4 7.4 -3.2 5.0 0.0 3.2 -- 105 ( 4.4) 24/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.1 +1.8 8.1 -2.8 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 240 (10.0) 30/15
NAMBOUR DPI 27.0 +4.5 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 27.3 +6.0 5.5 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 192 ( 8.0) 44/16
BRISBANE AERO 23.6 +1.8 6.2 -3.4 3.5 0.0 3.6 9.8 258 (10.8) 37/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 23.6 +4.9 9.9 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 390 (16.3) 74/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.2 -0.7 6.4 +0.6 1.5 0.0 2.2 -- 136 ( 5.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.5 +5.7 5.8 -2.4 2.9 0.0 2.0 3.8 270 (11.3) 59/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 23.7 +3.5 5.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 22.0 +3.4 5.6 -1.2 3.7 0.0 3.8 1.9 359 (15.0) 67/19
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.1 +1.1 3.8 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 79 ( 3.3) 35/16
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 7.8 -3.2 6.5 +4.4 4.9 0.0 2.0 0.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.2 -2.3 6.5 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.4 +4.1 10.1 +2.0 3.1 0.0 4.6 1.8 330 (13.8) --
RICHMOND RAAF 22.2 +2.4 4.1 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 204 ( 8.5) 85/22
BELLAMBI AWS 20.9 +2.9 8.9 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 270 (11.3) 109/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.7 -3.3 3.0 +2.0 2.9 1.0 2.6 0.7 318 (13.3) 65/19
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.3 -0.2 7.1 +3.5 6.4 1.2 1.2 3.3 180 ( 7.5) 72/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -2.2 5.8 +2.0 -- 3.2 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 70/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.3 -0.9 8.6 +3.4 10.8 0.0 5.2 7.2 435 (18.1) 68/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.7 -2.0 6.2 +2.3 -- 2.0 -- -- 343 (14.3) 80/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.2 -3.1 4.9 +2.4 -- 4.4 -- -- 243 (10.1) 68/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -0.3 9.7 +3.0 7.4 0.4 2.0 -- 215 ( 9.0) 39/14
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.2 -1.8 7.9 +2.0 -- 1.2 -- -- 379 (15.8) 83/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.1 -2.3 4.9 +1.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 627 (26.1) 70/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 10.6 -3.1 5.8 +2.2 -- 10.0 -- -- 85 ( 3.5) 46/03
HOBART AIRPORT 13.0 -0.5 5.4 +0.7 2.2 0.8 1.0 4.8 217 ( 9.0) 43/21
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

35.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.1 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
35.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
35.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
35.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
35.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+9.7 : 31.4 SURAT Maranoa QLD
+9.3 : 31.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.9 : 30.8 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.2 : 30.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+8.1 : 29.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.7 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.5 : 12.8 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
+9.0 : 14.7 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.8 : 15.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.2 : 13.2 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
+8.1 : 12.3 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
+8.1 : 15.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

-1.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.4 : 11.8 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
**W** -6.1 : 2.9 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-6.0 : 11.6 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.9 : 11.1 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-5.4 : 10.4 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW

-3.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA

-7.3 : 8.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.4 : -2.4 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.4 : 9.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-6.2 : 0.7 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-6.0 : 13.0 WYNDHAM N 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.
41.0 CURRIE (MAIN STREET) King Island TAS
38.6 HARWELL King Island TAS
37.2 SECOND BEACH Lower West WA
34.7 MILLERS BAY King Island TAS
34.4 NUGARA King Island TAS

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

.....

**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

1192 (49.7) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1107 (46.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
902 (37.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
899 (37.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
882 (36.8) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
873 (36.4) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
863 (36.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
850 (35.4) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
850 (35.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
736 (30.7) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
717 (29.9) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
714 (29.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
712 (29.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
707 (29.5) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
689 (28.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
684 (28.5) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
681 (28.4) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
677 (28.2) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
673 (28.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
671 (28.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
660 (27.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
656 (27.3) THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
643 (26.8) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
637 (26.5) MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER Adelaide/Lofty SA
635 (26.5) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
627 (26.1) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
618 (25.8) SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) Lower North SA
614 (25.6) NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) W Agricultural SA
612 (25.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
610 (25.4) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
609 (25.4) FORREST Eucla WA
607 (25.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
606 (25.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
605 (25.2) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
605 (25.2) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
602 (25.1) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
600 (25.0) YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
135/22 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
133/17 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
117/18 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
109/21 BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
106/21 MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
102/22 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
102/21 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
98/22 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
94/09 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
94/17 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
94/14 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
94/13 AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
94/16 EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
93/22 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
93/23 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
91/11 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
91/23 BADGERYS CREEK AWS Sydney--west NSW
91/23 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
91/13 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
91/12 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC

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
PERTH AIRPORT
19.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 19.2mm/h
19.2mm in 30 min to 03:30 38.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 19.2mm/h
19.2mm in 30 min to 04:30 38.4mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 19.2mm/h
MEDINA AG
10.2mm in 30 min to 23:00 20.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 14.8mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Murray Valley
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE
21.4mm in 51 min to 12:30 25.2mm/h
TASMANIA
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND
11.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 102(310/ 59 ) at 22:41
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 95(220/ 58 ) at 09:49
Adelaide/Lofty
EDINBURGH RAAF : 91(230/ 43 ) at 11:20
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 91(260/ 56 ) at 13:29
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) : 80(240/ 67 ) at 07:15
NEW SOUTH WALES
NW Plains E
MOREE AERO : 74(210/ 63 ) at 18:54
Hunter Valley
SCONE AIRPORT AWS : 80(270/ 63 ) at 17:44
C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 96(250/ 56 ) at 23:00
Sydney--east
KURNELL AWS : 89(290/ 63 ) at 21:44
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 102(280/ 72 ) at 22:00
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS : 93(270/ 74 ) at 22:12
BELLAMBI AWS : 108(280/ 72 ) at 21:15
MOSS VALE AWS : 104(270/ 59 ) at 21:03
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 96(260/ 59 ) at 22:00
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 95(270/ 46 ) at 19:47
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(270/ 72 ) at 16:22
GREEN CAPE AWS : 135(250/ 91 ) at 22:29
Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS : 95(280/ 46 ) at 17:15
MOUNT GININI AWS : 93(280/ 48 ) at 15:44
SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 95(290/ 54 ) at 14:27
VICTORIA
Mallee N
WALPEUP RESEARCH : 87(260/ 69 ) at 15:35
Mallee S
HOPETOUN AIRPORT : 74(270/ 63 ) at 09:54
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 98(250/ 37 ) at 13:34
Lower NE
WANGARATTA AERO : 91(270/ 35 ) at 13:27
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(250/ 82 ) at 23:00
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 132(240/113 ) at 18:34
E Central
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 83(260/ 63 ) at 14:32
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 80(250/ 69 ) at 15:02
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 89(270/ 70 ) at 13:13
W Central
AVALON AIRPORT : 95(290/ 69 ) at 13:01
POINT WILSON : 82(280/ 63 ) at 13:00
N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 95(260/ 58 ) at 16:38
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(250/ 65 ) at 17:36
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 91(280/ 72 ) at 12:46
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80(220/ 69 ) at 17:00
Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(230/ 76 ) at 18:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 117(250/ 95 ) at 18:00