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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

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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 2007 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
Highest daily rainfall

NSW

South Coast

069137

GREEN CAPE AWS

46.0

32.0

07/08/1998

15

1 n

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

80.4

76.7

28/08/1896

141

1 n

VIC

E Gippsland

084084

MALLACOOTA

103.8

41.0

08/08/1985

32

1 n

VIC

E Gippsland

084122

GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN)

81.0

56.4

12/08/1975

37

1 n

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

NE Pastoral

017110

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT

-1.2

-0.9

01/08/2003

24

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

8.5

8.7

10/08/2005

13

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 02:55EST, 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 21.1 +1.1 6.7 -2.2 3.8 0.0 3.0 -- 435 (18.1) 46/22
PERTH AIRPORT 17.3 -1.1 6.9 -1.1 3.6 0.0 2.0 10.0 307 (12.8) 50/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.8 -2.3 5.4 -2.1 2.8 1.8 1.8 2.2 203 ( 8.5) 24/12
BUNBURY 16.8 -0.5 2.9 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 228 ( 9.5) 35/11
MANDURAH 17.5 -- 7.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 287 (12.0) 31/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.8 15.9 -4.5 13.8 0.0 7.6 11.1 390 (16.3) 52/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.9 -5.7 0.0 -6.0 -- 0.0 5.2 10.8 257 (10.7) 31/09
WHYALLA AERO 14.7 -3.8 3.0 -2.9 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 268 (11.2) 31/09
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.4 -2.3 8.2 0.0 6.2 0.8 2.0 6.5 314 (13.1) 41/16
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -2.2 4.3 -1.2 2.8 1.8 1.8 4.5 428 (17.8) 41/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 23.9 -3.4 10.7 +0.4 6.2 0.0 7.0 10.9 444 (18.5) 37/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.5 -1.1 14.7 -2.7 12.8 0.0 6.6 11.0 517 (21.5) 52/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.4 -1.6 9.5 -5.2 7.0 0.0 5.8 10.7 260 (10.8) 39/12
MACKAY M.O 20.0 -2.5 9.5 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 350 (14.6) 41/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.9 -2.9 5.2 -5.4 2.0 0.0 4.6 -- 142 ( 5.9) 35/15
BUNDABERG AERO 20.5 -2.8 7.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 269 (11.2) 37/09
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.0 -1.3 3.1 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 206 ( 8.6) 22/15
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 -0.9 5.0 -4.6 5.0 0.0 5.0 10.3 305 (12.7) 39/14
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.1 -3.6 3.0 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 604 (25.2) 52/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.4 -3.5 4.3 -1.5 -1.2 0.0 2.4 -- 144 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.9 -0.9 3.6 -4.6 -2.0 0.0 2.6 10.4 279 (11.6) 34/13
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -2.2 2.7 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.7 -0.9 6.8 0.0 5.0 0.4 5.0 5.4 694 (28.9) 63/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.7 -1.3 6.7 +1.4 -- 1.2 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 35/11
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.0 -5.0 0.1 -2.0 -0.2 10.0 1.4 6.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.1 -5.4 4.0 +0.6 -- 6.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -0.2 8.1 0.0 4.2 2.4 1.4 5.7 437 (18.2) 55/11
RICHMOND RAAF 18.2 -1.6 4.5 +0.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 142 ( 5.9) 43/10
BELLAMBI AWS 17.4 -0.6 6.7 -3.8 -- 11.6 -- -- 364 (15.2) 57/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.5 -0.5 3.1 +2.1 1.7 1.2 1.4 7.2 247 (10.3) 43/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.7 -2.8 4.5 +0.9 2.8 0.4 0.2 2.8 210 ( 8.8) 31/15
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.2 -2.8 0.9 -2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 152 ( 6.3) 26/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.9 -3.3 2.4 -2.8 -0.1 0.2 1.6 1.7 382 (15.9) 41/17
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.7 -2.0 1.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 1.6 -- 260 (10.8) 28/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.2 -3.1 -2.6 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 202 ( 8.4) 35/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -0.3 4.4 -2.3 1.9 0.4 1.8 -- 130 ( 5.4) 22/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.9 -1.1 0.1 -5.8 -- 0.6 -- -- 287 (12.0) 44/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.9 -1.5 -2.6 -6.3 -- 0.2 -- -- 306 (12.8) 41/14
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.5 -2.2 1.6 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 67 ( 2.8) 24/17
HOBART AIRPORT 12.6 -0.9 4.1 -0.6 0.8 1.0 1.4 2.2 205 ( 8.5) 30/22
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

33.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
32.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+5.3 : 27.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.0 : 27.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
**S** +3.9 : 24.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
+3.7 : 27.5 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.6 : 26.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+4.4 : 10.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.0 : 8.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
**S** +4.0 : 8.2 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
+3.8 : 8.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
+3.1 : 22.3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

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

-2.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.2 : 9.0 PARKES AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes S NSW
**W** -6.9 : 14.1 RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.6 : 8.9 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON CW Slopes S NSW
-6.6 : 18.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 19.6 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.5 : 18.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-6.5 : 10.5 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-6.5 : 8.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5 : 4.8 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-6.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.6 : 1.7 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-9.4 : 3.4 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-8.3 : 5.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-8.2 : 9.0 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-8.2 : 5.6 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

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.
103.8 MALLACOOTA E Gippsland VIC
81.4 EDEN (TIMBILLICA) South Coast NSW
81.0 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN) E Gippsland VIC
80.4 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
48.2 TOWAMBA ( LOG FARM RD) South Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
81.4 EDEN (TIMBILLICA)
48.2 TOWAMBA ( LOG FARM RD)

VICTORIA
E Gippsland
103.8 MALLACOOTA
81.0 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN)
80.4 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.0 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

.....

1.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
1.5 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE (EVANS ST) C Tablelands S NSW
1.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.0 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
0.0 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

981 (40.9) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
946 (39.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
899 (37.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
888 (37.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
850 (35.4) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
825 (34.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
792 (33.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
770 (32.1) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
752 (31.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
730 (30.4) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
704 (29.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
694 (28.9) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
656 (27.3) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
647 (27.0) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
634 (26.4) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
626 (26.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
615 (25.6) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
608 (25.3) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
606 (25.3) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
604 (25.2) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
600 (25.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
89/04 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
83/05 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
72/02 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
68/06 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
67/09 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
67/10 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland 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
Goldfields
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
25.4mm in 20 min to 14:20 76.2mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 25.8mm/h
VICTORIA
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
MALLACOOTA
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 13.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
TASMANIA
N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(220/ 63 ) at 03:10
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 83(250/ 67 ) at 05:48