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National Daily Weather Summary

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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2037 EST on 02/08/2009. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

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Lowest minimum temperature

NSW

Upper Darling

048243

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN

-2.2

-2.2

12/08/2008

12

1 Y Equal to record. 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 02:59EST, 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 20.7 +0.7 7.1 -1.8 4.2 0.0 3.8 -- 377 (15.7) 52/23
PERTH AIRPORT 16.9 -1.5 7.1 -0.9 2.5 1.2 1.0 10.2 347 (14.5) 43/10
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.7 -1.4 5.9 -1.6 3.4 1.0 1.8 5.3 325 (13.5) 43/13
BUNBURY 16.9 -0.4 2.0 -5.6 -- 0.2 -- -- 271 (11.3) 35/11
MANDURAH 17.1 -- 7.9 -- -- 0.6 -- -- 323 (13.5) 39/16
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +0.5 16.3 -4.1 15.4 0.0 6.8 10.4 347 (14.5) 39/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.5 -0.1 0.2 -5.8 -2.2 0.0 4.8 11.2 315 (13.1) 26/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 +1.5 3.7 -2.2 -- 0.0 3.8 -- 292 (12.2) 48/12
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.0 +0.3 7.0 -1.2 4.4 0.0 1.8 5.1 267 (11.1) 43/23
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 +0.7 9.7 +4.2 8.6 4.0 1.4 5.0 489 (20.4) 50/14
MOUNT ISA AERO 27.4 +0.1 7.3 -3.0 4.1 0.0 6.8 11.0 361 (15.0) 34/10
CAIRNS AERO 25.5 -1.1 18.1 +0.7 16.5 0.0 7.0 4.4 614 (25.6) 55/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 23.5 -2.5 13.2 -1.5 10.5 0.0 7.0 3.9 422 (17.6) 41/12
MACKAY M.O 20.4 -2.1 9.9 -4.1 -- 0.0 -- 2.7 460 (19.2) 43/12
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.7 -2.1 7.0 -3.6 3.9 0.0 4.6 -- 218 ( 9.1) 37/11
BUNDABERG AERO 22.3 -1.0 7.9 -3.0 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 385 (16.0) 37/12
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 7.0 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 20.5 -0.8 7.7 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 247 (10.3) 24/14
BRISBANE AERO 20.7 -1.1 6.8 -2.8 2.9 0.0 2.0 10.7 322 (13.4) 30/08
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.3 -1.4 4.0 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 410 (17.1) 30/10
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 19.9 +2.0 1.2 -4.6 -3.7 0.0 3.0 -- 74 ( 3.1) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.1 +2.3 6.3 -1.9 0.3 0.0 3.0 10.6 327 (13.6) 37/15
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 -0.4 3.6 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.0 +2.4 0.8 -6.0 -2.6 0.0 3.2 9.7 268 (11.2) 41/10
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 20.6 +1.6 2.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 102 ( 4.3) 48/07
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 11.1 +0.1 -0.5 -2.6 -4.0 0.1 1.3 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 17.6 +0.1 -2.2 -5.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.6 +2.3 7.4 -0.7 2.1 0.0 3.8 7.4 297 (12.4) 37/11
RICHMOND RAAF 19.8 0.0 1.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 83 ( 3.5) 26/15
BELLAMBI AWS 18.8 +0.8 9.0 -1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 35/10
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.0 +1.0 0.0 -1.0 1.8 0.0 2.4 4.7 374 (15.6) 39/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.9 +2.4 3.0 -0.6 0.2 0.0 2.0 2.0 111 ( 4.6) 34/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.4 +0.4 2.8 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 71 ( 3.0) 31/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.1 +0.9 3.6 -1.6 0.8 0.0 2.4 4.3 260 (10.8) 35/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.7 0.0 4.6 +0.7 -- 0.0 2.0 -- 293 (12.2) 30/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 13.3 -1.0 3.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 330 (13.8) 34/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 +0.3 9.7 +3.0 6.2 0.0 3.0 -- 225 ( 9.4) 28/16
GEELONG AIRPORT 15.2 +0.2 9.3 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 641 (26.7) 46/03
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 +0.2 4.2 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 717 (29.9) 48/15
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 13.6 -0.1 7.1 +3.5 -- 3.6 -- -- 396 (16.5) 35/14
HOBART AIRPORT 13.0 -0.5 4.5 -0.2 4.5 0.6 2.8 8.6 509 (21.2) 37/17
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

34.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.2 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
33.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+3.8 : 22.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+3.0 : 25.9 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+3.0 : 20.9 MINNIPA DPI W Agricultural SA
+2.9 : 27.6 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+2.9 : 21.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+2.9 : 23.0 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.1 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.1 : 10.4 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
+5.7 : 19.5 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+4.9 : 9.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
+4.9 : 19.9 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
+4.8 : 10.6 KINGSCOTE AERO Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

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

-2.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.4 : 14.8 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-3.9 : 19.3 WOOLSHED Central Coast E QLD
-3.8 : 0.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-3.7 : 17.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-3.7 : 23.1 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD

-9.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.5 : -2.2 LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN Upper Darling NSW
-8.5 : -6.6 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.4 : -4.0 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-8.3 : -2.9 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
-8.3 : -4.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa 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.
40.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
30.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
30.2 WARRA W Coast TAS
29.0 RENISON BELL W Coast TAS
28.6 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS

11.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
11.0 MOREE AERO NW Plains E NSW

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2.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
1.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
0.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
0.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC

1476 (61.5) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1444 (60.2) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1101 (45.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1081 (45.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1066 (44.4) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
1063 (44.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
1011 (42.1) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1001 (41.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
982 (40.9) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
976 (40.7) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
961 (40.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
960 (40.0) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
931 (38.8) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
856 (35.7) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
855 (35.6) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
848 (35.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
838 (34.9) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
831 (34.6) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
817 (34.0) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
797 (33.2) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
789 (32.9) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
788 (32.8) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
768 (32.0) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
767 (32.0) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
761 (31.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
753 (31.4) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
732 (30.5) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
729 (30.4) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
717 (29.9) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
708 (29.5) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
700 (29.2) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
684 (28.5) FERNY CREEK (DUNNS HILL) E Central VIC
676 (28.2) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
675 (28.1) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
664 (27.7) RHYLL E Central VIC
663 (27.6) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
661 (27.5) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
658 (27.4) COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
649 (27.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
641 (26.7) GROVEDALE (GEELONG AIRPORT) W Central VIC
639 (26.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
633 (26.4) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
626 (26.1) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
625 (26.0) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
614 (25.6) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
612 (25.5) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
611 (25.5) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
603 (25.1) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
107/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
96/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
91/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
80/01 SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
80/15 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 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
Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(320/ 70 ) at 02:34
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(280/ 43 ) at 00:01
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(320/ 69 ) at 15:49
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 96(300/ 78 ) at 01:21