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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 1955 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 maximum temperature

QLD

Wide Bay/Burnett

039322

RUNDLE ISLAND

17.6

17.7

12/08/2005

12

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

ISL

Islands

200288

NORFOLK ISLAND AERO

57.5

36.8

03/08/1997

12

45.1

24/05/1999

12

1 Y


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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 02:53EST, 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 17.0 -3.0 8.4 -0.5 5.3 1.6 1.4 -- 277 (11.5) 35/15
PERTH AIRPORT 17.1 -1.3 3.7 -4.3 2.7 0.0 2.6 9.7 327 (13.6) 34/11
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.6 -1.5 8.4 +0.9 6.5 5.4 2.8 5.3 463 (19.3) 43/00
BUNBURY 15.8 -1.5 3.5 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 185 ( 7.7) 24/11
MANDURAH 16.6 -- 9.1 -- -- 1.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 26/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +2.8 18.8 -1.6 17.0 0.0 6.2 11.4 370 (15.4) 54/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.1 +7.5 10.3 +4.3 8.2 0.0 6.0 10.7 303 (12.6) 31/13
WHYALLA AERO 21.7 +3.2 2.4 -3.5 -- 0.0 5.2 -- 241 (10.0) 50/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 +1.4 7.2 -1.0 -- 1.0 -- 5.6 209 ( 8.7) 39/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -0.1 5.8 +0.3 4.2 0.6 1.4 3.7 347 (14.5) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 30.6 +3.3 6.8 -3.5 5.1 0.0 6.2 10.8 224 ( 9.3) 30/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +0.5 12.0 -5.4 7.1 0.0 5.2 10.3 147 ( 6.1) 31/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.8 -1.2 12.7 -2.0 11.5 0.0 4.8 10.5 140 ( 5.8) 31/12
MACKAY M.O 20.4 -2.1 11.6 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.9 311 (13.0) 28/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.5 -1.3 5.8 -4.8 2.2 0.0 5.2 -- 199 ( 8.3) 15/12
BUNDABERG AERO 21.8 -1.5 5.9 -5.0 -- 0.0 1.8 -- 356 (14.8) 28/08
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 6.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.5 -0.8 5.6 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 24/13
BRISBANE AERO 19.6 -2.2 5.8 -3.8 0.5 0.0 5.6 10.1 427 (17.8) 30/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.8 -0.9 2.5 -5.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 530 (22.1) 30/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.8 -3.1 1.2 -4.6 -3.7 0.0 1.6 -- 117 ( 4.9) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -2.8 2.5 -5.7 -1.6 0.0 3.4 9.6 337 (14.0) 26/00
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 -2.1 5.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 -1.5 4.6 -2.2 1.6 0.0 3.2 10.0 563 (23.5) 39/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.8 -1.2 3.9 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 159 ( 6.6) 24/01
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.2 -2.8 1.7 -0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 6.9 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.4 -2.1 4.2 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -0.1 8.0 -0.1 2.5 0.0 3.6 10.0 586 (24.4) 46/10
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -2.2 -1.2 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 255 (10.6) 24/19
BELLAMBI AWS 17.6 -0.4 10.9 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 610 (25.4) 52/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.8 -0.2 2.3 +1.3 -2.2 0.0 2.2 9.6 446 (18.6) 35/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.9 -1.6 2.4 -1.2 2.0 0.0 2.0 3.0 268 (11.2) 15/19
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -1.3 6.1 +2.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +0.5 3.6 -1.6 0.9 0.0 2.0 6.8 242 (10.1) 39/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.7 -1.0 4.2 +0.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 24/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.9 -1.4 -0.4 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 183 ( 7.6) 31/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.9 -0.1 7.9 +1.2 5.9 0.0 1.0 -- 128 ( 5.3) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.1 +0.1 2.9 -3.0 -- 1.4 -- -- 330 (13.8) 39/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 +0.1 2.1 -1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 46 ( 1.9) 44/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.3 -0.4 -0.6 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 110 ( 4.6) 22/14
HOBART AIRPORT 14.0 +0.5 4.6 -0.1 1.8 0.0 1.8 9.3 391 (16.3) 28/04
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

37.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
35.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

+7.5 : 30.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 30.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 29.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+6.0 : 26.9 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+5.7 : 12.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+5.3 : 12.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+4.5 : 10.2 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+4.4 : 11.9 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+4.3 : 10.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.9 : 15.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.8 : 16.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-4.7 : 15.1 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-4.6 : 13.3 DALWALLINU Central West WA
-4.6 : 15.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

-9.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.4 : -9.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4 : -6.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.4 : -4.2 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
-7.0 : 2.2 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.0 : -5.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs E QLD
-7.0 : -2.6 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW

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 RUDDS LANE TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
38.0 RUDDS LANE ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
32.8 BROGO (HAWKS HEAD ROAD) South Coast NSW
28.3 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
15.6 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

11.4 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.7 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
3.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
1.7 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.6 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

1380 (57.5) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1209 (50.4) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1198 (49.9) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
946 (39.4) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
945 (39.4) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
939 (39.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
916 (38.2) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
886 (36.9) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
863 (36.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
791 (33.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
773 (32.2) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
768 (32.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
761 (31.7) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
752 (31.3) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
748 (31.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
746 (31.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) ESPERANCE Lower West WA
658 (27.4) ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
653 (27.2) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
621 (25.9) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
612 (25.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
610 (25.4) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
610 (25.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
606 (25.3) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
94/18 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
74/09 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
74/18 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
68/00 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
67/14 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
67/11 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty 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.
None reported

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NEPTUNE ISLAND : 95(270/ 78 ) at 18:20