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National Daily Weather Summary

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Noteworthy weather today
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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 2049 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
Highest daily rainfall

WA

E Kimberley

002049

SOPHIE DOWNS

6.5

0.0

2007

28

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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 03:00EST, 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 21.5 +1.5 6.9 -2.0 5.7 0.0 3.0 -- 347 (14.5) 31/13
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 +1.9 4.1 -3.9 1.5 0.0 1.6 10.3 202 ( 8.4) 30/16
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.7 -2.4 10.9 +3.4 9.0 2.4 2.6 1.4 305 (12.7) 34/00
BUNBURY 18.8 +1.5 5.5 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 113 ( 4.7) 41/09
MANDURAH 19.2 -- 10.4 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 147 ( 6.1) 31/14
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.6 20.9 +0.5 20.0 0.0 6.8 9.8 331 (13.8) 48/13
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.1 +1.5 4.9 -1.1 2.7 0.0 4.0 11.0 316 (13.2) 35/14
WHYALLA AERO 20.0 +1.5 2.0 -3.9 -- 0.0 0.4 -- 240 (10.0) 35/11
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.4 +0.7 5.4 -2.8 3.5 0.0 4.6 9.2 161 ( 6.7) --
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 +0.7 6.2 +0.7 4.5 1.0 1.0 5.3 236 ( 9.8) 43/13
MOUNT ISA AERO 32.4 +5.1 11.5 +1.2 10.4 0.0 5.6 10.0 270 (11.3) 24/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 +0.7 19.1 +1.7 18.4 0.0 8.2 4.5 643 (26.8) 43/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 -0.3 15.8 +1.1 14.4 0.0 7.4 7.2 518 (21.6) 50/11
MACKAY M.O 22.4 -0.1 16.5 +2.5 -- 0.0 -- 8.4 443 (18.5) 31/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.8 -2.0 11.8 +1.2 7.2 0.0 5.2 -- 293 (12.2) 41/12
BUNDABERG AERO 22.2 -1.1 11.0 +0.1 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 399 (16.6) 43/11
NAMBOUR DPI 21.0 -1.5 9.0 +1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 21.6 +0.3 12.2 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 374 (15.6) 41/16
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 -1.6 8.5 -1.1 5.3 0.0 4.2 10.3 328 (13.7) 35/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 17.4 -1.3 7.0 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 433 (18.0) 37/07
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 17.7 -0.2 3.2 -2.6 -2.3 0.0 3.2 -- 134 ( 5.6) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.6 -1.2 4.2 -4.0 -0.8 0.0 4.0 9.7 457 (19.0) 31/09
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 18.6 -1.6 5.7 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 16.9 -1.7 4.5 -2.3 1.6 0.0 3.8 7.4 335 (14.0) 24/13
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 17.6 -1.4 2.6 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 68 ( 2.8) 18/13
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- 0.0 -2.1 -4.5 0.0 2.0 6.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 16.7 -0.8 0.0 -3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 17.8 -0.5 8.1 0.0 5.0 0.0 3.6 7.1 402 (16.8) 35/15
RICHMOND RAAF 18.0 -1.8 1.1 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 105 ( 4.4) 28/15
BELLAMBI AWS 16.6 -1.4 8.8 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 306 (12.8) 44/17
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 +1.2 -0.9 -1.9 -4.5 0.0 2.6 7.8 135 ( 5.6) 31/13
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 +1.2 -1.3 -4.9 -1.5 0.0 1.4 9.4 134 ( 5.6) 24/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 15.4 +0.4 -0.5 -4.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 45 ( 1.9) 30/12
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.4 +0.2 2.2 -3.0 -0.2 0.0 2.0 8.7 168 ( 7.0) 22/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.0 -0.7 -2.6 -6.5 -- 0.0 6.7 -- 154 ( 6.4) 28/16
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.9 -2.4 -2.0 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 164 ( 6.8) 22/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 -0.7 3.2 -3.5 2.0 0.0 1.4 -- 72 ( 3.0) 24/13
GEELONG AIRPORT 14.6 -0.4 0.4 -5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 37/12
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 -0.9 -2.2 -5.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 175 ( 7.3) 31/10
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.4 -1.3 0.6 -3.0 -- 0.4 -- -- 82 ( 3.4) 37/12
HOBART AIRPORT 15.2 +1.7 2.0 -2.7 -1.0 0.0 2.4 8.8 298 (12.4) 26/08
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

36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+6.4 : 27.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+5.3 : 24.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+5.1 : 32.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+4.9 : 25.4 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
+4.8 : 33.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
24.1 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.5 : 23.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
+6.3 : 19.3 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
+5.9 : 24.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
+5.4 : 19.7 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
+5.4 : 20.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
+5.4 : 19.2 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD

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

-1.2 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.2 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.9 : 22.9 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-3.8 : 22.3 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-3.0 : 14.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.9 : 18.3 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
-2.7 : 16.2 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
-2.7 : 23.2 CARDWELL MARINE PDE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.7 : 11.5 STAWELL AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
-2.7 : 7.9 WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC

-10.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

**S** -10.2 : 4.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-7.3 : -0.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-7.1 : -1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.1 : -0.1 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.5 : -1.5 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-6.5 : -2.6 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
-6.5 : -0.3 VIEWBANK (ARPANSA) E Central VIC
-6.5 : -5.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

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.
26.4 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON) Islands ISL
14.2 NOWA NOWA E Gippsland VIC
14.0 KOLONGA Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
12.5 WILLOW TREE (HIGHLANDS) NW Slopes S NSW
12.0 BOGGABRI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW

11.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
1.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
1.0 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

1016 (42.3) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
955 (39.8) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
936 (39.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
918 (38.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
882 (36.8) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
861 (35.9) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
823 (34.3) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
786 (32.8) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
760 (31.7) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
757 (31.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
748 (31.2) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
702 (29.3) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
692 (28.8) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
691 (28.8) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
684 (28.5) BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) North Coast NSW
655 (27.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
645 (26.9) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
643 (26.8) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
606 (25.3) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
605 (25.2) WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
70/02 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
68/13 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
65/00 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
65/04 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
61/14 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
61/06 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
61/22 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
61/15 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 None reported