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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.

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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 2009 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

NSW

N Tablelands W

056013

GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN

-16.0

-15.0

14/08/2002

34

-16.0

08/07/2002

38

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

SA

Mt Lofty Ranges

023878

MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER

-0.2

0.0

11/08/2003

13

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040861

MAROOCHYDORE AERO

1.8

2.0

26/08/1997

14

1 Y

NSW

CW Plains N

051161

COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS

-3.3

-3.1

10/08/2003

11

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056011

GLEN INNES POST OFFICE

-8.4

-6.7

13/08/1964

46

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056243

GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS

-12.8

-11.8

14/08/2002

12

-12.8

08/07/2002

13

1 Y

NSW

North Coast

058212

EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

4.9

5.0

10/08/2004

11

1 Y


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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 02:56EST, 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 22.0 +2.0 10.6 +1.7 5.2 0.0 4.8 -- 539 (22.5) 50/12
PERTH AIRPORT 17.8 -0.6 8.5 +0.5 4.2 0.0 4.2 9.9 654 (27.3) 61/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.1 -3.0 4.0 -3.5 1.7 1.4 1.4 3.1 91 ( 3.8) 39/19
BUNBURY 17.4 +0.1 5.8 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 261 (10.9) 43/10
MANDURAH 17.6 -- 9.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 353 (14.7) 50/11
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +0.4 16.6 -3.8 14.1 0.0 8.0 10.1 391 (16.3) 41/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.4 -5.2 -0.8 -6.8 -3.5 0.0 4.0 10.9 220 ( 9.2) 41/11
WHYALLA AERO 16.3 -2.2 2.3 -3.6 -- 0.6 6.8 -- 241 (10.0) 65/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.9 -3.8 5.2 -3.0 3.9 5.0 -- 1.9 235 ( 9.8) 61/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.5 -3.6 2.7 -2.8 0.3 0.6 0.8 3.5 387 (16.1) 39/11
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.0 -2.3 4.3 -6.0 0.9 0.0 6.8 10.9 309 (12.9) 37/16
CAIRNS AERO 25.4 -1.2 15.0 -2.4 13.2 0.0 9.0 10.9 566 (23.6) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.6 -3.4 11.6 -3.1 8.0 0.0 6.6 11.0 368 (15.3) 35/10
MACKAY M.O 20.4 -2.1 7.3 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 379 (15.8) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.5 -2.3 4.0 -6.6 0.4 0.0 4.8 -- 159 ( 6.6) 21/17
BUNDABERG AERO 21.6 -1.7 6.2 -4.7 -- 0.0 5.0 -- 374 (15.6) 24/08
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 6.0 -2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.2 -2.1 2.7 -7.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 139 ( 5.8) 24/01
BRISBANE AERO 20.0 -1.8 4.2 -5.4 -1.1 0.0 5.0 10.3 404 (16.8) 30/00
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.7 -2.0 1.3 -6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 525 (21.9) 43/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.8 -3.1 1.1 -4.7 -3.5 0.0 2.4 -- 121 ( 5.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.6 -2.2 2.6 -5.6 -2.0 0.0 2.6 10.5 196 ( 8.2) 18/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -2.0 5.5 -1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 -1.5 5.0 -1.8 3.2 0.0 3.8 10.2 591 (24.6) 44/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.5 -1.5 0.4 -4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 103 ( 4.3) 21/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.2 -4.8 0.8 -1.3 -3.9 0.0 0.8 1.7 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 14.0 -3.5 -0.9 -4.3 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.9 -0.4 6.0 -2.1 0.8 0.0 4.0 9.6 552 (23.0) 48/18
RICHMOND RAAF 17.6 -2.2 -2.6 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 205 ( 8.5) 37/13
BELLAMBI AWS 17.5 -0.5 8.6 -1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 50/01
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.6 -3.4 -2.9 -3.9 -4.9 0.0 1.8 7.3 310 (12.9) 43/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.6 -2.9 4.4 +0.8 2.4 0.8 1.2 4.1 161 ( 6.7) 28/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.2 -2.8 4.9 +1.1 -- 8.0 -- -- 135 ( 5.6) 28/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.5 -2.7 2.3 -2.9 -0.1 2.4 2.0 8.1 309 (12.9) 48/19
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.3 -2.4 3.8 -0.1 -- 3.4 -- -- 245 (10.2) 30/23
BENDIGO AIRPORT 10.6 -3.7 -1.6 -4.1 -- 0.6 -- -- 235 ( 9.8) 39/14
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.4 -1.6 5.3 -1.4 2.1 1.8 1.6 -- 164 ( 6.8) 28/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.8 -2.2 2.8 -3.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 405 (16.9) 52/15
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -2.4 -2.1 -5.8 -- 5.8 -- -- 370 (15.4) 50/16
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.6 -1.1 4.0 +0.4 -- 3.8 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 28/14
HOBART AIRPORT 12.5 -1.0 3.7 -1.0 0.2 1.4 0.8 8.6 266 (11.1) 26/10
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

33.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
32.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
31.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.8 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
31.8 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+5.2 : 27.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+3.2 : 27.9 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+2.8 : 25.7 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+2.5 : 26.3 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+2.4 : 22.5 MULLEWA Central West WA

24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+3.2 : 6.1 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
+2.8 : 9.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
+2.6 : 5.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+2.5 : 6.0 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+2.3 : 6.0 YARRAWONGA Upper North VIC

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

-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-6.7 : 19.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-6.3 : 7.5 KHANCOBAN AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.2 : -1.3 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
-6.0 : 23.5 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-6.0 : 18.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-6.0 : 19.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

-12.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
-7.3 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.7 : -12.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-9.8 : 1.2 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.7 : -8.4 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
-9.1 : -7.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 : 3.4 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD

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.
23.0 DURI (ASHGROVE) NO 142 NW Slopes S NSW
22.2 SURPRISE BAY King Island TAS
20.4 MOUNT LOFTY (CLELAND CONSERVATION PARK) Adelaide/Lofty SA
20.0 PADTHAWAY (MARCOLLAT) Lower SE SA
19.8 URAIDLA Adelaide/Lofty SA

11.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD

.....

3.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
2.2 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.9 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.7 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

981 (40.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
902 (37.6) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
891 (37.1) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
789 (32.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
770 (32.1) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
727 (30.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
723 (30.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
722 (30.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
662 (27.6) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
654 (27.3) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
653 (27.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
649 (27.0) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
625 (26.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
620 (25.8) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
616 (25.7) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
611 (25.5) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
605 (25.2) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
98/18 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
93/19 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
83/23 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
81/20 STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
80/13 MOUNT CRAWFORD FIRE TOWER 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

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(200/ 65 ) at 21:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 82(220/ 63 ) at 19:34
CAPE BORDA AWS : 93(200/ 61 ) at 20:00