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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1959 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

NSW

South Coast

069134

BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)

10.8

12.1

19/08/1996

17

1 Y

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

11.0

11.0

04/08/2003

11

11.0

04/08/2003

11

Y Equal to record.

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070217

COOMA AIRPORT AWS

3.8

4.6

19/08/1996

16

1 Y


The day in charts
Surface charts Satellite images Rain & temperatures
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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
10am EST Minimum temperature +/- normal
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Actual temperatures
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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 02:54EST, 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 -1.0 4.3 -4.6 1.7 0.0 2.6 -- 331 (13.8) 30/14
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 +1.7 4.3 -3.7 2.2 0.0 2.6 10.0 236 ( 9.8) 24/13
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +0.8 6.7 -0.8 4.7 0.0 2.8 4.5 312 (13.0) 31/11
BUNBURY 18.8 +1.5 5.4 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 18/14
MANDURAH 18.4 -- 7.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 151 ( 6.3) 21/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +2.5 18.0 -2.4 16.5 0.0 6.2 10.2 261 (10.9) 44/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.8 -4.8 5.5 -0.5 2.6 0.0 6.8 10.8 355 (14.8) 44/14
WHYALLA AERO 16.0 -2.5 9.0 +3.1 -- 1.4 5.0 -- 471 (19.6) 44/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.0 -1.7 6.4 -1.8 4.9 16.2 2.6 3.3 120 ( 5.0) 26/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +0.9 1.2 -4.3 -0.2 2.2 1.4 8.5 115 ( 4.8) 26/16
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.3 -3.0 13.9 +3.6 12.3 0.0 9.8 10.7 458 (19.1) 48/08
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 16.3 -1.1 12.3 0.0 5.6 10.9 295 (12.3) 30/14
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.2 -0.8 13.4 -1.3 12.8 0.0 4.6 9.9 225 ( 9.4) 30/14
MACKAY M.O 23.5 +1.0 13.3 -0.7 -- 0.2 -- 10.7 261 (10.9) 21/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 +1.0 8.8 -1.8 7.8 0.0 3.0 -- 139 ( 5.8) 26/20
BUNDABERG AERO 23.5 +0.2 10.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 3.6 -- 207 ( 8.6) 30/13
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 9.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.0 -0.3 7.2 -3.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 293 (12.2) 24/12
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 -1.3 6.7 -2.9 1.4 0.0 3.2 8.0 338 (14.1) 26/15
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.7 -2.0 3.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 301 (12.5) 41/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.3 -3.6 1.1 -4.7 -2.5 0.0 2.0 -- 107 ( 4.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.4 -1.4 3.9 -4.3 0.0 0.0 2.0 8.5 251 (10.5) 35/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -2.2 4.3 -2.4 -- 0.6 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.0 -1.6 3.2 -3.6 -0.1 0.0 4.0 6.9 277 (11.5) 30/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.8 -2.2 2.7 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 61 ( 2.5) 21/08
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 8.6 -2.4 -1.0 -3.1 -3.0 0.5 1.1 2.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.2 -4.3 4.9 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 14.9 -3.4 6.3 -1.8 1.6 0.0 3.4 8.5 295 (12.3) 35/16
RICHMOND RAAF 16.4 -3.4 -1.2 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 88 ( 3.7) 18/18
BELLAMBI AWS 15.2 -2.8 8.3 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 218 ( 9.1) 46/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.9 -2.1 -1.9 -2.9 -5.6 0.0 1.8 4.2 113 ( 4.7) 50/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 0.0 1.8 -1.8 0.0 0.0 1.6 6.9 156 ( 6.5) 26/14
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -1.0 1.5 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 90 ( 3.8) 28/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 -1.2 5.7 +0.5 4.5 2.8 2.4 8.5 261 (10.9) 28/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.3 -0.4 4.0 +0.1 -- 5.2 1.0 -- 267 (11.1) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.6 -0.7 3.0 +0.5 -- 5.2 -- -- 293 (12.2) 39/11
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 0.0 5.6 -1.1 2.5 0.2 0.6 -- 108 ( 4.5) 15/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.7 -0.3 1.7 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 203 ( 8.5) 21/09
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 +0.9 -0.1 -3.8 -- 0.8 -- -- 256 (10.7) 34/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.7 0.0 0.5 -3.1 -- 0.1 -- -- 43 ( 1.8) 18/15
HOBART AIRPORT 16.2 +2.7 3.9 -0.8 0.8 0.0 1.4 8.6 254 (10.6) 26/09
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

36.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
36.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+3.5 : 25.8 ATHERTON N Coast--Barron QLD
+3.5 : 6.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+3.2 : 16.2 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+3.0 : 19.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+3.0 : 16.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.3 : 11.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.9 : 11.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.6 : 9.1 NONNING NW Pastoral SA
+4.5 : 17.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+4.2 : 17.1 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
+4.2 : 17.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+4.2 : 13.2 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT

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

-2.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.3 : 8.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-8.1 : 3.8 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6 : 10.8 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-7.5 : 5.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.3 : 11.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW

-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.5 : -6.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.0 : -3.0 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
**S** -6.9 : 2.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.5 : -5.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.4 : -1.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields 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.
46.6 UPPER BROGO (UPPER BROGO RD) South Coast NSW
40.2 WAPENGO LAKE ROAD South Coast NSW
35.2 LAKES ENTRANCE (EASTERN BEACH ROAD) E Gippsland VIC
35.0 COBARGO POST OFFICE South Coast NSW
32.6 NIMMITABEL WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Goulburn/Monaro NSW

11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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2.6 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
2.1 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
2.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
1.9 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

984 (41.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
817 (34.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
713 (29.7) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
679 (28.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
679 (28.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
671 (28.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
649 (27.0) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
635 (26.5) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
613 (25.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
610 (25.4) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
610 (25.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
603 (25.1) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
89/23 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
67/08 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
65/08 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
61/09 TELFER AERO Interior WA
61/01 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is 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
Cent Wheatbelt
NORTHAM AG
18.2mm in 24 min to 11:24 45.5mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 21.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
21.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 21.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
9.6mm in 17 min to 12:00 33.9mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.4mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 16.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(190/ 67 ) at 22:00