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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 2012 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 minimum temperature

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040764

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

4.2

4.3

01/08/2003

14

1 Y

NSW

Upper Darling

048243

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN

-2.0

-1.3

14/08/2005

12

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056032

TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK)

-8.3

-8.3

06/08/1974

44

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

North Coast

058158

MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK)

-1.0

0.9

16/08/1981

33

-0.3

25/06/1981

36

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067108

BADGERYS CREEK AWS

-1.9

-1.8

07/08/2005

13

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

South Coast

069147

MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

11.0

11.0

05/08/2008

11

11.0

05/08/2008

11

Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

SW Slopes N

073007

BURRINJUCK DAM

5.5

5.9

24/08/1997

42

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073054

WYALONG POST OFFICE

8.7

8.9

17/08/1970

44

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073138

YOUNG AIRPORT

7.8

7.8

07/08/2008

16

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

Riverina E

074148

NARRANDERA AIRPORT

9.0

9.0

07/08/2008

13

1 P Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Wimmera S

079100

HORSHAM AERODROME

10.0

10.0

07/08/2008

11

Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Wimmera S

079105

STAWELL AERODROME

8.5

8.5

08/08/2008

13

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

Lower NE

082076

DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR

5.9

6.5

15/08/2000

30

1 Y

VIC

E Central

086383

COLDSTREAM

7.8

8.3

10/08/2005

14

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091284

BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS)

8.8

9.5

20/08/2001

14

1 Y


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Week to 9am | SE AUS detail
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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 02:56EST, 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 21.3 +1.3 11.8 +2.9 9.9 0.0 6.0 -- 543 (22.6) 50/10
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 -0.2 9.2 +1.2 7.2 0.0 4.4 9.2 754 (31.4) 61/04
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -1.2 5.5 -2.0 3.0 8.2 2.4 8.2 340 (14.2) 30/10
BUNBURY 17.7 +0.4 7.8 +0.2 -- 0.2 -- -- 346 (14.4) 37/13
MANDURAH 18.6 -- 9.5 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 43/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +1.1 18.1 -2.3 15.7 0.0 8.0 8.7 354 (14.8) 37/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.9 -6.7 0.4 -5.6 -1.9 0.0 5.8 10.9 271 (11.3) 43/11
WHYALLA AERO 12.6 -5.9 4.3 -1.6 -- 2.8 6.8 -- 376 (15.7) 46/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.7 -5.0 4.7 -3.5 3.1 12.4 -- 7.3 374 (15.6) 48/15
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.4 -3.7 2.6 -2.9 0.4 19.6 2.2 7.3 400 (16.7) 67/04
MOUNT ISA AERO 22.5 -4.8 9.5 -0.8 6.7 0.0 8.4 10.9 473 (19.7) 48/09
CAIRNS AERO 26.0 -0.6 15.3 -2.1 13.5 0.0 8.0 10.4 536 (22.3) 34/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.3 -1.7 10.0 -4.7 7.4 0.0 5.4 10.8 262 (10.9) 31/15
MACKAY M.O 20.5 -2.0 10.0 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 360 (15.0) 24/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.2 -1.6 4.0 -6.6 1.5 0.0 3.4 -- 108 ( 4.5) 21/18
BUNDABERG AERO 22.7 -0.6 6.0 -4.9 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 130 ( 5.4) 28/15
NAMBOUR DPI 22.0 -0.5 4.0 -4.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.3 -2.0 2.6 -7.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 133 ( 5.5) 35/16
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 -0.3 3.5 -6.1 -0.6 0.0 3.4 10.2 231 ( 9.6) 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.1 -2.6 4.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 325 (13.5) 48/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.2 -2.7 2.2 -3.6 -2.8 0.0 2.4 -- 123 ( 5.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.8 -2.0 1.8 -6.4 -3.0 0.0 2.2 9.1 202 ( 8.4) 35/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.9 -1.3 2.2 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.4 -1.2 1.7 -5.1 -1.9 0.0 3.8 9.7 402 (16.8) 70/14
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 16.7 -2.3 2.5 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 108 ( 4.5) 39/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 4.1 -6.9 -0.7 -2.8 -4.1 3.4 1.4 2.6 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.0 -4.5 2.0 -1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.2 -2.1 5.6 -2.5 0.1 0.0 3.0 5.9 408 (17.0) 61/16
RICHMOND RAAF 15.2 -4.6 0.6 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 74/12
BELLAMBI AWS 15.2 -2.8 7.4 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 278 (11.6) 76/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 7.6 -5.4 -3.5 -4.5 -6.0 0.4 2.4 4.7 282 (11.8) 50/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.0 -5.5 -0.3 -3.9 -- 4.2 2.2 4.6 171 ( 7.1) 54/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 9.0 -6.0 3.0 -0.8 -- 3.2 -- -- 154 ( 6.4) 43/14
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.7 -5.5 3.7 -1.5 3.2 2.4 2.8 8.9 421 (17.5) 50/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 10.4 -4.3 3.1 -0.8 -- 4.6 -- -- 276 (11.5) 52/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 8.9 -5.4 3.8 +1.3 -- 20.6 -- -- 294 (12.3) 48/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.2 -2.8 5.6 -1.1 3.5 4.8 3.2 -- 164 ( 6.8) 35/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 11.4 -3.6 4.7 -1.2 -- 3.6 -- -- 413 (17.2) 63/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 6.9 -4.5 1.7 -2.0 -- 5.4 -- -- 509 (21.2) 59/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 9.7 -4.0 3.4 -0.2 -- 3.4 -- -- 123 ( 5.1) 21/03
HOBART AIRPORT 10.0 -3.5 1.0 -3.7 -1.9 0.2 2.0 2.1 223 ( 9.3) 18/08
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

33.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
32.5 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD

+5.5 : 27.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.7 : 27.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+2.4 : 26.2 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+2.3 : 22.4 MULLEWA Central West WA

23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
22.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
22.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+4.9 : 11.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.4 : 14.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.3 : 10.1 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.2 : 11.3 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.0 : 22.6 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

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

-5.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.4 : 0.6 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC
-8.3 : 2.0 OBERON (WOODCHEM) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.9 : 5.5 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
-7.6 : 17.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-7.6 : 15.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
-7.6 : 8.9 YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE Riverina E NSW

-9.2 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.3 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.4 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

**S** -11.6 : 2.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-10.2 : -8.3 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-9.8 : -1.0 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-9.2 : -2.9 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.0 : -7.0 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE Darling Downs 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.
34.0 BROADFORD (KILMORE NORTH) N Central VIC
29.0 MANYPEAKS Lower West WA
28.8 LOWER KALGAN Lower West WA
26.0 WILLOWMAVIN (AVALON STATION) N Central VIC
26.0 LAKE GEORGE (MAHARISHI VEDIC COLLEGE) Lower SE SA

10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.9 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
10.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.8 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD

.....

2.1 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
1.9 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.2 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

1278 (53.3) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1004 (41.8) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
962 (40.1) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
944 (39.3) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
921 (38.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
888 (37.0) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
887 (37.0) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
874 (36.4) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
815 (34.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
804 (33.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
757 (31.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
754 (31.4) PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
752 (31.3) COULTA (COLES POINT) W Agricultural SA
722 (30.1) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
722 (30.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
699 (29.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
693 (28.9) PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
692 (28.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
688 (28.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
679 (28.3) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
673 (28.0) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
668 (27.8) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
665 (27.7) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
661 (27.5) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
649 (27.0) MINLATON AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
94/01 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
87/18 COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
85/02 CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
83/00 EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
83/15 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast 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.
None reported

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 78(190/ 65 ) at 00:30
Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 95(190/ 43 ) at 01:43
Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 74(210/ 63 ) at 10:19
Mallee/Upper SE
LAMEROO (AUSTIN PLAINS) : 70(220/ 63 ) at 12:14
Lower SE
NARACOORTE AERODROME : 72(210/ 63 ) at 11:45
VICTORIA
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 76(220/ 65 ) at 15:43
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 87(230/ 70 ) at 18:57
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(200/ 63 ) at 11:54