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National Daily Weather Summary

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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 2035 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

W Gascoyne

006011

CARNARVON AIRPORT

-2.0

-2.0

12/08/1966

43

1 Y Equal to record.

Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

5.7

5.9

13/08/2005

12

1 Y


The day in charts
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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 02:59EST, 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 22.2 +2.2 3.6 -5.3 1.1 0.0 4.8 -- 372 (15.5) 31/16
PERTH AIRPORT 16.9 -1.5 6.0 -2.0 3.0 0.0 4.0 0.2 346 (14.4) 35/22
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.8 -2.3 11.6 +4.1 9.6 6.0 6.0 3.7 397 (16.5) 44/10
BUNBURY 18.8 +1.5 10.9 +3.3 -- 3.2 -- -- 253 (10.5) 43/15
MANDURAH 18.0 -- 11.5 -- -- 8.2 -- -- 335 (14.0) 35/19
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 0.0 17.7 -2.7 15.9 0.0 10.1 10.6 427 (17.8) 48/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.8 -3.8 -0.3 -6.3 -- 0.0 5.2 11.2 389 (16.2) 46/10
WHYALLA AERO 19.0 +0.5 1.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 193 ( 8.0) 37/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 -1.0 5.5 -2.7 -- 0.0 0.8 2.0 192 ( 8.0) 39/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.5 -0.6 5.7 +0.2 3.8 0.0 1.2 1.2 427 (17.8) 57/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 24.9 -2.4 11.7 +1.4 8.4 0.0 8.0 11.0 489 (20.4) 44/11
CAIRNS AERO 25.3 -1.3 18.6 +1.2 17.6 0.0 9.6 8.7 635 (26.5) 52/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.6 -2.4 11.3 -3.4 8.2 0.0 5.0 11.1 284 (11.8) 41/15
MACKAY M.O 18.8 -3.7 9.3 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.3 397 (16.5) 57/10
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.8 -3.0 4.9 -5.7 1.6 0.6 0.4 -- 139 ( 5.8) 26/13
BUNDABERG AERO 20.1 -3.2 5.7 -5.2 -- 1.0 1.3 -- 286 (11.9) 48/12
NAMBOUR DPI 19.0 -3.5 5.0 -3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 19.7 -1.6 3.1 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 43/07
BRISBANE AERO 18.9 -2.9 5.2 -4.4 -1.8 0.0 3.4 10.8 301 (12.5) 43/09
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 16.2 -2.5 2.1 -5.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 441 (18.4) 41/09
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.0 -1.9 0.4 -5.4 -3.1 0.0 3.0 -- 144 ( 6.0) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.1 -1.7 7.9 -0.3 2.2 0.0 3.2 10.1 406 (16.9) 44/10
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 17.1 -1.5 2.6 -4.2 0.2 0.0 2.4 10.5 404 (16.8) 31/07
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.6 -1.4 3.1 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 24/02
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 10.9 -0.1 -0.8 -2.9 -5.5 0.2 3.6 9.8 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.3 -1.2 -3.3 -6.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 18.1 -0.2 5.5 -2.6 0.9 2.0 1.8 10.8 446 (18.6) 31/04
RICHMOND RAAF 17.1 -2.7 -2.9 -7.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 116 ( 4.8) 21/14
BELLAMBI AWS 15.5 -2.5 5.7 -4.8 -- 9.2 -- -- 308 (12.8) 34/23
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.1 +0.1 -5.3 -6.3 -7.5 0.0 2.2 7.9 157 ( 6.5) 34/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.0 -0.5 -1.7 -5.3 -2.6 0.0 1.6 9.1 203 ( 8.5) 22/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.1 -0.9 -1.0 -4.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 186 ( 7.8) 24/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 +0.2 1.4 -3.8 -0.5 0.0 2.4 9.4 212 ( 8.8) 37/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.8 +0.1 -1.7 -5.6 -- 0.4 2.0 -- 171 ( 7.1) 50/09
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.0 -1.3 -1.5 -4.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 179 ( 7.5) 46/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.2 +0.2 6.2 -0.5 3.9 0.0 1.0 -- 100 ( 4.2) 30/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.1 +0.1 5.3 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 367 (15.3) 65/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 -0.5 -0.2 -3.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 300 (12.5) 54/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 14.5 +0.8 3.3 -0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 243 (10.1) 55/17
HOBART AIRPORT 16.6 +3.1 6.3 +1.6 5.4 0.2 1.0 5.1 480 (20.0) 72/13
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

33.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
32.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
32.0 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
32.0 SCHERGER RAAF N Peninsula QLD

+4.3 : 23.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.2 : 17.2 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+3.6 : 22.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+3.6 : 22.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+3.5 : 22.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+3.5 : 17.5 ORFORD (AUBIN COURT) E Coast TAS

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.2 : 12.0 BRIDPORT (SEA VIEW VILLAS) N Coast TAS
+4.8 : 10.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+4.1 : 11.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+3.7 : 12.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
+3.7 : 12.0 BUSSELTON Lower West WA
+3.7 : 10.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+3.7 : 9.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

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

-2.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-5.8 : 26.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.3 : 24.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-5.0 : 25.0 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-4.9 : 24.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-4.7 : 20.6 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.1 : -4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-9.4 : 6.3 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-9.2 : 0.2 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
-9.1 : 1.9 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.5 : 1.6 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands 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.
38.0 MOORANG Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
36.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
18.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
15.8 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS
15.8 YOUNGS SIDING Lower West WA

11.3 MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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2.0 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
2.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.2 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
0.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
0.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
0.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

1517 (63.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1141 (47.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1063 (44.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1013 (42.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1012 (42.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
947 (39.5) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
923 (38.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
916 (38.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
904 (37.7) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
901 (37.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
876 (36.5) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
826 (34.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
793 (33.0) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
774 (32.3) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
761 (31.7) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
759 (31.6) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
724 (30.2) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
706 (29.4) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
699 (29.1) GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
687 (28.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
666 (27.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
663 (27.6) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
663 (27.6) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
652 (27.2) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
646 (26.9) CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
643 (26.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
636 (26.5) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
635 (26.5) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
630 (26.3) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
627 (26.1) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
623 (26.0) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
618 (25.8) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
606 (25.3) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
144/07 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
126/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
115/19 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
111/12 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
107/19 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
106/10 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
106/13 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
100/14 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/19 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
96/21 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
93/13 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
91/14 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 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.
TASMANIA
W Coast
WARRA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 76(160/ 65 ) at 05:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 108(310/ 82 ) at 20:00
VICTORIA
Wimmera S
GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) : 83(260/ 65 ) at 08:07
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 100(270/ 46 ) at 14:31
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 96(260/ 54 ) at 21:30
E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 82(300/ 63 ) at 20:03
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 91(330/ 41 ) at 14:38
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 121(330/ 89 ) at 07:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 145(270/ 89 ) at 07:14
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 109(290/ 48 ) at 11:36
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 85(300/ 65 ) at 13:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(290/ 67 ) at 10:00
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 104(280/ 58 ) at 18:00
MOUNT READ : 100(310/ 33 ) at 19:56
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(300/ 80 ) at 22:00