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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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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 2004 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 grass minimum temperature

WA

Eucla

011003

EUCLA

-1.0

-0.4

03/08/1995

18

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

NW Pastoral

016098

TARCOOLA AERO

-3.1

-1.4

13/08/2000

11

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

7.8

7.9

24/08/1997

16

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073142

COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT

7.5

8.5

08/08/1996

13

1 Y

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

9.0

9.0

12/08/1978

13

1 P Equal to record.

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

10.0

10.0

10/08/2005

11

Y Equal to record.


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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 02:55EST, 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 19.4 -0.6 3.7 -5.2 0.4 0.0 1.6 -- 266 (11.1) 37/23
PERTH AIRPORT 17.7 -0.7 5.4 -2.6 3.7 0.0 2.2 3.9 244 (10.2) 28/14
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.5 -1.6 9.9 +2.4 7.6 6.2 2.8 6.2 327 (13.6) 24/00
BUNBURY 17.0 -0.3 5.9 -1.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 172 ( 7.2) 31/14
MANDURAH 16.7 -- 10.4 -- -- 0.2 -- -- 162 ( 6.8) 35/06
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 +1.0 18.4 -2.0 17.2 0.0 6.4 11.2 407 (17.0) 50/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.3 -4.3 2.1 -3.9 -0.2 0.0 4.0 10.9 264 (11.0) 37/11
WHYALLA AERO 14.6 -3.9 2.2 -3.7 -- 3.4 4.6 -- 390 (16.3) 34/10
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.2 -3.5 5.9 -2.3 3.7 11.2 1.2 7.0 336 (14.0) 43/02
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.3 -2.8 6.6 +1.1 6.1 11.2 1.2 6.7 380 (15.8) 44/08
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.4 -3.9 4.1 -6.2 1.1 0.0 7.4 10.8 368 (15.3) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -0.1 15.5 -1.9 12.7 0.0 5.8 10.8 412 (17.2) 48/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.1 -1.9 10.7 -4.0 8.0 0.0 6.4 10.6 257 (10.7) 35/11
MACKAY M.O 20.9 -1.6 9.7 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- 11.1 348 (14.5) 34/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.3 -1.5 4.7 -5.9 2.0 0.0 5.2 -- 162 ( 6.8) 26/14
BUNDABERG AERO 21.7 -1.6 7.3 -3.6 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 342 (14.3) 30/10
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.3 -1.0 4.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 165 ( 6.9) 37/15
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 -0.4 5.4 -4.2 0.6 0.0 5.0 10.3 353 (14.7) 46/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.1 -2.6 3.7 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 43/23
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.2 -0.7 5.2 -0.6 -0.2 0.0 1.4 -- 248 (10.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -0.8 4.1 -4.1 0.1 0.0 2.4 10.4 217 ( 9.0) 31/21
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -1.1 3.3 -3.4 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 19.0 +0.4 5.8 -1.0 2.8 0.0 1.4 8.1 375 (15.6) 61/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 18.4 -0.6 3.4 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 34/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.6 -5.4 -0.2 -2.3 -3.3 0.4 0.4 3.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 11.9 -5.6 2.4 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.2 -0.1 7.7 -0.4 2.5 0.0 0.4 6.0 415 (17.3) 57/14
RICHMOND RAAF 17.0 -2.8 1.9 -2.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 52/14
BELLAMBI AWS 16.4 -1.6 8.3 -2.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 341 (14.2) 63/15
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.1 -1.9 -0.6 -1.6 -2.9 0.0 3.0 5.0 265 (11.0) 41/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 8.2 -6.3 2.2 -1.4 -- 0.0 1.2 1.8 -- 26/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 13.6 -1.4 1.2 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 89 ( 3.7) 28/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.2 -4.0 5.9 +0.7 5.8 10.0 2.8 2.1 440 (18.3) 55/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.3 -0.4 3.0 -0.9 -- 0.2 1.2 -- 211 ( 8.8) 30/18
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.0 -1.3 3.6 +1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 35/17
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.4 +0.4 6.8 +0.1 3.6 0.0 1.2 -- 135 ( 5.6) 18/18
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.3 +0.3 3.4 -2.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 34/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 +0.5 1.6 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 37/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 15.2 +1.5 0.9 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 21/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.2 -0.3 2.5 -2.2 0.1 0.0 1.2 8.4 188 ( 7.8) 18/12
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

33.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD
32.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
32.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+4.4 : 26.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
+3.6 : 10.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
+3.6 : 13.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
+2.6 : 6.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
+2.4 : 32.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+3.1 : 11.4 ALBANY Lower West WA
+2.8 : 18.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
+2.7 : 8.8 BURNIE (ROUND HILL) N Coast TAS
+2.5 : 7.9 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
+2.4 : 9.9 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+2.4 : 11.4 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA

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

-1.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.9 : 11.2 IVANHOE AERODROME AWS Southwest Plains NSW
-7.8 : 9.8 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-7.2 : 7.5 COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
-7.1 : 9.0 NARRANDERA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-7.0 : 16.1 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-7.0 : 9.5 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW

-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.8 : -3.1 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
-8.1 : -2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.0 : 5.3 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-6.8 : 2.0 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-6.7 : -1.9 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-6.7 : 0.8 EUCLA Eucla 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.
33.0 EURAMO TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
29.0 LAKE GEORGE (MAHARISHI VEDIC COLLEGE) Lower SE SA
28.6 WIRRABARA FOREST Upper North SA
28.0 LAURA (BEETALOO RESERVOIR) Lower North SA
28.0 WATAGAN CENTRAL Hunter Valley NSW

11.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
11.1 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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3.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
2.5 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
2.1 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.9 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
1.8 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

1107 (46.1) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
966 (40.3) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
877 (36.5) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
861 (35.9) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
809 (33.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
794 (33.1) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
793 (33.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
780 (32.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
769 (32.0) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
712 (29.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
697 (29.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
696 (29.0) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
693 (28.9) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
681 (28.4) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
675 (28.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
673 (28.0) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
653 (27.2) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
628 (26.2) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
609 (25.4) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
87/14 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
76/15 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
76/22 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
74/01 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
74/02 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE 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
Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
MALLACOOTA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 72(210/ 65 ) at 01:51