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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 2002 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

Hunter Valley

061054

NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

13.6

13.9

16/08/1971

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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 02:55EST, 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 20.7 +0.7 3.1 -5.8 0.2 0.0 2.2 -- 268 (11.2) 30/10
PERTH AIRPORT 20.7 +2.3 6.4 -1.6 2.5 0.0 2.2 9.9 215 ( 9.0) 28/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +1.5 7.6 +0.1 4.6 2.6 0.8 6.8 313 (13.0) 37/12
BUNBURY 18.1 +0.8 2.8 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 80 ( 3.3) 30/12
MANDURAH 17.0 -- 7.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 21/01
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +1.3 17.6 -2.8 16.2 0.0 6.8 11.0 311 (13.0) 46/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.3 -4.3 2.5 -3.5 0.1 0.0 6.4 10.9 348 (14.5) 35/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.6 -1.9 3.9 -2.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 371 (15.5) 57/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.9 -4.8 7.4 -0.8 5.6 1.2 0.4 0.5 170 ( 7.1) 48/22
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.9 -1.2 5.3 -0.2 3.6 0.0 1.2 1.6 238 ( 9.9) 41/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.2 -4.1 10.3 0.0 7.5 0.0 7.8 10.8 545 (22.7) 39/17
CAIRNS AERO 27.1 +0.5 14.8 -2.6 10.6 0.0 6.4 10.9 248 (10.3) 39/16
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +1.7 14.3 -0.4 11.9 0.0 4.4 10.4 238 ( 9.9) 39/08
MACKAY M.O 21.5 -1.0 15.1 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- 10.7 230 ( 9.6) 37/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.4 -0.4 12.2 +1.6 -- 0.2 3.2 -- 181 ( 7.5) 31/15
BUNDABERG AERO 22.7 -0.6 12.1 +1.2 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 244 (10.2) 43/14
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 8.0 0.0 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.1 -0.2 6.1 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 130 ( 5.4) 24/13
BRISBANE AERO 21.3 -0.5 6.6 -3.0 2.2 0.4 2.2 10.2 202 ( 8.4) 46/11
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.3 -3.4 4.2 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 52/12
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.3 -3.6 3.2 -2.6 -1.5 0.4 2.4 -- 152 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.6 -2.2 4.6 -3.6 0.9 1.0 1.2 10.4 288 (12.0) 37/16
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -3.3 4.4 -2.3 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 13.9 -4.7 4.5 -2.3 1.2 0.0 2.4 2.6 325 (13.5) 41/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 15.0 -4.0 4.5 -0.8 -- 0.4 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 46/04
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.6 -1.4 2.3 +0.2 -1.0 9.2 3.8 7.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.4 -1.1 2.4 -1.0 -- 2.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 15.2 -3.1 8.5 +0.4 2.4 0.0 3.4 3.4 412 (17.2) 41/02
RICHMOND RAAF 16.1 -3.7 4.4 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- 86 ( 3.6) 43/11
BELLAMBI AWS 14.7 -3.3 7.6 -2.9 -- 0.8 -- -- 403 (16.8) 46/11
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 +1.1 4.8 +3.8 3.9 4.0 1.6 8.3 458 (19.1) 48/09
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 +1.0 2.0 -1.6 -- 0.0 2.2 9.5 167 ( 7.0) --
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.3 +0.3 0.3 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 24/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.4 -1.8 1.9 -3.3 -0.6 0.0 2.6 8.2 237 ( 9.9) 50/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 15.1 +0.4 3.3 -0.6 -- 0.2 2.2 -- 308 (12.8) 26/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.0 -0.3 -0.5 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 237 ( 9.9) 31/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.6 +1.6 7.2 +0.5 4.2 0.0 1.2 -- 89 ( 3.7) 18/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.3 -0.7 3.6 -2.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 193 ( 8.0) 28/07
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.7 +0.3 -1.0 -4.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 34/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.0 -0.7 1.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 75 ( 3.1) 18/16
HOBART AIRPORT 14.2 +0.7 3.9 -0.8 0.3 0.0 1.6 8.5 293 (12.2) 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

35.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
33.8 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
33.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+3.8 : 17.2 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+3.5 : 19.9 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+3.4 : 6.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+2.9 : 25.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+2.7 : 33.2 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.9 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+4.8 : 9.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+4.3 : 17.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+4.0 : 8.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+4.0 : 18.8 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
+3.9 : 6.7 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW
+3.9 : 2.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

-0.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0 : 7.9 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.3 : 8.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.3 : 7.7 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 : 6.3 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-5.6 : 11.4 CLEVE AERODROME W Agricultural SA
-5.6 : 20.5 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-5.6 : 12.4 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

-5.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.1 : -5.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.1 : -1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.9 : -2.3 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.7 : 2.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.2 : 0.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

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.
115.8 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
115.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
94.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
93.6 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD) South Coast NSW
84.8 MORUYA (THE LAGOON) South Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
115.8 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
115.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
94.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)
93.6 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD)
84.8 MORUYA (THE LAGOON)
82.4 TUROSS HEAD (NELSON PDE)
78.0 MORUYA (KIORA)
76.0 MORUYA (PLUMWOOD)
75.0 BRAIDWOOD (MONGARLOWE (LEWESTON))
74.8 BATEMANS BAY - BUCKENBOWRA
74.5 NAROOMA RVCP
71.0 DALMENY (MUMMUGA WAY)
69.0 BODALLA POST OFFICE
67.4 ARALUEN LOWER (ARALUEN RD)
63.0 SNOWBALL
61.4 UPPER DEUA (WARAWITCHA)
59.0 MORUYA (BURRA CREEK)
58.6 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
57.0 BRAIDWOOD (WALLACE STREET)
56.8 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
55.0 BETTOWYND (NOBBYS HILL)
55.0 CENTRAL TILBA (BRAESIDE)
54.0 BETTOWYND (CONDRY)
Goulburn/Monaro
58.0 MAJORS CREEK (THE OLD SCHOOL)

11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

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1.3 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.1 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
1.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
0.5 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.4 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

1204 (50.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
819 (34.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
809 (33.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
796 (33.2) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
735 (30.6) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
711 (29.6) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
671 (28.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
658 (27.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
646 (26.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
614 (25.6) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
94/21 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/02 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
89/15 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
81/22 HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
80/14 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/16 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
80/16 EDINBURGH RAAF 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
83.0mm in * hr to 03:00 6.9mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
10.2mm in 50 min to 03:00 12.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
11.6mm in 54 min to 03:54 12.9mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 89(210/ 70 ) at 15:31
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 78(260/ 65 ) at 13:17
MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) : 83(230/ 65 ) at 19:30
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 95(200/ 78 ) at 16:05
Adelaide/Lofty
EDINBURGH RAAF : 80(250/ 63 ) at 16:45
Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) : 70(210/ 63 ) at 21:54
NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(140/ 80 ) at 02:17