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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.

The graphics and statistical information on this page fill gradually as they become available. The page is updated every 30 minutes at about 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2017 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

040209

POINT LOOKOUT

7.0

7.3

25/08/1997

12

1 Y

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040717

COOLANGATTA

1.0

2.0

10/08/1990

20

1 Y

QLD

Darling Downs W

042112

MILES CONSTANCE STREET

-3.2

-3.0

15/08/2002

12

1 Y

NSW

Upper Darling

048243

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN

-2.2

-2.0

10/08/2008

12

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

North Coast

058131

ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT

4.0

4.0

02/08/1968

36

1 Y Equal to record.


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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 02:57EST, 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 21.9 +1.9 8.7 -0.2 3.2 0.0 3.2 -- 392 (16.3) 41/00
PERTH AIRPORT 17.4 -1.0 8.2 +0.2 5.4 0.0 4.0 7.2 504 (21.0) 44/01
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -1.0 2.0 -5.5 0.0 1.2 2.0 9.6 182 ( 7.6) 30/15
BUNBURY 17.4 +0.1 4.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 260 (10.8) 35/13
MANDURAH 18.3 -- 7.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 305 (12.7) 30/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +0.4 19.0 -1.4 17.5 0.0 7.8 10.9 401 (16.7) 37/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 15.5 -7.1 3.9 -2.1 1.4 0.0 5.4 7.9 376 (15.7) 39/10
WHYALLA AERO 16.4 -2.1 2.6 -3.3 -- 0.4 3.4 -- 198 ( 8.3) 34/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.0 -2.7 6.8 -1.4 4.8 0.8 1.6 5.6 243 (10.1) 46/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.5 -2.6 4.3 -1.2 2.5 3.8 1.4 5.3 401 (16.7) 48/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 21.9 -5.4 8.4 -1.9 5.0 0.0 8.0 8.8 444 (18.5) 41/09
CAIRNS AERO 25.8 -0.8 16.0 -1.4 14.0 0.0 6.6 8.4 462 (19.3) 50/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.7 -3.3 9.9 -4.8 7.0 0.0 6.0 10.6 233 ( 9.7) 37/10
MACKAY M.O 17.4 -5.1 9.6 -4.4 -- 0.0 -- 10.8 428 (17.8) 50/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 20.2 -4.6 4.5 -6.1 0.4 0.0 5.4 -- 255 (10.6) 30/08
BUNDABERG AERO 18.9 -4.4 3.9 -7.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 389 (16.2) 43/09
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -3.5 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 18.2 -3.1 1.0 -9.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 208 ( 8.7) 26/14
BRISBANE AERO 18.0 -3.8 2.6 -7.0 -3.9 0.0 4.8 10.4 434 (18.1) 34/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 14.0 -4.7 0.0 -7.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 609 (25.4) 39/01
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 14.5 -3.4 -0.6 -6.4 -4.0 0.0 2.0 -- 159 ( 6.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.5 -3.3 1.4 -6.8 -3.7 0.0 4.6 10.5 362 (15.1) 28/01
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -2.2 5.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.0 -2.6 4.7 -2.1 3.4 0.0 5.6 10.2 679 (28.3) 50/09
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.1 -1.9 0.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 26/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 5.6 -5.4 -0.4 -2.5 -1.4 2.2 1.0 4.2 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -3.8 -1.4 -4.8 -- 0.4 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -1.7 5.5 -2.6 -1.1 0.0 3.0 10.0 520 (21.7) 57/17
RICHMOND RAAF 16.3 -3.5 -2.3 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 43/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.7 -2.3 8.1 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 52/13
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.4 -2.6 0.1 -0.9 -3.4 0.0 1.8 7.9 321 (13.4) 59/11
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.6 -3.9 -1.2 -4.8 -1.0 0.2 0.0 5.7 156 ( 6.5) 34/16
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.9 -4.1 4.4 +0.6 -- 0.4 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 37/21
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.3 -2.9 3.3 -1.9 1.5 0.2 2.6 7.8 323 (13.5) 43/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 13.0 -1.7 0.6 -3.3 -- 0.0 2.2 -- 287 (12.0) 46/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.6 -2.7 -0.5 -3.0 -- 0.2 -- -- 226 ( 9.4) 41/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.2 -1.8 7.3 +0.6 3.4 0.6 1.0 -- 154 ( 6.4) 31/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 12.5 -2.5 5.6 -0.3 -- 0.8 -- -- 489 (20.4) 70/10
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.0 -1.4 2.0 -1.7 -- 1.6 -- -- 390 (16.3) 52/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.9 -0.8 0.2 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 126 ( 5.3) 50/14
HOBART AIRPORT 11.6 -1.9 4.2 -0.5 0.9 0.0 1.8 5.1 323 (13.5) 55/13
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

34.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.0 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+6.0 : 28.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+5.6 : 27.9 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.1 : 28.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.5 : 27.3 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.0 : 25.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT

+6.6 : 12.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0 : 13.5 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.6 : 15.6 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+5.5 : 17.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+4.9 : 17.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

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

-3.7 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.5 : 16.3 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-7.7 : 15.4 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-7.4 : 17.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-7.1 : 15.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.1 : 22.4 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

-8.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.1 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.7 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.7 : -0.1 HERVEY BAY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-10.0 : -0.8 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.4 : 1.0 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-9.3 : 3.5 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE Central Coast E QLD
-9.2 : -3.3 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego 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.
30.0 WAYJO PARK Lower West WA
29.0 WARRA JARRA Lower West WA
28.4 PREOLENNA N Coast TAS
23.6 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS
22.8 RENISON BELL W Coast TAS

10.9 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.8 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
10.8 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
10.6 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

.....

3.8 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
3.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
2.0 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1168 (48.7) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1043 (43.5) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
1028 (42.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
910 (37.9) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
884 (36.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
878 (36.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
851 (35.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
789 (32.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
780 (32.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
767 (32.0) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
733 (30.5) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
717 (29.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
699 (29.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
696 (29.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
692 (28.8) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
681 (28.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
679 (28.3) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
672 (28.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
672 (28.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
665 (27.7) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
652 (27.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
648 (27.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
637 (26.5) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
632 (26.3) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
632 (26.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
626 (26.1) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
619 (25.8) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
618 (25.8) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
618 (25.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
617 (25.7) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
615 (25.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
613 (25.5) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
611 (25.5) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
609 (25.4) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
122/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
120/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
109/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/22 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
102/16 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
98/18 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
94/21 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
94/06 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
93/15 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

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

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(240/ 80 ) at 22:20
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 102(240/ 72 ) at 15:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(300/ 95 ) at 15:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(250/ 80 ) at 18:33
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(340/ 35 ) at 21:46
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 96(260/ 74 ) at 22:00
DROUGHTY HILL : 87(250/ 63 ) at 14:00
W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 89(250/ 63 ) at 14:31
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(300/ 70 ) at 06:01
MOUNT READ : 82(250/ 65 ) at 12:56
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(260/ 54 ) at 15:44
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 91(180/ 61 ) at 09:46
HOGAN ISLAND : 108(260/ 89 ) at 20:34