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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2022 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

011019

EYRE

-6.1

-6.0

07/08/2002

19

1 Y

Lowest minimum temperature

WA

Cent Wheatbelt

010073

KELLERBERRIN

-2.5

-2.5

28/08/2004

50

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Upper Darling

048237

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

-4.1

-4.0

09/08/1995

14

1 Y

NSW

NW Slopes S

055049

QUIRINDI POST OFFICE

-6.4

-6.0

06/08/1974

42

1 Y

NSW

NW Slopes S

055325

TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS

-6.3

-5.0

01/08/2003

14

-6.0

02/07/2002

15

1 Y

NSW

N Tablelands W

056032

TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK)

-9.5

-8.3

10/08/2008

44

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.


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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 23.9 +3.9 7.3 -1.6 2.8 0.0 4.8 -- 394 (16.4) 37/10
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 +2.1 4.5 -3.5 1.3 0.0 3.4 10.0 412 (17.2) 43/07
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +1.5 1.8 -5.7 0.9 0.0 1.8 6.6 130 ( 5.4) 22/14
BUNBURY 18.7 +1.4 2.0 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- 48/22
MANDURAH 20.7 -- 7.7 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- 35/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.7 19.8 -0.6 17.8 0.0 8.0 11.0 406 (16.9) 31/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.5 -6.1 7.7 +1.7 6.4 0.0 6.8 7.3 445 (18.5) 44/10
WHYALLA AERO 13.4 -5.1 0.8 -5.1 -- 0.0 1.2 -- 148 ( 6.2) 31/15
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.8 -3.9 5.8 -2.4 4.7 0.0 2.0 0.8 155 ( 6.5) 35/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.9 -2.2 6.0 +0.5 4.9 0.4 1.2 3.5 435 (18.1) 55/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.0 -3.3 10.6 +0.3 6.6 0.0 7.2 6.6 401 (16.7) 37/16
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.6 17.5 +0.1 15.8 0.0 8.4 10.0 500 (20.8) 37/10
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.8 -2.2 9.9 -4.8 7.0 0.0 5.4 10.2 288 (12.0) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 20.2 -2.3 10.4 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- 9.8 395 (16.5) 39/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -2.6 7.6 -3.0 4.2 0.0 4.0 -- 188 ( 7.8) 41/14
BUNDABERG AERO 20.9 -2.4 7.7 -3.2 -- 0.0 3.2 -- 304 (12.7) 30/10
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -3.5 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.8 -0.5 5.0 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 34/10
BRISBANE AERO 20.3 -1.5 2.8 -6.8 -1.7 0.0 2.4 8.0 230 ( 9.6) 31/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.4 -3.3 2.4 -5.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 384 (16.0) 44/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.7 -2.2 0.3 -5.5 -4.1 0.0 2.8 -- 152 ( 6.3) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.4 -1.4 1.1 -7.1 -4.3 0.0 3.0 10.5 255 (10.6) 24/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 -2.2 -0.3 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.6 -1.0 4.1 -2.7 0.6 0.0 3.0 10.5 465 (19.4) 55/08
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 19.4 +0.4 -0.7 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 104 ( 4.3) 28/10
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 6.6 -4.4 -0.5 -2.6 -2.5 0.0 0.0 5.5 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 13.0 -4.5 -3.0 -6.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.7 +0.4 6.3 -1.8 -1.4 0.0 4.0 10.4 -- --
RICHMOND RAAF 18.8 -1.0 -2.6 -7.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 241 (10.0) 46/17
BELLAMBI AWS 16.9 -1.1 8.4 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 68/21
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.7 -2.3 2.1 +1.1 -2.8 0.0 3.4 9.4 491 (20.5) 59/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.8 -3.7 0.1 -3.5 -0.8 0.0 2.0 4.3 280 (11.7) 35/10
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 10.9 -4.1 2.9 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 268 (11.2) 41/16
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.0 -4.2 5.4 +0.2 3.1 0.0 2.6 2.4 251 (10.5) 35/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.6 -2.1 3.0 -0.9 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 358 (14.9) 44/14
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.5 -2.8 0.7 -1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 254 (10.6) 48/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.1 -0.9 7.4 +0.7 5.0 0.2 1.4 -- 213 ( 8.9) 31/12
GEELONG AIRPORT 13.9 -1.1 6.7 +0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 599 (25.0) 57/14
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.5 -1.9 3.5 -0.2 -- 0.6 -- -- 506 (21.1) 48/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.6 +0.9 3.1 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 338 (14.1) 35/13
HOBART AIRPORT 12.2 -1.3 6.8 +2.1 5.7 8.4 3.2 5.0 616 (25.7) 46/10
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

33.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.0 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
32.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+6.2 : 28.6 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+5.7 : 28.0 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.5 : 28.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.0 : 24.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
+3.9 : 23.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA

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

+4.3 : 17.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+4.0 : 22.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
+3.9 : 8.3 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+3.9 : 21.4 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
+3.9 : 8.7 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

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

-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-7.1 : 15.2 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-6.7 : 16.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-6.6 : 18.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.5 : 15.9 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-6.4 : 16.7 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

-9.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.7 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.4 : -9.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-10.7 : -4.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-9.2 : -6.3 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
-8.8 : -6.4 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
-8.4 : -2.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast 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.
69.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
58.8 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
54.2 SNUG PLAINS (CATARACT FALLS) Southeast TAS
54.0 ADVENTURE BAY (BLIGH MUSEUM) Southeast TAS
53.2 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS

TASMANIA
Southeast
54.2 SNUG PLAINS (CATARACT FALLS)
54.0 ADVENTURE BAY (BLIGH MUSEUM)
Derwent Valley
52.0 WAYATINAH (SALTAS)
Central Plateau
58.8 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE
53.2 BUTLERS GORGE
50.6 DERWENT BRIDGE
W Coast
69.0 WARRA
50.8 TULLAH (MEREDITH STREET)

11.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.0 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
10.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
10.8 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
10.7 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

.....

1.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.0 GROVE (COMPARISON) Southeast TAS
0.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
0.8 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1859 (77.5) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1748 (72.8) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
1404 (58.5) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1377 (57.4) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1347 (56.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1315 (54.8) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1216 (50.7) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1177 (49.0) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1118 (46.6) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1045 (43.5) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1007 (42.0) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
996 (41.5) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
961 (40.0) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
958 (39.9) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
937 (39.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
905 (37.7) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
884 (36.8) SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
872 (36.3) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
859 (35.8) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
842 (35.1) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
840 (35.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
831 (34.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
811 (33.8) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
798 (33.3) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
794 (33.1) SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM N Coast TAS
793 (33.0) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
772 (32.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
765 (31.9) EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
759 (31.6) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
749 (31.2) WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
731 (30.5) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
726 (30.3) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
720 (30.0) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
711 (29.6) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
697 (29.0) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
684 (28.5) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
680 (28.3) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
672 (28.0) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
664 (27.7) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
643 (26.8) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
638 (26.6) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
638 (26.6) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
634 (26.4) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
623 (26.0) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
616 (25.7) HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
613 (25.5) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
613 (25.5) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
608 (25.3) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
124/16 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
118/08 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
117/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
109/01 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
104/19 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
104/12 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
102/16 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
91/14 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast 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

NEW SOUTH WALES
South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 104(250/ 63 ) at 19:40
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 76(240/ 63 ) at 07:25
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(250/ 72 ) at 13:28
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(260/ 80 ) at 16:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 109(240/ 87 ) at 01:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 82(210/ 63 ) at 21:31
Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 102(220/ 52 ) at 16:59
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(240/ 58 ) at 14:30
W Coast
MOUNT READ : 119(220/ 61 ) at 08:47
Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 83(260/ 65 ) at 15:14
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 111(250/ 87 ) at 16:33